Three more acts have been added to the bill for the Minnesota State Fair 2019 Grandstand Concert Series.
The State Fair announced on Tuesday morning that boyband Why Don't We and country artists Trace Adkins and Clint Back – with Terri Clark a special guest – have been booked for the Grandstand.
They're joined by '60s rockers Tommy James and the Shondells, and the "Happy Together" tour – which will include The Turtles, Chuck Negron, The Buckinghams, The Classics IV, The Cowsills, and Gary Puckett and the Union Gap.
Here are the details of the shows:
- Why Don't We: Playing Friday, Aug. 23. Tickets on sale this Friday noon costing $28 and $38.
- Trace Adkins & Clint Black w/ Terri Clark: Playing Sunday, Aug. 25 wit tickets on sale at 11 a.m. Friday costing $31 and $41.
- Tommy James and the Shondells and the "Happy Together" tour: Playing Monday, Aug. 26 with tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday costing $31.
Why Don't We are a boyband that formed in 2016, counting former American Idol contestant Daniel Seavey among its members, and has amassed a huge following on social media and YouTube after releasing hit songs including "Talk" and the recent release "I Don't Belong In This Club" featuring Macklemore.
Trace Adkins has sold more than 11 million albums over a country career spanning more than two decades, with "You're Gonna Miss This" and "Every Light in the House" among his hits. He'll be joined by another multi-million seller in Clint Black, who's set to tour to mark the 30th anniversary of his acclaimed debut album Killin' Time.
Tommy James and the Shondells are known for tracks including "Crystal Blue Persuasion," and "Crimson and Clover," the latter of which was famously featured in Netflix show "Russian Doll." Over the years his songs have been covered by the likes of Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, R.E.M. and Dolly Parton.
Acts previously announced for the State Fair Grandstand Concert Series include Hall & Oates, Weird Al Yankovic, Brandi Carlile, Lionel Richie, Hootie & The Blowfish and Barenaked Ladies.