Interview With Sammus

By Evan Stein | October 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Interview With Sammus

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 …

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Kate Holden announced as Volunteer Coordinator

By Bubba Crumrine | September 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Kate Holden announced as Volunteer Coordinator

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, …

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Interview with Mr. McBean

By Evan Stein | September 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Interview with Mr. McBean

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 …

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Multicult; Twin Lords last Ithaca show tonight.

By Bubba Crumrine | August 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Multicult; Twin Lords last Ithaca show tonight.

Visit our event page for details. Last Ithaca show for Twin Lords before they move to California.

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IU Benefit @ Littletree today!

By Bubba Crumrine | August 20, 2016 | Comments Off on IU Benefit @ Littletree today!

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Jeff Rosenstock headlines IU’s November Music Series’ Day 3

By Bubba Crumrine | August 16, 2016 | Comments Off on Jeff Rosenstock headlines IU’s November Music Series’ Day 3

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!

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Oryx tonight!

By Bubba Crumrine | August 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Oryx tonight!

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Summer People tonight. New ERRS.

By Bubba Crumrine | July 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer People tonight. New ERRS.

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.

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Sammus + Viva Mayhem: Free on the Commons tonight!

By Bubba Crumrine | July 20, 2016 | Comments Off on Sammus + Viva Mayhem: Free on the Commons tonight!

As part of Downtown Ithaca’s CFCU Summer Concert Series. 6PM-8PM, All Ages. Full details here.

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Ithaca Underground Seeks Volunteer Coordinator

By Bubba Crumrine | June 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Ithaca Underground Seeks Volunteer Coordinator

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 …

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