FALCON HEIGHTS - It's still several months away, but the Minnesota State Fair has announced the first grandstand act for next year.

Carrie Underwood will be in the grandstand on Saturday, August 29th. Tickets are $65 and $50. They go one sale this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at mnstatefair.org. or by calling (800) 288-4427.

Additional grandstand artists will be announced periodically through early summer.