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Mitty & the Followers

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Performing Saturday, May 9, 2020

On The  Sahlen's Free Center Stage

Everyone can enjoy all of the music at the Rochester Lilac Festival for FREE.


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Mitty & the Followers

Is one of the hottest Motown, Ole School Cool R&B, Funky Soul Music Know for our High Stepping Energize Performance!  Someone told me recently that if you live in Rochester, and you’ve never heard of Mitty & The Followers, then you just haven’t been paying attention. Believe me, I am all ears The band is load with professional..Eric “Mitty” Moore—a.k.a the Ambassador of Soul—leads this powerful, solid, sophisticated bass lines and a staggering vocal range. Steve Scheuerman adds the right amount of spice with his edgy, Southern-rockish guitar work, while Sammy “G”Gruttadauriacontrols the keys with a sound dripping with blues and gospel influences. Rounding out the mix is drummer John Graham whose unassuming but steady rhythmic approach is the perfect foundation for this funky and soulful beat. reimagining of your Mama’s Motown by David Yockel Jr Our New! The band being performing over 15yrs.

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2020 Rochester Lilac Festival announcement

As of today, we are being advised by the Monroe County Health Department that we will be unable to hold the 2020 Rochester Lilac Festival during the originally planned timeframe of May 8th -17th. As you can imagine, this is painful for all of us. However, we are hopeful and optimistic that we will be able to reschedule.

As time progresses, and more information is known, we’ll be letting you, our valued Festival participants and attendees know if, and when we plan to reschedule the Festival.

Hang in there and stay healthy.

Your Rochester Lilac Festival Team