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Tonight: Anamon

13 years ago Buffalo was transformed forever when it got nailed with an October Storm it had never seen before: there was snow, thunder, and lightning, and huge, wet snowflakes brought down powerlines and hundreds (thousands?) of trees all over the fabled “City of Trees.” It was traumatic (and kind of fun), and young local…

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Tonight: Candy Ambulance

Must-see Troy, NY grunge rockers, Candy Ambulance, make their much-anticipated return to Buffalo tonight for a party hosted by Milkie’s on Elmwood. Candy Ambulance has a well-earned reputation for putting on a killer set you don’t want to miss. This badass and charismatic tripod, composed of singer and guitarist Caitlin Barker, bassist Jesse Bolduc, and…

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Tonight: North by North

The unicorn of rock ‘n roll bands happens to be the two piece line-up. Stripped down, this combo of guitar and drums delivers more punch than a full piece orchestra.Take for example, The Flat Duo Jets influencing the White Stripes who gave credence to the Black Keys. Following suit, from the city of Chicago, I’d…

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Tonight: Nylon Otters

Looking for something to do tonight? Perhaps you should spend your Saturday night checking out some heartfelt indie and rock music. Buffalonian mainstays Nylon Otters (warbly feel-good indie rock) and Passed Out (heartfelt and blistering indie-emos) are anchoring the show, featuring a very special set from Ithaca’s Wildflwr. Rounding out the evening is an ambient…

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Tonight: Johnny & the Man Kids

Tonight Mohawk hosts a solid lineup of Buffalo indie rock when Johnny & The Man Kids celebrate the release of their new EP You Made Me Hurt with help from Passed Out, Award Show and Halo Nellie. People expecting some 90’s revivalism will have to look elsewhere  because Johnny & the Man Kids have entirely…

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Tonight: Lancer

Gravel-voiced pop-punk trio Lancer are reuniting tonight for what promises to be a fun-filled evening of reminiscing and nostalgia. Their 2013 six-song EP, Don Is Rich, was a then-buffaBLOG favorite, full of great pop hooks, gigantic choruses, irreverent lyrics, and youthful energy. They’re joined tonight by fellow Edenite-turned-Buffalonian Sonny Baker, the always-entertaining indiemo act Passed Out, and recently rebranded…

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Tonight: SMUG

The 9th Ward plays host to a heavy hitting three band lineup this evening featuring some of the area’s most buzzed about indie acts. Slated as part of the Weekend Mondays series curated by Feverbox, this month will feature some up-and-comers that hit a little bit heavier than past installments. Tonight’s lineup features grunge rock act…

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Tonight: The Eaves

Tonight Nietzsche’s hosts a crazy good lineup of local and regional favorites headlined by enigmatic American rockers and true tabula rasa The Eaves. Nihilistic Rochester art garage rock duo Buffalo Sex Change will also be on hand to kick jams off their hotly anticipated and just released yesterday sophomore rock out Searching Hands, while local psychedelic  punk…

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11 Acts to Catch at Trimania 2018

Trimania returns Saturday, April 14th for its every three year take over of the TriMain building.  The multi-faceted program is a hard dive into the local arts and music scenes, allowing the opportunity for the regional creatives to convey their art and the thousands of attendees to consume it. The event will almost overwhelm your…

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Tonight: Candy Ambulance

Touring Saratoga Springs indie grunge act Candy Ambulance returns to Buffalo’s Mohawk Place tonight for a night jampacked with raw sounds. The band is coming through town in support of their latest LP titled Spray, which will appeal to fans of Screaming Females or Speedy Ortiz. Also on the bill are frantic rock act Passed Out and…

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