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May 03, 2017

Rock Band Spin Doctors to Play Free Chevy Court Show at the Great New York State Fair

Spin Doctors, the band whose hit “Pocket Full of Kryptonite” rocketed them to worldwide fame, will play a free show at 2 pm, Sunday, September 3 at Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair, Acting Director Troy Waffner announced today. 

When top-class musicianship and great songwriting meet, the result can help to define an era. Such was the case with “Pocket Full of Kryptonite,” one of the biggest smashes of the 1990s, selling over 10 million copies worldwide. Featuring hit after hit, from “Two Princes” to “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” and more, the original album reached #3 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and made the magazine’s Top 100 list of the best-selling albums of the decade.

“Spin Doctors bring superior musicianship and a basket of great hits to the Chevy Court stage.  This will be a fun show and a terrific way to spend a Sunday afternoon at the Fair,” Waffner said.

It will be the debut appearance for Spin Doctors at the Great New York State Fair. 

Spin Doctors join a star-studded and diverse lineup that includes:

  • Robert Randolph and the Family Band, 2 pm, August 23
  • 3 Doors Down, 8 pm, August 23
  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds, 2 pm, August 25
  • Peter Noone, 2 pm, August 28
  • The Marshall Tucker Band, 2 pm, August 29
  • Taylor Dayne, 2 pm, August 30

Concerts at Chevy Court are sponsored by Chevrolet.  All Chevy Court concerts are free with Fair attendance.

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 Also, New Yorkers are invited to send their ideas for the Great New York State Fair at

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