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Hollerado, 7 p.m. Nov. 16, the Leopard Lounge at Town Ballroom (681 Main St.), $16 - $19. Since Waiting Room and its upstairs Studio closed earlier this fall, the Leopard Lounge, Town Ballroom's intimate front room, has seen quite the uptick in activity. If you have yet to check the space out, then maybe the latest visit from Hollerado would be a good enough excuse. …

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Slowdive, 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Town Ballroom (681 Main St.), $29 - $32. Seminal shoegaze act Slowdive is set to make a rare appearance in Buffalo as the group's comeback year continues to roll along. After reforming back in 2014, the Reading, UK act shared the new single "Star Roving," this past January, the band's first bit of new music in 22 years.  The track woul…

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The Darcys, 7 p.m. Nov.2, Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $10. Glossy Toronto duo the Darcys is set to headline a Canada-friendly evening at the downtown music hot spot. The pair's most recent album, the '80s soaked "Centerfold," is a collection of synth-heavy dance pop that finds the group drifting away from its early moody guitar sounds. The shades of new wave and…

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Craig Finn with John K. Samson, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Leopard Lounge (681 Main St.), $28. Last seen opening up for Titus Andronicus at a spirited Tralf Music Hall a couple of years back, the Hold Steady's Craig Finn will return to Buffalo in a headlining role at Town Ballroom's intimate Leopard Lounge. On tour in support of his new (and best) solo release, 2017's mov…

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Joywave, 5 p.m. Oct. 5, Alumni Plaza outside KeyBank Center, free. The weather lately sure would tell you otherwise, but it's time to start another hockey season in Buffalo. To help kick off the 2017-2018 Sabres' season, Rochester's Joywave will be performing a free set outside of the KeyBank Center for the Party in the Plaza opening event. One of the biggest succ…

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Dan Bern, 8 p.m. Sept. 28, 9th Ward at Babeville (341 Delaware Ave.), $15-$20. Ithaca-based promoter Dan Smalls has presented a wide range of acts - from big-name musicians to under-the-radar bands - in the Buffalo area since breaking into the market a few years back. His latest local presentation is Iowa-born singer-songwriter Dan Bern. Dubbed one of the many "next …

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Conor Oberst, 8 p.m. Sept. 14, Asbury Hall at Babeville (341 Delaware Ave.), $30-$35. Better known as Bright Eyes to some, longtime heart-on-his sleeve singer/songwriter Conor Oberst will be ditching his alias this time around as he makes his much-awaited return to Buffalo. The Omaha musician has had a busy couple of years. In addition to resurrecting his emo-punk ou…

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Intrepid Thursdays Week 1, 8 p.m. Sept. 7, Nietzsche's (248 Allen St.), $5 I will be the first to tell you that jam is just not my scene, but the guys in Intrepid Travelers have a pretty cool idea up their sleeves for their month-long residency at Nietzsche's. Every Thursday in September, a different local musician will join the quartet to open the show. First up is …

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Buzzing Philadelphia band Sheer Mag will be rolling through town at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 in Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.). The '7os hard-rock inspired punk group is currently on tour in support of its well-received new record "Need to Feel Your Love." The breakthrough album is a collection of 12 hook-heavy tracks, fusing retro riffs and power-pop into a swagger-filled packa…

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The Harmonites, 10 p.m. Aug. 17, McGarret's (946 Elmwood Ave.), $5 Outside of some special events, live music is becoming more of a rarity at the Bidwell Park watering hole these days. Enter the Harmonites, a quartet of improv musicians ready to dust off the the bar's tucked in rear "stage." Consisting of members of Antibalas, Sonny Baker Band and Lazlo Hollyfeld (th…

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Cloud Nothings, 7 p.m. April 28, The Tralf Music Hall (622 Main St.) , $15-$18. Cloud Nothings is back in Buffalo to make its most recent rounds through local music clubs. Previously seen in town nearly destroying Buffalo Iron Works while on tour for the angst-heavy album "Attack on Memory" in 2014, the former lo-fi, Ohio indie act will be returning to the Queen Ci…

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DYNAMO, 9 p.m. April 21, Lockhouse Distillery & Bar (41 Columbia St.), $10. Lockhouse's eclectic winter concert series comes to a close as the Nashville band DYNAMO touches down in the Cobblestone distillery. The must-see live act fuses funk, soul, R&B and rock into an explosive package that has taken the band on tour nationwide. DYNAMO released its debut al…

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Minus the Bear with Beach Slang, 7 p.m. March 30, Town Ballroom (681 Main St.), $24-$28. No offense to Minus the Bear. The Seattle group has been releasing a steady collection of loopy math-rock for years now, and doing a good job at it to boot, but if you want to catch the real highlight of the night, get to the Ballroom early to see Beach Slang take the stage. A ra…

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Ron Hawkins, 6 p.m. March 24, Buffalo Museum of Science (1020 Humboldt Pkwy.), $22.50. Leaving his backing band at home for his latest Buffalo pit-stop, Lowest of the Low frontman Ron Hawkins will set up shop in a rather unexpected venue: the Buffalo Museum of Science. The musician shared his latest solo record "Spit Sputter & Sparkle" last year, but don't be sh…

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If you're looking for entertainment at night while you're in town for the NCAA Tournament, we've found 10 events at music and comedy clubs within walking distance or a short drive of KeyBank Center. WEDNESDAY Coldboydjs and C.M.G. present: Roc the Mic, 9 p.m. March 15 at Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St., $10. For something a little different, catch this DJ competiti…