Jepsen, Bryan headline music at State Fair

Full lineup of events to be announced later today

Thursday, May 9, 2013
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— Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York State Fair this summer will include some of the nation’s top entertainers, from pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen to Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd and country stars Toby Keith and Reba McIntire.

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. 2.

Cuomo plans to announce the full schedule today as part of his effort to bolster state tourism this summer.

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