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The Buffalo-area has reached the pinnacle of its festival season, with annual giants such as Taste of Buffalo, Jam in the Valley, Queen of Heaven and Canal Fest all running this weekend. These four festivals all cater to different interests, too, with the Taste focusing on food, JiTV celebrating country music artists big and small, Queen of Heaven pitching carnival ride…

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The best advice for this week is probably to stay inside and huddle under several layers of clothing. Buffalo will still have events going on next week, after all. We kid. The temperatures are expected to rise midweek, and while we might be reluctant to emerge from the warmth of our lairs, there are a handful of steamy events to make it worthwhile. Disney on Ice: Wor…

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Catfish and the Bottlemen will return to Buffalo in a stripped-down form to perform at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Rec Room (79 W. Chippewa). Presented by local rock radio 103.3 the Edge, January's performance will be the latest installment of the station's ongoing "Pop Up & Unplugged" series. Judah and the Lion and Band of Horses have previously performed under the serie…

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Pop-folk trio Judah & The Lion is set to swing through Buffalo in a free show sponsored by 103.3 The Edge at 7 p.m. June 15 in the Town Ballroom (681 Main St.). The free concerts tickets are available now simply by tuning in to the modern rock station. Once again being presented by 103.3 the Edge's "Pop Up & Unplugged" concert series, the Nashville genre-blen…

Food and Drink

Pearl Street adds a Czech twist Pearl Street Brewing Company (76 Pearl St.) will release its Czech Pilsner this week. The 5.3 percent ABV (alcohol by volume) pilsner is light, with a clean lager profile and brewed with loads of imported Saaz and Hallertau hops. Call 856-2337. Brut IPA, a new San Francisco style SATO Brewpub (110 Pearl St.) will join with Pearl Str…

Comedy

Working the stand-up stage is only a slice of James Kurdziel’s career, but as he’ll tell you, comedy connects everything he does. From his regular job as the program director and daytime jock on 103.3 The Edge to his twice-yearly college tours, making people laugh is what makes Kurdziel a living. You can catch Kurdziel monthly at Edge Comedy Night in Helium Comedy Club, i…

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Edgefest in Buffalo has a lot to live up to. There have been some iconic catch-all shows produced by the city’s alt-rock station, 103.3 FM the Edge, over the years, at a broad spectrum of venues. Some have been epic. Some left the attendee scratching his or her head at the end of the night, and wondering what just transpired. (Remember Billy Idol headlining at the old Pier…