The New York State Fair's line-up of hip hop and R&B performers is looking quite nice! The line-up for 2021 at the Chevy Park concert venue includes Nas, Nelly, Bell Biv DeVoe and others listed below. The concerts are "free" with paid fair admission. Tickets are currently $3.00 online (excluding taxes and fees), but may go up soon. You can check out the fair's concert policy, to make sure you don't have any issues. Seating at Chevy Park and Chevy Court is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Nelly, the Double Diamond-selling rap superstar whose hits 'Hot In Herre,' and 'Shake Ya Tailfeather' are all-time classics, will perform his hits and newest chart topper “Lil Bit” at Chevy Park at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 1. Nelly joins a lineup of more than 50 national touring shows presented in the Chevrolet Music Festival, the largest free music festival at any state fair in America. ~ New York State Fair

New York State Fair Chevy Park Concerts:

Nas - Friday, August 20, 2021, at 8:00 pm
Tee Grizzley - Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 2:00 pm
98 Degrees - Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 8:00 pm
Bell Biv DeVoe - Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 8:00 pm
Nelly - Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 8:00 pm
YG - Saturday, September 4, 2021, at 8:00 pm

You can see the full list of Chevy Park performers here.

New York State Fair Stan Colella Stage at Chevy Court Concerts:

Sheena Easton - Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 2:00 pm
The Stone City Band and the Mary Jane Girls - Saturday, September 4, 2021, at 7:00 pm

You can see the full list of Chevy Court performers here.

Here's what you need to know to attend the Great New York State Fair:

Dates: August 20 - September 6, 2021
Location: 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209 (click here to see a map of the fairgrounds)
Admission Cost: Gate tickets are currently $3.00 (excluding fees and taxes)
Parking Cost: $5.00 (excluding fees and taxes) **Must be purchased online
Concerts: Free with paid admission (Nas, Tee Grizzley, 98 Degrees, Bell Biv Devoe, YG, Nelly and others are performing)
More Information: Visit the Fair's website here

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Marijuana Smoke Will Be Allowed at the New York State Fair

Marijuana was just recently legalized here in New York State and now you can smoke at the New York State Fair in Syracuse. Just be aware that you will not be able to smoke at any of the concerts listed above. Smoking will be permitted outside, but will not be allowed indoors or at Chevy Court and Chevy Park. According to Spectrum News, you will be allowed to smoke weed at the fair, if you are an adult.

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