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2014 Summer Concert Calendar: Buffalo & Western New York

Crowd during Vans Warped Tour at Darien Lake PAC
Crowd during Vans Warped Tour at Darien Lake PACJillian Smolinski

The 2014 summer concert season is almost here, which means plenty of notable acts are heading to Buffalo (and its surrounding areas) over the next few months. With so many concerts to choose from, chances are you’re going to need a little bit of help keeping track. No worries! Buffalo Music Examiner has you covered. Below you will find the 2014 summer concert calendar for Buffalo & Western New York. Now go tell all your friends and get ready to rock!

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(Dates and venues are subject to change)

JUNE

Thursday, June 5:

Blitzen Trapper @ The Club at Water Street Music Hall (Rochester)

Tickets: $15

Friday, June 6:

The Trews @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $20 Advance | $25 Day of Show

Chris Trapper w/ Sara Elizabeth @ The 9th Ward at Babeville

Tickets: $18 Advance | $20 Day of Show

Kiss the Summer Hello 2014 featuring Jason Derulo, Austin Mahone, MKTO, AJR, Kalin & Myles, Timeflies, SOMO, & DJ Cassidy @ Canalside

Tickets: $25 - $150

Il Divo @ Seneca Niagara Events Center (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $65

Saturday, June 7:

Willie Nelson & Family w/ Alison Krauss & Union Station @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Indoor Reserved Seating: $60 & $65 | General Admission: $45

Stryper @ Braun's Concert Cove at Braun's Bar (Akron)

Tickets: $15 Advance | $20 Day of Show

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $20, $45, $65, $85

The Trews @ Montage Music Hall (Rochester)

Tickets: $10 Advance | $13 Day of Show

Monday, June 9:

Vampire Weekend, CULTS @ Buffalo Outer Harbor Concert Site

Tickets: $40 Advance | $41 Day of Show

Tuesday, June 10:

Daryl Hall and John Oates @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Judy Collins w/ Kenny White @ Asbury Hall at Babeville

Tickets: $35 Advance | $40 Day of Show

Vance Joy @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $1.07 Advance | $10 Day of Show

Modern Baseball @ Montage Music Hall (Rochester)

Tickets: $12 Advance | $14 Day of Show

Wednesday, June 11:

Dave Matthews Band @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $40.50 & $75

Hank 3 @ Montage Music Hall

Tickets: $20

Thursday, June 12:

Lindsey Stirling @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Indoor Reserved Seating: $29

Shaggy w/ Soul Rebels and DJ Milk

Tickets: FREE

Friday, June 13:

WYRK Taste of Country featuring Jake Owen, Montgomery Gentry, Tyler Farr and more @ Coca Cola Field

Tickets: $29 Grandstand

Hank 3 @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $20 Advance | $24 Day of Show

Trace Adkins @ Seneca Niagara Events Center

Tickets: SOLD OUT

John Legend @ Seneca Allegany Events Center (Salamanca)

Tickets: $51

Saturday, June 14:

Peter Murphy @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $24 Advance | $29 Day of Show

Jeff Timmons (of 98 Degrees) @ The Forvm

Tickets: $20 Advance | $25 Day of Show

Sunday, June 15:

Guitar Gods w/ Yngwie Malmsteen @ Braun's Concert Cove at Braun's Bar (Akron)

Tickets: $25

Monday, June 16:

Morrissey @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: General Admission: $30

Tuesday, June 17:

Needtobreathe @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $26 Advance | $30 Day of Show

Andrew Jackson Jihad, Cheap Girls @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $15 Advance | $17 Day of Show

Widespread Panic @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $7 | Week of Concert General Admission: $12 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Wednesday, June 18:

Arctic Monkeys @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Wakey!Wakey @ The 9th Ward at Babeville

Tickets: $15

Backstreet Boys w/ Avril Lavigne @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $28 - $125

Diana Ross @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $56, $76, $96

Thursday, June 19:

Jello Biafra and the Guatanamo School of Medicine @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $16 Advance | $18 Day of Show

Nonpoint w/ Love and Death @ Braun's Concert Cove at Braun's Bar (Akron)

Tickets: $20

moe. w/ Conehead @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

Friday, June 20:

Jamestown Revival @ Sportsmens Tavern

Tickets: $10 Advance | $13 Day of Show

Dierks Bentley w/ Cole Swindell & Frankie Ballard @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $20, $35, $45

Saturday, June 21:

The Tedeschi Trucks Band

Tickets: $15 - $55

Weezer @ Main Street Armory (Rochester)

Tickets: $39.50 - $45

Willie Nelson and Family & Alison Krauss and Union Station w/ Kacey Musgraves @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $30, $40, $65, $85

Sunday, June 22:

Melissa Etheridge @ Seneca Allegany Events Center

Tickets: $50

Primus, Fishbone @ Gratwick Waterfront Park (North Tonawanda)

Tickets: FREE

Tuesday, June 24:

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Journey & Steve Miller Band @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $36 - $165

Wednesday, June 25:

Foxy Shazam w/ Larry and His Flask @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $16 Advance | $18 Day of Show

Delta Rae @ The Tralf Music Hall

Tickets: $17 Advance | $20 Day of Show

Ziggy Marley and Steel Pulse @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Advance General Admission: $6 | Week of Concert General Admission: $11 | Front of Stage: $26

Peter Frampton, The Doobie Brothers, Matthew Curry @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $20, $35, $50, $65

Thursday, June 26:

Sam Roberts Band @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

Friday, June 27:

Sevendust @ Rapids Theatre (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $25 Advance | $30 Day of Show

George Thorogood and The Destroyers @ Canalside

Tickets: $15 - $55

Scott Stapp (Creed) @ Bear's Den Showroom at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $45

Monday, June 30:

Bruno Mars @ First Niagara Center

Tickets: $49.50, $59.50, $79.50, $99.50

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JULY

Tuesday, July 1:

Blue Rodeo w/ 54-40 @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Advance General Admission: $7 | Week of Concert General Admission: $12 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Wednesday, July 2:

O.A.R. w/ Phillip Phillips @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Advance General Admission: $11 | Week of Concert General Admission: $16 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Fall Out Boy & Paramore @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $26 - $85

Thursday, July 3:

Gord Downie, The Sadies @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

John Mellencamp @ Seneca Niagara Events Center (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $95

Brad Paisley @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $30.50, $45.50, $65.50

Saturday, July 5:

Swans w/ XIU XIU @ The Tralf Music Hall

Tickets: $15 Advance | $18 Day of Show

Survivor @ Seneca Allegany Events Center (Salamanca)

Tickets: $15

Sunday, July 6:

Gin Blossoms @ Holiday Valley Resort (Ellicottville)

Tickets: $25 Advance

Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo and Rick Springfield w/ William Beckett @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $20, $30, $40, $50

Monday, July 7:

Lady Gaga @ First Niagara Center

Tickets: $37.50, $52, $87.50, $202.50

Tuesday, July 8:

Man Man @ The Tralf Music Hall

Tickets: $15 Advance | $17 Day of Show

Boston @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Vans Warped Tour @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $23.50 - $38.50

Wednesday, July 9:

Justin Timberlake @ First Niagara Center

Tickets: $47.50, $92.50, $177.50

Sublime with Rome w/ RDGLDGRN @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $11 | Week of Concert General Admission: $16 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Skid Row @ Montage Music Hall (Rochester)

Tickets: $25

Foreigner, STYX, Don Felder @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $20, $35, $55, $75

Twin Forks @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $15

Thursday, July 10:

Fitz and the Tantrums @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

Friday, July 11:

City & Colour, Young The Giant, Tokyo Police Club @ Buffalo Outer Harbor Concert Site

Tickets: $40 Advance | $45 Day of Show

The Voice Live Tour @ Seneca Niagara Events Center (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $50

Saturday, July 12:

KC and the Sunshine Band @ Seneca Allegany Events Center (Salamanca)

Tickets: $25

Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $30 - $59.75

Sunday, July 13:

Into It. Over It. @ The Bug Jar (Rochester)

Tickets: $12 Advance | $14/16 Day of Show

Bad Company & Lynyrd Skynyrd @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $25 - $99.50

Monday, July 14:

Sarah McLachlan @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Indoor Reserved Seating: $45 | General Admission: $40

Miniature Tigers @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $12 Advance | $14 Day of Show

Tuesday, July 15:

DIIV @ The Tralf Music Hall

Tickets: $12 Advance | $14 Day of Show

Megadeth @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $12 | Week of Concert General Admission: $17 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

PHISH @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $45 & $60

Wednesday, July 16:

Sara Bareilles w/ Hannah Georgas @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $11 | Week of Concert General Admission: $16 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Thursday, July 17:

Lake Street Dive @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

Friday, July 18

Yes @ Seneca Allegany Events Center (Salamanca)

Tickets: $40

Grieves @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $12 Advance | $14 Day of Show

Jolie Holland w/ Shy Hunters @ The 9th Ward at Babeville

Tickets: $10 Advance | $12 Day of Show

Queens of the Stone Age @ Main Street Armory (Rochester)

Tickets: $37.50 - $45

Saturday, July 19:

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $25, $35, $65, $85

Tuesday, July 22:

Band of Horses @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $32 Advance | $35 Day of Show

Theory of a Deadman @ Rapids Theatre (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $22.50 Advance | $27 Day of Show

Aretha Franklin @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $17 | Week of Concert General Admission: $22 | Front of Stage: $27

Weatherbox @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $10 Advance | $12 Day of Show

The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience w/ Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $20, $35, $45, $55

Wednesday, July 23:

3 Doors Down @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $11 | Week of Concert General Admission: $16 | Front of Stage: $26

Thursday, July 24:

Extreme @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

Friday, July 25:

Keith Urban @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $29.50 - $59.75

Smokey Robinson @ Seneca Niagara Events Center

Tickets: $45

Saturday, July 26:

Alternative Buffalo's 107.7's Kerfuffle: Bear Hands, Big Data, Bleachers, Brick + Mortar, Cage The Elephant, The Crystal Method, KONGOS, Semi Precious Weapons @ Canalside

Tickets: $25.00 - $150.00

Gogol Bordello, Man Man @ Main Street Armory (Rochester)

Tickets: $30 - $35

The Winery Dogs, Charm City Devils @ The Tralf Music Hall

Tickets: $24 Advance | $27 Day of Show

Sunday, July 27:

The Fray, Barcelona, Oh Honey @ Gratwick Waterfront Park (North Tonawanda)

Tickets: FREE

Cinderella's Tom Keifer w/ Faster Pussycat @ Braun's Concert Cove at Braun's Bar (Akron)

Tickets: $30

Pentimento @ The Bug Jar (Rochester)

Tickets: $10 Advance | $12/$14 Day of Sho

Tuesday, July 29:

Ingrid Michaelson @ Rapids Theatre (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $25

Sammy Hagar @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $12 | Week of Concert General Admission: $17 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $29.50 - $89.50

James Taylor & His All-Star Band @ First Niagara Center

Tickets: $62 & $82

Morning Arms w/ The Etchings and Mink @ The 9th Ward at Babeville

Tickets: $5

Thursday, July 31:

Shelia E @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

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AUGUST

Saturday, August 2:

Bombay Bicycle Club @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $20 Advance | $22 Day of Show

The Moody Blues @ Seneca Niagara Events Center (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $75

Blake Shelton, The Band Perry , Neal McCoy, Dan + Shay @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $29.50 - $59.25

Tuesday, August 5:

Heart @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $12 | Week of Concert General Admission: $17 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Wednesday, August 6:

Chali 2NA of Jurassic 5 @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $15

Thursday, August 7:

John Fogerty @ Erie County Fair Grandstand (Hamburg)

Tickets: $45 - $60

2014 Summer Slaughter Tour - Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless, Thy Art Is Murder, GoatWhore, etc @ Rapids Theatre (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $25 Advance | $30 Day of Show

BPO ROCK SHOW: Earth, Wind & Fire and Michael Jackson @ Canalside

Tickets: FREE

Friday, August 8:

Girl Talk @ Canalside

Tickets: $15 - $55

Steely Dan @ Seneca Niagara Events Center (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $85

Saturday, August 9:

Bridgit Mendler @ Erie County Fair Grandstand (Hamburg)

Tickets: $45 - $60

OneRepublic, The Script @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $25 - $66

Monday, August 11:

Dierks Bentley @ Erie County Fair Grandstand (Hamburg)

Tickets: $45 - $60

Tuesday, August 12:

The Revivalists @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $15

Gregg Allman @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $7 | Week of Concert General Admission: $12 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Little Ugly / Ahavaraba @ The 9th Ward at Babeville

Tickets: $5 Advance | $8 Day of Show

Wednesday, August 13:

KISS and Def Leppard @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $32.50 - $159.50

Lady Antebellum @ Erie County Fair Grandstand (Hamburg)

Tickets: $55 - $80

Powerman 5000 @ Main Street Armory (Rochester)

Tickets: $22.50

Friday, August 15:

Lydia Loveless @ Sportsmens Tavern

Tickets: $12 Advance | $15 Day of Show

Jackyl @ Braun's Concert Cove at Braun's Bar (Akron)

Tickets: $25

Doyle of the Misfits @ Montage Music Hall (Rochester)

Tickets: $15

Saturday, August 16:

Bob Weir & Ratdog w/ The Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $27.50, $39.50, $49.50

Luke Bryan @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $29.25 - $59.50

Sunday, August 17:

Hunter Hayes w/ Dan + Shay and Sam Hunt @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $25, $35, $45

Monday, August 18:

Andrew McMahon @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $22.50 Advance | $25 Day of Show

Bob Log III @ The 9th Ward at Babeville

Tickets: $13 Advance | $15 Day of Show

Tuesday, August 19:

Styx @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $12 | Week of Concert General Admission: $17 | Front of Stage: SOLD OUT

Kings of Leon @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $29.50 - $69.50

Thursday, August 21:

Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds To Mars, AFI @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $34.50 - $105

Friday, August 22:

Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Plain White T's @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $20 - $99

Los Lobos @ Bear's Den Showroom at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $55

Air Supply @ Seneca Niagara Events Center (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $30

Martina McBride @ Seneca Allegany Events Center (Salamanca)

Tickets: $60

Josh Groban w/ CMAC Symphony Orchestra @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $30, $55, $75, $95

BlessTheFall, Chiodos @ Water Street Music Hall (Rochester)

Tickets: $17

Saturday, August 23:

Zac Brown Band @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $35.50 - $75.50

Tuesday, August 26:

Michael McDonald & Toto @ Artpark (Lewiston)

Tickets: Advance General Admission: $12 | Week of Concert General Admission: $17 | Front of Stage: $27

Wednesday, August 27:

Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes @ Waiting Room

Tickets: $20 Advance | $25 Day of Show

Friday, August 29:

ZZ Top w/ Jeff Beck @ Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel (Salamanca)

Tickets: $25

London Quireboys @ Braun's Concert Cove at Braun's Bar (Akron)

Tickets: $15

Miranda Lambert, Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $29.50 - $54.25

Lady Antebellum, Billy Currington and Joe Nichols @ CMAC (Canandaigua)

Tickets: $30, $55, $69.50

Sunday, August 31:

Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $25 - $125

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SEPTEMBER

Thursday, September 4:

Rascal Flatts w/ Sheryl Crow @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Tickets: TBA

Friday, September 5:

Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts @ Bear's Den Showroom at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel (Niagara Falls)

Tickets: $55

Sunday, September 7:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Steve Winwood @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

Tickets: $37 - $131

Kellie Pickler @ Seneca Allegany Events Center (Salamanca)

Tickets: $25

Wednesday, September 10:

twenty one piolots @ Main Street Armory (Rochester)

Tickets: $23 - $25

Monday, September 22:

Matisyahu @ Town Ballroom

Tickets: $26 Advance | $29 Day of Show

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Concert Listings & Information:

After Dark Events

Buffalo Place

ESI Events

Funtime Presents

Pollstar

Venue Information:

Artpark (Lewiston)

Babeville (Buffalo)

Brauns Bar (Akron)

Bug Jar (Rochester)

Canalside (Buffalo)

Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (Canandaigua)

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center)

First Niagara Center (Buffalo)

The Forvm (Amherst)

Main Street Armory (Rochester)

Montage Music Hall (Rochester)

Rapids Theatre (Niagara Falls)

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel (Salamanca)

Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel (Niagara Falls)

Sportsmens Tavern (Buffalo)

Town Ballroom (Buffalo)

The Tralf Music Hall (Buffalo)

Waiting Room (Buffalo)

Water Street Music Hall (Rochester)

Ticket Information:

Front Gate Tickets

Livenation.com

Ticketmaster.com

Tickets.com

Ticketweb.com