Rock Powerhouse Chevelle Set to Blow the Top Off of Suburban Park at The 2024 Great New York State Fair

Rock Powerhouse Chevelle Set to Blow the Top Off of Suburban Park at The 2024 Great New York State Fair

With more than two decades of hits, musical icon Chevelle will deliver its patented rock anthems to fairgoers this summer with the group scheduled to light up Suburban Park Stage on Saturday, August 24 at 8:00 p.m.

Chevelle, which is no stranger to Central New York having performed at The Fair in 2017 and again in 2022, has earned its place in American rock music history with eight of its albums certified as Multi-Platinum, Platinum, and Gold.  Additionally, Chevelle has produced seven number one hits, 17 top-10 tracks, and has sold millions of albums worldwide.

“What a gift it is to have rock royalty Chevelle back to The Fair for a third time,” said Julie LaFave, Interim Fair Director. “Their energy and charisma make for an amazing experience, and we’re excited to see fairgoers on their feet signing along to iconic hits like ‘The Red,’ ‘Send the Pain Below,’ and ‘Vitamin R.’ If you’re a fan of rock, this is one you won’t want to miss!”

The outfit, consisting of brothers Pete and Sam Loeffler, has built an impressive catalogue of hits including its multi-platinum album “Wonder What’s Next” and the platinum follow-up “This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In,” which debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard Top 200. Chevelle continued to produce critically acclaimed music with its album “Vena Sera,” which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Rock Albums chart while “Sci-Fi Crimes” reached No. 2 on the same chart in 2009.  In 2011, Chevelle found similar success with “Hats off to the Bull,” which climbed to No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200. The group scored its first No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart and came in at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 with the release of “La Gargola” in 2014. They went on to land the top spot again on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart in 2016 with the release of “The North Corridor.”

More recently, Chevelle recorded its newest album, “NIRATIAS,” which has been well received by both critics and fans.

The Fair starts Wednesday, August 21, and runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 2. All concerts are included in the price of admission, which will go on sale later this summer. The Great New York State Fair is the most affordable state fair in the country. Tickets are $8 for adults while admission is free for children under 12 and senior citizens aged 65 and older.

In total, The Fair’s Chevrolet Music Series will feature 39 national recording acts. There will be a daily 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. concert at Chevy Court (located near Gate 1), and a daily 8 p.m. concert at Suburban Park (located on the western end of the Fairgrounds, beyond the Midway).

All concerts announced thus far are provided in the charts below. Fair staff will continue to update schedules on the Fair’s website at pages dedicated to Chevy Court and Suburban Park.

Chevy Court:

Wednesday, August 21 1:00 p.m. Chubby Checker
Wednesday, August 21 6:00 p.m. 90s Rewind: Iconic Digital Underground, Tone Loc, & Color Me Badd
Thursday, August 22 1:00 p.m. RVSHVD
Thursday, August 22 6:00 p.m. Ace Frehley
Friday, August 23 1:00 p.m. Sophie B. Hawkins
Friday, August 23 6:00 p.m. Sister Sledge
Saturday, August 24 1:00 p.m. Kidz Bop
Saturday, August 24 6:00 p.m. Ying Yang Twins
Sunday, August 25 1:00 p.m. The Elders
Sunday, August 25 6:00 p.m. Dax
Monday, August 26 1:00 p.m. Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
Monday, August 26 6:00 p.m. CAIN
Tuesday, August 27 1:00 p.m. Little Anthony and the Imperials
Tuesday, August 27 6:00 p.m. Blue Öyster Cult
Wednesday, August 28 6:00 p.m. Danielle Ponder
Thursday, August 29 6:00 p.m. Chapel Hart
Sunday, September 1 1:00 p.m. Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour
Sunday, September 1 6:00 p.m. Snow Tha Product

Suburban Park:

Wednesday, August 21 8:00 p.m. Joey Fatone and AJ McLean
Thursday, August 22 8:00 p.m. Warren Zeiders
Friday, August 23 8:00 p.m. TLC
Saturday, August 24 8:00 p.m. Chevelle
Sunday, August 25 8:00 p.m. Dropkick Murphys
Monday, August 26 8:00 p.m. Megan Moroney
Tuesday, August 27 8:00 p.m. Stephen Sanchez
Wednesday, August 28 8:00 p.m. Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Saturday, August 31 8:00 p.m. Brian Kelley

Founded in 1841, the Great New York State Fair showcases the best of New York agriculture, provides top-quality entertainment, and is a key piece of the state’s CNY Rising strategy of growing the Central New York economy through tourism. It is the oldest fair in the United States and is consistently recognized as being among the top five state fairs in the nation.

The New York State Fairgrounds is a 375-acre exhibit and entertainment complex that operates all year. Audiences are encouraged to learn more about the Great New York State Fair online, browse photos on Flickr, and follow the fun on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.