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By Michael Farrell » Monday, August 29, 2016

If Canada has a sound, plenty of bands — from the Tragically Hip to Rush to Sloan — have spent decades constructing it. But if our northern neighbors’ most foundational classic rock has a voice, it very well may be the Guess Who’s Burton Cummings, who will headline a special Canadian Hall of Fame show  with... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, August 26, 2016

I'd consider calling it The 20, or in last week's case, The 15, but you simply can't mess with the branding of The 10. Maybe we just have our ears a little closer to the ground this week, but there's such an abundance of activities scheduled that making a choice will be tough. 1) Rubber Duck posts up at Canalside at... Read More

Thursday, August 25, 2016

As the summer concert season winds down, the hottest “bro-country” duo in America returns to the area as Florida Georgia Line takes the stage at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Aug. 26.The duo of Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard is on the back-end of a nine-month North American tour spanning more than 60... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Ani DiFranco may call New Orleans home these days, but she planned something special for her audience back here in Buffalo as part of her current "Vote Dammit" tour. On Aug. 26, DiFranco and her band will headline the first Babefest at Asbury Hall in  Babeville, capping off a show blending music, social activism and... Read More

By Mac McGuire » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The hit series of the season seems to have produced one of music's most talked about bands. The Netflix sci-fi sleeper-turned-blockbuster "Stranger Things" has music fans talking about Austin's experimental synth group S U R V I V E, in particular members Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, who created the score for the... Read More

By Mac McGuire » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Have you ever wanted to control your own dance party? One that isn't in your bedroom mind you? Beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 25, Artpark's Theatre Terrace (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston) will allow you to do exactly that with its very own Silent Disco. Upon arrival, all party goers will be given a pair of headphones that... Read More

By Kris Kielich » Monday, August 22, 2016

Things have been turbulent with Blink-182 these past few years. The California pop-punk band extraordinaire had quite a bit of drama with former guitarist/singer/founder Tom DeLonge. One day he was in the band, and the next day he wasn’t. Fans wondered: Was there going to be a new album? Was the album canceled? And if... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, August 22, 2016

Turn off your mind, relax, and float down stream. Don’t these words have more meaning in our fast-paced mess of a mass-media-mad modern world than they did when John Lennon first sang them in 1966? (Hint: The answer is yes.) This year, we are marking the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ “Revolver”... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Monday, August 22, 2016

Despite some artists’ impressive catalogs of work — whether it be critical favorites, forays into impressive collaborations or piano-led historical recollections — their concerts seem fated to ebb and flow on the strength of a handful of radio hits. And dependent on crowd expectations, two of these artists could... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, August 19, 2016

1) Buffalo BrewFest, 5 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Cobblestone District at Illinois Street. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the event. Commentary: Over 100 craft beers from 30 brewers from across the country will be available for tasting along the cobblestone streets near the First Niagara Center, as attendees... Read More

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