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Preview: Artpark's summer season focusing on 'Great next thing'
Sat, May 18th 2019 07:00 am
When the lights dim on the final Artpark Amphitheater show of the season, and the band is walking off stage, patrons take a moment to reflect; they savor the experience; and, about five minutes later, they ask, "Who's coming next summer?"
BPO to honor maestro JoAnn Falletta's 20th anniversary with a daylong cultural celebration
Wed, May 15th 2019 01:00 pm
In the 20 years since JoAnn Falletta first stepped on to the BPO podium as music director, Buffalo has undergone a renaissance.
Q&A: Tracy Spiridakos defies expectations on 'Chicago P.D.'
Thu, May 2nd 2019 03:35 pm
Tracy Spiridakos seemed like a great pickup and a worthy addition to the "Chicago P.D." team when it was announced she would join the hit NBC series in the 2017-18 season. But her casting also came with some questions - namely, would her character, Hailey Upton, serve as a replacement for the departing Erin Lindsay (Sophia Bush)? If so, would she become a love interest for Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer)?
'California country' comes to Buffalo with Alice Wallace tour
Wed, May 1st 2019 02:40 pm
"California country" artist Alice Wallace is poised to become a sustainable star, because she is not an overnight success. Far from it. Truth be told, she had to move back in with her family and give up a steady job in order to get on the road, travel (a lot), and hone her musical skills.
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.
'One Nation Under a Groove': George Clinton, P-Funk and friends booked at Artpark
Mon, Apr 15th 2019 10:25 am
George Clinton's farewell tour, "One Nation Under A Groove," will make an Artpark stop on June 11 in the outdoor amphitheater as part of "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank." The bill features George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Galactic, Fishbone, Miss Velvet & The Blue Wolf. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
OneRepublic headlines July entertainment lineup at Fallsview
Tue, Apr 9th 2019 12:40 pm
Fallsview Casino is turning up the heat this summer with award-winning entertainers, including OneRepublic, Jason Mraz, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, and Lyle Lovett and his Large Band.
'Big Bang' troupe Plasticiens Volants returns to Artpark with US premiere of 'Pearl: Secrets of the Sea,' plus The Machine performs Pink Floyd
Mon, Apr 8th 2019 03:10 pm
Artpark & Company announced the return of Plasticiens Volants, the world-renown French street theater group that visited Lewiston in 2017. PV will stage the U.S. premiere of its show "Pearl: Secrets of the Sea" on Aug. 22.
'AGT' champion Darci Lynne to bring all-new 'Fresh Out of the Box' Tour to Erie County Fair
Mon, Apr 8th 2019 02:55 pm
Darci Lynne Farmer who, at just 12 years of age won NBC's "America's Got Talent" for her singing ventriloquism, is taking her act to Western New York. She will bring her all-new "Fresh Out of the Box Tour" to the Gusto Grandstand at the Erie County Fair.
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.
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.
Q&A: TobyMac fighting 'The Elements,' coming out swinging with new music, concert tour
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 04:40 pm
As his convertible explodes in the background, TobyMac sings, "It's you, I need/It's you, I need/On my darkest days/When I'm losing faith/I need You, I need, it's you, I need/Every single day, every breath I take/I need you, I need you."
'The Enemy Within' brings new twist to crimefighting drama genre
Fri, Mar 8th 2019 04:00 pm
On Monday, "The Enemy Within" gains a new cast member. Cassandra Freeman joins the show as Jaqueline Pettigrew, whom the network describes as an infusion of action and humor.
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.
'Green Book' takes top prize at Oscars
Mon, Feb 25th 2019 01:35 pm
In a year when it was hard to predict which film would take home the Best Picture Oscar at the Academy Awards, a surprise nominee took home the gold on Sunday night. "Green Book" bested Golden Globe winner "Bohemian Rhapsody" and Screen Actors Guild pick "Black Panther."
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.
'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.
Artpark: Foreigner will perform Aug. 27 as part of 'Tuesdays in the Park'
Mon, Feb 4th 2019 01:00 pm
Foreigner will return to the Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater stage on Aug. 27 as part of the "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank 2019" concert series.
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.
Reunited +LIVE+ in top form with new music, tour; Ed Kowalczyk interview
Fri, Jan 25th 2019 06:30 pm
Everyone knows the saying, "absence makes the heart grow fonder." In the case of '90s hitmakers +LIVE+, a seven-year breakup actually made the four Pennsylvania rockers better at what they do - onstage and in the studio.
The Who to perform in Buffalo
Mon, Jan 14th 2019 12:10 pm
The Who announced they will bring the "Moving On!" tour to KeyBank Center on Thursday, May 9. Tickets for the 8 p.m. go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Prices range from $67.50 to $333.50 (includes $4.50 facility fee) and can be purchased at the KeyBank Center box office, online at www.tickets.com, or by calling 888-223-6000.
Chicago tops April concert schedule at Fallsview
Tue, Jan 8th 2019 11:50 am
Fallsview Casino Resort presents a dynamic lineup of entertainers in April, including rock legacy Chicago, Grammy Award winner BJ Thomas and a-cappella sensation Straight No Chaser.
Joshua Maloni's top celebrity interviews of 2018
Fri, Dec 28th 2018 07:35 pm
These celebrities are not overnight flashes in the pan, but rather innovative actors, artists and musicians who have built a career on accomplishment, and not gossip, their parents' wealth or flipping a bottle on its bottom. In fact, many would resist the term "celebrity," choosing instead to say they've been blessed to be given a platform to touch others.
PHOTOS: Lindsey Stirling spreads cheer at Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo
Sun, Dec 16th 2018 01:20 pm
Prior to her sold-out concert at Shea's Buffalo Theatre on Saturday night, violinist Lindsey Stirling made a special visit to the Ronald McDonald House in Buffalo. The award-winning EDM-pop-classic artist toured the facility, took pictures, hung out with Santa, had a giant cookie and learned about the charity, which provides a home for out-of-town guests fighting illness.
Abigail Spencer: 'Timeless' 2-hour finale is for the 'Clockblockers'
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 12:30 pm
"Timeless" fans came out in force with their #SaveTimeless campaign to show NBC how much they valued the sci-fi action-adventure show, and the Peacock Network took notice. In July, a two-hour series finale was booked for the holiday season. It will air Thursday, Dec. 20.
Lindsey Stirling returns to WNY for Ronald McDonald House fundraiser
Sat, Dec 8th 2018 10:00 am
Lindsey Stirling's summer performance at Artpark was the best show this writer has seen in 12 years of covering Mainstage Theater events.
'America's Got Talent: The Champions' announces second group of all-star acts
Fri, Nov 30th 2018 11:15 pm
NBC has announced the second group of superstar acts who will compete on the all-new winter edition of TV's No. 1 alternative series. "America's Got Talent: The Champions" premieres Monday, Jan. 7 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
Brian Wilson to bring 'Pet Sounds' tour to Artpark Mainstage Theater
Mon, Nov 12th 2018 12:20 pm
Music icon Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys brings the "Pet Sounds Final Performances Tour" to the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. June 15, 2019. Joined by original bandmate Al Jardine and guitarist Blondie Chapman, Wilson will perform the "Pet Sounds" album in its entirety along with deep cuts and hits.
'Manifest' star Melissa Roxburgh: Stakes about to ramp up
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 08:00 pm
In 2013, after vacationing with family, Michaela, her brother, Ben (Josh Dallas), and his ill young son, Cal (Jack Messina), boarded Montego Air Flight 828 headed back home to New York City. Their flight, while turbulent, didn't appear to be anything out of the ordinary. But when they touched down, Michaela and company were informed five years had passed.
Blake Shelton to perform in Buffalo
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:10 pm
Blake Shelton's "Friends & Heroes 2019" will visit KeyBank Center in Buffalo at 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 2019. Very special guest Lauren Alaina joins Shelton for the run along with special appearances by country icons the Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins.
'The Goldbergs' star Hayley Orrantia tells us what it's like to live in the '80s (Hint: There are lots of scrunchies)
Tue, Oct 23rd 2018 06:15 pm
It was Oct. 15, 2000-something, and Hayley Orrantia was trying to free herself from the clutches of a 25-foot spider.
Interview: Newly awarded Matthew West set to go 'All In' with Buffalo concert
Tue, Oct 23rd 2018 03:20 pm
Fresh from winning his first Dove Award (Songwriter of the Year), Matthew West chatted with NFP about "The Answer/All In" tour, which he's co-headlining with Jeremy Camp. The artists are intent on sharing a message of hope as they perform a boxload of hit songs. They'll take the Eastern Hills Church stage on Nov. 2. Tickets and more information can be found at TheAnswerAllInTour.com.
Thurman Thomas, Cheerios celebrate Buffalo's friendly honor
Tue, Oct 16th 2018 09:35 am
Tuesday morning, Buffalonians had much to cheer about, as Cheerios, along with Buffalo Bills Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas, celebrated a prestigious honor.
The games begin in January as Dwayne Johnson, Simon Cowell & Ellen DeGeneres join NBC's primetime schedule
Fri, Oct 12th 2018 05:30 pm
Looking to begin the new year with off-the-charts alternative muscle, NBC's January lineup is set to include the premiere of "The Titan Games," the new epic physical competition series from Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia; the debut of "America's Got Talent: The Champions," the global winter edition of the network's summer powerhouse; and the second season of the popular series "Ellen's Game of Games," from executive producer Ellen DeGeneres.
'God Friended Me' ... and Violett Beane; actress previews new CBS series
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 05:05 pm
Violett Beane has been a superhero on two different Earths, brought heart to Chastain Park Memorial Hospital, and played truth or dare on the big screen. But did you know she also makes a killer vegan nacho cheese sauce?
'Lethal Weapon': Maggie Lawson details new partnership with Seann William Scott, looks forward to getting into action (but maybe not in heels!)
Mon, Sep 24th 2018 04:45 pm
Actor Seann William Scott has joined "Lethal Weapon." He will play Wesley Cole, an ex-CIA operative and new partner to LAPD Det. Roger Mayfield Murtaugh (Damon Wayans). With the addition of Scott/Cole came a significant added bonus: Maggie Lawson would recur as his ex-girlfriend and the mother of their 12-year-old daughter.
Teams set for 'Jeopardy! All-Star Games' after first-ever live draft
Mon, Sep 24th 2018 12:45 pm
The six teams of elite "Jeopardy!" contestants set to face off in the upcoming "Jeopardy! All-Star Games" were selected Saturday at a live draft event at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California. The six team captains - Colby Burnett, Buzzy Cohen, Julia Collins, Ken Jennings, Austin Rogers, and Brad Rutter - selected their draft positions at random.
Boston magician Shin Lim crowned season 13 winner of NBC's 'America's Got Talent'
Thu, Sep 20th 2018 11:05 am
The votes are counted and America has chosen magician Shin Lim as the winner of "America's Got Talent" season 13. Lim won the show's $1 million grand prize and will headline "America's Got Talent Live" at the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas on Nov. 2-4.
PHOTOS: KISS' Gene Simmons raises money for vets, meets fans in Niagara Falls
Thu, Sep 13th 2018 07:25 pm
Gene Simmons might be a demon on stage as the leader of KISS, but in person Thursday he was a real saint.