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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 4

After a whirlwind of a weekend, it is bittersweet that our last showcase that we have our last showcase tonight. Mohawk Place is set to host four up-and-coming acts tonight which will be the icing on the 56 layered cake. Starting off tonight is experimental rock act Planet Three followed by grunge-y newcomers Major Arcana….

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 3

Herd Fest Day 3 launches tonight and after catching so many acts the past two days and lack of sleep, my ability to craft creative introductions isn’t what it used to be. Mohawk Place kicks off the night with sets from plucky up-and-comers Johnny and the Man Kids, new rock act The Gennies, Brooklyn indie…

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 1

buffaBLOG is proud to launch the first day of events for this year’s Herd Fest. A lot of planning and curating went into crafting these shows and we are psyched to gather some of the most buzzed about local and regional acts for your viewing/listening pleasure. We encourage you to seek out bands you are…

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Just Announced: Herd Fest 2017

After months of preparation, today we are pumped to announce the line up for Herd Fest 2017. Our goal when putting together this festival was to bundle as many as the up-and-coming, buzzing bands from Buffalo and beyond and package them into one four day festival. Ticket prices range based on the event, but if…

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Herd Fest 2017 Dates Announced, Applications Open

Today we are psyched to announce the dates and opening of applications for Herd Fest 2017. Entering it’s fourth year, this year’s Herd Fest  begins on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 and ends on Sunday, June 18th 2017.  Much like last year, we will be centralizing the application process over on Herd Fest’s website in order…

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New Music

Titanics – “Close Enough”

Albany electro-pop duo Titanics just released the beguiling single “Close Enough” a few weeks before their performance at Herd Fest, and it’s safe to say that we should start getting stoked for this show sooner rather than later. Consisting of Mark Lombardo and Derek Rogers, Titanics deal in a sub genre (dubbed by them) “tranquil…

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Herd Fest

Silo Sessions

Today is going to be a busy Saturday. If you’re looking to get the most out of your all-access Herd Fest bracelet, your itinerary will take you to Record Theatre in the afternoon, Black Dots in the evening, and the Buffalo bustle of Allen Street to cap off your fat schedule at a number of…

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day Two

Tonight we launch into the busy portion of Herd Fest with day two of the festival. Tonight programming spans across five venues. Earliest show starts at 8pm at Mohawk Place with gravelly indie rockers via Syracuse, Bridge Under Fire, dreampop synth artist Daniel Robinson, sunny Bryan Johnson and Family, indie-pop act Comfy, industrial goth duo…

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Herd Fest 2015: Day 1

This past Thursday night, local haunt Mohawk Place hosted the opening ceremonies to Herd Fest 2015, featuring performances from Bryan Johnson & Family, Attic Abasement, Pleistocene, and DJ sets from Mohawk regulars, Transmission Dance Party. Herd Fest photographer, Canadace Camuglia, was on hand to catch all of the action. Browse through some select photos below…

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day Four

Woooo Herd Fest Day Four! I am writing this with one hand dangling off my twin mattress. So far, we’ve had twelve showcases since Thursday, featuring some of the very best acts locally and beyond. Tonight is no different. This evening Mohawk Place plays host to some of the areas most talented emcees. Leading off…

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