Lexi Weege returns to Rochester

Lexi Weege returns to Rochester

A quiet gym receptionist by day and a sultry diva by night, Lexi Weege is stomping back into town on May 31, this time with her band The Wondertwins.


EMO-AMERICANA | Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties

Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties is sincere lyricism draped in an Americana tinge. It's the solo project of Dan "Soupy" Campbell, frontman of the Pennsylvania pop-punk group The Wonder Years.

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Kitchen dreams up airy songs about love, lust, and small moments in nature that reflect the beautiful miracles of life. Light on lyrics but dripping with poeticism, Rochester's quiet chamber pop trio Kitchen is making a big impression with its new album, "Pussy Willow," released in March.

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INDIE FOLK | Justin Roeland and the Nightswimmers

Justin Roeland and the Nightswimmers is an alternative rock soda can, fizzing with ambient folk, psychedelia, and country roots. Based in Ithaca, NY, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Justin Roeland is currently celebrating his third album, "Doomed to Bloom," released back in January.

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JAZZ | Pat LaBarbera

Born in Warsaw, New York, tenor saxophonist Pat LaBarbera grew up in one of Upstate New York's great jazz families, along with his brothers — drummer Joe LaBarbera and trumpeter John LaBarbera. After graduating from Berklee College of Music, Pat LaBarbera toured with the bands of Louie Bellson and Woody Herman.

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FOLK | Susanna Rose Trio

Inspired by challenging winters and inward contemplation, local singer-songwriter Susanna Rose has been playing lonely folk originals for a decade. Currently, Rose performs with banjoist Chaz Hearne and cellist John Delmonico as a trio.

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WORLD | The Buddhahood

Known for its complex drumming and genre-bending grooves, The Buddhahood is a reggae-funk melting pot heating up the kitchen and your ear buds. Reigning in the Rochester region for almost two decades, the band is currently performing behind its latest release, "The Space."

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Album review: 'Panama Sessions'

John Weyl 'Panama Sessions'

Music Reviews

Album review: 'Evil Hearted You'

Evil Hearted You 'Evil Hearted You'

Music Reviews

Folk musician Joe Dady dies at 61

Rochester musician Joe Dady, one half of the Irish folk duo The Dady Brothers, has died at the age of 61.

Music Features

JAZZ | Brian Krock's LIDDLE

After graduating from the Manhattan School of Music, multi-instrumentalist Brian Krock played in the bands of John Faddis, David Liebman, Jim McNeely, and others. When he was home, he was doubling in the pit bands of shows like "Dirty Dancing" and "The Book of Mormon."

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Music Blog

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  • The F Word: Redacted

    CITY music writer Frank De Blase encounters the thrash-metal Pez dispenser, hears his favorite song, and gets redacted.
    • May 17, 2019
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  • The F Word: Twitterpated immensely

    CITY music writer Frank De Blase dishes on Maybird's recent album release show and guitarist McKInley James' turn toward original soul and R&B tunes.
    • May 6, 2019

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In each of our busy lives, we can all get a little bogged down in routine, forget to have fun with food culture, or forget to eat at all until we're raging. Bearing that in mind, our approach to this year's edition of DISH was to take it a day at a time — dividing the features, spotlights, and tips into the days of the week. read more ...

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