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

Feb 17, 2017

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

City Limits returns to the Haunt Friday night
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Happy Hour

Led by guitarist Dan Paolangeli and singer Andy Lockwood, City Limits plays lots of cool classic and blues-rock songs, backed by a powerhouse horn section

When: 6 p.m. Friday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: free

Info: www.thehaunt.com

Root Shock returns to Casita del Polaris Friday night
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Positive Grooves

After braving a big storm late last year to play a release show for its self-titled CD, Syracuse reggae band Root Shock returns to Ithaca to showcase the fiery vocals of Jessica Brown and pulsating grooves of the rest of the band.

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Where: Casita del Polaris

Cost: donation

Info: www.rootshockmusic.com

Rocking Steady

The Analogue Sons – the soul-jazz-dub quartet of Michael Stark, Lee Hamilton, Aaron Speiser and Lars Burggren – headline their first show at the Range. Shak and the Power Staches, featuring Shikhar R. Bajracharya of Grey Gary and Ayurveda fame backed by bassist Brian Dozoretz (Black Castle) and drummer Matt Saccuccimorano (Grand Turk, Mofos, Black Castle), will open

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Where: The Range

Cost: $5

Info: www.therangeithaca.com

10 Years Gone

Ithaca Underground, the local 501c3 not-for-profit organization that presents more than 60 all-ages shows annually, will host a benefit fundraiser featuring Mouth to Mouth to Mouth, Circus Culture, The Horses, Benjaminto and Knew.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $10

Info: www.ithacaunderground.org

Paying Tribute

The Cosmic Joke Collective will present “We’ve Got You Covered, Part 2,” in which local musicians pay tribute to some of their peers in the local scene by covering some of their songs. On the bill are: Heather Boob (covering songs by Jennie Lowe and The Horse Flies), Anna Coogan (covering songs by Johnny Dowd and Mary Lorson), Will Musham (covering songs by Nate Richardson, who performed at last month’s event), Dan Aloi with Angela Yantorno, Jen Cork and McKenzie Jones, and Steve Gollnick.

When: 7-9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Lot 10

Cost: $5

Info: www.facebook.com/events/1714245025572937/

Steve Hackett performs at the State Theatre Saturday night.
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Genesis Revisited

Steve Hackett, the former Genesis guitarist who also has released more than 30 albums in the past 40 years, will play songs from the six Genesis albums to which he contributed, as well as mark the 40th anniversary of “Wind and Wuthering.”

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: State Theatre

Cost: $37.50-$57.50

Info: www.stateofithaca.com