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9 shows to see this week: June 24-27

Jun 24, 2019

Tuesday’s DahkaBrakha show at the Haunt is sold out. But there are still a bunch of other shows to catch in the coming days in and around Ithaca.

Get Oxified!

This week’s Galactic Monday will feature local composer Josh Oxford leading his Oxtet as they perform songs from his forthcoming project, “Oxified,” which features songs written as a tribute to the Ithaca music scene. The Galactic Escort Service will follow with a set of cosmic improvisations. Proceeds from the show to the Oxified Kickstarter campaign; see https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/670961250/oxifed-a-reference-for-reverence for details.

When: 9:30 p.m. Monday

Where: Casita del Polaris

Cost: $5

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/664976740637898/

Thomas Comerford comes to the Range Tuesday night.

Multi Media

Thomas Comerford will bring his “Blood Moon Tour” from Chicago to Ithaca; the show features a mix of music and visual projections. Local singer-songwriter Mary Lorson will open with a solo set and local filmmakers Karen Rodrigues and John Scott will screen some short works.

When: 8 p.m. Tuesday

Where: The Range

Cost: cover charge

Info: www.facebook.com/thomascomerfordmusic, https://www.facebook.com/events/1374869699319843/

Mary Lorson and Billy Cote will perform songs from Madder Rose's forthcoming album, along with selection from past records.

Prime Preview

The Newfield Summer Concert Series at Mill Park will feature Billy Cote and Mary Lorson of Madder Rose, along with Zaun Marshburn and Walt Lorenzut, performing songs from the band’s forthcoming album as well as from past projects.

When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Mill Park, 222 Main St., Newfield

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2232693313663829/

Getting Dapper

Local favorites Dapper Dan – Nate Cowles, Joel Blizzard, Tylor Hubbard and Steve Bassi – return to the Ithaca Beer Co. lawn to showcase their brand of funky original music.

When 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Ithaca Beer Co.

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2466905859998450/

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

Blues and Beyond

Erin and the Backwoods Blues Project will showcase their high-energy sound, which mixes Delta and Chicago blues influences.

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Six Mile Creek Vineyard

Cost: free

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1364288093709157/

Jerry Rigged

The Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series continues with August First, a “Blues-Grassicana” band from New England that celebrates the many musical incarnations of Jerry Garcia along with performing its original songs.

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Bernie Milton Pavilion, Ithaca Commons (Rain location: The Range)

Cost: free

Info: downtownithaca.com; https://www.facebook.com/events/432698557489882/

Geoff Tate's Operation: Mindcrime comes to Homer Thursday night.

Anthemic Album

Geoff Tate’s Operation Mindcrime will come to Homer, as the former Queensryche singer marks the 30th anniversary one of the band’s most memorable albums, “Operation Mindcrime.”  They’ll perform the album in its entirety along with a greatest-hits set.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Center for the Arts, Homer

Cost: $40

Info: center4art.org

Energy Exchange

In hiphop parlance, a cypher is an exchange of ideas, especially when it comes to the voice. Ben “DJ ha-MEEN” Ortiz will host the monthly Cypher Night, which features three hourly segments: 7-8 p.m., open-mic format, just show up and sign up; 8-9 p.m., invited poets and singers will perform; 9-10 p.m., DJ ha-MEEN will play a continuous selection of beats for the emcee cyphers to rhyme over, either pre-written or freestyle.

When: 7-10 p.m. Thursday

Where: Maxie’s Supper Club

Cost: free

Info: Text (607) 227-4295; www.facebook.com/events/2785947211432502