Lionel Richie, Brandi Carlile coming to the State Fair

Tuesday is 197 days until the state fair opens

WCCO Radio Newsroom
February 05, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Lionel Richie on the piano

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The concert dates are filling up for the Great Minnesota Get-Together

The Minnesota State Fair announced international music star Lionel Richie and American folk rock singer Brandi Carlile are now on the Grandstand stage lineup.

Richie is scheduled to perform the night of Aug. 30 at the historic grandstand, with Carlisle the following night.

You can get tickets to both shows now online through Etix, or at the State Fair ticket office on Friday morning.  

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The State Fair has already announced two other grandstand shows: Hootie and the Blowfish will take the stage along with Barenaked Ladies on opening night, Aug. 22, and Weird Al Yankovic and his Strings Attached Tour is set for Aug. 27.

As of Tuesday, Feb. 5, the 2019 Minnesota State Fair starts in 197 days.

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