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Sold-out Rihanna show at First Niagara Center runs late

**Update: Jeff Miers' review: Rihanna bumps and grinds in Buffalo

Rihanna kicked off her "Diamonds Tour 2013" at First Niagara Center on Friday evening. The singer and her entourage were running behind schedule. Rihanna took the stage a little after 10 p.m., making it impossible for a review of the show to be filed by deadline. A full review of the concert will run in Sunday's Buffalo News.

The packed house didn't seem to mind the wait. Following an opening set from rising hip-hop star A$ap Rocky, Rihanna, backed by a four-piece band, 8 dancers, and a pair of harmony vocalists, opened with "Phresh Out the Runway" and was greeted by a deafening roar.

The show, presented in three acts, with attendent costume and set changes, concentrated on songs from the star's 2012 album "Unapologetic". 

- Jeff Miers, News Pop Music Critic

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