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Tonight: The Get Up Kids

Legendary Kansas act The Get Up Kids are rolling through Buffalo tonight… So lace up your ratty old converse and dust off that threadbare band t-shirt, this is probably the coolest thing you could go do on a Tuesday. Often cited as (some of) the godfathers of the emo genre, the band is sure to perform an incredible…

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Tegan and Sara at the Town Ballroom (07/29/17)

This past Saturday, indie pop legends, Tegan and Sara, took to the stage at the Town Ballroom to perform a career spanning set. While their setlist focused mainly on songs of of their 2013 LP, Heartthrob,  they also dug into their vast back catalog, performing fan favorites such as “Back In Your Head” and “Walking…

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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: Tegan and Sara

Tegan and Sara are undeniably one of the most important modern indie pop bands. Their influence spans multiple genres and have effected innumerable bands, and you’ve got a chance to see them live tonight at the Town Ballroom.  While they are technically still on tour in support of their latest album, Love You To Death, the…

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The Naked and Famous at the Town Ballroom (06/12/17)

All in attendance at the Naked and Famous show earlier this week we treated to a very special night.  Since their formation, the LA based synth pop has seldom played the Buffalo area, and they brought their A game to the Town Ballroom.  They played a set featuring tracks focusing on their last full length, Simple Forms,…

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Tonight: The Naked And Famous

All you synth pop lovers out there need to get down to the Town Ballroom tonight. New Zealand turned Los Angeles based act, The Naked and Famous, are finally making a stop in Buffalo. From what I can see, it looks like the band has never actually made it out to Buffalo since they formed in…

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Bayside at the Town Ballroom (5/10/17)

Last week, a very sold out Town Ballroom was completely packed for NYC emo/punk act Bayside. It was packed for a good reason though, as Bayside, who are still on tour for their new 2016 LP, titled Vacancy, brought along the timeless Say Anything for the ride, along with Buffalo based legacy act Reggie and…

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Minus the Bear at the Town Ballroom (03/30/17)

This past Thursday, legendary indie/math rock group Minus the Bear played an awesome show at the Town Ballroom.  They played a career spanning set, touching on most of the past albums, as well as playing multiple cuts from the solid new release, VOIDS.   Bayonne and Beach Slang were featured as openers on the tour.  While…

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Tonight: Minus the Bear

Three fantastic acts will be swinging through the Town Ballroom tonight.  The first act to take the stage will be ambient / electronica / indie fusion act, Bayonne.  The solo act creates totally ethereal soundscapes in a live setting, using a super minimal setup.  Following Bayonne will be boisterous rock act, Beach Slang.  The notorious…

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

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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