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Ava Luna & Oshwa this Saturday, March 18th!

By Bubba Crumrine | March 14, 2017

Fanclub & IU collab on this amazing night of heady art pop and more. Just $5!  Details here.

1FEST Ithaca announced

By Bubba Crumrine | March 14, 2017

1FEST (aka One Fest) returns to Ithaca this year, now Friday night and all-day Saturday, featuring two stages of grind, hardcore, & noise, including Wormrot (Singapore), Die Choking, Disparo! (Australia), Escuela, Ascend/Descend, Death Vacation, Ides, Peter J Woods, Climax Denial, Plagues, No Heat and more. Check out video & audio here. BUY TICKETS NOW

We’re 68% to our $2000 donor goal on GiveGab!

By Bubba Crumrine | February 28, 2017

Good morning Ithaca! We’re close – so close – to meeting our $2000 goal for our February Fundraiser. Every bit helps and if you don’t have dollars to share — text, post, share and let the world know your story and what Ithaca Underground means to you! GIVE VIA GIVEGAB  

Queer Sounds Ithaca + Ithaca Underground: Jason Kahn, Sarah Hennies, Ben Owen

By Lisa Laffend | February 28, 2017

Jason Kahn’s performances explore the physical and spiritual limits of breath, stretching the voice to its breaking point. The disintegration of each vocal gesture leads to the next, creating a structure where what remains with each evacuating breath creates a context for the entire piece. In partnership with Queer Sound Ithaca.

Benjaminito: A Work in Progress

By Lisa Laffend | February 18, 2017

Benjamin Torrey, 26, sits in a rain-soaked chair under an umbrella in the backyard of The Westy. He’s wearing a black Pinkwash shirt and grey cut-offs. He’d wanted to go to a bar since he works from home and so “I’m not stuttering and talking about self-harm in front of college students eating bagels or…

Decorum 4/8/17

By Lisa Laffend | February 7, 2017

Brooklyn’s post-punk / coldwave trio in Ithaca for the first time. Details here. NEAR GONE / NO HAVEN by DECORUM

Quail Turret 3/3/17

By Lisa Laffend | February 7, 2017

Nasville via Ithaca heavy fusion duo Quail Turret return to Ithaca, on tour with playful synth-poppers Basic Printer. Details here. 

February Fundraising kicks off with Patreon, GiveGab, & Bandcamp!

By Bubba Crumrine | February 1, 2017

Ithaca Underground’s 2017 February Fundraising efforts kick-off today, with more fun ways to give! Interested in giving a few dollars on a monthly basis, with to unlock perks like merch and unlimited show entry? Patreon is right for you! GIVE VIA PATREON Interested in donating a one-time gift as part of our February campaign to help keep shows…

Naked Noise #8 – April 1st

By Bubba Crumrine | January 30, 2017

This April, CSMA’s 3rd Floor Auditorium will once again transform into an ethereal sound garden, through Naked Noise large ensemble of improvised ritual drone. Two 45 minute sets will be performed with a brief intermission. In this transcendental sound experience, unique to Ithaca, performers set up in a ring against the walls of the auditorium…

Ithaca Underground 10th Anniversary Celebrations & Fundraiser!

By Bubba Crumrine | January 29, 2017

Ithaca Underground celebrates ten years of nurturing a radically inclusive, safe space for music & art outside the mainstream. Over the last decade, Ithaca Underground has grown from a hobby for DIY concerts to an ever-expanding, caring community of the talented, the inspired, and the weird. In addition to hundreds of live, all-ages music events,…