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Tonight: Ty Segall

Tonight prolific singer-songwriter-guitar wizard, Ty Segall, unplugs for a special set as part of his solo acoustic tour at Buffalo Iron Works. Get up close and personal with a man who needs no introduction. Since debuting as a solo act on the Orange County scene back in 2008, the one-man garage psych rock band has…

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Tonight: Handsome Jack Album Release Party

Tonight is a shockingly busy night for Buffalo music fans, with shows going off all over downtown, and Buffalo Iron Works has a killer show lined up with soulful Lockport rock revivalists Handsome Jack celebrating the release of their third album Everything’s Gonna Be Alright at Buffalo Iron Works with heavy duty psych rockers Deadwolf and garage…

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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: Sloan

Canadian heroes and local favorites Sloan return to Western New York as part of their One Chord To Another 20th anniversary tour. The timeless Nova Scotian (sic) power pop rockers are themselves enjoying a major anniversary, having formed 25 years ago at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (yet another legendary band formed…

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Tonight: The Melvins

Legendary 80’s stoner rockers and alternative music survivors The Melvins return to the Queen City after a seven year absence to play The Buffalo Iron Works tonight. With not one but two albums in stores this year, Three Men And A Baby and Bases Loaded, the sludge metal masters will be joined by Seattle sludge…

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Tonight: Monophonics

Buffalo Iron Works will be grooving hard this evening to the gorgeously psychedelic, R&B stylings of San Francisco soul outfit Monophonics along with Albany’s hard rocking Wild Adriatic. In town in support of its recently released sophomore album, Sound Of Sinning, the mighty five-piece from the Bay Area is known for an intense and towering sound,…

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Tonight: Start Making Sense

Buffalo Iron Works will be the place tonight when Talking Heads tribute band Start Making Sense “burn down the house” with the music and spirit of that elusive and seminal new wave powerhouse. Endorsed by Bernie Worrell, the godlike genius and legendary keyboardist for Parliament/Funkadelic as well as the Talking Heads in the early 80’s,…

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Tonight: Turkuaz

Turkuaz, the nine-piece, power funk group from Brooklyn, in back in Buffalo and tonight’s show at Buffalo Iron Works is not one to miss. These guys throw it down with guitars, wind instruments, bass, percussion, keys, and backup vocals. This is funk turned up to 11. In addition to the power funk structure, a healthy…

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Steve Earle & The Dukes at Buffalo Iron Works (7/7/15)

Last night, American music legend Steve Earle transformed Buffalo Iron Works into a Sportsman’s-esque honky tonk, raising the roof with his pure country and western rock. The thrilled sold out crowd was blessed with an almost two hour set of Earle classics new and old, with nary a note of the BS and corny ass…

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Tonight: Zach Deputy

Performing while under prepared should be a musician’s worst fear…right? Apparently not! When it comes to Zach Deputy, imprecise planning is what makes his act so unpredictable. After realizing his bassist couldn’t make show a while back, Deputy went right on without him and began looping instrumentals and vocals: a real DIY. Performing as a…

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