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Veteran music star Travis Tritt has announced a performance at 3 p.m. April 22 in the Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda). The rebel country rock veteran will be performing an intimate solo-acoustic set at the historic North Tonawanda theater, spanning his nearly 30-year multi-platinum career of Southern rock-influenced country. His most recent release "Th…

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Jam bands are the Rodney Dangerfield of rock. They get no respect. And yet, they soldier on, oblivious to that fact. While they're soldiering on, they keep on getting better as musicians, and their audiences continue to grow. A truly grassroots musical movement, the jam band scene is one of the few that offers a viable financial option to a would-be professional musicia…

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Indie buzz band Superorganism is set to perform at 7 p.m. April 6 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). The international art-pop act has quickly been on the rise with a batch of ear candy tracks making their way through the blogosphere. Most recently, the group shared the bright and bubbly single "Everybody Wants to be Famous. " The song will be include…

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Buzzing musician Post Malone is slated to perform at 8 p.m. May 26 in the Darien Lake Amphitheater (9993 Alleghany Road, Darien). The Dallas-raised, Syracuse-born flavor of the moment released "Stoney," his hip-hop collection, at the end of 2016. The record features chart-topping tracks including "Congratulations," "Too Young" and "White Iverson." The hip-hop artist …

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Bay Area rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will be rolling into Buffalo for a show at 7 p.m. May 12 in the Town Ballroom (681 Main St.). Since debuting in 2003, the dark garage rock band has released a slew of fuzzed out noise-rock meets rootsy Americana records. The band will be on the road in support of its January album, the menacing "Wrong Creature." BRMC's l…

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Previously announced Justin Timberlake The Man Of The Woods Tour. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. KeyBank Center, 1 Seymour H. Knox III Plaza. 855-4444. keybankcenter.com. Tickets are $53.50-$229 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 19 (livenation.com, 888-223-6000, tickets.com). http://buffalonews.com/2018/02/02/justin-timberlakes-latest-is-half-sublime-half-cringe-worthy/ New concerts…

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All tickets purchased for concerts in the Darien Lake Amphitheater include same-day free admission to the theme park. Tickets can be purchased via livenation.com, ticketmaster.com and by calling 800-745-3000. Click on the links for information about various concerts. More will be announced. Kendrick Lamar: The Championship Tour. 7:30 p.m. June 3. Tickets are $39.50-$125…

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The summer concert calendar is filling up at Artpark in Lewiston with 12 shows announced and more to come. Here's a look at what's been announced with links to more information. Also see artpark.net. Coors Light Concerts at Artpark (in the outdoor amphitheater) May 23: Primus and Mastodon June 2: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats plus the Head and the Hea…

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The Rockin’ the Downs concert series is returning for a second year to Batavia Downs with an expanded slate of concerts. There will be eight concerts in 2018 running on consecutive Fridays, up from six shows in 2017. Rocker Eddie Money, the only act returning for the second year, opens the series on June 22. Money, a familiar face around the Western New York area, has s…

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Lewiston is making a pretty strong case to be the concert destination of the summer as Fleet Foxes has now been added to its stacked summer season. The show will be at 5 p.m. July 27 in Artpark's Outdoor Amphitheater (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston). The harmony rich Seattle folk outfit returned last June from a lengthy hiatus with the release of its third proper LP, the c…

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Artpark's "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series will be taken over by the Big Easy as the just-announced Voodoo Threauxdown will go off at 4:45 p.m. Aug. 14 in Artpark's Outdoor Amphitheater (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston). After previous gigs at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts and KeyBank Center (opening for the Red Hot Chili Peppers), New Orleans jazz arti…

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Buffalo Riverworks (359 Ganson St.) will welcome Descendents to its versatile waterfront space at 7 p.m. Aug 3. Originally forming in the late '70s, the So-Cal pop-punk godfathers continue to make the most of its  latest reunion. In 2016, the genre icons released the well-received "Hypercaffium Spazzinate," the band's first full-length album in 12 years, and have been o…

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Rock band O.A.R. has been a hit in its annual Buffalo-area stop for years, and the Maryland group has planned another summer visit. O.A.R. and Matt Nathanson are slated to perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 as part of Artpark's Coors Light Concerts, in the outdoor amphitheater (450 S. 4th St., Lewiston). Tickets go on sale at noon Feb. 16 at tickets.com and artpark.net, by ph…

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Actress and singer Vanessa Williams returns to Buffalo for a special performance with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Williams and her band will perform 8 p.m. July 19 at the Artpark Mainstage Theatre in Lewiston. Stefan Sanders will lead the BPO as Williams sings her hits including "Save the Best for Last," "Dreamin" and "Love Is." It's a homecoming of sorts for…

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Welsh metal act Bullet For My Valentine returns with a show at 7:30 p.m. May 8 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). While the group has yet to announce its follow up to 2015's "Venom," the riff-heavy act has been teasing a return to the studios since April of 2017. BFMV's most recent single "Don't Need You" was shared at the tail end of 2016. Florida…