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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

THU 9/3 Our Waters, Our Future

Buffalo River Works | 5:30-8:30 | $50

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper will celebrate their 25th Anniversary this Thursday with a festive evening filled with appetizers, drinks, door prizes, and live music from High Horse.

FRI 9/4 Rock Radio Live Band Karaoke

Studio @ Waiting Room | 10:30pm| free

Live out your fantasy of becoming of rock star with live band karaoke. Every Friday night you have the chance to sing all your favorite rock radio anthems (and guilty pleasure pop songs) on stage with a live band.

SAT 9/5 Pappy Stardust

Sugar City | 7pm | $5

Lo-fi is in. Check out this unique Rochester artist as he performs at Sugar City this Saturday night. His music is an assortment of unconventional lo-fi songs that range from fuzzy indie rock, blues, and rock n’ roll.

SAT 9/5 Lesionread

Silo City | 8pm | $5

Lesionread began as an experiment. His performances are both electronic music mixed with performance art and he’ll be bringing his unique set to Silo City this Saturday night with Lichens.

9/5 - 9/6 Slyfest 10

Griffis Sculpture Park | $40 weekend pass / $25 day pass

The Slyboots School of Music, Art, and Dance will hold it’s annual fundraiser featuring live music, dance, and artwork with music by the Michael King Project, Eric T. Crittenden with Critt’s Juke Joint, On the Sly and much more.

9/5 - 9/6 National Chicken Wing Festival

Coca-Cola Field | 12pm | $5 / free for kids 8 & under

Come enjoy the best Chicken Wing Festival in the Country with wing eating contests, music, a kids zone, a Miss Buffalo Wing Pageant, and more.

SUN 9/6 Labor Day Sunday Funday

Exchange on Allen | 7pm | free

Looking for the right way to spend your Sunday Funday this Labor Day weekend? Head down to Exchange on Allen St. for Miguel, Dovey, Maxy Ny, Crop Top, and Spooky Stephen. These DJs will be spinning all night long.