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Music Reviews from live concert and festival performances in Upstate New York.

Scrambled Funk and Sexy Blues with a side of Big Eggs

Scrambled Funk and Sexy Blues with a side of Big Eggs

September 14th, Funk ‘n Waffles Syracuse threw a birthday shindig for Austin, the big sexy teddy bear that fronts the bluesadelic funk machine known as Big Sexy and the Scrambled ...

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A Life Changing Grassroots Festival

A Life Changing Grassroots Festival

There is no place like the right time!  Donna the Buffalo sings about this in their song off the Positive Friction album, and for me all I can ever think about is the Grassroots F ...

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It Was An Evolutionary Folkfest For 2018

It Was An Evolutionary Folkfest For 2018

It’s been an annual tradition since I can remember. Sterling Stage gave summer a proper welcome on Memorial Day weekend with their annual Folkfest. May 24th-27th, 2018 began the 2 ...

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Dirty Dirty Brewers

Dirty Dirty Brewers

Craft Brewers Barnyard Bandstand - a new, beautiful, and tiny outdoor venue show series tucked into the country town of Honeoye Falls, NY! On the night of June 16th the boys from ...

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Sterling Stage Closed Their Biggest Year With Last Daze

Sterling Stage Closed Their Biggest Year With Last Daze

Well, the Last Daze are the hardest days... Sterling Stage closed the 2017 festival season with the Last Daze of Summer, August 31 - September 3rd. Headlined with 2 nights and 4 s ...

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Sterling Stage Holds an Expertly Curated Ameribeat

Sterling Stage Holds an Expertly Curated Ameribeat

Three words - Holy Fucking Shit! Usually someone posts a set list after a monumental show, to serve as a signpost to that one time when things were a notch above the usual. The sa ...

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Big Sexy Barroom Boogie and Waffles

Big Sexy Barroom Boogie and Waffles

It is a beautiful thing when you take an already perfectly awesome combination and throw in a third party wild card that brings the whole to another level. That’s what was up back ...

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Sterling Stage Starts 2017 Right With Folkfest

Sterling Stage Starts 2017 Right With Folkfest

Sterling Stage kicked their 23rd season off proper, May 25-28, with Folkfest 2017. It was magic start to finish, giving credence to the common sentiment that there is NOTHING like ...

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Everyone Orchestra Left Syracuse in Awe Last Month

Everyone Orchestra Left Syracuse in Awe Last Month

On May 12th, the Everyone Orchestra filled the Westcott Theater with the best  improvisation that these eyes have seen in a long time. Conductor Matt Butler brought with him a sup ...

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Lost Horizon Gets High on Philosophy Cinco de Mayo

Lost Horizon Gets High on Philosophy Cinco de Mayo

95X held a Cinco de Mayo party fundraiser to benefit the Central New York ALS Association, featuring Barroom Philosophers, Spring Street Family Band, and Our Common Roots. It was ...

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