Westcott Theater

October 12, 2012 - 2:33pm
Preview: Taking a break from Bassnectar’s Fall 2012 tour, Gramatik is bringing his music to The Westcott Theater as he headlines the show this Saturday, Oct. 13.

The Slovenian-born producer Gramatik combines aspects from multiple genres, fusing them together with his personal take on electronic dance music. Good music is not encompassed in just one genre, and Gramatik makes thoughtful use of the different styles of music and combines them into something innovative and unique.

October 3, 2012 - 12:43pm
At least three fans go to hospital after incident during Dada Life performance.

An estimated six to eight concertgoers were injured by a falling ceiling tile during Dada Life’s Westcott Theater performance early this morning.

The ceiling tile came loose and fell on part of the crowd towards the end of the electro-house duo’s set. At least three injured attendees arrived at Upstate University Hospital, where they were treated and released.

September 20, 2012 - 9:30pm
Review: The indie-comedy about dueling a capella groups is more true to life than you'd think.

Pitch Perfect has, somehow, become one of the fall’s most anticipated movies.

July 31, 2012 - 12:29pm
Indie act will bring danceable brand of synth pop influenced by '80s new wave, and African and Middle Eastern rhythms to the Westcott Theater on Thursday.

Yeasayer is currently touring to drum up support for their third full length release Fragrant World due out August 20.

February 29, 2012 - 8:57pm
Living Colour front man Corey Glover returns to Syracuse with funk band Galactic

In 1989, the rock group Living Colour came to Syracuse University to open for the Rolling Stones at the Carrier Dome. At the time, Boeheim's squad ranked in the top ten nationally, a democrat ran city hall, CNY had enjoyed a relatively mild winter and Carousel Mall was under construction (it was being built). So when Living Colour front man Corey Glover returned to the Salt City last night, he may have been eerily reminded of the past. After all, some things never change.

February 23, 2012 - 8:45am
Review: Asher Roth joins a motley crew of openers at The Westcott Theater to celebrate a Syracuse basketball win against South Florida on Wednesday.

With notably less ceremony than many of the artists who performed before him, Asher Roth finally walked onto The Westcott Theater stage a few minutes after Jamie Drastik left.

“I think it’s time I play the hits,” Asher Roth told a cheering crowd happy to finally see him.

February 19, 2012 - 12:34pm
Review: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad channels their inner Grateful Dead in their groovy set Saturday night at The Westcott Theater.

Although the lineups for some of everyone’s favorite festivals -- Coachella, Bonnarroo and Sasquatch! -- have been revealed, the blustery Syracuse weather reminds us that festival season is still yonder. Rochester-based Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad attempted to bring that festival atmosphere to The Westcott Theater Saturday night with their self-proclaimed "relentless reggae" sound.

October 29, 2011 - 1:19pm
Review: A rowdy crowd filled The Westcott Theater Friday night to see the folk singer.

Only so many artists can say “the last time I was here, was in ‘07 with the Bob Dylan tour.” And one of those artists is Philadelphia soul/folk singer Amos Lee.

After four years, Lee returned to Syracuse Friday night at The Westcott Theater, this time with singer/songwriter Pieta Brown.

October 22, 2011 - 12:31pm
Review: The 90s rockers played their hit album Pocket Full of Kryptonite in its entirety at The Westcott Theater

The audience at The Westcott Theater was split Friday night.

On one hand there were run-of-the-mill college kids – 90s babies. On the other, a crowd of folks who might have passed for their parents.

October 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
Review: Keller Williams put on a show Friday, literally. His creative and diverse one-man jam band had the crowd on their feet, craving for more.

Remember that kid in elementary school who was the first one to figure out that he could make a farting noise with his armpit? He was probably the same kid who was figuring out how to make strange sounds with his mouth and imitate animal calls instead of learning his multiplication tables.

Keller Williams was, with almost no shadow of a doubt, that kid and he has perfected making it work to his advantage.