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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week


Orchid Show

Now through March 7 | The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens | $9 / $8 seniors & students / $5 kids 3-12

An exhibit to celebrate amazing and beautiful Orchids along with a fantastic collection of cymbidiums.

FRI 2/20


Mohawk Place | 8pm | $10

Admirable Traits Records presents a night with indie rockers M.A.G.S. The group is set to release their debut self-titled EP (which is free with admission) the night of the show. Supporting M.A.G.S. will be Buffalo’s own post-hardcore buzzband, The Slums along with Western New York’s favorite ‘Lake pop’ band, Bryan Johnson and Family.

FRI 2/20

Ewan Dobson

Nietzsche’s | 10pm | $5

Ewan Dobson has established himself as one of Canada’s most brilliant and exhilarating guitarists. Come to Nietzsche’s to watch Dobson shred on his acoustic guitar with support from Buffalo natives Armcannon and Rochester progressive-jazz act Mr. Donut

FRI 2/20

C.O. Jones Back & Bigger Than Ever

The Lodge | 10pm

C.O. Jones will be laying down the nastiest funk, rock, and soul jams of the last 40 years with Buffalo Hall of Fame inductees, Dave Schulz, Gretchen Schulz, Kenny Hawkins, Jerry Livingston, Al Monti, Rob Lynch, and more. This show will be dedicated to the late Buffalo legend Lance Diamond, a video presentation will be shown in his honor.

SAT 2/21

Frankiero and The Cellabration

Studio @ Waiting Room | 6pm | $12-$15

Frank Iero, former guitarist of the legendary emo/rock band My Chemical Romance will be kicking it off at the Studio @ Waiting Room Saturday night. For fans of alternative rock and post-hardcore, Frankiero and the Cellabration will be a high energetic performance.

MON 2/23

The Sing-Off Live Tour

The Town Ballroom | 7pm | $35

The ultimate evening of a cappella featuring groups VoicePlay, Street Corner Symphony, and the Exchange.

WED 2/25

Rookie of the Year

Mohawk Place | 6pm | $10-$15

Singer-songwriter Ryan Dunson has played under the name Rookie of the Year since 2004. With over a dozen nationwide tours, the group has created a cult-like following among their fans. Come down to Mohawk Place this Wednesday night to see the emo/rock group in action.