On Friday, over 30 people attended the opening and artist talk for “Get Me Out of My Head” at Allen Street’s El Museo. The reception made the already small venue a bit tighter as Harris, one of two featured artists in the exhibit, discussed his paintings. The exhibit also featured Von Voetsch, a UB alumnus, who tackled his battle with brain cancer in his work.read more >>
The easiest part of the semester is over. Your syllabi are in hand and Labor Day weekend is sadly in the books, but if you’re looking for things to do this weekend, there are plenty of musical events in and around Buffalo for your entertainment.read more >>
Fans may not have gotten all they voted for, but Fanbassador’s first Tailor Made Festival was a night to remember.
A rowdy crowd of several thousand took to Canalside Saturday evening to catch performances from a variety of rappers and electronic groups. Their excitement mainly appeared during mainly hip-hop sets, like that of Waka Flocka Flame.read more >>
Genres collided as Lil Uzi Vert and New Politics performed at the first outdoor Fall Fest since 2014, bringing a unique energy to this year’s show.
Lil Uzi Vert, known for his high-octane trap ballads, led the line-up which included hip-hopper Blackbear, rock band New Politics and singer Roy Woods. While the crowd began slightly lethargic and dispersed over the large outdoor space, they came together and increased in vitality as the chilly night progressed.read more >>
If you need something to look forward to between bookstore trips and decorating, The Spectrum’s got you covered.read more >>
The Halloween season arrives earlier every year, as department stores don’t even wait for the leaves to change before they break out the costumes and plastic spiders. Movie theaters are following suit, with most of September’s notable releases promising to put a chill in your bone in exchange for a chunk of your change.read more >>
In addition to the Student Association’s annual Fall Fest, another high profile festival will be taking place downtown. Tailor Made Festival, featuring last year’s Fall Fest headliner Travis Scott along with 2 Chainz, will take the stage on the same night that Lil Uzi Vert performs on North Campus at this year’s Fall Fest.read more >>
Though they originally considered music just a hobby, Buffalo-based rock band Hundred Plus Club are now gearing up to play in front of thousands at UB Fall Fest.read more >>
The Waiting Room on Delaware Avenue, a fixture for music in downtown Buffalo, closed on Wednesday after four years in the city.read more >>
Album: “Saturation 2”
Label: Question Everything Inc./Empire Distribution
Release Date: Aug.read more >>
Trap star Lil Uzi Vert and alt-rockers New Politics will bring a musical mixture to the Student Association’s annual Fall Fest on Sept. 2.read more >>
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery will be opening a trio of new exhibits for museum-goers over the summer. The gallery is located in nearby Delaware Park and features works from artists both near & far, with its new offerings this summer being no different.read more >>
Jay-Z plots against his own life and succeeds on his latest album "4:44."
The old Jay-Z is no more on the album as the rapper picks apart and evaluates the last couple of years.
In 2013, a year after the birth of Blue Ivy Carter, Jay dropped the forgettable Magna Carta Holy Grail hoping to remind the youngsters he never left. The following year, neo-soul queen Solange tears into him in an elevator over a certain ‘becky’ he’s involved with.read more >>
Beside a few geese meandering around campus, UB can seem mostly dead in the summer. There are, however places not too far from Buffalo where music is always alive.
If you’re stuck in the city the next few weeks or wish to venture outside its boundaries, make sure to check out some of these upcoming shows.read more >>
DC Comics needed a win. “Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad” did very well at the box office, but both were rightfully panned by critics and any discerning fan. “Man of Steel,” the first film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), received mixed reviews at the time of release and looks worse in retrospect for establishing the grim tone of this universe and prioritizing spectacle over any sort cohesive vision or characterization.read more >>
A historic Canadian fort transformed into a musical arsenal this past weekend as artists performed at Field Trip Music and Arts festival.
Field Trip, which took place at Toronto’s Fort York site on Saturday and Sunday, failed to disappoint the thousands in attendance. The festival turned five years old this year and blessed concertgoers with the likes of rock group Phoenix, indie band Broken Social Scene, jazz-hop group BADBADNOTGOOD (BBNG) and others.read more >>
Cottengim, a junior biomedical sciences major, utilizes witty raps, ragtime style piano and – most importantly – educational topics. He mesmerizes on his YouTube channel and teaches viewers with his humor, catchy beats and incredible production value.read more >>