Night & Day — Atkins has had six number one singles on the country charts including “Honesty”, “If You’re Going Through Hell” and “Take a Back Road.” Tickets for the show are $30 and available through Braun’s website, braunsbar.com. It will be my first show at the venue and I’m looking forward to seeing it.
On Sunday, Doreen Taylor returns to Buffalo for a special performance for a great cause. Taylor has spent the better part of the last few years in musical theatre and is establishing herself as a nationally recognized country singer. The show at Asbury Hall in Babeville located in Buffalo benefits Andrews Army a charity named in honor of Andrew Gramza, who died in a car accident at age 21 and his heart valves were donated to save another person’s life. The charity was created by his mother, Alden teacher Lori Gramza, to raise money for organ donation awareness. Ticket information is available at the venues website babevillebuffalo.com, the charity’s website is andrewsarmy2012.webs.com.
On Tuesday at The Waiting Room will be the final installment of “Skatober” with ska music legends Big D and the Kids Table. They are one of my son’s favorite bands, and their song “Try Out Your Voice” is one of my all-time favorite political protest songs. I’ve seen them and met them, great guys, great band!
Finally, fill up you tank and check out Jethro Tull singer Ian Anderson up at Massey Hall in Toronto on Friday at Massey Hall. He will be performing “Thick as a Brick” parts one and two. It’s a special event you will not want to miss.Thom Jennings covers the local music scene for Night and Day.