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State Fair Concert Lineup Announced

State Fair Concert Lineup Announced
Posted May 9th, 2013 @ 4:07pm

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York State Fair this summer will include some of the nation's top entertainers from Carly Rae Jepsen and Toby Keith to country music legends Reba and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Cuomo says country music Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will perform Aug. 29. Keith will perform Aug. 23, pop music star Jepsen will perform Aug. 24, Reba will perform Aug. 25, and Southern Rock legend Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform Aug. 26, among other acts.  Comedian Jeff Dunham will perform Aug. 27.

The Great New York State Fair near Syracuse is scheduled for Aug. 22 through Sept. 2nd. Cuomo's announcement is part of his effort to bolster state tourism this summer.

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