BUFFALO, N.Y. – UB on the Green, the University at
Buffalo’s free outdoor performance series, is back for an
eighth season of celebrating the summer season in the South Campus
Events, presented by the Office of Community Relations, will
take place from 6-8 p.m. July 16, July 23, July 30 and Aug. 6 on
the Hayes Hall lawn on the South Campus. Parking is available in
the NFTA Park and Ride and Townsend lots. Spectators are encouraged
to bring a picnic, lawn chairs and blankets. Light refreshments
will be available for sale. UB on the Green is a family-friendly,
In addition to the traditional musical performance, the series
will focus each night’s events around a specific theme
designed to welcome neighbors to the university and introduce them
to different aspects of UB.
“This is the eighth annual UB on the Green and we are
proud to again offer this free outdoor concert series to our host
communities,” says Linwood Roberts, director of the Office of
Community Relations. “This year we have added a fourth
concert night, as well as raffles/giveaways to participants, and
look forward to another successful year.”
The series will open on July 16 with “Buffalo
Night,” with events focused on the city and what it has to
offer. The Soul Providers will play classic soul and R&B
“Arts & Culture Night” will take place on July
23, featuring the music of brass band 12/8 Path Band. The evening
will include interactive arts and crafts stations.
July 30 features “UB on the Green Care Fair,” a
night dedicated to health and wellness. Representatives from more
than 30 organizations will provide free health screenings, other
health and wellness information, and fun activities. Reggae band
Neville Francis & the Riddim Posse will perform.
“Athletics Night” will close the series on Aug. 6.
Participants can meet the UB Bulls, get ready for the fall sports
season and enjoy the country sounds of The Heritage.
In addition to the Office of Community Relations, sponsors of UB
on the Green are Venus restaurant in the University Plaza and the
For more information about UB on the Green, contact the Office
of Community Relations at 829-3099.