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Boy George & Culture Club back at NYS Fair for a free concert

The Great New York State Fair has added two more concerts to the 2022 lineup.

Boy George and Cultural Club will return to NYS Fair on Tuesday, August 30 for an 8 p.m. performance at Chevy Park. The group is known for hits from the 1980s like “Karma Chameleon”, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me”, “It’s a Miracle”, and “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya”.

During their performance at the 2016 Fair, which drew 17,900 fans to Chevy Court, Boy George encouraged the crowd to “dance like nobody’s watching, love like you’ve never been hurt and dress like it was Halloween”.

“We can’t wait to bring back their infectious energy, and what a pleasure to be able to add this fun and colorful group to our diverse lineup,” said Sean Hennessey, Acting Show Manager.

And rising country singer Alex Miller will play at Chevy Court on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. The former “American Idol” contestant, who wowed judge Luke Bryan with his retro sound, also performed at the fair last year.

All Chevrolet Music Series concerts are free with fair admission.

More than 20 concerts have been announced so far for the 2022 New York State Fair, which begins in less than two months. Chevy Park and Chevy Court are scheduled to perform two shows per day.

2022 New York State Fair Concert Schedule:

  • August 24 at 6 p.m.: Jimmie Allen at Chevy Court
  • August 24 at 8 p.m.: Chevelle at Chevy Park
  • August 25 at 6 p.m.: Great White at Chevy Court
  • August 25 at 8 p.m.: The Art of Rap with Ice-T at Chevy Park
  • August 26 at 6 p.m.: Niko Moon at Chevy Court
  • Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. TLC at Chevy Park
  • August 27 at 6 p.m.: Tesla at Chevy Court
  • August 28 at 8 p.m.: Stranger at Chevy Park
  • August 29 at 8 p.m.: Boyz II Men at Chevy Park
  • August 30 at 1 p.m.: Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone at Chevy Court
  • August 30 at 6 p.m.: Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy at Chevy Court
  • August 30 at 8 p.m.: Boy George & Culture Club at Chevy Park
  • August 31 at 8 p.m.: Nelly at Chevy Park
  • September 1 at 1 p.m.: Alex Miller at Chevy Court
  • September 1 at 8 p.m.: Riley Green at Chevy Park
  • September 2 at 1 p.m.: Tai Verdes at Chevy Court
  • September 2 at 6 p.m.: Gin Blossoms at Chevy Court
  • September 2 at 8 p.m.: 24KGoldn at Chevy Park
  • September 3 at 2 p.m.: COIN at Chevy Park
  • September 3 at 8 p.m.: Dropkick Murphys at Chevy Park
  • September 4 at 8 p.m.: City Girls at Chevy Park
  • September 5 at 1 p.m.: Resurrection – A Journey Tribute at Chevy Park
  • September 5 at 4 p.m.: Night Ranger at Chevy Court

The NYS 2022 fair is scheduled to run from August 24 through September 5.

AFTER:

A 4th of July food carnival returns to NYS Fairgrounds for Independence Day weekend

New interim director to lead New York State Fair for 2022