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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Week of Music, 24 - 29 April

Usually we highlight Weekend Music. There's much more than usual right now.

Thurs. 4/24: Felice Brothers, with Judy Hyman and Richie Stearns, at Castaways, 8 pm (see yesterday's Ithaca Blog posting).

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Fri. 4/25: Mike Hansen, recently featured in the Ithaca Times, plays old-timey music at the ABC Cafe, 10 pm.

Revision has a CD release party, with guest members of Thousands of One and others, at Castaways, 9 pm.

The Rongo is having an extended birthday party for itself (35 years old); celebrants on stage tonight are the Talktomes, Sim Redmond, and Trevor McDonald. 10 pm.

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Sat. 4/26: the party continues at the Rongo at 10 pm again tonight, with Sim Redmond Band, Juge Greenspun, and Hank Roberts. Hank has just finished an extended engagement with Bill Frisell at the Village Vanguard in NYC.

Evil City String Band at the Chapter House, 10 pm.

Gadje at the ABC, 10 pm.

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Sun. 4/27: A Benefit Concert for the Akwesasne Freedom School, supporting Mohawk culture, features Mary Lorson, Judy Hyman, Lydia Garrison, and Richie Stearns. Suggested donation is $8, and free childcare is provided. Music starts at 3 pm, at the Women's Community Building.

Radio London plays rock in an early show at the Common Ground, 1230 Danby Road, 4:30 pm.

The Small Kings at Maxie's, 6 pm.

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Tues. 4/29: reggae legends Toots and the Maytals at the Haunt, 8 pm.

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Steve Burke
for Ithaca Blog

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