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Tonight: The Leones

9th Ward at Babeville has a heavy duty lineup of local rock talent all about laying down serious vibes, featuring The Leones, The Shallows and First Ward. No strangers to that space, Justin Bachulak’s widescreen psych rock  project The Leones will be playing new material from their upcoming summer release that leans into dream pop territor. Expect…

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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: The Leones

Local dream-pop outfit The Leones hit Babeville’s 9th Ward tonight. The group is still riding the wave of their 2017 release, Songs From a Canyon, which features lush synth soundscapes and haunting ambience. The four slot slot bill will include three other indie pop acts. Dreambeaches are a Buffalo-based baroque dance rock outfit, who’s garage surf rock-tinged…

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Tonight: The Leones

Celebrate Halloween a few weeks early tonight at Mohawk Place with the haunting sounds of The Leones, who are bringing their ethereal, reverb-heavy tones to the venue for their second annual October showcase. Armed with new songs off their most recent album Songs From the Canyon, The Leones will be joined for the eerie evening by reformed experimental…

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 3

Herd Fest Day 3 launches tonight and after catching so many acts the past two days and lack of sleep, my ability to craft creative introductions isn’t what it used to be. Mohawk Place kicks off the night with sets from plucky up-and-comers Johnny and the Man Kids, new rock act The Gennies, Brooklyn indie…

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Album of the Week

The Leones – Songs From The Canyon

With a turbulent spring doggedly holding out like that one lingering party guest against the full bloom of summer in Buffalo, Songs From The Canyon from ambitious Batavia psych rockers The Leones  arrived right on time last week with a clutch of spacious, heady jams ideal for Album of the Week… and for getting wasted…

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Tonight: The Leones

Tonight Batavia based psych rockers The Leones celebrate the release of their latest release, Songs From The Canyon at the Ninth Ward at Babeville with the busy as hell Humble Braggers and art rock outfit Parade Chic. Fans of vintage synths, spacious jams, and songs that conjure sensations of a beating sun over the low desert and…

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Japanese Breakfast at Mohawk Place (4/23/17)

Japanese Breakfast’s dreamy indie-pop was met with rapturous acclaim at Mohawk Place on Sunday, April 23rd, at the band’s first live appearance in Buffalo. Equal parts shimmering and sinister, Michelle Zauner’s emotive songs express both harrowing loss and radiant joy over a bed of gossamer guitars and transcendent pop hooks. Supporting Japanese Breakfast that night was Rebecca…

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Tonight: The Leones

Tonight Buffalo ghost rockers The Leones will be headlining a tight lineup of local bands at the 9th Ward at Babeville including Sonny Baker and Chevron Bloom that looks like a can’t miss show in the making. Fresh off their excellent album Ghost In The City, Leones fans can expect more synth heavy explorations into…

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The Leones Share Two New Christmas Songs

The Leones just released a beautifully melancholic new Christmas single that’s sure to fall on the “love” side of your love/hate relationship with Christmas songs. Featuring a sleeve by local artist Mickey Harmon, “Ghosts Of Christmas” b/w “Blue Christmas” is a festival of naked emotion; “Ghosts Of Christmas” floats on cloud of piano and sweet reverb…

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