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List of Bands that Have Played Head of the Lakes Fair in Superior

The Head of the Lakes Fair is an annual tradition in Superior. The weekend event usually features bands performing on a stage in the center of the Superior Speedway. Often the headliner is a major touring act that is a bit past its prime. Below is a scattered list of bands that have played the festival. Because … nostalgia.

Head of the Lakes Fair Demolition Derby 2017

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at Head of the Lakes Fair 1987

With the Head of the Lakes Fair underway this week in Superior, it’s fitting to take a look back 30 years ago when Joan Jett and Blackhearts graced the fairgrounds stage. Fortunately, a bootleg recording exists of the Aug. 15, 1987 show.

2009 Head of the Lakes Fair

Yeah! Demolition Derby! Yeah!

Consolation Prize: A Year's Supply of Turtle Wax

Smash 'em up!

Bumper-on-bumper Action

Not Afraid of Brett Farve Jokes

Paul Paquette of Duluth

Contemplation Before the Consolation Round

Demolition Derby Action

Neary Flipped Over

Thank you, Head of the Lakes Fair.

I think the announcer said a guy named Matt from Superior was the winner.  Really, in a smash-up derby, everyone wins.