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The Beast knows that live music makes you feel good. When taken in with drinks it’s even better. Here’s a list to help you out…

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

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

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

Continental …A Great Indie Rock Show! 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 fucking weak, 10pm

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

Mohawk Place …Down to Earth Approach, Chronic Future, Halo Effects, As Tall as Lions, Drawback, 7pm

Nietzsches …All Hank Trio, 9pm

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

Tralf …ERIC JOHNSON, Tommy Taylor, Chris Maresh, 8pm, 21+

 

Thursday May 27

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

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

Comix Café …Tony Vendetti, the original wise-guy of comedy, call 835-HAHA

Upstairs at the Continental …Retro Thursdays, 10pm

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

McGarrets (formerly Heenans) …The finest jazz-jam-funk bands every week, $2 pints of anything!, This Week: MYOCLONIC JERK, 10pm

Merlins …Blue Rocket Trio, 10pm

Mohawk Place …Willie & The Reinharts, 8pm

Nietzsches …Jim Whitfords Possum Band, 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, exclusive vintage tunes, huge patio, 10pm

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

Soundlab …HAG Theatre presents: Lesbians on Ecstasy, Urban Folk Collective, 8pm

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

Tralf …Frontier High School Jazz Ensemble, 7pm, 16+

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

 

Friday, May 28

Alternative Brews …Groove Medecine, 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 …Ashey Knuckles, Biz-E, Your Mom, spin Trip/Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk, every Fri, 11pm

Broadway Joes …Mini Motor Punch, Uberfunk, 1030pm

Club Infinity …Vernon Reid, Masque, 7pm

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 …Tony Vendetti, the original wise-guy of comedy, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Infinite Number of Sounds, Middleman, Wiley, 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

Lafayette Tap Room …Dr Z & The Blues Remedy, 930pm

Mohawk Place …Tall Boys, Concubine Forming, Trailer Park Tornados, 11pm

Nietzsches …The New 44’s, 11pm

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. Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

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

Sphere …Buffalo Bands for the Homeless: An original alternative rock performance to benefit the Compass House. Featuring Emerie Nash, Floozie, & Rev, 6pm

658 Lounge …BITCH: Trance, house, breaks DJ’s all night, Brought2u by Netwerk23, 18+, 11pm

 

Saturday, May 29

Alternative Brews …G-Force, 9pm

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

Club Infinity …Country Concert W/ Ricky Lee Watson, 7pm

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

Comix Café …Tony Vendetti, the original wise-guy of comedy, call 835-HAHA

Continental …THE DISTILLERS, Special guests TBA, 8pm

D’arcy Mcgees …SKY, 1030pm

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 …DJ LOPRO bringing the hip-hop, vintage funk, & soul, one sick DJ, 10pm  

Lafayette Tap Room …Flyin Blind, 930pm

Mohawk Place …Cash Only, The Flatbeds, 10pm

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

Nietzsches …Girls Nite Out: Liz Abbott Band, Pam Swartz, Ready Box, The Witching, 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. Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

Shadow Lounge & Restaurant …Buffalo’s only piano bar & lounge featuring Joe Carevale & 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

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm

 

 

Sunday, May 30

Darien Lake PFC …BLINK 182, The Used, Taking Back Sunday, 730pm

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

Nietzsches …A.R.M. presents: Greenhouse, Soulstice, 11pm

Sphere …WHITE PARTY 9. Showtime is 10pm, $20 cover, 18+, you MUST wear white. This year’s theme is Fantasy. See you there…

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

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

Utopia …DJ MICRO, 10pm

 

Monday, May 31

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

Continental …Jinxed: CD Release party for Beyond The Obvious, This Day & Age, 7pm

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

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

 

Tuesday, June 1

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

Iberia …No Wave Tuesdays, every Tues, 10pm

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

Nietzsches …Redheaded Stepchild, 9pm

 

Wednesday, June 2

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

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

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

Continental …VAST, Aphasia, Haunted by Angels, 8pm

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, This Week: RHUBARB, 11pm

Merlins …Jamie Moses Band, every single fucking weak, 10pm

Mohawk Place …Hellface Gunroom w/ Danny LynnWolf Band, 7pm

Nietzsches …John Lombardo, Joe Rozler, 9pm

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

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

 

Thursday June 3

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

Broadway Joes …Rezi, 10pm

Comix Café …FULL CONTACT: Bob Jay & Tim Kaminski, not to be missed!! 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 …Willie & The Reinharts, 830pm

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

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

Sphere …FOAM PARTY 3, come dance in 6ft of bubbles all night long!

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

Tralf …Mindy Smith, Griffin House, 16+, 8pm

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

 

Friday, June 4

Alternative Brews …Mick Hayes Band, 6pm

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

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

Club Infinity …JC Chasez of N’sync, obviously this show is gonna suck, 8pm

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

Comix Café …FULL CONTACT: Bob Jay & Tim Kaminski, not to be missed!! call 835-HAHA

Dome Theatre …Personality Crisis, Nobodys Chyld, SUCKERPUNCH, 8pm / Patio: 3 Days Grace, Spitfire Squadron, 11pm

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

Mohawk Place …Local Bands TBA, 10pm

Nietzsches …Refer To Manual CD Release Party w/ Ghost Runner, 10pm

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  Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

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

Showplace Theatre …Confirmed Kill, Down The Drain, Moral Blindfold, 7pm

Sphere …Vacant Minds Presents: GOOB –The VM 5 yr Anniversary. Paul Edge.UK / Ade Fenton.UK / Dave Apuzzo.TN and many many many more!...5 rooms of Mayhem!! Kickoff is at 10pm

Tralf …Omar & The Howlers, 8pm

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

 

Saturday, June 5

Alternative Brews …John Riggi’s Cruisin Deuces, 9pm

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

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

Comix Café …FULL CONTACT: Bob Jay & Tim Kaminski, not to be missed!! 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 …KNOWMATIC TRIBE REUNION BASH! DJ Marcos, Christ, 3p0, Mike Parker, Godmorgan, Xotec, 10pm

Mohawk Place …Dark Marbles featuring Yod Crewsey, more TBA, 1030pm

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

Nietzsches …Cellist Matt Haimowitz returns, 8pm

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 Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

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

Tralf …The Waiting Room, 8pm

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm

 

 

Sunday, June 6

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

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

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

1:30am

Comix Café …FULL CONTACT: Bob Jay & Tim Kaminski, not to be missed!! call 835-HAHA

Continental …Kottonmouth Kings, OPM, Judge D, South of Nowhere, 6pm

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

Merlin’s …Open mic, every Sun, 10pm

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

The Pier …MOE, GALACTIC, SWEATIN LIKE NIXON, NERO, this is gonna be sweeeeet! 3pm

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

 

Monday, June 7

Alternative Brews

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

Comix Café …FULL CONTACT: Bob Jay & Tim Kaminski, not to be missed!! call 835-HAHA

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 …Alex Lynne, Jolie Holland, 10pm

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

Sphere …The Artie Awards, sponsored by Artvoice Magazine, call for times

 

Tuesday, June 8

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

Comix Café …FULL CONTACT: Bob Jay & Tim Kaminski, not to be missed!! call 835-HAHA

Iberia …No Wave Tuesdays, every Tues, 10pm

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

Nietzsches …Redheaded Stepchild, 9pm

Tralf …TODD RUNDGREN ELECTRIC BAND, 8pm, 21+

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

 

Wednesday, June 9

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

Comix Café …FULL CONTACT: Bob Jay & Tim Kaminski, not to be missed!! call 835-HAHA

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 fucking weak, 10pm

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

Mohawk Place …Dios, call for showtime

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

Tralf …Larry Carlton & The Sapphire Blue Band, 8pm

Xtreme Wheels Skatepark …Stretch Arm Strong, call for showtime

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