Celebrate “everything Buffalo” at the first BuffaLove Fest taking place at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Buffalo Zoo.

There will be food trucks, artisans who specialize in Buffalo-themed goods, as well as live music.

The event will mark the debut of a Buffalo supergroup, the BuffaLoveBirds featuring Lance Diamond, Ali Critelli, Eric Crittenden, Vinnie DeRosa, Mike Wagner and Rob Lynch. Now that’s a band! The bill will also include Andrew J. Reimers, Brad Gower, the Jony James Band, the Albrights, Nelson Starr and the Steam Donkeys.

Tickets are $25 advance, $30 at the door for this 21-and-over event. For more info, visit

– Jeff Miers