Extreme Get The Funk Out At Canalside

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Extreme
Canalside
Buffalo, NY

Thursday July 24, 2014
Photos/Review: Joseph Suto

 

 

Once in a while you go to cover a band and you really don’t expect too much. Such was the case at Canalside on Thursday with the appearance of Extreme. Despite having two top-five hits to their credit including the chart topper “More Than Words”, they never took off like some of the other bands from their era. Continue reading

Concert Preview- Sammy Hagar

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Sammy Hagar
Artpark
Tuesday July 29, 2014

 

 

 

Next week Sammy Hagar will finally step foot in western, NY. HisĀ A Journey Through The History of Rock tourĀ finally lands at Artpark. The show will feature guitarist Vic Johnson, bassist Michael Anthony and drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham as they tear through a set that will feature Montrose, Hagar solo material, Van Halen and Led Zeppelin. How can you go wrong with a set comprising songs from those bands? Continue reading

Yes Brings Heaven On Earth Atmosphere To Allegany

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Yes
Seneca Allegany Events Center
Salamanca, NY

Friday July 18, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

 

Some bands just keep rolling along without nary missing a beat. Such is the case with the progressive rock legends Yes. The band just released their twenty-first studio album entitled Heaven & Earth this week (US release on July 22). Currently on their summer tour coinciding with the new album, the band is playing two complete albums. The band is performing Fragile for the first time ever from beginning to end and Close To The Edge in full as well. Continue reading

Megadeth Satisfies Dedicated Crowd At Artpark

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Megadeth
Artpark
Lewiston, NY

Tuesday July 15, 2014
Review: Robert Winans
Photos: Joseph Suto

 

 

If you like your music hard, fast and loud, then Artpark was the place to be on Tuesday. Megadeth unleashed an assault that the beautiful outdoor stage of Artpark had never seen before. Playing one of just a handful North American dates this summer, they opened with one of their most well known songs with “Hangar 18″ as they came out blistering as they tore on to the stage. Continue reading

Bareilles And Crowd Brave Rainy Night At Artpark

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Sara Bareilles
Artpark
Lewiston, NY
Wednesday July 16, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

The Little Black Dress tour touched down in Lewiston, NY at the Artpark outdoor amphitheater Wednesday evening. It’s hard to believe the contrast in acts from Tuesday into Wednesday at the venue as Sara Bareilles had mentioned when she came out to introduce opening act Hannah Georgas. Continue reading

Timberlake Makes Amends With High-Energy Affair

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Justin Timberlake
First Niagara Center
Buffalo, NY

Wednesday July 9, 2014
Review/Photos: Chelsea Bradley

 

It was clear on Wednesday night when Justin Timberlake took the stage at the First Niagara Center, Buffalo had been waiting a long time for this concert. Earlier this year Justin had to postpone his Buffalo show due to scheduling conflicts. The show was well worth the wait, even the extra forty minutes it took for him to come on stage. Continue reading