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By Michael Farrell » Friday, October 24, 2014

Ray Parker Jr. is not playing Buffalo this weekend. Or is he? Well, no and yes. The versatile singer, songwriter and guitarist will not be bringing his band Raydio to the Queen City, but his career... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, October 23, 2014

Adam Holzman was always going to have a life in music. He had no choice. Holzman’s father, music business icon Jac Holzman, was the founder of one of the hippest record labels of the 1960s, Elektra,... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ever since rock bands started flexing their creative muscle, developing their skills to the point of virtuosity and realizing that they needn’t be hemmed in by pop conventions, a dichotomy has exist... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Like Viva Vivaldi and “Baba Yaga,” Opera Week is fast becoming an autumn tradition for music-minded Western New Yorkers. Every year, the celebration – which burst on the scene in 2012 – see... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Unless you frequented Mohawk Place often during the earliest days of the previous decades, you might not have known that Buffalo had developed a strong stoner-rock and hard-boogie movement, one that f... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Harmonia Chamber Singers recently released a CD called “Into the Light,” and in a concert this weekend, the singers plan to let that light shine. The concert is called “Across the Bridge of ... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Florida bluesman Selwyn Birchwood is poised to do to the blues in 2014 what Gary Clark Jr. did to the form in 2012 – namely, remind everyone within earshot that this sub-genre of American music is n... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Buffalo Master Chorale and the Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus, led by Doreen Rao, are giving two concerts this weekend featuring the music of Mozart that will be attended by, word has it, Mozart him... Read More

By Kris Kielich » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Combichrist is ready to make its triumphant return to Buffalo. After years of touring with the likes of titans like Rammstein, new records, including one this past March titled “We Love You,” a... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The English Beat offered a pleasing, sunny antidote to the bleak realism of British punk during the economically challenged days of late 1977 and 1978. Blending pop, ska, reggae and the more melodic l... Read More
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