Ithaca Blog

Friday, June 22, 2007

Weekend Picks, June 22 - 24

Friday 22nd: Castaways has a full night of music, starting with Rick Redington, a New England musician developing a following in New York, and local favorites Mu-tron Warriors and Revision. Redington plays early, at 5. The local bands start at 9.

Saturday 23: the Southside Community Center hosts a Juneteenth celebration of African-American history and heritage, with music and dance, food, and family activities. From 12 - 7 pm, at the SCC on S. Plain Street.

I-Town recording artists IY play an acoustic show at ABC Cafe, 308 Stewart Ave., 10 pm.

Sunday 24: Nawal, "the Voice of Comoros," plays and sings the music of the African archipelago, and her Sufi ancestry. Global Rhythms magazine calls her "a legend in the makking." Castaways, 8 pm.

Big, big benefit concert for the Trumansburg Learning Cooperative, featuring Sim Redmond Band, Five2, Amy Glicklich, Chad Crumm, Vinny and the Vinenots, Thousands of One, and others. The show is scheduled for 2 pm through midnight, at the Rongovian Embassy in T'burg.

Steve Burke
for Ithaca Blog

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