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Newark students will perform on radio broadcast in Rochester-area

Newark students will perform on radio broadcast in Rochester-area
Three Newark High School students who are members of the 2019-20 Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra, will perform with the HYSO for The Hochstein School’s free lunchtime “brown bag” Live from Hochstein March 18, from 12:10–12:50 p.m. in the Hochstein Performance Hall. They are NHS junior and French horn player Rachel George, who is the HYSO Principal Horn, NHS junior Joshua Mercer,... more

Significant damage at Kegs Canalside after fire at popular country music venue

Significant damage at Kegs Canalside after fire at popular country music venue
On Thursday a little after 5 p.m. first responders were called to Kegs Canalside, a popular country music venue in Jordan. When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke and fire inside. “Crews got in there and found a decent amount of fire that made a really good hit on it, and they contained it to one section of the building,”... more

Local band director will march in Rose Bowl parade in 2021

Local band director will march in Rose Bowl parade in 2021
Daniel Hacker has been invited to march in the 2021 Rose Bowl Tournament of Roses parade. It’s held in Pasadena, California. The band at the Waterloo High School under his leadership has done quite a bit of traveling – having marched in New York City last year, and even having students featured in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. A total... more

FLX WEEKLY: Auburn guitar hero Nick Sbelgio in-studio (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY:  Auburn guitar hero Nick Sbelgio in-studio (podcast)
19-year-old Auburn native Nick Sbelgio played the national anthem on electric guitar in front of 32,000 fans at the Carrier Dome prior to Saturday night’s Syracuse Orange game against Duke. Today he joins Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi in-studio to talk about the experience.  . more

Auburn teen owns the moment: Plays anthem at Dome for 31K ahead of Syracuse-Duke game (video)

Auburn teen owns the moment, playing National Anthem ahead of Syracuse-Duke showdown (video)
Nick Sbelgio had quite the weekend. The Auburn native played the national anthem to a packed house at The Dome, ahead of Syracuse’s showdown with Duke. He owned the moment, and the crowd loved the performance, which was uploaded to YouTube after the game. “I did this,” Sbelgio said in a post to YouTube. “It was an awesome experience all... more

Luke Combs coming to CMAC in June

Luke Combs coming to CMAC in June
Country star Luke Combs is coming to CMAC. The “Hurricane” singer will perform at CMAC (Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) in Canandaigua on Friday, June 19th. Doors are scheduled to open at 5:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan platform to... more

Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz plans for Macedon arts campus stalled

Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz plans for Macedon arts campus stalled
Last year, two celebrities made headlines when plans were announced for a performing arts center along State Route 31 in Macedon. The Wayne County campus has sat empty for a number of years. The celebrities at the helm of the project – Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. The concept was first introduced to the Macedon Town Board in August 2019,... more

Speno Music in Auburn could get additional time to pay off delinquent taxes

Speno Music in Auburn could get additional time to pay off delinquent taxes
A local music store is looking for a deal. Speno Music Inc., is the business, and it’s operated on Genesee Street since it was found in 1948. That said, the business has been delinquent on property taxes since 2009, according to The Citizen, who reported on the matter this week. Now, Auburn City Council could vote on an agreement that... more

‘Mediocre’ marching band tuning up for Wonderful Life parade

‘Mediocre’ marching band tuning up for Wonderful Life parade
Yes, it’s the band’s real name. The Bedford Falls Mediocre Marching Band is rehearsing for its second annual appearance in the Wonderful Life parade down Fall Street at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, as part of the annual It’s A Wonderful Life Festival. Try to imagine about 35 people marching with kazoos and toy xylophones playing Bob Seger’s “Old Time... more

Local dancers to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Local dancers to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Local dancers from the Armstrong School of Dance will perform in the 93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This is the 5th time the Armstrong School of Dance will participate in the parade within the last 12 years. The 22 dancers have been invited to perform with the Spirit of America Dance Stars, Director Karen Armstrong Gorsky said. The parade... more

Brian McKnight to perform at del Lago next Valentine’s Day

Brian McKnight to perform at del Lago next Valentine’s Day
Singer Brian McKnight will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a show at del Lago Resort & Casino’s The Vine. Best known for love songs like “Back at One,” McKnight has had 16 Grammy Award nominations and sold over 30 million albums worldwide. The show will be on Friday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, Nov. 22 in... more
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