SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME -- It's a new "first" for the long-running Blue Moon Café on Galaxy stations TK99/105 (WTKW/WTKV) in the Syracuse market and 96.9 WOUR in the Utica-Rome market. On Sunday's show, Mimi Griswold announced Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers will headline the very first "Blue Moon Afternoon" concert, taking place at Jamesville Beach in July.
The exact date is Sunday, July 22, and other performers on the schedule include Aztec Two-Step, Steve Forbert, The Jon Pousette-Dart Band and Dusty Pascal with Loren Barrigar. "I have wanted to do a concert for years and it all came together in the right place at the right time," Griswold said in a statement. "I'm excited for Blue Moon fans to enjoy a summer afternoon together!"
Tickets will go on sale this Saturday at Wegmans supermarket locations in the Syracuse area, and at Big Apple Music in New Hartford. They'll also be online at frontgatetickets.com. Regular tickets are $35, while kids 12 and under can get in for free.
The Blue Moon Café airs on Sunday mornings from 7am to noon on the aforementioned stations.
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