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Seneca Niagara Casino springs ahead with entertainment for March and April
Wed, Jan 9th 2013 11:20 pm
Seneca Casinos will add a little country and lots of humor to kick off its entertainment lineup for the spring. Country legend Clint Black and "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" member Ron White come to Seneca Allegany Events Center in Salamanca in March and April.
Mathis, Mozart tribute, impressionist music and art, classical masterworks heat up winter at BPO
Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic will return on Jan. 19 and 20 after a long winter's rest in time to celebrate the 256th anniversary of the birth of one of classical music's most beloved composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Diamond Rio rock in 2013 at Seneca Allegany Casino
Thu, Dec 6th 2012 01:45 pm
A vocally talented country/Christian group and one of the defining rock bands of the early 1970s will kick off entertainment at Seneca Casinos on a high note to start the new year. Diamond Rio and Creedence Clearwater Revisited will play at Seneca Allegany Events Center on Jan. 12 and Jan. 27, respectively.
'The Lamb Lies Down' on Webster Street
Tue, Nov 20th 2012 10:30 pm
Last Friday, the Musical Box came to the Riviera Theatre in Tonawanda. The Montreal-born Genesis tribute band played a theatrical recreation of the seminal album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway."

A monster in terms of prog-rock and concept albums, "The Lamb" describes a troubled, half Puerto Rican youth's surrealistic struggle to understand the world around him as well as his own duality. Genesis' last work with lead singer Peter Gabriel, the tour following the 1974 album was full of costume changes, theatrics, a three-screen slide show, pyrotechnics, lights and, of course, plenty of musical talent.

Buffalo United presents second annual concert
Wed, Nov 14th 2012 11:10 am
"The Stand," Buffalo United's second annual concert event, is Friday, Nov. 30. The 7 p.m. event (6 p.m. doors) will be held at the Buffalo Christian Center, 512 Pearl St., Buffalo.
Elmwood Drive at Lighthouse Café
Wed, Nov 14th 2012 11:00 am
Indie-Christian folk-rock band Elmwood Drive headlines the next Lighthouse Café, on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 7 until 9:30 p.m. at Lockport Alliance Church, 555 Davison Road.
Look out Niagara Falls: Gino Vannelli is coming to town
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 07:00 pm
Indeed, for some fans it will be like Santa coming to town. After 35 years, Gino Vannelli still delights fans with sold out shows at multiple venues worldwide. He is performing three shows at The Bears Den inside The Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel on Oct. 5 to 7.
'Built to Last' Rippingtons perform in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 11:45 pm
It's a good feeling to have a No. 1 record at a time when musicians are told you can't sell albums.
Grammy winner Jon Secada to headline Memorial's 2013 Premier
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 12:30 pm
The Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel will present three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Jon Secada as the headline entertainment at the 2013 Premier.

The Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black-tie dinner and entertainment gala, will be held Jan. 19. Proceeds from the event will benefit Memorial's cardiac and stroke care services.

Shake, rattle & roll with 'American Bandstand - A Tribute to Dick Clark'
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 10:10 am
Depew welcomes the Latshaw Pops Orchestra concert and tribute to the legendary TV and radio icon Dick Clark with "American Bandstand - A Tribute To Dick Clark" coming to the Hearthstone Manor (333 Dick Road) on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Interview: Artpark hosts legendary Charlie Daniels Band on Sept. 4
Thu, Aug 30th 2012 10:35 pm
Artpark & Company has hosted many notable musicians as part of its "Tuesday in the Park" concert series. The Lewiston performing arts venue has hosted hit-makers, Grammy winners, television and film actors and even a "Dancing with the Stars" contestant. ... But ...
Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is Aug. 24-25
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 07:00 am
This year's Lewiston Jazz Festival will take place on Friday, Aug. 24, from 5 to 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 25, from noon to 10 p.m. on Center Street. Admission, parking, and shuttles to the festival from Artpark's lower level parking lot are all free.
for KING & COUNTRY set to rock Kingdom Bound
Fri, Aug 3rd 2012 11:20 pm
One would think for KING & COUNTRY couldn't be happier to perform at this year's Kingdom Bound music festival.
KC looks to bring a little Sunshine to Niagara Falls
Wed, Aug 1st 2012 01:00 pm
KC & the Sunshine Band performs Saturday as part of the "Hard Rock Rocks" concert series.
The Spoons headline 'The Spirit of the '80s Reunion'
Sat, Jul 28th 2012 11:00 am
"It was really a good time for people," Gordon Deppe says of the 1980s. "A lot of good memories. Positive economics. People were just having fun. It was like 10 years of Halloween, in a way."
Heart: Try to understand, it's a magic band
Fri, Jul 20th 2012 08:00 pm
An interview with Ann Wilson of Heart ahead of the band's "Tuesday in the Park" concert at Artpark.
Artpark hosts 'An Evening with Bob Dylan' on Sept. 6
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 01:20 pm
Artpark & Company announces tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13, for "An Evening with Bob Dylan." The famed singer will perform inside the Mainstage Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 6. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Artpark's new 'Sundays in July' matinee concert series debuts
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 01:25 am
A new concert series has been added to Artpark's eventful summer lineup. The "Sundays in July" concert series will kick off July 8 and run for four consecutive Sundays through July 29 with shows at 3 p.m. in Artpark's Mainstage Theater.
Artpark: Andrew Bird concert moved to Babeville
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 02:05 pm
The Andrew Bird concert scheduled for Monday, July 16, at Artpark has been moved. The general admission show now will begin at 7 p.m. at Asbury Hall at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.
Grand Island singers open big concerts in July, August
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 08:00 pm
David Nolf and Stacy Clark, Two talented Grand Island-native musicians, will open for major artists performing in the Niagara County area in coming weeks.
The Rapids, 97 Rock present 'The Sound Remains The Same' Led Zeppelin anniversary concert
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 09:55 pm
Leading Led Zeppelin tribute "The Sound Remains The Same" brings its full production to The Rapids Theatre on Main Street in Niagara Falls on Sunday July 15. The show features a one-time-only, live re-creation performance of the original July 15, 1973, Led Zeppelin Buffalo Memorial Auditorium concert in its entirety.

To commemorate this classic historic concert event, the show will be recorded for an upcoming DVD release.

Three Days Grace, Evanescence, Chevelle headline 'Edgefest'
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 09:55 pm
The Edge, "Rock Radio" 103.3-FM presents "Edgefest 2012" on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the outer harbor concert site 325 Furhmann Blvd., Buffalo (first exit off skyway for outer harbor).
Ortt announces concert plans for Gratwick Riverside Park
Thu, Jun 14th 2012 07:00 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Robert G. Ortt announced at a press conference the plans for a concert on Sunday, July 15, at Gratwick Riverside Park. The show will begin at 4 p.m.

Representatives of headline sponsor Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union and several other high-level North Tonawanda officials joined Ortt in announcing Buckcherry with Fuel will be the featured bands performing at what Ortt said is one of the most beautiful venues along the Niagara River.

The concert will be free for everyone attending; however, there will be a $5 charge for parking at the park. Food and beverage will be sold at the venue, and no food, backpacks, or coolers will be permitted at the park for this event.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds play Niagara Falls July 6
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 05:15 pm
The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson will playing at the Bear's Den Showroom, at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls, at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 6.

For more than 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group's distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles, manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid via such barnburners as "Tuff Enuff" and "Wrap It Up."

Steve Vai performs at UB
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 05:15 pm
Steve Vai is a virtuoso guitarist, visionary composer, and consummate producer. At age 12, he started taking guitar lessons from Joe Satriani. At 18, he began his professional musical career transcribing for, and then playing with, the legendary Frank Zappa. More than three decades, 15-million in album sales, and three Grammy Awards later, Vai has proven himself, in his own right, one of music's true originals.

Vai performs at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Village of Youngstown presents free summer concert series
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 07:00 am
This week marks the beginning of free concerts in the Village of Youngstown. Each Friday, from 7 until 9 p.m. in Falkner Park, bands will perform for guests and visitors.
'Thursday at the Square' becomes 'Thursday at the Harbor'
Thu, May 24th 2012 08:00 pm
Concert series moves to Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf; acts include The Cult, Feist (pictured), LL Cool J, moe. and Sam Roberts. Full schedule, photos, video.
Watch Stacy Clark's new video
Thu, May 24th 2012 01:20 pm
Grand Island native Stacy Clark, a national recording artist, is back with a brand new music video.
Lewiston Choraleers kick off sixth annual spring concert series at Porter on the Lake
Wed, May 16th 2012 08:35 am
The Lewiston Choraleers will kick off its sixth annual spring concert series on Saturday, June 2, at 1 p.m. at Porter on the Lake.
Artpark 2012 schedule
Tue, May 15th 2012 10:50 am
Artpark & Company has unveiled its full summer 2012 lineup. Acts booked include superstars Sheryl Crow, Yes, Huey Lewis & The News, Sublime and Roger Hodgson of Supertramp. More information is included in this link.
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents 'Peter and the Wolf,' 'Pas de Quatre'
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company, well known for its traditional holiday production of "The Nutcracker," is adding a spring ballet to its repertoire.
Sam Roberts Band, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and moe. announced for Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor concert series
Tue, Apr 24th 2012 01:20 pm
Sam Roberts Band and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals will kick off the 14th annual Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor Concert Series presented by M&T Bank and produced by Buffalo Place Inc. in downtown Buffalo at the Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf.
Singer, 'The Voice' star Angie Johnson performing at Buffalo Niagara Film Festival
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 10:25 pm
Air Force intelligence analyst-turned YouTube sensation and a star on NBC's "The Voice," Angie Johnson will perform this weekend as part of the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival.
'An Evening with Dream Theater' June 17 at Artpark
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 04:35 pm
103.3 The Edge, 97 Rock and the Rapids Theatre present "An Evening with Dream Theater" on Sunday, June 17, at Artpark.
'The X Factor' online auditions extended through April 27
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 05:45 pm
"The X Factor" is extending online auditions to Friday, April 27. Solo artists and vocal groups have an additional two weeks to submit their online auditions. To audition online, auditioners should upload a 30-second introduction and a one-and-a-half minute a cappella video performance to www.TheXFactorUSA.com.
Seneca Casinos unveil 'Summer Rush' for 2012
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 01:55 pm
Video: Seneca Casinos will deliver an unprecedented level of excitement this summer to the Western New York, Southern Ontario, and Northern Pennsylvania and Ohio regions with "Summer Rush." Headline acts include Stevie Nicks, Joe Walsh, Michael Bolton and ESPN's "Friday Nights Lights."
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild hosts The Easy Street Big Band in concert
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 08:35 am
The Easy Street Big Band will appear in concert on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the newly opened Ellicott Creek Playhouse.
World premiere comedy at Ghostlight Theatre
Thu, Apr 5th 2012 11:50 am
The world premiere comedy "Regrets Only," by L. Don Swartz, will be presented at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda. The show is on stage May 3 at 7 p.m.; May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 8 p.m.; and on May 20 at 2 p.m.

"Regrets Only" features Joann V. Mis and Debby Koszelak Swartz as two grumpy Polish ladies, Lottie and Bernice, who crash a wedding reception and turn the celebration into a hysterical nightmare. "Regrets Only" is the fifth installment of the popular "Lottie & Bernice" series, following "Get Off My Cabbage," "The Lottie & Bernice Show," "Here We Sit" and "Danse Macabre."

NFTA reaches agreement with Funtime for summer concerts at outer harbor
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 02:10 pm
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced today that it has reached a licensing agreement with Funtime After Dark LLC to be the NFTA's waterfront concert promoter for the 2012 summer season.

Funtime plans on using the seven-acre site located on the outer harbor in the vicinity of the former Pier Restaurant to hold concerts from a variety of musical genres, including alternative, Canadian, southern and folk rock. Ticket prices will range from $30 pre-sale to $100 for a VIP ticket. Parking charges will range from $5 to $10.