1980s stars Paula Abdul, Tiffany and Taylor Dayne on bill for Winnipeg concert

A 1980s pop star-turned-TV personality is coming to Winnipeg this fall.

True North Sports + Entertainment announced Tuesday that Paula Abdul — known for 1988’s Forever Your Girl album and her role as a judge on American Idol — will perform at Canada Life Centre on Oct. 10.

She’ll be joined by two other artists who saw their greatest success in the same era, Tiffany and Taylor Dayne.

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Abdul, who has sold millions of records and won Grammy, Emmy, Juno, and People’s Choice awards, has a unique connection to Manitoba.

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Her late mother, Lorraine, was a concert pianist originally from Minnedosa, Man., who moved to California in the 1950s.

Tickets for the show go on sale Friday at Ticketmaster.

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