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Erie County, Pegula Sports Entertainment announce vaccine mandate
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:40 am
Earlier this week, the Erie County Health Department and Pegula Sports Entertainment - owner of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres - announced new COVID-19 vaccine mandates would be in effect for fans attending football games at Highmark Stadium and hockey games at KeyBank Center. All fans will be required to show proof of vaccination - no test-out option will be available.
The Tragically Hip to mark 30th anniversary of 'Road Apples' with deluxe edition physical boxsets
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:30 am
The Tragically Hip will release a special version of their sophomore album, "Road Apples 30th Anniversary Deluxe," on Friday, Oct. 15.
Hulu orders 2nd season of criminally successful comedy series 'Only Murders in the Building'
Tue, Sep 14th 2021 05:40 pm
"Only Murders in the Building," the hit Hulu Original comedy series starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez, has been picked up for a second season.
Dua Lipa to bring 'Future Nostalgia Tour' to Buffalo
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 02:40 pm
On Monday, global pop superstar Dua Lipa announced the North American leg of her anticipated "Future Nostalgia Tour" for 2022, in support of the Grammy-winning album of the same name.
Welcome back to 'The Matrix'
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 10:00 pm
From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes "The Matrix Resurrections," the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise that redefined a genre. The new film reunites original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the iconic roles they made famous, Neo and Trinity.
Holly Humberstone shares new single & video for 'Scarlett'
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 10:05 am
Holly Humberstone recently released her new single "Scarlett," the latest offering from her forthcoming sophomore EP, "The Walls Are Way Too Thin."
Lindsey Stirling announces 'The Artemis Tour: Worldwide Digital Experience'
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 09:40 pm
On Friday, Platinum-selling electronic artist, violinist and multi-talented entertainer Lindsey Stirling announced "The Artemis Tour: Worldwide Digital Experience" in partnership with the premium social live media platform Moment House. The brand-new virtual tour date will conclude Stirling's current cross-country headlining "Artemis U.S. Tour" and will air globally Sept. 23-24.
UB's Distinguished Speakers Series back in person for 2021-22
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 09:35 pm
Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of "The 1619 Project," and gold medal Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the speakers who will headline the University at Buffalo's 2021-22 Distinguished Speakers Series, which will be back in person for its 35th season.
'Inside The NFL' has new home on Paramount+
Thu, Sep 2nd 2021 10:45 pm
Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, announced the Emmy Award-winning studio show "Inside The NFL" will debut on Tuesday night, Sept. 7. New episodes of "Inside The NFL," produced by CBS Sports, Showtime Sports and NFL Films, will stream Tuesday nights on Paramount+ throughout the 2021 NFL season to Super Bowl LVI.
SBA opens supplemental grant applications for Shuttered Venue Operators Grant awardees
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 02:55 pm
On Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced it would begin sending invitations for supplemental awards for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program. Per the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Non-profits and Venues Act, SVOG supplemental awards are to be provided to those who received an initial grant and have illustrated a 70% loss when comparing 2021's first-quarter revenues to the same in 2019.
'Wannabe25': Spice Girls celebrate 25th anniversary of 'Wannabe'
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 07:50 pm
Tell me what you want, what you really, really want! The biggest-selling girl band of all time, the Spice Girls, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its debut hit single, "Wannabe," in style by releasing an all-new limited-edition EP - "Wannabe25," which is available now via UMC / EMI.
Rhett Walker releases 'Gospel Song' EP
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 07:45 pm
"Gospel Song," the new EP from Rhett Walker, released today, courtesy of Provident Label Group/Sony Music. The latest project from the Grammy and multi-GMA Dove Awards-nominated southern rocker and songwriter, features five songs - the title track plus "Revival," "Let's Go Down," "All Joy No Stress" (which was co-written with Matthew West) and "Alright," featuring country star Jimmie Allen - who also co-wrote the tune with Walker.
'American Underdog' sets Christmas release
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:25 am
"American Underdog" will be released on Christmas. The film tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi), who went from a stockboy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback.
Robert Irvine returns with new season of 'Dinner: Impossible'
Thu, Aug 26th 2021 04:15 pm
World-class chef and host of the long-running hit series "Restaurant: Impossible," Robert Irvine returns with a new season of "Dinner: Impossible," premiering Tuesday, Oct. 5 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
CBS' iconic game show 'The Price Is Right' celebrates its 50th season
Tue, Aug 24th 2021 12:35 pm
Daytime Emmy Award-winning "The Price Is Right," network television's No. 1-rated daytime series and the longest-running game show in television history, celebrates its milestone 50th season with a weeklong event featuring a game each day where contestants can win up to $1 million, beginning Monday, Sept. 13 (11 a.m. ET) on the CBS Television Network.
Ahead of Buffalo concert, Danny Gokey releases new album
Fri, Aug 20th 2021 03:05 pm
On Friday, three-time Grammy Award nominee Danny Gokey released his new studio album, "Jesus People," available here (Capitol CMG). Leading up to this release, Gokey has been releasing songs and music videos from the album showcasing his musical diversity and eclectic style. Throughout the project, Gokey's songs touch on love, gratitude and truth.
Skillet is 'Surviving The Game' Sept. 15
Thu, Aug 19th 2021 03:30 pm
Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award-nominated rock band Skillet announced its long-awaited, first single in over a year, "Surviving The Game" (Atlantic). The track will be sent to active rock radio and available on all DSPs as well as the Skillet.com webstore on Sept. 15. Fans can presave the single now at https://www.skillet.com/stg.
James Taylor coming to KeyBank Center Dec. 13
Wed, Aug 18th 2021 11:05 am
Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor & His All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne and his band are coming to KeyBank Center on Dec. 13 for one intimate and memorable night.
Peacock announces straight-to-series order of 'Field of Dreams'
Tue, Aug 17th 2021 09:10 pm
Peacock announced Monday a straight-to-series-order for "Field of Dreams" from Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
'Rush: Cinema Strangiato' returns to cinemas with director's cut featuring revamped setlist & new bonus tracks
Tue, Aug 17th 2021 04:40 pm
Trafalgar Releasing and Anthem Entertainment announce Rush - Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart - are set to return to the big screen as "Rush: Cinema Strangiato - Director's Cut" comes to select movie theaters worldwide on Sept. 9.
BPO teams with Western New York Families of September 11, American Red Cross to honor America's heroes
Mon, Aug 16th 2021 02:05 pm
In the spirit of healing, remembrance and honoring both the fallen and the heroes that saw America through, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, Kleinhans Music Hall welcomes the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, in collaboration with the Western New York Families of September 11 and the American Red Cross, Western New York Chapter, for a special performance titled "American Resilience: 20th Anniversary Commemoration to 9/11 Heroes."
Tops Markets partners with 26 Shirts to launch exclusive 'Mafia' football design T-shirts
Wed, Aug 11th 2021 03:20 pm
Tops said, "Nothing rally's Western New Yorkers quite like supporting our favorite hometown team and so, when 26 Shirts approached Tops Friendly Markets to help release its newest design, it was a no brainer."
Lawrence H. Cook II appointed to New York State Council on the Arts
Wed, Aug 11th 2021 10:40 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed Lawrence H. Cook II, senior vice president of programs for The John R. Oishei Foundation, to the New York State Council on the Arts. Cook was one of nine new appointees to the 20-member board and one of two that will represent the Western New York Region. NYSCA preserves and advances the arts and culture throughout the state.
'Hamilton' tickets go on sale
Mon, Aug 9th 2021 09:55 am
Producer Jeffrey Seller, Shea's Performing Arts Center, and Albert Nocciolino recently announced that single tickets for "Hamilton" will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, at www.sheas.org and in person at Shea's box office. Tickets will be available for performances running from Dec. 14, 2021 through Jan. 2, 2022.
Lauren Alaina is 'Sitting Pretty On Top of the World'
Fri, Jul 30th 2021 11:35 am
Multi-Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Lauren Alaina will release her new and most personal and soul-shifting album, "Sitting Pretty On Top of the World," on Friday, Sept. 3. Her third full-length album for Mercury Records Nashville follows on the heels of two critically acclaimed career-changing EPs released in 2020, "Getting Good" and "Getting Over Him."
Buffalo Sabres acquire Will Butcher, sign Vinnie Hinostroza & pair of goalies
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 06:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres made myriad moves on Wednesday.
$9.5 million facility planned for Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the official opening of The [email protected], a $9.5 million renovation project at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, a world-class arts and culture destination located in Saratoga Spa State Park. Changes are intended to improve visitor services and create a new, four-season event space.
Busy week for Buffalo Sabres with draft; acquisition of Levi, Haag; qualifying offers
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 05:30 pm
On Monday, the Buffalo Sabres announced the team tendered a qualifying offer to restricted free agent forwards Rasmus Asplund and Casey Mittelstadt and defensemen Rasmus Dahlin, Casey Fitzgerald and Henri Jokiharju.
'Stewart Copeland: Police Deranged for Orchestra,' tributes to David Bowie & Def Leppard highlight 'BPO Rocks'
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:40 am
Following an earlier announcement of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's classics and pops series, the orchestra announces the lineup for its 2021-22 "BPO Rocks" series, presented by Calspan. A press release stated, "Known for its rollicking tributes to the best of classic rock, the boundary-breaking concert series has become one of the BPO's most popular."
Billie Eilish cinematic concert experience, 'Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,' premieres exclusively on Disney+
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:40 am
Grammy Award-winning and chart-topping artist Billie Eilish will make her Disney+ debut with "Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles," a cinematic concert experience, premiering globally Friday, Sept. 3. Fresh off the heels of her brand-new album, "Happier than Ever," the Disney+ original will feature an intimate performance of every song in the album's sequential order - for the first and only time - from the stage of the legendary Hollywood Bowl.
Miranda Lambert to perform outdoor show at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:40 am
Mark your calendars for the hottest date of the summer entertainment season: 106.5 WYRK and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino are teaming up to present "An Evening with Miranda Lambert" on Saturday, Sept. 18. Tickets start at $95 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30.
Hallmark Channel's annual 'Christmas in July' scores with premiere of 'Crashing Through the Snow'
Fri, Jul 16th 2021 01:20 pm
Hallmark Channel's 2021 "Christmas in July" programming event kicked off last Friday, making the network the No. 1 most-watched during weekend total day among households and women 18-plus. The Saturday night original holiday movie premiere "Crashing Through the Snow" averaged 2.0 million total viewers becoming the No. 1 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among households and women 18-plus.
Journey's 'Escape' certified Diamond by RIAA
Thu, Jul 15th 2021 06:55 pm
On Thursday, Journey's seventh studio album, "Escape," was certified Diamond by the RIAA, which denotes the album has sold over 10 million equivalent units. Released in 1981, "Escape" will celebrate its 40th anniversary on July 17. The album spawned the hits "Open Arms," "Who's Crying Now," "Stone in Love" and "Don't Stop Believin'," which has over a billion streams on Spotify alone.
73rd Emmy Awards nominations announced as television Academy celebrates exceptional talent throughout industry
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 07:15 pm
Nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday, recognizing a wealth of innovative storytelling, exceptional new programs, and a robust and diverse group of talent nominees.
Billie Eilish releases 'NDA'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:55 pm
Billie Eilish has shared the official music video and her latest single "NDA."
New Food Network competition challenges ice cream makers to create new & outrageous flavors in 'Ben & Jerry's: Clash of the Cones'
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:10 pm
Six ice cream masters from across the country have been hand-picked for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to create an original Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor of their own. "Ben & Jerry's: Clash of the Cones," a new primetime competition, premieres with a special 90-minute episode on Monday, Aug. 16 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network and discovery+.
Artpark welcomes JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band and Alarm Will Sound
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:10 pm
Artpark & Company announces a performance by JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band and Alarm Will Sound as part of the 2021 "New Music in the Park" series at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 inside the Artpark Amphitheater. The performance is sponsored by HSBC Bank.
Presenters & attendees announced for 2021 ESPYS hosted by Anthony Mackie
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:05 pm
This Saturday, some of the world's best athletes and biggest stars will join host Anthony Mackie for The 2021 ESPYS presented by Capital One. The star-studded evening celebrates the best moments from the year in sports and will air live on ABC, Saturday, July 10 (8 p.m. EDT), from The Rooftop at Pier 17 at the Seaport in New York City.
Buffalo Sabres name Don Granato head coach
Tue, Jun 29th 2021 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced the team named Don Granato the 20th head coach in franchise history.
Journey share new song 'The Way We Used To Be'
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:50 am
On Thursday, Journey shared their new song, "The Way We Used To Be." The song is the multi-Platinum band's first new music since 2011's album "Eclipse," and the first song released by the band's revamped lineup featuring Neal Schon (lead guitar, backing vocals), Jonathan Cain (keyboards, backing vocals), Arnel Pineda (lead vocals), Randy Jackson (bass), Narada Michael Walden (drums) and Jason Derlatka (keyboards, backing vocals).
 

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