Buffalo Live Music

Buffalo has its scene – but it also has a sound.

It’s the gritty guitar chords of a city always grinding, with fledgling musicians flicking strings through punk sets or intricate progressions in the corners of dive bars and dance halls. It’s the drum thump of an ethnically diverse population, packed together in rock clubs once host to jazz greats, alt rock gods and every performer in between. It’s the amplified exuberance of a region still rising from the ashes of its Rust Belt past, but now blooming from the artistic fervor that’s always kept it pulsating.

Buffalo’s music is its heartbeat, and every night, it’s unleashed to illuminate this once-heralded City of Light.

Step into Asbury Hall @ Babeville and find downtown’s most angelic venue, set inside a converted 19th century Gothic Revival-style church. Catch a touring show inside the lower bowl of the historic Town Ballroom, then shuffle across the street to the Tralf for blues, jazz or the spirit of Prince—who famously played a surprise set in the place in 2002. Pack into Mohawk Place for genuine rock club grit, or find the city’s answer to Austin, Texas within the alt-country, honky tonk confines of Sportsmen’s Tavern. Walk up to a collaborative evening within the Colored Musicians Club; stroll in and get situated within the jazz-infused ambiance of Pausa Art House; or head to bohemian cool of Nietzsche’s, whose exterior artwork states its position quite clearly: Without music, life would be a mistake.

Rick James found his funk on these streets. The Goo Goo Dolls went from sweat-drenched local club shows to eventual pop radio stardom. Snapcase’s homegrown snarl influenced every fledgling hardcore act for decades—including fellow Buffalonians Every Time I Die, who tore up local spots before rising to a now flagship act of its genre. Ani DiFranco, Willie Nile and Weezer’s Patrick Wilson grew up here; and before its swirling jams moved summer festivals, Aqueous, Moe. and Soulive were born on these blocks.

But the venues and lineage are only part of the sound. The rest lies in the region’s ongoing need for that beat, and how it reverberates from musician to resident across all corners of Western New York.

Tireless local artists. Visiting Canadian quartets. Hip-hop poets and purveyors of glittering synth pop. Their rhythms roll through venues small and large, suburban or city. In the winter, it echoes between frost-covered windows of neighborhood taverns and intimate enclaves. In the summer, it moves into every park, headlines every waterfront festival, and entertains thousands, seven nights a week.

Regardless of season, it’s always a working-class communal experience, shared by locals who’ve lived it, and visitors who want to check the pulse of this city. And with every song or sold-out show, that vibrancy is here—and it’s the sound of Buffalo.

Ready to hear it? Scroll down to see our list of venues, or explore our events calendar for upcoming music events.

(Buffalo is open for business! Please keep in mind that even if a business has reopened, their hours may have changed. It is best to call ahead or check the business website for accurate and complete information.)

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East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 652-8189 [description] =>

189 is a burger bar located in the heart of the historic East Aurora village. The kitchen prides itself in fresh, wholesome food, grinding a custom blend of prime grade brisket for our famous burgers on premise daily. Complement your burger with a craft cocktail or try a taste from our extensive whiskey wall. Take a seat in our beautiful outdoor alley or in our rustic dining room.

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189 Burger

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Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 852-3835 [description] =>

The 9th Ward, is a small basement bar perfect for concerts and performances as well as small private gatherings and celebrations. With standing room for 150 patrons, a fully stocked bar, removable platform stage, lighting and sound, The 9th Ward provides a perfect intimate setting.

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9th Ward

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Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 882-8843 [description] =>

The Allen Street Hardware Cafe: Is it the Left Bank in Paris? The East Village in New York? Or is it Allentown, in Buffalo, New York? Food, drink, and atmosphere that’s cool and creative. Allen Street at the corner of College.

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Allen Street Hardware Cafe

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Hamburg, NY 14075
(716) 202-1315 [description] =>

Award winning BBQ and the best juke joint in Western New York featuring local and national entertainment. Check out our website for a live music schedule.

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Armor Inn Tap Room

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Lewiston, NY 14092
(716) 754-4375 [description] =>

Enjoy summer concerts in the world-class Amphitheater, explore interactive public art installations and the Artpark Percussion Garden. Experience Unique outdoor festivals, walk the trails and more in this scenic Niagara Gorge location.

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Artpark

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Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 852-3835 [description] =>

In 2006, singer songwriter Ani DiFranco’s successful independent music company opened its new headquarters in the renovated Asbury Delaware Church. In addition to the label’s business offices, the former church houses a 1,200 capacity concert hall and smaller underground club for live performances.

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Babeville

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 331-3654 [description] =>

Bittersweet offers something for a variety of tastes. Vocalist performances Thursday-Saturday and Sunday features a soloist on piano. Come for a visit soon!

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Bittersweet Piano Lounge at Hotel @ The Lafayette

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Depew, NY 14043
(716) 901-0015 [description] =>

Bloomfield’s Pub is a locally-owned and operated establishment providing a unique atmosphere for people to enjoy delectable appetizers, ice cold beverages, and quality service. It’s also a place for live music, each Wednesday and Saturday.

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Bloomfield's Pub

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 200-1893 [description] =>

A live music venue located at in Buffalo’s historic Cobblestone District next door to the KeyBank Center, featuring a full bar and a taco stand!

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Buffalo Iron Works

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Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 259-9060 [description] =>

Our inspiration began with our name. The Burning Buffalo. Shortly after midnight on December 30, 1813, British troops crossed the Niagara River and sacked the Village of Buffalo. As frenzied residents escaped with what food and valuables they could carry, the British troops looted the village and flung blazing torches through smashed windows. Fire quickly consumed all but a handful of the 150 wooden buildings.

Within a week residents trickled back to find smoldering piles of black ash amidst a landscape of virgin snow. Built on a foundation of pride, resilience, compassion and generosity, what arose from those ashes would eventually become the great city we know today. The values and spirit of our earliest citizens, forged in fire, remain to this day at the core of every Buffalonian.

The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill aims to embody these values and honor our city’s rich history by proudly featuring local products, delivering an exceptional guest experience and providing a welcoming environment where our guests and neighbors can create enduring relationships and indelible memories.

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Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill

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Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2787 [description] =>

The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo continues to present the Western New York community with the widest variety of quality live entertainment. The upcoming season features music, dance, comedy, speakers, Broadway, international performances and more.

They can also host special events. Please contact them for details.

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Center for the Arts

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Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 836-9466 [description] =>

At the Central Park Grill, you always have a seat – come hang out on our 3-tier patio deck and watch the game or come visit us during happy hour and just chill out & relax in comfort…rain or shine!

Established, easygoing venue with American staples and draft beers, plus live music.

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Central Park Grill

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 855-9383 [description] =>

The Colored Musicians Club is the only remaining African American club of its kind in the United States. In 1999, it was designated a historical preservation site. In 2018, it was designated as a National Historic Site. Currently, the Club is promoting historical research and the preservation of jazz in Buffalo. Members offer free jazz lessons to community youth, and hold a jam session at the club on Sunday evenings. Giants of jazz like Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis once played at the city’s Colored Musicians Club. It continues to operate as a club and a jazz history museum.

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Colored Musicians Club

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 235-8380 [description] =>

duende is a bar and event space located on the grounds of Silo City in Buffalo, New York. The menu includes light fare that is updated daily, and a full bar

Guided by the authentic spirit of duende, the bar’s design was inspired by its unique location at Silo City: from the manufacturing legacy to the ever-growing urban gardens. Using materials salvaged from the silos, duende features a unique handcrafted bar and rugged industrial design.

Consider duende for events like special occasions to reading series to creative workshops.

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duende at Silo City

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Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 240-9359 [description] =>

Live music, drinks and great food such as oysters, clams, BBQ wings, and more.

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Duke's Bohemian Grove Bar

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Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 551-0001 [description] =>

Gypsy Parlor is located in the heart of the West Side of Buffalo. Featuring local favorites and flavors from around the world. A play on “regional” cuisine boasts some of West Side favorites like Pastilllos and Sambosa done artisanally. Let our knowledgeable staff recommend one of our select wines or local draft beers to accompany your meal, or try one of our specialty cocktails like The Gypsy Juice. Our premium Italian coffees make for the perfect pick-me-up.

At Gypsy Parlor, you’ll always find something special going on. From Buffalo B movie series night to your local indie rock bands we are set up for entertainment. With a bohemian backdrop you will feel like you’re in another country situated within Buffalo’s most immigrant populated neighborhood. We embrace diversity and support the West Side Renaissance. Stop in for a cocktail, We look forward to serving you!

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Gypsy Parlor, The

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Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 854-1694 [description] =>

Established in 1975, Hallwalls is renowned for its exhibitions of contemporary art, film and video screenings, live jazz, new music and performances. Hours also available by appointment.

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Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

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Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 882-5881 [description] =>

Milkie’s on Elmwood celebrates Mike’s history and the tradition of fine dining and live music that he has created throughout Western New York over the years. Mike and Suzanne are proud to continue the tradition at Milkie’ s on Elmwood.

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Milkie's on Elmwood

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 312-9279 [description] =>

Mohawk place is back! Over the years, Mohawk Place has taken pride in hosting underground and independent bands. It’s funky, it’s hot, it’s often crowded and it’s hosted some of the most acclaimed indie rockers, cowpunks, neo-folkies, and less easily pigeonholed acts in the country, night after night since 1990.

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Mohawk Place

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Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 886-8539 [description] =>

Eclectically and artistically decorated, Nietzsche’s is Buffalo’s legendary live music club. This casual bar attracts many local and national acts, and many popular bands played at this venue early in their careers.

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Nietzsche's

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Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 697-9075 [description] =>

PAUSA presents music concerts and artistic exhibitions focusing on artists indigenous to Buffalo and its surrounding area as well as national and international touring acts. PAUSA is a gathering place for creative musicians, artists and writers, where a free exchange of ideas can take place.

The relaxed atmosphere of the venue attracts patrons who wish to attend an intimate concert or an art exhibit while enjoying a glass of wine. Arts are the primary attraction at PAUSA: audiences are intentionally small, to more easily return to the intimate origins of live musical experience.

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PAUSA Art House

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North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716) 205-8925 [description] =>

This former Movie Theater was built in 1921 and has been restored to all its original beauty. With its columned walls, the grand balcony and sculpted ceiling, The Rapids Theatre has unmatched beauty in an awesome display of craftsmanship and elegance. The theatre is used for concerts and events.

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Rapids Theater

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Buffalo, NY 14202
[description] =>

A live music venue and nightclub in the Chippewa District. There’s a DJ Booth, and an adult room with access to the outdoor patio, and plenty of live performances scheduled.

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Rec Room Buffalo

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Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 877-2200 [description] =>

The Showplace Theater and Event Center is a Buffalo music venue that has been transformed. It boasts an Upper Balcony Lounge, full main floor bar, lighting, and sound system, and has a capacity of over 800 people.

The venue is also available for birthdays, corporate eents, parties, and music events.

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Showplace Theater Event Center

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Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 874-7734 [description] =>

Located in Buffalo, New York’s historic Black Rock section, Sportsmen’s year round, non-stop commitment to live music has earned a great deal of respect regionally and nationally. Known for its rotation of country, Americana and roots music, Sportsmen’s also hosts several jazz, R&B, rock and blues shows throughout the year, as well as a monthly polka party. (Now thats eclectic). Our cozy atmosphere, family hospitality and great sounding room are a few of the reasons why musicians enjoy playing here and why the fans keep coming back night after night.

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Sportsmen's Tavern

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Angola, NY 14006
(716) 549-5782 [description] =>

Bring your bathing suit, get some sun, and have some fun – Mickey Rats has beach-top volleyball courts, DJ’s, live music, dancing, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound.

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The Beach Club at Mickey Rats

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Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 662-3909 [description] =>

A classically trained head chef and extremely talented Sous chefs, combined with the best bartenders around, makes the Byrd House the place for great food, drinks, music and fun.

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The Byrd House

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Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 310-2020 [description] =>

The Cave is an intimate live music venue owned and operated by the Hall Family at Sportsmen’s Tavern. The Cave is located behind Sportmen’s Tavern on Military Road.

[post_slug] => the-cave [show_infowindow] => 1 [html] =>

The Cave

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Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 568-9005 [description] =>

At The Stage, their vision is to bring together a mix of classic rock and country. They want to provide the top rock and country music acts for your live entertainment. One of Buffalo’s top destinations for music, food and a high-energy nightlife.

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The Stage

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 852-3900 [description] =>

This funky, cool site offers guests a superb location to enjoy musicians from all genres – both underground and mainstream.

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Town Ballroom

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Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 852-2860 [description] =>

Located in Downtown Buffalo’s Theater District, the Tralf Music Hall is a live music entertainment venue. The tradition of The Tralf has always been to bring the finest quality entertainment to Buffalo and all of Western New York.

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Tralf Music Hall

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Depew, NY 14043
(716) 656-0715 [description] =>

Transit Music Lounge offers daily Happy Hours, lunch, dinner, and late night food, and live music. It is also available for private booking parties such as birthdays, banquets, and various work outings.

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Transit Music Lounge

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Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 855-9643 [description] =>

Tudor Lounge offers live music and features independent bands and musicians.

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Tudor Lounge

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189 Burger

189 Main Street
East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 652-8189

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9th Ward

341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 852-3835

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Allen Street Hardware Cafe

245 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 882-8843

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Armor Inn Tap Room

5381 Abbott Road
Hamburg, NY 14075
(716) 202-1315

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Artpark

450 South 4th Street
Lewiston, NY 14092
(716) 754-4375

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Babeville

341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 852-3835

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Bittersweet Piano Lounge at Hotel @ The Lafayette

391 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 331-3654

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Bloomfield's Pub

114 Bloomfield Avenue
Depew, NY 14043
(716) 901-0015

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Buffalo Iron Works

49 Illinois Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 200-1893

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Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill

1504 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 259-9060

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Center for the Arts

103 Center for the Arts
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2787

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Central Park Grill

2519 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 836-9466

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