Hochstein at High Falls

Join WXXI Classical host Mona Seghatoleslami and WRUR Station Manager Ryan Yarmel at Granite Mills Park in High Falls for Hochstein at High Falls, a free lunchtime concert series, hosted by WXXI, The Hochstein School, and the High Falls Business Association. Mona and Ryan welcome a new band to the park every Thursday, June 8 through August 18. Please note: our new location for the series is at 4 Commercial Street, corner of Browns Race. Click here for a map.

This is a live concert series, and will not be broadcast on WXXI radio. 

Featured Programming

Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 12:10pm
Big Blue House is a trio of seasoned musicians with experience in a variety of genres, merging styles and voices into a unique gumbo of folk, rock, blues, jazz and reggae.
Thursday, June 22, 2023 - 12:10pm
Ann Mitchell Trio entertains listeners with the songbook jazz classics of the 1930s-1950s with an unbeatable heart.
Thursday, June 29, 2023 - 12:10pm
Bellwether Breaks has a groove so irresistible it won't let you walk out the door. This new band draws its life blood from slinky soul and early rock ‘n’ roll, with a smattering of modern angular grit.
Thursday, July 13, 2023 - 12:10pm
Watkins & the Rapiers play an eclectic mix of acoustic music incorporating echoes of Cajun, country, jug band music, reggae, soul, and swing. 
Thursday, July 20, 2023 - 12:10pm
Mambo Kings blend Afro-Cuban rhythms and contemporary jazz to create bold and energetic performances as a Latin jazz ensemble, quickly earning them great success in Upstate New York.
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 12:10pm
Hanna PK boasts a powerful voice and electric stage presence, but perhaps her greatest feat is the deliberate way in which she tells a story with her songwriting. Her sound ranges from ballads to the blues, jazz to funk.
Thursday, August 3, 2023 - 12:10pm
Zahyia continues to push the boundaries on what it means to be a Black American Woman through her diverse musical experience in a wide range of genres (hip-hop to music theater).
Thursday, August 10, 2023 - 12:10pm
The White Hots are a dynamic blues, swing, and jazz group that get feet tapping and people moving. Enjoy the band, and maybe have a classic Rochester white hot yourself!
Thursday, August 17, 2023 - 12:10pm
Benny Bleu (The Brothers Blue) joins John Dady (The Dady Brothers) on stage, combining unique sounds of Irish and American folk music with melodic banjo playing and rich songwriting. 

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Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 12:10pm
Vocalist Debbie Kendrick is Rochester’s Queen of the Blues, carrying on a tradition of many great blues and gospel artists that goes back to the legendary Son House. 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:10pm
The multitalented Zahyia rounds out the 2022 Hochstein at High Falls concert series. 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 12:10pm
Hanna PK and Johnny Burgin team up to bring double the blues to HHF. 


Hochstein at High Falls

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