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Hogan’s Hideaway is hosting the first annual Three Heads Brewing Music Festival during the Park Ave. Fest on August 6th and 7th. There will be five beers on tap, two from TJ Sheehans and all three of Three Heads IPA’s. This is a free event and I can’t think of better way enjoy one of Rochester’s best Summer Festivals. There will be a tent for some relief from the sun and bathroom facilities. You can also check out Hogan’s Hideways new remodeled bar. Hogan’s Hideway is located at 197 Park Avenue near Goodman Street. Check out the great lineup of bands scheduled for both days!

Saturday:

12:00pm – 1:00pm
441
http://www.reverbnation.co m/441theband

1:00pm – 3:00pm
Friday in America
http://www.reverbnation.co m/fridayinamerica

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Extended Family
http://ex-fam.com/default. aspx

5:00 – 7:00
Moho Collective
http://themohocollective.c om/

Sunday:

12:00pm – 2:00pm
The Filthy McNastys
http://thefilthymcnastys.c om/

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Audio Influx
http://audioinflux.net/

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Roots Collider
http://RootsColliderMusic. com/

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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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Enjoy Rohrbach’s handcrafted microbrews along side delicious grilled Bratwursts at the Bands on the Bricks Pre-Party. It’s this Friday, August 8th from 5-7 at Rohrbach Brewing Company’s Railroad Street Brewery at the Public Market, located at 97 Railroad St. If you haven’t had the chance to check out the new brewery, now’s the time!! http://www.Rohrbachs.com

Then stay to enjoy FREE live music by the band “Donna the Buffalo” the music goes on from approximately 6pm until 11pm. Opening for Donna the Buffalo will be Rochester’s own traditional dance hall Cajun band the All Night Ramblers featuring the very talented Bobbie Henrie on fiddle among the rest of their skillful lineup. This high energy, good-time band will get you dancing on the bricks. If your into Cajun/Zydeco music and want to learn more about local shows and the scene check out the Rochester’s Cajun/Zydeco Network.

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Black Dog Music Fest Announces Concert & Activity Lineup
for Premier Event Sunday July 27

20+ Artists! Something for the Whole Family!

The Black Dog Music Fest, http://www.blackdogfest.com, has a full schedule of activities for its premiere festival. The event will be held Sunday July 27 from 1-7 p.m. at the Harley School, 1981 Clover Street, Rochester, NY. The six-hour celebration of local blues, jazz, Celtic, bluegrass, and Renaissance music will benefit the Music Through the Ages Fund, which honors the legacy of gifted local musician and teacher Dennis Monroe.

Hear performances by more than 20 local musicians, songwriters, poets on three stages including a special kid’s stage. Plus, enjoy dancing, songwriting, instrument-making workshops, stories and songs for kids, jam sessions, open mike, sing-along, food, fun and more!

Major Sponsorship for this Event from:
Bernunzio’s Uptown Music; ESL Federal Credit Union; Hogan’s Hideaway; Mary Lou Medley; Pharaoh’s Hairum, Inc.; Pilaroscia Agency, Inc.; Urban Essentialz; The Ravioli Shop
Special Thanks to The Harley School

Participants must sign up for workshops and children’s activities. Groups are limited to 20 people. Sign up begins at 1 p.m..

Event Schedule
1:00 p.m.
Dave Donnelly Band, Main Theatre
Connie Deming, Outside Stage
Golden Link Folk Society, Music Jam, Outside Canopy Area

1:45
Kinloch Nelson, Centrum

2:00
String Song Orchestra, Outside Courtyard
Golden Link Folk Society, Music Jam, Outside Canopy Area
Instrument Making Workshop: Bernie Lehman – Guitar, LOCATION
Workshop: John Bernunzio – Rare Instrument Collection; Bring your instruments for an estimate of their worth, Main Lobby
Spoken Word Workshop: Story Go Round – Dwain Wilder LOCATION
Instrument Techniques Workshop: Ethan Borshansky – Electronic Music LOCATION
Children’s’ Activities/Performances: Jay Stetzer

2:30
Watkins and the Rapiers, Main Theater
Ken Hardley Group, Outside Stage
Allen Hopkins & Company, Outside Stage

3:00 – 5 p.m.
Open Mic, sign up when you arrive
Golden Link Folk Society, Sing Around, Outside Canopy Area
Instrument Making Workshop: Eric Aceto – Violin
Instrument Techniques Workshop: Steve Greene – Guitar Improvisation LOCATION
Children’s’ Activities/Performances: Annette Ramos

3:15
Jeff Riales, Centrum
Dance the Texas 2 Step and Country Swing with Rochester Swing Dance
Network founders Esther Brill and Richard Newman, Main Theater.

4:00
HUNU, Main Theater
Flip Siders & Guests, Outside Stage
Golden Link Folk Society, Sing Around, Outside Canopy Area
Instrument Making Workshop: Dwain Wilder – Dulcimer LOCATION
Instrument Techniques Workshop: Kinloch Nelson – Alternate Tunings LOCATION
Children’s’ Activities/Performances: Erie Canal Sal

4:45
Aceto Brothers, Centrum
Swing Dance for dancers (especially beginners!) at any level. Rochester Swing Dance Network, Main Theater
Flip Siders & Guests, Outside Stage

5:00
Golden Link Folk Society, Music Jam, Outside Canopy Area

5:30
White Hots, Main Theater
Instrument Techniques Workshop: Allen Hopkins – Mandolin LOCATION

6:00
Golden Link Folk Society, Music Jam, Outside Canopy Area

6:16
Deborah Fox, Centrum
Dady Brothers, Outside Stage

Tickets
$15 in advance, $20 at the door; seniors $11 in advance, $15 at the door; students $5 in advance $8 at the door; children under 12 free. Buy at Bernunzio’s Uptown Music, Stutzman’s Guitar Center, House of Guitars, Wegmans, Parkleigh, Urban Essentialz and the Bop Shop.

About Dennis Monroe & the Music Through the Ages Fund
Dennis Monroe was a gifted musician and teacher who generously shared and inspired all who were privileged to know him. The Music Through the Ages Fund was founded as a living tribute to his memory, and endeavors to promote and support activities that further the creation, performance and teaching of music in the same spirit. This past year Friends of Music Through the Ages organized and sponsored 6 concerts which served over 1000 students in the City School district.

For More Information
Volunteers and sponsors are welcome. Please contact Joni Monroe, jmonroe7@rochester.rr.com, (585) 244-3274) for more information or visit www.blackdogfest.com.

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