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Tonight: Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras is now more or less a thing up here in Buffalo so you might as well celebrate it properly tonight at Mohawk with the return of their Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party. Featuring the artfully ramshackle Americana band Pine Fever, heavy duty psych rockers Deadwolf, the rockabilly punk sensibilities of Soul Butchers, The Buffalo Brass…

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Tonight: Sugar City’s Soul Night

Venerable and essential Buffalo DIY arts and performance space Sugar City is having their semi quarterly dance party Soul Night! fundraiser tonight at Milkie’s on Elmwood, and as always it’s the place to be. Featuring vinyl jams spun (really spun!) by Handsome Dan, DJ Haüsfly, DJ Reazon, and Steve Soulson… the sweet soul, hot funk, and…

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Tonight: Bong Wish

Lovers of the tripped out, fantastical British folk music that fired up Led Zeppelin and Donovan simply have to get to Deep Space 8 tonight to check out Bong Wish, just in from the magical woods of ancient Massachusetts to play us some songs from their delightful eponymous debut EP. Rounding out your magical evening will…

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Tonight: California Cousins

Rochester math/emo/punks California Cousins are headlining a Buffalo show tonight in support of a genre-blending tour package definitely worth your attention. Philly’s Caracara are swinging through courtesy of Flower Girl records, bringing their emotional baroque-pop/shoegaze/emo with them. Joining them are Richmond, VA act The Weak Days, who have been accurately described as “emo by association, pop-punk…

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Tonight: Diet Cig

Tonight is a special night… Typically a powerhouse duo, Diet Cig are touring the US as a quartet, and they are bringing this specially curated lineup to Buffalo tonight for an evening full of peppy indie-pop. The band released the stellar Swear I’m Good At This last year, full of thrashing guitars and singer Alex Luciano’s charming vocals – expect…

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Tonight: Marigold

Marigold (aka Ben Lieber from Buffalo cosmic rockers Head North) is kicking off a solo tour tonight with a set of acoustic tunes. His songs are emotional and understated, combining the catharsis of bedroom-emo with the warmness and intimacy of an acoustic guitar. Support tonight comes from fellow Buffalonians heave (aka the hushed and ethereal musings of Emily Finlan)…

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Tonight: This Day & Age

In the early to mid 2000s, Tonawanda act This Day & Age were hometown heroes. After inking a record deal with One Eleven records, they released two beloved albums, 2004’s Always Leave The Ground and 2006’s The Bell and the Hammer. Between that time, TD&A evolved from a light-hearted, emo-pop band to a nuanced and jazzy quintet, lush with…

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Tonight: dreambeaches

The Burchfield Penny had so much fun with their 50th anniversary Gold art party last year that they’re doing another one and they’ve chosen dreambeaches to kick off this year’s version, Stay Gold. Starting at 5:30pm sharp with a performance by dreambeaches accompanied by a string quartet in the East Gallery, Stay Gold features installations…

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Tonight: Deadwolf Album Release Party

Local psych rock classicists Deadwolf have finally released their epic full length debut LP Heavy Heart and they are celebrating this long awaited event tonight at the Mohawk. The band and their fans have been waiting a while for this album to be out there, an expansive exploration of sixties psychedelia featuring serious ear candy jams,…

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Tonight; New Order vs Depeche Mode Dance Party

Transmission Dance Party is back with a pre-Thanksgiving week warmup New Order vs Depeche Mode Dance Party tonight at the Mohawk. Dance to the hottest 80’s UK dance jams as Bill Page and Jason Draper pit Manchester legends New Order against venerable Essex heroes Depeche Mode in a battle for faux supremacy… with the winners…

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