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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

FRI 3/13

Tom Waits Tribute Night

Iron Works | 7pm | $5

More than a dozen regional musicians will be coming together to pay tribute to the legendary songwriter, Tom Waits this Friday night. All proceeds from the show will be donated to the SPCA to care for sick and abandoned animals.

FRI 3/13

Hey Mavis CD Release Party

Sportsmen’s Tavern | 9:30pm | $10

The Americana group Hey Mavis is set to release their new album, What I Did at Sportsmen’s Tavern. With songs that effortlessly showcase softly orchestrated lullabies to raw and raucous love songs, you won’t want to miss this group.

SAT 3/14


Town Ballroom | 8pm | $20-$25

Through the use of improve and talented musicianship, this EDM duo thrives on creating a unique musical experience for fans at each performance. Their set usually includes both “real instruments” as well as computer software loops/tracks pleasing both fans of rock and electronic.

SAT 3/14

St. Patrick's Parade Day Party

Waiting Room | Noon | Ages 21 & up

Visit the Waiting Room this Sunday for the best parade day celebration featuring a huge tailgate party kicking off the day in their lot with a heated tent,music, Black Market Food Truck, Franks Gourmet Hot Dogs Food Truck, 103.3 The Edge live broadcast and more. Both floors on the inside will be open l all day long.

SUN 3/15

The Magical Music of Disney

Kleinhans Music Hall | 2:20pm | $17.50

Come dressed as your favorite Disney character and enjoy favorites from The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and more! Arrive at 1:30 to make crafts with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and play games with Tutor Doctor.

MON 3/16

Defiance, Ohio

Sugar City | 7pm | $8

Named after the town in Ohio (Yes there is a town really called ‘Defiance’), this acoustic punk rock band will be kicking it off at Sugar City Monday evening. The group features instruments like the violin, cello, and double bass, making their sound unique and pleasurable.

TUE 3/17

7t Annual Buffalo Beard Competition

Essex St. Pub | 6pm

The contest features 10 categories such as the Hibernator awarded to the person with the thickest beard, weirdest beard and best handlebar mustache. The event takes place on St. Patrick’s Day where winners will receive a custom plaque for their ability to withstand months of itching and scratching.