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Tonight: Dentist

Kick your weekend into high gear tonight with an irresistible indie rock show at Milkie’s on Elmwood. Headlining and from the larger-than-life city of Asbury Park, NJ is garage rock act, Dentist. This kinetic trio applies breezy surf influences over raw pop-rock riffs like suntan lotion, creating catchy, sweet and sour records that will get…

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Tonight: Justin Roeland & the Nightswimmers

Buffalo’s newest and coolest venue, Duende at Silo City, sets the mood tonight with a evening of chilled out, ambient tunes. Taking the proverbial stage are Justin Roeland and the Nightswimmers. Roeland (The Fling) is an Ithaca-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who leads this band of indie folk rockers with lethargic, ethereal vocals and catchy,…

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Tonight: SMUG Release Party

There’s a punk rock party tonight at Nietzsche’s in Buffalo as local favorites, SMUG, celebrate the release of their hotly anticipated debut album, Gorgeous. Formed in 2017, SMUG is a trio that’s been heating up the scene all year with addictively apathetic and high voltage punk tracks. Their combination of snobby vocals, kinetic riffs and…

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Tonight: The Joy Formidable

Tonight The Joy Formidable takes the stage at Buffalo’s Rec Room to rock your faces clean off as they wrap up their North American tour. This North Wales trio means business with their wonderfully deafening and melodic indie rock records. Badass lead singer and guitarist Ritzy Bryan leads the charge with beautiful, ethereal vocals and…

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Tonight: Ty Segall

Tonight prolific singer-songwriter-guitar wizard, Ty Segall, unplugs for a special set as part of his solo acoustic tour at Buffalo Iron Works. Get up close and personal with a man who needs no introduction. Since debuting as a solo act on the Orange County scene back in 2008, the one-man garage psych rock band has…

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Tonight: They Might Be Giants

World-touring veteran alt-rockers, They Might Be Giants, take the stage at Buffalo’s Town Ballroom tonight in support of their new album, I Like Fun. Perhaps best known for their defiant theme song for the TV show, Malcom in the Middle, TMBG was formed by childhood friends John Flansburgh and John Linnell back in 1982. With…

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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 Leones

Get in the haunting holiday spirit with The Leones as they host their second annual Halloween show tonight at Buffalo’s Mohawk Place. The Leones are a phantasmic piano-dream-rock act from Western, NY. Their spooky sound is the perfect score for a lonely midnight stroll down a foggy, shadowy road. Justin Bachulak’s ominous vocals and chilling…

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Tonight: Social Distortion

Legendary greaser punk rockers, Social Distortion, roll through Buffalo’s Main Street tonight to rock Town Ballroom as part of their cross-country tour. Having stood the test of time since their inception in 1978, Social D is the Cadillac of the original SoCal punk movement. The seemingly invincible singer and guitarist, Mike Ness, has led the…

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Tonight: Titus Andronicus

Tonight is a perfect night to have your face melted off by the incomparable indie rock champions, Titus Andronicus, performing at the 9th Ward. Formed in New Jersey in 2005, singer-songwriter, Patrick Stickles, leads this rousing quintet with an unmistakable wild man voice that’s impassioned and rough as sandpaper. After years of silence, the group…

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