October 23, 2021

Teen bands to star at Phil Clarke benefit

February 23, 2020

The Offbeats are coming together as a group, Alexis Sutton said, but she still gets the jitters. “I’m always nervous,” she said, of the moments before a gig. “But we are so comfortable as a […]

Seedstock attracts music lovers

August 5, 2019

Seedstock, in its 11th official year this weekend, drew bands from around the region, which in turn brought in 900 music lovers from all over. Such as Cristina Howery of West Haven, Connecticut, who made […]

College’s legacy of ‘note’

July 6, 2019

Last year, a group of SUNY Cortland alumni and staff asked artist Scott Oldfield to figure out how to create a permanent reminder of an era when some of the world’s most famous music performers […]

Music legacy sculpture in full swing

April 7, 2019

Scott Oldfield is enjoying the steady pace of his latest public artwork at SUNY Cortland — a wall sculpture that will highlight the college’s musical legacy between 1960 and 1990. “It’s getting there. It’s all […]

Chapin to bring magic

February 26, 2019

Tom Chapin is at the stage of his life where he is betwixt and between. “This is the year where we are taking care of grandchildren,” said the Hudson Valley man, a folk singer/songwriter and […]

School project hits all the right notes

December 30, 2018

Geoff Marsted’s wood shop project — an electric bass guitar — combined two of his loves: Making things and music. “It’s always fascinated me. I have been making things all my life,” said the 16-year-old […]

Synthesizing musical interests

September 10, 2018

It was 1986 and Robert Dorschel decided after years of wanting one that it was time to buy a synthesizer. He took some of his college money and bought a Roland Alpha-Juno. Thirty-two years later, […]

Seedstock looking at 10th year

August 2, 2018

Seedstock is like coming home, said Alex Caminiti. “It’s like pretty much everyone you know in town, all of your friends, literally everyone I know goes there. And all the band friends I have ever […]