DIAMOND SOMEDAY SCHEDULE


We are often adding new dates. Check back soon!

For booking, please contact Ed VanCott at 315-638-7617; evancott@twcny.rr.com

  Look here for our 2017 schedule soon. We're looking forward to seeing you all!  
August 6, 2017 - Sunday

Bill Knowlton's 45th Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY -the picnic runs from 10 - 7 with great music all day long and it's free! The day will end with the beloved Delaney Brothers.

10 am to 7 pm
Free

August 12, 2017 - Saturday Camillus Canal Park Tow Path Days - 5750 DeVoe Road, Camillus, NY. This has become a Diamond Someday favorite. To learn more about the event, go to www.eriecanalcamillus.com, under Events. It'll be a a day filled with family oriented activities, that represent the canal era and provide a glimpse of life along the waterway, including boat rides. Diamond Someday will perform just outside the Food Pavilion (enjoy the delicious traditional food of Central New York, Gianelli sausage, Hofmann’s hotdogs and salt potatoes), And, yes, we'll be playing some Erie Canal Songs! Admission and parking are free. Noon to 2 pm
Free
August 16, 2017 - Wednesday Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green in Homer, NY - Our 12th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets, wonderful audiences and sometimes we overlap with the Farmers' Market! 7 to 8 pm
Free
August 24, 2017 - Thursday With the Adirondack Cloggers at the State Fair - Some members of Diamond Someday, along with some friends, will perform and accompany the cloggers' dancing! This is going to be fun. 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm: 30 minutes each
September 2, 2017 - Saturday Private Party -Two dear friends throwing a party  
     
     
  Past Events  
2016   2016
January 9, 2016 - Saturday

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show Barndance - Come and celebrate 43 years of Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show at his annual Barndance! Held at the new WCNY-TV/FM studio, located in downtown Syracuse, 415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse, New York.There's plenty of room for a lively audience. Come enjoy performances by Diamond Someday, Lake Effect, Boots n' Shorts, Molly and the BADLY Bent Bluegrass Boys, and Northwater. It's free!! and fun!! and wonderful!!

1 to 4 pm
Free
June 11, 2016- Saturday

Homer on the Green - The Delaney brothers host this annual event. We're pleased to share the stage with the Atkinson Family and others.

12 pm
free
July 13, 2016 - Wednesday Cato Library, Meridian Park - Music in the Park.The concert will be held at the Gazebo in the Meridian Village Park located on State Route 370, next to the post office. 6:30 pm
free
July 28, 2016 - Thursday St. Williams Long Point on Raquette Lake - at St. Williams Church on Long Point, Raquette Lake. You need to arrive by boat. Once in the village of Raquette Lake, the town dock is behing the gas pumps in front of the Raquette Lake Supply Company. Park in hte village near the town dock or the Library. A boat launch is also available. St. William's on Long Point is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, lakeside retreat and cultural center, accessible only by boat on Raquette Lake, New York.  Musical, historical, and environmental programs are held during July and August.  Reservations are required due to limited space and the need for boat transportation to St. William's. Public barge leaves the village dock at 5:50 pm; and returns at 8:30. In the event of severe weather, programs will be held at the Raquette Lake School on Rt. 28. Plan to come rain or shine! For reservations call (315) 354-4265. For more information, go to  www.stwilliamsonlongpoint.org Leave dock at 5:50 pm
Free
July 31, 2016 - Sunday Private Party  
August 7, 2016 - Sunday

Bill Knowlton's 44th Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY -the picnic runs from 10 - 7 with great music all day long and it's free! The day will end with the beloved Delaney Brothers.

10 am to 7 pm
Free

August 10, 2016 - Wednesday Danby Community Church 1859 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY - All are welcome! Come enjoy FREE ice cream sundaes and Bluegrass!! We've been doing this one for years and love it...great people, great music, and great sundaes! 7 to 8:15 pm
Free
August 13, 2016 - Saturday Camillus Canal Park Tow Path Days - 5750 DeVoe Road, Camillus, NY. This has become a Diamond Someday favorite. We love the vendors, the boat going up and down the canal with a Jazz Band, the Store...and everything else! Noon to 3 pm
August 17, 2016 - Wednesday Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green in Homer, NY - Our 11th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets, wonderful audiences and sometimes we overlap with the Farmers' Market! 7 to 8 pm
Free
     
2015   2015
January 10, 2015 - Saturday

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show Barndance - Come and celebrate 42 years of Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show at his annual Barndance! Held at the new WCNY-TV/FM studio, located in downtown Syracuse, 415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse, New York.There's plenty of room for a lively audience. Come enjoy performances by Diamond Someday, Lake Effect, Boots n' Shorts, Molly and the BADLY Bent Bluegrass Boys, the Cadleys. It's free!! and fun!! and wonderful!!

1 to 4 pm
Free
April 11, 2015 - Saturday Hillview Community Church - 7382 O'Brien Rd., Baldwinsville, NY - Admission is a non-perishable food contribution for the Baldwinsville Food Pantry. The audience here is super...we'll be doing a lot of sing along tunes. 7 pm
Non-perishable item for food pantry; free will offering will be taken for the band

June 15, 2015 - Wednesday Volney Seniors - 1445 Co Rte 6 Fulton NY - private event
June 20, 2015 - Sunday
6 to 8 pm

Town of Onondaga Town Hall Gazebo - 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse NY
Our sixth year here...we have a wonderful time each time. It's a gorgeous setting for music...love that fountain! Wonderful refreshments are available also! Happy Fathers' Day!

6 to 8 pm
Free

June 27, 2015 - Saturday
Kellish Hill Farm -Gospel Glory at the Farm, www.kellishhillfarm.com, 3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius NY. Enjoy a summer evening of Gospel Music with the award winning Bluegrass band Diamond Someday and Americana duo DOVE CREEK on the outdoor stage at Kellish Hill Farm. We will fill the hills with a joyful sound! Signup for other musicians to perform up to three gospel songs before the concert (15 minute sets). We will have hot dogs and salads - bring a dish to pass for our pot luck dinner. Donations encouraged to keep the music flowing. No alcohol, please. Come be a part of this joyous occasion! Rain location will be the Music Barn. 5 to 9 pm
5 pm Open Stage
7 pm Dove Creek
8 pm Diamond Someday
Donations accepted
July 12, 2015 - Sunday MVBGA Sunday morning at the festival Gospel Show - Erie Canal Village: 5789 Rome-New London Rd, Rome, NY TBA
July 18, 2015 - Saturday

Kellish Hill Farm - Concert on the Hill - over a dozen acts, headlined by Loren Barrigar! Diamond Someday will be playing. This is not a Bluegrass event, but it'll be great music. Diamond Someday plays at 5:05 pm

2 to 8 pm
$15 or 2 for $25
July 19, 2015 - Saturday Vestal Museum Summer Sunday Bluegrass Concert Series, 328 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal NY. Bands on the deck, bring a chair or blanket for the grass. The Smokey Legend BBQ Truck will be there! 1 to 3 pm
August 1, 2015 - Saturday Kingdom Bound Gospel Festival, Carthage NY - at the Farmers' Market, on Riverview Drive. A full day of gospel in this charming little town. After Diamond Someday, will be: Heavensbound Gospel from Carthage, Pete Rosefrom Holland Patient, Crystal River from Cape Vincent, Matune Creek from Governeur, Ron Sinclair from Oxbow, and Blessed Assurance from Plessis. 11 am to 6 pm
Diamond Someday plays at 11 to noon
August 2, 2015 - Sunday

Bill Knowlton's 43rd Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY -the picnic runs from 10 - 7 with great music all day long and it's free! The day will begin with Gospel Way and will end with the beloved Delaney Brothers.

10 am to 7 pm
Diamond Someday plays at 4:15 pm
Free

August 8, 2015 - Saturday Camillus Canal Park Tow Path Days - This has become a Diamond Someday favorite. We love the vendors, the boat going up and down the canal with a Jazz Band, the Store...and everything else! Noon to 3 pm
August 12, 2015 - Wednesday Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green in Homer, NY - Our 10th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets, wonderful audiences and sometimes we overlap with the Farmers' Market! 7 to 8 pm
Free
August 15, 2015 - Saturday Marcellus Free Library Community Summer Music Series, at the Amber Community Center, 2223 Amber Road, Marietta, NY, as part of the Library outreach program. There's a lovely pavilion so we'll be under cover. This will be a fun evening! 7 pm
Free
August 19, 2015 - Wednesday Danby Federated Church 1859 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY - All are welcome! Come enjoy FREE ice cream sundaes and Bluegrass!! We've been doing this one for years and love it...great people, great music, and great sundaes! 7 to 8:15 pm
Free
September 2, 2015 - Thursday CNYBA Jamming at the State Fair - Diamond Someday will be helping out at this jam along with other CNYBA members. Come and join us! Please contact Ed VanCott if you want to participate evancott@twcny.rr.com or call 315-638-7617. He has a limited number of tickets and parking tickets.. 11 am
September 13, 2015 - Sunday Tomato Fest - Auburn NY. A new one for Diamond Someday. We're looking forward to it and will have more details. The festival raises money for local food pantries. 2 pm
September 20, 2015 - Sunday Westcott Street Cultural Fair -The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is an annual, one-day celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of the Westcott neighborhood through its culture, visual and performing arts, food, service organizations, and activities geared to families and university students returning to the neighborhood. The fair attracts more than 8,000 people annually to the Westcott Business District in mid-September for a day filled with great sounds, sights, tastes and more. Diamond Someday is honored to be part of this day. 12:30 pm
Free
 

 

 
 

 

 

2014

January 4, 2014 - Saturday
1 to 4 pm

 

 

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show Barndance - Come and celebrate 41 years of Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show at his annual Barndance! Held this year for the first time at the new WCNY-TV/FM studio, located in downtown Syracuse.
415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse, New York. Doors open early for lunch in the new WCNY restaurant!

There's plenty of room for a lively audience. Come enjoy performances by The Delaney Brothers, Rebecca Colleen and the Chore Lads, Diamond Someday, Easy Ramblers, The Mark Allnatt Band, and Larry Hoyt and the Good Acoustics. It's free!! and fun!! and wonderful!!

February 8, 2014 - Saturday
 

Steeple Coffee House at the United Church of Fayetteville, inside the fellowhip hall, 310 East Genesee St, Fayetteville. Entry donation of $10 includes dessert and beverage. This is such a fun time...they get top notch performers and we're proud to be part of their series.

March 8, 2014 - Saturday   Hillview Community Church - 7382 O'Brien Rd., Baldwinsville, NY - Admission is a non-perishable food contribution for the Baldwinsville Food Pantry. The audience here is super...we'll be doing a lot of sing along tunes.

June 13, 2014 - Friday
7 to 8:30 pm

  Village of Smyrna at the Red Raville Band Stand over the Smyrna Public Library, 7 East Main Street, Smyrna, NY 13464. Oh boy, another new one! We're excited to perform in Smyrna!!
June 18, 2014 - Wednesday   Volney Seniors - 1445 Co Rte 6 Fulton NY - private event
July 10, 2014 - Thursday
7 pm
  Onondaga Free Library - 4048 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY, in the community room. This will be our second year here...we're excited! No admission.
July 19, 2014 - Saturday
  Kellish Hill Farm - A concert on the hill, a full day of music on the farm to celebrate the new stage. The cost of the day is $15. Food and beverages will be available for sale. No alcohol please. This is the event originally scheduled for May 17. Diamond Someday will play from 12:45 pm until 1:45 pm. www.kellishhillfarm.com, 3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius NY.
July 31, 2014 - Thursday
2 and 6 pm
  Brantling Bluegrass Festival - In its sixth year, continues to expand and will include three jam-packed days of great bluegrass music from some of the top national, regional and local bands. We will also offer camping, instrumental, food and craft vendors and The Brantling Bluegrass Academy. The festival takes place on the grounds of Brantling Ski Slopes in Sodus, New York which is located in central Wayne County, just 13 miles from the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario & Sodus Bay and 25 minutes north of the NYS Thruway, 4015 Fish Farm Road  -  Sodus, NY 14551  -  315-331-2365; Come for the three days and enjoyThe Lonesome River Band. The Grascals, NewTown, Rebecca Colleen & the Chore Lads, Paris Texas with Bobby Henrie, The Cadleys, The Grillbillie Band Project, Higher Mountain Bluegrass, Diamond Someday, and Cricket Tell The Weather
August 3, 2014 - Sunday   Bill Knowlton's 42nd Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY -the picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long and it's free! Bill will be announcing all the groups soon, but Diamond Someday will definitely be there!!
August 6, 2014 - Wednesday
7 to 8:15 pm
  Danby Federated Church 1859 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY - All are welcome! Come enjoy FREE ice cream sundaes and Bluegrass!! We've been doing this one for years and love it...great people, great music, and great sundaes!
August 7, 2014 - Thursday
7 pm

 

St. Williams Church on Long Point at Raquette Lake A new one for us. We're excited!. You need to arrive by boat. Once in the village of Raquette Lake, the town dock is behing the gas pumps in front of the Raquette Lake Supply Company. Park in hte village near the town dock or the Library. A boat launch is also available. St. William's on Long Point is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, lakeside retreat and cultural center, accessible only by boat on Raquette Lake, New York.  Musical, historical, and environmental programs are held during July and August.  Semi-private and dormitory lodging is available for non-profit and family groups. /www.stwilliamsonlongpoint.org Reservations are required due to limited space and the need for boat transportation to St. William's. Public barge leaves the village dock at 5:50 pm; and returns at 8:30. In the event of severe weather, programs will be held at the Raquette Lake School on Rt. 28. Plan to come rain or shine! Our programs are free and open to the public. A pie raffle is held each Thursday evening. We appreciate audience participation in our Weekly Pie Raffle to help defray costs of hosting the entertainment series! Thank you for your support! For reservations call (315) 354-4265.

August 9, 2014 - Saturday
noon to 3 pm
  Camillus Canal Park Tow Path Days We absolutely loved doing this one last year. Watch for more details.
August 13, 2014 -
Wednesday
7 to 8 pm
  Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green in Homer, NY - Our 9th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets, wonderful audiences and sometimes we overlap with the Farmers' Market!
August 17, 2013 - Sunday
  Canceled: First Baptist Church Concert - 520 Tuscarora Rd, Chittenango, NY
September 20, 2014 - Saturday
7 pm
  Trinity Community Coffee House, 98 Main St., Camden NY - 7 to 9 pm Once again with these wonderful folks - a lovely place to spend the evening! And...the best cookies ever!
September 28, 2014 - Sunday
1 to 4 pm
  The Critz Farm Fall Harvest Festival, State Route 13 South, Cazenovia, NY. (Festival activities begin at 10 am). There is an admission charge of $7.50 per person on weekend days during the Fall Harvest Celebration, with a $30.00 per car maximum  Kids under 2 are free, and seniors are $5.00. Each paid admission includes a Season Pass which entitles the family to get unlimited free admission to the farm on future visits throughout the season. Come enjoy the music, as well as the many activities including the annual Gigantic Corn Maze, Critz Critter Animal Area, Wagon rides, the Cow Train and much more. Get your apples, pumpkins and cider! www.critzfarms.com
    2013 Events
April 11, 2013 - Thursday
6:30 to 7:30 pm
 

Onondaga Free Library 4048 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY, in the community room- a new one for us...we're excited! No admission.

April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
5 pm
 

Volney Seniors - 1445 Co Rte 6 Fulton NY - private event

May 11, 2013 - Saturday
7 pm
  Hillview Community Church - 7382 O'Brien Rd., Baldwinsville, NY - Admission is a non-perishable food contribution for the Baldwinsville Food Pantry
May 18, 2013 - time to be determined   Kellish Hill Farm: Raising the Stage fundraiser - 3192 Pompey Center Road - time to be determined. Diamond Someday has been a sponsor of music on the Kellish Hill Farm since its beginning. A new stage is being built in a natural amphitheater and we're happy to be a part of it.
June 5, 2013 - Wednesday
7 to 9 pm
  Village of Sylvan Beach Sylvan Beach Park Pavillion near Eddie's Restaurant - our second year here. They have a beautiful pavilion right in the center of town.
July 20, 2013 - Saturday
7 pm
  Marcellus Free Library Community Summer Music Series, at the Amber Community Center, 2223 Amber Road, Marietta, NY, as part of the Library outreach program. There's a lovely pavilion so we'll be under cover. This will be a fun evening!
July 28, 2013 - Sunday
6 to 8 pm

  Town of Onondaga Town Hall Gazebo - 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse NY
Our fifth year here...we have a wonderful time every year. It's a gorgeous setting for music...love that fountain! Wonderful refreshments are available also!
August 4, 2013 - Sunday   Bill Knowlton's 41st Bluegrass Ramble Picnic at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY -the picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long and it's free! Diamond Someday plays at 4:30 pm and shares the stage with the likes of, Remington Ryde, the Atkinson Family, The Easy Ramblers, John and Cathy Cadley, Rebecca Colleen & the Chorelads, The Delaney Brothers and many more.
August 7, 2013 - Wednesday
7 to 8:15 pm
  Danby Federated Church 1859 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY - All are welcome! Come enjoy FREE ice cream sundaes and Bluegrass!!
August 10, 2013 - Saturday
between noon and 3 pm
  In the good old summertime: Camillus Canal Park Tow Path Days A new adventure for us! Watch for more details.
August 14, 2013 - Wednesday
7 to 8 pm
  Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green in Homer, NY - Our 8th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets, wonderful audiences and sometimes we overlap with the Farmers' Market!
August 18, 2013 - Sunday
8 pm
  First Baptist Church Concert - 520 Tuscarora Rd, Chittenango, NY
September 15, 2013 - Sunday   Crossroads District of the United Methodist Church - Private picnic
October 5, 2013 - Saturday   Cicero United Methodist Church Community Fall Festival: 8416 Brewerton Rd (Route 11), Cicero NY - The fair goes on all day: Diamond Someday plays at noon. The Cicero UMC has been very good to Diamond Someday over the years and we are so happy to be playing for them. Join us for lots of family fun!
October 19, 2013 - Saturday   Gospel Day at Kellish Hill Farm - Come celebrate the Old Time Gospel Music that gives thanks for what we have to share with others. The Day will begin at 4 pm with a music jam. at 5:30 pm we will break for a potluck supper. At 7 pm we will have acts appearing on our stage... including Diamond Someday, Dove Creek and other surprise guests. Ending the evening will be an all star performance by our music family gathered on our stage to give praise. Come celebrate and give thanks at Kellish Hill Music Farm this day. The Place Where The Music Lives.
October 20, 2013 - Sunday
1 to 5 pm
  Harvest at the Critz Farm: 3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia, NY- 1 to 5 PM - This is going to be fun for the whole family. For more information, call 800-442-3225 or email info@critzfarms.com, or go to their website: Critzfarms.com.This event depends on the weather. If in doubt, give them a call.
November 10, 2013 - Sunday
Noon to 4 pm
 

Amboy Center 10th Annual Music Fest at the Amboy Center United Methodist Church in Amboy Center (corner of Route 69 and 183 in Williamstown). Diamond Someday shares the stage with Nick Piccinnini, Off the Wall, and Generation Gap. We've played at Amboy Center before and enjoyed it very much...super folks. Everyone is welcome! An offering will be taken for the bands.

November 17, 2013 - Sunday
1 to 5 pm
  RayFest: Tribute to Ray Delaney: at the Homer Center for the Arts. at the Homer Center for the Arts, Homer, NY. Ray Delaney, a tall pine in the forest of Bluegrass Music in Central and Upstate NY, has been performing and promoting traditional bluegrass music for more than 35 years. The Delaney Brothers, featuring Ray and his brother John have entertained thousands of Empire State residents, many of whom were first introduced to traditional bluegrass music at a Delaney Brothers concert. In order to honor Ray, not only for his bluegrass legacy, but also to give him moral support at a time when he is waging a strong battle against cancer, a group of his friends and fans have organized “RAYFEST”.
Featured performers are: Diamond Someday, just voted the best 2013 bluegrass band by the readers of the Syracuse New Times; Chad Darou and Stealing Time, from New York's North Country; Rebecca Colleen and the Chore Lads, Finger Lakes bluegrass favorites; and The Delaney Brothers, of course; previous winners of a Syracuse Area Music Award (SAMMY). Sound by Karl Peabody and Bill Knowlton will MC
You are invited to join us in a warm tribute to this great bluegrass singer, musician, songwriter and instrumentalist; a trouper who has appeared at many tributes to other area performers. Come visit with Ray and his family during this afternoon of great Bluegrass music .
For further information contact: Peter McDonald peter@pasturepride.com 315-651-6267 or Bill Knowlton udmacon1@hotmail.com 315-457-6100
Adults $10, under 16 Free. All ticket purchases at the door.
We are so honored to be included in this stellar lineup!
December 14, 2013 - Saturday   CNYBA Annual Christmas Party: Save the date and watch here for more details
     
     
    2012 Events
January 7, 2012 - Saturday   Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show Barndance, WCNY Studios, Old Liverpool Rd...a Barndance to celebrate the 39th Birthday of the show, a live recorded performance with John Cadley and the Lost Boys, Diamond Someday Bluegrass Band and Tired Hands String Band. Come and enjoy the fun! The recorded show will be aired on January 22.
January 27 to 29, 2012



Winter Village Bluegrass Festival at the La Tourelle Resort & Spa, 1150 Danby Road (96B), Ithaca, NY 14850 - Featuring the Gibson Brothers, Sierra Hull & Highway 111, and Tony Trischka & Territory, Cornerstone, Rebecca Colleen and the Chore Lads and more. Please visit http://wintervillagebluegrass.org for more info
Note: Our own Diamond Someday Bluegrass Band will be entertaining at a dinner event at the Finger Lakes Winery, before Saturday night's concert. The new downtown Finger Lakes Wine Center is hosting a Bluegrass 'n BBQ dinner event featuring the music of Diamond Someday. $12 for pulled pork and fixin's with cash bar of Finger Lakes wines and beers.
March 10, 2012
7:30 to 9:30 pm
  Steeple Coffee House at the United Church of Fayetteville, inside the Fellowship Hall, 310 East Genesee Street, Fayetteville, Entry donation ($10) includes dessert and beverage. We played here in the 2010-2011 season and had a great time! They get top notch performers and we're proud to be part of their series.
April 13, 2012
7:30 pm
  MVBGA 2012 Indoor Bluegrass Festival with Diamond Someday Bluegrass Band, Off the Wall, Lake Effect and the Atkinson Family at the Capitol Theater, 220 W. Dominick St., Rome, NY, General Admission $10, 16 and under free with paid adult - www.mvbga.com
April 21, 2012
Syracuse Westside Urban Ministries Banquet and Concert - Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church, 2112 S Geddes St., Syracuse
May 19, 2012 - Saturday
Fiddlers' Day at the Kellish Hill Farm Second Americana Festival - 3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius, NY Diamond Someday Bluegrass Band, joined by Bob Halligan Jr & Joe Davoli of Ceili Rain, Greg Hoover & Harlee Station, Lake Effect and more for a full day of great music. $10 for the day, one child under 16 free with paying adult. Contact 315-682- 1578 or email kmkrahfarm@windstream.net
www.kellishhillfarm.com
May 20, 2012 - Sunday
Diamond Someday and Acoustic Blue at the Cure Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Dinner/Concert - "Blue Diamond Jubilee" at Orchard Vali Country Club, 4693 Route 20, Lafayette, NY; Buffet and music sponsored by the CNYBA and the Kinney Family! 3 pm dinner buffet, concert at 4:30 pm, $20 ($18 advance) For more information or for tickets, call Kathy Kinney: 315-572-2247
May 21, 2012 - Monday   Entertaining the Seniors in New Haven - private
June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
7 to 9 pm
  Sylvan Beach Park Pavilion near Eddie's Restaurant. sponsored by the Village of Sylvan Beach
June 10, 2012 - Sunday
4 to 5:45 pm
  Art and Music Fest at St. Stephen Lutheran Church 873 Dewitt St, North Syracuse, NY
June 28, 2012 - Thursday
7:30 pm
  Bluergrass 2 Festival - 9108 Booth Rd, Trumansburg, NY. Diamond Someday plays Thursday evening at this three day Bluegrass Festival, featuring The Hickory Project, The Easy Ramblers, Jatoba ,Kim Monroe & Chris Eves, Mama Corn Bluegrass Band, The Weedrags, Larry Laursen, Pale Green Stars(rockabilly), Ironwood, Tuesday Tuesdays, The Jodogs, The Grass Kickers, Millers Wheel, along with Diamond Someday Bluegrass and more - Bonfire, tent camping, there will be a small food vendor, very family friendly. Music starts around 6 Thursday the 28th. Attendance is limited so call or email if you don't already have tickets. For info contact George Gleason, 315-885-2382; bmoas@yahoo.com JUST 15$ for the entire weekend!!
July 4, 2012 - Wednesday
7 to 9 pm
  Liverpool Is the Place Concert Series Johnson Park in the heart of the village of Liverpool - one of the best series around! We've played here before and are really looking forward to it.
July 8, 2012 - Sunday   Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association Festival We'll be doing two sets on Sunday. You'll want to attend the whole festival (July 6 to 8) for a lot of great Bluegrass! We'll be looking for you on Sunday!
August 2, 2012 - Thursday
6:30 to 8:30 pm
 

Betsy the Barge Summer series at Lock 20 on the Barge Canal in Marcy. It's free; bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Our lead singer, Shirley's great grandmother spent years on the barges with her father, working the canal. Directions from Syracuse area: Take Thruway to Exit 31 in Utica. You will go under the thruway; go north on Rte. 8/12 for one or two blocks; turn left (West) on River Rd, You will see a Fastrac on the right at the corner of River Rd and Cavanaugh. It is about a mile from there on the left. The State Police is on the right and Lock 20 is on the left.

August 5, 2012 - Sunday
10 am to 6 pm
  Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY -the picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long.
August 8, 2012 - Wednesday
7 to 8 pm

  Danby Federated Church 1859 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY - All are welcome! Come enjoy ice cream sundaes and Bluegrass!!
August 11, 2012 - Saturday
11 am to 2 pm
  12th Annual Brockway Truck Show - 10 Main St., Cortland, NY - Our fourth time doing this show...we have the greatest time! The whole downtown area is closed off to celebrate Brockway Trucks which were manufactured in Cortland until the 1970's. We will be playing on a Brockway flat bed truck in the center of town, right across from the Alliance Bank www.brockwaytrucks.org . It's an incredible sight to see (and hear!) the Brockway Trucks from all over the country as they parade into the main street. What a great day this will be!
August 15, 2012 - Wednesday
7 to 8 pm

  Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green in Homer, NY. Our 7th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets, wonderful audiences and sometimes we overlap with the Farmers' Market!

August 26, 2012 - Sunday
3 to 5 pm

  The Historical Association of Vienna Summer Concert Series at the Vienna United Methodist Church on Routes 13 and 49 in Vienna NY. - a new one for us and it sounds like a lot of fun! The church is air-conditioned, the seats comfy, the acoustics superb.
September 23, 2012 - Sunday
3:10 pm

  Westcott Street Cultural Fair -The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is an annual, one-day celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of the Westcott neighborhood through its culture, visual and performing arts, food, service organizations, and activities geared to families and university students returning to the neighborhood. The fair attracts more than 8,000 people annually to the Westcott Business District in mid-September for a day filled with great sounds, sights, tastes and more
October 14, 2012 - Sunday   Harvest at the Critz Farm: 3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia, NY- 1 to 4 PM - This is going to be fun for the whole family. For more information, call 800-442-3225 or email info@critzfarms.com, or go to their website: Critzfarms.com. This event depends on the weather. If in doubt, give them a call.
December 9, 2012 - Sunday  

CNYBA Annual Christmas Party: at the Marcellus American Legion Hall, 13 East Main St. in Marcellus
Jamming begins at 11 am
Potluck dinner at 1 pm
Showcase 2 to 5 pm

Featuring Diamond Someday Bluegrass Band and friends. Donations will be gladly accepted

Ham and beverages provided...please bring a dish to pass

Call Kathy Kinney at 315-572-2247 for information

     
    2011 Events
January 23, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Normally, our show airs at 10:30 pm on the third Sunday of each month. For January, however, it'll bethe fourth Sunday. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so listen to the whole thing.

February 20, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

March 20, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

April 17, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

May 7, 2011 - Saturday   Fund Raiser at the Kellish Farm - Rise to the Occasion: Diamond Someday plays at a fund raiser for funds for necessary improvements for the big July event: the First Annual American Music Festival July 22-24 2011. For more information, contact Kathy Kellish: kmkrahfarm@windstream.net or phone 315 682 1578.
May 15, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

May 25, 2011 - Wednesday   The Syracuse Home Health and RehabilitationCenter - 7740 Meigs Rd., Baldwinsville, NY
June 3 - 5, 2011   Thousand Island Bluegrass Festival- Stone Mills Agricultural Museum, Lafargeville, NY  Diamond Someday plays on Friday and Saturday. Go to http://www.tibluegrass.www3.50megs.com/custom4.html for more information
June 19 2011 - Sunday
2 pm
  Town of Onondaga Town Hall Gazebo - 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse NY
Our fourth year here...we have a wonderful time every year . It's a gorgeous setting for music. Wonderful refreshments are available also!
June 19, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

July 14, 2011 - Thursday
6:30 pm
  Betsy the Barge Summer Concert Series at Lock 20 on the Barge Canal in Marcy - 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a weekly concert series held on a barge at Lock 20. It's free; bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Our lead singer, Shirley's, great grandmother spent years on the barges with her father, working the canal. Directions from Syracuse area: Take Thruway to Exit 31 in Utica. You will go under the thruway; go north on Rte. 8/12 for one or two blocks; turn left (West) on River Rd, You will see a Fastrac on the right at the corner of River Rd and Cavanaugh. It is about a mile from there on the left. The State Police is on the right and Lock 20 is on the left.
July 17, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

July 22-24 2011- Diamond Someday plays at 7 pm July 23  

First Annual American Music Festival at Kellish Hill Farm A festival to celebrate all the local talented musicians in the area and the varied music types. July 23 is Fiddlers' Day. Diamond Someday will be playing at 7 pm, featuring our banjo player, who is also an accomplished fiddler. There's way too many activities going on at this exciting festival to list here. Go to www.rhbamericana.com for the whole story!

August 7, 2011 - Sunday   Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY The picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long.
August 13, 2011 - Saturday

11 am to 2 pm
 

12th Annual Brockway Truck Show 10 Main St., Cortland NY - Our fifth time doing this show...we have the greatest time! The whole downtown area is closed off to celebrate Brockway Trucks which were manufactured in Cortland until the 1970's. We will be playing on a Brockway flat bed truck in the center of town, right across from the Alliance Bank www.brockwaytrucks.org . It's an incredible sight to see (and hear!) the Brockway Trucks from all over the country as they parade into the main street. What a great day this will be!

August 17, 2011 - Wednesday   Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green, Homer, NY - 7 to 8 pm
Our 7th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets and wonderful audiences.
August 21, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

August 28, 2011 - Sunday   State Fair Grange Building shows at 12 pm, 2, 6 and 8 pm. A day at the Fair...what could be finer?!
August 29, 2011 - Monday
6 pm
  Senior Citizen Center in New Haven, NY - private event
August 31, 2911 - Wednesday   Danby Federated Church 1859 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY - 7 to 8 pm - All are welcome! Come enjoy ice cream sundaes and Bluegrass!!
September 7, 2011 - Wednesday   The Syracuse Home Health and RehabilitationCenter - 7740 Meigs Rd., Baldwinsville, NY - private event
September 9 - 11, 2011   CNYBA Jamfest at Apple Valley Festival Grounds, Lafayette NY - Shirley and other members of Diamond Someday are leading a slow jam on Saturday from 2 to 4 pm. We'll also be helping out with other jams and hope to see you there!
September 11, 2011   Members of Diamond Someday will be providing a concert and music for a September 11 Anniversary Service at the Jordan United Methodist Church in Jordan NY beginning at 9 am. All are welcome!
September 17, 2011 - Saturday   Gospel Festival at the Kellish Farm in Manlius, NY - 11 am to 7 pm;
$7.00. Featured entertainment to include Diamond Someday, Jim & Jessy Ker-Whitt, Sent Forth Band, Four Given Strangers Band, Homestyle & other music groups to be announced. Please bring snacks and something for the covered dish supper at 5pm. Hotdogs will be provided. Also please bring your instruments for a Jam after supper. Call Carol B. with any questions at 315-430 6842.
September 18, 2011 - Sunday  

Fall Harvest at the Critz Farm: 3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia, NY- 1 to 4 PM - This is going to be fun for the whole family. For more information, call 800-442-3225 or email info@critzfarms.com, or go to their website: Critzfarms.com. This event depends on the weather. If in doubt, give them a call.

September 18, , 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

October 16, 2011 - Sunday   Cardiff Giant "unearthed" at Lipe Art Park on West Fayette Street (between Tipp hill and the Armory) on Syracuse Near Westside. The fun begins at 9:30 am. Diamond Someday will entertain from 11 am to 1 pm. Go to: http://www.syracusecardiffgiant.com for more information.
October 16, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

November 5, 2011 - Saturday   The Syracuse Home Health and RehabilitationCenter - private event at 2:45 pm - 7740 Meigs Rd., Baldwinsville, NY
November 12, 2011 - Saturday   Benefit for Chuck and Sharon Foultz at the Pulaski American Legion, 3350 Maple Ave, Pulaski, NY - Pot Luck Dinner, bluegrass/country jam plus live music. Lake Effect Bluegrass and Diamond Someday Bluegrass Band will entertain. Bring a dish to pass and if you play, bring your acoustic instrument... (No drums please). See homepage for details - For more information, email: antionet1@aol.com 12 to 6 pm
$10
16 and under free with an adult.
November 20, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

December 11, 2011 - Sunday   CNYBA Annual Christmas Party at the Marcellus American Legion Hall, 13 East Main St. Watch for details, coming soon.
December 18, 2011 - Sunday  

Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

     
     
    2010 Events
January 24, 2010 - Sunday  


Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show -
9 to 12 pm
Normally, our show airs at 10:30 pm on the third Sunday of each month. For January, however, it'll bethe fourth Sunday. We'll be joined by Bill Light and Lou Steigerwald of Lost in the Crowd. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so listen to the whole thing.

February 21, 2010 - Sunday  


Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show -
9 to 12 pm
We're doing a Gospel show! We'll be joined by Mark Sostrin, singing a gospel tune that he wrote, "Please Don't Call Me a Stranger." Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

February 27, 2010 - Saturday


2 to 11 pm - donation requested

  Fund raiser for Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show at the Kellish Hill Farm. Bill's show airs on WCNY Public Radio. WCNY, because its publicly funded, relies on support from the community to keep shows like Bill's on the air. Bill Knowlton's "Bluegrass Ramble" is the oldest bluegrass and acoustic old time country music radio show in the Northeast United States. Bill is entering his 38th year (9pm to midnight (EST) WCNY- FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.50 ) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY and on the web at www.wcny.org. Diamond Someday will join many other local Bluegrass, Folk and Old Time groups. We'll be playing after dinner but you'll want to come early. Pot luck dinner served around 5:30 pm. Please bring a dish to pass.
March 21, 2010 - Sunday  


Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show -
9 to 12 pm
Our guests tonight are Joy and Ray Crouch. Ray does a wonderful version of Grandpa Jones' "Falling Leaves," and Joy sings one of her own songs, "My Old Kentucky Home." Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

March 25, 2010 - Thursday

9 pm

 


Diamond Someday on WCNY Connected
WCNY public TV show aired Thursday evening. Catch us on TV! Missed it? Go here. Ted and Amy are wonderful hosts. We had a great time taping the show.

March 26, 2010 - Friday

7 pm

 
Blue Diamond Evening:
a benefit for Cystic Fibrosis sponsored by CNYBA and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of CNY at the Cicero United Methodist Church at 8416 Brewerton Rd (also called North Main St), Cicero, NY. Features Acoustic Blue and Diamond Someday. Call Kathy Kinney at 315-572-2247 for information or advance sale tickets.

April 10, 2010 - Saturday

1 and 3 pm

 
Maple Fest
- High School Auditorium, Marathon NY
(our fifth appearance here)
A tapping of maple trees, some as old as the area itself, has been a tradition in Cortland County from the days of Indian culture. Celebrate the tradition at this family oriented event. There's lots to do and lots to see. Check out their website: http://www.maplefest.org
April 18, 2010 - Sunday  


Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight:
Atlantic Flyway joins us for their second appearance on our segment....show how much we love these folks. They'll be doing an instrumental, June Apple and Kitchen Girl as well as Blue Night. Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

May 8, 2010 - Saturday

$15

 
Rolling Hills of Bluegrass Festival
Kellish Hill Farm with John Cadley and the Lost Boys, The Delaneys, Diamond Someday, Folkstrings, Gospel Way, Off the Wall, Lake Effect, Northwater and Pickup bands. Friday night, May 7, jamming in house and music barn. Camp-overs can stay in heated barn overnight with their sleeping bags or RV's. Guests may stay over Saturday night also. Call Kathy for reservations: 315-682-1578; 3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius, NY. rhbamericana.com

May 15, 2010 - Saturday
$5 (students free)

7 to 9 pm

 


Plainville UCC,
754 W Genesee Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027 Join us for this delightful evening of Bluegrass and Gospel music. This will be our first time with these folks and we are so excited to be part of this event.

May 16, 2010

 


Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Tom Meier joins us for some real old time music. A fine banjo picker and vocalist, Tom does a fascinating tune called Colfax County Jail as well as the classic, Little Sadie. Diamond Someday does the beautiful, Who Will Watch the Homeplace and our best effort at a tune with a Cajun feel, Evangeline. Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

June 13, 2010 - Sunday

12:30 pm

 
King of Kings Lutheran Church
, Liverpool, NY Private picnic: We're helping them celebrate 45 years of ministry with some good old Bluegrass gospel!

June 20, 2010 - Sunday
2 pm

 
Town of Onondaga Town Hall Gazebo - 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse NY
Our third year here...we have a wonderful time every year . It's a gorgeous setting for music. Wonderful refreshments are available also!
June 20, 2010 - Sunday  
Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show -
9 to 12 pm
Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the who
June 23, 2010 - Wednesday
7 to 9 pm
 


Liverpool Is the Place Concert Series Johnson Park in the heart of the village of Liverpool - one of the best series around! We've played here before and are really looking forward to it.

June 27, 2010 - Sunday
1 to 5 pm
 


Vintage Carnival at the Zoo
- Stroll the zoo with Diamond Someday at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park in Watertown NY. Diamond Someday will play on the main stage and at various locations throughout the zoo...what fun!

July 3, 2010 - Saturday  
Private Party
July 9, 2010 - Friday

7 pm

 
Onativia Coffee House,
6257 Dodge Road, Lafayette, NY - 7 to 9:00 PM. A mixture of gospel and bluegrass, the Coffee house is affiliated with the Onativia UM Church and has become an important venue for acoustic music. We're looking forward to sharing some tunes with these folks and would love to see some of you there!
August 1, 2010 - Sunday  
Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic
- Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY

The picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long.

August 7, 2010 - Saturday

2:30 pm

 
Vernon Center 33rd Annual Old Home Day
August 12, 2010 - Thursday

6:30 pm

 

Betsy the Barge Summer Concert Series
at Lock 20 on the Barge Canal in Marcy - 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a weekly concert series held on a barge at Lock 20. It's free; bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Our lead singer, Shirley's great grandmother spent years on the barges with her father, working the canal. Directions from Syracuse area: Take Thruway to Exit 31 in Utica. You will go under the thruway; go north on Rte. 8/12 for one or two blocks; turn left (West) on River Rd, You will see a Fastrac on the right at the corner of River Rd and Cavanaugh. It is about a mile from there on the left. The State Police is on the right and Lock 20 is on the left.
August 14, 2010 - Saturday  
11th Annual Brockway Truck Show
- 10 Main St., Cortland, NY - 11 AM to 2 PM and 6:30 pm
Our third time doing this show...we have the greatest time! The whole downtown area is closed off to celebrate Brockway Trucks which were manufactured in Cortland until the 1970's. We will be playing on a Brockway flat bed truck in the center of town, right across from the Alliance Bank www.brockwaytrucks.org . It's an incredible sight to see (and hear!) the Brockway Trucks from all over the country as they parade into the main street.What a great day this will be!
August 18, 2010 - Wednesday  
Homer Summer Concert Series - Vi
llage Green, Homer, NY - 7 to 8 pm

Our 6th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets and wonderful audiences.
August 21, 2010 - Saturday  
The Cortland East End Farmer's market

September 3, 2010

 
NY State Fair at the Grange Hall
September 10, 2010 - Saturday  


CNYBA Bluegrass Festival - at the Sandy Creek Fairgrounds, Sandy Creek, NY - Our shows are both on Friday but the festival runs both Saturday and Sunday - come jam with us!

September 18, 2010 - Saturday

7 pm

 
Trinity Community Coffee House, 98 Main St., Camden NY - 7 to 9 PM
Once again with these wonderful folks - a lovely place to spend the evening!

September 25, 2010 - Saturday

 
Cicero Parks and Recreation Fall Festival - Cicero, NY - 11 to 1 pm at the firebarn - South Bay Fire Department Field on Lake Shore Drive...a great event for the whole family!

October 23, 2010 - Saturday

6 pm

 
CNYBA Showcase: Diamond Someday Bluegrass ...celebrating their Marcellus Roots Marcellus American Legion Hall, 13 East Main St., Marcellus, Come for dinner at 6 pm (Chili and Corn Bread, split pea soup, beef and ham sandwiches and other good stuff); Concert: - 7 pm; Jamming to follow; $8.00 for the evening! Help celebrate Diamond Someday’s new CD - “Lady in Red” Bring your instruments and jam with the band.
October 24, 2010 - Sunday  


Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Diamond Someday recorded live at Homer, NY this last summer, with guest banjoist, Nick Piccininni. You'll also hear another Atlantic Flyway cut, Kentucky Waltz. Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

November 14, 2010 - Sunday
6 pm
 
Redeeming Love Fellowship Church
, 9011 State Rt. 365, Stittville, NY (between Floyd and Holland Patent). Diamond Someday along with George Stevens and High Adventure, and Nick Piccininni
November 21, 2010 - Sunday  


Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 midnight: Our segment airs at 10:30 pm. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so you'll want to listen to the whole thing.

November 27, 2010 -

7:30 to10:00 pm

 


Steeple Coffee House
at the United Church of Fayetteville, inside the Fellowship Hall, 310 East Genesee Street, Fayetteville, Entry donation ($10) includes dessert and beverage. We're excited about this new venue for us. They get top notch performers and we're proud to be part of their series. We'll be joined by our friends, "Heart Strings," who will do a few songs for us.

     
    2009 Events
January 25, 2009 - Sunday   Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Bill has graciously asked us to do one of the monthly 15 minute segments on his show. We join groups such as Bill and Maggie Anderson (from Virginia) and Joe LaMay and Sherri Reese (from Kentucky). We're really excited about this wonderful opportunity. Normally, we'll be on the third Sunday of each month. For this first January show, however, it'll be the fourth Sunday. Bill always has wonderful music on his show, plus announcements of everything that's happening in the CNY Bluegrass world, so listen to the whole thing.
February 15, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Our monthly show: Tonight we'll feature an original song written by our friend, Joy Crouch, "Lily Rose." You have to hear it...it's a wonderful song. We'll also be singing "I Wonder Where You Are Tonight," "My Walking Shoes Don't Fit Me Anymore," and that old fiddle classic, "Rubber Dolly!" Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
March 15, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Our monthly show: Tonight you'll hear the true (honest, folks!) story of how we found our yodeling fiddler, David Willson and his lovely wife, Donna...and yes, David will yodel!! We'll also do one of our liveliest tunes, "Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane," as well as "Old Chunk of Coal." Our banjo picker, Tom Burr, will do a tune you've probably never heard (unless you've heard Tom doing it), "Frog at the Mill." Listen for those frogs, folks! Tune into WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
March 29, 2009 - Sunday   Maple Fest - High School Auditorium, Marathon NY - 11 AM to 12:45 PM (our fourth appearance here)
A tapping of maple trees, some as old as the area itself, has been a tradition in Cortland County from the days of Indian culture. Celebrate the tradition at this family oriented event. There's lots to do and lots to see. Check out their website: http://www.maplefest.org
April 11, 2009 - Saturday   Burritt's Cafe - 8914 North Seneca St, Weedsport NY - 7 to 9 PM (our fourth appearance here) Burritt's is a center for music in CNY. It's also one of our favorite places to perform! Cozy and intimate, with great coffees, teas and desserts, they've expanded their seating space and widened the stage. Come and check them out!
April 19, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Our monthly show: Tonight we'll feature a couple of cuts from our upcoming CD. We'll open with "Beautiful Brown Eyes," and close with an instrumental called, "Richard's Children." Richard's Children was written especially for our reso player, Dick DeNeve, a legend in the CNY Bluegrass world. We're proud to be doing it. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
May 17 , 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Our monthly show: Tonight is a Tom T and Dixie Hall night. We'll be featuring songs by these wonderful entertainers and supporters of Bluegrass. Did you know that Tom and Dixie have willed all the royalties from their songs to IBMA. What a legacy. Bill's show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
May 23 , 2009 - Saturday   Burritt's Cafe - 8914 North Seneca St, Weedsport NY - 7 to 9 PM Wow, two times at Burritt's Cafe this spring! We're so fortunate. Burritt's is a center for music in CNY. It's also one of our favorite places to perform! Cozy and intimate, with great coffees, teas and desserts, they've expanded their seating space and widened the stage. Come and check them out!
June13, 2009   2nd Annual Gospel Fest: A full day of Gospel Music featuring: Gospel Way, Diamond Someday, the Ingersoll Family Band, Lake Effect Bluegrass, the Fuhrmans, Tri County Bluegrass, Father John, & others. Jamming encouraged after last performance. Plenty of areas on the farm for jamming. Food vendors 12 PM to 4 PM Contact: Carol Beckwith 315-430-6842
June 21, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - 9 to 12 pm
Our monthly show: This will be our Brockway Truck show. Brockway trucks were produced for many years down in Cortland, NY. They were special and now, yearly, folks get together in August (the 8th, this year) and show off their Brockway treasures. We'll be playing there again this year. We've learned several truckin' songs (like Diesel on My Tail and Give Me Forty Acres to Turn This Rig Around) especially for the Brockway show and we'll be doing a few of them on Bill's show which airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
June 26 - 28, 2009  

Madrid Bluegrass Festival - Madrid, NY For many Bluegrassers, this is a favorite festival, with good reason. They have great groups, a wonderful audience, and an absolutely beautiful spot on the Grasse River in Madrid. Last year, I looked up while we were singing on stage and saw a Great Blue Heron rising up off the river...an incredible sight. Features Junior Sisk and Rambler's Choice, Digger Davis (from Texas), and our own Diamond Someday; Go to their website for more information or call Les Haas at 315-322-4093

July 9, 2009 - Thursday   Cicero Parks and Recreation Summer Concert - Williams Park on Lakeshore Drive - 6 to 8 pm - we were supposed to perform here last year but got rained out! We're looking forward to another chance. Come join us as we do our reverse rain dance.
July 19, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show: Our monthly show: Diamond Someday will be doing some of their standard tunes and will feature a guest: John Brutcher, singing a Doc Williams tune, Willy Roy. John is a big fan of John Duffy (with good reason!), who performed this song with the Seldom Scene. The show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
July 26, 2009 - Sunday   Town Of Onondaga - Town Hall, 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse NY - 5 to 7 PM
Our second year here...we had a wonderful time last year. It's a gorgeous setting for music. Wonderful refreshments are available also! In case of rain, we'll be in St. Michael's Parish Center, near the town hall (4782 West Seneca Turnpike).
August 1, 2009 - Saturday   Praisin' in the Sun at the Pennellville United Methodist Church, 389 County Route 54, Pennellville, NY from noon to 9 pm. Diamond Someday will be playing from 1 to 3 pm. Then it will be the Atkinson Family! We're thrilled to be joining them. Also appearing will be the Tired Hands String Band, Dennis Shortslef, Les and Linda Green. Chris McCabe, and Diana Gardiner. Says Pastor Connie: "Music does indeed have magical and miraculous charms to add to anyone's daily life. And some of us wholeheartedly believe that we need music in order to survive. Spiritually speaking, music is simply good for the soul!"
August 2, 2009 - Sunday   Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY
The picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long.
August 5, 2009 - Wednesday  

Meridian Park Gazebo - Main St (3078 State Rt. 370) right next to Post Office., Meridian, NY 7 pm: We'll play in the Gazebo, but move inside in case of rain. Check out their website at: www.flls.org/cato

August 7, 2009 - Friday   Open Gate Coffee House - 7627 North State St, Lowville NY - 7 PM
August 8, 2009 - Saturday   10th Annual Brockway Truck Show - 10 Main St., Cortland, NY - 11 AM to 2 PM and 6:30 pm We did this show last year and had the greatest time! The whole downtown area is closed off to celebrate Brockway Trucks which were manufactured in Cortland until the 1970's. We will be playing on a Brockway flat bed truck in the center of town, right across from the Alliance Bank www.brockwaytrucks.org . It's an incredible sight to see (and hear!) the Brockway Trucks from all over the country as they parade into the main street. We'll also be playing at their barbeque at 6:30 pm at the Brockway Truck Museum. What a great day this will be!
August 13, 2009 - Thursday  
Betsy the Barge Summer Concert Series at Lock 20 on the Barge Canal in Marcy - 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a weekly concert series held on a barge at Lock 20. It's free; bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Our lead singer, Shirley's great grandmother spent years on the barges with her father, working the canal. Directions from Syracuse area: Take Thruway to Exit 31 in Utica. You will go under the thruway; go north on Rte. 8/12 for one or two blocks; turn left (West) on River Rd, You will see a Fastrac on the right at the corner of River Rd and Cavanaugh. It is about a mile from there on the left. The State Police is on the right and Lock 20 is on the left.
August 15, 2009  

Rolling Hills of Bluegrass-Americana Festival - Kellish Farm in Pompey NY Along with Atlantic Flyway, John Cadley and the Lost Boys, Folkstrings, Lake Effect Bluegrass, Off the Wall and the New North Country Troubadours. Bob Hayden and Kathy Kellish will be the emcees. Jamming areas available all day. Food service on site with their great chicken BBQ. Rough camping will be available. Saturday: 10 am (gates open at 9 am) Tickets: $20.00.

August 16, 2009 - Sunday  

Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show: Our monthly show: This month is dedicated to Love of the Mountains...of home, of family, of heritage. Dick Satterly, President of the Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association will be our guest. He'll share a song he's written about a covered bridge recently built in Boonville and also, Homestead on the Farm. The show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.

August 19, 2009 - Wednesday   Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green, Homer, NY - 7 to 8 pm
Our 5th year! We love playing here - great gazebo, beautiful sunsets and wonderful audiences.
August 22, 2009   Dryden United Methodist Church, Dryden, NY - 4 PM This will be an outdoor event but can be moved inside in case of rain. Our second year here...we loved it last year. We'll help celebrate the pastor's wedding! There are some good Bluegrass love songs...they're not all about sadness and murder!
September 4, 2009 - Friday   New York State Fair Grange Hall : half hour sets at noon, 2 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm. We've played at the Fair several times, but not at the Grange Hall. We're excited about this venue for us. Come and join us!!
September 13, 2009 - Sunday   Westcott Community Cultural Fair - 1:30 PM on the Taps Stage; one 45 min set.The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is an annual, one-day celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of the Westcott neighborhood through its culture, visual and performing arts, food, service organizations, and activities geared to families and university students returning to the neighborhood. The fair attracts more than 8,000 people annually to the Westcott Business District in mid-September for a day filled with great sounds, sights, tastes and more
September 18, 2009 -  Friday -     Onativia Coffee House, 6257 Dodge Road, Lafayette, NY - 7 to 9:00 PM. A mixture of gospel and bluegrass, the Coffee house is affiliated with the Onativia UM Church and is an upcoming coffee house that has already had some big name groups in its one year history. We're looking forward to sharing some tunes with these folks and would love to see some of you there!
September 19, 2009 - Saturday   Annual Potato Fest - Savannah NY - Noon - 4 PM This will be our second performance at this exciting three day event! Camping with electricity is available. The festival grounds are on the West side of Savannah NY on Route 31. For more information contact the Savannah Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 66,  Savannah, N.Y. 13146, 315-365-3189, or go to their website
September 20, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show: Our monthly shown featuring Atlantic Flyway with Andrea Asprelli, Jason Borisoff and Bob Elfenbein. They do a wonderful version of Why You Been Gone So Long and Bill Monroe's Scotland (with twin fiddles)! The show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org. The Diamond Someday segment airs at 10:30 pm.
September 26, 2009 - Saturday   Cicero Parks and Recreation Fall Festival - Cicero, NY - 11 to 1 pm at the firebarn - South Bay Fire Department Field on Lake Shore Drive...a great event for the whole family!
October 4, 2009 - Sunday   Amberations Fall Festival - 2345 Amber Rd, Marietta, NY - 1 to 5 pm Free admission: Diamond Someday will share the stage with other great musicians from the area. Amberations is a fascinating place designed to provide opportunities for mentally and physically challenged people to positively interact with the natural environment...go to their website to learn more. Map
October 18, 2009 - Sunday   Eastwood Neighborhood Fund Raiser Race: 11 am to 12:30 pm- Sunnycrest Park in Syracuse (next to Henniger High School). Come help us cheer on the runners! Go here for a brochure about the race.
October 18, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show: Our monthly show: The show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
October 25, 2009 - Sunday   Fall Harvest Celebration at the Critz Farm: 3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia, NY- 1 to 4 PM - This is going to be fun for the whole family with an Elephan-Tastic Zoo Maze, cider mill, petting zoo, hayrides, lots of fall decorating supplies and live music (that's us if we don't get lost in the maze)! For more information, call 800-442-3225 or email info@critzfarms.com, or go to their website: Critzfarms.com. This event depends on the weather. If in doubt, give them a call.
November 15, 2009 - Sunday   Benefit for the preservation of Willard Chapel : 17 Nelson St. Auburn NY, 2 pm - Come and hear some great music and support the Willard Chapel, an extremely rare example of the work of Louis C. Tiffany and Tiffany Glass and Decoration Co. It is the only complete and unaltered Tiffany chapel known to exist...a treasure for Central New York.

November 15, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show: Our monthly show: The show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.
December 20, 2009 - Sunday   Diamond Someday on the Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show: Our monthly show: The show airs Sundays, from 9 pm to midnight (EST) over WCNY-FM (91.3) Syracuse, WUNY (89.5) Utica, WJNY (90.9) Watertown NY, and on the web at: www.wcny.org.

 

Past Events - 2008

March 29, 2008 - Saturday Pleasant Meadows Baptist Church - Evans Mills NY - 7 to 9 PM (our fourth appearance here)
Folks up here enjoy a good Bluegrass show...they love to sing along and would welcome guests to share the performance!

April 6, 2008 - Sunday Maple Fest - High School Auditorium, Marathon NY - 11 AM to 12:45 PM (our third appearance here)
A tapping of maple trees,
some as old as the area itself, has been a tradition in Cortland County from the days of Indian culture. Celebrate the tradition at this family oriented event. There's lots to do and lots to see. Check out their website: http://www.maplefest.org

May 4 , 2008 - Sunday Wacky Wyatt's - 6 Mechanic St. (just off Rt. 31) Baldwinsville NY - with the Delaney Brothers - 2 to 5 PM This event will help raise money for the Central New York Bluegrass Festival so we'll be able to have a festival in 2009! Help keep acoustic old time and bluegrass music alive and have a wonderful time, folks! Click here for directions

June 7, 2008 - Saturday Burritt's Cafe - 8914 North Seneca St, Weedsport NY - 7 to 9 PM (our third appearance here) Burritt's is rapidly becoming a center for music in CNY. It's also becoming one of our favorite places to perform! Cozy and intimate, with great coffees, teas and desserts. They've expanded their seating space and widened the stage. Come and check them out!

June 8, 2008 - Sunday Brewerton United Methodist Church - Brewerton NY - 6 PM (our fourth appearance here) All are welcome to attend. The church is located at 5395 Orange Port Rd
The Brewerton folks will always make you welcome. They are a great audience and it's handy to the whole Syracuse area.

June 14, 2008 - Saturday Casowasco Camps and Retreat Center Open House - 158 Casowasco Drive, Moravia NY - 2:30 PM
We will help them celebrate the opening of the 2008 summer camping season. Folks will be checking out the facilities, but everyone is welcome.

June 18, 2008 - Wednesday Redeeming Love Fellowship Church Concert - at the Village Park Bandstand in Holland Patent, NY - 7:00 PM This will be a gospel show and will include the wonderful Lindsay Family all the way from Kentucky...doesn't get any better than this! The Village Park is on Rt. 365 in Holland Patent (map). In case of rain, the event will be held in the Middle School, also on Rt. 365 in Holland Patent.

June 21, 2008 - Saturday Town of Cayuga - at Harris Park in Cayuga NY - 4 - 6 PM
We had a wonderful time here last year. It was a gorgeous sunny day on a beautiful lake with a wonderful audience! Click here for location.

June 22, 2008 - Sunday Cornerstone Christian Fellowship First Annual Bluegrass Gospel Festival - 1156 County Route 23, South Edwards NY - 12 noon and 2 PM
We're excited...a brand new festival...let's give them all the support we can!

June 29, 2008 - Sunday 18th Annual Madrid River Bluegrass Festival - Madrid NY - 10:50 AM and 3:00 PM
We're really excited about this one. It's our first time performing in Madrid. Try to attend the whole weekend. This is a durn good festival!

July 13, 2008- Sunday Christian Community Church - Central Square - NY Community Center - 1 to 3 PM Definitely open to the public, we'll be playing at the park pavillion across from Reymore Chevrolet Sales, 746 North Main St. in Central Square. Joni Conley will be doing "Amazing Grace" with us!

July 18 - 20, 2008 Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Festival - Westernville NY - 6 PM on Saturday and 10 AM on Sunday (our third appearance here)The best people in the world work hard on this festival. It was one of the high points of the summer for us last year and we expect the same this year! So many great CNY Bluegrass groups to see and hear!

July 23, 2008- Wednesday Central Square Summer Concert Series - Central Square - 7 to 9 PM. Our second appearance in this series. The park pavillion is right across the street from Reymore Chevrolet Sales, 746 North Main St in Central Square.

July 24, 2008- Thursday Cicero Parks and Recreation - Cicero, NY at Williams Park - 6 to 8 PM on Lakeshore Drive, on the lake, just down from the Fire Station. Music on the water, what could be better? Come join us.

July 31, 2008 - Thursday Eden Corn Festival - Eden NY - 7:00 to 10:00 Hang on to your hats, this is going to be some weekend for us! And, we'll love every minute of it. Come and join in all the fun.

August 1, 2008 - Friday Open Gate Coffee House - 7627 North State St, Lowville NY - 7 PM
We've heard great things about this coffee house and are really looking forward to it. Come and join us! For information go to their website

August 2, 2008 - Saturday Bluegrass Benefit Festival for Vera House - Apple Valley Lafayette NY
This is an all weekend event though we'll be playing on Saturday only. Look for us at 11 AM and 4 PM. For more information, go the CNYBA website.

August 3, 2008 - Sunday Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY
The picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long...Diamond Someday plays at 3:15...plus the greatest parking lot jamming around...this will be our fourth year. Another high point for us. We feel honored to be a part of it.

August 9, 2008 - Saturday 9th Annual Brockway Truck Show - 10 Main St., Cortland, NY - 11 AM to 2 PM This show celebrates Brockway trucks which closed its manufacturing facilities in the 1970's. We will be playing on a Brockway flat bed truck in the center of town, right across from the Alliance Bank www.brockwaytrucks.org

August 13, 2008 - Wednesday Wayne County Fair - Palmyra NY Fairgrounds - 8 to 11 PM - Go to their website for more information. A new one for us that promises to be great! Aren't county fairs always wonderful?...True Americana

August 15 - 16, 2008 - Friday and Saturday Rolling Hills Bluegrass-Americana Festival - Kellish Farm in Pompey NY - 1 PM and 7 PM Bands will be performing on Saturday, beginning 10 AM. Join us, along with the Delaney Brothers, Blue Lightning and others. This is the second annual festival at the farm...we were at the first! There will be a square dance in the evening...what fun! You can't ask for a more beautiful place to enjoy some good music! From Route 20, turn north on Pompey Center road. It's just up the road a piece, on the right. Our own banjo picker, Tom Burr, will be the MC!

August 17, 2008 - Sunday Town Of Onondaga - Town Hall, 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse NY - 2 to 4 PM Watch for more information

August 20, 2008 - Wednesday Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green, Homer NY - 7 to 8 PM 4th year! We love playing here - great gazebo and wonderful audiences.

August 24, 2008 - Sunday Clayton Opera House - Clayton NY - 4 PM
We're very excited about playing here for the second time. The Thousand Islands area is incredibly beautiful and the Opera House is magnificent!

September 5, 2008 - Friday Dryden United Methodist Church - 2 North St., Dryden NY - 7 to 9 PM
Another first for us and the Dryden UMC. We'll be playing outdoors, but the event will move indoors in case of rain.

September 14, 2008 - Sunday New Haven United Methodist Church - New Haven NY - 7 to 9 PM
Our fourth time with this congregation!!...one of our most enthusiastic audiences. Everyone is welcome. The church is on the south side of Rt 104, in the middle of town.

September 20, 2008 - Saturday Trinity Community Coffee House - 98 Main St., Camden NY - 7 to 9 PM
Once again with these wonderful folks - a lovely place to spend the evening! Our show will kick off their fall Cofffee House season in the Parish House. >>map

September 21, 2008 - Sunday Dugway United Methodist Church - Route 104 (East of Route 81), Dugway NY - 3 PM
We'll be sharing the stage with Lake Effect, another wonderful Central New York group. Folks at the Dugway Church are enthusiastic and welcoming. Come join us. We always have a great time.

September 27, 2008 - Saturday Cicero Parks and Recreation Fall Festival - Cicero, NY - 10 AM to Noon at the firebarn - South Bay Fire Department Field on Lake Shore Drive...a great event for the whole family!

September 27, 2008 - Saturday Comin' Home - Kellish Farm in Pompey Center, NY - 6 PM to 9:30 PM Diamond Someday and Folk Strings. Finale at 9:00 with the two bands on the stage together. Admission $7 - From Route 20, turn north on Pompey Center road. It's just up the road a piece, on the right.

September 28, 2008 - Sunday - Fall at the Critz Farm - 3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia, NY- 1 to 4 PM - This is going to be fun for the whole family with a corn maze, petting zoo, hayrides, lots of fall decorating supplies and live music (that's us if we don't get lost in the maze)! For more information, call 800-442-3225 or email info@critzfarms.com.

October 4, 2008 - Saturday - Camp Aldersgate Adirondack Experience - Brantingham, NY - 4 to 6 PM - This part of the weekend is open to the public. The event is part of an exciting, all weekend event at Camp Aldersgate. Come and enjoy a wonderful fall weekend in the foothills of the Adirondacks or just join us for our concert. We'll have a link to a brochure as soon as it is ready. Diamond Someday will perform some traditional French-Canadian fiddle tunes, well known in the logging camps, and some other Adirondack songs, as well as our usual Bluegrass fare.

October 5, 2008 - Sunday - Amberations Fall Festival - 2345 Amber Rd, Marietta, NY - 1 to 5 PM - Free admission: Diamond Someday will share the stage with other great musicians from the area. Amberations is a fascinating place designed to provide opportunities for mentally and physically challenged people to positively interact with the natural environment...go to their website to learn more. Map

October 11, 2008 - Saturday - Marcellus Bluegrass partners with the Central New York Bluegrass Association to present an evening of Bluegrass - United Methodist Church, Main St., Marcellus, NY - The Abrams-Burtch Connection from Ontario and Diamond Someday share the stage. There will be a church dinner offered before the performance. Tickets for the performance are $15...dinner is $8. Check http://cnyba.com for more details.

November 2, 2008 - Sunday - Jammin' for Joy - CNYBA benefit for Joy Crouch - Wacky Wyatt's in Baldwinsville, NY - 1 to 5 pm - 85 East Genesee St - We will join many other musicians in jamming and entertaining at this benefit for our dear friend and fellow jammer, as well as a fine singer and songwriter. There will be raffles, music food and lots of jamming. Admission is $15.

 

2007 Schedule

February 17, 2007- Saturday - The Hiding Place Coffee House - Church on the Rock, 211 Genesee St, Chittenango NY 7:30 PM

February 23 - 25, 2007 - Band Retreat Weekend

March 25, 2007 - Sunday - Maple Fest - High School Gym, Marathon NY 11 AM to 1 PM (our second appearance here)
Check out their website: http://www.maplefest.org

April 7, 2007 - Saturday - Larry Hoyt and Friends - An Acoustic Variety Show - Jazz Central Theater at 441 East Washington St., Syracuse NY - 8 PM
Larry Hoyt with Diamond Someday, John Cadley, Joanne Perry, Dana Cooke, Rush Tattered (aka Russ Tarby) and others

April 15, 2007 - Sunday - Westernville Family Cafe - Westernville United Methodist Church, Westernville NY 6 to 8 PM (could this be our fourth appearance? Yes!)
The Cafe is at 9251 Main St in Westernville; the church phone number is 315-337-5718. Come and enjoy the fellowship and cozy fire.

April 20, 2007 - Friday - Burritt's Cafe - 8914 North Seneca St, Weedsport NY 7 to 9 PM (our second appearance here)Burritt's is rapidly becoming a center for music in CNY. It's also becoming one of our favorite places to perform! Cozy and intimate, with great coffees, teas and des serts.

June 9, 2007 - Saturday - Pleasant Meadows Baptist Church - Evans Mills NY - 7 to 9 PM (our third appearance here) Folks up here enjoy a good Bluegrass show...they love to sing along and would welcome guests to share the performance!

June 10, 2007 - Sunday - Brewerton United Methodist Church - Brewerton NY - 6 PM (our third appearance here) All are welcome to attend. The church is located at 5395 Orange Port Rd The Brewerton folks will always make you welcome. They are a great audience and it's handy to the whole Syracuse area.

June 13, 2007 - Wednesday - Liverpool Johnson Park - Liverpool NY - 7 to 9 PM
We've played in Liverpool before-wonderful folks there. The location is outdoors right in the heart of town. Please join us for this one! Rain date is the 14th.

June 15, 2007 - Friday - Morning Star Cafe - 127 North Prospect St, Herkimer, NY at the United Methodist Church - 7 to 9 PM (our second appearance here)
Outdoors, under the stars, wonderful sound system, and some of the best folks you'll ever meet. We really had a good time here last year.

July 4, 2007- Wednesday - Cuyler Community 4th of July Celebration - Cuyler, NY - 2 to 4 PM
The music will start at 12 noon, with Gospel Way. This should be fun!!

July 8, 2007- Sunday - St. Andrews American Anglican Church Picnic- Marcellus, NY at the Marcellus Town Park - 1 to 2 PM The picnic starts at noon and we'll play following the meal.

July 12, 2007- Thursday - Camden Summer Concert Series - Camden, NY at the Camden Village Park between Route 13 and 69 - 7 to 9 PM
This is a new one for us and we're looking forward to it. We love doing the Summer Concerts in the parks. Come and join in.

July 21, 2007- Saturday - Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Festival - Westernville NY (our second appearance here) 11 AM and 5 PM The best people in the world work hard on this festival. It was one of the high points of the summer for us last year and we expect the same this year! So many great CNY Bluegrass groups to see and hear!

August 4, 2007 - Saturday - Cayuga Village Hall - Cayuga, NY - 12:30 - 1:30

August 5, 2007 - Sunday - Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic - Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY
The picnic runs from 10 - 6 with great music all day long...plus the greatest parking lot jamming around...this will be our third year. Another high point for us. We feel honored to be a part of it.

August 10, 2007 - Friday - Mulberries Coffee House - Phoenix NY ( 219 County Route 57 at 3 Rivers Plaza) - 7 to 9 PM
We've heard great things about this coffee house and are really looking forward to it. Come and join us! For information, call
(315)695-5369

August 11, 2007 - Saturday - Delta Lake Campground - private We wish you could come to this one...it's going to be a lot of fun. We'll be doing Bluegrass Traditional and Gospel and, to fit the theme, a little old time cowboy music (Home on the Range, anyone?).

August 15, 2007 - Wednesday - Manlius Summer Concert Series - 1 Arkie Albanese Ave, Manlius NY - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Another first for us...we're looking forward to making new friends!

August 22, 2007 - Wednesday - Homer Summer Concert Series - Village Green, Homer NY - 7 - 8 PM 3rd year! We love playing here - great gazebo and wonderful audiences.

August 25, 2007 - Saturday - Bluegrass Ramble Radio Show - NY State Fairgrounds, Syracuse NY - 11 AM for 1 hour. Come and stay until 2 PM. We'll be sharing the stage with two other groups. Bill Knowlton is the host! The show will be taped and broadcast on his regular Sunday Evening Bluegrass Ramble Show. We've played twice at the State Fair and are really looking forward to this one.

August 26, 2007 - Sunday - Clayton Opera House - Clayton NY - 4 PM We're very excited about playing here. The Thousand Islands area is incredibly beautiful and they've done wonders with the Opera House!

September 14, 2007 - Friday - New Haven United Methodist Church - New Haven NY - 7 to 9 PM Our third time with this congregation...one of our most enthusiastic audiences. Everyone is welcome. The church is on the south side of Rt 104, in the middle of town.

September 15, 2007 - Saturday - Kellish Farm Bluegrass - Pompey NY - 1 PM - One of our favorite places...we often go to the Sunday jams here. You can't ask for a more beautiful place to enjoy some good music! From Route 20, turn north on Pompey Center road. It's just up the road a piece, on the right.

September 15, 2007 - Saturday - Trinity Coffee House - Camden NY - 7 to 9 PM - Another first for us. We're eager to play for this bunch! can you tell that we love what we do...sharing Bluegrass!

September 16 , 2007 - Sunday - Westernville Family Cafe - Westernville United Methodist Church, Westernville NY 6 to 8 PM (could this be our fourth appearance? Yes!) We had to cancel the April date because of snow! We'll make up for it now. The Cafe is at 9251 Main St in Westernville; the church phone number is 315-337-5718. Come and enjoy the fellowship and, if it's cool enough, a cozy fire.

September 22, 2007 - Saturday - Annual Potato Fest - Savannah NY - Noon - 4 PM We plan on attending a lot of this three day exciting event! Camping with electricity is available. The festival grounds are on the West side of Savannah NY on Route 31. For more information contact the Savannah Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 66,  Savannah, N.Y. 13146

September 23, 2007 - Sunday - Fall Harvest Celebration at the Critz Farms - 3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia NY - 1 - 4 PM - This is going to be fun for the whole family with a corn maze, petting zoo, hayrides, lots of fall decorating supplies and live music (that's us if we don't get lost in the maze)! For more information, call 800-442-3225 or email info@critzfarms.com.

September 29, 2007 - Saturday - Cicero Parks and Recreation Fall Festival - Cicero NY - South Bay Fire Department field on Lake Shore Drive - 1 to 2:30 PM

October 7, 2007 - Sunday - Amberations Fall Festival - 2345 Amber Rd, Marietta, NY - 1 to 5 PM - Free admission: Diamond Someday goes on at 3:40 but be sure to get there at 1 PM for Harvey Nusbaum and Friends, followed by the Kambuyu Marimba Ensemble (dance music from Zimbabwe). We're really eager to see all these folks. Amberations is a fascinating place designed to provide opportunities for mentally and physically challenged people to positively interact with the natural environment...go to their website to learn more. Map

November 20, 2007 -Tuesday - Van Dyne County Home - Syracuse, NY - 7 to 8:45 PM

November 24 2007 - Saturday - MVBGA 2008 Festival Fundraiser Coffee House Concert - Yaworski's Restaurant, 5345 Lee Center Taberg Rd., Lee Center, NY - 7 PM Diamond Someday will be sharing the stage with the Delaney Brothers and the Nearly Brothers. Tickets are $12 (Advanced Sales and MVBGA members) and $15 at the door. Go to their website (MVBGA.com) for more information. We consider the wonderful folks of the MVBGA to be good friends and are more than happy to be participating in this event!

2006 Events

February 19, 2006 - Sunday - Westernville Family Coffeehouse - Westernville - 6 to 8 PM

April 2, 2006- Sunday - Maple Fest - Marathon NY 11 AM - 1 PM. For directions and more information go to www.maplefest.org

May 13, 2006 - Saturday - Run for the Cure - Susan G. Komen Foundation NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY - 8:30am -12:00pm

June 4, 2006 - Sunday - Common Threads Live Radio Show with Larry Hoyt - 3 PM WAER Jazz 88 Syracuse NY

June 11, 2006 - Sunday - Syracuse Erwin UMC - 920 Euclid Ave, Syracuse NY 12:30 PM

June 11, 2006 - Sunday - Brewerton UMC - 5395 Orangeport Road, Brewerton NY - 6 - 8 PM (315-668-3999)

June 17, 2006 - Saturday - Pompey Field Days - Henneberry Road, Pompey - 12:30 to 2:30 PM

June 17, 2006 - Saturday - Cicero UMC - 8416 North Main St, Cicero NY - 7 PM (315-699-2731)

June 24, 2006 - Saturday - Rolling Hills of Bluegrass - Kellish Farm - Pompey Center Road, Pompey, NY - 2 to 4 PM

June 25, 2006 - Sunday - Fabius Baptist Church - Fabius NY - 11 AM to noon

July 21 - 22, 2006 - Friday - Saturday - Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Festival - Erie Canal Village; Rome NY 6 PM on Friday; 2 and 7 PM on Saturday

July 29, 2006 - Saturday - Apple Valley UMC - 2 - 4 PM 7 miles South from Route 173 on Valley Drive

August 2, 2006 - Wednesday - Homer Summer Concert Series - Homer NY 7 - 8 PM at the Homer Village Green

August 3-6 2006 Thursday - Sunday - Apple Valley Bluegrass Festival

August 6, 2006 - Sunday - Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY (The picnic runs from 10 - 6)

August 9, 2006 - Wednesday - Central Square Summer Concert Series - Central Square NY 6 - 8 PM

August 11, 2006 - Friday - Delphi Falls United Baptist Church on the Oran Delphi Road 7 to 9 PM

August 18, 2006 - Friday - Morning Star Cafe - Ilion NY - 6 PM

September 14, 2006 - Thursday - Robinson Memorial Church - Westvale NY - 7 PM

September 18, 2006 - Monday - Live Radio WVOA - Syracuse NY 8 - 9 PM

September 17, 2006 - Sunday - Dugway UMC - Route 104, Dugway NY - 6 PM

September 20, 2006 - Wednesday - Henderson Harbor - Private party - 8 PM

September 30, 2006 - Saturday - Private Wedding - 2 PM

October 21, 2006 - Saturday - Pleasant Meadow Baptist Church - 7 - 9 PM

November 4, 2006 - Saturday - Burritt's Cafe - 8914 North Seneca St, Weedsport NY 7 - 9 PM

November18, 2006 - Saturday - Syracuse: Rockefeller UMC - 350 Nottingham Road, Syracuse, NY - 7 - 9 PM


2005 Events

May 7, 2005 - Saturday - Run for the Cure - Susan G. Komen Foundation, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY - 8:30am -11:30am

May 15, 2005 - Sunday - Westernville United Methodist Church Cafe, Westernville, NY - 6:00 - 8:00 pm

June 5, 2005 - Sunday - ABL (Adirondack Bluegrass League) Roundup , Hudson Falls, NY - 11 AM and 3 PM

June 6, 2005 - Monday - Live Radio Show - 8 PM - 93.3, 96.5, 101.5 (Utica) and 103.9 FM (Interview and live music!)

June 10, 2005 - Friday - Cornerstone Coffee House - 9 - 11 PM - located in the Trinity Lutheran Church on Swansea Dr.

June 11, 2005 - Saturday - Private Party

June 19, 2005 - Nexus31 at the Brewerton United Methodist Church, Brewerton, NY

July 1, 2005 - Pompey Historical Society, Pompey, NY - 7:30 - 8:30 pm

July 15, 2005 - Friday - Cornerstone West Coffeehouse, The Free Methodist Church in Fairmont on Route 173, Camillus, NY

July 16, 2005 - Saturday - Carthage Community Fest - Sponsored by the Calvary Assembly of God Church, Carthage Athletic Field, Carthage, NY

August 3, 2005 - Wednesday - Homer Summer Concert Series, Homer, NY - 7-8 pm, at the Homer Village Green

August 6, 2005, Saturday - Common Ground Coffee House, Cazenovia, NY; 8 - 10 pm

August 7, 2005 - Sunday - Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble Picnic at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York, NY Diamond Someday plays at 3 pm (The picnic runs from 10 - 6)

August 27, 2005 - Sat - Bill Knowlton's Bluegrass Ramble at the State Fair, Radio show - 11am - 2 pm; Diamond Someday plays at 12 noon - International Food Pavilion. The show will be taped and then aired on Bill's radio show (9 p.m. to midnight on WCNY-FM 91.3) Sunday night.

September 9 - 10, 2005 - Fri - Sat - Bluegrass by the Lake Festival, Rome, PA - Friday at 8:00 pm and Saturday at 2:00 pm Pine Cradle Lake Family Campground
PO Box 113 • Rome, PA 18837 - Phone: (570) 247-2424

September 18, 2005 - Sunday - Catskill Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Rondout Valley Camping Resort, Stone Ridge, NY - the festival runs from Friday, September 16 thru Sunday, September 18. Diamond Someday will be playing on September 18 - A gospel set in the morning and a regular afternoon set. Times will be announced later.

September 24, 2005 - Sat - The Barns of Onondaga County Tour, Town of Onondaga Historical Society at the DeRosa Farm on Pleasant Valley Road -- follow W Seneca Turnpike through Onondaga Hill toward Marcellus. At Kasson Road, turn left. Go to the bottom of the hill, and at the intersection with Pleasant Valley Road, turn right. The DeRosa barn is 3-4 minutes up the road.) - 10 am

September 25, 2005 - Sunday - Liverpool United Methodist Church, 604 Oswego Rd (Rt 57), Liverpool, NY - 6 pm

October 16, 2005 Sunday - Dugway United Methodist Church, Dugway, NY - 6 pm - 2 sets. Take exit 34 off Route 81, turn right at exit- church is on left about 2 miles. Contact Ed Bennett 315-298-5410 or the church at 315-298-4742

October 22, 2005 Saturday - Pleasant Meadows Baptist Church Coffee House, Evans Mills, NY; 7 - 9 pm


2004 Events


February 21, 2004 - Saturday - Common Ground Coffee House - Cazenovia, NY

May 8, 2004 - Saturday - Run for the Cure - Susan G. Komen Foundation NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY - 8:30am -12:00pm

June 5, 2004 - Saturday - ABL Annual Roundup Benefit, Hudson Falls, NY

June 13, 2004 - Sunday - Westernville United Methodist Church Cafe, Westernville, NY

July 17, 2004 - Saturday - Lorenzo Driving Event, Cazenovia, NY - Two shows: 12 Noon - 1:00pm and 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

July 24-25, 2004 - Sat - Sun - Rick and Carol's Bluegrass Festival, Ft. Ann, NY - Saturday, 3:30 pm and 11:00 pm; Sunday, 11:00 am (20 minute gospel set) and 2:15 pm

July 28, 2004 Horseheads United Methodist Church Community Music Festival, Horseheads, NY - 8:15 pm

July 29-30, 2004 - CNYBA Apple Valley Bluegrass Festival, Lafayette, NY - Thursday, 6:00 pm; Friday, 2:00 pm

July 30, 2004 - Friday - Pompey Historical Society, Pompey, NY - 7:00 - 8:00 pm

August 11, 2004 - Sunday - Fayetteville United Methodist Church Family Fun Fest, 601 East Genesee St.,Fayetteville, NY 13066 - 7:00 to 9:00 pm (Diamond Someday at 8 pm)

August 19, 2004 - Thursday - Vineyards East Evangelical Church/Temple Beth El, Dewitt, NY - 6:30 pm, 5205 Jamesville Rd. Dewitt 13214

August 21, 2004 - Saturday - Florence UMC Community Day, Florence, NY - 3:00 pm

August 21, 2004 - Saturday - Boonville Woodsmen Field Days - in the village park - 7:30 pm - immediately following the beard contest!

August 22, 2004 - Sunday - Old Forge Artist Series, Old Forge, NY - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

September 4, 2004 - Saturday - New York State Fair, Syracuse, NY - Performances at 5 and 7 PM - International Pavillion

September 4, 2004 - Saturday - Private wedding, Camp Brockway, Pompey, NY - 1:00 PM

October 8, 2004 - Friday - Cornerstone Coffee House - 9 PM (2 sets) - located in the Trinity Lutheran Church on Swansea Dr.

October 10, 2004 - Sunday - Westernville United Methodist Church Cafe, Westernville, NY - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October 17, 2004 - Sunday - New Haven United Methodist Church, New Haven, NY - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

November 15, 2004 - Sunday - Live Radio Show - 8 PM - 93.3, 96.5, 101.5 (Utica) and 103.9 FM (Interview and live music!)

December 4, 2004 - Saturday - Harvest House, Liverpool, NY - 4:00 pm

 

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