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Lesionread at Mohawk Place (3/2/19)

Audio-visual manipulator Shawn E. Lewis resurrected his Lesionread project for a night of mind-warping mayhem at Mohawk Place, having shifted his artistic focus to his on-going production/percussion duties for Space Cubs. Kicking off his set with “2019,” a frantic, stream-of-consciousness spoken word released as a video back in January, Lewis swan-dove deep into his psyche while simultaneously excoriating…

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Tonight: Lesionread

Lesionread, aka Shawn Lewis aka Sean Louis, has been busy these last few years as a member of Space Cubs giving the Buffalo music scene a swift kick up the backside, but he’s doing a special solo show tonight at Mohawk Place and word on the street is that it’s going to be thoroughly bonkers….

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Tonight: Leyda Hallways EP Release Party

Baroque local indie pop band Leyda will be celebrating the release of their second EP Hallways tonight at the Mohawk with local support from Christina Stock and Jeanette Chin. Fronted by multi instrumentalist and vocalist Saffi, Leyda is in your face and ethereal at the same time, with vibe heavy rhythms and surging riffs charging…

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Tonight: Party’s Over

Yace Booking continues their streak of incredible line ups with a stacked bill tonight at Mohawk Place. Talented Buffalo groups Hundred Plus Club, The Burkharts, and Award Show round out the lineup, featuring a special set from lo-fi Brooklyn bedroom-poppers Dogs in Stereo. Queen City Music Lottery-born Party’s Over will be bringing the show home with…

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Tonight: Honey COMA

Honey COMA is hosting an evening of what promises to be very emotional music tonight. The trio specializes in dark, brooding indie rock with painfully introspective lyrics – case in point, debut EP 7 Songs. Joining them tonight are alt-punk, queer-core trio Tina Panic Noise and a performance from San Antōn (aka Tony Flaminio of Lemuria, Failures’ Union, and Mallwalkers…

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Tonight: Ian Sweet

Tonight Los Angeles by way of Boston indie rockers Ian Sweet rolls through the Mohawk with fellow Angeleno art rock quartet Young Jesus, and recently reconstituted local duo and blog favorites Ugly Sun. Ian Sweet, aka Jilian Medford, is touring in support of her freshly released sophomore effort Crush Crusher, a powerful, fiercely emotional, and…

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Tonight: Peel Dream Magazine

Rising indie rock act Peel Dream Magazine is performing tonight at Mohawk Place! Releasing their debut album Modern Meta Physic in early October, Peel Dream Magazine has caught the ears of a wide audience.Joe Stevens, who formed the band, takes inspiration from bands like The Velvet Underground and The Beatles, relaying his own perception of…

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Tonight: The Ataris

Whether it’s the earnest emo-punk of “In This Diary” or the monumental hit cover of “Boys of Summer,” So Long Astoria was truly one of the most influential albums of 2003. The Ataris have made their way to Buffalo today to relive the early aughts in celebration of the 15th anniversary of their landmark album. Tonight’s…

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Tonight: Mohawk Halloween

Under tonight’s creepy full moon, Buffalo’s Mohawk Place transforms into a rockin’ haunted house party as they host their annual and ghoulishly fun Halloween bash featuring local favorites and former local favorites. This stacked line-up has something for every ghost and ghoul. If you like to shake your bones to freaky electronica that’s been experimented…

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Tonight: The Strokes vs Interpol Featuring Different Strokes vs Outerpol

What an amazing and miraculous time to be a music fan in Buffalo, NY! Not only is there a Strokes tribute band operating in the area featuring some of Buffalo’s best musicians in the form of Different Strokes, but now there’s a tribute band for their erstwhile “rivals” Interpol… featuring more of the city’s best…

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