The Andrews Brothers Cortland Repertory Theatre wraps
its summer season with a New York state premiere of this World War II-era musical salute, which involves a trio of 4-F USO stagehands and a pretty pinup girl (clockwise from top left,Gordon Maniskas, Andrew K. Moss, Sean Riley and Lara Hayhurst) who go to extreme lengths to entertain soldiers in the South Pacifi c. The fun begins on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m., and continues on Thursday, Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 3, 2 and 7:30 p.m. (a talkback session with the cast takes place after the 7:30 p.m. show); Saturday, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 5, 2 p.m.; Tuesday, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2 and 7:30 p.m. The production closes Sept. 11 at CRT’s pavilion stomping grounds, 6799 Little York Lake Road, off Route 281, Preble. Evening tickets run $25 to $27, matinees are $20 to $22, with students and senior discounts available. For information, call (607) 756-2627 or (800) 427-6160.
Listed in chronological order:
Wednesday 9/1 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.
Sheridan Park Concert. Wed., Sept. 1, 7 p.m. The music of New Element provides the backdrop to this community event with free food and beverag- es provided. Sheridan Park, Burnet Avenue. Free.
Justin Bieber/ Sean Kingston.
Sun. 7 p.m. Sick boy’s rescheduled show. Mohegan Sun Grandstand, State
Fairgrounds. $45; only obstructed view remaining. (800) 745- 3000.
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.
Eli Young Band. Thurs. 2 p.m. Country rockers get down and dirty at Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Rush. Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Geddy Lee brings his helium-tinged voice along with his fellow Canadian bandmates to rock oot at the Mohe- gan Sun Grandstand, State Fairgrounds. $45. (800) 745-3000.
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Little Big Town. Thurs. 8 p.m. The country never stops at Chevy Court, State Fair- grounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Skaneateles Fes- tival. Thurs. 8 p.m. Violinist Hilary Hahn is back with pianist Valentina Lisitsa and cellist Shauna Rolston to perform “Kodaly Duo for Violin and Cello,” “Liszt Totentanz for solo Piano” and Mendelssohn’s “Trio No. 1 in D minor” to kick off the “Hilary and Friends” program. Skaneateles High School, 49 E. Eliza- beth St., Skaneateles. $16-$23; free/ages 13 and younger in “B” sec- tion. 685-7418.
The Tempta- tions. Thurs. 8 p.m. Classic soul band will have you on Cloud Nine during their perfor- mance at the Turning Stone Resort and Casi- no Showroom, Thruway Exit 33, Verona. $40- $55. 361-SHOW.
moe. Down. Fri.- Sun. Three days of that damn hippie music, and more, including Phish’s Mike Gordon, The Black Keys, Nas and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Tor- toise, Built to Spill and of course, .moe, who will be performing all three nights. Gelston Castle Estate, Robinson Road, Mohawk. (888) 512-SHOW.
Justin Moore. Fri. 2 p.m. Yup, you guessed it, more coun- try at Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Tim McGraw with Montgom-
ery Gentry. Fri. 7:30 p.m. Get your country on with these musical city slickers at the Mohegan Sun Grandstand, State Fairgrounds. $65 & $75. (800) 745-3000.
Coheed and Cambria. Fri. 8 p.m. New York City progressive rockers will make it a wild night at Chevy Court, State Fair- grounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Skaneateles Fes- tival. Fri. 8 p.m. The Hahn trio rides again to perform Beethoven’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Major,” Antheil’s “Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano,” “Tartini/Kreisler Variations on Theme by Corelli” and Franck’s “Sonata for Cello and Piano” in the final part of the “Hilary and Friends” program. Ska- neateles High School, 49 E. Elizabeth St., Ska- neateles. $16-$23; free/ ages 13 and younger in “B” section. 685-7418.
Mitchel Musso. Sat. 2 p.m. The Han- nah Montana nerd will release some tweenage angst at Chevy Court,
State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Rascal Flatts. Sat. 7:30 p.m. The wascally wednecks return, along with opners Kellie Pick- ler and Chris Young, to perform at the Mohe- gan Sun Grandstand, State Fairgrounds. $55 & $65. (800) 745-3000.
Skaneateles Fes- tival. Sat. 7:30 p.m. To conclude the festival, Hilary Hahn will be joined by The Festival Chamber Orchestra to perform Mozart’s “Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major,” Schubert’s “Sym- phony in B-flat Major” and Bach’s “Sinfonia No. 3 in C Major.” Ska- neateles High School, 49 E. Elizabeth St., Ska- neateles. $24-$30; free/ ages 13 and younger in “B” section. 685-7418.
Robert Ran- dolph and the
Family Band. Sat. 8 p.m. The pedal steel guitar maestro will make it a funky, soulful and dance your ass off night at Chevy Court, State Fairgrounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
Laurie Hart. Sun. 2-5 p.m. The fiddler from Ithaca stops by to bow some strings; presented by the N.Y. State Old Tyme Fid- dlers’ Association. North American Fid- dlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Road, Osceola. Free. 487-8806.
Katharine McPhee. Sun. 2 p.m. American Idol songbird delights at Chevy Court, State Fair- grounds. Free with fair admission, $10. (800) 745-3000.
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