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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

THU 6/11 Hallwalls Forty for Forty Anniversary Auction

Asbury Hall | 7pm | $40/$70 for two

Forty for Forty is a live auction of 40 artworks to celebrate Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center’s 40th Anniversary. The auction will feature artworks by Hallwalls founder Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman, Charles Clough, Diane Bertolo, & many more.

THU 6/11 Sleepy Hahas

Studio @ Waiting Room | 7pm | $8

The psychedelic indie/rock group Sleepy Hahas will be kicking things off Thursday night with The Soft Love, Sheds, and Planet Three. Show starts right at 7pm so get there early!

THU 6/11 Mary Halvorsen
w/ Stephan Crump Duo

Pausa Art House | 8pm | $7/$5 students

Guitarist Mary Halvorson has been active in New York since 2002. Critics have called Halvorson “the most forward-thinking guitarist working right now. Stephen Crump has become known for the elegance of his acoustic and electric bass playing, and for transforming his instrument into a speaking entity with magnetic pull on audiences.

FRI 6/12 Wolf w/ Red Heat & Northern Spies

Sugar City | 8pm | $5

Wolf is one of Buffalo’s most promising alternative/rock acts. With their intricate musicianship and compelling vocal melodies, you won’t want to miss your chance to see them live. You can catch them perform on Friday night with Red Heat and Northern Spies at Sugar City.

FRI 6/12 Zomboy

Town Ballroom | 8pm | $23-$28

The UK producer and DJ Zomboy has become one of the biggest names in bass music. With recent releases of remixes for Fedde Le Grand Francis and the chart topping collaboration with Skrillex, you definitely want to head over to Town Ballroom on Friday night to see him in action.

SUN 6/14 Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions American Festival Orchestra

Sheas Performing Arts Center | 7:30pm | $45-$149.50

Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions has become the video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of all ages a chance to experience the evolution of the Pokemon franchise like never before.

TUE 6/16 Poor Form

Black Dots | 7pm | $5

Vancouver’s pop/punk quartet POOR FORM will be bringing the hard-hitting power chord chugs and upbeat blast beats to Black Dots on Tuesday night. Joining the group will be Buffalo’s own punk outfit, Love Canal.