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Canalside Live: Ghostface Killah with Slick Rick

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us every week, starting June 15 – August 17, for our Canalside Live Summer Concert Series!

Join us on Thursday July 13 as we welcome rappers Ghostface Killah and Grammy-nominated Slick Rick to the Canalside Live Stage!

Admission: $5.00, If you purchase tickets pre-sale at any of the 17 WNY Consumers Beverages locations and on Canalside’s Boardwalk (near the Whipple Truss Bridge), you will receive a coupon for a free beverage at the show (beer, wine, pop, or water). Beverage coupon is available for pre-sale tickets only purchased at Consumers or Canalside and can only be used on that specific show. Pre-sale tickets can also be purchased on ticketfly.com but will not come with a drink coupon.

VIP tickets are also available: $35.00 and include access to the private VIP tent, 2 beverages, free appetizers, private restrooms and front of stage viewing area. VIP tickets can be purchased online at Ticketfly.com.

View our Concert Information and FAQs page: https://www.canalsidebuffalo.com/concerts/

Canalside Live is sponsored by Labatt Blue & Blue Light, Consumer’s Beverage, Try-It Distributing, Cricket Wireless, Buffalocal Beer, Pepsi, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp, Ticketfly, and Funtime Presents.

Dennis Coles better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan. After the group achieved breakthrough success in the aftermath of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the members went on to pursue solo careers to varying levels of success. Ghostface Killah debuted his solo-career with Ironman in 1996, which was well received by music critics. He has continued his success over the following years with critically acclaimed albums such as Supreme Clientele (2000) and Fishscale (2006). His stage name was taken from one of the characters in the 1979 kung fu film Mystery of Chessboxing. He is the founder of his own label Starks Enterprises. Via Wikipedia
Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters, better known to the world as “Slick Rick”, is a Grammy-nominated, English-born performer and the most successful British-American rapper in music history who is known as Hip-Hop’s Greatest Storyteller. Originally from London, the hip-hop veteran began his career in 1983 as a member of Doug E. Fresh’s Get Fresh Crew, pioneering what is referred to as the “Golden Age of Hip- Hop”. With four albums to his credit – the landmark The Great Adventures of Slick Rick (1988), The Ruler’s Back (1991), Behind Bars (1994) and The Art of Storytelling (1999). Rick has collaborated with a range of musical icons, from Jay-Z and Missy Elliot to Outkast, Mos Def and Aaliyah. His music has been sampled and interpolated over 600 times, by such artists as Beyonce, Beastie Boys, TLC, Nas, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Black Star, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg and Color Me Badd. In the process, he became the most sampled hip-hop artist ever. Many of the new songs became hit singles, underscoring his timeless influence…He has four Billboard 200 records, and 14 Top 100 Singles worldwide.

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Organizer

Canalside Buffalo

Venue

Canalside Buffalo
44 Prime St
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States

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