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Buffalo River Fest Park Concert Series

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Wednesday Night Concert Series

Free music on the waterfront every Wednesday evening beginning May 30th.Buffalo River Fest Park has unveiled the 2018 Buffalo River Fest Park summer concert schedule. This popular and family-friendly waterfront music series presents its eighth season of Wednesday evening performances from 6:30pm until 10pm, beginning May 30th and running through September 5th.

Buffalo River Fest Park has unveiled the 2018 Buffalo River Fest Park summer concert schedule. This popular and family-friendly waterfront music series presents its eighth season of Wednesday evening performances from 6:30pm until 10pm, beginning May 30th and running through September 5th.


The weekly concerts are a family-friendly way to enjoy the many developments happening on our waterfront. We are looking forward to welcoming thousands of Western New York residents and visitors to our park for another season of the concert series. ~ Concert Organizer Peg Overdorf

The concert series kicks-off with pop and rock band “Super Charger” on May 30th, followed by “Hit List” (formerly known as “The Diva Show Band”) on June 6th. WNY favorite “Crash Cadillac” performs on June 13th while “Reset to Vinyl”, who play both current and classic hits, appears on June 20th. One of the area’s premier pop rock bands “Wide Right” hits the stage on June 27th to close out the month.

Versatile rock band “The Kensingtons” make their Buffalo River Fest Park debut on July 11th and Buffalo’s best classic pop band “Flip Side” are set to perform on July 18th. “Heard of Buffalo” takes to the stage on July 25th.

“Crash Cadillac” make their second appearance of the season on August 1st and “The Buffalo 5” are scheduled for a performance on August 8th. Relive the sights and sounds of the ‘70’s with “Disco Duck” on August 15th and jam out with “Breakaway” on August 22nd. Local country music favorite “West of the Mark” hit the stage on August 29th.

The concert series will conclude on September 5th with a yet to be determined musical act.

In addition to the Wednesday night schedule, the annual Independence Day celebration fundraiser will be held on Tuesday, July 3rd and will feature “Disco Duck” from 7pm-11pm.

2018 Wednesday Night Concert Series (Buffalo River Fest Park) – 6:30pm-10pm

  • May 30th – Super Charger
  • June 6th – Hit List
  • June 13th – Crash Cadillac
  • June 20th – Reset to Vinyl
  • June 27th – Wide Right
  • July 3rd – Disco Duck (*Tuesday event)
  • July 18th – FlipSide
  • July 25th – Heard of Buffalo
  • August 1st – Crash Cadillac
  • August 8th – The Buffalo 5
  • August 15th – Disco Duck
  • August 22nd – Breakaway
  • August 29th – West of the Mark
  • September 5th – Hit N Run


Wednesday Night Concert Series General Info


Buffalo River Fest Park is located at 249 Ohio Street, Buffalo, NY 14204. Parking is free and widely available. No personal coolers are allowed at the park; however, refreshments are available for purchase, with proceeds supporting park maintenance and other riverfront development efforts. Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended. Rain will force concert cancellations, so please check the Buffalo River Fest Park Facebook page for updates.


“Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party”

In addition to the Wednesday night concert series, Buffalo River Fest Park will also serve as the location for the popular “Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party” in September featuring live Irish music.

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