Weekly Feature

2017-09-13 / Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 14

The Bobby Militello Quartet — Part of the Jazz at the Carnegie Art Center, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org

Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! — Based on America’s No. 1 toy brand, the production will feature The Shoppies and Shopkins characters taking the stage with an all new storyline, original pop music and video highlights as “Jessicake,” “Bubbleisha,” “Peppa-Mint” and friends prepare for Shopville’s annual “Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Mainstage Theatre of the UB Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst; $ (box office; Tickets.com; charge, 1-888-223-6000, 645-2787, www.ubcfa.org

Beatles Jazz Quartet — The music of The Beatles — with a jazz twist, with Russ Carere (alto sax), Matt Harris (tenor sax), Jared Tinkham (guitar), Anthony Henry (bass), Alec Dube (drums), and special guest, Jillian Green (vocals), 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

thurs. 14 & fri. 15

Harmonies will come together and hits will be heard when The Simon & Garfunkel Story is on stage at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, and Friday, Sept. 15, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s Bear’s Den, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. 1-877-873-6322, www.senecaniagaracasino.com

fri. 15

Star People - The Miles Davis Project — George Caldwell, John Bacon, Bobby Militello, and top local jazz artists celebrate the music of trumpet ace and jazz icon Miles Davis, 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

sat. 16

Hot Club of Buffalo — The Hot Club of Buffalo is a four-piece gypsy jazz band from Buffalo, with music from Bach, Jimi Hendrix and Steely Dan, and Django Reinhardt, with Dean Gionis (guitar), Joshua Assad (guitar), Kevin O’Brien (bass) and E.J. Koeppel (violin), 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

sun. 17

Best of Broadway — The 2nd Generation Theatre presents the “Best of Broadway” concert, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at Kenmore Presbyterian Church, 2771 Delaware Ave., Kenmore; $. 875-7600, secondgenerationtheatre.com

tues. 19

Don Angelo Big Band Rehearsal — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com

wed. 20

West of the Mark — Performing as part of the Elderwood Cruise Night Summer Music Series, 6 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 20, at Elderwood at Grand Island, 2850 Grand Island Blvd. www.elderwood.com

thurs. 21

Tim Clarke Trio — Mainstream jazz that will soothe your soul and uplift your spirits, hear classics from Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, Richard Rogers, with Tim Clarke (cornet), George Kane (guitar), and Wayne Moose (acoustic bass), 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com

The New Direction Band — Taping of the WBBZ-TV program, “Polka Buzz,” with The Auslanders, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Potts Banquet Hall, 41 S. Rossler Ave., Cheektowaga. www.WBBZ.TV

Announcement

ABC Bel Canto Choirs Open Rehearsals — ABC Bel Canto Choirs will hold an open rehearsal on Thursday, Sept. 14. Do you sing? Hum? Whistle? This is your opportunity to sing with the ABC Bel Canto Choirs. Bring a friend. The rehearsals are held at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Harlem Road, Amherst. Students in grades 3-6 can come from 4:30 to 5:30; students in grade 6-12 can come from 6 to 7:30; and high school students and guys with changed and changing voices can come from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. www.abcbelcanto.org

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