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Square Peg Round Hole, mmeadows, LaLa Funstar, & bit rot this Sunday!

By Kyra Skye | November 6, 2019

This Sunday, November 10, the chill-wave, experimental vibe you’ve been looking for is coming to Ithaca! Square Peg Round Hole, mmeadows, LaLa Funstar, and bit rot will be performing at La Casita del Polaris at 7PM.  bit rot A conjurer of digital ghosts, bit rot is a noise artist who is based in Ithaca, New…

Olivia Gatwood is The Life of the Party

By Kyra Skye | November 2, 2019

I had only seen The Haunt as a standing-only venue, so I was surprised when I saw rows of folding chairs on the main floor.  However, I knew this would be different. It was Thursday, September 26th and I was going to experience a poetry reading by Olivia Gatwood. The nationally ranked slam poet and…


Guerilla Toss takes Ithaca for a psychedelic trip

By Kyra Skye | October 5, 2019

It’s the night before the full moon of Friday the 13th. The illuminated orb hung in the sky over the Haunt, beaming over the music venue. At 7PM, the crimson walls began to fill with people who were ready to have an unparalleled musical experience… one that would melt their brains. On October 12, 2019,…

The Haunt welcomes Izzy True back home

By Kyra Skye | October 3, 2019

At 7PM, the doors to The Haunt click open, inviting the late summer air to waft through the venue. It’s the first Thursday since classes started at Cornell University and Ithaca College. This marks the end of the sleepy summer of Ithaca, NY, and revitalizes the area as a bustling and renowned college town. Many…

Summer School: Class is in Session!

By Kyra Skye | September 17, 2019

It’s a Saturday afternoon and today’s class is being held at The Haunt. Depending on what time you walk in, you may encounter a variation of three vibes: hip-hop, techno, or spoken-word poetry. The event is called Summer School and is founded by Ithaca Underground coordinator, Chris Knight. It features artists from a multitude of…

Guerilla Toss, Empath, and BRIAN! Tomorrow!

By Kyra Skye | September 11, 2019

This Thursday, September 12th, get ready to have your brain melted. Guerilla Toss, Empath & BRIAN are bringing their psychedelic, experimental, noise, and punk-rock gadgets to The Haunt.  BRIAN is a rock and avant-garde trio led by Bubba Crumine, one of the founders of Ithaca Underground. They bring a multitude of vibrations and instrumentation, including…

The Summer School – Saturday!

By Bubba Crumrine | September 4, 2019

Two stages of hiphop, techno and poetry coming your way this Saturday at The Haunt! Here’s the official schedule. Tickets still available here.

HIRS & Bastard Noise tomorrow!

By Bubba Crumrine | August 29, 2019

Ithaca Underground & Astralands brings one of our biggest heavy shows to ever hit the Chanticleer Loft. Get your advance tickets now! Won’t be surprised if this sells out. Tickets on sale now here.

Olivia Gatwood – Sept 26th

By Bubba Crumrine | August 26, 2019

LIFE OF THE PARTY US TOUR with Ari Chi and Cailin Nolte. Tickets on sale now!

Guerilla Toss – one month away!

By Bubba Crumrine | August 12, 2019

with Empath and BRIAN! (featuring special guest, Jordan Sand). Tickets on sale now.