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Beastivities

Selective happenings in the B-lo. 


Wednesday, May 12

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

Central Park Grill …Open Mike w/ Liz Abbott, 930pm

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 "weak"

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

Mohawk Place …Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, Cash Only, 8pm

Nietzsches …3 Man Hill, 9pm

Palmeri’s …PRONG, call for showtime

Rendezvous …Now featuring FREE live music every Wed! 10pm

Tralf …Republicans of Color: A political gathering, 9pm

Xtreme Wheels …Bleeding Through, call for showtime

University at Buffalo …David Byrne, call for showtime


Thursday May 13

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 …Tiny Glover: Audience driven, interactive, high energy entertainment, call 835-HAHA

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

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

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

Mohawk Place …Graham Colton, Okervill River, 8pm

McGarrets (formerly Heenans) …The finest jazz-jam-funk bands every week, $2 pints of anything!,This Week: The New 44’s, 11pm

Nietzsches …A.R.M.: Artist Response Movement presents: Total Protonic Reversal, Rhubarb, Soulstice, Super Meca, Molotov Cocktail Inc, 9pm

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

Opium Lounge …Depeche Mode vs. Kraftwerk: Back 2 the 80’s w/ DJ Mike Parker, 10pm

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 …Miraculous (Jazz): Hosted by Lance Diamond w/ special guest David Vaughn Herring, 8pm

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


Friday, May 14

Alternative Brews …Rod Nickson’s Project, 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

Central Park Grill …The Blue Rocket Trio 6pm, The Filter Kings 10pm

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 …Tiny Glover: Audience driven, interactive, high energy entertainment, call 835-HAHA

Continental …The Push Stars, McCarthyism, Mini Motor Punch, 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

Jade …Tim Patrick, house DJ extroardinare from T-Dot, 11pm

Lafayette Tap Room …Barbara St. Clair & The Shadows, 930pm

Mohawk Place …Temptress, special guest TBA, 8pm

Nietzsches …Backstage Concerts presents: Reality TV star Bob Guiney and friends, 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

658 Lounge …BITCH: Trance, house, breaks DJ’s all night, 18+, 11pm

Sphere …Richard Humpty Vision: The Big Floor Funk Tour, 10pm


Saturday, May 15

Alternative Brews …Mark Winsick Band, 9pm

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

Broadway Joe’s …Joe Childs CD Release Party, 10pm

Central Park Grill …Five to One 6pm, 716 @ 10pm

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

Comix Café …Tiny Glover: Audience driven, interactive, high energy entertainment, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Motokops 2000, Big Delicious, Theoracy, Undefined, 9pm

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

Lafayette Tap Room …Savoy Brown, 930pm

Mohawk Place …The Dickies, DOA, The Rabies, 10pm

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

Nietzsches …Juliet Dagger CD release party w/ The Degenerates, Wide of the Mark, The Pavers, 9pm

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 Carnevale & friends, 700-10pm

658 Lounge …Fearsome Four: Techno DJ’s Pak Man, Rob Justin, DJay Zell, Angelo Petrucci, 18+, 11pm

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

Tralf …Anatara w/ special guest TBA (folk rock), 8pm

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm


Sunday, May 16

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

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 …Tim Easton Roosevelt, 8pm

Nietzsches …"Big Show" An evening w/ The Supersuckers. 1 rock set-1 country set, 8pm

Spot Coffee …Dharma Lab spins broken beats & downtempo, come chill, 8pm

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


Monday, May 17

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

Central Park Grill …Joe Head, 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 …Death Ray Davies, 8pm

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


Tuesday, May 18

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

Continental …ANDREW WK, w/ The Locust, Fireball Ministry, No Motiv, 8pm

Iberia …No Wave Tuesdays, every Tues, 10pm

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

Lafayette Tap Room …Unkarved Block, Young Guns of Blues, 730pm

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

Nietzsches …Redheaded Stepchild, 9pm

Showplace Theatre …Atreyu, Doors @ 7pm, $13.50


Wednesday, May 19

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

Broadway Joe’s …Seth Yacovone Band, 10pm

Central Park Grill …Open mic w/ Liz Abbott, 930pm

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"

Nietzsches …Buffalo Songwriters Festival featuring: Pamela Ryder, John Martz, Rob Lynch, Heidi Maria, Michael Meldrum, Zak Ward, Lydia Thornton, and a dozen more!! 9pm

Rendezvous …Now featuring FREE live music every Wed! 10pm

Tralf …John Hiatt (Sold Out), 8pm

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


Thursday May 20

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

Broadway Joe’s …Michael Glabicki of RUSTED ROOT, 10:30pm

Comix Café …Jocko Alston, 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

Mohawk Place …Early Bird Show with local bands TBA, 4pm

Nietzsches …Tina Crapsi & Leigh Stoner, 9pm

Opium Lounge … Depeche Mode vs. Kraftwerk: Back 2 the 80’s w/ DJ Mike Parker, 10pm

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, May 21

Alternative Brews …Harmonica Dean & The Blue Lights, 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

Central Park Grill …Initiation, 11pm

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

Comix Café …Jocko Alston, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Displaced, Waiting For Never, South of Nowhere, Endface, 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… DJ Big Daddy Chief, every Fri, 10pm

Jade …Lee Osborne, sweet techno/house from Toronto, 11pm

Lafayette Tap Room …The Eric Culberson Blues Band, 930pm

Mohawk Place …That 1 Guy, Anal Pudding, Mister SkiMask, 11pm

Nietzsches …Relics: Playing the music of Pink Floyd, 11pm

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 …DJ Scott Bond, UK Gatecrashers, 10pm

Tralf …Peter Cincotti (jazz/piano/vocalist), 8pm

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


Saturday, May 22

Alternative Brews …Robin & the Rubes, 9pm

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

Central Park Grill …Bluestone, 9pm

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

Comix Café …Jocko Alston, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Last Conservative CD Release Party w/ Johnny Nobody, Parachute Adams, 9pm

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

Lafayette Tap Room …Jelly Jar, 930pm

Mohawk Place …Missing Planes, Am I Lost, Kittie Kill, 11pm

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

Nietzsches …The Satalites (Reggae from Toronto) 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 Carnevale & friends, 700-10pm

Tralf …Spring Time Jam: Taylor Made Jazz, Paradyme, 8pm

Tudor Lounge …Lazlo Hollyfeld, 10pm

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm


Sunday, May 23

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

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

Central Park Grill …Joe Head, 930pm

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

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

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


Monday, May 24

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 …A Lovely Revenge, 8pm

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

Showplace Theatre …REVEREND HORTON HEAT, call for showtime


Tuesday, May 25

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+

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

Nietzsches …Redheaded Stepchild, 9pm

Shea’s …DAVID BOWIE, STEREOPHONICS, call for showtime 847-1410

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


Wednesday, May 26

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

Continental …The Thermals, The Hold Steady, Bensin, 6pm

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 "weak"

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

Mohawk Place …Chronic Fatigue, Last Days of Radio, 8pm

Nietzsches …All Hank Trio, 9pm

Rendezvous …Now featuring FREE live music every Wed! 10pm

Tralf …Eric Johnson, Tommy Taylor, Chris Maresh, 8pm



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