On Stage

10:00 a.m.  & 11:00 a.m.
The Jolly Pops Dance Party
Be there when The Jolly Pops make their State Fair debut in Carousel Park with an all-out dance party for the stroller set and their friends of all ages. Start your day at the Fair with rock songs, costumed characters, and zany fun.

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
12:00 p.m.
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Picnic in the Park and enjoy a selection of chamber music performed by an ensemble of Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra musicians. Renowned for its artistic excellence, remarkable versatility of musical styles and adventurous programming, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, now in its 57th season, is widely regarded as one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world. For more information visit thespco.org.

Paul Imholte Photo
1:00 p.m.
Paul Imholte: The Musical String Man
Paul Imholte brings nearly a dozen string instruments to every performance from the hammered dulcimer to the auto harp, guitar, violin, harmonica, jaw harp, and more. Paul blends country hoedowns, enchanting Celtic melodies, and classical transcriptions for folk instruments, humorous songs, and treasured ballads.

Duelly Noted
2:00 p.m. – Duelly Noted: Dueling Pianos
Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. They play all your favorite hits from the 60’s to today. Whether you want to hear All About That Bass, Don’t Stop Believing, or I Will Survive; Duelly Noted will have you on your feet and singing at the top of your lungs. It’s all about you! What do you wanna hear?

3:00 p.m. Hypnotist Sami Dare

Be the star of the show! Dare ya to get on stage and be hypnotized by Sami Dare for the enjoyment of the State Fair audience. You might become fisherman, or a race car driver. How about an astronaut or movie star? Or watch as others eat ice cream cones, speak foreign languages, and a few may even forget their own names! The show is hilariously funny and family friendly.

Holy Rocka Rollaz
4:00 p.m.
Holy Rocka Rollaz: 50’s Rock and Roll Band

Take an authentic trip Back to the ‘50s with Minnesota’s Own Holy Rocka Rollaz! If you love the rock ‘n’ roll music of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline, Eddie Cochran, Bill Haley & The Comets (and many more!) ~ then you have found your DREAM band! There’s nothing but PURE EARLY AMERICAN ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ABOUT THEM