Best of Syracuse – Arts and Entertainment

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Best Venue for Live Music

Westcott Theater

Bestof2014Ribbon[7]The Westcott Theater is a live music venue in the Westcott Nation. Some might  remember it as The Studio in the 1970s; others might remember it as Westcott Cinema. It brings an impressive lineup of national, regional and local acts to the stage each week, and it’s available to rent, too.
524 Westcott St., Syracuse. 299-8886.


Lost Horizon
5863 Thompson Road, DeWitt. 446-1934.

St. Clare Theater
1119 N. Townsend St. Syracuse. 473-0952.

The Ridge
1281 Salt Springs Road, Chittenango. 687-6900.

Mac’s Bad Art Bar
1799 Brewerton Road, Mattydale. 455-7223. macsbadartbar


Trivia Night

Tuesday Night at Coleman’s (Syracuse Trivia)
100 S. Lowell Ave., Syracuse. 476-1933.

Dance Spot

Lava Nightclub
Turning Stone Resort Casino, Thruway Exit 33.

Karaoke Venue

Singers Karaoke Club
1345 Milton Ave., Syracuse. 484-7464.

Community Theater

Syracuse Stage
820 E Genesee St., Syracuse. 443-4008.

Arts Classes

Everson Museum
401 Harrison St., Syracuse. 474-6064.


Onondaga Free Library
4840 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse. 492-1727.

Local Author

Bruce Coville


500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse. 425-9068.

Club DJ

DJ Slammin’ Sam (Sam Vecchio)


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Metro Living

Sports and Leisure

Love & Sex


Food and Drink

Arts and Entertainment

Family (formerly Besties Awards)

Bluegrass Band


Blues Band

Los Blancos

Country Band

Custom Taylor Band

Jazz Band

The Black Lites

Hip Hop Artist/Band


Rock Group

Elephant Mountain

Female Vocalist

Julia Goodwin

Male Vocalist

Joe Altier

Alternative Group

Perfect Pussy

Cover Band

Under the Gun

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