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August 23

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

Dock At The Bay …Terrance Buchwald as Elvis, 7pm

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

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

Merlin’s  …Karaoke w/ Billy-Oke, every Mon, 10pm

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

Nietzsche’s  …Singer/Songwriter Showcase 830pm / Open Mike with Michael Meldrum, 1030pm

Soundlab …Squeaky Wheel preents: BLEEPS BANGS AND BASS. Performances by Fat Day, Self Destruct Button, Robot Rock Band, 9pm

Xtreme Wheels …Throw Rag, Cause for Chaos, plus 2 more, 6pm, all ages

August 24

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

Club Infinity …The Jets, Steve Poltz, 7pm

Cruise Inn …Canto-V, metal like you won’t believe! 10pm

Dock At The Bay …Boys of Summer, 7pm

Mohawk Place …Martyr AD, Haste The Day

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

Nietzsche’s  …Scott Celani Band, 9pm

Xtreme Wheels …American Distress, Break The Silence, Thought Riot, Blueprint 76, Much The Same, The Anarchotics, 6pm, all ages

August 25

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

Alternative Brews …Pro Jam, every week, Chicago Jack & The Marvelous Heptones, 8pm

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

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

Colored Musicians Club …Art Anderson Big Band, every Wed, 8-10pm

Coffee & …Open Mic and Tarot Readings, every Wed, 830-1130pm

Cozumel …Open mic w/ Michael Disanto, every Wed, 10pm

Crocodile Bar …Blues, Bikes, & BBQ: Mark Winsick Band, 8pm

Dock At The Bay …Boogie Monsters, 7pm

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

E.B. Green’s …Jackie Jocko, every Wed, 6-10pm

Elmwood Lounge …Blankface, every Wed, 10pm

Evolution …Universal Grille, every Wed, 7pm

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

Lafayette Tap Room …Pro Jam hosted by Dr. Z & Friends, every Wed, 8pm-1am Open Jam! Musicians welcome!

La Luna …E-Love & Don spin rock, brit-pop, indie, & new wave, 10pm

Merlin’s  …Jamie Moses Band, every fucking weak, 10pm

McGarret’s …Buffalo’s finest local groove bands and jam music, This Week: Hoaxium, $2 Saranacs. 10pm

Mulligan’s  …DJ Doug every Wednesday, 10pm

Nietzsche’s  …Foldin ˝ Cat, Malarky, The Wintersleepers, Pattern is Movement, and more, 8pm

Off The Wall …Transmission Indie: Indie Rock Wednesdays, 10pm-2am

Partner’s …Open Mic hosted by Dennis Reed. Drums, bass, & guitar amps provided, 10pm

Rendezvous …Now featuring FREE live music every Wed! This Week: Ron Locurto Trio, jazz, 10pm

Sphere …Bloodshot, Cherry Ving, call for showtime

Tudor Lounge …Pamela Ryder’s Musicians Workshop, every Wed, 9pm

August 26

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

Club Marcella …Ladies Night Thursdays, drag kings & queens perform @ 930 & 1130pm

Coffee & …Comedy Open Mic hosted by Jim Miesner, every week @ 930pm

Comix Cafe …The Dueling Pianos, 8pm

Colored Musicians Club …Carol McLaughlin Band, every Thurs, 8-10pm

D’Arcy McGee’s …Kevin McCarthy, every Thurs after the Square, 8pm

Upstairs at the Continental …Retro Thursdays, 10pm

Crocodile Bar …Universal Grille Band, every week, 9pm

Dock At The Bay …NY Rockin Revue, 7pm

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

Groove …Warlock, Illmatic, & Spin play r&b & hip-hop, every Thurs, 10pm

Lafayette Tap Room …The Filter Kings, 830pm

Lydias Pearl …Uncle Joes Medicine Show, 10pm

McGarret’s  …The finest jazz-jam-funk bands every week, This Week: THOUGHT, $2 pints of anything! 11pm

Merlin’s  …City of God, Mike Sentman, 10pm

Mohawk Place …After The Square FREE show: The Rabies, Amateur Thief, 830pm

Nietzsche’s  …Liz Abbott, Mike Campagina, 9pm

New World Record …DJ Zuk, soundscapes for the mind, every week 8-10pm

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

Pearl Street Brewery …Strictly Hip plays the music of the Tragically Hip, every week, 830pm

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

Thursday At The Square …Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Universal Grille, 5pm

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

August 27

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

Anchor Bar …Jimmy Gomes and the Jazz Example, every Fri, 10pm

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

Coffee & …Madelyn White acoustic, 9pm

Comix Cafe …Stephano (a club favorite), w/ Matt Rohr, call 835-HAHA

Continental …As Summer Dies, Inferis, 10pm

Dock At The Bay …Back in Time, 7pm

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

Lafayette Tap Room …Magic Red & The Voodoo Tribe, 930pm

Merlin’s  …Day Month Year, Molotov Cocktail, Fish’s Eddy, 11pm

Mohawk Place …Broadcast Schedule

Mr. Goodbar …ROAR: Ressurection of Alternative Retro, 11pm

Nietzsche’s  …Relics plays the music of Pink Floyd, 11pm

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

Off The Wall …Rotating trip-hop, hip-hop, and abstrakt DJ’s. Come chill in Buffalo’s most unique retro-cafe-bar-restaurant-chill-space. DJ’s Zuk, Brandon Chase, Bridget, and more,  10pm

Opium Lounge …Latin Fridays: salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaton, 10pm-4am

Pearl Street Brewery …Scott Celani, every week, @ happy hour 530pm

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

Sphere …CHAPPELLE SHOW CAST COMEDY TOUR, tickets at sphere or buffaloathome.com

Tudor Lounge …Dan Harper, The Designated Hitters, every Fri, 6pm, free

Xtreme Wheels …The Havoc, Last Hope, Switch 86, and more, 5pm, all ages

August 28

Allen St. Hardware Cafe …Sick & Tone Atlas: Jazz soul and hip-hop sprinklings, every week @ 11pm

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

Club Marcella …Shamo’re presents: WATCH ME SERVE PAGEANT, 830pm / Cruzin Saturdays, live house trance techno with DJ Mighty Mic, 10pm

Continental …The Bus Tour: Liquid Violence, Darkling, Victim 6, Bleed for Me, 9pm

Dock At The Bay …Runnin Blue, 7pm

E.B. Green’s…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+

HSBC Arena …Kenny Chesney, 730pm

Lafayette Tap Room …The Danny Morris Band, 930pm

Merlin’s  …Uncle Brown, Uncle Pleasant, 11pm

Mohawk Place …Global Village Idiots, Blood of Jupiter, Anal Pudding

Mulligan’s Brick Bar …DJ College, every Sat, 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 retro-cafe-bar-restaurant-chill-space. DJ’s Zuk, Brandon Chase, and more, 10pm

Rendezvous …Jubei, Kei, & Spectre, midnight

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

Tudor Lounge …Uncle Frank’s Wallet, Three Man, Led Astray, Mojo Filter, 9pm

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm

August 29

Broadway Joe’s …Tribute to Dave Matthews, 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

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

Dock At The Bay …Billy McEwen, 6pm

Merlin’s …Open mic, every Sun, 10pm

Nietzsche’s  …The Allen St. Jazz Band, FREE, 730pm

Rendezvous …5th Sunday Secret Surprise, guest TBA, 10pm

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

August 30

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

Dock At The Bay …Yesterday, 7pm

Elmwood Lounge …Clopex plays every Mon, 930pm

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

Nietzsche's …Songwriter Showcase, 830pm / Open Mike w/ Michael Meldrum, 1030pm, FREE

Xtreme Wheels …Die Young, Crowd Deterrent, Drain This Blood, Will to Live

August 31

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

Dock At The Bay …Boys of Summer, 7pm

Mohawk Place …Dead Hearts, Renouf

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

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

September 1

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

Alternative Brews …Pro Jam, every week, Chicago Jack & The Marvelous Heptones, 8pm

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

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

Colored Musicians Club …Art Anderson Big Band, every Wed, 8-10pm

Coffee & …Open Mic and Tarot Readings, every Wed, 830-1130pm

Cozumel …Open mic w/ Michael Disanto, every Wed, 10pm

Crocodile Bar …Blues, Bikes, & BBQ: Maria Auriemo, 8pm

Dock At The Bay …Blackest Red, 7pm

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

E.B. Green’s …Jackie Jocko, every Wed, 6-10pm

Elmwood Lounge …Blankface, every Wed, 10pm

Evolution …Universal Grille, every Wed, 7pm

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

Lafayette Tap Room …Pro Jam hosted by Dr. Z & Friends, every Wed, 8pm-1am Open Jam! Musicians welcome!

La Luna …E-Love & Don spin rock, brit-pop, indie, & new wave, 10pm

Merlin’s  …Jamie Moses Band, every fucking weak, 10pm

McGarret’s …Buffalo’s finest local groove bands and jam music, $2 Saranacs. 11pm 

Mulligan’s  …DJ Doug every Wednesday, 10pm

Nietzsche’s  …Backstage Concerts Presents, 8pm

Off The Wall …Transmission Indie: Indie Rock Wednesdays, 10pm-2am

Partner’s …Open Mic hosted by Dennis Reed. Drums, bass, & guitar amps provided, 10pm

Rendezvous …Now featuring FREE live music every Wed! This Week: RED CLAY, world beat, 10pm

Tudor Lounge …Pamela Ryder’s Musicians Workshop, every Wed, 9pm


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