The Downchild Blues Band, pop-blues recording artists from Toronto will join Buffalo's own Willie and the Reinhardts in a 10 p.m. show Saturday in the Marquee at the Tralf, 100 Theater Place.
The Marquee will also welcome country-rock recording artists Asleep at the Wheel at 8 p.m. Friday and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, alternative artists, with Speedball Baby at 8 p.m. Sunday.
I Mother Earth, alternative artists, with local artist Mookie Blaylock, will appear at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Ogden Street Concert Hall, 652 S. Ogden St.
The club will also welcome George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars at 8 p.m. Tuesday, and alternative artist Moxy Fruvous at 8 p.m. Saturday.
The Calumet Arts Cafe, 56 W. Chippewa St., will kick off its new Monday Big Band Series at 8 p.m. today with a show by Phil Sims' Buffalo Brass, featuring trumpeters Dennis Tribibuzzi, Sam Noto and Jeff Jarvis; trombonists Ron Gormley, Stu Easter and Nelson Starr, saxophonists Dave Schiavone, Ronald D'Alba and Jimmy Tudini; drummer Lou Marino; pianist Sal Macaluso; and bassist Dan Siegfried.
The Freddy Cole Trio, featuring the jazz singer-pianist, will playing at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Calumet.
The Fugees, with A Tribe Called Quest, will present a concert at 8 p.m. today in Alumni Arena on the University at Buffalo North Campus in Amherst.
"An Evening of Autumn Jazz," featuring Nancy Kelly and Her Trio, jazz recording artists, will be presented at 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday in Uncle Eddie's House of Jazz, 1677 Main St.
Paul Mark and the Van Dorens, New York City-based bluesmen, will hit the stage at 10 p.m. Saturday in the Lafayette Tap Room, 391 Washington St.
The Tap Room also will feature the blues music of Transylvania Jack and His Uptown Nightmares, beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
McCarthyizm, local pop-alter-native artists, will play at the Buffalo Social Club's annual Halloween party at 9 p.m. Thursday in the Concrete Cafe, 45 W. Chippewa St.
"Earthtone Mystic Adventures," featuring music by Greg Klyma and Ould Pound, plus several artists in spoken fiction will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday in Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St. At 11 p.m. that night, Drop Trou, Dope Opera and Irving Claws will join forces for a show.
Nietzsche's also will welcome the Joanna Connor Blues Band for a show at 11 p.m. Friday. The local vocalist-recording artist will sing selections from her recently released album, "Big Girl Blues." Buffalo musician Tom Stahl will celebrate his birthday in the club with music by numerous local artists at groups, beginning at 10:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tiger Tom and the Telling Store, featuring cellist Bryan Eckenrode, will play at an album release party at 11 p.m. Thursday in Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St. The evening also will feature Michael Meldrum and Friends.
Local recording artist Ron Hawkins, with his new band, the Rusty Nails, will play at 10 p.m. Saturday in the Buffalo Nickel Lounge, 454 Pearl St. Electric Bushmen will open the show.
Kathy Troccoli, a pop Christian recording artist, plus Scott Krippayne and Phillips, Craig and Dean will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. next Monday in The Chapel, 895 N. Forest Road, Amherst.
Buffalo Friends of Folk Music will present Jacqui McDonald, a London-born folk artist, in concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Cafe in the Square, 4476 Main St., Amherst.