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19+ shows to see this week: July 27-August 3

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Iron & Wine and Andrew Bird bring their "Outside Problems" tour to LaFayette on August 2.

We exit July and head into August with a bevy of shows, including Andrew Bird and Iron & Wine, Deer Tick, Don McLean, and Graham Nash.

And while Lyle Lovett and the High Kings have sold out their shows in Geneva and Homer, respectively, there are plenty of other concerts around the region in the coming week!

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

(Note: the concerts are listed below in chronological order)

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String Cure

Home Remedy continues the Newfield Music Series at Mill Park. In 2018, the folk-pop duo of Lydia Garrison and Rosie Newton released their self-titled debut album, which they recorded at Sunwood Recording in Trumansburg. Find out more about them here!

Fitnell Farms BBQ Food Truck and Dennis’ Homemade Ice Cream also will be on site for the event.

When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Mill Park, 222 Main St., Newfield

Cost: free

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After a busy week at the GrassRoots Festival and Culture Camp, Aaron Lipp returns to South Hill Cider. A native of Naples, N.Y., and a master of many instruments – guitar, fiddle, Hammond B3 organ – and styles – old-time, bluegrass, rockabilly, country, gospel – Lipp is a familiar face to upstate music fans through a variety of projects and collaborations in recent years. His latest solo album is “Nothing to Lose.” Find out more here.

https://aaronlipp.com/

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

Where: South Hill Cider

Cost: free; donations welcome

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Ready to Rock

The Town of Lansing’s “Music in the Park” summer concert series continues at Myers Park, with Iron Horse showcasing its potent brand of southern rock. Fronted by singer Mark Armstrong, the long-running band also includes ace guitarist Shawn Manning, keyboardist Lisa Bloom, drummer Steve Peck, and bassist Ron Brock.

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Myers Park, Lansing

Cost: free for Lansing residents, small entry fee for everyone else

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Raising the Roof

SingTrece and Stone Cold Miracle return to the Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert, bringing their blend of soul, gospel, funk, and rock to the Commons. Reuniting last year after a few years, the band includes powerhouse vocalist SingTrece is joined by guitarist-vocalist-songwriter Dustin Stuhr, bassist Andy Adelewitz, drummer Zaun Marshburn, and guitarist Peter DeBoer.

When: 6-8 p.m Thursday

Where: Bernie Milton Pavilion, The Commons

Cost: free

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Summer Jazz

The Marriott Summer Jazz Series continues at Monks on the Commons with the trio of Dennis Winge, Harry Aceto, and Kevin Cheli, who will play a variety of originals and standards at the downtown venue.

Where: Monks on the Commons

Cost: free; donations welcome

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Funk for Lunch

The Funky Lunch continues in downtown Ithaca, with some of Ithaca's favorite DJs spinning disco, house, and funk every Friday from noon to 1:30 p.m. This family-friendly series is curated by DJ Proper Philth, who says: “Bring your kids, bring your roller skates, bring a sandwich. It's the Funky Lunch!” This week’s DJ is Rockmon.

When: 12-1:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Bernie Milton Pavilion

Cost: free

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It’s a Wrap!

The Cortland Main Street Music Series concludes its 2022 season, continuing with the same focus on presenting a mix of top-notch national, regional, and local acts. This week’s show is headlined by Upstate, the downstate acoustic vocal group featuring Lansing native Mary Webster that has made several memorable appearances in Ithaca. They’ll be joined by the Miss Tess Duo, featuring Miss Tess and Thomas Bryan Eaton – they play everything from jazz and swing to country and more, as they demonstrated at the GrassRoots Festival last weekend. Local singer-songwriter Cloey Tierno rounds out the lineup.

When: 5-9 p.m. Friday

Where: Rose Hall, 19 Church Street, Cortland

Cost: free; donations welcome

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Get On My Lawn!

The Lawncert series returns, with host band Venissa Santi 4tet joined by Go Go Troubadour – the guitar-voice duo of Olive Mitra and Florinda Larkin, who perform Samba and Bossa nova classic songs from the Brazilian songbook. Santi will be joined in the 4tet by Michael Stark on keys, Walt Lorenzut on bass, and Olive Mitra on drums. The Immortal Peaches – Karlee Weaver along with Olive Mitra on percussion, and Paul Kimball on keyboards – will close out the night. See the Facebook event page for details.

When: 5:30-10 p.m. Friday CANCELLED!!

Where: 6018 Podunk Road, Trumansburg

Cost: $10

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Let’s Dance

“The dance party continues even after GrassRoots is over! Come on out for a night of afro-beat, Latin groove, world-vibe with FABI. A world music experience blending world beat-rootsy-grooves. Elevating audiences to a happy mood.” Find out more here:

https://www.facebook.com/fabiworldmusic

When: 6-9 p.m. Friday

Where: South Hill Cider

Cost: $10 cover

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Singing for the Bleachers

Bleachers comes to Cooperstown, touring to promote their 2021 album, “Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night.” Fronted by five-time Grammy® Award-winning singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Jack Antonoff, the band has released three albums, including 2017’s “Gone Now,” which produced the hit single “Don’t Take The Money.” Find out more here:

https://www.bleachersmusic.com/

Claud, who “makes the kind of pop that goes well with any late nite snack,” opens the show.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown

Cost: $40-$45, available online here

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Going Wild

The ElectroZone presents a “wild night of wild music” featuring: “MRDRFOG + Josh Oxford - psychoelectric mediations on acoustic ontology featuring Ithaca legend Josh Oxford; Billy Jackass - Intergenerational Anishinaabe storytelling and song filtered through industrial ambience; skræling - a mood-dependent project exploring grief, love, rage, and resilience; Bogo La$ik - a badly behaved iPad kid and midwestern werewolf; Phantom Project - a sonic investigation into the Satanic Panic; and Moon Eyed Kitty - a mysterious new project from Rob Snyder.” Please wear a mask.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Sacred Root Kava Bar and Tea Lounge

Cost: $5

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Returning to Rock

Leo and the Maydays conclude their weekly July residency in downtown Ithaca, showcasing their distinctive brand of alternative indie pop, as displayed on their recent album, “Freshman.” They'll be joined by local singer-songwriter Harry Nichols (Noon Fifteen, The Whiskey Crisis). Says Leo: "This is LATM's last residency date there and to celebrate we are hosting a pajama party. Come party with us and enjoy a night full of power punk/pop rock and some awesome company, all in the comfort of your fav PJs."

When: 9 p.m. Fridays in July

Where: The Downstairs

Cost: $5

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United for the Cause

The iMatter Festival 2022: Reset! comes to the Southern Tier. The free annual hard-rock festival features a host of national, regional, and local bands and seeks to counter “suicide, self-harm and self-doubt by promoting unearthed value, unveiled purpose and defiant hope to this generation.” Here’s the lineup: Anberlin, The Devil Wears Prada, Anthony Green, Eighteen Visions, Hopesfall (performing 20 Years Of "The Satellite Years"), Attack Attack, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, I Set My Friends On Fire, Wristmeetrazor, Chamber, Prison, RIVALS, Carly Cosgrove, Kingdom Collapse, Fury in Few, Desolate, Deal With God, and KeptClose.

When: all day Saturday

Where: The L, 116 Breesport Road, Horseheads

Cost: $0-$75, available online here

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Rockin’ in Groton

The 2022 Bill Dallaire Memorial – aka “Summer Hummer” – will feature some of the area’s top hard-rock bands, including Bendher, Ten Man Push and Throw Down Cold, along with Roger Decker and Rain.

When: noon to 10 p.m. Saturday

Where: 74 Groton City Road, Groton

Cost: $10 donation

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Pie Guy

Touring to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his iconic song “American Pie,” Don McLean returns to the Finger Lakes region. Of course, he’s written several other memorable songs, including “Vincent,” “Castles in the Air,” and “And I Love You So.”

Dallas Greene opens the show.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Point of the Bluff Vineyards, Hammondsport

Cost: $65-$110, available here

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In Harmony

Gunpoets continue the 2022 summer concert series at Taughannock Falls State Park. The Ithaca-based hiphop-rock-pop band is coming off its appearance at the GrassRoots Festival, but if you missed their midnight set last Friday, here’s a chance to see them at a more reasonable house

(See the rest of the summer series schedule here.)

When: 7-9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Taughannock Falls State Park

Cost: free; $5 parking fee per car (Empire Pass honored)

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It’s a Celebration!

“Celebrate 50 fabulous years in style at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center's 50th Anniversary Mid-Summer Party - 'GIAC Since 1972: Celebrating the Old, Embracing the New!' … There will be live music performances by Amir Ali, Ave Mack of Empire Kings, Mbusi, and Singtrece. DJ CDZ NUTZ will be spinning an all vinyl mix of funk, soul, Motown, and hip-hop from 1972 to the present. A special silent art auction with art pieces graciously donated by Ithaca Reggae Fest will be there for your bidding delight. All proceeds from the evening will be donated back to GIAC's Robin Fund and general programming. To reflect the year it all began, tickets will be $19.72 each. The first 50 people to arrive will receive a special welcome drink! This event is for those 21 and over, but keep an eye out for more all-ages anniversary events throughout the year! For questions or more information, call (607) 272-3622.”

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday

Where: The Upstairs

Cost: $19.72, advance tickets available here.

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Songs to Sing

Graham Nash returns to Central New York. A two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee - with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies – Nash was also inducted twice into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame (as a solo artist and with CSN) and he is a GRAMMY Award winner. “This Path Tonight,” his most recent solo album, came out in 2016, and he’s been busy working on several new projects.

When: 2 p.m. Sunday

Where: Point of the Bluff Vineyards, Hammondsport

Cost: $75-$125

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Music on the Water

WaterMusic and Dancing on the Trail features music and dance performances for paddlers, pedestrians, and bicyclists along the Cayuga Waterfront Trail. Performing artists include: Richie Stearns, John Hoffman, Randi Beckmann & Jason Zorn (Old Time Band); Dave Davies, Harry Aceto, Tom Hodgson & Rick Manning (Swing & String Music); The Jeanne Goddard Dancers (Modern Dance & Improv); Jasperoo - John & Mary Beth Bunge (Old Time String Music); London MacDaniel (Swing Guitar); Cindy Stevens, Sera Smolens & Tom Mank (Dance & Music); Steven Stull (Pop Up Floating Opera); Stan Stewart (Solo Guitar Improv); John Simon & Friends (Folk Rock); Michael Ludgate & Friends (Contradance Band). Join us to celebrate summer, music, dance, paddling, biking and walking on Ithaca’s beautiful waterfront.

WaterMusic 2022 is supported with funds provided by the Tompkins County Tourism Program and hosted by Triphammer Arts Inc. and Friends of Stewart Park.

When: 5-7 p.m. Sunday (rain date is 5-7 p.m. Monday)

Where: Waterfront Trail

Cost: free

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Rhode Island Rock

Hailing from Providence, R.I., Deer Tick has been making regular visits to Central New York for more than a decade. The band includes John McCauley, Ian O’Neil, Dennis Ryan, and Christopher Ryan, who “like to rock out,” as demonstrated on their latest album, “Live from Fort Adams.” Find out more here:

https://deertickmusic.com/

When: 8 p.m. Sunday

Where: Center for the Arts, Homer

Cost: $30, available online here

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MAQ Attack

South Hill Cider’s Monday Night Jazz series continues this week with MAQ, a quartet that performs everything from classic and modern jazz to Brazilian bossa and folk music. The lineup includes Eric Aceto (violin), Harry Aceto (bass), Doug Robinson (guitar, vocals), Chad Lieberman (accordion), and Steve Pond (percussion). Learn more here.

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

Where: South Hill Cider

Cost: free

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Time Travelers

The “Happy Together” tour returns to the Southern Tier, with The Turtles, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, the Cowsills, the Vogues, the Association, and the Buckinghams playing all their hits from the 1960s.

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Tag’s Summer Stage, Big Flats

Cost: $35 and up

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Two in Tandem

Indie favorites Andrew Bird and Iron & Wine have teamed up for the “Outside Problems Tour,” in which they’ll showcase songs from their eclectic catalogs and perhaps share some songs together as well. Get there early: Meshell Ndegeocello opens the show!

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Beak and Skiff Apple Orchards, LaFayette

Cost: $45-$55, available here

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More Shows

Six Mile Craic play the Trumansburg Farmers Market at 4-7 p.m. Wednesday

Gillmuir Girls play the Stonecat Café’s Pub Night at 5-9 p.m. Wednesday

The Bollicine Brothers play Damiani Wine Cellers at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

The Tarps play the Dryden VFW at 6 p.m. Wednesday

GoGone plays Bright Leaf Vineyard at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday ($5)

Pine Box plays Ithaca Beer at 6 p.m. Wednesday

Levi Dusseau plays Salt Point Brewing at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

M3 plays the Homer Summer Concert Series on the Green at 7 p.m. Wednesday

Sacred Root Kava Bar and Tea Lounge hosts its weekly Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Wednesday

The Range hosts its weekly Salsa Night Latin Dance Party, featuring DJs and dance lessons, from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday

Jeremy Bussman hosts the weekly Open Mic Night at the Upstairs at 8-11 p.m. Wednesday

The Percolators are at Brookton’s Market at 5 p.m. Thursday

The Rollin’ Rust is at Grist Iron Brewing at 5-8 p.m. Thursday

Ryan Leddick is at Two Goats Brewing at 6 p.m. Thursday

The Jesse Collins Trio is at Dano’s Heuriger at 6-8 p.m. Thursday

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Bendher is at Punk’s Place in Candor for Bike Night at 6 p.m. Thursday

The Oasis at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards hosts its weekly Open Mic Night at 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Roger Decker plays Mangia e Statti Zitto in Cortland at 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Aiken is at Cortland Beer Company at 6 p.m. Thursday

Radio London plays the Six Mile Creek Vineyard’s Sunset Music Series at 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Doug and Eamonn Hubert play the Nautie Summer Nights series at Lucas Vineyards at 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday

Benny T brings his Open Mic Posse back to Crossroads in Lansing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday

The Brewhouse Blues Jam returns to Hopshire Farm and Brewery at 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday

The Vinyl Lounge continues its weekly residency at Trumansburg’s Atlas Bowl at 7-10 p.m. Thursday

Molly and the Ringwalds play Courthouse Park in Cortland at 7 p.m. Thursday

Stiv Morgan is at the Glen Haven at 8-10 p.m. Thursday

FABI hosts an "Electropical Bash" the Upstairs at 10 p.m. Thursday

The Mighty Jet Band is at Brookton’s Market at 5 p.m. Friday

NEO Project is at Cool-Lea Campground in Odessa at 5-8 p.m. Friday

Blue Eyed Soul is at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards at 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday

The Delta Mike Shaw Band is at Scale House Brewery at 6-9 p.m. Friday

Stereopticon is at Two Goats Brewing at 6 p.m. Friday

Cosmic Bear is at Grist Iron Brewing at 6-9 p.m. Friday

Elowyn plays Buttonwood Grove Winery at 6 p.m. Friday

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Darkwine is at Trax Pub and Grill at Greek Peak at 6 p.m. Friday

Levi and the Wranglers are at the Fillmore Golf Club in Locke at 6 p.m. Friday

Billy Golicki is at Summerhill Brewing at 6-8 p.m. Friday

The Rollin’ Rust is at Homer Hops at 6 p.m. Friday

Grit N Grace plays at Treleaven Winery at 6-9 p.m. Friday ($5)

The Tarps are at Hopshire Farm and Brewery at 6-8 p.m. Friday

Five Man Trio is at Wagner Vineyards at 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday

90 Proof continues the 2022 summer concert series at the Groton American Legion at 6:30-9 p.m. Friday

Common Railers play the Finger Lakes Cider House at 6:30 p.m. Friday ($5)

The Ithaca Concert Band plays a free concert at Newfield Olde Home Days at 7 p.m. Friday

Steve Daniels and Friends are at Cortland Beer Company at 8 p.m. Friday

Glenmary’s Ghost and Bob Roberts Calamity team up for a show at the Range at 9 p.m. Friday

Jasperoo plays the Brooktondale Farmers Market at 1-4 p.m. Saturday

The Lisa Lee Duo plays Buttonwood Grove Winery at 1-4 p.m. Saturday

Unoriginal Gravity is at Wagner Vineyards at 2-5 p.m. Saturday

Richman and the Poorboys are at Chateau Dusseau in Locke at 3 p.m. Saturday

Schwartzfest with Bradshaw Blues is at ONCO Fermentations in Tully at 4 p.m. Saturday

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Lou Kaplan is at Willowdale Bend in Skaneateles at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

The Frank Raponi Duo is at Homer Hops at 6 p.m. Saturday

Metasequoia is at Summerhill Brewing at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

Maplewood Jazz is at Brewer's Kitchen and Taproom at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

Tru Bleu is at The Westy at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

Whistlin’ Dyl and the Wild Cowboys are at Two Goats Brewing at 6 p.m. Saturday

Plan Z is at Grist Iron Brewing at 6-9 p.m. Saturday

Mike Powell is at Heuga’s Alpine in Tully at 7-10 p.m. Saturday

Aiken and Company is at Cortland Beer Company at 8 p.m. Saturday

Tijuana Danger Dogs play the Downstairs at 9 p.m. Saturday

1980 Underground spins "minimal wave, witchhouse, protopunk, coldwave, postpunk, new wave, punk" at Sacred Root Kava Bar and Tea Room at 10 p.m. Saturday

DJ Evo Evolution is at the Range at 10 p.m. Saturday

MAQ will play the Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Stonecat Café from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday

Fools Hill in Spencer hosts the weekly Open Mic “Chill on the Hill” at 1-7 p.m. Sunday

The Ende Brothers play Buttonwood Grove Winery at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

Scott Tremolo plays at Treleaven Winery at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

Travis Durfee is at the Finger Lakes Cider House at 1-3 p.m. Sunday

The Fabi World Music Summer Duo (featuring Martini) hosts the Buena Vista Sunday Club at Damiani Wine Cellars at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

Marc Ryan and Monica are at the Glen Haven at 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday

The Silver Creek Duo is at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards at 2-5 p.m. Sunday

Michael Francis McCarthy is at Wagner Vineyards at 2-5 p.m. Sunday

Jitensha is at Grist Iron Brewing at 2-5 p.m. Sunday

Gerard Burke is at Solera Tap House at 2-5 p.m. Sunday

The Purple Valley return to American Vineyards at 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday

Bradford Allen and Casey Widger are at ONCO Fermentations in Tully at 3 p.m. Sunday

The Piperventilators are at Brookton’s Market at 4 p.m. Sunday

Wingnut is at Two Goats Brewing at 4 p.m. Sunday

Brett Beardslee brings his weekly Monday Night Blues back to Rasta Ranch Vineyards at 5-8 p.m. Monday

No Jazz Vibes Duo is at Firelight Camps at 6 p.m. Tuesday

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Janet Batch and the Four-Bangers play the “Music in the Hollow” concert series at the Ellis Hollow Community Center at 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Center for the Arts in Homer hosts its weekly Open Mic Night at 7-9 p.m. Tuesday

Uncle Joe and the Rosebud Ramblers play the Trumansburg Farmers Market at 4-7 p.m. Wednesday

The Bollicine Brothers play Damiani Wine Cellers at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Matthews Family Tradition plays the Dryden VFW at 6 p.m. Wednesday

Amy Varckette plays Bright Leaf Vineyard at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday ($5)

The Ithaca Concert Band plays a free concert at Danby Community Church at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

Travis Rocco plays the Homer Summer Concert Series on the Green at 7 p.m. Wednesday

Joe Henson hosts Open Mic Night at the Glen Haven at 7-9 p.m. Wednesday

Sacred Root Kava Bar and Tea Lounge hosts its weekly Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Wednesday

The Range hosts its weekly Salsa Night Latin Dance Party, featuring DJs and dance lessons, from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday

Jeremy Bussman hosts the weekly Open Mic Night at the Upstairs at 8-11 p.m. Wednesday

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Jim Catalano covers the Finger Lakes music scene for WITH (90.1 FM in Ithaca, WITHradio.org) and its affiliates.