Music fans will be 'rockin' into the night' this Summer as the New York State Fair announces the latest artist to join the celebration in Syracuse! This one will be 'special'! You can't help but get 'caught up' with this band that had their greatest commercial success in the 1980's. Grab your 'fantasy girl' and 'hold on loosely' as you enjoy their show on the Chevy Court Stage.

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No more clues! Here it is! The Great New York State Fair have announced that .38 Special will play a free concert on the Chevy Court Stage on Wednesday August 31, 2022! All you need is a ticket to the fair to see the show!

The entertainment scheduled for the Great State Fair for 2022 is strong with a lean towards 80's Classic Rock bands but that's not all. This year you have the opportunity to see TLC, Boy George and Culture Club, Dropkick Murphy's and Country artists Big & Rich as well as Riley Green.

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Here are more of the Classic Rock bands scheduled to perform at the New York State Fair this Summer. For a complete list of dates and artists click HERE.

    • Thursday August 25th - Great White 
    • Saturday August 27th - Tesla
    • Saturday August 28th - Foreigner at 8PM on the Chevy Park Stage
    • Monday September 6th - Night Ranger

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