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With the Mighty Mighty Bosstones show on Friday, the summer's Canalside Live slate has concluded, leaving those with an insatiable craving for live music to look elsewhere. Fortunately, this week in Buffalo offers a wealth of free shows – at venues such as Gateway Harbor, Larkin Square and Banchetti By Rizzo's – as well as several other alluring events from Monday throu…

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Rock band O.A.R. has been a hit in its annual Buffalo-area stop for years, and the Maryland group has planned another summer visit. O.A.R. and Matt Nathanson are slated to perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 as part of Artpark's Coors Light Concerts, in the outdoor amphitheater (450 S. 4th St., Lewiston). Tickets go on sale at noon Feb. 16 at tickets.com and artpark.net, by ph…

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With the band's local summer stop not even in the rear view mirror, popular roots/jam act O.A.R. has already announced its next area visit at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). The Maryland outfit recently celebrated its 20th year of touring and recording music, and in turn, released the career spanning double album "XX," a compilation …

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The summer concert season in Western New York continues to flesh out as Train will ride it's "Play That Song" tour into town at 7 p.m. June 20 in Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center). On hand for support is an eclectic batch of opening acts: O.A.R. and Natsha Bedingfield. Best known for chart-topping hit singles like "Drops of Jupiter"…

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A distinctly mixed lineup of musical acts including Tears for Fears, Slighty Stoopid, Two Door Cinema Club and a Canadian Hall of Fame event are among the final nine outdoor concerts announced by Artpark. Tickets go on sale at noon April 29 for these shows, which complete the lineups for Artpark's two weekday concert series: First Niagara Presents Tuesday in the Park and …

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It doesn’t seem that long ago when the Ohio State University alumni of O.A.R. first started serenading America’s Birkenstock set with sing-along dorm deliveries like “That Was A Crazy Game Of Poker.”But 18 years have passed since the acronym for “Of a Revolution” self-released its debut, “The Wanderer,” developed a cult college-aged following and, ultimately, blossomed int…

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Grace Potter, O.A.R. and Marianas Trench are among the new shows announced today by Artpark in Lewiston.Added to the Tuesday in the Park series are the Australian Pink Floyd Show, July 21; Grace Potter, July 29; Creedence Clearwater Revisited and America, Aug. 11; and Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aug. 18. New shows for the Coors Light Wednesdays series are Three Days Grace, June 17; Ma…

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LEWISTON – Artpark, on a summer’s eve, with a slight breeze blowing up from the gorge behind the stage and an audience pumped to see a couple bands rip their way through a batch of tunes, is a good place to be. That was certainly the case on Wednesday evening when O.A.R. (a.k.a. Of A Revolution) was the headliner and the support acts were nearly perfect in th…