New York has settled into its Phase 4 stage of reopening. This means that museums, zoos, botanical gardens, and “Low-risk entertainment services” such as live music are all returning to the empire state. Nobody is bringing live music back quite like the Smith Center for the Arts.
In partnership with Supernatural Lake, a stunningly beautiful outdoor seasonal wine bar located in Interlaken, this series will feature a series of renowned artists in the coming weeks. Each Friday and Saturday night show will begin at 6:30 pm, with Sunday shows beginning at 12:00 pm.
The next featured artist this coming Fri, Aug 7 is Bobby Henrie and Friends. Bobby is a self-described “Rockabilly, Swing, Jazz, Old-time country and Fiddle music, Bluegrass and Flat-pick guitar music” artist.
Performing Fri, Aug 14 and Sat., Aug 15 is author, professor, and critically acclaimed jazz artist Mark Adams with Jazzical. In addition to performing around the world, Mark Adams has played with jazz greats such as Roy Ayers, Ron Carter, Ronnie Laws, Hugh Masekela, Bobbi Humphrey, Dave Valentin, Wayne Henderson, and Tap-Dancer Savion Glover. Tickets are available now!
The following weekend on Sun, August 23, will feature Matt Venuti. While not only being an award-wining recording/music video and soundtrack composer/editor Matt Venuti is also a talented multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter.
Slated for Sat., Aug 29 is Maddie Walsh and The Blind Spots. This female-fronted moxy rock band from Ithaca features a solid-as-a-rock rhythm section, eclectic library of vintage keyboard sounds, bold and inventive electric guitar stylings, and electrifying lead vocals.
Hanna and the Blue Hearts will perform Sat., Sep. 5. Hanna PK is a 2019 International Blues-Challenge semifinalist, solid pianist, soulful vocalist, vibrant performer, and resident of Rochester!
Artists and performance dates will be added to fill up weekends from now through the end of September. To keep track of currently scheduled performances and see what is coming up next for the Smiths Supernatural Lake Series, follow the Smith Center for the Arts event calendar.