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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

THU 3/5


Broadway Joe’s | 5pm | $10

Catch this aggressive rock band kick it off at Broadway Joe’s Thursday night. You’ll be ‘hit in the face’ with loud overdrive guitars matched with the energetic stage presence you’d expect from any epic rock show.

FRI 3/6

Pink Elephant

Mohawk Place | 8pm | $5

Heavily influenced by groups such as Fugazi, Sonic Youth, The Pixies, and Hot Water Music, the Rochester band, Pink Elephant will be sure to please music fans of all indie rock subgenres alike. They’ll be performing at Mohawk Place this Friday night along with Governess.

FRI 3/6

Transformers II: I’ll Be Your Mirror - A Birthday Tribute To Lou Reed

Nietzsche’s | 9pm | $5

Lou Reed would have been 73 this year. To honor his birthday, Nietzsche’s will be hosting a birthday tribute event for this iconic musician with High Flyin’ Babys, The Good, The Vores, Wooden Waves, After Hours, Dark Marbles, Girlpop, and The Irving Klaws performing music from Lou Reed’s arsenal.

SAT 3/7

Space Wolves

The Glitter Box | 6pm | Free

This 2-piece retro-pop group will be performing at The Glitter Box (359 Parkdale Ave) on Saturday night to celebrate the release of their new cassette (that’s right, cassette). Newish Star, Alpha Hopper, and Space Is Haunted will also be performing throughout the night.

SAT 3/7

Lady Lush & the Vinyls with Rada Rada & DJ OurHouse

The Gypsy Parlor | 10pm

This past year Lady Lush & the Vinyls has been gracing stages all over Buffalo. Come say farewell before they make their move to NYC. Joining them will be openers Rada Rada and DJ OurHouse will be spinning all night long.

TUE 3/10

The Salvation Army Re-Fashionista Challenge

Statler City at Niagara Square | 5-8pm | $25

A challenge to re-create, re-style, transform, & recycle articles purchased from a Salvation Army Thrift store into a runway-ready piece of fashion. The event features Glam Bags for every guest, vendors, auctions, hors d’ouevres, live fashion show and more.

WED 3/11

Investigative Post Luncheon: Dodging Accountability

Osteria 166 | 12pm | $25

Three speakers discuss the growing effort by government at the local, state and federal level to thwart transparency and accountability featuring Robert Freeman, Joseph Finnerty, and Steve Brown. Jim Heaney will moderate. Admission includes lunch and Investigative Post membership.