Upcoming Events 
Fall 2021
Tickets also available at The Rivers End Bookstore in Oswego NY

Regarding safety protocols, the Music Hall will adhere to CDC, State, and local guidelines. We will follow protocols adopted by theaters in CNY which is to require proof of vaccination before admittance to shows or a recent negative COVID test result. In addition, masks are to be worn except when seated. Unvaccinated children can attend but must wear a mask. 

The Oswego Music Hall Presents, in conjunction with Kyle Ridlon Productions; Holiday on the Harbor:

A Virtual Christmas Concert.

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This concert includes performances by: John McConnell, Gary Carpentier, Cam Caruso, Andy Myers, Chris Trapasso, The MCC Trio, Mike Place, Gina Holsopple, The Cool Kids, Anna White & Kimo Cortini, and Mark Wahl. Alexis Farnsworth will be doing a reading of "T’was the Night Before Christmas" and Mayor Billy Barlow will offer a special Christmas message.

The video will premier on Facebook & YouTube at 7PM Christmas Eve, so make sure to check it out!

Links to watch:

YouTube:  youtube.com/channel/UCdl6xB0HnezGnxAfL0jze1A

Facebook: facebook.com/KyleRidlonProductions

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Other applicable links and additional information:

Facebook Event Link:  https://fb.me/e/1gog3W3nP

Kyle Ridlon Productions Website:  kyleridlonproductions.com

You'll also be able to watch from The Oswego Music Hall Facebook Page: facebook.com/OswegoMusicHall

Driftwood
January 29th, 2022   $19-$22    
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This Binghampton-based band has cut their teeth on a killer live show. Combining upright bass, banjo, acoustic guitar, violin and percussion with a rock vibe, the band is composed of Dan Forsyth, Joe Kollar, Claire Byrne, Joey Arcuri, and Greg Evans. Theirs was a rock band in high school which drifted over toward folk as they studied jazz and classical music throughout college.

Ruddy Well Band
February 12th, 2022   $15-$18    
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Fun, Foot-stomping Americana!
Ruddy & Ritter of Pulaski; Burdick of Baldwinsville and Blake Propst— have emerged
as one of Central New York’s premier string bands, a finely crafted combination of dynamic rhythms, tight harmonies, and mindful lyrics.

Jamcrackers
February 26th, 2022   $15-$18    
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Seasoned solo performers Dan Berggren, Peggy
Lynn and Dan Duggan have combined talents to
create masterful harmonies and soulful
arrangements. These good friends and
accomplished musicians bring a rare blend of
humor, history and musical spirit to their
performances.

Mad Agnes
March 12th, 2022   $15-$18    

After 10 years, Mad Agnes has reunited to bring you the intricate harmonies and compelling songwriting that have always been their signature. The genre-bending trio—Margo Hennebach, Adrienne Jones and Mark Saunders— have won hearts on two continents. This iteration sees them using only one microphone, around which they form and re-form, early-radio style. This allows them to be more playful and more connected, bringing you guitars, mandolin, percussion, keyboard, and “three-part harmonies as tight as jeans from the dryer” (Rob Weir, The Advocate).

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Ceili Rain
March 26th, 2022   $19-$22    
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Ceili Rain is a Celtic pop-rock group that has been together for 26 years. Leader/singer/songwriter/
SAMMY Hall-of-Famer Bob Halligan Jr has written over a thousand songs, 200 of which have been recorded and released internationally, with sales of over 30 million units and 9 Gold or Platinum records, including 5 songs for Kathy Mattea. Ceili Rain has
played some of the top venues in the country including Reliant Stadium, The RCA Dome and The Georgia Dome. They have been invited to perform at numerous Celtic and community events from the Slainte Festival to the Bethlehem Musikfest, and Irish fests in Syracuse NY, Cheyenne, WY and many more.

The Cadleys
with special guest Mark Wahl Opening
April 9th, 2022   $15-$18    
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With soaring bluegrass harmonies, masterful
songwriting, solid musicianship, and great
audience rapport, The Cadleys are an
entertainment delight on every level. Featuring
mostly original songs from John’s pen (including
#1 hit, “Time”), the band is John & Cathy Cadley,
Perry Cleaveland and John Dancks. 


Special Guest Mark Wahl
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Mark Wahl is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and luthier. He has been around the Upstate New York acoustic music scene for decades. Mark’s songs are often poignant vignettes with powerful use of metaphor and simple, compelling melodies. Mark’s animated and often foot stomping delivery is engaging and his lyrics are simply compelling. Performing in many tunings both on guitar and baritone ukulele. mark’s unique voice has been compared to Burl Ives and Cat Stevens, among others. Mark’s solo 2018 CD “Circadia” was nominated for best Album in the “Americana” category of the SAMMYs (Syracuse Area Music Awards). Mark’s popular 2013 CD “Everything Returns” was recorded with his trio “Canvas Moon”. Mark is also known to many as the director of the Ontario Center for Performing Arts, a.k.a. Oswego Music Hall, a 200 seat non profit venue on the shore of Lake Ontario promoting acoustic music. A graduate of the State University of New York College at Oswego, Mark retired from his business in design and general contracting to direct his full energies to his music, the Oswego Music Hall, and his luthierie shop where he produces and repairs fine acoustic instruments.

Heather Pierson Trio
April 23rd, 2022   $15-$18    
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Hailing from New Hampshire’s Mount Washington Valley, the Heather Pierson Trio brings their multi-genre musical skills to bear on original songs and choice covers that bring to life the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, the valleys of Appalachia, and everywhere in between. With Heather Pierson on piano, acoustic guitar, and lead vocals, Shawn Nadeau on bass and vocals, and Craig Bryan on percussion and vocals, they share heartfelt music with brilliant ease and boundless joy.


Heather burst upon the national folk scene in 2015 with the release of her Acoustic Trio’s debut EP, Still She Will Fly, whose title track was the #2 single on the Folk radio charts that year.


Heather’s 2017 release, Singin’, debuted at #1 on the Folk radio charts and was the #11 album for the year. Heather's twelfth full length CD, Lines and Spaces was released in November 2019, and features performances from the current Trio with Craig Bryan on drums and percussion.

Vance Gilbert
With Special Guest Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers
May 7th, 2022   $15-$18    
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Can something be wry, aching, hysterical, evocative, provocative, fun, beautifully sung, and consummately played all at once? That would be Vance Gilbert. Vance truly happens live. In fact, he developed his reputation with his jaw-dropping, funny, devastating, and gorgeous live performances. Arlo Guthrie, Anita Baker, the late George Carlin have all requested Vance to be added to their bills. He exploded onto the scene in the early 90’s, with buzz spreading quickly. After opening Shawn Colvin’s 1992 Fat City tour, he took much of America by storm and by surprise. “With the voice of an angel, the wit of a devil, and the guitar playing of a god, it was enough to earn him that rarity: an encore for an opener,” wrote the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in its review of a show.

Special Guest Opener Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers
 
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Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers has combined his twin passions for words and music into a multifaceted career as a musician, author, and teacher. A grand prize winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and Sammy Award winner for Best Americana, he plays kinetic folk rock, combining vivid imagery and storytelling with masterful band-in-a-box guitar playing.


“JPR may be the quintessential acoustic singer-songwriter,” as NYS Music put it, “but he colors with a full palette of folk, rock, blues, and soul.”


Rodgers is also the founding editor of Acoustic Guitar magazine and author of The Complete Singer-Songwriter and other books on music.

The Hook Songwriter Series

3 Songwriters. 1 Stage. 1 Love.

Friday, February 18th, 2022

Doors at 7pm. Show at 7:30pm

$12 Adults | $6 Ages 7-16 | Free Ages 6 & Under

Directed by John McConnell & Cam Caruso

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Follow the links for additional information about the performers:

Facebook Event Link:  https://fb.me/e/2PKgIIEvJ

Joe Altier (aka Just Joe):  justjoe.com

Corey Paige:  coreypaigemusic.com

Mark Wahl:  markwahlguitars.com