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September 5

 

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

Dock At The Bay …Disco Duck, 6pm

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

Nietzsche’s …The Allen St. Jazz Band, never a cover charge, 730pm

Rendezvous …Steppin Out Sound (Dancehall, Reggae, Roots) w/ DJ Universal, Tony Vibes, and more, 10pm, FREE

Sphere …BLACK PARTY X: The largest Labor Day Party in Buffalo. Starring cast of Showgirls & Life’s a Drag, Doors @ 9pm

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

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

Voelkers …Rock’n’Bowl! w/ Dai Atlas, Now In Stores, From Beyond, Cause For Chaos, 10pm

September 6

 

Broadway Joe’s …Greenlight Booking Indie Rock Night, 9pm

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

 

September 7

 

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

Mohawk Place …Trainwreck, Johnny Nobody

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

Nietzsche’s …Liz Abbott & Friends, 9pm

Soundlab …Jack Wright, Carol Genetti, 9pm

September 8

 

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: Joni James, 8pm

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, 9pm-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, This Week: Rhubarb, 11pm

Mohawk Place …Beaver Nelson w/ Flatbed

Mulligan’s …DJ Doug every Wednesday, 10pm

Nietzsche’s …A.R.M. Artists Response Movement, 9pm

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 …Eulipion (free jazz), 10pm

Sapphire Lounge …Hanabi, Sarcasm, 9pm

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

September 9

 

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 …Tommy James, Scott Heim, call 835-HAHA

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

Continental …Retro Thursdays, 10pm

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

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

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

McGarret’s  …DEXTER GROVE, last Buffalo appearance, don’t miss this fine band, 11pm

Mohawk Place …Early Show: Barrel Harbor, Exit Strategy, Concubine Forming

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

Nietzsche’s …Tim Baldwin’s Birthday Bash, 9pm

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+)

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

Xtreme Wheels …Bane, With Honor, Bitterness, Dead Hearts, Minor Setback, 6pm

 

September 10

 

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 & …Poetry Reading featuring James May, Tom Santa Lucia, Sean Alexander, 8pm

Comix Cafe …Tommy James, Scott Heim, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Goth/Alt/Indie/DJ (upstairs), 11pm

Dock At The Bay …Eclipse, 7pm

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

Lafayette Tap Room …Michael Hill’s Blues Mob, 930pm

Mohawk Place …L’Dorado, Levi Ride, Am I Lost

Nietzsche’s …LOTUS, w/ DJ ZUK, 1030pm

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

Sapphire Lounge …The Rabies, The Pisswhores, Payback, Bitterness, 10pm

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

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

 

September 11

 

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 …Cruzin Saturdays, live house trance techno with DJ Mighty Mic, 10pm

Comix Cafe …Tommy James, Scott Heim, call 835-HAHA

Continental …Alternative Dance CDJ (upstairs), 11pm

Dock At The Bay …Buffalo Rising, 7pm

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+

Mohawk Place …Mommy Super High, Bad Ronald, Dog 5 Trio, Tom Stahl, Matt Scrowiec, Pam Swartz, 9pm, FREE

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

Nietzsche’s …Invisible Choir, 11pm

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

Steel Drums …SUMMER BREEZE SATURDAYS: Steppin Out Sounds (Reggae, Dancehall, Roots) w/ DJ Universal, Tony Vibes, & Mr. Woo, 2nd drink free!, 10pm

Tudor Lounge …Any December, Wiley, La Cacahouette, 10pm

Utopia …Sexy Saturdays w/ Jon Boesche, 9pm

Xtreme Wheels …Battle of the Bands: The Disease, Thoughts Lost, Ill At Ease, 80HD, and many many more, starts at 2pm

 

September 12

 

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

HSBC Arena …PHIL COLLINS “Final Farewell Tour”, 8pm

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

Continental …The Pietasters, The Toasters, New Blood Revival, Cherry Bing, Doors @ 6pm

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

Merlin’s …Open mic, every Sun, 10pm

Nietzsche’s …BENEFIT FOR KENNY MAGGS: Tons of Bands, 2pm

Rendezvous …BACK TO THE GRILL: A Baby Steps Hip Hop Presentation w/ DJ Rich the Snitch, LoPro, Daringer, and host Emcee Sick, 10pm, FREE

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

September 13

 

Broadway Joe’s …Greenlight Booking Indie Rock Night, 9pm

Cafe Allegro …Jim Gimour Band

Elmwood Lounge …Clopex plays every Mon, 930pm

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

Mohawk Place …Warhammer 48k, Next Syphilis, Mr. Ski Mask, The Chinese Firedrills

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

Sphere …Artvoice “Best of Buffalo” awards, free food, drink specials, 5pm?

September 14

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

HSBC Arena …AMERICAN IDOLS LIVE, 730pm

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

Tralf …Old 97’s, call 851-TRALF for showtime

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

September 15

 

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: Strange Days, 8pm

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, 9pm-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: Soulstice, $2 Saranacs. 11pm 

Mohawk Place …Kings of Nuthin’, 8pm

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 …True Blue (r&b funk soul), 10pm, FREE

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

Xtreme Wheels …Norma Jean, Throwdown, Evergreen Terrace, Fear Before the March of Flames, many more, 6pm


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