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  • Rochester

    Thursday January 24, 2019 | 9:00 PM
    TERESSA WILCOX DUO

    The Teressa Wilcox Duo is a stripped-down version of the Teressa Wilcox Band. Both are fronted by singer/songwriter Teressa Wilcox, who has an incredible voice. Here's more about Teressa. Here's a video of Teressa and her band at the Dinosaur.

  • Rochester

    Wednesday January 30, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Mr. Monkey's Pro-Jam

    Sign in to sit in with Mr. Monkey, our house band, or bring your band and take over the state! All levels of talent and experience welcome. Amps and drum kit provided.

  • Syracuse

    Friday January 18, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Ripcords

    "It's tough to sit still when the Ripcords' beat keeps telling you to move." -- Jess Novak, Syracuse New Times. Come on down to the Dinosaur and get ready to move. Here's a taste of that "Ripcords beat" and here is the band's website.

  • Syracuse

    Friday February 1, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Slow Train

    Slow Train is a rock band from Syracuse, NY that blends singer-songwriter influence with driving electric guitar and foot-stomp rhythms. Mike Kelly on lead vocals, rhythm guitar and harmonica, Pat Gillespie on bass and back-up vocals, Lars Brasz on lead guitar and backup vocals and Brandon Morse on drums and backup vocals. Here's where to find out more.

  • Harlem

    Saturday January 19, 2019 | 10:30 PM
    Stomp Society Swing Band

    The Stomp Society Swing Band plays jazz & swing. Here's where to find out more. Here's where to have a listen.

  • Buffalo

    Friday February 15, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Dead Alliance Buffalo

    Dead Alliance leans heavily on the songbooks of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Here's where to find out more.

  • Rochester

    Friday January 25, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Uptown Groove

    The Uptown Groove is a 5-piece band from Rochester that plays a variety of vocal-based jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, Funk, Rock, and Soul. Here's where to go for more.

  • Rochester

    Saturday January 26, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Joe Beard

    When it comes to the blues, Joe Beard is the real deal! He has four albums, including one with Ronnie Earl's band that won Offbeat Magazine's Blues Album of the Year in 1996. He was a friend of Rochester's Son House and has sat in with John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters. Here's what the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle says about Joe.

  • Buffalo

    Saturday January 19, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Dead Alliance Buffalo

    Dead Alliance leans heavily on the songbooks of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Dead Alliance will be jammin' at the Dinosaur BBQ in Buffalo NY! With all your favorite Dead tunes, and is sure to be a smoky match with the Dino!
    Here's where to find out more.

  • Rochester

    Friday January 25, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Jess Novak Band

    The Jess Novak Band performs roots, blues, rock and soul. Jess Novak (violin, guitar, vocals, piano, looping) works with Mark Nanni (formerly of Los Blancos) on piano, organ, accordion and vocals; Byron Cage (Tommy Castro, Joe Louis Walker) on drums; Anthony Saturno (Atkins Riot) on guitar and Billy Harrison (Atkins Riot) on drums, guitar, vocals and beatboxing to create a powerhouse sound. Here's where to find out more.

  • Syracuse

    Thursday January 31, 2019 | 9:00 PM
    Atkins Riot

    Rock Band from Syracuse, New York. Never stops adding flavor and spices into the music. Check them out here.


  • Friday January 18, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Traveling Nobodies

    The Traveling Nobodys is a Classic rock band with their own spin. They play songs from The Beatles, Doors, Tom Petty, along with many more classic artists. More info here. 

  • Friday January 18, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Taran

    Taran is a five-piece rock band that has been all over Upstate NY. Since they started the band its been one big party, they even might let you join them on stage to play! More info here. 

  • Friday January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM
    Closed for Renovations

    Dino Friends: We will be closed starting January 14th to remodel our kitchen floors and joist that were compromised during the flood of 2011. Keep watching for our reopening date! #NewYearNewKitchenFloor! 


  • Saturday January 19, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    7th Heaven Rocks

    7th Heaven is a high-energy rock & roll band consisting of 5 members, playing classic hits from the 70’s through the 90’s. More info here. 


  • Saturday January 19, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Like a Hurricane - Neil Young Tribute

    Like A Hurricane is a top-shelf, Low-Fi musical production in the tradition of Rust Never Sleeps, Live Rust, Weld, and Unplugged that also captures the spirit of his studio recordings with Crazy Horse, CSN&Y, and Buffalo Springfield. Enjoy an evening of intimate acoustic songs, soulful lyrics and driving electric guitars that are the trademarks of Neil’s live shows filled with well-known live classics and treasured gems from his albums. More info here.


  • Saturday January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM
    Closed for Renovations

    Dino Friends: We will be closed starting January 14th to remodel our kitchen floors and joist that were compromised during the flood of 2011. Keep watching for our reopening date! #NewYearNewKitchenFloor! 


  • Syracuse

    Monday January 21, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Isreal Hagan

    Isreal Hagan has been the singer, bass player and leader of Syracuse R&B band Stroke for 29 years. In 2007, Hagan, 57, was inducted into the Syracuse Area Music Awards Hall of Fame. 

  • Tuesday January 22, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Sam Swanson

    Dinosaur BBQ welcomes Sam Swanson from HANDSOME YOUNG LADIES for an evening of Acoustic Covers from the 70's, 80's, 90's, and Today.

  • Wednesday January 23, 2019 | 9:00 PM
    Dave McGrath

    Dave performs several nights a week with Pat Petrone on guitar, and vocals, and is often joined by Alysia Groth on vocals and percussion. A full band ensemble also performs supporting the debut album. Learn more here.


  • Wednesday January 23, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Max and John

    Max Eyle & John Driscoll play a variety of Blues, Roots, and Jazz. More info here. 

  • Thursday January 24, 2019 | 9:00 AM
    FRANK STEPANIK BAND
  • Friday January 25, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Blaise Mercedes & the Crew

    Blaise Mercedes is a neo-soul, funk, rock-jazz fusion artist. More info here. 


  • Friday January 25, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Unleash the Lion

    A Pearl Jam Tribute Band - Brendan Brady (guitar), Julian Burgio (vocals), Anthony Carames (guitar), Ian Corbitt (bass), Ryan Rindfleisch (drum. Learn more here.

  • Friday January 25, 2019 | 12:00 AM
    Closed for Renovations

    Dino Friends: We will be closed starting January 14th to remodel our kitchen floors and joist that were compromised during the flood of 2011. Keep watching for our reopening date! #NewYearNewKitchenFloor! 


  • Saturday January 26, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Lisa Lee Band

    Lisa Lee’s sultry, soulful voice with dusky blues tonality and silky sweetness sets her apart from the rest and it shows in her performances. Lisa performs a wide variety of popular hits from several decades, mixing a variety of musical genres including Classic Rock, Modern Country, Classic Country, Oldies, Blues, Ballads, Pop, Jazz and more. Learn more here.


  • Saturday January 26, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Jumpship

    Jumpship is an original Rock/Jam/Funk based out of Buffalo, NY making their debut at the Dinosaur BBQ Buffalo!


  • Saturday January 26, 2019 | 12:00 AM
    Closed for Renovations

    Dino Friends: We will be closed starting January 14th to remodel our kitchen floors and joist that were compromised during the flood of 2011. Keep watching for our reopening date! #NewYearNewKitchenFloor! 


  • Monday January 28, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Bill Ali

    Bill Ali has a sound like no other. Vocals that scream passion and love for music and the ability to be a versatile performer. More info here. 

  • Tuesday January 29, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Nate Michaels

    Nate Michaels is a musician raised in the Finger Lakes region in NY, with a wide range of music in my repertoire. Also a singer/songwriter in the country music genre. More info here! 


  • Wednesday January 30, 2019 | 9:00 PM
    Miles Watts Trio
  • Thursday January 31, 2019 | 9:00 PM
    The Side Doors

    Doors 5 piece tribute band made up of musicians. This show is live, raw and psychedelic the way it was meant to be performed...The closest thing to the legendary Doors in upstate New York! More info here.

  • Friday February 1, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    IOT Band

    IOT Band plays songs you like, but probably haven't heard live in a while with a mix of Rock, Prog, New Wave, Power Pop, Alternative, and other nonsense. Come on down for the deep cuts from the band and the smoky cuts from the Dino! More info here. 


  • Saturday February 2, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Alex McArthur

    Alex is a performer/musician in Buffalo, currently attending the University at Buffalo to earn her BFA in Music Theatre & BA in Vocal Performance. More info here. 


  • Saturday February 2, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    In Too Deep

    In Too Deep are bringing the funky roll to the Syracuse Dino! Come and get down to the R&B sounds of Stevie Wonder, James Brown, the Blues Brothers and more! They've got the tunes, rhythm, and horns to get you moving! 

  • Syracuse

    Tuesday February 5, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Ende Brothers Band

    The Ende Brothers are Kenny & Tommy Ende. They pride themselves on their vocal harmonies & expert guitar work. Check out their covers & band, Major Crush. Check them out here.

  • Wednesday February 6, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Jamie Cunningham

    Jamie is a solo rock n' roller playing an assortment of instruments in what one would consider a typical rock band set up (drums, bass, two guitars, vocals and sometimes keys). More info here.

  • Friday February 8, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Blaise Mercedes & the Crew

    Blaise Mercedes is a neo-soul, funk, rock-jazz fusion artist. More info here. 


  • Saturday February 9, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Queen City Jamboree Presents: The Music Of The Band

    Queen City JAMboree will bring you the best of the Grateful Dead, JGB and many more. It will feature various musicians from the WNY area. More info here.


  • Friday February 15, 2019 | 8:00 PM
    Nadine and the Skuuf
  • Saturday February 16, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Buffalo SoulJa Roots-Rock-Reggae

    Funk. Roots. Soul. Improvisation or... Soulprivisation! More info here. 


  • Friday February 22, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Jessika & The Feels

    Jessika Schreiber is a Buffalo, NY-based pop/rock vocalist.  She is the lead singer of Jessika & The Feels, and can be seen singing with other numerous projects around WNY. More info here.

  • Saturday February 23, 2019 | 10:00 PM
    Hipnosis

    A synthesis of Canada's most iconic folk and alternative rock classics. Buffalo's Only. Pure Canadian Rock! More info here. 

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    The Kurt Loders

    Performing the best of Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots and other grunge hits from back in the day. More info here.