Archive for July, 2009


What else can say but that I am thoroughly impressed and excited about what North American Breweries is doing with the Genesee Brewing Co. In particular restoring the sign on the roof of brewery is a great symbolic move of breathing new life and pride into the brewery. The sign will be officially turned on at an event on Friday, July 17 at 9:30 p.m. at the Pont de Rennes Pedestrian Bridge at High Falls. More info here.

I also here that there’s a new Genny Light radio commercial that is hitting the airwaves, a 30 second spot running in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Columbus, Cleveland, Erie, and Pittsburgh. Now if they could just bring back Jenny! (and NOT a new modern Jenny)


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Check out the Chinchillas CD release party
Thursday July 9th at 8:30pm
at Abilene Bar & Lounge located at
153 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester, NY
Cost: FREE

For all of you unfamiliar with the Chinchillas sound its somewhat hard to pin down it runs the gamut from 80’s mod-punk to bluesy rock along with americana rock-n-twang that you can really get down and boogie too. The overall ingredient is definitely fun! There songs cover various subjects from Taco Bell to the great anthem “Genesee Beer”. Check out their tunes for yourself on their myspace page. Perhaps they sum up their sound the best themselves, sounds like: “The thud you hear when the animal in the road disappears from your view.”

I also can’t go without mentioning the great selection of bottled beer over at Abilene! So hunker on down there, grab a Pork Slap and enjoy the Chinchillas on the deck.

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