Joan Jett and The Blackhearts will be the final Chevy Court performers of the 18-day 2020 New York State Fair.
The fair announced that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will perform at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, on the Chevy Court stage. The concert is free with admission to the fair.
Jett has eight platinum and gold albums, nine top 40 singles and formed her own record label, Blackheart. Her hit songs include "Bad Reputation," "Crimson and Clover," "I Hate Myself For Loving You" and "I Love Rock 'N' Roll."
"Joan Jett is a hero to many women who grew up with her music and an icon for fans of rock 'n' roll," Fair Director Troy Waffner said. "We're proud to have the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band back and we know this is a great way to close out another year of amazing free music."
Jett and The Blackhearts last performed at the fair in 2014.
The concert is the second free show announced for the 2020 fair. Singer-songwriter Sheena Easton will perform at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2.
With the fair expanding to 18 days this year, there will be more free concerts. Between Chevy Court and the Experience Stage, which is on the west end of the fairgrounds, there will be nearly four dozen free concerts by national touring acts, according to the fair.
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