more by Kellie Powell
[BLUES] Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith were among the forebears who transformed the blues from a male-dominated genre of working songs and light vocals to a gender-blended experience marked by earthy vocals and fervent conviction.
[ROCK] Boasting a fiery live show and Greek-chorus-style vocals, Houndmouth’s brand of folk-infused indie rock is hearty, bright and resilient.
[COMEDY] The time has come to decide who will carry the torch as Buffalo’s Funniest Person in 2016.
[ROCK] Hot on the heels of winning their first Brit Award for Breakthrough Act earlier this year, Catfish & The Bottlemen aren’t showing any signs of slowing down, jetting off on an internat
[HIP HOP] “What’s my mother ****ing name?”—Ja Rule’s boisterous, iconic brand of rap was a mark of the early 2000s.
[COMEDY] Tommy Davidson came up on the groundbreaking, risk-taking sketch comedy show, “In Living Color,” which ran during the early nineties.
[ROCK] This week the rock goddess known as Stevie Nicks turns 68—and local Fleetwood Mac tribute outfit, Rumourz is here to help us celebrate.
[JAZZ] Brian Freeman is best known for his trumpet work in local jazz outfit, Taylor Made Jazz. One of Buffalo’s most esteemed jazz groups since the early 1980s; Taylor Made Jazz has toured internationally, playing in virtually every country worldwide.
[COUNTRY] Carrie Underwood rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005.
[COMEDY] Jamie Lissow’s career in stand-up began when he placed fifth in a comedy contest in Toronto – there were only three contestants, but the rush was enough for him.