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UPCOMING EVENTS


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Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Vigil And Thieves w/ The Fat Tire Society, The Tracks, Crucial Taunt, & Shattered Glass Raw, fun, and optimistically tragic three piece rock group. Vigil and Thieves is a group of vagabonds who ignore the rules of real life and instead create sounds and poetry that will make you wanna dance. http://vigilandthieves.com/
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Callow w/ Darling Harbor, Mooses, Strange Acres, The Andrew Hambridge Band, & The Devil In Love Callow, consists of Red Moses (lead vocals, guitar), and Sami Knowles (keys, percussion, vocals). The two combine their musical talents in 2009 after their gardening business went under during America's economic crash. They sold their belongings to live on the road, and they've never looked back. Red is a life-long musician who has been writing music and performing in bands for most of his life. Sami is a professional dancer who has translated her embodied sense of music in an unconventional way; she sings, plays the keys and drums simultaneously. http://www.callowmusic.com/ "Their albums Orb Weaver (2012) and Blue Spells (2013) are elegantly dark and sonically searing collections of songs that create rock operatic overtures with shadowy vocals flowing over the memorable, echo-latent instrumentation. Callow is a chillingly talented duo who has committed their lives to creating music, and influencing audiences with their heavy and vivid art songs." - Jordannah, Deli Mag SF “Callow = Band of Horses + Roky Erickson + Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. What punk rock would have been had it evolved from The Velvet Underground’s airy slowness rather than their minimalism.” - SLUG Magazine "Callow's sound is haunting and beautiful, with angst and tension balanced with primal minimalism." - San Francisco Chronicle
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Friday, October 3rd, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Cover Bands ROCK! w/ Liter Of Cola, LandShark, & VantagePoint "Metal, Rock from the 90s, Rock form the 80s, Rock from the 70s, Country and anything that sounds good played in Metal!"
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Sunday, October 5th, 2014 12:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Forvm Fall Jamboree w/ LoCash Cowboys, The Heritage, Ashton Hallow, Chelsea Crites, The Hootn'anges, Jennafer Lynsey, & more! All day show with 10 bands on 2 stages! - It was April of 2008, and the LoCash Cowboys were doing what they do best--rocking a packed house. They were at Nashville's Wildhorse Saloon, where the two of them--Preston Brust and Chris Lucas--had met a few years earlier. The amped-up crowd was living, screaming proof that they had put the time since then to good use. They had been criss-crossing the country, honing their craft on stages large and small, developing one of the most dynamic live shows in any genre of music. Along the way, they had sold more than 60,000 copies of their homemade CD, earned endorsements from the likes of Budweiser, shared bills with artists including Charlie Daniels and ZZ Top, performed at halftime of NBA and U.S. Olympic team basketball games, and earned television appearances ranging from Tanya Tucker's reality show "Tuckerville" to "Pageant School: Becoming Miss America," writing the theme songs for both. www.locashcowboysmusic.com/
    Tickets: $20 Day of Show Tickets, $15 Advanced
    Door Open at: 12:00 PM

  • Friday, October 10th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Bobby Lebel Orchestra High-energy swing with a rock n’ roll edge are the words that best describe the music and showmanship of the Bobby Lebel Orchestra - BLO. The stage show includes a fun, danceable mix of originals, select covers and onstage antics that hearken back to the days of the 30’s big band era, 50’s sock hops and on through the 90’s in a celebration of great American music. “It sounds like Elvis Presley, Danny Gatton and Bobby Darin’s big band sound all rolled up in one,” exclaimed one local music fan. Infusing rockabilly, jazz, country, chicken pickin’ and straight ahead rockin’, it is a show to not miss. A two-time inductee into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame and a recognized Gretsch Guitar and Bigsby artist endorsee, Bobby is no stranger to playing live shows with over 3000 live performances under his belt. The son of a guitar playing country musician, Bobby’s ancestors performed in a family band two nights per week through the late 40’s and early 50’s injecting music into the fledgling musician’s soul. Growing up in Connecticut, Bobby began songwriting and performing at a young age, which produced numerous CDs and accomplishments. His first release in the 80’s “Straight Boy”, on Durium Records in Milano, Italy contained all original songs penned by Bobby followed by “Purple Heart”, a solo record of original material on which he played all the instruments and vocals which resulted in a Nashville based publishing deal. An exploration into Chicago style blues-rock including horns entitled “Runnin’ Blue” was followed up by his rockabilly swing trio “The Headers”. The trio released “Turn It Up” and “Don’t Be Talkin’ Smack” which displayed Bobby’s original material and received significant radio airplay and numerous raves by critics and fans. An additional release entitled “Bring Home The Headers For The Holidays” dispensed a selection of swinging holiday classic covers. With Bobby front and center as the front man, the group went on to perform festivals all over the US. Utilizing Bobby’s recording studio to duplicate the energy of a live show, BLO promises you will want to hit the dance floor from the git go! http://www.bobbylebel.com/ “I’m planning on spinning “Brand New Gretsch Guitar” on tonight’s show! Other favorites (and future spins no doubt) include “Deadman Curve” and your cover of “Sandman” rocks!!!!!!!” — Michelle, WNHU 88.7 – West Haven, CT (Go Kat Go) “OK, - here is the truth: another very well done album is called “Turn it Up” which was recorded by singer / guitarist Bobby Lebel. Its music is a very up to date mixture of Country, Jazz, Rockabilly and humour. I rarely have listened to such a good grooving band and to a such variedly and entertaining repertoire which represents equally a real fat package of virtuosity and technical knowledge – and from time to time charms a grin on the faces of the listeners.” — Gitarre & Bass Magazine (Germany) “Bobby Lebel is the sort of musician that helps Buffalo retain its position as a mecca for music lovers. Lebel is a virtuoso to be sure, but like most of the fully tenured musical greats in the area, he’s also a mentor, a guy who gives back to the community by passing the torch and encouraging greatness in young musicians. A member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, his credits included considerable session and sound track work, as well as solo performances.” — Jeff Miers, Buffalo News “Over time, virtually every musical genre generates enough stylistic clichés until it almost becomes a caricature of itself. However the Buffalo based band led by Bobby Lebel, Music Hall Of Fame inductee, has been turning heads with Turn It Up and live performances that showcase the band’s ability to venture beyond rockabilly yet not lose sight of its roots. Whether its Western swing, a nod to surf guitar god Dick Dale, flat out futuristic pickin’ in the style of Les Paul, they know how to keep the recipe fresh while Lebel’s fluid guitar work is front and center on the bandstand.” — Bruce Eaton, Buffalo Spree Magazine
    Tickets: $15 Day of Show Tickets, $12 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Saturday, October 11th, 2014 8:00 PM Buy Tickets
    CHUNKPIPE? Is this really CHUNKPIPE? THE CHUNKPIPE? Oh yeah! Buffalo's totally outrageous, totally entertaining original rock and roll band is back! With catchy, witty hard/pop/punk/novelty rock tunes that can only be called "CHUNK ROCK". And the stage show - costumes, props, lights, characters, mayhem, insanity - more fun than a bar full of monkeys! "CHUNKPIPE is something you must see!" MORE REAL LIVE QUOTES FROM THE PRESS: "One of the most entertaining, fun, crazy, insane bands Buffalo has ever witnessed!" "Outrageous, mayhemic, unusual" "Instantly likeable" "If chunkpipe's stage show does not captivate you, the music will." "You will go away happy, disturbed, angry, or maybe even high." "It's eye candy for the blind, ear candy for the deaf." "Chunkpipe is a performance band that lights up its shows with multiple costumes, baloons, glitter, and stage props." "The music is a palatable blend of catchy rock/punk combined with a sarcasm and mindlessness." "As with a fatal car accident, you know you shouldn't slow down and look at the tangled mess, but you just can't help yourself"
    Tickets: $7 Day of Show Tickets, $5 Advanced
    Door Open at: 8:00 PM

  • Sunday, October 12th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Wacko Fest, In Glory Daze, Calling Cali, Avius Me, Rose Lisa, All In Good Time, William Breen, & The Wayward Drunk Original Alternative Rock from West Seneca, NY. Wacko Fest is currently writing new music, playing shows in the Buffalo area, and working on recording their first album. Their songs range from Rock to Blues to Jazz. Jeff Wackowski on Vocals & Guitar, Jim Wackowski on Guitar, Ryan Edmonson on Drums, Eric Fallon on Bass and Chris Gooch on Saxophone. Influenced by bands such as The Black Keys, Dave Matthews Band, Chevelle and more, but with an original sound somewhere in the middle of it all.
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Monday, October 13th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Uglyhead w/ Garda, Third Realm, & NI25 Uglyhead is an experimental electro-rock project from the West Coast headed by sound designer/producer/songwriter Jake Alejo. The project has taken many forms throughout the years from highly structured collaborations to solo improv noise performances. Every aspect of Uglyhead is approached from an unconventional method in sound design and production. While Uglyhead albums never sound like perfect, sterile studio recordings they are always unmatched and have been built from the ground up using techniques unique to Alejo and crew. http://www.uglyheadmusic.com/
    Tickets: $7 Day of Show, $5 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 16th, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    ANNULMENT MOVIE FUNDRAISER -- Get Infected: STAGE 2 INFECTION FOR JUST A $20 DONATION -- -- Drink Specials -- FREE HOMEMADE FOOD, including pasta, meatballs, candy bacon, and other snacks! -- KARAOKE with Kevin Rogers! -- LIVE BAND PERFORMANCE (to be determined) -- A BASKET AUCTION -- basket prizes include great merchandise from the Annulment Film, Buffalo's Terror Technologies, and Stumpf Farm Productions LLC! -- HALLOWEEN COSTUMES are encouraged! Proceeds from this event will go to the independent film production of Annulment and the Buffalo Food Bank.
    Tickets: $20 Cover
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Friday, October 17th, 2014 9:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Laugh So Hard Comedy Show w/ Brandon Trusso, Chris Gullo, Ryan Fay, & Billy Whalen
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $5 Advanced
    Door Open at: 9:00 PM

  • Saturday, October 18th, 2014 8:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Workingman's Dead (Grateful Dead Tribute) "Grateful Dead music for deadheads, by deadheads."
    Tickets: $5 Cover
    Door Open at: 8:00 PM

  • Sunday, October 19th, 2014 1:30 PM Buy Tickets
    12th Annual Female Musicians Fighting Breast Cancer Benefit w/ Ellen Pieroni Quartet, Carina & The SIx String Preacher, The Instigators, and Randle & The Late Night Scandals! - Raffles, 50/50 Split, & more! - All proceeds benefit Roswell Park's WNY Breast Cancer Resource Center (in Buffalo, NY)!
    Tickets: $10 Cover
    Door Open at: 1:30 PM

  • Monday, October 20th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Hot Jam Factory w/ Parade Chic, Hiding Monsters, & Planet Three "Hot Jam Factory is a name that stands on it's own," Mark Boeshore of Columbia Records. This musical movement is fronted by Jordan Trevino, Phil Altenburg, Cristion O'leary-Rockey, and John Chiara; with a live performance band of anywhere from 6-9 members. HJF stretches their boundaries everywhere they can, from vintage garage rock to powerful folk ballads they even reach into high energy dance. Aside from their record achievements they're known for their extravagant live performances packed with surprises and energy, you can expect to see anything from full horn sections to installation and performance art. http://www.hotjamfactory.com/
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Todd Clouser and A Love Electric w/ Child Of Folly, Bobo, The Lady Or The Tiger, & Panic Switch An explosive trio of three nationalities, A Love Electric, hailed as the tomorrow of creative rock by Mexico City's leading newspaper, La Jornada, performs at some of the world's finest rock festivals, jazz clubs, and cultural landmarks. Led by guitarist and vocalist Todd Clouser, a voice recognized as at the forefront of a new generation of genre redefining artists, A Love Electric carries the sonic legacies of psychedelic rock, New York City's downtown scene, and introspective song into new territories. Having performed over 150 concerts in 2013 across three continents, ALE has gained praise from critics and fans of rock, jazz, and experimental musics alike. http://www.toddclouser.com/
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    DeeZ, G.J.D, Jaycee, Kourt Jester, WIL-D & Zero, The Underachievers, Common Purpose, & J.C. DeeZ is an underground Rap/Hip-Hop artist from Buffalo, NY. Born in 1989 and started making music at the age of 15. Lyrics consisting of metaphors and punchlines that make you think about what they mean and not just what they say. "Hip Hop artist that reps. the 716! I do it from the passion and for the love of music, hip hop in particular. Music is my life and my art. I live for it. I think you'll relate to what i have to say, my message, and what it stands for." -G-Money
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Friday, October 24th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Rescue Dawn & A Failed Apology CD Release Show! w/ Envoi, Faith And Fiction, Lo & Behold, & Boulders The idea for Rescue Dawn was reinvented in the summer of 2012 by 4 friends that shared the same passion for music. Since then, Rescue Dawn has moved from the basement to the stage, capturing audiences with high energy live shows and their catchy songs, turning them into one of the most promising Buffalo bands. Make sure to keep in touch with any of the current band members for updates on shows, merch, albums and more!
    Tickets: $13 Day of Show Tickets, $10 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Saturday, October 25th, 2014 8:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Aaron Carter w/ Andrea Godin, Roger Ortega, Evident Truth, & Breckenwood The youngest male solo artist to have four Top 40 singles, pop sensation Aaron Carter began his career in show biz at the tender age of seven. Over the next five years he made a name for himself as an energetic and charismatic performer, both onstage and on albums such as his 1998 self-titled debut and the following year's Surfin' USA, both of which were successful in Japan and Germany as well as in the States. A single on the Pokemon: The First Movie soundtrack, opening gigs for the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears, a biography and video collection, and appearances on Nickelodeon set the stage for his third album, 2000's Aaron's Party (Come Get It). The party continued on Oh Aaron, which was issued in summer 2001. Successful tours with both the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears kept him busy into the next year, but by the spring of 2002 he was back in the studio again. Calling on several big-name pop producers, Carter put together Another Earthquake! during the year and released it that fall http://aaroncartertour.com/
    Tickets: $25 Day of Show Tickets, $70 VIP Tickets, $20 Advance
    Door Open at: 8:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 30th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Bigg Rich, Katie Ann & MC ZiLL, Young Vee, Nemesis Poe, BiLL$MAFiA, & Eww The amazing one of a kind, real deal, true blue muthaf*ckin MC known as BiGG RiCH. Coming at you with head rattling beats from producer extraordinaire, J-Diz. Basically, Hip-Hop saved Bigg's life, and he'd like to return the favor. GANG WAY!!!
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, November 6th, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    DJ Qbert w/ DJ's Devious & Drazik (Tag Team) & DJ Eksite DJ Qbert, born Richard Quitevis, is widely regarded as the most highly skilled skratching dj that has walked this planet. His long-standing career of innovating the DJ culture has set off a worldwide generation of DJs who are now regarded as musicians and not just DJs that play records, from A-Trak to Craze to C2C to Z-Trip; they would testify to DJ QBert’s influence in their sound and successful careers. DMC World Championship appearances since 1991-1994 gave global exposure to DJ QBert’s unbelievable skills and performances. Since then no other has matched his command of the DJ scene on and off the turntables. Hailed as the ambassador of skratching for today and to the future, he has been recognized by his peers as innovating more styles and systems of skratching. He comes from the era of experimental battle DJs who in the mid-90’s gave shape to the infinite sounds of 2 turntables and skratching vinyl. Honorably knighted “Grandmixer” by legendary pioneer GrandMixer DXT. An honor dignified by hip-hop’s most hallowed Knighting tradition; securing his place as one of hip-hop’s living legends. As a founding member of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, he has been the focus of two major documentary films Scratch and Hang The DJ, both of which were selected at Cannes and Sundance Film Festival. DJ QBert’s acclaimed first album, Wave Twisters was reverse engineered from sound into visuals also becoming his first feature film, which was also selected into the Sundance Film Festival. Through his partner Yogafrog and company Thud Rumble, QBert has been able to expand his influence in the culture; designing and releasing innovative DJ products, collaborating with the most successful DJ companies in the industry seeking his stamp of approval, teaching on his online DJ school QBert Skratch University, appearances in various video games including DJ Hero 2 and doing post -production for the animated feature Turbo. His latest albums, which started as a Kickstarter project, is the most successful hip-hop project to date and Top 20 all-time music project on the popular crowdfunding platform. Partnering with iTunes, Morning Breath Inc. and Novalia UK, DJ QBert will be changing the way music albums are presented. The possibilities are endless as the culture continues to grow far and wide with DJ QBert leading the way. DJ QBert was officially awarded the title America’s Best DJ in 2010. With a well-documented and successful DJ career, he is considered as one, if not “The Greatest DJ Of All Time”. “Whatever it was QBert displayed, it was more than just a hard-won modesty. QBert is a world-class musician in a world overwhelmed with the novelty of celebrity and the distraction of success.” Martin Azevedo, Rolling Stone Magazine “Qbert had earned a reputation for putting the jockey into “disc jockey,” manipulating records in a rhythmic way that spun a path for talented DJs to finally be seen as musicians. With a scratching style that was more percussive than, say, the average rock drummer..” Delfin Vigil, San Francisco Chronicle http://djqbert.com/
    Tickets: $20 Early Bird Price (Only 50 Available Before The Price Goes Up!)
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Friday, November 7th, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Rumourz (Fleetwood Mac Tribute) Made up of five veteran WNY musicians, Rumourz plays the very best of Fleetwood Mac. We pride ourself on performing their music with a focus on the raw, live show energy, music and vocal harmonies that made Fleetwood Mac famous during it's heyday. An evening with Rumourz brings you back to that classic era in music where rock ruled the stage and left the crowds wanting more.
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Saturday, November 8th, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    The Chicago Authority (Chicago Tribute) The Chicago Authority is a 9-piece powerhouse band formed in early 2014 to celebrate the music of the most prolific band in music history: Chicago! http://chicagoauthority.nolosses.net/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChicagoAuthority/ The Chicago Authority is: Kacy Dolan trumpet and vocals Ryan Gentner acoustic guitar and vocals Eric Gustavel bass and vocals Rick Johnston guitar and vocals Sal Marino keyboards Jim Mauck trombone and vocals Jack Prybylski woodwinds and vocals Eladio Rodriguez percussion and vocals Keith Spurlock drums and vocals Justin Sledz production
    Tickets: $15 Day of Show Tickets, $12 Advanced
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Monday, November 10th, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Soul Vaccination (Tower of Power Tribute) "Our Intent is to bring a Touch Soul"
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    GutterLIFE & The Nightmare Police w/ Juggernaut, Crazies, Reverie, & Amber Kogut Alternative Punk from Long Island [We Are Triumphant Records]
    Tickets: $5 Cover
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, November 13th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    When Wild Dingos Attack w/ Circus Grenade, Led By The Blind, Orius, & Goblin Hovel When Wild Dingos Attack is a side project of Matt Tybor, Vocalist and Songwriter of The Bunny The Bear - http://www.whenwilddingosattack.com/
    Tickets: $10 Day of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Friday, November 14th, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Chris Trapper w/ The Corrections CHRIS TRAPPER began his career as the front man for late-90’s alternative rock band THE PUSH STARS (Capitol Records). With four CD releases and several high profile national tours -- including a run with Matchbox Twenty -- The Push Stars served to establish Chris as an authentic talent. As a modern day singer /songwriter, Chris is most known for his song This Time, the #1 selling song on the Grammy nominated soundtrack for AUGUST RUSH (Robin Williams, Jonathan Rhys Meyers /Warner Bros Pictures). A prolific songwriter, Chris can boast high profile film placements including There's Something About Mary (Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz), The Devil Wears Prada (Meryl Streep), Say It Isn’t So (Heather Graham) and Gun Shy (Sandra Bullock, Liam Neeson) as well as significant television placements including All My Children, Women's Murder Club, Malcolm In The Middle, a coveted placement in George Clooney's final episode of ER, the theme song for WB Networks dramedy Pepper Dennis and a cameo on-screen appearance with the show's star, Rebecca Romjin. Chris Trapper’s music can best be described as lyrically driven roots-pop with a knack for telling everyday stories filled with extra-ordinary characters. A respected songwriter of the highest caliber, Chris has written 7 songs with/for Canadian band GREAT BIG SEA, including their #1 single "Sea Of No Cares" from the certified-platinum Sea Of No Cares CD. Great Big Sea covered Trapper's song "Everything Shines” and their version served as the debut single off their certified-gold Road Rage CD album. Chris’ songwriting collaborations with Great Big Sea earned him two prestigious SOCAN awards. Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty and Antigone Rising have performed other notable versions of Trapper's songs. Chris Trapper’s ability to craft songs that are both elegant and accessible is evident on each solo CD in his deep Discography. There is a smart, honest quality to the lyrics that never panders. Trapper’s live show is a favorite among fans of alt–acoustic music. His on–stage persona is warm and inclusive, his organic understanding of classic pop melody infectious. Audience members seem to particularly appreciate the lighthearted moments with the ukulele. They depart the venue at the end of the evening with the sense of having been truly entertained. http://www.christrapper.com/
    Tickets: $20 Day of Show Tickets, $18 Advanced
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Saturday, November 15th, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Eye Candy Burlesque w/ Kickstart Rumble
    Tickets: $25 Day of Show Tickets, $20 Advanced
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Thursday, November 20th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Steven Cooper, PlanetRAWK, Big Tim, Evident Truth, DeeZ, Brian Gonser, & Sic Sin Stereotypes are made to be broken. Steven Cooper proves that talent is talent, and that musical brilliance is musical brilliance. Fusing pop and hip-hop elements with aggressive delivery and exceptional lyricism, Steven Cooper has been captivating music fans around the globe. You can’t help but want to listen to his inspirational, heartfelt and optimistic music. Being an accomplished and seasoned performer, a prolific writer and a first rate producer making music is simply what Steven Cooper was born to do. Steven’s hit song “Bigger” features Akon and, at the time of its release, broke into the top #100 downloaded singles on iTunes. He has also been featured alongside notable artists such as Tech N9ne, Kid Rock, David Cook and many others. Steven Cooper’s catchy and captivating songs have been featured nationally on ESPN, Fox, MTVu and ABC Family. He has performed both nationally and internationally at distinguished venues and festivals. Steven recently headlined the Promise Land Festival in Ottumwa, IA for over 3500 attendees. Born in the Midwest, Steven was raised by his young mother. His father disappeared before Steven was born. When asked about his upbringing, Cooper recalls growing up in a home surrounded by sex, drugs, violence, and addiction, which eventually left his family homeless. He dealt with depression and anger issues in his teenage years as a result of his tumultuous upbringing and the fact that he was bullied in school. He began to write lyrics and though he was scared at first, he decided to share his songs with the kids at school. His talent became a bridge between him and his peers. This is when Steven discovered that his music and drive could transcend barriers such as race and classism. From there, he decided to focus on his art and promised himself that he wasn’t going to be a part of the same vicious cycle as his parents. An artist who is down to earth, kind, caring and extremely humble, much of Steven’s music addresses the fact that he does not quite fit into the hip-hop scene or any other mold. He can’t be anything other than one hundred percent authentic. An emcee that looks more like he may be a pop star in his fitted jackets, cardigans and ties, Steven also doesn’t resemble the recent wave of indie, hipster hip-hop artists. His song “Born To Do” talks about this struggle and the fact that he is not willing to give up on his dreams. His lyrics say “Every new day, every new night. This is my stage, this is my fight. This is what I was born to do.“ Steven Cooper is true to himself, and this is part of what makes him stand out from the crowd. This year Steven will be releasing his new EP “One Night Out”, as well as having a single go to radio. Steven Cooper will be touring throughout the year. He will also continue to collaborate with and produce for other artists. Steven has an unparalleled passion and talent for everything that he does. One of the hardest working independent artists out there, 2014 certainly seems like it will be Steven Cooper’s break out year. http://www.iamstevencooper.com/
    Tickets: $15 Day of Show Tickets, $10 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Friday, November 21st, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Hollywood Logan's Legendary Drifters The Legendary Drifters story began with their first Atlantic Records recording "Money Honey" in 1953. From 1959 through 1964, The Legendary Drifters made musical history, setting musical trends for the nation and the world to follow! In 1959, The Legendary Drifters presented their first million record seller, "There Goes My Baby," which was followed by the two-sided Smash hits "Dance with Me" and "True Love." January, 1960, saw The Legendary Drifters hit the charts with the fantastic sounds of "This Magic Moment." In the summer of this same, everyone was humming and singing the song that would become The Legendary Drifters second million record seller "Save the Last Dance for Me." "Some Kind of Wonderful" and "Up on the Roof," on the same album, became their third million record sellers with the exciting follow-up "On Broadway." The group's fourth million record seller, "Under the Boardwalk," was followed by "Sand in My Shoes" and Saturday Night at the Movies!" The Legend continues today, as the group is now headed by the sweet tenor voice of Lee Logan. Lee has had the pleasure of singing with the legendary original Legendary Drifters for almost 40 years and has traveled the world over singing these timeless hits! Logan is joined by Yohan Harbin, Jerry Hendrix and Ed Collins and together they have formed one great team, vowing to never let the magic die! Come and share the most electrifying experience in the entertainment world today, enjoying rave reviews worldwide.
    Tickets: $20 Day of Show Tickets, $25 VIP Tickets, $15 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Kenny Zimlinghaus We are excited to have comedian Kenny Zimlinghaus coming to Buffalo for one night only at The Forvm on Saturday November 22nd. Kenny is a stand up comic who can be heard every morning on the Sirius XM Stars 106 show "Wake Up with Taylor". Kenny has been performing stand up comedy for over 15 years and has performed all over the country. He has shared the stage with comics such as Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Todd Barry, Kevin Pollock, Paul Reiser and many more. Zimlinghaus has a loyal following from his years in radio but prides himself on giving his audiences a unique hilarious show every time he comes to town.
    Tickets: $18 Day of Show Tickets, $15 Advanced
    Door Open at: 7:00 PM

  • Friday, November 28th, 2014 8:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Big Eyed Phish (Dave Matthews Band Tribute) w/ Wacko Fest Big Eyed Phish is the ONLY full 7-piece Dave Matthews tribute in the country and are based out of Rochester, NY. In the 5 years they have been performing they have grown to become a highly sought-after headlining act in the Northeast region for festivals, resorts, casinos, and live music venues. The band is lead by frontman Brandon Depaul, the founder of the former DMB Tribute: Tripping Billies. He is backed up by a great band with fantastic musicians and is the only DMB Tribute that can claim to have a full time lead guitar and keyboard player. This allows them to be the only accurate DMB Tribute in the country. Big Eyed Phish has greatly expanded their coverage and touring area in the past 2 years. They were a headlining act in many festivals including the East End Festival, Dunkirk Music Series, Presque Isle Music Series, Party in the Park, Greensburg Concert Series, and many more. They have gigs as a headliner of a College Ski Week up in Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine as well as Stratton Mountain and Jay Peak in Vermont, and have broken into the casino market playing the Twin Rivers Casino in Rhode Island and a multi-day run at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. This is on top of their successful shows at major music venues such as the Water Street Music Hall in Rochester, The Westcott Theater in Syracuse, Rapids Theater in Niagara Falls, and others. When looking for the DMB Tribute that is able to offer the full catalog of the Dave Matthews Band sound throughout the years - Big Eyed Phish is the best there is. From small private parties, to weddings, to festivals, concert series, casinos, resorts, and large live music venues - this band will leave people saying "I feel like I just left a live Dave Matthews show".
    Tickets: $15 Day of Show Tickets, $10 Advanced
    Door Open at: 8:00 PM

  • Sunday, November 30th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Know Lyfe w/ Dimension, 3 Hour Power Shower, Tugboat, & Hiding Monsters Ever since Know Lyfe formed in a dark, damp basement in Lansing, Michigan in September of 2000, the band has had a single vision in mind...to make music that pushes the envelope and reaches out to a very wide audience. The band consists of vocalist Alfonso Civile, guitarist Jerred Pruneau, drummer Matt Martens, and bassist Waylon Fox. These four individuals live, eat, and breathe music and have been creating original, exciting, and energetic material for the past decade, regardless of many popular trends. While earning their stripes touring constantly and playing over a thousand shows, Know Lyfe has continued to build a solid national fan base, gaining respect for sticking true to their musical roots and capturing audiences with an intense live show. The group released their first full length album in 2004 entitled "Autumn is the Glorification of Death." Know Lyfe's most popular release to date is the 2005 EP "Veins and Vines" selling over 4,000 copies independently. The bands current release, "On Cold Hands and Dark Waters", came out in January of 2008. This album landed Know Lyfe a national distribution deal and has been released in stores all over the country. With another album in the works, Know Lyfe continues to march forward while proving themselves as a force to be reckoned with.
    Tickets: $10 Day Of Show Tickets, $7 Advanced
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM

  • Sunday, December 7th, 2014 5:00 PM Buy Tickets
    O-Town w/ Todd Carey, The Doyle Brothers In 1999, ABC began airing one of the first reality shows in major network history, “Making the Band”, which chronicled the formation and rise to success of the boy band, Otown. The public tuned in to watch as Trevor Penick, Jacob Underwood, Erik-Michael Estrada, Ashley Parker Angel, & Dan Miller signed with Clive Davis’ J Records, released the #1 singles “Liquid Dreams” and “All or Nothing”, and achieved platinum success with their debut album. Despite their success, the band broke up in 2004 both to escape an unfair record contract and to pursue individual endeavors. After a crash course in the entertainment industry in their early twenties, the guys have enjoyed branching off into different facets of the entertainment business. Their first experience left them with a desire to become more educated, seeing first hand how incredibly complicated (and sometimes corrupt) the industry can be. And now, after 10 years apart, Trevor, Jacob, Erik, and Dan are reuniting as friends with a renewed passion for making music together again. “This one’s for the fans and everyone who supported us from the beginning.” -Otown http://www.otownofficial.com/
    Tickets: $30 Day of Show Tickets, $60 VIP Meet & Greet, $25 Advanced
    Door Open at: 5:00 PM

  • Friday, December 19th, 2014 6:00 PM Buy Tickets
    Road To Azure Meet ROAD TO AZURE Linda King Road To Azure singer Linda King says the one thing that has been constant in her life is music. Linda’s first memory of singing is around age 4 or 5 to some Beatles songs, from there she says she was hooked. Growing up in the sixties and seventies helped Linda’s musical influences to become vast and diverse. She says some of her biggest vocal influences are Jim Morrison of the Doors, Janis Joplin, Linda Ronstadt, Al Green, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Etta James, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield, Bonnie Raitt. “There are so many more great performers that influenced me it is it is difficult to list them all.” Linda’s soulful and bluesy voice has been compared to Maria Muldaur and Bonnie Raitt. She says, “When I'm not playing or performing I meditate and ponder life's mysteries.” Barry DiGregorio Barry DiGregorio has been playing and writing guitar music since he was 10 years old. His influences on guitar are many but says George Harrison, Peter Townsend, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Johnny Winter were among his earliest and most important. Barry has also studied old style slide guitar blues music by guitarists such as Muddy Waters, Elmore James and Buddy Guy. In contrast to his rock and bluesy guitar influences Barry has taken a liking to electronic music and composes his own brand of instrumental electronic guitar music. He has eight electronic synthesizer guitar albums out on iTunes, and one psychedelic rock album with the band Liquid Neptune. In 1995 NASA Space Shuttle pilot Eileen Collins took some of Barry’s original acoustic guitar music into space with her and again on a subsequent space mission. Not surprisingly, when not playing music, Barry studies and writes about the possibility of life on other planets for the University of Buckingham in the United Kingdom. How ROAD TO AZURE came into being: Linda and Barry first starting jamming and playing music together in spring of 2013. From their first few jam sessions they knew they had something special going. As a duo, Linda sings and plays light percussion while Barry plays his guitar connected to two synthesizers linked together allowing him to play bass, piano, various horns and guitar all at the same time. Their unique sound and blending of R&B, Pop and blues make them one of the area’s most original cover bands. They also are working on their first original album together.
    Tickets: $0 No Cover
    Door Open at: 6:00 PM