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Tonight: Basic Printer

Two of Buffalo’s best bands are hosting a fantastic show tonight, featuring a set from experimental Nashville synth-poppers Basic Printer. Buffalo’s indie-rock-for-indie-rockers outfit dreambeaches will bring their impressive brand of baroque-pop… Synth masterminds Humble Braggers are also playing, and they always bring it home with their unique brand of irresistibly hooky synth-pop. Tonight’s show is at Mohawk Place and…

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Tonight: Can’t Swim

New Jersey quintet Can’t Swim is making a stop in Buffalo tonight, with strong support from lots of other great bands. Their tasteful blend of pop-punk and post-hardcore will close out the evening, while the dreamy and shoegazy emo-punk of Super Whatevr and Gleemer warm up the crowd. Local mainstays Fernway and Into the Wake will…

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Tonight: The Cordial Sins

Columbus, Ohio shoegazers The Cordial Sins pass through Mohawk Place tonight to rock indie jams that will tickle the fancies of fans of early Radiohead and Memoryhouse. Cordial Sins frontwoman/lyricist Liz Fisher is unmistakably the real deal, with a potent yet delicate voice  that’s got range and beguiling sweetness, while lead guitarist Corey Dickerson’s spirit animal…

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Jack at Mohawk Place (3/1/18)

Singer-songwriter Brittany Costa, working under her creative moniker Jack, celebrated the release of her newest album, Alchemical Rounds (Sad Cactus Records), with a powerful and dynamic show at Mohawk Place on March 1st, in the midst of a sudden and violent winter storm. As a songwriter, Costa pulls no punches with her frank and unsparing depictions of…

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Tonight: Cavalcade

Long-running Rochester act Cavalcade will be trekking through the snow tonight to play a fervent set at Mohawk Place… Their music transcends genre, but falls somewhere between prog rock and psychedelic indie rock, with special attention payed to pop songwriting. Joining Cavalcade tonight are psych-rockers Moody Cosmos (who are returning after a lengthy absence), and the…

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Tonight: Jack EP Release Party

Jack will be celebrating the release of their latest EP Alchemical Rounds with a shindig tonight at Mohawk Place with some help from Slinky X, dreambeaches, and Saturn V. The first two cuts from Alchemical Rounds, “Anxiety” and “A Kick A Knife” shows Jack expanding her punk/stoner rock into anthemic shoegaze territory, thrashing away beautifully…

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Tonight: Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras is now more or less a thing up here in Buffalo so you might as well celebrate it properly tonight at Mohawk with the return of their Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party. Featuring the artfully ramshackle Americana band Pine Fever, heavy duty psych rockers Deadwolf, the rockabilly punk sensibilities of Soul Butchers, The Buffalo Brass…

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Diet Cig at Mohawk Place (1/29/18)

Effervescent pop-punk duo Diet Cig kicked off their 2018 tour at Buffalo’s Mohawk Place on January 29th, beginning the final lap in support of their full-length debut, Swear I’m Good at This (Frenchkiss Records). Alex Luciano and Noah Bowman were joined onstage by Karli Helm (Pllush) and Anna Cory (The Spook School), marking their debut as…

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Tonight: Diet Cig

Tonight is a special night… Typically a powerhouse duo, Diet Cig are touring the US as a quartet, and they are bringing this specially curated lineup to Buffalo tonight for an evening full of peppy indie-pop. The band released the stellar Swear I’m Good At This last year, full of thrashing guitars and singer Alex Luciano’s charming vocals – expect…

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Tonight: Marigold

Marigold (aka Ben Lieber from Buffalo cosmic rockers Head North) is kicking off a solo tour tonight with a set of acoustic tunes. His songs are emotional and understated, combining the catharsis of bedroom-emo with the warmness and intimacy of an acoustic guitar. Support tonight comes from fellow Buffalonians heave (aka the hushed and ethereal musings of Emily Finlan)…

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