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48) A Raw Take With Three West End Blend Founders

Rochester Groovecast in collaboration with NYSMusic jumped at the punch to chat with West End Blend of Hartford, Connecticut has quickly made noise as one of the top funk/soul acts of the region. Read More

Donna the Buffalo Poised to Stampede into Rochester (NYS Music Article)

“I love playing music. I love playing the fiddle…I love to sing. I never thought too much about it. I never wondered why I play music. I’ve just always done it. Read More

The Blind Owl Band Returns to Rochester to Host a Halloween Bash (NYS Music Article)

Freight train string quartet, The Blind Owl Band of Saranac NY, is returning to Rochester, NY this weekend to host a spookily impressive Halloween Bash.

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In Their Own Words: J.P Biondo of Cabinet (NYS Music Article)

On Friday September 29, folk powerhouse Cabinet landed in Ithaca, NY, and played two long sets at The Haunt. Since their birth in 2006, Cabinet has built a committed grassroots following by providing an eclectic roots sound.

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Music, Craft Beer, Food: A “Finger Lakin’ Good” Time (NYS Music Article)

Who is ready for a “Finger Lakin’ Good” Time? If you answered yes, maybe, or even “huh?”,  NYS Music encourages you to come down to the Inaugural Lincoln Hills “Finger Lakin’ Good” Fall Fest in Canandaigua, NY, on Saturday, October 14.

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42) Dive Into Fall: A Fall Down Music Festival Preview

Don’t let the weather deceive you, believe it or not, autumn began on September 22. Festival season in New York is nearing it’s close and festival goers are itching for a few last hurrahs.

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In Their Own Words: Freekbass (NYS Music Article)

On a sunny Friday evening on August 18, funk icon’s Freekbass and The Bump Assembly rocked the main stage at Nights Of Fire Music Festival in Franklinville, NY.

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One Final Trip To The Pines: A Sterling Stage Last Daze Festival Preview (NYS Music Article)

Three festival weekends each summer, Sterling Stage Kampitheater (‘The Pines’) returns to Sterling, NY for four days and nights of music, dancing and art.

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In Their Own Words: Byron Cage of The Joe Louis Walker Band (NYS Music Article)

On the evening of August 16, 2017, Blues Hall of Famer Joe Louis Walker graced the Photo City Improv stage in Rochester, NY. Joe Louis Walker has been playing the blues since the 1960’s and is still rocking both classic and contemporary styles.

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In Their Own Words: Lumar LeBlanc of The Soul Rebels (NYS Music Article)

Born and raised into the culture of New Orleans, Louisiana, The Soul Rebels have been a brass ensemble since 1991. Fast forward to 2017, the band has toured Africa, China, Japan, Australia, Europe, and beyond.

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