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'Celebrity speaker series' this summer to benefit 2020 Ride for Roswell
Fri, Jul 17th 2020 11:00 am
COVID-19 derailed plans for Team RPCS (Roswell Park Cessation Services) to host a second annual bowling tournament to raise funds toward the Ride for Roswell. In response, the team members exercised their creativity and turned to celebrity connections to help reach their fundraising goals.
'Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel' returns with roundtable
Fri, Jul 17th 2020 10:45 am
HBO's "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel," which celebrates its 25th anniversary this season, returns for an all-new episode Tuesday, July 21 (10 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The 279th episode is highlighted by a virtual roundtable led by Gumbel, who is joined by insiders Peter King (NBC Sports), David Aldridge (The Athletic) and Tom Verducci (Sports Illustrated, MLB Network) for a candid discussion about the state of the respective sports they cover.
WEBR: Longtime local radio veteran celebrates 99th birthday
Fri, Jul 17th 2020 10:45 am
Not many of us remember the "golden age of radio" (1930s to 1940s), but Don Lange, 37-year veteran of Buffalo radio does. Don began his radio career at the original WEBR radio in 1941, and was later promoted to chief engineer. He retired in 1978 ... and oh, the stories he can tell about old-time radio! Shortly after retiring, Don began the huge task of rebuilding the Wurlitzer organ at the Riviera Theater in North Tonawanda.
After Grace's 'Simple Things' celebrates life's richest blessings
Fri, Jul 17th 2020 10:45 am
"Simple Things," the new anthem from acoustic/pop duo After Grace, releases today on digital platforms. Written by After Grace's Cody Clark, along with Daniel Doss, and produced by Foster Ferrell, the poignant song recounts Clark's personal journey of rediscovering what was most important in his life: "faith and hope and love, and knowing Jesus is enough to get me through the day."
Buffalo Bills join BFLO Store to celebrate 716 Day
Wed, Jul 15th 2020 02:50 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment welcomes the BFLO Store as the Official Retailer of the Buffalo Bills. The Bills organization will join together with the BFLO Store staff to kick off the partnership Thursday, when the BFLO Store hosts the 716 Day Small Business Market at the Eastern Hills Mall.
Country artist Orville Peck announces new EP 'Show Pony' featuring duet with global icon Shania Twain
Wed, Jul 15th 2020 12:40 pm
Columbia Records announced "Show Pony," the eagerly awaited EP from country artist and songwriter Orville Peck. The self-produced, six-track EP is an evolution of Peck's debut album "Pony," which was released in March 2019, and features all new songs including a duet with reigning "Queen of Country Pop" and global icon Shania Twain, as well as a cover of Bobbie Gentry's "Fancy."
Lee Greenwood's American anthem 'God Bless the U.S.A.' tops billboard digital song sales chart 36 years after release
Wed, Jul 15th 2020 12:40 pm
Lee Greenwood, Grammy Award-winning American patriot known for his world-famous anthem, "God Bless the U.S.A.," has earned the No. 1 position on Billboard Magazine's digital song sales chart for the first time ever. The decorated single rose from No. 50 to No. 1 on the July 18-dated ranking, with a 366% surge to 15,000 units sold in the week ending on July 9.
Peacock launches nationally with free & premium tiers
Wed, Jul 15th 2020 10:40 am
Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, officially launches today, offering consumers across the country a world-class collection of the best live and on demand programming from NBCUniversal and beyond.
Tyra Banks enters ballroom as host of 'Dancing with the Stars'
Wed, Jul 15th 2020 10:40 am
ABC and BBC Studios' Los Angeles production arm announced Wednesday that, after 28 seasons, Tom Bergeron will exit "Dancing with the Stars," with Erin Andrews also departing. Supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks will be welcomed into the ballroom as the show's new host and executive producer.
NACC: 'Jazz on the Steps' featuring Custode & Parisi Jazz Trio
Mon, Jul 13th 2020 02:45 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center announced "Jazz on the Steps," an outdoor summer concert event scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Milla Jovovich is 'Monster Hunter'
Mon, Jul 13th 2020 01:30 pm
Behind our world, there is another: A world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her elite unit are transported through a portal from our world to a new world, they are in for the shock of their lives.
'Radioactive' headed to Amazon Prime Video
Mon, Jul 13th 2020 12:50 pm
"Radioactive" is the incredible, true story of Marie Skłodowska Curie and her groundbreaking scientific achievements that revolutionized medicine with her discovery of radium and polonium, ultimately changing the face of science forever. Marie was the first female to win the Nobel Prize and the first person in history to win the esteemed award twice.
Lion & Bear release 'Held By Your Love'
Mon, Jul 13th 2020 12:40 pm
Last week, BEC Recordings officially announced the addition of the duo Lion & Bear to its roster. The group also dropped its debut single and lyric video for "Held By Your Love."
FOX renews comedy 'The Moodys' for second season
Mon, Jul 13th 2020 12:40 pm
FOX recently announced a renewal of the critically acclaimed comedy series "The Moodys" for a second season. The announcement was made by Michael Thorn, president of entertainment for FOX Entertainment. Starring and executive-produced by Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominees Denis Leary ("Rescue Me") and Elizabeth Perkins ("Sharp Objects"), "The Moodys" follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional family through its misadventures.
HBO Max makes new DC drama series commitment from 'The Batman' filmmaker Matt Reeves, Terence Winter & Warner Bros. Television
Mon, Jul 13th 2020 12:40 pm
HBO Max recently announced it has given a series commitment to an original DC drama set in the Gotham City police department from "The Batman" filmmaker Matt Reeves, "Boardwalk Empire" creator Terence Winter, "The Batman" producer Dylan Clark, and Warner Bros. Television.
Live music returns to Artpark
Mon, Jul 13th 2020 10:10 am
Artpark is churning with activity and fresh initiatives that will allow visitors to interact with the public park in new ways. In the face of multiple concert cancellations and postponements, Artpark & Company has been actively developing new and adapted programs designed to bring the community both relief and inspiration, all while practicing social distancing and all COVID-19-related precautions to keep visitors safe at all times.
TRAPT does 'Shadow Work'
Fri, Jul 10th 2020 03:15 pm
American rock band TRAPT released its eighth studio album, "Shadow Work," last week via The Label Group/INgrooves. The first three singles "Tell Me How You Really Feel," "Far Enough Away" and "Make It Out Alive," boast powerful patriotic lyrics and were made available leading up to the anticipated album release date.
Vampire Weekend releases Amazon Original EP 'Live In Florida'
Fri, Jul 10th 2020 03:15 pm
Vampire Weekend released an Amazon Original EP, "Live In Florida," available now to stream and purchase only on Amazon Music. Recorded last year on their "Father of the Bride Tour," the EP captures selections from the band's two Florida performances at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre and at the James L. Knight Center in Miami.
Bobby Flay joins judges' table to challenge talented chefs in 'Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay'
Fri, Jul 10th 2020 11:05 am
Sixteen champions are back in the "Chopped" kitchen with their sights set on defeating the ultimate culinary heavy hitter, Bobby Flay, in the five-part tournament "Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay," premiering Sunday, Aug. 9 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Darius Rucker announces virtual edition of annual 'Darius & Friends' concert to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Fri, Jul 10th 2020 11:00 am
Three-time Grammy Award winner Darius Rucker will be joined by Clint Black and Tracy Lawrence on the iconic Grand Ole Opry stage for a virtual edition of his "Darius & Friends" concert powered by LiveXLive on Thursday, July 30 (8 p.m. ET), benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
HBO Sports, Jigsaw Productions team up on 2-part documentary series 'TIGER'
Fri, Jul 10th 2020 10:50 am
HBO Sports and Jigsaw Productions, in association with Our Time Projects, are in production on a two-part documentary series illuminating in sweeping scope and vast detail the rise, fall, and epic comeback of global icon Tiger Woods.
Goo Goo Dolls release 'Miracle Pill (Deluxe Edition)' on Warner Records
Fri, Jul 10th 2020 10:35 am
Multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have released the deluxe edition of their acclaimed 12th studio record, "Miracle Pill," via Warner Records. The special release features three never-before-heard tracks including "Just A Man," "The Right Track" and "Tonight, Together," as well as the smash title song "Miracle Pill" and the band's newest single "Fearless," an empowering anthem that's quickly rising at Hot AC radio.
NASCAR announces NBC Sports' 2020 telecast schedule through August
Thu, Jul 9th 2020 11:10 am
NASCAR has announced its schedule of events through the regular season finale at the end of August, highlighted by its Cup and Xfinity Series telecast schedule on NBC and NBCSN and a pair of races at iconic Daytona International Speedway on NBC.
Game show phenomenon 'Weakest Link' returns to NBC with Jane Lynch as host & executive producer
Thu, Jul 9th 2020 11:10 am
NBC is bringing back hit British import and international game show phenomenon "Weakest Link," co-produced by BBC Studios' Los Angeles production arm and Universal Television Alternative Studio. The network has greenlit 13 episodes of the rapid-fire quiz show with Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning host and actress Jane Lynch ("Hollywood Game Night," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel") set to host and executive produce. "Weakest Link" will begin production later this year.
Artpark announces more feature films added to drive-in series
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 03:45 pm
Artpark & Company has announced more feature films confirmed for its new drive-in series: "Rocketman" starring Taron Egerton, "based on a true fantasy" telling the story of Elton John's rise to fame on July 14 (8 p.m.); and Jamie Foxx's Oscar-winning portrayal of Ray Charles in "Ray" on July 21 (8 p.m.).
Kim Pegula names Sinnarajah, McFarlane to leadership team
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 03:00 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment President and CEO Kim Pegula on Wednesday named two executives to the senior leadership team. Jason Sinnarajah joins the Buffalo Bills as senior vice president of business administration, while Mike McFarlane has been named PSE senior vice president of finance and administration.
NYSCA awards $490,000 in CARES Act funding to 49 arts organizations in 9 NYS regions, 23 counties
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 01:45 pm
In its ongoing support of New York state arts organizations and artists facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, The New York State Council on the Arts will award $490,000 in NEA CARES Act funds to 49 organizations in nine regions of the state.
The Cranberries 'No Need to Argue' remastered & expanded on Nov. 13
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 12:35 pm
Originally released in 1994, "No Need To Argue" was the band's biggest-selling album with global sales in excess of 17 million. It contained the band's most commercially successful single, "Zombie." The video for "Zombie" has since been viewed over 1 billion times on YouTube, making The Cranberries the only Irish band to pass this milestone and putting them in a very small club of artists to do so.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction ceremony exclusive HBO special to honor this year's inductees
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 12:35 pm
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it will replace its annual live induction ceremony with an exclusive HBO special honoring this year's Inductees. The program will be available on HBO and to stream on HBO Max on Saturday, Nov. 7 (8 p.m. ET/PT), and will replace the live 35th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony that was originally scheduled for May 2 of this year.
Eagles 'Live From The Forum MMXVIII' on ESPN
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 12:25 pm
Earning rave reviews from fans and critics alike, the Eagles arrived at the Forum in Los Angeles for three sold-out concerts on Sept. 12, 14, and 15, 2018. Highlights from all three shows have now been compiled for the new 26-song live album and concert film, "Live From The Forum MMXVIII," which premiered on ESPN on Sunday, will air again Monday, July 13 (6 p.m.). It also can be found on the ESPN app.
Mahomes, Curry, Romo & Rodgers headline all-star field at 2020 American Century Championship
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 12:25 pm
Reigning Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes, two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, two-time defending champion and CBS Sports analyst Tony Romo and two-time NFL Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers headline the star-studded field of 71 players from the world of sports and entertainment.
Rick Lee James premiers 'Love Our Enemies' music video; album produced by Chris Hoisington of Brothers McClurg
Wed, Jul 8th 2020 12:25 pm
"Love Our Enemies," the latest music video from acclaimed singer/songwriter and author Rick Lee James, premiers today. Directed and edited by Jason Elam for Agape Media, the clip features James and his band performing at the historic Something Old Dayton studios in Dayton, Ohio, and incorporates current news footage and images of people from around the world.
'NBA Countdown' has special 2-hour 'NBA Restart' live event Saturday, July 25
Tue, Jul 7th 2020 05:15 pm
"NBA Countdown presented by Mountain Dew: NBA Restart," led by host Maria Taylor and featuring analysts Paul Pierce, Jalen Rose, Jay Williams and ESPN Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, will air live, Saturday, July 25 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
Fellow performers remember country & southern rock legend Charlie Daniels
Tue, Jul 7th 2020 10:50 am
Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels passed away Monday morning at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke. Daniels was 83.
Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest are throwing a wedding on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'
Thu, Jul 2nd 2020 11:10 pm
Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest are throwing a wedding on "Live with Kelly and Ryan"! Bridge and tunnel officers Rasheda Patton and Anthony Presley from Brooklyn had to cancel their June plans due to COVID-19, so "Live" is stepping in to throw them a wedding they'll never forget. During "Live's I in I Do Week," Ripa and Seacrest will feature a week of themed segments and surprises all building up to the wedding ceremony on Friday, July 10.
Kenmore broadcasting company proud to welcome home 'The Sound of The City,' WEBR radio 1440-AM, to WNY
Thu, Jul 2nd 2020 10:20 pm
Radio station WEBR is making a comeback to its hometown of Buffalo, at 1440 on the AM dial. After a 27-year absence, this historic "Buffalo Born" radio station looks to have a strong reemergence on local airwaves, which will be music to the ears of Western New Yorkers who could not find any trace of the classic standards from the "Great American Song Book" anywhere on the AM or FM dial.
B.J. Thomas, Lisa Loeb, George Thorogood, Corey Taylor alongside Gavin Rossdale, Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge, Lzzy Hale & Joe Hottinger of Halestorm, Don Felder, Filter, Chris Robertson of Black Stone Cherry, Brandon Saller of Atreyu to perform during '
Thu, Jul 2nd 2020 08:55 pm
B.J. Thomas, Lisa Loeb, George Thorogood, Corey Taylor alongside Gavin Rossdale, Don Felder (a former lead guitarist of the Eagles), Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge), Lzzy Hale & Joe Hottinger (Halestorm), Jesse Hasek (10 Years), Filter, The Dead Daisies, Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry), Starset, Brandon Saller (Atreyu), Ricky Byrd, Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel, Joe Grushecky, Kathy Sledge, Bones Owens, Danielia Cotton and Matt Bigland (Dinosaur Pile-Up) are set to perform during United Stations Media Networks and Storic Media Podcast Network present "Rock For Relief" benefit concert supporting Feeding America's COVID-19 response fund on July 3 (8 and 11 p.m. ET).
Peacock strikes content licensing agreement with ViacomCBS
Thu, Jul 2nd 2020 08:55 pm
Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, announced an agreement to license popular Paramount movies and TV shows from the ViacomCBS library.
Don McLean, Barry Manilow, Martina McBride, Kenny Loggins, Cindy & Carlos Santana, Jewel, CeCe Winans, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo set for CNN's 'The Fourth In America'
Wed, Jul 1st 2020 10:15 pm
With many traditional Fourth of July events canceled across the country, CNN'S "The Fourth In America" will showcase musical performances from U.S. military bands, iconic singers, Broadway performers, and feature firework shows in multiple U.S. cities.
Volunteers needed for Artpark 'Art of Walking' tours
Wed, Jul 1st 2020 10:15 pm
Artpark & Company is looking for volunteers to check-in, participate and assist guests attending "The Art of Walking" treks at 4 and 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Volunteers will receive a free ticket for a family or friend to accompany them on the walk on the day they volunteer. Walks are one hour long.
 

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