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The snow, cold and traffic couldn’t keep Buffalo crowds from seeing Sebastian Maniscalco at Shea’s Performing Arts Center Friday night, as the comedian brought the packed house down for the first of four headlining shows this weekend. Dressed in black jeans, a black shirt and silver jacket, Maniscalco spun hilarious story after story during the Buffalo stop of his “Stay…

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The beginning of February brings another packed week of comedy for local fans. Here are three shows we have our eye on this weekend: To say Sebastian Maniscalco is popular around these parts would be an understatement. The comic has four headlining shows planned for Shea’s Performing Arts Center Feb. 1 and 2, and at this point, you will be lucky to find single seats to …

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Pete Correale, a comedian who has lived in Manhattan, the Hollywood Hills, and now the small rural village of Fredonia, was doing a stand-up show last month in Youngstown, Ohio. Before Correale took the stage, a fan approached and asked for advice on podcasting. It’s a medium Correale knows well. He’s the co-host of “The Pete and Sebastian Show,” a podcast that doubles …

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Another day, another show added to comedian Sebastian Maniscalco's run at Shea's. The stand-up juggernaut sold out 7 and 9:30 p.m. shows Feb. 1, then added a 7 p.m. show Feb. 2 in an announcement late last week. Now, Maniscalco has tacked on a fourth show, at 9:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at Shea's Buffalo Theatre (646 Main St.). Tickets, which go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 26, r…

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What do the Goo Goo Dolls and Sebastian Maniscalco have in common? They both keep adding shows to their Buffalo visits after rapidly selling out their initial bookings. With no tickets available for the 7 and 9:30 p.m. performances on Feb. 1, 2019, at Shea's Buffalo Theatre (646 Main St.), Sebastian Maniscalco has added a 7 p.m. show Feb. 2 at the same venue. The shows …

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While many people are buying tickets to see Buffalo native Brian Herberger open at Shea's Performing Arts Center, headliner Sebastian Maniscalco is enough to move sales on his own. Billing himself as “half-Sicilian, half Italian,”  Maniscalco is ready to bring the laughs to the sold-out Shea’s comedy show March 25. The Chicago-born comedian moved to Los Angeles in the e…