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By Tim O'Shei » Thursday, March 5, 2015

From their four-day stay to the close-blooded cast, nothing is typical about Garth Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood’s series of shows that begin tonight at First Niagara Center. Here’s why: I... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Thursday, March 5, 2015

Bred in Kansas City. Ballyhooed in Brooklyn. Based in Los Angeles. Singer/songwriter Kevin Morby is a man who has spanned many settings over the past dozen years, but with his second solo release, “... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, March 5, 2015

‘‘It’s allowed; not everything has to be a jazz solo.” That’s Diana Krall, talking to the Ottawa Citizen last month, during a telling interview in which the renowned jazz-based singer and... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Garth Brooks built an empire in the 1990s. And then, by decade’s end, it appeared that he had walked away from that empire.However, when country’s biggest-selling artist decided to retur... Read More

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

For four years now, Buffalo’s Freudig Singers have held an annual composition competition. Its upcoming concert, “Sing a New Song,” will be presenting this year’s winning e... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Hear that booming voice? It belongs to President William McKinley, and it is emanating from the Theodore Roosevelt National Historic Site. The public is invited to a cocktail reception to hear McKinle... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Suddenly, this band’s name is on the tip of every indie-loving cat in town and out there on the ether. Catfish & the Bottlemen – “sounds like the name of some blues band or something, man wa... Read More

By Anne Neville » Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Imagine thousands of people leaving downtown when a Sabres game ends, just as thousands are arriving for a Sabres game that is about to begin. That should give you some idea of what will happen whe... Read More

By Mac McGuire » Tuesday, March 3, 2015

After releasing four albums in less than a year (something that would put Ty Segall to shame), local duo Space Wolves took some extra time before the release of its fifth tape, “Space Wolves V,” w... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, February 26, 2015

You might not think it a perfect fit for the guy best known as runner-up during the fourth season of “American Idol.” But when Blood Sweat & Tears – the band initially launche... Read More
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