Buffalo Infringement Festival 2009
Thank you to everyone who attended this event & thank you to all of the artists & musicians at B West Studio!


Gallery hours at B West Studio during the Buffalo Infringement Festival:

Thursday, July 30th from 5-10p.m.

Friday, July 31st from 5-10p.m.

Saturday, August 1st from 12-6p.m.

Sunday, August 2nd from 12-6p.m.


Opening Reception from 6-10p.m. on Thursday, July 30th, featuring live music by Infringement Artists!

Mike Criscione will be playing at the B West Studio Opening Reception from 7-10p.m.


Two-time winner of "Best Original Guitarist" at the Buffalo Music Awards, Mike Criscione's path as a musician has taken him through a number of angular phases. Beginning in the western New York music scene as a rock guitarist for the critically acclaimed progressive band Riley, Criscione established himself as an accomplished guitarist and vocalist...

Dosareality also performing on Thursday, July 30th @ B West Studio from 7-10p.m.


Dosareality is an Indie/alternative rock trio from Buffalo NY. Dosareality features the sweet and haunting vocal stylings of Cherie Ruben whose influences include Suzanne Vega, Lisa Loeb and Stevie Nicks. Larry Decz adds vocals and keyboards, and Dave Pinson plays guitar. Their show consists of original songs from their 2008 CD release titled 'Cold Wet Blanket' as well as songs from their 2009 just released 2nd CD called '2nd Revolution'. As a tribute to some of Cherie's greatest influences - they also might throw in a cover from Suzanne Vega and Lisa Loeb as well.

The Left Hand of Darkness will be performing from 6-7p.m. @ B West Studio on Friday, July 31st.

Long description: Charles J. Quagliana, 10 and 12 string Krappy Touchstyle Guitars and Keyboards Formerly of The Buzz Points (SF) A progressive rock Trio featuring Chapman Stick, Drums and Electric Violin that was often compared to King Crimson and John Luc Ponty. I came to Buffalo in 2003 to escape the Rat Race and deteriorating live music scene of the Bay Area. A Professional Sound Engineer and Audio Technician by trade, I bring my vast musical repertoire and comprehensive soundscape of tones to WNY for the second year in a row...

 For a complete schedule and Infringement Artists descriptions...please visit: http://infringebuffalo.org/IF09/V17

Laurie Tanner will be exhibiting artwork at B West Studio,  Merge Restaurant & Western New York Book Arts Collaborative during the Infringement Festival.


Opening Reception at Merge Restaurant on Thursday, July 23rd, from 5-8p.m. featuring artwork by Jason Klinger, Sam Alba & Laurie Tanner.

There will also be an opening at the Western New York Book Arts Collaborative on Saturday, July 25th, from 6-9p.m.!


B West Studio will be featuring artwork by Ashley Bobbett, Kathryn Makin, Angie Wittman, Teri Drennan, Charlie Walters, Aaron Thomas, John E. Kennedy, Jr., Peter Caruso, Madeleine Cutrona with her Community Quilts Project, J. Tim Raymond, Goseong Choi, Mina Park & Laurie Tanner.


Image by artist Ashley Bobbett.


Please visit the official website for more details on other events & venues: Infringe Buffalo!