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By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, July 22, 2016

1) Alternative Buffalo's Kerfuffle, 1 to 11 p.m. July 23 at Canalside (44 Prime St.). General admission tickets for $35 are still available. Commentary: You have to hand it to Alternative Buffalo -- even though it's hard to argue there's a killer headliner, the nine-band lineup is deeper than ever. From AWOLNATION to... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Friday, July 22, 2016

Kingdom Bound concludes its 30th anniversary celebration at Darien Lake on July 23 in grand fashion. If you haven’t made it out yet, or if you’ve been here all week, there is plenty you don’t want to miss on the festival’s final day. Grammy-nominated , platinum selling Christian rockers Skillet will close out... Read More

Friday, July 22, 2016

The 100 Things Every Western New Yorker Should Do At Least Once series has eclipsed one year's worth of entries, spanning the toothy grin of Shark Girl all the way to the fried dough scent wafting from Canal Fest of the Tonawandas. Catch yourself up on Mary Kunz Goldman's reflections on experiences that try to capture... Read More

By Toni Ruberto » Thursday, July 21, 2016

We're offering a four-day weekend guide to festivals this week, thanks to the opening on Monday of both the Orleans County 4-H Fair and Chautauqua Fair. Here's a look. July 22-23: It's the final two days of the 30th anniversary celebration of Kingdom Bound at Darien Lake. The Christian music festival has a lengthy list... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Thursday, July 21, 2016

Grammy-nominated artist Matthew West highlights the musical portion of Day 3, July 22, of Kingdom Bound, the Christian music and arts festival that is celebrating its 30th year with four days of worship at Darien Lake. West, who has sold more than 1.2 million albums, has also written music for Rascal Flatts, Casting... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, July 21, 2016

It's time for that grassroots groove. It's time, in other words, for the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Festival. Formerly known as the Masten Jazz Festival, it takes place from 3 to 8 p.m. on two consecutive Sundays, July 24 and 31, on the side lawn of the Buffalo Museum of Science (1020 Humboldt Parkway). Named for a... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Thursday, July 21, 2016

Ryan Stevenson spent more than seven years working as an EMT saving lives. Today he is focused on saving souls. Thanks to an independent recording that caught the ear of Toby Mac, Stevenson landed a record deal, a Grammy nomination for co-writing “Speak Life” with Mac, and this summer, a chart-topping song, “Eye... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Day two of Kingdom Bound, the annual music and arts festival at Darien Lake, opens with an early morning breakfast and worship time for youth, aptly called, “Awaken,” on July 21. The early portion of the program is exclusively open to those staying overnight on site, but everyone is welcome to join in for the breakout... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Kingdom Bound kicks off its 30th anniversary music and arts festival on June 20 with a strong lineup of speakers and musical acts for festivalgoers of all ages. With so much to do each day, we are offering a quick daily guide to Kingdom Bound you'll find on Buffalo.com starting here with opening day activities. After... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The word is out about Larkinville’s Food Truck Tuesdays. But what about Wednesdays? Wednesdays, the focus shifts to local music. From 5 to 8:30 p.m., “Live at Larkin” welcomes an impressive array of local talent. Typically, there are two or three bands, with all the musicians jamming together at the end. It’s... Read More

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