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11 shows to see this week: August 6-8

Aug 6, 2019

We’re in the midst of the dog days of summer – luckily, there are a bunch of cool shows in the next few days to help boost your spirits.

Roots Riders

Common Railers – the Americana quartet fronted by singer-songwriters Peter Glanville and Gordon Rowland – return to the “Music in the Hollow” summer concert series. Their latest album, “Isn’t It Real,’ came out earlier this year.

When: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Ellis Hollow Community Center, 111 Genung Road, Dryden

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/472606943518413/

Goin’ Glampin’

Jai and Jonathan Meyerhoff of Answer the Muse will visit Firelight Camps 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/639765383197107/

Austin MacRae plays Bright Leaf Vineyard in King Ferry Wednesday night.

Lakeview Life

Bright Leaf Vineyard, which overlooks the Eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, continues its summer concert series with Austin MacRae, the local singer-songwriter who released a new EP, “Better Devil,” a few weeks ago.

When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Bright Leaf Vineyard, King Ferry

Cost: free; donations welcome

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/892899374403457/

The Purple Valley comes to Sacred Root Kava Bar Wednesday night.

Goin’ Underground

The Purple Valley will provide the sonic backdrop for a night of dancing with their brand of blues, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll and swing.

When: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Sacred Root Kava Bar & Tea Lounge

Cost: donation

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2182225865402905/

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

Good Aine plays Franco's Pizzeria Thursday night.

Sending Off Saiorse

Good Áine – the duo of sisters Marie and Saiorse Grady – will return to Ithaca’s West End for a night of Celtic tunes on fiddle and flute. It’s Saiorse’s last gig before she heads overseas to compete in the All-Ireland fiddle competition – in Ireland! “Come get a sneak preview of her competition tunes, wish her well and eat some pizza.”

When: 6 p.m. Thursday

Where: Franco’s Pizzeria

Cost: free; donations welcome

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2405807479696435/

Rose and the Bros play the Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series on Thursday night.

Double Bill

The Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series will host a rootsy double-header, with Rose and the Bros bringing their Cajun-Zydeco grooves to the Bernie Milton Pavilion at 7 p.m. after an opening set by Janet Batch, whose edgy country-folk originals has gained her a following around the region in the past couple of years.

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Bernie Milton Pavilion, The Commons

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/861591374184915/

Funky Fun

The Town of Lansing’s summer concert series continues with The Destination, the regional nine-piece powerhouse known for its high-energy mix of funk, rock, R&B and pop favorites.

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Myers Park, Lansing

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/217353582525516/

ID M Theftable plays at the Grayhaven Motel Thursday night.

Sonic Explorations

Eye Vee Arts & Media, who presented the recent Sandy Ewen show, will host Id M Theftable, whose “performances consist of stream-of-consciousness vocal technique, performative manipulations and gestures with collected objects, as well as the use of an amplified wire and wood sculpture that amasses echoes, shrieks, crashes, and creaks.” Find out more at kraag.org. Jen Kutler, who uses found objects and field recordings in her shows, and local noise artist Sunken Cheek round out the bill.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Grayhaven Motel, 657 Elmira Road, Ithaca

Cost: donation

Info: https://www.facebook.com/eyeveearts/; https://www.facebook.com/events/1234393810074751/

Dylan Scott comes to the Trumansburg Fairgrounds Thursday night.

Keepin’ It Country

Country singer Dylan Scott will come to Trumansburg; he’s known for hits such as “My Girl,” “Hooked” and “Crazy Over Me,” and has racked up more than 600 million streams online. Learn more at dylanscottcountry.com. Regional acts Chasing Neon and Dirtroad Ruckus will open the

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Trumansburg Fairgrounds

Cost: Tickets are $27.50 and available online here and at the gate.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/710575096063241/

Keepin’ it Goin’

After the Big Takeover show, head over to Monks on the Commons for the official after-party with Richie Stearns on the patio.

When: 8-10 p.m.

Where: Monks on the Commons

Cost: free

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