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BPO on Old Falls Street
Sat, Jul 20th 2013 10:00 pm
The sun broke through the clouds this afternoon, and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra headlined the first "Saturdays on Old Falls Street" concert event of the season in downtown Niagara Falls.
The Marble Orchard returns to the War of 1812
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:35 pm
When the Lewiston Council on the Arts Marble Orchard Players presented the "Spirits of 1812" at the Hennepin Park Gazebo in Lewiston last summer, one young audience member couldn't contain his enthusiasm.
Buffalo jazz great Bobby Militello to be special guest on July 19 BPO concert
Tue, Jul 16th 2013 03:00 pm
Buffalo-born jazz great Bobby Militello will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Brubeck Brothers Quartet for "A Tribute to Dave Brubeck" at 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo.
Canalside concert event to benefit Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Mon, Jul 15th 2013 10:50 pm
The "Roswell Park Concert for a Cure" music and food event is coming to Canalside in Buffalo on July 28. From 2 until 10 p.m., participants and bands will sing out against cancer. Canada's The Guess Who will headlining the day-long celebration.
3 Doors Down hit the road with greatest hits in tow
Mon, Jul 15th 2013 02:40 pm
With big-name acts and big tours grabbing headlines at the turn of the century, it was hard to imagine a small band from an even smaller southern town could turn rock radio on its head. But that's exactly what 3 Doors Down did with their debut, "The Better Life."
'The Sound of Music' at Artpark: Emilie Renier earns elite status
Sat, Jul 13th 2013 11:00 am
While many actors have made return appearances to the Artpark stage in recent years, in my mind there's just a handful who have stood out as master performers.

To this list of all-stars, I'm adding Emilie Renier, who plays Maria in "The Sound of Music," which opened Thursday.

This one's for 'Bro'
Sat, Jul 13th 2013 07:00 am
On Thursday, before the first performance of "The Sound of Music" at Artpark, a special presentation took place on stage. George Osborne, president of the performing arts venue, dedicated the eight-show run to Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., the visionary leader of Western New York's theater community who passed away last Thanksgiving.
Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus names Erin Freeman as music director
Fri, Jul 12th 2013 04:05 pm
An exhaustive 18-month search for a music director for the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus ended today with the announcement that Erin Freeman has entered a multi-year commitment to the chorus.
UB Center for the Arts announces the 2013-14 M&T Bank Dance Series
Thu, Jul 11th 2013 03:25 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces the 2013-14 M&T Bank Dance Series. All five performances will be held in the center's Mainstage Theatre. Tickets are available now by subscription only. Performance descriptions follow below.
Artpark: 'The Sound of Music' outweighs the need for interpretation
Thu, Jul 11th 2013 11:10 am
Raise your hand if you guessed Artpark's summer musical would feature a cluster of children singing beneath a Nazi flag.
Pearl Jam to perform in Buffalo
Tue, Jul 9th 2013 12:30 am
Pearl Jam will visit Buffalo's First Niagara Center on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.
'Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show' returning to NT
Sat, Jul 6th 2013 11:40 am
"Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show" is coming to the Riviera Theatre Thursday, July 25, at 2 and 8 p.m.
Riviera Theatre presents 'An Acoustic Evening with Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin'
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:45 pm
Acclaimed songwriters (and longtime friends) Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin share the stage as an intimate duo, performing material spanning their vast catalogues as well as some of their favorite songs. They will perform Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m., at the Historic Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
'Sound of Music' begins at Artpark
Thu, Jul 4th 2013 11:00 am
The hills at Artpark will be alive with "The Sound of Music" starting next week. The Broadway musical is part of the summer-long celebration of Artpark's 40th anniversary.
'A Celebration of Music with BPO and Friends' planned at Canalside
Wed, Jul 3rd 2013 10:45 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is inviting the community to a free, two-day "A Celebration of Music with BPO and Friends" at Buffalo's Canalside on Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14. The event will showcase the many facets of the BPO and its connections within the community, and celebrate summer on Buffalo's waterfront.
Live music takes 'Root'
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 04:05 pm
Papa and Mama Root of Grand Island will play oldies rock and roll before local minor league baseball games.
Counting Crows bring unique live show to Buffalo
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 04:00 pm
Adam Duritz and Counting Crows have recorded nine Top 10 singles. When the band performs Friday in Buffalo, fans can expect to hear all of them. ... Or none of them.

Frankly, we don't know what you'll hear from Counting Crows. ... And neither does the band, for that matter.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra set to perform at The Riv
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 12:00 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents The Glenn Miller Orchestra on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. for one performance only.
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announces Class of 2013 inductees
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 11:55 am
The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame has announced the inductees for the Class of 2013. The official unveiling took place at the Hard Rock Café in Niagara Falls just prior to the dedication and grand opening off the new Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Room given by the Hard Rock in honor of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame and the talent in this region.
Buffalo Philharmonic to perform first concert at Old Fort Niagara in a decade
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:45 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the region's rich heritage and the tradition of classical music with a concert at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29.

BPO Associate Conductor Matthew Kraemer will lead a concert packed with symphonic favorites by Copland, Rossini and Beethoven, culminating in Tchaikovsky's bombastic "1812 Overture."

'Slamming' Chicago ready to rock Artpark
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
Music has become a game of numbers for legendary Illinois-bred band Chicago.
Goo Goo Dolls new album 'Magnetic' debuts at No. 8 on Billboard Top 200 chart
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 07:45 pm
The Goo Goo Dolls new album "Magnetic" has debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, with almost 29,000 copies sold first week. The 10th studio album for the multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band features debut single "Rebel Beat," which is currently climbing the charts at Hot AC radio.
The Bee Hive Veranda Concert Series: Some catchy tunes
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:45 pm
Artunes 2013 - The Bee Hive Veranda Concert Series - will take place on select Thursdays this summer from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Bee Hive Art Studio 424 Center St., across from the Hennepin Park Gazebo.
Music of Queen, America, Rolling Stones, Lou Gramm reverberates through Kleinhans in 2013-14 'BPO Rocks' series
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 10:15 pm
Rock classics get a symphonic twist in the 2013-14 "BPO Rocks" series, which features performances by America and Lou Gramm of Foreigner, as well as the music of Queen, the Rolling Stones, ABBA and The Beatles.
Rapids Theatre and 97 Rock present Blondie with special guests X
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 10:15 pm
The Rapids Theatre welcomes iconic pop-rock band Blondie to Niagara Falls on Friday, Sept. 6. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the 7:30, all-ages show. Tickets, $45 presale and $50 day of show, go on sale Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m.
Buffalo to welcome Drake this fall
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 10:00 pm
Drake is coming to First Niagara Center, with special guests Future and Miguel, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Matthew Good to 'Rock the Rapids'
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 10:00 pm
Just announced: Matthew Good is coming back to "Rock the Rapids" at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Music in Newfane
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
Wednesday Concerts at the Gazebo, Main Street, Newfane, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m.
REO Speedwagon excited about Artpark
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."

Come Tuesday, we can reasonably add something else to that list of certainties: The only thing pouring down from above at Artpark will be hit songs.

Video: Artpark loves Joan Jett's rock 'n' roll
Wed, Jun 12th 2013 10:15 am
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts performed "Bad Reputation," "Cherry Bomb," "I Love Rock-N-Roll" and a slew of new songs at Artpark, June 11, as part of the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.
Get ready for The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks 10th Anniversary Tour
Tue, Jun 11th 2013 01:30 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks 10th Anniversary Tour on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Gordon Lightfoot's '50 Years on the Carefree Highway' tour travels to Kleinhans Music Hall
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 02:50 pm
As part of his "50 Years on the Carefree Highway" tour, acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot will perform at Kleinhans Music Hall at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.
Singers Smokey Robinson and Johnny Mathis 
join Seneca Casinos' 'Summer Rush' lineup
Wed, Jun 5th 2013 01:00 pm
Two of America's timeless singers - Smokey Robinson and Johnny Mathis - join the Seneca Casinos' "Summer Rush" lineup with performances that will match the thrill of summertime. Both will travel to the Seneca Niagara Events Center in Niagara Falls this summer.
Billy Idol rocks 'Tuesday in the Park' at Artpark
Wed, Jun 5th 2013 12:40 pm
VIDEO/PHOTOS: Billy Idol kicked off the 2013 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series at Artpark. The rebel rocker performed songs including "White Wedding," "Eyes Without a Face" and "Dancing with Myself."
Joe Satriani brings 'Unstoppable Momentum' tour to UB
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 04:55 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces Joe Satriani with special guest Steve Morse Band on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $64, $51, $41 and $31, go on sale Friday, June 7, at 10 a.m.
The thrill isn't gone
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 04:50 pm
Seneca Casinos kicks off its "Summer Rush" concert series in a big way at Seneca Allegany Events Center this Saturday in Salamanca.

In fact, it's with music that's fit for a "King."

Free outdoor concert planned
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Calamar and The Woodlands Residential Village are hosting a free outdoor concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the pond/gazebo located across from 3979 Forest Parkway, Wheatfield.
The Queen Extravaganza announces Sept. 10 tour stop at The Rapids Theatre
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 11:05 am
The Queen Extravaganza has announced the tour will stop at The Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale.
Buffalo Philharmonic announces artist change for this weekend's concerts
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 11:00 am
Violinist Rachel Lee will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra this weekend for the final concerts of the 2012-13 M&T Bank classics series, replacing violinist Chloe Hanslip, who became ill.
Niagara Falls Memorial announce dates for summertime 'Rockin' the Park' events
Fri, May 31st 2013 05:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will again be celebrating summer in the Cataract City by "Rockin' the Park" at Schoellkopf Park.
 


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