Weekly Feature



2018-02-08 / Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 8

. Live Music & Live Art — Showcasing the musical talents of the Joseph Pinnavaia/Mastrantonio Duo and simultaneous sketch session with members of the Buffalo Society of Artists, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org .

Tribute to Stax Vol. II Featuring Critt’s Juke Joint — Spend an evening in Soulsville, USA, with a collection of Western New York’s best musicians as they salute the storied catalog of Memphis’ Stax Records, including iconic artists Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, the Staples Singers, Sam and Dave, Booker T. & M.G.’s and more, 7 m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com

Marcus Lolo: A Formal Introduction — North American, Latin and Caribbean music influences, featuring the music of Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Tito Puente and jazz adaptations of Haitian traditional folk songs, with Sasha J. Joseph, Sadiyah Jackson, D’ara Smiley (vocals), Erikos Vlesmas (bass), Drew Azzinaro (guitar), Nathaniel Cadet drums) and Marcus Lolo (piano), 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

fri. 9

Live & Let Die - A Tribute to Paul McCartney — A veteran of the Broadway production of “Beatlemania” as well as many other Beatle cover bands, the show features Tony Kishman, a four-piece rock band plus a full orchestra, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s Bear’s Den, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. 1-877-873-6322, www.senecaniagaracasino.com

Absolute Journey — Formed in Toronto, Canada, in early 2014, the quintet proposes a faithful reproduction of the Steve Perry era of the San Francisco band, Journey, enriched with audience interactivity, projections, backdrops and true-to-the-original costume changes, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the Riviera Theatre and Performance Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

The Wazmopolitans Play Songs of Love — Drummer David “The Waz” Wasik leads this trio featuring Bossa Nova, Samba, Latin, and jazz classics, with Kevin Doyle (piano) and Jack Kulp (bass), 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

sat. 10

. Mike Super — Magic and illusion from the winner of NBC TV’s “Phenomenon” and two-time Merlin Award winner from the International Society of Magicians, 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

. Petros Klampanis Group — Renowned Greek bassist and composer will perform with a guitarist, pianist, drummer and string quartet, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at UB Center for the Arts’ Mainstage Theatre, UB North Campus, Amherst; $. 645-6915, www.ubcfa.org

Garnet Rogers — Singer/songwriter and interpreter who is a longtime folk favorite, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at The Village Meeting House, 5658 Main St., Williamsville; $. 684-2362, www.BFFM.org

Grüvology — Grüvology's Walter Kemp III and Bernard Kunz push the boundaries of contemporary improvised jazz music, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

sun. 11

Jazz on 2nd Sundays — Join two-time Grammy Award-winning Buffalo native Joe Ford and his quartet, 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo; $. 873-9644, www.buffalohistory.org

Heart and Music: Love Songs for Everyone — Presented by Second Generation Theatre, 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at Kenmore Presbyterian Church, 2771 Delaware Ave., Kenmore; $. 875-7600

wed. 14

Atomic — With Fredrik Ljungkvist (saxophone, clarinet), Magnus Broo (trumpet), Håvard Wiik (piano), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (bass) and Hans Hulboekmo (drums), 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org

UB Faculty Quartet — With George Caldwell, Sabu Adeolya, John Bacon Jr., and Bobby Militello, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at The Church of Scientology Buffalo, 836 Main St., Buffalo.

thurs. 15

DeeAnn DiMeo - Songs from the Heart — Vocalist DeeAnn Dimeo Tompkins has been entertaining Western New Yorkers for more than 20 years, with Reggie Evans (drums and vocals), Stu Weissman (guitar), Jason Moynihan (sax) and Avery Weissman (bass), 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

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