Upcoming Events


Queen City Live Presents: queens eye view
Opening July 22nd 3-6 pm | On View: July 22-28
Queen City Live is a celebration of creativity and artistic liberation in the Queen City. The two-part event features a Gallery Opening on July 22nd as well as a full Art Exhibition on July 28th including live music, poetry, dance and visual art. queens eye view is a collection of original paintings and photography exploring where we’re from, how it has inspired our dreams, and how we are using our art to inspire the future. Featuring the works of: Littleknottzz, Erica Jae, Aitina Fareed-Cooke

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Fri 7/20 5-9pm | DANCE PARTY | $5 person/$10 family | INVITE Resistance Dance Party Vol. 4 DJs Jen & Bill Page (transmission) will be hosting our fourth family friendly dance party with all proceeds to benefit Jericho Road.

Sat 7/21 6-11PM | MUSIC | $8 pre, $10 door | INVITE Trench (Syracuse, NY Alternative Rock), Anyone Anyway (Providence, RI, Alternative Rock), Ghostpool (Buffalo, NY, Alternative Rock), Into The Wake (Buffalo, NY Alternative Rock), Worse Things (Buffalo, NY Alternative Rock)

Sun 7/22 7-10PM | MUSIC | $8 | INVITE Floods (Kentucky pop/electronic), Small Talks (South Carolina indie pop), Aeon’s Theory (Buffalo rock), Creating A Sinner (Buffalo rock)

Mon 7/23 6-10PM | MUSIC | $10 or pay what you can | INVITE Juggernaut (Record Release Buffalo Hardcore), Noisem (Baltimore Extreme Metal), Habits (Buffalo Heavy Hardcore), Days End, BastardBastardBastard (Buffalo Thrash Punks), Rockpile (Buffalo hardcore)

Weds 7/26 7-10PM | MUSIC | $5 | INVITE Molly Drag (montreal ambient pop), Past Life (Philadelphia indie pop), Award Show (buffalo slowcore), Velvet Bethany (buffalo punk)

Sat 7/28 7:30-11PM | MUSIC | $12 | INVITE Queen City Live: dev11n (Buffalo NY), Sistah Don + Curtis Lovell (Buffalo NY), Go ai Musik (Buffalo NY, Christian Hip-Hop), Desiree Kee (Queens NY, Hip-Hop)

Tues 7/31 6:30-10PM | MUSIC | $8-$10 | INVITE Amarok (CA Doom/Sludge), Cave of Swimmers (Venezualen Doom/Stoner Rock), Sons of Ghidorah (NY Doom/Stoner Rock), Moisturizer (RI Grind), Yanari (Buffalo Sludge)

Sat 8/4 7-11PM | MUSIC | $5-$10 sliding | INVITE Creative Healing (Western Mass & NYC, Sax/Violin Swirling Rock – Spiritually Intense Folk), Peter Kirsch (Buffalo, Prolific Pop Local Legend), T.J. Borden (Buffalo, Improv Cello Mind Blower), NicNik Bender (Buffalo, One-Act Plays, Multi-Dimensional Pop, Possible Magic Tricks)

Sun 8/5 11:59PM | Buffalo Zine Fair Call For Vendors DEADLINE INVITE Sugar City and Gutter Pop Comics are proud to present BUFFALO ZINE FAIR on Saturday September 8th 11am-5pm.. This event celebrates self-publishing and hand-made D.I.Y culture. PRINTED MEDIA IS NOT DEAD. Let us rebel against library closings, newspaper downsizings, and e-readers by celebrating good old-fashioned physical handmade print media! Apply here!

Tues 8/7 7:30-8:30PM | MEETING | INVITE Would you just like to volunteer? Or maybe you are just curious about how we manage this endeavor? Are you a current volunteer that wants to dive deeper into programming? Well come out to our open monthly meeting! Sugar City is in the second half of year 4 of our 5 year lease at 1239 Niagara ST. WOOOWWEEEEEEEEE!!!Since Sugar City is all volunteer run we are always in need of help for events and are open to the community’s input for our programming.

Weds 8/8 6:30-10PM | MUSIC | $5 | INVITE Extinction A.D. (Long Island Thrash), Wrong the Oppressor (Buffalo Hardcore), Main Breaker (Buffalo Punk), Knee-Jerk (Buffalo Hardcore/Punk)

Sat 8/11 7-10PM | MUSIC | FREE | INVITE Parade Chic, Fluse, Paragon, Dream Spectrum

Thurs 8/16 6-10PM | MUSIC | $7 presale, $10 day of show | INVITE City In The Clouds (Float-Pop/Alternative Rock from Brooklyn, NY), The Filthy Casuals (Ska/Skawesome from Erie, PA), Groton Ave (Cosmic Ska from Cortland, NY), Astrabula (Indie/Emo Acoustic from Buffalo, NY)

Sat 8/18 7-11PM | MUSIC | $7 | The Sans (Buffalo, NY, alternative experimental), Darth Nater (Buffalo, NY, indie rock), Groton Ave (Buffalo, NY, alternative rock), Ancient Spaceship (Buffalo, NY, psychedelic rock)