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Things To Do Next Week in Buffalo, Niagara & WNY

April 24 – 30: Live music, sports, comedy, festivals 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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Taste of the Trail

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017 - Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
10:00 am
Niagara Wine Trail, Niagara

Experience wine & food pairing on the Niagara Wine Trail over two weekends. Taste a different sample paired perfectly with a wine at each winery.

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Buffalo Pierogi Fest

Sunday May. 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Outer Harbor Buffalo, Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo is bringing top notch pierogi makers to Buffalo’s Outer Harbor for a day of face stuffing and outdoor fun in the sun!

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Piemonte Region Wine & Food Pairing

Monday Apr. 24, 2017
6:30 pm
Frankie Primo’s +39, Buffalo

Enjoy a 5 course dinner and wine pairing inspired by the flavors of Italy’s Piemonte region. Some of the finest food and wine the world has to offer. Seating is limited. call now. Only $65

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Bob Holz And A Vision Forward

Monday Apr. 24, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Bob Holz and A Vision Forward is a jazz/fusion band consisting of drum legend/composer Bob Holz ( The Larry Coryell Trio), jazz/fusion legend Chet Catallo ( Spyro Gyra)- guitar and Ralphe Armstrong ( Mahavishnu Orchestra, Frank Zappa) – bass.

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Evil Triplet

Monday Apr. 24, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

Evil Triplet

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SOFIA TALVIK

Monday Apr. 24, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nietzsche’s, Buffalo

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE: SOFIA TALVIK

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Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour: The Byron Dig

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo

Get behind-the-scenes to see what few have seen and explore our research, special, and teaching collections in themed tours taking place throughout the month.

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Food Truck Tuesdays

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larkin Square, Buffalo

Every Tuesday in Larkin Square dozens of food trucks from Buffalo, Rochester and beyond come together to celebrate a night of food, music and fun!

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Theatre of Youth’s Brew Bash

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Resurgence Brewing Company, Buffalo

The annual Theatre of Youth Brew Bash will be held Tuesday, April 25th at Resurgence Brewing Company. Doors open at 5:30 PM.

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Speaker Nite: Just Green Enough

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Buffalo

This month, we will welcome Trina Hamilton, Ph.D., whose talk will be called “Just Green Enough: A New Ethic for Environmental Cleanup & Industrial Revitalization.

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Buffalo State Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall – Buff. State, Buffalo

The Jazz Ensemble’s mission is to introduce students to the great American art form of jazz. Performing traditional as well as contemporary ensemble arrangements affords the student an opportunity to learn a myriad of styles that will develop their individual and collective musicianship.

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Shonen Knife

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
7:30 pm
Waiting Room, Buffalo

Shonen Knife, (meaning “Boy Knife” in Japanese) is an all-female Japanese pop punk band formed in Osaka, in 1981.

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

For more than two centuries, listeners have found refuge in the music of Mozart during times of transition, social upheaval, and personal anguish.

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Flux Pavilion

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
8:00 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

Flux Pavilion AKA Joshua Steele has always been influenced by hard hitting dance music in everything that he does and it was only a matter of time before he found his own sound in the dance industry.

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Lung (Cincinnati), MORBS, Tina Panic Noise, Debouch

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dreamland Arts, Buffalo

Lung (Cincinnati), MORBS, Tina Panic Noise, Debouch

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Sekengard / Orcsmear / Goblin Hovel

Tuesday Apr. 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

Sekengard / Orcsmear / Goblin Hovel

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Larkin Square Author Series

Wednesday Apr. 26, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Larkin Square, Buffalo

Join the editor, Jody Kleinberg Biehl, of the new “Buffalo Anthology: Right Here Right Now” in discussion with two contributors to the Anthology: Robbie Tacac from the Go Go Dolls and Music is Art Foundation and Mary Ramsey, lead singer with John and Mary & the Valkyries.

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BAVPA Side by Side Concert

Wednesday Apr. 26, 2017
7:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

The Buffalo Academy for Visual & Performing Arts joins the BPO for an in-depth side-by-side experience for the music department students, while also providing a showcase for all the disciplines at BAVPA, including visual arts, media arts, drama and dance.

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of Montreal

Wednesday Apr. 26, 2017
8:00 pm
Asbury Hall at 9th Ward, Buffalo

of Montreal returns to Asbury Hall at Babeville behind their latest release, Innocence Reaches.

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The Slants

Wednesday Apr. 26, 2017
8:00 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Nestled in Portland, Oregon’s predominately white and hipster culture is all-Asian American dance rock band, The Slants.

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Leading Innovation in the Social Sector featuring Seth Godin

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

Join leaders from the business, nonprofit and academic worlds for a day of no-excuses action, interaction and collaboration focused on social innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Meet the Staff of Business First

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Come network with the publisher, editors and reporters that put together all the most important news in Western New York!

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Pitch 10 – Next Generation United

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

Pitch 10 is a pitch night for small grassroots organizations and Millenial-led nonprofits.

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Wine & Cheese Night

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marcy Casino – Delaware Park, Buffalo

Wine & Cheese Night to help us raise funds for much-needed medical equipment. Light fare and lovely raffle baskets. Music entertainment! Come and enjoy your colleagues and friends! Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

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100 Years: Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
7:00 pm
Pausa Art House, Buffalo

April 2017 marks 100 years since the birth of Lady Ella, and what better way to celebrate than to pay tribute to Ella’s repertoire, sense of swing, and mastery of the song interpretation.

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Cringe Worthy Poets Present: Neil Hilborn

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Barrel Factory, Buffalo

Cringe Worthy Poets Presents: Neil Hilborn. In 2013 his poem “OCD” went viral, garnering over twelve million views to date, making it the most-viewed slam poem ever. Cash bar will be available. $7 entry

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Made In Buffalo

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Entrepreneur, author, and quite possibly one of the most famous marketers of our time, Seth Godin presents “Dancing on the Edge of a Revolution” – living and working at the dawn of the new economy.

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Yarn

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

At least that’s the conclusion they came to after a period of real life challenges that left the band splintered and unsure of their forward trajectory.

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A Reading by Author Eileen Myles

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
7:30 pm
Evergreen Commons, Buffalo

Eileen Myles is the author of nineteen books including I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems, and a 2015 reissue of Chelsea Girls. Afterglow (a dog memoir).

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Haters Roast

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
8:00 pm
710 Main Theatre, Buffalo

Let it rip! Warning – Adult humor, but all fans are welcome. There will be a 20 minute intermission to get your drink on and grab some merch. Presented by Murray & Peter.

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Null Point 11 featuring the Gyre Ensemble

Thursday Apr. 27, 2017
8:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

Our purpose as a group is to develop new pieces and concepts for this unfrequented instrumentation.

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Lyle, Lyle Crocodile

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
10:00 am
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall – Buff. State, Buffalo

Based on the timeless picture books by Bernard Waber, Theatre IV’s production of this crowd-pleasing musical has been taking the country by storm for many years.

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Daniels Does Lunch

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Daniels Restaurant, Hamburg

Daniels Restaurant in Hamburg, NY serves lunch every Friday from noon – 2 p.m. Reservations are not required but are accepted. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Inside Tri-Main Tour

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

This tour will highlight the past, present, and future of this massive building. As we wind our way through the Tri-Main Center, you’ll learn about the building’s history and see some of the current tenants.

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East Aurora’s Spring Artwalk

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
East Aurora Village, East Aurora

Galleries and Artists open their spaces for a village wide evening of Art and Entertainment

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Buffalo’s Biggest Trivia Competition

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, Depew

Buffalo’s Biggest Trivia Competition is a fun, entertaining way for individuals to test their knowledge on a variety of topics!

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Comedy Action Pub Crawl

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Allen Street Hardware Cafe, Buffalo

Comedy Action is just that. This raucous pub crawl is run by insane and hilarious comedians. Jokes, drinks, laughs, and good friends. We travel from Bar to Bar and the event just gets funnier and funnier. This is the event you and your friends will never forget.

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Dwayne Gretzky

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
7:00 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

DWAYNE GRETZKY, an eight-piece rock n’ roll cover band featuring Toronto’s top musicians, ripping the best songs ever written.

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Max Muscato

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Merge, Buffalo

Max Muscato is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, film composer and producer. Born in Baltimore, and raised in Buffalo.

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People Are The Worst: Murder City Outlaws CD Release

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

People Are The Worst: Murder City Outlaws CD Release

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The Fieldhands with Kathy Moriarty

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Daily Planet Coffee, Buffalo

The Fieldhands never fail to put on a great show. We hope to see you here as they light up our stage with songs that redefine Americana music.

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Jack Hanna

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
7:30 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Jungle Jack will introduce you to some of the world’s most spectacular animals. Jack will also share humorous stories and amazing exclusive footage from his worldwide adventures.

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A NIGHT OF SYMPHONIC ROCK

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
8:00 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls

Hear your favorite songs like you’ve never heard them before! Join us for a Night of Symphonic Rock as a live symphony orchestra plays classic rock hits alongside legendary performers Lou Gramm of Foreigner, Mickey Thomas of Starship, Terri Nunn of Berlin and Robin McCauley of Survivor.

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Cloud Nothings

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
8:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo

Cloud Nothings is an American indie rock band from Cleveland, Ohio, founded by singer-songwriter Dylan Baldi.

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The Music of Prince

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

Combine dynamic orchestrations and performance of the BPO with the music of the incomparable Prince, add a full rock band and show lighting, and you have an experience not to be missed.

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John Brown’s Body Live

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

John Brown’s Body Live! Billboard Reggae Chart, 2012’s JBB In Dub EP reached #1 on iTunes’ Reggae Chart, and in 2013 Kings And Queens topped both Billboard and iTunes Reggae Charts at #1

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Twistello Album Release Party

Friday Apr. 28, 2017
9:00 pm
Milkie’s on Elmwood, Buffalo

Twistello Album Release Party

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2017 Decorators’ Show House

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017 - Sunday May. 21, 2017
12:00 am
August Feine House, Buffalo

The August Feine House is in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC). The 7,800 square foot home was built by John Iribacher in 1888 and was purchased by Feine in 1906.

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Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017 - Saturday May. 06, 2017
All Day
Japanese Garden in Olmsted’s Delaware Park, Buffalo

Cherry Blossom Festival

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Vince Morris

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
12:00 am
Rob’s Comedy Playhouse, Williamsville

This comedy All-Star is the winner of The Aspen Comedy Festival and the talk at last years Montreal Comedy Festival. Showtimes: 7:30pm & 9:30pm

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Kiss Cares for Kids Super Hero Walk to Oishei Children’s Hospital

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
7:00 am
Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo

Please join us on our historic walk from the current Women and Children’s Hospital to the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital which will open in November.

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2017 Buffalo Undy Run/Walk

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Delaware Park, Buffalo

Run brave and knock out colon cancer! Dare to be bold at the Undy Run/Walk, a family and pet friendly underwear themed-5K that raises funds and awareness for colon cancer.

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Buffalo YIMBY (Yes In My Backyard) Festival!

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tri-Main Center, Buffalo

This year’s festival is called “BUFFALO: BLOCK BY BLOCK” and it will provide a platform for people and groups involved in grassroots, locally-driven community development to gather, exchange ideas and establish the networks that will help build a better Buffalo.

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Taste of the Trail

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017 - Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
10:00 am
Niagara Wine Trail, Niagara

Experience wine & food pairing on the Niagara Wine Trail over two weekends. Taste a different sample paired perfectly with a wine at each winery.

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A KENTUCKY DERBY CELEBRATION

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017 - Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
11:30 am
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Buffalo

Join us for an afternoon inspired by the rich traditions of the famous “Run for the Roses.” Seatings at 11:30am & 1:30pm each day.

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Cherry Blossom Festival – Kick Off

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo

Enjoy a stroll through the gardens, view international fashions and more.

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Affinity: Together, We Grow Fashion Show

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Villa Maria College, Cheektowaga

Villa Maria College’s Fashion Design and Merchandising Program Presents its Annual Fashion Show

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“No Illusions” Reunion Show

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

In 1994, Hot Wings Entertainment, Inc. released the CD compilation “No Illusions,” featuring original music by women singer-songwriters from Buffalo & Western New York.

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Cabaret with Foxy Diamondz at Expo!

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
EXPO, Buffalo

Expo Market will be hosting The Foxy Diamondz before the Cabaret show at Shea’s Performing Arts Center! Join the Foxes as they transform the market into a swanky nightclub for an entertaining preshow of song and dance with all your Cabaret favorites!

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Steve Winwood

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
7:00 pm
Seneca -Allegany Casino & Resort, Salamanca

Named one of Rolling Stone’s Greatest Singers of All Time, multi-Grammy Award winner Steve Winwood is ready to bring his musical talents to the Seneca Allegany Events Center.

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Buffalo Bandits vs. Toronto Rock

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
7:30 pm
Key Bank Center, Buffalo

Buffalo Bandits vs. Toronto Rock

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Shooter Jennings

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
7:30 pm
Waiting Room, Buffalo

Shooter Jennings

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Vocal Jazz Festival Concert

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall – Buff. State, Buffalo

Elmwood Swing, the Buffalo State Vocal Jazz Ensemble, will perform in concert with local area high school choirs.

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Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

The 12-piece band ARRIVAL FROM SWEDEN was founded in Sweden in 1995 and soon became one of the world’s most popular ABBA show bands.

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Elton Rohn: North America’s Premiere Tribute to Elton John

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
8:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo

The band has headlined over 100 shows including festivals across Canada and the USA, including Las Vegas where they were the only Elton John tribute asked to play the Elton John convention.

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Rusko

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
8:00 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

“Happy and heavy” is a proper way to describe the vibe that has carried Rusko from the first moments of dubstep’s life to the biggest stages in the world; from a single, seminal bass wobble to a swath of sounds that can’t be capped in a few simple syllables.

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The Dirty Pennies/Roger Bryan and th Orphans/Sonny Baker/Moody Cosmos

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
8:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

The Dirty Pennies/Roger Bryan and th Orphans/Sonny Baker/Moody Cosmos

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UB Speaker Series: Brandon Stanton (Replacing James Franco)

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
8:00 pm
Alumni Arena at SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo

As the founder of the street portrait blog, Humans of New York (HONY), Brandon Stanton is referred to as a worldwide Internet phenomenon and one of today’s most influential storytellers.

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Yesterday: Live from Las Vegas!

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
8:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Considered by many to be the #1 Beatles act ANYWHERE in the US and abroad! Riviera Favorite ‘Yesterday – Live from Las Vegas! returns to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles legendary album Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

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KOPPS and More

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
9:00 pm
Nietzsche’s, Buffalo

KOPPS, HUMBLE BRAGGERS, MAGS and MUTUAL FRIENDS

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International Jazz Day Celebration Hosted by JazzBuffalo

Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pausa Art House, Buffalo

This day, organized by UNESCO, culminates the end of Jazz Appreciation Month and highlights the role of jazz in uniting people from every corner of the world.

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Daniel McBride Memorial Cup – Charity Hockey Game

Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Harborcenter, Buffalo

Daniel McBride Memorial Cup – Charity Hockey Game. This year’s event will be held at the beautiful Harborcenter feature rink in downtown Buffalo.

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Dyne Side/ Echota/ Arcadia/ Creating A Star & more!

Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Stamps The Bar, Tonawanda

DYNE SIDE w/ Echota, ARCADIA – band, Creating A Sinner, & more!

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The Need

Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

The Need

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Screaming Females LIVE

Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

Screaming Females LIVE

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Vesperteen

Sunday Apr. 30, 2017
8:00 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Vesperteen recently released a new single, What We Could Have Been, on Sept. 16 and will be touring extensively this fall.

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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.

 

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