7 p.m. in KeyBank Center. Tickets cost between $39 and $129, and are available at tickets.com.
If you doubt Kevin Hart is one of the biggest names in American comedy, consider this: The comedian and film star, most recently in "Jumanji," who brings his "Irresponsible" tour to Buffalo, sold out two shows when he last visited in April 2015. Read Tim O'Shei's review of one of those shows, below.
Makers + Shakers Market with Step Out Buffalo
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Hotel @ the Lafayette (391 Washington St.). Tickets are $5 and may be purchased here. Kids 10 years and younger get in for free.
More than 75 local vendors will set up on the first floor of the Hotel @ the Lafayette for Step Out Buffalo's spring market, replete with a Bloody Mary bar, food for purchase and 10 free raffle tickets for each attendee.
Doors at 7 p.m. in Mohawk Place (49 E. Mohawk St.). Advance tickets are $10 at the venue during business hours and online here, with admission rising to $12 at the door on the night of the show.
Bleary-eyed, fuzzed-out, dizzying garage-psychedelia is NYC trio Sunflower Bean's stock-in-trade, and as delivered by the eminently charismatic front-woman/bassist Julia Cumming, has earned the band a considerable buzz in al-rock and indie circles, as evidenced by the reception afforded the band's recently released debut, "Human Ceremony."
England's Dream Wife and Buffalo's Deadwolf will share the opening duties. - Jeff Miers