Buffalo Rising presents

The 2018 Witches Ball

Saturday, October 27, 2018
@ Statler City
7 p.m. – 1 a.m.

The Annual Halloween Masquerade hosted by Buffalo Rising is back @ Statler City on Saturday, October 27.

This year, the Witches Ball is dedicated to the Legends of Rock ’n Roll. Let the 2018 Witches Ball take you on a Scareway to Heaven featuring music from legends like Hell-vis Presley, Janis Goblin, George Scareison, and Grave-id Bowie.

The Line-Up.

The Witches Ball’s five event stages will be transformed into nightclubs fit for rockstars, featuring amazing bands that include:

Nerds Gone Wild, Western New York’s wildest 80’s show brings all your favorite NEW WAVE and CLASSIC 80’S HITS. Don’t miss the hottest, sexiest, smartest bunch of GEEKAZOIDS in Western New York.

XOXO Pop Band, has fast become one of the most well-known acts in Buffalo, N.Y, bringing a unique blend of today’s hottest dance, hip-hop, Top 40 and pop music to audiences not only in Western New York, but across the country. Most recently Denver, Colorado.

Eat’em and Smile, is beaming into give us the music stylings of artists like, David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Michael Anthony, Alex Van Halen, Gregg Bissonette, and Buffalo’s own, Billy Sheehan.

Plus, introducing Buffalo’s newest Rick James tribute band featuring Preach Freedom as Rick James, along with fellow WNY musicians, Calvin Parmer, and Rod Bonner.

And that’s just the start…

Become Buffalo famous, by posing for our photographers in front of the step n’ repeat, or walk the black carpet which will automatically enter you into our virtual costume contest. New this year, is a green screen photo booth, where you and your guests can act out your wildest dreams of super stardom!

Our fabulous Queens of Dragdom will once again werq the stage to bring some of the world’s most beloved rock stars to life.

Walk “The Sunset Strip” featuring The MaddTat2 716 Sideshow to satisfy the freak in you, extroverted-introverts might consider jamming with SE² Silent Disco, or wander to the lower level, formerly Club Rendezvous, and be transported to the infamous Viper Room (REDUX).

To learn more, click here for a complete list of announced acts. This epic event will once again feature dozens of local artists, psychics, musicians, DJs, and performers.


2017 Witches Ball

Produced and edited by Jason Jurewicz | Brand Landers

Thanks to all our 2017 attendees, artists, performers, musicians, psychics, and sponsors.

Thanks to all our 2016 attendees, artists, performers, musicians, psychics, and sponsors.