Folk : Musicians / Groups

Acoustic Rust
Acoustic, new and old music, with tightly blended harmonies supported by guitars
Better Weather String Band
Traditional Southern Old Time fiddle music with a great groove.
Bittersweet
Drawing from a wide range of musical influences, Bittersweet plays an eclectic mix of songs from country, folk, old-time, blues, and rock -- Americana.
Bob & Dee
Dee’s lovely voice and imaginative violin solos meet Bob’s airy and exuberant finger style guitar rhythms and vocal harmonies.
Bodhi Mountain
Bodhi Mountain is a singer/songwriter living in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.
Brookton Bridge
Folk Rock from Brooktondale, NY
Burns & Kristy
Acoustic pop, country, Folk....variety show
Cielle
Original acoustic bluesy folk
Colleen Kattau & Dos XX
Colleen is a bilingual vocalist, guitarist and composer of songs. Her poetic originals and charismatic stage presence inspire hope and spark imagination and audience participation!
The Common Railers
Common Railers are a mostly-acoustic four-piece band from Ithaca NY. Their sound ranges from more traditional folk and bluegrass, to singer-songwriter and pop.
The Cornell Folk Song Society
Promoting traditional and traditionally-oriented folk music on and off campus for more than 60 years.
Cornell University Middle Eastern Music Ensemble
CUMEME has fun playing Turkish, Arabic, Persian, Greek, Armenian, and Latino songs!
Cubbage
Folk/Pop with a taste of Jazz
Dapper Dan
Folk, Blues, Rock, Reggae, Country
David Graybeard
David is a singer/songwriter from the Finger Lakes region in central New York State.
Dean's List
Four-part vocal harmonies on everything from originals and folk to classic rock and Motown, with guitar, bass, and fiddle for kick.
DnT
Drew 'n' Tracey play and sing acoustic original Americana
Evil City String Band
A string band featuring banjo, fiddle, guitar, and bass.
The Flunk School
All original FOLK ROCK
Gadje
Gypsy Rock
Hejira
Hejira is a musical/cultural bridge between Middle Eastern & Western music. It's High Energy, World Jazz music w/ethnic threads & open chords
The Hilltoppers Bluegrass Band
The Hilltoppers play neo-traditional bluegrass with an edgy hard driving style that plows a new furrow in hallowed ground and turns up hidden gems that are unknown, yet familiar.
The Inner Crazy
The Inner Crazy is Alan Pollack (guitar, vocals) and Kim Zimmerman (keyboard, vocals). The duo performs covers of pop, rock, bluegrass, and folk.
Ironwood
Ironwood plays a mix of originals and covers, including country, blues, and rock.
The Ithaca Bottom Boys
Spirited Americana
Ithaca Ukes
Ithaca Ukes is a club of ukulele enthusiasts in Ithaca, NY and beyond.
Jen Cork & The Good Hope
Ithaca, NY-based singer/songwriter presenting her own brand of dark bluesy fictional folk-jazz and real-life lessons learned. Now with clarinet and bass!
Jim Hull
Singer / Acoustic guitar - plays covers from many musical genres (oldies, rock, country, folk, standards), from Zac Brown, Adele, Johnny Cash to James Taylor, Billy Joel, Beatles, Eagles and more. Also has several original songs.
Joe Crookston
Stomping Loud in Minor Keys and Story Songs and Jubilee
Jordan Morton
A double-bass player who creates "a melting pot of voice, harmonics, low grit, groove, poetry, prayer – not quite pop music, not quite Lieder, not quite folk"
Katherine Aelias Band
A folk-rock duo (sometimes a full band) that spends warmer months playing in the Ithaca area, and touring the states, and the rest of the year in Costa Rica.
Kites In Space
Kites in Space are an Indie Folk Rock band from Ithaca, NY
Klez Project
Ithaca-based klezmer & Jewish music band
Lady D & The Shadow Spirits
Lady D & The Shadow Spirits capture an ethereal, indie folk vibe. Intimate, and expansive, these songs speak stark truths and poetic tales of the soul.
The Local Farmers Union
Farmer-Folk Jam Funkgrass
Lora Pendleton
Singer and songwriter
Mary Bentley and Rosie
Ithaca
Acoustic folk pop, lots of heart and long notes. Originals and some bent covers with a unique and yet familiar feel. Guitar, stand up Bass and big vocals.
Milkweed
Milkweed is a group from Binghamton's tightly-knit folk scene. Their love for each other permeates their songs and drifts into the crowd, who lose themselves in the group's intricately orchestrated original songs.
Millers' Wheel
We expertly range the String Band genre from Northeast Contra Dance, Celtic and NYS Fiddle Tunes to Southern Old Time, Early Jazz, Show Stoppers, Originals, Novelty & More.
The Mockingbeards
The Mockingbeards are an acoustic folk quartet out of Ithaca, New York featuring guitars, mandolin, bass, violin and vocal harmony. They play a wide range of traditional, original and contemporary folk music, drawing upon rock, soul, and bluegrass influences.
Nate & Kate
Nate & Kate deliver a mix of heartfelt modern folk songs, humor, and juggling that add up to a completely unique and dynamic show fit for old, young, and all in between.
Not From Wisconsin
Chamber Folk, Indie Rock, Americana, Folk, Roots, Chamber Pop, Alt Country
The Notorious String Busters
String Bustin Hip Breakin Bluegrass!
O'Shanigans
The O'Shanigans contra dance band perform Celtic, American and world Fiddle tunes suitable for contra dancing, general entertainment and weddings.
Sixteen Feathers
We play originals and covers in the realms of indie folk, alt.country, and acoustic blues.
Technicolor Trailer Park
Lisa Gould and Jerry Tanner are coming forward with their own approach to the folk scene. From silly to serious, from love songs to foot stompers, they deliver it all. Ya just gotta stop by and check out T.T.P. PEACE LOVE and BUNNIES!
Tino Navarra
Tino Navarra plays acoustic Americana: rock, blues, folk, ragtime. Tino is currently working on a full length album, after a brief sabbatical from the local music scene, and plans to tour and continue to play music professionally. Contact via e-mail or phone: 607.227.1799
Toivo
Toivo is a six piece band from Trumansburg, N.Y. playing Finnish, Tex-Mex, and original music suited to the traditional dances of the Finger Lakes Region
Traonach
Irish session music
Travis Knapp
Hopeful soul-lifting acoustic music rooted in folk, soul, jazz, pop, gospel piano/banjo/guitar/vocals from the forests and fields of the Finger Lakes, NY
Whippoorwillow
Whippoorwillow plays original music, bluegrass staples, and songs from a variety of genres in the bluegrass style.
The Zen Rites
alternative, indie, conscious, folk