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Meet Dave King – CNY’s REAL Guitar Hero

You can't throw a stone without hitting a pizzeria in Central New York and similarly trip over guitar players everywhere you go too (usually AT the pizzeria), but one axeman stands head and shoulders above the rest

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Enjoy ‘Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival’ This Weekend

The month of September has a number of events to enjoy here in central New York, and this weekend its' "Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival'. Here's what it's all about.

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Electric Guitar Closeup
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Enjoy The Last ‘Saranac Thursday’ Of The Season w/Simple Props!

Where did the summer go? This week marks the final "Saranac Thursday" of the 2014 season in the parking lot of the F.X. Matt Brewery, at the corner of Court and Varick Streets in Utica. Find out who's playing at this week's season finale!

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Free Concert Wednesday At Utica College

Now that it's September, and area colleges are back in session, a number of events are offered to the public in central New York. This Wednesday afternoon, you can enjoy a free musical concert at Utica College (my Alma Mater). Here are the details.

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Enjoy Labor Day Music And Dance At Lock 20 In Marcy

It's an annual tradition that the final "Betsy The Barge" concert is on Labor Day. It all begins this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at Lock 20 Canal Park on River Road in Marcy. And, it's a wee-bit Irish! Check the details.

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Vote Your Favorite Guitar Player Into The 2014 KJ All Star Band

Let the hair-pulling and nail-biting commence! The nominations are all in, so scroll down to find the full list of guitar players up for your consideration for the 2014 Keith James All Star Band...

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Remembering ‘The Summer Of Love’ [VIDEO]

As summer 2014 winds down, I thought it might be fun to look back at a summer that many baby boomers may recall, 'The Summer Of Love'. The year was 1967, and here's what it was all about.

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Peter Cetera
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Peter Cetera – Where Are They Now? [VIDEO]

If like the music of Chicago, then you're familiar with the voice of Peter Cetera, former bassist and lead singer with the group. Back in the 1980s, Cetera left the group to begin a successful career...so where is he now?

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Elliott Ciotti
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Meet Elliott Ciotti – Your 2014 Keith James All Star Band Bassist

Just yesterday morning, Elliott Ciotti ripped through a field of 21 other bassists with well over a third of the vote to snag the crown as this year's Keith James All Star Band bassman!

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10 Best Video Game Meets Metal Covers

Catch up on the awesome of ERock with our handy collection of the Best Video Game Meets Metal Covers.

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Elton John signing autographs
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Watch Elton John’s First Live Appearance In The U.S. [VIDEO]

On this day in 1970, America got it's first look at Elton John, live on stage at the Los Angeles Troubador. With "The Beatles" no longer together, people were looking for something new and exciting. According to music critics, Elton John became a star on that first night at the Troubador.

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Who Should Play Guitar In The 2014 Keith James All Star Band?

Now that Elliott Ciotti of Enemy Down has been voted in, it's time to find that second musician for the 2014 Keith James All-Star Band! Think you have the perfect CNY guitar player in mind who can both chunk chords and play lead for the All Star Band?

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