ithaca Archive

JIMKATA announce TEN MORE SONGS! Fall Tour/Album; Playing @catskillchill @blpfam @jimkatamusic

JIMKATA ANNOUNCES TEN MORE SONGS! FALL TOUR & LIVE ALBUM Wrapping up a busy summer with sets at Summer Camp, Gathering of the Vibes, Rootwire and the approaching Catskill Chill Music Festival, Jimkata announces the release of their first official live album, 10 More Songs!, due out in October. This fall the Ithaca based four-piece will also head […]

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JIMKATA Summer Tour announced + new video; Live album coming this Summer @blpfam

JIMKATA ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2013 TOUR AND RELEASES LIVE VIDEO FOR DIE DIGITAL’S “CHAIN STORE” Live album due out Fall 2013 Jimkata has announced dates for their Summer 2013 tour along with several festival appearances including Summer Camp, Gathering of the Vibes and Catskill Chill. The band has also released a video for Die Digital’s catchy hit electro-pop […]

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Great interview with Tommy Benedetti from John Brown’s Body; Playing #Syracuse, NY TONIGHT 1/18/13!!! @johnbrownsbody

You’d be hard pressed to find a current roots-reggae band with more drive, innovation, and straight up talent than Ithaca, NY’s John Brown’s Body. If you have ever been to one of their performances, you know what I’m talking about. If you call yourself a reggae fan and haven’t seen them yet, you should either […]

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Ithaca, NY’s JIMKATA about to embark on a massive tour to start 2013! @jimkatamusic @blpfam

JIMKATA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2013 WINTER TOUR DATES INCLUDING A FIVE-NIGHT COLORADO RUN, SNOE.DOWN AND OFFICIAL UMPHREY’S MCGEE AFTER-PARTY Showing no signs of slowing down in 2013, Jimkata have announced additional dates for their Die Digital 2013 Winter Tour. Adding shows in Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, the band will also […]

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Interview with MARCO BENEVENTO; Playing Syracuse, Ithaca, and Albany this week! @marcobenevento @royalpotato

Brooklyn, NY based Pianist/Organist/Composer/Virtuoso Marco Benevento has accomplished many things during his musical tenure. Between his indie-rock duo Benevento Russo, his band Bustle In Your Hedgerow (you figure it out,) Garage A Trois (with Stanton Moore,) and his solo output, one could say Marco Benevento is slightly busy. Add a family on top of that, […]

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Interview with Evan Friedell from JIMKATA (@jimkatamusic)! Playing NYE in Ithaca, NY @dansmalls

Energetic, electro-rock quartet Jimkata may be one of the best examples of a band that caught a serious break when electronic dance music and acoustic instrumentation caught the mainstream music industry’s eye. With heavy bass drops, sprinkled with tasty melodic embellishments and groovy instrumentation, Jimkata are a perfect fit within the new wave of electro-jam […]

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Matisyahu in Ithaca, NY TOMORROW! Vote, and then go rage!

Matisyahu, now free from the rigors of Orthodox Judaism, is back on the road and coming to State Theater in Ithaca, NY tomorrow, November 6! After you vote for a new president, why don’t you go grab yourself a calzone and boogie with us! Show starts at 7pm, and tickets can be found right HERE! […]

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Interview with Evan Friedell from JIMKATA! Playing a special Halloween show in Syracuse TONIGHT!!! @JIMKATAmusic

Energetic, electro-rock quartet Jimkata may be one of the best examples of a band that caught a serious break when electronic dance music and acoustic instrumentation caught the mainstream music industry’s eye. With heavy bass drops, sprinkled with tasty melodic embellishments and groovy instrumentation, Jimkata are a perfect fit within the new wave of electro-jam […]

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Matthew Sweet “Girlfriend” 20th Anniversary Tour – The Haunt 6/20/12 – Ithaca, NY

Ahhh the scourge of the super-single! One-hit wonders have stifled the commercial careers of talented artists since the very beginning of commercial music. Sometimes an artist writes a song so catchy and memorable that they are never able to triumph over its creative moment in time. Matthew Sweet is damn near the top of that […]

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Fiona Apple 6/19/12 State Theater – Ithaca, NY

First off, let me just say that Fiona Apple puts on one amazing show, and Dan Smalls Presents did a fantastic job getting this booking in Ithaca, NY! Now, allow me to tell you that if you didn’t make it, or were anywhere air-conditioned, you may have been better off… It was oppressively hot in […]

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Archive: Interview with Sim Redmond from SIM REDMOND BAND

Ithaca, NY based Sim Redmond Band is something to behold. Formed in 1999, the 6-piece have traveled many miles to bring their distinctive sound and positive energy to eager fans. The group’s unique blend of Roots/Afro-Caribbean/Reggae is a strong statement of how lively and diverse our local music scene really is. Offering strong rhythm, wonderful […]

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