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'Fame - The Musical' explodes on Artpark stage in 2011
Fri, Dec 31st 2010 12:00 pm
Calling all "Gleeks": The original high school musical that rocked theater audiences around the world returns to Artpark when "Fame - The Musical" hits the stage Aug. 12-18, 2011. A gritty urban drama drenched with passion, "Fame - The Musical" takes the audience to the pinnacle of desire and revives memories of youth, love, energy and risk.
Artpark Children's Theater presents World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Sat, Nov 13th 2010 12:00 pm
Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for the World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at Artpark. Award-winning Russian circus entertainer Gregory Popovich and his entourage of furry four-legged performers take over Artpark's Mainstage Theater on May 17, 2011. Two hilarious performances will be presented at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. with tickets at just $6 ($5 before Feb. 1).
Artpark announces 'Edges II' sculpture competition
Tue, Nov 2nd 2010 01:00 pm
Artpark is immediately placing a national call for entries for its second outdoor sculpture competition, entitled "Edges II." Up to seven works will be selected for a summer-long exhibition (May 30-Sept. 17, 2011) on the grounds of Artpark in Lewiston.
Artpark hosts Octoberfest to celebrate record-breaking season
Sat, Sep 18th 2010 05:00 pm
Artpark's 2010 season lineup of "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" concert series brought back some classic performers as well as several other blockbuster acts that made their debut on the amphitheater stage.
A little bit country, a little bit rock 'n' roll
Sat, Aug 28th 2010 03:05 pm
Amanda Nagurney and Sara Evans entertain Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" patrons as The Trews rip the lid of "Coors Light Wednesdays"
'Hey You': Artpark ends summer season with The Machine
Thu, Aug 26th 2010 12:00 pm
All in all, The Machine is not just another brick in the wall -- or just another cover act trying to put some different spin on the music of Pink Floyd.
The Trews 'Sing Their Hearts Out'
Sat, Aug 21st 2010 02:10 pm
The Trews are headlining the finale of Artpark's new "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series on Aug. 25. A Canadian rock band from Nova Scotia, The Trews, pictured, have been nominated for four Juno Awards. Brothers Colin and John McDonald formed a rock band in 1995 and slowly the other band members joined forces to form The Trews.
Come 'Up' to Artpark for free movie
Sat, Aug 21st 2010 02:00 pm
Artpark's third annual end-of-summer "Family Movie Night" will present the Academy Award-winning "Up" on Monday, Aug. 23.
Foreigner hits 'em with that 'Double Vision'
Sat, Aug 21st 2010 12:00 pm
Foreigner, Free Henry! rock 20,000-plus at Artpark
Sara Evans brings her 'Greatest Hits' to Artpark
Tue, Aug 17th 2010 03:00 pm
Multi-platinum country superstar Sara Evans headlines a free show at Artpark on Aug. 24 as part of the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" outdoor concert series. Evans possesses a prolific recording career with more than 5 million records sold and four No. 1 country singles, including the self-penned "Born To Fly."
Foreigner to donate $1,000 to Wilson High School
Sat, Aug 14th 2010 04:05 pm
Foreigner has teamed up with VH1's Save the Music Foundation to support the continuation of arts programs in schools across the U.S. When the band performs as part of Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" concert series on Aug. 17, $1,000 will be donated to Wilson High School.
On stage and in person, Sally Struthers is a delight
Sat, Aug 14th 2010 04:00 pm
Sally Struthers insists I go to Italy.
'Connect the Dots' hits stores
Thu, Aug 12th 2010 01:00 pm
Singer/songwriter Stacy Clark's new album, "Connect the Dots," is now available online.
'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'
Thu, Aug 12th 2010 12:00 pm
Randy Bachman and Fred Turner, two giants of rock 'n' roll, are finally back together after being apart for more than 20 years. On Aug. 27 at 8 p.m. in Artpark's Mainstage Theater, the full-throttle rock machine will converge as Bachman & Turner present their "Forged in Rock Tour," which began in June.
'All Shook Up' over Artpark's summer musical
Sat, Aug 7th 2010 12:00 pm
Remember last summer, when the Pharaoh in Artpark's "Joseph" resembled a larger-than-life, almost cartoon version of the "King of Rock 'N' Roll"? Well, this is so not that.
Almost 20K at Artpark
Sat, Jul 31st 2010 09:00 am
George Thorogood & the Destroyers draw Artpark's largest crowd (so far) this season.
BPO, Andolina travel back in time with Artpark performance
Thu, Jul 22nd 2010 03:30 pm
Artpark will travel back in time 75 years as Sal Andolina and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra perform Big Band's greatest hits on July 26.
Trombone Shorty heats up Artpark
Sat, Jul 17th 2010 12:00 pm
The Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue live performance at Artpark guarantees a New Orleans party vibe on July 21 as part of the new "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series at 6:30 p.m. Trombone Shorty and his band, Orleans Avenue (www.tromboneshorty.com), combine jazz, pop, old-school soul, funk, R&B and hip-hop, in a contemporary blend Shorty calls "supafunkrock."
Artpark honors Town of Lewiston
Sat, Jul 17th 2010 09:20 am
Artpark honors supporter; offers crowd-pleasing act.
Thorogood brings Destroyers, 'world's best drummer' to Artpark
Thu, Jul 15th 2010 12:00 pm
It's not so much a bad attitude as it is a straightforward, no-nonsense approach that defines George Thorogood.
Color your summer memories at Artpark
Sat, Jul 10th 2010 11:00 am
Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon without spending a dime? Artpark's "Free Family Saturdays" offer a variety of hands-on art activities and special live performances that the whole family will love.
The Guess Who at America
Sat, Jul 10th 2010 11:00 am
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi combine forces
Thu, Jul 8th 2010 11:00 am
The newly formed Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Band, promise to deliver a high energy night filled with new and familiar grooves on July 13 at the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" free concert series at Artpark.
'Guess Who's' coming back to Artpark
Sat, Jul 3rd 2010 05:05 pm
The Guess Who, the Canadian-bred stateside conquerors, return to Artpark armed with their massive hit parade, unpredictable jamming and the ultimate sing-a-long experience on July 6 as part of the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" free concert series.
America and Stacy Clark at Artpark
Thu, Jul 1st 2010 09:00 am
Rockin' "Tuesday in the Park"
Artpark wins 5th consecutive 'Best of WNY' award
Mon, Jun 28th 2010 03:00 pm
Artpark took home the "Most Exciting Outdoor Concert Series" award at Buffalo Spree Magazine's annual "Best of WNY" Award Party held at Shea's Performing Arts Center on Thursday, June 24. Artpark celebrates its fifth consecutive "Best of WNY" Award.
America celebrates 40 years on the road at Artpark
Sat, Jun 26th 2010 09:00 am
In what has become an annual highlight of summer in Lewiston - America returns to Artpark for the June 29 "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" free concert with the folk-rock band's 40th Anniversary Tour. The concert kicks off with the Niagara Falls Air Base special opening ceremony that will include a fly over of the Base's C-130 aircraft at 6:15 p.m.
Hello, time bomb: McPhee out, Matthew Good in at Artpark
Sat, Jun 26th 2010 08:00 am
Due to a scheduling conflict with a television appearance, Katharine McPhee has cancelled her July 14 concert date at Artpark. The new "Coors Light Wednesdays at Artpark" free outdoor concert series will kick off that night with Matthew Good and his band.
Jimmy Vaughn at Artpark
Wed, Jun 23rd 2010 03:00 pm
Loving War
Fri, Jun 18th 2010 09:25 pm
Winter is, officially, over. About 7,000 fans came out to Artpark this week for the first "Tuesday in the Park" of the season. War headlined, and Then and Now opened the show.
Can't-miss blues night at Artpark
Fri, Jun 18th 2010 09:15 pm
Week two of the "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" free outdoor concert series at Artpark's outdoor amphitheater will present the best of blues on June 22 with Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-A-Whirl Band. The mini blues fest starts at 6:30 p.m. with Buffalo's own Blues Remedy opening the night.
Stacy Clark to release Vanguard Records debut
Fri, Jun 11th 2010 10:00 am
Grand Island native Stacy Clark will release her first recording with Vanguard Records, "Connect the Dots," on Aug. 10. Fans can get a taste of the latest album when Clark returns to Western New York to open for America at Artpark on June 29.
Artpark opens 2010 free concert season
Thu, Jun 10th 2010 06:00 pm
It's summer. And, with summer comes the annual excitement of Artpark's summer-long free concerts. First Niagara presents "Tuesday in the Park." The free concert series gets under way June 15 with popular 1970s funk outfit War.
Pollstar concert rankings: Artpark nabs 8 of top 10 spots
Thu, Jun 10th 2010 06:00 pm
Pollstar, the Internet's No. 1 concert information site, has ranked the top 20 free summer concerts for the greater Buffalo area. Artpark has eight of the top 10 spots - each an act performing as part of the "Tuesday in the Park" series.
Register for Artpark summer camps
Sat, Jun 5th 2010 08:00 pm
Whether you want to be the next Picasso, Sandra Bullock, or even Elvis Presley, Artpark has a summer camp in store for you. Artpark's week-long children's camps will feature three sessions of Art Camp and one special week of Theater Camp in association with Artpark's 2010 Broadway Musical, and introduces a week of Rock Camp for aspiring rock stars.
New Artpark exit a possibility
Mon, May 10th 2010 11:00 am
Recently, the Village of Lewiston, Artpark & Co., and New York's Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation have discussed the possibility of opening a new exit leading from the performing arts venue to the Robert Moses Parkway south (Niagara Falls). In this scenario, patrons exiting Artpark via Portage Road could turn right on Seneca Street (shown left) and onto the RMP. This new connection, only available during the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series, would be the only way for motorists to access the parkway. Center Street to the RMP would be closed.
Hit-makers star of Artpark's schedule
Mon, May 10th 2010 10:00 am
While many stories have been written about Artpark in the past year - everything from its status as a state park to its role in allegedly hiding Elvis Costello - at the end of the day it's safe to say most people want to know one thing: Who's headlining Tuesdays?
 


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