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30+ shows to see this week: Oct. 26-Nov. 2

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Freekbass returns to Ithaca on Saturday to play a Halloween show at Deep Dive.

We exit October with a slew of Halloween-related shows around the area, with many local favorites on stage throughout the weekend. Plus, local prog-rock trio BRIAN! will release their fifth album, and the State Theatre will host an internationally acclaimed ABBA tribute show!

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

(Note: the events are listed below in chronological order, in two separate sections)

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The Session Must Commence

Harking back to the late 1990s, Jay Spaker’s Soul Session Tuesdays will reunite members of Sugarmoan, one of the best Ithaca bands of its era, as the Real Live Sextet. Spaker will be joined by Mike Stark, Lee Hamilton, Thom Sayers, Zaun Marshburn, and Brian “Willie B” Wilson for a “weekly get down featuring classic soul, funk & boom bap” with “deejays & live players cookin’ up the abstract.”

When: 9 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Oct. 18

Where: Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space

Cost: $10 at the door (cash or Venmo)

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Going Galactic                           

Cornell’s Midday Music for Organ series with Jeffrey Snedeker, who performs Gustav Holst’s “The Planets.” “The orchestral colors of Gustav Holst’s popular work ‘The Planets’ are exquisitely captured in Peter Sykes’ transcription for the organ, created specifically for a large Aeolian-Skinner instrument very similar to the organ at Sage Chapel. The recent restoration of this organ has revealed a dazzling sonic palette, with sounds that have not been heard in their original brilliance for decades.”

When: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26

Where: Sage Chapel, Cornell University

Cost: free and open to all

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Mojo Hand

Terry Mojo Johnson (from the Swamp Drivers) will bring The Mojo Show to Tully, where he’ll showcase his collection of handmade guitars. “I've made instruments from baseball bats to motorcycle parts and everything in between. I've been featured on national TV & magazines with many viral videos on Facebook & Tiktok. It's not just the instruments, it's how I play them and entertain the audiences. This is what I want to do for you. You'll see and hear instruments that nobody else has ever seen.” Find out more here!

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday

Where: ONCO Fermentations, Tully

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Let’s Dance

The Shorty Gorge will host a Halloween Swing Dance & Costume Party featuring the Ageless Jazz Band. “Join us at The Shorty Gorge for our first live music night with the Ageless Jazz Band! We highly encourage costumes! No partner or experience needed! Masks Required.” There’s a crash course class at 7 p.m. followed by the social dance at 7:30 p.m.

When: 7-10 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Community School of Music and Arts, Ithaca

Cost: $15 at the door, cash or Venmo.

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In Dedication

Cornell Cinema will host a free screening of Stan Brakhage’s “Dog Star Man,” screening on a brand-new 16mm print with live musical accompaniment by Owen Marshall and Adam Southard. Sponsored by Cornell Media Studies and Science & Technology Studies, this special screening is happening in memory of Trevor Pinch and Jeffrey Valla, two devotees to sonic experimentation. “Through a concatenation of analog synthesizers, tape loops, and other electronics, Marshall and Southard provide an emergent and immersive soundscape in conversation with Brakhage's visual explorations.”

When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Willard Straight Theatre, Cornell University

Cost: free and open to all

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Going Deep

Practice Presents hosts its first event at Deep Dive, with local hardcore stalwarts Mill Bastards joined by fast-rising garage rockers Microbes, Mostly and metal riffmeisters Cobra Cadaver, who just unveiled their debut album.

When: 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26

Where: Deep Dive

Cost: $10

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Orchestral Maneuvers

Symphonic rock legends Renaissance, featuring founding vocalist Annie Haslam, will bring its Legacy Tour to Central New York. The band, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019, is “widely recognized for its integration of rock and classical music, the use of a full symphony orchestra, and the five-octave voice of Haslam. Renaissance secured its place on the world stage with a top ten hit ‘Northern Lights’ and performed at some of the world’s most prestigious venues including the Royal Albert Hall in London and Carnegie Hall in New York each with full orchestra live on stage. An album release from one of the Carnegie Hall concerts is considered a staple among fans of symphonic rock to this day.” The band and orchestra will be playing a unique lineup of selections that will include Haslam’s favorite Renaissance classics alongside favorites from her many solo recordings. Find out more here.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26

Where: Center for the Arts, Homer

Cost: $35-$40, available online here

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Comedy Central

Brooklyn-based comedian, writer, and podcaster Hari Kondabolu comes to Ithaca to showcase his distinctive brand of political humor. The New York Times called him “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today” and described his 2018 Netflix special “Warn Your Relatives” as “an incisively funny and formally adventurous hour that reveals a comic in command of his powers.” He also has released two comedy albums, “Waiting for 2042” and “Mainstream American Comic” for the indie rock label Kill Rock Stars, and he is also a former writer and correspondent on the FX show “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.” Find out more here!

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Hangar Theatre

Cost: $31, available online here

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The Other Side

New York City comedy comes to Ithaca, where it will collide with local favorites Johnny Dowd and djGOURD. Hosted by performance artist Matthew Silver, the show also will feature six NYC-based comedians.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Deep Dive

Cost: $10

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Mamma Mia!

“Mania: The ABBA Tribute” comes to Ithaca, promising to take the audience “back in time by recreating one of the world’s finest pop groups in a live stage performance. This highly polished and professional production was created in 1999 and played its first shows in 2000… The show has toured internationally in regions as far afield as Venezuela, North America, Tahiti, Mexico, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Luxembourg, and many more, making this the world’s most successful touring ABBA show.” Find out more about the show here!

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: State Theatre of Ithaca

Cost: $25.07-$95.40, available online here

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Piano Power

The Cornell Department of Music will present two concerts that will showcase the wide range of performance styles of the piano. At 5 p.m. Friday at the A.D. White House, the Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards’ Salon series continues with “The Young Robert Schumann.” Mike Lee and Ji Young Kim with perform Schumann’s “Papillons,” “Impromptus on a Romance” by Clara Wieck, and the “Piano Sonata in F-sharp Minor “on the Center’s Regier-Graf piano (ca. 1824). The program explores multiple sides of Schumann’s early pianism and expressive world: the masked ball, forms miniature and large, and the influence of Jean Paul and J. S. Bach.

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Then at 7 p.m. Sunday in Barnes Hall, composer Jerome Begin and pianist David Friend perform Post-, a 50-minute set of pieces for solo piano with live electronic processing. The movements of Post- explore different ways of creating an atmosphere where human, acoustic aspects and electronic, processed aspects interact and overlap, upending the conventions of traditional solo piano music while still retaining the piano at its center. Rather than codifying a particular style, the music travels through a wide range of ideas and textures.

Where: Cornell University

Cost: free and open to all

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Ready for Release

Local prog-rock trio BRIAN! will release their fifth album, "The Cataclysmic Engine," which sees Bubba Crumrine, David Resig, and Willie B covering a variety of introspective themes and sonic concepts. The band is joined by saxophonist Keir Neuringer (Irreversible Entanglements, Dromedaries) on two songs. The new album was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Matthew Saccuccimorano at Electric Wilburland Studio and completed with artwork by Sam "Skullboy" Mameli.

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Local favorites Motherwort and La Llorona will open the show.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: The Cherry Artspace

Cost: $10

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Spirits in the Night

The State Theatre of Ithaca will present “Behind the Hauntings: An Intimate Evening with Amy Bruni and Adam Berry, Hosts of Travel Channel's ‘Kindred Spirits.’” The pair, stars and executive producers of “Kindred Spirits” on the Travel Channel and formally partners on the SYFY channel original series “Ghost Hunters,” dive deep into their history and adventures as real-life paranormal investigators. “Sharing captivating stories of their own terrifying paranormal encounters, Amy and Adam will shed light on cases they have worked on and reveal intimate behind-the-scenes accounts of their epic investigations.”

When: 8 p.m. Friday (postponed from 2021)

Where: State Theatre of Ithaca

Tickets: $28 and up, available here

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Bring the Noise

Papa Muse will host a release party for the new EP, “NOISE,” of which he says: “I've accumulated many recordings of songs that I'm proud of and I want to share them with you. I'm entitling this EP ‘NOISE’ and it will feature some funky rock songs and just a touch of my brand of world music. This 5 song EP will feature samplings of the styles that we play. I'm curious which songs you will like the best and I welcome your feedback.” He’ll perform with a seven-piece band in his last show before he heads south for the winter. Local comedian Kenneth McLaurin will emcee the costume contest and Tico Chango aka "Myztico Campo" and Damaris Vázquez will have their ultraviolet art portal set up and will be doing Blacklight Face and Bodypainting for donations. (‘NOISE’ album cover art by Carrie Natale.)

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Where: The Range

Cost: $10-$20 sliding scale; $3 off with student ID

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Boogie Down

“Calling all spirits to come forth and shake your bones with Parlor City Burlesque at the BONEYARD BOOGIE! Don your best costume and flaunt your fabulous self on the dance floor to the sounds of Obvious Objects spinning the grooviest vinyl. The night will be sprinkled with sexy creepy dance and burlesque performances. Hosted by The Mighty Mickie Quinn. COSTUME CONTEST with prizes!”

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Where: Deep Dive

Cost: $13 in advance, available online here; $15 at the door

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For Those About To Rock

Regional favorite Bonfire will bring its AC/DC tribute show to the Southern Tier. “Playing the very best of both the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson eras, Bonfire delivers the true sounds of AC/DC and a total visual experience, with authentic AC/DC instruments and the right amplification for authentic tonal sonic quality. Featuring a fully outfitted Angus Young act with Donnie B. in the proper schoolboy suit, the band’s head-bobbin', hair flyin’, duck-walkin', and note-for-note guitar abilities all blast through their energetic stage show!” Area favorite RUST will open the show.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: The L, 116 Breesport Road, Horseheads

Cost: $12-$20, available online here Event Info

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Season Opener

Acclaimed pianist Max Levinson returns to Ithaca for the opening concert of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra’s 2022-23 Season. “Maestro Grant Cooper leads his first concert as Interim Music Director as we launch our 46th year of serving Ithaca.” The program will include Mendelssohn’s “Hebrides Overture,” Respighi’s “The Birds,” and Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Emperor.’” Arrive at 6:30 p.m. for the free pre-concert chat, which is followed by the 7:30 p.m. performance.

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Ford Hall, Ithaca College

Cost: $10-$35, available online here

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Colombian Traditions

The SUNY Cortland Campus Artist and Lecture Series presents La Cumbiamba eNeYé, performing traditional Colombian music and dance. “Powerfully rhythmic and melodic Afro-Indigenous-Colombian music recreates the feeling of traditional open-air Cumbia gatherings. The group uses traditional instruments such as ‘Gaita’ flutes and Afro-Colombian drums. ‘Gaita’ music has a festive and danceable spirit.”

When: 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Brown Auditorium, Old Main, 1 Gerhart Drive, SUNY Cortland

Cost: free and open to all; tickets can be reserved by calling 607-753-5574, can be picked up in the Campus Activities Office, Corey Union, Room 406 on weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. or will be available at the door on the evening of the performance.

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Cryptic Grooves

Journeymen Productions and deep Audio groove present “Beats from the Crypt.” “Come join us to celebrate Halloween and underground dance music at the forest City lodge 180! For this event we will be showcasing 2 rooms of killer sound and intelligent lighting complete with Halloween decor. We will be holding a best Costume contest with prizes to the winner. Anyone who would be interested in donating Blacklight friendly Art, we will display it in our haunted house room.”

Performers include ExitStairs, Dose the Alien, Tym the Traveler, Priest, HighStone, Vision, TGG, Goodspeed, and Freeze.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $12 in advance, available online here; $20 at the door, for ages 21 and up

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Going Underground

Corporate Death Productions presents its third annual Halloween Party, with music from Young People’s Death Kamp, Gravestone Glue, and Spazzare.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: Sacred Root Kava Bar and Tea Lounge

Cost: small cover charge

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Halloween Funk

Deep Dive hosts a Halloween bash featuring local funk favorites The Comb Down, along with Freekbass – the Cincinnati-based bassist-singer who is carrying on the slapping funk tradition of Bootsy Collins – and the Bump Assembly featuring Sammi Garett, formerly of Turkuaz. Their new album, “Blood,” drops this week.

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When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Deep Dive

Cost: $15 in advance, available online here; $20 at the door

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Brass Tacks

The Fall Creek Brass Band will present “Night of the Living BRASS!” a “night of dancing, drinks, costumes, and hot brass power-funk that will knock your socks off! Featuring funky brass covers of your favorite Halloween tunes, along with our FCBB favorites.”

When: 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Range

Cost: $10

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Jazz Jam

The Jesse Collins Quartet comes to South Hill Cider to perform his “original music as well as Jesse's arrangements of Jazz Standards and Rock and R&B Classics, all in a fun and exciting show for all music lovers. For listeners and dancers!”

When: 5-8 p.m. Monday

Where: South Hill Cider

Cost: free; donations welcome

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Blacklight Bash

“Come share Halloween surrounded by the Blacklight Art of Tico Chango and Damaris Vazquez, aka UltraViolet Alchemy. There will be live musical performances, DJ, psychedelica projections and UV Bodypainting by donation. This is a family-friendly event.” Performers include Cozmic Theo, Angela Marion, Lady Ayo, GQuan Booker, DJ EvoEvolution, and more.

When: 7-11 p.m. Monday

Where: Sacred Root Kava Lounge & Tea Bar

Cost: free and family-friendly
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Night of Horror

Celebrate Halloween night with “Rocky Horror Sh*t Show,” with a pre and post dance party with the Dutchess of Spirit Posse. “We see you shiver with Anticipation. Join the cast for a night of raucous mischief, interactive fun, and live performances all hosted by the fabulous Tilia Cordata! Come early for drink specials and DJ The Dutchess of Spirit Pose, and stay after the show to dance the holiday away with The Dutchess. Callbacks and costumes encouraged! NO RICE ALLOWED!” Callback kits will be available for a suggested donation of $12 per kit, benefiting the Tompkins County Advocacy Center. The cast will feature Tilia Cordata, Daraisi Marte, Double T, Femme de Violette, Gina Tomorrow, Kalina Hertafeld, Kyle Roth • Leland Graber, Mikaela Gould, Vie Lori and Queen Tessential.

When: 9 p.m. Monday

Where: Deep Dive

Cost: $20 in advance, available online here; $25 at the door

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Dynamic Duo

“The Louis K. Thaler Concert Violinist Series – bringing free concerts of world-class talent to the Ithaca community for 20 years – welcomes two young superstars to the Whalen Center for Music.” Violinist Chee-Yun and pianist Henry Kramer will perform a program of Strauss, Brahms, and Ravel in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

Both artists will also give masterclasses on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Hockett Family Recital Hall: Violin Masterclass with Chee-Yun at 7 p.m.; Chamber Music Class with Henry Kramer at 4 p.m. Find out more here!

When: 8:15 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Hockett Family Recital Hall, Ithaca Collge

Cost: Concert and masterclass are both rfee and open to the public.

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The Session Must Commence

Harking back to the late 1990s, Jay Spaker’s Soul Session Tuesdays will reunite members of Sugarmoan, one of the best Ithaca bands of its era, as the Real Live Sextet. Spaker will be joined by Mike Stark, Lee Hamilton, Thom Sayers, Zaun Marshburn, and Brian “Willie B” Wilson for a “weekly get down featuring classic soul, funk & boom bap” with “deejays & live players cookin’ up the abstract.”

When: 9 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Oct. 18

Where: Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space

Cost: $10 at the door (cash or Venmo)

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Digging Up Roots

Practice Presents returns to the Upstairs, this time with a folk-punk show featuring local cowpunks The 86ers along with Florida’s Swamp Rats and Wisconsin’s Tail Light Rebellion.

When: 9 p.m. Tuesday

Where: The Upstairs

Cost: $10

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Going Big

The Deep Dive Big Band makes its debut under the direction of local jazz professor Greg Evans, who teaches at Ithaca College and Cornell University and plays drums with Rose and the Bros and other area bands. The DDBB will feature players from Cornell University, Ithaca College and the greater Ithaca Community every other Wednesday for the coming month.

When: 8-10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, Oct. 19 and Nov. 2

Where: Deep Dive

Cost: free; ages 18 and up

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Global Sounds

The Cornell Department of Music in conjunction with the Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial welcomes Tacet(i) Ensemble for “Extended instruments and global sounds.” The project offers a series of performances and workshops concerning the ideas of sonic identities and instrumental connotation in global cultures and will also serve to hybridize Southeast Asian musical tradition and transgress boundaries of sounds and instruments. Tacet(i) was founded in 2014 by a group of Thai contemporary musicians to create new ideas of music and arts in Thailand. Currently, the ensemble focuses on collaborative projects involving living composers, musicians, artists, and performers. Their visit to Cornell is curated by visiting lecturer and composer Piyawat Louilarpprasert and features collaborations with Cornell composers and artists.

For the first event, Tacet(i) performs “Global Sound,” a music curation of diverse composers: Daniel Sabzghabaei (Iran/US), Thanakarn Schofield (Thailand), Jia Yi Lee (Singapore), Miles Jefferson Friday (US), Travis Christopher Johns (US), Laura Cetilia (US), and John Eagle (US). Featuring Ariana Kim on violin.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2

Where: Barnes Hall, Cornell University

Cost: free and open to all

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Bowie on Screen

Cinemapolis is screening “Moonage Daydream,” a “cinematic odyssey exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey.” Directed by Brett Morgen, the film features never-before-seen footage and performances. See the trailer here!

When: playing through Nov. 3 (at least)

Where: Cinemapolis Cost: $7-$11

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More Shows

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

Jasperoo plays the Trumansburg Farmers Market at 4-7 p.m. Wednesday

Nicholas Walker, Greg Evans and Andrew Carroll play jazz at the Argos Inn at 5-7 p.m. Wednesday

Flea Circus is at Salt Point Brewing at 6:30-8:30 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

Richie Stearns and Friends return to South Hill Cider at 5-8 p.m. Thursday

Raedwald Howland-Bolton returns to Atwater Winery at 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday

Rob Ervin plays Wolffy’s Grill and Marina at 6 p.m. Thursday

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

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

The Percolators are at Brookton’s Market at 7:30 p.m. Thursday

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The Bigness and Strange Heavy join forces at the Downstairs at 8 p.m. Thursday ($5-$10 pay what you can)

HogTied plays Deep Dive at 5-7 p.m. Friday

Whistlin’ Dyl is at Two Goats Brewing at 5 p.m. Friday

Robin Burnett and the A Band play the Oasis at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards at 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday

Planet Jr. is at Grist Iron Brewing at 6-9 p.m. Friday

McArdell and Westers are at ONCO Fermentations at 6 p.m. Friday

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

Teddy Kilts plays the Dryden Hotel at 6-8 p.m. Friday

Cielle on Solid Ground is at Hopshire Farm and Brewery at 6-8 p.m. Friday

Logan Wannall is at Homer Hops at 6-9 p.m. Friday

Bad Alibi plays a Halloween party at the Showboat Hotel and Restaurant in Himrod at 7:30 p.m. Friday

The Longwood Jazz Project is at Cortland Beer Company at 8 p.m. Friday

Triple 5 Spout concludes their October residency at the Downstairs at 9 p.m. Friday; they’ll be joined by some special guests as they close out the series

The 1980 Underground will host a Halloweekend Dance Party at Sacred Root Kava Bar and Tea Lounge at 10 p.m. Friday

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NEO Project plays the annual Halloween “Spooktacular” at the Finger Lakes Cider House at 2-4 p.m. Saturday

The Tone Byrds play a Halloween Chili Cook-off at Chateau Dusseau at 2-6 p.m. Saturday

Opera Ithaca will host a free all-ages Halloween costume party at the Treman Center at 3-5 p.m. Saturday

DJs Charcoal Heart and Rocket Morton will spin at 2-5 p.m. at the Halloween Vendor Market Party in Press Bay Alley followed by NEO Project at 5 p.m. Saturday

The Notorious Stringbusters are at Two Goats Brewing at 5 p.m. Saturday

Mortal Combine and the Dart Brothers team up for an Americana Halloween show at Liquid State North Shore at 5-8 p.m. Saturday

DJ AstroHawk plays the SunSET series at Atwater Winery at 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday

Sydney Irving is at Homer Hops at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

Jess Novak and Ben Wayne are at Summerhill Brewing at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

Molly and the Ringwalds are at BRU64 in Cortland at 6-9 p.m. Saturday

Tru Bleu is at Brewer's Kitchen and Taproom at 6-8 p.m. Saturday

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Past My Bedtime plays at Halloween “Spooktacular” show at the Dryden Veterans Home at 6-9 p.m. Saturday ($5 cover, $3 if in costume)

The Ampersand Project plays a Halloween Masquerade Project at Treleaven Winery at 6-9 p.m. Saturday ($5)

Colleen Kattau and Friends will perform at ONCO Fermentations’ first Halloween party at 7-9 p.m. Saturday

Telephone Party is at Grist Iron Brewing at 6-9 p.m. Saturday

Soul Intention is at Heuga’s Alpine in Tully at 7-10 p.m. Saturday

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Trumansburg’s Vicious Fishes and Syracuse’s Elephant Back team up at the Downstairs at 8 p.m. Saturday ($10)

Billy Golicki & the Therapists and Levi & the Wranglers are at Cortland Beer Company at 8 p.m. Saturday

Crystal Visions plays a Halloween party at Goody’s Lake Como Inn at 8-11 p.m. Saturday

Bob Roberts Calamity plays a Halloween bash at the Scale House Brewery at 8 p.m. Saturday

DJs Tuggle and Cappel face off at a Halloween Dance Party at Liquid State Brewing at 9 p.m. Saturday

The Maplewood Jazz Team plays the Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Stonecat Café from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday

Tenth Avenue plays Treleaven Winery at 1-4 p.m. Sunday

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

Tylor Hubbard is at Two Goats Brewing at 4 p.m. Sunday

New England’s Carinae and Sun Parade continue Deep Dive free Sunday night concert series at 8 p.m. Sunday

DJ Rob Haze and DJ Law will host “Goth Night: A Dark Alternative Halloween Party,” featuring darkwave/postpunk/ebm/goth/industrial/electro/synth/bass, at Modern Alchemy Game Bar at 9 p.m. Sunday ($5)

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

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

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.