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35+ shows to see in January (and beyond!)

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Jon Spencer and the HITmakers come to Rochester and Albany in January.

Here's a curated, chronological list of most of the big concerts happening around Central and Western New York and the Finger Lakes region in January, including a look ahead to the rest of the winter season and beyond!

Be sure to check in with the venues to purchase tickets, or for updates on each show.

Jan. 6, Emorfik, Westcott Theater, Syracuse

Jan. 7, Lez Zeppelin, Turning Stone Showroom, Verona

Jan. 12, Greensky Bluegrass, Town Ballroom, Buffalo

Jan. 13, Brian Regan, Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater, Syracuse

Jan. 13, Sirsy, 443 Social Club, Syracuse (SOLD OUT!)

Jan. 14, Howie Mandel, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

Jan. 14, Peter Mulvey, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

Jan. 14, Travis Denning, Touch of Texas, Binghamton

Jan. 15, Greensky Bluegrass, The Stanley Theatre, Utica

Jan. 18, Plastic Picnic, The 9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

Jan. 19, Disco Biscuits, Town Ballroom, Buffalo

Jan. 19, Circles Around the Sun, Deep Dive, Ithaca

Jan. 20, Max Creek, Westcott Theater, Syracuse

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Jan. 23-24, Albert Lee, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

Jan. 24, BoomBox, Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Jan. 26, The Arcadian Wild and Oshima Brothers, The 9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

Jan. 26, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Center for the Arts, Homer

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Jan. 27, Juice, Lark Hall, Albany

Jan. 27, Chris Young, Turning Stone Event Center, Verona

Jan. 27, Greg Townson, Abilene Bar and Lounge, Rochester

Jan. 27, Twiddle, State Theatre, Ithaca

Jan. 27, Dead to the Core, 443 Social Club, Syracuse (SOLD OUT!)

Jan. 28, Sim Redmond Band, Geneseo Theatre, Geneseo

Jan. 28, Donna the Buffalo, Water Street Music Hall, Rochester

Jan. 28, Colorblind James Experience, Abilene Bar & Lounge, Rochester

Jan. 28, Marisa Mulder, 443 Social Club, Syracuse (SOLD OUT!)

Jan. 28, The Brothers Blue, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

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Jan. 29, Jon Spencer & The HITmakers, The Bug Jar, Rochester

Jan. 29, Kate Taylor, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

Jan. 29, Dan Bern, The 9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

Jan. 30, Gregory Alan Isakov, The 9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

Jan. 31, Patty Griffin and Raul Malo, The 9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

Jan. 31, Jon Spencer & The HITmakers, Lark Hall, Albany

Jan. 31, Spafford, Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Feb. 1, Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, Westcott Theater, Syracuse

Feb. 1, Papa Roach, Main Street Armory, Rochester

Shemekia Copeland on Mountain Stage.
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Shemekia Copeland

Feb. 2, Shemekia Copeland, Center for the Arts, Homer

Feb. 3, Disco Biscuits, Palace Theatre, Albany

Feb. 4, Get The Led Out, Stanley Theatre, Utica

Feb. 4, Angel Olsen, Asbury Hall, Buffalo

Feb. 4, Mark Doyle and the Maniacs, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

Feb. 5, Get the Led Out, Town Ballroom, Buffalo

Feb. 9, Tyler Rich, The L, Horseheads

Feb. 9, Jarrod Dickenson, Abilene Bar & Lounge, Rochester

Feb. 10, Alter Bridge, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

Feb. 11, Sawyer Fredericks, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

Feb. 11, Bush, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

Feb. 15, Natalie McMaster, UB Center for the Arts, Buffalo

Feb. 15, Alan Doyle, Town Ballroom, Buffalo

Feb. 16, Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, Westcott Theater, Syracuse

Feb. 16, Our Lady Peace, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

Feb. 16, The Mountain Goats, Water Street Music Hall, Rochester

Feb. 17, Flogging Molly, Main Street Armory, Rochester

Feb. 17, Matt Nakoa, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

Feb. 17, Dokken and Lynch Mob Reunion Tour, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

Feb. 18, Mike Powell, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

Feb. 19, Tab Benoit and JD Simo, Hangar Theatre, Ithaca

Feb. 23, That 1 Guy, Westcott Theater, Syracuse

Feb. 23, Soulfly, Lost Horizon, Syracuse

Feb. 23, The Dip and Stephen Day, Lark Hall, Albany

Feb. 24, Gin Blossoms, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

Feb. 24, The Bad Plus, Center for the Arts, Homer

Feb. 25, Raul Midon, Corning Museum of Glass

Feb. 25, The McKrells, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

Feb. 25, The National Reserve, Funk N Waffles, Syracuse

Feb. 26, Badflower, Westcott Theater, Syracuse

Feb. 26, Steve Grills and the Roadmasters, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

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Feb. 28, Elvis Costello and the Imposters, State Theatre, Ithaca

March 1, Regina Spektor, State Theatre, Ithaca

March 1, Skillet, Main Street Armory, Rochester

March 1, Flogging Molly and Anti-Flag, Landmark Theatre, Syracuse

March 2, Cremona Quartet, Bailey Hall, Cornell University Ithaca

March 3, Sunny War, Funk N Waffles, Syracuse

March 3, Creed Bratton, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

March 4, The Wood Brothers, State Theatre, Ithaca

March 4, Larry the Cable Guy, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

March 4, Sean Rowe, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

March 5, DakhaBrakha, State Theatre, Ithaca

March 8, Vanessa Carlton, Center for the Arts, Homer

March 9, Nikki Glaser, State Theatre, Ithaca

March 10, Canadian Brass, Corning Museum of Glass

March 10-11, Driftwood, Funk N Waffles, Syracuse

March 11, Guy Davis, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

March 11, America, Kodak Center, Rochester

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March 11, Robert Cray Band, Smith Opera House, Geneva

March 12, Dogs in a Pile, Buffalo Iron Works

March 13, Wishbone Ash, Sportsmens Tavern, Buffalo

March 14, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, MVP Arena, Albany

March 15, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Center for the Arts, Homer

March 15, Dogs in a Pile, Water Street Music Hall, Rochester

March 16, Journey and Toto, KeyBank Center, Buffalo

March 16, Dervish, The Smith Opera House, Geneva

March 18, Ghost Funk Orchestra, Deep Dive, Ithaca

March 18, Keller Williams, Water Street Music Hall, Rochester

March 18, Aztec Two-Step, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

March 19, James McMurtry, Hangar Theatre, Ithaca

March 22, Blue October, The L, Horseheads

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March 23, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, KeyBank Center, Buffalo

March 23, Amadou and Mariam, Bailey Hall, Cornell University Ithaca

March 23, Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen, Landmark Theatre, Syracuse

March 25, Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

March 25, Blake Shelton, KeyBank Center, Buffalo

March 25, Pop Evil, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

March 26, Yarn, 443 Social Club, Syracuse (SOLD OUT!)

March 28, Christian McBride’s New Jawn, The Smith Opera House, Geneva

March 31, Scott Bradlee’s Post-Modern Jukebox, Turning Stone Showroom, Verona

April 1, Stryper and Vixen, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

April 4, Tennis, Center for the Arts, Homer

April 6, Snarky Puppy, Bailey Hall, Cornell University Ithaca

April 8, Aaron Lewis, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

April 14, Old Dominion, Palace Theatre, Albany

April 14, Red Hot Chili Peppers with The Strokes and King Princess, JMA Wireless Dome, Syracuse

April 15, Fozzy, Lost Horizon, Syracuse

April 15, Jonathan Byrd, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

April 16, Sarah Shook and the Disarmers, Abilene Bar & Lounge, Rochester

April 16, William Elliott Whitmore, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

April 16, Trevor Hall, Center for the Arts, Homer

April 17, Little Feat, Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater, Syracuse

April 18, Nu Metal Madness Tour 2 with Adema, Hed(pe), Crazytown, and Tantric, The L, Horseheads

April 20, Carolyn Wonderland, 443 Social Club, Syracuse (SOLD OUT!)

April 21, Ryan Montbleu Band, Westcott Theater, Syracuse

April 21, Rhett Miller, Abilene Bar & Lounge, Rochester

April 22, House of Hamill, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

April 22, Ryan Montbleau Band, Water Street Music Hall, Rochester

April 26, Selwyn Birchwood, 443 Social Club, Syracuse

April 27, Hot Tuna, The Smith Opera House, Geneva

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April 27, Indigo Girls, State Theatre, Ithaca (postponed from Dec. 7)

April 28, Marlon Wayans, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

April 29, The Burns Sisters Band, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

May 5, Belle and Sebastian, State Theatre, Ithaca

May 13, Travis Knapp and Annie Sumi, Oswego Music Hall, Oswego

May 14, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Bailey Hall, Cornell University Ithaca

May 18, Cody Johnson, Upstate Medical Arena at OnCenter

May 19, David Foster and Katharine McPhee, Del Lago Resort, Waterloo

May 19-20, The Avett Brothers, Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards, LaFayette

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May 26, Mt. Joy, Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards, LaFayette

May 20, Donna the Buffalo, Center for the Arts, Homer

June 3, Noah Kahan, Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards, LaFayette

June 8, Thomas Rhett, MVP Arena, Albany

June 13, John Mellencamp, Palace Theatre, Albany

June 14, John Mellencamp, Landmark Theatre, Syracuse

June 15-17, New York State Blues Festival, Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds, Syracuse

June 16, John Mellencamp, Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo

June 23, Pat Metheny Side-Eye, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester International Jazz Festival, Rochester

June 24, The Murder Junkies, Bug Jar, Rochester

June 27, Bonnie Raitt, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester International Jazz Festival, Rochester

July 6, Thomas Rhett, KeyBank Center, Buffalo

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July 8, Shania Twain, St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse

July 9, Kane Brown, CMAC, Canandaigua

July 13, Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, CMAC, Canandaigua

July 20-23, Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance, Trumansburg Fairgrounds, Trumansburg

July 28, Foreigner and Loverboy, Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center

July 29, matchbox twenty, St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse

Aug. 1, matchbox twenty, Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center

Aug. 5, Def Leppard and Motley with Alice Cooper, JMA Wireless Dome, Syracuse

Aug. 11, Zac Brown Band with Marcus King and King Calaway, St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse

Aug. 16, Goo Goo Dolls and O.A.R., St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse

Aug. 19, Parker McCollum, St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse

Aug. 24-27, Pickin’ in the Pasture Bluegrass Festival, Alexander Farm, Lodi

Sept. 2, Foreigner and Loverboy, St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse

Sept. 26, Eric Johnson, Center for the Arts, Homer

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