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Tonight: Smokin’ Black Tar

Tonight, Nietzsche’s is slated for a unique bill that boasts an impressive spectrum of genres, ranging from indie pop to rap to straight-up enthralling confusion. Arguably, the most noteworthy aspect of tonight’s showcase is the first public outing of new Buffalo-based art-rock project  Smokin’ Black Tar (featuring former members of Well Worn Boot and Mr. Boneless). The creative…

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Tonight: Kevin Devine

Buffalo is in store for a very special treat tonight. Kevin Devine is making his way back to our city for his first show here in a couple years, but is leaving his band behind and playing a solo set in the basement of Asbury Hall, the 9th Ward. This treat of a solo show is…

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Tonight: Wavves

Beloved California surf rockers Wavves make their welcome return to Buffalo tonight at the Tralf with Chicago psych rockers Post Animal. It’s since six long years since Nathan Williams and company played the Town Ballroom and the band’s had some adventures: signing to Warner Brothers after the indie success with King Of The Beach and releasing…

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Tonight: PUP

Can we just go ahead and make PUP honorary Buffalonians already? Tonight marks PUP’s umpteenth return to the Queen City, and for good reason. Every time this quartet comes around, they bring a raucous live show brimming with unparalleled energy. They’ve brought along the perfect tourmates to boot – peppy Topshelf math/emo act Prawn is in tow tonight….

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Tonight: Iron Chic

Iron Chic - Tonight, Waiting Room

Iron Chic are an indie/pop-punk band from Long Island and tonight they will be bringing the house down at the Studio at Waiting Room. Iron Chic are known for their anthem like quality full of pounding rhythm and fast paced, slicing guitars. Playing alongside Iron Chic on this stacked bill are Unwelcome Guests and Del…

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Tonight: Taking Meds

Sewing Souls is set to be a real rager with a stacked bill this evening. Coming out from Rochester will be math-rock/pop-punk outfit, Taking Meds. The band released their full-length debut record, My Life as a Bro recently and are an intoxicating cocktail mixture of math-rock elements with just a bit of punk/pop sound to…

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Tonight: SMUG

Buffalo’s music scene is definitely fluid, with bands coming and going, frequent collaboration, and sometimes bands up and change names. Case in point: the reborn punk rock band Naturalists, now known as SMUG, who took a break, changed their sound, recorded a forthcoming debut album, and rebranded themselves with a nifty all caps name that’s…

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Tonight: Full Body

Rochester’s Full Body will be cruising down the 90 to Dreamland tonight.  After playing multiple shows in Rochester which hosted some Buffalo favorites, the indie fuzz rock four piece finally returns to Buffalo.  Local talent includes the raucous pop tinged garage rock ac, MORBS, NYC turned Buffalo solo act, Jack, and the show will be closed…

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Tonight: Made Violent

Buffalo’s own garage rock masters Made Violent don’t get to play the Queen City very often, but when they do it is a big deal, both for fans and the band themselves. Tonight the trio will be headlining the Studio at Waiting Room. The show  comes just days after the release of the video for their…

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Tonight: Wildhoney

After multiple nights of awesome shows over the past week or so, Mohawk Place continues it’s streak with a show from Baltimore’s Wildhoney.  The dream pop tinged shoegaze act has not put out any new music for quite some time, but what they have in their catalog so far is stellar.  Their last LP, Your…

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