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Interview With Alicia Dove

Interview With Alicia Dove

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Alicia Dove is a professional dancer and is a member of the all-girl dance group, Cherry Bombs, created in 2013. Dove, a former cheerleader for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, ditched dancing to pop music for metal. Along with the six other “Darlings of Rock & Roll,” have started to make a big...

Check out these fall fests, cool music shows, and even a blacklight run with Step Out Buffalo

Check out these fall fests, cool music shows, and even a blacklight run with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

September 18, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Step Out Buffalo

  Williamsville Oktoberfest: It’s Oktoberfest season! Heyyo! Head down to Island Park in Williamsville for a fun-filled weekend this Friday through Sunday. The park will be busting at the seams with food vendors from local restaurants and live music bumping all day, plus activities galor...

Bike, run, rock and roll this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Bike, run, rock and roll this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

September 12, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Step Out Buffalo

Ellicottville Rock n’ Roll Weekend: All weekend long enjoy live music and entertainment in all your favorite bars and restaurants in Ellicottville village. Spend time walking in and out of all their eclectic shops and boutiques while listening to regional musicians and munchin’ or sippin’ on so...

Australia’s Awaken I Am Make Post-Hardcore Great Again on New Album

Australia’s Awaken I Am Make Post-Hardcore Great Again on New Album

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

Post-hardcore is slowly making a comeback. With bands like Slaves, Too Close To Touch and Hands Like Houses being some of the biggest bands in this new wave, there are several smaller acts that are slowly approaching these big shots. Insert Awaken I Am, one of the scene’s newest acts that everyone...

U2 Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Joshua Tree at New Era Field

U2 Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Joshua Tree at New Era Field

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

Under a cloud covered sky in Orchard Park last night, legendary post-punk quartet U2 performed to an energetic crowd at New Era Field. The crowd was roaring, the music was blaring, and a whole group of strangers were united in the name of love. Doors opened at 5:30 but the opening act, Beck, an alternative...

Eat at the Buffalo Wing Fest, Dance at the Irish Fest and Rock out to 2 Chainz with Step Out Buffalo

Eat at the Buffalo Wing Fest, Dance at the Irish Fest and Rock out to 2 Chainz with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

August 30, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Step Out Buffalo

South Buffalo Irish Festival- Whether you’re 5% or 100% everyone is proud to be even a little bit Irish. So show your pride and get your jig on with the best of the best and all things Irish this Saturday at Cazenovia Park!   Taste of Niagara Falls- Is there really anything better to do than eat? Yea...

Richardson and Holland Go All Out at the Leopard Lounge

Richardson and Holland Go All Out at the Leopard Lounge

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

August 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

Last night at the Leopard Lounge in the Town Ballroom concert venue was one of the best metal shows I’ve ever been to. Djent guitarist Jason Richardson (ex-All Shall Perish, ex-Chelsea Grin, ex-Born of Osiris) and fellow metal drummer Luke Holland (ex-The Word Alive) performed to a pumped up crowd...

Buffalo River Goes Wild for Two Legends

Buffalo River Goes Wild for Two Legends

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

August 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

Last night at 301 Ohio St. in Buffalo, legendary emo group Taking Back Sunday and hometown heroes Every Time I Die performed to a sold out crowd right near the Buffalo River along with Texan emo four piece All Get Out. This was the final date of their summer tour. The show was originally planned to be...

Spend your weekend eating fair food, listening to good music and enjoying local art with Step Out Buffalo

Spend your weekend eating fair food, listening to good music and enjoying local art with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

August 8, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Step Out Buffalo

Erie County Fair It's that time of summer again. The fair's gravitational pull will reel us right in with its delish fried foods, games & rides. From Wednesday August 9th-Sunday August 20th, don't miss out on all the fair glory. Lewiston Art Festival The Earth without art is just "eh".  Feast yo...

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