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Legendary ABBA songwriter & co-founder Benny Andersson to release career-spanning, 21-track solo piano album
Fri, Aug 18th 2017 09:20 am
Universal Music Group, the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announces a brand-new album of solo piano music from legendary Swedish composer and ABBA co-founder Benny Andersson. The album, titled simply "Piano," will be released on Friday, Sept. 29, through iconic classical music label Deutsche Grammophon.
Fresh from 'AGT,' Grace VanderWaal announces 'Just The Beginning Tour'
Thu, Aug 17th 2017 10:40 am
Thirteen-year-old singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal is set to embark on her first U.S. headlining tour this fall. The "Just The Beginning Tour" starts with an already sold-out show in Los Angeles on Nov. 5, and will make stops in major cities across the U.S., including Chicago, Boston and New York City.
10,000 Maniacs honor music of John Lombardo at Sportsmen's Tavern gig
Thu, Aug 17th 2017 10:25 am
10,000 Maniacs, one of pop music's most enduring and influential bands, will perform a special show at Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo, on Saturday, Sept. 30, celebrating the birthday of founding member and guitar player John Lombardo.
Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials bring 'Big Sound' to Buffalo
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 04:00 pm
Alligator recording artists Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, touring in support of their latest Alligator album, "The Big Sound Of Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials," will perform at Sportsmen's Tavern in Buffalo on Sunday, Aug. 20.
Seneca Niagara's Bear's Den welcomes Blackfoot, Chris Robinson Brotherhood this November
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:35 pm
November's Bear's Den Showroom lineup inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino includes Barry Rothbart and Marina Franklin on Thursday, Nov. 2 (8 p.m.); Indigenous with special guest Logan Staats on Saturday, Nov. 4 (8 p.m.); "An Evening with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood" on Friday, Nov. 10 (8 p.m.); Blackfoot on Saturday, Nov. 11 (8 p.m.); Williams and Ree "The Indian and White Guy" on Saturday, Nov. 18 (8 p.m.); and "Strange Days - A Tribute to The Doors" on Friday, Nov. 24 (8 p.m.).
Jason Smith wins 'Food Network Star'
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:35 am
Jason Smith was named the newest winner of "Food Network Star," beating out 12 other finalists as the season came to a conclusion on Sunday.
Nicole C. Mullen headlining Niagara Falls conference
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 11:30 am
On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9, Dove-award winning singer, songwriter and speaker Nicole C. Mullen will be the keynote presenter at a nondenominational, multicultural event in Niagara Falls.
PHOTOS: Gov't Mule at Artpark
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 11:20 am
Artpark & Company welcomed blues rock/jam band Gov't Mule to the Outdoor Amphitheater as part of this week's "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
French Duo Les Twins crowned first winner of NBC's 'World of Dance'
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 09:15 am
Les Twins, the talented twin brothers who made their way from performing on the streets of Paris to sharing a stage with Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Missy Elliot, have been crowned the best dancers in the world and the first champions of NBC's "World of Dance," summer's No. 1 new entertainment series.
Report: Western New York's nonprofit arts & culture industry generates $352 million in economic activity, supports 10,000 jobs annually
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 09:50 am
The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $352.1 million in annual economic activity in Western New York — supporting 10,160 full-time-equivalent jobs and generating $40.3 million in local and state government revenues. So said the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national economic impact study.
Tickets for all BPO concerts on sale Aug. 12
Mon, Aug 7th 2017 03:20 pm
'Disney's Fantasia Live in Concert,' the BPO debut of Traffic's Dave Mason, and the chance to experience the epic 'Carmina Burana' live are just a few moments planned for the BPO's 2017-18 season.
Grammy-Award winning artist Lecrae set to embark on 'All Things Work Together' Tour this fall
Mon, Aug 7th 2017 01:00 pm
Grammy-Award winning rap artist Lecrae is set to embark on the "All Things Work Together" Tour this fall, it was announced Monday. The U.S. trek will kick off Oct. 4 in Memphis, and run through the first week of December.
'Brain Candy Live!' starring Adam Savage and Michael Stevens booked at UB
Mon, Aug 7th 2017 01:00 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts presents "Brain Candy Live!" starring Adam Savage and Michael Stevens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Aug. 11. A limited number of VIP tickets (premium seating and meet-and-greet) are available for $129.
Newsboys reunite at Kingdom Bound, lend a hand in Mexico
Thu, Aug 3rd 2017 07:55 pm
Members of Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling Newsboys took a break from their summer tour schedule to help build homes in Baja, Mexico, last week. In partnership with Baja Christian Ministries and God's Not Dead Missions, Newsboys' Michael Tait and Duncan Phillips joined volunteers from around the U.S. to construct two homes for disadvantaged families, and lead street evangelism teams in the area.
ABC's 'American Idol' kicks off open auditions at Walt Disney World Resort
Thu, Aug 3rd 2017 09:25 am
ABC's "American Idol" launches the start of its highly anticipated open auditions at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The iconic "American Idol" bus will roll into Disney Springs for auditions taking place on Thursday, Aug. 17.
Ray LaMontagne 'Just Passing Through' UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Aug 1st 2017 04:10 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts welcomes Ray LaMontagne, "Just Passing Through," at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Artpark: Fans flock to Blink-182, Pvris
Tue, Aug 1st 2017 02:35 pm
Artpark & Company welcomed one of its largest crowds of the season on Monday, as punk rock fans came out to see Blink-182 perform.
Back to football: Cowboys & Cardinals kick off NFL preseason in Hall of Fame Game
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 06:30 pm
NBC Sports kicks off the NFL's 2017 preseason schedule with the Hall of Fame Game this Thursday, Aug. 3 (8 p.m. ET), on NBC, as the Dallas Cowboys face the Arizona Cardinals. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will live stream all NBC NFL games this season to desktops, tablets and connected TVs.
10 NFL players to join Carrie Underwood in 'Oh, Sunday Night' show open for NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 06:30 pm
Ten NFL players will join seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multiplatinum superstar artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of "Oh, Sunday Night," the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
NBC Sports Group scheduled to air nearly 100 NHL regular season games in 2017-18
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:30 am
Coming off of the most-watched Stanley Cup Final without an "Original Six" team on record, NBC Sports Group is scheduled to present 99 NHL regular-season games during the 2017-18 season, beginning at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, Oct. 4, on NBCSN, when the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins host the St. Louis Blues.
'Mayweather vs. McGregor' to be presented live in US cinemas Aug. 26
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:10 am
The unprecedented showdown between legendary boxing champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather and UFC superstar "The Notorious" Conor McGregor will be broadcast live to U.S. cinemas on Saturday, Aug. 26. "Mayweather vs. McGregor" is a scheduled 12-round super welterweight contest that marks the first time champions from both boxing and MMA will meet in a sanctioned boxing match.
PBS announces 'We'll Meet Again' with Ann Curry
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:05 am
PBS has announced "We'll Meet Again," a new six-part series produced by Blink Films in partnership with Ann Curry's media venture, is scheduled to premiere in winter 2018.
Dave Koz, Larry Graham Riviera Theatre concert postponed
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 10:50 am
Due to circumstances beyond the venue's control, arising from recent storm-related flooding, The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center regretfully announced the Dave Koz and Larry Graham "Side by Side" concert, scheduled for this Sunday, July 30, has been postponed until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31.
Seventh Day Slumber is 'Found'
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:15 pm
"Found," the critically praised and highly anticipated new studio set from Christian rock powerhouse Seventh Day Slumber, bows today. The album's title-cut and lead single - penned by Seventh Day Slumber's Joseph Rojas and Jeremy Holderfield, along with acclaimed singer/songwriter Daniel Doss - has been serviced to Christian radio formats around the country.
Lecrae shares music video in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 'I'll Find You,' featuring Tori Kelly
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:15 pm
In support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Grammy-Award winning rap artist Lecrae unveils the official video for his inspiring single, "I'll Find You," featuring Tori Kelly. Filmed at the Glendale Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles, the powerful video was directed by Guerilla Hollywood's Michael Mihail.
'Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge' crowns a winner
Mon, Jul 24th 2017 09:10 am
The "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" season concluded with a two-hour finale on Sunday, in which six teams faced off in semifinal heats in hopes of competing as one of the top three teams to race against each other on the most demanding Spartan course ever devised.
Kingdom Bound: Britt Nicole living life, making music for a greater good
Thu, Jul 20th 2017 09:25 pm
Britt is one of the performers at this year's Kingdom Bound Music Festival at Darien Lake. She is slated to perform at 8:15 p.m. Friday, July 29, on the amphitheater stage.
'Shooter' star Shantel VanSanten: 'We've far exceeded the action from last season'
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 02:00 pm
Shantel VanSanten: "This season is something that I feel so excited about. I think it's so much better than the show that we had last year."
Zombies, Demogorgons & vampires beware: Fan Expo Canada is back with heroic lineup of guests
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 10:20 am
Fan Expo Canada, Canada's largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event, will feature some of the hottest names across genres for a four-day, all-ages extravaganza. From Aug. 31 until Sept. 3, Fan Expo Canada is inviting all expo-nauts to nerd out with their comic book comrades and heroes of horror at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Patti LaBelle to perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 10:00 am
Patti LaBelle, the "Godmother of Soul," is bringing her talent to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino for a night of entertainment inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, July 21.
Katie Ledecky & Nathan Adrian highlight first full week of coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 09:30 am
Programming on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA - a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal - is highlighted this week by live coverage of the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships from Budapest, Hungary; World Para Athletics Championships from London, England; live FIVB World Grand Prix women's volleyball matches from Cuiaba, Brazil; and FIE World Fencing Championships from Leipzig, Germany.
Buffalo Sabres: 3rd annual Prospects Challenge set for Sept. 8-11
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will again host the Prospects Challenge from Sept. 8-11 at HarborCenter.
Free Artpark workshop, concert to be offered during renowned percussionist's residency
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:25 pm
Famed Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista will be in residence at the University at Buffalo July 18-30 as part of the university's Creative Arts Initiative.
'The ESPYS' celebrate 25 years of athletic accolades, inspirational honorees with star-studded evening
Thu, Jul 13th 2017 10:40 am
On Wednesday evening, the biggest stars from sports and entertainment converged at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the year's best moments in sports at "The 25th ESPYS Presented by Capital One." The show was hosted by five-time NFL MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning and aired live on ABC.
PHOTOS: Loverboy at Artpark
Thu, Jul 13th 2017 08:25 am
1980's arena pop/rock act Loverboy headlined this week's "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series at Artpark in Lewiston.
The Shins extend worldwide tour, announce new fall tour dates
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 12:55 pm
The Shins have announced new tour dates today, extending what is already a huge worldwide tour in support of their fifth studio album, "Heartworms." The additional dates include The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Sept. 29 with special guests Foxygen and Day Wave; plus Reno's Grand Sierra Resort and Casino on Oct. 7 with special guest Day Wave; and The Anthem in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 2 with special guest Baio.
John Kay and Steppenwolf to headline Artpark's final 'Tuesday' show of 2017
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 11:15 am
Artpark & Company on Monday announced John Kay and Steppenwolf will headline the final show of the "KeyBank presents Tuesdays in the Park" concert series on Aug. 29. The Outdoor Amphitheater concert event will also feature special guests Nerds Gone Wild.
Kingdom Bound artist Britt Nicole's 'Be The Change' hits No. 1
Fri, Jul 7th 2017 10:25 am
Grammy-nominated artist Britt Nicole's hit song "Be The Change" continues to make waves at radio, hitting No. 1 on this week's Billboard's Christian Hot AC Chart. The positive anthem, having already garnered 2.6 million streams, is Nicole's seventh career CHR No. 1, following suit with her last single, "Through Your Eyes," which remained No. 1 at Hot AC's radio for three weeks straight.
UB books Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, July 7.
Liam Gallagher shares brand-new track 'Chinatown'
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 04:50 pm
The return of Liam Gallagher gathered pace with a sensational show at Glastonbury last weekend. NME described it as "a swaggering, emotional moment," "worth the hype" and "one of Glastonbury's finest moments," before concluding, "never underestimate the man, he was made for moments like this."
 

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