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By Mary Kunz Goldman » 12:01 AM

A historic collaboration is taking place this weekend in Kleinhans Music Hall. The Irish Classical Theatre, LehrerDance and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are all joining forces for “Le Bourgeoi... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » 12:01 AM

The Buffalo Chamber Players are warming up again for another concert, this one with a French twist. Called “Vive le France!,” it includes music by Claude Debussy, Gabriel Faure, Jean Francaix, Fra... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, October 29, 2014

At the Night Lights Music Festival in early September, you would have been hard-pressed to encounter a band that wasn’t tearing it up on stage, playing like its very life depended on it, and summoni... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Reign of Kindo’s music is among the most sophisticated in all of modern pop. Starting with strong, melodically detailed songs, the band constructs elegant sonic temples around these initial idea... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, October 28, 2014

If you read the credits on some of the most innovative and influential alternative music albums of the past 40 years, you’re likely to find Adrian Belew’s name there. Repeatedly. The guitarist,... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, October 28, 2014

“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” means “The Middle-Class Gentleman.” The playwright Moliere wrote the broad comedy in 1670 as a private entertainment at the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV. It was ... Read More

Monday, October 27, 2014

Although so often rather unfairly relegated to the “novelty act” region of the classic rock world, Jethro Tull is one of the most enduring bands to have emerged from the late 1960s and e... Read More

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
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