Thirty years ago seems like a long time- but it really isn't.  As we get ready to experience a summer without a Minnesota State Fair to go to (the first time since 1946 - for a polio pandemic), many are lamenting the fact that it'll also mean a season without the grandstand shows.  Since the beginning, the Minnesota State Fair has been known for providing a full-lineup of headlining acts, with a different performer each night in the grandstand.  But not in 2020.

But - back to thirty years ago - or - 1990 to be exact.  The cancellation for 2020 has also stirred up memories of some of the great lineups from years past.  The grandstand headliners for the 1990 Minnesota State Fair included a little bit of country, nostalgia, Americana, comedy, and rock.

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Here's a look at the 19090 Minnesota State Fair grandstand lineup: