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By Michael Farrell » Tuesday, July 28, 2015

LEWISTON – Question: What do you get when you meld the instrumental virtuosity of an arena rock guitarist with the smoky voice of a roadhouse siren, the looks of a runway model and the moves of a... Read More

By Nancy J. Parisi » Monday, July 27, 2015

“Beautiful” was the recurrent word heard throughout Sunday’s 20th annual Masten Jazz Festival within the grounds of Martin Luther King Jr. Park on the city’s East Side.... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Sunday, July 26, 2015

Mike Costley is an expat now living in California, but he remains oh, so Buffalo. “Hey, I heard you at the Page One,” someone yelled at him as Costley was performing Sunday at The Buffalo... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Saturday, July 25, 2015

The cacophonic communion of outdoor music festivals has been ushering Buffalo’s residents away from the city’s core for years, sending gaggles of teens, young adults and the ageless along I-90... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Saturday, July 25, 2015

There may have been a bit of a chill in their air Friday night at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, but on the stage the temperature was red hot as multiplatinum Christian rock group Casting Crowns... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, July 23, 2015

LEWISTON – My Morning Jacket has been everywhere since forming in Louisville, Kentucky in 1998 – from Mohawk Place and the Showplace Theatre in Buffalo, to the exalted festival stages of Bonnaroo... Read More

By Ben Siegel » Wednesday, July 22, 2015

It’s been nine years since I last saw Kelly Clarkson in concert. It was here, at Darien Lake, on a summer night much like this, when she toured her second album, the breakout hit... Read More

By Jeff Schober » Sunday, July 19, 2015

The smooth jazz sounds of tenor saxophonist Don Rice would meld perfectly into a dark, smoky, inner-city club on any rainy Saturday night. Instead, it was a sweltering Sunday afternoon when Rice... Read More

By Dan Herbeck » Sunday, July 19, 2015

There’s more than one way to rock the house. The Eagles and the Rolling Stones have proven that over the past couple of weekends. Eight days ago, the Stones led by three guys in their 70s, used... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Saturday, July 18, 2015

Buffalo isn’t lacking in homegrown musicians who have gone on to shine in the national and international spotlight. Rick James, Ani DiFranco, and the Goo Goo Dolls all have roots in the Queen... Read More

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