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[preview 11.2.11: Keir Neuringer, Steve Swell, Brian McNeil, Vacant Lots shows]

Lots of good shows this week in Buffalo, so we’ll preview each of them tonight on The Upstate Soundscape on 91.3 FM WBNY.

Keir Neuringer on Sax

First off we’ll hear tracks from multi-talented Central NY artist Keir Neuringer who performs tonight at Nietzsche’s with Poverty Hymns.

Steve Swell

Next we’ll check out some music from trombonist Steve Swell who performs Friday night at Hallwall’s as part of the Undersound Fall 2011 concert serires.

Sticking with the jazz, we’ll also hear a track the Michael McNeill Trio, a improv jazz trio from Buffalo that has a new album coming out called Passageways, which is the recording from a live performance that took place at Hallwall’s this past December.

The album release party for Passageways is Thursday at The Backroom (behind Hardware) and will feature a performance from Bacon/McNeill.

Vacant Lots

And finally, we’ll hear something from indie band Vacant Lots, who will be performing tonight at Soundlab.

Show starts at 10pm on 91.3 FM WBNY. Stream at WBNY.org.


[visually sound sunday: Poverty Hymns live @ Sugar City]

Here is a live performance by Buffalo solo act Poverty Hymns recorded back in August at Sugar City. This video also features the Lamp Orchestra, an array of vintage lamps that Poverty Hymns syncs with his hypnotic guitar loops to stunning effect.

Poverty Hymns will perform with the aid of the Lamp Orchestra this Wednesday night at Nietzsche’s, which will also feature multi-instrumentalist Keir Neuringer from Central New York and Swirl Dive Twirl.