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The evolution of Mick Hayes is on display this Friday night

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Mick Hayes: more than a guitarist.

You may remember Buffalo bluesman Mick Hayes from high-profile gigs opening for established national acts like Dickie Betts, Cheap Trick and Peter Frampton. You may have caught him at his guitar-bending,…

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Hugh Laurie jazzes up the Riviera Theatre - VIDEOS

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Facebook.

This was a show like no other.

A fan of all genres, I had been looking forward to this jazz concert for weeks frankly because I have never been to a jazz show. The stage was set as if we walked into a dark lounge from the 1920s, with carpeted floors, dim-lit…

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Fox News sends love Buffalo’s way

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Make all the snide comments you’d like about Fox News’ reputation, political-leaning and media coverage, but the national outlet fared better than we expected in its depiction of Buffalo in its

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Deco-Fest celebrates swing and style at the Central Terminal

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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Take a step back in time and check out the swing, blues, big band and rockabilly music festival this weekend.

Deco-Fest 2012 will kick off at 4 p.m. this Saturday at the

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Buffalo swings

video by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Swing Buffalo offers swing lessons and open social dance nights each Tuesday, and the cost is just $4. Join dance teachers at 8 p.m. for a half-hour beginners lesson, and then get ready to jump and jive on the dance floor from 8:30 until 10 p.m. These weekly dance extravaganzas…

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Timber Timbre and their ragged blues

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Timber Timbre

Being so close to the border, many Canadian acts find their way to Buffalo and bring with them an eclectic group of musicians that has made a fairly deep impression on our city. Tonight is no exception. Timber…

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Keb’ Mo’: bringing blues + folk to UB

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Keb' Mo' -- one of America's finest guitar slingers.

Kevin Moore—better known as Keb’ Mo’—is one of the rare and talented gentlemen who made the leap from anonymous studio / touring musician to legitimate musical star. 

The torchbearer of a blues…

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Taj Mahal Trio to perform at the Tralf

blog by Avery Hartmans  • 

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The Taj Mahal Trio will perform at the Tralf this Friday, and if you’re a blues fan, you won’t want to miss it.

Taj Mahal, born Henry St. Claire Fredericks, is a Harlem-born, Massachusetts-raised composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with one of…