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'Pet Sounds' performed at Artpark
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 02:10 pm
One of the most acclaimed records in modern music history was performed Wednesday at Artpark. Original Beach Boys members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine teamed with a talented backing band (including longtime bandmate Blondie Chaplin, and Jardine's son, Matt) to present "Pet Sounds."
Skillet's 'Victorious' lands at No. 1
Fri, Aug 2nd 2019 05:50 pm
Lauded by words like "epic" (Cryptic Rock), "majestic sonic roller coaster" (RocknLoad), "dynamic and heavy" (Riff), "emotionally engaging" (NewReleaseToday) and "aptly named" (Plugged In), Skillet's anticipated "Victorious" is available today, entering iTunes album chart at No. 1.
Photos: Sarah McLachlan shines with songs, stories, skill at Artpark
Fri, Aug 2nd 2019 03:45 pm
Sarah McLachlan returned to Artpark to perform with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The musical icon, Lilith Fair creator and Sarah McLachlan School of Music founder was, per usual, vocally dynamic, making for a memorable occasion. As she did in 2014, McLachlan shared stories, explained song origins and thanked fans for supporting her now 31-year career.
Kingdom Bound 2019 recap; LEDGER photos + interview
Thu, Aug 1st 2019 03:55 pm
Kingdom Bound was the epicenter of love, kindness, forgiveness and, yes, tolerance. It didn't matter who showed up - what they wore, who they dated, mistakes they'd made - everyone was greeted warmly, and given encouragement to live their best life.
Kingdom Bound 2019 recap; Rebecca St. James photos + interview
Thu, Aug 1st 2019 03:05 pm
When Kingdom Bound Ministries Executive Director Donna Russo said, "As I was preparing for the (Kingdom Bound) festival, I felt the Lord bring me to James 1:22, 'But be doers of the word, and not hearers only,' " then she was probably expecting something along the lines of Matthew 22.
Kingdom Bound 2019 recap; The Young Escape photos
Thu, Aug 1st 2019 03:00 pm
So, if 2+2 = 4 - if Jesus said to love people, and Russo sought to encourage folks to act on his words - then Kingdom Bound should've been a place of acceptance.
Universal Studios welcomes 'Ghostbusters' for first time 'Halloween Horror Nights'
Fri, Jul 19th 2019 03:25 pm
For the first time ever, Sony Pictures' classic film "Ghostbusters" is coming to "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort. The attraction will bring the most memorable scenes, characters and supernatural spirits from one of pop culture's most iconic films to life in immersive mazes based off the 1984 classic at the nation's premier Halloween events, starting this September.
Goo Goo Dolls announce 12th studio album, 'Miracle Pill'
Fri, Jul 19th 2019 03:25 pm
Multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have officially announced their 12th studio album, "Miracle Pill," will release Sept. 13 via Warner Records.
That's all folks: Four Seasons Cinema set to close doors in Niagara Falls
Wed, Jul 10th 2019 05:25 pm
Drop down the final credits, that's (unfortunately) a wrap.  Recently, the Tribune was informed that Four Seasons Cinema, located off Military Road and 4th Avenue, will be closing within the next month, around the first week of August or sooner. 
Believe it! Sugar Ray, BTE & Emerson Hart concert plenty of fun at Artpark; photos & video
Wed, Jul 10th 2019 02:35 pm
A smaller but peppier Artpark crowd was treated to the most fun concert of the 2019 "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series this week. Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra and Emerson Hart of Tonic had people on their feet, singing and dancing along to some of the 1990's biggest hits.
Passion sandwiching Kingdom Bound appearance in between mega conferences; Kristian Stanfill interview
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 04:35 pm
When was the last time you saw 40,000 youth in church?
Brooke Williams channels Bruce Lee on 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' '12 Monkeys'
Fri, Jun 28th 2019 08:00 pm
Brooke Williams is sort of like Bruce Lee.
Goo Goo Dolls return with new single 'Miracle Pill'
Fri, Jun 21st 2019 07:30 pm
Multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have unveiled their new single, "Miracle Pill," via Warner Records. The track will be featured on the band's brand-new album. also titled "Miracle Pill," which is set to be released this fall.
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.
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.
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.
Lewiston: Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard celebrates 80 years with a (big) bang: New flavor, partnership with Barenaked Ladies
Fri, May 17th 2019 03:15 pm
In celebration of Hibbard's 80th anniversary this summer, the iconic original frozen custard stand is unveiling a new flavor, appropriately named "Big Barenaked Bang." The custard features a Hibbard's original recipe made with a coffee base, espresso beans, and pieces of dark chocolate.
'I Can Only Imagine': MercyMe booked for Buffalo
Mon, May 13th 2019 09:00 pm
Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Louisville, Tulsa, Austin and Forth Worth are among the stops planned for the fall continuation of the "Imagine Nation Tour." Multi-Platinum-selling MercyMe will spearhead the run alongside fellow Grammy nominee Crowder and GMA Dove nominee Micah Tyler.
Skillet launches 'Victorious' on Aug. 2
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
Every victory merits a theme song, and victory is exactly what multi-Platinum, two-time Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet hail as they partner with Billboard to announce the soundtrack to triumph on their 10th full-length album.
Jonas Brothers book Buffalo concert date
Wed, May 1st 2019 05:15 pm
After building overwhelming anticipation, Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum powerhouse trio Jonas Brothers announced the details of their 40-city "Happiness Begins Tour" this summer and fall with special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw. The announcement coincided with the launch of the pre-order for the band's comeback album, "Happiness Begins," as well as the launch of an official online merch store.
Silversun Pickups to perform at RiverWorks
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 03:50 pm
Silversun Pickups, on the heels of announcing their awaited return with new album "Widow's Weeds" (June 7, New Machine Recordings), confirmed new tour dates for June and July. The band will perform July 14 at Buffalo Riverworks.
Amy Grant in concert this fall at Riviera Theatre
Tue, Apr 16th 2019 02:45 pm
The Riviera Theatre and Latshaw Productions welcome Amy Grant to North Tonawanda at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. Reserved seating tickets range from $52-$82 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 26.
Early voting live for 2019 K-LOVE Fan Awards; Lauren Daigle to headline kickoff concert
Mon, Apr 15th 2019 07:30 pm
Now through April 21, listeners are given the opportunity to personally choose the nominees for the 2019 K-LOVE Fan Awards. The fan-selected nominations will be unveiled on May 13. Visit klovefanawards.com to vote early.
Celine Dion to perform in Buffalo
Wed, Apr 3rd 2019 06:55 pm
One of the most immediately recognized and widely respected superstars in pop music history, Celine Dion, announced today she will embark on her "Courage World Tour," set to kick off in the fall and visit KeyBank Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.
Artpark announces new Strawberry Moon Festival featuring Sam Roberts Band, A Tribe Called Red, Alan Doyle, Thunderhead Joe & The Medicine Show
Tue, Apr 2nd 2019 04:25 pm
Artpark & Company will present a new music festival that celebrates the beginning of a new season and the unification of communities through music, dance and art. The Strawberry Moon Festival will be held from 3-11 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Artpark Amphitheater.
Guess Who's coming back to Artpark? Burton Cummings set to return July 2
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 12:40 pm
Rock legend Burton Cummings and special guest Andre-Philippe Gagnon will perform in the Artpark Amphitheater on July 2 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank." Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Join the 'Love Train': Artpark to welcome The O'Jays with special guest Average White Band
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 10:45 am
Legendary soul/R&B group The O'Jays will bring their "The Last Word" Tour with special guest Average White Band to the Artpark Amphitheater on June 18 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank." Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Netflix's original series 'Stranger Things' returns to Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort with all-new 'Halloween Horror Nights' mazes
Wed, Mar 27th 2019 08:35 pm
Netflix's supernatural thriller, "Stranger Things," returns to "Halloween Horror Nights" 2019 at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, debuting all-new mazes inspired by seasons two and three of the critically acclaimed series.
Buffalo to welcome Phil Collins
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 12:00 pm
One of the world's most acclaimed hitmakers, with over 100 million record sales and an unstoppable catalogue of No. 1 albums, Phil Collins returns to Buffalo this fall.
Kane Brown to headline Gusto Grandstand at 180th Erie County Fair
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 12:00 pm
The Erie County Agricultural Society on Thursday announced Kane Brown was added to the 2019 Gusto Grandstand lineup at the 180th Erie County Fair. Brown will take to the stage at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12. General admission tickets will be priced at $55; reserved seats are $75/$90, and go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28.
Midland, Howard Jones, Neil Sedaka slated to perform at Fallsview this June
Tue, Mar 5th 2019 01:50 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort presents a jam-packed June entertainment lineup, including Grammy Award-nominated trio Midland, British '80s contemporary musician Howard Jones plus special guests Men Without Hats & All Hail the Silence, and esteemed pianist Neil Sedaka.
The Hollywood Vampires announce spring tour dates
Mon, Mar 4th 2019 02:50 pm
The Hollywood Vampires - featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp - announced spring 2019 tour dates. The band, which previously performed at Rock In Rio and the 2016 Grammy Awards in addition to U.S. and EU/UK tours last year, will play several shows on the West Coast in May. All dates are below.
Artpark to welcome Sarah McLachlan
Mon, Mar 4th 2019 11:00 am
Multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan will perform at the Artpark Mainstage Theater on July 31, joined by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Indoor reserved seat tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 8 at 10am.
Gabriel Iglesias to bring 'Beyond The Fluffy World Tour' to 180th Erie County Fair
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 05:10 pm
Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias, one of America's most successful stand-up comedians, will bring his "Beyond The Fluffy World Tour" to the 180th Erie County Fair's Gusto Grandstand at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. General admission tickets are $28, with reserved seats $55 and $40.
Whitesnake to rock Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on May 18; Billy Ray Cyrus headed to SAC
Tue, Feb 19th 2019 02:40 pm
One of the hardest-rocking bands in history is back on the road and headed to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. Whitesnake will bring its "Flesh & Blood World Tour" to the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 22.
Buffalo to welcome The Chainsmokers with special guests 5 Seconds of Summer & Lennon Stella
Tue, Feb 12th 2019 01:55 pm
Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers have announced their massive "World War Joy" North American headline arena tour for fall. Multi-Platinum band 5 Seconds of Summer, who is featured on The Chainsmokers' latest single "Who Do You Love," will join all dates, along with rising pop star Lennon Stella, who is opening the show.
'The Passage' is smart, eerie, fun (plus vampires); Jamie McShane interview
Mon, Feb 11th 2019 06:15 pm
From the characters to the plot to the fight scenes and the music playing in the background, everything about FOX's new series "The Passage" is stylish and cool.
FOX renews 'The Simpsons' for unprecedented 31st & 32nd seasons
Wed, Feb 6th 2019 06:35 pm
Making history yet again, "The Simpsons" has been renewed for its 31st and 32nd seasons on FOX, by which time, the series will have produced 713 episodes.
Buffalo Sabres team up with Bald For Bucks, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will partner with the Bald for Bucks initiative and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center throughout the month of February to raise funds to support critical cancer research and patient-care programs.
FOX reveals a second season of TV's #1 new show 'The Masked Singer'
Wed, Jan 30th 2019 03:55 pm
FOX is renewing the new celebrity competition series "The Masked Singer," this season's No. 1 new series and No. 1 unscripted show, which captivated a massive audience of more than 17 million multiplatform viewers for its debut episode.
 

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