Weekend Plans

10 things to do in Syracuse this weekend

Emma Comtois | Digital Design Editor

Event: Riff Raff
When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Lost Horizon
Desc.: Rapper Riff Raff will play his show rescheduled from Jan. 24 this Thursday, along with opening acts DJ Afterthought, Dollabillgates, Owey and Atrilla.

Event: Assault City Roller Derby’s 5th Annual Women’s History Month Bout
When: Friday, 6-9 p.m.
Where: SRC Arena
Desc.: Kicking off its 10th season of derby in Syracuse, Assault City Roller Derby will face B.C. Rollers’ Parlor City Tricks in an epic battle. Come celebrate Women’s History Month with them.

Event: 21 Savage
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Goldstein Auditorium
Desc.: Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage is bringing his “Issa” tour to campus with opening acts Young M.A, Tee Grizzly, Young Nudy and No Plug. His most popular hits include X feat. Future.

Event: New York State Baroque presents: The Sweetest Sounds
When: Friday, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: First Unitarian Universalist
Desc.: Cantatas, arias combined with the instrumental music of Bach, Handel, Telemann and Thomas Arne’s The Morning, will be sure to please any classical music fan.

Event: Salt City Limits
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Palace Theatre
Desc.: This showcase features central New York musicians including The Lightkeepers, The Easy Ramblers and Small Town Shade.

Event: I’m Sick and Tired, of Being Sick and Tired: A Tribute to Fannie Lou Hamer
When: Saturday, 7-9 p.m.
Where: ArtRage Gallery
Desc.: A one-woman show starring Vanessa Johnson, I’m Sick and Tired honors the life of Fannie Lou Hamer who was once called the “spirit of the civil rights movement.” It includes spoken word, songs, monologues and audience participation.

Event: Mike Powell
When: Saturday, 8-10 p.m.
Where: All Saints Church and Parish Center
Desc.: A lacrosse player turned musician, Mike Powell performs a mixture of folks, blues and soul on his guitar.

Event: Quinn XCII
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
Where: The Westcott Theater
Desc.: This indie-pop artist from Detroit is bringing his “One Day at a Time” tour to Syracuse, along with opener KOLAJ.

Event: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live
When: Sunday, 2 and 5:30 p.m.
Where: The Oncenter Civic Center Theaters
Desc.: Inspired by “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” this trolley-riding Tiger wears the iconic red sweater, sings and dances. Telling stories about the life of the preschooler, this will probably delight your inner child.

Event: Bear Grillz
When: Sunday, 9 p.m.
Where: The Westcott Theater
Desc.: This EDM artist comes from Yosemite, California, and always performs wearing a grizzly bear head, telling people he’s actually a bear who found a MacBook Pro in the woods and used it to create music.

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