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Live Music & Festivals

Classical to Alternative, Revel in Cooperstown's Music Festivals

From the soothing classical and jazz performances at the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, to waterfront shows at the Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series, and the Cooperstown Concert Series celebrating its 46th anniversary in 2016, you'll find a variety of opportunities for enjoying live music throughout Cooperstown and Otsego County.

Check out the amazing lineup of upcoming performances for the fall and winter season:

<a href=/events/cooperstown-concert-series-presents-suitcase-junket>Cooperstown Concert Series Presents Suitcase Junket</a>
October 22, 2016
The 47th season starts with a one-man band like no other. Matt Lorenz kicks off the series with a unique brilliance. "Lorenz has it all down to an art," said The Boston Globe. "The songs are what you...
Location: First Presbyterian Church
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/oneonta-concert-association-presents-narek-arutyunian-and-yun-chin-zhou>Oneonta Concert Association Presents Narek Arutyunian and Yun-Chin Zhou</a>
November 4, 2016
Our November concert features two First Prize winners of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions who have performed extensively here and abroad: Clarinetist Narek Arutyunian, who "reaches...
Location: First United Methodist Church
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/collin-raye-tribute-veterans-foothills-performing-arts-center>Collin Raye - A Tribute to the Veterans at Foothills Performing Arts Center</a>
November 6, 2016
Collin Raye A Tribute to the Veterans With 24 top ten records, 16 #1 hits, and having been a 10 time male vocalist of the year nominee (5 CMA and 5 ACM), this truly electrifying performer of his era...
Location: Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center
Time: 5:00pm
<a href=/events/cooperstown-concert-series-presents-front-country>Cooperstown Concert Series Presents Front Country</a>
November 26, 2016
What started as a group of friends playing bluegrass in San Francisco's Mission District has morphed into a touring powerhouse of song and sound, transcending their humble stringband roots. Front...
Location: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/cooperstown-concert-series-presents-darlingside>Cooperstown Concert Series Presents Darlingside</a>
December 17, 2016
With harmonies that have critics comparing them to Crosby, Stills & Nash, Darlingside has emerged as an indie folk band to be reckoned with. The Huffington Post called their 2015 album, Birds Say...
Location: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/cooperstown-concert-series-presents-young-novelists>Cooperstown Concert Series Presents The Young Novelists</a>
January 21, 2017
Through their rich but rustic sound, Toronto roots-rock outfit The Young Novelists deliver a dose of honesty in audible form. Ripe with raw but elegant instrumentation and stacked multi-layered...
Location: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/cooperstown-concert-series-presents-annie-hedonists>Cooperstown Concert Series Presents Annie & The Hedonists</a>
February 4, 2017
It is indeed rare when we have returning performers, but this band just stunned our crowd during their 2013 show. The band has a great lead singer and tight harmonies, covering an eclectic mix of...
Location: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/oneonta-concert-association-presents-roop-verma-naren-budhaker-arjun-verma-and-tracy-verma>Oneonta Concert Association Presents Roop Verma with Naren Budhaker, Arjun Verma and Tracy Verma</a>
March 3, 2017
Roop Verma is an internationally known sitarist, composer and accomplished teacher of Indian Classical music. He trained under two of the greatest masters of Indian Classical music of our time: Ravi...
Location: SUNY Oneonta
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/cooperstown-concert-series-presents-willie-nile>Cooperstown Concert Series Presents Willie Nile</a>
March 11, 2017
The Concert Series closes their season with the great rock genius, Willie Nile. From The Who to Bruce Springsteen, Nile's rock fans are legion, and why not? Nile has produced classic work since his...
Location: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Time: 7:30pm
<a href=/events/oneonta-concert-association-presents-todd-williams-quartet>Oneonta Concert Association Presents The Todd Williams Quartet</a>
April 21, 2017
Saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer/arranger Todd Williams has performed at prestigious venues from the White House to Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl. Now on the faculty at Indiana University...
Location: Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center
Time: 7:00pm