I had the humbling opportunity to sit down with James Searl of Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad for my podcast, The Rochester Groovecast. The casual conversation was recorded live at the Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance. In the episode, we also hear two Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad tracks, “Make It Better” […]
The 5th Annual Disc Jam Music Festival created a home away from home atmosphere on June 11-14 with more than 60 musical acts on four stages, an on-site disc golf course, plenty of art and daily workshops. The four-day camping festival was conveniently located in Stephentown, N.Y. on Gardner’s Farm with soft, grassy fields for camping, […]
Fans of the Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance had been eager to hear this year’s lineup, and they were delighted at the May 2 announcement. Now celebrating its twenty-fifth year, Grassroots is a celebration of music and dance, with a cause. Held annually at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds in Trumansburg, N.Y. this year’s […]
The 3rd Annual Levitate Music and Arts Festival will feature performances by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Galactic, Dr. Dog, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Collie Buddz, Stick Figure, KANEHOLLER, Aldous Collins Band and Wheeland Brothers. The one-day grassroots festival is scheduled for July 11th in Marshfield, MA. Tickets are now available via the festival website.
New York State is home to more music festivals than any other state in the country. Why? You can credit I-90 and I-87 criss-crossing this great state as well as the many locations available for festivals, from the North Country, to the Tug Hill Plateau, the Catskill Mountains, the Southern Tier and small pockets of […]
One of the longest running annual music festivals in the country announced the artist lineup for their 2014 installment Thursday and lucky for NYS Music readers; that festival is centrally nestled in Upstate New York. Celebrating their 24th festival this year, Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance unveiled the artists who will be gracing the […]
You know that feeling that is produced when your friends and family are around you? The feeling of comfort and just pure positive vibes filling the room? This is how Donna The Buffalo, hailing from Trumansburg, NY, made the crowd feel on Saturday, February 8th at The Tralf Music Hall. It’s as if you’re at […]