The end of the summer entertainment season is now just a WEEK away so come see some outdoor living, breathing music from musicians born and bred right here in Central New York before colder weather hits! Each week local bands and artists are showcasing their talents and engaging in a friendly competition for your attention and if you'd like to know where your favorites are or want to mix it up, here's the list of the area's club listings for the week of August 26th - September 1st:

 

Rick Short Band / Facebook

MONDAY, August 26th

Rick Short Band - Walks & Talks, Valley View. 6-9p


 

Flickr / Lizzie 279

TUESDAY, August 27th

***Musicians resting up to WOW you with their amazing skills later***


 

Dean Blask / Facebook

WESDNESDAY, August 28th

DVD the Band - Valley View, Utica. 6p


 

SimpleProps / Facebook

THURSDAY, August 29th

SimpleProps w/ Keith James - Saranac Brewery, Varick St. 530-830p

Last Left - Shots, Varick St. 930-130a

The Square Pegs - BLU, Varick St. 830-11p

TBA - Celtic Harp, 830-12a

Fulton Chain Gang - Tin Rooster, Verona. 9p

Steve Laureti - TS Steakhouse, Verona. 6p


 

Showtime / Facebook

FRIDAY, August 30th

Showtime - Daikers, Old Forge. 930-130a

Fulton Chain Gang - Fonda Fair, Fonda. 7p

Rick Short Band - MVCC, Utica. 7p

DVD the Band - Delta Lake Inn, Rome. 530p

Off The Record - Celtic Harp, Varick St. 830p


 

Hot Roxx / Facebook

SATURDAY, August 31st

Showtime - Daikers, Old Forge. 930-130a

Fulton Chain Gang - Mt Sabattus Pavillion, Long Lake. 5-930p

Hot Roxx - Pine Tree Inn, Brantingham Lake. 9p

Syndicate - Crazy Clam, Sylvan Beach. 9-1a

Last Left - Belly Up Pub, Herkimer. 8p


 

Fulton Chain Gang / Facebook

SUNDAY, September 1st

Showtime - Daikers, Old Forge. 930-130a

Fulton Chain Gang - Kayuta Lake Campground. 7p

DVD the Band - Leopard Lounge, Turning Stone. 10p


 

This list is by no means an extensive or complete list and if you'd like your club or band to be listed here each week, click the link below to submit your PUBLIC dates!

Email me your listings by clicking HERE!

 

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