Toby Keith Coming To Minnesota State Fair

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Country music artists Toby Keith. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Country music artists Toby Keith. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) – Country star Toby Keith is among Grandstand acts confirmed for the Minnesota State Fair this summer.

Keith, with special guest Eric Church, is scheduled to perform Aug. 31. Tickets go on sale March 26.

Three other evenings of Grandstand entertainment are confirmed so far. Def Leppard and Heart are set for Aug. 26. Nickelodeon’s boy band “Big Time Rush” appears Aug. 27.

A night of ’60s nostalgia is planned Aug. 29 when the “Happy Together Tour 2011″ makes a Grandstand stop. Performers include The Turtles with Flo and Eddie, The Association, The Grass Roots, The Buckinghams and Mark Lindsay, former lead singer of Paul Revere and the Raiders.

Additional acts will be announced in coming months.

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