We sometimes move the party — and the music — from our cozy confines to more wide-open spaces for special shows at nearby venues in downtown Rochester or a short drive away.

Abilene on the Road venues include:

  • The Penthouse at One East Avenue in the heart of downtown (Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Hot Club of Cowtown, The Hi-Risers, Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds)
    Coming April 25, 2017: Kinky Friedman; Coming May 6, 2017: Chris Trapper

  • The Harro East Ballroom across from Abilene ( Roseanne Cash, JD McPherson)

  • The Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place (Hayes Carll, Los Straitjackets, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Nikki Hill)

  • The JCC Hart Theatre Eilen Jewell with Miss Tess (coming April 22, 2017)

  • The Arbor Loft above Hart’s Local Grocers  Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones with Sarah Borges (coming May 3, 2017)