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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

Thu 5/7 Ellen Pieroni Quartet:
A Tribute to Herbie Hancock

Nietzsche’s | 9pm | $5

Buffalo’s rising jazz sensation, the Ellen Pieroni Quartet will be offering a tribute to the legendary Herbie Hancock at Nietzsche’s this Thursday evening. EPQ, Intrepid Travelers, Adam Bronstein Trio, and Jon Lehning Sextet will all be performing the tunes of Hancock’s discography.

THU 5/7 Weazildust Thursdays

Allen Street Hardware Café | 10pm | FREE

Throughout the entire summer, the DJ known as WeazilDust will be doing special bi-monthly appearances on Thursday nights at Hardware. People have labeled him as “a DJ for people not fond of DJs.” So if you like to dance without being told to “shake your ass and throw your hands in the air,” you’ll love this event.

Fri 5/8 Soul Patch

Duke’s Bohemian Grove Bar | 9pm | $8

Soul Patch is Buffalo’s favorite 90s/alternative rock cover band, and they’ll be kicking off another epic performance at DBGBs this Friday night. Come out and have some beers and sing along to all those memorable songs that made they 90s such a monumental era for music.

SAT 5/9 AIDS Walk Buffalo

Lakeside at Delaware Park | 9am

This year’s theme, The Fight is Not Over, is a reminder to WNY that HIV and AIDS are still prevalent and affecting people of all ages and demographics. Funds raised at AIDs Walk Buffalo directly benefit the programs of Evergreen Health Services.

SAT 5/9 Sadat X with Craig G

Dukes Bohemian Groove Bar | 9pm

Hip Hop Legend Sadat X best know as a member of hip-hop group Brand Nubian will join Craig G of the Juice Crew with the Saturday Night Meltdown crew featuring DJ’s Scott Down, Charlie the Butcher, Milk, & Cochise.

Mon 5/11 Dead Flowers

Mohawk Place 8pm $5

Dead Flowers hits hard with their style of ‘straight-to-the-point rock n’ roll.’ They’ll be bringing the energy to Mohawk Place on Monday night with The Demos, Old Best Friend, and Buffalo’s own rock outfit, Wolf.

WED 5/13 Investigative Post Happy Hour:
Challenges Facing Buffalo Schools

Flying Bison Brewing Company | 6pm | $10

Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney will moderate a panel discussion on the challenges facing Buffalo schools. The panel includes David Rust, executive director of Say Yes to Education; William Kresse, principal of City Honors School; and Eve Shippens, science teacher at Martin Luther King Multicultural Institute.