Grace Potter & moe. to play Buffalo Rocks The Harbor
Buffalo Place has just announced new shows for their 14th annual Buffalo Place Rocks The Harbor Concert series in downtown Buffalo.
Sam Roberts Band & Grace Potter & The Nocturnals will kick off the summer concert series Friday June 29th at the
Jam Band greats and home town favorites moe. will play with special guest Conspirator on Saturday June 30th.
Sam Roberts Band and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals will kick off the 14th Annual Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor Concert Series presented by M&T Bank and produced by Buffalo Place, Inc. in Downtown Buffalo at the Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf on Friday, June 29th. Saturday, June 30th, moe. with special guest Conspirator will take the stage at the Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf.
The six-time Juno Award winning Sam Roberts Band will kick off the 2012 Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor season on Friday, June 29th. The band holds the title of bestselling independent release in Canadian music history with their 2001 debut release “The Inhuman Condition.” In addition, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals make their return after a knock-out performance last year in Lafayette Square. A modern-day version of Tina Turner fronting the Rolling Stones, Potter and her Nocturnals will be touring in support of the new album out on June 12th, “The Lion The Beast The Beat.”
Buffalo’s hometown jam heroes, moe. will take the stage with special guest Conspirator on Saturday, June 30th. Since forming in 1991 at University at Buffalo, the fivesome has released countless albums, garnered four stars in Rolling Stone magazine and presented the festivals moe.down, snoe.down and moe.cruise. Conspirator, featuring Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits’ keyboardist and bass player), New York producer DJ Omen, virtuoso guitarist Chris Michetti and stalwart drummers Darren Shearer (the New Deal) and Mike Greenfield (Lotus), will open this evening of performance.
Tickets for each show will go on sale Friday, April 27th at 10:00 a.m. for $10.00 each day in advance and $20.00 on the day of each show. Tickets are available at www.tickets.com. To charge by phone, call 1-888-223-6000. Tickets for these shows will also be available at Buffalo Place Inc., beginning Friday, April 27th at 10:00 a.m. Buffalo Place Inc. is headquartered at 671 Main Street in Downtown Buffalo and will be selling tickets Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (no service charges in person at Buffalo Place). No coolers or alcoholic beverages will be allowed onto the concert grounds. Food, beer, wine coolers and soft drinks will be available for purchase.
Originally launched in 1998 as a celebration of Buffalo’s Inner Harbor Redevelopment Project, past performers such as Violent Femmes, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Hootie & The Blowfish, Herbie Hancock, The Black Crowes, Bruce Hornsby, O.A.R. and The Tragically Hip have rocked the harbor as part of the Buffalo Place Summer Concert Series. These events draw record crowds into Downtown Buffalo and create spin-off business for bars, restaurants and dance clubs.
For the fourteenth consecutive year, M&T Bank is the Presenting Sponsor of the Summer Concert Series. Once again, Labatt Blue Light is the Featured Act Sponsor and official beer of the 2012 Summer Concert Series. Supporting Act Sponsors include Try-It Distributing, Coca-Cola and The Buffalo News – Gusto. Wardynski’s, BW’s Barbecue and Just Pizza, Yellow Tail and Hob Nob Wines are the Warm-Up Act Sponsors. The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation serves as the Official Site Sponsor. For more information on the Buffalo Place Summer Concert Series visit www.buffaloplace.com.