The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, in partnership with Corning’s Gaffer District, has an exciting line-up for this season's Music in the Square. On Thursday evenings from 6-8pm in July and August, enjoy free summer concerts featuring local and regional performers in beautiful Centerway Square!
July 22 - Pat Kane & West o'Clare Pat Kane is a seasoned showman, being a singer, dancer, actor, and instrumentalist since childhood. On his farm in the hill country of the Canisteo River, he was raised in the traditions of the Grange and of his Irish family.
August 12 - Curt Osgood, Henry Jankiewicz and John Wobus Jankiewicz, Osgood and Wobus, share nearly 100 years of performing experience between them. On fiddle, hammered dulcimer and piano, at coffeehouses, festivals, grange halls and other folk venues you can hear them presenting selections from various musical traditions including Old Timey, French-Canadian, Celtic, Americana.
August 19 - Toivo Toivo is a dance band from Trumansburg, NY playing the traditional music of the Finnish community of the south-central Finger Lakes region. Much of this music was learned from Richard Koski and his father who both played for Finnish dances in the area from Spencer to Trumansburg.
August 26 - Gerard Burke Delta bluesman Gerard Burke has entertained listeners across New York’s Southern Tier and Central New York regions with his unique brand of acoustic blues, played in the style of the old masters, such as Son House, Charley Patton, and Robert Johnson.