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7 shows to see this weekend: Dec. 9-11

3 hours ago
Downtown Boys

Ward off the winter cold with these hot shows around Ithaca! Holiday sounds Terry Burns and Ron Kristy, joined by their band and Nashville songwriter Pam Rose, will host a holiday concert featuring seasonal favorites and original songs. The show also is a release celebration for the duo’s latest CD, “Always Home.” When : 8 p.m. Friday Where : Unitarian Society Church, 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca Cost : $12 in advance, $15 at the door Info : www.burnsandkristy.com Radical energy Downtown Boys...

14 shows to see in December

Dec 1, 2016
Melvin Seals

The end of 2016 is now in sight, but we’ve still got a whole month left before we get to 2017. Here are some cool shows around Ithaca to put on your December calendar as we enter the holiday season. Touring troubadour Known for his 2001 hit “Strange Condition,” Pete Yorn will make his Ithaca debut. The Syracuse University grad is touring to promote his latest album, “ArrangingTime.” When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 Where: The Dock Cost: $25 Info: www.peteyorn.com Big, indeed Ithaca Underground...

6 shows to see this weekend: Nov. 25-27

Nov 25, 2016
Matt Madden

Looking to get out of the house after spending the day on the couch yesterday? Here are some cool shows happening in and around Ithaca this weekend. Getting ‘glaized’ Dry Glaize Creek – the multi-instrumental duo of Nate Francisco and Gabe McNaughton – draws on old-time, country, blues and other rootsy influences for its distinctive sound. When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Hopshire Farm and Brewery, 1771 Dryden Road (Route 13) Cost: free Info: www.hopshire.com Into battle The Range will host its...

7 shows to see this week: Nov. 21-24

Nov 21, 2016
Rocko Dorsey

Looking to catch some live music in the days before Thanksgiving? Here are some cool shows happening in and around Ithaca. Ready for takeoff The Mighty Jet Band – Jerry Mirskin, Evan D. Williams and others -- will showcase its rootsy originals featuring pedal steel, banjo, guitar and upright bass textures. When: 6-10 p.m. Tuesday Where: Maxie’s Supper Club Cost: free Info: maxies.com Tuesday Bluesday Dan Paolangeli and Friends continue their weekly stint on the Cayuga Inlet, playing a huge...

7 shows to see this weekend

Nov 18, 2016

Looking to catch some live music this weekend? Here are some cool shows happening around Ithaca. Old-time tunes Jeff Claus, Mac Benford, Rosie Newton and Sally Freund will team for an old-time happy hour show in Trumansburg. When: 6-8 p.m. Friday Where: Felicia’s Hive 45 Cost: free; donations welcome Info: www.hivefortyfive.com Carnivora Boston’s Carnivora will showcase their modern metal sound; they’ll be joined by fellow heavy rock bands Ire Clad, Shadowborn and For The Dead Travel Fast....

Hickey's to host 'Food for Strings' benefit

Nov 18, 2016

Hickey’s Music is hosting its second annual “Food for Strings” event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at its Dey Street store. Bring in five or canned food donations, and the staff will install a free set of D'Addario strings on your six-string acoustic or electric guitar (sorry, shredders – no Floyd Rose bridges allowed). All food items will be donated to the Friendship Donations Network for distribution to area food banks. While you’re at the store, you can check out its new guitar...

"Death Boogie"
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The Kitchen Theatre Company continues its mainstage season with “Death Boogie” by Darian Dauchan, a hiphop musical that combines physical theater, music, video and poetry in a stunning projected environment. Violinist Mathew “MattViolinist” Silvera and double bassist Desmond Bratton will provide live accompaniment for this one-of-kind theatrical musical event that runs through Dec. 4. “This is a performance like no other we have produced at Kitchen Theatre Company,” says artistic director...

Shortly after his 82nd birthday, Leonard Cohen sat down with KCRW 's Chris Douridas for an interview. The two talked about Cohen's health, the role of religion in his life, his 14th and final album, You Want It Darker, and much more. The conversation took place at the Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles on Oct. 13 as part of a special listening session for You Want It Darker . It's the last interview Cohen gave before his death on November 7. After thanking the audience for coming — and...

Influential singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, according to a publicist for his U.S. record label. Cohen died Monday, but news of his death came out late Thursday. His Facebook page had this announcement : "It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away.
We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries. "A memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date. The family requests...

Hi, World Cafe fans! I just moved to the U.S. from Toronto, Canada, to become World Cafe 's new contributing host and producer. Yes, I'm from Drake's hometown. And yes, that's the most frequently asked question since I've been here. But if your musical knowledge north of the 49th parallel doesn't extend past Drizzy and The Six , you're in luck. I brought a pile of musical gifts across the border with me. Below, find your introduction to 10 Canadian acts you definitely want on your radar. Who...


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