Beastivities

Selective happenings in the B-lo. 

The Beast recommends music & alcohol as your best entertainment value.


Tuesday, March 30

Allen St Bar & Grill …Chilled Beats, Scotty and Snackboy spin dub, downtempo, underground hip-hop, every Tues, 10pm-3am

Broadway Joe’s …Open Mic w/ Joe Childs and The Demons, every Tues, 1030pm

Blu Lounge …DJ Two-Ten and DJ E-Rock spin all that is rock, 10pm, FREE

Central Park Grill …Open Mic hosted by Joe & Chris, 930pm

Crocodile Bar …Karaoke w/ Mary Ann the Singing Bartendar, 10pm

Iberia …No Wave Tuesdays, every Tues, 10pm

Jade …BIG DUBS: International Drum n Bass weekly event. This week: ILLFINGAS . Furious Records . Toronto, 11pm 18+

Lafayette Tap Room …Call for bands…Amateur Talent Search Every Tuesday, 730pm

Mulligan’s Brick Bar …DJ Fritz, every Tues, 10pm

Nietzsches …Liz Abbot, likes to cover up other peoples posters with tape and everything, 9pm

Route 66 …Jer Hoyle & Justin Kubiak, every Tues, 10pm

Ya Ya’s Brewhouse …Fat Tuesday every Tuesday! LeeRon Zydeco & the Hot Tamales, Buffalo’s finest oyster bar, every Tues, 6-9pm


Wednesday, March 31

Allen St Bar & Grill …DJ DR No aka Lazy G aka The New Dictator aka Dave G spins garage-soul punk rock & roll yo.

Blu Lounge …Trip Hop, Downtempo, & Dancehall featuring Paaj, Hippe, & special guests, 1030pm, FREE

Club Marcella …Our Showgirls hosted by Ms. Fanta-See, 1030pm

Franks ...Buffalo’s only hip hop weekly: Underground Hip Hop w/ Biz-e & MC Reginoff, special guests, 11pm, ladies FREE

Heroes (Willliamsville) …Karaoke w/ Johnny Saffire, 9, FREE

Lafayette Tap Room …Pro Jam hosted by Billy B., every Wed, 9pm-1am Open Jam..musicians welcome!

Merlins …Jamie Moses Band, every goddamn fucking week

McGarret’s (formerly Heenans) …Buffalo’s finest local jam bands, every Wed, $2 Saranacs, 11pm

Mohawk Place …Tyler Keith & the Preachers Kids, Concubine Forming, 9pm

Nietzsches …XVI Annual Bob Dylan Imitators Contest, 8pm

Rendezvous …Now featuring FREE live music every Wed! This week: Crittendon (nu jazz/soul), 10pm


Thursday April 1

Blu Lounge …Freeform: Guest DJs (house, techno, drum ‘n bass, & more), 10pm

Broadway Joe’s …Sweatin Like Nixon, $1 blues!, 9pm

Upstairs at the Continental …Retro Thursdays, 10pm

Comix Café …Dan Liberto: front row beware! w/ Steve Patrick, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Boys Night Out, Red Tape, Long Since Forgotten, Bensin, 6pm

Crocodile Bar …Universal Grille Band, 9pm

E.B. Green’s, Hyatt Regency …Jackie Jocko & Joe Peters, every Thurs, 7-11pm

Evolution …Evolve: House & Trance DJ’s weekly, 10pm

Franks …Smoke & Mirror Lockdown, 10pm

Iberia …Soulness 2 w/ Malik and R.O.B, 10pm

Lafayette Tap Room …The Mick Hayes Band, every Thurs, 830pm

McGarrets (formerly Heenans) …The finest jazz-jam-funk bands every week, $2 pints of anything!, 11pm

Merlins …Muriel Harbor, The Great Mistake, Discount Auto Parts, 10pm

Mohawk Place …Bishop Allen, Life at Sea, The Transonics, 8pm

Mulligan’s Brick Bar …The Poorboys, 10pm

Nietzsches …Fibs Host Funnybone, 9pm

O Restaurant & Lounge …Retro Thursdays, DJ Bud Redding, 10pm

Opium Lounge …House & Breaks in a beautiful club. 3 half-hour open bar segments every week! Dress to impress, 11pm

Roxy’s Green Room …Bassline Thursday with Soul Disciples (jazzy grooves, classic disco, house anthems, trip hop), 10pm (21+)

Third Room …DJs Chief and Chris (old school, new school, and underground hip hop), every Thurs, 10pm

Tralf …Clarence High School Jazz Band, 16+, 7pm

Tudor Lounge …Jony James every Thurs, 8pm, FREE


Friday, April 2

Alternative Brews …Mick Hayes Band, 6pm

Anchor Bar …Jimmy Gomes and The Jazz Example w/ vocalist Dodo Green, every Fri, 10pm

Basement …DJ G Nice (hip hop, R&B), every Fri, 10pm-close

Blu Lounge …Ashley Knuckles, Biz-E, Your Mom, spin Trip/Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk, every Fri, 11pm

Broadway Joe’s …Script Pro MC Battle, 1030pm

Club Marcella …DJ Doogie & Charles Masters (dance music) on the main floor; Joe the D (hip-hop, R&B) in the VIP room, 10pm

Comix Café …Dan Liberto: front row beware! w/ Steve Patrick, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Voodoo Dollies, Last Days of Radio, Parachute Adams, 9pm

E.B. Green’s, Hyatt Regency …Jackie Jocko & Joe Peters, every Fri, 6-10pm

Franks …SUPERFOXY Fridays: Celebrating old school soul music & FILMS! 11pm

Iberia …Dis’Co Fridays, Dirwood & Twist bring down the House, 11pm

Merlins …Anal Pudding, Coitus, 11pm.

Mohawk Place …The Bloody Hollies, The Bamboo Kids, Pearlene, 11pm

Nietzsches …The Stand, 10pm

O Restaurant and Lounge … The Latin Jazz Project, 630-1030pm, FREE, DJ Skoobie, every Fri, 1130pm

Off The Wall …Rotating trip-hop, hip-hop, and abstrakt DJ’s. Come chill in Buffalo’s most unique whatchamacalit. DJ’s Dr. Wisz, Scotty, Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

Shadow Lounge & Restaurant …Buffalo’s only piano bar & lounge featuring Lyn Cala & friends, 630-1030pm

Tralf …Waiting Room, 8pm


Saturday, April 3

Alternative Brews …Bittersweet Rose, 9pm

Blu Lounge …DJs Ma G, The Great Migration & Snackboy (beats, indie, hip hop), 11pm

Broadway Joe’s …Birth, A440, 1030pm

Club Marcella …Two dance floors with three DJs (house, techno, hip-hop, R&B, trance, disco, old school), every Sat, 10pm

Comix Café …Dan Liberto: front row beware! w/ Steve Patrick, call 835-HAHA

E.B. Green’s, Hyatt Regency …Jackie Jocko & Joe Peters, every Sat, 7-11pm
Elmwood Lounge …Lance Diamond Show, every Sat, 11pm-3am

Evolution …RECUPERATION: DJ Jes One. Funky House, 10pm, 18+

Groove …College Night (R&B, hip hop, reggae), 10pm, 18+

Iberia …SLUT: Funky house, techno, & breaks from DJ’s 3PO & KAZ, 11pm

Lafayette Tap Room …The Coupe DeVilles, 930pm

Merlins …The Poorboys, 11pm

Mohawk Place …Shades of Blue, 8pm . The Rabies, Mockba, Girlpope, 10pm

Mulligan’s Brick Bar …DJ College, every Sat, 10pm

Nietzsches …GYM CLASS HEROES (live hip-hop band) w/ Myoclonic Jerk, 1030pm

O Restaurant and Lounge …David Kane Quartet, every Sat, 7-10pm, FREE

Off The Wall …Rotating trip-hop, hip-hop, and abstrakt DJ’s. Come chill in Buffalo’s most unique whatchamacalit. DJ’s Dr. Wisz, Scotty, Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

Shadow Lounge & Restaurant …Buffalo’s only piano bar & lounge featuring Joe Carnivale & friends, 700-10pm

Showplace Theatre …League (CD release show), Wide of the Mark, This Day and Age, Fishseddy, 6pm

Sphere …Kiss 98.5 Live to Air w/ DJ Anthony & Charles Masters, 1030pm

Tralf …Refer to Manual, Agent Me, 8pm

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm


Sunday, April 4

Broadway Joe’s …PICK OF THE MONTH: Frank Gambale Trio, Ohm (featruring Chris Poland of Megadeath), 7pm

Iberia …Neon Scene, Britpop w/ Aaron & Mike, every Sun, 10pm

Continental …The Alarm (rescheduled date), call for showtime

Crocodile Bar …Strictly Hip plays the music of Tragically Hip, 9m

Club Marcella …"Life’s a Drag" hosted by Miss Understood w/ DJ Frankie, every Sun, 11:30pm & 1:30am

Merlin’s …Open mic w/ Lana & Mike Hund, every Sun, 10pm

Mohawk Place …The Legendary Shack-Shakers, The White Devils, 8pm

Nietzsches …DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, SOLD OUT!!, 8pm

Tudor Lounge …The Jony James Band, every Sun, 7pm, FREE


Monday, April 5

Broadway Joe’s …210 & Then Presents: International Indie Bands, 930pm

Elmwood Lounge …Clopex plays every Monday, 930pm, FREE

Frizzy’s …Lazlo Hollyfeld plays 2 sets, every Mon, Buffalo’s hottest Mon night!, 10pm, FREE

Iberia …Spanish Fly with DJ Scoobie, every Mon., 7pm

Merlins …Karaoke w/ Billy-Oke, every Mon, 10pm

Mohawk Place …The Reputation, The Juliet Dagger, Jennifer O’Connor, 8pm

Nietzsche's … Songwriter Showcase, 830pm / Open Mic, 1030pm, FREE


Tuesday, April 6

Allen St Bar & Grill …Chilled Beats, DJs Scotty and Snackboy spin reggae, dub, downtempo, underground hip-hop and indie rock, every Tues, 10pm-3am

Broadway Joe’s …Open Mic Tuesday w/ Joe Childs and The Dirty Dozen, every Tues., 1030pm

Blu Lounge …DJ Two-Ten and DJ E-Rock spin all that is rock, 10pm, FREE

Central Park Grill …Open Mic hosted by Joe & Chris, 9:30PM

Comix Café …The Dueling Pianos, every Tues. call 835-HAHA

Hallwall’s Black & Blue Theatre …Fred Anderson / Chad Taylor Duo, 8pm

Iberia …No Wave Tuesdays, every Tues, 10pm

Jade …BIG DUBS: International Drum n Bass Weekly. 11pm 18+

Lafayette Tap Room …Call for bands…Amateur Talent Search Every Tuesday, 730pm

Mohawk Place …Smokewagon, The Dutchmen, 8pm

Mulligan’s Brick Bar …DJ College, every Tues, 10pm


Wednesday, April 7

Blu Lounge … Paaj, Hippe, & special guests spin Dub, Trip-Hop, Downtempo, & Dancehall, 10pm

Club Marcella …Our Showgirls hosted by Ms. Fanta-See, 1030pm

Elmwood Lounge ...Open mic with Chris Nathan, every Weds., 10pm-2am

Franks ...Buffalo’s only hip hop weekly: Underground Hip Hop w/ Biz-e & MC Reginoff, special guests, 11pm, ladies $0, guys $3

Heroes (Willliamsville) …Karaoke w/ Johnny Saffire, 9PM, FREE

Lafayette Tap Room …Pro Jam hosted by Billy B., every Wed, 9pm-1am Open Jam..musicians welcome!

McGarret’s (formerly Heenans) … Buffalo’s finest local jam bands, every Wed, $2 Saranacs, 11pm

Merlins …Jamie Moses Band, every single fucking weak

Mohawk Place …Elementary Thought Process, Amanda Rogers, Sleeping Kings of Iona, 8pm

Nietzsches …Whatsie, 9pm

Rendezvous …Now featuring FREE live music every Wed! This week: 6 members of One World Tribe (world beats), 10pm

Tralf …Tower of Power, 16+, 730 & 10pm

Tudor Lounge …Open Mic with Curt Rotterdam, every Wed, 10pm


Thursday April 8

Blu Lounge …Freeform: Guest DJs (rock, hip hop, indie, house, drum ‘n bass & more), 10pm

Broadway Joe’s …Sweatin Like Nixon, $1 blues!, 9pm

Comix Café …Mark Matusof, former aerospace engineer (no kidding) music comedy, call 835-HAHA

Upstairs at the Continental …Retro Thursdays, 10pm

E.B. Green’s, Hyatt Regency ... Jackie Jocko & Joe Peters, every Thurs., 7-11pm

Iberia …Soulness 2 w/ Malik and R.O.B, 10pm

Lafayette Tap Room …The Mick Hayes band, every Thurs, 830pm

McGarrets (formerly Heenans) …The finest jazz-jam-funk bands every week, $2 pints of anything! 11pm

Merlins …Any December, 11pm

Mohawk Place …Boxstep, The Billy Nayer Show, La Cacahouette, 8pm

Mulligans …Big Tobacco, 10pm

Nietzsches …John Brady Trio, Jim Whitford, Rob Lynch, 830pm

Opium Lounge …House & Breaks in a beautiful club. 3 half-hour open bar segments every week! Dress to impress, 11pm

Roxy’s Green Room …Bassline Thursday with Soul Disciples (jazzy grooves, classic disco, house anthems, trip hop), 10pm (21+)

Third Room …DJs Chief and Chris (old school, new school, and underground hip hop), every Thurs, 10pm

Tudor Lounge …Jony James every Thurs, 8pm, FREE


Friday, April 9

Alternative Brews …Rod Nickson’s Project, 6pm

Basement …DJ G Nice (hip hop, R&B), every Fri, 10pm

Blu Lounge …Ashley Knuckles, Biz-E, Your Mom, spin Trip/Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk, every Fri, 11pm

Broadway Joe’s …Script Pro MC Battle, 1030pm

Club Marcella …DJ Doogie (dance music) on the main floor; Joe the D (hip-hop, R&B) in the VIP room, 10pm

Comix Café …Mark Matusof, former aerospace engineer (no kidding) music comedy, call 835-HAHA

E.B. Green’s, Hyatt Regency …Jackie Jocko & Joe Peters, every Fri, 6-10pm

Franks …SUPERFOXY Fridays: Celebrating old school soul music & FILMS! 11pm

Iberia… DJ Big Daddy Chief, every Fri, 10pm

Lafayette Tap Room …Percy Strothers, 930pm

Merlins …The Steam Donkeys, every Fri 7-10pm .

Mohawk Place …Willie & the Reinhardts, 7pm . John Wilkes Booze, The Coffin Lids, The Hickory Windbreakers, 11pm

Nietzsches …Liz Abbott Band, Pam Swartz, Ready Box, Greenhouse, 1030pm

O Restaurant and Lounge …The Latin Jazz Project, 630-1030pm DJ Scoobie, every Fri, 11pm

Off The Wall …Rotating trip-hop, hip-hop, and abstrakt DJ’s. Come chill in Buffalo’s most unique whatchamacalit. DJ’s Dr. Wisz, Scotty, Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

Shadow Lounge & Restaurant …Buffalo’s only piano bar & lounge featuring Lyn Cala & friends, 630-1030pm

Sphere …Coheed and Cambria, Rainer Maria, Funeral for a Friend, Brazil, 6pm

Tralf …54-40, 8pm

Tudor Lounge …Karaoke w/ Sing to Ming, 10pm, FREE


Saturday, April 10

Alternative Brews …Final Blues Matinee of the season!: Chuck Jackson of the Downchild Blues Band, 6pm . Scratch, 9pm

Blu Lounge …DJs Ma G, The Great Migration & Snackboy (beats, indie, hip hop), 11pm

Broadway Joe’s …The Holy Ghost, 1030pm

Club Marcella …Two dance floors with three DJs (house, techno, hip-hop, R&B, trance, disco, old school), every Sat, 10pm

Comix Café …Mark Matusof, former aerospace engineer (no kidding) music comedy, call 835-HAHA

E.B. Green’s, Hyatt Regency …Jackie Jocko & Joe Peters, every Sat, 7-11pm
Elmwood Lounge …Lance Diamond Show, every Sat, 11pm-3am

Groove …College Night (R&B, hip hop, reggae), 10pm, 18+

Iberia …Voluminous Saturdays w/ Deep Soul Plug, every Sat, 10pm

Mohawk Place …Dear Leader, Last Days of Radio, Saw Secret Seen, 10pm

Mulligan’s Brick Bar …DJ College, every Sat, 10pm

Nietzsches …The Super Sic Rich Tice Birthday Bash!: Hesperus, Refer to Manual, 716, 10pm

O Restaurant and Lounge …David Kane Quartet, every Sat, 7-10pm, FREE

Off The Wall …Rotating trip-hop, hip-hop, and abstrakt DJ’s. Come chill in Buffalo’s most unique whatchamacalit. DJ’s Dr. Wisz, Scotty, Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

Shadow Lounge & Restaurant …Buffalo’s only piano bar & lounge featuring Joe Carnivale & friends, 700-10pm

658 …Xerohour presents the dirty beatz: House, trance, & breaks with different talent every week, 18+, 11pm

Sphere …DEEP DISH, 5 hour set, 11pm, 18+

Tralf …54-40, 8pm

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm


Sunday, April 11

Broadway Joe’s …Tribute to Dave Matthew’s, 1030pm

Iberia …Neon Scene, Britpop w/ Aaron & Mike, every Sun, 9m

Crocodile Bar …Strictly Hip plays the music of Tragically Hip, 10pm

Club Marcella …"Life’s a Drag" hosted by Miss Understood w/ DJ Frankie, every Sun, 1130pm &

1:30am

Merlin’s …Open mic, every Sun, 10pm

McGarrets (formerly Heenans) ...Loose Life Sundays w/ Rhubarb (funky acid jazz), 11pm

Mohawk Place …Dexter Romweber, The Ghostwriter, 8pm

Nietzsches …The Allen St. Jazz Band, FREE, 730pm

Tudor Lounge ...The Jony James Band, every Sun, 7pm, FREE


Monday, April 12

Broadway Joe’s … 210 & Then Presents: International Indie Bands, 930pm

Elmwood Lounge …Clopex plays every Mon, 930pm, FREE SHOW

Frizzy’s …Lazlo Hollyfeld plays 2 sets, every Mon, Buffalo’s hottest Mon night, 10pm, FREE

Iberia …Spanish Fly with DJ Scoobie, every Mon, 7pm

Mohawk Place …The Fuse, 9pm

Nietzsche's …Songwriter Showcase, 830pm / Open Mic, 1030pm, FREE


Tuesday, April 13

Allen St Bar & Grill …Chilled Beats, Scotty and Snackboy spin, dub, downtempo, underground hip-hop, every Tues, 10pm-3am

Broadway Joe’s …Open Mic w/ Joe Childs and The Dirty Dozen, every Tues, 1030pm

Blu Lounge …DJ Two-Ten and DJ E-Rock spin all that is rock, 10pm, FREE

Central Park Grill …Open Mic hosted by Joe & Chris, 930pm

Iberia …No Wave Tuesdays, every Tues, 10pm

Jade …BIG DUBS: International Drum n Bass Weekly. 11pm 18+

Lafayette Tap Room …Call for bands…Amateur Talent Search Every Tuesday, 730pm

Mohawk Place …Clemente, 8pm

Mulligan’s Brick Bar …DJ Fritz, every Tues, 10pm This Week: SoHo Southern Comfort Girls in on the fun!

Nietzsches …Redheaded Stepchild, 9pm

Tralf …Kim Wilson’s Blues Revue, 8pm

Ya Ya’s … Fat Tuesday EVERY Tuesday! LeeRon Zydeco & the Hot Tamales, Buffalo’s finest oyster bar, every Tues, 6-9pm

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