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5/22/13 - 5/28/13 Highlighted Events
By: Jared Morales
Make Do and Mend " Lost Horizon
From time to time I need a break fromall the EDM, Pop, and Folk; and it would seem Lost Horizon is the place torock. The lineup on Wednesday consists of Make Do and Mend, Cheap Girls, DiamondYouth, Of Fortune & Fame, and Bad Dreams. Doors are at 6pm and the show begins at 6:30pm; with tickets at the fair priceof $10.
Mickey Hart Band " Westcott Theater
Youve got to have soul if you want togo to Westcott and check out Mickey Hart Band. Mickeys music is known forhaving great rhythm and spirit. This San Francisco native band has elements ofother bands like Grateful Dead and cultures from around the world. Along withthem is the group African Showboyz Tickets are going for $35-$40 and doors open at 7pmwith show starting at 8pm.
Casey James " Toby Keiths Bar and Grill
This guy may not be and American Idolbut he was third runner up, making him an idol in Texas or a few other statesmaybe. You can watch Casey James perform live at Toby Keiths Bar and Grilllocated inside of Destiny USA. Tickets are being sold for $10 and it is a 21and over event.
Mtley Cre " Turning Stone Event Center
Its great to see older bands untie andplay for their fans today, even if it is just for the money. The legendaryMtley Cre are performing at the Event Center in Turning Stone Casino. Ticketsare priced around $55/65/75 and theRoom & Show packages start at $184;and the concert starts at 8pm.
Fri,Sat, Sun (5/24/13) Fri "Sat 6:45pm & 9pm Sun - 4pm
Nephew Tommy " Funny Bone
Thomas Nephew Tommy Miles is a jack ofall trades; one of those trades being comedy. Hes performed his act to soldout shows of 250,000 and throughout this weekend you can have the chance towatch him perform at Funny bone located inside Destiny USA. Price of admissionis $25 and this is a special engagement so no promos, coupons, or passes willbe accepted.
(Rusted Roots) Michael Glabicki "Westcott Theater
Youbetter send yourself on your way to check out Rusted Roots Michael Glabicki performsome solo music at the Westcott on Tuesday. In all honesty I only know ofRusted Roots because of their featured song Send me on my Way DreamWorks Ice Age. This is okay, because itallowed me to explore the rest of the bands music and appreciate theirbohemian rhythmic music. With Michael Glabicki being the front man to all thatsweet music is sure to impress the audience with his solo music. Along with Glabickiare Kohlton Pascal and The Birdseed Bandits. Tickets are $12-$15; doors open at 7pm with theshows starting at 8pm.
5/8/13 Highlighted Events (Wed - 5/8/13) (Tues - 5/14/13)
Wednesday (5/8/13) 7pm
Bela Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio - Westcott Theater
This show should provide a good mix of Bluegrass and Jazz, a very unlikely combo in most places around the country. The doors open at 7pm and the show begins at 8pm. Tickets are on sale through Westcott's website and are going for $35-$40.
Thursday (5/9/13) 7:30pm
King Lee - The Palace Theater
"King Lee" is a locally funded and made film that draws inspiration from the real life Syracuse mayor Lee Alexander. A story about corruption, greed, and why Syracuse is a challenged city; this all comes to fruition at 7:30 on Thursday. Pre sale tickets are on Palace Theater's website,and go for $10. Don't miss out on this original and awesome film!
Thursday (5/9/13) 9pm
Ghost town Gamblers - Fusion Room
Local act "Ghost Town Gamblers" is a cover band that is focused on playing good fun Rock and Roll tunes. Along with them are guests "To Serve Man", a band that I play Bass for. This is a great opportunity to use this blog as a shameless plug for my own interests but it's also a chance for you to listen to some fun rock music from local artists. The show starts at9pm so make sure to show up a little earlier if you want to catch the entire set.
Thursday (5/9/13) 11pm
Jammy Jam - Lava Club
I huge pajama themed party with over $200 in cash prizes for the"Best Jammies" and music from Dread. (please someone show up as the Banana in Pajamas!) Admission will be half off for valid college ID's before11pm and the party is an 18 and older event.
Friday (5/10/13) 7pm
Steve Earle and the Dukes - Westcott Theater
Wear a blue collar with pride and this show. Steve Earle and the Duke's music is about the everyday man and with guitar licks saturated in an original country sound this show is guaranteed to be the highlight of your week. Along with them are "The Mastersons", the doors open at 7pm and the show begins at 8pm. Tickets are available through Westcott's website and are priced at $30-$35.
Friday (5/10/13) 8pm
Clint Black - Turning Stone Showroom
More country for Friday night with "Clint Black"] at the Showroom, inside the Turning Stone Casino. The show starts 8pm and tickets are going for $25/30/40 with special Room & Show packages starting at $249.
Saturday (5/11/13) 7pm
Ryan Cabrera, Teddy Geiger, Tyler Hilton - Westcott Theater
This ultra trio of singers and other talented acts "Ryan Cabrera", "Teddy Geiger", and "Tyler Hilton", bring their musical grace to the great city of Syracuse. Along with these guys are"Andrea Nardello" and "Pacinello." The doors open at 7pmand open quickly after that at 7:30pm. Tickets are purchasable through Westcott's website and go for $17-$20. Be there or be lonely.
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! Let me guess you forgot.
Monday (5/13/13) 9pm
Just Joe - Dino BBQ
local favorite musician "Just Joe" will be at Dino on Monday at 9pm. Chow down to some delicious local food and pull up a chair for great local talent.
Tuesday (5/14/13) 5:30pm
Joe LaGuardia Amyloidosis Foundation 5K Run/Walk - Inner Harbor
Come honor the life of Joe LaGuardia at the Inner Harbor around 5:30pmwhere the 5k event will be placed. Joe passed away one year ago on (5/14/12)and this event marks the one year anniversary of his death. More info can be found on http://www.josephlaguardia.com/
4-24-13 Highlighted Events
Ryan Montbleau Band& Alo " The Westcott Theater
Folk Rock,Americana, Soul, and Jam all mixed together. On a worse day I would say this isa terrible idea, but because its a good day thats quite the contrary. Hailingfrom the Northeast Ryan Montbleau met up with his band mates down South in Nawlinsto create Ryan Montbleau Band & Alo. You can check these guys out at TheWestcott Theater, tickets are going for $20-$25 and the doors open at 7pm withthe show starting at 7:30pm. Along with them is Jesse Dee , so make sure youdont miss this show.
Block Party Concert" Syracuse University
Im pretty suretickets are sold out for this but its still worth mentioning. Block Party atSU and you can expect it to be filled with awesomeness! The one and only Ke$ha alongwith Trey Songz are performing for students and fans on Friday. Make sure ifyou have an opportunity to go you take it!
Steel Magnolia "The Westcott Theater
Winners on CMTs Canyou Duet? Steel Magnolia has climbed their way to the top 5 on BillboardsCountry charts, just to come here in Syracuse of all places and perform live.Along with these two talented folks is Chelsea Cavanaugh, Roses &Revolutions, and Tyler Cain. Tickets run at $20-$25 with doors opening at7:00pm and the show starting at 7:30pm.
The Rocky HorrorPicture Show " The Palace Theater
Beer, Cocktails,and Drag Queens. What? The Palace Theater is having a screening of the cultclassic The Rocky Horror Picture Show where fans can enjoy adult beverageswith their movie. The Doors open at 8 p.m. and cocktail hours are from 8pm to10pm when the movie starts. All Props are welcomed, 17 and older to enter and21 and older to drink.
Foam Party &Paint " Trexx Nightclub
Head over to Trexxon Friday at 9pm and party so hard that youll be foaming at the mouth. FoamParty & Paint is a guaranteed good time. Two rooms of music with twelvedifferent DJs, this is a prty you dont want to miss.
Flambeaux CircusNights " Lava Club
The lava Club atTuring Stone Casino has another crazy Circus Night lined up this Saturday. Theparty should get hot, literally; theme is fire so I would imagine it would bequite warm. Talented artists Flambeaux Fire along with local favorite DVDJDread will be in the building. You must be 21 and over to party with afashionable and trendy dress code in place.
Highlighted Events (Wed - 4/17/13) (Tues - 4/23/13)
The Westcott (Alan Evans Trio 7pm Tickets $12-$15)
Dino BBQ (Native Man 9pm)
Landmark Theater (STS9 7pm Tickets $25)
War Memorial (Miranda Lambert & Dierks Bentley 7:30pm Tickets While Supplies Last)
Funk N Waffles (Orange Television Network presents: Battle of the Bands)
Lava Club at Turning Stone (Colorave)(TH3)
Als Wine and Whiskey (Blendmose 6pm and 10pm)
The Westcott (Conspirator & Break Science 7pm Tickets $20-$25)
The Lost Horizon (Like Moths to Flames 6pm Tickets $13)
Showroom at Turning Stone (Lisa Lampanelli 8pm Tickets $50/55/65)
Dino BBQ (Master Thieves 10pm)
The Westcott @ Tipperary Square (Hot Day at the Zoo 4pm Tickets
The Westcott (One More Time: Tribute to Daft Punk 9pm Tickets $12-$15)
Landmark Theater (Big Lembowski and Reefer Madness 6:30pm Tickets $10)
The Red House (John Cadley & Cathy Wenthen 8pm Tickets $15-members $10)
The Lost Horizon (Andrew W.K. 6:30pm Tickets $20)
Showroom at Turning Stone (The Mavericks 8pm Tickets $15/20/25)
The Palace Theater (Brew and View: Big Lembowski & Reffer Madness 7pm Tickets $10)
The Palace Theater (Garland Jeffreys 7pm Tickets $27)
Funk n Waffles (AFTON presents 420 suck a waffle event 7pm Tickets TBA)
The Westcott (Fitz & the Tantrums 7pm Tickets $20-$25)
The Palace Theater (Chasing Ice 6pm Tickets $10)
The Lost Horizon (Mushroom head 6pm Tickets $15)
4/8/13 Highlighted Events (Wed - 4/10/13) (Tues - 4/16/13)
Wednesday (4/10/13) 7pm
Consider the Source " The Westcott Theater
Salt City Source would like you check out Consider the Source. (No affiliation. We think.) The trio based out of NYC is a specific taste mostly geared towards Prog Geeks. Having been dubbed as Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion this show should make for a very entertaining night on Wednesday at7:00pm. Tickets for the show are available through Westcott's website and are priced at $10.
Wednesday (4/10/13) 9pm
Free Booty Institute (FBI) "Al's Wine and Whiskey
I'm wondering if this bands name is an ode to the infamous Female Body Inspector t-shirts and merchandise that I find in every seaside gift shop and county fair I visit. Free Booty Institutes (F.B.I.) Funk/R&B/Soul music is the perfect for the bar atmosphere. You can check these guys out while enjoying a few drinks at Al's Wine and Whiskey Lounge. The band will be performing from 9pm until 1am.
Thursday (4/11/13) 8pm
Kung Fu - The Westcott Theater
Music so good that it can do a flying side kick right to your temple; Kung Fu is joined with "Sophistafunk" and "Sassafras Jenkins" this Thursday at the Westcott Theater. Tickets for these to funky bands are going for $12-15; doors open at 8:00pm and the show begins at 9:00pm. Zip it up and Zip it out!
Thursday (4/11/13) 11pm
Totally 80s Spring Fling " Lava Club at Turning Stone Casino
If you ever wanted an excuse to reuse your 1980s Halloween costume from this fall then Turning Stones got something right up your alley. Dress like Marty McFly, or an guy (that just rhymed) or girl and dance all nightlong. You must be eighteen and older to party, dress to impress, and no alcohol will be served.
Friday (4/12/13) 7pm
Bro Safari " The Westcott Theater
DJ and producer Knick suffering with personality disorder gives us a unique performance with his alter ego Bro Safari. Unlike the music he produces Bro Safari treads water into his own take on the Moombahton movement. If you understood slightly anything I just wrote then consider checking out this unique musician who is joined by Turnup, and DJ Jett. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 8:00pm. Tickets are made available on Westcott's website and are priced at $15-$20.
Friday (4/12/13) 7pm
95X Locals Only " The Lost Horizon
I'm going to keep this super straight to the point because there is just so much information in this show. Five local bands, 7pm, Tickets are $8,Locals only.
Fri (4/12/13) Sat (4/13/13) 7:30pm& 9:45pm " Sun (4/14/13) 7:30pm
Tommy Davidson " Funny Bone
Homie don't play that! " Its a 90s thing. Seasoned comedian Tommy Davidson will be performing a 21 and older comedy routine this weekend at Funny Bones inside Destiny. Mr. Davidson's career spans an impressive amount of years and gigs. From being a part of the In Living Color cast to traveling internationally on comedy tours in 2013. Show times are 7:30pm and 9:45pm on Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 on Sunday. Tickets are sold through Funny Bones website and cost $20.
Friday (4/12/13) 8pm
Brew & view The Big Lembowski "The Red House
Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man. " The dude. Who could forget the cult classic The Big Lembowski with its star studded cast?Certainly The Red House couldn't forget and you can take part on Friday at 8pm.Admission is $10 which includes one free drink. For more details check their website.
Sunday (4/14/13) 7pm
Dirty Projectors " Westcott Theater
This is beginning to feel like free advertisement for Westcott Theater again (That's a joke.) The Dirty Projectors are an experimental Indie Pop/Rock group hailing from the great area of Brooklyn, NY these guys are a unique taste in music and with eleven year career as a band they must be making good music.Along with them is Delicate Steve. The doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at "you guessed it- 8:00pm. Tickets are made available through Westcott's website and prices are $18-$23.
Monday (4/15/13) 6:30pm
Clutch " Westcott Theater
Come on Syracuse venues, throw some events so I can write about shows in other places. This band is a personal favorite; you may remember some tracks from the MTV show Viva La Bam if you were tuning in at that special time in reality TV. Clutch is joined with Orange Goblin, Lionize and Scorpion Child. The show is a little earlier than other so doors open at 6:30pm and the show begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are on Westcott's website and are priced at $25.
4/1/13 Highlighted Events (WED 4/3) (TUES 4/9)
Wednesday (4/3/13) 8PM
Brett Michaels - Turning Stone Showroom
Don't worry guys Brett has had plenty of time to recover since the large set piece struck him on the head, and now he's ready to rock just for you! Former front man of Poison and reality TV star Bret Michaels performs his classic hits along with a few other choices at the Showroom at Turning Stone Casino. Tickets range from $50/$55/$65 with Room & Show Packages starting at $239. The concert starts at 8:00pm but make sure to get there a little bit earlier to gamble some of your hard earned money before the event.
Friday (4/5/13) 7PM
Gza/Genius - Westcott Theater
Not quite the same person who directed 2012's "Man With the Iron Fists" but still a founding member of the Wu Tang Clan. Gary Grice aka: "Gza/Genius" brings along a large group of hip hop artists to the Westcott Theater on Friday at 7:00pm. Other artists include "Ratking", "The Goonies", "Jay Foss", "Irealz & DJ Afar." Tickets for the show are told on Westcott's website and will set you back $20 to $35.
Friday (4/5/13) 10PM
Mark Doyle & the Maniacs
Mark Doyle is a talented and well respected Blues Rock musician and a favorite in the local Syracuse area. Throughout his career he has toured with famous acts such as "Meat Loaf", "Bryan Adams", and "Hall & Oates." In more recent years he's surrounded himself with some stellar musicians to create "Mark Doyle & the Maniacs." This talented super group takes the stage on a late Friday night (10:00pm) at Dinosaur BBQ. Admission is the cost of a meal.
Saturday (4/6/13) 6PM
Everyone Dies In Utah - The Lost Horizon
Their band name may be a little -we'll go with creative - but these guys certainly can rock. "Everybody dies in Utah" is joined by bands "The Overseer", "Bleach Blonde", "Redfield", "Meira", and "Turn The Tide" for a great night at The Lost Horizon. The doors open at 6:00pm and tickets run at $10.
Saturday (4/6/13) 8PM
(The Machine Performs) Pink Floyd - The Westcott Theater
Still clinging onto memories when music was on vinyl and when consuming specific substances opened up your mind to the universe? Well keep dreaming because you've been an adult for awhile now with a family, a career, and bills to pay. But you can relieve it for one night at Westcott when "The Machine" performs Pink Floyd. Doors open at 8:00pm and tickets are on sale for $20 to $25.
Saturday (4/6/13) 8pm
Sully Erna - Showroom at Turning Stone Casino
Just when you thought all heavy rock music was dead, Sully Erna comes to the rescue. The front man of famous rock/heavy metal group "Godsmack" is playing the showroom at The Turning Stone. Performing a lot of his bands music and covering some other classics the show should satisfy true rockers in the CNY area. Tickets are running at $15/20/25 with the show and room packages starting at $224. The show starts at 8:00pm on Saturday.
Sunday (4/7/13) 7PM
The Stone Foxes - The Westcott Theater
If you haven't heard about this Northern California quartet rock group... then you your not alone. They're still a small band you know? Building a fan base, touring out of their van... BUT ANYWAYS they'll be at The Westcott with doors opening at 7:00pm. Along with them are "The Blind Spots", "Decadence", and "Rabbit in the Rye." Tickets for the show runs from $10 to $13 but please sure to check this show out, lots of talent to observe here.
Tuesday (4/9/13) 7PM
Galactic - The Westcott Theater
Some days I wake up in the morning and I really just couldn't give a funk. See what I did there? But seriously, Funk group "Galactic" takes the stage along with "David Shaw", "Nigel Hall Band", and "Gridline Base Band." This is all taking place at Westcott Theater and those doors open at 7:00pm EST. Ticket prices are $20 to $25.
Tuesday (4/9/13) 8pm
B.B. King - Showroom at Turning Stone Casino
When you're so famous that Gibson guitars gives you you're own model guitar then you're either profitable or a music legend; in B.B. King's case he is both. Syracuse gives a warm welcome to the blues rock icon on Tuesday at 8pm. Tickets for the show are on sale for $75/80/85. This is an event you really don't want to miss.
3/25/13 Highlighted Events (Mon 3/25) (Tue 4/2)
Mon(3/25/13) Tues (3/26/13) Wed (3/27/13) 7:30pm
The Addams Family " Mulroy Civic Center
What little piece of my youth that is left just got really excited for this show! Inspired by the popular T.V. series and from the creators of Jersey Boys, Famous Artists present The Addams Family musical. This is a great show to attend as a family.The Toronto Post City quoted the show as a visually satisfying, rib tickling,lunatic musical that will entertain you to death. All three shows on Monday,Tuesday, and Wednesday start at 7:30pm.Ticket prices vary so check Ticketmaster for more details.
That 1 Guy " Westcott Theater
(That one guy) is pretty much how I describe every male person I know. But That 1 Guy is a one man band coming to Westcott Theater on Tuesday. Mike Silverman aka: That 1 Guy is famous for his use of homemade instruments on stage while performing Experimental/Funkmusic. Joining him is "Captain Ahabs Motorcycle Club", doors for the show open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 8:00pm. Tickets are being sold at $10 to $13 and are available through Westcott's website.
Let Live " Lost Horizon
Lost Horizon and Syracuse welcome back the Post Hardcore band Let Live as they make a stop through Salt City (shameless plug) while on tour. Let Live is accompanied by "Issues", "Forsworn," "All The Kings Men", and "Give Us Jersey". Tickets to see all five bands will only set you back $12with doors opening at 6:00pm and the show starting at 6:30pm.
Thurs(3/28/13) PREVIEW 8pm, Fri (3/29/13) 8pm, Sat (3/30/13) 8pm
Noises Off " Red House
A play about a play, creator Michael Frayn brings to the Red House Noises Off. This is the story about a cast and crew who are putting together a sex comedy titled Nothing On. Needless to say the tension builds during the production and embarrassing hi-jinks ensue. The first showing for the play is a preview only at 8:00pm on Thursday with tickets priced at $12.50. The following two nights are on Friday and Saturday are also at 8:00pm with tickets going for $20or $15 for members.
Lava Luau " Club Lava
Feeling an overbearing sense of desperation from all the cold weather? Well head over to Club Lava and get Leied at the Lava Luau on Thursday night. This party is hosted by none other than The Disco Fries and DJ Davey D. Must be eighteen and over to party, no alcohol will be served.
ESPN Friday Night Fight " Event Center at Turning Stone
The gloves come off at the Event Center in Turning Stone Casino with ESPN Friday Night Fights.With eight matches and up to 48 rounds you're sure to enjoy every second of the carnage. Tickets range from $25/35/45/70and the first match beings at 7:30pm.
Zboy Bday Banger " Trexx
This birthday party can be described with a few elegant words; Fun, blacklights, cake, and gogo dancers. Local DJ favorites "DJ Merc", "DVDJ Reel", and the guest of honor "Zboy Kaos" will all be in attendance with many others. This banger kicks off at 9:00pm, with a special offer for free admission for those sharing birthdays in March. Must be 18 and older to party, for more details see Facebook.
After Boxing Party " Club Lava
Revel in the celebration of having just watched one of Americas most favorite sports by going to Club Lavas Official Boxing After Party. This is an Ultimate Girls Night out and features JACS Entertainment and DVDJ Biggie. You must be 21and over to party and make sure to dress to impress. Ladies get in for free and fellows need only to pay a $10 cover charge.
KapSlap " Westcott Theater
Lehigh University student Jared Lucas is Kap Slap. What originally began as a hobby while away at college, his bootlegs and mashups are gaining national and international recognition. Kap Slap performs live at The Westcott Theater on Saturday.Along with him are "Natronic" and "Lionheart". The doors open up at 8:00pm and the show begins at 9:00pm. Tickets cost $15 to $18 and are available through Westcotts website.
Tegan and the Tweeds " Dinosaur BBQ
I feel like there should be more to say about these guys, oh well. Tegan and the Tweeds are six piece Rock group based out of Rochester, NY. Check them out live at 10:00pm on Saturday, cost of admission is one meal or drink.
Kimkat" Club Lava
This international party brings aboard KimKat as the nights DJ entertainment. KimKat is a duo of two talented females Kim Lee and Katrina Nova, Also featuring DJ Davey Don the nights agenda. You must be 21and over to party and make sure you dress to impress. Think of yourself as a foreign ambassador.
Monday (4/1/13) 7pm
The Revival Tour - Westcott
Nothing at all is happening today. April fools! There's actually something really cool happening this day. Chug Ragan from Hot Water Music started the Revival Tour back in2008. The idea was to keep the Folk genre relevant and alive because of its contributions to not only music but to families and communities throughout history. It also helps that Folk influences are finding their way into mainstream as of late. On tour with Chuck is Dave Hause (The Loved Ones) Jenny Owens Young, Rocky Votolato, and Toh Kay (Streetlight Manifesto.) Doors to this acoustic show open at 7:00pm and begin at 8:00pm; tickets are available through Westcott's website and go for $18 to$20.
3/18/13 Highlighted Events MON(3/18) SUN (3/24)
Excision - The Westcott Theater
More than enough "wub wub wub" than you can shake a stick at, Jeff Able aka: Excision performs at the Westcott Theater on Monday. This British Columbia DJ and producer is the Founder of "ROTTUN", a music label that's helped give shape to the Dubstep genre. Along with him are "Vaski" and "Paper Diamonds", both talented EDM/Dubstep artists. Doors open at 8:00pm and the show beings at 9:00pm, tickets are $28 to $30 and can be purchased through Westcott's website.
Tuesday (3/19/13) 7pm
Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) & Sylvain Sylvain (New York Dolls) - Westcott
If you're at all in anyway a fan of punk music then you need to get your body over to The Westcott on Tuesday. "Glen Matlock" (Sex Pistols) and "Sylvain Sylvain" (New York Dolls) perform songs throughout their musical careers together acoustically. Joining them are are "California" and "Fugulele"; the doors open at 7:00pm and the show beings at 8:00pm. Tickets cost $15 to $18 an can be bought through Westcott's website.
Wednesday (3/20/13) 7pm
Gaelic Storm - The Westcott Theater
"Gaelic Storm" is a Celtic rock group who in recent years made it to the top of Billboards World Album Chart. The band's music sales reach over 1million and they have performed on the same bill with other famous acts like "Zac Bron Band" and "The Goo Goo Dolls." Doors for the show open at 7:00pm and begins at 8:00pm, tickets cost $20 to $25 and are available through Westcott's website.
Thurs (3/21/13) 7:30pm - Fri (3/22/13) 7:30pm & 9:45pm - Sat (3/23/13) 7:30pm & 9:45pm
Jim Norton - Funny Bones
Actor, Anchor, Author, Comedian, Host, and Radio Personality Jim Norton puts yours and my resume to shame. But besides that he's performing for three days at Funny Bones Comedy Club and Restaurant. Tickets are available on Funny Bones website and will cost you $20.
Thursday (3/21/13) 8pm
5 & A Dime - The Westcott Theater
So this is four days in a row of shows happening at The Westcott, maybe I should consider devoting an entire section to them. Philadelphia DJ and producer "5 & A Dime" brings his chart toppling and viral beats to Westcott. Joining him is "Stone Sound" and "DJ Jett", doors open at 8:00pm and the beats start kicking at 9:00pm. Tickets are made available for purchase through Westcott's website and cost $10 to $12.
Thursday (3/21/13) 8pm
George Thorogood and the Destroyers - Turning Stone Showroom
Do you want to feel bad to the bone on Thursday? No? Okay me either. But if you do enjoy music from rock legends "George Thorogood and the Destroyers" they are playing the Shoowroom at Turning Stone Casino on Thursday. This one is kinda expensive so if you only know the one song then I don't recommend attending. Tickets range from $40/$45/$50 and Room & Show packages starting at $219. The show beings at 8:00pm.
Thursday (3/21/13) 5pm
Th3 Art - Syracuse, NY
"Th3 Art" is an effort sponsored by "Syracuse Arts" of every third Thursday each month to offer free art venues at participating galleries in the Syracuse area. A list of those participating can be located on "Th3syracuse.com" with those participating keeping their doors open from 5-8pm.
Thursday (3/21/13) 11pm
Tru Glow - Club Lava
Loud music, bad decisions, 25,000 watts of UV lights, and you've got "Tru Glow" at Club Lava on Thursday night. This party hosted by "S-Dot" is sure to be a great reason to call in on Friday and start your weekend early. You must be eighteen and older to party, dress to impress.
Friday (3/22/13) 7pm
95X Locals Only Live - The Lost Horizon
If you follow the local music scene in Syracuse then you're already aware of this event, but everyone else should plan on attending the "95X Local Only Live" at The Lost Horizon on Friday. This is a great opportunity for local musicians to play their music and get some exposure while fans and new comers alike can listen and enjoy the music. And if you needed anymore overly positive information to coax you into going then you should know that the cost of admission for all seven bands is only $8 at the door. All ages are admitted, doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 7:30pm.
Friday (3/22/13) 8pm
Jerk Magazine Launch Party - Funk N' Waffles
Let's face it; we're all a bunch of jerks. But that's okay because some ambitious Syracuse University students have recognized that and titled their magazine "Jerk Magazine." This piece of publication has managed to define and discover itself and now it is up and running. Admission to the vents is $5 and lasts from 7:30pm until 10:00pm.
Friday (3/22/13) 8pm
Jewel - Turning Stone Showroom
Ahh.. the late nineties. A time before everything was digitized, before my social existed on my smartphone, before smartphones, when musicians were still on the radio, and Jewel. This music sensation got us all sentimental with hit songs like "You were meant for me." and now we can experience it live at the Showroom inside of Turning Stone Casino. Tickets for the show range from $30/$40/$50 and the Room & Show Packages start at $279. The show is at 8:00pm, for more info call (315) 361-7711 or (800) 771-7711.
Fri (3/22/13) Sat (3/23/13) 9pm
Neil Emberg - Kitty Hoynes
"Neil Emberg" is a Celtic/Folk singer songwriter whose origins trace back to Canada. His career spans over twenty years and with his solo work beginning in 2008. Neil takes the stage at Kitty Hoynes at 9:00pm on both Friday and Saturday. Admission is only the cost of a meal or drink.
Saturday (3/23/13) 7pm
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band - The Palace Theater
Up and coming blues guitarist "Kenny Wayne Shepherd" graces us with his presence on Saturday at The Palace Theater. Mr. Shepherd is only in his thirties and has already sold millions of albums reaching into the Top 10 with some of his hit singles. Tickets for the show will cost you $40 for general admission and can be purchased either through The Sound Garden in Armory or off of The Palace Theaters website.
Saturday (3/23/13) 8pm
Jimkata - The Westcott Theater
"Jimkata" is a band unlike any other, but if I were to put him into a category it would be Electro/Progressive Rock. Along with these guys are "Aqueous" and "Steep", two other inventive bands. Tickets for the show are $12 to $15 and are available on the Westcott's website. Doors open at 8:00pm begins at 9:00pm.
Highlighted events Mon (3/11/13) Sun (3/17/13)
Just Joe - Dinosaur BBQ
Local favorite keyboardist and singer Joe Altier aka "Just Joe" performs live at the Dinosaur BBQ this Monday at 9:00pm. Joe covers music from Frank Sinatra to Metallica, cost of admission is a meal. So stop by enjoy some great local food, and appreciate the local talent. Local!
Tuesday (3/12/13) 6pm
Every Time I Die & The Acacia Strain - Lost horizon
The always intense and in your face hardcore group "Every Time I Die" and deathcore's very own "The Acacia Strain" make a stop at the Lost Horizon on their tour. Along with them are "Vanna", "Hundredth", and "No Bragging Rights." Doors open for at 6:00pm and the show begins at 6:30pm. Tickets are available through Ticketfly and range from $17 to $20.
Thursday (3/14/13) 6:00pm
Lunasa - The Palace Theater
Considering we live in an Irish prominent town and that St. Patrick's Day is coming up soon there should be some Celtic artists mentioned. "Lunasa" is one of music's best Irish acoustic groups and perform live on Thursday at The Palace Theater. Along with them is a special performance from the "Drumcliffe Irish Dancers." The doors open at 6:00pm and the show begins at 7:00pm, tickets cost $22 and are available at "drumcliffe.org" or at the door on the day of the show.
Thursday (3/14/13) 7:30pm
Rain - Landmark Theater
If you're a huge Beatles fan but were either too young or born way too late to watch the original group perform live then you might want to check out "Rain" at the Landmark Theater on Thursday. Although categorized as a tribute band, "Rain" is more like recreation band for their effort and talents as musical artists and being able to play every song that even the The Beatles couldn't play live. "Rain" will capture the essence of a real Beatles concert and transports the audience through every ear of Beatlemania. tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster and cost $30-$40-$50, the show starts at 7:30pm.
Thur (3/14/13) 7:30pm - Fri (3/15/13) 7:30pm & 9:45pm - Sat (3/16/13) 7:30pm & 9:45pm - Sun (3/17/13) 7:30pm
Ian Bagg - Funny Bones
The great thing about Funny Bone's is the amount of world famous performers that the restaurant and comedy club can get to perform here in Syracuse. "Ian Bagg" is a Canadian comedic who is bizarre and out of control funny. His accomplishments range from performing live on "The Conan O'Brien" and being a part if History Channels "The History of the Joke" special. Tickets for the show are sold through Funny Bone's website at $10.
Thursday (3/14/13) 11pm
Hot Body Beach Party - Club Lava
With more daylight and with the weather finally beginning to break for weather other than negative wind chills and snow take a moment to check out Club Lava's "Hot Body Beach Party" this Thursday. Music will be provided by DJ Dread and $300 in cash giveaways will be given out to some of the hottest bodies in beach gear. Must be eighteen or over to party. Call 315-361-8177 for more details.
Saturday (3/16/13) 6pm
The Summer Set - Lost Horizon
"The Summer Set" captures whats going on right now in the pop rock genre. The up an coming group has been pulling in more and more fans each day with catchy lyrics and upbeat guitar riffs and drum beats. Along with them are "The in Crowd", "Go Radio", and"For the Foxes." The doors open at 6:00pm and the show begins at 6:30pm, pre sale tickets are on sale right now for $14 to $16 on Ticketfly.
Saturday (3/16/13) 7pm
Dark Marbles - The Red House
The "Dark Marbles" embodies garage/mod/and power-pop rock and roll all into one band. Needless to say if you like to have your brain melt in the most positive way imaginable check them out over at The Red House Arts Center this Saturday. Opening for them are "Repose" and "Kill The Lites." The show starts off at 7:00pm and tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non members.
Highlighted Events Mon (3/4/13) Sun (3/10/13)
Fedde Le Grand - Westcott Theater
Syracuse has the pleasure of welcoming one of the biggest DJ's in the world to the Westcott Theater. DJ Fedde Le Grand has hit number 1 in five different countries like Spain, Russia, Finland, Bulgaria, and the UK. Other acts include "Sultan + Ned Shepard" and "DJ Prophet." Make an effort to attend this show and you'll be starting your week off the right way. Tickets are $25 and doors open at 8:00pm.
Tues (3/5/13) Wed (3/6/13), 7:30pm
Carlos Mencia - Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant
Are you ready to take a trip through the mind of Mencia? (No pun intended.) Funny Bone's brings aboard the famous comedian "Carlos Mencia." He made his mark on the world stage with his "Comedy Central" TV show and now is here with a 21 and over special event. Tickets are being sold on Funny Bone's website for $25; no promos, coupons, or passes will be accepted.
Thurs, (3/7/13), 8pm - Sat (3/9/13), 8pm
The Full Monty - The Red House Arts Center
The Americanized musical that draws inspiration from the British comedy movie, "The Fully Monty" is s two act musical that follows a group of unemployed steel workers to becoming the sexiest Chippendale strippers Buffalo has ever seen in desperation for money. There are six viewings of the shows throughout the month of March, but the first two begin this week on Thursday and Saturday at 8:00pm. Tickets are $20 per individual, see The Red House's website for more details for the other showings.
Fri, (3/8/13), 7:30pm & 9:45pm - Sat (3/9/13), 6:45pm & 9:00pm & 11:15pm - Sun (3/10/13), 7:30pm
Aries Spears - Funny Bones Comedy Club and Restaurant
If you were a fan of Fox's "Mad TV" then this show should appeal to you. The always funny and edgy "Aries Spears" is performing at "Funny Bones" four days in a row this week. Friday consists of 7:30pm and 9:45pm, and Saturday has three showings 6:45pm, 9:00pm, and11:15pm. Sunday has just the one showing at 7:30pm; this is a special 21 and over event so be sure to have proper I.D. Tickets to the event are made available on Funny Bone's website and are priced at $23.
Friday, 3/8/13, 8:30pm
Lespecial &Haewa - Funk N' Waffles
Funky electronic groups "Lespecial" and "Haewa" will be performing at Funk N' Waffles on Friday, 8th. Doors open at 8:30pm and the show starts at 9:00pm. Admission will be $7 at the door, but make sure to bring some extra cash for a plate of their worl famous waffles to enjoy with the live music.
Saturday, 3/9/13, 1pm
Mike McKay Trio - Dinosaur BBQ
Following the St. Patrick's day parade in downtown Syracuse is a live performance of the Mike McKay Trio at Dinosaur BBQ at 2:00pm. The show is on the second floor and viewers can enjoy drinks, Irish foods, and famous Dino BBQ along with the acoustic rock set.
Saturday, (3/9/13), 7pm
Hinder - The Westcott Theater
Internationally known super rock group "Hinder" performs live at The Westcott on Saturday, 9th. Along with Hinder are performances from big names "Nonpoint" and "Acidic." The doors open at 7:00pm and thinks crank up around 8:00pm, tickets are priced at $25 to $28 and can be purchased off of Westcott's website.
Salt City Source Highlighted Events (Monday 2/25/13 - Sunday 3/3/13)
Jameson Ambassador - Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub
It can be said that some of the best things in life are free. So come on down to Kitty Hoynes and try free samples of the world's favorite whiskey from a Jameson Ambassador. The Irish pub is located at 301 West Fayette Street in Syracuse, must be 21 and older to participate.
Tuesday, 2/26/13, 7pm
Murs - Westcott Theater
Murs is a driving force in the underground hip-hop community. Having been a part of rap groups "3 Melancholy Gypsies" and "The Living Legends," Murs has rapped on several influential indie hip-hop albums. This Los Angles based muscians brings his flavor to Salt City (shameless plug) at the Westcott Theater on Tuesday, 2/26/13. Other artists in attendance include "Prof", "Fashawn", "Black Cloud Music", and "tots." The doors open at 7:00pm and the show beings at 8:00pm, tickets are $13 and can be purchased through Westcott's website.
Wednesday, 2/27/13, 9pm
Silent Fury - Al's Wine House
Bringing the fun back to Rock music, Silent Fury is a New York based Rock and Roll group. This band has played with other famous artists and musicians such as "Bret Michaels", "Dropkick Murphy's" "Bush" etc. Silent Fury performs live at Al's Wine House, located 321 S. Clinton Street. The Show begins at 9:00pm; cost of admission is one drink minimum.
Wednesday, 2/27/13, 9pm
Mike Mckay Trio - Dinosaur BBQ
Folk group "Mike McKay Trio"; play at the Dinosaur BBQ this Wednesday. The show starts 9:00pm; cost of admission is a meal, so make sure to bring a date or go with friends to enjoy the sweet sounds of local music.
Thur, 2/28/13, 7:30pm
Fri, 3/1/13, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sat, 3/2/13, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sun, 3/3/13, 7:30pm
Brad Williams - Funny Bone (Comedy Club & Restaurant)
This comedian got his start on Comedy Central's "Mind of Mencia", and since then he has been a guest/performer of multiple late night shows. Brad Williams brings his unique and inspiring comedy act to Funny Bones, located inside Destiny USA. Tickets for the show cost $10 and are available for purchase through Funny Bone's website.
Friday. 3/1/13, 6:30pm
Brew & View - The Palace Theater
"Brew and View" gives locals an opportunity to view three awesome "Grindhouse" movies and to have a few drinks all while watching them. Doors open and 6:30pm and the movie showings being an hour after. "Barbrella" (7:30pm), "The Warriors" (9:30pm), and "Switchblade Sisters" (11:45pm). Ages 17 and older for admission, 21 and older to drink. Admission for "Brew and View" is $10 at the door.
Friday, 3/1/13, 9pm
Epic Party's 2013 (Bubblicious 2) - Trexx Nightclub
Epic Party's 2013 at Trexx's Nightclub brings you Bubblicious 2, the second installment of CNY's biggest party. This party is for people who love music in Syracuse to enjoy 7 hours of DUB infused with EDM music. Nore vinyl than an antique record shop and more Macbook's than the Apple Store, Bubblicious 2 brings a massive list of DJ's to the party. big names like "DJ Shortee", "DeadRomeo", and "DJ Subset" will be in attendance along with many more. Everything kicks off at 9:00pm and carries on all the way until 4:00am. Early bird tickets are on sale for $10 and the ones sold at the door will be $12. See Trexx's website for more details or look up the event of Facebook.
Friday, 3/1/13, 8pm
Dopapod - Westcott Theater
"Dopapod" is a quartet that can't be defined easily. Pulling influences from all varied genres, their music and sound is always varied in the studio and on the stage. This uniquely improvisational group performs at the Westcott Theater. other artists at the event include "The Manhattan Project" and "The Greys." The doors open at 8:00pm and the show begins at 9:00pm; tickets are sold at $12 and can be purchased through Westcott's website.
Saturday, 3/2/13, 8pm
Foam N' Glow - Westcott Theater
Judging from whats been listed its safe to assume the Westcott Theater has this week on lock down for the weeks events. Foam N' Glow (America's Largest Foam Party) is loud music, drinks, fun, and bubbles all in one. The doors open at 8:00pm and things suds up at 9:00pm. Peoples tickets purchased for the original date will be honored. Admission for everyone else is $24.50 to $34.50 and the tickets are made available on Westcott's website.
Salt City Source Events (Mon-Sun)
Tiesto - OnCenter Convention Center
Hailing from the Netherlands; House music mastermind Tiesto, burns up the dance floor with special guests Tommy Trash and Quintino at the OnCenter on February 19th. The show starts at 8:00pm and tickets are $45 for general admission or just $40 for college students. However if you're willing to sacrifice a car payment then VIP tickets are priced at $102.
Thursday, 2/21/13 6PM
Mod Sun & Cisco Adler - Lost Horizon
Former drummer for popular screamo bands (Four Letter Lie/ Scary Kids Scaring Kids) Dylan Smith is "Mod Sun." Pursuing a career in his newly founded genre "Hippy-Hop" Mod Sun makes his way with Cisco Adler to the Lost Horizon on Thursday, February 21st. Other guest performances include Tayyib Ali, Choo Jackson. and Pat Brown. Doors open at 6:00pm, show starts at 6:30pm. Tickets are $15 for general admission.
Thursday, 2/21/13 7PM
Big Chocolate & J. Rabbit - The Westcott Theater
Already making a name for himself in he EDM scene up and coming American DJ Cameron "Big Chocolate" Argon brings his talent to the Westcott Theater with guests Peeps, Mike Tronik, Topki, and Kreature. Tickets are $15-$20, doors open and show starts at 7:00pm.
Thursday, 2/21/13 8PM
Sophistafunk & Earphunk - Funk N' Waffles
Owner of Funk N' Waffles and member of Sophistafunk; Adam Gold, plays with his band at his nationally recognized waffle restaurant. Guests include Earphunk, a Southeast band whose is versed in high energy funk. Tickets are being sold at the restaurant.
Friday, 2/22/13 8PM
Michael Bolton - Turning Stone Showroom
The name speaks for itself; singer and song writer Michael Bolton will be performing on Friday, February 22nd at 8:00pm in the Turning Stone's Showroom. Tickets are $50 and if you're looking to grab a night cap after the concert the Room & Show packages start at $319.
Friday, 2/22/13 and Saturday 2/23/13, 7:30PM & 9:45PM
Cedric the Entertainer - Funny Bones
Funny bones brings in another world renowned act to Syracuse. Writer, actor, director, and comedian Cedric the Entertainer makes audiences laugh out loud with his 21 and over special comedy act. The Shows are both on February 22nd and the 23rd. The show times for each day are 7:30pm and 9:45pm. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased off of the website. Expect to laugh, and bring an extra pair of pants.
Friday, 2/22/13 8PM
Airplane! Live Reading & Drinking Game - The Red House
A group of local Syracuse actors perform the 1980 classic comedy "Airplane!" live at The Red House Art Center. Along with the reading is a drinking game, the audience participation kits will be made available at the door. This night of aviation humor and drinks takes off at 8:00pm, admission is $10 and includes one beer or wine free from the cafe.
Friday, 2/22/13, 9PM-4AM
"GLOW" (UV paint party) - Trexx Night Club
Paint your body florescent and get your freak on at Trexx Night Club on 319N. Clinton St. This is an eighteen and over event featuring local favorites DJ, Merc, DJ Kaos, DJ Phantom, and all forms of party music. The beat drops at 9:00pm and rages on until 4:00am. Admission for underage is $10, twenty one and over $5.
Saturday, 2/23/13. 11PM
Snow Ball (All White Party) - Club Lava at Turning Stone
Club Lava's (Circus Saturdays) presents "Snow Ball" a dress all white party with music from DJ Dadey-D and The Disco Fries. The party usually kicks off after 11:00pm. Must be 21 and over to enter.
Sunday, 2/24/13, 7PM
Aaron Carter - Westcott Theater
How's this for a blast from the past? Aaron Carter performs live at the Westcott Theater on Sunday, February 24th along with Justin Levinson, Jay Loftus, Nikki Flores, and Petrel. This is an all age's event, doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $15 to $50 see Westcotts's website for more info.
Salt City Source Highlighted Events
American Electronic Rock group I see stars perform live at the Lost Horizon on Monday, February 11. Joining them on the stage are For All Those Sleeping, Get Scared, At The Skylines, Upon This Drawing, Redfield, and Meira! So many bands you'll need comfortable shoes for all that standing. Also bring a dancing partner for the mosh pits!
2. Syracuse Opera (presents Sweeny Todd) " Civic Center
The Syracuse Opera performs the classic melodrama Sweeny Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street live on February 12th through the 15th at The Civic Center located next to the War Memorial. Johnny Depp fans will be arriving in droves so get your tickets now!
3. Andrew & Noah Band- Funk N Waffles
Andrew and Noah Band consist of a (full) seven members. In number there is power and that is exactly what the group brings to stages, concert halls, and now at Funk N Waffles on February 14th, and if you have a loved one who enjoys uniquely good music then check them out!
4. The Werks " Wescott Theater
Up and coming band The Werks leave their creative mark on February 14th at the Wescott Theater. With a self-entitled style of music known as Psychedelic Dance Rock the under the radar group should be on your list of priorities!
5. Syracuse Winterfest
For twenty eight years Syracuse locals have embraced the harsh cold climate here in central New York and this year is no exception. Starting on February 14th and lasting all the way through February 24th the Syracuse Winterfest can be experience all throughout the city.
6. Josh Blue " Funnybones
Funnybones inside of Destiny USA welcomes Comedy Centrals comedic Josh Blue. His original comedy act and his spirit to fight cerebral palsy is what helped him on his way to being one of the biggest names in comedy. Josh performs February 14th through Feb 17th, admission is $20 and tickets can be purchased on Funnybone's website.
7. Hate Breed - Wescott Theater
While on their Divinity of Purpose Tour, metalcore band Hatebreed makes a stop at the Wescott Theater February 16th at 6:00pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased on the Wescott Theater's website.
8. Rikk Emmett- Palace Theater
Solo artist Rik Emmett- best known for his songs "When a Heart Breaks" and "Saved by Love"- Is playing at The Palace Theater Saturday, February 16th. Tickets are $40 general admission and $55 VIP and can be purchased through Palace theaters website. The show begins at 8:00pm.