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Friday, May 30, 2014

Wildfire Reviews top upcoming concerts for Syracuse, NY & Area this summer



1) Willie Nelson & Family, Union Station featuring Allison Krauss & Jerry Douglas with special guests Kacey Musgraves, Devil Makes Three & More
When:
Saturday, June 21st, 2014 7pm
Price: $100-$40 (Lawn)
Where:
CMAC, Canandaigua, NY
Why:
This has to be one of the best concert lineups in recent years in all genres of music. A mini farm aid descends upon CMAC this June, featuring some of country's best upcoming and well known stars. Make no mistake, this country will be worth seeing whether you are a country fan or not.
(photo Willie Nelson @ 2013's Farm Aid Festival)

2) Syracuse Jazzfest
When:
July 11-12
Where:
OCC Campus, Syracuse, NY
Why:
The Syracuse Jazzfest returns to its original venue with one of the best lineups its had in recent memory. A Stellar mix of jazz and blues musicians will descend upon Syracuse for the 2 day event, including legendary guitarist and singer B.B. King. Dually noted Trombone Shorty will also be playing who is known as a Tour De Force, as well as the legendary Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. All for free, make no mistake-40,000 people will mostly likely be there. Will you?

3) John Legend
When:
Thursday, June 12
Where:
Crouse Hinds Theater, Syracuse NY (At the Oncenter Complex)
Why:
Those of you lucky enough to have tickets to this sold out concert (it sold out in less than 10 minutes), will experience a legendary r&b artists up close and personal. John Legend will perform at the 400 seat Crouse Hinds Theater, making this a must see concert for those of you who are going.

4) PHISH
When:
July 15th
Where:
CMAC
Why:
The legendary Jam band was suppose to play Syracuse its first concert of its 2014 tour, but the band decided it would rather play the most beautiful venue in Upstate NY instead, CMAC, and why shouldn't they? Jammers know they are in for a hell of a show with Phish being at the fantastic venue this summer.

5) ZAPPA Plays Zappa
When:
Sunday, June 29
Where:
Palace Theater, Syracuse, NY
Why:
The Zappa family will play tribute to the legendary musician in Syracuse. Their show is suppose to be unique, amazing and deeply satisfying. This is another not miss show this summer in Syracuse, especially for Frank Zappa fans.


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