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Kleinhans Music Hall announced its annual fundraiser, “Rhythm and Brews,” will take place from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 16, in the Mary Seaton Room at the famed Buffalo venue.
Buffalocal will again bring together wide representation from the Western New York brewery scene including Britesmith Brewing, Pressure Drop Brewing, Community Beer Works, Flying Bison Brewing Co., Southern Tier Brewing Co., Steelbound Brewery, Ellicottville Brewing Co., Hamburg Brewing Co., 42 North Brewing Co., 12 Gates Brewing Co., Resurgence Brewing Co., BlackBird Cider Works and Big Ditch Brewing Co. In addition to selections from 12 breweries, patrons will be able to taste high-end cuisine courtesy of Oliver's, Britesmith, Creekview Restaurant and Marcato by Oliver’s, all part of the Schutte Hospitality Group.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Kleinhans Music Hall's programming, including the annual “National Geographic Live Speakers Series” and the upkeep of this National Historic Landmark building.
General admission event tickets are $45, but a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $75 and include early admission at 5 p.m., first tasting of brews and reserved table seating.
All patrons will receive a commemorative Belgian beer glass.
True to the very nature of the venue, music will be provided by My Cousin Toné and The John Bacon Quintet.
My Cousin Toné plays classic jazz, jazz blues, hard bop, and jazz soul. Sets includes jazz vocals from the Great American Songbook.
Journeyman drummer and educator John Bacon Jr. leads a quintet of young professionals bearing his name. The John Bacon Quintet pays tribute to Buffalo’s musical legacy and gives its members an opportunity to share their own unique voices.
Tickets can be purchased at the Kleinhans Music Hall Box office, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; or by calling 715-885-5000; or online at www.kleinhansbuffalo.org.