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By Matt Chandler » Saturday, April 25, 2015

It’s been six years since Ed Kowalczyk walked away from his multiplatinum-selling band Live and embarked on a solo career. On Friday night, Kowalczyk paid a visit to Niagara Falls, where... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, April 24, 2015

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Friday Coffee Concert was historic in a way. In addition to the usual jelly and jimmied doughnuts, they had paczki and fastnachts. These pre-Lenten pastries... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Saturday, April 18, 2015

We didn’t get the first draft pick. But we got the Hip. So quit cryin’ in your beer. Speaking of teams, the Tragically Hip have always been a great one, a five-man unit capable of finding the... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Saturday, April 18, 2015

Throughout their inventive and incendiary run as a recording outfit, Modest Mouse has always been treated with a certain amount of reverence. Indie rock denizens granted their early work a cult... Read More

Friday, April 17, 2015

Kleinhans Music Hall is bubbling over with excitement this weekend.At Friday morning’s Coffee Concert, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announced its new principal pops conductor. He is John... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Fans of the Town Ballroom who strolled through the front doors of the Main Street music venue Wednesday night expecting to see a typical Town act – say a Snoop Dog or Insane Clown Posse, two... Read More

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Western New York Coalition for the Homeless, which advocates for safe and affordable housing in the area, is presenting a “Hip-Hop for Homelessness” fundraiser at 7 p.m. Sunday in... Read More

Monday, April 13, 2015

Officially dubbed a “Chamber Master’s Recital,” saxophonist Jon Lehning’s degree-capping performance Saturday at Slee Hall on the UB North Campus was more like a concert... Read More

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Saturday at Kleinhans Music Hall, as patrons took their seats, the bearded Yankee face of Charles Ives, the father of modern life insurance, looked down benevolently from a video screen over the... Read More

By Kris Kielich » Monday, April 6, 2015

The sold-out crowd Sunday evening in the Town Ballroom was electric, full of youth and young love – the very things Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff loves to sing about. The club was packed from front to... Read More

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