more by Cory Perla
[FUNK] Toronto-based funk band After Funk return to Buffalo for a special show this Saturday, December 22 at Buffalo Iron Works. Set one from the “funk family” will be a set of originals followed by a tribute to the King of Soul, James Brown.
[ELECTRONIC/DANCE] For the 14th year in a row, the Christmas Party is the place to be on Christmas night in Buffalo.
[COMEDY] Eight years removed from the last Jackass movie, Steve-O is 10 years sober and touring the stand up comedy circuit.
[AMERICANA] Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, Grant Farm is a self-proclaimed “cosmic-Americana” band. What that means is this four-piece band takes their Americana roots and extends them deep into jammy, spacious territory.
[HIP HOP] Not to be confused with the heavy metal band or the hard rock band by the same name, Shinigami is a hip hop artist who blends aspects of pop-punk, emo, trap, and even post-hardcore into his emotional hip hop music.
[ROCK] Texas-based rock band Whiskey Myers make their second trip to Buffalo this year for a show at the Town Ballroom on Thursday, December 6.
[FOLK] After the 2016 election, Gabriel Kahane decided he wanted to understand his fellow Americans a little bit better, so set out to talk to them and listen to them. He traveled around the country engaging with fellow citizens to an attempt to understand how they tick.
[INDIE] One third of the garage-rock band, The Whigs, Parker Gispert comes to Mohawk Place for a solo show on Tuesday, December 11.
[ELECTRONIC/DANCE] Tacos, tech house, and ugly sweaters—what a combination. $5 buys all of it, including the tacos (though you’ll have to find your own ugly sweater). Music comes from Pyramid’s Nate Howell, Dave Sif, and Chad Lock.
[TRIBUTE] Phish will play four straight concerts New Year’s Eve concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City at the end of the month, but if you can’t go to those shows, or if you haven’t been able to catch the band at one of their other 50 or so shows around the country this year, or if...