Can summer be far behind? Minnesota State Fair announces three Grandstand Concert acts


There’s hope it will get warmer: the Minnesota State Fair has announced three acts for their 2014 Grandstand series.

  • Linkin Park & Thirty Seconds to Mars with special guest AFI is confirmed for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. Tickets are $81 (general admission and reserved seating), $71 (reserved seating) and $51 (reserved seating) and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 7.
  • Kid Rock is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. Tickets are $66.50 and $51.50, and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15. An opening act will be added at a later date.
  • The Happy Together Tour 2014 starring The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad) and Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels is scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25. Tickets are $21 and go on sale at noon Saturday, March 15.

Tickets will be available at the Minnesota State Fair site, or by calling (800)-514-3849. In addition, tickets may be purchased at the State Fairgrounds ticket office during a special Linkin Park only buying opening from 10-11 a.m. Friday, March 7 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. March 15. State fair Ticket Office information is (651) 288-4427.

The 2014 Minnesota State Fair runs Aug. 21-Labor Day, Sept. 1.

Kid Rock website.

Linkin Park website.

Thirty Seconds to Mars website.