Pat Feldballe

Blues Host

Pat is a member of the Buffalo Broadcast Hall of Fame. He hosts WBFO's Weekend Blues Show from 7-11 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. to midnight Sunday.

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The North Delta Duo is a new Buffalo Blues ensemble, headed to this week’s International Blues Challenge. WBFO Blues host Pat Feldballe talked with them about their upcoming journey and the music they make.

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On this week's edition of Press Pass, Tim Clark, the head of the Buffalo Niagara Film Commission, joins WBFO’s Pat Feldballe for a look back at 2015, a highly successful year for filmmaking in Western New York.


On Sunday night, the ION Network will show "A Prince for Christmas," the film that was shot in East Aurora last winter. During WBFO's Press Pass, Tim Clark of the Buffalo Niagara Film Commission discussed how the production offers another example of how the movie industry is flourishing in the region.


This morning on Press Pass, WBFO’s Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about pitching producers, some new projects that are currently shooting, and the economic impact of film industry spending in Western New York.


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The next WBFO Blues Bash takes place this Saturday in the WNED|WBFO Studios. The headliner is The Noah Wotherspoon Band, a trio that found success at the International Blues Competition in Memphis, finishing second. WBFO Blues host Pat Feldballe talked with Wotherspoon about the band’s beginning and his fondness for public broadcasting.


This week on Press Pass, WBFO’s Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about attending a New York City seminar with Tina Fey and Harvey Weinstein and the process of searching for, and finding, the locations producers are seeking for their projects.


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This week on WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about how the fall season attracts movie producers looking to add a little color to their films. Also, some heavyweights from the head office of the New York State Film Commission have come to Buffalo to get a firsthand look at the resources that are getting producers from around the world excited about making a movie in Western New York.


Film crews are becoming commonplace in Western New York. During a recent day, as many as four crews were working on a variety of film projects in the area. With that success noted, the challenge now for local officials is to keep filmmakers coming back to the region.

Today on WBFO's Press Pass, Blues host Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about the significance of a film crew sighting Pat recently made on a Buffalo street. They also discusses a number of new film shoots about to get underway in Western New York.

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Now that Paramount Pictures Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles packed up and left town, some new projects, in the motion picture pipeline, are in the works.  This week in our Press Pass Conversation, WBFO’s Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark for a 'post-turtle' conversation. 

This week on WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about the economic impact of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 filming in Buffalo, which got underway on Route 33 Monday evening.

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The Ghost Town Blues Band, headliners at this weekend's WBFO Buffalo Blues Bash, is a group based in Memphis with deep roots in the Delta blues tradition. But there is more than meets the ear and the eye with the young band.

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For years, the blues has helped people express deep feelings. For the great blues performers, the music seems to flow naturally, almost second nature. But can the expressive power of the blues be taught as a therapy to young people who have drug dependencies or have suffered emotional trauma?

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Today on Press Pass, WBFO’s Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about a film written by a Western New Yorker that's been included in this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Tim also teases some news about the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, parts of which will be shot in Buffalo. 

This week WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe joins Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark for this month’s update on what's happening cinematically in Western New York.

This week WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe joins Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark for this month’s update on what's happening cinematically in Western New York. 

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This week on WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark for this month’s update on what happening cinematically in Western New York. This week, Tim talks about the need to often keep local filming productions secret.

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Today on WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark for this month’s update on what's happening cinematically in Western New York.

Today on WBFO's Press Pass, Saturday night Blues host Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark for this month’s update on what happening cinematically in Western New York. This week, Pat and Tim look at the post-production work being done locally.

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The WBFO Buffalo Blues Bash takes place Saturday night at the WBFO/WNED studios. The opening band is Buffalo's own Tommy Z Band and the headliner is a finalist in the 2014 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Billy the Kid and the Regulators. 

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The songs of Allen Toussaint have been some of the biggest hits in American music since the 1960s. 


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Western New York has been a hot bed lately for for movies and TV shows. You may have spotted film crews taping in East Aurora, Lockport or elsewhere locally.

This week, WBFO welcomes a new addition to our Press Pass rotation. Pat Feldballe, who hosts Saturday night Blues on WBFO, will be sitting down for occasional conversations with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark to talk about the bustling film industry in Western New York. 

Words like prodigious, prolific, astounding, and extraordinary are appropriate when describing the career of Bobby Militello.

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There exists quite a list of people who have called Western New York home and gone on to success in Hollywood. Among them is William Fichtner, who recently played Butch Cavendish, the nasty villain in the 2013 film The Lone Ranger.

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Well-known Amherst Saxophone Quartet will be performing a free concert Friday afternoon at the Downtown Library Auditorium.  It is a free performance as part of the "Judy Summer Concert Series" at the Library. WBFO'S Blues host Pat Feldballe sat down with a member of the Amherst Saxophone Quartet about today's concert, their work and the band's national success.

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With a name that includes two of the world's great guitar makers, some might say Martin Taylor was born to play the instrument. 

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