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7 shows to see this weekend

Nov 18, 2016

Looking to catch some live music this weekend? Here are some cool shows happening around Ithaca.

Old-time tunes

Jeff Claus, Mac Benford, Rosie Newton and Sally Freund will team for an old-time happy hour show in Trumansburg.

When: 6-8 p.m. Friday

Where: Felicia’s Hive 45

Cost: free; donations welcome

Info: www.hivefortyfive.com

Carnivora headlines a heavy rock show at the Haunt Friday night.
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Boston’s Carnivora will showcase their modern metal sound; they’ll be joined by fellow heavy rock bands Ire Clad, Shadowborn and For The Dead Travel Fast.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $12

Info: www.dspshows.com, carnivora.bandcamp.com

Swift Technique

Philadelphia’s Swift Technique will pay tribute to Prince as well as perform original material. Fronted by singers Chelsea ViaCava and Nik Greeley, the band draws inspiration from James Brown, Led Zeppelin, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Roots.

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Where: The Dock

Cost: $13

Info: www.swifttechnique.com, www.thedockithaca.com

Cosmic Joke Collective

The Cosmic Joke Collective will address the results of this surprising election with the theme "Beginnings & Endings" with six musical acts – Steve Gollnick and Billy Coté, Leon Arguello, Gabe Tavares, Papa Muse, Ken Hallett and Kate Shanks – coming together in "collaboration, inspiration and vulnerability."

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Lot 10

Cost: $5

Info: www.facebook.com/events/1593993007576182/

Matt Venuti

Matt Venuti, known as one of the world's premier players of the Hang and Gubal, returns to Ithaca to showcase his talents on contemporary melodic-percussive instruments that are best described as "sound sculptures,” with which he creates kaleidoscopic rhythms and melodies.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: Sacred Root Kava Lounge and Tea Bar

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Info: www.mattvenuti.com

John Kadlecik Band

Former Dark Star Orchestra guitarist John Kadlecik returns to Ithaca. He played the Jerry Garcia role in DSO so well that Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh recruited him for their Furthur band for a five-year run beginning in 2009. He'll perform some originals, along with tunes from the Dead, Phish, Jerry Garcia Band and other groups.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $20

Info: www.johnkmusic.net

Small Potatoes returns to Bound for Glory Sunday night
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Small Potatoes

The Chicago-based folk duo of Rich Prezioso and Jacquie Manning will return to Bound for Glory. The duo won a “Best of Bound for Glory" award a few years ago, and also recorded an album on the show.

When: 8-11 p.m. Sunday

Where: Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University

Cost: free

Info: www.boundforglory.orgwww.smallpotatoesmusic.com