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SOLD OUT: Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour featuring Carole King's 'Tapestry' on Oct. 14

More than 200 presale tickets have been sold and none remain for this month's Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour.

Carole King's acclaimed 1971 album "Tapestry" is the album selection for Monday, Oct. 14 in the Sportsmen's Tavern.

Jeff Miers and Anita West. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Please note the recent change in ticketing for Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour events. Buffalo News subscribers were able to purchase a discounted $5 ticket in advance here. Non-subscribers could purchase a $10 ticket in advance here, or subscribe to The News for as little as $1 for one month at BuffaloNews.com/subscribe to become eligible for the discounted Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour rate.

Entry is not permitted without an advance ticket.

Buffalo News Music Critic Jeff Miers and 97 Rock DJ Anita West co-host each event of the series, held on the second Monday of each month.

Miers and West select a classic album from one the great forms of American music, spin portions of it on vinyl live in the club and open the floor to questions and discussion.

The evening is capped by a live performance from a hand-picked selection of Buffalo's finest musicians, who perform their own interpretations of tracks from that month's album. On Oct. 14, the band will include Michele Ruffino (lead vocals), Paul Beringer (guitar and saxophone), Taylor Belling (bass), Rick Carfa (keys), Benjamin Jason Clyburn (drums) and Margo Stauffer (backing vocals).

Come out for happy hour drinks, classic vinyl, an intelligent discussion and the finest local music, all at the club the annual Ameripolitan Awards decreed "the finest venue for Americana music in the world."

Each Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour includes audience participation in the discussion about the featured album. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour

When: 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14.

Where: Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St.

With: Buffalo News Music Critic Jeff Miers and 97 Rock DJ Anita West.

Featuring: Carole King's "Tapestry," performed by Michele Ruffino (lead vocals), Paul Beringer (guitar and saxophone), Taylor Belling (bass), Rick Carfa (keys), Benjamin Jason Clyburn (drums) and Margo Stauffer (backing vocals).

What: Listen to songs, join a discussion and then hear a live performance of songs on the album from local musicians.

Cost (new pricing structure): SOLD OUT. Buffalo News subscribers were able to purchase a discounted $5 ticket in advance here. Non-subscribers could purchase a $10 ticket in advance here. Entry is not permitted without an advance ticket.

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