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Soundcheck | Venue Round-Up, August 2021

A Monthly Guide to Music, Comedy, and Culture in WNY

SOUNDCHECK | Venue Round-up will be published at the beginning of each month and will feature local musicians, comedians, as well as touring artists who are performing at local independently-owned venues. This article is part of Local Matter’s SOUNDCHECK series – where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to perform. For more music related content, follow @soundcheckny

 

 

 


August 2021

Welcome to SOUNDCHECK | Venue Round-up. This guide will be released monthly and will feature a list of upcoming concerts and events on stages across our region. We’ve crafted this guide to be a small sampling of artists, comedians, and performances you don’t want to miss.

Buffalo Area Venues

Babeville – 341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-852-3835
August 5, 2021 – Bruce Wojick & The Struggle w/ 77 Stone
August 6, 2021 – Pavlo: Behind the Scenes from Santorini
August 12, 2021 – Jenuine Cello live in The 9th Ward
August 15, 2021 – Jeffrey Gaines w/ The Rightly So
August 17, 2021 – Silver Arrow Band
August 19, 2021 – Make America Petty Again: A Comedy Show
August 23, 2021 – Valley Maker live in the 9th Ward with Tenci, Tough Old Bird
August 26, 2021 – Shakey Graves live in Asbury Hall with Tre Burt

Buffalo Ironworks – 49 Illinois St., Buffalo, NY 14203 | 716-200-1893
August 21, 2021 – The Steel Woods w/ 49 Winchester
August 27, 2021 – Big Something w/ Special Guest

Buffalo Riverworks – 359 Ganson St., Buffalo, NY 14203 | 716-342-2292
August 1, 2021 – 100 Days of Summer: The Brothers of Invention
August 4, 2021 – MIA Wednesdays: Middlemen
August 6, 2021 – 100 Days of Summer: Midnight Kings
August 7, 2021 – 100 Days of Summer: Accoustified , 100 Days of Summer: Jess Bennett Duo
August 8, 2021 – 100 Days of Summer: The Brothers of Invention
August 11, 2021 – MIA Wednesdays: Mike Criscione
August 14, 2021 – Buffalo Mac n’ Cheese Festival
August 18, 2021 – MIA Wednesdays: Trevor & Lucas of PA Line
August 21, 2021 – Magic Rocks! High Voltage residency with Illusionist Leon Etienne
August 25, 2021 – MIA Wednesdays: Philip Stephen
August 26, 2021 – Pott’s presents Polka Buzz at Riverworks!
August 28, 2021 – Chalkfest Buffalo 2021: 1980s
August 28, 2021 – Labatt Blue Light Concert Series: The Tommy Z Band

The Cave – 71 Military Rd, Buffalo, NY 14207 | 716-310-2020
August 5, 2021 – Vets Play Guitars fundraiser
August 6, 2021 – ENEMIES 1978-1981 CD Release
August 12, 2021 – Funk Night at The Cave

Helium Comedy Club – 30 Mississippi St, Buffalo, NY 14203 | 716-853-1211
August 1, 2021 – Annie Ledermen
August 3-4, 2021 – 2021 Buffalo’s Funniest – Semi-Finals
August 5-7, 2021 – Mark Normand
August 8, 2021 – Jeff Allen
August 8, 2021 – 2021 Buffalo’s Funniest – Final Round
August 12-15, 2021 – Aries Spears
August 18, 2021 – Nick Colletti
August 19-21, 2021 – Leanne Morgan
August 26, 2021 – Mike Paramore
August 27-29, 2021 – Tony Roberts

Jack Rabbit – 1010 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222 | 716-381-9596
August 1, 2021 – Brian Williams

Mohawk Place – 47 E Mohawk St, Buffalo, NY 14203 | 716-855-3931
August 2, 2021 – The Backseat Lovers with Sleepy Gonzales
August 5, 2021 – The Dazed Dance Party
August 6, 2021 – International Beer Day Hip Hop Spectacular
August 7, 2021 – The Tsonic Tsurprise Peach Dilemma
August 12, 2021 – Ghostpool // Eerie Shores // Tsunami Tsurprise // Calloused
August 13, 2021 – 90’s Album Tribute Night ft. Weezer Blue Album
August 14, 2021 – Soul Butchers | Roger Bryan & the Orphans | …and The Dirtbags
August 20, 2021 – Haunted Publications presents PUNK’D OUT!
August 28, 2021 – Muddle, Wolf Tickets, The Clockers, and BastardBastardBastard

Nietzsche’s – 248 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201 | 716-886-8539
August 1, 2021 – Annie Philippone’s Sunday Piano Party!Jazz Cache
August 3, 2021 – Joe Donahue III
August 4, 2021 – Tyler Wescott & Dr. JazzBrent Martone, Dr. OOO, Ryan Kaminski
August 5, 2021 – Righteous Villains / Andrew Biggie, Astrabula, Snowbelt, Tyler Bagwell
August 6, 2021 – Roy G Biv, Orange Corner
August 7, 2021 – Celtic Seisiuns / Amateur Hockey Club, Star Juice, Hundred Plus Club, Quaker Gun Club
August 8, 2021 – Annie Philippone’s Sunday Piano Party!  /Jazz Cache
August 9, 2021 – Susan Peters Jazz Band / Joe Donahue III
August 11, 2021 –  The Stripteasers / Tyler Wescott & Dr. Jazz / SUGU
August 12, 2021 – Righteous Villains / Crystal Industry, Finality Complex, Trick Room, Muddle
August 13, 2021 – Happy Hour w/ The Neville Francis Band / Slow Animals, Animal Sounds, Tsavage96
August 14, 2021 – Celtic Seisiuns / Vibe Supply, Bobby & the Pedestrians
August 15, 2021 – Annie Philippone’s Sunday Piano Party! / Jazz Cache
August 17, 2021 – Joe Donahue III  / The Stripteasers
August 18, 2021 – Tyler Wescott & Dr. Jazz / Matthew Blue, Brody Schenk, 20k Strongman
August 19, 2021 – Righteous Villains
August 20, 2021 –  Happy Hour w/ Shaky Stage / Off the Wall, Dope City Kid
August 21, 2021 – Celtic Seisiuns / Strange Standard, Nuke Fun
August 22, 2021 – Annie Philippone’s Sunday Piano Party! / Jazz Cache
August 23, 2021 – Leigh Stoner
August 24, 2021 –  Joe Donahue III / The Stripteasers
August 25, 2021 – Tyler Wescott & Dr. Jazz / Elliot Scozzarro Quartet
August 26, 2021 – Righteous Villains / Tortoise Forest, Skulking Ghost
August 27, 2021 – Happy Hour W/ The Fibs / Neetchy, Capo II, Jim Burke, Eugene Palmer
August 28, 2021 – Celtic Seisiuns / Jay Aquarious
August 29, 2021 – Annie Philippone’s Sunday Piano Party! / Jazz Cache

PAUSA Art House – 17 Wadsworth St., Buffalo, NY 14201 | 716-697-9075
August 6, 2021 – George Caldwell Presents
August 7, 2021 – Decent Exposure
August 13, 2021 – French ConeXion
August 14, 2021 – Hot Club of Buffalo
August 20, 2021 – Stephen Parisi Jr
August 21, 2021 – Saranaide
August 27, 2021 – The Jay Sharptet Plays the Music of Chet Baker
August 28, 2021 – Alison Pipitone Band

Rapids Theatre – 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls, NY 14305 | 716-205-8925
August 9, 2021 – Limp Bizkit
August 20, 2021 – WNY High Octane Dueling Piano Show
August 21, 2021 – Dirty Vernon with Metal 101
August 22, 2021 – Art In Motion Presents Sunday Funday vol. 1

Rec Room – 79 Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-939-1279
August 6, 2021 – Best Night Ever: One Direction + Jonas Brothers Dance Party
August 10, 2021 – Kublai Khan
August 13, 2021 – Lost Like Lions, Erickson, Lily Among Thorns,  Creating A Sinner 
August 29, 2021 – Riff Raff w/ DJ Whookid
August 30, 2021 – Soulfly

Sportsmen’s Tavern – 326 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14207 | 716-874-7734
August 1, 2021 – Paul Thorn / Workingmans Dead
August 2, 2021 – C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band wsg/vKickstart Rumble
August 12, 2021 – Slocan Ramblers
August 13, 2021 – Linda Gail Lewis & The Lustre Kings
August 15, 2021 – The Chicago Authority
August 16, 2021 – Igor & The Red Elvises
August 18, 2021 – The Sauce Boss
August 21, 2021 – George Caldwell Sextet “Saturday Night Special”
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ugust 25, 2021 – Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles
August 28, 2021 – Organ Fairchild
August 29, 2021 – “Take Me to Your Dance Floor” The Music of Gram Parsons & The Cosmic Country Connection

Tappo Pizza – 166 Chandler St, Buffalo, NY 14207 | 716-222-3922
August 5, 2021 – Jazz @ Chandlerville with the Jay Sharp-tet
August 6, 2021 – Alex McArthur
August 7, 2021 – Jerry Garcia Celebration
August 12, 2021 – Jazz @ Chandlerville with Hot Club of Buffalo
August 13,  2021 – Intrepid Travelers
August 14, 2021 – Chandler Summer Concert Series: Cami Clune with Vitamin D
August 19, 2021 – Jazz @ Chandlerville with Melissa Kate Project
August 20, 2021 – Cypher
August 21, 2021 – Chandler Summer Concert Series: Hit N’ Run
August 26, 2021 – Jazz @ Chandlerville with Carina and the Six String Preacher
August 27, 2021 – The Spin Wires
August 28, 2021 – Chandler Summer Concert Series: Strictly Hip

Tonawanda’s Gateway Harbor – Sweeney St North, Tonawanda, NY 14120
August 4, 2021 – Fleetwood Mac Experience
August 11, 2021 – West of Mark
August 18, 2021 – Coda
August 25, 2021 – Hit and Run

Rochester Area Venues

Anthology – 336 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604 | 585-484-1964
August 3, 2021 – Japanese Breakfast
August 14, 2021 – Between The Buried And Me
August 29, 2021 – The Story So Far with Movements • Destroy Boys

Flour City Station – 170 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604 – 585-413-5745
August 7, 2021 – Hello City – Barenaked Ladies Tribute
August 12, 2021 – Into The Now
August 13, 2021 – Noah Fense, Lost Wax Collective, Timothy Mitchum Jr.
August 21, 2021 – Ocular Panther

Iron Smoke Distillery – 111 Parce Ave, Fairport, NY 14450 – 585-388-7584
August 1, 2021 – Tommy Brunett’s Annual Birthday Bash at Marge’s!
August 4, 2021 – Jerry Falzone & Liars Moon
August 6, 2021 – Flannel Underground
August 7, 2021 – Something Else
August 11, 2021 – Belly Dancers
August 13, 2021 – The Lipker Sisters
August 14, 2021 – M80s
August 15, 2021 – Meg Williams Band – Electric Trio
August 18, 2021 – Fox Sisters
August 20, 2021 – Stavo
August 22, 2021 – Roc Star Academy
August 25, 2021 – “Hair Ball” Monthly Lollypop Farm Benefit – Guest DJ Spinning 80s Hair Band Classics
August 27, 2021 – M80s

Lovin Cup – 300 Park Point Dr, Rochester, NY 14623 – 585-292-9940
August 6, 2021 – JT & Mama
August 7, 2021 – Adrianna Noone Band
August 13, 2021 – Mike & Mel Muscarella of Violet Mary
August 14, 2021 – The Local Hangups
August 19, 2021 – Doug Macleod
August 20, 2021 – Amy Montrois
August 21, 2021 – Camp Roc Star
August 27, 2021 – Lovin Cup’s 13 Year Anniversary Party
August 28, 2021 – Moving Mountains
August 29, 2021 – An Evening with Nancy Kelly

Main Street Armory – 543 Atlantic Ave, Rochester, NY 14609 – 585-451-0047
August 6, 2021 –Lil Durk
August 7, 2021 – AlienFam Presents: Bassment Sessions Vol.1
August 29, 2021 – SPICE BIKINI BIRTHDAY BASH – SPICE/ TEE JAY/ hosted by KARLIE REDD

Montage Music Hall – 55 Chestnut St & Lawn St., Rochester, NY 14604 – 585-413-1642
August 13, 2021 – Stop The Presses & Some Ska Band
August 14, 2021 – Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show
August 16, 2021 – The Obsessed & The Skull
August 20, 2021 – Eric Martin of Mr. Big & Trixter
August 21, 2021 – The Last Of The Duke Street Kings: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band w/ guest opener: Blue Envy
August 22, 2021 – Hed PE & Dropout Kings
August 27, 2021 – Shane Archer Reed & The Harbringers, Catch The Lion, Bug Day, & TOR
August 28, 2021 – North Of Forty w/ Rabbit Jaw
August 29, 2021 – The Convalescence & Filth

Photo City Music Hall – 543 Atlantic Ave, Rochester, NY 14609 – 585-451-0047
August 4, 2021 – SECRET ORGAN, NERDS IN DENIAL, WHITEBOARD PIPEDREAMS
August 5, 2021 – JPP W/S/G/ Jukebox Riot
August 8, 2021 – Abby Feldman
August 13, 2021 – Khiva
August 14, 2021 – Jelo, Richie Salvaggio, James Christopher, DJ Kla55ic
August 19, 2021 – American Acid S/W/G The Remakes
August 20-21, 2021 – Lightbringer A Night Of Industrial And Noise Komrads Record Release Party
August 21, 2021 – Barely Alive W/ Bainbridge – Fancy Monster
August 26, 2021 – Latriste & Frequency W/S/G Paradigm Shift

Silver Lake Twin Drive-In – 7037 Chapman Ave, Perry, NY 14530 – 585-237-3372
August 3, 2021 – It’s My Party
August 10, 2021 – Biggest Little Band
August 17, 2021 – Steel Alchemy Trilogy
August 24, 2021 – Classic Oldies

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