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Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys injected Irish spirit into Niagara Falls on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, with a performance in Rapids Theatre. See fans and shots of the band known for hits like "I'm Shipping Up to Boston."

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Indie buzz band Superorganism is set to perform at 7 p.m. April 6 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). The international art-pop act has quickly been on the rise with a batch of ear candy tracks making their way through the blogosphere. Most recently, the group shared the bright and bubbly single "Everybody Wants to be Famous. " The song will be include…

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Welsh metal act Bullet For My Valentine returns with a show at 7:30 p.m. May 8 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). While the group has yet to announce its follow up to 2015's "Venom," the riff-heavy act has been teasing a return to the studios since April of 2017. BFMV's most recent single "Don't Need You" was shared at the tail end of 2016. Florida…

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Niagara Falls' Rapids Theatre reverberated with metal music on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, as In This Moment and P.O.D. both took the stage. See the fans who turned out one night after Marilyn Manson sold out the same venue.

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An icon of American music and a man who has earned every wrinkle, line and crag on his face three times over, Steve Earle is returning to the area for a show at 7 p.m. April 8 at the Rapids Theatre  (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls) Earle is a triple threat – songwriter supreme, producer and bandleader. He brought country music back where it all began from the moment he ar…

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After performing at the Riviera Theatre earlier this year, Todd Rundgren will make a very quick return to the area with a show at 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St. Niagara Falls). With nearly 30 studio albums under his belt, the Philadelphia singer-songwriter, and clearly tireless road warrior, has been showing zero signs of slowing down. His last albu…

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A strong week at Niagara Falls' Rapids Theatre is set to kick off with a performance from the eclectic gypsy-punk outfit Gogol Bordello. Led by explosive frontman Eugene Hutz, the theatrical road warriors have been releasing a steady stream of culture-clashing records since forming in Manhattan's Lower East Side in 1999. The band's constant touring has taken it all over…

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Former Kerfuffle Before Christmas act Dirty Heads has announced a return to the area for a performance 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). Fusing reggae, rock and hip-hop into a laid-back, summer-ready package, the rising Orange County group continues to tour in support of its 2016 self-titled album, finding success after sharpening i…

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WWE superstar Chris Jericho is set to bring his spirited metal band Fozzy to the area at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St. Niagara Falls). Beginning as a rather tongue-in-cheek novelty act, the Atlanta-based group, led by the passionate frontman Jericho (also known as Mongoose McQueen for those early Fozzy fans), has since turned legit, touring with the…

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Halloween night just got a little more interesting in town as Flogging Molly will bring its Life is Good Tour to Western New York at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St. Niagara Falls). Forming in Los Angeles in 1997, the long-running Celtic punk outfit shared its rousing new record "Life is Good" earlier this summer, the band's first collection of new mu…

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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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Queens of the Stone Age, 7:30 p.m. June 22, the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls), sold-out. It's not really fair to suggest catching a show when it sold out in less than 30 minutes, but the last time the prolific stoner rockers hit town, I was a freshman at the University at Buffalo. Without giving my age away, that was a long time ago. Point is, it may …

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The Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls) has been hyping up its latest show announcement as one of the biggest in the venue's history. They were not kidding. Queens of the Stone Age, the long-running stoner-rockers out of the California desert, will be making a much-awaited return to the area at 8 p.m. June 22 during the always busy summer season at the Niagara…

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Vancouver alt-rockers Mother Mother has announced a return to the area for a show at 8 p.m. July 14 in the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). The band's sound has shifted drastically from its early days. Its 2006 freshman record "Touch Up" was a quirky, folk-rock debut ("hillbilly art-pop" as one writer so sarcastically put it) that only flirted with its fut…