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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

THU 6/4 Gay 5k Run

Soho Burger Bar | 6:30pm | $25 registration

The Pride Center of WNY and First Niagara proudly present the Gay 5k Run. Wear your brightest colors because Gay 5k runners know how to look fierce while breaking a sweat. A post-race celebration will follow at Soho Burger Bar. This race is a great time for everyone, straight allies are encouraged to join.

FRI 6/5 (New England) Patriots

Milkie’s | 9pm | $5

New England Patriots make noisy, funky garage punk music with a highly entertaining frontman whose shaky voice is as memorable as Super Bowl XLII. They’ll be bringing their energized set to Milkie’s this Friday night.

SAT 6/6 Momentum

Canalside | 7pm | $3

To celebrate Buffalo’s Pride Week, Canalside will be hosting one epic queer dance party. Momentum is an official event of Buffalo & WNY Pride Week. Bring your dance shoes; this dance party will be going all night long.

SAT 6/6 Tiger Chung Lee

Iron Works | 8pm | $5

Based out of Lewiston, this 11-piece funk band will blow your mind on Saturday night. Come down to Iron Works for show full of funky renditions of everything from Janet Jackson to Black Sabbath to The Talking Heads. You know you’re a little curious.

SUN 6/7 5th Annual Fairy House Festival

Artpark | noon-5pm | $6/$5

The Fairy House Festival is an event filled with hands-on activities, numerous tiny Fairy House creations locally designed by schools, live performances, storytelling and more.

SUN 6/7 Buffalo Pride Week After Party

Templeton Landing, | 7pm

Keep the party going at the official Pride week after party featuring $3 labatts, $5 Beef Sliders, & $50 cent wings.

TUE 6/9 Del Paxton

The Glitterbox | 7pm | $5

Buffalo’s own indie/rock/emo group Del Paxton will be rocking out Tuesday night at The Glitterbox. Come down to support great local music as The Cardboard swords, Unisex, and Kimmy are all on the bill.