Ithaca Blog

Friday, October 17, 2008

Weekend Music, Oct. 17 - 19

Friday 10/17:

Common Railers at Felicia's happy hour, 5:30.

Becky Chace at the ABC Cafe. Chace has opened shows for both Judy Collins and Joan Jett, which sure sounds like an able folk-rocker. She has been compared to Melissa Etheridge and Bonnie Raitt, and counts among her heroes Lucinda Williams and Bruce Springsteen. 308 Stewart Ave., 10 pm.

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Sat. 10/18:

Eric Aceto at the Farmers Market, 11 am.

Uniit Carruyo and Friends at the Pourhouse in Trumansburg, 7 pm.

The Cornell Folk Song Society presents Greg Greenway at McGraw Hall, Cornell. 8 pm. Tickets $17 at the door, $15 in advance from Small World Music.

Billy Bragg at the State Theater. Opening act, The Watson Twins. 8 pm.

Drummer Brain "Willie B" Wilson left Ithaca, and Johnny Dowd's band, for a while to go on the road with rising star Jamie Liddell, opening shows for Elton John. (Liddell's latest CD, "Jim", is available here at Small World Music.) Tonight, Wilson and Dowd are reunited as members of Black Elastic, at the Lost Dog Lounge, 10 pm.

Kevin Kinsella and Food, Clothes & Shelter at the Chapter House, 10 pm.

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Sun. 10/19:

Kelley Birtch at the ABC for brunch.

Jen Cork at Felicia's. 7 pm.

Northwest indy rocker Mirah is at Castaways, in the first show by indy producer, ex-director of State Theater, Dan Smalls. With openers No Kids, and Jennie Stearns. 8 pm.

Pierce Pettis at Bound For Glory, Anabel Taylor Hall, 8:30 pm.

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have fun -
Steve Burke
for Ithaca Blog

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