With over 60 years of combined musical experience between them, band members Jes Sheldon (Vox), Mike Vincitore (Guitar), P.J. Will (Guitar), Elliot Jarvis (Bass), Jack Jarvis (Drums) knit a musical blanket of soul, funk, rock, jazzy blues and roots and come from all angles. As the 2016 Syracuse Area Music Award winners for Best New Artist, The Lightkeepers are hitting their full stride in 2019. With the previous year delivering high energy performances on "Soundcheck Live" and the NY State Blues Festival main stage along with the release of their SAMMY Nominated sophomore album, "Talking Man's Blues", The Lightkeepers are quickly becoming revered for their mind-blowing jams and funky grooves.
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