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Tonight: Halloween Tribute Party

Cover shows are hands down my favorite Halloween tradition. When else can you see all your favorite classic punk bands on the same stage? One year, I got to see Slayer, SSD, the Misfits, and the Ramones together on the same stage and Lifetime, the Lawrence Arms, NOFX, and Descendents in the same weekend. This…

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buffaBLOG Halloween Playlist 2015

Halloween is a wonderful time of year. Parties, scary movies, inappropriate uses of black face, schizophrenic weather, sexy Donald Trump costumes, themed playlists… this time of year has it all, and we here at buffaBLOG have you covered for the first and last ones. David Bowie with Frank Black – “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)”…

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Tonight: Soul Patch

Keith Buckley is a man of many talents. Of course, you may know him as the local guy who yells a lot as the singer of hardcore act, Every Time I Die. Other than that, he leads a fairly simple life: getting tattoos, hanging out at the Pink, giving out wise and loving advice in…

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Soul Patch w/ Sixties Future at Mohawk Place (10/30/15)

For the second year in a row, we teamed up with Buffalo alt-rock cover kings Soul Patch for sold out, Halloween party banger. With buzzing local rockers Sixties Future opening, Soul Patch proceeded to unleash two nostalgia heavy sets on to Mohawk Place’s packed crowd. Check out some select shots from the show below, and…

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Just Announced: buffaBLOG Presents Halloween w/ Soul Patch

buffaBLOG is pumped to announce our second annual Halloween party, teaming up once again with local 90’s alt-rock cover band, Soul Patch, and buzzing indie rock newcomers, Sixties Future, on Friday, October 30th at Mohawk Place. Expect a riotous night filled with zany costumes, debauchery, and losing your voice screaming along with some of the…

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Screened Plays

Column 34: Shaun of the Dead‘s Harmonious Relationship with Pop Music

Annnnd we’re back. After a long hiatus, we’ve returned with the latest installment of Screened Plays, the place where cinema and pop music collide. And just in time for Halloween, our good friends at North Park Theatre are showing one of my all-time favorite comedies: Shaun of the Dead. While many directors (Quentin Tarantino, Danny Boyle,…

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Rochester

Howlo & Pleistocene Team Up for Halloween Split

Halloween is always a fun time to track new music out of Western New York as bands get into the holiday spirit and share some new spooky flavored tunes. And right on cue, early this week, two of our favorite Rochester acts, Howlo and Pleistocene, teamed up to release a timely split LP, Ghost Walk. The childlike…

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Tonight: Halloween at the Hamlin House

In a monster mashup of epic proportions, Buffalo’s scary-party-throwing veterans OLD FRIENDS, NEW FACES team up with our very own buffaBLOG for one of the city’s favorite Halloween parties. The 21+ event promises an evening of fun, food, dance, and drink, and with free beer (included in the ticket price) flowing til 2am, the drink…

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Just Announced: Halloween at the Hamlin House

A demonic, unholy union has occurred in Buffalo, NY…. OLD FRIENDS, NEW FACES has teamed up with buffaBLOG to host a night of debauchery at the legendary (and haunted) Hamlin House (432 Franklin Street). OLD FRIENDS, NEW FACES has been throwing the scariest bashes in Western New York for forty years; we here at buffaBLOG…

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Tonight: The Irving Klaws

All Hallow’s Eve in Allentown… when the weird go pro and Halloween gets back to it’s primal roots, and there’s no better place to let your freak run wild than at the Nietzsche’s Halloween Party featuring local freaks The Irving Klaws, Small Smalls and ronaldraygun. Billed as a “freakshow tribute to music from the movies,”…

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