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Fittingly, on their fifth full-length album, The Last Hero, hard rock juggernaut Alter Bridge pursue a level of excellence inspired by timeless heroism. Making the record became something of a personal quest for the quartet—Myles Kennedy [vocals, guitar], Mark Tremonti [guitar, vocals], Brian Marshall [bass], and Scott Phillips [drums].

Event Date Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Door Opens 6:00 pm
Showtime 7:00 pm

That they are still roaring and soaring should be no surprise. That's just how they are built. TESLA may have been born in the mid 80s eruption of leather, spandex, and big hair, but this band has never been about those things. Hardly. Their bluesy, soulful sound is strongly embedded in the roots of organic, authentic, 1970s rock and roll. The same roots that produced bands like The Allman Brothers, Grand Funk Railroad, AC/DC, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Aerosmith.

Event Date Friday, 01 May 2020
Door Opens 6:30 pm
Showtime 7:30 pm

Theory of a Deadman has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to support organizations dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence and building a community free of abuse. Songs make statements at just the right time. Born at the intersection of insurgency and inspiration, music props up a sounding board for the people to be heard. Theory Of A Deadman amplify this voice on their seventh full-length offering, Say Nothing [Roadrunner Records/Atlantic Worldwide].

Event Date Sunday, 26 April 2020
Supporting Acts 10 Years
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm
Come celebrate an amazing night of Pop music, performed by the best from around the world!
Event Date Friday, 24 April 2020
Door Opens 8:00 pm
Showtime 9:00 pm

The Niagara Spanks Fetish Ball featuring the Make Acid Great Again Tour featuring live performances by Lords Of Acid, Aesthetic Perfection, Praga Khan and MXMS. What else is going on here? - Fetish gear vendors and demonstrations, Spanking booths, Caged dancers, General Debauchery, Fetish Attire Encouraged

Event Date Thursday, 02 April 2020
Supporting Acts Aesthetic Perfection, Praga Khan and MXMS
Door Opens 6:30 pm
Showtime 7:30 pm

Unfortunately, this show has been canceled. Ticket sales can be refunded at point of purchase. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Event Date Saturday, 14 March 2020
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

Beartooth began as an emotional exorcism. Conceived, constructed, and unleashed by one man in a basement studio. Now, even as the band has grown to become a headlining festival act; cracked Billboard’s Top 25; lit up SiriusXM radio; and were crowned Breakthrough Band at both the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards and Loudwire Music Awards, Beartooth’s music and message remain intensely personal.

Event Date Monday, 20 January 2020
Door Opens 6:00 pm
Showtime 7:00 pm

Vocalist/guitarist Ashley Boo-Schultz and hypeman/turntablist Human Kebab have always existed hanging in a sort of myth-like state, allowing the music they make together to first speak for itself, and empowering listeners to take from the sophisticated sound whatever they will.

Event Date Tuesday, 31 December 2019
Door Opens 9:00 pm
Showtime 9:45 pm

There's nothing better than celebrating the holiday season with good friends and great music. Join us for the return of The Kerfuffle Before Christmas: Night Two at The Rapids Theatre on Friday, December 13th starring Sum 41, The Dirty Nil and The Unlikely Candidates!

Event Date Friday, 13 December 2019
Supporting Acts The Dirty Nil, The Unlikely Candidates
Door Opens 6:00 pm
Showtime 7:00 pm

What do you call a band whose twenty year-career spans sold-out stands at both Madison Square Garden and Red Rocks Amphitheater, millions of albums sold over the course of what will be nine full-length releases, and multiple chart-busting entries? In the case of O.A.R., two simple words suffice: “The Mighty.” That’s the best way to sum up the Maryland quintet.

Event Date Thursday, 21 November 2019
Presented By SiriusXM Pulse
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

Everyone leaves a legacy behind. No matter how big or small, our words and actions echo forever and make a lasting imprint. Two decades since their 1999 formation in Southern California, that truth weighed heavy on the members of gold-selling metal mavericks Atreyu.

Event Date Thursday, 07 November 2019
Supporting Acts Whitechapel, He Is Legend, Tempting Fate, Santa Cruz
Door Opens 6:00 pm
Showtime 6:30 pm

Simple Plan, the multi-platinum, Montreal-based band boasts worldwide sales topping 10 million. Accolades include a 2005 Teen Choice Award, 2006 JUNO Fan Choice Award, 2012 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, 2012 Yahoo! Canadian Impact Award, 2012 NRJ award and the 2013 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award.

Event Date Saturday, 02 November 2019
Supporting Acts We The Kings
Door Opens 6:00 pm
Showtime 6:45 pm

Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music. A member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame with former bandmates, Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page reunited with the band he co-founded for their induction at the 2018 JUNO Awards – a night capped off by an exhilarating two song performance.

Event Date Friday, 01 November 2019

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On Halloween, the 93rd anniversary of Houdini’s death, eleven Houdini experts along with psychic medium Jenn Lefevre around a large table will attempt to make contact with Houdini, the greatest escape artist in history.

Event Date Thursday, 31 October 2019

Visionary media collective STARSET have carved out a unique path as part cinematic rock band and part conceptual storytellers, weaving an intricate narrative through multiple mediums and redefining the concept of a truly immersive entertainment experience.

Event Date Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Door Opens 6:00 pm
Showtime 7:00 pm

You're cordially invited to join us for an evening full of scares at our Rapids Theatre Ghost Hunt hosted by paranormal investigation groups Paranormal Crossroads and Soul's Gate Paranormal. There are 3 different different Ghost Hunts; 6:30, 8:30 & 10:30. Click details for all pricing.

Event Date Friday, 18 October 2019

Throughout history, art rejoices and revels in the wisdom of women. Within a deck of tarot cards, the High Priestess serves as the guardian of the unconscious. In Greek mythology, the old oracles celebrate the Mother Goddess.

Event Date Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Supporting Acts New Years Day, DED and Little Miss Nasty
Door Opens 6:00 pm
Showtime 7:00 pm

Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame

2019 Induction Ceremony

Event Date Sunday, 13 October 2019
Door Opens 1:00 pm
Showtime 2:00 pm

There are few voices more deeply embedded in the iconography and mythology of American indie rock than that of Chan Marshall. Under the musical nom de plume of Cat Power, Marshall has released music for nearly 25 years now and her prowess as a songwriter, a producer, and most notably—as a voice—has only grown more influential with time.

Event Date Friday, 27 September 2019
Supporting Acts Arsun
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

For Judah & the Lion, the last two years should've been the best of their lives as the Nashville band toured behind a powerful single and a genre-upending album, sharing stages with heroes and playing to oceans of fans. But as everything was coming together for them, singer-guitarist Judah Akers' world was falling apart as his family was hit by alcoholism and affairs, death and divorce.

Event Date Thursday, 19 September 2019
Supporting Acts Flora Cash
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm


Event Date Friday, 13 September 2019

Stone Temple Pilots are no strangers to change. Unpredictably has shaped the Grammy®-winning group since it emerged as one of the best-selling bands of the 1990s. More than 25 years later, the band is reborn once again on its seventh studio album –its first with new singer Jeff Gutt, a veteran of the Detroit music scene.

Event Date Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

Join us for an extraordinary show on August 30th 2019 and discover the newest Medium to the scene who entertains, enlightens and engages your Spirit's funny-bone Psychic Medium Jenn LeFevre Uncensored!!

Event Date Friday, 30 August 2019

Semi-hibernating since 2011, the Raconteurs – Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler – took their time in 2018 and early 2019 assembling the cadre of killer songs that is HELP US STRANGER, the band’s third studio LP and first new music in over a decade.

Event Date Friday, 16 August 2019
Supporting Acts EX HEX
Door Opens 6:30 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

Every ticket for this show includes a digital download of I Prevail’s forthcoming album. You will receive an email with more details about this offer approximately 7 days after your purchase.

Event Date Friday, 12 July 2019
Door Opens 6:30 pm
Showtime 7:25 pm

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Passion Pit show scheduled for Sunday May 19th at Rapids has been moved to the following day Monday May 20th at Rapids Theatre. All tickets purchased for May 19th will be honored on the new date.

Passion Pit has confirmed 2019 tour dates to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their breakthrough debut album, Manners. Upon the album’s release, AllMusic praised, “…thanks to the meticulous production values, the insane catchiness of the hooks, and the pure and true emotional underpinnings below all the gloss, the album is a total success of both sound and vision.”

Event Date Monday, 20 May 2019
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

New York, NY – Multiplatinum selling progressive pop band, Marianas Trench announced their Suspending Gravity U.S. tour which kicks off in Philadelphia, PA and wraps in Anaheim, CA. The 22-date tour will be held at venues that will give the fans more of an up-close-and personal live experience, and feature the powerhouse Vancouver quartet’s signature high-energy performance, while showcasing material from their forthcoming studio album Phantoms in addition to hits from their previous double platinum and gold-selling albums.

Event Date Saturday, 18 May 2019
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

When it was time to record the opening track to their sixth album Reverence, Parkway Drive decided to immerse the studio in total darkness. For the Byron Bay, Australia-based metal band, complete lack of light was the only way to truly capture the mood of “Wishing Wells”: a brutally haunting track whose sound frontman Winston McCall accurately describes as “like anvils falling out of a storm cloud.”

Event Date Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Supporting Acts After The Burial
Door Opens 5:30 pm
Showtime 6:30 pm

A near reverential dedication to truth is the foundation Tory Lanez’ artistic identity. Unabashedly introspective and keenly observant of the outside world in equal measure, the rapper born Daystar Peterson in Toronto, Canada, spent his early adolescence honing the sure-footed, narrative-led lyrics that have become synonymous with his singular style of rap.

Event Date Saturday, 27 April 2019
Presented By Niagara University Traditions Committee
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm

Who’s Bad’s live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s one true King. Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson’s expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see.

Event Date Saturday, 16 March 2019
Door Opens 7:00 pm
Showtime 8:00 pm
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