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Basement at Rec Room (05/17/19)

This past Friday, UK indie/pop punk outfit, Basement, made their return to Buffalo.  Following their appearance a little over a year ago opening for The Front Bottoms at Riverworks, they now have a new album under their belt, titled Beside Myself.  Though the group’s sound has slightly drifted from their original roots, it seemed to have work…

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Tonight: Twin Peaks

Tonight, incandescent Chicago DIY indie garage rockers Twin Peaks make a stop in Buffalo at the Rec Room with fellow Chicagoans Post Animal and local rock heroes Made Violent. God bless them, these dudes formed their band back in high school in 2010 amidst other proper shenanigans, getting their legs becoming mainstays in Chicago’s DIY scene…

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Tonight: The Movielife

Fans of 00s Drive-Thru-era pop-punk rejoice! The Movielife is making their way through Buffalo tonight for a very special set… They’re playing two of their most celebrated albums in full – Forty Hour Train Back To Penn and The Movielife Has A Gambling Problem. Joining The Movielife tonight is fellow 00s royalty, Travis Shettel, of Piebald fame….

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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: William Elliott Whitmore

Iowa DIY artist William Elliott Whitmore is live tonight at Rec Room! Throughout his almost 20-year career, Whitmore has released seven full-length albums; his most recent release, Kilonova, is starkly different, being his first cover album. As an artist that takes influences from folk, blues, and punk rock genres, Whitmore pays homage to those that…

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Tonight: Iron Chic

Kick off your weekend tonight with a rowdy punk rock show hosted by Buffalo’s freshest venue, the Rec Room. Headlining and continuing their fall tour are the fantastically kinetic and spirited Long Island five-piece, Iron Chic. These guys will slap you in their clutches with dynamic punk records that are so musically robust and melodic…

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