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Local Natives at the Town Ballroom (03/17/17)

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This past Friday, Local Natives brought their lofty indie sounds to the Town Ballroom.  This was the second date on the tour for their new album, Sunlight, but the Californian five piece worked like a well oiled machine, sounding completely ethereal. The near perfect, lofty, vocal harmonies sounded incredible throughout the venue, and emotions ran high throughout…

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Tonight: Local Natives

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With the Spring season fast approaching, Buffalo’s concert season begins to ramp up right alongside the nice weather. And what better way to help melt the remnants of Stella than a performance by SoCal indie heroes Local Natives? The band has made more than a name for themselves over the past seven years, having chiseled…

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Tonight: Cherub

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Couples rejoice as Nashville electro-pop tag team Cherub are set to play Town Ballroom this evening for Valentine’s Day. Composed of songwriters Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, the duo formed in 2010 making synth-bangers for the not overtly romantic. In 2014, Cherub found mainstream success with their breakout single ” Doses and Mimosas.” Currently the duo…

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Tory Lanez at the Town Ballroom (12/4/16)

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Canadian hip hop artist, Tory Lanez, packed a sold out Town Ballroom for an electric show on Sunday.  Lanez kept the crowd on their feet throughout the whole show,  playing some old songs, as well as tracks off of his major label debut, I Told You So.   His set was nothing short of insanity…

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Tonight: Danny Brown

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Raucous Detroit rapper Danny Brown has consistently pushed genre boundaries with the release of his last three albums, balancing experimental, club-ready tracks with more introspective lyrical cuts. His latest record, Atrocity Exhibition, was released via influential electronic label Warp Records and features the artist’s typically boisterous drums paired with cold, industrial instrumentals. Artists like Kendrick…

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Metric at the Town Ballroom (9/23/16)

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Metric is no stranger to Buffalo. Hailing from Toronto, the indie pop act has played plenty of shows in our area, but none quite as special as the show this past Friday.  Following a venue change from Artpark in Lewiston, the band played a rare and intimate club show at the Town Ballroom.  The band brought their full stage…

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Tonight: Metric

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Tonight Buffalo will be treated to a night of blissful indie pop by way of scene veterans, Metric. Originally slated for a show at Artpark, the location of the gig was moved to Town Ballroom earlier this week. The famed Canadian band has been pumping out jams for close to two decades, evolving from a grittier indie rock…

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Motion City Soundtrack at the Town Ballroom (08/01/16)

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Monday night, Motion City Soundtrack bid farewell to Buffalo on their final tour.   The band’s final tour spans the United States, and we were lucky enough to get a stop at the Town Ballroom to send them off right.  They played a career spanning set list containing all the hits and even a request…

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Tonight: Catfish and the Bottlemen

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There’s a few styles of music that I hold a certain soft spot for, but perhaps none are as near and dear to my heart as British indie rock, whether it’s the pop-infused satirical musings of bands like Blur and Pulp or the working class rock of bands like Oasis or the Libertines. Catfish and…

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Know Your Opener: Savoir Adore

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Savoir Adore is every bit as dreamy sounding as their name suggests. The Brooklyn duo’s last full length release, Our Nature, is a delicate mix of quite a few genres — picture a whimsical take on dream pop with a disco feel, the occasional fuzzy backing guitar line, and laden with almost theatrical vocal parts. Sounds…

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