BRFP Wednesday Night Concert Series Featuring “The Buffalo Five”

  • BRFP Wednesday Night Concert Series Featuring

Event Category: Live Music and Music & Nightlife

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  • On Wednesday, August 8th Buffalo River Fest Park will be host their “Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series” at the park, located at 249 Ohio Street, Buffalo, New York. The concert will run from 6:30pm to 10pm and will feature the local band The Buffalo Five.

    The Buffalo Five, a rock, pop, and oldies dance band, consists of five friends – Greg Amato (lead guitar and vocals), Brian Overdorf (acoustic guitar and vocals), Dave Lansom (bass and vocals), Carolyn Lansom (lead vocals), and Jeff Garner (drums).

    Their set list includes everyone’s favorite party songs as well as the tried and true standards. Some of the artists included in their repertoire include The B52’s, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Sam Cooke, CCR, The Drifters, Grateful Dead, Billy Joel, Journey, Tom Petty, The Righteous Brothers, Rod Stewart, The Tragically Hip, Van Morrison, Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra, and more! They have played in various locations throughout Western New York including The Armor Inn, JP Fitzgerald’s, Ellicottville Brewing Company, Holiday Valley, and Doc Sullivan’s.

    For more information on the band, visit their website at www.thebuffalofive.wix.com/five and “like” them on Facebook (The Buffalo 5).

    Admission is free and food and refreshments will be sold at the concert, with all proceeds supporting Buffalo River Fest Park maintenance and other riverfront development. No coolers will be allowed and spectators are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Parking is free and is available on surrounding side streets.

    The Wednesday Night Concert Series will feature some of the best local bands playing against the backdrop of the historic Buffalo River and grain elevators. For a full schedule of concerts and events visit www.thevalleycenter.com. Keep up with park events on social media as well by “liking” Buffalo River Fest Park on Facebook, following on Twitter @BfloRFPark, and following on Instagram @buffaloriverfestpark.