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Just days after delivering its latest local performance, Atlas Genius wasted no time in announcing its next Buffalo gig, set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.) The Australian electro-pop act, led by the Jeffery brothers, is already a familiar name in the Western New York area after appearing in supporting roles at this summer's Edgefest: Part 3, o…

Goth-folk act Timber Timbre has announced a performance at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.). The eccentric Canadian group has been tinkering with its dark, mysterious and decade-jumping sound since releasing its self-titled debut album in 2009. Timber Timbre shared its latest effort, the swelling, synth-heavy "Sincerely, Future Pollution," this past…

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In The Valley Below, 7 p.m. July 14, Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.), $15-$18. Sultry electro-pop duo In The Valley Below, which has made Buffalo a regular spot while on tour, will be back in town for its latest local gig. The Echo Park, Calif., band has been getting some major mileage out of its breakout single "Peaches," the lead-off track to its debut 2013 releas…

Modern Love, 11 p.m. April 7 at the Old Pink (223 Allen St.), free. Since his passing in 2016, the lasting influence of David Bowie has been celebrated worldwide. Now it's time for the Old Pink's turn. Presented by Shaken' Stylus, Allentown's go-to last call bar will be spinning selections from the mercurial musician's long and ever-evolving catalog. In addition, tra…

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Emo heavyweights Taking Back Sunday have announced a 2017 summer tour that will include a stop at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 on the Waiting Room's summer stage (334 Delaware Ave.). Joining the influential   group will be Buffalo hardcore heroes Every Time I Die and So-Cal rock outfit All Get Out. Since debuting in 2002, the New York-based Taking Back Sunday has been one of the torc…

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K. Flay, 8 p.m. March 2, Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.), $15-$18. Genre-blending pop artist K. Flay (aka Kristine Flaherty) will start the Buffalo weekend early as she makes her Waiting Room debut. Her ear-catching 2014 debut record "Life as a Dog," a collection of edgy indie that weaved together rap, electronic and a little punk, landed the young musician key open…

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Delicate Steve, 10 p.m. Feb. 10 at Nietzsche's (248 Allen St.), $10-$13. Making a quick return after last year's Allentown visit, experimental guitarist Steve Marion will bring his Delicate Steve moniker back to the Nietzsche's stage. Known for fusing Afro-pop, surf rock, prog and even a touch of folk into one bursting, genre-melding package of pop music, the multi-i…

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The 10-year anniversary of the Every Time I Die tour documentary will be celebrated with a special screening and visit from two of the band members and director. Directed by frequent band collaborator Doug Spangenburg, 2007's "Sh*T Happens" captured the Buffalo hardcore-heroes during their banner two-year period in the mid-2000s, kicked off by the release of the group's…

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Strictly Hip performs "Live Between Us," 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Tralf Music Hall (622 Main St.), $10. Throughout January, Strictly Hip has been tackling front-to-back renditions of some of its favorite albums by the Tragically Hip. For the concluding show of its month-long residency, the group will take on "Live Between Us," the tight-knit live album (the first from the …

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Pieces, 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $5. After making a name for himself in Buffalo music circles with his broken-down solo collections of alt-folk and ongoing work with cult Buffalo band TMMC, long time singer-songwriter Bill Nehill is prepping to share his project, the electro-heavy duo pieces, at the downtown live music hub. Teaming up his TM…

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Ontario alt-rockers Tokyo Police Club returns early next year with a just announced show at 7 p.m. Jan 19 in Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.). The Newmarket, Ont. band took off in 2008 with a considerable amount of buzz surrounding its angular, post-punk take on alternative rock. Its debut record "Elephant Shell" included the breakthrough single "Your English is Good." …

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After a successful launch of its No Boundaries newspaper earlier this month, the folks at Rise Collaborative are ready to let loose, just in time for Halloween weekend. The Buffalo boosters, comprising founders Kevin Heffernan and Drew Brown, as well as Bridget Schaefer, are ready to throw their 90s Rise Again Halloween Bash at 9 p.m. Oct 29 in the Waiting Room (334 Del…

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With Public Enemy and Coolio already on the books for summer 2016, Buffalo will get another dose of hip-hop nostalgia as Ja Rule makes a rare intimate club appearance at 9 p m. May 27 in Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.). Formally of the rap collective Cash Money Click, Ja Rule found commercial success following the release of his 1999 debut solo album, "Venni Vetti Vecci.…

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If you’re trying to announce something, April 1 is probably the worst day of the year to do it, especially if you’re a comedian. So when word came out Friday morning that Hannibal Buress was performing a surprise show at the Waiting Room in Buffalo that very night, many people were understandably skeptical. “That’s how much you don’t like your own city,” Buress said as he…

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Comedian Hannibal Buress is playing Buffalo tonight, in a last-minute booking that materialized Friday morning. It's not an April Fools joke. The show starts 10 p.m. in Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave.) To purchase tickets, which are $30 apiece, go to waitingroom.com. "Around 10:30 a.m., [Buress'] agent called me looking for a gig tonight," explained Dennis Ferry, talent …