Blog Posts

Naked Noise returns April 15th!

By Bubba Crumrine | February 5, 2023

Ithaca’s premier experimental music event Naked Noise returns, with our annual large ensemble of improvised ritual drone – our first since 2019!   This April the third floor of Ithaca’s Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will be transformed into Ithaca’s premiere experimental audio-visual event. A selection of Ithaca’s most talented and innovative musicians…

HIRS Collective Returns to Ithaca!

By Bubba Crumrine | August 9, 2022

Freaks against fascism, HIRS return to Ithaca along with Fed Ash, Deal With God, and Water Bears at Sacred Root, Friday August 19th 2022.  Tickets available here.

IU First Friday at The Rest

By Bubba Crumrine | July 21, 2022

Join us for Ithaca Underground’s inaugural show at The Rest Gallery near State Theater with denzelworldpeace, RRB, Corey Loveless, Microbes Mostly as part of First Friday Gallery Night. Tickets available here.    

Ravish Momin: Performance & Workshop July 8th and 9th

By Bubba Crumrine | June 22, 2022

Join us at Sacred Root Friday for an event of performances then at Southside Saturday for a unique workshop event for anyone interested in improvising with Ableton Live, routing MIDI, using triggers, turning basic sounding loops into evolving performances, and integrating your setup with DJs and producers. The workshop is freely accessible to anyone, nobody…

Ice Cream Social – 15th Anniversary Fundraiser

By Bubba Crumrine | May 30, 2022

It’s Ithaca Underground’s 15th Anniversary! Join in the celebration with homemade ice cream at Press Bay Alley, Saturday June 4th from 1-4PM while enjoying music from WhoisBriantech and playhouse 90. Your donations will help fund another year of new and challenging music, available to all. Donations available via Eventbrite in advance, cash & Venmo at our…

Call for Support!

By Bubba Crumrine | December 14, 2021

In 2021, IU bounced back with a series of streaming and in-person events to continue fostering a radically inclusive community of challenging music and art. With the continued challenges to artists and arts organizations, we’re looking to you for support, to help fund our base expenses for 2022 to continue curating exciting events and supporting…

Spazzare, BRIAN!, Strong Maybe at CSMA!

By Bubba Crumrine | December 1, 2021

Visit Eventbrite for tickets and more details.

TQC: Joe Tomino, André Vida, BRIAN!, Jordan Sand, Mulholland

By Bubba Crumrine | March 2, 2021

April 17 brings solo performance from Joe Tomino, André Vida, Jordan Sand, the return of local trio BRIAN! and the debut of new duo Mulholland – back in collaboration with Experimental Sound Studio’s The Quarantine Concert series. Tune in 8PM ET / 7PM CT through their Twitch channel. Joe Tomino Joe Tomino is a Cleveland…

TQC 2/19: Keir Neuringer, Beau Mahadev, Jason Calhoun, Flose

By Bubba Crumrine | February 2, 2021

Ithaca Underground is back partnering with Experimental Sound Studio’s The Quarantine Concert series, which broadcasted nearly 500 hours of live music in 2020. This round, we present an evening of current and former Ithacans providing fresh streams of amplified, acoustic, and electronic sources including Keir Neuringer (of Irreversible Entanglements), Beau Mahadev, Jason Calhoun, & Flose.…

The Quarantine Concerts

By Bubba Crumrine | March 28, 2020

The Quarantine Concerts are a collaborative endeavor meant to provide artists a space to share their work and continue to earn a living during this time when most live performance opportunities have been cancelled due to COVID-19. We believe in the necessity of art during difficult moments like these, and feel fortunate to live in…