Nickelback at MN State Fair

Nickelback is set to play the MN State Fair Thursday, August 24, 2017. Tickets on sale this Friday at 10am. More info below.

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Nickelback to Headline Opening Night of 2017 Grandstand Concert Series

St. Paul, Minn. – Nickelback is the first show confirmed for the 2017 Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number. The rock band, headed by Chad Kroeger, will play opening night of the 2017 Minnesota State Fair. Show details are as follows:
Nickelback at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24
Tickets: $80 (general admission, plaza-level standing room, no chairs) and $65 (reserved seating, mainstand)
On sale: 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9
Tickets will be available through Etix at or by calling (800) 514-3849. In addition, tickets may be purchased at the State Fairgrounds Ticket Office during a special limited-time opening from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Dec. 9. State Fair gate admission tickets, good any day of the 2017 fair, are on sale now at the pre-fair discount price of $10 each through Etix as well. For additional State Fair ticket information, call (651) 288-4427.
Additional Grandstand artists will be announced periodically throughout the next several months. State Fair fans and music enthusiasts are encouraged to sign up for the State Fair’s e-news at to receive concert announcements before tickets go on sale.
About Nickelback:
Hailing from Canada, Nickelback is considered one of the most successful post-grunge hard rock bands of all time, selling more than 50 million albums worldwide. Made up of lead vocalist Chad Kroeger and backed by Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger and Daniel Adair, their song “How You Remind Me,” off their album Silver Side Up, was listed as the best-selling rock song of the 2000s by Billboard. The 2005 album All The Right Reasons featured five U.S. Hot 100 top 20 singles, including “Photograph,” “Savin’ Me,” “Far Away,” “If Everyone Cared” and “Rockstar.” The band has been revered as electric live performers, touring the globe throughout their impressive tenure.
About the Minnesota State Fair:
The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest and best-attended expositions in the world, attracting more than 1.9 million visitors annually. Showcasing Minnesota’s finest agriculture, art and industry, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is always 12 Days of Fun Ending Labor Day. Visit for more information. The 2017 Minnesota State Fair runs Aug. 24 – Labor Day, Sept. 4.


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