This website is a catalog of information about local musicians, venues, teachers, shops and services, etc. Why? Because Ithaca is a great city, and there is a lot of great live music in this area.

Musician Spotlight

Traonach
Irish session music

Venue Spotlight

Two Goats Brewing
5027 State Route 414, Burdett, NY
A craft brewery and bar (featuring live music) in Hector, NY. Original music only. No cover bands.

Shop/Service Spotlight

Dan Smalls Presents
Ithaca, NY
Concert promoter based in Ithaca, NY. Presenting shows in Ithaca NY at the State Theatre, The Haunt, The Dock, and The Hanger Theatre

Education Spotlight

Bob Keefe: Guitar Lessons
Lansing / Ithaca, NY
Bob Keefe has taught guitar for over four decades and teaches all styles and all levels of guitar. Classically trained, Bob holds a Masters and PhD in Music from the University of North Texas, one of the best music schools in the United States.

Events: Who's playing? Where? and When?

There isn't any comprehensive list of upcoming music events. Here are some tips to find out the "where and when":

  • If you have a specific musician or venue in mind, find their page on this site, and then go to their respective Facebook pages for primary source info. Be sure to "Like" their pages.
  • Check out WVBR's Concert Log calendar.
  • Evensi seems to be an aggregator of localized Facebook event data that you may find useful.
  • "Dan Smalls Presents" books a few different venues in Ithaca, and they have a calendar on their site.
  • For punk, metal, hip-hop, hardcore music, check out Ithaca Underground.
  • For folk/acoustic music, The Canaan Institute is the best resource I've found. They have a comprehensive calendar, e-mail newsletter, discussion forums, and tons of other useful content.
  • IthacaEvents.com has some live music event listings as well.
  • Ithaca Times Events Calendar

I'll post more links to calendars as I discover them.