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Nerds Gone Wild @ NCCC

About the Nerds

Nerds Gone Wild is an award-winning 80s cover band based in Buffalo, New York. They specialize in delivering high-energy and interactive performances of classic and new-wave music from eras gone by.

Featuring NCCC Alum Ed Tabone, the Nerds will offer an evening of dance nostalgia, to help conclude our 60th-year anniversary celebration. Let’s get wild!


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Nerds Gone Wild FAQs

⁃ Can I smoke at the show?

NCCC is a Tobacco Free Campus. The use of all tobacco products (including electronic smoking devices) are prohibited on campus property.

⁃ Can I bring my pet to the show?

No pets are allowed on campus except for certified therapy companions.

⁃ Can I really come to this event for free?

Yes. It’s a birthday party! Attendance is free.

⁃ Is there a fee for parking?

No. Parking is free, too.

⁃ How should I enter the campus for this event?

Guests should enter through the Town Line Road entrance and park in Lots 4, 5, 6 or 7. Please refer to the attached map.

⁃ Will there be restrooms on site?

Yes! There will be portable toilets onsite. Please see the attached map for specific locations.

⁃ Can I bring my own food or drinks?

Outside alcohol is not permitted, and no coolers are allowed. Guests can bring their own snacks yet please note food trucks will be on site.  NCCC will be selling beer, seltzers, soft drinks and water with all proceeds to benefit the NCCC Veterans Memorial Park.

⁃ What food trucks will be there?

Steaksters, The Great Foodini, Mother Cluckers, and House of Munch will be on campus for the event!

⁃ Is there a special opportunity for alumni?

Alumni can purchase a $20 ticket for the hospitality tent.  Ticket includes two beverages and light snacks; registration before event is necessary. Wristbands will be distributed at the alumni tent’s check-in table. Those can be purchased online here.

⁃ Can Alumni pay cash for a hospitality tent ticket on site?


⁃ Do I need ID?

Anyone purchasing alcoholic beverage will need a government-issued ID if you are of legal drinking age and plan to purchase alcoholic drinks.

⁃ Will there be seating?

All guests should bring their own folding chair; the stage and viewing areas will take place in a parking lot.

⁃ When should I get there?

Our venue opens at 5:30 p.m. the opening act starts at 6:30 p.m.

⁃ What if it rains?

A light drizzle won’t stop the party. If there’s a downpour, lightning or other potentially dangerous weather condition, then that could cause us to cancel or cut the event short.

⁃ How can I become an event sponsor?

We welcome sponsors!  All proceeds benefit the NCCC Veterans Memorial Park. Learn more about sponsorship benefits here.

⁃ Can I volunteer for this event?

Yes! We are always in need of volunteers! Please fill out this form here, and someone will reach out to you.

⁃ Can I donate more to the Veterans Memorial Project?

Absolutely! You can give via PayPal here.

⁃ How can I find out more about the Veterans Memorial project?

Here is the webpage on the project! Thank you for your interest!

⁃ Can we walk through the buildings while we are here?

Yes! The campus academic buildings will be open for concert attendees.


Sponsors receive tickets to our hospitality tent, preferred parking, and recognition in event marketing materials.   As a sponsor, your company will have a unique platform to showcase your commitment to our community and Veteran’s Memorial Park project.

Become a Sponsor

Please complete the form below and return to the NCCC Foundation by July 25, 2023.

Mail to NCCC Foundation, Inc: 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn, NY 14132.

Fax to (716) 614-5913

Sponsor Form

Food Trucks

Who’s Coming?


The Steaksters food truck based in Wheatfield, NY specializes in American comfort food with a modern twist. From classic steak sandwiches to Steak and Cheese logs, to Chicken wing dip logs, Steaksters are sure to satisfy all cravings.

Find them on Facebook here.

The Great Foodini

The Great Foodini is a family-owned food truck located in Ransomville, NY. They specialize in delicious pizza, calzones, Stromboli, and chicken wings!

Find them on Facebook here.

Mother Cluckers

Mother Cluckers is a family-owned food truck located in Niagara Falls, NY. They offer a variety of options such as peri peri chicken, wings, dirty corn, and fresh-cut fries!

Find them on Facebook here.

House of Munch

The House of Munch food truck in Buffalo, New York is known as the “greatest snack emporium” on wheels. It offers fried dough, kettle korn, cotton candy as well as American classics such as hot dogs, corn dogs, and french fries! 

Check them out at

*Please note, this truck is cash only.

Fly By Café

Fly By Café is a delicious food truck located in Niagara Falls, NY. This veteran-owned business is a local breakfast favorite and even holds the title of best breakfast burrito in Western New York! Don’t miss them!

Check them out on Facebook.

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Alumni Perks

Be sure to find the Alumni table at the

event for free merch and prizes!


Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6225
Location: A-201
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am – 4:00pm