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2022

Country Singer-Songwriter David Nail to Return to The Great New York State Fair to Play Chevy Park on August 25

A “Sunset Carousel” is the subject of his newest summer single, and later this month, country music singer-songwriter David Nail will return to a summer setting that features a carousel, along with many other exciting Midway sights. David Nail, who played for fans at Chevy Court in 2011, will perform… Read more »

Governor Hochul, Amtrak and New York State Department of Transportation Announce Continued Direct Train Service to Great New York State Fair

Travelers and Visitors Can Experience a Safe, Convenient, Cost-Effective, and Comfortable Way to Travel    Governor Kathy Hochul, in conjunction with Amtrak and New York State Department of Transportation, today announced the resumption of direct train service this summer to and from the Empire State's largest annual event - the Great New York State Fair. As part of their 20-year partnership,… Read more »

Breakout Star Bryce Vine to Bring Pop, Hip-Hop, Electronic, Dance Blend to The Great New York State Fair

Bryce Vine will bring his genre-blending, East-Meets-West-Coast sound to Chevy Court on Sunday, August 28 at 6 p.m.. This is Vine’s first appearance at the Great New York State Fair. The 34-year-old breakout star is known for his laid-back, hip-hop vibe. The success of the double-platinum “Drew Barrymore” from his debut album… Read more »

Great New York State Fair and Wade Shows to Offer a Fair Flash Sale For 20 Hours on Thursday, August 4 as Countdown Continues

Ride-all-Day Wristbands on Sale for $20   The Great New York State Fair and its Midway partner, Wade Shows, are teaming up to offer a flash sale tomorrow, this Thursday, August 4 from 4:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The sale will run exclusively for 20 hours to coincide with the countdown to the return of… Read more »

Rising Indie Pop Artist Lizzy McAlpine to Perform at The Great New York State Fair

Rising star Lizzy McAlpine will take to the Chevy Park Experience Stage on Friday, September 2 at 2 p.m. at the Great New York State Fair. The 22-year-old is gaining momentum in the indie/folk music realm. She amassed a following of more than 333,000 people on TikTok early in the pandemic.… Read more »

More Than 100 Food Vendors Broaden Food and Drink Mix at The 2022 Great New York State Fair

When the gates open August 24 for the 2022 Great New York State Fair, 15 new food and drink vendors will be ready to serve new tastes to hungry and thirsty fairgoers.  New choices span the globe, ranging from Maine lobster to Texas barbecue, gyros from Greece, bowls with Brazilian… Read more »

Female Rock Band PLUSH Debuts at The 2022 Great New York State Fair

Hard-hitting all-female rock band PLUSH makes its Great New York State Fair debut with a 2 p.m. show on opening day, Wednesday, August 24 on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds. The band, headed by Albany-area native Moriah Formica, is a quartet of women ages… Read more »

Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame Drummer Max Weinberg Brings His Band to The Great New York State Fair

One of the greatest rock drummers, Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famer Max Weinberg, brings his band, Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, to the 2022 Great New York State Fair. Weinberg, the drumming power behind Bruce Springsteen’s legendary rock as well as the longtime bandleader for Conan O’Brien’s talk shows, will perform… Read more »

Rock Singer/Songwriter Jeff Rosenstock to Make His Great New York State Fair Debut

Long Island-based singer/songwriter Jeff Rosenstock will make his Great New York State Fair with a 1 p.m. show Friday, August 26 on the Chevy Court stage. His albums have risen on Billboard’s Independent Music charts and he’s the composer for the Cartoon Network animated series “Craig of the Creek.” State Fair… Read more »

Dire Straits Legacy to Close 2022 New York State Fair with Performance On Labor Day

London-based Dire Straits Legacy’s last stop on its summer tour will also close out the Chevrolet Music Series at the Great New York State Fair on Labor Day. The eight-member band will take the Chevy Park stage at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 5. Dire Straits burst onto the pop rock… Read more »

Central New York 90’s Music Star Announced as First Musical Performer of 2022 Edition of The Great New York State Fair

A Central New Yorker and iconic 90s rock alternative music star will kick off the Chevorlet Music Series at the Great New York State Fair. Steven Page, former frontman of the Barenaked Ladies, will take the Chevy Court stage at 1 p.m. on Opening Day, Wednesday, August 24. While Page still… Read more »

Chubby Checker to “Twist Again” at The Great New York State Fair This Summer

Chubby Checker is inviting New Yorkers to “twist again,” like they did in 2013 – the most recent time he performed at the Great New York State Fair. The 80-year-old legend will return to the Chevy Court stage to perform at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 29. Checker, whose career spans… Read more »

Midnight Star to Headline Annual FunkFest at The 2022 Great New York State Fair

Synth-funk band Midnight Star will end a day of soul, R&B and funk on the Chevy Court stage at the Great New York State Fair as headlining band for the annual Syracuse JAMS FunkFest Saturday, September 3. The band rode to fame on the back of hits such as “Freak-A-Zoid"… Read more »

Coming Wednesday: $3 Admission and $5 Parking Tickets Go On Sale for The Great New York State Fair

It’s all there at The Fair - Tickets and parking tickets for the 2022 Great New York State Fair go on sale Wednesday, July 20 at 8 a.m. through the Fair’s exclusive online ticket seller, Etix. Tickets will cost $3 and parking will cost $5, the same as it was… Read more »

Modern Country Artist ERNEST to Make His Great New York State Fair Debut

Rising country music singer/songwriter ERNEST will make his debut at the 2022 Great New York State Fair with a 6 p.m. show Sunday, September 4 on the Chevy Court stage. ERNEST released his full-length debut album earlier this year Flower Shops: The Album, which The Tennessean just named one of… Read more »

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