“Spring Fling” concert features noteworthy groups at First Niagara Center

The First Niagara Center, home of the Buffalo Sabres NHL hockey team, is shown along Lake Erie in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Alternative Buffalo 107.7 FM announced the lineup for the upcoming “Spring Fling” concert at First Niagara Center. The lineup features noteworthy alternative/indie rock groups Cage the Elephant, Silversun Pickups, Foals and Bear Hands.

The bands today announced a 15-city arena tour together which will make a stop in Buffalo on March 28, 2016. Tickets go on sale this Friday at alternativebuffalo.com.

This will be the first major show put on by Alternative Buffalo of the year. Last year, the station put on the sold out, second annual “Kerfuffle” music festival at Canalside and the “Kerfuffle Before Christmas” at the First Niagara Center.

Each band is promoting newly released albums, most notably Silversun Pickups and Cage the Elephant, who’s albums reached #16 and #26 in the Billboard 200 chart in 2015 respectively.

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