WXXI Past Events Archive

These are events that have been featured in the past on the WXXI website. It is not a complete list of all events. For current events, please visit our main WXXI Events page.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Teen filmmakers in the Rochester region and throughout the United States are being recognized for their filmmaking skills at this summer’s 2019 Rochester Teen Film Festival

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Hypnotic Clambake performs a wide-array of eclectic world music from polkas and tangos to zydeco and klezmer.

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

The White Hots are a blues, swing, and jazz group with a vested interest in offering their crowd a wide-range of music from groovy swing dance tunes to relaxing instrumental pieces. 

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

While The Brothers Blue are rooted in the tradition of old-time fiddle music, their ability to pull elements from a myriad of diverse genres including Irish music, bluegrass, and country has created a sound which is entirely their own. 

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

The Mambo Kings have received national acclaim for their masterful combination of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation. 

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:00am - Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 3:00pm

Join WXXI Kids and Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County as we celebrate the SUMMER OF SPACE during this year’s Exploration Stations!

Come explore folktales and hands-on activities about space and the moon! These activities are FREE and open to the public. 

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:00pm - Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join others at local libraries to screen episodes from Chasing the Moon. Find Schedule and locations 

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Since 1996, Watkins & the Rapiers have been infusing elements of Cajun, country, jug band music, and reggae into their repetoire of original tunes and covers of songs by artists such as Steve Earle, The Band, and Colorblind James. 

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join WXXI for a free preview screening, followed by a panel discussion.

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

WXXI Kids celebrates Sesame Street's 50th Birthday with the Red Wings at Frontier Field.