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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

FRI 1/30

Soul Butchers, Orations, & Alpha Hopper

Mohawk Place | 9PM | $5

The Soul Butchers, Orations, and Alpha Hopper will be tearing it up at Mohawk Place this Friday night at 9PM. Expect a night of gritty, raw, in your face punk rock. This show will be a reminder that punk rock is not quite dead yet.

SAT 1/31

Preferred Werk House & Hip Hop

The Gypsy Parlor | 10pm-4am | $5 | Ages 21 and up

Preferred Werk, a local up and coming street wear brand, is throwing a party and providing music from their collective of talented young artist featuring sets by DJs Parks, Stature, Squints, and Cool Cully. The event will be hosted by MC Chuck Snorzzz.

SAT 1/31

The Queen City Gallery Kids Art Show

The Queen City Gallery | 2pm-4pm

A public reception will be held for the 6th Annual Kids Art Show presented by the Queen City Gallery. The show is free and open to kids of all ages. For more information email

SAT 1/31

Jazz Vibes

Pausa Art House | 8:00PM | $7/$5 students with valid ID

Vibraphone virtuosos Joanne Lorenzo will join Sabu Adeola on bass, Abdul Qadir on drums, Michael McNeill on piano, and Tony Zambito on percussion.

SAT 1/31

Fleetwood Mac

First Niagara Center | 8:00pm | $49-$179

Rock legends Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the First Niagara Center as part of their On With the Show tour. Fleetwood Mac is currently performing with Christine McVie who recently rejoined the band after a 16 year absence.

SAT 1/31

David Kane's Them Jazzbeards

Sportsman’s Tavern | 9:30PM | $5

Sportsman’s Tavern will host Buffalo’s own David Kane’s Them Jazzbeards on Saturday night. The local critically acclaimed composer and artist has been creating original music for over 30 years.

SUN 2/1

Lift Off @ Kick Off Super Bowl Party

Savoy | 6PM

Don’t have any plans for the Super Bowl (aka Scott Norwood’s least favorite day of the year)? Come on down to Savoy on Elmwood Ave for a great party hosted by DJ Spooky Stephen and The Victory Gardens. $25 open bar from 6-9pm including pizza and wings from Picasso’s.

MON 2/2

Jonny Craig

The Studio @ Waiting Room | 6PM | $15-$18

Jonny Craig and Canadian band Down With Webster will be bringing their unique post-hardcore/emo sound to the Studio @ Waiting Room this Monday night. The Daydream Chronicles and Faith And Fiction will be opening up the show at 6pm.