Erie County Fair Looks for Regional Bands & Performers

With six stages featuring over 110 musical performances, the Erie County Fair ranks as one of Western New York’s largest live performance festivals. In addition to music featuring genres from country to German and rock to jazz, the Fair also puts the spotlight on community performers such as dance ensembles, youth groups and aspiring vocalists.

The Erie County Fair is currently looking to hire regional entertainers to perform at the Fair’s various stage venues during the 179th Fair this August. Interested acts are asked to complete an online application available at Applications will be accepted through April 1st. Additional information about the Fair’s entertainment requirements can also be found online (See link below for application). 

“The soundtrack of the Erie County Fair is provided by the immense talent found in our region,” said CEO & Fair Manager Jessica Underberg. “Fairgoers truly get to experience the best of Western New York on our various stages.”

The Erie County Agricultural Society is a private not-for-profit membership organization. Established in 1819, the Society is the oldest civic organization in Western New York. The mission of the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS), sponsors of the Erie County Fair, is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York State. The Fair strives to fulfill appropriate aspects of the agricultural, educational, entertainment and recreational needs of Western New York.  The 179th Fair will take place August 8-19, 2018. (

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