Ludacris, Hanson added to this summer's Chevy Court lineup

Photos of Hanson (left) and Ludacris (right) provided by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

Two new acts have been announced for the free Chevy Court concerts at the Great New York State Fair this summer.

Posted: Jun 26, 2018 5:18 PM

Two new acts have been announced for the free Chevy Court concerts at the Great New York State Fair this summer.

Rapper and actor Ludacris will perform on the Chevy Court stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. Ludacris is known for songs like “Get Back,” “Runaway Love” and “Stand Up.” He also hosts Fear Factor on MTV, and he has acted in movies such as The Fast and the Furious franchise.

Another act announced Tuesday is the pop rock boy band Hanson, who will perform at Chevy Court at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. Their concert falls on Armed Forces Day at the fair, where current or retired military members get free entry to the fair, and it also falls on Three Dollar Thursday, where all fairgoers get into the fair for $3 admission.

Hanson was formed by three brothers in 1992, and they’re most well known for their popular hit “MMMBop."

The full Chevy Court lineup for this year’s fair includes:

- Blondie, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 22
- Dave Mason & Steve Cropper, at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 23
- Ravyn Lenae, at 2 p.m. Friday, August 24
- Ludacris, at 8 p.m. Friday, August 24
- LIVE, at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 25
- Counting Crows, at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 25
- Jackyl, at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 26
- Hunter Hayes, at 8 p.m. Sunday, August 26
- Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, at 2 p.m. Monday, August 27
- Smokey Robinson, at 8 p.m. Monday, August 27
- Dickey Betts, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 28
- Lil Yachty, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 29
- Hanson, at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 30
- Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy, at 8 p.m. Friday, August 31
- A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 2
- Maren Morris, at 1 p.m. Monday, September 3
- Niall Horan, at 6 p.m. Monday, September 3

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