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By Mary Kunz Goldman » Sunday, June 26, 2016

As an opera tenor who had sung from many of the world’s great stages, Sean Panikkar thought he knew about drama. But even he wasn’t prepared for “America’s Got Talent.”He was swept into the show in 2013 almost by accident. Three tenors who had met online and called themselves Forte had auditioned for the show and... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, June 24, 2016

1) NHL Draft fan fest, 4 to 10 p.m. June 24 at Canalside (44 Prime St.). Free to attend. Commentary: The NHL Draft is unquestionably the biggest event in Buffalo this weekend, with hockey luminaries from across the country gathering here to continue to build the future of their respective rosters. Given that the Maple... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, June 23, 2016

Public Enemy flourished in the late-1980s and early '90s, but many of the hip-hop group's songs have become timeless. Before Chuck D, Flava Flav and friends hit the Canalside stage tonight, here are five songs, from 1987 to 2016, that we're looking forward to hearing. “Man Plans God Laughs,” from this year’s... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Thursday, June 23, 2016

Sabrina Carpenter is 17 and a star. But ask her why, or what separated her as a young girl from the millions of others who’d love to do what she does, and she struggles. Either that, or she turns on the humility. “It’s hard to be talking as myself and say, ‘Yes, there was something different about me,’ ”... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Rockin’ on the River summer concert series, held in North Tonawanda’s Gratwick Riverside Park, kicks off Friday with the return of a favorite of the series, blues-rock guitarist, band leader and songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Shepherd has played the area many times over the years, taking part in this run of... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Any New Jersey-born musician who grinds out tunes about classic cars, lonely hearts and shuttered factories has to expect the Bruce Springsteen comparisons to come fast and furious. Just ask Brian Fallon. The Garden State native and founding member of the currently on-indefinite-hiatus Gaslight Anthem has been lauded... Read More

By Mac McGuire » Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Country superstar Miranda Lambert will bring her "Keeper of the Flame" summer tour to town for a show at 7:30 p.m. June 23 in Darien Lake's Performing Arts Center (9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center). After taking the tour across the Atlantic for select dates in Europe, the bad-girl, Texas singer-songwriter (and former... Read More

By Toni Ruberto » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

One of the biggest shows of the summer is also one of the first - tonight's  Twenty-One Pilots show at Canalside. Tickets sold out almost immediately for the show that also features sets by Mute Math and Chef'Special. If you have tickets and you're heading to the show later today, here are a few helpful bits of... Read More

By Alyssa Fisher » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

When Liz Callahan was growing up in Riverside, she remembers not having anything to do. Now, there’s almost too much.   “Summer is only so long,” she said. “I think it’s wonderful that there are so many different opportunities to get out in the city.” Although the calendar insists summer has just begun,... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Monday, June 20, 2016

In just a few years and three albums, banjo-wielding balladeer Laney Jones has gone from playing Florida NASCAR bars to performing aside Alison Krauss, gracing the stage of New York’s Lincoln Center and continuing to diversify her traditionally rustic sound. Her next stop? East Aurora’s 189 Public House (189 Main... Read More

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