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Jim Catalano

  • 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 December, including a look ahead into the winter season and 2023!
  • Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood comes to Homer, Chris Trapper plays Cortland, the Cadillac 3 hits Horseheads, and Indigo Girls return to Ithaca! Plus, Karina Rykman makes her Ithaca solo debut, and lots of area bands are playing around the region in the coming days!
  • In May, Rev Ezra released his debut solo album, “These Days,” which he recorded at Pittsburgh’s Music Garden Studio with producer Caleb Thomas and engineer Al Torrence. The seven-song album combines deeply personal lyrics with a variety of influences – country, folk, pop, and rock – to create a powerful statement that ranks among the best local releases of 2022.
  • Cobra Cadaver and Sweats play album-release gigs, the Ithaca music scene bands together for a benefit at Deep Dive, and the Electrozone hosts another eclectic show. Plus, dozens of area bands will be onstage this week for Thanksgiving Eve and Black Friday shows – it’s the most wonderful time of the year!
  • The Ithaca chamber-folk/indie-rock/Americana band released its third full-length album, “Enough to a Degree,” earlier this fall.
  • Daryl Hall brings his solo tour to promote his recently released anthology, “BeforeAfter,” which contains 24 songs from his five solo albums and six never-released songs from his popular “Live from Daryl’s House” series. He’ll be joined by longtime friend and fellow Philadelphia native Todd Rundgren; both will be backed by the Daryl’s House Band for individual sets, and they’ll collaborate on a few songs, too!
  • It’s a busy week leading up to Thanksgiving, as SunDub visits Deep Dive, Josh Ritter plays the Hangar Theatre, Habib Koité comes to the Center for the Arts in Homer, and Daryl Hall visits Syracuse. Plus, former Ithacans Walter Strauss and Tom Knight return to town! And dozens of other bands are playing shows around the area in the coming days.
  • The New York City-based sextet Juice will return to Ithaca for the first time since July 2019, ready to showcase its energetic blend of rock, soul, pop, hip-hop, and R&B at Deep Dive on Saturday night.
  • Valerie June and Habib Koité return to Central New York, to play at the Homer Center for the Arts Trampled by Turtles make their Ithaca debut (though it's been postponed to Sunday night), Almost Queen get back to the State Theatre, and Cortland Rep hosts two tribute shows! Plus, Driftwood’s Dan Forsyth releases his debut solo album!
  • The singer-guitarist-songwriter will release "Friday Night Nowhere" on Nov. 8