College campus, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua. $28.50 & $36. (585) 758-5330.
Rihanna/Tra- vie McCoy. Sat. 7:30 p.m. The rhythm’n’blues diva and some other guy perform at the Mohe- gan Sun Grandstand, State Fairgrounds. $45 & $55. (800) 745-3000.
Skaneateles Fes- tival. Sat. 7:30 p.m. The Festival Chamber Orchestra concludes the “White Nights” pro- gram with a concert at Brook Farm, 2870 Route 41A, Skaneateles. $20- $26; free/ages 13 and younger in “B” section. 685-7418.
Loretta Lynn. Sat. 8 p.m. The Coal Miner’s Daughter performs. Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom, Thruway Exit 33, Vero- na. $65-$80. 361-SHOW.
Karen Savoca and Pete
Heitzman. Sat. 8 p.m. The acclaimed acoustic duo deliver their brand of rocking soul and Americana at the Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. $17/general; $12/students. 691-3550.
Styx. Sat. 8 p.m. Do the Mr. Roboto at this concert at Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Old-Time Music Jam. Every Sun. 1 p.m. Potluck dinner and 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. Donations accepted. 682-1578.
Hope Grietzer. Sun. 2-5 p.m. The 2009 Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame inductee from Owego stops by to bow some strings; presented by the N.Y. State Old Tyme Fiddlers’ Association. North American Fid- dlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Road, Osceola. Free. 487-8806.
Trailer Choir. Sun. 2 p.m. Hayseed trio per- forms the songs of rural America. Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Justin Bieber/ Sean Kingston. Sun. 7 p.m. Teenage sensation performs his biggest hits, along with the Jamaican rapper. Mohegan Sun Grandstand, State Fairgrounds. $45; only obstructed view remaining. (800) 745- 3000.
Jason Aldean/ Uncle Kracker. Sun. 8 p.m. A couple of rednecks perform at the Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (CMAC), Finger Lakes Community College campus, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canan- daigua. $23-$43. (585) 758-5330.
Blues Traveler. Sun. 8 p.m. Band will give you some Run Around during their gig at Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Steve Lippia’s Sinatra Tribute with CNY Jazz
Orchestra.Mon. 2 p.m. The best is yet to come, with this salute to the Chairman of the Board. Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. Free. (800) 745-3000.
30 Seconds to Mars.Mon. 8 p.m. Band fronted by actor Jared Leto flies high. Chevy Court, State Fair- grounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Herman’s Her- mits. Tues. 2 p.m. Original singer Peter Noone will tell you he’s still into something good. Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
1964: The Trib- ute. Tues. 8 p.m. Proclaimed one of the best Beatles tributes in the country by Rolling Stone, you won’t have a hard day’s night twist- ing and shouting at this rouser. Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Village of Man- lius Summer Concert Series. Wed., Sept. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nick Mulpagano
performs during this weekly series. Village of Manlius Amphitheater, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave., Manlius. Free. 682-9171.
Lady Antebel- lum.Wed., Sept. 1, 8 p.m. Academy of Coun- try Music-winners Need You Now for their gig at Chevy Court, State Fair- grounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
STAGE Listed alphabetically:
The Andrews Brothers. Wed. Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.; closes Sept. 11. State premiere imagines a cross- dressing World War II musical revue of classic Andrews Sisters hits, as this nostalgic package closes the summer at Cortland Repertory Theatre, 6799 Little York Lake Road, off Route 281, Preble. $25- $27/evenings; $20-$22/ matinees. Students and senior discounts avail- able. (607) 756-2627, (800) 427-6160.
Florence of Moravia.Wed. Aug. 18 & Wed. Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Dinner-theater
9/2: The Temp- tations. Turning Stone Showroom, Verona. 361-SHOW.
9/2: Eli Young Band. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/2: Little Big Town. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/3: Tim McGraw/Mont-
gomery Gentry. State Fairgrounds, Grandstand. (800) 745- 3000.
9/3: Coheed and Cambria. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/4: Rascal Flatts/Kellie Pickler/Chris
mystery-comedy spoof of Roaring ’20s-era Hollywood celebs; performed by Acme Mystery Company at Yesterday’s Royal, 13 Canal St., Sylvan Beach. $29.99 plus tax and gra- tuity. 762-4677.
Grease: School Edition. Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. The raunch gets tamed but the songs remain the same in this 1950s flashback presented by Auburn Players Youth Theatre. Cayuga Com- munity College’s Irene Bisgrove Theater, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. $12/ adults, $10/seniors and students, $7/children under 12. 258-8275.
Man of La Man- cha.Wed. Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.; closes Sept. 18. That old windmill-tilter Don Quixote is back in this musical favorite. Merry-Go-Round Play- house, Emerson Park, 6877 East Lake Road (Route 38A), Auburn. $34-$40/adults; $31- $38/seniors; $27-$34/ under 17. 255-1785, (800) 457-8897.
The Marvelous Wonderettes. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30
p.m., Sun. 2 p.m.; closes Sept. 12. Musi- cal memory lane with four prom girls circa 1958. Chenango River Theatre, 991 Route 12, Greene. $21/Thurs.; $23/Fri. & Sun.; $27/Sat. (607) 656-TIXX.
Meet Me in St. Louis.Wed. Aug. 25, 2 & 7:30 p.m. The classic Judy Garland movie musical receives the floorboards treat- ment. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Emerson Park, 6877 E, Lake Road (Route 38A), Auburn. $34-$40/adults; $31- $38/seniors; $27-$34/ under 17. 255-1785, (800) 457-8897.
No Time for Death. Thurs. 7 p.m. Dinner-theater mys- tery-comedy involving murder most foul; performed by Acme Mystery Company. Spa- ghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St. $25.95 plus tax and gratuity. 475-1807.
Private Lives. Wed. Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.; closes Sept. 19. Noel Coward’s fizzy comedy of manners opens the new 99-seat venue at
the Kitchen Theatre Company, 417 W. State St., Ithaca. $18-$32. (607) 273-4497.
Schoolhouse Rock Jr. Live. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m. & noon. Musical fun (“Conjunction Junction, what’s your function?”) in this Kiddstuff show at the Hangar Theatre, 810 Taughannock Blvd. (Route 89), Cass Park, Ithaca. $7. (607) 273- 8588, (800) 284-8422
Six Dance Les- sons in Six
Weeks. Wed. Aug. 25, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 7:30 p.m., Sat. 7:30 p.m.; closes Sat. Area premiere about middle-aged hoofers in Florida who find romance in this new comedy. Cortland Repertory Theatre, 6799 Little York Lake Road, off Route 281, Preble. $25-$27/evenings; $20- $22/matinees. Students and senior discounts available. Talkback with cast after Fri. 7:30 p.m. show. (607) 756-2627, (800) 427-6160. (See review, page 13.)
The 25th Annual Putnam County
9/22: Badfish: Sublime Trib-
ute.Westcott The- ater.
9/23: John Hiatt. State Theatre, Ithaca. (607) 27-STATE.
9/24: Broken Social Scene. State Theatre, Ithaca. (607) 27-STATE.
Band. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/5: Katharine McPhee. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/5: Keith Sweat. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
Young. State Fair- grounds, Grandstand. (800) 745-3000.
9/4: Mitchell Musso. State Fair- grounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/4: Robert Randolph and the Family
9/6: Jackyl. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/6: Marc Broussard. State Fairgrounds, Chevy Court. (800) 745-3000.
9/11: Soulive. Westcott Theater.
9/14: John Fogerty. Audito- rium Theatre, Roches- ter. (800) 745-3000.
9/15: Matt and Kim. Westcott Theater.
9/16: Tony Ben- nett. Crouse-Hinds Theater. 446-5538, Ext. 3039.
9/16: The Heavy Pets. Westcott Theater.
9/19: Young Dubliners. West- cott Theater.
9/21: Great Big Sea. Westcott The- ater.
9/24: Cyro Bap- tista’s Banquet
of the Spirits. Westcott Theater.
9/25: Rogue Wave. Westcott Theater.
9/28: Dark Star Orchestra. West- cott Theater.
9/30: Matt Pond Pa. Westcott Theater.
10/1: Jazz Man- dolin Project. Westcott Theater.
10/2: Currensy. Westcott Theater.
10/6: Jackie Greene. Westcott Theater.
Spelling Bee. Wed. Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m., Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 3 & 8 p.m., Sun. 7:30 p.m., Tues. & Wed. Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.; closes Sept. 5. Award-winning musi- cal comedy concludes the summer season at the Hangar Theatre, 810 Taughannock Blvd. (Route 89), Cass Park, Ithaca. $20-$40. (607) 273-8588, (800) 284- 8422.
Gong Show Amateur Hour. Every Wed. 7 p.m. Think you’ve got the comedic chops? Five minutes of open mike will be available to all poten- tial stand-ups; each performer must bring minimum of four guests and arrive by 6:30 p.m. Wise Guys, 201 S. Salina St. Free. 477-9898.
The Comedy Club. Every Wed. 8 p.m. National comics perform at the Turning Stone Resort and Casi- no’s Lava Lounge, Exit 33, Verona. $20/booth seating, $15/table seat- ing. 361-SHOW.
Wise Guys. Thurs. 5:30 & 7:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 6, 8 & 9:45 p.m. Venue features the best in live, nationally acclaimed comedy; this week pee your pants laughing at Craig Carmean and Tim Homayoon. Wise Guys, 201 S. Salina St. $15/late shows; $30/early show with dinner. 477-9898.
Contact Dance Arts Studios. Daily. Pilates, jazz, Caribbean and more. Six-week ses- sions in North Syracuse now starting. Contact Dance Arts Studios, 3711 Brewerton Road, Mattydale. 454-0054.
African Drum Classes. Every Wed. 5-6 p.m. & Fri. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Traditional African rhythms and melodies. One Village Dance Cen- ter, 117 Harvard Place. $10/adults; $7/students. 396-0748.
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West African Dance Class. Every Wed. & Mon. 6 p.m. (beginner) and every Fri. 6:30 p.m. & every Sat. 1 p.m. (inter- mediate). One Village Dance Center, 117 Har- vard Place. $10/adults; $7/students. 396-0748.
Open Ballroom and Salsa Rueda
Classes. Every Wed. 7-9 p.m. Drop in and learn basic steps in waltz, foxtrot, swing, rhumba, cha-cha and more from 7-8 p.m.; try salsa rueda 8-9 p.m. Guzman’s Dance Stu- dio, 410 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. $8/class. 637-0401.
Belly Dance. Every Wed. 7:15-8:15 p.m.; Thurs. 7-8 p.m.; Sat. 9- 10:15, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mon. 7-8 p.m.; Tues. 7-8 p.m. Maya Tribe offers an array of Middle East- ern dance techniques. Maya Dance Studio, 122 Trinity Place. $88/eight- week series; $15/drop- in. 425-9619.
Samba Dance Class. Every Wed. 7:30-8:30 p.m. One Village Dance Center, 117 Harvard Place. $10/adults; $7/students. 396-0748.
Cardio Salsa. Every Wed. 7:45 p.m. No partner necessary. Drop-ins welcome. Pine Grove Country Club, 4050 Milton Ave., Camillus. $10/class; $30/ four classes. 636-7133.
NIA Dance Class. Every Thurs. & Tues. 11 a.m.; every Sun. 9:15 a.m. Multilevel barefoot cardio dance combined with martial arts and healing arts in a yoga setting. CNY Yoga Center, 101 First St., Liverpool. $60/six- week session; $12/drop- in. 491-8054.
Smooth Moves. Every Thurs. through July 22, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Dance class for older adults, including those in wheelchairs or deal- ing with Parkinson’s disease. St. Camillus, 813 Fay Road. $25/pre- register. 488-2112
NIA Dance Class. Every Thurs. 5:30 p.m. A dynamic blend of dance arts, martial arts and healing arts. One Village Dance Center, 117 Harvard Place. $10/adults; $7/ students. 396-0748.
Hip-Hop Dance Classes. Every Thurs. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (adult) and 7:30-8:30 p.m. (high school aged). Dance Studio of Fairmount, 250 Chapel Drive. 682-7877.
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