Weekly Feature

2018-01-17 / Entertainment


fri. 19

The Music of The Doors — The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, a rock band and Randy Jackson’s vocals will combine to capture hits like “Touch Me,” “Riders on the Storm,” “Light My Fire” and some hidden treasures, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 885-5000, www.bpo.org

sat. 20

Byron Stripling Swings With Duke and Ella — The trumpet virtuoso, vocalist and showman will get the joint a jumpin’ with an evening of swing from the legendary 1930s Harlem jazz clubs, featuring Duke, Cab, Louis, Ella and all that jazz, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 885-5000, www.bpo.org


BPO To Hold ‘Buffalo Sings Champion’ Contest — The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for Buffalo’s top vocal talent. The winner will perform “Over the Rainbow,” written by Buffalo native Harold Arlen, with the BPO at the “Buffalo Sings” concert on Saturday, April 14. Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell will lead the concert, which will feature some of the region’s top vocal ensembles. The contest is open to anyone who is 14 or older and resides within a 60-mile radius of Buffalo. To enter, contestants must submit a video of themselves performing the song using the MIDI accompaniment available at bpo.org, along with an application. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. Up to 20 finalists will be selected on Feb. 19 to face off in the live finals held in Kleinhans’ Mary Seaton Room at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1. The Buffalo Sings champion will be selected that night. That event will be free and open to the public. All information is available at bpo.org/be-the-buffalo-sings-champion/.

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