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Tonight: Bad Waitress

Tonight Sugar City hosts a night of serious 21st century punk rock when Toronto’s Bad Waitress rolls through town with Thick and Tina Panic Noise. Bad Waitress is rowdy, insurgent, and not playing around with your feeleings or your hangups, while Brooklyn’s Thick is all DIY punk, soaring melodies, and kicking the status quo in it’s…

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Tonight: Matthew Danger Lippman

Tonight, Buffalo to Brooklyn transplant Matthew Danger Lippman brings his glammed out, soul man jive home for a special show at Sugar City with Welks Mice and Lesionread. Matthew just released Sadomania hot on the heels of last year’s trippy and surprisingly soulful Ill, which found MDL leaning hard into melodicism and confessional turns to find…

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Tonight: Science Man Tour Kick Off

Garage rock supervillain Science Man lays waste to Buffalo’s Mohawk Place tonight and lights the fuse for his destructive new tour with the help of local minions. Science Man, the solo project and alter ego of Buffalo multihyphenate John Toohill, has been busy in and outside his heinously deranged laboratory. After unleashing a bulldozing debut…

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Sipper – “N.J.F.D”

Sipper have a new bummer pop track titled “N.J.F.D.” which has been repeat in the buffaBLOG office this week. In the video, Sipper gets into a fight with a partner at an amusement park, giving many of us some PTSD. With the change of the weather, “N.J.F.D.” is the anthem of the beginnings of a…

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Buffalo

Handsome Jack Go Inside The Making Of Everything’s Gonna Be Alright

Gritty Lockport rock revivalists and intrepid world travelers Handsome Jack have given their fans an intimate glimpse into their creative process and the making of their last album Everything’s Gonna Be Alright in a new documentary by Christian Gentry. Calling their sound “timeless” is a huge understatement, and Gentry digs in to show how the…

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Tonight: The Movielife

Fans of 00s Drive-Thru-era pop-punk rejoice! The Movielife is making their way through Buffalo tonight for a very special set… They’re playing two of their most celebrated albums in full – Forty Hour Train Back To Penn and The Movielife Has A Gambling Problem. Joining The Movielife tonight is fellow 00s royalty, Travis Shettel, of Piebald fame….

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Ladysse – “Heartbreak Hollywood”

Ladysse’s “Heartbreak Hotel” is like an itch that finally gets scratched. The project is fronted by Stephanie Lauren, a current Detroit resident and former Californian. Since moving east, she been hitting the ground running, embedding herself in the local scene, even landing a spot in AP magazine’s “10 Detroit Artists You Need to Hear” article….

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Buffalo

Wild Once Release Brooding Debut Single, “Perennials”

Newly-minted Buffalonian indie rockers Wild Once are due to release their debut EP later this spring. Until then, they’ve come out swinging with the brooding title-track, “Perennials.” The quartet shows off a decidedly mature and atmospheric guitar-driven sound, while not straying too far from their emotional and punk rock roots – think The National meets The Get Up Kids with a…

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Tonight: Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers

A long creative career is never a singular track. Different incarnations, both visually and sonically, are required for sustainability. Laura Jane Grace, the lead singer and guitarist for punk band Against Me!, started garnering underground fans with demos, eventually earning support from punk-purists NOFX and their label Fat Wreck Chords close to twenty years ago. Seven…

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Tonight: Single Mothers

Ontario’s Single Mothers brings their debaucherous brand of rock-and-roll to the Rec Room this evening. The band, formed in 2008, recently released their third album, Through A Wall in September of 2018, and is visiting the city of good neighbors to show us what it’s all about. It will certainly prove to be a show…

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