Entertainment

From Michael “Woody” Woodward – 2014 Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment Producer

Woody - Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment 2014Welcome to the entertainment pages for The 46th annual Corn Hill Arts Festival. This years festival will feature over 350 fine artists, a wide variety of delicious food, and 15 hours of continuous music presented on four stages. As we continue to grow, this year we will be offering more food selections and opening a beer and wine garden at Avery Mall.

Our entertainment line up will offer a wide variety of local, regional, national, and international music acts. There will be 27 performances by 23 bands, and … Read More …


C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Zydeco

July 13 | 2:10pm-5:00pm

Where: The Delta Airlines Main Stage

Clayton Joseph Chenier was born September 28, 1957 - the son of the great King of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier. C.J.'s father was the first Creole musician to win a Grammy …see full write-up.

C’est Bon Cajun Dance Band-Hudson Valley, NY

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Cajun

July 13 | 11:20am-1:05pm

Where: The Delta Airlines Main Stage

What do you get when the women of NY's top Cajun bands combine their musical talents? C’est Bon Cajun Dance Band: hard-rockin, foot-stompin, girl-powered Cajun dancehall music! C’est Bon is: …see full write-up.

Todd East and The Corn Hill All Stars / Todd East and The Usual Suspects

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

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

When: July 12 | 1:10pm-2:45pm

July 13 | 11:10am-12:50pm

Where: Avery Mall, The Labatts Blue Light Gazebo Stage

The ever popular Todd East will return to Corn Hill for the fourth year in a row for two performances on two different stages over both days of the festival. …see full write-up.

Danielle Ponder and The Tomorrow People

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Funk, R&B, Soul

When: July 12 | 2:25pm-3:55pm

Where: The Labatts Blue Light Gazebo Stage

Danielle Ponder and The Tomorrow People have been taking Rochester by storm and packing music venue's across the local area with their ever increasing fan base. High powered funk and …see full write-up.

Jeff Riales and The Silvertone Express

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Americana, Country

When: July 12 | 11:20am-1:00pm

Where: The Delta Airlines Main Stage

Born in Memphis, TN, Jeff Riales has been writing and performing music for most of his life, and his style on the guitar and piano are as unique as the …see full write-up.

Anonymous Willpower

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Indie Pop, Neo Soul

When: July 12 | 1:50pm-2:30pm

Where: The Delta Airlines Main Stage

The clash of the Space Girl, and the Steam punk Voodoo King. Put it all together and what do you get? Diesel Steam & Soul Powered Rock N Roll! Since …see full write-up.

Dan Schmitt and The Shadows

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Swing

July 13 | 1:20pm-2:55pm

Where: The Labatts Blue Light Gazebo Stage

The world of blues and jazz guitar in Rochester and Upstate New York has no shortage of top notch musicians. Among this select group of fine players is well known guitarist / vocalist Dan Schmitt. A longstanding  member of Gap Mangione's Quartet and Big Band, Dan has also led his own group, Dan Schmitt and The Shadows for over 20 years. Together with Wayne Naylor on bass and vocals and Mike Plouffe on drums, the band easily bridges the gap between all styles of blues from T­Bone Walker's Jump and Swing to contemporary blues, R&B and Soul, and lots of familiar tunes to add to the fun. …see full write-up.

Noble Vibes

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Reggae

When: July 12 | 4:10pm-5:40pm

Where: The Delta Airlines Main Stage

Noble Vibes is a reggae band from Rochester, NY whose mission is to keep reggae music alive and as beautiful as ever. Their energetic live shows feature original songs along …see full write-up.

Table Top Three

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues

When: July 12 | 3:20pm-5:50pm

Where: Avery Mall

The Tabletop Three is three-part acoustic band that plays blues and popular music. With a line-up featuring guitar, harmonica, upright bass, and three vocalists, they’re upbeat, light on their feet, …see full write-up.

Blue Jimmy – Bloomfield, NY

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Americana

July 13 | 3:50pm-5:00pm

Where: The Labatts Blue Light Gazebo Stage

<p style="color: #545454;">Rarely does one find a group that melds so many musical styles effortlessly, crossing genres to create a uniqueness all their own.</p> <p style="color: #545454;">“Blue Jimmy is a …see full write-up.

Laura Dubin

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Jazz

When: July 12 | 12:40pm-2:20pm

July 13 | 10:45am-12:15pm

Where: 27 Atkinson St, Avery Mall

For the outstanding young pianist/composer Laura Dubin, the serious pursuit of jazz expression began at the age of 13. Studying classical piano since the age of six in her native …see full write-up.

Dave Riccioni and Friends

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Blues, Swing

July 13 | 12:50pm-2:30pm

Where: Avery Mall

Dave Riccioni and Friends are a high energy act that showcases three of the very best musicians that perform in our music community today. These three experienced performers are passionate …see full write-up.

Spectra

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Rock and Roll

When: July 12 | 4:30pm-6:00pm

Where: The Labatts Blue Light Gazebo Stage

Spectra is a tightly knit combo with a diverse palette of stylized, interpreted, blues, blue-eyed-soul, jazz-fusion, rock and Latin flavors. Members of Spectra hail from the upstate New York region …see full write-up.

Fiona Corinne

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Indie

When: July 12 | 10:45am-12:15pm

Where: 27 Atkinson St

Fiona Corinne is a 21 year old singer songwriter based out of upstate New York. Music has always been a passion of Fiona's. Singing as long as she can remember, …see full write-up.

Judah Sealy

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Contemporary Jazz, Smooth Jazz

When: July 12 | 10:20am-11:50am

Where: The Labatts Blue Light Gazebo Stage

<span style="color: #000000;">Judah Sealy is a saxophonist/keyboardist from Rochester, NY. Currently he is a music teacher at Destiny Christian School and Music Director at Church Of Love Faith Center. Judah …see full write-up.

Steve Piper and Ken Hardley

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Americana

When: July 12 | 2:45pm-4:25pm

Where: 27 Atkinson St

For a number of years, Ken Hardley and Steve Piper have performed together, first in the infamous Ken Hardley Playboys, and then as a raucous, slightly eccentric duo. Ken Hardley is …see full write-up.

Ann Mitchell Jazz

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Jazz

When: July 12 | 11:00am-12:30pm

Where: Avery Mall

Ann Mitchell specializes in the rich vocals of the timeless classics that span the Jazz era from the 1930’s-1950’s with unbeatable energy and heart. Her extensive list of appearances have …see full write-up.

The Lonely Ones

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Americana, Folk

July 13 | 3:10pm-4:50pm

Where: Avery Mall

The Lonely Ones are a Folk/Americana band based in Rochester, NY. Strong harmonies and tight songwriting are their trademarks. Their songs have a movement that carries you into your memories …see full write-up.

Rusty Kettle

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Americana, Folk, Irish

July 13 | 2:00pm-3:30pm

Where: 27 Atkinson St

Rusty Kettle is the kind of band you want to listen to when you’re enjoying a summer night in Rochester, NY. Good thing too — because that’s where they come …see full write-up.

Cut Off A Cappella

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): A Cappella, Do Wop Group

July 13 | 10:00am-11:40am

Where: 27 Atkinson St

Cut Off was founded in the summer of 2010 by a group of young professionals looking to continue performing in a contemporary a cappella group. Cut Off has had the …see full write-up.

Big Blue House

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Genre(s): Americana, Folk

July 13 | 12:00pm-1:35pm

Where: 27 Atkinson St

Big 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 folk, rock, …see full write-up.