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Tonight: Lazlo Hollyfeld

The Burchfield Penney, in collaboration with M&T Bank, will once again host its monthly Second Friday event this evening, this time featuring music from Lazlo Hollyfeld on the gallery’s front yard. Lazlo Hollyfeld is an instrumental art-rock group that originated in Buffalo in 2003. The long time act has a sound that teeters between mellow and intense…

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Tonight: Big Gigantic

Big Gigantic.  Who are they? What is it? Why? Is it EDM? Doesn’t seem like it, but a lot of people sure think so. I definitely hear some funky sax and drums?  These are the questions I look to answer tonight. The one thing that is for certain is that these two have something special…

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Tonight: Irving Klaws

Masters of their own art, The Irving Klaws will headline Nietzsche’s tonight with supporting acts The Tell Tale Signs and The Surfin Cadavers. The “Klaws” have been together for over a decade and a half and provide a very energetic sound that reflects the time of their inception. If you haven’t made up your mind…

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Widespread Panic at Artpark (6/16/15)

Last year, Widespread Panic suffered a similar fate to Athens after Poseidon lost the city to Athena in a great challenge. Irrate with anger, he flooded the city in spite, as he would Artpark that fateful night. Attendees were compensated with tickets to Ziggy Marley or Gregg Allman, but those remedies could not mend the…

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Tonight: Turkuaz

Turkuaz, the nine-piece, power funk group from Brooklyn, in back in Buffalo and tonight’s show at Buffalo Iron Works is not one to miss. These guys throw it down with guitars, wind instruments, bass, percussion, keys, and backup vocals. This is funk turned up to 11. In addition to the power funk structure, a healthy…

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My Morning Jacket at Artpark (7/22/15)

Last night, thousands flocked to Artpark in Lewiston for the highly anticipated WNY return of My Morning Jacket. The band went on at 7:30pm and played 21 songs straight through for a noble two hours. They kicked off with a more ambient selection that throughout the night would lead into more exciting and upbeat songs…

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Mother Mother at the Rapids Theater (6/21/15)

Our neighbors from the north, Mother Mother, made a stop at Rapids Theater Sunday night and played a strong show for an enthusiastic crowd. Starting the night off, though, was Buffalo’s very own Sleepy Hahas. With Steve Lattimore sitting in on drums, the band played its strongest set in well over a year. Everyone seemed to…

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Tonight: Joe Marcinek Band

If you respect yourself enough to listen to the best that music has to offer and understand that there is nothing more moving than live music, then you had better make your way down to Buffalo Iron Works tonight for the Joe Marcinek Band. Marcinek is known for “an ever evolving mixture of original compositions and…

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Magnaball at Watkins Glen International (8/21/15 – 8/23/15)

This past weekend 30,000+ hippies, every day folks, yuppies, bros, spunions, and festival junkies alike descended upon Watkins Glen International, a road course in Watkins Glen NY, for Phish’s 10th festival “Magnaball.” To call the weekend a success would suggest that everything went according to plan, and it certainly did; the weather was beautiful, everyone…

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Tonight: Difficult Night

Difficult Night will headline Sugar City tonight with special guests Newish Star and Facility Men.  If you haven’t heard the slacker vibes of Difficult Night, tonight is probably the night to see them. The line up is tight, and Difficult Night is easy on the ear to most listeners.  To that effect, the night is…

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