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Best Things To Do Next Week

Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest

Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest is March 5th – Photo by Machelle Pohlman

Things To Do Next Week in Buffalo, Niagara & WNY

February 27 – March 5: We have Patti Parks, more Mardi Gras, Beth Hart, Shamrock Run, Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest, live music, theater and more. Find the best things to do next Week in BuffaloWestern New York and  the Niagara Frontier as chosen by Step Out Buffalo’s editors. 

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Lockhouse Winter Concert Series: Jacob Peter Band

Saturday Feb. 25, 2017
9:00 pm
Lockhouse Distillery, Buffalo

The Winter Concert Series features, as always, some awesome up and coming Buffalo talent, some regulars in the scene, and some really cool out of towners.

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Building a Retirement Strategy

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Establishment, WILLIAMSVILLE

Learn how to carefully map out methods to help ensure you will have enough money to get you through.

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Monday Night Foosball

Monday Feb. 27, 2017
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
EXPO, Buffalo

Pros are welcome to attend on Mondays to demo & share skills, but any competition, trophies, and prizes are reserved for new players. That typically means less than one year of local tournament experience.

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Patti Parks Band

Monday Feb. 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Patti Parks Band

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Autopilot / First Ward

Monday Feb. 27, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

Autopilot / First Ward

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13th Annual Taste of Education

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, Depew

This year’s theme is “Urban Creations” celebrating WNY’s culinary diversity. Sample some truly amazing gastronomy from our ProStart students, and in the process learn more about the culinary and hospitality scene in WNY.

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Speaker Nite

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Buffalo

This month, we’ll welcome Buffalo State Professor of Sociology Eric “Luke” Krieg. Dr. Krieg will explore the topic of “Race, Environmental Justice and Community: A Look at Buffalo’s Curious History.”

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New Belgium Mardi Gras Beer Dinner

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Armor Inn Tap Room, Hamburg

Join us for a Mardi Gras Beer dinner featuring New Belgium Brewing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28.

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Buffalo Sabres vs. Nashville Predators

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
7:00 pm
Key Bank Center, Buffalo

Buffalo Sabres vs. Nashville Predators

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Fat TuTuTuesday

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
7:00 pm
The Gypsy Parlor, Buffalo NY

Fat TuTuTuesday

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Mardi Gras Célébration – Commemorating Ol’ Boudreax

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
American Repertory Theater of WNY, Inc, Buffalo

Join Reverend Johnny Scotch as the preacher bids adieu to Ol’ Boudreax – ceremonies culminate in a traditional Second Line march right down Amherst Street into local establishments The Sportsmen Tavern, The Phoenix and Hot Momma’s Canteen.

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Beth Hart

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
7:30 pm
Center for the Arts SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo

Beth Hart is on fire. Right now, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter is riding a creative tidal wave, firing out acclaimed albums, hooking up with the biggest names in music and rocking the house each night with that celebrated burnt-honey voice.

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Buffalo State Wind Ensemble

Wednesday Mar. 01, 2017
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall – Buff. State, Buffalo

The Buffalo State Wind Ensemble is one of the premiere performing ensembles on campus. The Wind Ensemble performs works in the traditional wind band repertoire as well as contemporary works of various styles.

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ZODIAQUE DANCE COMPANY

Wednesday Mar. 01, 2017 - Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
7:30 pm
Center for the Arts SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo

This Zodiaque Dance Company concert embodies the founding vision of presenting various classical styles alongside new works that stretch the definition of what dance can be.

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An evening with Royal Wood and Diana Chittester

Wednesday Mar. 01, 2017
8:00 pm
9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

One of the most accomplished singer-songwriters in Canada, Royal Wood takes on the world with the release of his new album GHOST LIGHT on Outside Music.

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BUFFALO IMPROV ACADEMY GRAD SHOW

Wednesday Mar. 01, 2017
8:00 pm
Helium Comedy Club, Buffalo

The Buffalo Improv Academy teaches students how to deliver hilarious long form comedy scenes from nothing more than a few suggestions! Check out this month’s graduating class!

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Barenaked Ladies

Wednesday Mar. 01, 2017 - Thursday Mar. 02, 2017
8:30 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls

Grammy nominated and Juno winning Rock icons Barenaked Ladies are known for their energy, precision and finesse on stage. Don’t miss as they perform some of their biggest hits such as “One Week”, “Pinch Me”, “If I Had $1,000,000”, the theme song to The Big Bang Theory and more.

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Big Wreck

Thursday Mar. 02, 2017
7:00 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

An outpouring of rock music that is direct from the subconscious heart, and lives in the interplay of controlled horsepower and unbridled virtuosity.

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ResAUnance

Thursday Mar. 02, 2017
7:00 pm
Pausa Art House, Buffalo

This chamber-jazz quartet featuring Esin Gunduz (voice), Jonathan Golove (cello), Michael McNeill (piano), John Bacon (vibraphone & percussion) — returns to Pausa, performing music from their critically-acclaimed debut “Migration” as well as new music.

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Singin’ In The Rain

Thursday Mar. 02, 2017
7:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in Singin’ in the Rain, one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed – filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and Kelly’s fabulous song-and-dance number performed in the rain.

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THE HEAD AND THE HEART

Thursday Mar. 02, 2017
7:30 pm
Center for the Arts SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo

The popular indie folk band was formed in Seattle in 2009 and have toured since 2010. They have released three albums. Their latest album and major label debut on Warner Bros., Signs of Light, was released in September 2016 and features the hit single “All We Ever Knew.”

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PABLO FRANCISCO

Thursday Mar. 02, 2017 - Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
8:00 pm
Helium Comedy Club, Buffalo

When Pablo Francisco hits the stage, he immediately brings his audiences to their feet with boisterous laughter and applause. He weaves together his arsenal of characters, spontaneous outbursts, and clever insights to create a stand-up show that more resembles an hour-long comedic jazz riff.

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Cavalcade of Cars

Friday Mar. 03, 2017 - Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
10:00 am
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

Show will include the Annual Old S’cool Review Room, and live music all weekend. Event features Rods, Custom Classics, Motorcycles, Traditional Hot Rods, Race Prepared & Auto Related Exhibitors.

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Inside Downtown – North Tour

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

Join us for a winter tour of downtown landmarks, focusing on interior spaces to stay warm! This tour covers a variety of architectural styles and successful adaptive reuses of buildings in the northern part of downtown Buffalo.

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Buffalo Bandits vs. Rochester Knighthawks

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
7:00 pm
Key Bank Center, Buffalo

Buffalo Bandits vs. Rochester Knighthawks

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Dan Bern

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
8:00 pm
9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

Dan Bern is a throwback, a singer-songwriter who marvels at life’s beauty, fragility, and complexity with a fresh, defiantly uncompromising style.

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Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

Steve Hackett was lead guitarist with Genesis as part of their classic line-up with Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford.

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Cale Tyson

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
9:30 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Cale Tyson

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LOU REED TRIBUTE

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
10:00 pm
Nietzsche’s, Buffalo

LOU REED TRIBUTE

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The Winter Artisan and Farmers Market

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Horsefeathers Building, Buffalo

Come pick up some treats or your weekly necessities we also have a full line up as well. Don’t forget about our permanent vendors Lait Cru Brasserie, Nickel City Cheese & Mercantile and Nature’s Apothecary!

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Shamrock Run

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
12:00 pm
Old First Ward Community Center, Buffalo

We bring programming to our seniors and youth, including daily senior lunches, kids’ cafe after-school lunch program, youth woodworking class, ongoing and special youth ceramics classes, youth athletics, after-school tutoring, Green Team (youth gardening program), and a very robust art curriculum for our youth.

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Beerology 2017

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo

Beerology guests can sample beers and other brews from some of the best micro breweries in the area, snack on beer-friendly foods, and enjoy presentations on home brewing and a variety of beer-related topics by the Niagara Association of Homebrewers, Sultans of Swig, Buffalo Beer Goddesses, and more.

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Qween City Launch Party

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
125 Art Collective, Buffalo

Please join us at the beautiful 125 Art Collective, 125 Elmwood Ave. (piece on the amazing proprietor Psyko Kupkake here) from 7-10 p.m., where we will be enjoying the hell out of wines and cheeses and good music and good friends. We’ll also have a mini-vendor fair featuring past QC artists.

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Twiddle wsg/ Aqueous

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017 - Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
7:00 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

Twiddle wsg/ Aqueous

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Beautiful Maladies

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
8:00 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Beautiful Maladies – A Tribute to the Music of Tom Waits

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KISS THIS! – Tribute To KISS with special guest RESURRECTION

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
8:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo

KISS THIS! performs the perfect combination of KISS’ greatest hits and deep cuts, with a stage show fashioned after KISS’ legendary productions from the 1970’s.

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St. Paul and The Broken Bones

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
8:00 pm
Asbury Hall at 9th Ward, Buffalo

Sea of Noise, the second full-length album by St. Paul and the Broken Bones, marks a quantum leap in sound and style for the high-voltage Birmingham, Alabama-based band.

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The Unforgettable Nat King Cole

Saturday Mar. 04, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

Denzal Sinclaire is one of Canada’s most popular jazz vocalists and is ranked among the finest jazz singers of his generation.

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Green Beer Sunday

Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gateway Harbor Park, North Tonawanda

Starting at noon with a Parade starting on the Tonawanda side of the Webster Street Bridge. Pour Olde Goat will play once again from 1pm until 4pm. Heated tents, adult beverages and food will be available.

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KISS 98.5 Cupcake Challenge

Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
12:00 pm
Center for the Arts SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo

YOU are the judge in this culinary challenge that will crown the best cupcake in Western New York!

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2017 Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest – Presented by Compeer

Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

The second annual Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest hosted by Step Out Buffalo featuring Tommyrotter Distillery is back and it’s bigger and better than ever!

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Kegs and Eggs

Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Resurgence Brewing Company, Buffalo

Join us for our popular Kegs and Eggs brunch and beers event on March 5. Doors open at noon for a 1 p.m. start

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Szelest Fest III

Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Calling Szelest “a living fountain of rock and roll piano”, Hawks bass player Rick Danko claimed to have developed his bass style by copying Szelest’s left-hand work on piano.

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SHAPING SOUND

Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
6:00 pm
Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo

Created by Emmy© Award-nominated choreographers TRAVIS WALL, NICK LAZZARINI, TEDDY FORANCE and KYLE ROBINSON, SHAPING SOUND is an electrifying mash-up of dance styles and musical genres brought fully to life on stage by a dynamic company of contemporary dancers.

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The Victor Wooten Trio

Sunday Mar. 05, 2017
8:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo

Featuring Dennis Chambers – Drums and Bob Franceschini – Sax

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Finding the best things to do this Week in BuffaloWestern New York and the Niagara Frontier is not always easy but it is always fun. This collection of events as chosen by Step Out Buffalo’s editors is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to things to do in the center of the universe – aka WNY.

 

This post is updated weekly by Step Out Buffalo’s editors! Make sure to double check events/venue’s websites and Facebook pages for real time updates.

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