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By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, October 3, 2015

This weekend’s unseasonable cold snap was good for one thing. It set the stage beautifully for “Northern Lights at Kleinhans,” the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s tribute... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Saturday, October 3, 2015

The long-awaited moment came at 10:04 p.m. Shania Twain, dressed in a flowing black robe, fog cascading around her feet, framed by minty ice-colored lasers, sang her lyrics to “From This Moment... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, September 26, 2015

Cheyenne Jackson is a born entertainer. Saturday in Kleinhans Music Hall, the Broadway singer gave us what turned out to be a mad mix. During the course of his show, which the BPO had titled... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, September 22, 2015

LEWISTON – Brittany Howard took it to church on Tuesday. There’s just no other way to say it. The Alabama Shakes singer took it to church. And she took the sold-out Artpark Mainstage... Read More

By Seamus Gallivan » Monday, September 21, 2015

Sturgill Simpson is a searcher; not the kind who finds idols to worship, as so many see him to be on the mantel of modern country music, a pillar of purity standing tall against the temptation of pop... Read More

By Seamus Gallivan » Saturday, September 19, 2015

There’s a warm romanticism in the music of the Avett Brothers, who returned to a near-full Artpark amphitheater in Lewiston on Saturday night. It pours out of their poetry; persists as they... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Saturday, September 19, 2015

If you’ve not yet found yourself taking in a show at North Tonawanda’s Riviera Theatre, you should make a point to get it on your calendar before the year ends.Don’t get me... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, September 16, 2015

So far, so good. If the rest of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Classics concerts this season are anywhere near as good as the opening concert was, we are in for some real... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Saturday, September 12, 2015

It’s hard to enjoy music while in the middle of monsoon-like conditions –no matter who is on stage. It’s tough to dance and sway in a five-dollar poncho, crowd-ride in a pair of mud-caked... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Friday, September 4, 2015

When One Direction announced that a show at Ralph Wilson Stadium would be a part of its “On the Road Again Tour,” the British/Irish boy band had just been proclaimed the biggest band in the... Read More

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