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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

FRI 2/13

8th Annual Mardi Gras

Sportman’s Tavern | 6pm | $20 Advance / $25 Day of Show

Sportman’s Tavern will be hosting their 8th annual Mardi Grad Jam this Friday evening at 6pm. New Orleans native, Joe Krown will be headlining the night with his Cajun styled piano grooves along with Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russel Batiste Jr. Opening up the event will be Flatbed and Randall & The Late Night Scandal.

FRI 2/13

Buffablog Presents: Heavy Rotation

Hardware Café | 10pm | $5 | Ages 21+

BuffaBLOG presents an epic night of dancing with local hip-hop producer, Cove, mashup artist Teenwolf, visual artist, Projex, and Camaican Sensation.

FRI 2/13

Sugar City Presents Soul Night

Milkies on Elmwood | 10pm | $5

Sugar City’s Soul Night is back with DJ sets by Handsome Dan, Katastrophe, & the Good Reverend Johnny Drama. In honor of Valentine’s Day there will be a mix-tape exchange, raffles, hearts galore, and some other surprises as you dance this winter night away.

SAT 2/14

Safe Wor(l)d w/ Flatsitter

The Foundry Suites | 5pm | $20

Need something fun and original to do for Valentine’s Day? Flatsitter has teamed up with The Foundry Suites for a special V-Day event. You’re invited to a psychedelic virtual reality viewing of SAFE WOR(L)D. Admission includes snacks and a signature cocktail.

SAT 2/14


Pausa Art House | 8pm | $7

Boleo takes a lateral view of the line between folk and classical chamber music. The group consists of Lázara Nelson, violin, Miranda Scoma, violin, Katie Weissman, cello, and Moshe Shulman on violin, viola, and bandoneon.

SUN 2/15

Railroad Earth w/ Crow Moses

The Rapids Theatre | 7pm | $27.50/$22.50

Railroad Earth is an Americana band whose name comes from the Jack Karouac short story, October in the Railroad Earth. Their music is a combination of bluegrass, rock, celtic and jazz.

MON 2/16

Alex Berkley & Sonny Baker

Nietzsche’s | 8pm | Free

Two Buffalo singer songwriters will be performing a free show at Nietzsche’s this Monday night. Come down for an evening of modern folk and clever acoustic melodies.