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Artpark: The O'Jays, Average White Band give the people what they want
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 01:45 pm
There is a line - a chorus, in fact - in The O'Jays' hit 1975 song that says, "Got to give the people/Well, well/Give the people what they want."
'Chasing the Cure' presents 'Saved By A Stranger,' Tarek El Moussa's story
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 12:15 pm
HGTV star Tarek El Moussa is living proof behind the power of medical crowdsourcing - a phenomenon that taps into a global community of doctors, patients and viewers working together to help find answers to emotional, difficult - and potentially unsolvable - medical challenges.
Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest celebrate Independence Day with 'Live's 4th of July Party'
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 12:15 pm
Every 4th of July is a party on "Live with Kelly and Ryan," and this year, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest will celebrate America's birthday with a show full of music, games and summer fun.
NBC Sports presents exclusive live coverage of 2019 NHL Draft & NHL Awards this week on NBCSN
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 04:05 pm
American Jack Hughes and Finland's Kaapo Kakko headline the class of the future NHL stars who will converge on Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada, as NBC Sports presents live, exclusive coverage of the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft on Friday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. with "NHL Live."
Switchfoot & 'Their Fantastic Traveling Music Show' to make WNY stop
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 01:30 pm
Grammy Award-winning rock band Switchfoot announced "Their Fantastic Traveling Music Show" is coming to 26 cities this fall. Produced locally by Kingdom Bound Ministries, the tour will visit Rochester's Roberts Wesleyan College on Friday, Oct. 18. Tickets will go on sale later this week.
ESPN to present Jimmy V Award for Perseverance to high school football coach Rob Mendez at 2019 ESPYS
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 01:10 pm
High school football coach Rob Mendez will be honored with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The 2019 ESPYS Presented by Capital One. ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro shared the news with Mendez on this video. The award is given to a deserving member of the sporting world who has overcome great obstacles through perseverance and determination. Mendez was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder that caused him to be born without arms or legs.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2019 preseason schedule
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 11:25 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team's 2019 preseason schedule. The team will play six games, including two home games at KeyBank Center.
King of the Cage MMA, Piff the Magic Dragon, Mary Wilson headed to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 11:20 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will once again shake with the power, energy and excitement of professional mixed martial arts when King of the Cage returns to the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday.
Kip Moore, Mitchell Tenpenny & Tyler Rich added to 'Coors Light Concerts' at Artpark
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 11:20 am
Funtime Presents, Back2Back and Artpark will present Kip Moore, Mitchell Tenpenny and Tyler Rich in concert at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, as part of the "Coors Light Concerts" series in the Artpark Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21.
'Make Music Buffalo' returns this Friday, June 21
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 04:45 pm
"Make Music Buffalo" will return for its fourth year with what organizers called "a wild and wonderful mix of over a dozen free outdoor musical events" on Friday, June 21.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2019 development camp schedule
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 04:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team's schedule for its annual summer development camp, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
American beach volleyball stars April Ross & Alix Klineman commit to Aurora Games
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 04:25 pm
Beach volleyball stars April Ross and Alix Klineman, the No. 1 ranked women's team on the U.S. tour (and fifth overall in the world), will represent Team Americas in the Aurora Games, the inaugural all-women's sports and entertainment festival to be held at the Times Union Center in Albany on Aug. 20-25.
Taste of Buffalo Presented by Tops to showcase region's diverse range of food July 13 & 14
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 04:10 pm
The nation's largest two-day food festival, Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops, returns Saturday, July 13 (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.), and Sunday, July 14 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.).
Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame accepting nomination/applications
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 03:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame is accepting nomination/applications for the 2019 induction until the end of June. Hard copies of completed forms and supplemental material must be received or postmarked no later than June 30. Criteria and forms are available through its Facebook page, via email at ‚Äč[email protected], or by contacting President Peter Paonessa Jr. by phone at 716-731-5584.
BJ Thomas bringing 'Christmas & Hits' to Riviera Theatre
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 03:25 pm
The Riviera Theatre presents "BJ Thomas: Christmas & Hits" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21.
Taylor Swift's 'Lover' sets Apple Music pre-add records
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 01:00 pm
Taylor Swift's seventh studio album, "Lover," has already set a new Apple Music record ... and it's not even out yet!
Shania Twain headlining Las Vegas residency
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 12:30 pm
One of music's most renowned trailblazers and the top-selling female country artist of all-time, Shania Twain, is returning to the Las Vegas Strip with Shania Twain "Let's Go!" The Vegas Residency, opening at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Friday, Dec. 6.
BPO, Central Terminal Restoration Corp., Sen. Kennedy to present free one-day East Side Festival celebrating history of Buffalo's East Side, 90th anniversary of Central Terminal
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 12:25 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, in collaboration with the BPO diversity council, the Central Terminal Restoration Corp. and New York State Sen. Timothy Kennedy, will present a free one-day East Side Festival celebrating the cultural heritage of the East Side neighborhood of Buffalo and the 90th anniversary of the Central Terminal, the historic Art Deco landmark railroad station nestled on Buffalo's East Side.
Seventh Day Slumber's 'Closer To Chaos' impacts mainstream charts
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 04:20 pm
The critically acclaimed and highly anticipated new recording from iconic Christian rockers Seventh Day Slumber, "Closer To Chaos," debuted on multiple Christian and mainstream sales charts following its May 31 release. The project garnered the biggest release week sales for a RockFest Records artist since the label's formation.
Michael Strahan & Erin Andrews have their eyes on the sky for 'Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda'
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 04:20 pm
ABC and dick clark productions announced today that Michael Strahan, ABC's "Good Morning America" co-anchor and host of "The $100,000 Pyramid," will host "Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda," along with co-host Erin Andrews of FOX Sports. The duo will be live from New York's iconic Times Square as Nik Wallenda and his sister, Lijana, seventh-generation members of the Wallenda family circus troupe, return to the highwire for a never-before-attempted walk of approximately 1,300 feet long and 25 stories above street level.
Pandora welcomes Skillet to 'billionaires club' as 'Feel Invincible' goes Platinum
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 04:15 pm
Certifications continue to roll in, as Skillet gears up for the debut of their newest, "Victorious" (Aug. 2, Atlantic Record). The multi-Platinum-selling supergroup joined Pandora's "billionaires club" with more than two billion streams. The rarity is reserved for those totaling over a billion spins on the popular platform throughout an artist's career. The distinction places Skillet in the company of other Pandora billionaires, including John Legend, Fleetwood Mac and Keith Urban.
Derek Hough & Ciara to co-host NBC's annual 'Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular'
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 04:15 pm
NBC's annual "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" returns for a night of beautiful fireworks and musical performances by the biggest names in music.
Buffalo Sabres announce additions to coaching staff
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Friday announced the team hired Don Granato and Mike Bales as assistant coaches. The pair joins assistant coach Steve Smith as members of head coach Ralph Krueger's staff for the 2019-20 season.
Buffalo scores high, as Blues-Bruins Game 7 on NBC is most-watched NHL game on record
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 04:00 pm
Wednesday night's 2019 Stanley Cup Final Game 7, in which the St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-1, to capture their first-ever Stanley Cup, averaged a total audience delivery (TAD) of nearly 9 million viewers (8.914), making it the most-watched NHL game on record and propelling the seven-game Stanley Cup Final and 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs to numerous viewership and streaming milestones, according to Fast National data from Nielsen and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
Food Network's 'Worst Cooks in America' franchise takes another bite of dessert with return of 'Worst Bakers in America'
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 03:50 pm
Lorraine Pascale and Jason Smith have their work cut out for them on the new season of "Worst Bakers in America," as they try to transform eight kitchen disasters into baking masters. The intense five-week baking boot camp begins Monday, July 22 (10 p.m. ET/PT).
Dwayne Johnson to be honored with 'Generation' Award at 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 03:50 pm
MTV revealed award-winning actor, producer and philanthropist Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will be honored with the "Generation" Award during the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Johnson returns to the show after hosting in 2016 with co-star and friend Kevin Hart.
Kingdom Bound Festival announces 2019 lineup, headlined by Skillet, for KING & COUNTRY
Wed, Jun 12th 2019 02:40 pm
Kingdom Bound Ministries' 2019 Kingdom Bound Festival will feature more than 50 artists and speakers from across the U.S. and Canada, including headlining performances from Grammy-nominated multi-Platinum rockers Skillet, Grammy winners and longtime attendee favorites for KING & COUNTRY, and worship veteran Crowder.
George Clinton and friends entertain at Artpark
Wed, Jun 12th 2019 12:50 pm
This week's "Tuesday in the Park" concert offered an energetic, ferocious opening act in Miss Velvet & the Blue Wolf. What followed was Fishbone's musical cornucopia of funk sounds - metal, ska and rock, included.
The Academy, ABC announce future Oscars dates; board appointments
Tue, Jun 11th 2019 01:50 pm
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC on Tuesday announced the 2022 Oscars show date and confirmed the 2021 date. Upcoming Oscars show dates are as follows:
ESPN presents The Pat Tillman Award for Service to former US marine Kirstie Ennis at 2019 ESPYS
Tue, Jun 11th 2019 01:50 pm
For her dedication to serving others, former Marine Corps Sgt. Ennis will receive the Pat Tillman Award for Service sponsored by Mass Mutual when The 2019 ESPYS Presented by Capital One airs live Wednesday, July 10 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
Gavin DeGraw headlines Fallsview entertainment this September
Tue, Jun 11th 2019 01:45 pm
Multi-Platinum-selling singer, performer and songwriter Gavin DeGraw brings his top hits to Fallsview for one night only this September.
Something for everyone - no, really! - at Artpark's Fairy House Festival
Tue, Jun 11th 2019 12:05 pm
Artpark & Company's annual "Fairy House Festival" offered a flurry of activities designed for all age groups. In fact, in each corner of the lower park area - where the event returned this year - one could find some new activity or sight. Throughout the afternoon, children and families dressed up, made fairy houses, concocted potions, visited the tea house, listened to music - made music in the interactive instrument garden - danced with costumed characters, picnicked and played games.
Grace VanderWaal announces summer headlining 'Ur So Beautiful' Tour
Tue, Jun 11th 2019 11:00 am
Fresh off her main support slot on Florence + The Machine's "High As Hope" Tour, award-winning singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal has announced her summer U.S. headline tour. The 23-city "Ur So Beautiful Tour" starts at the Railbird Festival in Lexington, Kentucky, on Aug. 10, and will make stops in major cities across the U.S. including New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Arts Services Initiative, The Bonadio Group present 'Nonprofit Financial Statements 101' lunch & learn
Mon, Jun 10th 2019 02:15 pm
Art Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) and The Bonadio Group have partnered to present a free professional development opportunity for budding organizations and those interested in demystifying nonprofit financial statements with a lunch and learn on Thursday, July 11, at the downtown branch of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library.
First Stanley Cup Final Game 7 in 8 years to be played this Wednesday on NBC
Mon, Jun 10th 2019 01:10 pm
For the first time in eight years, there will be a Stanley Cup Final Game 7 on NBC.
World-class cupcake artists compete for sweet title with mind-blowing edible creations in brand-new series 'Cupcake Championship'
Mon, Jun 10th 2019 01:10 pm
Food Network showcases the country's most creative cupcake makers this summer in the new five-episode series "Cupcake Championship," premiering Monday, July 1 (9 p.m. ET/PT). Hosted by Kardea Brown, each episode features four world-class cupcake experts battling to achieve new levels of edible ingenuity in two rounds of competition for a $10,000 cash prize.
M&T Bank's Plaza Event Series celebrates 50th season
Mon, Jun 10th 2019 12:00 pm
This year, M&T Bank celebrates the 50th season of the Plaza Event Series, which is believed to be the longest-running free concert series of its kind in the U.S. The 11-week series starts at noon June 10.
Artpark: Sammy Hagar presents donation to local food programs
Mon, Jun 10th 2019 08:45 am
Before his concert at Artpark on Tuesday, June 4, musician Sammy Hagar presented a check of $2,500 to Heart, Love & Soul and Community Missions Inc. in support of their food services for the less-fortunate. The donation was made by the Hagar Family Foundation, as it is done at every stop Hagar makes on his current Sammy Hagar and The Circle Tour.
Buffalo Sabres sign Jeff Skinner to 8-year contract
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 09:55 am
The Buffalo Sabres late on Friday announced the team signed forward Jeff Skinner to an eight-year contract with an average annual value of $9 million.
Lewiston: Artpark & Company introduces master plan team, collects public input
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:05 am
Having toured the grounds, analyzed the topography - and even watched Sammy Hagar in concert - Artpark & Company's master plan team took the next step in creating a map of the venue's future when it hosted a public listening session on Wednesday.

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