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By Michael Farrell » Friday, November 28, 2014

Snowvember. Snowpocalypse. Snowmageddon.There were multiple names and hashtags attached to last week’s astonishing accumulation of snow. And while it all fell and kept people indoors, many ... Read More

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

If you want to truly take off as an indie-rock band in the present day, you might have a tough time doing so from Denmark. Which is why Danish indie trio New Politics left the homeland behind and high... Read More

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Erin Sydney Welsh proved herself to be a prodigious talent from a young age. A favorite of the late folk music mentor Michael Meldrum, who was the first to spot the talent of a then-teenager Ani DiFra... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Remember the Twelve Days of Christmas? According to tradition, they begin on Christmas Day and stretch, luxuriously, into January.It’s time to bring them back. Because we need the extra time. T... Read More

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Transition comes easier to some artists than others. Take multifaceted local musician Rob Burgio. He spent the early part of the millennium charting Buffalo radio hits and tearing up Kiss the Summer H... Read More

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Get out your favorite Stetson and your cowboy boots as country music superstars Big and Rich return to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Seneca Niagara Events Center in Niagara Falls. The multiplatinu... Read More

Friday, November 21, 2014

For Jay White, Neil Diamond is more than a sequinned hit maker. Neil Diamond is a journey. White began listening to the famed entertainer in the early 1970s, and realized that their voices were simila... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

In the 20 years since Boyz II Men first emerged and set about rewriting the R&B/pop rule book for the next generation of would-be hit-makers, the trio’s influence has only grown more prominent. ... Read More

By Dan Herbeck » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A few years ago, country/folk/bluegrass musician John McEuen found himself at a Hollywood party that was crawling with A-list actors, musicians and other celebrities. It was a birthday bash for his on... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Monday, November 17, 2014

Premiered at La Scala in 1957, Poulenc’s “The Dialogues of the Carmelites” is all the more chilling because it is based on a true story of the French Revolution. On July 17, 1794,... Read More
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