2014 Corn Hill Arts Festival Announces Entertainment Lineup

Rochester, NY July 2, 2014– The Corn Hill Neighbors Association is excited to announce a fresh and dynamic entertainment lineup for this year’s Corn Hill Arts Festival.  The 46th Annual Festival will take place Saturday July 12th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday July 13th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is open to the public and free of charge.The entertainment lineup will offer a wide variety of regional, national and international music acts. There will be 4 stages, 27 performances by 23 bands and 15 hours of free music. Guests will enjoy a variety of genres that include reggae, contemporary jazz, funk, americana, R&B, indie and zydeco.Sunday will feature internationally acclaimed zydeco superstar C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band. C.J. is a 2014 Blues Hall of Fame inductee. Additionally, C’est Bon Cajun Dance Band will return after a rousing performance in 2011. The popular all-women band drew inspiration from the roots of the Louisiana Cajun music scene. Both bands will take the stage Sunday at The Delta Air Lines Main Stage at the Food Court.

Todd East will return to Corn Hill for two performances that showcase his piano skills and  rich vocals, which continue to make him a Festival favorite. Todd will appear on Saturday afternoon at The Avery Mall Beer & Wine Garden with guitarist Pete Isaac and former Savoy Brown percussionist, Joey Pierleoni.

Bands making their first appearance at Corn Hill include Anonymous Willpower, Noble Vibes, Laura Dubin, Judah Sealy, Spectra, Steve Piper and Ken Hardley, Big Blue House, Dave Riccioni and Friends, and the up-and-comers Danielle Ponder and The Tomorrow People.

Corn Hill is excited to present two new acts, Fiona Corinne and Rusty Kettle, as part of our continuing Emerging Artists music series. Returning artists include Jeff Riales and The Silvertone Express, recipient of the Democrat & Chronicle’s Local Album of the Year award in 2008.

This year, both The Gazebo Stage and the Avery Mall stage are located within our Labatt Blue Light Beer & Wine Gardens so visitors can relax, eat, drink, and enjoy the music of Corn Hill.

Funds raised during the Corn Hill Arts Festival through sponsorships, vendors, and exhibitors are used by the Neighbors Association for community improvement.  The Association is able to provide low interest home improvement loans to its neighbors, as well as funding for PAC-TAC security programs to ensure action and safety in the community.  Festival funds are also used for protecting and promoting the historical character and beauty of the area. The Corn Hill Neighbors Association encourages cultural diversity, and strives to foster good relations not only within the neighborhood, but its surrounding communities as well.

For additional information and a complete music schedule go to:
http://www.cornhillartsfestival.com/schedule