2022 Caroga Arts Summer Music Festival Announced

The 2022 Caroga Arts Summer Music Festival was announced, featuring over 35 concerts with 20 guest artists and nearly 100 CLMF Resident Artists.

Caroga Arts Summer Festival

Kyle Barrett Price, Founder and Artistic Director of the Caroga Arts Collective, said he was excited about the festival.

“We’re excited to present the most extravagant summer season we’ve had in our eleven year history. We’re immensely grateful to Zash for sponsoring many of our Saturday concerts at Sherman’s, which feature national touring artists coming to the region for the first time. We have something for everyone – classical, blues, jazz, bluegrass, heavy metal, rock, funk, world music – you name it!

Guest artist debuts include music duo Michael and Kevin Bacon, known as The Bacon Brothers. Others include guitarist Cory Wong, vocalist Robyn Adele Anderson from Postmodern Jukebox, electric guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer from Broadway’s School of Rock, and more.

Back by popular demand include saxophonist Eddie Barbash with the KASA Quartet and the Mike Block Trio. Also performing is the fast-rising American Modern Opera Company (AMOC). The AMOC’s co-artistic director and composer Matthew Aucoin will lead the Caroga Arts Ensemble in playing Mozart operas to modern operas.

During the 2022 Caroga Arts Music Festival, the festival will visit neighboring venues around the area. Also, new this summer is the CLMF Lesson & Ensembles Program, which invites community members of all ages to come to participate in general music workshops and individual or small group lessons for an instrument led by Caroga Arts artists.

Tickets for the 2022 Caroga Arts Music Festival will be available on May 20 here.

Caroga Arts 2022 Season Schedule

Free carousel rides will be offered to start 2 hours before each show.
Tickets will be available starting May 20th at carogaarts.org

Sat, May 28 – Memorial Day Weekend Concert, Jocelyn & Chris, Insolent Willies
Fri, Jul 1 – American Modern Opera Company, Utica Dance with Keir GoGwilt
Sat, Jul 2 – Red, White, BLUES & BLUEGRASS, North & South Dakotas, FLAME! The Band, Erin Harkes
Sat, Jul 16 – 80’s Metal Night: The Ultimate 80’s Rock Show with Tommy V Live
Wed, Jul 20 – Sam Reider & The Human Hands
Fri, Jul 22 – Caroga Arts Gala with Eddie Barbash & KASA Quartet
Sat, Jul 23 – Cory Wong with Caroga Arts Ensemble, Mike Block Trio
Wed, Jul 27 – Rushad Eggleston
Fri, Jul 29 – Caroga Arts Ensemble Reimagining Beethoven and Shostakovich
Sat, Jul 30 – The Bacon Brothers Out of Memory Tour with Caroga Arts Ensemble
Wed, Aug 3 – Robyn Adele Anderson
Sat, Aug 6 – Kids Carousel Concert: Bill & Finnegan Ackerbauer
Sat, Aug 6 – Sherman’s JazzFest (Artists to be announced)
Wed, Aug 10 – Afro-Caribbean Jazz Collective
Fri, Aug 12 – Caroga Arts Ensemble plays Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7
Sat, Aug 13 – SAUNDERSFEST (Artists to be announced)
Fri, Aug 19 – Scenes & Stories from the Opera, Caroga Arts Ensemble conducted by Matthew Aucoin
Sat, Aug 20 – Kids Carousel Concert: Cara’s Caterpillars
Sat, Aug 20 – Marvin and his Music: A Celebration of America’s Composer featuring guest vocalists and the Caroga Arts Ensemble led by J. Ernest Green
Sun, Aug 21 – Brandon “Taz” Niederauer
Sat, Sep 3 – Labor Day weekend concert, The Ultimates! with fireworks following the show
Fri, Sep 30 – Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra with salsa dancing lessons prior to the show and more

Thu, Jul 21 – Caroga Arts Ensemble featuring Eddie Barbash at Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts
Sun, Jul 24 – Caroga Arts Ensemble featuring Eddie Barbash at Peck’s Lake Marina
Thu, Jul 28 – Caroga Arts Ensemble at The Glove Theater
Thu, Aug 4 – Caroga Arts Ensemble at The Arkell Museum
Fri, Aug 5 – CLMF Returns to its Roots: Caroga Chapel 100th Anniversary
Sun, Aug 7 – Caroga Chapel 100th Anniversary Service
Sun, Aug 7 – Caroga Arts Ensemble at Mayfield Presbyterian Church, presented by SVAN
Thu, Aug 11 – Caroga Arts Ensemble at Johnstown Midsummer Concert Series
Sun, Aug 14 – The Barge at Canada Lake Store & Marine
Tue, Aug 16 – Caroga Arts Ensemble at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, presented by Cooperstown Summer Music Festival
Thu, Aug 18 – Caroga Arts Ensemble at Caroga Museum
Sat, Aug 27 – Caroga Arts Ensemble at Maverick Concerts
Sun, Aug 28 – KASA Quartet, Postlude at Maverick Concerts

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