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Tonight: Night Slaves

Inventive industrial act Night Slaves will be celebrating the release of their newest LP THREE AND A HALF with a show tonight at Revolution Gallery. Anchored by core members David Kane and John Toohil, the group has recently expanded to include Lucy Bell, Ryan McMullen, and Kelly Mourdant. Their sound is an amalgam of 60s…

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Tonight: Candy Ambulance

Candy Ambulance make their return to Buffalo tonight with a sweet midweek gig at Mohawk Place. The three-piece grunge rock band hailing from Troy make are in town in support of their latest length release, Traumantic. Released last September, Traumatic showcases Candy Ambulance’s raw and powerful sound. Fans of late 90s alternative scene will surely…

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Tonight: The Get Up Kids

Kansas City emo forefathers The Get Up Kids will make their biennial stop in Buffalo tonight to play Rec Room amid a North American tour in support of their latest release, Problems (2019) – their first full-length since 2011. Though they aren’t happy to associate themselves with the genre, The Get Up Kids were major players in…

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Tonight: Summer Salt

Midway through their 2020 Tour, Summer Salt bring their warm sunny jams to Rec Room tonight. Expect breezy and chill vibes from the Austin band, who seem like they have mastered the art of writing relaxing beach tunes. They released their latest EP Favorite Holiday Vol. 1 this past Christmas Eve. If you’re looking for…

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Tonight: VACATION

Head downtown to get switched on tonight by Cincinnati lo-fi garage rockers VACATION when they roll through the Mohawk with some staples from the local punk scene. Getting free via a raw sound that fuses punk, early Flaming Lips psychedelia, and crisp songwriting, VACATION are touring behind their other dimensional 2019 LP Zen Quality Seed…

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Tonight: Telefon Tel Aviv

A powerhouse of the 2000s underground electronic movement makes its way into the Nickel City tonight for the first time. Telefon Tel Aviv helped drive the IDM and glitch scene for the first half of the aughts; experimenting with electronic music customs and influencing bedroom producers for years to come. Following the tragic death of Charles Cooper…

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Tonight: Kevin Scoma

The 9th Ward at Babeville hosts a tremendous evening of local indie singer/songwriters featuring Kevin Scoma, heave, and Koko Neetz, and the dead perfect acoustics of that intimate and lovely brick performance space in the basement. Kevin Scoma will be playing tunes from his excellent Into The Weeping Sea EP, a deeply melodic and captivating fragment of dream folk…

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Tonight: PUP

Canadian punk rockers PUP will be gracing the Asbury Hall stage tonight for a sold out show. Riding the high of the release of their latest record Morbid Stuff, they will surely put on a high-energy show for Buffalo fans. PUP have become a staple in the punk community, with praise from top music magazines….

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Tonight: A Very Special Episode

NYC based post-punks A Very Special Episode headline a bill tonight at Sugar City. Since forming in 2016, the band has channeled the shoegaze energy found in their 2017 release Censored Dreams and embraced a punk aesthetic with their 2018 EP Cut for Time. 2018 also saw the band signing with upstart label Knuckle Down…

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Tonight: Steak & Cake Records 9th Anniversary

The brainchild of local musician, producer and budding impresario Brandon Schlia, Steak & Cake Records has been a vital to the Buffalo music scene, and tonight area record label Steak & Cake Records celebrates nine years at Curly’s with a killer lineup of acts from their troupe of artists and an album release from Buffalo…

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