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Tonight: The Vaughns

There’s a growing consensus that the future of rock music is female, and that future happens tonight at the Mohawk when New Jersey garage indie rockers The Vaughns roll through town with a stop at The Mohawk with Clever Girls plus Velvet Bethany and Halo Nellie. Hailing from Springfield, NJ, The Vaughns bring together grunge, blues,…

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Tonight: The Midnight

Tonight Atlanta chillwavers The Midnight brings their epic and hyper evocative synth drenched electronic jams to the Town Ballroom with local support from Armageddon Party. The Midnight is total collaboration featuring Atlanta singer songwriter Tyler Lyle and Danish producer Tim McEwan that results in something like aural virtual reality: hazy, ephemeral synthetic atmospheres that fully immerse the…

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Kelli Bobbi Releases Debut “Cruising”

Steak And Cake Records has a fresh new video and single out that’s destined to be your jam of the summer that’s also more than a little bit mind blowing. Going under the cheeky alias Kelli Bobbi, label mastermind and genuine artistic polymath Brandon Schlia and Jazmine Frazier (aka Hop Hop) go above and beyond on “Cruising,” a…

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Tonight: KOPPS’ Y2K End Of The World Dance Party

The state of the world got you down? Are all of the trendlines pointing to a big honking anxiety attack? Well get ready to dance away all of your mounting apocalyptic fears away by celebrating and commemorating the last time we all thought the world was going to end, in the one place I want…

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Tonight: Simon Joyner at Silo City Reading Series

Tonight Buffalo post industrial event site and Instagram hot-spot Silo City hosts the latest installment of Just Buffalo Literary Center’s Silo City Reading Series, a multi-disciplinary event featuring local and international artists and musicians plus prolific Omaha-based singer/songwriter and lo-fi legend Simon Joyner. A pillar of the Omaha music scene, Joyner has releasing a steady stream of…

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Tonight: Wine Lips

Tonight,  Mohawk Place hosts a night of serious, uncut garage rock when it hosts Toronto’s very own Wine Lips, DC garage sludge rockers Teen Mortgage, Rochester’s The Dirty Pennies, and local ne’er do wells Bold Folly. Wine Lips busted out of the Toronto scene and onto the international stage thanks to their hard charging riffs,…

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Tonight: Spirits Having Fun

Tonight, local DIY space Sugar City hosts a “very fun rock show” featuring Chicago art rock outfit Spirits Having Fun, Tokyo East-West rockers and now honorary Buffalonians The Molice, and local post rock avant-gardist Little Cake. Melding sweet melodies, chaotic whimsy, progressive discordance, and elements of free jazz, Spirits Having Fun have a debut album coming out next…

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Tonight: Slow Cooker

Tonight Buffalo surf punks Slow Cooker celebrate the release of their debut LP Do A Kickflip at Duende at Silo City with an international lineup featuring fellow local punks Science Man  and 2 of London (Ontario)’s finest punk up and comers KLAZO and MANAGER. With Do A Kickflip Slow Cooker (Ian McCrohan, Andy Krzystek, Joe…

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Tonight: Ryan Luce

Buffalo to Brooklyn ex-pat Ryan Luce is back home to celebrate the release of his aptly named debut EP California Gold tonight at The Tabernacle with California singer songwriter and fellow collaborator DM Salsberg. California Gold is an ode to an age gone by, when laid back country, folk, and pop coalesced into something that sounded sweet…

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Jesse & The Spirit Releases New Single “Anthropocene”

Jesse & The Spirit aka Jesse James Kaufman is back with a compellingly bleak and punishingly psychedelic single and video called “Anthropocene” that takes no prisoners and holds back no truths. Saving you a trip to a search engine, Anthropocene is the geological name for our age, the time period during which our human activity has actively…

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