St. Paul, Minn. – Two additional evenings of entertainment are confirmed for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number. Show details are as follows:

Jim Gaffigan NOBLE APE TOUR
8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26
Tickets: $60 and $50 (all reserved seating)
On sale: 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24

John Mellencamp: Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29
Tickets: $64 and $49 (all reserved seating)
On sale: Noon Friday, Feb. 24

Tickets will be available through Etix at etix.com 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 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24. For additional State Fair ticket information, call (651) 288-4427.

JIM GAFFIGAN: KFAN Radio Pre-Sale Wed Feb 22 10am-10pm CST Pswd: JimKFAN

JIM GAFFIGAN: Venue Pre-Sale Thur Feb 23 12pm CST Friends of the Fair who make a donation at the Red Ribbon level will receive a member number for pre-sale access On-Sale Fri Feb 24 10am

JOHN MELLENCAMP: Access to pre-sales password.

In other Grandstand news, special guest Daughtry has been confirmed for the previously announced Nickelback Grandstand show (Thursday, Aug. 24).

2017 fair dates: Aug. 24-Labor Day, Sept. 4.

John Mellencamp at Radio City Music Hall in New York City for "A Change Is Going To Come: The Concert for John Kerry" on Thursday, July 8, 2004. The event benefited Kerry Victory 2004. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)

John Mellencamp at Radio City Music Hall in New York City for “A Change Is Going To Come: The Concert for John Kerry” on Thursday, July 8, 2004. The event benefited Kerry Victory 2004. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)