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OHMME, 7 p.m. May 4, Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $8. Experimental indie duo OHMME is set to make its Buffalo debut Friday at Mohawk Place. A mainstay of the Chicago music scene boasting working credits with the likes of Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa and Whitney already on its resume, the pair just finished touring with Wilco frontman and fellow Illinois musician …

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Reed Turchi, 8 p.m. April 13 in Mohawk Place (47 E Mohawk St.), $5. Less than a year since his last local appearance, North Carolina troubadour Reed Turchi is ready to return to the Mohawk stage. The groovy blues rocker is on the road in support of his just-released new record "Just a Little More Faith." The analog-recorded album finds the multi-instrumental paying h…

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Silent Disco Dance Party, 9 p.m. April 6 at Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois St.), $25-$30. Between performances by buzzing indie acts (Wolf Alice, Superorganism) and returning new favorites (Upstate Rubdown), Friday night in Buffalo certainly has a fine mix of musical options, or a "good problem" as I prefer to call it. But for the sake of mixing things up, direct yours…

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Ugly Sun and Mutual Friends, 8 p.m. March 9, Lockhouse Distillery & Bar (41 Columbia St.), $5. Ugly Sun and Mutual Friends are teaming up for a must-catch double bill at the Cobblestone hotspot. Rising from the ashes of the late great garage-punk trio Arctic Death, Ugly Sun finds the Crook brothers and longtime collaborator (and former Nelson Type member) Trey Ho…

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Slayer's farewell tour will now include a local date at 5 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Darien Lake Amphitheater (9993 Allegheny Road, Darien). The 40-year thrash-metal vets announced earlier this year that its latest batch of tour dates would be its last. The highly influential group's most recent and now final record "Repentless" was released back in 2015. Joining Slayer on t…

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Dynamo, 7 p.m. March 1, Lockhouse Distillery & Bar (41 Columbia St.), $7-$10. Last seen taking over Lockhouse back in October, the Nashville jazz/funk fusion collective (think a more R&B geared Snarky Puppy) will return to the scene of the crime for its latest local appearance at the Cobblestone hot spot. Comprised of a core group of nine musicians, the must-…

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Deer Tick is set to return to town at 8 p.m. May 1 in Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois St.). Rhode Island's ragged roots outfit is coming off a rather ambitious 2017, having dropped two albums, "Deer Tick, Vol. 1" and "Deer Tick, Vol. 2," on the same day back in September. The former showcased the band's acoustic, lyrically driven side, while "Vol. 2" captured Deer Tick'…

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John Popper of Blues Traveler will perform at 7 p.m. April 29 in the Tralf Music Hall (622 Main St.). The long-time harmonica-clad frontman to the jam leaning blues-rock act is set to head out on his latest string of intimate solo dates. His previous tour included bandmate Ben Wilson on piano and backing vocals. As for Blues Traveler, the New Jersey four-piece celebr…

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David Blaine's 36-date North American tour includes a stop in downtown Buffalo at 8 p.m. July 8 in Shea's Performing Arts Center (646 Main St.). Following the success of his breakthrough television special "Street Magic" in 2007, the revolutionizing illusionist-turned-death-defying endurance artist went on to deliver a number of high-profile events including "Buried Ali…

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Lewiston is making a pretty strong case to be the concert destination of the summer as Fleet Foxes has now been added to its stacked summer season. The show will be at 5 p.m. July 27 in Artpark's Outdoor Amphitheater (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston). The harmony rich Seattle folk outfit returned last June from a lengthy hiatus with the release of its third proper LP, the c…

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Artpark's "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series will be taken over by the Big Easy as the just-announced Voodoo Threauxdown will go off at 4:45 p.m. Aug. 14 in Artpark's Outdoor Amphitheater (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston). After previous gigs at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts and KeyBank Center (opening for the Red Hot Chili Peppers), New Orleans jazz arti…

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With Sunday's Royal Rumble still buzzing, the WWE is wasting no time in gearing up for the Road to Wrestlemania. Just weeks before the main event is played out on April 8 in New Orleans, WWE Live will hit Buffalo at 5 p.m. March 25 in the KeyBank Center (One Seymour H. Knox III Plaza). Wrestling fans can expect to catch WWE superstars the Miz, Roman Reigns, John Cena…

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British import Wolf Alice has announced its latest local performance, set for 7 p.m. April 6 in the Town Ballroom (681 Main St.). Previously appearing in town as part of the 2015 installment of the Kerfuffle Before Christmas and in a headlining gig at the Tralf Music Hall in 2016, the '90s inspired London act will be back in Buffalo to perform songs off of its September…

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Soul Patch, 8 p.m. Jan. 27, Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois St.), $10. Given how frequently the local hardcore heroes of Every Time I Die are on the road, you never quite know when a Soul Patch show may pop up. Two of the popular tribute band's members - lead singer Keith Buckley and bassist Stephen Micciche  - are part of ETID, just in case you weren't up to speed. …

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On-the-rise act Sunflower Bean will return to Buffalo at 7 p.m. May 6 in Mohawk Place (47 E Mohawk St.). Last seen opening for the Pixies in the UB Center for the Arts' Mainstage Theatre last fall, the NYC three-piece caught a nice buzz on the strength of sun-kissed balled "Easier Said," found on the band's 2016 debut "Human Ceremony." The psych-lite group will be ba…