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Tonight: Advance Base

Tonight electronic minimalist troubadour Advance Base returns to Buffalo to ply his dark trade at Nietzsche’s with local indie rocker Ex-Pat and Nashville lo-fi indie band Sinai Vessel. The current project from Casiotone for the Painfully Alone’s Owen Ashworth features the Chicago singer/songwriter channeling Nick Cave and Phosphorescent’s  Matthew Houck against sparse and increasingly bleak electronic soundscapes, so…

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Tonight: Stay Gold at the Burchfield Penney Art Center

Art and music intersect brilliantly and beautifully tonight when the Burchfield Penney Art Center hosts their annual Stay Gold party featuring some of Western New York’s hottest artists. Throughout the Burchfield Penney, au courant artists will be displaying site specific installations alongside the museum’s current ongoing exhibitions and performances by a plethora of up to the…

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Tonight: Televisionaries

Vintage Rochester surf rockers Televisonaries roll through town tonight at the Mohawk for a solid show featuring darktronica mastermind Medusa, garage punks Regular Sex, and Velvet Bethany. Bringing together rockabilly grit and California surf rock, Televisionaries rock hard with some clean lines and some off the rails guitar riffs. Buffalo darktronica mastermind Medusa has a…

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Tonight; Music Is Noise

Buffalo noise outfit Noumenoise is curating a heavy duty two night noise fest celebrating and exploring “ordered and chaotic sound.” Tonight’s first night at Milkie’s on Elmwood is focused on “heavy earth sounds” and will be featuring Ithaca’s HEARSE, Cosmic Heart Crisis from Syracuse, Rochester’s Fentanyl Tapwater, plus local noise artists Anthopic, Jesse and the Spirit,…

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Tonight: Mallwalkers Farewell Show

They did what they set out to do, and now local DIY punk heroes Mallwalkers are saying goodbye tonight after nine years with a full scale blow out at the Mohawk with Providence disco punk La Neve and DJ Reazon. This last waltz will feature two epic sets from the band, the first spotlighting the…

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Tonight: Beach Slang

Philadelphia punk rock faith healers Beach Slang make a welcome return to Buffalo tonight at the Mohawk with local support from Mom Said No and The Eaves. Masterminded by punk auteur and frontman James Alex, Beach Slang keeps the punk flame alive with purposeful yet romantic lyrics, instantly classic riffs, and a healthy dose of…

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Tonight: gus dapperton

Tonight futuristic dream pop star gus dapperton will be manifesting at the venerable Town Ballroom with up-and-coming soul man Spencer. gus is a definitely whole thing: highly self curated, vaguely alien and mysterious with an soulful chillwave sound that’s utterly compelling and ideal for stimulating all of those feelings. Spenser. meanwhile has the voice of a stoned John Legend, an ear for spacey…

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Tonight: Bold Folly

Always turned up to 11 psych punks Bold Folly are back and they mean business tonight at Nietzsche’s with a skull crushing lineup featuring Aircraft, The Molice, and Zurich Cloud Motors. Everything about this show will make your ESP tingle because every band on this bill values melting your mind: the rededicated but no less…

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Tonight: Benny The Butcher

Already legendary Buffalo MC Benny The Butcher plays a long awaited and very highly anticipated and sold out hometown show tonight at the resurrected Showplace Theater. It’s been a crazy few years for Benny, as he and his Grizelda Records label mates Westside Gunn and Conway The Machine can’t seem to stop levelling up of…

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Tonight: The Leones 5th Annual Halloween Bash

Batavia psych rock gurus The Leones are back with their beloved Halloween show at the Mohawk with a psycho killer lineup featuring Aircraft, The Tins and Moody Cosmos. The spooky Samhein vibes will be in full effect, featuring intensely trippy jams all night long, tasteful Halloween holiday kitsch curated by Justin Bachulak, the choicest VHS…

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