Weekly Feature



2018-06-13 / Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 14

JazzBuffalo - Live at PAUSA - Danny Green Trio — Over the past decade, San Diego pianist Danny Green has earned recognition as a bandleader possessing a lyrically charged vision and as a composer with a gift for spinning supple, absorbing narratives, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

fri. 15

The Machine — Pink Floyd tribute show that will be held outside, 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel’s Seneca Events Center, 777 Allegany Blvd., Salamanca; $. 945-3200, www.senecaalleganycasino.com

Mr. Speed - Tribute to Kiss — 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Riviera Theatre and Performance Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

The Strictly Hip — A Buffalo IVF Children’s Foundation benefit, this event will support the Oishei Children’s Hospital, 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com

Wordism Jam Sessionz Cypher for Justice — Wordism: Jam Sessionz is the premier noncompetitive open mic event for spoken word artists where each poet is accompanied by custom musical backdrops provided by a featured jazz band. This month’s band is JFT: Jerry Livingston (bass), Carl “Flute” Johnson (drums), and Toney Rhodes (piano), 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

Traveling Towpath Troubadours — Join Bill and Kay MacDonald just outside of the Discovery Center, 6 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport; Free. 439-0431, www.niagarahistory.org/discovery-center

sat. 16

Najee — The jazz saxophonist will perform two shows at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com

Arielle-Khrystiana Plucinski — Performing arias and folk songs from Poland, Russia, the Balkans, the Czech Republic and the Ukraine in the works of Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Smetana and others, with guest Jacqueline Ornsby and accompanied by Ivan Docenko, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Dom Polski Club, 576 Oliver St., North Tonawanda; Free admission but suggested donation is $20. 692-8327

Kike, Miguel and Vladimir — The trio will play its usual show of Latin American and Cuban songs, but with a twist. Pausa will celebrate Father’s Day with a step-by-step demonstration of Cuban salsa (Casino). They dare you not to move to authentic Cuban music and dance, 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

mon. 18

Vinyl Night — With Jeff Miers, Anita West and musical guests present Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue,” 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, at The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com

The Buffalo Jazz Composers Workshop — 8 p.m. Monday, June 18, at Stamps Bar, 98 Main St., Tonawanda; Free admission. 694-3475, www.stampsthebar.com

wed. 20

Sun Records Tribute Night With Kickstart Rumble — Part of the Live at Larkin Summer Concert Series, 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St., Buffalo.

Buffalo Jazz Octet — With Tim Clarke (trumpet, flugelhorn), Phil Sims (trombone, euphonium), Kelly Bucheger (alto/tenor saxophones), Nelson Rivera (soprano/tenor saxophones, Steve Baczkowski (baritone saxophone), Michael McNeill (piano), Joseph Goehle (contrabass), and John Bacon (drums), 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org

WalterKemp3oh!Cubano! — Walter Kemp3oh: Walter Kemp III, David Teaspoon Hulett and Rishon Odel will perform with the world-renown Cuban percussionist Vladimir Espinosa, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

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