The New York State Fair is already looking like it's going to be pretty good this year. There are tons of 'big name' artists who will be hitting the stage.   The Great New York State Fair will be held from August 24 through September 5, 2022, in Syracuse. The concerts are free with paid fair admission. The good thing is, you have plenty of time to take advantage of admission specials and deals. Here are all the artists that have been announced, so far.

Jimmie Allen

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 6 pm
Chevy Court

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When Jimmie Allen performed at the Great New York State Fair in 2019, he was hailed as a star on the rise. Now, currently GRAMMY Award-nominated for Best New Artist and NAACP Image Award-nominated for Outstanding New Artist after being named the Academy of Country Music’s New Male Artist of the Year and the Country Music Association’s New Artist of the Year in 2021, it’s clear Jimmie Allen’s star has risen and shows no sign of slowing down.

The Art of Rap Featuring Ice-T

Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 8 pm
Chevy Park

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Art of Rap Featuring Ice-T and co-founder Mick Benzo is the first concert to be announced for the 2022 Great New York State Fair. Rap pioneer and actor Ice-T will bring Host Boogie Black and DJ Kevie Kev Rockwell with Co-Host by Mick Benzo to the show, scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, August 25 at the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds as part of the Chevrolet Music Series.

Niko Moon

Friday, August 26, 2022, at 6 pm
Chevy Court

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RCA Nashville breakthrough recording artist Niko Moon kicked off 2021 by topping multiple charts with his Platinum-selling debut single “GOOD TIME.” With more than 250 million on-demand streams, “GOOD TIME” helped catapult Moon to No. 1 on Billboard’s Emerging Artists chart and has been lauded as “a bottle-passin' campfire daydream” (Tennessean), solidifying the genre-defying entertainer’s reputation as “One of the most genuine and creative artists in country music right now” (THINK Country Music).

Foreigner

Sunday, August 28, 2022, at 8 pm
Chevy Park

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Foreigner and the Fair are conducting a search for a junior high, high school or college chorus to perform a 10-minute a cappella set about 30 minutes before Foreigner’s concert. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the band would invite a chorus onstage during the show to help sing the hit “I Want To Know What Love Is.” They’ve kept the tradition going since then by having the chorus perform before the show.

Boyz II Men

Monday, August 29, 2022, at 8 pm
Chevy Park

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Grammy-winning vocal soul powerhouse group Boyz II Men will return to the Great New York State Fair for the first time since 2009 with an 8 p.m. Monday, August 29 performance on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds. All concerts in the Chevrolet Music Series are free with Fair admission. Concerts at the Fair are sponsored by Chevrolet.

Nelly

Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 8 pm
Chevy Park

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Fair fans will get to shake their tailfeathers all over again when Nelly returns to the Great New York State Fair for a performance.

Gin Blossoms

Friday, September 2, 2022, at 6 pm
Chevy Court

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Gin Blossoms return to the Great New York State Fair for the first time in more than two decades. The band, famous for its hits “Hey Jealousy,” “Til I Hear It From You” and “Follow You Down,” last appeared at the Fair in 1996. All concerts in the Chevrolet Music Series are free with Fair admission. Concerts at the Fair are sponsored by Chevrolet.

24KGoldn

Friday, September 2, 2022, at 8 pm
Chevy Park

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Rapper 24KGoldn, whose song with Iann Dior, “Mood,” set music chart records, will make his Great New York State Fair debut Friday, September 2 at 8 p.m. on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds. “Mood” became the first song ever to top four Billboard music charts at the same time.

You can find all the info you need to plan your trip to the New York State Fair here

Dropkick Murphys

Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 8 pm
Chevy Park

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Boston’s great Celtic-punk band Dropkick Murphys return to the Great New York State Fair in 2022 for its fourth performance in a row. The band behind “Tessie” and “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” will take the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds.

Night Ranger

Monday, September 5, 2022, at 4 pm
Chevy Court

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Arena rockers Night Ranger will make their fourth appearance at the Great New York State Fair and their first since 2014. All concerts in the Chevrolet Music Series are free with Fair admission. Concerts at the Fair are sponsored by Chevrolet.

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