July 2015's Outdoor Concert Schedule



The Mighty Mighty Bosstones will play at Canalside's concert series in July.

 

SUNDAY

BUFFALO NEWS SUMMER JAZZ SERIES
2 p.m.; free at back steps of Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; albrightknox.org)
July 12: Houston Person, saxophone
July 19: Don Rice, saxophone
July 26: Mike Costley, singer

CHEEKTOWAGA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
7 p.m.; free at Casmir Pulaski Cultural Center (Cheektowaga Town Park, Cheektowaga; tocyny.org)
July 12: Civiletto Sings Sinatra with the Pyramid Band
July 26: Beatlemagic

GUINNESS CELTIC CONCERT SERIES
2 p.m., free at River Works (359 Ganson St., Buffalo; buffaloirish.com)
July 5: Solas and Seamus Kennedy
July 12: Jubilee Riots and Penny Whiskey
July 19: Cherish the Ladies
July 26: Glengarry Boys and Jack Mahone Band

MUSIC IN THE WOODS
4–5 p.m.; free at Lower Park Emerald Grove (Artpark, 450 S. fourth St., Lewiston; artpark.net or 754-4375)
July 5: Ron Corsaro & Upstate Express
July 19: Wooden Cities
July 26: The Freudig Singers of WNY

 

MONDAY

BLUE MONDAY
7–9 p.m.; free at Hennepin Park Gazebo (4th and Center Sts., Lewiston; artcouncil.org)
July 6: Blue Lights
July 13: Robert “Freight Train” Parker & Friends
July 20: Soul Committee
July 27: Joseph Michael Mahfoud

 

TUESDAY

BNMC TUNES IN THE TENT
Noon–1 p.m.; free at National Grid Park (Ellicott and Virginia Sts., Buffalo; bnmc.org/tunes2015/)
July 7: The Observers
July 14: Alison Pipitone
July 21: Ten Cent Howl
July 28: Theresa Quinn Trio

CHEEKTOWAGA SENIOR SUMMER GAZEBO CONCERTS
6–8 p.m.; free at Cheektowaga Senior Center (3349 Broadway St., Cheektowaga)
July 14: The Roadrunners
July 28: Sugar & Jazz

ELMWOOD-BIDWELL CONCERT SERIES
7 p.m.; free at Bidwell Parkway (Elmwood Ave and Bidwell Pkwy., Buffalo; elmwoodvillage.org)
July 7: John and Mary with The Valkyries
July 14: Black Rock Zydeco
July 21: McCarthyizm
July 28: The Albrights

FIRST NIAGARA PRESENTS TUESDAY IN THE PARK
6:30 p.m.; prices vary at Artpark (450 S. 4th St., Lewiston; artpark.net or 754-4375)
July 7: Melissa Etheridge & Blondie
July 21: The Australian Pink Floyd Show
July 28: Grace Potter

GRAND ISLAND SUMMER BAND CONCERTS
7 p.m.; free at Marion Kingle Common Gazebo (Baseline and Whitehaven Rds., Grand Island)
July 7: Double Down Blues Band
July 14: Kathy Lynn & The Playboys
July 21: Lyle Stang
July 28: 23 Skidoo

LIVE MUSIC AT LARKIN’S FOOD TRUCK TUESDAYS
5–8 p.m.; free at Larkin Square (745 Seneca St., Buffalo; larkinsquare.com)
July 7: The Albrights
July 14: Bastille Day w/Hot Club of Buffalo
July 21: Freightrain
July 28: Shaky Stage

 

WEDNESDAY

AMHERST CONCERT SERIES
7 p.m.; free; at Bassett Park (359 Klein Rd., Amherst)
July 15: Queen City Swing Band
July 22: Bobby Militello
July 29: American Legion Band of the Tonawandas

AMHERST SENIOR CENTER CONCERT SERIES
6 p.m.; free at Amherst Senior Center (370 John James Audubon Pkwy., Amherst)
July 15: Serendipity Swing

BLASDELL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
6:30–8 p.m.; free at JFK Playground (2 Grafton Ave., Blasdell; Find Blasdell Events on Facebook)
July 8: Rumourz (Fleetwood Mac tribute)
July 15: Krossfire
July 22: Black Diamond
July 29: Joyride

BUFFALO RIVERFEST CONCERT SERIES
6:30 p.m.; free at River Fest Park (249 Ohio St.; thevalleycenter.com)
July 1: Buffalo Five
July 8: Screaming Pineapples
July 15: Disco Duck
July 22: Heard of Buffalo
July 29: Everett Lee & Underground Stampede

CHEEKTOWAGA FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
7–8 p.m.; free at Outdoor Amphitheater (Town Park, Harlem Rd., Cheektowaga; tocny.org)
July 8: The Hill Brothers
July 15: Magic of Course with Ted & Corey
July 22: The Leftovers

COORS LIGHT WEDNESDAYS AT ARTPARK
6:30 p.m.; prices vary at Artpark (450 S. 4th St., Lewiston; artpark.net or 754-4375)
July 1: Marianas Trench
July 8: STS9
July 15: O.A.R. with special guest John Butler Trio
July 22: My Morning Jacket
July 29: Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat

WEDNESDAY ON THE CANAL CONCERT SERIES
6–10 p.m.; free; at Gateway Harbor Park (Sweeney and Webster Sts., North Tonawanda; facebook.com/gatewayharbor)
July 1: High Horse & The Maniac
July 8: ASP—All Star Project & Cock Robin
July 15: NY Rockin Revue

LIVE AT LARKIN
5–8:30 p.m.; free at Larkin Square (745 Seneca St.; larkinsquare.com or 362-2665)
July 1: David Michael Miller w/Miller & the Other Sinners ft. Zuri
July 8: The Tins with Applennium
July 15: The Ragbirds with Stoneflower
July 22: Vinnie DeRosa with Toney Rhodes
July 29: Alison Pipitone Band ft. Pamela Ryder with Whiskey Reverb

 

THURSDAY

CANALSIDE CONCERT SERIES
5–9 p.m.; free at Erie Canal Harbor (Central Wharf; canalsidebuffalo.com or 574-1537)
July 2: The Sheepdogs with Yonder Mountain String Band
July 9: Mighty Mighty Bosstones
July 16: The BPO, “Buffalo’s All-Star Tribute to Stevie Wonder”
July 23: Bad Fish (Sublime tribute) and Reel Big Fish
July 30: Iron and Wine with Ben Bridwell

CONCERTS AT SPRINGVILLE PARK
6:30–8:30 p.m.; free  at Fiddlers Green Park (Corner of Buffalo and Franklin Sts., Springville; villageofspringvilleny.com)
July 2: Dick O’Dell & 23 SkiDoo
July 9: One Song
July 16: Gene Hilts & Rustic Ramblers
July 23: The Road Runners
July 30: Mercantile Musicians

LEWISTON JAZZ PROJECT
7–9 p.m.; free at Hennepin Park Gazebo (4th and Center St., Lewiston; artcouncil.org)
Each Thursday, a seven-piece group directed by Ron Corsaro performs, accompanied by guest artists and student musicians.

THURSDAY AT DUNKIRK PIER
6:30–8:30 p.m., free at City Pier (Central Ave., Dunkirk; visitdunkirk.com)
July 2: Rumourz (Fleetwood Mac tribute)
July 9: Decades
July 16: Nerds Gone Wild
July 23: The 80’s Hair Band
July 30: Who Are You (Who tribute)

THURSDAY IN THE TENT
6 p.m., free at Ramada Hotel & Conference Center (2402 N. Forest Rd., Getzville; find Ramada Hotel-Amherst on Facebook)
July 2: The Other Band
July 9: Souled Out
July 16: 90 West
July 23: Gimme Buffet
July 30: Kick Start Rumble

 

FRIDAY

YOUNGSTOWN FREE CONCERT SERIES
7–9 p.m.; free at Falkner Park (Youngstown; niagarariverregion.com)
July 3: The Mackenzies
July 10: Alex Renee Big Swing Band
July 17: Water Street Quartet
July 31: Bruce Wojick & Jeremy Hoyle

NORTH TONAWANDA’S ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER SERIES
5 p.m.; free at Gratwick Park (North Tonawanda; ntrockinontheriver.com)
July 10: USS
July 17: Soja, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Aqueous, and Skye Pilot
July 24: Lou Gramm, Radio 9, and Magone
July 31: Warren Hayes with Railroad Earth

 

OTHER OUTDOOR CONCERTS

BEMUS BAY POPS
Times and days of the week vary at The Italian Fisherman (61 Lakeside Dr., Bemus Point; bemusbaypops.com)
July 3: Alter Ego (8 p.m.)
July 4: Hotel California—Eagles tribute;  special event with fireworks (8 p.m.)
July 5: Scarecrow—John Cougar Mellencamp tribute (2:30 p.m.)
July 11: Oakland Stroke—Tower of Power tribute (8 p.m.)
July 12: Jimmy & the Soulblazers (2:30 p.m.)
July 18: Night Fever—Bee Gees tribute (8 p.m.)
July 19: Rod Stewart tribute  ft. Rick Larrimore (2:30 p.m.)
July 24: Zoso—Led Zepplin tribute (8 p.m.)
July 25: Louie Prima Jr. & the Witnesses (8 p.m.)
July 26: Broken Road—Rascal Flatts tribute (2:30 p.m.)
July 31: Back to the Garden 1969— The Woodstock Experience (8 p.m.)

CANAL FEST
Multiple shows each day at various times; free at Canal Fest (Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney and Webster Sts., North Tonawanda; canalfest.org)
July 19: 1 p.m., Night Eagle; 4 p.m., Lenny Revell Band; 8 p.m., Widow Maker
July 20: 4 p.m., Fredtown Stompers; 6:30 p.m., The Lake Effect; 7 p.m., Ramblin’ Lou; 8 p.m., Back to the Bars
July 21: 4 p.m., Rio Bravo Band; 8 p.m., PassionWorks
July 22: Noon, Blvd. Music Lessons; 4 p.m., Phocus and Steve Balesteri; 8 p.m., Silver Extreme
July 23: 4 p.m., Seventh Sign; 6:30 p.m., Brad Bialy; 8 p.m., High Horse
July 24: 4 p.m., Blood Money; 6: 30 p.m., Outtofar Trio; 7 p.m., Graveyard Blues Band; 8 p.m., West of the Mark
July 25: Noon, Blvd. Music Lessons; 3 p.m., Rock Angel; 8 p.m., CODA
July 26: 7 p.m., 24k Diamond Band w/Denzell Ward

CLARENCE CONCERT ASSOCIATION
7 p.m.; free at Clarence Town Park (10405 Main St., Clarence; clarenceconcert.org)
July 5: Stars & Stripes with the Buffalo Master Chorale
July 12: Strike up the Band! with Helen Welch
July 15: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
July 16: Clarence High School Band
July 19: Family Night Concert— Frozen in July
July 26: Dancing Around the World with Aaron Berofsky

DARIEN LAKE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Showtimes and prices vary at Darien Lake  (9993 Alleghany Rd., Darien Center; dareinlakepac.net or 585-599-4641)
July 11: Toby Keith and Eli Young Band
July 12: Def Leppard, Styx, and Tesla
July 15: Vans Warped Tour
July 21: Kelly Clackkson, Pentatonix, and Eric Hutchinson
July 29: Slipknot, Lamb of God, and Bullet for My Valentine
July 30: Tim McGraw, Billy Currington, and Chase Bryant

KERFUFFLE
Begins at 1:30 p.m. at Canalside (Erie Canal Harbor, Central Wharf; canalsidebuffalo.com or 574-1537)
July 25: Cake, The Airborne Toxic Event, Civil Twilight, Cold War Kids, The Gaslight Anthem, In The Valley Below, The Mowgli’s, New Politics, Saint Motel, and others.

M&T PLAZA EVENT SERIES
Noon–1 p.m, M–F; free at M&T Plaza (One M&T Plaza, Buffalo; newsroom.mtb.com)
July 6–10: Buffalo News week - TBA
July 13–17: 106.5 WYRK week - TBA
July 20–24: Buffalo Music Gall of Fame week - TBA
July 27–31: 92.9 JACK week - TBA

WEEKENDS ON WEBSTER
6–10 p.m.; free; 21 and over only at Webster St. (Between Tremont and Sweeney St., North Tonawanda; find it on Facebook)
July 3: Nerds Gone Wild
July 11: Highway To Hell
July 18: Lotus Land

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