I caught up with Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, better know as Sammus, in anticipation of her upcoming release show for her latest EP, “Pieces In Space”. The album will be her first release with Don Giovanni Records and is available for purchase on October 28th. Produced entirely by Sammus, “Pieces In Space” features: Jean Grae, Homeboy Sandman, Open Mike Eagle, and Latasha Alcindor, as well as label-mate, Izzy True. Besides her career as a musician, Sammus is working towards a PhD in Science and Technology studies at Cornell, serves on the Board of Trustees at Ithaca Underground, and is a founding member of Black Lives Matter …Read More
We’re ecstatic to announce IU’s new Volunteer Coordinator, Kate Holding and latest Board members Sarah Hennies, Melisa Casano, & Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo who have joined over the last few months. Thank you to all the volunteers who participated in last night’s meeting. We continue to grow our team to support our 60+ all ages events and look forward to increased communication and support of our volunteers who make these events happen, with Kate H. joining the team. (L-R: AJ Bouchie, Kate Holden, Bubba, Melisa Casano, Aly Evans, Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, Sarah Hennies, George Johann. Not pictured, board members Kate DeVoe, Eric Laine, …Read More
I caught up with Mr. McBean recently in anticipation of his first headlining show taking place tonight at the Chanticleer Loft. Mr. McBean is a rapper, self-proclaimed mind blower and co-founder of Smacked Records, an Ithaca based hip-hop collective. Evan: So Mr. McBean, how does it feel to be headlining your first show? Mr. McBean: Could you write that I’m requesting Tyler to answer all my questions? (laughs) It makes me feel like this is only the beginning. Evan: In what ways do you believe Ithaca’s hip-hop scene has developed over the past couple of years? Mr. McBean: I want to …Read More
Power-pop, folk punk guru returns to Ithaca with full band in tow, to close our our third annual November Music Series at CSMA. More info here, tickets on sale Friday!Read More
Tonight, IU’s first all-ages event at The Dock, we celebrate the life of our friend Keenan Murphy. Summer People reunite for one night only. ERRS have debuted a new track, ‘Choir of ERRS’, written Jan 1st, 2016, in response to the news of Keenan’s passing. Lyrics are up, so we can all join in together.Read More
As part of Downtown Ithaca’s CFCU Summer Concert Series. 6PM-8PM, All Ages. Full details here.Read More
Ithaca Underground Volunteer Coordinator – Volunteer Position: POSITION DESCRIPTION Ithaca Underground (IU) seeks a volunteer to oversee the coordination of the IU volunteer program. If you are looking for a truly unique volunteer experience motivating and encouraging a group of talented volunteers, this position is for you! Coordinator will work with IU volunteers to facilitate monthly committee meetings, volunteer recruitment & development, and present regular all-ages events at local venues such as The Chanticleer Loft, Sacred Root Kava Lounge, The Haunt & CSMA. Position will require approximately 10-12 volunteer hours each week, primarily during evening hours including some weekends. PERFORMANCE …Read More
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