There's plenty to see and hear August 24th through Labor Day.

With all of the animals, rides and food-on-a-stick it's easy to forget about the great music at the Minnesota State Fair.

This year's Grandstand schedule looks like this:

Nickelback 8/24

Stevie Nicks 8/25

Comedian Jim Gaffigan 8/26

Toby Keith 8/27

Franki Valli 8/28

John Mellencamp 8/29

Pentatonix 8/30

Usher 8/31

Garrison Keillor 9/1

Phantogram 9/2

Talent Contest 9/3

Sam Hunt 9/4

Pretty good lineup, right? There's a lot more, and everything below is FREE:

Tanya Tucker, George Clinton and Foghat are among the artists performing at the Leinie Lodge. And several other locations in the Fair will feature free music, including, RC's BBQ, Minnesota Wine Country, DNR Park, Frontier Bar and the Minnesota Farmer's Union. Get more info here.

This year’s Minnesota State Fair kicks of on Aug. 24th and will feature 31 new foods and North America’s tallest traveling Ferris-Wheel.



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