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Canalside Food Fight #3

This Saturday is the 3rd installment of the Canalside Food Fight ! All the fun kicks off at 10AM and continues all day.  Come and cheer on the competitors as  local foodtrucks serve and continue  the battle to become the Grand Champion!

We will not be competing but we will be serving 10AM-5PM and cheering on everyone battling for FOOD FIGHT Supremacy.

While your checking out the Food Fight, this is your chance celebrate Buffalo nautical history with the Buffalo Maritime Festival.  It going to be an amazing day – spectacular food!  Cool local history!  Row-boat rentals! A beer tent!  Historic re-enactments! And a ton more. Here’s the complete list of the events happening at the festival all weekend: http://www.canalsidebuffalo.com/buffalo-maritime-festival/

Pack up the car, brings some friends and family and stop at the bank because you’re going to want to stay all day!  Don’t forget to bring a hoodie because it might be a little cool but there’s no rain  in the forecast

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Battle @ Buffalo August 24, 2013

Come and join us this Saturday (August 24) for the 8th Annual Battle @ Buffalo. The event runs from 12-10PM and is at the New Era Headquarters (160 Delaware Ave, Buffalo 14202).

The first 100 people through the door will receive a gift bag that includes a custom New Era Cap.  Admission is $5 and dancers coming to compete need to add another buck to that for a total of $6.

This is going to be a great day with 10 full hours of amazing dancing and art so make it a point to come down.  We  will be joined by a bunch of other food trucks and serving the entire day, so there will be tons of good food too!

Here’s some more information from the Battle @ Buffalo site about the days activities:

DANCE:
This year the dance competition will consist of a 3vs3 B-Boy/B-Girl Battle and a 1v1 All Styles Battle. For both battles we will showcase for the top sixteen in each bracket. PRIZE FOR THE B-BOY BATTLE $1500 IN CASH AND A NEW ERA GIFT BAG! PRIZE FOR THE ALL STYLES BATTLE $300 IN CASH AND A NEW ERA GIFT BAG!
Brackets and Rules will be posted soon.

Judges:
B-boy/B-girl
DOMKEY – Lions of Zion
LOOSE LEE – Dynamic Rockers
BORN -Rivers Crew

All Styles
ANDROID
ZIYIN LEE
ROOK

MUSIC:
DJ Cutler
DJ Trevthorn
DJ Sike
Chill Harmonic Orchestra
Billy Drease Williams

ART:
Our art tent this year will feature local artists and the supplies necessary for you to create your own master pieces. Local canvas maker Brian Wilcox will be on hand showing you how to build and stretch your own canvas while local graffiti artists show you how to master the art of spray paint.

Local artists, vendors and food trucks will be there throughout the day to bring you their talent. Our mission for this festival is to take what we do everyday at Verve Dance Studio and bring it outdoors. To share family friendly hip hop based on unity and respect with a larger audience. Please help us by spreading the word, bringing your family, friends and neighbors and by respecting yourself and others at the event.

For more information on attending the event, volunteering or vending please email us at vervedancestudio@gmail .

City of Night at Silo City

Join us tonight at Buffalo’s City of Night at Silo City.

Tonight is the 2nd Annual City of Night and is dedicated to celebrate all the things that make Buffalo great and “is meant to draw attention to Buffalo’s history, art community, and architectural heritage by featuring the grain elevators at silo city in the old first ward as a living work of art, a symbol of our architectural heritage and a vessel for what our community’s future can be.”

The party kicks off  at 4PM and continues to 2AM and is going to be an amazing experience for everyone who comes! Don’t forget that it’s FREE.

Here’s the link for more information: http://www.cityofnightbuffalo.com/ and here’s the map of the event layout.   Parking is very limited so take a minute and looking over the information about transportation to Silo City here.

 

See you tonight! Be happy that you’re hungry

Saturday Artisan Market – August 10

Come out today (August 10th) to the Saturday Artisan Market.  Located at Canalside (across from the First Niagara Center, right near the Naval Park) the Artisan Market hosts more than 60 vendors and live entertainment.

  • Come hungry!
  • Stay all day!
  • Grab lunch and dinner! 
  • If your friends can’t make it, volunteer to be their designated Amy’s Food Truck deliverer! 
  • We will be serving all day 10AM – 5PM !

Click HERE for directions.

ChalkFest Buffalo 2013

Join us today for day 2 of  the 2013 ChalkFest

We’ll be serving 12-6PM

Here’s a breakdown of today’s activity:

12:00 PM:  FESTIVAL RE-OPENS! Food Trucks, Vendors and Beer

                  tent re-open.    

​12:30 PM:  Dan & Leanne (Music)

                  Mad-Hatter’s Hat Making Activity (space limited)

1:00 PM:    LIVE STORYBOOK NARRATION     

                 Sidewalk Chalk Making Activity (space limited)  

1:30 PM:    Hip-Hop Dance Performance by Differential Flava Crew

2:00 PM:   Alice’s Tea Party (space is limited)    

2:30 PM:   LIVE STORYBOOK NARRATION                  

3:00 PM:   Hopscotch Tournament (Children welcome, adults

                 encouraged)

                 Break-Dance Performance by SolStace             

3:30 PM:   Break-Dance Performance by SolStace       

4:30 PM:   Diamond Ricelli Concert

6:00 PM: FESTIVAL ENDS!

 

For more information click here

 

In case you’re wonder what to expect here are are a couple pictures from last year.photo3 photo1 photo2

Concert for a Cure

Come and join us today (July 28) at Canalside for the 2013 Concert for a Cure. In addition to the Amy’s Truck there will be tons of great food and so much great music – Hit N Run, The Informers, Route 66, The Heritage, Whiskey Reverb, Double Shot, Carl Motyka, Leon & the Fork Lifts and international superstars THE GUESS WHO!

It’s going to be an amazing day. Doors open at 1and the music kicks off at 2PM.

All proceeds from Concert for a Cure are going to cancer research at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Don’t forget that every ticket purchased registers you for a change to win a 2013 Honda Civic.

Tickets are priced $10 (children 12 and under) – $75 and it all goes to great cause.

Niagara Falls Music & Arts Festival!

There is no rain today. Rain is merely a state of mind. With that being said, you should definitely come out to the Niagara Falls Music & Arts Festival today and tomorrow (June 29th and 30th) for an amazing event! On Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls there will be over 100 art and food vendors, wine tastings, street entertainers, as well as your favorite bands from WNY and Canada bringing you unforgettable and unstoppable music! How can Amy’s Truck help with this already seemingly perfect day? Well we’ll feed you of course! We’ll be hanging around from 11am to 7pm giving you the strength you need to keep all of your senses going at once. Remember, THAT’S WHAT UMBRELLAS ARE FOR!

Hope to see you there!

 

LIVE AT LARKIN!

So we won’t be able to make it to First Niagara Center today for lunch (sad face) BUT we will be down at Larkin Square tonight (06/26) for Live at Larkin! If you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s a must. Live music, sunshine, friends, and food. And Amy’s Truck will be there to take care of that last part!

Stop down from 5:00 until 8 and enjoy summer while you can!

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AMBUSH TONIGHT!

Tonight is going to be a good night. Pride weekend is kicking off at Cobblestone and Amy’s Truck will be there to fill you up before you party down.
Then, after you’re well fed, why not stick around and enjoy this AMAZING band (ok, I might be in the band), The Stamplickers! All your favorite covers, all night long.

Does Buffalo know how to party, or what?