Author: Devin Chavanne

Devin Chavanne

Devin is a videographer, sports, and chicken wings fanatic. Ub graduate, joined the BR team in 2019.

Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to perform. WNY SOUNDSTAGE is our series of weekly intimate live music sets performed by a curated selection of local artists, recorded in the lobby of The Market Arcade building, also home of Buffalo Rising’s office. We celebrate local diversity and authenticity by featuring the best music our city has to offer, across genres like alt-rock, classical, hip-hop, R&B, Folk, Gospel, Country, etc. A big thank you to Evans Bank and Picasso’s…

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This series is sponsored by Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce Restaurant owner Dina DiPasquale purchased an old M&T Bank building and converted it into a gorgeous cocktail lounge which opened in 2019. Located in Ellicottville, the details of the former bank have been integrated seamlessly into the design. The Banq Cocktails and Lounge offers a menu of craft cocktails and small plates. In first of this series, Banq bartender, Brandi Bankowski, walks us through a couple items on their cocktail menu. The Banq also generously provides the ingredients of their expansive cocktail menu on their IG channel, here. The Banq Cocktails…

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Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to perform. Tonight’s episode features Brody Schenk @brodygs12 . The Rochester based performer drove on over to the Market Arcade in downtown Buffalo to play us a few of his original songs. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Buffalo Rising (@_buffalorising) Special thanks to our WNY SOUNDSTAGE Series Sponsors: Evans Bank: A Better Way. Full-Service Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management in Western New York Picasso’s: We Are Pizza! Order…

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Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to perform. Tonight’s episode features Johnny and the Man Kids. The boys swung by the Market Arcade and played us some of their indie / garage jams. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Buffalo Rising (@_buffalorising) Special thanks to our WNY SOUNDSTAGE Series Sponsors: Evans Bank: A Better Way. Full-Service Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management in Western New York Picasso’s: We Are Pizza! Order online tonight at www.picassospizza.net

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We asked Susan Morreale, Owner of @herstorybuffalo : “How were the paths of your medical and retail careers influenced by your own personal wellness journey?” “Well, first of all, I’ve always believed in taking care of yourself and helping others to do the same.” At the age of 20, Susan began her nursing career and her passion for caring for others was discovered. But soon, the desire to spend more time with her loved ones created the need for a career change. “After I had my daughter, I really wanted to spend more time with her. It was a business…

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 Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome back to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to our spot to perform. Tonight we welcome Dallas Greene to our spot. Based out of Rochester, Dallas made the trip into Buffalo to play a few acoustic tunes for us. #music #virtualconcert #livemusic #localmatters #buffalorising #buffalove #acousticguitar #concerts #guitar #vocals Special thanks to Series Sponsor, Evans Bank: A Better Way. Full-Service Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management in Western New York. Free Music Party’s Instagram: @dallasgreenemusic

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Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome back to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to our spot to perform. Our musical guest tonight is Free Music Party. The group performed a set including a mosh of rap and vocal harmony that’ll hit you right in the feels. Special thanks to Series Sponsor, Evans Bank: A Better Way. Full-Service Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management in Western New York. Free Music Party’s Instagram: @freemusicparty

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 Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome back to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot to perform. Tonight we’re graced with the raspy, warm vocals of John Daniels Band. Special thanks to Series Sponsor, Evans Bank: A Better Way. Full-Service Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management in Western New York. John Daniels Band Instagram: @johndanielsband

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Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome back to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to perform. Tonight we welcome Carina & The Six String Preacher to our spot. Special thanks to Series Sponsor, Evans Bank: A Better Way. Full-Service Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management in Western New York. Instagram: @carinaandthesixstringpreacher

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Just because there aren’t concerts right now, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy live music. Welcome back to WNY SOUNDSTAGE, where we invite local artists to our spot after hours to perform. Mile High Muzik stopped by and dropped a few bars for us. Each member put their own flair on tracks like “Pray for Me” and “Finale.” Special thanks to Series Sponsor, Evans Bank: A Better Way. Full-Service Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management in Western New York. Instagram: @milehighmuzik

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