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Weekly Live Music Round Up, 9/19-9'25

The Rochester Fringe Festival Continues, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Western Centuries, and more this week in Rochester!

Jimso Slim Releases Surfy Single, Just to Know Her

The single is out on 9/17

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 9/12-9/18

This week is the start of the Rochester Fringe Festival on Tuesday, which brings a ton of live music and entertainment across the city. There are also great touring bands coming in this week, including synth/rock L’Eclair and Spaceface with locals Drippers at the Bug Jar on Tuesday, Colorado rockers The Velveteers on Saturday, Pusha T (!) and pop star Rickey Montgomary. 

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 9/5-9/11

September! What's up! On Wednesday, all-female jazz band the Fallopian Grooves hit Abilene. Our friends Coral Moons and The Sideways play The Club at Waterstreet and Oklahoma rockers Skating Polly play Bug Jar on Thursday. On Friday, don't miss Ghanaian drum + dance outfit Womba Africa on Friday at LUX, and The Rockin' Rochester fest kicks off at Abilene with Barrence Whitfield! The UUU Gallery also has a killer show with Philip "Doc" Martin and Phylicia Rae playing jazz, and Sunday we can't wait to see Service and Pomelo at Bug Jar.

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 8/29-9/4

It's the last week of August! It's Labor Day weekend! There are a ton of great shows this week, especially on Wednesday with The Gateswingers Big Band at Lovin' Cup playing for FREE - also get your dancin' shoes on for Ruby Shooz who is playing their rock n' roll jams at Ontario Beach Park. On Thursday, a great Bug Jar line up with Aweful Kanawful and Nervous Ticket and the Zipper Lips. We have LIVE EMO NIGHT on Friday, and Public Water Supply at Iron Smoke Distillery. SO MUCH GOING ON. Go see something new! Have a great week! and sign up for our newsletter to get this list delivered directly to your inbox every Monday!

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 8/22-8/29

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Weekly Live Music Round Up, 8/15-8/21

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Weekly Live Music Round Up, 8/8-8/14

This week's live music round up - support the great scene we're lucky to have here in roc!

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 8/1-8/7

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Weekly Music Round Up, 7/25-7/31

Support Your Local Music Scene This Week!

Weekly Live Music Roundup, 7/18-7/24

Support your local music scene this week!

Alt/Roots Band Kitestring Release 'Live From The Vine'

See Kitestring on 8/6 at Lovin' Cup with The Shut-Ins

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 7/11-7/17

Support your local music community this week!

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 7/4-7/10

Live Music in Rochester, NY 7/4-7/10
Mag-Neat-O EP album art.

New Music Friday: Hayden Magnetic Releases Energetic EP, 'Mag-Neat-O'

Upbeat and lots of fun, 'Mag-Neat-O' is out July 1st!

Live Music Round Up, 6/27 - 7/3

Live Music in Rochester, NY 6/27-7/3

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 6/21-6/26

Live Music in Rochester, NY 6.21-6.26

Live Music Round Up, 6/13-6/19

Live Music in Rochester, NY 6/13-6/19

Live Music Round Up, 6/6-6/12

Weekly Live Music in Rochester, NY 6/6-6/12

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 5/30-6/5

Live Music in Rochester, NY 5/30-6/5

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 5/23-5/29

Live music in Rochester, NY 5/23-5/29

New Music Friday: SOMEDAYSOON PRODUCTIONS Releases Energetic, Pop-Driven EP

'Everyone Dies At The End' is out on 5/21

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 5/16-5/22

Live Music in Rochester, NY: 5/16-5/22

New Music Friday: Pluck Releases Emotional Alt-Rock Album, 'Warm Safe Kind'

Pluck's Album, 'Warm Safe Kind' is out 5/13

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 5/9-5/15

Live Music in Rochester, NY, 5/9-5/15

New Music Friday: Bad Bloom Releases Ethereal Dream Pop Single, 'Remnant'

Rochester shoegaze outfit Bad Bloom has released a new single on 5/6, 'Remnant'. This song is ethereal dream pop at its best, rich with guitar texture and catchy as all get out.

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 5/2-5/8

Live Music In Rochester, NY: 5/2-5/8

Wasted Paper Project Releases Debut Electronic Album, 'A Machine Is More'

The debut solo electronic release of local artist and musician, Noah Wickman

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 4/25-5/1

Live music in Rochester, 4/25-5/1

Weekly Live Music Roundup, 4/18-4/24

Live music in Rochester, 4/18-4/24

Pluck: "Ride"

Pluck releases "Ride," a new single off their upcoming full-length album which comes out May 13. Catch them at Bug Jar tonight, April 14, with Coral Moons.

Weekly Live Music Round Up, 4/11-4/17

Live music in Rochester, 4/11-4/17

Weekly Live Music Roundup, 4/4-4/10

Live music in Rochester, 4/4-4/10

The Sound x Bug Jar Present: Coral Moons and Pluck

Join us at the Bug Jar on 4/14 with Coral Moons + Pluck!

Weekly Live Music Roundup, 3/28-4/3

Live music in Rochester, NY 3/28-4/3

The Kiwis Create Feel-Good Indie Pop Vibes with 'Strange Danger' Release

The Kiwis release 'Strange Danger' album on 3/25

Weekly Live Music Roundup, 3/21-3/27

Live music in Rochester, NY 3/21-3/27

Alt-Rock Outfit, Lower Expectations, Release Driving, Emotional EP, ‘Talking to Myself’

Lower Expectations Release new EP on 3/18, play The Bug Jar on 3/25

Rochester Deathcore Quintet White Tides Release ‘Thicker Than Blood’

'Thicker Than Blood', New Single Out Now

SOUND BYTES: Zahyia & The Sideways

Zahyia & The Sideways at Lux on 3/11

The Noble Kind Release Beautiful, Wistful ‘Overland’ EP

Uplifting, a bit nostalgic, and full of calming folk vibes, the Overland EP is the perfect soundtrack to a chilly Sunday afternoon.