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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.
Jewel's 'Handmade Holiday Tour' headed to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in December
Tue, Sep 4th 2018 04:05 pm
The Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino Events Center will welcome Jewel's "Handmade Holiday Tour" with Atz, Atz Lee and Nikos Kilcher ("Alaska: The Last Frontier") on Saturday, Dec. 8 (7 p.m.). Tickets go on sale this Friday at noon and start at $35.
Artpark ends season with rocking '80s party
Wed, Aug 29th 2018 10:25 pm
Children and fans of the 1980s were in their glory as Artpark & Company ended the 2018 "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series with Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins, the B-52's and Boy George & Culture Club.
Interview: Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins to bring playlist of our youth to Artpark
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
As Tom Bailey explained, "If you've got songs that people remember from that kind of moment in their life, when it becomes a rite of passage - the song that's playing when they first turn from children into adults; those teenage years - you know, we've all got that playlist in our heads from that era of our lives. And if you're one of the artists that's on their playlist, then it's just an amazing thing."
Simon Cowell renews as judge on NBC's 'America's Got Talent'
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:10 pm
Simon Cowell, the creator of the global "Got Talent" franchise, the biggest TV format in history and whose opinion on any act can have enormous impact, has renewed his multi-year deal with NBC as a judge on the juggernaut hit series "America's Got Talent."
Northwest Jazz Fest brings top talent to Lewiston
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
The Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY, has become one of the region's premier summer music events, with more than 40,000 visitors annually enjoying over 30 performances, culinary samplings and wine tastings along Center Street. Now in its 17th year, the 2018 edition is slated for Aug. 24-25. Headliners include Veronica Swift and The Benny Green Trio on Friday, and Elio Villafranca (pictured) and the Jass Syncopators on Saturday.
Universal Studios' 'Halloween Horror Nights' debuts exclusive first-look image of new 'Stranger Things' maze
Tue, Jul 31st 2018 11:00 am
Things are about to get turned "Upside Down" at Universal Studios' "Halloween Horror Nights" with the first-look reveal of the "Stranger Things" maze key art designed exclusively by Kyle Lambert, the official illustrator of the mega-hit Netflix original series.
Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries increase production on original specials; announce holiday plans
Mon, Jul 30th 2018 12:35 pm
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will increase production on original specials in the coming months that will give viewers a glimpse at new, original movie premieres, celebrate seasons and further the company's commitment to raising awareness for pet rescue and the benefits of having pets in our lives.
Freedom fighters Remedy Drive to share passion, music at Kingdom Bound
Tue, Jul 24th 2018 06:30 pm
The stories, and the songs that comprise Remedy Drive's 2017 release "The North Star," will be featured on stage at Kingdom Bound. Zach and his bandmates will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, July 30, on the Darien Lake Awaken Stage.
Bush headlines October lineup at Fallsview
Tue, Jul 10th 2018 11:20 am
Fallsview Casino Resort presents its October entertainment lineup, featuring rock, pop and country stars, and big-ticket stage shows.
KT Tunstall feeling creative as she prepares for Artpark appearance
Fri, Jul 6th 2018 03:15 pm
"Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" and "Suddenly I See" made KT Tunstall a household name 14 years ago. These songs propelled her music into commercials, movies, TV shows and late-night talkers.
'Summer of '69' returns to Lewiston
Wed, Jun 27th 2018 09:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts brings back Lewiston's own 1960s rock musicians and friends for the 14th annual "Summer of '69."
Interview: Shantel VanSanten says 'Shooter' season 3 is 'even more complex, but beautifully constructed'
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 06:15 pm
Not to take anything away from the popcorn elements on "Shooter," which are a real blast, but the real reason why this series is so strong is that what we see is what we get. In other words, Bob Lee and Julie Swagger aren't that far removed from the actors giving them life. Both Ryan Phillippe and Shantel VanSanten are taking personal moments from their real lives and incorporating them into this series.
Chef Marc Forgione to visit Taste of Buffalo on July 7
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 11:25 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops recently announced chef Marc Forgione will appear at the festival for a live cooking demonstration at noon on Saturday, July 7. One of the Iron Chefs on Food Network's "Iron Chef America," Forgione is also a restaurateur and cookbook author.
'12 Monkeys': Emily Hampshire offers insight into Jennifer Goines
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:55 pm
Jennifer Goines once took the "viral Armageddon" with her to a speed-dating session.
Sugarland on tour, 'American Idol': Jennifer Nettles talks 'BIGGER' things for reunited band
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 07:00 am
When Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush agreed to take a break from their band, Sugarland, little did they know "BIGGER" things would await them.
Emmy & Golden Globe award-winner Kelsey Grammer joins FOX's new legal drama, 'Proven Innocent'
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 04:30 pm
Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer ("Cheers, "Frasier," "Boss") has joined the cast of FOX's upcoming drama, "Proven Innocent." Grammer will play Gore Bellows, a hard-as-nails and tough-on-crime state's attorney, who goes up against an underdog legal team committed to reopening investigations to exonerate the innocent who were "proven" guilty.
 

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