Cobblestone Live!, Moon Taxi, Real Estate, Aqueous, Moon Hooch, The Hip Abduction, Solidisco

Cobblestone Live!

Buffalo Iron Works, Lockhouse Distillery & Bar, and Sunbeam Entertainment Present Cobblestone Live! Music and Arts Festival, conveniently located in the heart of the Historic Cobblestone district in downtown Buffalo. It will take place on July 15 & 16, 2017; consisting of three stages located outside on Illinois Street, inside Ironworks, and inside Lockhouse.

Music enthusiasts from across WNY will eat, drink, and enjoy the best talent that Buffalo has to offer during the region’s premier charitable event to benefit Planned Parenthood. Headlining acts include Moon Taxi, Real Estate, Aqueous, Moon Hooch, The Hip Abduction, Solidisco, Wild Child, The Dig, Delicate Steve, Funktional Flow & more!

Artist performances per day listed below:

Saturday July 15th:
- MOON TAXI, Solidisco, Aqueous, Moon Hooch, Wild Child, Midnight Snack, Funktional Flow, Lazlo Hollyfeld, Randle and the Late Night Scandals, Mom Said No, Nikki's Wives, Upstate Rubdown, Folkfaces, Witty Tarbox, Eyes Everywhere, Christian Martínez, RADARADA, Short Moscato, Chuckie Campbell, Jacob Peters Band, Ellen Siberian-Tiger, Lizard Pizza

Sunday July 16th:
- Real Estate, The Hip Abduction, Aqueous, Delicate Steve, The Dig, Eric Van Houten, Funktional Flow, Intrepid Travelers, Just Good Business - JGB Tribute Band, Super American, Aircraft, The Tins, Electric Salmon, Cooler, Yali, Sonny Baker Band, Dreambeaches, Oh Manitou

The five-piece band hailing from Nashville has released three albums: Cabaret (2012), Mountains Beaches Cities (2013) and Daybreaker (2015). They have appeared on Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Conan. Their music has also been featured in multiple commercial and TV placements including BMW, Nashville, MLB, NFL, and HBO Sports to name a few.

A festival favorite, the band has performed at Bonnaroo, Coachella, Governor's Ball, Hangout Festival, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Outside Lands and more. Daybreaker was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville and produced by Jacquire King (Kings Of Leon, Modest Mouse, Tom Waits, James Bay). Fans can expect a new album from Moon Taxi this summer.

Real Estate

In Mind, the fourth full-length record from Real Estate, is a portrait of a mature band at the height of its power. Long respected for their deft lyrical hand and gorgeous melodies, In Mind builds upon the band’s reputation for crafting perfect songs and carries Real Estate even deeper into the pantheon of great songwriters.

On the new record, the band fine-tunes the winsome songwriting and profound earnestness that made previous albums—2009’s Real Estate, 2011’s Days, and 2014’s Atlas—so beloved, and pushes their songs in a variety of compelling new directions. Written primarily by guitarist and vocalist Martin Courtney at his home in Beacon—a quiet town in upstate New York—In Mind offers a shifting of the gears, positing a band engaged in the push/pull of burgeoning adulthood.

Reflecting a change in lineup, changes in geography, and a general desire to move forward without looking back, the record casts the band in a new light—one that replaces the wistful ennui of teenage suburbia with an equally complicated adult version. The record not only showcases some of the band’s most sublime arrangements to date, it also presents a leap forward in terms of production, with the band utilizing the studio as a tool to broaden the sonic landscape of their music to stunning effect.

Tearing out of Buffalo NY, rock/groove powerhouse Aqueous has built a name for themselves nationally, following years of touring and high profile sets at festivals like Summer Camp, Peach Festival, Moe.Down, Catskill Chill, The Frendly Gathering, and countless others. Aqueous has built a reputation for bringing high energy and tireless effort to their craft, and fans rave about the uniqueness and power behind every performance. Featured as one of Relix Magazine's "On The Verge" artists and having shared the stage with the likes of Umphrey's McGee, Lotus, Papadosio & more, there seems no limit to the quartet's journey to the top.

With three studio albums under their belts, and their critically acclaimed live collection "Live Nugs", Aqueous is as strong in composing as they are at communicating and improvising during their shows. Their onstage persona is infectious and undeniable; their lifelong friendship stands as a testament to the tightness of the music. While the band is relatively young, they are polished - check them out as soon as you can, and discover firsthand what the buzz is all about.

"I'm realizing more and more every day that you can make anything happen for yourself if you really want to," says Moon Hooch horn player Mike Wilbur. "You can change your existence by just going out and doing it, by taking simple actions every day."

If any band is a poster child for turning the power of positive thoughts and intention into reality, it's the explosive horn-and-percussion trio Moon Hooch. In just a few short years, the group—Wilbur, fellow horn player Wenzl McGowen, and drummer James Muschler—has gone from playing on New York City subway platforms to touring with the likes of Beats Antique, They Might Be Giants, and Lotus, as well as selling out their own headline shows in major venues around the country. On 'Red Sky,' their third and most adventurous album to date, the band uses everything they've learned from their whirlwind journey to push their sound to new heights, bringing together the raw, transcendent energy of their live performances and the sleek sophistication of their studio work into a singular, intoxicating brew that blends elements of virtuosic jazz, groovy funk, and pulse-pounding electronic dance music.

The Hip Abduction

The Hip Abduction is an afro-pop/ indie-rock band hailing from St. Petersburg, FL. The sextet places a heavy emphasis on African stringed instruments (kora, ngoni) mixed with dub-reggae bass lines and funky afro-beat percussion making their tropically influenced high-energy performances stand out on festival lineups nationwide. In 2013, The Hip Abduction released a self-titled debut album which landed them at the top of the iTunes and Billboard reggae charts. THA is currently in the studio and looking forward to a follow-up full-album release in early 2016.

The Hip Abduction mixes reggae, rock, and African traditions to create their own unique sound. With heavy emphasis placed on African stringed instruments (kora, ngoni), dub-reggae-inspired bass lines, and funky afro-beat percussion, the band's high-energy performances have won them a loyal statewide following. Formed on the gulf coast of Florida in 2010, The Hip Abduction has quickly grown from just a few African instrument playing surfers to a full-blown 6-piece Indie-Afropop-Reggae powerhouse. "THA" (as coined by fans) is currently touring the east coast promoting their new album which debuted at #5 on the Billboard Reggae charts.

Solidisco is the fastest growing name in disco house music. With a fresh recipe that revitalizes the classic house sound with today's musical trends, it's no surprise they're gaining popularity at unprecedented speeds.

The duo has DJed club nights alongside heavyweights such as Diplo and Steve Aoki, their records have been supported by the likes of A-Trak and Laidback Luke, and have been heard on the airwaves of BBC Radio One. The trademark Solidisco sound was born when the two met DJing in their local area of Buffalo, NY. Since then they've quickly earned numerous Beatport chart positions, releases on some of the best labels in the industry and captured the ears of the biggest tastemaking DJs in the industry. With a original sound that beautifully walks the line between modern and classic, the Solidisco sound will be sure to move a dancefloor near you.

$25.00 - $200.00

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