Ronnie Leigh sings at the Fayetteville Jazz concert in July. He brings his spirited scatting to Sitrus on the Hill from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Syracuse Area Music Awards Hall of Famer Ronnie Leigh will sing everything from blues to bop from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at Sitrus on the Hill, at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel.
CNY Jazz Central is hosting the Friday-evening series called Jazz @ Sitrus, which continue March 9, March 23, April 13, April 27, May 11, May 25, June 1 and June 15.
The Sheraton University Hotel is located at 801 University Ave., on the SU Hill; Admission is free; 475-3000.
Metalcore times four
Heavy metal meets hardcore when Lost Horizon presents a quadraphonic quadruple bill starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18.
The metalcore miasma is headlined by Every Time I Die, the Buffalo quartet known for its bitingly sarcastic lyrics and intense live shows. The fearsome foursome features brothers Keith and Jordan Buckley, Andrew Williams and Ryan Leger. Every Time I Die is touring in support of its soon-to-be-released disc, “Ex-Lives.”
Also on Saturday’s bill are the bands Terror, Stray from the Path and Former Thieves.
Lost Horizon is located at 5863 Thompson Road near the corner of Erie Boulevard East, on the edge of Syracuse’s eastern city line; $14.99 in advance; 446-1934.
Two Feet Short Sunday
The duo called Two Feet Short play everything from Celtic ballads to classic rock. Guitarists Don Meixner and Jimmy Flynn will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday Feb. 19, at Shifty’s Tavern, 1401 Burnet Ave. Admission is free; 474-0048.
Flynn and Meixner are also members of Syracuse’s venerable Irish party band, The Flyin’ Column. On Sunday they’ll play a wide range of tunes from “The Unicorn Song” to “Margaritaville.”
Boots N Shorts
The neo-bluegrass trio Boots N Shorts performs a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, as part of Liverpool Public Library’s Fifth Annual Folk Music Series - The Youth Movement.