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Wednesday, August 21, 2024 8:00 PM

The Great New York State Fair is thrilled to announce longtime friends Joey Fatone and AJ McLean are “syncing up” this summer to “rock everybody” at the Fair! The pair hit the road in March as part of the “A Legendary Night Tour,” performing the biggest hits from each of their respective bands, and will take the Suburban Park Stage on Wednesday, August 21 at 8 p.m.

AJ McLean is known by fans across the world as a beloved member of the Backstreet Boys, a musical group known for its countless hits, record-setting tours, numerous awards and worldwide sales in excess of $130 million. As a seasoned performer, McLean has been performing some of pop music’s biggest hits – featuring tightly crafted songs, floor-shaking rhythms, and unmistakable harmonies – for over twenty years.

Over the last few years, McLean has been hitting the road with the Backstreet Boys for the band’s international, stadium-filling “DNA Tour,” which performed over 150 shows across five continents. The band, comprising McLean, Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson, also released their documentary series “Making of the DNA Tour” in 2022. Recently, McLean released a new single called "Electric" and will have more solo music coming out this year

Joey Fatone first rose to fame as a member of the record-shattering, multi-platinum boyband *NSYNC. Following the band’s incredible success with albums that sold over 10 million copies and countless awards, Fatone took on projects spanning from television, film and Broadway, and beyond, including Fat Ones, a hot dog business based in Orlando, Florida. In November of 2019, during Epcot's Food and Wine Festival Eat to the Beat series, Joey performed three days of Joey Fatone and Friends, entertaining fans alongside Chris KirkPatrick, Ryan Cabrera, Nathan Morris of BOYZ II MEN, MC Search and more. And, in August 2021, Fatone brought together brought together some of pop superstars like Wanya Morris, Nick Carter and AJ McLean for the AFTR PRTY, an intimate pop classics for a sold-out residency in Las Vegas.

Fatone recently made headlines with a long-awaited reunion with his bandmates in NSYNC, releasing their first single in nearly 20 years in November 2023. The track, “Better Place,” was featured on the soundtrack of the third main installment in the Trolls franchise, the “Trolls Band Together.” The five members, including Fatone, Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Lance Bass and Chris Kirkpatrick, also made headlines during a united public appearance at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. He recently reunited with the band in Los Angeles that turned into another viral moment.

All Chevrolet Music Series concerts are included in the price of admission.

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