Monday, May 30, 2011

Music in the 'Cuse - The week ahead

Here's what's coming up this week in and around the 'Cuse.


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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Sunday, May 29: TK99 Blues, Brew and BBQ at Chevy Court today

The Max Weinberg Band and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes  headline today's TK99 Blues, Brew and BBQ at Chevy Court at the New York State Fairgrounds. And, for the first time, there will be no admission charge for the event.

Here's the lineup:

The Chris Terra Band (2 p.m.), The Fabulous Ripcords (2:55 p.m.),  The Super Delinquents (3:50 p.m.), Coco Montoya (5:50 p.m.), the Max Weinberg-E-Street Band Drummer (7:10pm) and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (8:55 p.m.).


Also today
  • Keith Hunt at the North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum (1121 Comins Road, Osceola), 2 p.m. - free admission
  • Old-Time Music Jam at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 1 p.m. - $5 donation.
  • Memorial Day Concert with the Stan Colella Orchestra at the Palace Theatre (2384 James St.), 2:30 p.m. - free admission.
  • The Scintas at Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom (Thruway Exit 33, Verona), 8 p.m. - $50, $55, $65.
  • Sterling Stage FolkFest with Funky Dawgz, Tim Herron Corporation, Stir Up The Gravy, Los Blancos, Tom Barnes, House on A Spring, Jatoba, Mossback Mule Band, The Blind Spots, Mike Bogan Band and more at Sterling Stage Kampitheater, Sterling, 10 a.m.
  • Majorpalooza XIV’ with host Johnny Bender, Big Eyed Phish, NTLB, Gary Dunes Band, Bill Barlow and Marty Lee Flynn & Shannon Rae at Aurburn Correctional Facility Recreation Center, Sennett, 11 a.m.
At the clubs
  • Tom Barnes at Moondance Tavern (2512 Route 20, Marcellus), 5 p.m.
  • Bonecasters at Rooters Tavern (4141 S. Salina St.), 9 p.m.
  • Ryan Burdick at Waterfront Tavern (204 River Island Drive, Brewerton), 4 p.m.
  • Jerry Cali at Cross Lake Inn & Marina (3125 Route 370, Cato), 3:30 p.m.
  • Captain Howdy at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
  • Bob Greco Band at Old Boathouse (1397 Route 49, Constantia), 4 p.m.
  • Elephant Shoes at Old City Hall (159 Water St., Oswego), 3:30 p.m.; Frenay and Lenin, 6 p.m.
  • The Flyin’ Column at Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub (100 S. Lowell Ave.), 4 p.m.
  • Fulton Chain Gang at Brennan’s Beach (80 Brennan Beach Road, Pulaski), 8 p.m.
  • Isreal Hagan and Stroke at Dancing Dog (45 Church St., Alexandria Bay), 9 p.m.
  • Just Joe at Lake Effect Inn (7015 County Route 17, Lacona), 6 p.m.
  • Kat Tale at Pfohl’s Beachhouse (301 Park Ave., Sylvan Beach), 3 p.m.; Nineball, 10 p.m.
  • Los Blancos at Al’s Wine & Whiskey Lounge (319 S. Clinton St.), 10 p.m.
  • Open Mike with East of Earth at Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 7 p.m.
  • Open Mike with Johnny Rage Band at Bridge Street Tavern (109 Bridge St., Solvay), 7 p.m.
  • Smokin’ Worm at VFW (70 Culvert St., Phoenix), 7 p.m.

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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Saturday, May 28: Portugal. The Man. at the Westcott and much more

Portugal.The Man at the Westcott tonight
Portugal.The Man from Wasilla, Alaska rocks it out tonight at the Westcott Theater (524 Westcott St.). Telekinesis and Unknown Mortal Orchestra open the show, which starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $14.

Also today
  • Dysfunctional Family Barbeque featuring  Trapt, 10 Years and more (click here for lineup and schedule)- New York State Fairgrounds, gates open at 11 a.m. - $15.
  • Welcome To Summer: Party on the Island with Chris Taylor and the Custom Taylor Band at Emerson Park, Auburn, 6 p.m.
  • Sterling Stage FolkFest with Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, The Bridge, Red Sea, Kevin McConkey, Dangermuffin, Tioga County Haymakers, MIZ, The Siders, Jerry Henderson and mire at Sterling Stage Kampitheater, Sterling, 10 a.m. Click here for more information.
  • Custom Taylor Band at the Owasco Fire Department (26 Franklin St., Auburn), 9 p.m. Country.
  • Fully Loaded Band at the Lakeside Fire Department (State Fair Boulevard, Lakeland), 8 p.m.
  • New York State Old Time Fiddlers Association potluck lunch and fiddle jam at the North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum (1121 Comins Road, Osceola), noon – free admission.
  • Beaucoup Blue at the Nelson Odeon (4035 Nelson Road, Nelson), 8 p.m. - $18.
  • Bowzer’s Rock’n’Roll at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom (Thruway Exit 33, Verona), 8 p.m. - $25, $30, $40.
  • Community Drum Circle at the Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 1 p.m. - $5 donation.
  • Joe Louis Walker Blues Band at the Earlville Opera House’s Arts Café (18 E. Main St., Earlville), 8 p.m. - $18 adults, $13 students.
  • Neon Trees/We the Kings at Darien Lake Theme Park (9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center) - Free with park admission: $36.99 adults, $26.99 seniors and children.

At the clubs
  • Amber Inn (2424 Otisco Valley Rd., Marietta) – OutTakes, 9:30 p.m.
  • Asil's Pub, 220 Chapel Dr., Camillus) - Soul Traders, 9 p.m.
  • Back On Track Again Tavern (Route 11 Brewerton) – Black Halo, 9 p.m.
  • Bridge Street Tavern (109 Bridge St., Solvay) – Monster Machine, 9:30 p.m.
  • CJ's Pub (8902 South Seneca St., Weedsport) - Gina Rose Band, 9 p.m.
  • Carnegie Café at Maplewood Inn (400 Seventh North St., Liverpool) – Isreal Hagan and Stroke, 7:30 p.m.
  • Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub (100 S. Lowell Ave.) – The Vetmas, 10 p.m.
  • Creekside Books and Coffee (25 Fennell St., Skaneateles) - Sloppy Joes, 7:30 p.m.
  • Cross Lake Marina Restaurant (Jordan Rd., Cato) – Fulton Chain Gang, 9 p.m.
  • Dilaj’s (Route 34, Auburn) – Matt Chase and Thunder Canyon
  • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.) – Coachmen with Elizabeth Fern, 9:30 p.m.
  • Dox Grill (9170 Horse Shoe Islnd Rd., Clay) - Steve Odum Blues Trio, 4 p.m.
  • Eve Calleria (6456 Collamer Rd., East Syracuse) – John Cadley and Cathy Wenthen. 11:30 a.m.
  • Fusion Room (3705 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) – Killaton, D.A., Kill The Meastro, Hangmans Heart, Soul Within, 9 p.m.
  • Harpoon Eddie’s (611 Park Ave., Sylvan Beach) - Lisa Lee Trio, 2 p.m.
  • Iona Corners (Off Route 31, Memphis) – Tumblin’ Dice, 8 p.m.
  • Keg’s (Route 31, Jordan) - Lonesome Crow
  • Krabby Kirk’s (55 Genesee St., Camillus) - Frenay and Lenin, 9:30 p.m.
  • Lake Effect (7 Syracuse St., Baldwinsville) – Townies, 6 p.m.
  • Limp Lizards (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes) – One Eyed Jack, 9 p.m.
  • Limp Lizards (201 First St., Liverpool) - The Goods, 10 p.m.
  • Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale) – Emerald City, 10 p.m.
  • Monirae’s (688 County Route 10, Pennellville) – OHK
  • The Old Boathouse (1397 Route 49, Constantia) - Johnson and Company, 9 p.m.
  • Panini’s (224 Harrison St.) - Denn Bunger, 5 p.m.
  • Pfohl’s Beachhouse (310 Park Ave., Sylvan Beach) – Wannabees, 2 p.m.; Under The Gun, 10 p.m.
  • Sherwood Inn (26 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles) - Mark Mazengarb & Loren Barrigar, 6 p.m.
  • Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.) – Michael Crissan, 9:30 p.m.
  • Spencer's Ali (126 West 2nd St., Oswego) - Paul Taylor, 6 p.m.
  • Wolffy’s Grill and marina (2943 Lower Lake Rd., Seneca Falls) - Jerry Cali, 3 p.m.

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Friday, May 27: Islandfest kicks off tonight in B'ville

Islandfest officially kicks off tonight at Paper Mill Island in Baldwinsville with a triple header. Under the Gun headlines with special guests 3 Inch Fury and Just Joe.

Also today
  • Sterling Stage FolkFest with Dutch Bucket System, The Giving Tree Band, Quincy Mumford, Blue Sky Mission Club, Northbound Travelling Minstrel Jug Band, Lucid, Switcharoo and Jamie Notarthomas at Sterling Stage Kampitheater, Sterling, 2 p.m. Click here for more information.
  • Joe Louis Walker Blues Band at Earlville Opera House, Earlville
At the clubs
  • Brae Loch Inn (2 Albany St., Cazenovia) - Frenay and Lenin, 7 p.m.
  • Bridge Street Tavern (109 Bridge St., Solvay) – Chapter Eleven, 7 p.m.
  • Café at 407 (407 Tulip St., Liverpool) - Mark Zane & Friends, 7 p.m.
  • Calypso Cay Restaurant and Bar (11 Dockside Dr., Central Square) – Paul Taylor, 6 p.m.
  • Carnegie Café at Maplewood Inn (400 Seventh North St., Liverpool) – Gary Dunes Band , 8 p.m.
  • Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub (100 S. Lowell Ave.) – Tiger, 10 p.m.
  • Creekside Books and Coffee (25 Fennell St., Skaneateles) - John Cadley and Cathy Wenthen, 7:30 p.m.
  • Denny's Mountain View (6662 Route 281, Preble) - Custom Taylor Band, 9:30 p.m.
  • Dewittshire Tavern (3010 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt) - Down N’ Dirty, 9:30 p.m.
  • Dilaj’s (Route 34, Auburn) – Sloe Ride, 8 p.m.
  • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.) – Turnip Stampede, 10 p.m.
  • Edgewater, 2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) – Dam Dog, 9 p.m.
  • Frank’s Country Roadhouse (7119 Minoa-Bridgeport Rd., East Syracuse) – TJ Sacco and the Urban Cowboys, 9:30 p.m.
  • Fusion Room (3705 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) – Sam & Jamie
  • Gio’s (207 Walton St.) - Colin Aberdeen, 6 p.m.
  • Ithaca Ale House (111 N. Aurora St., Ithaca) - Michael Crissan, 10:30 p.m.
  • Kegs and Eggs (Route 31, Jordan) - Prison City Party Rockers.
  • Keggers (7 Columbia St., Clyde) - The Infinite Jesture, 9:30 p.m.
  • Kitty Hoyne’s (301 W. Fayette St.) - Two Hour Delay
  • Lake Effect (7 Syracuse St., Baldwinsville) – Dark Hollow, 7 p.m.
  • Limp Lizards (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes) – Restless Souls, 9 p.m.
  • Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale) – Pop Rox, 9:30 p.m.
  • O’Toole’s (113 Osborne St., Auburn) - Honky Tonk Hindooz, 9 p.m.
  • The Old Boathouse Tavern (1397 State Route 49, Constantia) – Cliff & Jesse, 9 p.m.
  • Pelican Pete’s Pub (3251 Milton Ave.) - Frank and Burns, 8 p.m.
  • Pizza Man's Pub (50 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) - Johnny Rage Band, 10 p.m.
  • Pop-a-Top (105 W. Elm St., Oneida) - Jerry Cali, 5 p.m.
  • Red Roosters Pub (4618 Jordan Rd., Skaneateles) - Donna Colton and One Troublemaker, 9 p.m.
  • Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.) – Tipphillbillies, 9 p.m.
  • Shhots (2026 Teall Ave.) - CXTec Dinosaurs, 8 p.m.
  • The Stone Lounge (128 Main St., Cortland) - Gina Rose Band, 7 p.m.
  • Suzy’s Tavern (6 Lexington Ave., Auburn) – Caged, 9 p.m.
  • Ukranian National Club (125 Washington St., Auburn) - JD and Rollin’ South, 9 p.m.
  • VFW Phoenix (70 Culvert St., Phoenix) - Southern Comfort Band, 7 p.m.
  • Vernon Downs Racino (4229 Stuhlman Rd., Vernon) – Papa Joe Band, 9 p.m.
  • Village Tavern (6 E. Main St., Marcellus) – Monster Machine, 7;30 p.m.
  • Whitewater Tavern (3753 Route 31, Canastota) - Road Hawgs, 9 p.m.
  • Wise Guys (201 S. Salina St.) – E.S.P., 5 p.m.
  • Woody’s Jerkwater Pub (2811 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale) – Smart Alec, 6 p.m.

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Thursday, May 26: Chris Trapper at Jazz Central and more tonight

Songs From the Middle of the World - Solo/Acoustic Rarities Vol.1Singer/songwriter Chris Trapper performs tonight at Jazz Central (441 E. Washington St.). Trapper, who is the front man for The Push Stars, takes the stage at 8 p.m. Shelley Farley opens. Tickets are $16.

Also tonight

  • I Am the Avalanche, Transit, Daytrader, This is Hell, Of Fortune and Fame and Into the Hudson at Lost Horizon (5863 Thompson Road, DeWitt), 6 p.m. - $9.99.
  • Excelsior Cornet Band at the Center for the Arts (72 S. Main St., Homer), 7 p.m. - free admission.
  • Open Mike Night at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 7 p.m. - Donations requested
  • Party On The Patio with Kim Fetters & Andy Rudy at Kosta’s Bar & Grill, Auburn, 7 p.m.
  • Summer Music Series Kick-Off Party with The Funky Blu Roots at Tinker’s Guild, Auburn, 8 p.m.
  • Sterling Stage FolkFest with Stir Up the Gravy and Turbine  at Sterling Stage Kampitheater, Sterling, 7 p.m.
  • Sharkapalooza Summer Concert Series Kick-Off Party’ with Frostbit Blue at Sharkey’s Eclectic Sports Lounge, Liverpool, 6 p.m.
At the clubs
  • Big D and Dr. Pickle at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.), 8 p.m.
  • Tom Barnes at Coleman's Authentic Irish Pub (100 S. Lowell Ave.)
  • Tommy Connors at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant (301 W. Fayette St.), 8 p.m.
  • Michael Crissan at Parker's Grill and Tap House (173 South St., Auburn)
  • CXTec Dinosaurs at Borio’s Restaurant (8891 McDonnells Parkway), 7 p.m.
  • Dan Elliott and Wayne Muller at Yesterday’s Royal (13 Canal St., Sylvan Beach), 7:30 p.m.
  • Joe Donelan at Tavern on the Lock (24 S. First St., Fulton), 6 p.m.
  • E.S.P. at Mohegan Manor, Club Sushi (58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 6:30 p.m.
  • El’Kabong Rides Again at Limp Lizard Bar and Grill (4628 Onondaga Blvd.), 7 p.m.
  • Elephantshoes at Parker’s Pub (86 Fall St., Seneca Falls), 8 p.m.
  • Isreal Hagan at Café at 407 (407 Tulip St., Liverpool), 7:30 p.m.
  • Joe Whiting & Terry Quill at Beach House Bar & Grill (1928 E. Shore Drive, Lansing), 7 p.m.
  • Just Joe at Empire Brewing Company (120 Walton St.), 10:30 p.m..
  • Open Mike with Ronnie Dark All-Stars at Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale), 9 p.m.
  • Phil Petroff & Natural Fact at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
  • Quickchange at Georgetown Inn (970 Route 26, Georgetown), 7 p.m.
  • SoHo Trio at Papa Gallo Mexican Restaurant (205 W. Genesee St., Fayetteville), 8 p.m.
  • TJ Sacco at Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 8 p.m.
  • Teen Band Showcase at Fusion (3705 Brewerton Road, North Syracuse), 6 p.m.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

New York State Fair announces first four Chevy Court attractions

Big Time Rush performs a free show at Chevy Court Sept. 1
Tuesday, the New York State Fair announced the first of four free concerts scheduled for Chevy Court. Here's the lineup:


More dates to be announced.

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Wednesday, May 25: Rock all night at the Lost Horizon

The Hope DivisionRock it out tonight at the Lost Horizon (5863 Thompson Rd., DeWitt) with Stick to Your Guns and Terror, plus Trapped Under Ice, Close Your Eyes, Your Demise and Atlas. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $12.

Also tonight

  • Custom Taylor Band at Cross Lake Inn & Marina (3125 Route 370, Cato), 6 p.m.
  • East of Earth at Fusion (3705 Brewerton Road, North Syracuse), 9 p.m.
  • John Cadley and Cathy Wenthen at Turning Stone Resort & Casino (5218 Patrick Road, Verona), 6:30 p.m.
  • Kevin Barrigar Band at Quaker Steak & Lube (3417 Walters Road), 5 p.m.
  • Colin Aberdeen hosts Open Mic at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.)
  • Bobby Paice Presents at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
     

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Monday, May 23, 2011

Music in the 'Cuse - The week ahead

The concert calender is starting to fill up, with outdoor shows and other interesting events on the horizon. Here's what's coming up.

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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Liverpool is the Place concert series 2011 lineup

What better way to spend a summer evening than listening to live music under the stars. One of the summer's most popular free music events, the Liverpool is the Place concert series, has announced its 2011 schedule. Music runs Monday and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. in Johnson Park in the heart of the village.Admission is free.

I've added these shows to the Music in the 'Cuse concert calender.
  • Monday, June 6: Liverpool Schools Jazz Ensembles - All Student Musicians
  • Wednesday, June 8: Boots N Shorts
  • Monday, June 13: Merit
  • Wednesday, June 15: The Dan Elliott Duo
  • Monday, June 20: Orleans
  • Wednesday, June 22: Southern Comfort
  • Monday, June 27: The Baby Boomers
  • Wednesday, June 30: Jonathan Dinkin & Klezmercuse
  • Monday, July 4: Liverpool Community Orchestra
  • Wednesday, July 6: Miss e Duo
  • Monday, July 11: The Fab 570
  • Wednesday, July 13: Christopher Ames Trio
  • Monday, July 18: The Ripcords
  • Wednesday, July 20: The Bear Cat Jass Band
  • Monday, July 25: Dave Hanlon’s Cookbook
  • Wednesday, July 27: Carol Bryant & Dick Ward
  • Monday, August 1: The J Project
  • Wednesday, August 3: Secret of Life
  • Monday, August 8: Salsa son Timba
  • Wednesday, August 10: The Ron Spencer Band
  • Monday, August 15: Custom Taylor Band
  • Wednesday, August 17: Better than Bowling
  • Monday, August 22: Nasty Truth with Mark Hoffmann
  • Wednesday, August 24: Alan Taylor & Friends
NOTE: All lineups subject to change without notice

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    Sunday, May 22: Live music events in CNY

    Assuming we all survived the Rapture, here are some events going on today in and around the 'Cuse.

    • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars at McNamara's Pub (5600 Newport Rd., Camillus) as part of the Jazz Appreciation Society of Syracuse. Music starts at at McNamara’s Pub, 5600 Newport Road, Camillus. $12.
    • Old-Time Music Jam at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 1 p.m. - $5 donation.
    • Tribute to jazz drummer Jimmy Wormworth at the Other Side of Utica (2011 Genesee St., Utica), 2 p.m. - $15 for adults, $8 for students.
    • Solo Guitar Performances at Solvay Public Library’s Community Room (615 Woods Road, Solvay), 2:30 p.m. - free admission.
    • CNY Bluegrass Association Showcase with Salt Potatoes at Cato Hotel, Cato
    • Annual Bob Dylan Tribute with Jamie Notarthomas at Shifty’s Bar (1401 Burnet Ave.), 7 p.m.

    At the clubs
    • Elephantshoes at Beaver Meadows Golf Course (185 Barnard Road, Phoenix), 4 p.m.
    • Mike and Stan at Moondance Tavern (2512 Route 20, Marcellus), 5 p.m.
    • Open Mike with East of Earth at Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 7 p.m.
    • Open Mike at Shhots (2026 Teall Ave., Syracuse), 6 p.m.
    • Paul Taylor at Red Rooster Pub (4618 Jordan Road, Skaneateles Falls), 5 p.m.
    • Bonecasters at Rooters Tavern (4141 S. Salina St.), 9 p.m.
    • Sarah Horner Band at the Sherwood Inn (26 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles), 4 p.m.

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    Saturday, May 21, 2011

    Saturday, May 21: Jordin Sparks at Darien Lakes and much more today

    Jordin Sparks
    'American Idol 6' winner, Jordin Sparks, performs today at Darien Lake Theme Park (9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center). Avery opens the show, which starts at 1 p.m. Admission is free with park admission ($36.99 for adults, $26.99 for seniors and children.

    Also today
    • The Boys of Wexford at Baldwinsville Public Library, 33 E. Genesee St., Baldwinsville, 2 p.m. - free admission.
    • Norma Jean plus After the Burial, Motionless in White, For the Fallen Dreams and Stray from the Path, plus Pulaski hardcore unit Redfield at Lost Horizon (5863 Thompson Road, DeWitt), 5:30 p.m. - $14.99.
    • Patty Larkin at the Oswego Music Hall, McCrobie Civic Center (41 Lake St., Oswego), 8 p.m. - $16 at the door.
    • Old Blind Dogs at the Center for the Arts (72 S. Main St., Homer), 8 p.m. - $20 for adults, $16 seniors, $10 students (under 18 free.)
    • Charley Orlando and Ruha at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 8 p.m. - $9.
    At the clubs
    • The Beginnings II (6897 Manlius Center Rd., East Syracuse) - Gina Rose Band, 10 p.m.
    • Bistro Elephant (238 W. Jefferson St.) – E.S.P., 7 p.m.
    • Bridge St. Tavern (109 Bridge St.) – Smokin’ Worm
    • Buffalos (2119 Downer St., Baldwinsville) - Crime Scene, 9 p.m.
    • Carnegie Café at the Maplewood Inn (400 Seventh North St., Liverpool) - Jamie Notarthomas, 8 p.m.
    • Cedar House (8 W. Genesee Street Rd., Skaneateles) - Tuff Luck, 9 p.m.
    • Conella’s (411 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse) – Jimmy Rogers and Over The Top, 7 p.m.
    • Cross Lake Marina Restaurant (Jordan Rd., Cato) - Custom Taylor Band, 9 p.m.
    • Denny’s Mountainview (6662 Route 281, Preble) – Headin’ South, 9 p.m.
    • Dilaj’s (Route 34, Auburn) - Southern Comfort Band, 8 p.m.
    • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.) – The Shakedown
    • Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) – South Bay, 9 p.m.
    • Green Gate Inn (2 Main St., Camillus) - Restless Souls, 9:30 p.m.
    • Hotch’s Sports Bar and Grill (8081 Brewerton Rd., Cicero) – F5, 7 p.m.
    • Knoxie’s Pub (7088 Route 20, Pompey) - TJ Sacco and the Urban Cowboys, 9 p.m.
    • Krabby Kirk’s Saloon (55 Genesee St., Camillus) - 3’s A Crowd Band, 9 p.m.
    • LWB’s Camillus Grill (72 Main St., Camillus) – Fritz and Tina, 7 p.m.
    • Limp Lizards (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes) – Dr.Killdean, 9 p.m.
    • Macs Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale) - Kane, 10 p.m.
    • McGillicuddys (5863 Scenic Ave., Mexico) - Off The Reservation with Tiger, 10 p.m.
    • Opus Restaurant and Lounge (218 Walton St.) - Secret O’ Life with Austin John, 9 p.m.
    • Overlook Lakeside Restaurant and Tavern (2437 Route 174, Otisco) – Fully Loaded Band, 9 p.m.
    • Pfohls Beachhouse (310 Park Ave., Sylvan Beach) - Cato & Gary, 7 p.m.
    • Piggy Pats BBQ (3955 Edgebrook Place, Washington Mills) - Morris and the Hepcats.
    • Shhots (2026 Teall Ave.) - Monster Machine, 8 p.m.
    • Shiftys (1401 Burnet Ave.) – Dark Hollow, 10 p.m.
    • Snubbing Post (Route 46, Rome) – Ron Spencer Band, 9:30 p.m.
    • Station 58 (3504 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) - Grind, 10 p.m.
    • Sunset Grill (1319 Main St., Sylvan Beach) – Rewired, 9 p.m.
    • Suzy’s (6 Lexington Ave., Auburn) – The Rods and Addicted To Pain, 8 p.m.
    • Vernon Downs (4229 Stuhlman Rd., Vernon) – Soul Mine, 9 p.m.
    • Wise Guy’s Bistro (201 S. Salina St.) – E.S.P.
    • Wolffy’s Grill and Marina (2943 Lower Lake Rd., Seneca Falls) - Paul Taylor, 3 p.m.
    • Yesterday’s Royal (13 Canal St., Sylvan Beach) – Smokin’, 9 p.m.

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    Friday, May 20, 2011

    Friday, May 20: Livingston Taylor in Cazenovia tonight

    Livingston Taylor
    Livingston Taylor performs tonight at the Catherine Cummings Theater (Cazenovia College, Cazenovia). Dusty Pas'cal opens the show, which starts at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35.

    Also tonight
    • Red Molly at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society (3800 East Genesee Street, De Witt)
    • Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top at Tag’s Summer Stage, Big Flats
    • Whitey Morgan and The 78s at Lost Horizon (5853 Thompson Rd.)
    • Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Broome County Arena, Binghamton
    • Lilac Festival with Little Feat, Atlas, The Fools and others at Highland Park, Rochester
    • Absolution and Taproot at Montage Music Hall, Rochester
    • Hip-Hop Legend Tour featuring Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, Slick Rick and Naughty By Nature at Main Street Armory, Rochester
    At the clubs
    • Asil’s Pub (220 Chapel Drive, Fairmount) – Los Blancos, 9:30 p.m.
    • Black Cat (470 French Rd., Utica) - Jimmy Wolf, 9 p.m.
    • Brae Loch Inn (2 Albany St., Cazenovia) - Brian McArdell & Mark Westers, 8 p.m.
    • Bridge St. Tavern (109 Bridge St.) – Hand of Fate
    • Buffalos (2119 Downer St., Baldwinsville) - LA Band, 9 p.m.
    • Carnegie Café at the Maplewood Inn (400 Seventh North St., Liverpool) - Billionaires , 8 p.m.
    • Cato Hotel (Route 370, Catol) – Dam Dog
    • Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub (100 S. Lowell Ave.) - Smoking Loons, 10 p.m.
    • Dewittshire Tavern (3010 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt) – Miss 3, 6 p.m.
    • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.) – Pale Green Stars
    • Drumlins Restaurant (800 Nottingham Rd.) – Sugardaddys, 8 p.m.
    • Earth Tones Coffeehouse (6197 Route 31, Cicero) – Mark Zane and Friends, 7 p.m.
    • Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) – Hendry, 9 p.m.
    • Golden Pheasant Steakhouse (64 Albany St., Cazenovia) - Matt Douglas, 9 p.m.
    • Iona Corners Tavern (67 Memphis Road, Memphis) - 3’s a Crowd Band, 8 p.m.
    • JP’s Tavern (109 Syracuse St., Baldwinsville) – Shakedown, 6 p.m.
    • Kelly’s Bar and Restaurant (5076 Velasko Rd.) – Elephantshoes, 9 p.m.
    • Limp Lizard Barbecuse (201 First St., Liverpool) - Tuff Luck, 9 p.m.
    • Limp Lizards (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes) – Dave Allen, 9 p.m.
    • Macs Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale) - Augustine, 10 p.m.
    • Mohegan Manor, Club Sushi (58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) - Dan Elliott and Jimmy Cox Duo, 7:30 p.m.
    • Moondance Tavern (2512 Route 20, Marcellus) - Open Mike with Dan and Tom, 9 p.m.
    • Old City Hall (159 Water St., Oswego) - Ryan Burdick , p.m.
    • Opus Restaurant and Lounge (218 Walton St.) - Secret O’ Life with Mark Wahl, 9 p.m.
    • Pelican Pete’s Pub (3251 Milton Ave., Fairmount) – Fab Five Paul, 8 p.m.
    • Pizza Man Pub (50 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) – Hodson and Donelan, 10 p.m.
    • Pop-a-Top (105 W. Elm St., Oneida) – Paul Taylor, 5 p.m.
    • Red Rooster Pub (4618 Jordan Rd., Skaneateles) – Two Hour Delay
    • Shiftys (1401 Burnet Ave.) – The Action! 10 p.m.
    • Spencer’s Ali Club House (126 W. Second St., Oswego) - Michael and Anjela Lynn, 9 p.m.
    • Stompin’ Wild Rose (Riverside Plaza, 156 Clinton Ave., Cortland) – Sarah Horner Band, 9 p.m.
    • Suzy’s (6 Lexington Ave., Auburn) – Mark Doyle and the Maniacs, 8 p.m.
    • Vernon Downs (4229 Stuhlman Rd., Vernon) – Mojo, 9 p.m.
    • Wise Guy’s Bistro (201 S. Salina St.) – E.S.P.
    • Woody’s Jerkwater Pub and Grub (2803 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale) – Chris Terra Band

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    Thursday, May 19, 2011

    Thursday, May 19: Ronnie Leigh in Rome and more

    Ronnie Leigh
    Syracuse jazz legend, Ronnie Leigh, performs as part of the “At Home in the ArtHouse” series at the Rome Art and Community Center (308 W. Bloomfield St., Rome). The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $15.

    Also tonight
    • Little Big Town at Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom (Thruway Exit 33, Verona), 8 p.m. - $45, $50, $60.
    • Shir-El at the Jewish Community Center’s Anne and Hy Miller Auditorium (5655 Thompson Road, DeWitt), 7 p.m. - $20 adults, $15 students.
    • St .Lucy’s Cabaret fundraiser at St. Lucy’s Church (432 Gifford St.), 7 p.m. - $10.
    • Open Mike Night at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 7 p.m. – Donations requested.
    • Party On The Patio Kick-Off Party with Kevin Barrigar at Kosta’s Bar & Grill (85 Grant Ave., Auburn), 7 p.m.
    • Bob Dylan 70th Birthday Tribute with Jamie Notarthomas at the Castaways (413 Taughannock Boulevard, Ithaca)
    • Lilac Festival’ with David Bromberg Quartet, The Little Angel Band and others at Highland Park, Rochester

    At the clubs
    • Denn Bunger at Knoxie’s Pub (7088 Route 20, Pompey), 8 p.m.
    • Ryan Burdick at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant (301 W. Fayette St.), 8 p.m.
    • E.S.P. at Mohegan Manor, Club Sushi (58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 6:30 p.m. /li>
    • East Of Earth at Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 8 p.m.
    • El’Kabong Rides Again at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.), 7 p.m.
    • Harper at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
    • Just Joe at Empire Brewing Company (120 Walton St.), 10:30 p.m.
    • Letizia Solo at Café at 407 (407 Tulip St., Liverpool), 7:30 p.m.
    • Lisa Lee Trio at Limp Lizard Barbecue (201 First St., Liverpool), 8 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Ronnie Dark All-Stars at Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale), 9 p.m.
    • Paul Taylor at Parkers Grille and Tap House (129 Genesee St., Auburn), 8 p.m.

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    Wednesday, May 18, 2011

    Wednesday, May 18: James Taylor at Turning Stone

    James Taylor performs tonight at the Event Center at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona. The show starts at 8 p.m., and while tickets are essentially sold out, some last minute, obstructed view seats may be available. Call 315-361-SHOW for more information.

    Also tonight

    • Mark Mazengarb and Loren Barrigar at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 7:30 pm.. -  $12 
    • Bike Night at Quaker Steak & Lube (3417 Walters Road), 5 p.m.
    • E.S.P. at Syracuse Suds Factory (320 S Clinton St.), 6 p.m.
    • Frenay and Lenin at Sheraton University Hotel (801 University Ave.), 5 p.m.
    • John Cadley and Cathy Wenthen at Turning Stone Resort and Casino (5218 Patrick Road, Verona), 6:30 p.m.
    • Just Joe at Jake’s Grub & Grog (7 E. River Road, Brewerton), 6 p.m.
    • Jimmy Wolf at Palisades Hotel (1921 N. James St., Rome), 8 p.m.
    • Count Blastula at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
    • Merry Mischief hosts Open Mic at Baldwinsville Library (33 E. Genesee St., Baldwinsville), 7 p.m.
    • Clarence ‘Pinky’ Pinckney (5:30 p.m.) at Moro’s Table, Auburn
    • Colin Aberdeen hosts Open Mic at Shifty's (1401 Burnet Ave.)
    • Joe Henson hosts Open Mic at Red Rooster Pub (4618 Jordan Rd., Skaneateles)
    • Bernie Clarke and The Rhythm Shark at Mr. McGill’s (2102 Route 5, Schuyler), 7 p.m.
    • Karaoke with Dr.Fantastic at Singers Karaoke Club (1345 Milton Ave., Solvay), 9 p.m.
       

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    Tuesday, May 17, 2011

    Tuesday, May 17 - Club calendar

    Here's what's going on tonight:

    • 2 Utaholics CD release party at Suzy's Tavern (6 Lexington Ave., Auburn), 7 p.m.
    • Big D hosts Open Blues Jam at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
    • Open Mike with Dave Shaw’s Smokin’ Section at Connella’s (411 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse), 7 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Joe Henson at Village Tavern (6 E. Main St., Marcellus), 8 p.m. 
    • Open Jam at Auburn Public Theatre (8 Exchange St., Auburn), 7 p.m.
    • Bruce Cockburn at State Theatre, Ithaca
    • Karaoke Krew with Ormond Entertainment at Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale), 10 p.m.
    • Karaoke with DJ Streets at Singers Karaoke Club (1345 Milton Ave., Solvay), 9 p.m.
       

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    Monday, May 16, 2011

    Monday, May 16: Bob Dylan birthday tribute at the Palace tonight

    Music legend Bob Dylan turns 70 on May 24, and tonight his former bandleader, Rob Stoner and his band will pay tribute at a special concert at the Palace Theatre (2384 James St.). Stoner will be joined by a stellar group of local musicians, including Professor Louie and the Crowmatix, George Rossi, Loren Barrigar, Mark Nanni, Donna Colton, Todd Hobin, Leo Crandall, Colin Aberdeen, Mark Hoffmann ,Gary Frenay, and the FabCats.

    The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $29.

    Also tonight
    • Go Radio, Sparks the Rescue, This Century, and Select Start at Lost Horizon (5863 Thompson Rd., Dewitt), 6 p.m. - $9.99
    • Mike McKay Duo at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 E. Willow St.)
    • Lilac Festival with The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience and others at Highland Park, Rochester

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    Saturday, May 14, 2011

    May 15: Jengo Jam Benefit at McNamara's


    Area musicians will gather today at McNamara's Pub (5600 Newport Rd., Camillus) for a benefit for Gretta Schermerhorn-Jengo. The event will feature a reunion of Full Tilt, along with Joanne Perry and the Unstoppables, Joe Henson, Hank Smith and the Camillus Riffraff, and Weiss.

    Schermerhorn-Jengo was seriously injured in a car crash in December.

    The event runs from noon to 7 p.m. and includes a buffet dinner. Tickets are $20.

    Also today

    • Stars of Tomorrow Cabaret featuring pianist Rick Montalbano, bassist Darryl Pugh and drummer Larry Luttinger at Jazz Central (441 E. Washington St.), 7 p.m. - $10 for adults, $5 for students with ID.
    • Mohawk Valley Choral Society at Herkimer High School (801 W. German St., Herkimer), 7:30 p.m. - $12 at the door.
    • Sully Erna (Godsmack lead vocalist) at the Mulroy Civic Center’s Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater (411 Montgomery St.), 8 p.m. - $29.50, $39.75, $59.50.
    • Old-Time Music Jam at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 1 p.m. - $5 suggested donation.
    • Classical pianist Thomas Pandolfi at the Smith Opera House (82 Seneca St., Geneva), 2 p.m. - $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students.
    • Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra at the Atonement Lutheran Church (116 W. Glen Ave.), 3 p.m. - $10 for adults, $5 for seniors.
    • Spring Hymn Festival featuring The West Baptist Bell Choir, members of Mexico Brass and organists Abel Searor and Elliot Ringwald at the West Baptist Church (West Third and Mohawk streets, Oswego), 3 p.m. - free admission, offerings appreciated.

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    Saturday, May 14: Shannon Wurst at WCC and much more

    Shannon Wurst
    Shannon Wurst performs at 8 p.m. tonight at the Westcott Community Center (826 Euclid Ave.) as part of the Folkus Project. Tickets are $10. You can also catch Shannon at the Petit Branch Library (105 Victoria Place) at 3 p.m. previewing songs from her new children's CD, Green and Growing. Admission to that event is free.

    Also today

    • Off the Wall featuring Larry Fox, John Burton, Dave Rybinski and Charlie Ingersoll at the United Church of Fayetteville’s Steeple Coffeehouse (310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville),7:30 p.m. - $10 suggested donation.
    • Donna Colton and Sam Patterelli, and Mark Zane and Friends at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 8 p.m. - $10.
    • Mark Doyle and the Maniacs at the Redhouse (201 S. West St.), 8 p.m. - $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors.
    • Jatoba CD release party plus Free Grass Union and Boots and Shorts at the Westcott Theater (524 Westcott St.), 8 p.m. - $10.
    • The Barrigar Brothers at Alliance Bank Stadium, Syracuse, 12:30 p.m.
    • Country Music Festival’ with Custom Taylor Band and TJ Sacco and the Urban Cowboys at Yaworski’s (Taberg Rd., Lee Center)
    • Vocal Jazz Jam Workshop with Nancy Kelly, Rick Montalbano and others at Jazz Central (441 E. Washington St.), 2 p.m. - $6 for adults, $3 for students with ID.
    • Smokin’ Worm at Baldwinsville Ice Arena (2725 Entry Road, Baldwinsville), 4:30 p.m.
    • Syracuse Community Choir Vaudeville Fundraiser with Colleen Kattau, Marcia Hagan and more at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society (3800 E. Genesee St.), 5:30 p.m. Admission is $15-$40 (sliding scale) and dinner will be served.
    • Magic of the Legendary Nightclub Era with Nick Mulpagano, Daniella Rausa and Tom Tortorelli at Pensabene’s Casa Grande (135 State Fair Blvd.), 7 p.m. - $30 (includes dinner and the show).
    • Don Meixner at Hillview Community Church Coffeehouse (7382 O’Brien Road, Baldwinsville) to benefit the Baldwinsville Food Pantry. Admission is a non-perishable food item. Music starts at 7 p.m.
    • Patty Larkin at The Music Hall at Ontario Center For The Performing Arts, Oswego.
    • Lisa Lampanelli at Turning Stone Casino Resort Showroom, Verona
    • Mohawk Valley Tattoo Expo’ with Taproot at Herkimer County Fairgrounds, Frankfort
    • Allstar Rock Tour with Orleans, Robbie DuPree, John Cafferty, Joe Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult) and Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple)at Main Street Armory, Rochester, 7 p.m.
    • Sepultura, Neuraxis, Hate and Bonded By Blood at Montage Music Hall, Rochester
    • Lilac Festival with Kentucky Headhunters, D-Drive, Teagan and The Tweeds at Highland Park, Rochester
    • Mohawk Valley Blues Society’s Matinee Series’ with Bernie Clarke & The Rhythm Sharks and Doube Barrel Blues Band at Uptown Theatre, Utica, 3 p.m.
    At the clubs
    • Aherin Pub (3855 Split Rock Rd., Camillus) – Sharks, 8 p.m.
    • Amber Inn (2424 Otisco Valley Rd., Marietta) – Headin’ South, 9:30 p.m.
    • American Legion (Moran Post Rd., Camden) - Still Kickin’, 8 p.m.
    • American Legion (Route 57, Phoenix) – Southern Comfort Band, 7 p.m.
    • The Beginnings II (6897 Manlius Center Rd., East Syracuse) – Gary Dunes Band, 10 p.m.
    • Big Bay Marina (155 Camic Rd., Central Square) - Morris and the Hpecats, 8 p.m.
    • Brae Loch Inn (2 Albany St., Cazenovia) - Dave Hawthorn, 8 p.m.
    • Buffalo’s (2119 Downer St., Baldwinsville) – Kat Tale, 9 p.m.
    • Candlelight Bar and Restaurant (380 S. Railroad St., Parish) – Just Joe, 9 p.m.
    • Castaways (916 Route 37, Brewerton) - John and Joey, 7:30 p.m.
    • Cross Lake Marina Restaurant (Jordan Rd., Cato) - Lonesome Crow, 9 p.m.
    • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.) – Dave Hanlon’s Cookbook, 10 p.m.
    • Edgewater, 2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) – Paul Taylor, 9 p.m.
    • Fulton Polish Home (W. 2nd St, Fulton) – Smokin' – 8 p.m.
    • Fusion Room (3705 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) – God Astray, Jayne Dracula, Blaming Hollywood, Dramagod, 9 p.m.
    • Jordan Diner (7 Hamilton St., Jordan) – Fully Loaded Band, 9 p.m.
    • Limp Lizards (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes) – Frank and Burns, 9 p.m.
    • Mr. McGill's (2102 Route 5, Schuyler) - The Bomb, 9 p.m.
    • Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale) – Reloaded, 10 p.m.
    • McGillicuddy’s (5863 Scenic Ave., Mexico) – The Grind, 10 p.m.
    • Moondance Tavern (2512 Route 20, Marcellus) – Pulsate Band, 9 p.m.
    • Pfohl’s Beachhouse (310 Park Ave., Sylvan Beach) - Jamie Notarthomas, 7 p.m.
    • Pizza Man's Pub (50 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) - Lisa Lee Trio, 9:30 p.m.
    • Pooch’s Sports Bar and Grill (1627 Milton Ave., Solvay) – Chris Lizzi, 9 p.m.
    • Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.) – Los Blancos, 10 p.m.
    • Station 58 (3504 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) – One Hard Krank, 10 p.m.
    • Sunset Grill (1319 Main St., Sylvan Beach) – Flipside, 9:30 p.m.
    • Suzy’s Tavern (6 Lexington Ave., Auburn) – Johnny Bender, 8 p.m.
    • Swedish Hill Winery (4565 Route 414, Romulus) - 2 Hour Delay, noon
    • Tavern on the Lock (24 S. First St., Fulton) - Papa Joe, 1:30 p.m.

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    Friday, May 13, 2011

    Friday, May 13: Live music at area clubs tonight

    It’s Friday the 13th, but lucky for you, there's lots of great live music tonight in and around the 'Cuse. Here’s what’s up at some area clubs tonight:
    • Ale ‘n Angus Pub (238 Harrison St.) – Frenay and Lenin, 4:30 p.m.
    • Asil's Pub, 220 Chapel Dr., Camillus) - Chris Terra Band, 9 p.m.
    • The Beginnings II (6897 Manlius Center Rd., East Syracuse) – The Goods, 9 p.m.
    • Buffalo’s (2119 Downer St., Baldwinsville) – Bob Greco Band, 9 p.m.
    • Carnegie Café at Maplewood Inn (400 Seventh North St., Liverpool) – Miss E. and Dovetail Joint, 8 p.m.
    • Castaways (916 Route 37, Brewerton) - Dan Elliott, 7:30 p.m.
    • Cerio’s Tavern (1711 Grant Blvd.) - Monogeesch with Joe Porto, 9 p.m.
    • Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub (100 S. Lowell Ave.) – Soul Risin’, 10 p.m.
    • Dilaj’s (Route 34, Auburn) – Tom Gilbo and The Blue Suedes, 8 p.m.
    • Edgewater, 2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) – Tiger, 9 p.m.
    • Fusion Room (3705 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) – Nine Round, Cry To The Blind, Descending Angel and Burden My Surrender
    • Georgetown Inn (Route 80, Georgetown) - Paul Taylor, 9 p.m.
    • Gio’s (207 Walton St.) - Colin Aberdeen, 6 p.m.
    • Iona Corners (Off Route 31, Memphis) – East of Earth, 8 p.m.
    • J.P.'s Tavern ( Syracuse St., Baldwinsville) - Letizia Duo, 9 p.m.
    • Jake’s Grub and Grog (7 E. River Rd., Brewerton) – T.J.Sacco and the Urban Cowboys, 9:30 p.m.
    • Keg’s (Route 31, Jordan) - Kevin Barrigar & Rick Jewitt, 9:30 p.m.
    • Kelley’s Bar and Restaurant (5076 Velasko Rd.) – Brian McArdell and Mark Westers, 9 p.m.
    • Laci's Tapas Bar (304 Hawley Ave.) - SoHo Trio, 8 p.m.
    • La Vie Boheme Bistro (109 - 111 Madison Street, Oneida) – Open Mike with Woody, 7 p.m.
    • Limp Lizards (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes) – Sugardaddys, 9 p.m.
    • Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale) – Candid with The Albrights, 10 p.m.
    • Metro Sushi Bar and Lounge (505 Westcott St.) – Mojo Band, 9 p.m.
    • Mohegan Manor (58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) - Jerry Cali, 7:30 p.m.
    • O’Toole’s (113 Osborne St., Auburn) - Robert Scholl and Friends, 9 p.m.
    • Old City Hall (159 Water St., Oswego) - Ryan Burdick, 6 p.m.
    • Patz on the River (6 E. First St., Oswego) - Anthony Joseph Swingtet, 7:30 p.m.
    • Pelican Pete’s Pub (3251 Milton Ave.) - Mark Zane and Friends, 8 p.m.
    • Pfohl’s Beachhouse (310 Park Ave., Sylvan Beach) – Cato and Gary, 8 p.m.
    • Pizza Man's Pub (50 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) - Hendry, 10 p.m.
    • Red Roosters Pub (4618 Jordan Rd., Skaneateles) - Stevie Wolf & The Blues Express, 9 p.m.
    • Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.) – Z Bones, 9 p.m.
    • Shhots (2026 Teall Ave.) - Isreal Hagan and Stroke, 8 p.m.
    • Station 58 (3504 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) – Fully Loaded Band, 9 p.m.
    • Suzy’s Tavern (6 Lexington Ave., Auburn) – The DT’s, 6 p.m.; Stuck On Stupid, 9 p.m.
    • Trapper’s Tavern (Morgan and Plainville Rd., Jack’s Reef) - Just Joe, 9 p.m.
    • Ukranian National Club (125 Washington St., Auburn) - The Boogiemen, 9 p.m.
    • Vernon Downs Racino (4229 Stuhlman Rd., Vernon) – Fulton Chain Gang, 8 p.m.
    • Village Tavern (6 E. Main St., Marcellus) – Big Way with Joey Belladonna, 7;30 p.m.
    • Wise Guys (201 S. Salina St.) – E.S.P., 5 p.m.

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    Wednesday, May 11, 2011

    Thursday, May 12: Gary Allan at Turning Stone and more tonight

    Gary Allan
    Country singer Gary Allan performs tonight at the Showroom at Turning Stone Resort and Casino. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets $70, $75, and $85.

    Also tonight
    • House On A Spring CD Release Party at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 West Willow St.)
    • Ronnie Leigh at the Rome Art and Community Center (308 W. Bloomfield St., Rome), 7:30 p.m. - $15.
    • Open Mike at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 7 p.m.

    At the clubs
    • Tommy Connors at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant (301 W. Fayette St.), 8 p.m.
    • Just Joe at Empire Brewing Company (120 Walton St.), 10:30 p.m.
    • Lisa Lee Trio at Iona Corners Tavern (67 Memphis Road, Memphis), 9:30 p.m.
    • Noisy Boys at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.)
    • Open Mike with Ronnie Dark All Stars at Mac’s Bad Art Bar (1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale), 9 p.m.
    • Jimmy Wolf at Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 6 p.m.
    • Sue Alexander and Robin Munn at Riverbend Cafe (Grant Ave Plaza, Auburn), 6:30 p.m.
    • Rhyne McCormick Parker’s Grill (129 Genesee St., Auburn), 8:30 p.m.
    • E.S.P. at Mohegan Manor (58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville)
    • TJ Sacco at Limp Lizard Lounge (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes)
    • Tiger at Golden Pheasant (64 Albany St., Cazenovia)

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    Wednesday, May 11: Professor Louie and the Crowmatix in Auburn

    Flyin' HighProfessor Louie and the Crowmatix will be rocking the Auburn Public Theater (8 Exchange St., Auburn) tonight. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.

    Also tonight

    • ‘Whose Live Anyway Tour with Comedians Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Chip Eston and Jeff Davis at State Theatre, Ithaca
    • Merry Mischief host Open Mic at Bramley Library, Jordan, 7 p.m.

    At the clubs
    • Chris Terra Band at Quaker Steak & Lube (3417 Walters Road), 5 p.m.
    • Dave Hanlon’s Cookbook at Village Tavern (6 E. Main St., Marcellus), 7 p.m.
    • Frenay & Lenin at Sheraton University Hotel(801 University Ave.), 5 p.m.
    • John Cadley and Cathy Wenthen at Turning Stone Resort & Casino (5218 Patrick Road, Verona), 6:30 p.m.
    • JT Hall Jazz Consort at Syracuse Suds Factory (320 S. Clinton St.)
    • Just Joe at Cobblestone (400 First St., Liverpool), 7 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Colin Aberdeen at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.), 9 p.m.
    • Jamie Notarthomas at Al’s Wine and Whiskey Lounge (321 South Clinton St.)
    • Spiritual Rez at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
    • Mark Zane at Tramontane Café (1105 Lincoln Ave., Utica), 8 p.m.

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    Tuesday, May 10, 2011

    Ronnie James Dio tribute at Lost Horizon May 14

    Some of Central New York's best musicians are getting together Saturday, May 14 to pay tribute to Ronnie James Dio, who passed away May 16, 2010. "Lock up the Wolves" takes place at Lost Horizon (5853 Thompson Rd.). Admission is $5.

    The event features music by Titanium Black with special guests Zadoc Angell, Russ Beckwith, Billy Blanchard, Chris Brinkman, Eddie Carpenter, Matt Caustic, Lee Chetney, Roy Coston, Scott Dixon, Glenn Goodwin, Wayne Johnson, Kevin Orr, Phil Pensabene, Brian Prior, Pat Puffer, Chuck Robbins, Darren Scott, Scott Schimpffer, Tamaralee Shutt, Mark Tanner, Dee Thorpe, John Wilson, and Tammy Wilkinson.

    Music starts at 9 p.m. Proceeds from the event will Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Research Foundation.


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    Sunday, May 8, 2011

    Sunday, May 8: Happy Mother's Day!

    Looking for something fun to do today? Here's what's going on.

    • Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Capitol Theatre (220 W. Dominick St., Rome), 3 p.m. - $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $8 for children.
    • Onondaga Community College Spring Concert II with OCC singers, Latin ensemble and jazz band at Onondaga Community College’s Storer Auditorium 94585 W. Seneca Turnpike), 3 p.m. - free admission.
    • Old-Time Music Jam at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 1 p.m. - $5 donation.

    At the clubs
    • Colin Aberdeen at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.), 7 p.m.
    • Bonecasters at Rooters Tavern (4141 S. Salina St.), 9 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Frank Rhodes, Mike Ranger and Larry Rowsen at Shhot’s Pub (2026 Teall Ave.), 6 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Johnny Rage Band at Bridge Street Tavern (109 Bridge St., Solvay), 7 p.m.
    • Los Blancos at Empire Brewing Co. (120 Walton St.), 12:30 p.m.
    • Sarah Horner Band at O’Toole’s (113 Osborne St., Auburn), 6 p.m.

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    Saturday, May 7, 2011

    Saturday, May 7: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad at the Westcott

    Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad headlines tonight at the Westcott Theater (524 Westcott St.). Jimkata and Audioinflux open the show, which starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15.

    Also today
    • Crawfish Festival featuring performances by Cest Bon Cajun Dance Band, Fab 570, Custom Taylor Band, and Kane at Chevy Court at the New York State Fairgrounds, 3 p.m. - $1 donation appreciated.
    • Kellish Hill Music Farm Fundraiser featuring Dusty Pas’cal, Charley Orlando, John Cadley, Cathy Wenthen, Diamond Someday, Dana Cooke, Wendy Ramsey, the Tug Hill Symphony and more at the farm (3192 Pompey Center Rd., Manlius). Music starts at 10 a.m. with a pot luck supper at 6 p.m. Admission is $10.
    • McMule at the Earlville Opera House’s Arts Café (18 E. Main St., Earlville), 8 p.m. - $15.
    • Peter Mack’s Really Real Jazz at the Auburn Public Theater (8 Exchange St., Auburn), 8 p.m. - $15.
    • American Guild of Organists at Park Central Presbyterian Church (504 E. Fayette St.), 10:30 a.m. – free admission.
    • Ellis and John McConnel at Oswego Music Hall, McCrobie Civic Center (41 Lake St., Oswego), 8 p.m. - $14 at the door.
    • Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys at the Center for the Arts (72 S. Main St., Homer), 8 p.m., $40 for adults
    • Blue Parsley Boys and Jubilation at the Park United Methodist Church (17 Broad St., Hamilton), 8 p.m. - $10.
    • Far East Movement, mashup DJ duo Super Mash Bros and Taking Back Sunday at Binghamton University's Spring Fling stage, 1 p.m.
    • Martin Sexton at Water Street Music Hall, Rochester, 7 p.m. - $20.
    • Syracuse Violin Academy recital at the Maxwell Memorial Library (14 Genesee St., Camillus), 11:15 a.m. – free admission.

    At the clubs
    • Beginning II (6897 Manlius Center Rd., East Syracuse) - CXtec Dinosaurs, 10 p.m.
    • Bistro Elephant (238 W. Jefferson St.) – E.S.P., 7 p.m.
    • Buffalo’s (2119 Downer Street Rd., Baldwinsville) - Hell to Pay, 9 p.m.
    • Carnegie Café at the Maplewood Inn (400 Seventh North St., Liverpool) – Jerry Cali 8 p.m.
    • Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub (100 S. Lowell Ave.) – Hendry, 10 p.m.
    • Colonial Inn (Route 370, Meridian) – Headin’ South, 8 p.m.
    • Conella’s Barbecue (6491 Collamer Rd., East Syracuse) - Chapter Eleven, 7 p.m.
    • Cornerstone Bar (6805 Main St., Red Creek) - Johnny Rage Band, 9:30 p.m.
    • Cross Lake Inn and Marina (3125 Route 370, Cato) - TJ Sacco and the Urban Cowboys, 9 p.m.
    • Denny’s Mountainview (6662 Route 281, Preble) – Fully Loaded Band, 9 p.m.
    • Dilaj’s (Route 34, Auburn) - Southern Comfort Band, 8 p.m.
    • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.) - Fabulous Ripcords, 10 p.m.
    • Dox Grill (9170 Horseshoe Island Rd., Clay) - JD and Hank, 5:30 p.m.
    • Fireside Inn (2345 W. Genesee st., Baldwinsville) - Letizia and the Z Band, 8 p.m.
    • Flo Jo’s Bar and Restaurant (9022 Plainville Rd., Baldwinsville) - Nine Mile Creek, 8 p.m.
    • Francesca’s Cucina (541 North Salina St.) – The Bomb, 9 p.m.
    • Fusion (3705 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) - PreTrishstock with Born Again Rebels, Stone Soul Foundation, 8 p.m.
    • Joel’s Steakhouse (5548 Route 31, Verona) – Mojo, 9 p.m.
    • Knoxie’s Pub (7088 Route 20, Pompey) – Degenerators, 9 p.m.
    • Krabby Kirk’s Saloon (55 genesee St., Camillus) - Last Train Out, 9 p.m.
    • Lakeview Lanes (723 W. Broadway, Fulton) - F5, 9:30 p.m.
    • La Vie Boheme Bistro (109 Madison St., Oneida) – Open Mic with Woody, 7 p.m.
    • Limp Lizard Barbecue (4628 Onondaga Blvd.) - Flipside, 9 p.m.
    • Lost Horizon (5863 Thompson Rd.) - Rock The Lounge, 7 p.m.
    • Millstone Restaurant (354 Route 5, Elbridge) – Quickchange, 9 p.m.
    • Moondance Tavern (2512 Route 20, Marcellus) – JoDogs, 8 p.m.
    • Pfhol’s BeachHouse (301 Park Ave., Sylvan Beach) – Cato and Gary, 8:30 p.m.
    • Pizza Man Pub (50 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) - Brian McArdell and Mark Westers, 9 p.m.
    • Red Sun Fire Roasting Co. (207 W. First St., Oswego) - Dam Dog, 8 p.m.
    • Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.) – Tuff Luck, 9 p.m.
    • Swallow’s Restaurant (1914 South Ave.) - Super Delinquents, 9 p.m.
    • Tinker’s Tavern (78 Franklin St., Auburn) - Sarah Horner Band, 6 p.m.

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    Friday, May 6, 2011

    Friday, May 6: Kellish Hill Farm fundraiser and more tonight

    Rick Harding and Kathy Kellish, owners of Kellish Hill Farms (
    Join the Salt City Ramblers, Colleen Kattau, Folkstrings, Irish Session Players, Larry Hoyt, Mark Sostrin and others tonight as part of a two-day fundraiser to benefit Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius). Music starts at 6 p.m Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per day.

    Also today
    • Asia at the Showroom at Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom in Verona, 8 p.m. – Tickets $40, $45, $55.
    • Mark Mazengarb and Loren Barrigar at Auburn Public Theater (8 Exchange St., Auburn), 8 p.m. - $15 at the door.
    • Bad Rabbits, Chemicals of Creation, Guy Harrison, Jay Foss and Apache Chief at the Westcott Theater (524 Westcott St.), 8:30 p.m. - $15 at the door.
    • David Wilcox at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society (3800 E. Genesee St.), 8 p.m. - $15.
    • Chester River Runoff, Jay Barady and Nick Paccinini at Kirkland Art Center (9 ½ East Park Row, Clinton), 8 p.m. - $15.
    • Gospel Music Workshop of America at Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University campus, 7 p.m.
    • Danielle Miraglia at the Nelson Odeon (4035 Nelson Road, Nelson), 8 p.m. - $15.

    At the clubs
    • Asil’s Pub (220 Chapel Drive, Fairmount) - Restless Souls, 9 p.m.
    • Beginning II (6897 Manlius Center Rd., East Syracuse) - Miss E. and Dovetail Joint with Kate Kolb from Kat Tale, 8 p.m.
    • Buffalo’s (2119 Downer Street Rd., Baldwinsville) - TJ Sacco and the Urban Cowboys, 9 p.m.
    • Carnegie Café at the Maplewood Inn (400 Seventh North St., Liverpool) – Dave Hanlon’s Cookbook
    • Castaways (916 County Route 37, Brewerton) - Frenay and Lenin, 7:30 p.m.
    • Creekside Books and Coffee (35 Fennell St., Skaneateles) - Sarah Horner Band, 7:30 p.m.
    • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.) - 2 Hour Delay, 10 p.m.
    • Edgewater Grill (2 Oswego St., Baldwinsville) - Scott Mack, 8 p.m.
    • Fusion (3705 Brewerton Rd., North Syracuse) - Gun Runners, 5:30 p.m.; Matt and Jim, 9 p.m.; Scraping Bottom with Kill The Maestro, 10 p.m.
    • Greene’s Ale House (104 W. Bridge St., Oswego) - Bill Oeinck, 10 p.m.
    • Ithaca Ale House (111 N. Aurora St., Ithaca) - Smoking Loons, 10:30 p.m.
    • JP’s Tavern (109 Syracuse St., Baldwinsville) - Mike Estep Band, 6 p.m.
    • Kegs (Route 31, Jordan) - JD and Rollin’ South, 9 p.m.
    • Laci’s Tapas Bar (304 Hawley Ave.) - Puente Flamenco Music of Spain, 7:30 p.m.
    • La Vie Boheme Bistro (109 Madison St., Oneida) – Open Mic with Woody, 7 p.m.
    • Limp Lizard Barbecue (201 First St., Liverpool) - Frank and Burns, 9 p.m.
    • Lost Horizon (5863 Thompson Rd.) - Mouth Party, Fuzzboxx, Adrenaline Crush, 8 p.m.
    • McNamara’s Pub (5600 Newport Rd., Camillus) – Flipside, 8 p.m.
    • Old City Hall (159 Water St., Oswego) - Free Booty Institute, 10 p.m.
    • Papa Gallo Mexican Restaurant (205 W. Genesee St., Fayetteville) - Los Blancos, 10 p.m.
    • Pelican Pete’s Pub (3251 Milton Ave., Fairmount) – Tiger, 8 p.m.
    • Sheraton University Hotel (801 University Ave.) - Mike and Stan Lee, 5 p.m.
    • Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.) – Barndogs, 9 p.m.
    • Venue 658 (658 N. Salina St.) - Just Joe, 9 p.m.
    • Vernon Downs (4229 Stuhlman Rd., Vernon) - Fab 570, 9 p.m.
    • Village Tavern (6 E. Main St., Marcellus) - Tuff Luck, 7:30 p.m.
    • Whitewaters Bar (Route 31, South Bay) - Outta the Red, 9:30 p.m.

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    Thursday, May 5, 2011

    Thursday, May 5: Music to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

    Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here's what's going on at area clubs tonight:

    • Open Mike at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Rd., Manlius), 7 p.m. - donations appreciated
    • Tonrico Scott (Derek Trucks' drummer) at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.)
    • Malcom Moore Band and Frank and Burns at Al's Wine and Whiskey Lounge (319 S. Clinton St.), 9 p.m.
    • Better Than Bowling featuring Sharon Allen at Limp Lizard Bar and Grill (4628 Onondaga Blvd.), 7 p.m.
    • Ryan Burdick at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub (301 W. Fayette St.)
    • Jerry Cali at Drumlins (800 Nottingham Road), Fayette St.), 8 p.m.
    • Joe Donelan at Tavern on the Lock (24 S. First St., Fulton), 6 p.m.
    • E.S.P.at Mohegan Manor, Club Sushi (58 Oswego St., Baldwinsville), 6:30 p.m.
    • Fab Five Paul at Café at 407 (407 Tulip St., Liverpool), 7:30 p.m.
    • Frenay and Lenin at Parkers Grille and Tap House (129 Genesee St., Auburn), 8 p.m.
    • Headin’ South at Summit Auto (1465 Route 5, Elbridge), 4 p.m.
    • Just Joe at Empire Brewing Company (120 Walton St.), 10:30 p.m.
    • Woodstone at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.), 8 p.m.

    Karaoke
    • Karaoke with DJ Skoob at Singers Karaoke Club, 1345 Milton Ave., Solvay), 9 p.m.
    • Karaoke with Stephanie at Millstone Restaurant (354 Route 5, Elbridge), 8 p.m.
    • Karaoke at Fusion (3705 Brewerton Road, North Syracuse), 8 p.m.

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    Wednesday, May 4, 2011

    Wednesday, May 4: Sam Adams at the Westcott

    Driving Me CrazySam Adams, Vonnegut and Jeremy Greene will be rockin' the Westcott Theater (524 Westcott St.) tonight. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $25 at the door.

    Also tonight

    • Bike Night at Quaker Steak and Lube (3417 Walters Road), 5 p.m.
    • Frenay and Lenin at Sheraton University Hotel (801 University Ave.), 5 p.m.
    • Gina Rose Band at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (246 W. Willow St.), 9 p.m.
    • Morris and the Hepcats at Quaker Steak & Lube (3417 Walters Road), 6 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Colin Aberdeen at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.), 9 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Secret ‘O’ Life at Opus Restaurant and Lounge (218 Walton St.), 9 p.m.
    • Tiger and Mike at Village Tavern (6 E. Main St., Marcellus), 7 p.m.
    • HardDrive Live Tour with Saliva, Madam Adam, Rev Theory and Emphatic at Lost Horizon, Syracuse

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    Monday, May 2, 2011

    Schedule and artists announced for 2011 Syracuse Jazz Festival

    Monday, M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest executive director Frank Malfitano announced the lineup and schedule for this years event. Headliners for the free festival, which runs June 24 and 25, include the Robert Cray Band, the Average White Band, Felix Caveliere's Rascals, Return to Forever IV with Chick Corea and Stanely Clarke, and the Brothers of Funk Big Band featuring David Letterman Trumpeter Al Chez.

    The All-County and City of Syracuse All-Star bands will open the festival Friday and the OCC Jazz Band will kick off Saturday's lineup.

    Here's the schedule:

    Friday, June 24, 2011

    • 3:00 pm - Gates open
    • 5 p.m. - City of Syracuse Department of Parks & Recreation Stan Colella All Star Band
    • 5:45 p.m. - All-County H.S. All Star Jazz Band
    • 6:30 p.m.- Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals
    • 8 p.m. - Average White Band
    • 9:30 p.m. - Robert Cray Band

    Saturday, June 25, 2011
    • 3 p.m. - Gates open
    • 5 p.m. - The OCC Jazz Band Meets The Steelheads
    • 6:30 p.m. - Jazz Guitars Meet Hendrix featuring Sheryl Bailey and Vic Juris
    • 8 p.m. - The Brothers of Funk Big Band featuring Al Chez
    • 9:30 p.m. - Return To Forever IV with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, Frank Gambale and Jean-Luc Ponty
    • 11 p.m. - Annual Price Chopper Fireworks Display

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    The week ahead in CNY

    Looks like a good week ahead for live music in CNY and beyond. Here's what's going on:

    • 5/3: Open Jam featuring Gray Young (NC band with Auburn native Jeff Dopko) and Cast Of Thousands  (Auburn Public Theater, Auburn)
    • 5/4: Salvia (Lost Horizon)
    • 5/5: All-Time Low, Yellowcard (Northern Lights, Clifton Park)
    • 5/5: Whose Live Anyway with Ryan Stiles and Greg Proops (State Theatre, Ithaca)
    • 5/6: David Francey (May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society)
    • 5/6: Asia (Turning Stone Resort and Casino), 8 p.m. - $40, $45, $55
    • 5/6: Nelly (Cornell University) 
    • 5/7: Peter Mack’s Really Real Jazz Band featuring Jerry Hilliker, John Esposito, , Harvey Songhum, Paul Merrill, David Castiflione and Joe Carello (Auburn Public Theatre, Auburn)
    • 5/7: Ellis Paul (The Music Hall at Ontario Center For The Performing Arts, Oswego)
    • 5/7: Syracuse Crawfish Festival with The Fab 570 (New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse)
    • 5/7: Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys (Center For The Arts, Homer)
    • 5/7: McMule (Earlville Opera House Arts Cafe, Earlville)
    • 5/8: The Glenn Miller Orchestra (Capitol Theater, Rome), 3 p.m.

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    Sunday, May 1, 2011

    Sunday, May 1: Celebrate May with some great live music events

    Happy May!
    Happy May! There are numerous interesting live music events today. Here's what's going on.

    • Syracuse University Oratorio Society at Park Central Presbyterian Church (504 E. Fayette St.), 3 p.m. - free admission.
    • Auburn Softball Field Project Fundraiser with Jim VanArsdale Duo at Ukranian National Club (125 Washington St., Auburn), 2 p.m.
    • Bill Feeney Family Fundraiser with Frostbit Blue, Vitamin X, 2 Kool 4 Skool and Better Than Bowling at The Foundry, Oswego. 1 p.m.
    • Blessing Of The Bikes with Lonesome Crow Duo at Limp Lizards (4628 Onondaga Blvd., Geddes), 1 p.m.
    • The Funky Blu Roots CD Release party with guests David Olson and Tom Townsley at Swaby’s Tavern, Auburn, 5 p.m.
    • John Sebastian & Roger McGuinn at Oneonta Theatre, Oneonta
    • Old-Time Music Jam at Kellish Hill Farm (3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 1 p.m. - $5 donation requested.
    • Syracuse Children’s Chorus at Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University Quad, 4 p.m. - $15 to $19.
    • Vision of Sound at Plymouth Church (232 E. Onondaga Ave.), 4:30 p.m. - $15 for adults.
    • Sierra Fox senior recital at Crouse College’s Setnor Auditorium, SU campus, 2 p.m. - free admission.
    • Silverwood Clarinet Choir at Liverpool Public Library’s Carman Community Room, (310 Tulip St.), 2 p.m. - free admission.
    • Onondaga Community College Spring Concert I at Onondaga Community College’s Storer Auditorium (4585 W. Seneca Turnpike), 3 p.m. - free admission.
    At the clubs
    • Bonecasters at Rooters Tavern (4141 S. Salina St.), 9 p.m.
    • Ryan Burdick at Shifty’s (1401 Burnet Ave.), 7 p.m.
    • Carolyn Kelly Blues Band at New Fuji Chinese Buffet (2960 Erie Blvd E.), 6 p.m.
    • Country Castaways at Castaways (916 County Route 37, Brewerton), 2 p.m.
    • Lisa Lee Trio at Moondance Tavern (2512 Route 20, Marcellus), 5 p.m.
    • Los Blancos at Empire Brewing Company (120 Walton St.), 12:30 p.m.
    • MoJo Trio at Moondance Tavern (2512 Route 20, Marcellus), 5 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Johnny Rage at Bridge Street Tavern (109 Bridge St., Solvay), 7 p.m.
    • Open Mike with Mike Ranger, Frank Rhodes and Larry Rowsen at Shhot’s Pub (2026 Teall Ave.), 6 p.m.
    • Blues, Cruise and BBQ with Steve Odum Band at Big Kahuna’s (17 Columbus St., Auburn), 6 p.m.
    • • Two Hour Delay at Swifty’s Tavern Outback (45 Perrine St., Auburn), 6 p.m.

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