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Tonight; New Order vs Depeche Mode Dance Party

Transmission Dance Party is back with a pre-Thanksgiving week warmup New Order vs Depeche Mode Dance Party tonight at the Mohawk. Dance to the hottest 80’s UK dance jams as Bill Page and Jason Draper pit Manchester legends New Order against venerable Essex heroes Depeche Mode in a battle for faux supremacy… with the winners…

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Tonight: Timber Timbre

Canadian gothic folk rock trio Timber Timbre make their welcome return to the Queen City tonight at Mohawk Place  with Lockport retro rockers Handsome Jack. Known for their dark atmospheres and nimble musicianship, Timber Timbre are back after more than five years  in support of their latest, the heavy duty Sincerely, Future Pollution, while soulful locals…

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Tonight: White Reaper

  Ascendant Louisville hard rockers White Reaper headline a killer lineup tonight at the Town Ballroom with Chicago psych rock outfit Post Animal and local garage rock heroes Made Violent. In town in support of their very, very well reviewed sophomore effort The World’s Best American Band, White Reaper will be unleashing their bold, fully loaded and…

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Tonight: Sugar City’s Soul Night

Buffalo might be in the grips of some hellafied arctic cold air this weekend but Milkie’s on Elmwood will be sizzling tonight because Sugar City’s Soul Night will be in full effect from 10am to the wee hours. $5 gets you in the door so you can shake your butts to the toe tapping and booty shaking…

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Tonight: Shilpa Ray

Bluesy Brooklyn  soul punk  heroine Shilpa Ray makes her welcome return to Buffalo tonight at Nietzsche’s. A shining beacon of integrity, genuine emotion and timelessness, Shilpa is back in town in support of her sophomore solo album Door Girl. Opening the show will be lovable retro rockers Handsome Jack and local dive bar rockers The Gennies….

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Tonight: Lazlo Hollyfeld & Friends Play Arcade Fire

Beloved Buffalo experimental rockers Lazlo Hollyfeld have previously taken on the music of Talking Heads, LCD Soundsystem, and Radiohead, and tonight they’re playing twenty… yes twenty Arcade Fire songs at the Mohawk, which is the closest we’ve gotten to the real thing since the fancy dress loving Arcade Fire has chosen to skip playing Buffalo for the…

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Just Announced: The National

  Just when you thought Buffalo’s strong year of shows couldn’t get any better, the Town Ballroom announced that Cincinnati by way of Brooklyn indie heroes The National will be hitting it up December 11. On tour in support of their latest album Sleep Well Beast, they’ll will be in town to play a benefit show…

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Tonight: The Ambulanters

Brit alternative band from Nebraska The Ambulanters drop by Milkie’s tonight to coincidentally play the release party for local psych/surf rockers Passed Out’s latest EP with David Dondero, Bold Folly, The Good Neighbors, and Passed Out, obviously. The fellas in Passed Out are back with the Aforementioned and How it Pertains to Absolutely Nothing, produced by…

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Rochester

River Lynch and The Spiritmakers Drop New Video “Straight Through”

Rochester rock and roll upstarts River Lynch and The Spiritmakers have teased us with a video for their latest single “Straight Through” that is pure, organ soaked, riff heavy goodness.  These guys are clearly on a mission, and this song and rock-band-in-studio-recording video definitely qualify as a call to arms to fellow rock revivalists ready to…

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Tonight: dreambeaches

Beloved Buffalo baroque indie surf pop band dreambeaches are back with their eagerly awaited second EP Disappearing Act, and they are rightly celebrating it’s glorious overabundance of riches with the people tonight at Milkie’s on Elmwood. Fearing Friday the 13th is for suckers, and if you’re going out you might as well go out strong kicking…

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