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It's been a busy week for Darien Lake concert announcements, with three major bookings unveiled over the last few days. Tickets for these go on sale Friday, at either 10 a.m. or noon (details below), alongside The Chainsmokers in KeyBank Center and three small-yet-buzzy gigs slated for smaller Buffalo venues. Heart with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Who: Surprise! Heart …

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Sure, we're in the throes of winter, but looking ahead to warm-weather concerts is a perfectly healthy form of escapism. Tickets for five solid area shows - from country to Swedish death metal - go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 8, and we're here to pass along the information. Zac Brown Band Who: Grizzly Zac Brown and his band return to Darien - separate from the Country Meg…

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Maybe we can get fooled again. For fans of The Who waiting patiently to buy tickets for the May 9 show at KeyBank Center, there are at least 10 presale opportunities before tix go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Jan. 18. Two offers - end of row seating and Platinum presales - both started on Jan. 15. Two other presales start today (Jan. 16): The Who Fan Club presale…

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The urge to see a single band is just one of the reasons to attend a concert at Darien Lake. There's the obvious tailgating in the parking lots, the pleasure of enjoying live music among other fans, relaxing on the lawn on a warm summer night and the people-watching inherent to shows of different genres. The list goes on. For the first time, Live Nation will offer a …

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There was a whirlwind of interest in five concert and event announcements over the last 10 days in Buffalo, and Friday, Nov. 9, is the date these tickets go on sale. Blake Shelton Who is he?: Country music superstar who is also a coach on "The Voice." Put on a memorable St. Patrick's Day show in then-First Niagara Center in 2016. Event date: Feb. 22, 2019, in KeyBank …

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San Francisco-based ticket distribution company Ticketfly announced it was the victim of a "cyber incident" Thursday morning and, as a precaution, has taken down its website and services until further notice. "We are currently investigating a cybersecurity incident targeting Ticketfly.com that has resulted in the compromise of some client and customer information," read…

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Prepare to pounce, local concertgoers. In celebration of National Concert Week, Live Nation will offer $20 tickets to 20 select summer shows at Darien Lake Amphitheater (9993 Allegheny Road, Corfu). The promotion began in 2015 and enters its fourth year. The special rate began Monday and runs through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. The Live Nation release also reinforces …

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Previously announced Justin Timberlake The Man Of The Woods Tour. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. KeyBank Center, 1 Seymour H. Knox III Plaza. 855-4444. keybankcenter.com. Tickets are $53.50-$229 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 19 (livenation.com, 888-223-6000, tickets.com). https://buffalonews.com/2018/02/02/justin-timberlakes-latest-is-half-sublime-half-cringe-worthy/ New concert…

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What would you pay to get a photo with Dolly Parton or your favorite act from Kiss the Summer Hello? How about a private pre-concert party or exclusive band memorabilia like a guitar pick or commemorative ticket? Would you pay for a crowd-free shopping experience? Well all of this and more - can be yours - for a price. VIP concert and event tickets are a growing trend in …

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The line was long and snakelike in the First Niagara Center on Friday morning, and Twitter fans seemed a bit nervous, but Bruce Springsteen fans in Western New York expressed little frustration in acquiring tickets for The Boss's Feb. 25, 2016, show. [Update, 12:20 p.m.: LiveNation has announced that Springsteen's Buffalo show is sold out] Here's a photo of the line at t…

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Confusion reigned Monday morning as fans eager to snare tickets to Paul McCartney’s Oct. 22 concert arrived at First Niagara Center only to be greeted by a sign that said they had to have a handbill in order to be admitted to the arena lobby.None of the fans who arrived hours before doors were scheduled to open at 10 a.m. had been aware of the procedure.Shortly before 8 a.…