Who is the best band in utica?
Walley

Oneida, NY

#42 Apr 24, 2010
Target was the best and nobody has beaten them yet.
Gloriana

Fayetteville, NY

#43 Apr 24, 2010
The best current band with "local talent" is actually Gloriana... Check out their web site at: http://www.gloriana.com/

They were nominated as the ACM Top New Artist of the year and actually sell out major venues (not bars in Oneida and Herkimer County like NKB). Gloriana got its start in the winter of 2007, when brothers Tom and Mike from New Hartford, NY, moved to Nashville....

Here are some of their sold out tour dates!

04.28.2010
Convention Center
Greenville, NC

04.29.2010
Rupp Arena w/Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler
Lexington, KY

04.30.2010
Colonial Center w/Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler
Columbia, SC

05.01.2010
RBC Center w/Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler
Raleigh, NC
Booyaaaa

West Leyden, NY

#44 Apr 24, 2010
Gloriana wrote:
The best current band with "local talent" is actually Gloriana... Check out their web site at: http://www.gloriana.com/
They were nominated as the ACM Top New Artist of the year and actually sell out major venues (not bars in Oneida and Herkimer County like NKB). Gloriana got its start in the winter of 2007, when brothers Tom and Mike from New Hartford, NY, moved to Nashville....
Here are some of their sold out tour dates!
04.28.2010
Convention Center
Greenville, NC
04.29.2010
Rupp Arena w/Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler
Lexington, KY
04.30.2010
Colonial Center w/Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler
Columbia, SC
05.01.2010
RBC Center w/Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler
Raleigh, NC
NKB dates
Apr 10 2010 10:00P
Cavallo’s New Hartford, New York
Apr 16 2010 10:00P
The Silverado..APRIL BABY BIRTHDAY BASH!!!! Herkimer, New York
Apr 24 2010 10:00P
Cavallo’s New Hartford, New York
May 22 2010 10:00P
Silverado Herkimer, New York
Jun 5 2010 10:00P
Cavallo’s New Hartford, New York
Jul 17 2010 10:00P
The Silverado Herkimer, New York
Aug 19 2010 6:30P
The Herkimer County Fair Frankfort, New York
Aug 28 2010 10:00P
The Silverado Herkimer, New York
Sep 10 2010 10:00P
The Silverado Herkimer, New York
a lot more here beotch
Booyaaaa

West Leyden, NY

#45 Apr 24, 2010
The best current band with "local talent" is actually NKB... Check out their web site at: http://www.nancykenyonband.com/

They were nominated as the ACM Top New Artist of the year and actually sell out major venues (not bars in Oneida and Herkimer County like other acts). NKB got its start in the winter of 2007, when Nancy and Phil from Utica, NY, moved to having a better band line up....

Here are some of their sold out tour dates!
NKB dates
Apr 10 2010 10:00P
Cavallo’s New Hartford, New York
Apr 16 2010 10:00P
The Silverado..APRIL BABY BIRTHDAY BASH!!!! Herkimer, New York
Apr 24 2010 10:00P
Cavallo’s New Hartford, New York
May 22 2010 10:00P
Silverado Herkimer, New York
Jun 5 2010 10:00P
Cavallo’s New Hartford, New York
Jul 17 2010 10:00P
The Silverado Herkimer, New York
Aug 19 2010 6:30P
The Herkimer County Fair Frankfort, New York
Aug 28 2010 10:00P
The Silverado Herkimer, New York
Sep 10 2010 10:00P
The Silverado Herkimer, New York
gloriana sucks

United States

#47 Apr 24, 2010
One, Gloriana isn't local. Two, even if they were, they SUCK. Fricking backstreet boys of country. Lady Altebellum wannabes. I honestly would prefer NKB to them, and that isn't a slam to nancy. They couldn't be ANY more of a sellout. Posers.
Westie

East Syracuse, NY

#48 Apr 24, 2010
That is a sad ass schedule. Looks like you're in a rut. A white trash rut, with some douchebag (Cavallo's) thrown in for good measure.
Local Bands

Fayetteville, NY

#49 Apr 25, 2010
gloriana sucks wrote:
One, Gloriana isn't local. Two, even if they were, they SUCK. Fricking backstreet boys of country. Lady Altebellum wannabes. I honestly would prefer NKB to them, and that isn't a slam to nancy. They couldn't be ANY more of a sellout. Posers.
What makes a band local? Do they have to play local bars to be considered local or can they have local people from the are in the band. By your assessment, I guess a band is only considered local if they play local bars and clubs. Kind of short sighted in my opinion..

NKB is just a flash in the pan that tries hard to promote themselves on topics to people who could care less about them...

Level 1

Since: Sep 09

Location hidden

#50 Apr 25, 2010
Fuzzy Dice! they are great and play a wide variety of music from the 50's to present day. They play alot at the White Lake Inn. They were recently played at a party at the Valley View.
NKBlows

Manlius, NY

#51 Apr 25, 2010
Wow... Silverado, Cavallo's, Silverado, Cavallo's, Silverado, Silverado, Silverado....
Is it because Cavallo's gives a flat rate because they have a built in crowd and you have to play for the door at other venues, and that's why you DON'T play other venues BECAUSE YOU CAN'T DRAW ANYWHERE ELSE outside of Herkimer?
I don't see McGill's bending over backwards to kiss your asses anymore. So why not The Devereux, or 12 North, or even Caiccatore's? At least now I know when to avoid Silverado...

Oh, and NKB...try staying off Facebook under both profiles for more than 10 minutes a day. All these people that bash you on Topix are all 'friends' on your Facebook pages. You might just want to delete everyone and start over...or disappear.
NKBlows

Manlius, NY

#52 Apr 25, 2010
...and unfortunately this turned into another NKB thread....DAMMMMMIT!!!!
New band

Watertown, NY

#53 Apr 25, 2010
Great 80's band HITMAN plays Celitc Harp. They played there two weeks in a row.
JackTheBaptist

United States

#54 Apr 25, 2010
Liked them but like dashboard nixen better
JackTheBaptist

United States

#55 Apr 25, 2010
dash board best 80s. gridley page best hard rock. poor tim best duo.
Tess

Watertown, NY

#56 Apr 25, 2010
New band wrote:
Great 80's band HITMAN plays Celitc Harp. They played there two weeks in a row.
They played some Pearl Jam and Bush too along with some disco stuff. Sounded great.
Bobacq

United States

#57 Apr 25, 2010
MusiCritix wrote:
Who is the best band in utica?
Austin Centolella and the Back Street Sliders]
jimc

Lewiston, ME

#58 Apr 25, 2010
malice in wonderland
troopjohnb

Skaneateles, NY

#59 Apr 25, 2010
Dashboard Nixon
isnt

West Leyden, NY

#60 Apr 26, 2010
isnt nkb best?
One more

Syracuse, NY

#61 Apr 26, 2010
I've seen Tim Creaser and Chuck Premo in a band at the Frogfest last year, and I must say those guys are really good! Crazy good! I like Showtime and Dashboard Nixon as well! Gridley Page is another good local band. The Bomb is good as well as another ton of local bands. I haven't seen the NKB, but want to soon!

You don't find this kind of talent in other areas around the country...
One more

Syracuse, NY

#62 Apr 26, 2010
One more wrote:
I've seen Tim Creaser and Chuck Premo in a band at the Frogfest last year, and I must say those guys are really good! Crazy good! I like Showtime and Dashboard Nixon as well! Gridley Page is another good local band. The Bomb is good as well as another ton of local bands. I haven't seen the NKB, but want to soon!
You don't find this kind of talent in other areas around the country...
Chuck Premo is amazing, but he's cocky! I saw Tim Creaser play a benefit, he was awesome! But my favorite local band was 805 back in the day, but now my favorite is 33 hertz. Bob is a great guitar man!

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