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Tonight: SLUGS

Rochester by way of Los Angeles trippy as hell slackrock outfit SLUGS will be laying down their enigmatic vibes tonight  when they return to Mohawk Place. Founded by brother-sister combo Marissa and James Longstreet, the two were staples in the Rochester music scene, performing under their electro-pop project High Drags. SLUGS is a bit of…

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Tonight: Prince vs. Bowie Dance Party

Tonight, Buffalo Infringement Fest 2017 honors two of the heroes we lost last year with an epic Prince vs. Bowie dance party at the Mohawk to raise money for beloved and embattled art space Dreamland. DJs Xotec and Bill Page will be kicking the most danceable jams from the Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016) and David…

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Tonight: Phantogram

Blazing supernova hot NYC electronic pop duo Phantogram makes their local debut tonight at the Town Ballroom with enigmatic electro chanteuse Skott. Phantogram, aka the duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, have been cranking cinematic, nocturnal soundtracks across three full length albums as well as guesting on various Flaming Lips projects,  their ongoing collaboration with Big Boi…

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Tonight: Son Of The Sun

Beloved but dearly departed Buffalo band Son Of The Sun is getting back together for one night only tonight at Buffalo Iron Works, and they’re bringing their musical progeny with them to open the show. Zak Ward’s new band First Ward will be joined by The Soft Love featuring Jeremy Franklin and Joe Stocker and Brandon…

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Tonight: Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts

Tonight, NYC folk punk outfit Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts headline a top lineup over at Sugar City with Multibird, Jack Toft and Little Cake. Taking a garage/punk rock sledgehammer to austere folk music tropes, Jeffrey Lewis finds new epic territory to mine live, while Multibird, a new act from Rochester’s Seth Faergolzia takes apart the…

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Tonight: Cayetana

Cayetana is one of the buzziest bands in the blogosphere right now and we’re lucky enough to host them tonight in our fair Queen City. The Philadelphia-based trio embodies the IDGAF spirit of punk, capturing a moment in time with their healthy mix of folk, indie, and punk elements. Baltimore’s lilting bedroom-pop mastermind Snail Mail is also…

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Tonight: Hank & Cupcakes

Tonight Nietzsche’s will be jumping thanks to an incredible slate featuring the thunderous dance punk of Hank & Cupcakes and some of Buffalo’s most forward looking acts. Hailing from Brooklyn, Hank & Cupcakes, aka Sagit Shir and Ariel Scherbacovsky, rock an evolving, mighty sound that currently skews more punk than dance on their third full length…

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Tonight: Speakerfire

It’s hard to believe that it’s been eight long years since Speakerfire last graced a stage in Buffalo, NY. Their distinct brand of alternative rock is stuffed full of pitch-shifted guitar noise and late-aughts emo sentiment, which made them a mainstay in the Buffalo music scene a decade ago. With support from fellow Buffalo rockers…

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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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Tonight: Maybird

Tonight Rochester by way of Brooklyn vintage rockers Maybird will be bringing their instantly timeless rock to the Buffalo Iron Works with Sun Parade. The quartet from just up the 90 made a big splash regionally, rapidly drumming up a number of admirers, including a few of our staffers, and more importantly mega producer Danger Mouse,…

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