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24+ shows to see this week: August 31-Sept. 7

The Police lead singer Sting performs in 2007.
Sting, shown performing with the Police in 2007, comes to Syracuse on Sept. 6

We head into Labor Day weekend with an eclectic array of shows around the region, including Hall and Oates, Sting, and the smorgasbord of bands at the Great New York State Fair in Syracuse! Plus, dozens of bands are playing in the area 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!

For a more in-depth roundup of upcoming shows around the Finger Lakes and beyond, check out this extensive, curated list right here!

Also, check out the newest show on WITH and withradio.org, “Breakfast with the Beatles,” hosted by Dave Kane from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday mornings. Read more about the show right here!

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

Joe Crookston
Joe Crookston

Just Joe

The 2022 Music in the Hollow summer series continues with a special Wednesday concert with the multi-talented Joe Crookston – songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, and storyteller. “He’ll surprise you and awaken the cynics. He’s plumbing for lyrical gold like a social archeologist. His songs are universal, his rhythm infectious and in concert, he is funny as hell one moment and transcendent the next.” He has released several excellent albums, including “Georgia I’m Here” and “Darkling & the Bluebird Jubilee.” Find out more here.

The event will also feature a Fundraising BBQ and Bake Sale: “Come hungry and also please consider donating some homemade baked goods. All proceeds will directly benefit The Ellis Hollow Community Center.”

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Ellis Hollow Community Center

Cost: free

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Maddy Walsh and Miami Whizzdom

Miami Meet-up

The newly formed Maddy Walsh & Miami Whizzdom features the Blind Spots' Maddy Walsh & Mike Suave joining forces with Afrobeta's Cuci Amadore and Smurfio to create “an undeniable four-piece serving up the beats, the sparkle, the sass, and the dance vibes.” Special guest FABI will kick off the evening at Grist Iron Brewing. “We're bringing this dynamic dance-pop collab out to our Hector people,” says Walsh. “It's yuh birthday, and we're throwing the party.”

Can’t make it to Hector? MW & MW will do it again Thursday night at the Argos Warehouse in downtown Ithaca and at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cortland Beer Company in downtown Cortland.

When: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Grist Iron Brewing

Cost: free

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When: 8:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Argos Warehouse

Cost: cover charge

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When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Cortland Beer Company

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Gabe Stillman

Blues Blazer

Fast-rising blues guitarist Gabe Stillman returns to Trumansburg Hailing from Williamsport, Pa., Stillman quickly earned a reputation as one of the most talented young guitar slingers on the blues scene. His first two albums, “The Grind” and “Flyin’ High,” the latter on which he’s backed by the Nighthawks, have been followed by his latest album, “Just Say the Word,” which features the Texas Horns and guest appearances by Anson Funderburgh (who produced the album), Sue Foley, and Greg Izor. Find out more here.


When: 7 p.m. Wednedsay

Where: Garrett’s Brewing Company, Trumansburg


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Steve Parke
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Going to Extremes

Virtuoso bass players and educators Victor Wooten (The Flecktones) and Steve Bailey (the six-string fretless bass master who played with everyone from the Rippingtons to Willie Nelson) will bring their “Bass Extremes” project to CNY to promote their new album, “S’Low Down,” which comes out this week. The 10-track album features bass greats Ron Carter, Bootsy Collins, Marcus Miller, Oteil Burbridge, Justin Chancellor, Linda Oh, Edgar Meyer, John Patitucci, Billy Sheehan, Joe Dart, and more. Drummer Derico Watson will round out the lineup for the show. Find out more here.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Center for the Arts, Homer

Cost: $35, available online here

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Fair Enough

The Great New York State Fair returns, offering dozens of concerts during its 13-day run. See the full lineup here or below.

When: through Sept. 5

Where: State Fairgrounds, Syracuse

Cost: concerts are free with fair admission

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Summer Vibes

The Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series continues with Gunpoets, the long-running hiphop-rock-pop band known for its positive messages and uplifting performances. “In July 2016, Gunpoets released their third studio album, ‘Bombs Away!’ The new album’s title plays off the hard/soft juxtaposition that underlies the band’s name and creative identity. The album is a call to the world to lay down all weapons of war, and to replace them with love, peace, and compassion. This powerful new release exemplifies the true definition of what it means to be a Gunpoet.”

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Bernie Milton Pavilion, The Commons

Cost: free

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Songs to Share

Dan Forsyth of Driftwood hosts Songwriter’s Night at Hopshire, a series taking place every first Thursday of the month at Hopshire Farms and Brewery: “This is an opportunity for songwriters to share their craft with each other. Bring a song you are working on, it doesn’t have to be complete, to get input from your peers. All are welcome to come listen respectfully.”

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Hopshire Farms and Brewery, Dryden

Cost: free

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Harmonic Dirt

We All Scream

So Good Ice Cream Stand and the Center for the Arts of Homer have teamed up to bring you the So Good Music Series every Thursday through September. This week’s edition features Harmonic Dirt, the Syracuse band whose second album, “Live At the Ridge” won the SAMMY Award for 2020’s Americana album of the year. Find out more about them here. So Good will feature “adult only” specialty ice cream for those 21 and up. Bring a chair or two to enjoy the show.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: 5 South West St., Homer

Cost: free

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Dynamic Duo

Daryl Hall and John Oates bring their vast catalog of soul-pop hits – “Private Eyes,” “Sara Smile,” “Maneater,” and so many more – to the Finger Lakes to close out CMAC’s summer season. The top-selling duo in pop history, the pair was inducted into the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1

Where: Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (CMAC), 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua

Cost: $35-$175, available online here

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Let’s Get Liquified

The new weekly “Liquid Thursdays” continues at Liquid State Brewing Company, with host Cooper Casterline (Double Tiger and New Planets) joined by a series of rotating musicians and DJs for “an evening of live music, dance, and a full multi-media funky experience.”

When: 9 p.m. to midnight Thursday

Where: Liquid State Brewing Company

Cost: $5

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Steve Daniels

Paint by Numbers

The Crown City Muralfest will feature a variety of artists throughout the day. “Engage in an Artisan Market and peruse the wares of local artisans while enjoying art demonstrations, listening to the delightful sounds of local musicians, and immersing yourself in the creation of artwork exploring the concept of Cultivating Community.” The Steve Daniels Trio will perform at 6-8 p.m. to close out the event. “Stevie D’s professional music career started over twenty-five years ago. He has performed in venues all over the country with Grammy award winners and nominees, world-renowned jazz, blues, and pop musicians. Daniels has been saxophonist, guitarist and back-up singer with opening acts for top 40 bands across the country including: The Tragically Hip, Marcy Playground, Gym Class Heroes, Aaron Carter and Rusted Root. Steve also has recorded on albums and compilation recordings with Travis Rocco, OAR, The Unknown Woodsmen, Sam Glover, John West and Lonnie Park to name a few.”

When: 1-8 p.m. Friday

Where: Cortland Corset Building, 75 East Court St., Cortland

Cost: free; suggested $5 donation to help support future art events.

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So Long to Summer

Hair•Color•Art will host the “Goodbye Summer Live Art Jam,” featuring a Live Painting and Art Auction to raise money for the Ithaca Food Bank Loaves and Fishes. Participating artists include Bryan Riek, Heather Williams, Amanda Mulholland, Abstractisms, Tomb Bomb, and others, along with an art-making table, a community live-paint canvas, and Paint Pouring with Aaron. Live music will be provided as well; check the event page for details.

When: 5-8 p.m. Friday

Where: Hair•Color•Art, Press Bay Alley

Cost: free

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Jason Paige
Jean Bernard Cerin

Salon Songs

The Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards’ popular Salon series kicks off its season “Lisette—A Song’s Journey From Haiti and Back,” baritone Jean Bernard Cerin and fortepianist Nicholas Mathew explore the tale — across centuries and continents — of “Lisette quitté la plaine,” an enduringly popular song from Cerin’s native Haiti alongside other music that intersects with the African diaspora and the abolitionist movements of the 18th and 19th centuries. Seating is limited and is first-come, first-served. “Cerin has charmed audiences throughout the United States, France, Austria, and his native Haiti. On the concert stage, he has appeared with leading early music ensembles including Cleveland’s Les Délices, American Bach Soloists in San Francisco, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society’s Gamut Bach Ensemble, Louisville’s Bourbon Baroque, and the Philadelphia Bach Festival. Jean Bernard is also a member of Kuwento Mizik, a classical crossover piano vocal duo that has performed their stories and music at venues all over the country including the Detroit Institute of Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.” The British-born pianist and writer Nicholas Mathew is Professor of Music and the Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley.

When: 5 p.m. Friday

Where: A.D. White House, Cornell

Cost: free and open to all

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Stepping Out

Chris Ploss – drummer for Laila Belle, Freight, Janet Batch and the Four-Bangers, and other local bands – will step out from behind the drum riser to lead his own band, River Diver, which released an excellent album, “waybacklight,” in 2019. He’ll be joined by drummer Greg McClure, bassist Scott Nelson, and guitarist Lou DiPietro for the show. Jennie Lowe, who released a stellar album of her own, “Ghost Tracks,” also in 2019, will open the show.

When: 6-9 p.m. Friday

Where: South Hill Cider

Cost: $10 cover at the door

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The Burns and Kristy Band

Farm Fun

The Friday Night Farm Jams series continues with indie-folk-pop favorites The Burns and Kristy Band. The duo of Terry Burns and Ron Kristy met after many years as independent musicians and singer-songwriters in Nashville, Tenn. They were married in 2004, but it was not until 2011 that they made the decision to become a musical duo. Since then, they’ve released two CDs, including 2016’s “Always Home.” They’ll be joined by Doug Robinson, Bill King, and Rich DePaolo for the show.

When: 6 p.m. Friday

Where: Finger Lakes Cider House

Cost: $5

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Lodge Life

Angry Mom Records will host the “first of, hopefully, many shows.” Theoretical Events Presents: “A Night At The Lodge,” featuring local indie-rock bands Material Objects, False Flag (doing a Black Flag cover set), Secret Service Men, and New Motor Club. The show is sponsored by PM Press.

When: 8 p.m. Friday (doors at 7 p.m.)

Where: Forest City Lodge 180, 536 W. Green St., Ithaca

Cost: $5

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Going Underground

THE 1980 UNDERGROUND returns to host another event in downtown Ithaca, featuring “postpunk, minimal wave, proto punk, cold wave, new wave, witch house, punk no wave” and more. “Time to wander around in the dark again… Dress pretty, you animals... Don't forget to gaze, in profound longing, at the night sky for a moment before you arrive.”

When: 10 p.m. Friday

Where: Sacred Kava Bar and Tea Lounge

Cost: small cover

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Vicious Fishes

Ramping It Up

Skate of Mind, “a non-profit organization of skateboarders dedicated to sharing the mental health benefits of skateboarding as a form of environmental awareness, both accessible personal progression-oriented activities that bridge socio-economic boundaries,” will host the Root Down Live Music and Skate Jam, a fundraising event for the Trumansburg Skate Park. The event will feature Vicious Fishes, DJ Rockmon, Silver Rein, DJ Salt, and more, as well as skate lessons, a raffle, a ramp contest and more.

When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday

Where: Grassroots Festival Music Park, 8669 Falls Road, Trumansburg

Cost: $1-$20, available online here

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Shore Enough

Cayuga Shoreline, a new event venue on the western side of Cayuga Lake, will host a grand-opening celebration, featuring a variety of beverages at the porch bar, food from Silo Food Truck, and free live music on the dock all day. “Come by land or boat, and hang out in the venue, on the porch, lawn, dock or in the water.”

Here’s the music schedule: 2 p.m., Fabi; 3:30 p.m., The Don't Know Whys; 5 p.m., Dan Forsyth; 7 p.m., Tenzin Chopak and Emmett Scott; 9 p.m. DJ after party in the venue.

When: 2-11:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: 7930 County Road, 153 Interlaken

Cost: free to attend

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Jerrod Niemann

Country Cool

Nashville hitmaker Jerrod Niemann comes to Treleaven Winery ready to showcase his Platinum Number 1 singles such as “Lover, Lover” (a cover of Sonia Dada’s “You Don’t Treat Me No Good”) and “Drink to That All Night.” “From Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association and CMT Award nominations, to headlining and touring with some of Country’s hottest acts – Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, and Keith Urban – Niemann continues to make his mark by creatively pushing boundaries while still offering a sincere nod to the legends before him.” Find out more here. CJ Solar and the Loretz & Ludwig Duo will open the show.

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Treleaven Winery, King Ferry

Cost: $45-$65, available online here

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All Twizted

The double bill of Attila x Twiztid comes to the Southern Tier, joined by special guests One Day Waiting, Desolate, and Promises Unsaid.

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: The L, 116 Breesport Road, Horseheads

Cost: $25, available online here

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Bass Master

In 2020, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted bought a house in Skaneateles, and soon started jamming with some area musicians, including Ithaca drummer Dan Lashkoff (the Dart Brothers, the 86ers, etc). This weekend, Jason Newsted and The Chophouse Band will make their debut at the Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department Fireman’s Field Days. They’ll be joined by local favorite Jon Rogalia and the Swamp Boys, who will showcase their energetic brand of country rock,

When: 7-10 p.m. Saturday

Where: Allyn Arena, Skaneateles

Cost: free

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Acid Drop

“The kava bar is getting a healthy dose of acid thanks to real and fake analog 303's pumping basslines all night. Come experience some classic techno, house and dub all night long.” On the bill are Sunshine at Night, featuring former Ithaca Brandon Esteves, who’s now based in Worcester, Mass.; stepwriterun, the project of Ithaca’s Jason Liefer; and Brian Thrash, a local techno producer.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Sacred Root Kava Lounge & Tea Bar

Cost: $5-$10 suggested donation

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Let’s Dance!

Hands Four Dancers of Ithaca will host its first event of the fall season, featuring Confluence, the mother-daughter duo of Nadine Dyskant-Miller (flute and foot percussion) and Barbara Dyskant (piano). Nancy Spero and Casey Carr have stepped in for our original caller, Sarah VanNorstrand, who had to cancel. Confluence performs both traditional and original tunes from Québec, New England, Ireland, and Scotland for contra and English country dances throughout New York, Pennsylvania, and New England. Beginners are welcome; each dance is briefly taught and the steps are simple. Casual clothes and soft-soled shoes are recommended. Everyone must provide proof of full vaccination either through early registration or at the door; N95, KN94, or surgical masks required and must be worn. Early registration to provide vaccination information by email at hfdi.webmaster@gmail.com is highly recommended.

When: 8-11 p.m. Saturday

Where: Community School of Music and Arts

Cost: $10 for members, $12 for non-members

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Living Legends

Folk legends Judy Collins and Richard Thompson will team up for a stellar double bill on the shore of Keuka Lake. Collins’ blend of pop and folk has won her fans for more than 50 years, scoring hits such as “Both Sides Now” and “Send In the Clowns.” One of the world’s best guitarists, Thompson’s blend of British traditional music and rock influences first gained attention in the band Fairport Convention and has continued through his impressive solo career.

When: 3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Point of Bluff Vineyards, Hammondsport

Cost: $75-$150, 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).

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

Where: South Hill Cider

Cost: free

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Ensemble Energy

The Cornell University Jazz Faculty will perform music by Florence Price and Margret Bonds, standards by Charlie Parker, John Lewis, and Cedar Walton, and originals by Paul Merrill and Joe Salzano. The performers will include Melissa Gardiner, vocals and trombone; Paul Merrill, trumpet; Joe Salzano, saxophones; Seth Carper, saxophones; Dave Solazzo, piano; Peter Chwazik, bass; and Greg Evans, drums.

When: 7 p.m. Monday POSTPONED to Spring 2023!

Where: Klarman Hall, Cornell University

Cost: free and open to all Event Info


Ready to Rock

Otherwise comes to the Southern Tier, joined by Lines of Loyalty, Seven Mile Drive, and Ithaca’s own Patchwork Down.

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

Where: The L, 116 Breesport Road, Horseheads

Cost: $15, available online here

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Police Man

Sting brings his “My Songs” tour to Central New York, performing material from his eclectic solo career as well as from his time with The Police. His latest album is “The Bridge.” Find out more here! Joe Sumner, son of Sting, will open the show.

When: 8 p.m. Tuesday

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

Cost: $39.50-$189.50, available online here

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Two in Tandem

Ithaca College’s Angela and William Haines Young Concert Artists Residency will present a concert by clarinetist Narek Arutyunian and pianist Ying Li. Arutyunian is an artist who “reaches passionate depths with seemingly effortless technical prowess and beguiling sensitivity” (The Washington Post). As soloist with orchestra, his performances include the Copland Clarinet Concerto with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Alice Tully Hall, Artie Shaw’s Concerto for Clarinet with The Boston Pops, the Mozart Concerto with Oregon’s Newport Symphony and New York’s St. Thomas Orchestra. Twenty-four-year-old Chinese pianist Ying Li was the First Prize winner of the 2021 Young Concert Artists Susan Wadsworth International Auditions, as well as The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Prize and the Tri-I Noon Recitals Prize. She has received top awards in numerous national and international competitions, including the Antonio Mormone International Prize, Sarasota Artist Series Piano Competition, and others.

The duo also will conduct a master class at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Hocket Family Recital Hall that is free and open to the public.

When: 8:15 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Hockett Family Recital Hall
Cost: free and open to all

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Red Betty

More Shows

The Yardvarks play the Trumansburg Farmers Market at 4-7 p.m. Wednesday

Joey Arcuri and Friends play jazz at the Argos Inn at 5-7 p.m. Wednesday

Whistlin’ Dyl’s Spice Rack with special guest Martini, plays Lucky Hare Brewing in Hector at 5-8 p.m.

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

The Pelotones’ Wayne Gottlieb and Harry Aceto play Bright Leaf Vineyard at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday ($5)

Jimkata’s Evan Friedell is at Ithaca Beer at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Flea Circus plays Salt Point Brewing at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

Bluesman Gabe Stillman returns to Garrett’s Brewing at 7 p.m. Wednesday

Joe Henson hosts the weekly 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

The Ampersand Project is at Grist Iron Brewing at 5-8 p.m. Thursday

Red Betty, a “six-piece 50s and 60s classic honky-tonk country band sporting fiddle, electric and pedal steel guitars and four-part harmony back-up vocals, plays South Hill Cider at 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday

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Erich with an H plays Atwater Winery at 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday

Tim Braley plays Scale House Brewing at 6 p.m. Thursday

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

Terrapin Station concludes the “Music in the Hollow” concert series at the Ellis Hollow Community Center at 6-8 p.m. Thursday (postponed from Tuesday)

Bad Alibi plays Punk’s Place in Candor at 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Ragged Sole reunites at The Oasis at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards at 7 p.m. Thursday

Cielle on Solid Ground plays the Six Mile Creek Vineyard’s Sunset Music Series at 6-8 p.m. Thursday

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

Fabi returns to the Upstairs, joined by Martini Martini on the mix board and guitar and Emily Hoyt on flute and vocals, at 10:30 p.m. Thursday

Gabe Stillman is at Bagley’s Winery at 5-8 p.m. Friday

Unusual Suspects plays the Seneca Cheese Company at 5:30-8 p.m. Friday

Madd Daddy
Jim Catalano
Madd Daddy

Madd Daddy plays Scale House Brewing at 6-8 p.m. Friday

Clint Bush is at McGraw Box Brewing at 6-8 p.m. Friday

Uncle Shake is at ONCO Fermentations in Tully at 6 p.m. Friday

Levi and the Wranglers are at Summerhill Brewing at 6-8 p.m. Friday

Adam Parker is at Homer Hops at 6-9 p.m. Friday

Terrapin Station is at Hopshire Brewery at 6-8 p.m. Friday

Chasing Neon is at Britches' Dance Bar in Auburn at 7 p.m. Friday

The Dart Brothers are at Wagner Vineyards at 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday

Tom Gath is at Heuga’s Alpine in Tully at 6-9 p.m. Friday

Frostbit Blue plays at Treleaven Winery at 6-9 p.m. Friday

Bad Alibi plays Buttonwood Grove Winery at 6-9 p.m. Friday

Miller and the Other Sinners is at Grist Iron Brewing at 6-9 p.m. Friday

The Outcrops are at Two Goats Brewing at 6 p.m. Friday

Greg McQuade is at Cortland Beer Company at 8 p.m. Friday

DJ Jona continues his weekly residency at the Upstairs at 10 p.m. Friday

Tribal Revival concludes Lansing Harbor Marina's "Rock the Docks" summer series at 1-4 p.m. Saturday

Lub Duo Acoustic Duo plays Buttonwood Grove Winery at 1-4 p.m. Saturday

The Pelotones play Brooktondale Community Center at 1 p.m. Saturday

Hot Dogs and Gin play Hosmer Winery’s “Some Like It Hot” Harvest Party at 1-5 p.m. Saturday

Joel Kane is at Chateau Dusseau at 3-6 p.m. Saturday

Liam Alone is at Bagley’s Winery at 5-8 p.m. Saturday

The Fall Creek Brass Band plays Hopshire Brewing at 5-7 p.m. Saturday ($5)

N2 plays Atwater Winery at 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday

The Mighty Jet Band is at the Westy at 5-8 p.m. Saturday


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

Pat Young is at Homer Hops at 6-9 p.m. Saturday

The Tarps Duo is at Brewer’s Kitchen and Taproom at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

Terrapin Station is at Two Goats Brewing at 6 p.m. Saturday

Stone Cold Miracle is at Grist Iron Brewing at 6-9 p.m. Saturday

Rev Ezra plays Stone Bend Farm at 6-8 p.m. Saturday


Delaques and Friends kick off their September weekly residency at the Downstairs at 9 p.m. Saturday

Chateau Dusseau will host “Helping Hands and Jams,” a grape harvesting and live music event, on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m.; the music starts at 1 p.m.

The Mary Ott Band returns to the Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Stonecat Café from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday

Mike Titlebaum and Catherine Gale play Red Newt Cellars at 1-3 p.m. Sunday

Fabi and Friends play Damiani Wine Cellars at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

Elowyn plays Buttonwood Grove Winery at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

The Tribal Revival Duo is at Hosmer Winery at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

The Petty Thieves play at Treleaven Winery at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

Grassanova is at Americana Vineyards at 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday

Two Horse Johnson is at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards at 2-5 p.m. Sunday

Evan Dillon plays at Wagner Vineyards at 2-5 p.m. Sunday

Jasperoo plays Brookton’s Market at 3-5 p.m. Sunday

The Sweats are at the Scale House Brewery at 4-7 p.m. Sunday

Not From Brooklyn is at Two Goats Brewing at 4 p.m. Sunday

The new weekly series Beer Wax Sundays returns to Liquid State at 4-7 p.m. Sunday; this week's DJ is Proper Philth

Clint Bush is at The Glen Haven at 5-8 p.m. Sunday

Cisco and the Soul Benders are at Lucky Hare Brewing Company in Hector at 5-8 p.m. Sunday

The Diana Leigh Quartet swings into Maxie’s Supper Club at 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday CANCELED!

Jonny Peris and the Formula will perform Nirvana’s “Unplugged” album at Grist Iron Brewing at 6-9 p.m. Sunday

Midnight Storm plays Spruce Row Campground at 7-10 p.m. Sunday

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

Rachel Beverly (4:30 p.m.) and Kipani (7 p.m.) will play Barnstormer Winery’s 9th anniversary celebration on Tuesday night

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Rick Manning and Naomi Sommers

Rick Manning and Naomi Sommers play at Firelight Camps at 6-8 p.m. Tuesday (postponed from Aug. 30)

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

Joey Arcuri and Friends play jazz at the Argos Inn at 5-7 p.m. Wednesday

The Bob Keefe Trio plays Bright Leaf Vineyard at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday ($5)

Rachel Beverly is at Ithaca Beer at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Chickenwire Parachute is at the Bike Bar at 6-8 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


Fair Enough

The Great New York State Fair returns, offering dozens of concerts during its 13-day run. See the full lineup here or below.

When: through Sept. 5

Where: State Fairgrounds, Syracuse

Cost: concerts are free with fair admission

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Chevy Court Concerts

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 1:00pm Tionesta

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 6:00pm Patti LaBelle

Thursday, September 1, 2022 1:00pm Alex Miller

Thursday, September 1, 2022 6:00pm 38 Special

Friday, September 2, 2022 1:00pm Tai Verdes

Friday, September 2, 2022 6:00pm Gin Blossoms

Saturday, September 3, 2022 1:00pm Syracuse Jams FunkFest:

Saturday, September 3, 2022 8:30pm Midnight Star

Sunday, September 4, 2022 2:00pm Noah Thompson

Sunday, September 4, 2022 6:00pm ERNEST

Monday, September 5, 2022 12:00pm The Prince Experience

Monday, September 5, 2022 4:00pm Night Ranger

Chevy Park Concerts

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 2:00pm Jess Novak Band

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 8:00pm Nelly

Thursday, September 1, 2022 8:00pm Riley Green

Friday, September 2, 2022 2:00pm Lizzy McAlpine

Friday, September 2, 2022 8:00pm 24KGoldn

Saturday, September 3, 2022 2:00pm COIN

Saturday, September 3, 2022 8:00pm Dropkick Murphys

Sunday, September 4, 2022 2:00pm NONEWFRIENDS

Sunday, September 4, 2022 8:00pm City Girls

Monday, September 5, 2022 1:00pm Resurrection – A Journey Tribute

Monday, September 5, 2022 6:00pm Dire Straits Legacy

Dropkick Murphys
Dropkick Murphys

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