Niall Horan is the first show confirmed for the 2018 Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number. He will perform opening night of the 2018 Minnesota State Fair. Show details are as follows:
Niall Horan: Flicker World Tour 2018 with special guest Maren Morris
7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23
Tickets: $59 and $49 (all reserved seating)
On sale: 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22
Tickets will be available through Etix at etix.com or by calling (800) 514-3849. In addition, tickets may be purchased at the State Fairgrounds Ticket Office during a limited-time opening from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22. For additional State Fair ticket information, call (651) 288-4427.
Texas-born, Nashville-dwelling Maren Morris has had no shortage of success in recent years, and it was kicked off by the smash hit “My Church” off her self-titled EP released in 2015. The single hit No. 5 on the U.S. Hot Country chart and was certified Platinum. That success led to a Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance and the 2016 release of Hero, which reached No. 1 on the U.S. Country chart. Other hits off that album include “80s Mercedes,” “Drunk Girls Don’t Cry” and “Once.” Her songwriting chops have been featured on the hit television show “Nashville,” and she’s penned lyrics for Tim McGraw, Kelly Clarkson and more. Her impressive honesty and soul-bearing lyrics coupled with her bluesy belting make her one of country music’s biggest rising stars.