Happy Pride: The Great New York State Fair Announces Pride Day Musical Line-Up Featuring Variety of Viral Sensations

Mary Lambert, Rebecca Black, Doechii and GAYLE to Perform in Chevrolet Music Series   As New Yorkers come together to celebrate Pride this June, The Great New York State Fair is announcing its musical line-up for Pride Day. Keeping with tradition, Pride Day will take place Friday, August 25, the first Friday of The Fair. And, for the first time ever, The Fair is connecting all of its musical entertainment featured in… Read More »

Governor Hochul Announces The Introduction of Asian Village at The Great New York State Fair

Fair's Newest Addition Recognizes Contributions, History and Experiences of Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Cultures Asian Village joins Indian Village, Pan African Village and Latino Village as Fairgrounds Destinations to Celebrate and Experience the Diverse Cultures of New Yorkers   Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the addition of Asian Village to the Great New York State Fair. Asian Village — which will run from Opening Day on Wednesday, August 23,… Read More »

The Great New York State Fair Announces Patriotic Musical Entertainment to Coincide with Armed Forces Day

As New Yorkers commemorate Memorial Day statewide over the next few days, the Great New York State Fair is offering a glimpse into a patriotic musical entertainment line-up scheduled for Chevy Court on Armed Forces Day on Thursday, August 31. Both performers have played the stage before. First, the 10th Mountain Army Division’s rock band, Avalanche, will perform at 1:00 p.m.. Then, at 6:00 p.m., fairgoers will be treated to a… Read More »

NOW HIRING: State Fair Seeking Candidates to Fill Hundreds of Positions During 13-Day Fair and Throughout The Summer

The Great New York State Fair, a division of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, is actively seeking candidates for summer and New York State Fair employment. Full summer employment opportunities are available in several departments, including Events, Maintenance and Trades. There are also openings in administrative roles, and internship types of positions available – designed for individuals interested in Events, Communications, and Sponsorship-related fields. Those opportunities are… Read More »

Yes, It’s True, THE Ann Wilson Is Coming to The Great New York State Fair on Women’s Day

She’s widely praised as being one of the greatest singers in the history of Rock and Roll, and this summer her powerhouse vocals will fill the Suburban Park area of the Great New York State Fair. Ann Wilson of Heart will perform at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 30, Women’s Day at The Fair. Ann Wilson and her backing band, Tripsitter, are wrapping up their 2023 North American Summer Tour with… Read More »

The Newest Addition to The Great New York State Fair Concert Line-Up will Excite Fans of 2000’s Pop Music

Don’t let the newest concert announcement from the Great New York State Fair “go over your head,” because you just might “lose the arguments in a cable car” —or, to be more aptly lyrically punny, on the Skyliner Ride. The Fray will return to the Great New York State Fair for the first time since 2009 this summer and play Chevy Court at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1. The Fray… Read More »

All Aboard! The “Gravy Train” Will Stop at The Great New York State Fair This Summer

Two rappers who can credit the internet for helping to propel them to stardom are the latest additions to the 2023 Great New York State Fair’s musical line-up. Yung Gravy and special guest bbno$ (pronounced Baby No Money) will grace the Suburban Park Stage at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 3. Yung Gravy’s moniker oozes “sauce,” and that’s what he tries to incorporate into the unique recipe he contributes to the… Read More »

Steven Page to Return to The Great New York State Fair

Steven Page will be the first artist to perform on the newly renamed Suburban Park Stage when the 2023 Great New York State Fair begins this summer. Page (formerly of  Barenaked Ladies) will perform at 2:00 p.m. on Opening Day, Wednesday, August 23. Steven continues to tour around the world performing solo, as one third of the Steven Page trio and even with full orchestra ensembles, more than 30 years after… Read More »

Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza to ‘Dress Up’ Chevy Court During The Great New York State Fair

Calling all Disney Junior superfans! Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza’s third stop of its North American Tour will bring it to the Great New York State Fair this summer. Children of all ages are invited to come in costume and watch as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc. McStuffens, the Puppy Dog Pals, Bo from “Firebuds,” and other beloved characters throw a giant costume party on Chevy Court. The party… Read More »

‘Move’ and ‘Get Back’ to The Fair: Ludacris Is ‘Rolling Out’ to Perform August 31

You can catch him on the big screen in a couple of weeks, and then you can watch him live in person at The Great New York State Fair in August. Rapper and Fast & Furious franchise star, Ludacris (Chris “Ludacris” Bridges) will “roll out” into the Fair’s Chevrolet Music Series and take the Suburban Park Stage at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 31. Ludacris will reprise his role as Tej… Read More »

Quiet Riot Bringing 40 Years of Metal Health and Music Memories to The Great New York State Fair

The first Heavy Metal band to ever top the Billboard Top 200 chart at #1 is back on the road again – and they’re making a stop at the Great New York State Fair this summer! Concertgoers are invited to “Come on Feel the Noise” when Quiet Riot rocks the Chevy Court Stage at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 24. Quiet Riot, originally established in Los Angeles in the early 1970s, reformed… Read More »

Quinn XCII to Play Suburban Park Stage at The Great New York State Fair

He’s made the rounds on the festival circuit – serving as a big draw to Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Firefly, and the Governors Ball – and now, his summer tour includes a stop at  the Great New York State Fair. Quinn XCII (pronounced Quinn Ninety-Two) will play the newly renamed Suburban Park Stage at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 2. If a musical genre had to be assigned to Quinn XCII, his sound… Read More »

Remix: The Great New York State Fair Announces New Name For Largest Stage at The Fairgrounds

The largest stage at the Great New York State Fairgrounds has been rebranded in response to fairgoers’ suggestions, and is now called Suburban Park. Located on the western end of the Fairgrounds, beyond the Midway, the area – formerly referred to as Chevy Park and/or the Experience Stage – was first introduced in 2018. Four national-recording acts performed there that year: Eddie Money, All Time Low, John Kay and Steppenwolf,… Read More »

Julio Iglesias Jr. Invites Fairgoers to Celebrate His Newly Released Album and Go “Under The Covers” at Chevy Court with Him this Summer

Nearly 40 years to the day that his legendary father performed at the Grandstand, Julio Iglesias Jr. will charm music fans at the Great New York State Fair. The Latin singer-songwriter, model, and actor will bring his expressive stage presence and smooth, soulful voice to Chevy Court on Saturday, August 26 at 6:00 p.m. and sing through songs from his current album, Under the Covers, in which he puts a… Read More »

Popular Christian Contemporary Star Anne Wilson To Take Chevy Court Stage

Widely popular in the Contemporary Christian music world, the next artist announced in Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Series was recently recognized as one of Pandora’s Artists to Watch in 2023. Anne Wilson will take the Chevy Court Stage at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 28. Anne is known for blending the heart of Contemporary Christian music and Country music. Those familiar with both genres might recognize “My Jesus,”… Read More »

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