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12+ shows to see this week: Sept. 23-26

Sep 23, 2019

It’s officially fall, so get the season off to an appropriate start with this batch of shows!

22+ shows to see this weekend: Sept. 20-22

Sep 20, 2019
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Casey Martin Photography

Welcome in the fall with some live music – there are lots of options in and around Ithaca and beyond to help you celebrate the season. And that’s not even counting Porchfest, which will offer more than 170 bands on Sunday afternoon!

Since the early 1950s, the Fender Telecaster has shaped the sound of popular music. Wielded by greats such as Keith Richards, Jimmy Page, Roy Buchanan, Danny Gatton, Steve Cropper, Albert Collins, James Burton and Albert Lee, the instrument has played a hugely influential role in the development of almost every style of American roots music – from blues, rock, and country to jazz, soul, and funk.

Lettuce set to bring the funk to Ithaca

Sep 16, 2019
Casey Flanigan

Lettuce, the funk-jazz-soul-hiphop-psychedelic-jam band that has been laying down its infectious grooves since 1992, will come to Ithaca Wednesday, Sept. 18, to perform at the State Theatre.

13 shows to see this week: Sept. 16-19

Sep 16, 2019

The week gets off to a quick start with the return of indie-rock heroes Built To Spill (update: now sold out!) followed by big shows at the State Theatre and Center for the Arts. Plus, catch the new Linda Ronstadt documentary, and the end of the Downtown Summer Concert Series!

21 shows to see this weekend: Sept. 13-15

Sep 13, 2019

It’s the last official weekend of summer, so get out and enjoy some live music in the coming days!

Bob Dylan to play Ithaca College Nov. 17

Sep 9, 2019

After a six-year hiatus, the “Never-Ending Tour” will return to Ithaca this fall, when Bob Dylan and His Band perform at Ithaca College on Nov. 17. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $55-$85 and will go on sale here on Sept. 20. 

Guitar slinger JD Simo set for Ithaca debut

Sep 4, 2019
Jeffrey Fasano

Chicago-bred, Nashville-based guitarist JD Simo has been criss-crossing upstate New York for the past few years, and while he’s played in Syracuse, Albany, Rochester and Buffalo, he still hasn’t made it to Ithaca.

That will change Thursday night when he comes to the Haunt, with Cortland-based blues-rock trio Digger Jones (Chris Merkley, Stiv Morgan, Chad Dean) opening the 8 p.m. show.

Say goodbye to summer and hello to September with this big batch of shows over the Labor Day weekend!

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!

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