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Lost Elysium headlines Free Music Friday at Hard Rock
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 11:30 pm
Buffalo's own Lost Elysium took the stage at the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, on Jan. 13 as part of the Free Music Friday concert series. The mostly rock, kinda pop act was the featured act on "Localized," the Chelsea O-hosted, Alternative Buffalo 107.7-FM music show.
Artpark launches 'Broadway Jr.' program
Mon, Jan 9th 2017 01:50 pm
A new Artpark Theater Academy was announced on Monday, offering a unique experience for young performers. Artpark will present the "Broadway Jr." program from July 10 though Aug. 5.
Joshua Maloni's top 10 celebrity interviews of 2016
Sat, Dec 31st 2016 04:10 am
Here are my favorite celebrity interviews from 2016 (with clickable links).
Goo Goo Dolls release RedOne & T.I. Jakke remix of new single 'Over and Over'
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 02:45 pm
The Goo Goo Dolls released a remix of their latest single, "Over and Over," produced by RedOne and T.I. Jakke for RedOne Productions, on Friday via all digital service providers. The original appears on the multiplatinum-selling band's current album, "Boxes."
Skillet announce second US leg of 'The Unleashed Tour'; Niagara Falls stop
Tue, Dec 13th 2016 03:30 pm
2016 is proving to be a milestone year for Skillet, and 2017 is shaping up to continue the trend. Coming off the band's most successful European headline run to date, which included numerous sold-out performances, Skillet will embark on the second U.S. leg of "The Unleashed Tour."
Enter the world of Westeros with the 'Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience'
Tue, Dec 13th 2016 11:25 am
Enter the world of Westeros with the "Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience," an immersive music and visual experience that will bring the Seven Kingdoms to life on a scale never seen before.
Musician Medics meet, dine at Hard Rock
Mon, Dec 12th 2016 02:00 pm
On Sunday evening, participants of Musician Medics met for dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA. They were welcomed by the program's sponsor, the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, and ate inside a room dedicated to Western New York's rock 'n' roll royalty.
Grammy-winner TobyMac invites listeners to 'Bring On The Holidays' in first Christmas single in 5 years
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 09:30 pm
To the surprise of thousands of fans, Grammy-winner TobyMac debuts his latest Christmas single "Bring On The Holidays," available today. Revealing the song on social media, "Bring On The Holidays" marks the first time in five years the platinum-selling artist has released Christmas music.
Goo Goo Dolls donate proceeds from sales of signed instruments to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 03:35 pm
Recently, the Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik and Robby Takac visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. The group presented a check for $22,800 from autographed guitars and drumhead sales during the 2016 "Boxes" tour.
Fallsview Casino welcomes Barenaked Ladies, Bachman and Ray LaMontagne
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 03:25 pm
Award-winning Canadian group Barenaked Ladies, platinum musician Randy Bachman and singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne are just three of the artists set to hit the stage this March at Fallsview Casino Resort.
Dance phenom Derek Hough & Grammy Award-winning singer/dancer NE-YO join Jennifer Lopez at judges' table on NBC's 'World of Dance'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:30 pm
World renown dancer and two-time Emmy Award winner Derek Hough, who is set to co-star in the Dec. 7 production of "Hairspray Live!," and NE-YO, an accomplished dancer, Grammy Award-winning singer, composer, producer and actor who drew raves as the Tin Man in last year's "The Wiz Live!," have been added as judges on NBC's new dance competition series "World of Dance."
High-profile sponsors revealed for 'The New Celebrity Apprentice'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:05 pm
Twelve world-class brands will be featured when NBC's "The New Celebrity Apprentice" kicks off Monday, Jan. 2 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), with twice-elected California governor, international movie superstar and successful businessman Arnold Schwarzenegger reigning over the boardroom.
Josh Groban releases holiday song 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'
Mon, Nov 21st 2016 12:45 pm
Multiplatinum recording artist Josh Groban has release the holiday song "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" on Warner Bros. Records.
Faith Hill's 'Deep Tracks' available now
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 07:15 pm
Multiplatinum, five-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Faith Hill on Friday released "Deep Tracks" via Warner Bros. Records.
Mouse Pad, of 360 PSG, takes home 3 of 6 awards at Town Ballroom Music Is Art benefit event
Thu, Nov 10th 2016 05:20 pm
Buffalo-based not-for-profit Music Is Art hosted its second annual "Battle of the Corporate Bands" this past Saturday at the iconic local music venue The Town Ballroom.
'America's Got Talent' to celebrate holidays with first star-studded spectacular on Dec. 19
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:00 pm
On the heels of the show's most successful season in five years, Nick Cannon hosts an evening with a talented cast of performers coming together for a special one-night only "America's Got Talent Holiday Spectacular." The judging panel, featuring Mel B, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, will also participate in this special event. The two-hour special will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Dec. 19 on NBC.
Tony Bennett concert to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo
Tue, Nov 1st 2016 02:15 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces 10th annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Holiday Concert will feature Tony Bennett, the 19-time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades. The show is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. Tickets, $125 and $100, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4.
Bear's Den suits Billy Ocean to a tea
Sun, Oct 30th 2016 12:50 am
The 1980s took center spotlight Saturday, as Billy Ocean performed inside the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino's Bear's Den. His songs, made popular in part by films "Jewel of the Nile" and "License to Drive," brought back happy memories for the 400 or so in attendance, while his voice sounded as if it was vacu-sealed in the '80s and, shhhhhpppp, opened fresh on stage.
Interview: Gabriel Luna offers hell of a good performance as Robbie Reyes, Ghost Rider on 'SH.I.E.L.D.'
Thu, Oct 27th 2016 05:35 pm
Driving his 1969 Dodge Charger - the "Hell Charger" - Robbie Reyes and his flame-glowing-skull alter ego have teamed up with S.H.I.E.L.D. in search of a mystical book, and to take down a mysterious ethereal enemy.
Interview: Former 'The Voice' standout Caitlin Caporale releases new single, 'Guarded Heart'
Wed, Oct 26th 2016 05:20 pm
Caitlin Caporale was one of "The Voice's" competitors in season eight, which aired in 2015. She famously performed a few bars of "Impossible" with Christina Aguilera - sitting in the coach's red chair, no less - before working with Pharrell and receiving guidance from Lionel Richie.
Disney begins production on new 'Muppet Babies' series
Wed, Oct 26th 2016 03:50 pm
Disney has begun production on a reimagined "Muppet Babies" television series, which chronicles the playroom antics of the beloved Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and Miss Nanny.
The Oak Ridge Boys honor Johnny Cash at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 21st annual 'Music Masters'
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 06:00 pm
This past Friday, Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys paid tribute to their friend and collaborator, Johnny Cash, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 21st annual "Music Masters" at Playhouse Square's State Theatre in Cleveland.
Jim Kelly visits Niagara Falls M&T branch to rally fans
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 06:20 pm
Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly paid fans a visit to M&T Bank's Military Road branch Thursday to rally fans as the team prepares for its showdown against Miami this weekend.
'Top Chef' announces 8 returning chefs vying for redemption on new season premiering Dec. 1
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 04:55 pm
Bravo Media has revealed the eight returning chefs back for redemption on the new season of "Top Chef," airing Thursday, Dec. 1, with a supersized premiere from 10-11:15 p.m. ET/PT. It's the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard award-winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight "Top Chef" newcomers.
'Top Chef' heads to Charleston for battle of old versus new
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:05 pm
Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard award-winning "Top Chef" takes on the culinary hotspot of Charleston, South Carolina, for the new season, kicking off with a supersized premiere on Thursday, Dec. 1.
Fallsview kicks off 2017 with concert by Jewel
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:50 am
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Jewel kicks off a new year at Fallsview Casino Resort when she headlines January's entertainment lineup, which features six award-winning artists set to perform live.
NBC's 'The Voice' welcomes music superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw as season 11 key advisers
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:45 am
Award-winning music superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw will join "The Voice" in October as key advisers as NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical-competition series rolls on.
NBC's 'Timeless' is a big, fun, action-packed trek through history
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 05:35 pm
When the overnight TV ratings were released Tuesday, the debut of NBC's "Timeless" nearly doubled the audience of ABC's rookie serial "Conviction."
Temple of the Dog 25th anniversary collection available On UMe
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:45 pm
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the band's landmark 1991 self-titled release, Temple of the Dog - the Seattle supergroup featuring Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, and Mike McCready, and drummer Matt Cameron (who plays drums with both Soundgarden and Pearl Jam) - today released a special 25th anniversary collection of the band's first and only album, newly mixed by Brendan O'Brien.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces audio release of 'The Ghosts of Christmas Eve'
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:05 pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced, to the delight of fans all across the world, the release of "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve" as an audio package.
Interview: Brian Wilson brings 50th anniversary 'Pet Sounds' tour to Buffalo
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:10 pm
Brian Wilson brings his "Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour" to the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The concert sold-out in less than 18 hours, as people rushed to buy tickets to see firsthand how the leftfield Beach Boys album came about, and to hear Wilson perform his musical masterpiece.
'Blindspot': Audrey Esparza talks Tasha Zapata, 'really good' season 2
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
Go to the bathroom early, put your phone down and get your snacks ready the night before, because, if the first episode of "Blindspot" is any indication, the second season isn't going to provide any dull moments.
Interview: With renewed sense of confidence, KT Tunstall returns to musical roots
Fri, Sep 9th 2016 11:20 pm
"You know, you think when you have a really successful record, 'Wow, this is it. This is the pinnacle of success.' But, actually, it's now," KT Tunstall said. "It's now, where I'm in a place where I have a record deal where I can make good choices, and I call the shots, and I can decide who I work with, and how I'm going to work, and when I'm going to work."
Interview: 'These Are the Days' for Love & The Outcome
Fri, Sep 9th 2016 08:10 pm
Duo Love & The Outcome is back with a new album - and a new approach to Christian music.
'Star Wars,' 'Batman' fans flock to Fan Expo Canada to meet, listen to Mark Hamill
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 05:10 pm
Thousands of fans came out for a special and rare treat: Q&A sessions with Mark Hamill, the actor behind Luke Skywalker in the "Star Wars" series, and the voice of The Joker in "Batman: The Animated Series."
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Sep 6th 2016 04:20 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3. Tickets are $37. The Funky Dawgz Brass Band will open the concert.
Dolly Parton's 'Pure & Simple' debuts at No. 1
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 11:30 am
World-renowned singer/songwriter/entertainer Dolly Parton has a worldwide No. 1 album to celebrate this week. The superstar's new release, "Pure & Simple," debuted at No. 1 not only in the U.S., but also on the national country charts in Canada, U.K. and Australia.
Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale lead 12 hopeless bakers in intense boot camp on Food Network's 'Worst Bakers in America'
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 02:45 pm
Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale have drafted 12 of the most disastrous bakers in the country for a grueling baking boot camp on Food Network's "Worst Bakers in America."
Listen to new NBC 'Sunday Night Football' open song by Carrie Underwood
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:00 pm
Seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multiplatinum-recording artist Carrie Underwood's new song "Oh, Sunday Night," the new opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, NBC's "Sunday Night Football," is now available to listen to in its entirety on NBCSports.com (HERE).
All. That. JAZZ!
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 01:00 pm
The 15th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival kicked off Friday in the village with the French Quarter Hounds marching down Center Street; former Mayor Richard Soluri receiving an award for his long-time support of the event - which he helped create; Jenna Stinnis belting out the national anthem; and a performance by headliner Molly Johnson.