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Elvis Presley's 'Where No One Stands Alone' is his first No. 1 on Billboard Christian album chart
Mon, Aug 20th 2018 03:30 pm
Elvis Presley has entered the Billboard top Christian album chart at No. 1 - a first for the legendary artist - with "Where No One Stands Alone," a groundbreaking new album on RCA/Legacy celebrating the singer's everlasting love of gospel music. The new collection is also No. 1 on the Billboard physical albums chart and the Billboard vinyl albums chart. The album debuted in the Top 10 in the U.K., marking his 53rd U.K. Top 10 album.
'SplitSeasonTickets': Buffalo Sabres introduce ticket sharing program for 2018-19 season
Mon, Aug 20th 2018 11:00 am
Buffalo Sabres season ticketholders have a new option for sharing season ticket packages beginning this season. The Sabres have partnered with "SplitSeasonTickets," a new online platform that makes it easier for fans to share season tickets by finding partners, efficiently dividing tickets between them, and managing and tracking their supply.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra's winter tour 2018 celebrates 20 years of live performances
Mon, Aug 20th 2018 11:00 am
Marking the band's 20th consecutive year of touring, Trans-Siberian Orchestra on Monday announced its highly anticipated winter tour 2018.
Lewiston: Northwest Jazz Festival headliner Veronica Swift forging her own path
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
Somewhere around the age of 9 is when Veronica Swift started doing her own thing.
Northwest Jazz Fest brings top talent to Lewiston
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
The Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY, has become one of the region's premier summer music events, with more than 40,000 visitors annually enjoying over 30 performances, culinary samplings and wine tastings along Center Street. Now in its 17th year, the 2018 edition is slated for Aug. 24-25. Headliners include Veronica Swift and The Benny Green Trio on Friday, and Elio Villafranca (pictured) and the Jass Syncopators on Saturday.
Informants Worship launches next chapter
Fri, Aug 17th 2018 10:20 pm
Award-winning Canadian band Informants Worship, formerly known as Informants, begins a new chapter today with the anticipated release of "Show Me." Written by founding members Christian Victory and Joshua Parmiter, along with Pete Mol, who also produced the track, the single encapsulates a new sound and direction for the acclaimed band.
'Star Wars Resistance,' a new high-flying animated adventure series, takes flight
Fri, Aug 17th 2018 05:20 pm
"Star Wars Resistance," a new animated series that takes place prior to the events of "The Force Awakens," takes flight with a one-hour premiere Sunday, Oct. 7 (10 p.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD, with subsequent airings on Disney XD.
USA Network's 'Real Country' adds celebrity guests Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd, Big & Rich
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 05:00 pm
USA Network announced its new music showcase series, "Real Country," has added country stars Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd and Big & Rich as celebrity guests. The network also announced a special appearance by beloved country icon Willie Nelson, and set Graham Bunn - most recently from Southern California's No. 1 country station, Go Country 105 - as host.
Special edition of '20/20' looks back on life and legacy of icon Aretha Franklin
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 04:20 pm
Following the death of musical and cultural legend Aretha Franklin, a special edition of "20/20" reflects on the life and legacy of the "Queen of Soul" who had an iconic, six-decade career spanning an array of musical genres. The hour gives an in-depth look at Franklin's memorable career and the impact that she had on millions of people around the world. The special will feature footage of the star from the ABC News archives, including Diane Sawyer's trip with Franklin to her hometown of Detroit in 2000 and a never-before-seen video of Franklin on tour.
John Cleese coming to Kleinhans
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 12:25 pm
Comedian and actor John Cleese will perform at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20. His show is called "Why There is No Hope," and tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday. Meet-and-greet tickets also are available.
Buffalo Beauts sign Olympic gold-medalist Pfalzer
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 12:25 pm
The Buffalo Beauts announced the team agreed to terms with defenseman Emily Pfalzer.
Lindsey Buckingham fall tour to visit Riviera Theatre
Wed, Aug 15th 2018 12:05 pm
Lindsey Buckingham will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, inside the Historic Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Buffalo Beauts agree to terms with defenseman Bolden
Wed, Aug 15th 2018 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Beauts announced the team agreed to terms with defenseman Blake Bolden.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY accepting applications for Fendrick Theatre Fund
Wed, Aug 15th 2018 12:00 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York is now accepting applications for the David R. Fendrick Theatre Fund. One grant in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded for the writing or production of new theater works, the new production of an existing work, experimental and multimedia theatrical productions, or the completion of works in progress. Applications will be taken online at www.asiwny.org and are due by 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27.
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles headlines NBC Sports' live 2018 US Gymnastics Championships coverage
Wed, Aug 15th 2018 12:00 pm
Five-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles (four gold and one bronze in Rio) competes for a record fifth women's U.S. all-around title this week as NBC Sports Group kicks off live coverage of the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships from Boston.
Singer/songwriter Nathan Sheridan shares journey on 'Broken With You' bowing Sept. 14
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 05:00 pm
"Broken With You," the Burtonwood Records debut from singer/songwriter Nathan Sheridan, will release Sept. 14, distributed by New Day Christian Distributors (physical) and Capitol CMG (digital). Featuring 11 songs written or co-written by Sheridan, the collection draws from the young artist's powerful life story of overcoming profound adversity and loss.
NBC Sports scheduled to air record 109 games during 2018-19 NHL regular season
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 05:00 pm
NBC Sports is scheduled to present 109 NHL regular-season games during the 2018-19 season - its most since acquiring NHL rights prior to the 2005-06 season. Coverage begins Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals raise their championship banner to the rafters and host the Boston Bruins.
BPO extends John Morris Russell's contract for three more years
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell have agreed to extend their contract for three more years after the initial agreement expires in August 2019. Russell will continue to conduct at least five pops programs per season and will take the lead in planning pops programming.
Food truck entrepreneurs serve up dishes for tip of lifetime on Food Network's 'Big Food Truck Tip' with host Andrew Zimmern
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 05:00 pm
Chef, writer and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern comes to Food Network as the host of a new primetime series "Big Food Truck Tip," premiering with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, Sept. 19 (10 p.m. ET/PT). Join Andrew as he travels the country over six episodes in search of the most passionate food truck entrepreneurs who are chasing the American dream, serving up exceptional food to the public and daring to become their own boss.
Christy Carlson Romano, Patton Oswalt join live-action 'Kim Possible' Disney Channel Original Movie
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 04:55 pm
Multitalented actress/singer Christy Carlson Romano and Emmy and Grammy Award-winning actor/comedian Patton Oswalt have joined the cast of the live-action "Kim Possible," a Disney Channel Original Movie about an everyday high school girl who, in her spare time, saves the world from villains.
Lindsey Stirling puts on master class at Artpark
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 08:00 pm
YouTube came to life Thursday, as Lindsey Stirling expertly paired her wildly popular videos with a live stage performance that would make Marvel Studios jealous.
Dierks Bentley is 'free and easy' at Darien Lake Amphitheater
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 07:10 pm
With a career that spans more than 15 years in the music business, it's safe to say Dierks Bentley knows how to captivate his audience by this point.
Fan Expo Canada will feature 'WWE Night' on Aug. 30
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 05:00 pm
WWE Superstars Triple H, A.J. Styles, The Miz and Charlotte Flair will be at Fan Expo Canada for the first time in show history to take part in "WWE Night." During a special one-day-only event on Thursday, Aug. 30, WWE fans will have a chance to meet their favorite Superstars for an evening of autograph signings and photo ops.
Grammy-nominated Rhett Walker Band releases self-titled EP
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 04:55 pm
Grammy-nominated Rhett Walker Band has released a self-titled EP with Essential Records/Sony Music. The six-song EP features the debut single "Say Hello," and its follow-up, "Like Your Father Does," which Rhett Walker Band debuted on the Grand Ole Opry, their tenth appearance, earlier this summer.
'Jeopardy!' headed to Hulu
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 04:55 pm
After 35 years in syndication, "Jeopardy!" makes its streaming debut today on Hulu, thanks to a new deal between Hulu and Sony Pictures Television.
TobyMac's 'Everything' music video lands everywhere as song hits radio
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 04:55 pm
A dance-infused music video for "Everything," the latest toe-tapper from TobyMac, is available everywhere followed by a bevy of early radio adds as the track officially hits radio today. The video initially premiered on K-LOVE after the seven-time Grammy winner surprised fans with the track's release in July. "Everything" follows "I just need U." which marked TobyMac's biggest single in six years, soaring quickly to the top of the radio charts and Billboard's Hot Christian Songs Chart.
Bethel Music's Josh Baldwin unveils new song, 'Stand In Your Love'
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 04:50 pm
Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music is releasing "Stand In Your Love" today, following the initial unveiling of the song at Bethel Music's annual "Heaven Come Conference" at Dallas' Verizon Theatre. Penned by Baldwin alongside Rita Springer, Mark Harris and Ethan Hulse, "Stand In Your Love" is a song of hope, inspiring Christians "to stand on the foundation of God's love that breaks the shackles of fear and shame."
Casting Crowns releases brand-new single, 'Only Jesus'
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 04:50 pm
Grammy-Award winning and multi-Platinum-selling band Casting Crowns has released a brand-new single, "Only Jesus." This song is the title track of the upcoming studio project to be released this fall. "Only Jesus" is available for purchase and can be heard at the digital outlets HERE.
3 Doors Down, Collective Soul bring 'Rock & Roll Express Tour' to Seneca Niagara
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 10:00 pm
Double the bands means double the hits on the "Rock & Roll Express Tour" double-bill with 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul. These hitmakers will bring three decades of songs with them to the Event Center at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls on Saturday, Aug. 18.
BBC Band leads Western New York invasion
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 09:55 pm
While the Beatles led the British Invasion back in the 1960s, the BBC Band just may be leading the Western New York invasion right now.
National Comedy Center holds grand-opening celebration in Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 09:50 pm
About 30 years ago, just before Lucille Ball passed away, she told her hometown of Jamestown that, rather than a museum celebrating her life, there should be a place that celebrates all comedy. This past weekend, that vision was realized with the grand opening of the National Comedy Center.
Carrie Underwood returning to Buffalo
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 09:45 pm
Seven-time Grammy winner, star of NBC's "Sunday Night Football" opening song, "American Idol" champion and Pollstar top female country touring artist, Carrie Underwood is set to embark upon "The Cry Pretty Tour 360" next spring. Underwood will perform in Buffalo on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. She will visit KeyBank Center alongside opening acts Maddie & Tae and Runaway June.
Disney|ABC inks development deal with Tamron Hall
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 09:40 pm
Disney|ABC announced Wednesday it has entered into a development holding agreement with award-winning TV anchor and journalist Tamron Hall. The studio will work with Hall to create and develop a daytime talk show, which she will host, for the syndication marketplace.
Photos: Rock legends Ann Wilson, Jeff Beck perform at Artpark
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 06:50 pm
Two legendary rock 'n' roll superstars joined forces on Tuesday at Artpark.
PSE announces location of New Era Field 'Uber Zone' for 2018
Tue, Aug 7th 2018 04:45 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Tuesday announced the location of the New Era Field "Uber Zone" for the 2018 season. Beginning with the Bills preseason opener on Thursday, the "Uber Zone" will be located on the western end of the adjacent ECC South campus. PSE said the new location allows drivers a quick, convenient and safe way to exit the lot and merge onto either Southwestern Boulevard or Big Tree Road.
The Hoff, The Beach Boys, Kenny Loggins & Plain White T's headline November lineup at Fallsview
Tue, Aug 7th 2018 04:40 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort will present a diverse November entertainment lineup, including Macklemore, The Beach Boys, David Hasselhoff, Leo Ku, Kenny Loggins, The Commodores and Plain White T's.
'The Goldbergs' movie homage tradition continues with tribute to 'Sixteen Candles'
Tue, Aug 7th 2018 04:40 pm
"The Goldbergs" will once again pay tribute to a hit movie from the 1980s, the iconic John Hughes film "Sixteen Candles," when the comedy has its sixth season premiere, Wednesday, Sept. 26 (8 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Kingdom Bound draws record crowds with largest festival in over 5 years
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 02:40 pm
Last week, thousands of Christian music fans attended Kingdom Bound - one of the longest-running Christian music festivals in the country and the largest in New York state. Featuring more than 50 artists - including Grammy winners TobyMac, for KING & COUNTRY and Casting Crowns - the Darien Lake Amusement and Water Park event featured something for everyone and drew the largest crowds seen at the festival in well over a half a decade.
Unexpected twists as newest 'Food Network Star' winner revealed
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 02:05 pm
Food Network's hit series "Food Network Star" concluded on Sunday with chef and restaurateur Christian Petroni and food novelist Jessica Tom both named season 14 co-winners. This was the first time the show presented two winners.
Artpark: Community, pros pair on 'The Odyssey'
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 01:00 pm
Artpark's production of "The Odyssey" lived up to billing on Sunday, as the Mainstage Theater show delivered on what the visual and performing arts company promised: Broadway professionals telling the tale of Odysseus and Penelope; grand props, including a spinning stage and a giant monster; members of the community joining together to serve as the people of Ithaca; and even a couple of Easter eggs, in the form of cameos from local celebrities and groups.