Ryan Flynn releases new electro-pop EP

Ryan Flynn releases new electro-pop EP

He calls it “space pop.” Ryan Cullinane is a Rochester-based electronic artist who soaks his sound in ethereal, new-wavey gravy and effervescent possibilities. It’s inescapable, it’s catchy. And a July 19 show at Radio Social will celebrate the release of a new EP under the moniker Ryan Flynn.



Double bassist and Ithaca College alumnus Jordan Sand will bring her distinctive approach to songwriting back to Upstate New York when she plays The Spirit Room on Thursday. Vocally, Sand stretches an airy, jazz-crooning tone over elongated phrases, with plenty of playful rhythms.

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Based in Burlington, Vermont, Swimmer is an experimental jazz-rock quintet of precocious young musicians working on the same sonic jigsaw puzzle. Featuring drummer Cotter Ellis, guitarist Joe Agnello, keyboardist and sax player Matt Dolliver, bassist Jack Vignone, and guitarist Paul Klein, Swimmer has released multiple live albums since 2014, in addition to its debut studio album, "Throw It Out," in 2018.

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Just as sly as Sly and twice as funky, Gedeon Luke and the People bring it from the soul...the Memphis soul. And there's some church in there, as joyously exemplified by the breakneck breakdowns they frequently cop to, adding some old-time religion to the band's R&B.Gedeon Luke and the People and Josh Shapiro open up for Almost Queen on Thursday, July 18, 5:30 p.m. at MLK Jr. Memorial Park, Manhattan Square, 353 Court Street.

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Former members of 90's prog-punk band Fugazi — drummer Brendan Canty and bassist Joe Lally — teamed up with experimental guitarist Anthony Pirog (half of the duo Janel & Anthony) in 2016. Based out of Washington, D.C. and signed to Dischord Records after its first show, the band released its self-titled debut album in 2018.

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BLUES | George Thorogood with Cedric Burnside

George Thorogood and his band, The Delaware Destroyers, have been laying it down thick and mean since 1975. George Thorogood is an 11th-hour bluesman, riding on the coattails of legends like Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, and Hound Dog Taylor — the musician who is most influential on Thorogood's rough 'n' tumble gutbucket guitar sound.

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OLD-TIME FOLK | Chatham Rabbits

An acoustic husband-wife duo, Chatham Rabbits takes you down a country road of mellow folk music pulsing with familiarity. Banjo player and vocalist Sarah Osborne McCombie and singer-guitarist Austin McCombie pay homage to old-time folk music in its recently released debut studio album, "All I Want from You."

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Gospel was Paul Janeway's ticket to rock history. The front man of St. Paul & The Broken Bones grew up as a preacher's son in rural Alabama, and he brings to mind artists like Otis Redding and Sam Cook.

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  • Westside Music & Food Festival: Springer, ZBTB, Fade To Black, Appetite For Voltage, Northside Johnny @ 585 Rockin Burger Bar

    • Fri., July 19, 5-11 p.m.
  • Webster Jazz Festival @ Village of Webster

    • Fri., July 19, 6:30-10 p.m. and Sat., July 20, 4-10 p.m.
  • Summer Lunch Series: JAWS Acoustic Trio @ College Town

    • Fri., July 19, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Megan Flechaus Band @ Abilene

    • Fri., July 19, 3 p.m.
  • Ryan Flynn, Space Cubs, Elowvate, Candy Isle @ Radio Social

    • Fri., July 19, 6:30 p.m.

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