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Tonight: Ugly Sun

Show up to Mohawk Place in downtown Buffalo tonight for an electrifying grassroots rock and roll show that’s sure to blow out both the speakers and your eardrums. Headlining, and celebrating a 2-year anniversary, is Buffalo’s Ugly Sun. This thrilling trio plays an intoxicating form of raw indie rock that’s wrought with emotion and isn’t…

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Tonight: Robert Earl Thomas

Tonight chilled out and trippy indie folk rocker Robert Earl Thomas rolls through Mohawk Place with boffo opening support from local wunderkind Jacob Peter and Oats Holy Roller. Taking a break from psychedelic dream pop band Widowspeak, Robert Earl Thomas released his debut LP Another Age in February, a tight collection of woozy and slightly glammy…

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Tonight: Deadwolf

Tonight the Mohawk hosts a killer lineup of Buffalo bands headlined by Deadwolf and bringing together genres, scenes, and party people for an excellent late show with Medusa, The Sofa Kingz and Space Cubs. After some hot sets at the Trimania art party blowout and opening for indie darlings Sunflower Bean, Deadwolf will be unleashing…

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Sunflower Bean at Mohawk Place (5/6/18)

New York indie-rock trio Sunflower Bean blew the roof off Mohawk Place on Sunday, May 6th, marking their return to the Queen City since opening for Best Coast at The Tralf Music Hall two years ago. With indelible pop hooks, Fleetwood Mac harmonies, Mick Ronson riffs, and a bit of Johnny Marr’s jangle, Sunflower Bean played…

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Tonight: Teenanger

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Tonight Mohawk Place is hosting a night of punk throwdowns. Stopping in from Toronto are punk heavyweights Teenanger. Teenanger are a four-piece whose music ranges from Toronto hardcore punk to a more plaintive and toned down post-punk. Their last LP, Teenager echoes the post-punk vibes of Joy Division while still staying true to the stripped down and energetic chaos of Teenanger’s previous outings. They’re fun, there…

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Tonight: Made Violent

You hear a lot of talk these days about rock being dead. It’s a very fashionable thing to say, based on “diminished market share” or the lineup and crowd sizes at Coachella, but at the local and underground level we know better. Yes it’s true that the local scene isn’t particularly well supported by Western…

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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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