What a great place for concerts – waterfront views and great bands. The Buffalo Place Rocks Canalside Concerts start on June 28 with Counting Crows and the Wallflowers.Concerts are from 6pm Tickets are $16 and you can get them by calling 1-888-223-6000 or go to Buffalo Place at 671 Main Street (M-F 10am to 4pm) or on-line.
Note the show on July 26th with the Wailers and the Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad is FREE as well the July 27 show with Brel Biv Devoe.
- July 26
- The Wailers with special guest Giant Panda Guerilla Dub SquadFree Show! Following the death of lead singer Bob Marley, The Wailers have continued to evolve and bring the reggae sounds of Jamaica around the world. Having sold in excess of 250 million albums worldwide, The Wailers have combined their old school heartbeat rhythms with today’s indisputable sounds to help relive the past for young and old alike. With charismatic new singer, Koolant, the band brings their own personal expression to the original songs of Marley, spreading the popularity of the “one-drop” reggae sound. Join The Wailers as they make history once more on Buffalo’s waterfront. http://wailers.com http://livepanda.com
- July 27
- Bel Biv DevoeFree Show! Recoginzed as pioneers of contemporary R&B acts, Bel Biv Devoe have mixed the beats of hip-hop, funk, soul and pop through the years. With a platinum album and hit single, “Poison” topping the charts in 1990, these childhood friends from Boston have forged a path for groups such as Boyz 2 Men and New Kidz on the Block. Fusing old and new R&B, this will be a night you will not want to miss, as Bell Biv Devoe rocks Canalside on July 27th! www.bellbivdevoe.com
- Aug. 30
- Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo with special guest Eric Burdon Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 the day of the show – tickets on sale Friday, May 17th at 10:00 a.m. After a knockout performance in Lafayette Square in 2001, Pat Benatar is back and ready to rock Buffalo. Her multi-platinum albums, songs “Love is a Battlefield,” “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” and “Heartbreaker” is as unforgettable now as they were when Benatar emerged, paving a path for female rock stars around the world. Alongside husband Neil Giraldo, this rock-n-roll powerhouse has truly become invincible to audiences around the world. Mark your calendar for this Grammy Award winning Benatar, as she rocks Canalside on August 30th. See you there! www.benatargiraldo.com
- August 31
- Matthew Good Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 the day of the show – click here to purchase! Matthew Good is a Canadian musician whose multi-platinum career has spanned nearly two decades. From his early work with the Matthew Good Band to his most recent solo sets, Good has released nine studio LPs, three EPs, a live album, and most recently a “best of” collection, “Old Fighters.” All of Good’s full-length studio releases have achieved at least Gold status in his native Canada and since 1999 none have debuted outside of the Top 5 (in Canada). To date, Matthew Good has sold more than one million albums worldwide and has been nominated for 19 Juno Awards, winning 4 of them. His most recent win was in 2011 for Rock Album of the Year for “Vancouver.” http://matthewgood.org/
No coolers, cans, bottles or outside concessions are permitted. No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards or live animals. No video, still or digital cameras. No digital or audio recording devices. All backpacks, personal bags, buggies and wagons are subject to inspection. Food and beverages will be available for purchase – cash only.