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'The Voice Of A Century': Michael Eric Dyson Looks Back On Aretha Franklin's Life

The world is mourning the loss of Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul died August 16 at the age of 76 from pancreatic cancer. Though her influence was felt throughout music, a critical part of her legacy lies in gospel, where she got her start. Author Michael Eric Dyson , who knew Franklin for 15 years and wrote an op-ed in The New York Times titled " The Church of Aretha Franklin ," notes that Franklin had the "voice of a century." "There have been many popes. Ain't but one Aretha Franklin,"...

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

Feb 10, 2017
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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
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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
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Dance away the winter blues this weekend with these shows around Ithaca.

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

Jan 20, 2017
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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

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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
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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
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Get in the holiday spirit with these cool shows around Ithaca!

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

Dec 9, 2016
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Ward off the winter cold with these hot shows around Ithaca!

14 shows to see in December

Dec 1, 2016
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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.

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The World Cafe has produced a remembrance of Aretha Franklin's music and amazing life. WITH will air this special today at 2PM. 

Rochester's Mikaela Davis comes home for a show and CD release party at Abilene Saturday 8/11 before heading to Europe. She will be showcasing her new album "Delivery". She will join Scott in the studio for an interview and live music Saturday Morning beginning at 10AM.

Different Radio will air concert sets from this year's Newport Folk Festival from 9AM to Noon, and again 6PM to Midnight. Wilco, John Prine, Shovels & Rope,  and Hurray for the Riff Raff are just some of the acts you can hear. It all starts Monday, Labor Day, at 9AM, only on Different Radio, WRUR 88.5 FM and WITH 90.1 FM. 

Here is the lineup (times aproximate):

9:00  AM  John Prine & Friends

10:10 AM  Marlon William

10:46 AM  Wilco

TuneIn and NPR Music are on the ground at the 2017 Newport Folk Festival, streaming live sets from across its three stages. TuneIn's Newport Folk Radio channel will bring you live music from Newport, Rhode Island, from 12-7pm ET each day of the festival. Artists confirmed for the live webcast include Big Thief, John Paul White of The Civil Wars, The Wild Reeds, and Pinegrove, but expect to hear from many more. You can use the player on our homepage on the right or the player from this post.

Austin based Sweet Spirit, is punchy, powerhouse party band. Their raucous live shows earned them a fan in Britt Daniel of Spoon, who gave them a leg up on their debut album. Sweet Spirit performs music from their follow-up record called St. Mojo and share wild and fun stories befitting a wild and fun band on the next World Café.

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