Lettuce played to a big crowd at The Rochester Lilac Festival on May 16. They don’t have anymore New York Dates this summer but you can catch them if you are venturing to Electric forest, along with a few other midwest dates. For more music and tour dates check out their website.
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The arrival of spring is celebrated different ways in different places. In Pennsylvania, a groundhog predicts it’s arrival and all the locals have a huge party. In Florida and Arizona, Major League Baseball teams arrive to prepare for the coming season which simultaneously indicates spring. In western New York, the opening of festival season with the […]
The 117th annual edition of Rochester’s Lilac Festival was nothing short of a resounding success. Blessed by near perfect weather, a killer musical lineup, and actual flowers in bloom for once – it was a far cry from the past few years that were plagued by rain and unseasonably cold temperatures. The Lilac Festival always […]
The first Rochester Lilac Festival dates back to 1898. It added musical entertainment just a few years later in 1901. Over a century later, in 2015, Pokey LaFarge would grace the Lilac Festival stage playing music that harkened back to the festival’s humble beginnings. While his music does pull from many early music influences like Western swing, ragtime, […]
Every year thousands upon thousands of people flood Highland Park in Rochester to enjoy the annual Lilac Festival. Featuring a full hillside of blooming lilacs and other spring flowers, two weekends of craft vending, and a whole week of the city’s finest high brow and low brow food (Thanks Tahous!) – the biggest draw is […]