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July 2022

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 »

NOW HIRING: State Fair Looking to Fill Hundreds of Positions During 13-Day Fair

Longer Summer Employment Opportunities Also Available  The State Fair, a division of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, is looking for prospective employees to fill hundreds of temporary positions during the 2022 Great New York State Fair, which starts Wednesday, August 24 and continues through Labor Day,… Read more »

DATE CHANGE: 38 Special to Perform at The 2022 Great New York State Fair

Southern rockers 38 Special return to the Great New York State Fair with a Chevy Court concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 1. The band, famous for hits such as “Caught Up In You,” last performed at the Fair in 2019. State Fair interim Director Sean Hennessey said, “These guys know… Read more »

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