Let’s Rock.

See what you missed last year? Don’t miss next time.  6/6/20.  

From classic rock, to blues, to acoustic, bluegrass, rockabilly, country, americana and much more — our all-star lineup has it covered.  20 Venues/60+ Bands/100 Hours of Music/200+ Musicians

Buffalo is filled with talented bands and musicians and we try to offer something for every taste.  Our line up is filled for 2019.  If you are a band interested in performing in our festival for 2020, send an email to eamusicfest1@yahoo.com in the Fall of 2019 with links to sample videos.

Click the headings below to sort the list.  Use the search box to find your favorite band!

Use this handy PDF with a complete list of bands, times and locations. 

Start Time (PM)BandLocationGenre
01:30

Opening Ceremony


Color Guard/National Anthem
Rink
Patriotic
04:58

Nerds Gone Wild


80's Rock

A FUN FILLED SHOWCASE OF ALL YOUR FAVORITE HITS FROM THE 80’S! WITH TRIVIA QUESTIONS, CROWD PARTICIPATION, CONTESTS, PRIZES AND (AH-HEM), “CHOREOGRAPHED” DANCE MOVES, THEY ARE A TRIBUTE BAND LIKE NOTHING YOU’VE SEEN BEFORE!

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RinkRock
09:00

Tribute to Prince, Stevie Wonder & James Brown with Critt's Juke Joint


Funk, Blues, Roots

Critt's UpTown GetDown - A Retro Dane + Disco + Hiphop Affair!
Critt’s Juke Joint is an American ‘Soul Provisational’ band led by front-man, saxophonist and keyboardist Eric ‘Critt’ Crittenden and features a constantly evolving cast of musicians - including legends that are known and those on the rise. WEBFB

RinkRock
05:15

Freightrain Parker


Blues

American songwriter and recording artist Robert “Freightrain” Parker is a multiple award-winning Hall of Fame inductee, whose Indigenous Heritage (Seneca) infuses sensibility and intense passion in the messages he delivers, through his masterful musical landscapes. A sound that is a unique and recognizable blend of soul, funk, blues and roots. Parkers signature sound is captivating and undeniably infectious.
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Bar Bill TentBlues
08:00

Leroy Townes


American Music

Leroy Townes is cool!
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189 Public HouseAmericana
08:00

JB Aaron Band


Country

Singer/Songwriter and National Country Recording Artist JB Aaron was born in Niagara Falls, NY. where he served 18 years as a volunteer firefighter. JB is a proud active CMA member and currently resides in Nashville, TN. His passion for singing and performing inspires him to continue to entertain and support the country music industry. JB has many inspirations that help him do what he does. Some of his inspirations come from his parents, God, sick kids that he works with and many others including Country Artists no longer with us. He wishes to share his love of music with the world for as long as he can.
WEBFBVID


LegionCountry
08:00

Workingman's Dead


GD Tribute

Guess who's back for EA Musicfest!? Grateful Dead music for deadheads, by deadheads. Your favorite local GD tribute band's favorite local GD tribute band.
FBVID

Fireman's FieldRock
04:00

West of the Mark


Country

West of the Mark was born of an acoustic duo in 2000, and it took four years for the full country band to develop. Since that January, the band has performed in excess of 800 full band shows! From WNY to Rochester and Syracuse, WOTM has been a mainstay band and at the forefront of the genre locally for many years now.
WEBFB


LegionCountry
02:00

The BlackRock Beatles


Beatles - what else?

Playing the music that changed the world. No wigs, costumes or gimmicks! A Celebration of the Beatles Music in Live Performance.
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Fireman's FieldRock
06:00

The BlackRock Beatles - Again - Twice in one day


Beatles - what else?

Playing the music that changed the world. No wigs, costumes or gimmicks! A Celebration of the Beatles Music in Live Performance.
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189 Public HouseRock
03:15

Hayden Fogle Band


Blues

Fogle plays the electric blues like a seasoned journeyman. His depth of soul, incisive phrasing and tendency to favor subtle nuance over flash suggests a musical maturity that belies his tender age.
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RinkBlues
08:30

.22 Calibre


Rock

.22 CALIBRE hits the bullseye with all your rock favorites from a variety of rock genres. They are a party band with a RoCkStaR performance! Classic, Alternative, 80s, 90s, and More. Artists covered range from: AC/DC, Greenday, Guns n Roses, and Led Zeppelin... Based out of Buffalo, NY this four piece is always ablaze with energy!
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Wallenwein HotelRock
09:00

Uncle Ben's Remedy


American Roots

Roots grow deep in fertile soil. The sound of Uncle Ben’s Remedy is rooted in the small towns of western New York, where community still matters and music is a part of every event. The boys learned to play and sing in this small town atmosphere, giving their music the honest, back porch feel of the country music they love. Uncle Ben’s Remedy is Ben Westlund, Harmony Griffin, Shawn Huestis, Brendan O’Connor and Jimmy Royce, playing all sorts of traditional and rock n’ roll instruments and stomping the floors; all while singing their hearts out in service to the song.

42 North Brewing CompanyRoots
06:00

Skiffle Minstels


Western Swing

The Skiffle Minstrels is a Western Swing dance band. It's fun, upbeat, happy music for bars, clubs, private events, dance halls and festivals. It's Bob Wills, Milton Brown, Spade Cooley, Louis Jordan and Hank Williams

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Elm Street BakeryWestern Swing
06:00

Hot Club of Buffalo


Gypsy Jazz

Whether you’re 9 or 109, The Hot Club of Buffalo makes everyone happy. Dancers love the rhythms. Audiences love the catchy melodies. And everyone has a good time. People say the music is fun, smart…and sexy! That makes The Hot Club of Buffalo perfect for your wedding or party. Also your nightclub, concert hall or festival. Call us. We’ll make you happy too!


WEBFB

Fireman's FieldJazz
02:30

Sam Marabella and His Band


Roots

Samuel Marabella and his Band perform Roots Country, Jazz and Blues Music in venues, festivals and various events throughout Western New Your and Beyond.

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Riley Street Station (outside)Roots
04:00

Ten Cent Howl


Americana

Ten Cent Howl is a band of five ­ seasoned musicians carrying a distinct Americana sound that echoes the raw rust belt roots of the Buffalo and Western New York music scene. Carefully blending a variety of folk, rock, traditional country, bluegrass and blues influences, Ten Cent Howl has created an eclectic and growing library of original songs with three albums currently under their belt. Ten Cent Howl also brings an infectious energy to the stage that regularly attracts new audiences to some of the area’s most popular music venues.
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Fireman's FieldAmericana
07:00

Scott Celani Petty Tribute


Tom Petty Tribute

Scott Celani and his supporting players are hitting colleges, clubs and festivals all over the U.S. At a typical show, audience members are treated to Celani's well-crafted, melodic pop songs. Whether with the full band or in acoustic format (solo, duo or trio), Celani offers a powerhouse of rhythm and melody.

WEBFBVID

RinkRock
06:30

XOXO Pop Band


Pop

XOXO has fast become one of the most well-known acts in Buffalo, N.Y, bringing a unique blend of today’s hottest dance, hip-hop, Top 40 and pop music to audiences not only in Western New York, but across the country.

WEBFBVID

Bar Bill TentPop
07:45

Busted Stuff


Rock

This hard working duo performs over 200 shows a year, and have proudly solidified their place as one of Western New York’s premier duos. A violin with a wah wah pedal you say? Checkout this duo!
WEB

Rookies Sports BarRock
04:00

M.W.A.


Acoustic Rock Pop

We are a 3-Piece Acoustic Trio from sunny Buffalo, NY. We perform everything from "No Diggity" to "Chicken Fried". M(Mike), W(Will), and A(Aaron)

FB
Griffon GastropubRock
09:00

Dynamic Duo Rob Montone and Jordan Rose


Acoustic Rock

Rob and Jordan will rock the house!
FB

Roycroft Craftsman LoungeAcoustic Rock
09:00

Never Ben


Rock

East Aurora's premier party band specializing in pop, rock and blues from the sixties to the present.
WEBYT

Bar Bill TentRock
04:00

Krossfire


Rock

A unique "Party Dance Band" made up of four of the very finest, good looking young men you've ever seen.
WEBFBVID

Riley Street Station (outside)Rock
08:00

True Blue


Bluegrass

True Blue draws their influences from old time and traditional Americana, Blue Grass and Blues styles, but also adds an eclectic, modern touch to their show. Their unique styling of Americana, Bluegrass and Blues music appeal to a wide audience. Old and young alike will feel like dancing and singing along.
WEBYT

Elm Street BakeryBluegrass
02:45

Brendan and the Strangest Ways


Rock

Brendan & the Strangest Ways is the moniker adopted by songwriter Brendan Shea to create music for the roving spirit. His songs are heartfelt reflections on the loves and losses experienced over countless miles traveled in a search for something that always feels just a little out of reach.

WEBFBVID


Wallenwein HotelRock
04:00

Jay McDonnell Duo


Acoustic Rock

Songs that you love...from guys who can sing!
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42 North Brewing CompanyAcoustic Rock
04:00

Zak Ward


Rock

Singer/Songwriter from Buffalo, NY. Zak Ward has been playing professionally since the 2004 in a wide variety of bands and as a solo act all around Western New York as well as touring nationwide.

WEBFB
Irishman PubRock
04:30

Kickstart Rumble


Vintage Rock and Roll

The members of KsR all have a passion for music that comes out on stage and this helped fuel interest in the early days, allowing the band to catch the attention of local talent agents and fans alike. There were growing pains, including many drummer changes, but the group eventually found time keeper John Coco and KsR kept payin' their dues in the local music scene. This brought more shows and the band even began to work on original music.

WEBFB
Wallenwein HotelRock
07:45

Flatbed


American Twang Rock

If your tastes are more to the tasty twangy sounds of Alternative country or Bluegrass and not the slick saccharine of Nashville then Flatbed is for you. The band features one of Western New York's most versatile and beautiful voices in Joelle Labert and some mighty fine players themselves with Derek Bassett-guitar/mandolin/vocals, Tom Greier-guitar/banjo/vocals, Scott Passariella-drums and Michael Tinsmon-bass.
WEBFBVID


42 North Brewing CompanyTwang Rock
08:00

Tom Keefer & Celtic Cross


Celtic Rock

Traditional. Modern. Inspirational. Dedicated to keeping Irish and Scottish culture alive through music. Whether it's the whole band or the Celtic Cross Duo, you can be assured that you will be left satisfied. Don't miss an opportunity to see the band.

WEBFB

Irishman PubCeltic Rock
09:00

Famous Fred & the Creatures Unknown


Rock

Melting Face & Wetting Pants. Also, releasing our material to as many people as we possibly can. FB

Rookies Sports BarRock
06:00

Tim Britt Band


Rock

Tim Britt, of Buffalo, NY is a self taught musician who got his start playing as a teen in the local clubs of his hometown of Whitesboro, NY. Britt was named 2015’s Best Acoustic Act by Artvoice Best of Buffalo, and was awarded Best Original Solo Artist of 2012, 2013, and 2014 by Buffalo Nightlife Magazine.

WEBFBVID

Cider HouseRock
08:00

Joe & the Schmoes


Rock

Joe and the Shmoes has been rocking the free world -- more specifically, Western New York -- since 1999.

WEBFB
Griffon GastropubRock
04:30

Holly K


Acoustic

East Aurora's own talent!
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189 Public HouseAcoustic Rock
05:45

Creek Bend


Bluegrass

Creek Bend is a bluegrass, folk and trad. country quartet. We have six recording projects including three on Copper Creek Records, Roanoke VA.

WEBFB

Rookies Sports BarBluegrass
08:30

Acoustified Duo


Rock/Acoustic/Cover

"Not the usual" tunes from 60's, 70's, 80s and 90s rock to American folk rock. From bands like: Bad Company, Scorpions, Kings Of Leon, Blind Faith, Ten Years After, Pain of Salvation, Incubus, Imagine Dragons, R.E.M., Collective Soul, and much more.
WEBFBVID

The GlobeAcoustic Rock
01:30

Rebecca and the Soul Shakers


Bluesy Southern Soul

Based in Athens Pennsylvania and featuring the powerhouse vocals of Rebecca Smith, Rebecca and the Soul Shakers perform original, bluesy southern soul and psychedelic jams. The band's original material reveals a wide array of influences, including classic southern rock, Memphis Soul, blues and more. Rebecca is joined by guitarist/husband Jim Smith, bassist RC Nobles and the legendary Dave Salce (Blue Cheer, Digger Jones) on drums.


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Bar Bill TentBlues
02:00

East Aurora High School Jazz Band


Jazz

Jazz ensemble performs Big Band music, Smooth Jazz, Hits of today, and more!

RinkJazz
02:30

Noah Moses


Blues

I'm a blues player based out of Clarence, NY who brings old and new sounds together to create a bridge to the memories of past, and the hope of a better future.
WEBFBVID

Riley Street Station (inside)Blues
03:30

Southbound


Modern Country

Southbound is a 4 piece acoustic modern country band. Featuring male and female lead vocals, acoustic guitars and a cajon drum kit. Playing Dirks Bentley, Maren Morris and all your favorite modern country hits!


FB

LegionCountry
03:45

Mike Zogaria Duo


Acoustic Rock

Mike Zogaria is a singer/songwriter from Buffalo,NY whose catchy songs,unique voice & relatable lyrics are quickly becoming fan favorites.
WEBFBVID

Riley Street Station (inside)Acoustic Rock
05:15

Meet the Bacons


Rock/ Country/ Folk/ Americana

“Meet the Bacons" are an acoustic duo who play rock, folk, Americana and country music with strong vocal harmonies and a "sum greater than its parts" musical accompaniment of guitar, harmonica, hand percussion and "foot stomp drum set".
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The GlobeAmericana
06:00

Jillian Eliza


Country

Jillian Eliza is a Country Singer/Songwriter from Western New York!

FB

LegionCountry
07:00

Mike Zogaria Duo


Acoustic Rock

Mike Zogaria is a singer/songwriter from Buffalo,NY whose catchy songs,unique voice & relatable lyrics are quickly becoming fan favorites.
WEBFBVID

Masonic LodgeAcoustic Rock
04:30

Kristen Smigielski Trio


Jazz

The Kristen Smigielski Combo puts their own spin on the classic Jazz
standards, bringing old music to a new generation.


WEBFB
Elm Street BakeryJazz
06:00

Skyline Duo


Acoustic Rock

Garrett Shea and Matt Bannister formed Skyline Duo in the Summer of 2015. Since then, they've played venues all over Western New York from Niagara Falls, to Ellicottville, and Batavia. Their set lists includes popular songs from various decades and genres, and they're always open to song requests and suggestions. Skyline Duo is fun entertainment for all ages and venues.


WEB

Griffon GastropubRock
06:00

Sam Tambe Band


Rock

Acoustic Solo / Duo or Full band Entertainment! Samuel Tambe Singer Songwriter

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Irishman PubRock
06:30

Tim Andrews Band


Americana

Tim Andrews, a rising and acclaimed Folk American singer who began his music career in Buffalo, N.Y. and has traveled the nation ever since. Andrews is known for his powerful tenor voice and delivery.

WEBFB

Wallenwein HotelAmericana
07:00

Sam Sugarman


Acoustic Rock

Mainstreaming connection, the acceptance of our stories both individually & collectively, and the exploration of growth through the universal language .

VIDFB

Roycroft Craftsman LoungeAcoustic Rock
01:40

Ally Rose


Pop

Ally Marella is a talented performer who competes both nationally and locally. Some of her many accomplishments include: Performing the National Anthem for the Buffalo Bills and Syracuse Orange Men's Basketball, her own showcase at Hard Rock Cafe, winner of Amherst Teen Idol, and private audition with The Voice.

RinkPop
02:30

Hintz of Thunder


Contemporary Country

Western New York's newest Country band playing Today and Yesterday's top Country hits!
FBVID

LegionCountry
02:15

Noah Koningisor


Acoustic Rock

Second place in this years EAMF Music Mania contest looking for young talent for our EAMF festival. Close your eyes and you might hear Gordon Lightfoot or Johnny Cash coming out of Noah's mouth!

Irishman PubAcoustic Rock
02:30

Porcelain Train


Acoustic Americana

Porcelain Train is an acoustic Americana music duo. We perform mainly original music featuring Tamala Fonda on acoustic guitar and vocals, and Ralph Fonda on drums/percussion and vocals. A unique blend of rhythm and harmony combined with thoughtful lyrics.

WEBFBVID

RookiesAcoustic Rock
03:00

Amria


Acoustic Rock

Amria is an acoustic guitar duo comprised of Chris LoTempio and Mike O'Donnell. We've been playing together since college when we were in a rock band together, but started this project 2 years ago. We write all our own songs, drawing on influences from Jazz, Gypsy, Latin, and Classical styles. We have a high energy and (mostly) high tempo delivery thanks to our younger rock n' roll days but still try to capture the nuance of Jazz and Flamenco. We would fit on a playlist with Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Django Reinhart, or Al Di Meola.


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Elm Street Bakery
03:00

Clayton Duffy


Acoustic Rock

Winner of this years EAMF Music Mania contest looking for young talent for our EAMF festival. Clayton won the crowd and judges with his voice and guitar talent!

Irishman PubAcoustic Rock
03:30

Tina Williams


Acoustic
189 Public HouseAcoustic Rock
03:30

Rod Nickson Project

Roycroft Campus TentBlues
03:45

Gwen & Abby


The GlobeAcoustic Rock
04:00

Sue Kincaid and Ron Davis


Acoustic Rock Duo

Good stuff from 2 pros in the business!
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Rookies Sports BarAcoustic Rock
05:30

Turn Key Blues Band

Roycroft Campus TentBlues
06:00

Brothers Blue


Bluegrass

Rooted in the fertile tradition of Old-Time fiddle music, The Brothers Blue grow a sound all their own – offering a hybrid which unites fresh, original song-writing with elements from Country, Bluegrass, Cajun, and Irish musics. They weave three part harmonies through a rich tapestry of fiddle, banjo, and guitar.

WEBFBVID

42 North Brewing CompanyBlues
07:00

Krossfire


Rock

A unique "Party Dance Band" made up of four of the very finest, good looking young men you've ever seen.
WEBFBVID

Mikey Dee'sRock
02:00

Tasker Studios


Pop to Showtunes

Tasker Studios is a music studio in East Aurora owned by Jenna Tasker. Students of all ages will be performing a range of music including some of your favorite pop hits and Broadway showtunes!




The Music RoomPop
04:00

Remaining Starlight


Acoustic Rock

Remaining Starlight is a solo musician, named Mike Brzyski, who uses his loop pedal to mimic the feel of an acoustic band using a microphone and guitar. Though renowned for playing Ed Sheeran, Mike plays a wide variety of music, including songs by the 1975, Fleetwood Mac, and himself.


The Music RoomAcoustic Rock
05:00

Riley Rieger


Acoustic Rock

Riley plays original as well as cover songs. He brings a lot of energy and fun to the stage, brandishing an acoustic guitar and his voice. Be ready to dance and have an enjoyable time!



The Music RoomAcoustic Rock
06:00

Bob Marley Tribute by The EEE String Band


Reggae

Tribute to Bob Marley Reggae! Good Stuff mon!

The Music RoomReggae
05:45

64 Ashore

Riley Street Station (outside)Rock
04:00

Tyler Wescott


Acoustic Rock
Cider HouseAcoustic Rock
08:00

Alex James

Riley Street Station (outside)Rock
02:30

Marty Peters & Bob James

42 North Brewing CompanyAcoustic Rock
07:00

Savannah/Becky


The GlobeAcoustic Rock
07:45

Shots on You

Bar Bill TentRock
08:00

Grace&Grace

Cider HouseAcoustic Rock
4:15

Kill Joy

Experimental Metal

Experimental Metal project with Carmen and Bryce


Yoshi Sushi BarMetal
5:15

David Niwa and Mariko Kaneda

Yoshi Sushi BarChamber Music
6:30

Sam Marabella and His Band


Jazz
Yoshi Sushi BarJazz
07:30

Jeff Fetterman Band


Blues

JFB has formed a brotherhood of blues and beyond that is undeniable for music lovers of raw, energetic, high intensity shows.


WEBFBVID

Roycroft Campus TentBlues
12:30

Joe Childs


Acoustic Solo

Yoshi Sushi BarAcoustic Rock
12:30

Kristen Smigielski Combo


Jazz
Yoshi Sushi BarJazz
01:00

Boneshakers Blues Band

Mikey Dee'sBlues
02:30

Von Hund's

Bar Bill TentRock
03:45

Steve Davis Group

Bar Bill TentSoul RnB
04:30

Falling Rock

Mikey Dee'sRock
03:30

Michael DeLano

Masonic LodgeAcoustic Rock
05:00

Half a Heard

Masonic LodgeRock
04:00

SKY


Rock

SKY has been a Buffalo favorite for many years. Playing from a song list that spans many decades, the band's eclectic repertoire includes songs from the Beatles to Led Zeppelin, with genres that include classic rock, blues, standards and originals.


Wesleyan ChurchRock

                

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