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NEEDTOBREATHE photo by Maggie Friedman // courtesy of the Erie County Fair & Foundations Music
NEEDTOBREATHE photo by Maggie Friedman // courtesy of the Erie County Fair & Foundations Music

NEEDTOBREATHE to perform at Erie County Fair in August


Tue, May 2nd 2023 11:05 am

The Erie County Fair welcomes NEEDTOBREATHE to The Buffalo News Grandstand on Aug. 14.

A press release stated, “Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum band NEEDTOBREATHE are a dynamic force in rock, who have garnered over 1 billion streams, topped several Billboard radio, album and sales charts, and have sold-out arena and amphitheaters all over the world. Some of their most popular singles include ‘Something Beautiful,’ ‘Brother,’ ‘Happiness,’ ‘Multiplied’ and many others. To date, the band has released eight studio albums, with five of those that reached No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart. The band has received 24 GMA Dove Awards, two Billboard Music Award nominations and a Grammy nomination. At the 2021 CMT Awards, they performed a collaboration with Carrie Underwood with their release ‘I Wanna Remember.’ The band has toured with artists outside of the Christian rock genre, including Train, Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw.”

Other recently announced concerts include

√ Chubby Checker – Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. (free)

√ Fitz and The Tantrums – Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Flo Rida – Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Clint Black with Clay Walker & Tracy Byrd – Aug. 13 at 6 p.m.

√ Bailey Zimmerman with special guest Seaforth – Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

√ The Guess Who – Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. (free)

√ The Spinners – Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (free)

Tickets to see NEEDTOBREATHE and the other paid shows in The Buffalo News Grandstand will go on sale at 9 a.m. June 9, available only at www.ECFair.org. Tickets purchased prior to the day of the show will include admission to the Erie County Fair on the day of the performance.

For members of the Erie County Agricultural Society, tickets will go on sale one day earlier. To become a member, visit https://www.ecfair.org/ecasmembership before May 31.

The three free concerts are all included with gate admission to the Erie County Fair. No extra ticket is required to get into the concert. Gate admission will go on sale July 1 at www.ecfair.org.

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