Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor Concert Series Announced

April 24, 2012 Updated Nov 23, 2013 at 7:35 AM EDT

By WKBW News



April 24, 2012 Updated Nov 23, 2013 at 7:35 AM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW release) 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.

According to a news release:

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 knockout 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.