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2016 Canalside Free Thursday Concert Series Guide [List]

Check out the 12 acts that will be hitting the stage in Buffalo this summer!

Join us for BUFFALO RIBFEST presented by Townsquare Live Events and Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare! Friday & Saturday July 29th & 30th at Canalside featuring national rib vendors, including Bad Wolf BBQ, Cowboys BBQ, Fine Smoke, Pork Brothers, and Johnson’s BBQ, as well as local food trucks and rib vendors. Enjoy live music both days, with national headliners and some local acts as well.

You may now also purchase VIP tickets for all Thursday concerts. VIP tickets get you into the NEW VIP tent lounge where you receive 3 free beer/wine/soda (followed by discounted beer/wine/soda), appetizers from (716) Food and Sport, private bathrooms, access to the front of the stage viewing area, and a souvenir 2016 Canalside Concerts Cup! The VIP tent is 21 years of age or older. VIP Tickets can be purchased on Gates open at 5:00 pm for each Thursday concert. Typically, a headliner will go on stage at between 8:00-9:00 pm, depending on concert start time.

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaries

June 9, 2016

Video Credit: DaptoneRecords via Youtube


Frank Turner

June 16, 2016

Special guest: July Talk

Video Credit: FrankTurnerVEVO via Youtube


Public Enemy

June 23, 2016

Video Credit: PublicEnemyVEVO via Youtube


Frankie Ballard

June 30, 2016

Video Credit: Frankie Ballard via Youtube


Dweezil Zappa Plays Frank Zappa

July 7, 2016

Video Credit: Mentor1954 via Youtube


Shakey Graves & Preservation Hall Jazz Big Band & Wild Child

July 14, 2016

Video Credit: KEXP via Youtube


The Arcs & Mariachi Flor De Toloache

July 21, 2016

Video Credit: NPR Music via Youtube


BPO (A Tribute To David Bowie)

July 28, 2016

Video Credit: Big Monty via Youtube



August 4, 2016

Video Credit: TritonalTV via Youtube


Lowest Of The Low & Serena Ryder

August 11, 2016

Video Credit: The Low Lifes via Youtube



August 18, 2016

Video Credit: HQmvideo via Youtube


Claypool Lennon Delierium

August 25, 2016

Video Credit: TCLDeliriumVEVO via Youtube


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