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

Nov 25, 2016

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 first Battle of the Bands; it will double as a benefit for the Community School of Music and Arts, with the audience deciding the winner. “All votes cost $1, and patrons can vote as many times as they want, for one band or multiple bands,” according to organizers. On the bill are: Alan Xtra, Bad Hand, Brandon Schmitt, Tom and Sadie, The Flunk School Solo Flight , Technicolor Trailer Park, Baby Death Squad Mechanism (BDSM), Friends with Benny's, Ithaca Bottom Boys and Stranded with a Kiss.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: The Range

Cost: free to attend; $1 per vote

Info: www.therangeithaca.com

Philadelphia guitarist Matt Madden will perform at Ithaca Underground's show Friday at Cayuga Lodge.
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Goin’ Underground

Ithaca Underground will host a four-band bill featuring locals Benjaminto, Shull, Slumbers (releasing a new EP!) and Philadelphia jazz guitarist Matt Madden.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Cayuga Lodge, 630 Stewart Ave.

Cost: $5

Info: www.ithacaunderground.org

Ready to jam

The Unknown Woodsmen will host for their annual post-Thanksgiving show. The Cortland rockers will be unveiling a new tune or two, as well as playing songs from their previous albums.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Cortland Beer Company

Cost: free

Info: www.facebook.com/events/1831387683798229/

The Blind Spots will headline the Led Zeppelin tribute show at the Haunt Saturday night.
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Whole lotta Led

Four Ithaca bands – the Blind Spots, the Uncommons (formerly 5 Mile Drive) and two all-star groups: Achilles Last Band (led by MacMyers) and Gear (fronted by Danny Stilwell) – will pay tribute to Led Zeppelin in a show to benefit the Ithaca Health Alliance

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Info: www.thehaunt.com and www.facebook.com/events/625134627647360/

A good cause

Fly Rods frontman Don Bazley will host his annual birthday benefit show, as “Giving through music: A benefit for the Turkey Drive of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier” will feature Johnny Dowd, Bill Ring and Dave Redmond, Bad Hand, Alter Koker and The Fly Rods.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Lot 10

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Info: www.facebook.com/events/356768204660120/