Category: Music

Foster the People coming to del Lago in May

Foster the People coming to del Lago in May

Foster the People is coming to Del Lago Resort & Casino. Best-known for the hit “Pumped Up Kicks,” alternative group Foster the People will bring their show to The Vine on May 2nd. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 14th at 12 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 – ... 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 ... MORE
Bob Dylan returns to Ithaca College

Bob Dylan returns to Ithaca College

On Sunday night, Bob Dylan and His Band will return to Ithaca after a six-year hiatus to perform at Ithaca College’s Athletics and Events Center. One of the most influential performers in the history of pop music, the 78-year-old Dylan has released ... MORE
Ithaca, Life, Music, Tompkins County
KISS announces tour date at CMAC next summer

KISS announces tour date at CMAC next summer

The remaining dates for KISS’s “End of the World Tour” were announced today. The rock band will perform at CMAC, August 31, 2020. The tour is expected to wrap up somewhere in New York at a location to be determined in 2021, ... 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 ... MORE
Events, Life, Music, Seneca County, Tyre
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 ... MORE
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Newark HS students named to high level youth orchestra

Three Newark High School students are members of the 2019-20 Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra, the highest-level youth orchestra in The Hochstein School’s four-tier youth orchestra program. They are NHS junior and French horn player Rachel George, who is the HYSO Principal Horn, NHS ... MORE
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More than $48K raised in a day for Elbridge musician after chainsaw injury

After a chainsaw accident severely damaged his left wrist, an Elbridge musician is facing an uncertain future. But he’s not facing it alone. A GoFundMe for guitarist Loren Barrigar has raised more than $48,000 in a little more than a day. The ... MORE
Cayuga County, Events, Life, Music
Alicia Keys, Swiss Beatz continue with plan for a performing arts center in Macedon

Plans for performing arts center in Macedon along Rt. 31 have stalled since August announcement

It’s been nearly three months since Musician Alicia Keys and her husband, music producer Swizz Beatz revealed plans to create a performing arts center and campus in Macedon, Wayne County. Approvals for the proposed project, to transform the former Jindal Films industrial ... MORE
Newark student will participatein NYSSMA’s all-state conference in Rochester

Newark student will participatein NYSSMA’s all-state conference in Rochester

Newark High School junior Rachel George, who earned a near perfect score of 99 for her French Horn solo last spring at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) solo festival, has been selected to participate in NYSSMA’s All-State Conference in ... MORE
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Newark HS musicians perform at new clinic in Rochester

It was a big weekend for four local high school students, who performed at a new clinic in Rochester. Four Newark High School musicians sang the National Anthem at the ribbon-cutting ceremony September 26th of the new 84,000-square-foot, state-of the-art outpatient Veterans ... MORE
Waterloo High flutist to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Waterloo High flutist to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Waterloo High School marching band member Kimberly Fish will be getting very familiar with New York City this November. A flute and piccolo player in the band, the junior will travel with the middle and high school band to the Big Apple ... MORE
No Woodstock at Watkins Glen International but still great to look back

No Woodstock at Watkins Glen International but still great to look back

A 50th anniversary of Woodstock, America’s most iconic music festival, had been planned for Watkins Glen International this weekend. The Finger Lakes Times would have had a team of reporters and photographers on hand, but when WGI pulled out, the show was off, at ... MORE
‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster

‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster

A month before Woodstock 50 was announced, the festival was already in deep trouble. Last December, Michael Lang, the co-founder of the original 1969 event who had become its bemused-hippie symbol in subsequent decades, was in talks with an upstate New York racetrack for a ... MORE
Safety concerns ahead of rapper’s performance at Chevy Court

Safety concerns ahead of rapper’s performance at Chevy Court

American rapper, songwriter and record producer SmokePurpp took the Chevy court stage on Saturday night. While the fair received many requests for more hip hop music, some families we spoke with had concerns with the explicit lyrics used in the rapper’s music ... MORE
Events, Life, Music, Syracuse Area