Dirty Dozen Brass Band – 2/26


Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul. This unique sound, described by the band as a ‘musical gumbo,’ has allowed the Dirty Dozen toContinue Reading

Anderson East – 3/1

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Born and raised in Alabama and now a Nashville resident, Anderson East had the prototypical Southern Baptist upbringing critical to the success of Soul/Roots Rock singer/songwriters, with a minister grandfather and musical parents — dad in the church choir and mom behind the piano. Oddly enough (or perhaps not odd at all), it was East’sContinue Reading

The Earls of Leicester – 3/3


When the Earls of Leicester formed in 2013, their mission was ambitious but exact: to preserve and promote the legacy of bluegrass legends Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, in hopes of reviving the duo’s music for longtime admirers and introducing a new generation to their genre-defining sound. Within a year of releasing their self-titled debut,Continue Reading

Donna The Buffalo – 3/8

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Donna the Buffalo offers everything you want in a roots band — songs that matter, a groove that makes you dance, an audience that spans generations, and a musical voice that evokes a sense of community. Donna The Buffalo  w/ Special Guest The Gary Douglas Band March 8 8:00pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS  or Call:Continue Reading

We Banjo 3 – 3/20

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For all the innovation and invention that goes into modern music these days, it’s the inspiration derived from one’s roots that proves the most enduring. So credit Galway, Ireland’s We Banjo 3 for finding common ground between old world tradition and authentic Americana by plying their banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin in an innovation fusionContinue Reading

Samantha Fish – 3/23


After launching her recording career in 2009, Samantha Fish quickly established herself as a rising star in the contemporary blues world. Since then, the charismatic young singer-guitarist-songwriter has earned a reputation as a rising guitar hero and powerful live performer, while releasing a series of acclaimed albums that have shown her restless creative spirit consistentlyContinue Reading

9th Annual Community Arts Challenge – through 2/15


    The theme of this year’s Challenge is FLIGHT. 79 artists have entered this competition. This is a fun, unique event and a great way to show your support for the artists of Cortland County. Viewing hours are Tuesday – Friday 11am – 5pm, or you can call 749-4900 to arrange a visit betweenContinue Reading

Center Music Circle


A Music Gathering at the Center for the Arts! The Center for the Arts will present a  music circle for interested musicians of all skill levels and methods. Bring your acoustic instruments, and/or your voice, and share in a safe place of learning with other like-minded musicians! The Music Circle is creating a relaxing place to learnContinue Reading

Who are We?

The Center for the Arts of Homer, located on Main Street in Historic Homer, New York is one of Central New York’s preeminent presenters of the Arts. Our 400-seat “Whiting Theater,” with its outstanding acoustics and diverse series of main stage programs, attracts and thrills audiences from Canada, the Mid-Atlantic and New England states, andContinue Reading