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10+ shows to see this week: Nov. 5-7

Nov 5, 2019

A variety of music – from electronic and jazz to country and blues – is on the calendar for the next few days. Plus, Cornell will host the first public screening of a legendary hiphop stage show!

Tender Cruncher will perform Tuesday night at the Grayhaven Motel along with Bubba Crumrine and Human Host.

On The Edge

Eye Vee Arts & Media will host another cool show with locals Bubba Crumrine and Tender Cruncher joined by Human Host, the project of Pennsylvania’s Mike Apichella and “a rotating ensemble of diverse collaborators and figments of your imagination.”

When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Grayhaven Motel, 657 Elmira Road

Cost: Donations are suggested

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Three of a Kind

Jazz trio Argos Grove – Ithaca College faculty members Nicholas Walker (bass), Greg Evans (drums), and Andrew Carroll (piano) – continue the celebrated Wednesday happy hour community music tradition initiated by i3° at Bar Argos. The trio’s repertoire ranges from Duke Ellington and Stevie Wonder to the Beatles, Disney, swing, funk and bossa nova.

When: 5-7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Argos Inn

Cost: free; donations welcome

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Crunk Witch returns to Ithaca Wednesday night.

Two of a Kind

Maine electro-pop duo Crunk Witch returns to Ithaca on its 10th anniversary tour. As with most of their previous visits, local favorites Teencat will open the show.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Chanticleer

Cost: $7

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The Crucials return to the Range Wednesday for Reggae Night.

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. DJ Jesse Hill will start off the night by spinning on the decks.

When: 9 p.m. Wednesday

Where: The Range

Cost: $5

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Strength in Numbers

The Fall Crikkers will convene for an evening of old-time tunes and more in downtown Brooktondale.

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Brookton's Market, 491 Brooktondale Road

Cost: free

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From Stage to Screen

The Cornell Hip Hop Collection will host the first-even public screening of "So! What Happens Now?” with one of its co-creators and performers, hiphop dance legend Popmaster Fabel. The film captures the first Hip Hop stage production, originally performed in 1991 at P.S. 122 (now Performance Space New York) in the East Village in Manhattan.

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Cornell Hip Hop Collection (B2 Kroch Library)

Cost: free

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Trio Grande

The Bert Scholl & Friends Trio makes its local debut, with singer-songwriter Scholl joined by Brian Vollmer on banjo and Taylor Price on upright bass for an evening of original outlaw country songs and more.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Bike Bar Ithaca, 314 E. State St.

Cost: free; donations welcome

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The North Mississippi Allstars return to the Haunt Thursday night.

Hill Country Blues

The North Mississippi Allstars will make a welcome return to Ithaca. Fronted by brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson, the band just released an album titled “Up and Rolling.” With guest appearances from Cedric Burnside (grandson of juke-joint legend R.L. Burnside) and Sharde Thomas (granddaughter of fife-and-drum legend Otha Turner), the album captures the spirit of the Hill Country influences that inspired the brothers in their early days.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $22.50 in advance, $25 at the door.

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Sex No Babies comes to Ithaca Thursday night.

Electronic Experiments

Chicago-based experimental electronic trio Sex No Babies will bring their “Art Evangelists” tour to Ithaca for a show hosted by the ElectroZone. They recently released their debut EP “scene one” and music video for “I Can Only See Everything.” Rounding out the bill are local artists Overflow, Winnie The Pup, and Billy Jackass.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Sacred Root Kava Bar and Tea Lounge

Cost: $10

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The Kate Lee and Forrest O'Connor Band will perform Thursday night.

Steppin’ Out
The Kate Lee and Forrest O’Connor Band will come to Ithaca. Lee and O’Connor are the lead singers of the Mark O’Connor Band, whose 2017 debut album won a Grammy. Learn more at kateandforrest.com. Rounding out the band is bassist-banjoist Geoff Saunders, mandolinist Isaac Eicher and singer Mallory Eagle.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Canaan Institute in Brooktondale; email for directions

Cost: Admission is $20 at the door; RSVP to mike@cinst.org to reserve your seats at this private venue.

Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys come to Syracuse Thursday night.

American Music

California’s Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys will make a rare visit to Central New York for a night of swing, blues, rockabilly, doo wop, country and more.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Funk ‘N Waffles, Syracuse

Cost: $10

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