It's already time to start looking ahead to summer and the free shows at the New York State Fair.

Maybe Punxsutawney Phil predicting an early spring on Ground Hogs Day was the jolt of energy you need to get out of the winter doldrums. Or maybe the first Country show to be added to the 2024 New York State Fair lineup is the elixir for your winter blues?

New York State Fair Returns August 21 - September 2

Fairr season will be here before we know it, which means all the fried dough, fair fries, and rides you can handle! It also means great concerts, and one thing the New York State Fair is known for is its extensive lineup of free shows included with fair admission. Already announced for the 2024 fair are 90's pop sensations TLC on Friday, August 23rd, and Kidz Bop on Saturday, August 24th. Now, the fair has added its first Country act to the lineup!

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New York State Fair Adds Brian Kelley Concert

Last year Tyler Hubbard performed at the New York State Fair, and this summer the other half of superstar duo Floriga-Georgia Line will perform as a solo act. The fair has announced that Brian Kelley will perform on the Suburban Park stage on Saturday, August 31st. Admission to the show is included with your fair ticket!

You know all the amazing FGL smash hits that Brian was a part of and now he is working on his first full-length album to release this Spring. You have heard a taste of it on GNA with his latest single "See You Next Summer." Now for Upstate New York Country fans, that song title is reality!

Every Country Artist Performing In Upstate NY In 2024

We are eagerly anticipating another big year of Country shows in 2024, and here is a complete list of artists already scheduled to perform in the year ahead in the Capital Region and all over Upstate New York. Don't miss your favorite Country stars - keep checking back here as we will be adding lots of shows in the weeks and months ahead.

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