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Local leaders support Lewiston Council on the Arts
Tue, Aug 2nd 2022 11:20 am
Ahead of its upcoming Lewiston Art Festival, the Lewiston Council on the Arts received new support from local elected leaders.
Blues rock superstar Joe Bonamassa to perform at Shea's
Mon, Aug 1st 2022 11:00 am
Three-time Grammy-nominee and 25-time Billboard chart-topper Joe Bonamassa recently announced his spring tour 2023, including a performance Feb. 28 at Shea's Buffalo Theatre.
Garth Brooks makes Buffalo crowd feel at home
Mon, Jul 25th 2022 03:25 pm
It's 8:20 p.m. on a hot Saturday night in Orchard Park, and at Highmark Stadium, Garth Brooks is getting ready to make his entrance. As the drums rise up, they reveal Brooks underneath them, looking like Hercules lifting them skyward. It's a grand entrance, and the fans respond with a loud roar. It's finally showtime.
Q&A: Matthew West bringing fresh perspective to Kingdom Bound
Sat, Jul 23rd 2022 11:00 am
Matthew West is not really an awards kind of guy - ironic, in that he keeps getting asked to host the K-LOVE Fan Awards show, alongside his buddy, Tauren Wells.
Kingdom Bound returns after 2-year pandemic pause
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:45 pm
Two consecutive summers where large gatherings were frowned upon, if not prohibited, made it impossible for Kingdom Bound Ministries to hold its annual four-day festival at Darien Lake. But with all COVID-19 restrictions lifted, and concert and event attendance rising - particularly outdoors - Kingdom Bound is a full-go, this weekend, for the first time since 2019.
Empire State Wrestling turns '20'
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 12:55 pm
Over the past two decades, Empire State Wrestling grew from its humble roots running at various halls in the Niagara Falls area to blossoming into Western New York's premier independent wrestling promotion. It is only appropriate, then, that Empire State Wrestling (ESW) commemorates its 20th anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 13, by holding a milestone event at Buffalo RiverWorks - one of downtown Buffalo's premier entertainment destinations.
Bruce Springsteen to perform in Buffalo
Tue, Jul 12th 2022 11:40 am
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will kick off their 2023 international tour with 31 performances across the U.S.; spanning from Feb. 1 in Tampa through an April 14 homecoming in Newark, New Jersey, before heading to Europe. The shows will mark Springsteen and The E Street Band's first tour dates since February 2017, and their first in North America since September 2016.
Buffalo is All Elite: AEW debuts at KeyBank Center
Mon, Jul 11th 2022 01:20 pm
Tickets for back-to-back 'AEW: Dynamite' and 'AEW: Rampage' shows go on sale Friday, July 22
'Bobby and Sophie on the Coast': Bobby Flay & daughter explore 'glamour & delicious food' LA has to offer
Mon, Jul 11th 2022 01:15 pm
Culinary icon Bobby Flay and daughter Sophie Flay are taking a delicious food tour across the sunny California coastline in the new three-episode series, "Bobby and Sophie on the Coast," premiering Monday, Aug. 22 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
The Duffer Brothers announce new production company, Upside Down Pictures
Wed, Jul 6th 2022 11:55 pm
The Duffer Brothers today announced their new production company, Upside Down Pictures, for film and television projects as part of their overall deal with Netflix.
Howard Jones bringing new collection, approach to humanity to Buffalo - plus more than a few hit songs
Wed, Jul 6th 2022 08:40 am
Among the titles given to Howard Jones - new wave icon, synth/electronic music pioneer, 1980s hitmaker - we can now add humanitarian.
PHOTOS: Nerds Gone Wild wish Lewiston happy birthday
Sat, Jul 2nd 2022 11:15 pm
Lewiston's bicentennial weekend kicked into high gear Saturday night, as preeminent 1980s (and some '90s) cover band Nerds Gone Wild performed two sets from the Alphonso I. DiMino Memorial Band Shell at Academy Park.
Goo Goo Dolls announce 13th studio album, 'Chaos in Bloom'
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 10:25 pm
On Friday, Grammy Award-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling Goo Goo Dolls announced their 13th studio LP, "Chaos in Bloom," arriving Aug. 12 via Warner Records.
TobyMac premieres music video for 'The Goodness (feat. Blessing Offor)'
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 10:20 pm
Seven-time Grammy Award-winner TobyMac has unveiled the effervescent music video for "The Goodness (feat. Blessing Offor)." It's the current single from his recently announced and anticipated Aug. 19 release "Life After Death."
Flogging Molly to bring honesty - plus a little 'Swagger' and 'Anthem' - to Artpark
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 07:00 am
A little over 20 years ago, I caught Flogging Molly performing at a small club in Rochester. I was a single, custodial dad of a couple of young sons, and one of them begged me to take him and his younger brother to the show on a school night.
'Passion and Patronage Gifts from the Gerald Mead Collection' at Castellani Art Museum
Tue, Jun 21st 2022 09:50 am
"Passion and Patronage Gifts from the Gerald Mead Collection" opens at the Castellani Art Museum on Friday, July 1, and is on view until Sunday, Dec. 18. This exhibition features noted Buffalo art collector Dr. Gerald C. Mead Jr.'s gifted artworks to the museum (since 1997), as well as his promised bequest gift of 54 works by 43 artists.
Q&A: Wiser from pandemic, Josh Groban excited to be back on tour
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 08:25 pm
In took a pandemic to bring Josh Groban the one thing he hadn't earned over the course of his storied career: a break.
Artpark 'Wine & Wheels' returns for 2022 season
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 02:10 pm
Artpark's "Wine & Wheels" returns for the 2022 summer season after selling out in 2021.
Garth Brooks sets new on-sale date for Buffalo concert
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
Garth Brooks has set a new ticket on-sale date for Buffalo. Tickets will now go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 17. Tickets will cost $98.95, all-inclusive.
Disney+ unveils key art & launch date for Marvel Studios' 'I Am Groot' shorts
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 05:20 pm
Earlier this week, Disney+ announced the latest Marvel Studios addition to its summer lineup, "I Am Groot," will launch on Aug. 10. "I Am Groot" is a collection of five original shorts starring Baby Groot, everyone's favorite little tree, and will feature several new and unusual characters. All five shorts will be available for viewers to watch upon launch.
Sun Records at 70 celebrates 'ELVIS'
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:40 pm
This is a big, big year for the Tennessee-based legendary independent record label Sun Records, founded in Memphis by producer Sam Phillips in February 1952. The iconic label "Where Rock 'n' Roll was Born" is shining a spotlight on the undisputed "King of Rock 'n' Roll" this month with a bevy of campaigns.
Disney+ welcomes Marvel Studios' 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' on June 22
Mon, Jun 6th 2022 05:20 pm
Disney+ recently today Marvel Studios' "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" will begin streaming exclusively on Disney+ June 22. Watch the new online spot to see a special "fan thank you" from Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong and Xochitl Gomez.
TobyMac to release 'Life After Death'
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:15 am
TobyMac has announced his anticipated, Aug. 19 release of "Life After Death," the seven-time Grammy-winner's first full-length project since 2018's "The Elements." "The Goodness (feat. Blessing Offor)," is available through all DSPs today with an album preorder. It will impact Christian radio June 10.
Artpark: 12th annual Fairy House Festival is July 9
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:15 am
The Artpark Fairy House Festival will return from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Tickets are $12 and available at the Artpark box office (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston), and ticketmaster.com.
BPO with The Strictly Hip to play Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series on July 22
Thu, May 26th 2022 10:35 pm
The Rich Entertainment Group and Buffalo Waterfront Management Group announce The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra with The Strictly Hip will play the Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series at the Lakeside Event Lawn presented by the Upstate Honda Dealers. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. July 22.
'Spirit of the 80s' returns after 2-year pause
Wed, May 25th 2022 01:15 pm
"The Spirit of the 80s" is back, Sunday, June 26, with popular new wave/synth-pop legends China Crisis. Doors open at 6 p.m. at The Ontario House (aka "The Stone Jug"), 358 Main St., Youngstown.
Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin collaborate on 11-track 'Kingdom Book 1'
Mon, May 23rd 2022 12:15 pm
On Friday, June 17, Grammy Award-winning music collective Maverick City Music and 16-time Grammy-winner Kirk Franklin will bring the injustices around mass incarceration - and the voices of 1,300 inmates - to center stage with the release of their collaborative album "Kingdom Book 1," out June 17 via Tribl Records / Fo Yo Soul Entertainment / RCA Inspiration.
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.
 

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