The event will take place on Saturday April 23 in Babeville.
BUFFALO, NY — Music lovers in Western New York can celebrate local artists at a new event next weekend.
Music is Art has unveiled its new event, the 716 Music Expo. The event will include a trade show with vendors, eight workshops presented with the Buffalo Music Club and an evening filled with performances by Buffalo artists.
The event will take place from 1 to 11 p.m. on April 23 in Babeville. The trade show will begin at 1 p.m. and run until 5 p.m. featuring venues, recording studios, merchandise vendors, college music programs, production companies, to name a few. .
Workshops will begin at 2 p.m. with two options available every hour until 6 p.m. Topics range from recording studio etiquette 101 and how to diversify your music income, to lighting for video content and confident drumming.
Musical performances will begin at 7 p.m. by hip hop artists Kenyada Nikile, Farrow and Buffalo Black Soprano Family.
“For this inaugural event, we hope to reflect what’s happening in major music cities and offer something for every local musician, at every level. If you play music at WNY, you have to be here.” said Tracy Fletcher, Music is the executive director of Art.
Tickets will cost between $10 and $50. They are now for sale on the Music is Art website or the Babeville Buffalo website.