Willie Nile with special guest Leroy Townes At Thursday & Main

Thu, Jun 30th
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Plaza • Fountain Plaza, Buffalo 14202


The Thursday prior to the Independence Day holiday weekend, Thursday, June 30th, Thursday & Main is pleased to welcome Buffalo-born singer-songwriter, Willie Nile. Nile has toured across the country with The Who, and sung with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. He is known and loved for his electrifying live performances. Special guest for the evening will be Leroy Townes.

About Thursday & Main

Buffalo Place will produce the free outdoor summer series, Thursday & Main, weekly from June 9th through July 28th in Downtown Buffalo at Fountain Plaza. Thursday & Main is presented by M&T Bank. The series continues to pay homage to the venerable Buffalo Place-produced summer tradition, Thursday at the Square.

The free and open-to-the-public happy hour, presented on Thursday evenings in the heart of Downtown Buffalo at Fountain Plaza (Main at Chippewa Streets), continues the mission of Thursday at the Square: creating awareness and spin-off business for Downtown restaurants, bars, and retailers.

  • Thursday, June 9, 2022: Ron Hawkins (of Lowest of the Low) with special guests Geno McManus & Zak Ward
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022: The Strictly Hip with special guest 77 Stone
  • Thursday, June 23, 2022: Handsome Jack with special guest Matt Smith’s Nervous System
  • Thursday, June 30, 2022: Willie Nile with special guest Leroy Townes
  • Thursday, July 7, 2022: Farrow with special guest David Jonathan & the Inner City Bedlam
  • Thursday, July 14, 2022: The Sheila Divine with special guest Potter’s Field
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022: Harvest SUMmer Jamfest: Johnny Nobody with special guest Roger Bryan & The Orphans, and TVMTN
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022: GROSH with special guest Erin Hoyle & The Constellations

Thursday & Main is made possible with the generous support of our official sponsor family. The series is presented by M&T Bank and supported by Crowley Webb, Try-It Distributing, Big Ditch Brewing Company, The Buffalo News, National Grid, Lawley, Uber, Katz Americas, and Hyatt Regency Buffalo.

Details on the season, may be found online at


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Willie Nile with special guest Leroy Townes At Thursday & Main

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Willie Nile with special guest Leroy Townes At Thursday & Main





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