CMAC hinting at substantial summer season

The popular summer concert venue CMAC is planning a full slate of shows this season, with three performances already announced.

WNY remembers Hall of Fame Talas rocker Phil Naro

Rochester native and Emmy-winning rock singer Phil Naro, who fronted the band Talas, has died of cancer at 63.

Jon Lewis exudes playful, everyman vibes as the frontman for FRAN

Call them "dad rock," call them "mom rock," FRAN is good fun
As lead singer of FRAN, Jon Lewis has ditched the guitar and brought a warm, playful approach to the band's versatile sound.

Pioneering record producer Ethel Gabriel gets her due in forthcoming documentary

The film "Living Sound" will explore the legacy of Ethel Gabriel, the late Rochesterian and former RCA executive who helped launch Elvis’s career.

Joywave's frontman is cherishing his own bed and morning coffee

After a year of not touring, Daniel Armbruster is finding solace at home in the 'burbs with a morning routine and an annoying cat.

At Abilene, taking baby steps back to live music

The current entertainment landscape is less science than instinct, where opening is a business calculation as much as a public health concern.

Hindsight inspired King 20/20's perfect vision

With 'These Streets,' Jordan Moss moved toward sobriety and away from rap.

Cannabis as creative fuel

Can pot make you more creative? To be blunt — don’t bet on it.

Music Hall of Fame scraps April ceremony — again

Acts including The Dady Brothers are among the artists awaiting induction to the Rochester Music Hall of Fame.

GrassRoots postpones summer festival until next year

The four-day summer event typically brings a wide range of roots-oriented music to the region.

One year in, Virtual Jazz Club continues its streak of nightly concerts

Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero started their evening Virtual Jazz Club performances one year ago on Tuesday, and plan to keep them going.

Eastman alum Maria Schneider wins twice at 63rd Grammy Awards

Fellow Eastman alumni Sarah Brailey, Christopher Theofanidis, and the late Christopher Rouse were also among Sunday night's Grammy winners.

Trio Ghidorah releases debut album Saturday as part of Bop Shop concert livestream

The classical guitar trio of Eastman graduates creates intricate musical arrangements that expand their instrument's repertoire and sound.

Big Logic & the Truth Serum colors outside the genre lines with new singles

Since COVID-19 began, Justin Gurnsey and his band have released seven new singles, ranging from rock and reggae to folk and country.

Racial equity and the RPO: a thread

There’s more work to be done before the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra reflects the city it serves.


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