Contemporary country hit maker k.d. lang will entertain at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Shea's Buffalo Theater, 646 Main St. The Oyster Band, a Canadian country group, will open the show.
Toronto's Saddletramps and Buffalo's own Pine Dogs will take the stage for a rock 'n' roll double bill at 11 p.m. Friday in Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St. Nietzsche's also will feature a gig with Syracuse rocker Jamie Notarthomas at 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The Quakes, psychobilly trio, will play at 10:30 p.m. Thursday in Marshall's, 1678 Main St.
The Chambers Brothers, '70s hit makers, will play at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Marquee at the Tralf, 100 Theater Place. The Marquee lineup this week also includes a Guns 'N' Roses tribute by Sons of Guns at 10 p.m. Thursday and the Great Train Robbery, area favorites, at 11 p.m. Friday.
The Village People, '80s disco group, will entertain at 8 and 11 p.m. Saturday in the Marquee.
The Unholy Wives, Blue Wave recording artists, will perform at 11 p.m. Friday in the Continental, 212 Franklin St. The Consorting Angels and Marvelous Sauce will open the show.
The "official" Byrds will play at 11 p.m. Sunday in Mickey Rats City Bar, 3057 Main St. The Tweeds, area favorites, will open.
The Goo Goo Dolls will play with the Pinheads and Living Daylights, Saturday at 11 p.m. in the Cabaret, 255 Franklin St.
The Buffalo Banjo Band and Rags to Riches will offer ragtime favorites Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster.
Chuck Rosenberg, folk singer and former Green Beret, will bring his program, "Jody's Got Your Cadillac, the Vietnam War in Songs by Those Who Experienced It," to the Church of the Ascension, Linwood at North, at 4 p.m. Sunday.
The third annual Legacy of Love Country Jamboree will be held Sunday in the Sanborn Fire Hall, 5811 Buffalo St., Ward Road Extension between Route 31 and Lockport Road, Sanborn. Jerry Moore and the Country Mixers, Risky Business, Smokey Mountain, Nashville Addition, Bob West and the Country Drifters and Jackson and Country State will do the honors, beginning at 2 p.m.
New concerts announced last week include Alabama, Clint Black and Lorrie Morgan, March 23 in Memorial Auditorium (tickets go on sale Feb. 10 at Pate Ticket Agency); Whitesnake and Kix, Feb. 19 in the Aud; the Wilderness Family, Feb. 16, Corn Dogs, Feb. 17, Laurence Beall and the Sultans, Feb. 23, and Combo Limbo, Feb. 24, all in Marshall's; Tooba Blooze, Feb. 7, Sounds of Inspiration, Feb. 21, Skatalites, Feb. 23, Eddie Shaw and the Wolf Gang, Feb. 28, Aztec Two Step, March 21, and Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, March 28, all in Nietzsche's.
Also, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, May 3 in the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew; Dry Branch Fire Squad, April 7 in Abbott Square (formerly John's Flaming Hearth), 1830 Abbott Road, Lackawanna; Rick Cua, March 2 in Bethesda Full Gospel Tabernacle, Delaware Avenue and Broad Street, City of Tonawanda; Scott Wesley Brown, March 16 in the Chapel on North Forest Road, 895 N. Forest Road, Amherst.
The concert date with former Rolling stones guitarist Mick Taylor in the Marquee at the Tralf has been set back from Feb. 14 to March 7. Other new Marquee dates include Blood, Sweat and Tears featuring David Clayton-Thomas, Feb. 10, and Zachary Richard on March 28.
New out of town concert listings include David Bowie's Sound and Vision World Tour, March 7 in the Skydome-Skybowl, Toronto (Central Ticket). The Judds concert with Highway 101, scheduled for Jan. 25 in Rochester War Memorial Auditorium, has been setback to May 10 (Ticketron).
Also coming up: Tony Cuffe, Feb. 7 in Nichols School; Lonnie Mack, Feb. 7 in the Marquee at the Tralf; the Blind Pig Blues Revue with Pinetop Perkins and Big Daddy Kinsey, Feb. 8 in the Lafayette Tap Room, 391 Washington St.; Leo Kottke, Feb. 9 in the Marquee.