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10 shows to see this week: August 19-22

Aug 19, 2019

Start off the week with this bevy of shows for your listening pleasure, including the debut of Ithaca’s newest supergroup!

New Planets will make their debut at Galactic Monday.

Planet Rock

The weekly Galactic Monday residency continues, with New Planets (a new band featuring Angelo Peters, Cooper Casterline, Alicia Aubin, Emmett Scott, Yao Foli “Cha Cha” Augustine and Archer Cowen) set to make their debut. They’ll be followed by the host band Galactic Escort Service for the usual set of sonic improvisations.

When: 9:30 p.m. Monday

Where: Casita del Polaris

Cost: $5

Info: https://www.facebook.com/OfNewPlanets/

Ways to be Wicked

Wicked Children – featuring locals Jeff Claus, Judy Hyman, Randi Beckmann, and Sally Freund joined by Gus and Huck Tritsch of Milheim, Pa. – will play fiddle tunes in Ithaca’s West End. The Tritsch brothers just placed first and second in the youth fiddle contest at Clifftop Appalachian Festival in West Virginia.

When: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Franco’s Pizzeria

Cost: free; donations welcome

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/352161479036050/; https://www.facebook.com/MillheimMusic/

Four on the Floor

Party of Four will return to the Range for Swing Night. The band – Dave Davies, Cookie Cogan, Doug Robinson, and Wayne Gottlieb, plus Mike Wellen on drums – focuses on four-part jazz harmonies on a mix of standards and originals.

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (beginning swing dance lesson at 6:30 p.m.)

Where: The Range

Cost: $7, $5 for students.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/465622673987068/

Goin’ Glampin’

GoGone will return to Firelight Camps, with R. Cooper, Meryl Young, Dave Hurwitz, Scott Wiggins and Ted Walsh teaming for a night of originals and cover songs.

When: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Firelight Camps at La Tourelle Spa

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/421887692004048/

Rosie Newton and Richie Stearns return to Garrett's Brewing Company in Trumansburg Wednesday night.

String Fever

Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton returns to downtown Trumansburg for their biweekly residency at the former home of the Rongovian Embassy.

When: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Garrett’s Brewing Company, Trumansburg

Cost: free, donations welcome

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/465622673987068/

Good Vibrations

The Crucials continue their weekly Reggae Night residency in downtown Ithaca, with some of Ithaca’s top musicians joining forces for an evening of classic and obscure reggae and dub classics.

When: 9 p.m. Wednesday

Where: The Range

Cost: $5

Info: therangeithaca.com

Bad Alibi will play at Myers Park in Lansing Thursday night.

Those About To Rock

The Town of Lansing’s summer concert series concludes with Bad Alibi, the local quartet known for its classic rock favorites.

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Myers Park, Lansing

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/492850274621818/

Gunpoets return to the Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert series on Thursday night.

Go With Them

The Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series continues with the Gunpoets, the Ithaca hiphop band that has built a large local following since its founding in 2008. Expect to hear some new songs from their forthcoming album, as well as some classic Gunpoets tunes.

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Bernie Milton Pavilion, The Commons

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2267779173539621/

Keepin’ it Goin’

After the Big Takeover show, head over to Monks on the Commons for the official after-party with Harry Nichols playing solo on the patio.

When: 8-10 p.m.

Where: Monks on the Commons

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/462406404524005/

The Prezence will bring their Led Zeppelin tribute show to Trumansburg Thursday night.

Two to Tribute

The annual Trumansburg Fair continues this week, and night the Grandstand will host a big double header of two classic-rock tribute bands: at 7 p.m., The Prezence will unleash its Led Zeppelin show, followed at 9:30 p.m. by the Floyd Concept, which will bring its Pink Floyd tribute to the stage – complete with circular projection screen, laser show and sax player.

When: 7-11:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Trumansburg Fairgrounds

Cost: $25

Info: https://www.tburgfair.info; https://www.facebook.com/events/409606136554223/