What’s Going On: Live music Friday in Potsdam, Waddington, DePeyster, Ogdensburg, Massena
Live on Friday
Potsdam: Big Papa & The Escape Key Band solo, 4-5 p.m., Potsdam Summer Fest, downtown Market Street; acoustic, tropical island music inspired by Jimmy Buffet, Bob Marley, Zac Brown; www.BigPapaEscape.com.
Lil Annie & Hot Cayenne
WADDINGTON: Lil Annie & Hot Cayenne, the Northeast's most sought after Zydeco-Cajun music act, from Ithaca; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 2018 Waddington Concert Series, Waddington’s Island View Park Pavilion; free.
Cross CountryDEPEYSTER: Cross Country band, 5-8 p.m., downtown during Depeyster’s 30-year celebration.
DJ Rasta Ganja Doctor
Canton: DJ Rasta Ganja Doctor, 8:30-11 p.m., The Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St.; free, but donations accepted for the performer.
Music at the Pub
Colton: Friday night music series at the Raquette River Pub, 102 Main St., 6-10 p.m.; series held all summer long with local live solo musicians.
Summerfest Main Stage
Potsdam: Potsdam Summer Festival Main Stage music performances on Market Street; 11 a.m.-Noon, Jacque Kuno; noon-1 p.m., Chipman Jazz All Stars; 1-2 p.m., Echoes in Black; 2-3 p.m., Pat Duffy; 3-4 p.m., St. Lawrence Centre Line Dancers; 4-5 p.m., Big Papa & The Escape Key Band; 5-6 p.m., Christian Parker; 6-7 p.m., Tas Cru and Mary Ann Casale; 7-9 p.m., Six Foot Midget; 9-11 p.m., Nyte Wing.
‘Twist’ stage play
OGDENSBURG: St. John’s Conservatory Theater (SJCT) presents new musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist,” titled “Twist,” 8 p.m., starring 14-year-old Caroline Silver (Canton) as Olivia and 12-year-old Christopher Rodriguez (Ogdensburg) as the Artful Dodger; runs July 13-22, at the OFA George Hall Auditorium; $11.34 tickets; actors from Ogdensburg, Canton, Waddington, Rensselaer Falls, and Lisbon participating; https://twist.brownpapertickets.com/.
Betty Rufa show
MASSENA: Betty (Herbert) Rufa, Massena VFW Post 1143, 6-8 p.m.; music of 50's-80s; public welcome; no cover charge.