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Music

The PV Nunes Band : Sept 22

The PV Nunes Band : Sept 22

LIVE PERFORMANCEThe PV Nunes Band Wednesday, September 22 @ 6:30pmLocation: The Little Cafe PV Nunes - Keyboards, Vocals, Songwriter Greg Franklin - Bass Will Schantz - Lead Guitar Dave Paprocki - Percussion Bernie Heveron - Multiple Stringed Instruments, Vocals Website

Big Blue House : Sept 23

Big Blue House : Sept 23

Photo courtesy Aaron WintersLIVE PERFORMANCEBig Blue House Thursday, September 23 @ 6:30pm Location: The Little CafeBig Blue House is a raucous trio of seasoned musicians with experience in a variety of genres, which now merge styles and voices into a unique gumbo of...

Watkins & the Rapiers: Sept 24

Watkins & the Rapiers: Sept 24

LIVE PERFORMANCEWatkins & the Rapiers Friday, September 24 @ 6:30pm Location: The Little Cafe Watkins & the Rapiers play an eclectic mix of acoustic music incorporating echoes of Cajun, country, jug band music, reggae, soul and swing. The band's repertoire...

The Spring Chickens : Sept 25

The Spring Chickens : Sept 25

Photo courtesy Aaron WintersLIVE PERFORMANCEThe Spring Chickens Saturday, September 25 @ 6:30pm Three popular Rochester singer-songwriters come together to combine their voices, musical talents​, stories and humor. The Spring Chickens are: Scott Regan, Connie Deming,...

Womba Africa Drum & Dance : Sept 26

Womba Africa Drum & Dance : Sept 26

LIVE PERFORMANCEWomba Africa Drumming and Dance Sunday, September 26 @ 6:30pm Location: The Little Cafe Womba Africa is a cultural drum and dance group formed in the town of Nungua. The members are part of the Ga Adangbe People in greater Accra, Ghana, a tribe with a...

Margaret Explosion : Sept 29

Margaret Explosion : Sept 29

Photo courtesy Aaron WintersLIVE PERFORMANCEMargaret Explosion Wednesday, September 29 @ 6:30pm Lyric-free musical dimensions linked to free jazz and slow motion psychedelia. Website | Facebook

Big Laughs at The Little (Comedy Show) : Sept 30

Big Laughs at The Little (Comedy Show) : Sept 30

LIVE COMEDY SHOWBig Laughs at The Little Thursday, September 30, 2021Cafe Open: 5:00pmShow: 7:00pmLocation: The Little CafeA free comedy show, featuring upstate New York comedians. Hosted by Lisa and Scott Fybush. Featuring: Dave Mollahan • Kevin Markman • Kevin...

Andy Nahas : Oct 1

Andy Nahas : Oct 1

LIVE PERFORMANCEAndy Nahas Friday, October 1 @ 6:30pmLocation: The Little Cafe Andy Nahas has dedicated his singing career to entertaining special needs audiences in nursing homes, chronic care hospitals, mental health institutions, and similar non-traditional...

Hanna PK : Oct 2

Hanna PK : Oct 2

LIVE PERFORMANCEHanna PK with Aleks Disljenkovic Saturday, October 2 @ 6:30pm Hanna PK is a solid pianist, soulful vocalist, and vibrant performer, born and raised in South Korea, currently residing in Rochester, NY.  She plays a wide variety of the blues & swing,...

Classical Guitar Night : Oct 3

Classical Guitar Night : Oct 3

LIVE PERFORMANCEClassical Guitar Night Sunday, October 3 @ 6:30pm Location: The Little CafeRochester Classical Guitar (RCG) is dedicated to enriching the arts and connecting communities in the Greater Rochester Area through the medium of classical guitar. Since 2016,...

Debbie Kendrick Project : Oct 8

Debbie Kendrick Project : Oct 8

LIVE PERFORMANCEThe Debbie Kendrick Project Friday, October 8 @ 6:30pm Inspiring audiences across New York and Canada with improvisational performances, Debbie's voice is sweet and powerful. Interpreting blues, jazz, gospel,folk and soul, while she laughs with the...

Laura Dubin & Antonio Guerrero : Oct 13

Laura Dubin & Antonio Guerrero : Oct 13

LIVE PERFORMANCELaura Dubin & Antonio Guerrero Wednesday, October 13 @ 6:30pmLocation: The Little Cafe Pianist Laura Dubin and drummer Antonio Guerrero are a husband-and-wife jazz duo based in Rochester. They perform original music as well as their own reimagined...

Steve Grills & The Roadmasters : Oct 14

Steve Grills & The Roadmasters : Oct 14

LIVE PERFORMANCESteve Grills & the Roadmasters Thursday, October 14 @ 6:30pm Steve Grills is a renowned Rochester blues musician whose music shows his deep reverence for the genre. Steve has performed in venues from NYC to San Francisco and has also performed at...

Annie Wells : Oct 17

Annie Wells : Oct 17

LIVE PERFORMANCEAnnie Wells Sunday, October 17 @ 6:30pm Annie Wells has a passion for creating songs that travel both to the troubled places of the heart and to the light of hope. Scott Gudell of Freetime Magazine once wrote: "As an experienced story teller, she's...

Ghostfeeder : Oct 22

Ghostfeeder : Oct 22

LIVE PERFORMANCEGhostfeeder Friday, October 22 @ 6:30pmLocation: The Little Cafe Derek Walborn has over a decade of studio experience in songwriting and composition as national recording artist GHOSTFEEDER. He has toured the US extensively alongside notable bands such...

The White Hots : Oct 23

The White Hots : Oct 23

LIVE PERFORMANCEThe White Hots Saturday, October 23 @ 6:30pm Location: The Little Cafe The White Hots are a blues, swing and jazz group which performs everything from mellow instrumental music as a trio, to swing dances with a full band. Musicians and music critics...

John Palocy Trio : Sept 16

John Palocy Trio : Sept 16

LIVE PERFORMANCEJohn Palocy Trio Sunday, October 24 @ 6:30pmLocation: The Little CafeThe trio (Keys, drums, and upright bass) uses reimagined Beatles tunes, standards and familiar jazz heads as the basis for exciting and communicative jazz. We love the interplay and...

The Archive Ravens: Oct 29

The Archive Ravens: Oct 29

LIVE PERFORMANCEThe Archive Ravens Friday, October 29 @ 6:30pm Location: The Little Cafe The Archive Ravens are an acoustic duo act emphasizing thoughtful lyrics and lush vocal harmonies. Our unique sound is a culmination of classic and contemporary influences,...

Bookings

To inquire about performing at the café, virtually or otherwise, contact music@thelittle.org. Please include links to samples of your work, including something to give an accurate impression of your live performances.

Support

Music at the Little Café is made possible in part by a grant from the Drs. Dawn and Jacques Lipson to support performance, innovation and accessibility of the arts in the Rochester community, and thanks to the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.