Focus on Entertainment: May 24 - 31
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Until We Are Ghosts & I for an Eye at ROTA
PLATTSBURGH — The ROTA Gallery will host a four part show with: Until We Are Ghosts, I For An Eye, Years In The Making and Ground Zero, at the gallery, 50 Margaret Street, on May 24 at 7 p.m.
Until We Are Ghosts is a melodic hardcore from Rochester. Their sound will be followed by the music of I for an Eye, the sensory band with a hard core sound from Southern New Hampshire, Years In The Making a local heavy pop punk band, and the finale performance of Ground Zero will bring their Vermont flavored hard core rock to the ROTA stage.
Admission is on a sliding pay-what-you-can $3-$10 scale.
Spring Street comes to the Delta Blue
LAKE PLACID — Spring Street will bring their unique mix of rock, country, bluegrass, blues and strong vocal harmonies to the Delta Blue Stage, 2520 Main Street, on May 24 from 9 p.m. to midnight.
The Adirondack-based band serves up incredible vocals over an instrumental section to get the audience moving at every show. The band covers an explosive mix old rock classic to today’s hit music.
Ben Bright will play at Irises
PLATTSBURGH — Ben Bright will perform at Irises, 22 City Hall Place, from 9 p.m. to midnight on May 24.
Bright, former American Idol contestant and local musician bringing his acoustic originals and cover music to venues across the North Country. His sets include original songs some of which can be found on his myspace @ www.myspace.com/benjaminbright, and he performs well known covers from a variety of bands.
Hot Mess takes over the Naked Turtle Stage
PLATTSBURGH — Hot Mess will perform at the Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street, for the weekend playing at 10 p.m. on May 24 and May 25.
The female-fronted party rock band have been rockin’ the tri-state area for over 20 years are everything but ordinary! Playing the latest and the greatest hits from the 70’s through present day.
Bootleg will pirate the 8-Ball stage
PLATTSBURGH — The Bootleg band will perform at 8 Ball Billiards Cafe, 7202 State Route 9, for a two-night performance on May 24 and 25 with shows beginning at 9:30 p.m. and going till 1:30 p.m.
The Bootleg Band appears in the Northeastern New York, Vermont, New Hampshire as a rock band catering to a wide array of audiences.
The Plattsburgh based band gets their ADK sound from members Brandon Frenyea, lead guitar and rhythm guitar, Bruce Danville on bass and keys, Brock Weston on guitars, vocals and harp, Sean Fitzpatrick on drums, and Shelly Weston on vocals, keyboards and percussion.
For more information call 324-7665.
Dynomatics bring the funk to Monopole
PLATTSBURGH — The Dynomatics will bring funk-tastic performance to Monopole, 7 Protection Ave, on May 25 at 10 p.m.
The Plattsburgh based band is a Funk-Rock-Blues fusion group. Their sound is brought together by the sounds of Scotty “Too Hotty” Vaughan, Justin “The Rancor” Recore, Justin “Boom Plucky” Rebideau, Mike “The Juggernaut” Jeannotte - shreddin’ extraordinaire, and Armand “The French Connection” Langevin.
Livin’ & Lovin’ Country Dance Party
PLATTSBURGH — Top Country artists will headline at a day long music and fun festival. The Livin’ & Lovin’ Country Dance Party with Steve Holy, Jason Michael Carroll, Jamie Lee Thurston plus acoustic performances by Benjamin Bright and Jimmy “T” Thurston, will go on all day at the Crete Memorial Civic Center, 4 Beach Road, on May 25. Doors open at noon and performances, bull riding, bouncy houses for the kids and much more will play through 11:30 p.m.
More music will be brought to the stage with the Fulton Chain Gang, Movin’ On, Misty Creek, The Bootleg Band, Grit and Grace, Donnie and the Nomads II.
Admission is $25 at the door. For more information go to the PlattsburghLive.com.
Doom Fk, Heard, Haus of Starr & Rail play
PLATTSBURGH — Doom F*ck, in collaboration with The Heard, Haus of Starr drag show performance and Rail will deliver a show with nothing left to the imagination at the Monopole, 7 Protection Ave, on May 25 at 10 p.m.
Doom F*ck is a local improv/jazz punks and noisemaking collaboration of the sounds of Catie Wurster on bass, Shannon Stott on violin, Will Scheifley on guitar, Matt Hall on drums, Darnell “Poppa Bear” Webbe on vocals, and Lowell Wurster on vocals.
The Ticonderoga based band, the Heard’ features the sounds of Doug Hollen on drums and vocals, Tom Denno on guitar, bass and vocals, and Josh Titus on guitar, bass and vocals, consistently offers a propensity toward the energetic. Playing covers ranging from blues-y grooves to unabashed rock, with a full arsenal of original songs in tow.
Haus of Starr will bring their talented collection of drag performers like Twylyte Starr, Mhisty Knights and Madame Blanche.
Rail will bring the finale performance to life with their hard-core punk music.