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Kerfuffle, the annual daylong music event held at Canalside, no longer feels like a buzzy, new event. Now six solid years in, Kerfuffle has become a reliable early-summer staple promising big-name artists, sweet sounds and rocking rhythms to Buffalo’s alt-rock fans. On the first official day of summer, “the music event of the summer” (as dubbed by presenting radio stati…

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The sixth annual Alternative Buffalo Kerfuffle returns to Canalside with a lineup of familiar musical friends and some new faces. Walk the Moon, the Head & the Heart, Bishop Briggs, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Atlas Genius, Houses and Matt Maeson are set to perform at the daylong music festival June 21. Gates open at 2 p.m. with the show at 3:20 p.m. The all-ages e…

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From a major indie concert to an approachable art event to what's become a regular visit from a "Jersey Shore" star, the Buffalo area has a lot cooked up for Nov. 26-29. With "Hamilton" still at Shea's Buffalo Theatre and holiday markets galore on tap, these events make braving the cold rain and gloomy skies worthwhile. One note: Lindsey Buckingham, scheduled to perform…

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An eclectic trio of talented music groups serenaded Alternative Buffalo 107.7 at the beloved alternative rock radio station’s fifth birthday show on Monday night. Cool-and-moody pop-rock headliners The Neighbourhood took the foggy Buffalo RiverWorks stage to close out the celebratory evening, and floated lush, provocative dark pop fantasies to a well-warmed-up crowd. T…

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From a food event dedicated to healthy options to a nice lineup slotted for Buffalo's indie station's birthday show, there are ample activity options in Buffalo from Oct. 1 to 4. Although Modest Mouse has sold out the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, tickets remain available for several other worthy events. Taps and Apps 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in Buffalo R…

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Through Kerfuffle and Kerfuffle Before Christmas music festivals, Alternative Buffalo 107.7 fans have been treated to elaborate lineups that blend established indie acts with rising stars that have received station airplay. But the Entercom station hasn't stooped any lower when booking their birthday shows, as The Neighbourhood, Joywave and Flora Cash will play at 6:30 …

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Five summer editions of 107.7 Alternative Buffalo’s Kerfuffle are now in the books. And after its latest affair on June 16, the station can check off another rollicking amalgamation of Fender rock, electro pop and all points between along Buffalo’s Canalside waterfront. The daylong festival – featuring Mainland, Mansionair, Family of the Year, Marian Hill, Robert DeLong…

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Alternative Buffalo's Kerfuffle Gates open at 12:30 p.m., music runs from 1:45 p.m. to 11 at Canalside (44 Prime St.). General admission tickets are $35 plus fees and may be purchased here. Entercom indie radio station Alt Buffalo trots out another lineup that blends familiar visitors such as Matt and Kim, Taking Back Sunday, AWOLNATION and Robert DeLong with newer art…

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1) Alternative Buffalo's Kerfuffle, gates open at noon, music begins at 1:45 p.m. June 16 at Canalside (44 Prime St.). Tickets are $35 plus fees for general admission, $50 plus fees for premium view; more details here. Ticket prices rise to $55 on the day of the show. Commentary: Kerfuffle is beloved for several reasons: it unites indie music fans on Buffalo's waterfron…

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AWOLNATION, Matt & Kim and Robert Delong are some of the familiar names headed to Alternative Buffalo’s day-long outdoor music event called Kerfuffle. The concert is set for 1:45 p.m. June 16 at Canalside and also includes musical acts Family of the Year, Mainland, Mansionair and Manchester Orchestra with more bands to be announced by Alt Buffalo, radio station 107.…

Good Thursdays with Alternative Buffalo, 10 p.m. March 9, Mr. Goodbar (1110 Elmwood Ave.), free. This week may be a good excuse to get out of the house and finally treat yourself to a Good Thursday night. The popular alternative-rock radio station has been hosting its weekly takeover of the college bar for some time now, playing buzzing tracks from its influential #A…

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One of the city's more anticipated winter events, Alternative Buffalo's Kerfuffle Before Christmas, has announced its lineup. The holiday-focused counterpart to the radio station's Canalside summer festival, 2016's TKBC will be headlined by Atlas Genius and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. The show, scheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the KeyBank Center also features Capital C…

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After canceling the remainder of their summer dates, Death From Above 1979 has been removed from Alternative Buffalo's upcoming Kerfuffle lineup at Canalside (44 Prime St.). The Toronto dance-punk pair, which has been touring with Kerfuffle headliner AWOLNATION over the past month, had to scrap the remaining 16 dates after its tour partner pulled out to join Prophets of R…

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Alternative Buffalo 107.7 FM promised a surprise guest would join its popular Kerfuffle summer concert and the radio station lived up to its word with the announcement of the addition of the Violent Femmes. The punk-rock icon joins a bill set for July 23 at Canalside featuring AWOLNATION, Bloc Party, Coleman Hell, Death From Above 1979, Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear, The…

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Bronxville-bred bassist Chris Baio can boast two pretty solid claims to fame. One, he’s the second cousin of “Charles in Charge” heartthrob Scott Baio; and two (and inarguably more impressive), he’s the bassist of indie-pop Paul Simon disciples, Vampire Weekend. So with these two solid birds-in-hand, you’d understand if his life was all Willie Ames and waiting for work on…