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11 shows to see this weekend: March 3-5

Mar 3, 2017

Punk, Klezmer, pop, rock and jazz are all on the musical menu this weekend.

Fearsome Foursome

Ithaca Underground show also hosts an eclectic lineup of experimental bands that includes Quail Turret, Basic Printer, Robot Detective and Desmond Bratton.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: The Chantiloft

Cost: $7

Info: www.ithacaunderground.org

resAUnance comes to Trumansburg Friday night.
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Chamber Jazz

Michael McNeill and his band, resAUnance, plays music by each member of the group as well as folksongs from the Balkans, each selection interpreted through the lens of each member’s extensive experience with jazz, classical, and improvised music. The group’s first album, “Migration,” was released in May 2016 on FMR

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts

Cost: $10

Info: www.tburgconservatory.org, www.resAUnance.com

Wild Child returns to Ithaca Friday night.
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Sounds of Texas

Austin, Texas-based Wild Child, led by singers Kelsey Wilson and Alexander Beggins, will return to Ithaca to showcase its intriguing, eclectic folk-pop tunes. Visit www.wildchildsounds.com to learn more. Ithaca's Beverly Stokes, who released her debut CD in 2016, will open.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: The Dock

Cost: $15

Info: www.thedockithaca.com

Pop ‘Til You Drop

Texas-based indie pop band Eisley just released its fifth album, “I’m Only Dreaming,” which vocalist-guitarist Sherri DuPree-Bemis described as: “Musically, you could say it's classic Eisley, in the sense that it's melodic, moody pop and is written from the heart.” Civilian and Backwards Dancer open.

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $15

Info: www.thehaunt.com, www.eisley.com

The Adam Ezra Group returns to the Haunt Saturday night.
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Roots Rock

Boston’s Adam Ezra Group, described by Rusted Root’s Michael Glabicki as “deep and real,” will return to Ithaca to showcase its rootsy, socially conscious songs.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $15

Info: www.thehaunt.com, adamezra.com

Trio Grande

Wingnut, the Ithaca jazz trio of Michael Stark, Walt Lorenzut and Zaun Marshburn, will join forces with Two Parts Human for an intriguing show on the Commons.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Range

Cost: $5

Info: www.therangeithaca.com

Rapid Return

If you missed last weekend’s Stranded With A Kiss CD release show, there’s another chance to catch them in Collegetown, as the Ithaca trio will be joined by South Hill Revival and Catalina Shortwave for a big rock show.

When: 10 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Nines

Cost: $5

Info: www.theninesithacany.com

Geoff Berner plays at the Dock Sunday night.
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Punk Klezmer

Known as “the Whiskey Rabbi,” Geoff Berner draws on klezmer, punk and Balkan musical influences and combines with politically savvy lyrics. His latest album is “We Are Going To Bremen To Be Musicians.”

When: 7 p.m. Sunday

Where: The Dock

Cost: $12

Info: www.thedockithaca.com, geoffberner.com

Del Paxton releases a new album Sunday night at the Chanticleer.
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Buffalo’s Best

Del Paxton, the Buffalo-based emo-punk band that features two Ithaca natives – Greg McClure and Zach Schoedel – will mark the release of its new album, “All Day, Every Day, All Night,” at an Ithaca Underground show. Shore Acres Drive and Imperials will open.

When: 7 p.m. Sunday

Where: The Chantiloft

Cost: $7

Info: www.ithacaunderground.org

Familiar Favorites

Mustard’s Retreat returns to Bound for Glory. David Tamulevich and Michael Hough are longtime favorites of the show, winning fans with their onstage camaraderie that has developed from decades of playing together.

When: 8 p.m. Sunday

Where: Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University

Cost: free

Info: www.boundforglory.org

Crunk Witch returns to the Nines Sunday night.
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Punk Pop and Beyond

Local favorites Teencat and Junkyard Theory will join forces with Maine duo Crunk Witch, with Ken Shea opening the show.

When: 9 p.m. Sunday

Where: The Nines

Cost: $5

Info: www.theninesithacany.com