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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: 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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New Music

Tonight: The Naturalists

The Naturalists have one of the most distinct sounds out there. In the ten or so months since their 6-song EP release, Home Honey, I’m Hi, the band hasn’t slept on expanding and improving that sound, especially with the addition of a second guitarist (Jimmy Dimartino) and two shiny new singles released earlier today. “Wicked…

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Tonight: Nik Turner’s Hawkwind

Tonight, legendary flutist and vocalist Nik Turner will be bringing his edition of the legendary UK space rock band Hawkwind to Buffalo’s own Mohawk Place for a special show featuring San Francisco kraut rock outfit Hedersleben. Nik Turner’s Hawkwind will without a doubt melt some brains at the Mohawk with their heavy sound, science fiction and…

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Tonight: The Soft White Sixties

Buffalo Iron Works will be representing for the people tonight when the Cobblestone venue hosts San Francisco’s The Soft White Sixties along local favorites Handsome Jack. Earnestly rocking what’s been dubbed “working class soul,” this maximum R&B quartet are touring behind its just released debut album, Get Right, and for a city nostalgically holding onto it’s…

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Buffalo

Handsome Jack Releases Music Video For “Right On”

Following the release of their new single “Echoes,” Buffalo retro rockers, Handsome Jack, have continued to tease their forthcoming record, Do What Comes Naturally, with a new music video for the song “Right On.” The Go Pro (?) filmed clip for the soulful, slow burner finds the band performing the single while making some late night…

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Tonight: The Silks

Here’s the key to being a cool rock’n’roll band: Authenticity. Real deal, tried and true grit, spunk and ‘tude. You can have the riffs, the looks…even the swagger can be faked. But Authenticity is something that can only be felt. The Silks are as true as it gets. Heavy, soulful, boogie-in-the-heels rock that harkens back…

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Buffalo

Handsome Jack Premieres First Single from Do What Comes Naturally

A slow week here in Buffalo finally got better today as some new music came to our attention. Long time Buffalo blues rockers, Handsome Jack, have released the first single off of their forthcoming album, Do What Comes Naturally. Titled “Echoes,” the track is a heavy, road house slow burner, touching on influences from the…

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Tonight: The Found

The Found don’t play all that much these days. With members relocating out of the city, it’s rare to come across a local, or any gig for that matter, from Buffalo’s psych infused garage rockers. But the planets aligned just right this evening, so head over to Nietzsche’s to catch the band as they return…

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Album of the Week

Handsome Jack – Do What Comes Naturally

There is always a lot of talk about the hardcore and punk scene in Buffalo, but what about the blues? Bands like Johnny Nobody, Mr. Boneless, and in particular, Handsome Jack? As for the latter, the Lockport four-some hasn’t released a proper full length since 2011’s Super Moon, but in Do What Come Naturally, which Handsome Jack…

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