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Friday Favorites: Hippie Style

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Your father may pretend he wasn’t part of the hippie era, but don’t let him fool you.  When he’s rummaging through old clothes, and you catch a quick peek at that tie-dye T-shirt hiding in the back of the closet, you’ve unearthed his musty hippie skeletons.  I don’t mean for that to sound so ominous. 

This week, to celebrate Father’s Day, we’re giving away 25 pairs of tickets to the first Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor show of 2011: Dark Star Orchestra (a Grateful Dead tribute band) and Soulive .  Simply post a comment at the bottom of this blog answering this question: 

“If you had to guess—or you may know—who is your father’s favorite band?”

Again, the first 25 people to respond win a pair of tickets to the show on June 24.  Peace!

Update: Please note that this contest ended on Friday, June 17.

TAGGED: buffalo place, buffalo place rocks the harbor, dark star orchestra, father's day, friday favorites, soulive

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  1. molly commando June 17, 2011 @ 10:19am

    My dad loved Jimmy Buffett!  :)

  2. Denise Romeo June 17, 2011 @ 10:20am

    I would have to say any kind of Polish music, although I have heard him listen to Metallica in his car…hes 79.  :)

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  3. Jennifer Tudor June 17, 2011 @ 10:23am

    My dad loves The Beatles

  4. jen k June 17, 2011 @ 10:24am

    My dad loved going to see a live jazz band & he loved Leon Redbone!

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  5. Janet Devine-Sherman June 17, 2011 @ 10:41am

    My father loved big band music and country music. So somewhere between Jimmy Dorsey and Johnny Cash.

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  6. Peggy Gianadda June 17, 2011 @ 10:46am

    yesterday it was rascal flats

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  7. Cindy Kincaide June 17, 2011 @ 10:53am

    My dad’s favorite musician was Johnny Cash - favorite song was Folsom Prison Blues

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  8. Peter B June 17, 2011 @ 11:13am

    My dad is a huge Elvis Presley fan, but if we are talking groups…it would be The Beatles, hands down.

  9. Danny Koch-Thomas June 17, 2011 @ 11:17am

    My Dad loves Neil Diamond and Harry Chapin.

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  10. mattShotwell June 17, 2011 @ 12:12pm

    my dad loves the beatles!

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  11. mahoney.jon June 17, 2011 @ 12:50pm

    Embarrassingly, he loves Bonnie Raitt…. Or Allison Kraus.

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  12. Markus Membrane June 17, 2011 @ 12:59pm

    The Who, saw them with him twice!

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  13. matthewmetz June 17, 2011 @ 1:05pm

    The Beatles or The Rolling Stones!

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  14. Megan June 17, 2011 @ 1:05pm

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

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  15. Richard Metz June 17, 2011 @ 1:15pm

    NPR!  He never listens to music

  16. Janice Bennett June 17, 2011 @ 2:21pm

    I’d have to say my Dad liked Glen Miller!  Sadly, I miss him.

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  17. Donna Queeno June 17, 2011 @ 3:47pm

    he loved Frank Sinatra!! and so do i!!

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  18. Beth Guercio June 18, 2011 @ 2:48am

    It would probably be the Beatles.  He was an English teacher & his students had to learn “Elanor Rigby”.

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  19. buffaloaf4 June 18, 2011 @ 7:58am

    My dad’s favorite band depends on his level of intoxication, but it would probably either be the Allman Brothers, the Aqua Bats or Sphongle.

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  20. Ailsa Marina Forlenza June 18, 2011 @ 1:08pm

    My father is totally a sucker for Led Zeppelin. He can’t get enough!!! :)

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