‘Fight Song’ Artist Rachel Platten Coming to Chevy Court

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL – MAY 12: Rachel Platten performs onstage during the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 – Closing Ceremony at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on May 12, 2016 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Invictus Games)

Pop star Rachel Platten is the latest artist making an appearance at Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair.

Platten will share the stage with A Great Big World at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, Acting Fair Director Troy Waffner announced Friday.

“This promises to be a great day of pop music and fans of well-written, heartfelt songs should circle this date on their calendars.  This is a terrific addition to the best lineup in Chevy Court’s history,” said Waffner.

The Boston native became well-known for her popular 2015 single “Fight Song” followed by “Stand By You,” which also hit the charts.  

She also earned a Daytime Emmy for her performance of “Fight Song” on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and a “Best Lyrics” award from the iHeartRadio music awards. 

A Great Big World is Ian Axel and Chad King, whose breakout song, “This Is The New Year,” was featured in an episode of “Glee.”  Their next single, “Say Something,” became a worldwide hit after it was re-recorded with Christina Aguilera and performed on “The Voice” 

 Performances previously announced for Chevy Court include:

  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m.
  • Kesha, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m.
  • Toto, Aug. 26 at 8 p.m.
  • MAGIC!, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m.
  • Air Supply, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m.
  • Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m.
  • Herman’s Hermits, Aug. 29 at 2 p.m.
  • Brian Wilson’s “Pet Sounds” 50th anniversary tour with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m.
  • Survivor, Aug. 30 at 2 p.m.
  • The Commodores, Aug. 30 at 8 p.m.
  • Macy Gray, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m.
  • Three Days Grace, Aug. 31 at 8 p.m.
  • Flo Rida, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m.
  • A Tribe Called Red, Sept. 2 at 2 p.m.
  • Culture Club, Sept. 2 at 8 p.m.
  • X Ambassadors, Sept. 3, 2 p.m.
  • Chicago, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m.

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