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CMAC TO NO LONGER REQUIRE PROOF OF VACCINATION FOR ENTRY DURING THE 2021 SUMMER SEASON

Pursuant to New York State COVID-19 updated guidelines issued on June 15, 2021, proof of COVID-19 vaccinations and/or negative COVID-19 tests will not be required for admission to CMAC this summer

Canandaigua, NY – CMAC (Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) is pleased to announce that due to the updated guidelines set by New York state the venue will now be open to all patrons this summer.  Proof of vaccination and/or a negative Covid-19 test will no longer be required for admission.  

Know Before You Go

*Children 12 and under, who are not eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, must wear a mask.

*Vaccinated concert attendees do not need to wear a mask. Even though concert attendees will not be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations, unvaccinated individuals must still wear a mask.

The spectacular lineup for the 2021 season includes the usual mix of amazing pop, rock and country artists that fans of CMAC are accustomed to enjoying.   Country superstars Luke Combs, Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Brandi Carlile, Little Big Town and Thomas Rhett.  Rock shows from Lynyrd Skynyrd, King Crimson, Collective Soul and Blackberry Smoke and so much more. 

Please continue to watch our website and social media outlets, as CMAC will continue to remain in alignment with all state and local restrictions and will continue to work alongside Ontario County and the New York Department of Health. 

For the most up to date information on CMAC’s reopening and on-site protocols visit: www.cmacevents.com 

2021 CMAC Summer Schedule

July 3rd – Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra – Red White & Boom 

July 10th – Welcome Back To CMAC Community Concert 

July 22nd – Dierks Bentley 

July 24th – Brandi Carlile  

July 31st – Spirit Of The South Tour (Featuring Blackberry Smoke) 

August 5th & 6th – Luke Combs 

August 12th – Harry Connick Jr. And His Band

August 19th – Lynyrd Skynyrd 

August 20th – Little Big Town 

August 22nd – Thomas Rhett 

August 26th – King Crimson 

August 27th – Jason Mraz 

August 28th – Collective Soul/Better Than Ezra/Tonic 

August 29th – Darius Rucker 

The Friends of Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that was formed with the mission to improve the quality of life in our community through culture, education and the arts. It is located on the campus of Finger Lakes Community College in Ontario County. 

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Tickets On Sale This Friday At 10AM!

Canandaigua, NY – Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley will be bringing his BEERS ON ME TOUR to CMAC on July 22nd!  Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10AM EST.  

Bentley, known for his “focus on stirring, communal moments” and “unforgettable fire” (Indy Star) on stage, will be joined at CMAC with special guests Riley Green and Breland.   

“I wrote a song a few months back with some friends called ‘Beers On Me’ that inspired this year’s tour name,” explains Bentley. “It’s a pretty simple recipe for summer…get your friends together, have a round or two and dive into some great Country music.”

Bentley continues to be a dominant voice for the genre with over 6.4 billion streams. Reaching a new creative high while “making music designed to challenge” (New York Times), Bentley co-wrote 10 of 13 tracks on his last album THE MOUNTAIN, which earned him the highest debut sales of his career and became his seventh chart-topping release. 

Following his 19th No. One hit at Country radio, he continues to climb the chart with his current Top 20 single “Gone.” Bentley has amassed countless nominations from the ACM’s, CMA’s, Billboard Music Awards and more while also earning 14 GRAMMY  nominations. He just recently celebrated his 15-year anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. As “he is dedicated to giving fans the best performance possible” (The Tennesseean) as a headliner for national festivals and during his own headlining run, Bentley has also created professional endeavors outside of the music with his Flag & Anthem lifestyle collection Desert Son, along with his “Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row” franchise hosting five locations. For more information visit www.dierks.com.

For the most up to date information on CMAC’s reopening and on-site protocols visit: www.cmacevents.com

The Friends of Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that was formed with the mission to improve the quality of life in our community through culture, education and the arts. It is located on the campus of Finger Lakes Community College in Ontario County. 

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TICKETS ON SALE NEXT THURSDAY – MAY 27th 

Hear “Make It Mine (Ska Version)” — https://JasonMraz.lnk.to/MakeItMinePR 

Canandaigua, NY – Farmer, philanthropist, and Grammy-winning musician Jason Mraz today announced his “Look For The Good Live!” tour will make a stop at CMAC (Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) on August 27th.  Tickets for this show will go on sale next Thursday May 27th.  

Mraz enlisted his 13-piece reggae band to hit the road with him, featuring many of the performers from his latest album, Look For The Good.  The unique setlist each night will feature songs from that album plus re-imagined Mraz classics and never-before-heard new compositions.

In anticipation of the dates, today Mraz released a ska version of his Grammy-winning track “Make It Mine.” The song is the first in a series of re-imagined Mraz classics that he’ll share in the upcoming weeks prior to tour kickoff.  The updated classics and three brand new songs will be part of a deluxe re-issue of Look For The Good out July 16th.

Look For The Good, released last June, features guest appearances by actress/comedian Tiffany Haddish and reggae icon Sister Carol. Mraz announced on the album’s release day that all of his profits from Look For The Good, including his label advance and subsequent royalties, would be donated to non-profit organizations who serve to advance opportunity and equality for Black lives.

For the most up to date information on CMAC’s reopening and on-site protocols visit: www.cmacevents.com

The Friends of Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that was formed with the mission to improve the quality of life in our community through culture, education and the arts. It is located on the campus of Finger Lakes Community College in Ontario County. 

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CMAC ANNOUNCES THREE NEW SHOWS FOR THIS SUMMER

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra – Red White & Boom – July 3rd 

Welcome Back To CMAC Community Concert – July 10th 

Spirit Of The South Tour (Featuring Blackberry Smoke) – July 31st 

CMAC TO REQUIRE PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR ENTRY THIS SEASON

VENUE TO OFFER COVID-19 VACCINATIONS ON THE CMAC STAGE ON JUNE 10th 

Canandaigua, NY – CMAC (Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) is pleased to announce three new additions to this summer’s building schedule.

Kicking off the 2021 season will be the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) on July 3rd.  Let freedom ring!  Celebrate America’s birthday with conductor William Waldrop and the RPO.  Enjoy stirring Sousa spectaculars, favorite toe-tappers, and inspiring anthems as the orchestra performs your favorite red, white and blue melodies.

On July 10th, CMAC will host the “Welcome Back to CMAC Community Concert” honoring all First Responders.  All proceeds will benefit the Thompson Health Foundation and Canandaigua Emergency Squad. AND your first drink is on the house! (Must be 21 years of age or older) Tickets for this special event will be $20. Proof of First Responder status gets you in free! Local artists Shades Of Grey, Alyssa Trahan and Brass Taxi are thrilled to take part in this event as a thank you to this incredible community and all they have endured and accomplished over the last year.

 

On July 31st, Blackberry Smoke will bring their “Spirit Of The South Tour: A Celebration of Southern Rock and Roll” to CMAC on July 31st with special guests The Allman Betts BandThe Wild Feathers and founding member of The Allman Brothers BandJaimoe. 

Created in celebration of the various roots and influences within Southern music, every show will conclude with a unique collaborative finale, which will feature Blackberry Smoke, The Allman Betts Band, The Wild Feathers, Jaimoe and additional surprise guests showcasing the inspirations of Rock, Blues, Gospel and Soul music. Additionally, for the first time ever, Blackberry Smoke is partnering with The Allman Brothers Band Museum At The Big House—located in Macon, GA—to bring the band’s storied history on the road with a new mobile set up. The museum will feature never-before-seen archival items including original hand-written lyrics, awards, rare family photographs, iconic pieces of clothing and jewelry, one-of-a-kind instruments played by the band and more. Jaimoe will also be onsite at the museum and available for meet and greet opportunities at each stop. All “Spirit Of The South Tour” ticket holders will be granted free access to the museum with $1 of each ticket donated to The Allman Brothers Museum at the Big House to help preserve its history and heritage.

Tickets for all three shows will go on sale this Friday May 21st.  

Given NYS and Ontario County mandates, CMAC has made the decision to open its 2021 season requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for each event.

Ginny Clark, President of the Friends of CMAC added: “After thoughtful consideration of our operations team, our artists and our patrons, CMAC wants to ensure all feel safe when enjoying our venue. We are proud of our history and tradition in providing a safe community venue.”  

To further highlight CMAC’s commitment to the community’s health, CMAC is partnering with Thompson Health to get shots into arms! 

CMAC encourages you to join us on June 10, 2021. The caring, professional first responder team from Thompson Health will setup on the main stage at CMAC to offer the single dose J&J vaccination.  

CMAC will provide two complimentary tickets their Welcome Back to CMAC Community Concert on July 10, 2021 where all proceeds will benefit the Thompson Health Foundation and Canandaigua Emergency Squad. 

Please continue to watch our website and social media outlets, as CMAC will remain in alignment with all state and local restrictions and will continue to work alongside Ontario County and the New York Department of Health. 

Please consider getting your COVID -19 Vaccine and then join us on July 3rd as we kick off our 2021 Season Under the Stars with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. We can’t wait to see you! 

For the most up to date information on CMAC’s reopening and on-site protocols visit: www.cmacevents.com

The Friends of Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that was formed with the mission to improve the quality of life in our community through culture, education and the arts. It is located on the campus of Finger Lakes Community College in Ontario County. 

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CMAC TO REOPEN FOR THE 2021 SEASON!

FULL SUMMER LINEUP TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY 

Canandaigua, NY – CMAC (Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) is pleased to announce that the venue will be re-opening mid-summer and the 2021 season will be taking place!

“We are so thrilled to be able to welcome back our fans this summer,” Friends of CMAC President Ginny Clark remarked.  “It’s been a tough time for everyone over the past year and having live music and the fans back in our venue is going to feel fantastic.”

The spectacular lineup for the 2021 season will be announced in the coming weeks and will include the usual mix of amazing pop, rock and country artists that fans of CMAC are accustomed to enjoying.   Country superstars Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett have already been previously announced for 2021.

Over the coming weeks, CMAC will be working with NYS and Ontario County on protocols and guidelines for opening a safe, responsible and respectful venue.  

For the most up to date information on CMAC’s reopening and on-site protocols visit: www.cmacevents.com

The Friends of Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that was formed with the mission to improve the quality of life in our community through culture, education and the arts. It is located on the campus of Finger Lakes Community College in Ontario County. 

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Thursday, May 28, 2020 — Every artist scheduled to play the Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (CMAC) during its 2020 summer concert series has canceled or postponed their performance at the venue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the venue to forgo its season. Despite this, many of CMAC’s loyal sponsors and VIP box holders have donated their 2020 concert series financial support to the venue, while others have rolled their 2020 payments to the 2021 season.CMAC is rescheduling many 2020 show dates for next year while working to book a dynamic 2021 season, including Thomas Rhett, who has already rescheduled his performance at the venue to Aug. 22, 2021 and the Tedeschi Trucks Band who has rescheduled for June 30, 2021. All 2020 concert ticket purchasers will receive an email from Ticketmaster notifying them of their show’s 2020 status and available ticket options.

Over the coming months, CMAC’s staff will begin to plan and implement necessary health and safety measures, adhering to the New York state and industry guidelines as they unfold to ensure a safe 2021 CMAC season.

This effort along with ongoing operating expenses and facility maintenance are made possible by the generosity of many loyal CMAC VIP box holders and sponsors who are donating their 2020 financial commitment to the venue’s efforts. Those include:

American Packaging and the Schottland Family, Bank of America, Billitier Electric, Canandaigua National Bank, Century Mold, Chuck Wochele and Linda Dworaczyk, DelMonte Hotel Group, Dixon Schwabl, Dutch Summers and Sandy Parker, EagleDream Technologies, Flaum Management, Genesee Regional Bank, Hahn Automotive, the Juskiw Family – Trident Precision Manufacturing, LeChase Construction, LaBella Associates, LiDestri Food and Drink, M&T Bank, Merrill Lynch and Szczublewski Wealth Management, Nixon Peabody LLP, Payment Processing, the Pettinella Family, Polisseni Agency, Premium Mortgage, Power Management Group, Sedgwick Business Interiors, Walt and Barb Parkes, Wanda Polisseni, Wegmans Food Markets and the Wegman Family, WildStar Partners, and the venue’s namesake, Constellation Brands and the Sands Family, are among the earliest of these supporters.

“It’s no longer just about bringing great shows, top-notch security and hospitality to our patrons,” CMAC General Manager Chris Tuttle said. “It’s about ensuring the highest level of safety and sanitation at the venue, and we will do so by examining all aspects of our operations and making the necessary changes.”

The first show of this summer concert season was slated to kick off this Saturday, May 30, with Trey Anastasio Band and Jason Isbell. The season would have continued through Aug. 31, with a lineup of A-list performers, including Luke Combs, Brandi Carlile, Tim McGraw, KISS, Norah Jones and many more.

“It is with a heavy heart that we share this news with you, especially coming off of the 2019 season, which was the most successful season CMAC has ever seen,” Friends of CMAC President Ginny Clark said. “This is the first time in our history that the stage will remain dark for the summer season, but we are confident that this is just a temporary intermission and that our 2021 season will top the success of 2019. We wish we could be together again this summer, and sadly this is not the case, but we want to express gratitude to our venue workers, volunteers, box holders, sponsors, community and fans for their patience and understanding as we work through these unprecedented times.”

For more information, please visit cmacevents.com, or facebook.com/CMACfan, Twitter and Instagram (@CMACevents), or the CMAC app, available for download in the iTunes App Store and GooglePlay.

The Friends of Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that was formed with the mission to improve the quality of life in our community through culture, education and the arts. It is located on the campus of Finger Lakes Community College in Ontario County. CMAC was voted the Best Live Music Venue by Best of Rochester, #4 Mid-Atlantic Top Stop by VenuesNow and 2017 Academy of Country Music Large Venue of the Year nominee. For more information, visit cmacevents.com.

It is with a heavy heart that we share the 2020 CMAC summer concert series has been canceled. We want to thank you for your friendship, patience and understanding as we have navigated these unprecedented times.The safety of our staff, artist, community, and fans remains our #1 priority. Over the next year, we will be working hard to implement the necessary enhancements at CMAC to ensure we can be back with all of you rockin’ out bigger, better and safer than ever in 2021.

We are working to reschedule most of our cancelled and postponed 2020 dates for the 2021 season and look forward to sharing those exciting announcements with you.

For an update on the status of your concert visit our event page or check your inbox for an email from Ticketmaster.

We wish our fans and our community health & safety.

CMAC News 2018 CMAC T-Shirt Campaign

2018 CMAC Commemorative Line Up Poster & T-Shirt Campaign

The first annual, 2018 CMAC Commemorative Line Up Poster & T-Shirt Campaign is taking place October 29th – November 9th!

For one week only, we’re excited to offer you the opportunity to receive our exclusive 2018 Season T-Shirt and/or Lineup Poster with CMAC Capital Campaign donations of $35 or more!

Your donation to the CMAC Shine Together Capital Campaign supports venue capital improvements, so more memories can be made under the CMAC stars for years to come!

Here’s how to participate:

  • Make a contribution of $35 or more to CMAC’s Capital Campaign between October 29th—November 9th to receive a FREE 2018 CMAC lineup t shirt. You can make your donation here.
  • Snap a photo in your 2018 Season Line Up T-shirt
  • Share your CMAC t-shirt photo and why you support CMAC on social media! Use #ShineTogether, #WhyCMAC and tag @CMACevents on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured on our page!
  • Invite others to get involved by contributing to the capital campaign to receive a 2018 t-shirt!

 

Make your donation to receive a signature 2018 CMAC Season t-shirt before it’s too late! Limited quantities available.

 

We hope you will participate and help us SHINE TOGETHER!

CMAC News 50/50/ raffle winning ticket number
 

50/50 Winning ticket number: 2487466

CLAIMING A PRIZE: To claim a Prize, the holder of the randomly selected winning Raffle ticket number (a “Prize Claimant”) must contact Sponsor (Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) and present the winning Raffle ticket within thirty (30) days of the applicable drawing. Each Prize Claimant must provide Sponsor with all information required to claim a prize (including tax identification information). The Prize Claimant will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) in the form approved by Sponsor prior to receipt of the Prize. In the event that a Prize Claimant either: (a) does not notify Sponsor within thirty (30) days of the drawing; (b) is ruled ineligible for any reason; (c) refuses the Prize; or (d) does not return an executed Affidavit, then, in each such event, the Prize will be forfeited and will be retained by Sponsor. Sponsor has no obligation and is not in a position to contact holders of potential winning ticket numbers. All Prizes will be delivered to Prize Claimant and paid via check within thirty (30) days of the Prize Claimant delivering the winning Raffle ticket, executed Affidavit, and all other required documents to Sponsor. For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the Prize Claimant. Unclaimed winnings will be retained by the Sponsor for its charitable purposes. If you need more information, please call 585-394-4400.

CMAC News, CMAC's Capital Campaign
 

Join us on our mission to unite our local community and make even more memories under the CMAC stars for years to come

In 1983 Marvin Sands founded CMAC (Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) after he realized the importance arts and culture plays in the quality of the community. Today, the CMAC team works to keep Marvin’s mission alive, by bringing the community together under the CMAC stars. CMAC has grown tremendously, each year expanding its footprint in the industry and is proud to be recognized both locally and nationally, with several awards and nominations such as the 2017 ACM Large Venue of the Year nominee, #4 Top Mid-Atlantic Top Stops by VenuesNow, Best Place for Live Entertainment in the Finger Lakes by Finger Lakes Time, and rBest Concert Venue by Rochester Business Journal, to name a few.

Join Us On Our Mission

CMAC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and the venue’s success would not be possible without dedicated fans like you. We look to the people who love CMAC the most for support, to help us keep the CMAC experience alive, and we’re very excited to share with you the kickoff of CMAC’s Capital Campaign. This summer, we are asking those who keep CMAC in a special place in their heart, to join us on our mission to make even more memories under the CMAC stars possible for you and others in our community for years to come. We are hoping that this campaign will bring our community together and unite those have made lifelong memories at our venue so we can generate funds to further enhance your CMAC experience.

Every Detail Counts

Each and every detail at CMAC makes it a unique, one of a kind venue. That is why we take pride in helping you make memories that last a lifetime. Each time someone walks into our venue, a new story is created, and your support allows us to create experiences like no other. We love hearing about your CMAC experience because it drives us to continue to make it better than before.
Have you seen the BRAND NEW entrance way yet? CMAC was able to fund this beautiful entryway into the venue because of donations made by fans like you! In addition, we have been able to add new screens, renovations to the dressing rooms (keeping all of our CMAC stars happy) and have generated programs like Rock on Responsibly, all because of YOU!

How You Can Help

There are multiple ways to get involved in the campaign, and we encourage you to support in any way possible. One of the many ways is to upcharge your ticket purchase this season, or donate directly right on our website. If you choose to donate to our campaign we would love to reach out and hear why you love CMAC, so we can share your stories with our CMAC community!

CMAC is where memories are made and we hope that you continue to support us in the future- donation or not we are thankful for you, the fans, who truly make CMAC Shine!

To learn more about our efforts and explore other ways you can get involved, please visit cmacevents.com/cmac-capital-campaign.