The McKinley James’ return to soul

The Webster native, who returns here April 30, has taken a soul turn but still has plenty of blues and rock ’n’ roll in his live show.

Serving vegan food and the community

Anyone’s Cafe, which is slated to open this weekend, is a cooperative vegan restaurant that wants to make real impact on tough issues for Rochester.

Up-and-coming Slumber

The young dudes of Rochester’s uber-heavy Soma Slumber had fans squealing and flailing around the floor at Photo City Music Hall.

The Jazz Festival is back

Sidelined for two summers by the pandemic, the Rochester International Jazz Festival will return this year—and a full slate of big shows will be free.

Expanding the creative economy

Rochester Area Community Foundation received state funds to distribute arts grants in the region. A portion of those dollars will go toward a comprehensive study of the creative economy outside New York City.

Love, lost love and brain surgery

Singer-songwriter Jill Sobule is known to take audiences on emotional journeys through her music. She plays at the Little next week.