The Great Minnesota Get Together secured a comedian and a rocker for its Grandstand shows this summer!


On Saturday night, August 26 Jim Gaffigan will perform at 8 p.m. Tickets for his show are $50 and $60, and go on sale Friday, February 24 at 10 a.m.

John Mellencamp will perform on Tuesday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m and will be bringing his Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour to town. Tickets are $49 and $64, and go on sale at noon on Friday, February 24.

Back in December, Nickelback were announced, along with special guest Daughtry, as the first acts booked for the Minnesota State Fair's Grandstand concert series. They’ll perform Thursday, August 24. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Other Grandstand acts will be announced over the next few months.

Tickets are available through Etix HERE, by calling 800-514-3849, or by visiting the State Fairgrounds Ticket Office on February 24.

This year’s fair runs from August 24 through Labor Day, September 4.