The Minnesota State Fair is kicking off its Grandstand performance announcements with a bang.

DURAN DURAN: FUTURE PAST with special guests Bastille and Nile Rodgers & CHIC is the first show confirmed for the 2023 Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number.

This show will be happening on Thursday, August 31st at 7 PM.

Tickets will range in price from $77 to $197, all reserved seating, and remember that fair admission and parking are not included.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16th.

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Tickets are available through Etix at or by calling 800-514-3849. For additional State Fair ticket information, call 651-288-4427. Please note that the State Fairgrounds Ticket Office will not be open for in-person sales. Currently, tickets will be sold online and by phone only.

The 2023 Minnesota State Fair runs Aug. 24-Labor Day, Sept. 4.

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