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Tonight: River Whyless

Touring Asheville-based folk act River Whylesss makes a stop at the 9th Ward tonight for an undoubtedly intimate performance in Delaware Ave’s best basement venue. The band is on tour in support of their new album, Kindness, A Rebel, which came out on June 8th.  The band has an organic almost retro vibe similar to that of…

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Tonight: of Montreal

of Montreal will be making what seems to be their annual stop in Buffalo this evening.  Since their inception, of Montreal has been dropping a project almost yearly, all having their own unique feel with their latest album White is Relice / Irrealis Mood being no different. The band will be bringing their captivating performance  to Town Ballroom this evening…

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Tonight: Rick Maguire (from Pile)

Sugar City is slated for a ripper tonight with Rick Maguire from Pile playing a stripped down solo set with support from a returning Yazan. Pile made waves with their breakthrough 2010 release, Magic Isn’t Real, which impressed both critics and fans alike. Eventually, Pile were dubbed a “musician’s musician” band due to their complicated…

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Tonight: Church Girls

Nietzsche’s plays host to a sleeper rager this evening. Tonight’s lineup features dream-y Philadelphia-based indie rock quartet, Church Girls, who are are in the midst of a New York State mini-tour.  If you are a fan of twinkly new era Blondie meets Rilo Kiley, than maybe head down to Allen St. tonight.  Church Girls aren’t…

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Tonight: Minus the Bear

Angular masterminds / mid-aught mainstays Minus the Bear return to Town Ballroom this evening to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their 2007 album Planet of Ice.  Tonight’s show will feature the band playing Planet of Ice in it’s entirety, as well as select hits from the bands expansive portfolio. The Seattle-based quartet achieved initial success with…

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Tonight: Screaming Females

Buffalo is ablaze with excitement this evening for Weird Al Yankovic’s sold-out show at UB’s Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure’s March Madness tournament chance, and rising punk act Screaming Females’ performance at Mohawk Place. Fronted by lead shredder/singer Marissa Paternoster’s distinct style of howl singing, the rising New Brunswick-based band has been a regular go-to on…

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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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Tonight: No Parents

Dreamland is set to play host for touring punkrockers No Parents for an undoubtably raucous Monday night. The Los Angeles-based act is touring in support of their new 7″ Chix in LA. You might have caught their set when they rode into town last fall sharing a bill with White Fang at Mohawk Place, or last…

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Tonight: Cherub

Couples rejoice as Nashville electro-pop tag team Cherub are set to play Town Ballroom this evening for Valentine’s Day. Composed of songwriters Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, the duo formed in 2010 making synth-bangers for the not overtly romantic. In 2014, Cherub found mainstream success with their breakout single ” Doses and Mimosas.” Currently the duo…

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Best of 2016

Staff Picks

To begin our Best of 2016 coverage, we asked a handful of our staff writers to submit their favorite albums and songs of the year. Cliff Parks Favorite Album: The Avalanches – Wildflower The joy and pleasure this album gave me this year is incalculable. The elusive Australian DJ collective saved the day with this next…

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