Weekly Feature

2014-03-05 / Entertainment


thurs. 6

Count Basie Orchestra — The legendary band started by William James “Count” Basie (Aug. 21, 1904-April 26, 1984) continues under the direction of Scotty Barnhart. Hear them play your favorites including “One O’Clock Jump,” “April In Paris” and “Honeysuckle Rose” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Riviera Theatre and Performance Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2113, www.rivieratheatre.org

fri. 7

A Ceili to Cut a Rug with Ceili Rain — A fun fundraiser for new carpet in Blessed Sacrament Church, 7 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Blessed Sacrament Parish Center, 263 Claremont Ave., Town of Tonawanda; $. www.bsacramentchurch.com

sat. 8

The Official Blues Brothers Revue — There have been many imitators, but there is only one duo in North America sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

wed. 12

Wednesday Roycroft Sessions with David Michael Miller — Join David Michael Miller of Dive House Union joined by a different featured musician each week, trading song and jamming in an acoustic atmosphere, 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St., East Aurora. 652-5552, www.roycroftinn.com

thurs. 13

The Shrine Circus — Three-ring circus featuring motorcycle daredevils, tigers, ponies, dogs, high wire acts, gymnasts, clowns, elephants and more, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at the Agri-Center on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, 5820 S. Park Ave., Hamburg; $. 674-8666, www.tickets.com

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