MN State Fair 2014 posts free concert lineup

Dr. Dog will play on a free stage at the 2014 State Fair
Dr. Dog will play on a free stage at the 2014 State Fair
Photo by Mary Bell / OC Weekly

Don't have enough ducats to pay for Minnesota State Fair admission and a ticket to Fall Out Boy? The great MN get-together's got you, dawg. And they've got Dr. Dog. The Philly retro rockers with a hint of psychedelia lead the free stage entertainment this August 21 to September 1.

In all, there are more than 900 shows gracing the stages of varying sizes around the small city where the State Fair takes place. Below, we've gathered the top lineups for evenings of deep-fried root beer floats, and free music.

Minnesota State Fair 2014 Free Stage Highlights
Leinie Lodge Bandshell Tonight!
8/21-22: Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice
8/23-24: Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound
8/25-26: Scott Stapp - The Voice of Creed
8/27-28: Dr. Dog
8/29-30: Buckwheat Zydeco
8/31-9/1: Charlie Worsham

Bazaar After Dark at the International Bazaar Stage
8/21-22: Hitchville
8/23-24: Salsabrosa
8/25-26: Good For Gary
8/27-28: GB Leighton
8/29-30: Sonny Knight & The Lakers
8/31-9/1: The Belfast Cowboys

West End at Sunset at the new Schilling Amphitheater
8/21-22: Chastity Brown
8/23-24: White Iron Band
8/25-26: Monroe Crossing
8/27-28: Deke Dickerson with The Trashmen
8/29-30: Sturgill Simpson
8/31-9/1: Cash'd Out

See all of the State Fair free stage entertainment here.

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