FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — The 2023 State Fair Grandstand Music Series lineup continues to fill up as 89.3 The Current unveils the artists for its ever-popular "Music on a Stick" show.
Once headquartered in Minneapolis, the now-Brooklyn-based indy rock and power pop band The Hold Steady will headline the Sept. 2 show. Handling opening duties are Bob Mould Band (formerly of Husker Du) and Dillinger Four.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 14 at 10 a.m. via Etix or by calling 1-800-514-3849. All seats are general admission, priced at $27 and $37. The State Fair Ticket Office will not be open for in-person sales.
Formed in the Twin Cities in 2003, The Hold Steady has released eight albums and carved out a reputation for their great live shows. The band's music has been featured in a number of television shows, advertisements and other media venues.
Just four more spots remain in the Grandstand series, a highlight of the Minnesota State Fair's annual 12-day run. Music enthusiasts and fans of the Great Minnesota Get-Together are encouraged to sign up for the fair's e-newsletter to receive concert announcements before tickets go on sale.
Other top artists in the lineup include The Chicks, Brandi Carlile, Duran Duran and Boys II Men with Chaka Khan.
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