Events from May 2008 in Utica & Surrounding Areas

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Leonard James
Leonard James will perform (solo acoustic rock). www.leonardjames.net
Stiefvater Room May 2 2008 @ 9 pm
Jeff Bujak
Singer/Songwriter Jeff Bujak will perform. $3 cover www.jeffbujak.com
The Electric Company May 2 2008 @ 10 pm
Cinderella - Mohawk Valley Ballet
Tickets for Cinderella are $16 - $25. Call 724-4000 or visit www.stanleytheatre.net for tickets.
Stanley Theatre May 3 2008 @ 7:30 pm
One Sweet World - Dave Matthews Tribute Band
Jam band in the Showroom. Tickets are $10/15/20. Call 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center May 3 2008 @ 8 pm
Cinco de Mayo Party with Simple Props
It's a Cinco de Mayo Party with Simple Props.
Sickenberger Lane May 3 2008 @ 10 pm
Drew Danburry
National musician Drew Danburry will perform with his guitar. $5 cover charge for the show. www.myspace.com/drewdanburry
Tramontane Cafe May 3 2008 @ 9 pm
Eldolon V Electronic Dance Music Festival
30 artists, 4 stages & free on-site camping. Must be 21 & over. $24 for tickets in advance. Go to www.beardsleecastle.com
Beardslee Castle May 3 2008 @ Doors open at 2 pm - 2 am
Soprano Danielle Hermon Wood & Tenor Brandon Wood
This Soprano & Tenor couple will perform as part of the Young Artists Series inthe Museum of Art Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and free for members. Call box office at (315) 797-0055.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute May 4 2008 @ 2:30 pm
Cinco de Mayo Party with DJ Joe Load
Cacciatore's Bar and Grill May 5 2008 @ Evening
Fooling April
Fooling April will perform. Admission is free. www.foolingapril.com
MVCC Theater May 7 2008 @ 7 pm
Little Women
The broadway theatre league presents the musical "Little Women". Tickets on sale Oct. 29, 2007. Call 724-7196 or 724-4000. www.broadwayutica.com
Stanley Theatre May 7 2008 @ 8 pm
Sinbad
Comedian, Sinbad, will be at the Showroom May 9th. Tickets are $50/55/65. Call 361-7469 for more tickets.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center May 9 2008 @ 8 pm
"A Night at the Operas"
Colleen Gaetano will perform tonight at the Stanley with soprano Sue Cotroneo and the Utica Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $20 - $40. Call (315) 724-4000. Tickets for the gala reception including dinner and VIP seating are $100. Call 724-1113.
Stanley Theatre May 9 2008 @ 8 pm
Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel
Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel presents Austria-Hungary: Captivating Continentals. Tickets are $25. Call (315) 797-0055.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute May 10 2008 @ 8 pm
Adirondack Boat Show & Outdoor Expo
An "On-Water" Motorboat Show" in the Adirondacks. Entrance is free and there will be boating items, dealers, food, raffles & more.
Arrowhead Park May 10 2008 @ 10 am - 5 pm
"Hairspray"
The broadway theatre league presents the musical comedy "Hairspray". Tickets on sale Oct. 29, 2007. Call 724-7196 or 724-4000. www.broadwayutica.com
Stanley Theatre May 12 2008 @ 8 pm
B.B. King
B.B. King will perform at the Stanley Theatre. Call (315) 724-4000 or visit www.stanleytheatre.net
Stanley Theatre May 14 2008 @ 7 pm
Concert Series for Life
A fundraiser will be held at Hollyrock with featured performers Special Teams, Vanilla Funk & Monday Nite Special. Admission is $5.
Hollyrock May 14 2008 @ 8 pm
Rocco Graziano Acoustic Happy Hour
Rock & Roll with Rocco Graziano. www.myspace.com/roccogfunk
The Electric Company May 16 2008 @ 5 - 8 pm
Soul Risin
Soul Risin will perform (funk) $5 cover www.soulrisin.net
The Electric Company May 16 2008 @ 10 pm
The Band Charlie
The Band Charlie will perform (popular rock/dance music)
The Devereux May 16 2008 @ 10 pm
Ernie Hawkins
Blues, Folk and more will be on display when Ernie Hawkins performs at the Rome Art and Community Center. www.erniehawkins.com. Admission is $15, $12 for members, $10 for seniors & $8 for senior members and students. Call 336-1040.
Rome Art and Community Center May 17 2008 @ 8 pm
Candice Jarrett
College Street Cafe May 17 2008 @ 9 pm
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra featuring Chris Vadala will perform in the Showroom. Tickets are $20/25/35. Call 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center May 18 2008 @ 3 pm
Concert Series for Life
A fundraiser will be held at the Savoy with featured performers Special Teams, Vanilla Funk & Monday Nite Special. Admission is $5.
The Savoy Restaurant May 21 2008 @ 5 pm
MV Blues Society Jam
The Devereux May 21 2008 @ 7 pm
Jazz Band
A Jazz Band made up of Charley Francis, Gary, Ros, Steve, and Jeremy will give a free performance at Cafe Domenico.
Cafe Domenico May 28 2008 @ 7 - 10 pm
2008 Saranac Thursday
The 1st Saranac Thursday of the Summer! More information to come.
Saranac Brewery May 29 2008 @ 5 - 8 pm
The Reissues & Brand New Joe
Following Saranac Thursday listen to The Reissues & Brand New Joe (rock) at the E.C. $2 cover. www.myspace.com/theissues & www.myspace.com/brandnewjoe
The Electric Company May 29 2008 @ 8 pm
Relay for Life Benefit
Ryan Miller, Joe Sweet, Steam Boat Ferguson & Brasol will all perform with proceeds to benefit the Relay for Life. $5 cover.
The Electric Company May 30 2008 @ 9 pm
Travis Tritt
Country Singer Travis Tritt will perform at the Showroom. Tickets are $70/75/85.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center May 31 2008 @ 8 pm
Devin Garramone Band
Jazz artists the Devin Garramone Band will perform.
The Devereux May 2 2008 @ 7 pm
Heather Case & Friends
Tramontane Cafe May 2 2008 @ 9 pm
Calypso featuring Nancy Kenyon
Route 69 Steakhouse and Saloon May 2 2008 @ 9 pm
DVD the Band
Hook, Line & Sinker May 2 2008 @ 7 pm
Doc Orloff's Blues Elixer
Local Blues artists will perform. www.docorloff.com
Beardslee Castle May 2 2008 @ 9 pm
Sharp Dressed Penguins
Sharp Dressed Penguins, a horn band from Syracuse will perform. Make your dinner reservations now.
Joel's Front Yard Steak House May 2 2008 @ Evening
The Bomb
The Bomb (modern rock/classic metal band) will perform at The Venue. www.thebombrocks.com
The Venue May 3 2008 @ 10 pm
Al Nathan & BlueStreak
Al Nathan & BlueStreak will perform. (blues/jazz) $5 cover charge www.alnathan.com
The Electric Company May 3 2008 @ 10 pm
Renegade
Live Country with Renegade
Nothin Fancy Cafe May 3 2008 @ 10 pm
Hamilton College Orchestra
The Hamilton College Orchestra directed by Heather Buchman will perform its final concert. Free Concert
Wellin Hall May 3 2008 @ 8 pm
"Doctuh" Mike Woods
Mike Woods will direct the Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble. This is their final performance of the school year.
Wellin Hall May 3 2008 @
Movies & Showtimes
The Forbidden Kingdom (PG-13), Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (R) and Iron Man (PG-13).
Uptown Theatre May 3 2008 @ 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 pm
Bernie Clarke & The Rhythm Sharks
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub May 3 2008 @ 8:40 pm
DJ Surgarbear's Rock-N-Dance Beach Blast
Harpoon Eddie's May 3 2008 @ 7 pm
The Big "D' Band
Classic/Southern Rock Band to perform.
Joel's Front Yard Steak House May 3 2008 @ Evening
The Next
The Next will perform. www.thenextband.net
Cacciatore's Bar and Grill May 3 2008 @ 10 pm
Southern Grace
Mr. McGill's May 3 2008 @ 10 pm
Movies & Showtimes
The Forbidden Kingdom (PG-13) - 1, 3, 5 & 7 pm, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (R) and Iron Man (PG-13).
Uptown Theatre May 4 2008 @ 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 pm
Uncle Zimmy's Open Mic Night Sideshow
www.myspace.com/tramontanecafe
Tramontane Cafe May 4 2008 @ 7 pm
Open Mike Night with Hans Device
The Electric Company May 6 2008 @ 9 pm
Open Mike Night
The Devereux May 7 2008 @ Evening
"Doctuh" Mike Woods & the Jazz Ensemble
Mike Woods will direct the Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble. This is their final performance of the school year.
Wellin Hall May 7 2008 @ 8 pm
MWPAI Film Series: The Band's Visit
"The Band's Visit" will play in the MWPAI Art Auditorium. (PG-13). This film is directed by Eran Kolirin (2007). Subtitled.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute May 7 2008 @ 2 pm & 7:30 pm
Jann Klose
Jann Klose will perform in honor of Johannes Brahms' 175th b-day.
Palisades Hotel May 7 2008 @ 8 pm
MWPAI Film Series: The Band's Visit
"The Band's Visit" will play in the MWPAI Art Auditorium. (PG-13). This film is directed by Eran Kolirin (2007). Subtitled.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute May 8 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
"Little Women - The Broadway Musical"
The broadway theatre league presents the musical "Little Women". Tickets on sale Oct. 29, 2007. Call 724-7196 or 724-4000. www.broadwayutica.com
Stanley Theatre May 8 2008 @ 8 pm
Red Molly
Red Molly (Americana/roots trio) will perform at the KAC. Admission is $18, $15 for members. Call 853-8871 for tickets. www.redmolly.com
Kirkland Art Center May 9 2008 @ 8 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Iron Man (PG-13) - 6:30 pm & 9 pm, Speed Racer (PG) - 6:30 pm & 9 pm, What Happens In Vegas (PG-13) - 7 pm & 9 pm.
Uptown Theatre May 9 2008 @ 6:30, 7 & 9 pm
Showtime
Showtime will perform.
12 North Sports Bar May 9 2008 @ 10 pm
Devin Garramone Band
Jazz at The Devereux!
The Devereux May 9 2008 @ 7 pm
Brand New Joe
Brand New Joe (Singer/Songwriter). No cover charge. www.myspace.com/brandnewjoe
The Electric Company May 9 2008 @ 10 pm
Lomeo Brothers N Dean
Blues music
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge May 9 2008 @ Evening
Galaxy Dance Party with DJ Rock
Nothin Fancy Cafe May 9 2008 @ Evening
Singer Jann Klose
Jann Klose will perform from his newly released CD "Reverie" tonight at the College Street Cafe. www.jannklose.com
College Street Cafe May 9 2008 @ 9 pm
DVD the Band
DVD The Band will perform.
Joel's Front Yard Steak House May 9 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Irish Happy Hour with Donal O'Shaughnessy
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub May 9 2008 @ 6:30 pm
Remedy
Classic/Modern Rock band, Remedy. www.myspace.com/remedyrthere
Route 69 Steakhouse and Saloon May 9 2008 @ 10 pm
KISS FM Ladies Night Dance Party
Mr. McGill's May 9 2008 @ 10 pm
Soul Injection
Nicky & Johnny's Restaurant May 9 2008 @ 9:20 pm
Ron White
Comedian, Ron White, will perform (for mature audiences). Tickets are $25 - $65. Call 724-4000 or visit www.stanleytheatre.net
Stanley Theatre May 10 2008 @ 8 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Iron Man (PG-13) - 1 pm, 3:30, 6 & 8:30 pm, Speed Racer (PG) - 1, 3:30, 6 & 8:30 pm, What Happens In Vegas (PG-13) - 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 pm.
Uptown Theatre May 10 2008 @ 1, 3:30, 5, 6, 7, 8:30 & 9 pm
Silent Movie: Tol'able David
The 1921 Silent Movie Tol'able David (modern recreation of David & Goliath) will be shown. Tickets are $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, $6.50 for members and $1.50 for Children under 12.
Capitol Theatre May 10 2008 @ 7 pm
The Reuben James
Alternative Rock. www.thereubenjames.com
The Devereux May 10 2008 @ 10 pm
Alchemy
Alchemy will perform. (jam rock) $5 cover www.myspace.com/alchemygroup
The Electric Company May 10 2008 @ 10 pm
The Band Charlie
www.thebandcharlie.com
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge May 10 2008 @ Evening
Live Country with Knight Ryders
Nothin Fancy Cafe May 10 2008 @ Evening
Remedy
Classic/Modern Rock band, Remedy, will perform. www.myspace.com/remedyrthere
Cacciatore's Bar and Grill May 10 2008 @ 9 pm
John Keller
John Keller will perform. www.johnkellermusic.com
College Street Cafe May 10 2008 @ 9 pm
Penny & The Loafers
Classic rock band. Make your dinner reservations now!
Joel's Front Yard Steak House May 10 2008 @ Evening
DVD the Band
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub May 10 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Aaron Cidzik & Friends
Tiny's State Street Bar & Grill May 10 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Low, Down & Dirty
Route 69 Steakhouse and Saloon May 10 2008 @ Evening
Same Blood Folk
Same Blood Folk will perform.
Tramontane Cafe May 10 2008 @ 9 pm
The Bomb
The Bomb will perform (modern/classic rock/metal) www.thebombrocks.com
Mr. McGill's May 10 2008 @ 10 pm
Soul Injection
Nicky & Johnny's Restaurant May 10 2008 @ 9:20 pm
Joey & Maria's Comedy Wedding
The Dinner Theatre, Joey & Maria's Comedy Wedding, will perform at the Holiday Inn. Tickets are $42.95. Call 1-866-705-6695 for tickets or go to www.joeyandmaria.com
Holiday Inn May 10 2008 @ 7 pm
Movies & Showtimes
Iron Man (PG-13) - 1, 3:30 & 6 pm, Speed Racer (PG) - 1, 3:30 & 6 pm, What Happens In Vegas (PG-13) - 1, 3, 5 & 7 pm
Uptown Theatre May 11 2008 @ 1, 3, 3:30, 5, 6 & 7 pm
Carleton Boone at Piano
College Street Cafe May 11 2008 @ 1 pm
Uncle Zimmy's Open Mic Night Sideshow
Tramontane Cafe May 11 2008 @ 7 pm
Adirondack Boat Show & Outdoor Expo
An "On-Water" Motorboat Show" in the Adirondacks. Entrance is free and there will be boating items, dealers, food, raffles & more. Moms eat breakfast for free.
Arrowhead Park May 11 2008 @ 10 am - 4 pm
Open Mike Night with Hans Device
The Electric Company May 13 2008 @ 9 pm
Karaoke with Jon Pheonix
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge May 13 2008 @ Evening
"Hairspray"
The broadway theatre league presents the musical comedy "Hairspray". Tickets on sale Oct. 29, 2007. Call 724-7196 or 724-4000. www.broadwayutica.com
Stanley Theatre May 13 2008 @ 8 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Married Life
"Married Life" (PG-13) starring Patricia Clarkson, Chris Cooper, Rachel McAdams & Pierce Brosnan will be shown. Tickets are $6 for matinees & $7 for evening shows. Prices vary for members & students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute May 14 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Open Mike night
The Devereux May 14 2008 @ Evening
Dave Snediker
Singer Songwriter, Dave Snediker, will perform. www.snedhead.com
The Electric Company May 14 2008 @ 9 pm
Open Mike
College Street Cafe May 14 2008 @ 9 pm
Blues with a View
Daniele at Valley View May 14 2008 @ 6 - 10 pm
Songwriting Circle hosted by John Keller
This week's Songwriting Circle will feature Mike Williamson & Russ Bell. mwilliamsonmusic.com
Tramontane Cafe May 14 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Lyp Service Karaoke
Mr. McGill's May 14 2008 @ 8 pm
MWPAI Film Series: Married Life
"Married Life" (PG-13) starring Patricia Clarkson, Chris Cooper, Rachel McAdams & Pierce Brosnan will be shown. Tickets are $6 for matinees & $7 for evening shows. Prices vary for members & students.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute May 16 2008 @ 2 & 7:30 pm
Devin Garramone Band
Jazz Band.
The Devereux May 16 2008 @ 7 pm
The Next with members of Showtime
www.thenextband.net
Valley Brook Motel & Lounge May 16 2008 @ 9 pm
John Hutson
College Street Cafe May 16 2008 @ 9 pm
Heartbeat Duo
Big Moose Inn May 16 2008 @ 8 pm
Rusty Doves, Sons of the Queen & Joe Sweet
All 3 groups will take the stage at The Electric Company on Saturday night. $5 Cover
The Electric Company May 17 2008 @ 10 pm
Movies & Showtimes
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (PG) - 1, 3:30, 6 &8:30 pm, Iron Man (PG-13) - 1 & 3:30 pm, Speed Racer (PG) - 6 & 8:30 pm, What Happens in Vegas (PG-13) - 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 pm
Uptown Theatre May 17 2008 @ see description for times
Al Nathan & BlueStreak
Piggy Pat's Pickled Pig Pub May 17 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Acoustic Show
An Acoustic Show featuring Brad Tilbe & Bamien Scalise.
Tramontane Cafe May 17 2008 @ 9 pm
Movies & Showtimes
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (PG) - 1, 3:30, 6 & 8:30 pm, Iron Man (PG-13) - 1 & 3:30 pm, Speed Racer (PG) - 6 & 8:30 pm, What Happens in Vegas (PG-13) - 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 pm
Uptown Theatre May 18 2008 @ see description for times
Uncle Zimmy's Open Mic Night Sideshow
Tramontane Cafe May 18 2008 @ 7 pm
The Mystery of King Tut
This musical will be on stage 5/21. Call (315) 724-4000 for tickets and information.
Stanley Theatre May 21 2008 @ 10 am
Open Mike Night
College Street Cafe May 21 2008 @ 9 pm
John Waite
John Waite is coming to the Showroom. (Classic rock). Tickets are $20/25/35. Call 361-7469.
Turning Stone Showroom & Event Center May 22 2008 @ 8 pm
K-Rock Budweiser Dysfunctional Family BBQ
Featured artists include Hurt, Ashes Divide, Armor for Sleep, Course of Nature and special guest Caustic. $5 for early bird tickets. Advanced sale tickets are $10 and are available at Big Apple Music and ticketmaster.com
Frankfort Fairgrounds May 24 2008 @ all day
WOUR's Blues, Brews & BBQ
In the Chevy Court at the NYS Fairgrounds is where you will find Blues Traveler along with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes. Tickets are $20 in advance at Big Apple Music or Ticketmaster.
Empire Expo Center May 25 2008 @ TBA
Open Mike Night
Open Mike Night with Hans Device.
The Electric Company May 27 2008 @ 8 pm
Bagg's Square Festival for the Arts
Live Music, Artists & More!
Utica Roasting Company May 31 2008 @ TBA