Thursday, August 14, 2014

New York State Fair: What You Need to Know about the Entertainment this Year!

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I don't know about you, but of my almost 40 years (*gasp did I just say that???) of going to the Fair...so many times was just to catch one of my favorite acts. This year the music and entertainment available is awesome! Here is a summary of the free and not so free acts you can catch this year:

Grandstand Concert Series: There are 10 shows this year ranging from Country to Not so Country. lol. Below is the list of shows, ticket prices and whether or not the show is "kid Friendly".

Brad Paisley with Randy Houser, Leah Turner & Charlie Worsham
Aug 21, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $65, $55, and $45
Brad Paisley comes to the Fair on Thursday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at etix.com.
+ Kid Friendly

Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival
Aug 22, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $60, $50 and $40
The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival comes to the Fair on Friday, August 22 at 2:00 p.m.Tickets on sale now at etix.com.

Pitbull
Aug 23, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $57, $47, and $37
Pitbull comes to the Fair on Saturday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at etix.com.

Kid Rock with Big Smo
Aug 25, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $67, $57, and $47
Kid Rock with Big Smo comes to the Fair on Monday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at etix.com.

Train and The Wallflowers
Aug 26, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $55, $45, and $35
Train and The Wallflowers come to the Fair on Tuesday, August 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at etix.com.
+ Kid Friendly

Carrie Underwood
Aug 27, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $70, $60, and $50
Carrie Underwood comes to the Fair on Wednesday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at etix.com.
+ Kid Friendly

Journey with Cheap Trick
Aug 28, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $65, $55, and $45
Journey with Cheap Trick come to the Fair on Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at etix.com.
+ Kid Friendly

Jason Aldean with Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr
Aug 30, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • Tickets: $77, $67, and $57
Jason Aldean comes to the Fair on Saturday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at etix.com.
+ Kid Friendly

All Star Monster Truck Tour
Aug 31, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Grandstand • General Admission: $13.25 >>> "Party In the Pit" with General Admission: $15.50
Tickets on sale now at etix.com
+ Kid Friendly

NYS Championship Demolition Derby
Sep 01, 2014 • 4:30 PM @Grandstand • General Admission: $13.25
Tickets on sale now at etix.com
+ Kid Friendly

Chevy Court Concert Series: This year's line-up is pretty amazing and ALL FREE as usual! Concert times and whether or not the show is Kid Friendly included. 

Kellie Pickler
Aug 21, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
The Chevy Court concert series gets off to a high energy start when Kellie Pickler takes the stage! Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Barenaked Ladies
Aug 21, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
The Canadian group Barenaked Ladies celebrated their 25th anniversary last year. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Smash Mouth
Aug 22, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
The band behind the hit “Walkin’ On The Sun” will perform its brand of pop and rock. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Photo from NYFair.Org
Jason Derulo
Aug 22, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
It’ll be a non-stop party when one of music’s hottest performers Jason Derulo comes to Chevy Court. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ FREE


Sean Kingston
Aug 23, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
R&B singer Sean Kingston brings his years of hits to the Chevy Court stage. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

The Bacon Brothers
Aug 23, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
Actor Kevin Bacon and his brother, film score composer Michael, bring their rock band to Chevy Court. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Ashanti
Aug 24, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
Ashanti, whose solo works & collaborations have kept her on the top of the charts for more than a decade. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Young The Giant
Aug 24, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
Rock group Young The Giant brings songs from its second full-length album to Chevy Court. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone
Aug 25, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone will bring back the early days of rock ‘n’ roll. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

John Kay & Steppenwolf
Aug 25, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
The band that first made popular the term ‘heavy metal,’ and remains a staple of classic rock radio. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Bowzer’s Rock & Roll Party
Aug 26, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, of 60’s doo-wop revival group “Sha Na Na,” brings back his popular show. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Night Ranger
Aug 26, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
Rockers Night Ranger will play their chart-topping hits and perform brand new music at Chevy Court. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Chef Anne Burrell
Aug 27, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
CNY-Raised Food Network Chef Anne Burrell will cook and perform. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Aug 27, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
Joan Jett, whose signature anthem, “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” remains one of the all-time classic songs. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Angie Johnson
Aug 28, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
Up-and-coming country artist Angie Johnson will perform at Chevy Court. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Eli Young Band
Aug 28, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
One of country music’s hottest groups, the Eli Young Band, will perform at Chevy Court. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

The Neighbourhood
Aug 29, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
The Neighbourhood brings thier dreamy sound but intense lyrics to Chevy Court. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
Aug 29, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
Southside Johnny Lyon’s band and horn section blends rock and blues with a Jersey Shore twist. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Uncle Kracker
Aug 30, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
Uncle Kracker brings his collection of multi-format hits to Chevy Court. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Bell Biv Devoe
Aug 30, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
One of the pioneering groups of 90’s R&B will perform at Chevy Court. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ FREE

MKTO
Aug 31, 2014 • 2:00 PM @Chevy Court
The rising pop duo MKTO brings music from their debut album to Chevy Court. Show time 2:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Phillip Phillips
Aug 31, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Chevy Court
American Idol winner Phillip Phillips will perform at Chevy Court. Show time 8:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE
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The Doobie Brothers
Sep 01, 2014 • 6:00 PM @Chevy Court
The Doobie Brothers will be the classic rock soundtrack for the last big party of the summer at Chevy Court. Show time 6:00 p.m.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

MIDWAY MUSIC SERIES: Now this I admit I didn't know existed! So glad I know now because there are a few acts I would love to catch! (Can we say I LOVE The Voice!!!) The Midway Music Series is a nightly entertainment series that has become the place to be on the Fairgrounds! This free stage at the Talent Showcase has been transformed into a night-time concert venue that highlights nine select evenings of national bands, tribute bands and other entertainment. Sponsored by Time Warner Cable.

Please note there are no performances on Gospel Music Weekend, August 23-24 or Labor Day, September 1.

photo from NYSFair.org
Contestants from "The Voice"
Aug 21, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Midway Music Stage
A night with three former contestants of “The Voice,” who will tell their stories and sing their songs.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE http://www.nysfair.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/The-Voice-1-94x95.jpg

John Anderson with Logan Brill and Morgan Frazier
Aug 22, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Midway Music Stage
John Anderson, one of country music’s all-time greatest hitmakers, brings his unique voice & style to the MMS Stage.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Big Eyed Phish
Aug 25, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Midway Music Stage
Big Eyed Phish, the 7-piece, Rochester-based Dave Matthews Band tribute group.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Ashley Allen with The Goonies
Aug 26, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Midway Music Stage
Her positive, danceable pop music has been captured on her first EP.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Dark Hollow
Aug 27, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Midway Music Stage
Dark Hollow, a popular Grateful Dead tribute band.
+ FREE

Cash Cash
Aug 28, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Midway Music Stage
Cash Cash, an electronic dance music group.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Action Item
Aug 29, 2014 • 8:00 PM @Midway Music Stage
Action Item, a pop rock band from New Jersey.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Megan & Liz with Heyday
Aug 30, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Midway Music Stage
Megan & Liz with Heyday, a pop duo from Michigan.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

“Big Brother” and “The Amazing Race” Fan Favorites!
Aug 31, 2014 • 7:30 PM @Midway Music Stage
Couples from the hit shows “Big Brother” and “The Amazing tell their stories of finding love amidst cutthroat competition.
+ Kid Friendly + FREE

Can you believe there is even MORE entertainment going at the Fair? Check out all the acts at the Regional Artists Variety Stage and at the Empire Theatre Stage!

Tell me, which act are you most looking forward to? I definitely would love to see the people from The Voice (Terry McDermott Ya'll!!), Kellie Pickler, it would be awesomesauce to see Carrie Underwood too. (Yesssss, I once was a big country music fan!).

All of this information can be found at the NYSFair.org website!

Happy Listening! :)

*Disclosure:  The New York State Fair provided me & my family with tickets to attend the Fair. All opinions expressed in this and any New York State Fair post are my own. 

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Sunday Coupon Preview 8/17: Pantene, Almond Milk, Flintstone Vitamins & More

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Aussie $1/1 shampoo, conditioner or styling products ets (9/30)
Bimbo $.55/1 20 or 24oz bread dnd (10/4)
Blue Diamond $1.50/2 4.25oz nut thins (10/17)
Blue Diamond $1.50/2 4oz+ almonds bags (10/17)
Blue Diamond $1/1 32oz+ chilled or shelf stable almondmilk (10/17)
Brut $1/1 classic fragrance or antiperspirant/deodorant excludes revolution 2.25oz deodorant (9/10)
Buddig $1/5 2oz original or cracker snackers packages (11/15)
Carnation $1.50/1 breakfast essentials box, canister or multipack (10/20)
Claritin $3/1 children’s syrup 4oz+ or reditabs 10ct (8/31) (2 coupons)
Claritin $4/1 children’s chewables 20ct+ (9/14)
Clear Care $3/1 cleaning & disinfecting solution 12oz+ (9/30)
Clearasil $1/1 product (9/27)
Depend $1/1 product (9/27)
Depend $1/1 shields or guards for men (9/27)
Depend $2/1 bed or seat protectors 8ct+ (9/27)
Dr. Scholl’s $1.50/1 odor-x foot care item (10/12)
Dr. Scholl’s $5/1 custom fit orthotic inserts (9/13)
EAS $1/1 product (9/13)
Flintstones $1/1 product ets (10/26)
Flintstones $3/2 multivitamin supplement products ets (11/30)
General Mills $1/3 cereals (9/27)
GenTeal $3/1 lubricant eye drop, gel or ointment (9/30)
Glade $.55/1 premium room spray (9/20)
Glade $.55/1 jar candle (9/20)
Glade $.55/1 wax melts excluding warmer (9/20)
Glade $1/2 fall collection products (9/20)
Glade $.75/1 plugins scented oil twin or two single refills (9/20)
Glade $2/1 automatic spray starter kit (9/20)
Glade $.75/1 automatic spray refill (9/20)
Hartz $1//1 multi-cat strong cat litter (10/11)
Hartz $1/3 delectables cat treats (10/11)
Herbal Essences $1/1 body wash ets (9/30)
Herbal Essences $1/2 shampoo, conditioner or styling products ets (9/30)
Hershey’s $1/3 hershey’s miniatures, hershey’s kisses chocolates, rolo, reese’s minatures or kit kat miniatures bags 8.55oz+ (10/12)
Hormel $1/2 rev wraps (10/6)
ICAPS $5/1 eye vitamin product (9/30)
insync $5/1 natural probiotic (10/31)
Jennie-O $.75/1 lean ground turkey (10/13)
Kraft $.55/1 A1 sauce 10oz+ or 1 dry rub (9/28)
Kraft $.75/1 mayo or miracle whip dressing 22oz+ (9/20)
La Victoria $1/2 salsa items 12oz+ (10/13)
La Victoria $1/2 salsa or taco sauce items 12oz+ (10/13)
Little People $10/1 wheelies city skywalk minimum $30 purchase (9/30)
Maruchan $.50/1 bowl (10/15)
Maruchan $.50/1 yakisoba product (10/15)
Nature’s Harvest $.55/1 20 or 24oz bread dnd (10/4)
Nutella $1/1 13oz+ hazelnut spread jar (10/15)
Opti-Free $3/1 10oz+ product (9/30)
OxiClean $.50/1 pre-treater (9/28)
OxiClean $1.50/1 extreme power crystals dishwasher detergent (9/27)
OxiClean $1/1 white revive, versatile stain remover 3lb+, liquid or power paks (9/28)
Oxytrol for Women $4/1 product (9/27)
Oxytrol for Women $8/1 8 patches/32-day supply (9/27)
Poise $1.50/1 ultimate long pads (9/27)
Poise $1.50/2 pads or liners (9/27)
Poise $1/1 pads or liners (9/27)
Precious Galbani $1/1 stringsters or sticksters 10oz+ (10/31)
PUR $3/1 filter multi-pack (10/31)
PUR $4/1 faucet mount or pitcher (10/31)
Reach $.50/1 toothbrush except crystal clean (12/31)
Revlon $1/1 luxurious colorsilk buttercream (9/20)
Revlon $1/2 colorsilk, luminista or frsot & glow (9/20)
Starbucks $2/1 via instant beverage 5ct+ (9/30)
Sure $1/1 2.6, 2.7 or 6oz product (9/10)
Systane $3/1 lubricant eye drop formula 2x10ml twin pack (9/30)
Texas Pete $1/1 CHA! (11/30)
White Castle $.50/6 or 16 microwaveable hamburgers or cheeseburgers (10/4)
White Castle $1/4 microwaveable chicken breast sandwiches or 6 jalapeno cheeseburgers (10/4)
Wonka $1/1 peel-a-pop frozen dessert pops 8ct (9/30)





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Always $.50/1 discreet adult bladder liners or pads item (10/17) TARGET COUPON
Always $1/1 discreet adult bladder protection underwear item (10/17) TARGET COUPON
Garnier Nutrisse $2/1 haircolor or color styler (9/13)
Gillette $2/1 clinical anti-perspirant/deodorant (9/30)
Heinz $.25/1 specialty or flavored tomato ketchup 13 or 14oz (10/31)
Heinz $.25/1 tomato ketchup 32oz+ (10/31)
Hot Pockets/Lean Pockets $1/2 sandwiches 8-9oz (11/30
Superpretzel $1/1 soft pretzel item excludes 7-9oz stand up bags (9/25)
Lea & Perrins $1/1 worcestershire suace 10oz (10/31)
L’Oreal $1/1 cosmetics item (10/16) Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $1/1 haircare item ets (10/16) Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $2/1 advanced hairstyle product excludes 1.7oz (9/13)
L’Oreal $2/1 haircolor item (10/16) Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $2/1 skincare item (10/16) Manufacturer’s coupon redeemable only at Walgreens
L’Oreal $3/1 advanced haircare treatment or family size 25.4oz shampoo or conditioner excludes 1.7oz (9/13)
Luigi’s $1/2 real italian ices 24floz+ (9/25)
Purina Cat Chow $1/1 3.15lb+ bag (11/17)
Secret $2/1 clinical 1.6oz deodorant (9/30)
Secret $3/1 clinical 2.6oz deodorant (9/30)
Tide/Era/Cheer/Downy/Bounce $.50/1 simply clean & fresh, era or cheer 25oz+ detergent, downy liquid fabric enhancer or bounce sheets ets (9/30)
Tide/Era/Cheer/Downy/Bounce $1/2 simply clean & fresh, era or cheer 25oz+ detergent, downy liquid fabric enhancer or bounce sheets ets (9/30)
Zyrtec $10/1 70ct+ product (8/24)
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Adorable Holiday Outfits from $16.99

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Every day I do a quick peek through the awesomeness of Zulily and I just have to share this adorable Thanksgiving dress! A little pricey for me at $16.99, but something I *might* consider consigning after!

I also saw some great Halloween, Christmas and other goodies as well that are part of the sale. So cute!


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Hurry over to Joe's New Balance Outlet today only and get this New Balance 813 Women's Cross-Training Shoe for only $32.99 (Retail $89.99).

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Kinney Drugs: Kleenex 85 Ct Box $0.50 Starting 8/17

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Here is a great deal if you still need to get your back to school tissues or want to stock up for "sickie" season coming up.

Startiing Sunday 8/17, Kinney Drugs will have an 85 ct box of Kleenex Tissues on sale BOGO Free! They are regularly $1.49/Box. Here is how to get them for just $0.50!

Kleenex Tissues 85 Count White Box, $1.49
Sale BOGO Free - Makes it $0.75 each
Stack with SS 8/3 Save $1.00/4
Final Price $0.50 each when you buy 4.

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  • Assembled Dimensions: 80" L x 50" W x 36" H
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