Eastman School announces 2017-18 Eastman Presents series

Eastman School announces 2017-18 Eastman Presents series

The Eastman School of Music this morning announced its 2017-18 Eastman Presents Concert Series, with seven Kodak Hall performances planned, including a collaboration between Chick Corea and Steve Gadd and a Broadway show by Patti LuPone. All shows will be in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs Street) and start at 8 p.m.

Kinky Friedman rises once again

Kinky Friedman is a prolific and profane man in black with his fingers knuckle-deep in all sorts of pies. He is a sharp-tongued, satirical troubadour.

Rochester MusicFest returns to Genesee Valley Park

Man alive, this town loves its festivals. And Mayor Lovely Warren, on Monday, announced the resurrection of the Rochester MusicFest in Genesee Valley Park -- the festival was known as the SummerFest the last few years.

More than a spectacle, it’s a Dirty Bourbon River Show

New Orleans act Dirty Bourbon River Show is more than a band. It's a show with extra biz.

Miller and The Other Sinners breaks the blues’ rules

David Miller's blues is about letting go and being let go. He was always active in music, leading bands in high school and playing in church, but it was never his main focus.

Can’t shut Flogging Molly down

Beyond the tunes, success in the music industry often hinges on an excellent live show. And no band has toured as hard or has consistently poured its heart out onstage as Flogging Molly.

Bred in the bone

Joe Fiedler never meant to play the trombone, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming one of the most in-demand players on the New York scene. Growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1960's and 70's, his home life wasn't particularly musical.

The mind of a musician

Rochester songwriters give a peek inside their process and reveal what's at the heart of a song

SPECIAL EVENT: CITY Newspaper's 2017 Best Busker Contest

Our annual Best Busker Contest in the South Wedge!

Drummer and BBQ slinger 'Uncle Ralph' Bushey has died

Rochester blues drummer extraordinaire Ralph "Uncle Ralph" Bushey passed away Wednesday, March 8, from complications following a stroke. Bushey, who was 58, was a beloved member of the music scene in Rochester as the drummer for the Nightstalkers, where he was a solid, in the pocket player.

Tart Vandelay takes its music just shy of infinity

Love precedes Tart Vandelay as it leaves a chaotically smooth pastel wash in its wake. With jazzy guitar and looped female vocals that stop just shy of infinity, Tart Vandelay is mesmerizing in its stunning, deceptive simplicity.

Space Grazer shouts at the universe

When you're in a hard rock band and the holy trinity of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll has lost its glitter and appeal, what do you do? What do you sing about?

Rochester Music Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees

It's hard to believe that the Rochester Music Hall of Fame is now planning for its sixth annual induction ceremony.

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