Tune into a show produced by CNY Jazz Central exclusively for Syracuse University! This week the featured artist is the Jess Novak Band! Access the concert here the day of the show. The show will remain available for one week.
About Jess Novak
Jess Novak is a fierce fiddler, vocalist, and bandleader fronting her powerful pop, rock, and soul-pumped group. Her group is on the rise nationally, due to their musicianship, engaging songwriting and ability to win any crowd over. They tour heavily, playing to audiences across the country from Burlington, VT to Key West, FL to San Diego, CA – over 250 dates annually.
Her newest release, “Standing Now,” is being played on radio stations worldwide. Novak has played such prestigious rooms as The Cutting Room (NYC), The Saint (Asbury Park) and Nectar’s (Burlington, VT), opened the 23rd Annual Chenango Blues Festival (with headliner Ronnie Earl) and performed with groups and artists including Devon Allman, Tas Cru, Jimmy Hall, Ghost Town Blues Band and members of Butch Trucks and the Freight Train Band.
Novak won Best Female Vocalist in the Best of Syracuse competition in 2018. The Jess Novak Band was named Artist of the Year by Radio Crystal Blue in 2017. She has placed third in the 2016 Country Showdown sponsored by WOLF 92.1FM. Her song “After All” was a runner-up in the 36th Mid-Atlantic Song Contest hosted by the Songwriters’ Association of Washington in 2020.
This event was first published on March 24, 2021 and last updated on March 26, 2021.