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9+ shows to see this week: Sept. 13-16

Foo Fighters

Some of Ithaca’s top musicians will be showcasing their talents at various venues around town this week. Plus, Foo Fighters bring their big rock sound to Syracuse!

Please be sure to check with each show’s event page for various venue protocols, as well as potential postponement or cancellation information due to the weather. Stay safe, and enjoy as much live music as you can in the coming days!

Lakeside Rock

Foo Fighters will come to Syracuse, with Dave Grohl and company touring to promote their recently released album, “Medicine at Midnight.” In June, the band, calling itself “The DeeGees,” put out a disco album titled “Hail Satin,” which includes five Bee Gees classics such as “Night Fever” and “You Should Be Dancing” alongside discofied versions of five “Medicine at Midnight” songs. Read more here. Of course, expect to hear lots of hits from the band’s vast discography, including “Everlong,” “Learning to Fly” and many more.

When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse

Cost: $29.50-$150

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Dave Davies Qtet
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The Dave Davies Qtet plays South Hill Cider Monday night.


Pizza and Jazz

The Dave Davies Q-Tet continues its twice-monthly residency, with guitarist Davies joined by some of the area’s top players, including Eric Aceto (violin), Harry Aceto (bass), Brian Earle (clarinet) and Chad Lieberman (keyboards). Finger Lakes Flatbread will serve up pizza during the event.

When: 5-8 p.m. Monday

Where: South Hill Cider

Cost: donations welcome

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Blues and Beyond

Tuesday Bluesday returns, with Dan Paolangeli, Andy Lockwood and Friends laying down a variety of bluesy grooves throughout the evening.

When: 7-10 p.m. every other Tuesday

Where: The Dock

Cost: free

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Anna Steppler
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Anna Steppler will perform an organ concert at Cornell Wednesday afternoon.


English Connection

The Midday Music series presents Anna Steppler (organ) and Zoe Weiss (treble viol), who will perform a program titled “Sweelinck, Praetorius, and the English Connection.”

When: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Sage Chapel, Cornell University

Cost: free and open to the public; masks required

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 Mighty Jet Band
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The Mighty Jet Band plays Brookton's Market on Wednesday.

Ready for Takeoff

The Mighty Jet Band will come to Brooktondale, bringing “original songs about queen bees and biblical pelicans, plus covers by the likes of Sonny Boy Williamson and Beyoncé.”

When: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Brookton’s Market

Cost: free

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Northside String Band
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The Northside String Band plays the Trumansburg Farmers Market Wednesday.

String Thing

The Northside String Band will come to the Trumansburg Farmers Market to play southern old-time music.

When: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Trumansburg Village Park, corner of Routes 227 and 96

Cost: free

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Wingnut will perform at the Lawncert Series Wednesday in Trumansburg.

Jazz al Fresco

The Lawncert Concert Series continues with Venissa Santi and Wingnut making up a previously postponed date. Santi will play songs from her first two albums plus some new songs, and Wingnut – keyboardist Michael Stark, drummer Zaun Marshburn, bassist Walt Lorenzut – will draw from their deep repertoire built from more than 20 years of playing together.

When: 5-8:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: 6018 Podunk Rd, Trumansburg

Cost: $10 suggested donation

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MAQ performs at the Stonecat Cafe Wednesday night.

MAQ Attack

MAQ returns to the Stonecat Cafe, with Eric Aceto (violin), Harry Aceto (bass), Doug Robinson (guitar, vocals) and Chad Lieberman (accordion) teaming up for a set ranging from classic and modern jazz to Brazilian bossa and folk music. Learn more here.

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Stonecat Café, Hector

Cost: free

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Bead N Bone
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Bead N Bone continues Reggae Night at the Dock Wednesday night.

Righteous Vibes

Reggae Night at the Dock returns, with Bead N Bone holding down the weekly hang with. Fronted by singer-guitarist London McDaniel, the band includes Shawn Seals on keys, Jabare on bass, Eesa on drums, and Alina Kim on vocals.

When: 7-10 p.m.

Where: The Dock

Cost: free

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Amir ElSaffar
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Amir ElSaffar will perform a virtual concert for the Cornell Concert Series.

World Music

The Cornell Concert Series presents a virtual concert from composer, trumpeter, santur player, and vocalist Amir ElSaffar. With a classical background, he is also conversant not only in the language of contemporary jazz, but has created techniques to play microtones and ornaments idiomatic to Arabic music, using techniques from Iraqi maqam music to create an innovative approach to harmony and melody.

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: This concert will be available for free for 14 days at cornellconcertseries.com; you will not need an account to view the video during this time.

Cost: free

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