Rock – Jazz Musicians Join In Benefit Event Aug. 7

OSWEGO, NY – Old City Hall on Water Street in Oswego is hosting a rock and jazz musical benefit event on Aug. 7 from 1 to 9 p.m.

During the course of the day, event-goers will enjoy acoustic rock, folk, jazz and blues music from six different performers or bands.

Some of the featured performers include the soulful jazz voice of Mary Horan accompanied by guitarist Dennis Kotter; the Americana sounds of The Milkweeds; piano jazz from the duet Clean Slate; funky original acoustic rock from Tony Button; and classic rock from 8Ballz.

“Benefit for the Arts” is a fundraiser for the Oswego region’s own Oswego Opera Theatre which has been locally producing opera and musical theatre events for 32 years.

Donations will be accepted, but there will be no cover charge during the event hours.

Old City Hall will be serving its regular bar and dinner menus.

Adding to the fun will be a 50/50 raffle and raffles for liquor, wine, beer and food baskets, including a Beer & Fruit Basket from C’s Market.

The event schedule is:

1 to 2:15 – 8Ballz

2:30 to 3:30 – The Milkweeds

3:45 to 5 – TBA

5:15 to 6 – Tony Button

6:15 to 7:30 – Clean Slate

7:45 to 9 – Mary Horan & Dennis Kotter

Oswego Opera Theatre thanks its fellow musicians and Old City Hall for their support of this benefit event.

For more information, call Rich Lafond at 315-857-8436 or visit and look for our Facebook site.