FTMP: 8 Bands, 9 Hours!
Who?: Birds In Mines, No Sad Tomorrow, the Saturday Saints, Blueshift, the Freeeek, Anchorage Nebraska, Throw Away, Anytime, Anywhere!, DJ Captain Wolfy, Zong, Gh0st, BlastedBunny.
What?: For The Music Productions (FTMP) and 91.3 FM WBNY are presenting a local independent band and DJ showcase, with eight bands, plus DJs and special guests providing nine hours of sounds, styles and attitudes.
When?: 2 to 11 p.m. Sunday.
Where?: The 4 0/8 (810 Rein Road, Cheektowaga).
Why?: This showcase provides the perfect opportunity for you to take the pulse of the Buffalo indie-rock scene -- or at least, a cross-section of that scene -- in the course of a single afternoon and evening. It's an all-ages show, too. Legal adults with ID are invited to BYOB. Admission is $5 with advance tickets available through the bands performing at the event, or at Filigrees (1121 Elmwood Ave.).
Check Out: www.wbnylocalshow.com; facebook.com/forthemusicbuffalo.
-- Jeff Miers