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Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm

Candlelight Yoga w/ Live Music

post by karen reisdorf in Blue Pearl Yoga, Candlelight Yoga, live music


Candlelight Yoga

with Live Music


Friday's, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

April 19, May 18

Karen Reisdorf & Chris Logan


Join us for this gentle yoga flow accompanied by Chris Logan playing the shruti box and Tibetan singing bowls in a beautiful atmosphere. Suggested donation is $10.

Event Date and Time

April 19, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:49 am

Fundraiser in Jackson Square will benefit Don Carroll

post by Daniel Crofts in batavia, Don Carroll, fundraiser, Jackson Square, live music

T-Shirts, Etc. and the Batavia Business Improvement District (or "the BID") will present "DC in the Square," a benefit for local philanthropist Don Carroll, on Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. It will be downtown at Jackson Square.

Carroll, who is well-known locally for raising thousands of dollars on behalf of underprivileged youth, was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in April.

Brian and Beth Kemp of T-Shirts, Etc. have known Carroll for several years and helped him every year with Toys for Kids, an annual toy drive Carroll founded to purchase Christmas presents for children who might not otherwise receive them.

"When I found out about Don's cancer," Beth said, "I went to Brian and suggested we host a benefit. Because he has helped so many people, I thought it would be awesome for the community to be able to give back."

They approached the BID to ask if they could use Jackson Square as the venue. The BID went even further and agreed to sponsor the event.

"DC in the Square" will feature live performances by three bands: "Old Hippies," "Soul Craft" and "Savage Cabbage," plus a Chinese auction and a 50/50 raffle.

Items included in the auction and raffle will include all kinds of goodies donated by several local businesses, including:

  • Clothing apparel from Lamb Farms (Oakfield)
  • A goodie basket from Oliver's Candies
  • T-shirts and gift certificates from The Batavian

Coffee Culture Manager Brenda Richardson, who is also helping out with the event, said that M&T Bank has donated money, which they may use for a kids' basket or something similar.

Clor's Meat Market will be providing BBQ dinners for $9. People have their choice of chicken, rib or pulled pork dinners. Each dinner comes with a roll, butter, and two out of the following three sides:

  • Salt potato
  • Coleslaw
  • Macaroni salad

Tickets can be purchased at the Square on July 29 or in advance at the following Batavia locations:

  • T-Shirts Etc., 111 Main St.
  • Clor's Meat Market, 4169 W. Main St. Road
  • Coffee Culture, 6 Court St.

A minimum $2 donation is asked of everyone at the gate.

Jerry Foster, a former teacher and lifelong friend of Carroll's, provided an update on his condition.

"He's completed his third cycle of chemo," Foster said. "He is starting to be able to swallow a little bit, though not much. ... He will be going back to Strong Memorial Hospital to see if the tumor has shrunk enough that they can operate on it."

For more information about "DC in the Square," contact Brian and Beth Kemp at 345-1993 or email [email protected].

Picture courtesy of Brian and Beth Kemp.

Monday, July 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm

'DC in the Square' to benefit Don Carroll

"DC in the Square" is scheduled for Sunday, July 29 in Batavia's Jackson Square from noon until 4 pm. It is a benefit for Don Carroll, who has spent most of his life raising money for kids in need in Genesee County and is now battling esophageal cancer.

The event will include live performances by "Old Hippies," "Soul Craft" and "Savage Cabbage" as well as a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. Everyone is asked to contribute a minimum $2 donation at the gate.

Presale BBQ tickets can be purchased at the following Batavia locations:

  • T-Shirts Etc., 111 Main St.
  • Clor's Meat Market, 4169 W. Main St. Road
  • Coffee Culture, 6 Court St.
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 7:49 pm

Don Carroll benefit in Jackson Square

"DC in the Square" is scheduled for Sunday, July 29 in Batavia's Jackson Square from noon until 4 pm. It is a benefit for Don Carroll, who has spent most of his life raising money for kids in need in Genesee County and is now battling esophageal cancer.

The event will include live performances by "Old Hippies," "Soul Craft" and "Savage Cabbage" as well as a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. Everyone is asked to contribute a minimum $2 donation at the gate.

Presale BBQ tickets can be purchased at the following Batavia locations:

  • T-Shirts Etc., 111 Main St.
  • Clor's Meat Market, 4169 W. Main St. Road
  • Coffee Culture, 6 Court St.


Event Date and Time

July 29, 2012 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Terry Buchwald as Elvis Oct. 1st

post by scott fisher in live music

The Pembroke Music Boosters presents Terry Buchwald as Elvis on October 1st..

Show starts at 7pm and goes until 9pm. To be hosted at the Pembroke Jr.Sr. high school. (corner of Rt.77 and Rt 5)

Tickets are $12.00 adults/ $7.00 students  (pre-sale)

Tickets at the door are $15.00 adults/ $10.00 students

Call for tickets or info.  Andy @ 356-4641

                                        Barb @ 300-7706

                                         Pam @ 297-7421

Get your tickets today at Pudgies lawn and garden center

                                            3646 w Main st, Batavia


                                            Wild goose garden center & flower shop

                                           2109 Angling rd, Corfu


Event Date and Time

October 1, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Batavia gets ready to Ramble

post by Gretel Kauffman in batavia, live music, Ramble, ramble music and arts fest

Despite its small size, Batavia has long been a hub of music and culture. Five years ago, Bill McDonald, Bill Pitcher, Mike Murray and Kay McMahon decided to celebrate the Batavia music scene with an all-day event featuring local musicians, many of whom have been playing together for years.

On July 2, some of these old friends and bandmates will reunite in Jackson Square for a day of jamming and seeing old friends at the 6th Annual Ramble Music and Arts Festival. 

"Our hometown area is so rich in artisitic heritage and we felt that we had the ability, resources, time and means to make a daylong musical arts event happen for folks in Batavia and surrounds," says McDonald of the first Ramble in 2006.

"There was nothing at the time to give our town and its musicians a chance to ramble around Jackson Square and downtown and bring many musicians together."

This year's festival will feature more than 30 local bands that range in genre from acoustic bluegrass to electric rock. The bands will be performing on two separate stages -- one acoustic and one electric -- throughout the day. (See below for the full schedule.) McDonald's own band, The Ghost Riders, will kick off the festival on the electric stage.

Although today McDonald performs mainly with The Ghost Riders and his other band, the Hips, over the past 50 years he has played in countless groups -- "way too many to remember, as 50 years of playing music is a long time." 

"It's in my heart and soul and it allows me to fly free over times when I play and sing," he explains. "If one person meets my eye during a song, smiles, sings along or makes contact with me, I feel I'm doing something good while giving great pleasure and purpose to my being."

There are fewer musical venues for young people in Batavia now than there were when McDonald began performing in the '60s, but the music scene has remained strong nevertheless.

"Our small community and the surrounding areas have always had great music with many places for musicians to perform," he says. "The folks in this area have been so supportive over the years. We've made so many friends with music and have tried to keep them entertained.

"You can call it civic spirit, as our hometown and its people have been good to us and we wanted to give something back with a music and arts event of sorts, have some fun, along with a purpose, because that's what we do."

The festival has grown substantially since its humble beginnings five years ago, but still remains a "work in progress with zero-dollars funding." 

"We work with what resources and lifelong area connections we've gathered to make it happen," McDonald explains. "It was a challenge and a yearlong effort to try and pull this free event off. We had a get-together attitude, as many did who've contributed. We succeeded with Ramble Number One and decided to make it a yearly event."

The "arts" aspect of the festival doesn't end at the music, as there will also be the opportunity to complete the beginning of a story prompt written by Batavia author Bill Kauffman. All in all, it will be a fun day of music for people of all ages.

The music schedule is as follows:

Electric Stage                                                       Acoustic Stage

10:50-11 - Intro                                                   11:10-11:40 - Steve Kruppner

11-11:30 - The Ghost Riders                             11:45-12:15 - Sebastian

11:35-12:05 - Bush Hogs                                   12:20-12:50 - Muggs

12:10-12:40 - Revival                                          12:55-1:25 - Good Morning


12:45-1:15 - Twilight Rangers                             1:30-2:00 - Uncle Rog

1:20-1:50 - Red Creek                                         2:05-2:35 - Dick Cantry

1:55-2:25 - The Fools                                          2:40-3:10 - The Hips

2:30-3:00 - Warren Skye and Friends                 3:15-3:45 - Gridder

3:05-3:35 - Destined                                            3:50-4:20 - Tim Pitcher and 


3:40-4:10 - Just Got Lucky                                   4:25-4:55 - Anthony DelPlato 

                                                                                              Memorial  Celebration 

 4:15 5-4:45 - Sierra                                                 5:05-5:35 - Erin Elizabeth


4:45-5:00 - Memorial & Presentation to Rose     5:40-6:10 - Chris Humel

5:00-5:30 - Buffalo Road Show                           6:15-6:45 - Ken & Jeannie Veltz

5:35-6:05 - Julius                                                 6:50-7:20 - Tom Stamp

6:10-6:40 - The Dob Artists                                 7:25-7:55 - Tim Luttrell

6:45-7:15 - OSHA                                                8-8:30 - HoKoMo Dave Armat

7:20-7:50 - Taken                                                8:35-9:05 - Misty Mountain

7:55-8:25 - Ps100

8:30-9 - Bluesway Jam

Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 9:54 am

1st Annual Elba Presbyterian Church 5k Run/Walk

post by Dave Bateman in athletics, 5k Run, 5k Walk, elba, live music, running, walking


For more information visit: http://www.elba5k.com


2010 Elba Presbyterian 5K Run / Walk

Race Time: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 9:00 AM

Registration open 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Location: Veterans Memorial Park - Elba, NY


Course Info

Distance: 5K (3.1 Miles)

Registration Before August 14th: $15.00 ( Under 18 - $12.00 )

Race Day: $18.00 ( Under 18 - $15.00 )

Family Rate Before August 14th: $12.00 per runner ( Multiple runners at same household )

Both online registration and registration forms can be found on http://www.elba5k.com



Shirts will be given to the first 100 registrants.



Overall male and female

Overall masters male and female

First male and female in each age group (13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)


Post Race


Live band

Bagels, fresh fruit, sports drink and water.



New York State Thurway Exit 48

Rt 98 N ( 4.25 Miles )

Veterans Memorial Park will be located on right side after Elba Central School District

Event Date and Time

August 21, 2010 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Elba Born Rock Band 'Noahs Reign' to Play tonites Elba Onion Fest

post by Karen Miconi in live music
Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 5:26 pm

Oakfield Labor Daze

Family fun filled Oakfield Labor Daze.  Live music, food booths, games, theme baskets, craft show.  Parade on Monday, Labor Day @ 10:30 AM.  Fireworks Monday @ 9:30 PM.  Classic car show Sunday 2 PM - til?

Event Date and Time

September 5, 2009 - 5:00pm - September 7, 2009 - 9:30pm
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 4:16 pm

Batavia's Irish Afternoon

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Batavia’s Irish Afternoon




Batavia’s Irish Afternoon celebration will be held in the Genesee Community College Forum from 2 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 29.  This afternoon of family-oriented fun will feature dancing by the award-winning McMahon School of Irish Dance.  The musical entertainment will be provided by Step In Time.  Attendees will be treated to delectable desserts, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages.  Additional fun will be offered in the form of Chinese auctions and 50/50 raffles. 

Tickets cost $10. Children 10 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

The event will benefit the non-profit McMahon School of Irish Dance Parents’ Group, which will use the funds for dancers’travel and performance expenses.

For Information or to buy tickets, contact (585) 813-8701 or (585) 343-3220

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