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Beach Boys added to concert series at Great New York State Fair

Other concerts include Nas, 98 Degrees, RATT, REO Speedwagon, Sister Sledge, Bell Biv Devoe, Melissa Etheridge, Vixen, Great White and the Dropkick Murphys.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The concert series at this year's Great New York State Fair will now include the Beach Boys, who will perform on Saturday, August 28 at 8 p.m.

“The Beach Boys are one of the greatest groups in all of rock n’ roll, and we’re honored to have them back. It will be a wonderful night of songs everyone knows,” Troy Waffner, the fair director, said in a statement Wednesday.

Other announced shows include:

  • LoCash, Friday, August 20 with time to be announced
  • Nas, Friday, August 20 at 8 p.m.
  • 98 Degrees, Saturday, August 21 at 2 p.m.
  • RATT, Saturday, August 21 with time to be announced 
  • Brothers Osborne on Sunday, August 22 at 8 p.m. 
  • Bishop Briggs, Monday, August 23 with time to be announced
  • Foreigner, Monday, August 23 at 8 p.m.
  • Dire Straits Legacy, Tuesday, August 24 with time to be announced
  • Train, Tuesday, August 24 at 8 p.m.
  • REO Speedwagon, Wednesday, August 25 at 8 p.m.
  • Three Dog Night, Thursday, August 26 with time to be announced
  • Bell Biv Devoe, Thursday, August 26 at 8 p.m.
  • Sister Sledge, Friday, August 27 at 2 p.m. 
  • Melissa Etheridge, Friday, August 27 at 8 p.m. 
  • Beach Boys, Saturday, August 28 at 8 p.m. 
  • Vixen and Great White, Saturday, August 28 with time to be announced
  • Noah Cyrus, Sunday, August 29 at 2 p.m.
  • Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Sunday, August 29 with time to be announced
  • Dropkick Murphys, Sunday, August 29 at 8 p.m.
  • Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Monday, August 30 at 2 p.m.
  • Grandson, Monday, August 30 with time to be announced
  • The Oak Ridge Boys, Tuesday, August 31 at 2 p.m.
  • Jamey Johnson, Tuesday, August 31 at 7 p.m.
  • Halestorm, Tuesday, August 31 at 8 p.m.
  • Sheena Easton, Wednesday, September 1 at 2 p.m.
  • Blue Oyster Cult, Wednesday, September 1 with time to be announced
  • Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Thursday, September 2 with time to be announced
  • Uncle Kracker, Friday, September 3 at 2 p.m.
  • Cold War Kids, Saturday, September 4, 2 p.m.

Fair officials say the concerts are "likely to take place on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds."