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Tears for Fears and Hall & Oates Bring Back the 80s in Cleveland

Tears for Fears and Hall & Oates Bring Back the 80s in Cleveland

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

In Cleveland, OH, on Saturday night, Tears for Fears and Hall & Oates, two legendary groups from the 80s, came to rock the Quicken Loans Arena as part of their North American arena tour. Joined by 30-year-old singer/songwriter Allen Stone, the legendary groups performed to the gigantic crowd in the aren...

Prenatt’s Picks: 50 Bands to hear in 2017 (part four)

Prenatt’s Picks: 50 Bands to hear in 2017 (part four)

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

Although a third of 2017 is behind us, there is still plenty of music to come. While most of you might be listening to your favorite bands from years ago, don’t sleep on the up-and-coming talent out there that you aren’t paying enough attention to. Over the course of five weeks, The Record will introduce...

Prenatt’s Picks: 50 bands you need to hear in 2017 (Part two)

Prenatt’s Picks: 50 bands you need to hear in 2017 (Part two)

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
April 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

Although a third of 2017 is behind us, there is still plenty of music to come. While most of you might be listening to your favorite bands from years ago, don’t sleep on the up-and-coming talent out there that you aren’t paying enough attention to. Over the course of five weeks, The Record will...

Prenatt’s picks: 50 bands and artists to look out for in 2017 – part one

Prenatt’s picks: 50 bands and artists to look out for in 2017 – part one

Chris Prenatt, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews

Although a third of 2017 is behind us, there is still plenty of music to come. While most of you might be listening to your favorite bands from years ago, don't sleep on the up-and-coming talent out there that you aren't paying enough attention to. Over the course of five weeks, The Record will introduce...

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness deliver an epic show at Town Ballroom

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness deliver an epic show at Town Ballroom

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews

On Sunday night at Town Ballroom, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness performed to a sold out crowd as part of his Zombies on Broadway tour. Joined by Californian rock band Night Riots and Australian rock group Atlas Genius, McMahon and his band performed for at least two hours at the historic venue in...

“Solitary” is three minutes of pure political punk

“Solitary” is three minutes of pure political punk

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

For three minutes straight, Philadelphia based punk band tardigrade. delivers another political fueled single, “Solitary.” The new single released this past Friday drives home a strong point following Trump’s win as president. The band’s last single, “Hypnopaedia,” garnered quite an impressive...

Buffalo State opens artistic arms to the community

Buffalo State opens artistic arms to the community

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

SUNY Buffalo State has always been one to give back to the community. With the Community Arts Academy set to begin classes, Buffalo State has chosen to give back to the community via Saturday classes that strive to keep alive what some consider to be a dying part of academia. “The humanities is...

Bryan Eckenrode: A Life of Celebrating Strings

Bryan Eckenrode:  A Life of Celebrating Strings

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

SUNY Buffalo State’s Music Department will soon kick off their latest installment in a series of musical performances called “Celebrate Strings.”  The latest performer is Professor Bryan Eckenrode accompanied by his greatest friend, the cello.  This performance is only a notch on the storied...

Local music extends farther than economic impact

Brett Andersen, Reporter
March 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

In the age of concerts with theatrical stage shows and large light displays, it’s easy to forget about the small local music scenes, and their importance to a community. Live music has always been a unique experience. From the days of jazz clubs and swing music, to the age of modern rock and electronic...

‘T R A P S O U L’ marks beginnings for Bryson Tiller

Vincent Nguyen, Reporter
November 17, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, NEWS

Bryson Tiller, the 22-year-old singer-rapper hailing from Louisville, KY, released his debut album, “T R A P S O U L,” on Oct. 2 by RCA Records. Tiller gained notoriety and attention through his very successful SoundCloud page. This has led to major co-signs from Drake, Timbaland, Apple Music...

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