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A Taste of Syracuse 2015 Edition Friday June 5th – Saturday, June 6th

The AmeriCU Credit Union, Taste of Syracuse takes place June 5 & 6 2015, presented by Tops Friendly Markets. Enjoy two days of food and fabulous music. This has to be the most food infused festival in Central New York. Celebrating Syracuse foods which will be available from vendors listed below. Many varieties of food are available from $1.00 mini-portions to full-fledged meals. In addition to food, entertainment is provided on a number of stages scattered throughout the festival’s diverse venues; Kwik Fill – Main Stage, Express Mart-Erie Blvd Stage and the Delta Air Lines, Clinton Square Stage, Family Zone Friday (ongoing 11am-8pm). On Saturday, stages take on themes for example; Saturday June 6th  Kwik Fill Main Stage Blues Brews & BBQ afternoon; Classic Rock – In The Evening on Kwik Fill Main Stage; Express Mart – Erie Blvd Stage; Delta Air Lines-Clinton Square Stage, ROC Marketing Wine Garden (Classic & Modern Rock).



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KWIK FILL Main Stage

12:00-1:30| Lori Anne’s tribute to the Oldies
5:30-8:00| Vinyl – Albums Live Paul McCartney “Band on The Run”
U2 “Achtung Baby”
Alanis Morrisette “Jagged Little Pill”
8:15-9:30| Gridley Paige
9:45-11:00| Under The Gun

Express Mart Erie Blvd Stage

12:00-1:30| Shakedown Revival
4:30-5:45| Unknown Woodsman
6:00-7:15| Soul Risin’
7:35-9:05| Shining Star Band (music of the Grateful Dead)
9:30-11:00| Sophistafunk


Delta Air Lines Clinton Square Stage

12:00-1:30| Just Joe
3:30-4:30| Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers
4:35-5:35| Tim Herron
5:50-7:30| Kings of the Fall
8:00-9:15| Prestige
9:30-11:00| Stroke



KWIK FILL Main Stage

Blues Brews & BBQ afternoon featuring:

1:00-2:00| Carolyn Kelly Band
2:15-3:30| Fabulous Ripcords feat. Pete McMahon
3:45-5:45| The Nighthawks
Steady Rollin Bob Margolin

 Classic Rock in The Evening on Kwik Fill Main Stage

6:00-7:00| Runnin’ with the Pack (music of Bad Company) feat. Joe Altier, Chad Mac, Todd Stiles, Andy Comstock and more.
7:20-8:50| Hard Promises
*National Anthem- Payton Bird
9:20-11:00| Bret Michaels

 Express Mart Erie Blvd Stage

12:00-1:30| Colin Aberdeen
1:45-2:45| Last Daze
3:05-4:30| The Barndogs Plus (music of the Allman Brothers)
4:45-5:45| Castle Creek
6:00-7:15| Pale Green Stars
7:30-9:00| Annie In The Water
9:20-11:00| Joe Driscoll

 Delta Air Lines Clinton Square Stage

12:00-1:30| Lori Anne’s tribute to the Oldies
1:45-2:45| Shotgun Trio
3:00-4:00| Grit & Grace
4:15-5:15| Dirt Road Ruckus
5:30-6:30| Joe Whiting
6:45-:745| Teagan & The Tweeds
8:00-9:15| Driftwater
9:30-11:00| TJ Sacco & the Urban Cowboys

ROC Marketing Wine Garden

12:00-4:00| Red Spider (Classic & Modern Rock)


Family Zone

(Open until 8pm)

Friday (ongoing 11am-8pm):

Bricks 4 Kidz- Lego building
Coco The Clown Facepainting
Whoo Hair



1pm: Charlie and Checkers (Clowns & Magic!)
4-6pm: Twin Magicians
5pm: Joshua T. Superstar (Juggling and more!)
6pm: The Dancing Diamonds Dance Studio


Ongoing (11am-8pm)

  • Bricks 4 Kidz- Lego building
  • Inflatables
  • Coco The Clown Facepainting
  • Whoo Hair


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A Taste of Syracuse

 2015 Participants

* new to Taste of Syracuse 2015



A La Mode Cafe & Catering
Angelo’s Italian Eatery*
Asti Caffe
Bailey’s Buffalough Nutz
Black Olive*
Buffalo Wild Wings*
Bull and Bear Roadhouse
Byblos Bar & Grill*
Byblos Cafe
Cafe Kubal
Cam’s Pizzeria
Dinosaur BBQ
Eva’s European Sweets
Flat Iron Grill*
Jamerican Diner
JJ’s/Miss Syracuse Diner
Jerk Hut
Kiki’s Authentic Greek
King David’s
Lao Village
Las Delicias
Limp Lizard
The Mission
Mo’s Pit BBQ*
Notch 8 Cafe*
Pizza Hut/Wing Street
Prime Steakhouse*
Ruby’s Soul Food
Salt City Billiards
Spaghetti Warehouse
Sweet Basil Thai
The Black Olive*
Tommy C’s
Tony’s Family Restaurant
Twin Trees Too!
Wrap It Up


Food Vendors

American Culinary Federation*
Anthony’s 19th Hole
Buck and Ruthie’s Ice Cream
Carvel Ice Cream
Cheese Filled Company*
Chicken Bandit
CNY Cookie Delights
Columbus Bakery
Deborah’s Sweet Treats (Gluten Free)*
Edible Arrangements
Effortlessly Healthy Meals*
Juicy Freeze
Just Donuts
Kristen’s Kitchen
Lemonade and Pizza Fritte
Let’s Roll Gourmet Eggrolls*
Ma and Pa Kettle Corn
Mami’s Kitchen*
Military Moms*
Natural Vibes Juice Bar*
New York Almond
New York Waffle*
Paradise Co – Ice Cream
Perry’s Ice Cream
The Stir Mobile Eatery* (Sat only)
TOPS Friendly Markets
Toss ‘n’ Fire- Wood-Fire Pizza*
Turkish Cultural Center
Wings Over Syracuse
Wood’s Vermont Syrup Company*
Vince’s Gourmet Imports


Adirondack Furniture
AmeriCU Credit Union
Bath Fitter
Berkshire Farms
Billy Beez
Boom Babies
CNY Arts
CNY Central*
Comfort Windows*
Cricket Wireless
Delta Air Lines
East Coast Resorts
ESPN Radio
Evil Sisters
Exotic Eyewear
Express Mart
Fidelis Care
Gold’s Gym*
Inti’s Path 1
Kieffer’s Cigar
Kwik Fill
Leaf Filter*
New York Lottery
New York National Guard
Onondaga Beverage
Paradise Grilling*
Parkview Hotel*
Pole Position Raceway
Ralston Supply Center, Inc.
Silverleaf Resorts
Sunny 102
Sun & Moon*
Sweethearts Boutique*
Syracuse University Athletics
syracuse.com/The Post Standard
Team Green*
TK 99
TOPS Friendly Markets
United Healthcare
Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital*
Verizon FiOS
Very Beautiful Things



A Celebration of Black Icons in Dance

Community Folk Art Center 805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY, United States

Join Classical Dance Trailblazer, Charles Haislah, The Creative Arts Academy, and CFAC-DanceLab for an evening of captivating performances and dance history. This event is free and open to the community!

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