More country is coming to town. A fourth country act has been added to the free shows at the 2021 New York State Fair.

Former FrogFest guests LOCASH will perform on Chevy Park stage Friday, August 20. They join the Brother's Osborne, Russell Dickerson and the Oak Ridge Boys as the only country acts scheduled at the New York State Fair this year.

Concerts will be held on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds. Crowds will be limited this year to allow for social distancing. You'll also need a tickets to enter the concert area. Those tickets will be free with fair admission. Groups will be assigned to a designated area to enjoy the concert and masks will be required any time a person is outside their designated area.

2021 NYS Fair Entertainment

  • LOCASH - Friday, August 20 at 7PM
  • Nas - Friday, August 20 at 8PM
  • 98 Degrees - Saturday, August 21 at 2PM
  • RATT - Saturday, August 21 at 7PM
  • Brother's Osborne - Sunday, August 22 at 8PM
  • Bishop Briggs - Monday, August 23 at 7PM
  • Foreigner - Monday, August 23 at 8PM
  • Dire Straits Legacy - Tuesday, August 24 (time TBD)
  • Train - Tuesday, August 24 at 8PM
  • Russell Dickerson - Wednesday, August 25 (time TBD)
  • REO Speedwagon - Wednesday, August 25 at 8PM
  • Three Dog Night - Thursday, August 26 at 7PM
  • Bell Biv DeVoe - Thursday, August 26 at 8PM
  • Sister Sledge - Friday, August 27 at 2PM
  • Melissa Etheridge - Friday, August 27 at 8PM
  • Great White and Vixen - Saturday, August 28 at 7PM
  • Noah Cyrus - Sunday, August 28 at 2PM
  • Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes - Sunday, August 28 at 7PM
  • Dropkick Murphy's - Sunday, August 29 at 8PM
  • Oak Ridge Boys - Tuesday, August 31 at 2PM
  • Halestorm - Tuesday, August 31 at 8PM
  • Sheena Easton - Wednesday, September 1 at 2PM
  • Blue Oyster Cult - Wednesday, September 1 (time TBD)
  • Starship featuring Mickey Thomas - Thursday, September 2 at 7PM
  • Uncle Kracker - Friday, September 3 at 2PM

Four different festivals will take place in the outdoor areas of the fairgrounds. All Fairground buildings will be closed, except for bathrooms. Guest will be required to wear masks, except when eating or drinking but won't be required to show any proof of vaccinations before entering the fair.

Four Festivals

  • Food and beverage including some of the Fair's most iconic culinary experiences, such as the Pizze Fritte, sausage sandwiches and wine slushies
  • Daily concerts from national touring performers in the scenic, spacious New York Experience festival grounds
  • Midway amusement rides, games and attractions
  • Farm animals on display to introduce the young and young-at-heart to New York's agriculture.

The New York State Fair will run for 18 days, from August 20 to September 6. Admission is just $3 per person, and children under 12 will be free. Daily admission will be limited to approximately 50 percent capacity but could change based on COVID rates.

You can visit the New York State Fair website for more information.

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