Katy Miner Big Band — 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com
Buffalo’s The Last Waltz Live — Event will be a re-enactment of the legendary final concert by The Band from Thanksgiving Day 1976, and will feature local musicians playing the roles of performers from the concert, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 852-3835, www.babevillebuffalo.com
Rodrigo y Gabriela: Tenth Anniversary Tour — Mexican acoustic rock-maestros Rodrigo y Gabriela will visit the area with a performance, along with Marc Scibilia, at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at UB’s Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst; $ (box office; www.ticketfly.com; charge, 1-877-987-6487, 645-2787, www.ubcfa.org)
fri. 17 & sat. 18
El Coco: CD Release Concert — With Michel Ferre (piano, vocals, minor percussion), Vladimir Espinosa (Afro-Cuban percussion, vocals), Lazara
Martinez (violin, vocals, minor percussion), Armando Arce (Latin percussion, vocals), Rishon Odel (bass, vocals), 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Nov. 18, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com
Lindsey Webster — The jazz vocalist/songwriter will perform, along with singer/musician Kandace Springs, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Buffalo State College Performance Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 878-3005, www.buffalostatepac.org
Concerts for the Angels: An Evening of Remembrance — This event, part of the Concerts for the Soul performances, will feature tenor Cory James Gallagher and his sister, writer-poet Amy Gallagher, and will also have a segment dedicated to Craig Lehner, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church, 4737 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg. 627-3123
Christ Be My Light — Concert to feature Polish, French and English songs, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Corpus Christi Church, 199 Clark St., Buffalo; Free.
Rockin Polka Night — Third annual event will feature The New Direction Band and Crash Cadillac, 7
p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Potts Banquet Hall, 41 S. Rossler St., Cheektowaga; $. For reservations, call 675-6588.
Benefit Concert for the Joseph Calato Family — In 2015, Joseph Calato Jr. was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, and in 2017, his daughter suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident. The event will feature Alex Dube, Harry Graser, Mark Harris and Joe Calato, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $10. 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com The Bobby Militello Quartet — 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at Flying Bison Brewery, 840 Seneca St., Buffalo. 873-1557, www.flyingbisonbrewing.com
Brain Candy Live! — Adam Savage (“Mythbusters”) and Michael Stevens (“Vsauce”) have joined forces to bring this interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience to audiences, which will also feature crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at UB’s Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst; $ (box office; www.ticketfly.com; charge, 1-877-987-6487, 645-2787, www.ubcfa.org)