SingBing invites singers for a mass chorus to sing ‘All You Need is Love’ at the Peacemakers Stage on the Riverwalk in Downtown Binghamton on First Friday before the sun goes down and the LUMA Projection Arts Festival begins. Organizers Marie McKenna and Gregory Keeler talk about getting as many singers as possible to celebrate September’s First Friday. Soloists Devinne Meyers and Ayana Del Valle will lead the chorus, along with band members Armand Olevano, trumpet; Al Miele, drums; Bob Rynone, guitar; Andy Gorman, bass; Burt Mueller, keyboard, and Mo Reese Taylor, trombone. http://wskg.org/audio/singbingmix.mp3
The Grassroots Festival is Upsate NY premier music festival which every year draws thousands of people from all over, who come to the small historical town of Trummansburg, a few miles north of Ithaca, to enjoy some of the best musical acts in the country. Grassroots is held in July and over a four-day-period, national and local acts line up to bring back-to-back music in a carefree, love-for-all unique atmosphere and surrounded by beautiful natural surroundings. Some of the genres represented among the musicians include: folk and Americana, bluegrasss, singer song writer, among other earthy tones. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsrpVN6Vipk
WSKG’s crew went behind the scenes in 2014 and showed us a glimpse of USA today’s top 10 outdoor music festival in the country.