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Jeff Riales & The SIlvertone Express band.

2.07.24 – Wed. Happy Hour – Helium Bubble 6-8pm
Helium Bubble is a neo-soul band from Rochester, NY with a deep and unmistakable groove and thought provoking lyrics that leave fans feeling connected. Inspired by luminaries such as Moonchild, Hiatus Kaiyote, Snarky Puppy, and Erykah Badu, the band weaves together soulful melodies, intricate rhythms, and experimental sounds to create an immersive sonic experience. Led by the skillful prowess of Brother Wilson and Paul McArdle on guitars, the rhythmic foundation provided by Tommy Mintel on drums, the pulsating bass lines of Tyone Coley, the captivating vocals and keyboard mastery of Tyrell Johnson, the textured keyboard layers from Greg Woodsbie, and the enchanting vocals by Julia Weatherholtz, the band is a tapestry of musical prowess.

Jeff Riales & The SIlvertone Express band.

2.14.24 – Wed. Happy Hour – The Occasional Saints 6-8pm
The band consists of former (or current) members of The Crawdiddies, The Fox Sisters, The Motivators, Watkins and the Rapiers, The Skye Opel Band, and Cool Club and the Lipker Sisters. Paul Nunes is the lead singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. He also heads the P.V. Nunes Band. The Occasional Saints play New Orleans blues and swing.

2.16.24 – Finally Friday Happy Hour – The Uptown Groove 4-7pm
The Uptown Groove hails from Rochester, NY. They are a 6-piece group (smallest orchestration) that plays a variety of Jazz, Motown, R&B Soul, Funk, Rock and Current Top 40 Pop/Rock. The band performs at venues ranging from restaurants to festivals and from weddings to corporate functions (with the addition of an optional 3-piece horn section). Each member’s musical background is unique, diverse and extensive, whereby enabling the band to seamlessly span various musical genres. With broad performance experience both individually and collectively, The Uptown Groove is a polished and professional act.

Bill Schmitt and the Bluesmasters. Live Blues 6-8pm. 2.21.24 Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St Rochester NY 14610.

2.21.24 – Wed. Happy Hour – Bill Schmitt & The Bluesmasters
Bill Schmitt and the Bluesmasters have been a roadhouse fixture in upstate New York since 1995. With freight train rhythms, subtle phrasing and bright intricate solos, the music draws influence from the masters.

2.23.24 – Finally Friday Happy Hour – Erin & Ross 4-7pm
The dynamic writing/performing duo, Erin & Ross is a one-of-a-kind musical experience. Their “New Kind of Old” sound and genre-defying originals, featuring guitar, french horn, and vocals, delight audiences of all kinds. Musical collaborations with big bands, chamber orchestras, and small combos have resulted in performances on stages from Nashville’s The Bluebird Cafe to the International Horn Symposium. So far, they have released one record and several music videos, with more on the way, and are quickly becoming sought after guests for a variety of festivals and workshops across the US. Follow Erin & Ross’s journey at erinandrossmusic.com

Wednesday Happy Hour. The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters. 02.28.24 Record Archive. 33 1/3 Rockwood St Rochester NY 14610.

2.28.24 – Wed. Happy Hour – The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters 6-8pm
A unique blend of old and new. It’s a blend of four veteran (the old) musicians, whose years of experience create a sound best described in the title of one of their originals…Jump, Jazz, Boogie-Woogie, Rag Time Swing. The Lipker Sisters are three young singers (the new) that have been singing vocal harmony, in a way only family can. They bring back memories of The Andrew Sisters with the attitude of today’s Puppini Sisters, at the same time making it their own.

Son House Blues Night.<br />
Thursday 2.29.24. 6-8pm. Genesee Johnny ft. Debbie Kendrick. Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St Rochester NY 14610.<br />

2.29.24 – Son House Blues Night – Debbie Kendrick 6-8pm
Genesee Johnny hosts Son House Night again on the final Thursday of each month in the Backroom Lounge at Record Archive – featuring a special guest each month, beer, wine and pizza on top of the live music! Son House was one of the original delta blues slide players who toured with and recorded at the same sessions with Charlie Patton and Willie Brown who influenced / taught Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, and Howlin Wolf only to quit music and disappear… He was found decades later living as an unknown here in Rochester, NY. He then would go on to record and tour internationally before old age and failing health forced his retirement. About 10 years ago, Gordon Munding- https://www.facebook.com/gordmunding started a blues jam to bring our community of musicians and blues lovers together and who better to dedicate such an event to than such a historically overlooked icon like Son House – a one time local musician himself playing coffee houses and bars in the area between tour dates. When Gordon handed Genesee Johnny off the reins 3 years ago he did everything he could to not only keep it going but to build on what he started…”We’ve had our ups and downs experimenting with a few different things. Our last night at The Beale was very special without anyone knowing it – not only was it the last event before an unplanned break and a retool of sorts, but it was the enthusiasm and the turnout and the new and old faces that renewed my belief in this event and it’s potential. Andy is one of the best guitar pickers anyone’s ever heard or seen up close and he’s not coming all the way from Memphis Tennessee to play for nobody.” Genesee Johnny.

Record Archive Finally Friday Happy Hour. Arts & Crafts. 3-01-24. 4-7pm. Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St Rochester NY 14610

3.01.24 – Record Archive’s Finally Friday Happy Hour – Arts & Crafts Night 4-7pm
Don’t miss out on the place to go to start your Friday Night, FINALLY FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR! Come hang in The Backroom Lounge from 4-7 EVERY FRIDAY for drink specials, fun events, prizes, and more

Wednesday Happy Hour Featured Artist. Blue Jimmy. March 6 2024. 6-8pm. Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St Rochester NY 14610

3.06.24 – Wed. Happy Hour – Blue Jimmy 6-8pm
Growing up and still based in the small town of Bloomfield, New York (just southeast of Rochester, New York), the five members of Blue Jimmy are comprised of two sets of brothers and a lifelong best friend: Brian Ayers (acoustic guitar, harmonica, lead vocals), Chad Ayers (electric guitar, mandolin, harmony vocals), Steve Nelson (drums), Mike Nelson (bass guitar), and Greg Gefell (electric guitar, pedal steel, resonator, harmony vocals). All spent time in the music program at Bloomfield Central, where the seeds of theory were planted and the bricks of friendship laid at a young age. In addition to writing, recording, engineering, mixing and producing their own music, Greg, Chad and Steve all play instruments they made themselves. Steve is president of his own company, which builds custom drum kits. Chad made one of the guitars he plays and Greg plays a pedal steel that he built from scratch. It is no wonder that they create their music the same way. Crafting songs from a solid heartfelt foundation, technically sound and artistically free, winning the listener over time and time again.

Record Archive presents Finally Friday Happy Hour Paint Night. Hosted by Dino Kay. 3.08.24. Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood Street Rochester NY 14610

3.08.24 – Record Archive’s Finally Friday Happy Hour – Paint Night 4-7pm
Don’t miss out on the place to go to start your Friday Night, FINALLY FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR! Come hang in The Backroom Lounge from 4-7 EVERY FRIDAY for drink specials, fun events, prizes, and more

Metal Meltdown Happy Hour. 5pm metal on vinyl. 7pm metal on stage. 3-12-24. Brain Stem. Hosted by Metal Heads Mark Rapone Seth Voorhees. Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St Rochester NY 14610.

3.12.24 Metal Meltdown – BrainStem 5-8pm
The second Tuesday of every month a dark ichor weeps from the walls of Record Archive to signify it is time for the Metal Meltdown Happy Hour from exactly the hours of 5-8pm.

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