Crossroads Chapel and Outdoor Stage
2020 Entertainment Line Up
Meet Our Performers

Daily Performances During the Minnesota State Fair

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - Monday, September 7, 2020

11:45am | 2:30pm | 4:30pm

Norm Barnhart
Magic, Illusions, and Comedy

Norm Barnhart is a professional comic magician who has entertained audiences for more than 30 years. In 2007, Norm was named America's funniest Magician by the Family Entertainers Workshop. Norm's travels have taken him across the United States and around the world. His fun and humorous presentation encourages and uplifts, and his magic and comedy is amazing entertainment for the entire family! Visit Website

Thursday, August 27, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm


The husband-wife indie-folk duo from Minneapolis, share in a love of finding the honest truth no matter the cost. As a staple of their shows, live-looping crossfades the studio composition process with the stage. With threads of samples, droning backdrops, and dripping vocals crafted on the fly, capturing these inspired moments will take a new form each time their mantra is exhaled. Visit Website

Friday, August 28, 2020


Mn Adult & Teen Challenge Choir

One of the most well-known and powerful ways the Mn Adult & Teen Challenge Choir reaches out to area churches and the community at large is through their Choir. Their past events include singing for the MN House of Representatives, singing the National Anthem at the Twins games, and special shows at conferences, outdoor events, and fairs. Visit Website

Friday, August 28, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Joel Hanson

Joel Hanson is a Grammy nominated, Dove Award winning songwriter and singer. His years with the band PFR brought critical acclaim and a following that is still strong to this day. In the years after PFR, Joel has recorded three solo records and is about to release his fourth this spring. Joel serves as the Worship Pastor at Church Of The Open Door in Maple Grove, Minnesota. He is passionate about developing another generation of worship leaders and musicians. Visit Website

Saturday, August 29, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm


Wonderstate is a Christian Electronic/Rock/Folk band from Central Minnesota. Connecting with listeners and their stories, they have a huge heart for the Father and His Children. Visit Website

Sunday, August 30, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Heart of the City Band

Since 1996, Heart of the City Ministries, a non-profit, Christian, multi-ethnic music ministry, has been sharing the Gospel and bringing a message, model, and experience of multi-ethnic worship and Biblical unity through the amazing talents of the Heart of the City Worship Band. Now, since 2018, they are continuing this mission through hosting stylistically and ethnically diverse concerts at the Heart of the City Music Factory in Anoka, Minnesota. In a time when divisions are increasing and becoming more entrenched, the need is great in both large and small ways to build bridges in the name of Jesus. The Heart of the City Band has 11 different ethnicities represented in it with its members coming from many different congregations of various Christian denominations. Their music reflects that diversity in style including Native American, East Indian, Gospel, Urban Contemporary, Reggae, Salsa, Bossa Nova, Modern Worship, Hymn styles and others. Visit Website

Monday, August 31, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Sara Renner


Sara Renner has shared her soulful blend of Gospel and Jazz music with diverse audiences in thousands of venues throughout the United States. Sara Renner is currently the Director of Contemporary Worship at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. Sara’s passionate vocal delivery, the integrity of her message and her vulnerable and funny storytelling open up a rare window into the human soul. Visit Website

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Steve Duede Band

Steve is a gifted Music Pastor who has been on staff at Eagle Brook Church for the past fourteen years. The band performs a mix of old and new original material, along with a few of their own versions of classic songs such as Higher Ground. Visit Website

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Jon Russell

Jon Russell is a gifted singer and musician whose music inspires, uplifts, soothes the Soul, and refreshes the Spirit. Jon is the Worship Leader at Hosanna Church in Lakeville, Minnesota.  Visit Website

Thursday, September 3, 20120

1:00pm | 3:30pm

The Kingery Family 


The Kingery Family have enjoyed singing together for the past sixteen years. They sing primarily gospel bluegrass music while also incorporating fiddle, patriotic, Americana, and a Capella. Their combination of tight harmonies, uplifting songs, and family unity are sure to encourage. The Kingery Family's hope is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ and to point others to Him. Visit Website

Thursday, September 3, 2020


The Johnny Holm Band

Leader and front man of the most widely known and traveled band in America, Johnny Holm is the most entertaining entertainer performing today. Mostly impromptu, the show moves with the speed of lightning and changes direction as soon as 'the pied piper' notices a lag. 'Never a dull moment' is never a more true description. Come listen to Johnny’s Story! Visit Website

Friday, September 4, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Natalie Cromwell


Natalie is a Worship Leader at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Her first project, entitled ‘The Reason’, was a huge success for her as an independent artist. Her title track charted on the radio in September of 2013 after only a couple of months of airplay. Since then, she has seen a large amount of success as an artist, performing at large Christian music festivals such as Joyful Noise and with artists such as Jamie Grace and For King and Country. Visit Website

Saaturday, September 5, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

The Benson Family


The Benson Family Singers are a family music group from Faribault, Minnesota. Peter and Rachelle, along with their four sons have a unique ministry consisting of barbershop, bluegrass, and gospel music. They specialize in tight, a cappella harmonies and also play a variety of instruments including guitar, banjo, bass, violin, and mandolin. The Bensons use their music, humor, and message to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Don’t miss this incredible family experience! Visit Website

Sunday, September 5, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Family Three


Family Three is a blindie-soulk (blues, indie, soul, and folk) band out of Minneapolis. Started by Tony, Tawny, and Taylor, the band has grown over the years to include anybody who loves playing music! So, sometimes you get Family Three and sometimes you get Family Nine! They competed in the State Fair Talent Contest in 2015 and found themselves at the top of the leader board! Visit Website

Monday, September 7, 2020

1:00pm | 3:30pm | 6:00pm

Heart Song


Proclaiming the Good News of Jesus has been Heart Song’s passion for over 40 years. The band currently performs at nearly 30 venues annually and has performed at over 2000 venues since 1976. Heart Song has recorded 16 albums with the latest CD ”40 Years”. Visit Website

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