Gridley Paige is a band from Utica, New York entrenched in the New York State casino showrooms and clubs, and entertaining fans with their unprecedented rock performances. In 1999, Gridley Paige turned heads at WOODSTOCK '99, as they performed on the West Main Stage for thousands of enthusiastic fans. Great performance reviews created a buzz in the entertainment industry for Gridley and several major labels showed an interest in working with the band. In early 2000, Gridley Paige signed a demo deal with MOSH entertainment (SONY Records), "Believe" was released in early 2001. Gridley Paige's single "Believe", off the album of the same name, grabbed the attention of local radio station elite and was put on air at WKLL/K-Rock (Syracuse, Utica, Albany), and received an overwhelming positive response. Gridley Paige has shared the stage and opened for National acts such as: Puddle of Mudd, Josh Todd of Buckcherry, Tantric, Good Charlotte, Big Wreck, Splender, Matthew Sweet, Stroke 9, Marcy Playground, Vertical Horizon, Marshall Tucker, Loverboy, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eddie Money, and Blue Oyster Cult, to name a few. Gridley Paige brings a high energy rock show that will have you on your feet.
Over the Fair’s 13 days, the Chevrolet Music Festival at the New York Experience Stage will feature several national touring acts along with a mix of major bands from across Upstate New York and national touring tribute bands. The New York Experience Stage is located on the west end of the Fairgrounds