Singer-songwriter Tai Verdes to make his NYS Fair debut on Sept. 2

SYRACUSE, NY —  Platinum-selling breakout artist Tai Verdes will make his debut performance at the 2022 Great New York State Fair on Friday, September 2 at 1 p.m. on the Chevy Court stage. The rising star is known for his chart-topping hits such as “A-O-K,” and “Stuck In The Middle,” and has performed on The TODAY Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Verdes has been hailed by the likes of TIME Magazine, Rolling Stone, New York Times, NPR, and more. All concerts in the Chevrolet Music Series are free with Fair admission. Concerts at the Fair are sponsored by Chevrolet. 

Fair Director Troy Waffner said, “Tai Verdes makes great music and we’re very excited to be able to showcase his talents on our stage. His show kicks off the final weekend of the Fair and it should be a party.” 

Chevrolet Music Festival concerts announced to date include: 

·         Jimmie Allen, 6 p.m. August 24, Chevy Court stage 

·         Chevelle, 8 p.m. August 24, Chevy Park stage 

·         The Art of Rap featuring Ice-T, 8 p.m. August 25, Chevy Park stage 

·         Niko Moon, 6 p.m. August 26, Chevy Court stage 

·         Foreigner, 8 p.m. August 28, Chevy Park stage 

·         Boyz II Men, 8 p.m. August 29, Chevy Park stage 

·         Nelly, 8 p.m. August 31, Chevy Park stage 

·         Riley Green, 8 p.m. September 1, Chevy Park stage 

·         Gin Blossoms, 6 p.m. September 2, Chevy Court stage 

·         24KGoldn, 8 p.m. September 2, Chevy Park stage 

·         Dropkick Murphys, 8 p.m. September 3, Chevy Park stage 

·         Night Ranger, 4 p.m. September 5, Chevy Court stage 

Founded in 1841, the Great New York State Fair showcases the best of New York agriculture, provides top-quality entertainment and is a key piece of the state’s CNY Rising strategy of growing the Central New York economy through tourism. The 2022 Fair runs from August 24 to September 5.

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