Weekly Feature



2018-11-07 / Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 8

Miller & The Other Sinners — “Sinfully Re-imagining The Music Of Skynyrd,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com

French ConéXion — Modeled after the work of Ricardo Galliano, chansons (French songs) of Edith Piaf, jazz standards, and gypsy music of Eastern Europe, the group puts a unique and distinctive twist on everything they do, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

fri. 9

Puddles Pity Party — Puddles Pity Party has 286,000 fans on Facebook and more than 76 million views on YouTube for his interpretations of classics by ABBA, Bowie, Cheap Trick and Queen, and for being on “America’s Got Talent,” 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Buffalo State College Performance Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 878-3005, www.buffalostatepac.org

Craig Warner Quintet — With Craig Warner, Avery Weissman (bass), Stu Weissman (guitar), Nelson Starr (keyboards and vocals) and Reggie Evans (drums), 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

Lotus Land: Rush Tribute — An authentic three-piece Rush tribute band, as part of the $20 Friday Night Tribute series sponsored by Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

Scarlet Begonias — Grateful Dead tribute band, 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com

sat. 10

Italian Night at The Riv — Special evening featuring The Uncle Louie Variety Show & the Italian born singer/songwriter Marco Amadio, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org’

The Buffalo Silver Band — The group presents “Duty, Honor, and Valor: Remembering the U.S. and the End of the Great War.” The BSB marks the centenary of the occasion with a repeat performance of their 2016 program that marked the entry of the U.S. into the conflict. The program will feature vocalists Paula McGirr, Jennifer Mernitz, Steven Brachmann and Michael Harris with narration and commentary by Mike Randall, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall, UB North Campus, Amherst; $. 645-2921, www.sleebuffalo.edu

Dave Schiavone Quintet Plays Stan Getz...and More — Classic arrangements of Stan Getz’ hits by one of Buffalo’s top arranger, bandleader and saxophonists, Dave Schiavone, with Mark Filsinger (trumpet), George Kane (guitar), Buddy Fadale (bass) and Tom Kasperek (drums), 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

sat. 10 & sun. 11

Jazz Impressions: 1968 — Star People playing Miles Davis in 1968, with Bobby Militello (alto sax and flute), Tim Clarke (trumpet), Andy Weinzler (tenor sax), George Caldwell (piano), Joe Goehle (bass) and John Bacon (drums). Jeff Miers, Buffalo News music critic, will offer social commentary through music criticism of the times, and actress Constance Caldwell will interpret brief selections from James Baldwin, Denise Levertov and Shakespeare as it related to 1968 and the present, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Kenan Center’s Taylor Theater, 433 Locust St., Lockport (433-2617), and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo (873-9644); $.

sun. 11

American Legion Band Veteran’s Day Concert — Celebrate Veteran’s Day with a patriotic and entertaining concert including rousing marches by the 80-member National Champion American Legion Band of the Tonawandas symphonic concert band. Salute our veterans in attendance during the performance, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

JazzBuffalo Presents: Joe Policastro Trio — The Joe Policastro Trio is a Chicago-based jazz trio led by bassist Joe Policastro and featuring guitarist Dave Miller and drummer Mikel Avery, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

mon. 12

The Bobby Militello Quartet — With Bobby Jones, Jim Colemon and John Bacon Jr., 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Flying Bison Brewery, 840 Seneca St., Buffalo. 873-1557, www.flyingbisonbrewing.com

wed. 14

The Buffalo Jazz Composers Workshop and Poetry Alliance — Part of Jazz Impressions: 1968, the concert will feature newly composed music and poems by writer David Landry’s Poetry Alliance. Musicians will feature Tim Clarke (trumpet), Kelly Bucheger (sax), Nelson Rivera (sax), Alec Dube (vibraharp), Jared Tinkham (guitar), Joe Goehle (bass) and John Bacon (drums), 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org

thurs. 15

Tim Clarke Soultet Featuring Darryl Washington — Buffalo-based quintet that brings to life seldom-heard, groove-driven Latin, hard bop, and soul-jazz tunes from the 1950s to the early 1990s, with Clarke (trumpet and flugelhorn), Darryl Washington (drums), Nelson Rivera (tenor sax), Ed Croft (bass) and Harry Graser (keys), 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

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