With all the exciting events going on year-round, you'll never run out of things to do in Buffalo! From the Taste of Buffalo, Allentown Art Festival, Garden Walk Buffalo and the National Buffalo Wing Festival to free outdoor music concerts and ethnic food festivals of every stripe, our special events and festivals bring in visitors from all over the world.

Upcoming Events › Bars & Nightlife

Jenny Lewis

Wednesday, Jul. 25th
$25 - $30; From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

One of the most celebrated and respected performers of her generation, Jenny Lewis got her start as the dynamic frontwoman of influential LA group Rilo Kiley in 1998. She has released three albums under her name, most recently 2014’s The Voyager. In addition to her solo work, she was a member of The Postal Service, part of the duo – Jenny and Johnny, as well as the lead vocalist for Nice As F**k.  Lewis has collaborated with Beck, Elvis Costello, Ryan Adams and M. Ward, among others.

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Cobblestone Live 2018

Friday, Jul. 27th - Saturday, Jul. 28th

Cobblestone Live! Music and Arts Festival, conveniently located in the heart of the Historic Cobblestone district in downtown Buffalo. Consisting of three stages located outside on Illinois Street, inside Buffalo Iron Works, and inside Lockhouse Distillery & Bar. Music enthusiasts from across WNY will eat, drink, and enjoy the best talent that Buffalo has to offer. Headlining acts include Blind Faith.

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Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters

Tuesday, Jul. 31st
$35; Starting: 8:00 PM

Come out for this show, a stop on the “Speck Tour”!  The Boxmasters have teamed up with legendary Engineer/Producer Geoff Emerick and produced an album that Geoff has called, “One of the most exciting projects I’ve worked on since The Beatles.”  Sonically “Speck” touches on all of The Boxmaster’s influences, including The Beatles, The Byrds and Big Star.  One night only!

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Olivia Gatwood

Monday, Aug. 27th
$12 - $15; From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. She is an active member of the slam poetry community and has been featured on HBO, Verses & Flow, Button Poetry and Huffington Post. Olivia travels to perform and teach workshops on gender equality, sexuality, and social justice at colleges and high schools nationwide. Her Amazon Best Selling collection, New American Best Friend, reflects her experiences growing up in New Mexico and Trinidad, navigating girlhood, puberty, and relationships.

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