Aretha Franklin coming to State Fair

Aretha Franklin coming to State Fair Click to Enlarge Photo: Minnesota State Fair,

May 28, 2014 at 11:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) You can add the name Aretha Franklin to the list of entertainers booked for this year's Minnesota State Fair.

She'll play at the grandstand on Friday August 22nd. Tickets are $45, and go on sale this Saturday.

Best known for her signature song "Respect," Franklin was awared the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. It's the highest civilian award given in the United States.

Other previously announced acts for this year's State Fair include Kid Rock, Tim McGraw, Journey and Linkin Park. The Minnesota State Fair opens August 21st and runs through Labor Day, September first.

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