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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

THU 7/16 Turkuaz

Iron Works | 10pm | $15

The 9-piece “powerfunk” group from Brooklyn, Turkuaz will be making their way to Iron Works this Thursday night. They’ll be putting a modern spin on classic funk sounds that will have you dancing all night long.

FRI 7/17 Josh Flagg

Waiting Room | 6pm | $10-$12

Josh Flagg and his band, The Obligations are coming to the Waiting Room this Friday night along with Urban Reverie, The Noble Company, 2nd Generation, and The Fat Vegans. Expect a night pure rock n’ roll

FRI 7/17 Blood & Ink 2

Broadway Joe’s | 9pm

Madd Grafix returns with Blood and Ink 2 with another art/music/wrestling fiasco at Broadway Joe’s this Friday night. Expect a wild night with live music from Jonathan Allday Lay, Murder City Outlaws, and Lazy Ass Destroyer.

7/17 -7/18 Rock the Barn Music Festival

The Big Yellow Barn | 9015 Main St. Clarence | $25/$20

The 11th Annual Rock the Barn is a two day festival benefiting Meals on Wheels with music by 10,000 Maniacs, Jay Moynihan, Dave Viterna Band, Mercury Blues band and many more.

SAT 7/18 Tiny Rhymes

Pausa Art House | 6pm | $7

The chamber-folk group, Tiny Rhymes will be giving an intimate performance at Pausa Art House this Saturday evening. The music is soothing as smooth vocal harmonies float above acoustic instruments and strings. You won’t want to miss this one.

SUN 7/19 Masten Jazz Festival

Martin Luther King Jr. Park | 3pm-8pm

The 20th Annual Masten District Jazz Festival will pay Tribute to James “Pappy” Martin with music by Terrance Bruce, Nikki Hicks, Love Supreme Trio and Paradigm Shift. Wayne Escoffery & Warren Wolf will headline with Bags and Trane, a tribute to John Coltrane & Milt Jackson.

WED 7/22 Investigative Post:
News, Brews & Rock 'N' Roll

Sportsmen's Tavern | 7pm | $25

Investigative Post presents it’s News, Brews & Rock ‘n’ Roll fundraiser featuring Tom Toles and the Outlyers. He’ll be performing on Wednesday evening at Sportsmen’s tavern with guest performers: Mary Ramsay, Pauline Digati, Buck Quigley and Bob Kozak. In addition to the music, the benefit will feature an auction of several of Tom’s original cartoons drawn for The Washington Post.