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Don't Know Jack

September 22nd at 5:00pm

Rochester's Don't Know Jack plays a mix of classic rock and modern country, with banjo music and even a little jazz thrown in.

  • Length: 40 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

The Crooked North

September 22nd at 6:00pm

The Crooked North is inspired by the energy of progressive bluegrass, the gritty soul of Americana, and the Rust Belt ethos of its Western New York home. The band hammers out originals and choice selections from the great American songbook in bars, living rooms, barns, and festival stages.

  • Length: 40 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Friday In America

September 22nd at 7:00pm

With a range of influences spanning from The Band to The Roots, Friday in America fuses elements of folk, rock, reggae, and hip hop. Songs from the band's album, CUT THE BRAKES, have garnered comparisons to artists like Jack Johnson and Bruce Springsteen, and have received regular rotation on shows like Scott Regan's OPEN TUNINGS (WRUR). The band members' love of all music and their ability to write and play across numerous genres make for a unique concert experience.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Sirsy

September 22nd at 8:10pm

Sirsy is a rock-and-soul duo with lots of pop sensibilities and just the right amount of sass. THE BOSTON GLOBE sums it up: “Little band. Big Sound.” "It’s crank up the volume, sing along at the top of your lungs music." –ALBANY TIMES UNION

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Oh Manitou

September 22nd at 9:30pm

“The band's lineup is still fresh and still exploring its sonic identity, yet Oh Manitou is already quietly making some of the best and most emotionally vulnerable music in Rochester...If there's a Rochester band poised to break out, Oh Manitou is it.” –CITY Newspaper

  • Length: 75 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Will Bee

September 23rd at 5:00pm

R&B vocalist Will Bee has a fresh and eclectic sound with a commanding stage presence to match. He's mastered the art of pairing vulnerable lyrics with electric melodies –channeling the influences of Prince, Brandy, and countless others.

  • Length: 40 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

The YellowJackets

September 23rd at 6:00pm

Founded in 1956 as a subset of the University of Rochester's Men’s Glee Club, the YellowJackets are Rochester’s oldest a cappella group. Besides the bright yellow blazers, what makes this team of young men so unique is its dedication to pursuing a variety of different musical styles. All in one concert, you might hear a 19th-century choral work, a Frank Sinatra standard, a gospel ballad, a Beatles favorite, a dreamy 90s boy band hit, and some Lady Gaga.

  • Length: 40 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Mosaic Foundation

September 23rd at 7:00pm

With a style as unique as its members are diverse, Mosaic Foundation is forward-thinking reggae that stays true to the roots. Blending roots, ska, dub, dance-hall and beyond, Mosaic is an exploration in reggae that is pushed to its limits and sometimes spills over. With lyrics that inspire dancing in the moment and activate the mind in reflection, the songs encourage positivity, sustainable living, and community.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

La Muralla

September 23rd at 8:15pm

La Muralla is synonymous with salsa, a musical genre that fuses Puerto Rican and Cuban sounds. The dynamic vocals of Johnnie Vega, Rafi Martinez and Luis “Guiso” Rivera are backed by a vibrant horn section, tight percussion, and impressive piano and bass.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Prime Time Funk

September 23rd at 9:30pm

Formed in 1996 by James Richmond and the late Ralph Ortiz, Prime Time Funk is a 10-piece powerhouse of passionate musicians from Western New York. Together they write, arrange and perform a world-class combination of funk, jazz, blues and R&B that’s difficult to categorize but easy to feel. PTF is the official house band of the Rochester Music Hall of Fame, and has shared the stage with some of the world’s most respected acts, including Earth, Wind & Fire; Medeski, Martin & Wood; and The Temptations.

  • Length: 75 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

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