By Terry Baylor
For The Daily Item
— Another weekend festival — Cornstock — starts today. This acoustic music festival happens in Lazy Brooke Park, Tonkhannock. Gates open at 9 a.m. and the music continues until 5 p.m. Sunday. For more details, go to http://cornstockfestival.com.
Also today, Almost Cher, a Cher impersonator, will perform at the Sunbury Social Club starting at 7:30 (doors open at 7). Food and beverages are included in the $15 cover charge.
Nine Degrees of Syncopation has two shows in Lewisburg. The first show will be from 4 until 7 at Bucknell’s street fair and the second at Puirseil’s Irish Pub from 7-8.
Elsewhere in Lewisburg, David Latham and the Strangers will be at Cherry Alley for a rare show. Cherry Alley has been closed most evenings unless they have an event is scheduled.
The Weis Center for Performing Arts on the Bucknell campus hosts Red Molly. This is the center’s first show of the season. The three-part bluegrass and gospel band is from New York, N.Y., and is sure to kick things off with a bang! The free show is at 5:45 outside on the Weis Center Plaza. Red Molly’s website is www.redmolly.com.
Dave Nardi is at McGuigan’s in Sunbury on Friday from 6:60-8:30. Billie D and Rosie will be on the Front Street Station patio, Northumberland, from 7-10.
The Frank Wicher Band will be shakin’ things up at the Links in Buckhorn from 7-11.
Buddy Hayes is at The Mill Tavern in Montoursville from 6-10. Just up the road, in Williamsport, popular Hard Rock band 44 Mag is hosting its CD release at the Cell Block. The Mag goes on at 8.
And as happens every Friday, Alf Bayshore is playing dulcimer music for the lunch crowd at Brews N Bytes, Lower Mulberry Street, Danville, from noon-2.
Lux Bridge is at Puirseil’s Irish Pub in Lewisburg starting at 7 p.m.
Please send news about music and venues to Terry Baylor (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5 p.m. on Monday for inclusion in Thursday’s “Now Here This.” Photos always welcome