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The first $1,000 donated will be matched by a generous friend of the Hall.


The shuttering of Unity Hall and other music venues during the pandemic  have made the past and coming stretch of months difficult and challenging times for musicians.  In the interest of providing musical company for members and friends of Unity Hall and some income for musicians, we presented ten consecutive weeks of VIrtual Concerts.

Through a grant provided by CNY Arts, each musician was compensated for their performance. That was generously supplemented with donations  to each performers tip jar by people enjoying the concerts.  Both viewership and tips exceeded our most optimistic expectations.   


In appreciation of this, musicians featured in the opening series of concerts each contributed a song not included in their own virtual concert for us to feature in this "Pay It Forward" Virtual Concert.  All proceeds donated to the tip jar for the Pay It Forward Virtual Concert will be used to fund more online concerts and other events from August through December.  Out thanks to them and to you for helping Unity Hall continue to present music at a time when so many rely on it more than ever.

Enjoy, and thanks for 'tuning in' at!  You can enjoy all of our previous Virtual Concerts by selecting them from the drop down menu in the Events tab on the navigation bar at the top of this page.


Your friends at Unity Hall.

Handsome and historic Unity Hall is one of Central New York’s most exciting homes for live music, theater, entertaining spoken word, and hands-on programs throughout the year.  Our goal is to give you the best listening experience and the most fun you’ve had in a long, long time in our beautifully restored 19th century upstairs theater as well as in our more intimate downstairs dining room/ performance space.

Unity Hall now offers an ongoing calendar of diverse music events, presenting acts ranging from Grammy Award winners and international performers to popular regional acts and aspiring local musicians. We also offer live theatrical presentations, lectures, art exhibitions, video presentations of classic concerts, and other cultural events.  

Unity Hall is also available for rent for public, social, and business events (click
here for information about Rentals).

Unity Hall is located in Barneveld, New York, a short and scenic 20-minute drive from the cities of Utica and Rome (click here for address information and directions). 



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Unity Hall appreciates the support of Oneida County Tourism, the area's Chambers of Commerce and other organizations that help boost the awareness of our programs and events.


Many Unity Hall programs are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program,a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

We were pleased and proud to  be recognized as one of the Best Venues for live music in the 2019 and 2020 SAMMY Awards. Our thanks to the Syracuse Area Music Awards board and all those that voted, and congratulations to the venues we share this distinction with.


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