Jason Vaughn has been involved with the Syracuse music scene since the early 2000s. Vaughn fronted both The Last American Virgins and the Reissues and played the lead in the Syracuse production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Sign in to sit in with Mr. Monkey, our house band, or bring your band and take over the state! All levels of talent and experience welcome. Amps and drum kit provided.
Scarlet Begonias is a band that pays tribute to the Grateful Dead. The band is made up of Jason Shepard, guitar; John Kolbeck, guitar; Michael Garrett, piano; George Dale, bass; and Brian Brittingham, drums. Here is where to find out more.
John McConnell is a singer/songwriter from Oswego. His solo acoustic show has jazz, blues, folk, and funk. Here is where to find out more.
Dan Ripley describes what he plays as American music. "Our influences are deep but we keep the music straight and to the point," he says. Here's where you can hear Dan's music.
When it comes to the blues, Joe Beard is the real deal! He has four albums, including one with Ronnie Earl's band that won Offbeat Magazine's Blues Album of the Year in 1996. He was a friend of Rochester's Son House and has sat in with John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters. Here's what the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle says about Joe.
Miss E. She is a rock'n'roll wizard. Tonight she takes her duo to the Syracuse Dino Stage! Here's Miss E performing one of her songs.
Phil Petroff & Natural Fact is one of the best badass blues bands around. If you love guitar-driven blues, this is the band to see. Here's where you can listen to the band.
Dashboard Anthem is a band devoted to the rock radio anthems of the 70's and early 80's, covering bands like Foreigner, Styx, Rush, Bad Company, REO Speedwagon, Tom Petty, Led Zeppelin, Cheap Trick and many more. Here's where to go for more info.
Livingston Leo plays the blues. Here's where to have a listen and learn more.
The Duo features Pete Griffith of The Dirty Bourbon Blues Band/V.O.O. and Tony Martino formally of The Smokin' Section. More info here.
GeriRig is a unique rock foursome, playing a cool mix of covers and originals — from alternative, to rock, to pop, to classic, and even some old standards. Based in Syracuse, N.Y.
Jessika Schreiber is a Buffalo, NY-based pop/rock vocalist. She is the lead singer of Jessika & The Feels, and can be seen singing with other numerous projects around WNY. More info here.
Blues & Jazz vocalist. Here's a taste of Seydurah at 55Bar in New York.
The Party Sharks are a Rock-based band with a strong selection of Rock, R & B, blues, Classic rock, Southern rock, and oldies. The band has a very diverse playlist and has a very solid sound. Check them out here.
The Taint plays 90s alternative rock (Rage Against the Machine, Weezer, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, etc with some curveballs thrown in). The bands legendary live energetic shows have had more than their share of broken bones and taboos: “It’s is like watching a train wreck — You know it’s wrong but you just can’t avert your eyes!” The current line-up of killer players includes A.D. Zimmer (bass), Dave Kloch (guitar), Erik Welsh (drums) and John Akers (vocals).
A synthesis of Canada's most iconic folk and alternative rock classics. Buffalo's Only. Pure Canadian Rock! More info here.
Join us for Syracuse Winterfest Upstairs at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que honoring Tom "Biff" Cooper. Hosted by Gerry Testa & The Caveman Nick Caplan. Performance Lineup includes; Gerry Testa with Chapter XI, The Lawless Brothers Family & Friends ft. Max Flansburg & Roland Brunet, Al Petroff with The Deep Freeze, Bill Barry with Monkey Fever, Menage A Soul ft. Michael Davis with special guests Bruce Tetley & Skip Murphy Dave Solazzo & The Hip Replacements, and Jon LeRoy Trio. For info call 315-458-8753.
Bill Ali has a sound like no other. Vocals that scream passion and love for music and the ability to be a versatile performer. More info here.
“The John Payton Project” is a dynamic group, always in motion, songs continually growing. A tune may not sound the same between one show and the next, whether it be an added instrumental interlude, or part of a cover injected into an original. Made up of Flavors of funk, reggae, ska, new-wave, soul, rock, and more coalesce in their sets, and one of its greatest strengths is the dance of its many styles. More info here.
Just Good Business brings the music of the Jerry Garcia Band to the Dinosaur BBQ. More info here.
Performing the best of Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots and other grunge hits from back in the day. More info here.