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Tonight: Druse

Sugar City is being savagely taken over by Rochester tonight, featuring a double-whammy headliner via post-hardcore act DRUSE and mathy-emo kingpins Taking Meds. They will be joined by the equally excellent California Cousins and the swimmy, shoegaze-tinged Carpool; both bands have been making waves lately in the emo scene (see our album of the week…

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Tonight: Well Worn Boot

Cosmic forces beyond our limited human capacity for understanding are aligning tonight in Allentown when beloved but currently defunct hillbilly psycho cowpunk outfit Well Worn Boot reunite for one night only at Nietzsche’s with an absolutely stacked all star bill. Prepare your mind and body for a potentially Jodorowskyesque (or is it Schlesingeresque?) journey that will test…

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Tonight: Cougar Sweat

Nietzsche’s is hosting a rock show featuring Cougar Sweat tonight! Originating in Atlanta, Georgia in 2016, Cougar Sweat prides itself on being an energetic, joy-embracing group. With Caleb Chauncey on guitar and vocals and Nate Cook on drums, the band released a self-titled EP in February 2017 and a single called “Peace” this past May….

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Tonight: The Joy Formidable

Tonight The Joy Formidable takes the stage at Buffalo’s Rec Room to rock your faces clean off as they wrap up their North American tour. This North Wales trio means business with their wonderfully deafening and melodic indie rock records. Badass lead singer and guitarist Ritzy Bryan leads the charge with beautiful, ethereal vocals and…

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5 Expert Tips for Buying Your First Instrument

If you are currently searching for your first instrument, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. There is a multitude of decisions to be made, and these options can seem endless. There is the brand, model, make, size, etc. For accessory-heavy pieces like guitars and drums, you need to think about all the supplemental equipment as well!…

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Tonight: Ty Segall

Tonight prolific singer-songwriter-guitar wizard, Ty Segall, unplugs for a special set as part of his solo acoustic tour at Buffalo Iron Works. Get up close and personal with a man who needs no introduction. Since debuting as a solo act on the Orange County scene back in 2008, the one-man garage psych rock band has…

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Rosemary Fairweather – “MTV”

Rosemary Fairweather is a dreamy alt-pop artist whose “MTV” has been making waves in all the right ways lately. An irresistible bassline provides a funky back beat as Rosemary’s lilting voice lulls you into a dreamy daze. About the song, Rosemary says, “‘MTV’ was written very late at night, after I had been watching hours of…

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Tonight: Honey COMA

Honey COMA is hosting an evening of what promises to be very emotional music tonight. The trio specializes in dark, brooding indie rock with painfully introspective lyrics – case in point, debut EP 7 Songs. Joining them tonight are alt-punk, queer-core trio Tina Panic Noise and a performance from San Antōn (aka Tony Flaminio of Lemuria, Failures’ Union, and Mallwalkers…

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Tonight: They Might Be Giants

World-touring veteran alt-rockers, They Might Be Giants, take the stage at Buffalo’s Town Ballroom tonight in support of their new album, I Like Fun. Perhaps best known for their defiant theme song for the TV show, Malcom in the Middle, TMBG was formed by childhood friends John Flansburgh and John Linnell back in 1982. With…

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Felines – “Too Tight”

Copenhagen-based trio Felines combine dreamy pop elements with driven, garage-rock tones on their latest offering, “Too Tight.” A driving bassline forms the backbone of this song, peppered with mysterious vocals, and what can only be described as bursts of chaotic noise. The lo-fi aesthetic is what really drives this one home – have a listen for…

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