The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Finger Lakes Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:27:00 GMT Three More Shows Join Headliner Lineup at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Three-More-Shows-Join-Headliner-Lineup-at-Xerox-Rochester-International-Jazz-Festival/8063/ 9-time GRAMMY® Winner Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, "WHEELS OF SOUL" Summer Tour 2015 featuring Tedeschi Trucks Band + Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and The Steep Canyon Rangers Tickets for all 3 shows on Sale Friday February 27 at 10AM Rochester N.Y. - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced three more headliner shows for the nine-day 14th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 19-27. Trumpet legend Herb Alpert and Lani Hall; WHEELS OF SOUL - Summer Tour 2015 with Tedeschi Trucks Band and very special guests Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings plus Doyle Bramhall II, and the Steep Canyon Rangers join previously announced headliners Diana Krall, Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark Jr. The Steep Canyon Rangers previously played at XRIJF with Steve Martin at four sold-out shows. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Three-More-Shows-Join-Headliner-Lineup-at-Xerox-Rochester-International-Jazz-Festival/8063/ MEDIA ALERT: Destiny USA’s Winter Fun Day Pass Extended http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/MEDIA-ALERT-Destiny-USA-s-Winter-Fun-Day-Pass-Extended/8053/ Destiny USA's Day Pass allows families to play at four entertainment venues for one low price The pass will now be redeemable until March 21st   Syracuse, N.Y. - Destiny USA's Winter Fun Day Pass is now redeemable until Saturday, March 21st. The three week extension from its original end date of February 28 will allow guests to utilize the 24 hour pass and enjoy a fun-filled day at Destiny USA's entertainment venues, while saving money. The Winter Fun Day Pass allows guests to receive admission into four of 11 participating entertainment venues at one low cost. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/MEDIA-ALERT-Destiny-USA-s-Winter-Fun-Day-Pass-Extended/8053/ MEDIA ALERT: Country duo, Love & Theft to perform at Toby Keith’s http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/MEDIA-ALERT-Country-duo-Love-Theft-to-perform-at-Toby-Keith-s/8052/ Syracuse, N.Y. - Country crooners Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson made their chart debut in 2009 as ‘Love & Theft' with ‘Runaway'. In 2011, the duo hit the Top 40 with singles including ‘Runnin' out of Air,' ‘If You Ever Get Lonely' and ‘Angel Eyes.' Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/MEDIA-ALERT-Country-duo-Love-Theft-to-perform-at-Toby-Keith-s/8052/ First of Three Intimate Wine and Cheese Pairing Events Taking Place Feb. 28 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/First-of-Three-Intimate-Wine-and-Cheese-Pairing-Events-Taking-Place-Feb-28/8046/ Preferred Pairings series offers serious wine and cheese lovers a chance to pair artisanal cheeses with reserve wines at select wineries Finger Lakes, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail has partnered with the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for a third year to host a series of intimate wine and cheese pairing events this winter. Preferred Pairings is a series of three monthly events where the creameries of the Cheese Trail pair with different members of the Wine Trail to offer select pairings of reserve wines and artisanal cheeses to their audience. The first in this series is February 28, from 10:00am-5:00pm, and pairs 10 wineries with 9 of the Cheese Trail's member creameries. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/First-of-Three-Intimate-Wine-and-Cheese-Pairing-Events-Taking-Place-Feb-28/8046/ New Fishing Page for Wayne County Tourism http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Fishing-Page-for-Wayne-County-Tourism/8045/ Wayne County, N.Y. - The Wayne County Office of Tourism has re-vamped the Fishing Update section of its web page, designing a faster, easier way to obtain fishing information. "Anglers always want to gather necessary fishing information fast," stated Chris Kenyon, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator for Wayne County Tourism. "They don't want to waste time searching where to fish, obtain a license, or learn daily limits of the species they're targeting. We have redesigned the Fishing Page so that all the pertinent information is on the right side of the page. This will be where to look before you make your trip." Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Fishing-Page-for-Wayne-County-Tourism/8045/ Finger Lakes Region Announces Board Leadership, Programming Plans for 2015 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Finger-Lakes-Region-Announces-Board-Leadership-Programming-Plans-for-2015/8037/ Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council builds off success of 2014 PR program Pittsford, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Vacation Region announced the final numbers for its 2014 Regional Public Relations program, which amassed a total of 2.8 billion impressions for the year. The 14-county Finger Lakes Vacation region started the collaborative program in 2010 as a way to increase marketing efforts for the Finger Lakes and to draw more attention to the region as a whole. 2014 garnered 212 total travel articles in publications such as USA Today, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Finger-Lakes-Region-Announces-Board-Leadership-Programming-Plans-for-2015/8037/ Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark Jr. to Headline at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Jennifer-Hudson-and-Gary-Clark-Jr-to-Headline-at-Xerox-Rochester-International-Jazz-Festival/8036/ Tickets on Sale Thursday, Feb. 11 at 10 AM Rochester, N.Y. - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced two more headliners for the nine day 14th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival June 19-27.  Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress and best-selling author, Jennifer Hudson will perform on Wednesday June 24. Grammy winning ... Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Jennifer-Hudson-and-Gary-Clark-Jr-to-Headline-at-Xerox-Rochester-International-Jazz-Festival/8036/ Jennie's Will Being Performed in Dryden, NY on Feb. 28 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/6/Jennie-s-Will-Being-Performed-in-Dryden-NY-on-Feb-28/8034/ Doors open at 6:45 PM. Pre-show lecture: 7:15pm Concert: 8:00pm Location: First Presbyterian Church of Dryden, 6 North Street, Dryden, NY Dryden, N.Y. - On the evening of February 28th, the Cornell Savoyards will perform a musical, in concert, called Jennie's Will at the First Presbyterian Church of Dryden, 6 North Street, Dryden, NY. The show is about Dryden heiress, Jennie McGraw, her brief marriage and early death. Originally commissioned for the bicentennial of the Town of Dryden in 1997, and written by locals Mark Simon and Pamela Monk, Jennie's Will is being performed in honor of Cornell's sesquicentennial and being brought to Dryden for one performance only. Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/6/Jennie-s-Will-Being-Performed-in-Dryden-NY-on-Feb-28/8034/ Margaritaville opens its doors at Destiny USA http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Margaritaville-opens-its-doors-at-Destiny-USA/8031/ The iconic tourism venue is now open on Destiny USA's third level, near WonderWorks The venue celebrated with announcement of partnership with Say Yes to Education Syracuse, N.Y.- Margaritaville hosted its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony this morning in front of the venues location on the third level across from Toby Keith's I Love this Bar and Grill and next to WonderWorks. Margaritaville at Destiny USA will provide a different glimpse into the Margaritaville lifestyle and offer guests a one of a kind experience. This is the brand's first location in New York State. Thu, 05 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Margaritaville-opens-its-doors-at-Destiny-USA/8031/ 2015 CNY Boat Show Adds Suddenly-In-Command Learning Drill for Public Aboard Vessel http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/2015-CNY-Boat-Show-Adds-Suddenly-In-Command-Learning-Drill-for-Public-Aboard-Vessel/8027/ Syracuse, N.Y. - What do you do when you are enjoying a boat ride and an emergency suddenly occurs and you find yourself in charge of the boat? To find out, visit the February 11-15, 2015 Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY, and participate in a free and fun, but deadly serious, hands-on learning experience aboard a boat that could save your life and others. New York Sea Grant and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGA) are offering an interactive Suddenly-In-Command training experience at the 5-day event that is the largest and oldest boat show in New York State. The introductory program will engage visitors aboard a 28-foot pontoon boat as if an emergency on the water has occurred. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/2015-CNY-Boat-Show-Adds-Suddenly-In-Command-Learning-Drill-for-Public-Aboard-Vessel/8027/