Promoter Tim Walton today announced multi-Platinum Grammy-nominated recording artist Rick Ross will headline at Canalside in Buffalo on Saturday, July 18. Concert gates open at 5 p.m. This is the first major Canalside concert announcement of the year.
Labeled “the hottest MC in the game,” Ross is a rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur and founder of Maybach Music. He has several chart-topping hits, including the 2020 Grammy-nominated song “Gold Roses” featuring Drake.
VIP and express entry tickets are now on sale. The $50 VIP ticket includes access to the VIP pavilion, two complimentary drinks (good for beer, wine, soda or water), private restrooms, and front of stage access. For an additional $20, guests can purchase the VIP + merch pack ticket. This $70 ticket includes the VIP amenities along with a merchandise swag bag. General admission plus merch pack and express entry ticket are on sale for $40.
Regular general admission tickets will go on sale at a later date.
Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.com, or at the Buffalo waterfront office in the KeyBank Center between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays. Tickets will also be available at the Canalside information kiosk located on the boardwalk, which is scheduled to open in May.
A press release noted Canalside concertgoers should anticipate encountering the same security policies and procedures as in years past. Smoking, outside food and beverage, weapons, umbrellas and bicycles are not permitted inside the concert venue. For this particular concert, chairs are not permitted either. For a full list of concert policies, visit buffalowaterfront.com.