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Tonight: Church Girls

Nietzsche’s plays host to a sleeper rager this evening. Tonight’s lineup features dream-y Philadelphia-based indie rock quartet, Church Girls, who are are in the midst of a New York State mini-tour.  If you are a fan of twinkly new era Blondie meets Rilo Kiley, than maybe head down to Allen St. tonight.  Church Girls aren’t…

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Tonight: Lina Tullgren

Looking for something fun to do with your Tuesday?  Head down to Sewing Souls for a night packed with some sweet tunes.   Two acts from New York City are making the long trek to Buffalo, Lina Tullgren and Kateboard.  Lina Tullgren recently released an LP, titled Won, on NYC label Captured Tracks before the end…

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Tonight: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Tonight Buffalo’s excellent spring and summer of shows keeps rolling on when beloved San Francisco garage rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club return to the City of Good Neighbors after a decade plus absence for a greatly anticipated show at the Town Ballroom. BRMC is currently celebrating 20 years together kicking vintage yet immediate rock jams that…

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Tonight: Teenanger

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Tonight Mohawk Place is hosting a night of punk throwdowns. Stopping in from Toronto are punk heavyweights Teenanger. Teenanger are a four-piece whose music ranges from Toronto hardcore punk to a more plaintive and toned down post-punk. Their last LP, Teenager echoes the post-punk vibes of Joy Division while still staying true to the stripped down and energetic chaos of Teenanger’s previous outings. They’re fun, there…

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Tonight: 68

Heavy is good. Discord is life. Tonight promises to be a masterful combination of both, featuring a set from the Atlantan duo 68. There’s something to be said about the sheer noise that can come out of this duo, whose work is propelled by gravelly vocals and sinewy guitar riffs. 68 is gearing up for a new album, Two Parts Viper, out…

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Tonight: Yazan

Modern-day Frank Zappa, Yazan, takes his talents to Buffalo favorite, Electric Avenue, tonight for the latest stop on his very first kick-ass, cross-country tour. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Yazan is a singer-songwriter-guitarist who specializes in an exceptional mixture of blues, folk and psychedelic grooves. Riding high off the release of his new album, Hahaha, he’ll…

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Tonight: Deer Tick

Tonight, prolific and very gonzo Providence, Rhode Island indie Americana mainstays Deer Tick make a welcome return to the area for a show at Buffalo Iron Works with Liz Cooper & The Stampede. After a four year absence the full throttled up roots rockers returned in a big way with two albums, Deer Tick Vol….

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Tonight: Minus the Bear

Angular masterminds / mid-aught mainstays Minus the Bear return to Town Ballroom this evening to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their 2007 album Planet of Ice.  Tonight’s show will feature the band playing Planet of Ice in it’s entirety, as well as select hits from the bands expansive portfolio. The Seattle-based quartet achieved initial success with…

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Tonight: Made Violent

You hear a lot of talk these days about rock being dead. It’s a very fashionable thing to say, based on “diminished market share” or the lineup and crowd sizes at Coachella, but at the local and underground level we know better. Yes it’s true that the local scene isn’t particularly well supported by Western…

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Tonight: Witty Tarbox Release Show

Do you like clowns, cotton candy and indie grooves? Well lucky for you, Witty Tarbox is turning Buffalo’s Nietzsche’s into a big top tonight for the release of their debut studio EP, The Adventures of Schmitty: Issue #1 v RARE. Hailing from Buffalo, Witty Tarbox stands out by taking a cooler, more laidback approach to…

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