Cape Vincent Arts Council Announces 2023 “Concerts on the Green” Lineup
The Cape Vincent Arts Council is proud to present another summer of outdoor live music with its 2023 Concerts on the Green series. The free concerts take place Saturdays on the Cape Vincent village green from 4:00-5:30 p.m. (Rain location is the fire hall on Broadway St.) Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy live music in beautiful downtown Cape Vincent. For more information, call 315-654-2413.
New this year: The concerts will utilize a full, professionally run sound system to enhance the listening experience for the audience.
July 1 – The Cadleys
For over 10 years, The Cadleys have been entertaining audiences with their powerful mix of traditional bluegrass, “new acoustic” a la Alison Krauss, and originals. The group features singers/ instrumentalists John and Cathy Cadley along with mandolinist Perry Cleaveland and bassist John Dancks. The Cadleys deliver a show that offers hair-raising harmony singing, virtuoso musicianship, and entertaining rapport, bringing their audience a truly special musical experience. Find this event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/zOlToUSm
July 15 – Eclipse: The Tas Cru & Mary Ann Casale Acoustic Reverie
Tas Cru has been called one of the most unique and accomplished blues musicians performing today; the singer/guitarist is an international touring musician who calls Chaumont home. Mary Ann Casale is a talented and soulful singer/guitarist specializing in blues and Americana music. The duo are longtime collaborators, including on Tas Cru's latest album Riffin' the Blue (2023). Find this event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/OyV6NsOS
July 22 – FFOG Band
Formed in 2006, the members of FFOG (“Five F'n Old Guys”) have played music since their teens. They continue to play the music of their era by bands such as Lynyrd Skynrd, ZZ Top, the Allman Brothers, and other classic rock legends. The band is Larry Goodwin (guitar), Larry Coburn (guitar/bass/vocals), Barry Smith (guitar/bass/vocals), Gary Sikes (vocals/percussion), and Chad Dudley (percussion/vocals). Find this event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/CGgKrNKs
August 5 – Nuthin Fancy
Making their North County debut, Nuthin Fancy is the 38th most popular cover band in Rochester. They draw from multiple rock-n-roll genres from the 60s to the 00s, playing the hits as well as forgotten gems. From Prince to Pink Floyd, STP to the Stones, Foo Fighters to Foreigner, there is something for everyone. The band is Jeff Olson (guitar/vocals), Lou Englert (bass/vocals), and Vinnie Fittos (drums). Find this event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/2wRH3iDxe
August 12 – Segue
Segue is a Watertown-based 5-piece group that plays jazz and other great music (Frankie Valli to modern pop-funk). The group is comprised of brothers Steven (drums) and Kevin (keys/vocals) Elliott, Steve's daughter Sarah Cole (keys/vocals), Steve's son-in-law, Joe Foy (bass/ vocals), and Bob Harvell (sax,/reeds/flute). Find this event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/JkecNyyQ
August 19 – 10th Mountain Division Band
Comprised of soldier-musicians from the Army's 10th Mountain Division (Fort Drum), the band performs a lively mix of concert band material including marches, Broadway hits, pop, classical and American music. Find this event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/QzvbejMf
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The Cape Vincent Arts Council is dedicated to increasing opportunities for the enjoyment of and participation in cultural activities in and around Cape Vincent, NY. Among the events it sponsors are the Concerts on the Green series, arts classes for children and adults, and its premiere event, the Thousand Islands International Piano Competition for Young People (September 8-10, 2023).