Rock: original : Musicians / Groups

A Fine Line
A Fine Line plays original songs and cover tunes most closely matching the "alt rock" or "acoustic rock" genres. We call it "Groove Rock" because the feel is chill with ambient textures.
The Blind Spots
This Ithaca, NY-based, all original, female-fronted, five-piece band is driving hard at bigger things and has been busy building an airtight justification for all of the buzz surrounding it, both in its hometown and throughout the region.
Brookton Bridge
Folk Rock from Brooktondale, NY
Cats Elbow
Cats Elbow is an alternative roots rock band based in Ithaca, NY.
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.
Cubbage
Folk/Pop with a taste of Jazz
Dapper Dan
Folk, Blues, Rock, Reggae, Country
Darkwine
Darkwine: acoustic trio featuring an eclectic mix of songs & 3 part harmonies.
Darwin
Progressive Indie Dance Funk with a Dash of Cosmic Radiation and Dark Matter
The Flunk School
All original FOLK ROCK
The Geronimo Line
The Geronimo Line draws from a variety of influences and genres, including Spaghetti Western, reggae, folk, grunge, 80s pop, African groove and Latin ballads.
Ghosties
GHOSTIES IS A BAND
Glacial Erotics
Original Music. Rock, Post-Rock, Folk and Funk, Blues and Punk
Grand Turk
Loud. Feral.
Harry Nichols Band
Beachy, punk-poppy, folksy, indie rock.
Head Band
Instrumental soul, funk, rock, and jazz
The Ilium Works
Rock music. somewhat original. guitars, banjos, bass, bang on them drums.
Imperials
Bombastic Indie Rock
Infrared Radiation Orchestra
psychedelic garage rock
Ironwood
Ironwood plays a mix of originals and covers, including country, blues, and rock.
Janet Batch
Some describe Janet Batch as " hilariously irreverent and heartfelt". She performs originals with a hint of the familiar, and has lovingly been referred to as "The Voice of the Hills".
Jimkata
Anthemic Synth-Washed Rock 'n Roll
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
Kitestring
Ithaca, NY
Kitestring is a versatile acoustic rock band from upstate New York that plays original music with influences ranging from 90's Alternative, Americana, to Blues and Soul.
Kurt Riley
The latest and greatest in 21st Century rock and roll. Check out his albums "Brighthead," "Kismet," and "Tabula Rasa" on Spotify and iTunes.
Lora Pendleton
Singer and songwriter
Lucky Old Sun
Based in Ithaca, NY, Lucky Old Sun is a band of friends who play all original tunes with a handful of covers. Their music is a rockin' blues & folky funk with moving & meaningful lyrics.
Maple Hill
Maple Hill is a young, vibey pop punk band from Ithaca, NY. Debut album "Headspace" available now on all streaming/purchase platforms!
Mary Lorson
Musician, Composer, Dramatist
Mike Brindisi & The New York Rock
Mike Brindisi is not only an independent recording artist but a true power act. From Writing performing and recording his music, to Acting in film/TV, doing Standup Comedy, to performing/touring all over the United States. Brindisi remains active also by hosting his own Rock radio show on 96.7fm "The Vine" in Ithaca, NY.
Mouth to Mouth to Mouth
Stop-on-a-dime, catchy, technical kit work; tappy guitar hooks, rolling bass-lines and occasional vocals, while breaking out of the standard math-rock mold with elements of punk, post-rock, ambient music, and well placed heaviness for good measure.
Noon Fifteen
Soul rock from Ithaca NY
Perry City 5
Classic rock covers and some original music as well
Sim Redmond Band
Since their inception in 1999, the Sim Redmond Band has been steadily on the rise, forging new ground in roots music.
The Small Kings
Original rock and roots music
Spacetrain
Four dudes traveling through time and space experiencing it all through the world of rock and roll...All aboard!
Stranded With A Kiss
Imagine the grittiest, most ferocious and cherished parts of nineties grunge getting into a good, old fashioned fistfight with the rapid-fire, reckless, black leather 'tude of late eighties punk at some iconic rock club in Detroit...
Sum Dude
Acoustic and electric rock 'n' roll
The Sweats
Our sober mission of service commands that we deliver the most satisfying rock in the FLX.
Teencat
Often described as a sexy fruit salad that plays upbeat pop-punk and post-punk music in alternating strokes of their flesh-paws, the band is sometimes chided for their unwillingness to take most things and people seriously.
Thru Spectrums
7-piece original funky rock guaranteed to get your toes tapping and your hips shaking!
Toto's Magic Show
Our goal is to create deep, trance-like R&B pockets that will liberate and push listeners into new planes of creative digestion and general life comprehension.
The Uncommons
The Uncommons are an energetic, original band from Ithaca, NY. We play original rock music, deep cuts from the '60s, '70s, and some jams.
Vacuoso
Strangely intoxicating, dark, sexy prog-pop from Ithaca, NY
Vinegar Williams
Rock Singer/Songwriter, Ithaca, NY
Wingnut
W I N G N U T ... Michael Stark, Walt Lorenzut, & Zaun Marshburn. In 15 years of writing, recording, performing their own brand of songs together, the trio developed a style of communication that lends them a freedom to express music through boundless genres and massive improvisation.
WonderMonday
Original art-rock