Five Year Rewind: Staff Picks – Part 1

Five Year Rewind: Staff Picks – Part 1

Since the blog debuted on March 28th, 2010, with a truly horrible post about a Passion Pit show (sorry Bill), our ever revolving staff of writers and contributors have spun hundreds of albums and songs, and attended more shows in and out of Buffalo than I dare to...
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Tonight: Tweedy

Tonight: Tweedy

Father and son make their way through town tonight in the newest creation by Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy. With Jeff taking his usual spot at guitar and lead singer, you can find his oldest son, Spencer, behind him on drums. Listening to their music, you get the sense...
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Tonight: Ark Life

Tonight: Ark Life

Buffalo will get a dose of Colorado tonight as Ark Life makes it’s way through town, breathing magic into the newly reopened Mohawk Place with their soul-steeped take on folk-rock. This is a band that hit the ground running—they’ve been together little over year, with...
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Keller Williams

Keller Williams

It’s Friday, September 12th, which means Keller Williams’ show at the Tralf is exactly one week away. I sat down to call him on one of those typical, overcast Buffalo mornings of early fall. You know, where the chill makes it hard to get out of bed, and you realize...
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Tonight: Greensky Bluegrass

Tonight: Greensky Bluegrass

It takes a relentless disregard for boundary to push the music like Greensky does. They have this uncanny aversion to falling in line with what so many might think of as bluegrass in the conventional sense. Where the skill of songwriting is mixed with the finesse of...
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Tonight: Mr. Boneless

Tonight: Mr. Boneless

When I first checked out Mr. Boneless’ latest album, Cutting Teeth, I was at a loss for what to make of the guys on the other side of my headphones. You begin with a pedestrian, almost mechanic rhythm of some rockabillies getting ready to roll through tales of train...
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Tonight: Alan Evan’s Playonbrother

Tonight: Alan Evan’s Playonbrother

Come check out some interstellar, funkalicious grooves as supplied by Playonbrother tonight at Larkinville, USA. In this melting pot of soul-steeped talent, band-leader (and Buffalo’s own) Alan Evans exhibits the visionary freedom to do more than lay down his...
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Tonight: Humminbird

Tonight: Humminbird

Rock on down to Electric Avenue tonight to catch the avant-garde folk of Chicago’s Humminbird. Normally featuring the ethereal vocals of Muyassar Kurdi and the decisive finger picking of Matthew Schneider on guitar, Kurdi will ride solo this evening with a sound...
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