The Saturday night acoustic folk-rock scene will again be energized by the “Parties in the Plaza” series at LeMoyne Plaza, 1135 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, produced by CNY Jazz Central. The lineup represents a cross section of the finest acoustic singer-songwriters in Upstate New York, as well as both established and breaking bands. All events start at 6pm and end at 8pm, with exception of September 30th, which begins at 8pm and goes until 10pm. Dunkin’ Donuts and Cam’s Pizzeria are always in the house for food and drink. There is no cover charge.
September 16 – Mark Hoffmann: Epic Records recording artist
September 30 – Todd Hobin & Friends: Singer, songwriter and producer of music for film, TV and audio books, with select guests
October 14 – Lisa Lee: Rock, Blues, Country, and today’s Top Hits
October 21 – Jason Bean: Original folk/alternative acoustic at its best
November 4 – Just Joe – Incredibly eclectic hits from the past four decades
November 18 – Todd Hobin & Friends
January 27 – Frenay & Lenin: touring veterans since 1977, playing your favorite hits
February 10 – Dave Porter: RCA recording artist playing originals and hits
February 24 – Todd Hobin & Friends
April 7 – Ghost Town Ramblers: Acoustic Americana featuring Kay Miracle and Savoy Brown’s Lou Kaplan
April 21 – Novak/Nanni: Jess Novak (violin, guitar, vocals) with Mark Nanni of Los Blancos on piano, organ, accordion and vocals. Bluesy, breezy and funky.