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The Dave Matthews Band has announced its summer 2014 tour, and happily for the thousands who routinely flock to see the DMB whenever it performs in Western New York, this year’s jaunt will include a June 11th stop at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center.

The Dave Matthews Band has announced its summer 2014 tour, and happily for the thousands who routinely flock to see the DMB whenever it performs in Western New York, this year’s jaunt will include a June 11th stop at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center.

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will take part in the annual Martin Luther King Celebration Program for the first time at 6 p.m. Sunday in Kleinhans Music Hall. The orchestra will be joined by a chorus that includes members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and several other local choruses. This year’s theme is “The Man, The Dream, The Legacy.” Admission to the program…

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will take part in the annual Martin Luther King Celebration Program for the first time at 6 p.m. Sunday in Kleinhans Music Hall. The orchestra will be joined by a chorus that includes members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and several other local choruses. This year’s theme is “The Man, The Dream, The Legacy.” Admission to the program…

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“I don’t really work completely linearly, like a lot of people do,” says Bruce Springsteen in the latest edition of Rolling Stone, speaking in reference to his new album, “High Hopes,” out today.Springsteen was responding here to the suggestion that this new collection was somehow an anomaly in his storied catalog, as it is the first time he’s culled an album largely from …

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“I don’t really work completely linearly, like a lot of people do,” says Bruce Springsteen in the latest edition of Rolling Stone, speaking in reference to his new album, “High Hopes,” out today.Springsteen was responding here to the suggestion that this new collection was somehow an anomaly in his storied catalog, as it is the first time he’s culled an album largely from …

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The cult of Clutch was out in full force Friday, filling the Town Ballroom to capacity, and celebrating the wonderfully weird heaviness of the Maryland stoner metal icons with fist-pumping enthusiasm.Never heard of Clutch? Well, that’s part of the fun for the band’s fans, who are quite content to bask in the group’s underground status – Clutch is their band, and those who …

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PopDavid Sylvian, “Do You Know Me Now: Digital 45” (SamadhiSound). In mid-2013, David Sylvian was invited to participate in an installation by visual artist Phil Collins - no, not the drummer from Genesis - in which artists were asked to interpret anonymously recorded telephone conversations as raw materials for a composition. The conversations were generated from a phone …

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The cult of Clutch was out in full force Friday, filling the Town Ballroom to capacity, and celebrating the wonderfully weird heaviness of the Maryland stoner metal icons with fist-pumping enthusiasm.Never heard of Clutch? Well, that’s part of the fun for the band’s fans, who are quite content to bask in the group’s underground status – Clutch is their band, and those who …

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PopDavid Sylvian, “Do You Know Me Now: Digital 45” (SamadhiSound). In mid-2013, David Sylvian was invited to participate in an installation by visual artist Phil Collins - no, not the drummer from Genesis - in which artists were asked to interpret anonymously recorded telephone conversations as raw materials for a composition. The conversations were generated from a phone …

PopVarious ArtistsPeter Gabriel: And I’ll Scratch Yours[Real World]3½ stars (Out of four)Peter Gabriel always has been an artist concerned with “the big idea,” be it a prog-rock concept album, a complete collection where the drummer is forbidden to use cymbals, or an entire song-cycle dealing with the dissolution of a marriage. Several years ago, Gabriel initiated yet anot…

PopVarious ArtistsPeter Gabriel: And I’ll Scratch Yours[Real World]3½ stars (Out of four)Peter Gabriel always has been an artist concerned with “the big idea,” be it a prog-rock concept album, a complete collection where the drummer is forbidden to use cymbals, or an entire song-cycle dealing with the dissolution of a marriage. Several years ago, Gabriel initiated yet anot…

Detroit Cobras. 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. www.waitingroombuffalo.com. $12 advance, $14 day of show (box office, www.ticketfly.com).John Corabi with Brandon Gibbs Acoustic Show. 8 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Braun’s Concert Cove, 11891 Main Road, Akron. 542-2425, www.braunsbar.com. $10 advance, $12 day of show.Lisa Lampanelli. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 7 an…

The Topper Social Club was a popular bar and live music spot in Niagara Falls that opened in 1926 as the go-to joint for swing-era sounds. The club moved through many guises – including a tenure as a genuine speakeasy – before finally closing its doors in 1996.Late in 2012, the club was reopened under new management, after undergoing significant restoration of woodwork and…

It was fitting that Girlpope was the last band to take the stage at Mohawk Place. The group had been a mainstay of the club during its peak years, and for that January 2013 finale, no band more suitably served the purpose of the delivery of a fond, boozy and emotional farewell, with various miscreant characters, musicians and fans flooding the stage to share the final curt…