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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

THU 10/29 Wild Adriatic

Buffalo Ironworks/8pm/$5-$8

Wild Adriatic comes to Buffalo Iron Works on Thursday October 29th. Classic Rock with a blend of soul, band members cite Led Zepplin, Queen, and Bill Withers as influences. Come check them out! The Grace Strumberg Band opens.

FRI 10/30 - SUN 11/1 Festival of Crafts by the Folk Art Guild

UB’s Center For Tomorrow/ Fri. 4-8 pm , Sat. 10-5 pm , Sun. 11-5 pm/ $2

The Rochester Folk Art Guild has been making fine handicrafts for over 50 years, supporting locally sourced materials and makers. Choose your holiday gifts from an array of unique hand made items including bowls, natural fibers and clothing, folk toys and artisanal pottery, while being entertained this weekend by live music and artist demonstrations.

FRI 10/30 Star People – Miles Davis Project

Pausa Art House/8pm/$10

George Caldwell, John Bacon, Bobby Militello and other top local jazz artists make up Star People, presenting the music of Miles Davis this Friday night at Pausa Art House. A forward-looking treatment of the music of a true trailblazer in 20th century music.

FRI 10/30 - SAT 11/1 Halloween with Aqueous & Funktional Flow

Buffalo Iron Works/9 pm/ $12-$15/$20 Weekend Pass

Hometown rock/groove powerhouse Aqueous will play for two nights at Buffalo Ironworks this Halloween weekend. They take to the stage with show openers funky five-piece band Funktional Flow.

FRI 10/30 Murder In The Disco

Pearl St. Grill/ 9pm/$15

The Pearl Street Grill is hosting it’s annual Murder in the Disco featuring The Bazoinker Room, The Igloo Music Room, three floors of live music and techno, art installations, and costume contests. Get your tickets soon because this party is sure to sell out, like several other big Halloween events already have.

FRI 10/30 Monster 5.0: Invasion

464 Gallery/6pm/free

Looking for another Halloween party suggestion? Stop by Gallery 464 on Friday night for the fifth annual Monster Party, with an Alien Invasion theme this year. Buffalo artists will be exhibiting their work, along with a multi-media dance party – art exhibit on the first floor, costume contest, and a Keith Harrington curated DJ party on the second floor.

WED 11/4 Buffalo Grain Elevator Illumination Premiere

Canalside Buffalo/5-9 pm/free

Be the first to see one of Buffalo’s historic grain elevators in a spectacular new light! The Connecting Terminal Grain Elevator will be turned into a canvas for a modern-day work of art. Live jazz from Gruvology, a performance from David Butler’s “Grain Dances, Steel Floats, food trucks, and beverages. Illumination is at 6:30 with 4 twenty minute light sequences.