If All Rochester Wrote the Same Song

How Did We Get Here

November 11, 2017
Hochstein Performance Hall

How did this happen?!

Blame Scott Regan and Jeff Riales!

During a songwriting session several years ago, Scott was paging through Jeff's notebook when he came across a title written across an otherwise blank page: "Don't Go Drinking on an Empty Heart". Scott was delighted by the title, especially when Jeff said "Every songwriter should have a song called 'Don't Go Drinking on an Empty Heart'."

This simple interaction became legend among Rochester songwriters over the following decade. Eventually 25 or more local songwriters had a song by that title. Sarah Long Hendershot decided to organize a concert featuring all of the songs, and "If All Rochester Wrote the Same Song" was born.

We are now in our third year!

Don't Go Drinking on an Empty Heart (sold out)
You'll Thank Me Later (two sold out shows)
How Did We Get Here (get your tickets now!)

The Main Event

This Year's Performers!

Chris Bond
Phil Broikos
Kraszman & Fishwife featuring the Genesee Two
Dick Storms
Kerry Regan
Madeleine McQueen
Kevin Reed
Scott Regan
Connie Deming
Anonymous Willpower
Mike Muscarella
Fred Vine
Jeff Spevak and Martha O'Connor
Greg Hassett
Paul Nunes
Lisa Winter
Maria Gillard
Tom Whitmore
Bob Bunce and Rural Delivery
Steve Piper
Brian Williams
Marty York 

Hochstein Performance Hall

Built in 1890 as the sanctuary to the former Central Presbyterian Church, the Performance Hall at Hochstein was fully renovated in 1999 to include state-of-the-art acoustics, theatre seating, stage and house lighting, and Crest Audio System, all while retaining the elegant stained glass windows, sweeping balcony, and intimate atmosphere. 

Join Us!

November 11, 2017
Hochstein Performance Hall
Doors open at 7PM

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 


Get tickets at Record Archive or Bop Shop Records or buy them online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3098527

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What if you had a city full of smart, creative people who all wrote a song with the same title? 

If All Rochester Wrote the Same Song

50 Plymouth Ave N, Rochester, New York 14614, United States