Arts + Entertainment
gallery by Don Nieman • February 04, 2014 @ 9:29am •
As it turned out, one of the more entertaining aspects of Sunday’s broadcast of the Super Bowl was the advertisements—Seattle won by 35, remember.
And, for the fifth year in a row, the Advertising Club of Buffalo held the Uber Bowl, a gathering of top experts in the Buffalo advertising business to discuss the Super Bowl ads.
The executive panel for this year’s Uber Bowl V…
Buffalonians celebrated the first Winterfest on Saturday afternoon, hosted by Bacchus on Chippewa.
Attendees enjoyed delicious variations of chilli, snocones, and other beverages to stay warm in the colder temperatures.
Entertainment included a silent auction, live music, ice bar and a very exciting ice sculpture contest. Five ice sculptors worked for hours creating Buffalo…
gallery by Erica Morano • January 31, 2014 @ 9:23am •
Buffalo’s bleak January winter gave way to the upbeat musical styling of dubstep DJ and producer Datsik at the Town Ballroom. EDM fans were greeted by the Vortex Lumen, Datsik’s upgraded audio-visual display from which he performs.
Dress code was anything you could find that was bright, 1980s-inspired and fun. Things kicked off late, but the sold-out crowd was full of energy for…
gallery by Robin David Brown • January 31, 2014 @ 9:06am •
Brooklyn’s beloved son and world-renowned rapper Shawn “Jay Z” Carter brought his Magna Carter World Tour through Buffalo on Thursday night.
Fans from all over the region packed into the First Niagara Center to witness a show filled to brim with hip-hop royalty as Jay Z and featured artist Timbaland gave them everything they were asking for.
This is an artist who, in 1995,…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • January 30, 2014 @ 5:48pm •
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blog by Ben Tsujimoto • January 30, 2014 @ 11:32am •
To keep his take on dub-step relevant despite the finicky, fleeting stages of electronic music, Datsik has eagerly reinvented himself.
Last year it was Datsik’s Vortex, a live-performance, video-and-lighting contraption designed by V-Squared Labs, that captivated dance music fans from tour stop to tour stop.
Read our interview with Datsik last year for a quick refresher.
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • January 28, 2014 @ 11:36am •
No, you don’t need to get up and get another slice of pizza during each Super Bowl commercial break.
Many watch the Super Bowl solely for the commercials—you know who you are—and that’s respectable.
After all, major businesses spend nauseating sums of money to capture your attention—exceeding $4 million per 30-second spot—but the opportunity to reach ~110 million viewers comes…
A -18 windchill did not deter the rock ‘n’ roll hungry crowd in downtown Buffalo seeking to hear Dr. Dog play at Town Ballroom on Monday.
The Philadelphia rock group whose noticeable influences come from the beloved Beatles, Beach Boys, and the Band among others were received with a completely packed house ready to jam with them through the night.
This stop in Buffalo was…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • January 27, 2014 @ 11:26am •
Buffalo welcomes indie band Dr. Dog at an opportune time in the group’s musical journey.
The six-member band from Philadelphia, Penn., personally built a new studio prior to releasing its October 2013 album, “B-Room,” and has heightened its focus on a “live” feel in its seventh full-length record.
Dr. Dog will perform at 7 tonight with mysterious special guests at Town…
blog by Maria Redd • January 24, 2014 @ 9:52am •
If someone were able to sing their way into someone’s heart, it would probably be this next artist up on the ReddRoxx Rundown.
He’s a vet on the local music scene but his smooth voice and catchy melodies have earned him notoriety outside of the Queen City as well.
Meet Johnal, a singer, songwriter and producer determined to be the next in a line of mega-stars that have…
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