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Tonight: Conor Oberst

After a bit of a prolonged local absence, Conor Oberst, sans his Bright Eyes moniker, will be returning to the Buffalo area tonight to perform within the acoustically rich walls of Babeville’s Asbury Hall. The Saddle Creek all-star has been touring in support of his latest record Salutations, the full band follow-up to last year’s bare…

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Tonight: Cheap Pop

Deep Space 8 is set to host Bethlehem, Pennsylvania’s most popular professional wrestling themed band, Cheap Pop, this evening. As an outspoken indie rock fan and a semi-closeted wrestling lover, it’s rare these two worlds collide on my interests Venn Diagram, but Cheap Pop manages to tick both boxes. For those of you that aren’t giant…

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Tonight: Downtown Boys

Sugar City is set to host an all-star line-up headlined by one of Sub Pop’s latest signees, Downtown Boys. The Providence, RI funk punk act is touring in support of their latest album released just last week, Cost of Living. Also on the bill are fellow funk punkees Mallwalkers, harsh rockers Alpha Hopper, and rising locals…

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Digit n Kemp Release Defused via Dance & Rave

Darlington, UK house duo Digit n Kemp offer a trio of groove-laden house cuts on their latest Defused EP, the inaugural release for Buffalo based electronic label Dance & Rave. Ranging sonically from tech house to acid and more straightforward techno, the set of tracks provides near peak time jams with hefty percussion and vivid…

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 4

After a whirlwind of a weekend, it is bittersweet that our last showcase that we have our last showcase tonight. Mohawk Place is set to host four up-and-coming acts tonight which will be the icing on the 56 layered cake. Starting off tonight is experimental rock act Planet Three followed by grunge-y newcomers Major Arcana….

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 3

Herd Fest Day 3 launches tonight and after catching so many acts the past two days and lack of sleep, my ability to craft creative introductions isn’t what it used to be. Mohawk Place kicks off the night with sets from plucky up-and-comers Johnny and the Man Kids, new rock act The Gennies, Brooklyn indie…

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 2

After a successful night one of Herd Fest where we saw Sammus take the crowd in the palm of her hand and Award Show burst our eardrums, we are psyched to continue on to night two. Mohawk Place starts early at 6pm with loop artist Griffin! and indie folk singer Kerry Fey playing Happy Hour….

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 1

buffaBLOG is proud to launch the first day of events for this year’s Herd Fest. A lot of planning and curating went into crafting these shows and we are psyched to gather some of the most buzzed about local and regional acts for your viewing/listening pleasure. We encourage you to seek out bands you are…

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Just Announced: Herd Fest 2017

After months of preparation, today we are pumped to announce the line up for Herd Fest 2017. Our goal when putting together this festival was to bundle as many as the up-and-coming, buzzing bands from Buffalo and beyond and package them into one four day festival. Ticket prices range based on the event, but if…

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Tonight: The Districts

Philadelphia four-piece / Fat Possum Records signees The Districts are set to play the 9th Ward this evening. The band is touring in support of their Record Store Day 7″,  hitting venues all over the Northeast, Canada, and the UK. If you are a fan of Cold War Kids or the Walkmen, then you should head on…

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