Festival Guide


    CFCU Summer Concert Series

    Thursday, July 30th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at State Theatre
    107 W. State St.

    The CFCU Summer Concert Series returns to downtown Ithaca in front of the State Theatre and on the Commons with live music from the area’s best bands!


    Falcon Ridge Folk Fest

    Friday, July 31st 2015 - 12:00 am at Dodds Farm
    44 County Route 7D

    Three days of sublime singer-songwriters on four stages, including dance and family stages.

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    Seedstock VII

    Saturday, August 1st 2015 - All Day at Reed’s Seeds
    3334 NY Rt 215

    Enjoy great local music all day long at Seedstock VII music and arts festival at Reed’s Seeds in Cortland!


    74th Central NY Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

    Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 9:00 am - 8:00 pm at Long Branch Park
    Long Branch rd

    The Central New York Scottish Games committee invites you to attend the CNY Scottish Games and Celtic Festival at Long Branch Park in Liverpool, NY for an experience you will never forget!

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    36th Annual Skaneateles Festival

    Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 12:00 am

    This four-week classical festival, each week having a separate theme, presents world-class performers in several venues around this lakeside village.

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    4th Annual Peach Music Festival

    Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 12:00 am at Montage Mountain
    1000 Montage Mountain Rd

    Founded by the Allman Brother Band, this festival includes a horde of like-minded jam bands that also place an emphasis on strong songwriting.

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    Heron Bluegrass Festival

    Friday, August 14th 2015 - 12:00 am at Sherman, NY
    2361 Waits Corners Rd

    The organizers of the Great Blue Heron Festival debut a new event focused on old-time and bluegrass music.

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    18th Annual Pickin’ in the Pasture

    Thursday, August 20th 2015 - 12:00 am at Alexander Sheep Farm
    2515 Covert Rd.

    Hosted by the Alexander family, this is one of upstate New York’s largest bluegrass events and features a family-friendly atmosphere and lots of parking-lot jamming.

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    23rd Annual Chenango Blues Festival

    Friday, August 21st 2015 - 12:00 am at Chenango County Fairgrounds
    168 E Main St

    This long-running, two stage (acoustic and main stage) festival always brings in a couple fast-rising blues or roots bands.

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    World Beer Festival

    Saturday, August 22nd 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Tioga Downs
    2384 W River Rd

    All About Beer Magazine’s World Beer Festival is a one-day event with tastings and fun while educating the public in beer appreciation and beer quality! Must be 21 or older to attend.

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    8th Annual Utica Music & Arts Fest

    Friday, September 11th 2015 - 12:00 am

    A variety of musicians and artists will contribute their talents to this event in downtown Utica.

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    Night Lights Music Festival

    Friday, September 11th 2015 - 12:00 am at Sherman, NY
    2361 Waits Corners Rd

    Held on the grounds of the Great Blue Heron Festival, this event features top electronica bands.

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    Syracuse Irish Festival

    Friday, September 11th 2015 - 12:00 am at Clinton Square
    2 S Clinton S

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    20th Annual Madison County Festival

    Friday, September 18th 2015 - 12:00 am at Ye Olde Landmark Tavern
    435 Main Street

    September 18th-paired beer dinner
    September 19th-Hop Fest
    September 20th-Hop Kiln Fest


    6th Annual Catskill Chill

    Friday, September 18th 2015 - 12:00 am at Camp Minglewood
    350 Bouchoux Brook Rd

    A horde of electronica and jam bands will be featured in this intimate campground setting.

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    Sunday, September 27th 2015 - All Day at Fall Creek
    Cayuga St.

    Porchfest, Ithaca’s annual music festival in the downtown Fall Creek and Northside neighborhoods, returns for its ninth year!

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