The Minnesota State Fair welcomes a folk rock favorite tonight when Brandi Carlile performs on the the Grandstage stage.  She'll be joined by some very talented friends.

Brandi Carlile has released seven albums while becoming a favorite of music critics and developing a large and devoted fan base.  The folk rock and Americana singer- songwriter was nominated for six GRAMMY® awards this year, the most nominations by a female in 2019.

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Kennedy Center Honoree Mavis Staples and singer-songwriter Savannah Conley will open the show.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the music starts at 6:30 p.m.  Only obstructed view tickets remain, which can only be purchased over the phone at (800) 514-3849 or at the fairgrounds.  You could also try StubHub.com and similar broker sites.

It's also FFA Day.  Visit the barns and animal competition areas for FFA livestock judging and programs.

AARP will also be presenting music and more at Dan Patch Park.

Get today's full schedule below, including the lineup for the Leinie Lodge Bandshell, Schell's Stage at Schilling Amphitheater, Family Fair Stage at Baldwin Park, Ramberg Music Cafe Festival of Nations Stage at the International Bazaar and more.