YG to Perform at the 2021 Great New York State Fair

California rapper YG will perform at the 2021 Great New York State Fair at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 4 on the Chevy Park stage. The singer known for songs such as “Toot It And Boot It,” “Who Do You Love,” and “Big Bank” will perform on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds. All shows in the Chevrolet Music Festival are free with $3 admission to the Fair.

Troy Waffner, Fair Director, said, “Every one of YG’s albums has been a Top 10 smash which means he’s got plenty of stories to tell for fans of rap and hip hop. This show will get us into the Fair’s final weekend in a big way.”

Tesla completes 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. Shows announced to date include:

Chevy Park 2pm
Chevy Park 8 pm
Chevy Court 2 pm
Chevy Court 7 pm
August 20
Bobby Bones & the Raging Idiots
August 21
Tee Grizzley
98 Degrees
Hard Promises: The Music of Tom Petty
August 22
The Barndogs
Brothers Osborne
All That Remains
August 23
Isreal Hagan & Stroke
Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra
Bishop Briggs
August 24
The Jess Novak Band
The Spinners
Dire Straits Legacy
August 25
Jameson Rodgers
REO Speedwagon
The Carolyn Kelly Blues Band
Russell Dickerson
August 26
Dangerous Type
Bell Biv Devoe
Bad Mama’s Blues Band
Three Dog Night
August 27
Melissa Etheridge
August 28
Waydown Wailers
The Beach Boys
Stephen Phillips
Great White/Vixen
August 29
Noah Cyrus
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes (7pm)
Harmonic Dirt
Dropkick Murphys (8pm)
August 30
Alex Miller
Justin Moore
Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
August 31
Cory Marks
Oak Ridge Boys
Jamey Johnson
September 1
Sydney Irving & The Mojo
Sheena Easton
Blue Oyster Cult
September 2
Brownskin Band
Third Eye Blind
Starship w/Mickey Thomas
September 3
Dark Hollow
Uncle Kracker
Blues Traveler
September 4
Cold War Kids
Syracuse JAMS FunkFest
Stone City Band & the Mary Jane Girls
September 5
Jesse McCartney
Sheff G &
Sleepy Hallow
The Mavericks En Español
The Mavericks
September 6
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (1pm)
Cheap Trick (6pm)
The Ripcords (noon)
Resurrection (4pm)

Chevrolet sponsors concerts at the Great New York State Fair.

Thanks to the successful efforts of New Yorkers to battle COVID-19, the Fair will be open with no restrictions on attendance. Safety guidance can change and prospective fairgoers are advised to follow the Fair’s social media sites, sign up for the Fair’s email newsletter, or closely follow the Fair’s website to get the latest developments.

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Founded in 1841, the Great New York State Fair is America’s third largest state fair. The Fair showcases the best of New York agriculture, provides top-quality entertainment and is a key piece of Governor Cuomo’s CNY Rising strategy of growing the Central New York economy through tourism. Fair attendance is up more than 46% since the beginning of more than $120 million in investments, with 1.33 million people attending the Fair in 2019. The 2021 Fair runs from August 20 to September 6.

The New York State Fairgrounds is a 375-acre exhibit and entertainment complex that operates all year. Find the Great New York State Fair on its website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and enjoy photos from the Fair on Flickr. Also, New Yorkers are invited to send their ideas for the Great New York State Fair to statefairideas@agriculture.ny.gov.