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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.
'Art of Jazz' series at Kleinhans Music Hall announced for 2022
Wed, May 5th 2021 02:25 pm
In anticipation of the reopening of concert venues in time for the 2021-22 season, Kleinhans Music Hall announced the return of the "Art of Jazz" series in 2022 - including two of the shows canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, and introducing two additional performers for a four-concert series.
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.
Luke Bryan bringing 'Proud To Be Right Here' Tour to Darien Lake
Mon, Apr 26th 2021 04:35 pm
Newly crowned 2021 ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan, who has performed for more than 12 million fans in his past headline tours, is happy to announce he will launch his "Proud To Be Right Here Tour" on July 8 in Syracuse. On Aug 14, the show stops at Darien Center for a performance at the Darien Lake Amphitheater.
NYS Council on the Arts announces unprecedented $100 million investment in nonprofit arts & culture organizations
Thu, Apr 22nd 2021 04:45 pm
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) announced that it will provide over $100 million in funding in support of the state's effort to rebuild and bolster the nonprofit arts and culture sector in the post-COVID-19 era.
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.
COVID-19: Movie theater capacity increasing to 33%; museums, aquariums, zoos & botanical gardens increase to 50%
Tue, Apr 20th 2021 10:15 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He announced movie theater capacity will increase to 33% starting April 26. Also on that day, low-risk, indoor and outdoor arts and entertainment - including museums, aquariums, zoos and botanical gardens - will increase to 50% capacity.
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announces Class of 2020
Sun, Apr 18th 2021 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2020.
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.
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters share 'What Drives Us'
Mon, Apr 12th 2021 02:30 pm
The Coda Collection has acquired global rights to the feature-length documentary film "What Drives Us," directed by Dave Grohl and produced by Foo Fighters.
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.
Eric Church in the round for 'The Gather Again Tour'; slated to hit Buffalo this fall
Wed, Apr 7th 2021 06:15 pm
Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and current ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Eric Church has his sights set on a return to the road with this morning's announcement of a full arena tour. As first shared with the Church Choir and by Billboard magazine, The "Gather Again Tour" will kick off this fall and visit 55 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, culminating at Madison Square Garden in the spring of 2022.
Food Network strikes new multiyear exclusive deal with Guy Fieri
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 08:35 pm
Guy Fieri has signed a new multiyear exclusive deal with Food Network, it was announced Monday by Food Network President Courtney White. The new deal spans three years and includes bringing audiences more of Fieri's Primetime Emmy-nominated series "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," as well as more episodes of fan-favorites "Guy's Grocery Games" and the most recent ratings success, "Tournament of Champions," along with new projects Fieri is already plotting out for both Food Network as well as for the newly launched discovery+ streamer.
BPO has 2022 date for Oscar-nominated 'Hamilton' star Leslie Odom Jr.
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:30 pm
The management for Leslie Odom Jr. and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday announces the Tony Award-winning artist will wait until Friday, March 25, 2022 to bring his symphonic show to Kleinhans Music Hall.
Cami Clune & Vitamin D3 to make official debut on new episode of 'Inside the Bear's Den'
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:25 pm
One of Western New York's brightest up-and-coming stars will debut with her new band in the second episode of Seneca Resorts & Casinos' new virtual performance series "Inside the Bear's Den."
'Manifest' returns with big questions to answer
Mon, Mar 29th 2021 10:45 am
When the passengers of flight 828 returned home from what should've been a few-hour flight, they learned five-plus years had passed. Their plane seemingly disappeared, and they were presumed dead. If that wasn't enough, these passengers suddenly had "callings" - premonitions of something they had to stop or fix, or else face consequences.
Excelsior Pass to help fast-track reopening of businesses & entertainment venues statewide
Fri, Mar 26th 2021 03:45 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the launch of Excelsior Pass, a free, voluntary platform developed in partnership with IBM, which, his team said, "utilizes proven, secure technology to confirm an individual's recent negative PCR or antigen test result or proof of vaccination to help fast-track the reopening of businesses and event venues in accordance with New York State Department of Health guidelines."
'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier' opens as most watched series premiere ever on Disney+
Wed, Mar 24th 2021 09:15 pm
Disney+ Original series "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier" from Marvel Studios ranked as the most watched series premiere ever on Disney+ during its opening weekend, Friday, March 19, through Sunday, March 22 - and the most watched title overall for the same time period on a global basis, including in Disney+ Hotstar markets.
Red Nose Day supports children facing poverty
Wed, Mar 24th 2021 11:25 am
Comic Relief US, the organization behind the Red Nose Day campaign to end child poverty, has announced the return of the beloved fundraising event for its seventh year, culminating on Thursday, May 27. With supporters creating a powerful community of change, Red Nose Day has raised more than $240 million in the past six years and positively impacted over 25 million children in America and around the world.
SBA launches portal to begin accepting shuttered venue operators grant applications on April 8
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 05:15 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal in anticipation of opening applications for the much-anticipated critical economic relief program on Thursday, April 8.
Q&A: New music, new start, same drive from Buffalo native Hannah Kerr
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 04:05 pm
Getting married at the start of a global pandemic is not conventional, but then so many events in Hannah Kerr's life have not been conventional.
Q&A: Elizabeth 'Bitsie' Tulloch on a more grown-up 'Superman & Lois'
Tue, Mar 9th 2021 05:50 pm
The Superman and Lois Lane characters introduced via the "Arrowverse" recently were relaunched on The CW - and reimagined from what many DC Comics fans have come to expect from Last Son of Krypton. Yes, they're still bound and determined to save the world - him with his powers, her with a pen - but now they're facing a challenge far beyond anything they could imagine.
'Nomadland,' 'The Crown' lead winners at 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 12:35 pm
Sunday night, the Critics Choice Association announced winners of the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards live on The CW during an in-person/virtual hybrid ceremony hosted for the third time by acclaimed film, television and stage star Taye Diggs.
Paramount+ launches
Sat, Mar 6th 2021 11:55 am
Paramount+, the anticipated streaming service from ViacomCBS, launched this week with a massive content offering that bundles live sports, breaking news, and an expansive collection of exclusive new originals, hit series, marquee franchises and popular movies.
'Zack Snyder's Justice League (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)' available March 18 on WaterTower Music
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 02:30 pm
WaterTower Music announced the March 18 release of "Zack Snyder's Justice League (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)," which features a completely brand-new score to accompany Snyder's vision for the film, created by Grammy Award-nominated multi-Platinum producer, musician, composer and educator Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL), who also worked on "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Deadpool" and the upcoming "Godzilla Vs. Kong."
Ryan Stevenson releases new version of his personal single, 'When We Fall Apart,' featuring Vince Gill & Amy Grant
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 02:25 pm
Gotee Records' award-winning artist and songwriter Ryan Stevenson releases a new version of his song, "When We Fall Apart," with Grammy Award-winning artists Vince Gill and Amy Grant.
The CW Network renews 'Superman & Lois' for season 2
Tue, Mar 2nd 2021 03:30 pm
Following its super-powered debut last week across the network's linear and streaming platforms, The CW Network on Tuesday renewed its new hit series "Superman & Lois" for a second season.
Pilot program testing Excelsior Pass at Madison Square Garden & Barclays Center could help fast-track reopening theaters, stadiums & other businesses
Tue, Mar 2nd 2021 03:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a pilot program to test the Excelsior Pass during events at Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center.
'The Artpark Idea Series' conversations explore past, present & future of visual arts legacy
Mon, Mar 1st 2021 09:30 am
Artpark & Company on Monday announced a special series of online conversations to explore Artpark's visual arts legacy in a modern context. The "Artpark Idea Series" will feature eight notable artists connected to Artpark over six weekly sessions to be held via Zoom beginning Friday, March 19.
Sabres will reopen KeyBank Center to fans for select home games
Sat, Feb 27th 2021 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced plans to welcome fans back to the arena.
Disney+ has premiere dates for 'Big Shot,' 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch,' Marvel Studios' 'Loki,' 'The Mysterious Benedict Society,' 'Monsters At Work,' 'Chip 'N' Dale: Park Life,' 'Turner & Hooch'
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 01:55 pm
At Wednesday's Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Disney+ paneled some of its upcoming series, including the Disney+ Original Series "Big Shot," "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers," and presented a Q&A with Kevin Feige, Producer, President of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer, Marvel, in support of "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier."
APPLE TV+ announces 'Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry' live premiere event
Mon, Feb 22nd 2021 03:00 pm
On Thursday, Feb. 25, fans around the world are invited to take part in a global live premiere event to celebrate the release of "Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry," a new Apple Original Film from award-winning director R.J. Cutler.
56th Academy of Academy of Country Music Awards to be broadcast live from 3 of Nashville's iconic music venues, air on CBS
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 01:35 pm
CBS, The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions recently announced the 56th Academy of Academy of Country Music Awards will head back to Nashville. The 56th ACM Awards will be broadcast live from three iconic country music venues: the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and the Bluebird Cafe, on Sunday, April 18 (8 p.m. ET live/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Tom Hardy to star in, produce 'Havoc' from Gareth Evans for Netflix
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 01:30 pm
Gareth Evans has signed an exclusive deal with Netflix to produce and direct films for the studio for the next several years. "Havoc," with Tom Hardy ("Venom," "Dunkirk," "The Dark Knight Rises," "Inception"), will be the first feature under the new creative partnership.
'One Chicago Day' 2021: Dick Wolf series shine light on first responders ... predict the future
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 09:30 am
Whether it's working feverishly to save someone's life, running into a burning building or protecting the innocent, first responders are among the most heroic people on earth at any given "normal" time. Just imagine, then, how much more difficult it's been to be a medic, firefighter or police officer in the past year - with the coronavirus lurking behind the bushes.
TikTok, Universal Music Group announce expanded global alliance
Mon, Feb 8th 2021 04:40 pm
Universal Music Group (UMG), a world leader in music-based entertainment, and TikTok, the short-form video app with a mission to inspire creativity and bring joy, announced "a global agreement that delivers equitable compensation for recording artists and songwriters and significantly expands and enhances the companies' existing relationship, promoting the development of new innovative experiences and the ability to forge deeper bonds between fans and the artists and music they love.
Performing arts return to New York with 'NY PopsUp
Mon, Feb 8th 2021 04:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced the launch of "NY PopsUp," an "unprecedented and expansive festival featuring hundreds of pop-up performances - many of which are free of charge and all open to the public - that will intersect with the daily lives of New Yorkers.
'Chicago PD': Burgess becomes a mom!
Wed, Feb 3rd 2021 11:55 pm
To the surprise (and delight) of "Chicago P.D." fans last season, it seemed a "Burzek" baby was on the way. The shipper combo of on again, off again "Chicago P.D." officers Kim Burgess (Marina Squerciati) and Adam Ruzek (Patrick John Flueger) was unexpectedly expecting. ... But joy turned to sorrow when Burgess had a miscarriage upon jumping in between a victim and her perpetrator.
 

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