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Tiny Desk Favorites at Three Heads Brewing May 25!

On Thursday, May 25 Different Radio will sponsor a Tiny Desk Favorites Concert at Three Heads Brewing Beer Garden (186 Atlantic Avenue), with The Mighty High And Dry , Kitestring , and Machine Gun English . Plus Midnight Smoke BBQ will be on site for some great 'Q to go along with great Three Heads Beer ! Doors open at 6:00 pm and the music starts at 7:00 pm. Join us for beer tastings, flights, music and fun! Copyright 2017 WRUR-FM. To see more, visit WRUR-FM .

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6 shows to see this weekend: Feb. 17-19

Feb 17, 2017
City Limits
Casey Martin

A variety of music – from classic rock and reggae to experimental and prog rock – is on tap for the weekend.

5 shows to see this week: Feb. 13-16

Feb 13, 2017
Town Squares
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a variety of Tuesday night shows.

5 shows to see this weekend: Feb. 10-12

Feb 10, 2017
That1Guy
Provided

An eclectic array of music will be on display this weekend in Ithaca.

5 shows to see this week: Jan. 30 – Feb. 2

Jan 30, 2017
Rev. Sekou and the Holy Ghost
Provided

We exit January and enter February with several cool shows on tap for the week.

6 shows to see this weekend: Jan. 27-29

Jan 27, 2017
Rubblebucket
Provided

Dance away the winter blues this weekend with these shows around Ithaca.

6 shows to see this week: Jan. 20-22

Jan 20, 2017
JBB
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Celebrate the weekend with this batch of diverse shows around Ithaca.

Enter the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest!

Jan 18, 2017

 NPR Music is at it again with a call for unsigned musicians of all genres: Show us why you should perform in NPR Music's iconic Tiny Desk concert series by submitting an original video of you or your band playing behind a desk of your choosing. The winner of the Contest will secure a spot at the legendary performance space and a U.S. tour with NPR Music, fueled by Lagunitas Brewing Company.

New Year's Eve shows in Ithaca

Dec 30, 2016
Big Mean Sound Machine
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Ring in 2017 by catching one of the many live shows around Ithaca on Saturday night.

6 shows to see this week: Dec. 22-29

Dec 22, 2016
Howlin' Brothers
Provided

Celebrate the holiday season with these shows, which feature everything from hiphop, pop and old-time to Celtic, bluegrass and New Orleans grooves.

8 shows to see this weekend: Dec. 16-18

Dec 16, 2016
The Burns Sisters
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Get in the holiday spirit with these cool shows around Ithaca!

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David Gans, Musician, radio producer, author/journalist, and Grateful Dead archivist joins Scott Regan Thursday morning, prior to his concert with Pearly Baker's Best at Flour City Station later that evening. 

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Garage blues group Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears play funky tracks from their record Backlash and talk about how their hometown Austin has changed in the past few years
 
Copyright 2017 WRUR-FM. To see more, visit WRUR-FM.

Here's a fun fact about Noname's Tiny Desk Concert: It almost didn't happen. Around the time of their D.C. stop, she (born Fatimah Warner) and her bandmates got their first dose of tour sickness. Thanks to rest, medicine and our mutual excitement, she made her way into the NPR offices the following day. If there ever was a 'Noname' way of doing things, this is definitely her signature method. It's in the way she's able to muster a smile while performing a heartbreaking tale of abortion. It's those sometimes bleak, melancholy lyrics over brilliant, colorful production.