Haley Bonar performs live at the Minnesota State Fair

Haley Bonar performs "Better Than Me" off her forthcoming album Pretty Not Bad live at the MPR booth at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. (MPR)
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  • Haley Bonar - No Sensitive Man (Live on 89.3 The Current) 02:37
  • Haley Bonar - Hometown (Live on 89.3 The Current) 02:37
  • Haley Bonar - Better Than Me (Live on 89.3 The Current) 03:12

With a new album from her band Gramma's Boyfriend just around the corner (Perm, out Oct. 9 via Graveface Records), Haley Bonar made a pit stop at the Great Minnesota Get-Together to perform a few solo sets.

And the MPR booth crowd on the corner of Judson and Nelson was in for a treat: Haley Bonar debuted two new songs off her forthcoming solo album Pretty Not Bad in addition to a favorite off 2014's Last War for her live performance during Mark Wheat's broadcast from the 2015 Minnesota State Fair.

Mark Wheat broadcasts live from the 2015 Minnesota State Fair each weekday from 3-7 p.m. Check Minnesota Public Radio's live performance schedule for the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

Songs Performed

"No Sensitive Man"
"Hometown"
"Better Than Me"

"No Sensitive Man" is off Haley Bonar's 2014 album Last War; "Hometown" and "Better Than Me" are off Bonar's forthcoming album Pretty Not Bad, out spring 2016.

Hosted by Mark Wheat
Produced by Lindsay Kimball
Engineered by Mike DeMark
Web feature by Leah Garaas

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    Haley Bonar and Mark Wheat at the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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    Haley Bonar performing live from the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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    Haley Bonar performing live from the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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    Haley Bonar performing live from the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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    Haley Bonar performing live from the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair (MPR / Nate Ryan)