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Welcome to Jazz & Blues Weekend

Ellicottville’s Favorite Mid-Summer Celebration! By Jann Wiswall If it’s Jazz & Blues Weekend, then it’s unofficially the middle of summer in Western New York. To celebrate, Ellicottville has pulled out all the stops to give you a break from your workaday world with nearly a dozen uniquely talented jazz and blues artists scheduled to perform Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. ... Read More »

Springville Hosts Third Annual Fiddler’s Green Festival July 26

The third annual Fiddler’s Green Country and Bluegrass Festival, sponsored by the Concord Historical Society, will be the next big event for Springville, Concord and the surrounding areas. The event will be held on Saturday, July 26, with festivities on Franklin St. from the Fiddler’s Green Park to the Concord Historical Society’s circa 1890’s General Store at Franklin and Main ... Read More »

2014 Jazz and Blues Weekend Schedule

2014 Jazz and Blues Weekend Schedule July 25th Brandon Santini – 7 p.m. Balloons Speedy Parker Blues Band – 9 p.m. Gin Mill July 26th Sol Y Sombra – 1-4 p.m. • Monroe St. Main Stage Fredonia Student Modern Jazz Quartet – 1-4 p.m. • EBC Hoagy and the Blues Bombers – 5-9 p.m. • Madigan’s B.D. Lenz – 6-10 p.m. ... Read More »

Final Lineup Set for Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

The annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival is returning to Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, N.Y., on Aug. 6-10, having started in the early ‘90s with the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Ray Romano and Lewis Black. The festival will feature 25 performers including headline comedians Jay Leno, Tom Cotter and Caroline Rhea. More than 50 events will take place during the five-day ... Read More »

American Folk Art & Music Fair Fills Town Hall Lawn

Dancin’ and Romancin’, Lawnmower Races Friday Night By Eva Potter Looking for a free, family-friendly activity for this weekend? Then head to the quaint village of Ellicottville for the sixth annual Americana Folk Art & Music Fair taking place July 19–20 in the Ellicottville Village Square (Town Hall and Gazebo area), where local artists will show their creations and demonstrate ... Read More »

Fun for All at the Cattaraugus County Fair: Craig Morgan and Scotty McCreery in Concert

By Alicia Dziak Midway rides, animals, grandstand entertainment and delicious food — so much fun awaits at the Cattaraugus County Fair, July 28 through Aug. 3 in Little Valley! Returning for its 172nd year, this fair really has something for everyone. Looking for chills and thrills? Look no further than the fantastic midway, chock full of 21 rides for kids ... Read More »

Night Lights at Ellicottville’s Nannen Deemed Success

Show will Return in 2015 Despite fighting off some cool and damp weather early in the show, NIGHT LIGHTS at Ellicottville’s Nannen Arboretum was deemed a success by show producers and community leaders. For four consecutive weekends concluding on June 7, NIGHT LIGHTS transformed the Nannen Arboretum with colorful and creative lights, as well as art and entertainment. NIGHT LIGHTS ... Read More »

Jazz It Up in Ellicottville Next Weekend – Live Music Streams from Bars, Restaurants and Outdoors

By Alicia Dziak It’s time to sing, dance, relax, wander and be part of something really special! Next weekend brings another way to be part of the nonstop Ellicottville scene — Jazz and Blues Weekend fills the village with three days of incredible live music. And what makes a July weekend of live music even better? Listening to it won’t ... Read More »

Newly Renovated Ray Evans Theater a Must-See – Live Performances Throughout the Summer Months

By Alicia Dziak Salamanca’s historic Ray Evans Seneca Theater has a lot to celebrate these days. In addition to its recent renovations and the classic movies that returned to its big screen late last year, the theater will once again be featuring live performances on its stage. The theater, named after the Academy-Award winning lyricist from Salamanca, has been vastly ... Read More »

Second Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park August 17

By Alicia Dziak Don’t miss out on the Summer Festival at GriffisSculpture Park, where music combines with art for a truly unique experience! On Sunday, August 17, from noon until dusk, the stage area of the park comes alive with live music by Black Rock Zydeco (www.blackrockzydeco.com), Workingmans Dead (www.facebook.com/workingmansdead) and Folk Faces (www.facebook.com/folkfaces).  Enjoy an afternoon that spans musical ... Read More »

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