David Byrne of the Talking Heads to play CMAC

Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will bring his American Utopia Tour to the Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center in August, the venue announced Tuesday. Byrne will perform songs from the new album, American Utopia, which is scheduled to be released March 9, as well as classics from his solo career and with the Talking Heads. A twelve-piece band also... more

del Lago Resort & Casino announces three upcoming shows at The Vine

del Lago Resort & Casino announced that Mike Delguidice, Marc Cohn with the Blind Boys of Alabama, and Warrant with special guest Great White will be performing at its entertainment venue, The Vine. Mike Delguidice will be performing on March 2nd, Marc Cohn with the Blind Boys of Alabama will take the stage on March 22nd and Warrant with special... more

Colt Ford, Trace Adkins coming to del Lago’s Vine in March

del Lago Resort & Casino announced Friday that Colt Ford will be performing at its entertainment venue, The Vine on March 30th at 8 pm. With his sixth studio album, the aptly named “Love Hope Faith,” his follow-up to 2014’s “Thanks for Listening,” Ford continues to live out his boyhood dream – the one where you “wake up on a... more

Dundee’s rising music star returns for movie screening

Dundee native and rising music star Bobby Fitzgerald returned to Yates County as the guest of honor at Lake Street Plaza Theatres’ benefit showing of Pitch Perfect 3 to raise funds for Dundee Central School’s Music Boosters. On a frigid Sunday morning, 128 people bought $10 tickets that included popcorn and soda to see the role that Fitzgerald’s band, Whiskey... more

Tedeschi Trucks Band’s ‘Wheels of Soul’ 2018 tour comes to CMAC

CMAC’s first concert announced for the new year is Tedeschi Trucks Band and their “Wheels of Soul” 2018 tour featuring Drive-By Truckers and the Marcus King Band for Tuesday, July 10. Tickets for CMAC (Constellation Brands- Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) go on sale Friday, Jan. 12 at noon. This is CMAC’s first concert announced for the new year Tedeschi... more

Bobby Fitzgerald and Whiskey Shivers perform in Pitch Perfect 3

Bobby Fitzgerald, Dundee’s famed fiddler and bagpiper, and his Austin, Texas-based band, Whiskey Shivers, are featured in Universal Picture’s Pitch Perfect 3, the third and final film in the very popular Pitch Perfect trilogy. The boys of Whiskey Shivers appear in both acting and musical roles as Saddle Up, a country-bluegrass band competing against the Bellas, including returning stars Anna... more

Trombone Shorty coming to del Lago’s ‘Vine’ this February

del Lago Resort & Casino is pleased to announce that Trombone Shorty will be performing at its entertainment venue, The Vine on Feb. 23 at 8 pm. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Friday, Dec. 29 and may be purchased in person at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office, by calling the box office at 315-946-1695... more

Smith Center for the Arts looks to upgrade in 2018

It’s going to be a busy year at the venerable Smith Center for the Arts — and not all for the music, theatre and dance performances for which the opera house is known. 2018 will bring in what new Executive Director Susie Monagan and its board leader call a host of much-needed renovations. Armed with $719,500 in state grants, the... more

Brian McKnight, Grand Funk Railroad and Loverboy announced for del Lago’s Vine

Brian McKnight, Grand Funk Railroad and LOVERBOY will perform at del Lago Resort & Casino’s entertainment venue, The Vine, according to management. Grand Funk Railroad will perform on Feb. 1, McKnight on Feb. 15th, and LOVERBOY will take the stage on March 1st. Tickets for McKnight will go on sale at 5 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 20th and Grand Funk... more

IT’S A WONDERFUL SCHEDULE: Events crowd festival schedule in Seneca Falls

Beginning Thursday Seneca Falls transforms into Bedford Falls for the annual “It’s a Wonderful Life” Festival. It’s a holiday tradition for the small town of little more than 9,000 residents. It serves as a boon for businesses in the community, and provides residents with a break from the holiday norms. This year’s festival features the typical events and promotions put... more

FLCC to host end-of-semester concerts

Students will present free end-of-semester concerts throughout December at Finger Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell. Student jazz ensembles will perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 11-12. The Friday Band, directed by David McGuire, will present world fusion pieces on Dec. 11. The College Singers, directed by Ines Draskovic, will perform selections from “Gloria” by Vivaldi and “Requiem for... more

Riverdance Fiddler Coming to Geneva’s Smith Opera House

If you think your holiday season is busy, try keeping up with Eileen Ivers during the month of December. The Grammy Award-winning Celtic fiddle virtuoso (she kept toes tapping during Riverdance and was a charter member of the group Cherish the Ladies) is on an East Coast tour. Final stop? The Smith Opera House on December 17. She will be... more

Christmas Concert in Wolcott Coming Up Soon!

The second Sunday in December is almost here and we all know what that means,” Chris Kenyon said. “We need a larger stage for all our musicians. This has to be the most exciting concert yet; however, I say that every year.” Kenyon, who has promoted the annual Sawyer Christmas concert event with Jeff Sawyer since 2000, is pleased to... more

Finger Lakes Concert Band to present holiday concert

Finger Lakes Concert Band will present “Holiday Classics — Old and New” at 3 p.m. Dec. 17 at Canandaigua Academy, 435 East St. The community performance, directed by Gregory Kane, will feature traditional and contemporary holiday classics, including music by Leroy Anderson, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Alfred Reed. Tickets cost $5 or free for ages 18 and younger. Daily Messenger:... more
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