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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Q&A: Freer, happier Lindsey Stirling returns to Artpark with 'DWTS'-bolstered show
Fri, Aug 3rd 2018 02:30 pm
Seemingly, Lindsey Stirling went from being the only pirate at the party to a pop-culture princess right before our eyes on last fall's "Dancing with the Stars."
Universal Studios' 'Halloween Horror Nights' debuts exclusive first-look image of new 'Stranger Things' maze
Tue, Jul 31st 2018 11:00 am
Things are about to get turned "Upside Down" at Universal Studios' "Halloween Horror Nights" with the first-look reveal of the "Stranger Things" maze key art designed exclusively by Kyle Lambert, the official illustrator of the mega-hit Netflix original series.
Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries increase production on original specials; announce holiday plans
Mon, Jul 30th 2018 12:35 pm
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will increase production on original specials in the coming months that will give viewers a glimpse at new, original movie premieres, celebrate seasons and further the company's commitment to raising awareness for pet rescue and the benefits of having pets in our lives.
Kingdom Bound: Largest crowd in years expected to attend 2018 festival
Wed, Jul 25th 2018 12:45 pm
The Kingdom Bound Festival, one of the nation's largest and longest-running Christian music festivals, is set to return to Darien Lake Theme Park this weekend. It will feature top national Christian artists TobyMac, Casting Crowns and for KING & COUNTRY.
The Young Escape drops new single, 'Love Me Like You' Featuring nobigdyl.
Mon, Jul 23rd 2018 03:05 pm
"Love Me Like You," the newest single from The Young Escape, is now available. Featuring nobigdyl., the song released this past Friday, and is set to impact radio on Aug. 3, following "neverfade" and their debut single, "Good Life."
'World of Dance' welcomes Ciara, Julianne Hough, Mel B, Misty Copeland, Paula Abdul & Savion Glover as guest mentors, judges
Mon, Jul 23rd 2018 03:05 pm
"World of Dance," currently airing at 10 p.m. Tuesdays on NBC, will expand to a two-hour telecast beginning Wednesday, July 25, at 8 p.m.
MercyMe's 'Grace Got You' tops multiple radio formats
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
Summer continues to heat up for multi-Platinum-selling band MercyMe with their latest single, "Grace Got You" Feat. John Reuben, taking over the No. 1 spots at Billboard Christian airplay (BDS), AC monitored and AC indicator charts, as well as the Mediabase Christian audience chart.
Bush headlines October lineup at Fallsview
Tue, Jul 10th 2018 11:20 am
Fallsview Casino Resort presents its October entertainment lineup, featuring rock, pop and country stars, and big-ticket stage shows.
Great Scott! Michael J. Fox & cast of 'Back to the Future' reunite at Fan Expo Canada
Fri, Jul 6th 2018 05:10 pm
This is heavy! Canadian treasure, star, author, producer and activist Michael J. Fox will make his first-ever appearance at Fan Expo Canada. Fox will be joined by fellow "Back to the Future" co-stars Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson, offering fans a trip back in time for a special reunion at this year's show.
KT Tunstall feeling creative as she prepares for Artpark appearance
Fri, Jul 6th 2018 03:15 pm
"Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" and "Suddenly I See" made KT Tunstall a household name 14 years ago. These songs propelled her music into commercials, movies, TV shows and late-night talkers.
Photos: Peter Frampton, Steve Miller Band bring bevy of hits to Artpark
Wed, Jul 4th 2018 12:10 am
Two previous Artpark "Tuesdays in the Park" stars co-headlined a night of hits on Independence Day eve. Peter Frampton and the Steve Miller Band brought six decades of classic rock staples to Lewiston.
Photos: Colin James & Blue Rodeo at Artpark'
Fri, Jun 29th 2018 09:10 pm
Canadian music royalty again visited Lewiston this week, as Artpark & Company hosted Blue Rodeo with Colin James. Between the two acts, fans were treated to an assortment of rock, blues, country and pop songs.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2018-19 regular-season schedule
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 07:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and the NHL on Thursday announced the team's 2018-19 regular-season schedule. Ticket pricing information for individual home games will be released at a later date.
Interview: Shantel VanSanten says 'Shooter' season 3 is 'even more complex, but beautifully constructed'
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 06:15 pm
Not to take anything away from the popcorn elements on "Shooter," which are a real blast, but the real reason why this series is so strong is that what we see is what we get. In other words, Bob Lee and Julie Swagger aren't that far removed from the actors giving them life. Both Ryan Phillippe and Shantel VanSanten are taking personal moments from their real lives and incorporating them into this series.
'12 Monkeys': Emily Hampshire offers insight into Jennifer Goines
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:55 pm
Jennifer Goines once took the "viral Armageddon" with her to a speed-dating session.
Artpark fans 'Walk This Way' to catch Steven Tyler & Loving Mary Band bring 'Whole Lotta Love' to Lewiston
Wed, Jun 13th 2018 11:45 am
Legendary Aerosmith frontman, "American Idol" judge, father of "Lord of the Rings" actress Liv, and current country music superstar Steven Tyler presented a clinic in rock star-ery at Artpark.
Sugarland on tour, 'American Idol': Jennifer Nettles talks 'BIGGER' things for reunited band
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 07:00 am
When Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush agreed to take a break from their band, Sugarland, little did they know "BIGGER" things would await them.
'American Idol': Buffalo auditions are Sept. 9
Wed, Jun 6th 2018 12:30 pm
Following the success of the first season of "American Idol" on ABC, which crowned Iowa-native Maddie Poppe on its May 21 grand finale, America's beloved singing competition series announced Wednesday the list of audition cities for the network's second season. The nationwide search for the next superstar kicks off Saturday, Aug. 25, as the "Idol Bus" jumps into gear across America, offering hopefuls the chance to audition for a shot at superstardom.
Fergie, Eddie Money, Gipsy Kings performing at Fallsview this fall
Tue, Jun 5th 2018 05:45 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort presents a stellar lineup of entertainment in September, including top-selling recording artists and live stage shows.
Sugarland returns with new studio album, 'Bigger'
Mon, Jun 4th 2018 11:30 am
Grammy Award-winning superstar duo Sugarland will release its their highly anticipated sixth studio album, titled "BIGGER," on Friday, June 8. Preorder is available now.
Emmy & Golden Globe award-winner Kelsey Grammer joins FOX's new legal drama, 'Proven Innocent'
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 04:30 pm
Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer ("Cheers, "Frasier," "Boss") has joined the cast of FOX's upcoming drama, "Proven Innocent." Grammer will play Gore Bellows, a hard-as-nails and tough-on-crime state's attorney, who goes up against an underdog legal team committed to reopening investigations to exonerate the innocent who were "proven" guilty.
For first time ever, judges battle it out on 'MasterChef'
Tue, May 29th 2018 03:50 pm
In a "MasterChef" kitchen first, the judges will do battle when season nine of "MasterChef" premieres Wednesday, May 30 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX. For the first time ever, the judges - host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich - will choose their favorite home cooks and mentor them throughout the competition.
Brynn Cartelli named champion of 'The Voice'
Wed, May 23rd 2018 11:15 am
Brynn Cartelli, a 15-year-old music and high school student from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, was crowned champion of "The Voice" on Tuesday. The soulful pop artist is the youngest winner ever in the history of NBC's four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series.
ABC crowns champions: Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol,' Adam Rippon & Jenna Johnson take 'DWTS: Athletes' Mirrorball Trophy
Tue, May 22nd 2018 09:45 am
Monday night on The ABC Television Network, "Dancing with Stars: Athletes" took to the ballroom stage for one last go-around. Olympic skater Adam Rippon and his partner, Jenna Johnson, had the highest combined scores (audience vote, judges) to take the Mirrorball Trophy.
NBC all shook up with 2-hour musical event, 'The 50th Anniversary of the Elvis Comeback Special'
Fri, May 18th 2018 09:10 pm
Celebrating one of the greatest musical events in television history, NBC will honor a true legend when it airs "The 50th Anniversary of the Elvis Comeback Special," a look back at the network's iconic 1968 special that put Elvis Presley back on the map.
ABC's John Quiñones, 2-time cancer survivor Znaimer celebrated during Niagara University commencement
Tue, May 15th 2018 06:35 pm
Niagara University graduated 1,157 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 10-12.
'Canalside Live' summer concert series announced; headliners include Vanilla Ice, Fitz & The Tantrums, Arrested Development
Thu, May 10th 2018 05:40 pm
"97 Rock" personality Rich "Bull" Gaenzler joined Canalside Management Group on Thursday to announce the lineup for "Canalside Live," the boardwalk's 2018 summer concert series. The acts include:
BPO announces summer season
Wed, May 9th 2018 12:55 pm
The BPO has planned a busy summer season that will not only take the orchestra to venues throughout Western New York's eight counties, but will extend its missions of education and community engagement.
'Into the Badlands': More Emily Beecham in The Widow this season
Fri, May 4th 2018 03:05 pm
As this black clothes-clad, well-made-up, intimidating figure spread her arms over the badlands and sent her butterflies to route her foes, something unexpected began to happen. In the season three premiere, fans began to see less of The Widow, and more of actress Emily Beecham.
Owl City announces 'Cinematic' North American tour
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:55 pm
Owl City on Friday announced the "Cinematic Tour" - his first North American tour in more than three years. Kicking off this September in Milwaukee, the tour will bring Owl City (Adam Young) to 24 markets across North America in support of his new album - "Cinematic" - which is slated for release on June 1.
Carrie Underwood announces release date for her new album, 'Cry Pretty'
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 02:30 pm
Multi-Platinum global superstar Carrie Underwood will release "Cry Pretty," her first studio album on Capitol Records Nashville, on Sept. 14.
Interview: With new perspective on life, Tenth Avenue North touring as 'Followers'
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 07:50 pm
Not taking the self-high-five approach, Tenth Avenue North opted for straight-up bluntness when describing their 2016 album, "Followers." Such an approach is unusual - but it was fitting. It's that kind of honesty that is threaded through the album's songs.