The Hudson Valley is buzzing after news broke that one of the biggest singers in the world is going to perform live in the area this summer.

News broke on Tuesday that Tim McGraw will perform this summer at the newly revitalized Orange County Fairgrounds. The historic grounds have hosted many big summer concerts, however, McGraw is considered the "biggest country music artist to have ever performed in Orange County," Orange County Fair Speedway officials said in a press release.

“Some of the best concerts that I have ever attended have been at the Orange County Fair,” Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus said. “I’m very excited that management at the Fairgrounds has invested in the landmark facility. Bringing in a superstar such as Tim McGraw is a tangible sign that great things are on the horizon at the Fairgrounds.”

In his career, McGraw has won three Grammys, 14 ACM Awards, 11 CMA Awards, 10 American Music Awards and three People's Choice Awards.

McGraw has released 15 albums, with 10 of them hitting number one on the Top Country album charts. His albums have produced 65 singles, 25 of which hit number one on the Hot Country Charts. McGraw is also known for his roles in films like “The Blind Side” “Friday Night Lights” and “Four Christmases.”

“Orange County is excited to host country legend Tim McGraw,” Orange County Director of Tourism Amanda Dana said. “We applaud Chris Larsen and the Gurda family for attracting such an amazing performer to Orange County. A performer of Tim McGraw’s caliber will attract thousands of visitors to the region and will contribute significantly to our tourism economy.”

McGraw is scheduled to perform at the Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown at 8 p.m. on August 14. Tickets for An Evening with Tim McGraw go on sale on June 15, at 10 a.m. You can buy tickets through the Orange County Fair Speedway Box Office or through Ticket Master online.

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