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at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell

sponsored by
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24 & 25: The Pointer Sisters
  • Aug. 26 & 27: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
  • Aug. 28 & 29: Chris Janson
  • Aug. 30 & 31: Tanya Tucker
  • Sept. 1 & 2: Foghat
  • Sept. 3 & 4: Hippo Campus

 sponsored by
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24-Sept. 2: MSF Amateur Talent Contest
  • Aug. 24 & 25: Joni Harms, Tonic Sol-fa, Dailey & Vincent
  • Aug. 26 & 27: Sammy Arriaga, Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars,
    The Loving Mary Band
  • Aug. 28 & 29: The 34th Infantry Division "Red Bull" Band, Hot Club of Cowtown, The Malpass Brothers
  • Aug. 30 & 31: Alpensterne, Redhead Express, The Nightowls
  • Sept. 1 & 2: Kazual, Mary Sarah,
    JD McPherson
  • Sept. 3 & 4: Monroe Crossing, Tank and The Bangas, James Andrews and The Crescent City All-Stars, C. Willi Myles

sponsored by Cal Spas

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24 & 25: Curtiss A. and The Cold Cold Hearts, The Mellow Fellows
  • Aug. 26 & 27: Scott Fraser - Guitar Virtuoso, The Brass Barn Polka Band
  • Aug. 28 & 29: Pop Wagner & Bob Bovee, The Slew Foot Family Band
  • Aug. 30 & 31: Jim Berner's Music Legends, The Jim Shannon Trio
  • Sept. 1 & 2: The Joey Johnson Band, Saddle Sores
  • Sept. 3 & 4: Jack Knife and the Sharps, The Fairlanes

at the International Bazaar
presented by
International Institute of Minnesota

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24: Max Thompson Russian Accordionist
  • Aug. 25: Max Thompson Russian Accordionist
  • Aug. 26: Armenian Dance Ensemble of Minnesota
  • Aug. 27: Al-Bahira Dance Theater
  • Aug. 28: Andrés Gross Argentinian Musician
  • Aug. 29: Impossible Salt Musical Storytellers
  • Aug. 30: Legacy Arts African American Dancers
  • Aug. 31: Lebanese Belly Dancers
  • Sept. 1: Lebanese Belly Dancers
  • Sept. 2: Sansei Yonsei Kai
  • Sept. 3: Cultural Society of Filipino-Americans Dance Troupe
  • Sept. 4: O'Shea Irish Dancers

at the International Bazaar Stage

sponsored by Summit Brewing Co.

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24 & 25: Chris Hawkey
  • Aug. 26 & 27: Charanga Tropical
  • Aug. 28 & 29: Takin' It To The Limit:
    An Eagles Tribute
  • Aug. 30 & 31: The Good, the Bad
    and the Funky
  • Sept. 1 & 2: Corey Stevens
  • Sept. 3 & 4: Ambassadors of Culture

sponsored by Summit Brewing Co.

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24 & 25: CAAM Chinese Dance Theater, Axis Mundi World Jazz Quintet
  • Aug. 26 & 27: Doctor Kielbasa, Socaholix
  • Aug. 28 & 29: Adam Sandhurst & the Jolly Jammers, Frogleg
  • Aug. 30 & 31: The Bavarian Musikmeisters, Native Pride Dancers
  • Sept. 1 & 2: Brass Lassie, Wain McFarlane The Dreadlock Cowboy
  • Sept. 3 & 4: Chinelos de Axochiapan, Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers

stage sponsored by Green Mill Restaurant

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24-Sept. 2: MSF County Fair Talent Contest
  • Aug. 24 - Sept. 4: Sean Emery, Break-Shop Bump'n
  • Aug. 24 & 25: The Dollipops
  • Aug. 26 & 27: The Splatter Sisters
  • Aug. 28 & 29: Tuey: Comic Stunt Juggler
  • Aug. 30 & 31: Kidsdance
  • Sept. 1 & 2: Fantastick Patrick
  • Sept. 3 & 4: Steve Trash

Header for The Garden Stage

at the southeast corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Underwood Street
sponsored by
Treasure Island Resort & Casino

  • Karaoke by Mia Dorr's Premier Entertainment daily from noon to 5 p.m.

 sponsored by Good Health Saunas
 

Appearing all 12 days of the fair:


Appearing all 12 days of the fair:

at the Schell's Stage at Schilling Amphitheater

sponsored by August Schell Brewing Co.

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24 & 25: The Big Wu
  • Aug. 26 & 27: The Pines
  • Aug. 28 & 29: Nooky Jones*
  • Aug. 30 & 31: Romantica
  • Sept. 1 & 2: Bad Bad Hats
  • Sept. 3 & 4: Heiruspecs*
* Nooky Jones will be performing Aug. 28 & 29, and Heiruspecs will be performing Sept. 3 & 4. These dates differ from what was previously announced.

at Schilling Amphitheater at
West End Market
sponsored by August Schell Brewing Co.

Detailed Schedule

  • Aug. 24 - Sept. 4: MNHS presents History On-A-Schtick
  • Aug. 24 & 25: Katy Vernon, The Barley Jacks, Divas Through the Decades
  • Aug. 26 & 27: Dan Israel, The Minnesota State Fiddle Contest, Kristoffer Olson
  • Aug. 28 & 29: The Riddle Brothers,
    Pat Donohue, Kenny Ahern
  • Aug. 30 & 31: 451st Army Band "Blue Devils," The Jerry O'Hagan Orchestra, Tommy Ryman
  • Sept. 1 & 2: The Wild Goose Chase Cloggers, Minnesota Americana-Roots Music Contests, Duelly Noted
  • Sept. 3 & 4: The Sweet Colleens,
    Family Three, Roger Radley

on the east side of Cosgrove Street between Wright and Dan Patch avenues
 

See the Fun Finder for a complete schedule!

Note: Many Arts A'Fair groups also perform on this stage, as well as at KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market. See a detailed schedule of Arts A'Fair groups.

  • Aug. 24: Rhythm & Swing, Come Square Dance!, Young Fiddlers Association
  • Aug. 25: Dance & Entertainment Studios, Come Square Dance!, Royal Sil-O-Ettes
  • Aug. 26: Krewe de Walleye, Come Square Dance!, Clogjam, Tango Society of Minnesota
  • Aug. 27: Krewe de Walleye, Come Square Dance!, Line Dance Evolution
  • Aug. 28: Minnesota West Coast Swing, Come Square Dance!, Minnesota Polka Dancers
  • Aug. 29: Pleasant Valley Cloggers, Come Square Dance!, Dance & Entertainment Studios, Wild Rose Cloggers
  • Aug. 30: Square Dance Federation, Minnesota West Coast Swing Dancers
  • Aug. 31: Minnesota West Coast Swing Dancers, Square Dance Federation, Granite City Cloggers
  • Sept. 1: Rhythm & Swing, Square Dance Federation, River City Cloggers
  • Sept. 2: Rhythm & Swing, Square Dance Federation, Zumba® Fitness
  • Sept. 3: Wild Rose Cloggers, Square Dance Federation, BioFreaks
  • Sept. 4: Minnesota West Coast Swing Dancers, Square Dance Federation, Tapestry Folk Dance Center