Original vocalist Sarah McLachlan will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in Marine Midland Arena. Lisa Loeb will open the show.
The 10,000 Maniacs, national recording artists, will present an acoustic concert at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Fredonia Opera House, 9-11 Church St., Fredonia.
Robert Jr. Lockwood, a veteran blues guitarist, will hit the stage at 10 p.m. Saturday in the Lafayette Tap Room, 320 Pearl St. The Dead-head/groove-stylings of Leftover Salmon will begin at 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Tralfamadore Cafe, 100 Theater Place. This will be an 18-and-over show. The Tralf also will welcome Junction West, classic '70s funksters, at 8 p.m. Friday and Koko Taylor, "Queen of Blues," and her Blues Machine at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Hypnotic Clambake will join forces with Schleigho CQ for an 8 p.m. show Saturday in Showplace Theatre, 1063 Grant St. At 8 p.m. Sunday, the Showplace will present Blanks 77, plus Voice Killer, Counterclockwise and the Buddy Revells.
P.E.E. and Trackstar, noise-pop recording groups from San Francisco and Seattle, will be at Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St., for a 9 p.m. show Wednesday.
Also at the Mohawk this week, Mooter, Wholesale and Manufacturing, a noise rock group from Minneapolis, will perform at 10 p.m. Friday.
The Buffalo Song Project will present Rhyme and Reason in Lower Bohemia, a song and poetry festival with Jim Whitford, Stacy Clark, Michael Meldrum, Kristianne Meal, Aerin Tedesco, Mitch Meadows and Nimrod Wildfire, at 8 p.m. Thursday in Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St.
The Fibs, once regular Friday happy hour performers in Nietzsche's, will play a reunion-anniversary party 6 p.m. Friday in the club. Following these veterans, the Amazing All My Children Band's album-release party, celebrating "tangent," will begin at 10 p.m.
The Buffalo Music Collective will celebrate its second anniversary at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Breckenridge Brewery, 623 Main St. Local original rockers Slapp the Cat will provide music.
The Steam Donkeys, local rockers, will hold an album-release party celebrating "Little Honky Tonks" at 11 p.m. Friday in the Pearl Street Brewery, 76 Pearl St. Irving Klaws also will perform.
The Dady Brothers will perform during "An Irish Hooley" at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Village of Lancaster.