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'Live's 'American Idol Encore' set to hit a high note Friday, May 27
Thu, May 19th 2022 05:50 pm
ABC's iconic competition juggernaut "American Idol" is just three days away from crowning this year's superstar with three remaining contestants vying for one of entertainment's highest honors ... to be the next "American Idol"!
'American Idol' season 20 set to crown new champion
Mon, May 16th 2022 11:55 am
Season 20 of "American Idol" concludes in epic fashion with the top three each hitting the "Idol" stage in hopes of securing America's vote, including one round dedicated to "The Boss," Bruce Springsteen. In the end, one winner will be crowned the winner.
Maria Taylor named host of 'Football Night in America'
Thu, May 12th 2022 08:15 pm
Maria Taylor is the new host of "Football Night in America," the most-watched studio show in sports, NBC Sports announced Thursday. "Football Night" is NBC Sports' flagship studio show, preceding "Sunday Night Football" - primetime television's No. 1 show for an unprecedented 11 consecutive years - each week during the NFL season. Taylor debuted on the program as a co-host in 2021.
Hochul: Historic $140 million in arts & culture grant funding through New York State Council on the Arts
Wed, May 11th 2022 11:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced record grant funding is now available through the New York State Council on the Arts. The agency's first five grant opportunities of fiscal year 2023 are now open for artists and arts and culture organizations across New York.
Artpark's Strawberry Moon Festival to feature Blue Rodeo, Pamyua, tribute to Joanne Shenandoah
Tue, May 10th 2022 10:35 am
Artpark's Strawberry Moon Festival will return Saturday, June 18.
ESPN to present Jimmy V Award for Perseverance to Dick Vitale at ESPYs
Mon, May 9th 2022 11:40 am
Broadcaster, Hall of Famer and college basketball icon Dick Vitale will be honored with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The 2022 ESPYS Presented by Capital One, broadcasting live Wednesday, July 20 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC. The award is given to a deserving member of the sporting world who has overcome great obstacles through perseverance and determination.
Two words: Darth Vader. Disney+ releases brand-new trailer & key art for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'
Wed, May 4th 2022 09:10 pm
Today, to kick off "Star Wars Day," Disney+ released a brand-new trailer and key art for "Obi-Wan Kenobi," offering a riveting look at the highly anticipated limited series.
A Halestorm headed to Erie County Fair
Tue, May 3rd 2022 10:35 am
The Erie County Fair welcomes and Grammy Award-winning rock band Halestorm to The Buffalo News Grandstand Lineup at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.
BPO offers free tickets for active military & veterans at 'Star-Spangled Salute' on Memorial Day weekend
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has a longstanding tradition each Memorial Day weekend of honoring this country's fallen military service men and women, and celebrating the soundtrack of the American spirit.
'An Evening with Michael Bublé' at KeyBank Center in Buffalo
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 03:10 pm
Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum superstar entertainer Michael Bublé will be back on the road with his brand-new "Higher" tour - and he's coming to KeyBank Center on Oct. 11. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6, via Ticketmaster.
deadmau5 to bring 'We Are Friends Tour' to Buffalo
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:15 pm
deadmau5 will perform Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Outer Harbor Buffalo Lakeside Event Lawn, 825 Fuhrmann Blvd. Gates open at 6 p.m. for the all-ages show. Tickets are available starting at 10 a.m. Friday.
'Jurassic World Live Tour' returns to Buffalo Oct. 21-23
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
"Jurassic World Live Tour" returns to KeyBank Center from Oct. 21-23. A press release called it "an exhilarating and unpredictable live, family entertainment experience that brings the wonder and thrills of 'Jurassic World' to generations of fans."
Rainbow Kitten Surprise to perform at Artpark on Sept. 3
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
Alt-rock band Rainbow Kitten Surprise will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 22. Special guest Twen will open the concert, which is presented by Live Nation.
Lady A's 'Request Line Tour' headed to Shea's Buffalo Theatre Sept. 23
Sat, Apr 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Multi-Platinum band Lady A is inviting fans to join the "Request Line Tour," launching with back-to-back nights at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, kicking off Aug. 13. Each night, fans will experience the hit-packed set backed by rich harmonies the band is known for, while also interacting with the band in real time to directly request songs, making no two shows the same.
Alice Cooper to perform at Shea's Buffalo
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:30 pm
Alice Cooper has announced his fall 2022 "Detroit Muscle" tour. After wrapping successful and uninterrupted fall 2021, and both winter and spring 2022 runs, and following a U.K./European tour May 23 through July 6, Cooper will be back on the road in September. There is a mix of headline shows and festival appearances on his docket.
'Most Wanted' Dylan McDermott looks forward to playing 'good guy' on 'FBI'
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 02:00 pm
Dylan McDermott's Remy will join the FBI fugitive task force in Tuesday's episode, which centers on the nefarious underpinnings of a cult-like church. He is immediately portrayed as a well-thought-of wheel-greaser, with an impressive resume in law enforcement. But as the episode unfolds, and the team begins to learn more about Remy, David Hudgins' comment rings true: "There's something going on with this guy."
Kevin James to perform stand-up routine at Kleinhans Music Hall
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 03:05 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall will welcome comedian Kevin James to the main stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday and will be available online at www.kleinhansbuffalo.org and by phone at 716-885-5000.
Trombone Shorty shares 'What it Takes' feat. Lauren Daigle from new album 'Lifted'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 05:20 pm
Trombone Shorty has released the third preview of his anticipated new studio album, "Lifted," out April 29 on Blue Note Records. "What it Takes" features fellow Louisianian Lauren Daigle - the Platinum-selling, two-time Grammy-winning vocalist. "What It Takes" starts with a snare drum roll and opens up to an uplifting blend of soul, funk and pop - a celebration of the strength and growth that can emerge from times of struggle.
Original teen idol and 'Teen Angel' Frankie Avalon to perform at Riviera
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:35 am
It's unlikely the current crop of "stars" will attain the level of success Frankie Avalon has had over the past eight - count them, eight - decades as a singer and actor.
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma returns for engagement with BPO
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:45 am
An artist whose name is synonymous with classical music, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will return to Buffalo for a one-night-only performance with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, Nov. 18 (7:30 p.m.), at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Jefferson Starship, tributes to The Moody Blues, Deep Purple & The Beatles highlight 'BPO Rock' series
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 10:30 am
Who says the symphony doesn't rock? On Thursday, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announced its 2022-23 "BPO Rock" series, presented by Calspan. The full lineup includes rollicking tributes to rock 'n' roll legends The Moody Blues, Deep Purple and The Beatles, and a special performance with the current members of prog-rock band Jefferson Starship, all amplified by the world-class sound of the BPO in the killer acoustics of Kleinhans Music Hall.
Artpark announces 2022 season
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 09:00 am
Artpark & Company announced its summer 2022 season on Thursday.
Rebecca St. James proves good triumphs over bad with release of 'Kingdom Come'
Tue, Mar 22nd 2022 02:05 pm
Rebecca St. James' musical comeback is complete this week with the release of "Kingdom Come," her first full-length record in 11 years.
Danielia Cotton releases soul-inspired new album 'Good Day'
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 04:25 pm
Today, multihyphenate singer/songwriter Danielia Cotton releases her new album, "Good Day." The album is 11-tracks that take three decades of near misses, close chances, 40 feet from stardom, love, loss, and redemption through a blend of Motown, soul, gospel and rock 'n' roll.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced landmarks across the state would be lit green, white and/or orange Thursday in recognition of St. Patrick's Day.
Living music icon Herbie Hancock to perform at Kleinhans Music Hall
Thu, Mar 17th 2022 04:20 pm
Herbie Hancock, the legendary pianist and composer, will perform Friday, June 17, at Kleinhans Music Hall for a one-night-only performance. Tickets are on sale now, including VIP experiences, and can be purchased at https://kleinhansbuffalo.org/event/herbie-hancock/. For personalized service, call 716-885-5000.
Artpark teaming with BPO for 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert'
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 01:55 pm
The "Harry Potter Film Concert Series" returns to the Artpark Mainstage Theater with "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert," the third film in the "Harry Potter" series. On July 9, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is performing this magical score live while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.
'Chicago P.D.': 'Burzek' faces toughest challenge yet
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 08:10 pm
"Burzek" just can't catch a break. Engagement, separation, pregnancy, miscarriage, near-death experiences - in nine seasons of "Chicago P.D.," intelligence unit officers Kim Burgess (Marina Squerciati) and Adam Ruzek (Patrick John Flueger) have gone through a lot together.
Artpark adds Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Death Cab for Cutie, Ziggy Marley: 'A Live Tribute To His Father' to lineup
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 02:30 pm
Artpark & Company on Monday announced three more shows for its summer concert lineup.
They rock, they roll, and at long last, they're making an album in 'The Muppets Mayhem'
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 01:55 pm
On Monday, Disney+ announced "The Muppets Mayhem," a comedy series starring the world-famous Muppets, has been greenlit. The series will take audiences on a music-filled journey as, at long last, The Electric Mayhem Band records its first ever album.
Q&A: Lizzy Greene making her mark on 'A Million Little Things'
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 08:40 pm
Lizzy Greene has achieved something many of her contemporaries have not: a second act.
Q&A: Guitar great Samantha Fish returns to Buffalo with fantastic 'Faster'
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 05:00 pm
Samantha Fish should consider hiring Maxwell Jacob Friedman as her hype man because, as he might say, she's better than you - and you know it.
Dun-dun. Original 'Law & Order' returns to NBC; Odelya Halevi Q&A
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 05:55 pm
The mothership is back. "Law & Order" is returning for a 21st season on NBC - complete with Sam Waterston as D.A. Jack McCoy!
Jewel marks her triumphant return with first studio album in 7 years: 'Freewheelin' Woman'
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 05:05 pm
Four-time Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Jewel announces "Freewheelin' Woman," her first new studio album in seven years, due out on April 15 via her own Words Matter Music.
Post-'WrestleMania,' Monday Night Raw' hits KeyBank Center in Buffalo
Mon, Feb 21st 2022 12:05 pm
The WWE travels to Buffalo on April 18 for a taping of "Monday Night Raw" at KeyBank Center. Tickets, starting at $20, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at www.ticketmaster.com.
'Stranger Things': The Duffer Brothers reveal a supersized season 4 rollout
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:35 pm
"Stranger Things 4" is coming! In an open letter to fans, series creators the Duffer Brothers revealed when new episodes will debut on Netflix, and more news about the future of the worldwide hit.
Artpark headliner Elvis Costello & The Imposters celebrate release of new album, 'The Boy Named If,' with summer tour
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 01:15 pm
Elvis Costello & The Imposters are celebrating the release of their widely acclaimed new album, "The Boy Named If," with a summer tour titled "The Boy Named If & Other Favourites."
'Jurassic World' brings 'Dominion' to theaters June 10
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 05:15 pm
"Jurassic World Dominion," from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, sees the return of director Colin Trevorrow, who also serves as executive producer with Steven Spielberg. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley also return as producers. Alexandra Derbyshire joins as executive producer.
Duran Duran release digital deluxe version of 'Future Past' with 3 new songs
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 01:30 pm
On Friday, Duran Duran released the deluxe version of their new album "Future Past" on Tape Modern via BMG. Previously released physically, and now available digitally for the first time, the deluxe offering of "Future Past" includes three additional songs: "Laughing Boy," "Velvet Newton" and "Invocation."
'American Idol' returns Feb. 27 on ABC
Wed, Feb 9th 2022 04:05 pm
"American Idol," the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns for a fifth season on ABC and historic 20th season overall.
 

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