Tonawanda News


  • hawkins1 MUSIC: The songs (and paintings) of Ron Hawkins A lot of things have changed since Ron Hawkins was on the stage at Gateway Harbor in North Tonawanda in 2006.

    November 12, 2009 1 Photo

  • wojick MUSIC: Wojick set for 'Storytellers' show at NU In a career that’s featured nearly as many bands as years, Bruce Wojick has amassed more than his fair share of stories.

    November 5, 2009 1 Photo

  • WILCO MUSIC: Wilco comes to Artpark When it’s remarked to Jeff Tweedy while walking backstage at the recent Bonnaroo Music Festival that it’s a shame he won’t have time to catch most of the festival’s other acts, he turns and smiles.

    July 16, 2009 1 Photo

  • mj MUSIC: When superstars die young Jackson’s death, at the young age of 50, got us thinking about the untimely deaths of other stars, as well.

    July 2, 2009 1 Photo

  • mj lyrics MUSIC: Michael Jackson’s lyrics tell a hard story In the brief, electric prime of Michael Jackson, millions danced to “Billie Jean,” “Beat It” and other songs so propulsive it almost didn’t matter what they actually said.

    June 29, 2009 1 Photo

  • dr. z MUSIC: Superjam returns For Western New York blues fans, it’s that time again.

    June 5, 2009 1 Photo

  • MUSIC: New summer albums This year’s summer music release schedule looks a lot like a typical summer movie season: Big names and blockbusters abound.

    June 4, 2009

  • Eminem divorce MUSIC: Harmonic trio of goodies awaits music fans Good things tend to come in threes, and the musical world — a realm with which I’ve increasingly lost touch as the months have progressed — has bestowed such a triumvirate of thrills upon me.

    May 20, 2009 1 Photo

  • machine MUSIC: Artpark announces schedule Everyone should be able to find something to be glad about in the new Artpark summer schedule announced on Wednesday.

    May 7, 2009 1 Photo

  • staind MUSIC: Staind to rock Falls Staind has had four top-five records and even more rock chart-topping singles, but it’s the band’s decade-old first hit for which fans clamor.

    April 30, 2009 1 Photo