This full-length CD traverses folk, blues, jazz, and World Music styles - an exceptional recording featuring Chuck Abell, Matt Sloboda, Harry Aceto, Eric Metzgar, Jack Courtright, Grace Frarey, Katie Knutsvig, Dan Elias, and others, including a guest appearance by Andrew VanNorstrand.


Digital download available starting 12/19

on iTunes and Amazon


      or order directly from Chuck:


Digital download w/ artwork: $12

Physical CD (specially-priced until 1/1/21):

$10-25 (pay what you can/sliding scale) 

(plus $5 shipping if not local)*

Payment Options:

Venmo@Charles-Abell-1     

or....

PayPal: CharlesAbell451    

or....

Send a check to:

Chuck Abell, 141 Kimbark Rd,  Rochester, NY 14610

*for CDs include your name, address, and phone # with order! For digital download include your email address


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NEWSFLASH!

Lake Effect has finished its first full-length CD, "Skydancer", and it will be available for purchase starting 12/19. Join us for an innovative, online CD release event on 12/18. Here's your invite:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OnGnPR9nbfcvHiV0q2_mxQtxYwx-3ZjGTnei3ryCpik/edit?usp=sharing

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             Current Schedule​​​​​​​ (cancelled)



Cancelled/Postponed Gigs


Lake Effect Mini-Tour w/ Bob Isaacs 

​April 16, 2020 Lake Effect @ Mt Airy Contra, PA

April 17, 2020 Lake Effect at Glen Echo Contra, MD

April 18, 2020 Lake Effect at Swingin' Tern Contra, NJ


May 29, 2020Techno Contra, Brooklyn NY 

May 30, 2020Caller, Advanced Dance, New Haven CT


NW Tour

July 9, 2020 Lake City Contra w/ Chris Knepper, WA

July 10, 2020 Emerald City Contra w/ Chris Knepper, WA

July 11, 2020 Portland Contra w/ Chris Knepper, OR

July 12, 2020 Portland Techno Contra, OR (tent)

July 16, 2020 Caller @ Lake City Contra, WA

July 17, 2020 Caller @ Emerald City Contra, WA

July 18, 2020 Caller @ Portland Contra, OR​​


Oct 16, 2020 Lake Effect @ Tinmouth Contra, VT

Oct 17, 2020 (am) Lake Effect @ Fall Ball, NH

Oct 17, 2020 (pm) Lake Effect @ Lenox Contra, MA


Oct 24, 2020 Lake Effect Blue @ Toronto Contra, Ont​​


March 13, 2021Lake Effect Toronto Double Dance, Ont


June 21, 2021 Lake Effect @ Greenfield Adv Contra, MA


June 6, 2021 Lake Effect @ House Concert, Greece NY

June 26, 2021 Lake Effect @ House Concert, Rochester NY 

Aug 11, 2021Lake Effect in Rochester (tba)

Aug 13, 2021 Lake Effect @ Duende, Buffalo NY (4:30 pm)

Aug 19, 2021 Lake Effect @ N. Rose Concert Series, NY



Active Gigs:

April 9, 2022 Lake Effect concert - details tba


June 3, 2022 Lake Effect @ PeopleArt, Buffalo NY

June 16, 2022 Lake Effect @ CDR (contra)

June 23, 2022 Lake Effect @ CDR (contra dance)

July 9, 2022 Lake Effect, Buffalo Yard Concert/Benefit 

July 15, 2022 SoulStomp Zydeco, Rochester NY 

Aug 11, 2022 Lake Effect @ CDR (contra)

Aug 13, 2022 Lake Effect Yard Concert, Greece NY

August 24, 2022 Lake Effect @ Soldier's Place, Buffalo 


Sept 17, 2022 Lake Effect @ Brighton Pathways to Health, Roch


Sept 24, 2022 SoulStomp @ Benefit Event, Buffalo NY


Oct 15, 2022 Lake Effect @ Stone Tolen House, Roch, NY


Oct 27, 2022 Dance Event tba


​                                 stay tuned for additional dates...