Three More Acts Announced For Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
ST. PAUL - Three more acts have been announced for the 2015 Grandstand Concert Series at the Minnesota State Fair.
Patti LaBelle will be at the Grandstand on Wednesday, September 2nd at 7:30 p.m. She will be joined by special guest the Commodores. LaBelle got her start with the Ordettes in 1959. They produced hits "Down the Aisle (The Wedding Song)", and "Lady Marmalade". Her solo work "The Best is Yet to Come" earned LaBelle a GRAMMY Award nomination. She is now been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame. Tickets for this show are $45.
Lynyrd Skynyrd will hit the stage on Thursday, September 3rd at 7:30 p.m. Hits like "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird" helped Lynyrd Synyrd rise to the top during the 1970's. The group has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and have been ranked as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stones Magazine. They continue to tour and record to this day. Lynyrd Skynyrd will be joined by special guest Collective Soul. Tickets for this show are $42.
The radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor will be at the Grandstand on Friday, September 4th. Keillor first hit the airwaves with this show in 1969. The current format has been being aired since 1974. The program, which features stories from Lake Wobegon, has 4 million listeners over more than 600 public radio stations. Tickets for this show are $32 and $25.
Tickets for these three shows go on sale this Friday at noon. Tickets for Def Leppard, Alan Jackson, Happy Together Tour 2015, Meghan Trainor, and Merle Haggrd & Kris Kristofferson are all currently on sale. The Carrie Underwood show has been sold out.
The Minnesota State Fair runs from August 27th through Labor Day.