Rory Block
Rory Block
Premier Acoustic Blues Artist
Saturday, September 21, 2024, 7:30 pm
Seven-Time Blues Music Award-Winner Rory Block will kick off our new concert season!
Carsie Blanton
Carsie Blanton
Friday, November 1, 2024, 7:30 pm
Carsie Blanton is a songwriter with hooks, chutzpah, and revolutionary optimism....
Castalia String Quartet
Castalia String Quartet
Sunday, March 9, 2025, 3:00 pm
The Castalia String Quartet of the Catskills was formed in 2019 by Uli Speth (violin I), Debrah Devine (violin II), Amy Tompkins (viola), and Ruth Berry (cello)...
Paul Blake
Paul Blake
Sunday, April 6, 2025, 3:00 pm
Our featured local artist this season will be trombonist Paul Blake, accompanied by Fideliz Sta. Brigida. ...
Pedro Giraudo Quartet
Pedro Giraudo Quartet
Friday, May 16, 2025, 7:30 pm
The spectacular finale of OCA's 96th season will be Latin GRAMMY winner Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet...
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P.O. Box 244
Oneonta, NY 13820





OCA is pleased to announce

7-time Award Winning Blues Singer/Guitarist RORY BLOCK

opening our 2024-2025 season series

Saturday, September 21, 2024, at 7:30 p.m.

2024-2025 Season subscriptions are available online now, here

Single-concert tickets are available online here.

See Rory’s website,



The website is updated now for Season 96.  The 2024-2025 season subscription form is available here.  Single tickets for individual concerts may be purchased in advance online here and will also be available at our several community ticket outlets before each concert, as well as at the door shortly before the concert itself.






The Oneonta Concert Association is pleased to be able to continue presenting live performances of exceptional music and dance to our audiences throughout 2024-2025, providing the direct presence of the artistry and the sense of community and connection that live performance creates.  Our 96th season offers a wide variety of genres, ranging from blues guitar and contemporary singer-songwriting, to classical chamber music and Argentinean nuevo tango

Several programs of educational outreach will provide an additional treat for various audiences and age groups; and individual Young Artists will continue to grace the start of each concert with a 10-minute opening performance.  Young Artist audition times will be announced during the summer.

Season subscribers save substantially over the single-concert ticket price, and new subscribers enjoy an even further discount.  We also offer a special Pick-Three option.  The complete  season’s Subscriptions page, the linked subscription form, and the Single Tickets page all provide details on several ways to subscribe or to purchase tickets to individual concerts, including by PayPal or by mail.

Our annual series of performances is made possible by an an all-volunteer organization, and we are always looking for new members to join the Board of Directors and help make these events happen.  If you’re interested, please email us at

We are extremely grateful for the support and kindness that our audiences, volunteers, and sponsors have shown to the OCA throughout our many years, and we look forward to seeing you all at the performances!


The Oneonta Concert Association (OCA), founded in 1928, is the area’s oldest cultural organization. Our mission is to present diverse, audience-engaging, world-class cultural offerings of live music and dance at an affordable price to the Western Catskills region. Over the decades we’ve presented some amazing performers, including: Grammy winners Ron Carter and Mark O’Connor; the Vienna Boys Choir; Count Basie Orchestra; Scotland’s Battlefield Band; the Trapp Family Singers; Cantus; Manhattan Brass; Boston Chamber Music Society; Alvin Ailey dance; the National Ballet of Senegal; and other artists celebrated the world over.

OCA programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the Governor and Legislature of New York State.  OCA is also supported by the Dewar Foundation, Eggleston Foundation, and other foundations.  Visit NYSCA at
We thank our Season 96 Sponsors!