Weekly Feature



2008-09-24 / Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 25 .Free-form ensemble Vincent Gallo and RRIICCEE, featuring twin brothers Nikolas and Simon Haas, will perform spontaneous compositions at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 at Soundlab, 110 Pearl St., Buffalo; $. 852-5000, www.bigorbitgaller y.org/soundlab thurs. 25 & fri. 26 .'70s country rock stars Poco will perform "Crazy Love" and "Heart of the Night" star ting at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 25 and 26 at the Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com thurs. 25-sun. 28 .Enjoy some old-time country music when Country Classics: Treasures from the Attic is heard through Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort's Avalon Theatre, 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. 1-888-836-8118, www.fallsviewcasinoresor t.com fri. 26 .Acclaimed singer/songwriter Dar Williams will perform with Shawn Mullins at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 at Asbury Hall at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. Tickets.com, 888-223-6000, www.babevillebuffalo.com .Blending an eclectic mix of jazz, folk and rock, the Barenaked Ladies have become one of the most popular alternative rock bands of today, and see them at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel's Seneca Event Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. 1-877-873-6322, www.senecaniagaracasion.com .Oklahoma natives Evangelicals bring their brand of indie rock to Buffalo for a 9 p.m. show Friday, Sept. 26 at Soundlab, 110 Pearl St., Buffalo; $. 852-5000, www.bigorbitgaller y.org/soundlab .WBLK radio presents Joe, with special guests Noel Gourdin and Keri Hilson, starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 at The Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-3900, www.townballroom.com sat. 27 .Fusing punk, new wave and vintage rock, the Athens, Georgia, band The B-52s will headline Roc kin' at the Knox, along with The Pillagers and Metric, with the event running from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. www.ticketmaster.com .UB Fall Fest 08 featuring NAS and Ludacris with special guests KRS 1, Slick Rick, Biz Markie and Big Daddy Kane will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at UB's Alumni Arena, UB North Campus, Amherst; $. www.tickets.com .With more than 20 hit singles on the country music charts, Tracy Byrd will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at Club Paradise, 3950 McKinley Parkway, Blasdell; $. 648-4944, www.clubparadiseonline.com sun. 28 .Neo-vaudeville crooner Leon Redbone wil l perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Tralf Music Hall during An Evening with Leon Redbone, 622 Main St., Second Floor, Buffalo; $. Doors open at 7 p.m. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com .The optimistic songs of indie rock/power pop band The Rocket Summer will be heard along with special guests Phantom Planet, The Secret Handshake and The Morning Light starting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 at Club Infinity, 8166 Main St., Williamsville; $. 565-0110, www.clubinfinitylive.com .Canadian singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 at The Ninth Ward at Babeville, formerly The Church, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. Tickets.com, 888-223-6000, www.babe villebuffalo.com .Country music singer/songwriter Aaron Tippin will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Jamestown Saving Bank Ice Arena, 319 W. Third St., Jamestown; $ 484-2624 mon. 29 .It'll be "Midnight at the Oasis" as Maria Muldaur brings her folk-blues sound to the S portsmen's Tavern starting at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.spor tsmenstavern.com .Cleveland, Ohio, performance artist Baby Dee, who has worked with Antony and the Johnsons and The Dresden Dolls, will perform starting at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29 at Soundlab, 110 Pearl St., Buffalo; $. 852-5000, www.bigorbitgaller y.org/soundlab

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