Pentatonix is confirmed for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Concert Series. Show details are:

8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30
Tickets: $50, $40 (all reserved seating)
On sale: 10 a.m. Friday, March 24

About Pentatonix: in just five years, Pentatonix has sold more than 6 million albums in the U.S. alone. The a cappella vocal group has won three Grammy Awards and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. The group’s YouTube channel boasts close to 13 million subscribers, yielding more than 2 billion video views, and the group’s 2015 self-titled album has been certified gold after debuting No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200. In October 2016, Pentatonix released its third holiday album, A Pentatonix Christmas, which has been certified platinum, spending two consecutive weeks atop Billboard’s Top 200 Chart as well as reaching No. 1 on iTunes and Amazon. The album includes a cover of the Leonard Cohen classic Hallelujah, which reached No. 2 on the iTunes singles chart, generating 20 million video views in its first week (now more than 130 million total) and has since been certified gold. The group’s newest release, PTX Vol. 4 – Classics (out April 7th), features the Grammy Award-winning performance of Jolene with Dolly Parton, as well as an arrangement of the John Lennon classic Imagine. In 2015 the group released its first tour documentary, On My Way Home, and appeared in the feature film Pitch Perfect 2. The 2017 Minnesota State Fair runs Aug. 24-Labor Day, Sept. 4.


About Barb Teed

Barb has a M.A. in Liberal Studies from Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn., a B.A. in Media Studies from New School University, NYC., and Associates of Arts degree in Anthropology from Normandale Community College, Bloomington Minn. I was born in Duluth, Minn.