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Mikaela Davis and Southern Star, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, 9th Ward @ Babeville (341 Delaware Ave.), $12. Rising Rochester-born musician Mikaela Davis will return to Buffalo with her band Southern Star for a performance in Babeville's basement space. The young singer's profile has continued to rise following the release of her breakthrough effort "Delivery" during the summer o…

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Amigo the Devil, 6:30 Nov. 29, Rec Room (79 W. Chippewa), $15. Don't let a nasty food coma stop you from heading downtown to catch a set from on-the-rise folk artist Amigo the Devil. The dark country singer-songwriter (born Danny Kiranos) will be passing through town as he tours in support of his acclaimed 2018 effort "Everything is Fine." The 15-track collection of …

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Dogs in Stereo, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $7. Lo-fi Buffalo project Dogs in Stereo will be kicking off the weekend early as it readies the release of its latest EP at Mohawk Place. Guided by frontman Joe Cardina, the languid indie act will be performing selections from its new six-track effort "Idle." The musician offered taste of the EP back i…

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Hollerado, 7 p.m. Nov. 7, Town Ballroom (681 Main St.), $20. Canadian indie-rockers Hollerado will be making a final stop through Buffalo as the band continues to chug along on its farewell tour. With its last show set for Dec. 12 in Toronto's Danforth Music Hall, the shouty Ottawa act will thankfully be back at the Town Ballroom on its "The One Last Time Tour" to su…

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Mal Blum, 7 p.m. Nov. 1, 9th Ward @ Babeville (341 Delaware Ave.), $12. Confessional singer-songwriter Mal Blum will be returning to Babeville's cozy basement space to perform. Previously seen in town as a supporting act for rising indie artist Lucy Dacus last March, the New York-based folk-punk musician has returned to the road for a handful of headlining dates to s…

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Moon Hooch, 8 p.m. Sept. 7, Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois St.), $20. Experimental jazz outfit Moon Hooch will be returning to the Cobblestone District for its latest local visit. The former New York City subway buskers turned must-see touring machine shared its collaborative new single "Rise" in June. The refined song sees the evolving trio adding rap verses from h…

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Leggy, 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the 9th Ward @ Babeville (341 Delaware Ave.), $10. Cincinnati dream-punk outfit Leggy will be making a pit stop in Babeville's basement space. Currently on tour in support of the March-released, full-length debut "Let Me Know Your Moon," the melodic three-piece has been receiving a fair share of blog love from tastemakers like Stereogum, Impose …

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As If, 10 p.m. Aug. 9, Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $5. With summer in full swing (and its inevitable wind-down not too far off), DJs Gabtron and BB Garbanzo are back for a sweaty installment of their As If Dance Party series. Nostalgia for late 1990s pop music, 1999 in particular, is currently in overdrive as some of the genre's biggest releases by the Backstree…

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The Growlers, 7 p.m. July 25, Asbury Hall at Babeville (341 Delaware Ave.), $30. Previously seen rocking the stages at the Tralf Music Hall in 2016, as well as a number of teeth-cutting sets at Mohawk Place over the years, the California beach goths will shimmy on down to Babeville for its latest local visit. The band has been busy filling out its summer schedule per…

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Folkfaces, 7 p.m. July 11, Sportsmen's Tavern (326 Amherst St.), $12. Local Americana favorites Folkfaces will be celebrating the release of its latest album at the Amherst Street musical landmark. The follow-up to 2017's genre-sprawling collection "How Long?," "Fat Ol' Rat" finds the quartet picking up right where it left off, delivering foot stompin' cuts of roots …

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Handsome Jack, 8 p.m. July 6, Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois St.), $10. Lockport-bred boogie rockers Handsome Jack will be taking off for a European tour later in July, but not before a proper local send-off. Armed with a full horn section, the retro blues trio will hit the stage at Buffalo Iron Works to perform tracks from its deep catalog of tunes. The band's most…

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Micah Schnabel, 7 p.m. May 10 at Matinee (698 Main St.), $10. Old-school Mohawk Place staple Micah Schnabel will post up in the Theatre District's best beer bar for an intimate performance. Lead singer of the Ohio alt-country act Two Cow Garage, the hard-working singer-songwriter will be back in Buffalo as he tours in support of his forthcoming new record "The Teenag…

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EELS, 7 p.m. April 29, Town Ballroom (681 Main St.), $32.50. Eccentric indie outfit EELS will finally return to Buffalo after a prolonged absence. The long-running act of off-kilter musician Mark Oliver Everett (aka E) will take the Theatre District stage to perform tracks from the project's latest record, 2018's "The Destruction." Full of strings, samples, loops and…

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Orations, 8 p.m. March 29, Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $7. Nocturnal Buffalo act Orations will return to the Mohawk stage to celebrate the release of its latest collection of music. Since debuting in 2014, the quartet has been steadily sharing dark yet shimmering post-punk that recalls the likes of Siouxsie and the Banshees, the Cure and the Chameleons. Its fort…