6 On The Square Schedule!
Ticket price for Students 18 and under is always $2; please call to make a Student reservation
Note: Tickets are non-refundable, but may be exchanged for another performance at the discretion of 6 On The Square management. Actual tickets are not issued; reservations are logged in a reservation book. We will confirm ticket reservations if requested.
3 Free Concerts
in Lafayette Park on Sunday afternoons
at 2 pm in July
- bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating! In case of inclement weather,
the Concert will be moved inside 6OTS.
These shows are all sponsored by the R. C. Smith Foundation.
Sloan Wainwright and Cosy Sheridan
Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 pm
Our 12th Anniversary!
Long time friends, Sloan and Cosy share a joy of each other’s music and artistry on stage. The show is upbeat, energetic and moving. Joining them will be Steve Murphy (guitar) and Charlie Koch (bass). Known for her warm and welcoming contralto voice which could “fell a redwood”, Sloan Wainwright is a member of that Wainwright Family Tree which includes Loudon Wainwright (her brother) and Rufus (her nephew). Defying standard categorization, Sloan has a command of a variety of American musical styles: pop, folk, jazz and blues. Her incredible gift is not only her unique songwriting ability but also her dramatically voiced rendition of original songs. Songwriter and guitarist Cosy Sheridan has been called “one of the era’s finest and most thoughtful songwriters.” Her concerts are full of energy and emotionality; her songs are carefully crafted – and often shorter than the average folk song. Backed by the strong rhythms and harmonies of her bass player Charlie Koch, she plays a percussive bluesy guitar style – often in open tunings and occasionally with 2 or more capos on the guitar. Tickets are available for the discounted pre-show price of $25 (plus a $2 service charge) or $30 at the door.
The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio
Sunday, July 7 at 2:00 pm
The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio burst onto the national folk scene in 2015, when Heather teamed up with two musicians that she met in the early days of 2010. With their debut EP, Still She Will Fly, the multi-genre depth of Heather’s songwriting featured their intricate instrumental arrangements, and stirring three-part vocal harmonies, ranging from folk ballads to blues to New Orleans traditional jazz. The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio also features Shawn Nadeau on upright bass and Davy Sturtevant on, as Heather often puts it from stage, "everything else" - guitar, mandolin, dobro, fiddle, and cornet. In their able hands, these three veteran musicians have catapulted Heather's live performances of her deep well of original music with intricate instrumental arrangements and stirring three-part vocal harmonies.
Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 pm
Bon Débarras unites the worlds of music, dance, and poetry through a collaboration between Montreal artists Dominic Desrochers, Jean-François Dumas and Véronique Plasse. The group brings together a fusion of Quebecois folk music, traditional step-dancing, and global influences, for a show that is full of fun and inventive energy. On guitar, banjo, violin, and harmonica, the trio opens a door to their recollections of America and their music is at the intersection of various traditions. Bon Débarras’ energy taps into the rhythms of today and ventures boldly on the multi-faceted road to tomorrow’s dreams, in an atmosphere that transcends boundaries and ages.
The Brothers Blue
Sunday, July 21 at 2:00 pm
Rooted in the fertile tradition of Old-Time fiddle music, The Brothers Blue grow a sound all their own – offering a hybrid which unites fresh, original song-writing with elements from Country, Bluegrass, Cajun, and Irish music. They weave three part harmonies through a rich tapestry of fiddle, banjo, and guitar. Their tight, groove-oriented arrangements prompted one fan to describe them as a “one-mind band” and another as “a dancer's dream.” Furthermore, each of their abilities to play multiple instruments makes their performances especially entertaining. As comfortable around a campfire as they are in a concert hall, the band is excited about any opportunity to share honest, heartfelt musical experiences with their ever-growing family of friends: "The Brethren Blue."
- September 13 – Searson
- September 22 – Garnet Rogers in a Benefit Concert for 6OTS
- September 28 – Kerri Powers
- October 5 – House of Hamill
- October 11 – Joe Jencks
- October 19 – Crys Matthews, sponsored by MAAF
- October 26 - Pesky J Nixon
- November 16 - Ellis Paul
- November 23 – Tracy Grammer
- December 8 - The Wynotte Sisters
- December 15 – A Very Slambovian Christmas
Many Thanks to the good people at Super 8 Motel in Norwich, NY for providing housing for our performers.
*Performances are also made possible in part by a grant from the Harriet Ford Dickenson Fund of the Community Foundation for South Central New York.