Listed in chronological order:
Concerts in the Park.Wed., July 28, 6- 8 p.m. Mickey Vendetti and the Good Time Band performs as part of this weekly series. Lonergan Park, behind the former Goldberg’s on Brewerton Road, North Syracuse. Free. 458-8050.
Concerts in the Gazebo.Wed., July 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The July concert series concludes with the pop musical impersonations of Nick Mulpagano. Ellis Field Park, 500 McCool Ave., East Syracuse. Free. 463-6714.
Village of Man- lius Summer
Concert Series. Wed., July 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mark Zane and Friends perform an acoustic show featuring covers and originals. Village of Manlius Amphitheater, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave., Manlius. Free. 682-9171.
Liverpool is the Place.Wed., July 28, 7-9 p.m. The series strolls on with the klezmer music of Jona- than Dinkin and Klez- mercuse. Johnson Park, corner of Route 57 and Vine Street, Liverpool. Free. 457-3895.
Big Frog Country Showcase. Wed. July 28, 7 p.m.; through Aug. 25. The Custom Taylor Band performs at the Village Park Grand- stand, Main Street, Sylvan Beach. Free. 768-9500.
Northeast Jazz and Wine Festi- val. Thurs. 5-11 p.m.; through Sat. The downtown Syracuse fun offers on its Hanover Square stage April Love (5 p.m.), Marty Spagnola (6 p.m.) and Ruha (7 p.m.); Clinton Square’s World Beat Pavilion hosts Yoham Ortiz (5 & 10 p.m.), while the Mardi Gras Pavilion features the JASS all- star jam session (5 & 10 p.m.); and the Palm Bay main stage at Clinton Square presents Chris Vadala and Nancy Kelly with members of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra (8 p.m.). Free. 479-5299.
Square Pegs/ Gridley Paige. Thurs. 5:30-10 p.m.; through Aug. 19. Local rockers headline the weekly B’Ville “T” Party concert series. Paper Mill Island Amphithe- ater, 136 Spensieri Ave., Baldwinsville. $3/admis- sion and first drink; $5/ ages 20 and younger. 475-2500; www.bv
Oneida Savings Summer Concert
Series. Thurs. 6-9 p.m.; through Aug. 19. The series continues with The LeBlanc Brothers and Friends. Lakeland Park, Forman Street Cazenovia. Free. 655-9243.
Hamilton Village Concerts in the
Park. Thurs. 6:30 p.m.; through Aug. 12. Vocal- ist-fiddler Dee Specker and Tres Swing check in with vintage gypsy jazz during this weekly series held at Hamilton Village Green, Route 12, Hamilton. Free. 691- 3550.
Thursdays in the Park. Thurs. 7 p.m. Yugoslavian-born blues singer-guitarist Ana Popovic visits this con- cert series presented by the Chenango Blues Association. West Side Park, Sunset Drive, Norwich. Free. (607) 334-5653.
Willie Nelson/ Levon Helm
Band. Thurs. 8 p.m. Travel up Cripple Creek with everybody’s favorite country toker at the Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (CMAC), Finger Lakes Community College campus, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandai- gua. $26.50-$67. (585) 758-5330.
Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival. Fri. 5-11 p.m.; through Sat. The downtown Syr- acuse fun continues at Hanover Square’s Blue Rain Ecofest Nusound stage with Thousands of One (5 p.m.), Lon- don McDaniels (7:30 p.m.) and Free Boody Institute (9:15 p.m.); Clinton Square’s World Beat Pavilion hosts The Headers (5, 7:30 & 10 p.m.), while the Mardi Gras Pavilion features the Can-Am Jazz Band (5, 7:30 & 10 p.m.); and the Palm Bay main stage at Clinton Square
presents Paradigm Shift (6:30 p.m.), Salsa Son Timba (8:15 p.m.) and The Four Freshmen with the Central New York Jazz Orchestra (10 p.m.) Free. 479-5299.
Dark Star Orchestra. Fri. 7 p.m. The Grateful Dead live on with this improv-crazed incarna- tion. Saranac Brewery, 811 Edward St., Utica. $22/advance, $26/door. 724-4000; (888) 512- SHOW.
John Michael Montgomery. Fri. 8 p.m. The country hit- maker performs at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino Show- room, Thruway Exit 33, Verona. $35, $40, $50. 361-SHOW.
Shannon Wurst. Fri. 8 p.m. Arkansas singer-songwriter visits the farm; Larry Hoyt and Eileen Rose open the show. Kellish Hill
Farm, 3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius. $8. 682-1578.
Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival. Sat. noon-11 p.m. The downtown Syracuse fun concludes on the Hanover Square Blue Rain Ecofest Nusound Stage with the Blue Sky Mission Club (5 p.m.), William Nicholson (7:30 p.m.) and The Herbs (9:15 p.m.); Clinton Square’s World Beat Pavilion hosts Audio Influx (5, 7:30 & 10 p.m.), while the Mardi Gras Pavilion features Richie Kaye Music and Mirth (5, 7:30 & 10 p.m.); and the Palm Bay main stage at Clinton Square presents the Stan Colella All-Star Big Band (noon), Young Lions of CNY All-Stars (1 p.m.), The Rhythm- Aires (2 p.m.), Stage Music Big Band (3 p.m.), Tradewind (4 p.m.), Martha Redbone (6:30
p.m.), Kate Davis (8:15 p.m.) and Alex Bugnon and Marion Meadows (10 p.m.). Free. 479- 5299.
Island Fest Series. Sat. 5-11 p.m. Kashmir checks in, with openers yet to be announced. Paper Mill Island, 136 Spensieri Ave., Baldwinsville. $5/general; free/ages 12 and younger. 635-3521.
Joe LaMay & Sherri Reese. Sat. 7 p.m. The folkie duo in concert; Jim Clare and Perry Cleaveland open the show. Fatzinger Hall (above Waterloo Library), 31 E. Williams St., Waterloo. $5/dona- tion. 539-5192.
Packway Handle Band. Sat. 9 p.m. Bluegrass exciters headline the evening; the Cedar Shakes and Salt City Ramblers open the show. Westcott The- ater, 524 Westcott St. $10. 299-8886.
8/7: Steve Earle and Allison Moorer. Oneonta Theater, Oneonta. (607) 643-4022.
8/7: Maroon 5. CMAC, Canandaigua. (585) 758-5330.
8/12: Silk Road Ensemble w/ Yo-Yo Ma. CMAC, Canandaigua. (585) 758-5330.
8/13: Sheryl Crow. CMAC, Canandaigua. (585) 758-5330.
8/14: Tom Petty/ Crosby, Stills
and Nash. Darien Lake. (800) 745-3000.
8/15: Reggae for Climate Protec- tion Fest featur- ing The Wailers. Papermill Island, Bald- winsville. 299-8886.
8/23: Sara Evans. Turning Stone Showroom, Verona. 361-SHOW.
8/24: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. Turning Stone Show- room, Verona. 361-SHOW.
upcoming concerts Sunday 8/1
Old-Time Music Jam. Every Sun. 1 p.m. Open music jam for all sorts of ramblers and pickers is open to both spectators and players. Kellish Hill Farm, 3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius. $2/suggested donation. 682-1578.
Bluegrass Ram- ble Picnic. Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bill Knowl- ton’s annual sonic she- bang, with guests Lake Effect, Boots N’Shorts and many more bands. Dwyer Park Pavilion, Little York Lake, Preble. Free. 453-2424.
A Little Summer Music. Sun. 3 p.m.; through Aug. 22. Music from Harmony Time and the BARBershop Belles in this week’s summertime series. Vienna Methodist Church, State Route 49, Vienna. Free; donations accepted. 245-1689.
8/28: Styx. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/29: Justin Bieber/Sean Kingston. State Fairgrounds, Grand- stand. (800) 745-3000.
8/29: Trailer Choir. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/25: Stevie Nicks. Turning Stone Event Center, Verona. 361-SHOW.
8/26: Aerosmith. State Fairgrounds, Grand- stand. (800) 745-3000.
8/26: En Vogue. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/26: Kool and the Gang. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/26: George Jones. Turning Stone Showroom, Verona. 361-SHOW.
8/27: Blue Oys- ter Cult. State Fair-
grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/27: Kansas. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/27: Bobby Vinton. Turning Stone Showroom, Verona. 361-SHOW.
8/28: Loretta Lynn. Turning Stone Showroom, Verona. 361-SHOW.
8/28: My Morn- ing Jacket. CMAC, Canandaigua. (585) 758-5330.
8/28: Rihanna/ Travie McCoy. State Fairgrounds, Grand- stand. (800) 745-3000.
8/29: Blues Traveler. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/30: Steve Lippia’s Sina- tra Tribute with CNY Jazz Orchestra. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/30: 30 Seconds to Mars. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/31: Herman’s Hermits. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
8/31: 1964: The Tribute. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
Southwest Show- case Sundays. Sun. 4 p.m.; through Aug. 15. The Brownskin Band performs during the “Soul School” edition of the concert series. Spirit of Jubilee Park, 100 block of South Avenue. Free. 428-0070.
Puttin’ on the Ritz. Sun. 4 p.m. Long- time local musicmakers put on a reunion show at the Clinton Village Green, College and Wil- liams streets, Clinton. Free. 853-1735.
Summer Concert Series in Phoenix. Mon. 6-10 p.m.; through Aug. 30. Family concert series continues with the rhythm’n’blues of After FX. Henley Park, State Street, Phoenix. Free. 695-2801.
Liverpool is the Place.Mon. 7-9 p.m. The twice-weekly series rocks on with Mickey Vendetti and the Good Time Band. Johnson Park, corner of Route 57 and Vine Street, Liver- pool. Free. 457-3895.
Concerts in the Park. Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m.; through Aug. 17. Prime Time continues the summer fun at Clay Central Park’s Ernest N. Casale Amphitheater, off Wetzel Road, Clay. Free. 652-3800.
Baldwinsville Summer Concert
Series. Tues. 6:30 p.m. The series wraps with the funk of After FX. Paper Mill Island Amphitheater, 136 Spensieri Ave., Bald- winsville. 635-5631.
Devon Allman’s Honeytribe. Tues. 8 p.m. Rockin’ outfit with a conspicuous pedigree; Soul Risin’ opens the show. Westcott The- ater, 524 Westcott St. $10/advance, $13/door. 299-8886.
Concerts in the Park.Wed. Aug. 4, 6-8 p.m.; through Aug. 25. J.D. and Rollin’ South performs as part of this weekly series. Lonergan Park, behind the former Goldbergs on Brewer- ton Road, North Syra- cuse. Free. 458-8050.
Liverpool is the Place.Wed. Aug. 4, 7-9 p.m. The series continues with the jazzy sounds of Julie Falatico and Friends. Johnson Park, corner of Route 57 and Vine Street, Liver- pool. Free. 457-3895.
Big Frog Country Showcase. Wed. Aug. 4, 7 p.m.; through Aug. 25. T.J. Sacco and the Electric Rodeo perform at the Village Park Grandstand, Main Street, Sylvan Beach. Free. 768-9500.
Saranac Summer Concert Series. Wed. Aug. 4, 7 p.m.; through Aug. 18. Umphrey’s McGee and Rebelution entertain the masses at Saranac Brewery, 811 Edward St., Utica. $22/advance, $25/door. 724-4000; (888) 512-SHOW.
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All Shook Up. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m.; closes Aug. 15. Elvis Presley merges with Shakespeare in this hopping musical, performed by the Tal- ent Company. New Times Theater, State Fairgrounds. $30/adults, $25/seniors and stu- dents, $20/children 12 and under. 479-SHOW.
Archelino’s Odyssey. Fri. & Sun. 7:30 p.m. Omen Sade and Mary Spearen perform commedia dell’arte at Westcott Community Center, 826 Euclid Ave. $5. 963- 3820.
Angels with Bro- ken Wings. Thurs., Mon. & Tues. 1 p.m. The Media Unit hits the streets to examine teen violence, with shows at Ward Park, Shon- nard Street (Thurs.); McChesney Park, 2300 Grant Blvd. (Mon.); and Frazer School, Park and Richmond avenues. (Tues.). Rain location: Media Unit world head- quarters, 327 Montgom- ery St. Free. 478-UNIT.
The Book Revue. Sat. 6:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Mix-and-match musical revue of chil- dren’s shows, presented by the Tully Council for the Arts at Tully High School Auditorium, 5848 State Route 80, Tully. $5. 696-8938.
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