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Snapcase, Buffalo hardcore royalty, schedules return

The Town Ballroom has announced that legendary Buffalo hardcore outfit Snapcase will share a bill with Counterparts and Pentimento in the venue at 7 p.m Jan. 20.

Tickets ($26-$30) go on sale at noon Dec. 8 through the Town Ballroom box office and Ticketfly.com.

Snapcase performed last in Buffalo for its 25th anniversary show in February 2016 - see photos of the band and fans here - while another memorable recent gig came when opening for Dropkick Murphys at Buffalo's Outer Harbor.

Here's an excerpt from that 2012 review:

"This Buffalo-born band is widely considered to be one of the progenitors of hard core in the Northeast, and based on [the 2012] show, it's easy to understand why. Blending the influence of Washington, D.C.'s hard-core scene - Fugazi in particular - the band took the stage with a serious attitude and then proceeded to leave everything the band members had on that wooden plank."

Snapcase, Dropkick Murphys fill harbor with aggressive punk

Buffalo hardcore band Snapcase rocks out in the ballroom in February 2016. (Matt Weinberg/Special to The News)

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