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Two days of acoustic tunes

Kellish Hill farm hosts two days of acoustic music, from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday May 6 and from 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday May 7, to support its American Music Festival in July. Admission to this weekend's events costs $10 each day.

"We honor our local musicians and the different styles of music they play," said venue spokeswoman Kathy Kellish. "We want to raise funds to keep the music flowing on this hill on July 22 to 24."

Friday night headliners include FolkStrings, Irish Session Players, Salt City Ramblers, Colleen Kattau, Larry Hoyt, Mark Sostrin and Jean Daily.

Saturday's lineup includes Dusty Pascal, Charley Orlando, John Cadley, Cathy Wenthen, John Wolford, Greg Hoover, Patty and Henry Jankiewicz, John Price, Diamond Someday, Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers, Wendy Ramsay, Pond Creek Bog Stompers, Jeff and Judy Stanton, Eileen Rose, Dana "Short Order" Cooke, Humble Bones, Salt Potatoes, Tumbleweed Gumbo, Kevin Roe, John and Sondra Bromka, Tug Hill Symphony, Bill Ring and Ironwood and the All Purpose String Band. A pot luck supper will be served at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Kellish Hill Farm is located at 3191 Pompey Center Road, 4.2 miles from Route 92 in Manlius or a half mile north of Route 20. Admission costs $10, and a spaghetti dinner is included in price; rhbamericana.com; 682-1578.

'New Crack Swing'

Boston's Bad Rabbits - the self-crowned kings of New Crack Swing - headline a quintuple bill also featuring Chemicals of Creation, Guy Harrison, Jay Foss and Apache Chief at 8:30 p.m. Friday May 6 at the Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St., on the East Side. Persons ages 16 and older will be admitted, and tickets cost $12 and $15; 424-4973; thewestcotttheater.com.

DIVA Orch May 13 in L'pool

The DIVA Jazz Orchestra headlines Liverpool High School's 14th annual Jumpin' Jazz Jam at 7:30 p.m. Friday May 13, at the high-school auditorium at 4340 Wetzel Road in the town of Clay. Admission costs $10, $8 for students and seniors; 453-1500 ext.4026.

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