The 2016 Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment Schedule

Welcome to The 48th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment page.

This years Festival will feature 15 hours of live music presented on four stages. We’ll be offering a wide variety of local, regional, national, and international music acts. There will be 28 live performances so there will be something for all to enjoy.

Make plans to enjoy great music, food, wine and beer. See you at Corn Hill!

View entertainment schedules for Saturday | Sunday


Saturday July 9, 2016

 

The Valley Cadillac Main Stage at The Food Court

10:00-10:20 – RAC for Women Zumba Demonstration

11:30-1:10Grand Canyon Rescue Episode (Acoustic Electric Americana)

1:50-3:30Top Knotch (Jazz)

4:10-5:50Todd East – Tribute to Stevie Wonder (Classic Pop)

The Labatt Blue Light Gazebo Stage

11:45-1:20The Cool Club Featuring The Lipker Sisters (Classic Swing)

2:00-3:40Violet Mary (Original Rock)

4:20-6:00The Chinchillas (Original Americana Rock)

The 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

10:45-11:30Rochester Rhapsody Chorus (Women’s a cappella chorus)

12:15-1:55Cincopation (Jazz)

2:40-3:55The Flipside – Emerging Artist (Original Rock Band from Brockport High School)

4:30-6:00RED, FRED, and WEEMS (Acoustic Blues)

Rochester Woman Magazine’s Porch at 27 Atkinson Street

11:00-12:30Frank Herkimer (Pop Standards)

1:00-2:40Hanna PK – Emerging Artist (Blues)

3:15-4:55Gil Rene (Original Folk/Americana/Pop)


Sunday July 10, 2016

The Valley Cadillac Main Stage at The Food Court

10:00-10:20- – RAC for Women Zumba Demonstration

11:00-12:40Miller and Other Sinners (Blues)

1:15-2:45Joe Beard (Blues)

3:20-5:00C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band (Zydeco Blues)

The Labatt’s Blue Light Gazebo Stage

11:20-1:00Stavo – Emerging Artist (Classic Pop and Rock)

1:30-3:00Junkyard Field Trip (Rock ‘n’ Roll)

3:30-5:00King Chro and The Talismen – Emerging Artist (Blues Rock)

The 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

10:45-12:20Kay and Ray – Emerging Artist (Original Folk/Americana)

1:00-2:30East, Richmond, and Cohen (Pop and Classic Rock)

3:10-4:50Hanna and The Blue Hearts (Blues)

Rochester Woman Magazine’s Porch at 27 Atkinson Street

10:30-12:00Fred Vine (Blues/Jazz)

12:30-2:00Gil Rene (Rock/Americana)

2:30-4:10Kennedy Jason – Emerging Artist (Folk)



Joe Beard

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues

July 10 | 1:15pm–2:45pm

Where: The Valley Cadillac Main Stage

Born and raised in Ashland, MS, guitarist Joe Beard grew up with the Murphy brothers, one of whom later found an international following as Matt "Guitar" Murphy. Guitarist Nathan Beauregard …see full write-up.

Red, Fred, and Weems

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Jazz, Swing

When: July 9 | 4:30pm–6:00pm

Where: The 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

Red, Fred & Weems feature "Rockin' Red" Palmer on harmonica, Fred Vine on acoustic and resonator guitar and Brian Williams on upright bass. This Blues "super trio" of seasoned musicians …see full write-up.

Todd East A Tribute to Stevie Wonder

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Classic Pop, Pop, R&B

When: July 9 | 4:10pm–5:50pm

Where: The Valley Cadillac Main Stage

With the vast music catalog that icon Stevie Wonder has amassed over his brilliant career, it is surprising that there have not been more “Stevie Wonder Tributes.” But when you …see full write-up.

Violet Mary

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Original Pop Rock, Rock

When: July 9 | 2:00pm–3:40pm

Where: The Labatt’s Blue Light Gazebo Stage

Violet Mary formed in 2007 with one purpose: to rock with profundity. Steeped in british blues, 70's rock, Motown and modern pop, the members of Violet Mary careen their creative …see full write-up.

Miller and The Other Sinners

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Original Roots

July 10 | 11:00am–12:40pm

Where: The Valley Cadillac Main Stage

Miller and The Other Sinners is a nationally touring Southern Soul band from Buffalo, NY. They bring a blend of gut bucket delta grit, memphis soul, gospel spirit and funky …see full write-up.

Junkyard Fieldtrip

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Original Pop Rock, Pop, Rock and Roll

July 10 | 1:30pm–3:00pm

Where: The Labatt’s Blue Light Gazebo Stage

Formed at the beginning of 2014, JunkYardFieldTrip was originally put together as a songwriting vehicle for Mike Gladstone and Rob Smith.  After adding one of western NY's top rhythm sections …see full write-up.

Gil Rene

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Classic Pop, Folk, Original Pop/Folk

When: July 9 | 3:15pm–4:55pm

July 10 | 12:30pm–2:00pm

Where: Rochester Woman Magazine’s Porch at 27 Atkinson Street

A Rochester native returning from Seattle, Washington, Gil Rene is excited to perform in his hometown for the first time in over 30 years. From starting out playing in elementary …see full write-up.

The Chinchillas

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Original Americana, Original Pop Rock

When: July 9 | 4:20pm–6:00pm

Where: The Labatt’s Blue Light Gazebo Stage

The Chinchillas have been playing and recording original Americana rock'n'roll in the western New York area since 1985. Formed out of the remnants of popular Rochester area alternative music bands, …see full write-up.

Grand Canyon Rescue Episode

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Bluegrass, Original Americana, Original Country, Original Roots

When: July 9 | 11:30am–1:10pm

Where: The Valley Cadillac Main Stage

"As its name suggests, this Rochester-based sextet boasts a sound that is as wide-ranging as it is deep. The "Great" Grand Canyon Rescue Episode is an American music adventure, as …see full write-up.

The Cool Club Featuring The Lipker Sisters

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Jazz, Swing

When: July 9 | 11:45am–1:20pm

Where: The Labatt’s Blue Light Gazebo Stage

The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters are a unique blend of old and new. It's a blend of four veteran( the old) musicans, who's years of experience create a …see full write-up.

King Chro and The Talismen

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues

July 10 | 3:30pm–5:00pm

Where: The Labatt’s Blue Light Gazebo Stage

With organ fused licks, blazing guitar leads, and a solid rhythm section, King Chro and the Talismen (KC&T) will provide an exciting performance for all music lovers who are looking …see full write-up.

Fred Vine

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Classic Blues, Jazz

July 10 | 10:30am–12:00pm

Where: Rochester Woman Magazine’s Porch at 27 Atkinson Street

Fred Vine is a singer and fingerstyle guitarist from Rochester, NY.  He is a master of "Piedmont" style and Delta bottleneck slide guitar. His versatile guitar techniques are displayed in …see full write-up.

Cincopation

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Jazz

When: July 9 | 12:15pm–1:55pm

Where: 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

Cincopation is an emerging band that plays a blend of styles including funk, swing, R&B, fusion, and much more. The band is comprised of 4 highly skilled musicians based out …see full write-up.

Stavo

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Classic Pop, Rock

July 10 | 11:20am–1:00pm

Where: The Labatt’s Blue Light Gazebo Stage

STAVO was conceived by SUNY Fredonia classmates and long time friends Dan Staversky, Ian Mutch and Brandon Pafk in the summer of 2015.  Rob Masterman came to the group by way …see full write-up.

Hanna PK/Hanna and The Blue Hearts

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Jazz, Rhythmic Blues, Soul

When: July 9 | 1:00pm–2:40pm

July 10 | 3:10pm–4:50pm

Where: 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage, Rochester Woman Magazine’s Porch at 27 Atkinson Street

Pianist and singer Hanna PK has been making a splash in and around Rochester NY! She’s never attended a music school, but her classroom has been multiple juke joints. There, …see full write-up.

East, Richmond, and Cohen

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Classic Rock, Pop, R&B

July 10 | 1:00pm–2:30pm

Where: 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

The Corn Hill Arts Festival is proud to present world class musician Todd East at The Avery Mall stage for one of his three appearances at this years festival. Blind …see full write-up.

Kay and Ray

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Original Pop, Pop, Rock

July 10 | 10:45am–12:25pm

Where: 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

“Kay and Ray” are a young pop/blues/hip-hop duo based in the Hudson Valley. The band consists of 17-year-old singer/songwriter and pianist Kayla Barone and 20-year-old singer/songwriter guitarist Ray Rubio. The …see full write-up.

The Flipside

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Alternative Indie Rock

When: July 9 | 2:40pm–3:55pm

Where: 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

The Flipside is an up-and-coming alternative punk band from Brockport, NY. The band is comprised of Benjamin Wittman on guitar and vocals, Jack Tremblay on bass and backup vocals, Zain …see full write-up.

Frank Herkimer

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Jazz, Pop, Rock

When: July 9 | 11:00am–12:30pm

Where: Rochester Woman Magazine’s Porch at 27 Atkinson Street

Frank Herkimer is an accomplished musician, whose professional journey stretches the course of 30 years. He began training as a pianist at the age of 7.  By the age of 17 Frank composed, …see full write-up.

Kennedy Jason

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Original Americana, Original Pop/Folk

July 10 | 2:30pm–4:10pm

Where: Rochester Woman Magazine’s Porch at 27 Atkinson Street

Kennedy Jason is a singer-songwriter from Rochester, NY. She began writing music at a young age and continues to add to her long list of original music. In June of …see full write-up.

Rochester Rhapsody

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): A Cappella

When: July 9 | 10:45am–11:45am

Where: 585 Magazine Avery Mall Stage

Rochester Rhapsody chorus has captured the hearts, minds and ears of audiences throughout the Rochester area since 1996 with their unique blend of 4-part a cappella harmony singing. As one …see full write-up.

Top Knotch

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Funk, Smooth Jazz

When: July 9 | 1:50pm–3:30pm

Where: The Valley Cadillac Main Stage

Top Knotch is a Smooth Jazz super group based in Rochester NY. Arthur Beaty, an accomplished guitarist, session musician, and recording artist in his own right, formed the group in …see full write-up.

C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Zydeco

July 10 | 3:20pm–5:00pm

Where: The Valley Cadillac Main Stage

  C.J. CHENIER C.J. Chenier, a Creole born and raised in an indigenous American culture with its distinct language, cuisine and music, delivers a soulful vocal and accordion! Chenier, a …see full write-up.