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$9.5 million facility planned for Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the official opening of The [email protected], a $9.5 million renovation project at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, a world-class arts and culture destination located in Saratoga Spa State Park. Changes are intended to improve visitor services and create a new, four-season event space.
Don't be cruel; stop, collaborate & listen: Bobby Brown, Vanilla Ice headline outdoor show at Seneca Niagara
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 10:45 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will groove like never before, when "Hip Hop 'N Harmony," featuring Vanilla Ice, Bobby Brown, Blackstreet, All 4 One and Kool Moe Dee, hits the resort's outdoor stage on Friday, Sept. 17. Tickets go on-sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30, and start at $45.
Buffalo Sabres acquire Haag; schedule announced
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Robert Hagg, a first-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft (14th overall) and a second-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen.
Q&A: Brothers Osborne set to bring authentic sound to Artpark
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:40 am
On Aug. 3, Artpark will be a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll. Award-winning, genre-bending Brothers Osborne ("Pawn Shop," "Port Saint Joe") will headline "Miller Lite Concerts in the Park."
Kingdom Bound artists return to Western New York, though festival is postponed to 2022
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:55 am
Though the ministry was forced to postpone its festival another year, that doesn't mean Western New York will be without performances from those who fit the mold of the modern-day Kingdom Bound headliner.
Miranda Lambert to perform outdoor show at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:40 am
Mark your calendars for the hottest date of the summer entertainment season: 106.5 WYRK and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino are teaming up to present "An Evening with Miranda Lambert" on Saturday, Sept. 18. Tickets start at $95 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30.
73rd Emmy Awards nominations announced as television Academy celebrates exceptional talent throughout industry
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 07:15 pm
Nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday, recognizing a wealth of innovative storytelling, exceptional new programs, and a robust and diverse group of talent nominees.
Goo Goo Dolls announce hometown concert at KeyBank Center in Buffalo
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 03:40 pm
On Monday, Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls announced a return home to Buffalo for a "momentous concert" at KeyBank Center on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Produced by New Day Live, general on-sale tickets will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 16. Ticket options will range from $29.50 to $99.50 and can be purchased via Ticket Master or the band's website.
Q&A: Amy Acker stars in Hallmark Channel's 'Crashing Through the Snow'
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 08:30 pm
Amy Acker is an in-demand talent - and the star of Crown Media's "Christmas in July" film "Crashing Through the Snow." This is the lone new entry airing in The Hallmark Channel's holiday movie marathon.
Amphitheater concerts return to Artpark; Fitz and the Tantrums: 'We are ready to get back and play shows after way too long of a break'
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 02:25 pm
Artpark & Company will continue to spotlight nature, art and community this season, while also welcoming concertgoers back to its famed grassy bowl.
Goo Goo Dolls release 'Rarities'
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:50 am
On Friday, Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls officially released a brand-new compilation album, "Rarities." The retrospective collection of 20 songs spanning Goo Goo Dolls' career from 1995-07 is available in digital, vinyl and CD formats via Warner Records.
Nik Wallenda walks over D'Youville College campus
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 08:00 am
A couple days past the ninth anniversary of his walk across Niagara Falls, "King of the High Wire" Nik Wallenda took to the Western New York sky once more - this time to highlight a new medical resource for Buffalo residents.
$105 million in grant funding for nonprofit arts & culturals, artists
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 01:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the availability of $105 million in critical arts and cultural funding through the New York State Council on the Arts, including a program to reinvigorate near-term live performances that opens for applications Wednesday. The grants will aid in the arts sector's multiyear recovery from COVID-19 and spur the revitalization of New York's creative economy, which fosters $123 billion annually in economic activity and supports more than 500,000 jobs statewide.
Goo Goo Dolls announce summer 2022 North American tour dates
Fri, Jun 11th 2021 12:30 pm
On Friday, four-time Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls announced North American tour dates for summer 2022. Set to kick off July 26 at USANA Amphitheatre in Salt Lake City, Utah, the nationwide tour will see the band performing at notable outdoor venues including The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles and Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado.
BPO's summer concert season brings live music to WNY communities
Fri, Jun 11th 2021 12:25 pm
On Thursday, the BPO stated, "Dedicated to providing beautiful music for the entire Western New York region and beyond, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announced a varied and exciting summer season that will once again bring live music to communities throughout Western New York, and shine the spotlight on smaller ensembles of its musicians."
Gabriel Iglesias returning to Erie County Fair grandstand
Wed, Jun 9th 2021 12:55 pm
Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias, one of America's most successful stand-up comedians, will bring his "Beyond The Fluffy World Tour" to the 181st Erie County Fair's Gusto Grandstand at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20.
NBCUniversal to present 7,000 hours of programming for Tokyo Olympics this summer
Tue, Jun 8th 2021 10:25 am
NBCUniversal on Monday announced it will present an unprecedented 7,000 hours of coverage of the Tokyo Olympics this summer by utilizing two broadcast networks, six cable networks, and multiple digital platforms, serving both English- and Spanish-language viewers, making it the biggest media event ever. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will take place July 23-Aug. 8 in Tokyo, Japan.
As Meghan Markle & Prince Harry celebrate birth of their daughter, ABC News Originals presents 'The American Royal Baby' streaming today only on Hulu
Mon, Jun 7th 2021 11:40 am
As Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrate the birth of their daughter, the first senior royal baby born in America, ABC News Originals will premiere "The American Royal Baby" later today, streaming only on Hulu in the U.S.
The Tragically Hip present official music video for 'Ouch,' starring Jay Baruchel, Rebecca-Jo Dunham-Baruchel & Rick Mercer
Fri, Jun 4th 2021 04:45 pm
The Tragically Hip released the official music video for "Ouch," the lead single off their brand-new album, "Saskadelphia." Watch "Ouch" HERE.
BPO: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes patrons back to Kleinhans Music Hall
Fri, Jun 4th 2021 10:05 am
After an unprecedented year where living rooms became concert halls as the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra presented a nearly entirely broadcast season, Music Director JoAnn Falletta, Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, and the musicians, board and staff of the BPO announced a 2021-22 concert season that welcomes audiences back to Kleinhans Music Hall.
Amy Grant announces 30th anniversary edition of iconic 'Heart In Motion'
Thu, Jun 3rd 2021 11:40 am
Six-time Grammy Award-winner Amy Grant announced she'll release a special 30th anniversary edition of her iconic album, "Heart In Motion."
Q&A: Christina Custode finds new ways to share music, encourage youth
Wed, May 26th 2021 05:25 pm
Christina Custode is the hardest-working woman in show business - well, at least in Western New York.
Billie Eilish 'Happier Than Ever Tour' is coming to Buffalo's KeyBank Center
Fri, May 21st 2021 12:45 pm
Following the release of her latest single, "Your Power," and ahead of the July 30 release of her forthcoming album "Happier Than Ever," Darkroom/Interscope Records artist Billie Eilish announced the first leg of her "Happier Than Ever, The World Tour," set to commence in February 2022.
The Tragically Hip surprise fans with new album, 'Saskadelphia'
Thu, May 20th 2021 09:15 am
Celebrated, iconic band The Tragically Hip announce a brand-new album, "Saskadelphia," out Friday, May 21.
Duran Duran announce details on forthcoming studio album, 'Future Past'
Wed, May 19th 2021 11:10 pm
On Wednesday, internationally acclaimed, multi-Platinum, award-winning pop legends Duran Duran released their brand-new single, "Invisible," with accompanying music video, alongside official details on their highly anticipated 15th studio album, "Future Past."
Synthpop icons Information Society return with 'ODDfellows'
Wed, May 19th 2021 11:00 pm
One of electronic music's most influential bands, Information Society (or INSOC as they are affectionately known) return with "ODDfellows." The digital release date is Aug. 6, 2021 (Hakatak International). A CD/vinyl release date is TBA. (Negative Gain Records).
Goo Goo Dolls announce 'Rarities,' new compilation of rare & never-before-heard songs (95-07)
Fri, May 14th 2021 08:30 am
On Friday, Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls announced "Rarities," a brand-new compilation album arriving in digital, vinyl and CD formats Friday, June 25, via Warner Records.
Justin Bieber announces rescheduled world tour dates, 2022 show in Buffalo
Fri, May 7th 2021 10:35 am
Grammy Award-winning global superstar Justin Bieber announced his rescheduled world tour dates on Thursday. The tour was to kick off this summer but, due to COVID-19 restrictions varying by state, the tour is being moved to 2022. The "Justice World Tour 2022" is adding seven new arena shows to total 52 dates.
Broadway to fully reopen its doors this September
Wed, May 5th 2021 04:20 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced Broadway will fully reopen its doors this September, in accordance with the state's health and safety guidance. Beginning May 6, and throughout May, tickets for Broadway shows - which begin Sept. 14 - will be made available for sale at 100% of theater capacity.
Find out what it means when 'Respect' opens only in theaters
Wed, May 5th 2021 02:30 pm
Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, "Respect" is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice. It stars Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson as Franklin.
ABC News enters ring with special 4-hour documentary series 'Mike Tyson: The Knockout,' detailing life of boxing legend
Mon, May 3rd 2021 06:50 pm
ABC News announced it will debut a special four-hour documentary series on the life of boxing legend Mike Tyson.
Genesis to perform in Buffalo
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 10:50 am
On Thursday, Genesis announced their highly anticipated return to North America for the first time in 14 years with "The Last Domino?" tour dates that will have Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford playing major cities across the U.S. and Canada this November and December. Kicking off at Chicago's United Center on Nov. 15, the group will be joined by Nic Collins on drums, and the band's long-time lead guitar and bass player Daryl Stuermer.
Billie Eilish announces new album, 'Happier Than Ever,' out July 30
Tue, Apr 27th 2021 02:35 pm
Billie Eilish has revealed details on her anticipated sophomore album. The 16-track studio album, titled "Happier Than Ever," will be released via Darkroom/Interscope Records on July, 30. It is available to preorder/add/save from today.
'F9': Summer theaters return 'Fast & Furious'
Mon, Apr 26th 2021 04:35 pm
It's time to come back together. "Fast" is back and in theaters only June 25.
Hulu Originals' series 'How I Met Your Father,' starring Hilary Duff, receives straight-to-series order
Wed, Apr 21st 2021 07:30 pm
On Wednesday, it was announced the Hulu Originals comedy series "How I Met Your Father" from Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger ("This Is Us," "Love, Victor") has received a straight-to-series order to stream exclusively on Hulu in the U.S. The 10-episode comedy will star Hilary Duff ("Younger") as Sophie, with Duff also serving as a producer. The sequel will use a multi- and single-camera approach similar to its predecessor.
Q&A: Olivia Rox is a superstar in the making
Wed, Apr 21st 2021 03:35 pm
Olivia Rox might just take over the world. At just 22, she's already a singer, performer, actor, show host, journalist, change agent and aerialist.
Shea's Performing Arts Center to reopen in September
Tue, Apr 13th 2021 02:05 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center President Michael G. Murphy and Broadway partner-producer Albert Nocciolino - along with peer upstate theaters Proctors Collaborative in Schenectady, RBTL Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, Famous Artists at The Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, The Broadway Theatre League at the Forum in Binghamton and the Clemens Center in Elmira - announced new Broadway season dates today.
Global Citizen announces 'VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World,' hosted by Selena Gomez
Tue, Apr 13th 2021 12:15 pm
International advocacy organization Global Citizen announced "VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World," a global broadcast and streaming special that aims to inspire vaccine confidence worldwide and help get the COVID-19 vaccines to everyone, everywhere.
Goo Goo Dolls announce surprise extended-play 'EP 21'
Mon, Apr 12th 2021 02:30 pm
Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls have announced a surprise extended-play titled "EP 21," arriving this Friday, April 16, via Warner Records. Produced by frontman John Rzeznik and recorded during the pandemic, the release features stripped-back versions of four fan-favorite tracks from the band's illustrious catalogue.
Ariana Grande to join fall cycle of NBC's 'The Voice' as a coach
Tue, Mar 30th 2021 07:35 pm
Multi-Platinum global recording artist, Grammy Award-winner and actress Ariana Grande will join the fall 2021 cycle of NBC's "The Voice" as a coach.
 

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