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Cross-border love for The Spirit of The 80's
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
A bunch of 80s ska bands playing in a park, with all the proceeds going to supporting the arts? There is no way I would miss that. The Toasters and The English Beat were going to rip those grounds apart, and I had to be there.
Rickey Medlocke: Lynyrd Skynyrd will entertain Artpark audience with timeless rock songs
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 08:25 pm
Some folks like to say Lynyrd Skynyrd broke Artpark - but in a good way.
Grammy-nominated The Fray to perform at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 03:20 pm
Denver-based The Fray takes the stage at Fallsview Casino for two nights as part of November's lineup.
Video, photos, interview: Tedeschi Trucks Band at Artpark in Lewiston
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 06:35 pm
Several thousand weathered the storm Aug. 4 as the "Wheels of Soul" tour rolled into Artpark for a "Tuesday in the Park" performance. They were rewarded with more than three hours of foot-stomping, hand-clapping, head-throwing soul and rock anthems courtesy of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Doyle Bramhall II and headline act Tedeschi Trucks Band.
Lewiston: Creedence Clearwater Revisited brings genuine CCR sound to Artpark
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:05 pm
What began as a small gathering of friends at Lake Tahoe soon turned into a few private shows ... a few concert dates ... a steady gig ... and, now, 21 years later, it's a full-fledged national headline act.
Interview: Tedeschi Trucks Band brings 'amazing players' to Artpark
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 09:15 am
Five buses, two trucks and some of the world's top guitar players will roll into Lewiston Tuesday when the "Wheels of Soul" tour hits Artpark.
Poncho Sanchez to headline Lewiston Jazz Festival
Tue, Jul 14th 2015 11:05 am
The cool sounds of hot jazz will fill the summer air when the 14th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival returns Aug. 28-29 along Center Street in the Village of Lewiston.
Video, photos: Blondie performs at Artpark
Wed, Jul 8th 2015 01:05 pm
Blondie was brilliant. So said those in attendance Tuesday, as Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and their bandmates proved they're not just a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act in name, but in talent.
Guitar legend Mark Knopfler, former Chicago vocalist Peter Cetera perform at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Jul 6th 2015 11:25 am
British singer, songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler was the distinct voice and lead guitarist of Grammy Award-winning band Dire Straits. Praised by Rolling Stone as one of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time," Knopfler performs his hits at Fallsview Casino for one night only Oct. 14 (8:30 p.m.).
Video, photos: Steve Miller Band performs 'Take the Money and Run,' 'Abracadabra' at Artpark
Wed, Jul 1st 2015 09:30 pm
The Steve Miller Band brought a vast catalog of hit songs - and its namesake's remarkable guitar and vocal prowess - to Artpark in Lewiston June 30. The rock act headlined the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series. The event was sold-out.
Photos, video: Peter Frampton rocks Artpark
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 02:40 pm
Grammy winner Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history.
Photos, video: Cheap Trick performs at Artpark
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 02:35 pm
Watch Cheap Trick perform "The Flame" and "I Want You to Want Me" at Artpark.
The J. Geils Band completes Artpark 'Tuesdays' lineup
Mon, May 18th 2015 11:45 am
Artpark announced The J. Geils Band will close out the popular "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" outdoor concert series Sept. 8. Tickets ($12 advance general admission/$17 week of show, $27 front-of-stage pit, $50 VIP producer's deck seating) go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22.
Bella Strings founder, frontwoman Nina DiGregorio returns home for show at Riviera Theater
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:50 pm
Nina DiGregorio is bringing her dream, and her troupe, Bella Electric Strings, back to Western New York for a single performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Historic Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Summer concert schedule announced at Canalside
Wed, Apr 29th 2015 07:25 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced an exciting concert lineup for summer 2015 on Buffalo's waterfront. This year, ECHDC is proud to announce that, with the support of its sponsors, Canalside will have 12 free Thursday concerts - two more than last year - that run from June 4 to Aug. 20.
Counting Crows take 'Somewhere Under Wonderland' tour to Artpark
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 04:55 pm
Counting Crows are following up their critically acclaimed seventh album, "Somewhere Under Wonderland," with the U.S. leg of their 2015 worldwide tour.
Artpark adds Lynyrd Skynyrd, Creedence, America, Grace Potter, Three Days Grace, O.A.R. and more
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 10:00 am
Artpark announced more headlining acts that will appear at the venue's popular "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series.
Blondie and Melissa Etheridge co-headlining date added to Artpark lineup
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 06:20 pm
Two big names are slated to share headlining duties at "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park at Artpark." Blondie and Melissa Etheridge will perform at the amphitheater venue July 7.
Daryl Hall & John Oates, Boz Scaggs headed to Fallsview Casino
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:25 pm
This July, Fallsview Casino offers entertainment for all tastes and types with a roster of renowned performers taking the stage, including American singer-songwriter Boz Scaggs and '80s hitmakers Daryl Hall & John Oates.
Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat tour Artpark July 29
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 11:00 am
In what is sure to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer, Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat have announced plans for a North American co-headline tour. "The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour" heads to Artpark July 29.
Lindsey Stirling set to kick off 'Wednesdays' concert series at Artpark June 10
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:30 am
Dancing dubstep violinist Lindsey Stirling will open the "Coors Light Wednesday" concert series at the Artpark amphitheater June 10. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28 (fan club presale begins tomorrow).
Artpark welcomes David Gray and Amos Lee June 20
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:00 am
Multiplatinum-selling singer-songwriter David Gray and Billboard chart-topper Amos Lee have announced a co-headlining summer tour. The nearly 20-city run kicks off June 16 and will hit major U.S. cities across the nation. The two are scheduled to perform at some of the country's most prestigious concert venues, including Artpark's Mainstage Theater.
Heart, Boston rock Fallsview Casino
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 10:00 am
Heart brings their vast repertoire of hits to Fallsview Casino June 25-26.
Widespread Panic: June 16 Artpark appearance
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 05:00 pm
Widespread Panic will return to Artpark June 16 as part of the venue's "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" concert series in the outdoor amphitheater.
NEW DATE: Kenny G to perform live at Historic Riviera Theatre
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:35 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces Kenny G will perform live at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. The concert is presented by Wave FM. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13.
Artpark: My Morning Jacket to perform July 22
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 09:55 am
My Morning Jacket has announced an extensive U.S. tour in support of their new album, "The Waterfall." The band will headline the July 22 Artpark "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series in the outdoor amphitheater.
Lang Lang, Andre Watts, Chris Botti, Pink Martini among guest artists in BPO's 2015-16 season
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 season celebrates the 75th anniversary of Kleinhans Music Hall, with major guest artists such as Lang Lang, Chris Botti and Andre Watts, and works showcasing the hall's exquisite acoustics, including the monumental Alpine Symphony by Strauss, Bruch's Scottish Fantasy, Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony and Mahler's Symphony No. 5.
Calling all local high school choirs: Sing onstage with Foreigner at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:15 pm
High school choirs from throughout Western New York can earn the chance to perform one of the most wildly popular rock ballads in history onstage with the band that made the song famous.
Artpark's 'Mary Poppins' wins trio of awards
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Artpark & Company's 2014 Broadway musical "Mary Poppins" has won three Broadway World Awards for the Buffalo region. The show took Best Musical honors, while Randy Kramer (Best Director in a Musical) and Emilie Renier (Best Actress in a Musical) also were recognized.
14th annual Lewiston Jazz Festival announced; Artpark to assist
Mon, Jan 12th 2015 01:10 pm
The cool sounds of jazz will fill the summer air when the 14th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival returns Aug. 28-29. The region's popular music event draws more than 40,000 people to the Village of Lewiston filling cafés, pubs, restaurants and shops.
Tommy Tutone ('867-5309') hosts episode 2 of 'Do I Have a Hit Song?'
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:10 pm
Episode two of "Do I Have A Hit Song?" - the world's first and only TV talent search​ focusing on songwriters performing their own original works - is set to be taped at Mavericks at the Jacksonville Landing Friday, Jan. 9. The show will be broadcast Jan. 20 at http://www.indimusic.tv.
The Band Perry releases video for 'Gentle On My Mind'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:25 pm
Reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year The Band Perry has unveiled the new video for their Grammy-nominated rendition of "Gentle On My Mind," their current single and the lead track from the soundtrack to the James Keach-directed documentary "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me."
Sherlock investigates a Christmas case
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
As Sherlock Holmes would say, "It's elementary."
Alabama to perform at Fallsview Casino Resort
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort announces a late addition to the March 2015 concert lineup: country-rock-bluegrass band Alabama.
Steve Miller hits mark at Seneca Niagara
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
It was a jam-packed house at the Seneca Niagara Event Center Nov. 21 when the Steve Miller Band took the stage. There was no opening band, and Steve and his bandmates came out onto the stage ready to entertain the audience for a solid two hours of flawless music.
Spandau Ballet announce 'Soul Boys of the Western World' tour
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
Spandau Ballet, a successful and influential British band, announced their "Soul Boys of the Western World" tour.
This '747' can't go fast enough: Lady Antebellum arrive at Fallsview Casino in February
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:55 pm
With the recent release of their fifth studio album, "747," Grammy Award-winning, chart-topping country group Lady Antebellum brings triple-stacked harmonies to Fallsview Casino Resort.
Roger Hodgson lives up to legendary billing
Sun, Nov 9th 2014 08:30 pm
On Friday, Roger Hodgson, the legendary Supertramp singer, treated those lucky enough to be in the Seneca Niagara Event Center audience to a spectacular show.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to headline Memorial's Premier
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's marquee event, the 11th annual Premier, will swing, jive and hop to the music of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.