In just two months the gates to the Great New York State Fair will open and the fun will begin! Ride the rides, have several bites to eat and take in a concert or two. The 2023 season will kick off on Wednesday August 23rd and wrap up on Monday September 4th, Labor Day.

Several of the free concerts at the New York State Fair in Syracuse have been announced with more to come. Today we got word of the latest artist added to the concert series. You do not want to miss this 80's Rock band that has been going strong for decades! Check the dates and details below.

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Just announced, Skid Row will close out the New York State Fair with a performance on the Suburban Park Stage, Monday September 4th at 6pm. You will hear all of their classics such as "I Remember You", "18 and Life" and "Youth Gone Wild". Concerts at the New York State Fair are free with your admission to the fairgrounds.

Today Skid Row consists of the following band members;

  • Rachel Bolan
  • Dave “Snake” Sabo
  • Scotti Hill
  • Rob Hammersmith on drums
  • Erik Grönwall on lead vocals
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Admission to the 2023 New York State Fair is $6 for adults but if you are under 12 or over 65 your ticket is free. The fairgrounds hours are:

    • Monday through Thursday - 9am - 11pm
    • Friday through Sunday - 9am - 11:59pm (no entry or re-entry after 10pm)
    • Monday 9/4 (Labor Day) the grounds will fully close at 9pm
    • For additional event hours click HERE

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Here's a look back at some of the artists that have played the Great New York State Fair. Concert Archives

SPAC in the 80's

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SPAC in the 90's

Saratoga Performing Arts Center in the 1990's

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