Syracuse, NY – Redhouse Arts Center is excited to announce the 7th Annual “Rockin’ the
Redhouse” event which will take place on Friday, March 1, 2019, at the Landmark Theatre
with doors opening at 5:30 pm, welcome and opening band at 6:45 pm with bands starting at
The evening is sponsored by Sterling Casualty Company, LLC with additional support from
Anheuser-Busch, Beat Street Music, Subcat Studios, TK-99, and Leihs and Steigerwald. The
event will be emceed by TK99’s Lisa Chelenza, and feature eight corporate bands competing
live on stage for a chance to win a choice of a performance at the Redhouse or a 6-hour
recording package at SubCat Studios. Doors at the Landmark will open at 5:30 pm for food
and drinks, and the competition will take place from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm. The event is open
to the general public and all proceeds benefit the Redhouse Arts Center.
This year’s event features eight corporate bands last year’s winner The Dinosaurs (CXtec)
along with Defense Mechanism (Lockheed Martin), Six Pack (Anheuser-Busch), The Verdict
(Bousquet Holstein Law Firm), The Chillerz (Carrier Corporation), JAM Wireless (JMA
Wireless), Steely & The Night Hogs (Advance Automation Corp), and The Actuators (Young and
Franklin Tactical). Four prestigious judges will score bands on the chance to win titles such as
Best Look, Best Vocalist, Best Instrumentalist, and Best Showmanship, Best Audience
Participation, Runner- Up and The Most Rockin’ Band! This year’s judges are Maria DeSantis,
singer and driving force of the renown DeSantis Orchestra, Letizia of Letizia and the Z Band,
Irv Lyons representing Subcat Music Studios and Larry Luttinger, CNYJazz.
Along with performances and prizes for winning bands and band members, there will be the
raffling off of a Suzuki Electronic Keyboard valued at $700 and an Ortega Guitars Ukulele
donated in part by Beat Street Music.
The Rockin’ the Redhouse committee is made up of Bill Hider (Redhouse Board President),
Michael Featherstone (CXtec), Lou Ann Mann and David Dufresne (Carrier Corporation), Jack
Bocchino, Kevin Kiniry (Anheuser-Busch), Dan Morison (Lockheed Martin), Dan Wing (JMA
Wireless), Phil Bousquet and Mike Tyszko (Bousquet Holstein), David Tyler (Advanced
Automation Corp) and Steve Ciricillo (Young and Franklin Tactair) along with Sue McKenna
and Stephanie Consroe (Redhouse).
Event tickets are $10 in advance & $15 at the door and is open to the general public. Tickets
can be purchased online at www.theredhouse.org, at the Redhouse Box Office 315-362-2785
or at the door. Raffle tickets are $5 for one, $20 for five, and are available at the event, or
through a participating band member.
Where: The Landmark Theatre
When: Friday, March 1, 2019 Doors open at 5:30 pm
Concert: 7:00pm-10:00pm (Opening band 6:45pm)
Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door
For more information, call 315-362-2785