The Avett Brothers to play final concert at Minnesota State Fair


You can now plan your concert-going at the Minnesota State Fair from the beginning of the event to its end later this summer.

The fair has named The Avett Brothers the final Grandstand Concert Series act, completing its 2015 lineup, according to a news release.

Joining them for the fair's last evening of entertainment at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 5 is a "special guest," the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

Tickets start at $35 and go on sale this Friday.

The Pioneer Press describes the Avett Brothers as a North Carolina bluegrass band who have built up a dedicated following over the past decade through extensive touring.

Their Grandstand concert is part of The Current's "Music-On-A-Stick" lineup, which is traditionally a celebration of bands that "have roots in the Land of 10,000 Lakes."

However, the Pioneer Press points out that the Current was one of the first Twin Cities radio stations to play The Avett Brothers, who subsequently went on to make their mark in Minnesota by playing the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis and other shows in the region.

The band is joining a robust roster of performers this year, including Def Leppard, Keith Urban, Alan Jackson, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

You can check out the full schedule and find ticketing information by clicking here.

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