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April 04, 2017

Peter Noone Brings the Great Hits of Hermanís Hermits Back to Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair

Noone Remains One of the Fairís Most Popular Performers

Fans of the British Invasion get their wish when Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone returns to Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair at 2 p.m. Monday, August 28, Acting Fair Director Troy Waffner said.

At the age of fifteen, Peter achieved international fame as lead singer of the legendary 1960s pop band Herman’s Hermits. His classic hits included: “I’m Into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter,” “I’m Henry VIII, I Am,” “Silhouettes,” “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat,” “Just A Little Bit Better,” “Wonderful World,” “There’s A Kind of Hush,” “A Must To Avoid,” and many others. Ultimately, Herman’s Hermits sold over sixty million recordings.

"We get more requests to bring Peter Noone back than almost any other artist.  Herman’s Hermits’ music is timeless and Peter is a terrific performer who always has time for his fans.  We are very happy to have him back," said Waffner.

This will be the 8th appearance at the Great New York State Fair for Peter Noone, a list of performances stretching back nearly three decades.

Concerts at Chevy Court are sponsored by Chevrolet.

The New York State Fair, operated by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, runs from August 23 to September 4, 2017. The Fair's mission, reflected in its theme, "FIND YOUR GREAT," is to showcase the best of New York agriculture while providing top-quality entertainment.

The home of the Great New York State Fair is a 375-acre exhibit and entertainment complex that operates all year. A year-round schedule of events is available on the Fair’s website. Find The Great New York State Fair on Facebook, follow @NYSFair on Twitter, on Snapchat at nysfair and enjoy photos from the Fair at Flickr.com/photos/nysfair. Also, New Yorkers are invited to send their ideas for the Great New York State Fair at statefairideas@agriculture.ny.gov.

Note:  Photos of Peter Noone’s 2016 performance at the Fair are here:


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