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Collective Soul breaks concert rules on night one at Fallsview
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 09:15 pm
It was 1999, and I was traveling to Canada with Scout to watch Jack and Rich compete in a karate tournament. Thinking back, the car ride was unnecessarily long. On such occasions, one did what one could to find entertainment. In this case, that meant playing the Collective Soul CD "Dosage."
'Chicago P.D.': Is it time for Jay to leave Voight?
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 04:35 pm
With Antonio AWOL, both "Chicago P.D." fans and pundits expected Jay to become the voice of reason inside the intelligence unit - and maybe even a pseudo-conscience for Voight. What they didn't expect was Halstead to go full-on Hank.
David Gray to bring 'White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour' to Artpark
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 03:50 pm
David Gray is touring behind his biggest hit songs next summer. He will bring "White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour" to Artpark's Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. July 13. Gray will perform "White Ladder" in its entirety, and also sing his greatest hits.
Journey sets extensive 2020 North American tour with The Pretenders
Thu, Oct 31st 2019 03:20 pm
Journey - Neal Schon (founding member and lead guitarist), Ross Valory (co-founding member and bassist), longtime members Jonathan Cain (keyboardist) and Steve Smith (drummer), and Arnel Pineda (lead singer) - have set an extensive North American tour in 2020 with The Pretenders that will feature all-new production and hits from start to finish.
One for the ages: Niagara Falls High School alumni present 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
Mon, Oct 28th 2019 08:15 pm
It only took 30 seconds for the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center to know this presentation of "Jesus Christ Superstar" was divinely inspired.
FOX announces winter premiere dates; The CW adds to 'Batwoman; CBS wants more 'Evil'
Sat, Oct 26th 2019 10:40 am
FOX announced premiere dates for "Flirty Dancing" (Dec. 29), "Last Man Standing" (Jan. 2), "Deputy" (Jan. 2), "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" (Jan. 7), "9-1-1: Lone Star" (Jan. 19, following the NFC Championship Game, and Jan. 20), "Outmatched" (Jan. 23), "The Masked Singer" (Feb. 2, following Super Bowl LIV), "LEGO Masters" (Feb. 5) and "Duncanville" (Feb. 16). Additionally, "9-1-1" and "Empire" will return in the spring, when new dramas "Filthy Rich" and "neXt" also will premiere.
PHOTOS: Amy Grant asks Riviera Theatre to put a little love in their hearts
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 08:15 pm
Though I was first gifted Amy Grant's "Heart in Motion" on cassette (yes, that was a thing) in the mid-1990s (also a thing), it wasn't until Thursday night that I finally saw her live on stage.
Locally shot 'Heartbreak Falls' fundraising party to be held at AcQua
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 03:55 pm
Production on the film "Heartbreak Falls" is expected to begin in the early spring of 2020 in places around Buffalo/Niagara Falls (including AcQua Banquets, William Kays and the Giacomo Hotel).
#OneChicagoDay: Stars of 'Chicago Med,' 'Chicago Fire' & 'Chicago P.D.' join together for unique sci-fi-tinged crossover event
Tue, Oct 15th 2019 03:55 pm
Cast and crew members on Dick Wolf's "Chicago" franchises pride themselves on bringing the stories of real-life heroes to the screen in an authentic manner. The doctors, firefighters and police officers shown each Wednesday are dissecting situations not unlike the ones encountered by actual Windy City first-responders. For one night only this week, the writers, directors and actors will present something fans might not expect, but will definitely enjoy: a sci-fi storyline suitable for the Halloween season.
#OneChicagoDay: Get to know new 'Chicago P.D.' cast member Lisseth Chavez
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 09:45 pm
The beginning of Kevin Atwater's partnership with Vanessa Rojas was just like the start of any coupling. Well, sort of.
Yup; it's that kind of Switchfoot tour. Tim Foreman explains
Fri, Oct 4th 2019 06:20 pm
When you're a band with as much success as Switchfoot, it can be difficult to cram everything - in this case, 22 years, 11 albums and a string of hits - into one succinct concert. Two hours isn't nearly enough time to deep-dive into such a catalog of music and memories.
Q&A: 'I Can Only Imagine' writer Bart Millard previews MercyMe concert at KeyBank Center
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 04:30 pm
MercyMe frontman Bart Millard's life was the subject of a feature film starring Dennis Quaid. "I Can Only Imagine" is the story of Bart's father, Arthur, changing his life and becoming a better man just before he died of cancer.
Allison Miller sheds light on why 'A Million Little Things' works so well
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 06:20 pm
Gary (James Roday) is on the rebound from breast cancer, and has a chance encounter with Maggie (Allison Miller), whom he believes is also in remission. As they grow closer, he learns she not only has a reoccurrence, but also refuses to get treatment. In fact, Maggie is so determined to spare her loved ones, she lives in an apartment with most of her belongings already boxed up.
Chefs must have sweet touch in new tournament 'Chopped: Sweets Showdown'
Thu, Sep 5th 2019 03:20 pm
Ted Allen hosts a new high-stakes dessert tournament for the ages in the five-episode stunt, "Chopped: Sweets Showdown," premiering Tuesday, Oct. 1 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Artpark: Fans pleased with 'Foreigner 2.0'
Wed, Aug 28th 2019 01:40 pm
Though they had other concert options Tuesday - including a reunited Jonas Brothers in Buffalo - 10,000 music lovers chose to watch Foreigner perform at Artpark.
With Foreigner, it's all about music (not members)
Fri, Aug 23rd 2019 03:00 pm
Some fans had a bone to pick with Foreigner when the band performed at Artpark in 2012. With founder Mick Jones not on stage in Lewiston, there were no original band members in the lineup.
Rick Springfield brings 'Jessie's Girl,' Tommy Tutone & Loverboy to Artpark
Thu, Aug 15th 2019 02:50 pm
"Tuesdays in the Park" boasted a triple-bill with Tommy Tutone, Loverboy and headliner Rick Springfield. The "Best in Show" tour offered more than three hours of high-energy performances, complete with a smorgasbord of hit songs and some unexpected fan interactions.
'Pet Sounds' performed at Artpark
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 02:10 pm
One of the most acclaimed records in modern music history was performed Wednesday at Artpark. Original Beach Boys members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine teamed with a talented backing band (including longtime bandmate Blondie Chaplin, and Jardine's son, Matt) to present "Pet Sounds."
Passion sandwiching Kingdom Bound appearance in between mega conferences; Kristian Stanfill interview
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 04:35 pm
When was the last time you saw 40,000 youth in church?
Brooke Williams channels Bruce Lee on 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' '12 Monkeys'
Fri, Jun 28th 2019 08:00 pm
Brooke Williams is sort of like Bruce Lee.
Artpark: All good people turn their heads, so satisfied with YES, Asia concert
Wed, Jun 26th 2019 11:55 am
It was a big night of music Tuesday at Artpark, as the Lewiston venue presented a bill with Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy, John Lodge of The Moody Blues with guest vocalist Arthur Brown, Asia and YES. The "Royal Affair Tour" offered fast-paced set changes, but laid-back rock music, which led to a larger audience pop than in past weeks.
Kip Moore, Mitchell Tenpenny & Tyler Rich added to 'Coors Light Concerts' at Artpark
Tue, Jun 18th 2019 11:20 am
Funtime Presents, Back2Back and Artpark will present Kip Moore, Mitchell Tenpenny and Tyler Rich in concert at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, as part of the "Coors Light Concerts" series in the Artpark Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21.
George Clinton and friends entertain at Artpark
Wed, Jun 12th 2019 12:50 pm
This week's "Tuesday in the Park" concert offered an energetic, ferocious opening act in Miss Velvet & the Blue Wolf. What followed was Fishbone's musical cornucopia of funk sounds - metal, ska and rock, included.
Artpark kicks season off with sizzlin' Sammy Hagar, rockin' Night Ranger performances
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 10:50 am
The 2019 "Tuesdays in the Park" summer concert series began this week with a pair of crowd-pleasing performances by rock 'n' roll legends Sammy Hagar and Night Ranger. The "super" show - named that way for its unique pricing and seating configurations - lived up to billing, as the acts enthusiastically ran through five decades of hit songs, paired with a generous sampling of deep cuts.
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."
 

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