Party on the Portico

June 4, 2012

The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society will kick off its seventh annual Party on the Portico summer happy hour series on Friday, June 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at its museum building, located at 25 Nottingham Court at Elmwood Avenue.
 
At each Party on the Portico, guests enjoy upbeat live music, free appetizers, cash bar (wine/beer $4, water/soft drinks, $1), free 15-minute mini-tours of the History Museum, 50/ 50 split drawing, and great views of Mirror Lake, Delaware Park and the Japanese Garden—all from the portico and steps of the iconic museum.
 
The series, which runs through the summer for three Friday evenings, features some of Western New York’s most popular musical acts.
 
Band line-up/ schedule:
 
June 15 – The Stamp Lickers (Lively dance & Cover favorites)
 
July 20 – A Potter’s Field (Indie, Pop, Rock) & Marvelous Sauce (Power pop, soul alternative)
 
August 17 – The Albrights (Pop, Rock) & The Steam Donkeys (Honky-tonk, Americana, Rock- a- Billy)
 
Admission for each Party on the Portico event is $10 for the general public and $5 for Historical Society members. The series runs rain or shine and is exclusively for guests ages 21 and over.
 
Tickets are available in advance at the Museum during opening hours. All proceeds benefit the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. For more information, the public may call 716/873-9644 or visit www.buffalohistory.org.
 
The 2012 Party on the Portico series is generously supported by M&T Bank, WGRZ -2 on Your Side and Artvoice.