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Every Time I Die’s Annual Christmas Show at Riverworks (12/16/17)

Tid the season!  The Every Time I Die annual Christmas shows have turned into a sort of local legend, and this year, the local metalcore legends went all out.  They invited an insane assortment of  touring acts to open the all day event, including Vein, Knocked Loose, Frank Iero and the Patience, Reggie and the…

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Jimmy Eat World at Riverworks (12/06/17)

Last week, Alternative Buffalo hosted the second night of the Kerfuffle Before Christmas at Riverworks.  They managed to land Jimmy Eat World to headline the second night, along with indie acts Børns and Saint Motel to kick things off.  This was Jimmy Eat Worlds first show in Buffalo in quite some time, and they put on…

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Circa Survive at the Main Street Armory (12/01/17)

This past Friday, Circa Survive brought an insane tour package to the Main Street Armory in Rochester.  We sent our photographer down the 90 to catch some of the action.  The massive venue did not deter the bands nor the passionate fans from giving it their all.  Balance and Composure kicked things off, followed by…

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Turnover at the Town Ballroom (11/13/17)

Last week, Turnover made their triumphant return to Buffalo in support of their new album, Good Nature.  The band managed a surprisingly great turnout at the Town Ballroom after the closure of the Waiting Room, causing the show to move locations.  They cruised through a handful of tracks off of their past two records, and…

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Slowdive at the Town Ballroom (11/9/17)

Buffalo was treated to incredible performance by the legendary dream pop/shoegaze act Slowdive this past Thursday. In their first appearance in Buffalo since their reunion in 2014, the band did not disappoint, playing tracks spanning their whole discography, including tracks from their fantastic new self titled record, which was released earlier this year. The rare appearance…

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Imagine Dragons at KeyBank Center (11/01/17)

This past Wednesday, the absolutely massive indie/pop crossover group, Imagine Dragons, brought their immense Evolve World Tour to Buffalo.   While the tour also featured K Flay and Grouplove, who have both played in Buffalo within the past few months, this was Imagine Dragons’ first time in Buffalo in a couple years, which led to a totally packed…

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The Front Bottoms at Buffalo RiverWorks (10/22/17)

This past Sunday, The Front Bottoms returned to Buffalo, this time playing an insane set at Buffalo RiverWorks. The New Jersey based indie / pop punk act played Buffalo last year at the Town Ballroom, and since then, dropped a new LP on Fueled By Ramen, titled Going Grey.  While the record had only been…

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HRVST Festival at Riverworks (10/14/17)

Last Saturday, local radio station, 103.3 The Edge partnered with After Dark Presents to threw their inaugural HRVST Festival. While the show was original slated to take place at the Cumulus Festival Grounds, it was moved to an outdoor festival stage at Riverworks due to production issues. This may have been for the better, as the…

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Against Me! at the Town Ballroom (10/05/17)

Last week, scene vets Against Me! returned to Buffalo for another unforgettable show. This was the their second time in Buffalo since the release of their latest LP, Shape Shift With Me, and they dropped a new 7″ earlier this year, featuring two killer new tracks, “Sabbitha Christie” and “First High Of The Morning.” The Dirty Nil and Bleached kicked the…

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Mitski at the Tralf Music Hall (10/03/17)

This past Tuesday, Buffalo had a lot going on. COIN at the Town Ballroom, Circa Waves at the 9th Ward, Frankie Cosmos at Mohawk, and Mitski at the Tralf Music Hall. If you ended up you picking the Mitski show that night, you made a very smart choice. Stef Chura kicked off the two band…

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