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"Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder."  2 and 8 p.m. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. Touring production of Tony Award-winning musical. $30–$85. Read Ben Siegel's review here. Tim Britt Band. 3 p.m. Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St. Enjoy classic rock and drinks after the Sabres game. 200-1893. buffaloironworks.com. Free. "It Shoulda Been You." 7…

Geoff Tate. 7 p.m. Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls. Former Queensryche singer will perform songs from all 17 albums in his career. 205-8925. rapidstheatre.com. $25- $57. Parking Lot Tuna. 8 p.m. Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St. A tribute to Sublime. 852-2860. tralfmusichall.com. $10-$12. Josh Wolf. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St. …

Vanity Strikes. 6 p.m. Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St. Rochester metalcore band brings the heavy. 312-9279. buffalosmohawkplace.com. $10-$15. Dinner and Blues. 6:30 p.m. Armor Inn, 5381 Abbott Road., Hamburg. Live blues music hosted by Anita West of 97 Rock. 202-1315. armorinn.com. Free. "Heaven Can Wait." 6 p.m. (dinner),  7:30 p.m. show. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatr…

Country Night. 6:30 p.m. Armor Inn, 5381 Abbott Road, Hamburg. Line dancing and live country music from Smokin’ Gun. 202-1315. armorinn.com. Free. "It Shoulda Been You." 7 p.m. O’Connell & Co. O’Connell & Co., 4625 Harlem Road, Amherst. Production of the hit Broadway musical comedy. $15-$30. Read Colin Dabkowski's review. Erie County Wind Ensemble …

Buffalo-born comedian Joe Pera had a killer 2016, thanks to his appearances on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and his two Adult Swim specials, “Joe Pera Talks You to Sleep” and “Joe Pera Helps You Find the Perfect Christmas Tree.” Now he returns to Buffalo for his first headlining gig at Feb. 17 at the 9th Ward @ Babeville. Dan Licata, Clayton Williams, Carson B…

Buffalo comedy veteran Rob Lederman has headlined many fundraising nights in his career. His latest event is “Laughs for Literacy,” a sold-out benefit to support Buffalo public libraries at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at his club, Rob’s Comedy Playhouse. In a recent phone interview, Lederman talked about doing benefits and his perspective as a long-time comedy club owner in…

He warmed up for David Letterman, and now comedian Kevin McCaffrey hopes to do the same for a Buffalo winter audience when he appears for two shows at Rob's Comedy Playhouse (1340 North Forest, Williamsville). McCaffrey made his television debut on Letterman’s “Late Show” in 2013, and was quickly hired as the program’s warm up act for audiences to get them in th…

Tammy Pescatelli. 7:30 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St. Top five finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and Netflix star hits the stage for one night only. 853-1211. buffalo.heliumcomedy.com. $20. Cherub. 7 p.m. Town Ballroom, 681 Main St. Electronic indie duo from Nashville plays Valentine’s day show. 852-3900. townballroom.com. $20-$25. "Casabla…

Sleep sometimes takes a backseat when living the comedy life. Tuesday I had a spot on a bar show in Winston-Salem, N.C., a town that’s an hour and fifteen minute drive away. I found out Tuesday morning that the show started at 10 p.m. This seemed odd to me for a Tuesday, but I decided to roll with it even though I had to leave the house at 6:30 the next morning to sub…

Comedian Josh Wolf returns to Buffalo’s Helium Comedy Club for five shows from Feb. 16 to 18. The Boston native started stand-up comedy as a teenager before moving to Seattle and finally Los Angeles. He quickly developed a talent as a comedy writer, working on the staff of the show “Yes, Dear.” After appearing on the 2006 season of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,…

It sounds like we can all use a laugh these days. Maybe it would be healthy to have the occasional laugh that is not about the president or the people who oppose him. Thankfully, comedian Jim Gaffigan is here to save the day. Title: “Cinco” Year: 2017 Where It Can Be Seen: Netflix Who’s In It: Jim Gaffigan Length: 1 hour 13 minutes Brief plot des…

"After the Revolution." 4 and 8 p.m. Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, 2640 North Forest Road, Getzville. Presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre. A look at family, loyalty, history, betrayal and freedom in the wake of a granddaughter's revelations about her grandfather. 688-4114. $10-$38. "Frankenstein." 7:30 p.m. Road Less Traveled Productions, 500 Pearl St. Adaptat…

A Valentine Romance with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. 10:30 a.m. Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle. Lisa Vroman sings the greatest love songs of Broadway and the American Songbook. 885-5000. kleinhansbuffalo.org. $37-$82. "Frankenstein." 7:30 p.m. Road Less Traveled Productions, 500 Pearl St. Adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic horror novel. 629-3069. $2…

Horrible People. 8 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St. Hear the best horrible and hilarious stories dealing with the theme of breakups. 853-1211. buffalo.heliumcomedy.com. $12-$49. Moon Hooch. 9 p.m. Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St. Funk and jazz trio use horns and percussion to groovy effect. 200-1893. buffaloironworks.com. $12. Homesafe. 6 p.m. The Waiti…