This lounge, the oldest continuously-operating adult entertainment club in Buffalo, has been on the scene since the 1960s. Located in the North Buffalo area, the club is legendary for its non-stop nightly shows. The kitchen is open all night long seven days a week and there is no cover charge. The Colonie Lounge also offers an extensive selection of fine cigars to enjoy along with the entertainment.
3051 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14214 +1 716 836 9555
Located in the University Heights area near the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, this bar has been presenting some of the best live music in Western New York for more than 25 years. The ambience is cool and laid-back, making it perfect for an evening out with friends who want to have a drink or two while listening to music. Thursday night is hip-hop time. Tickets for all shows are only available at the door, and there is no reserved seating. Most shows begin at 11p. Open from Monday to Saturday from 3pm and Sunday from 1pm.
This quintessential Irish bar is so authentic, you'll think you've walked into a Dublin pub. Loyal customers swear this pub is the best outside the mother country. The fare is Irish pub with a good mix of homegrown New York style. Items include hand-sliced roast beef on a kimmelweck roll, and the Gaelic steak, broiled, then sautéed in an Irish Whiskey cream sauce.
9993 Alleghany Road Corfu, NY 14036 +1 585 599 5040
A 20,000-seat performing arts center situated on the Darien Lake theme park/entertainment resort grounds, this facility attracts national and international acts throughout the summer. For those intending to catch a concert, the resort has its own hotel - the Lodge on the Lake - as well as several restaurants, such as Beaver Brothers Lakeside Cafe. Tickets are available at the resort's main gate on the day of the performance, or through Ticketmaster (+1 716 852 5000).
350 Masten Avenue Paul Robeson Theatre Buffalo, NY 14209 +1 716 884 2013
A non-profit organization to nurture and promote African-American culture and arts, this center houses the Paul Robeson Theatre and the Kakilambi African Dance and Drum Troupe and the African World Studies Archives. In existence since 1958 and the first such cultural center in Buffalo, the facility also features classes in drama, dance, percussion, African history, reading and math, and arts and crafts for both adults and children. A special program, Educational Directives, held M-F 2:30p-4:30p, helps inner city kids find ways to better academic, behavior and communication skills.
This chamber music group may have started in a church basement in 1924, but it has the distinction of the being one of the oldest still operating in the world. The ensemble has performed almost 200 recitals over the years. The group performs out of the Mary Seaton Room of Kleinhans Music Hall.Performances take place Tuesday evenings at 8p from October through April. Tickets $15 (adult), $6 (student). A season subscription of $70 gets you a gala champagne reception on opening night and pre-concert lectures by guest artists.
95 North Johnson Park Buffalo, NY 14201 +1 716 855 2225
Founded in 1985 as the Buffalo Entertainment Theater, this company's mission is to produce quality modern classics. Located close to Buffalo's Theater District, the troupe keeps busy by offering up to 70 performances annually of original works, works in translation, and material from local authors. The troupe is also involved in community educational and outreach programs and helps sponsor The Area Playwrights' Performance Series.
Situated within Buffalo State College's architecturally stunning Rockwell Hall, this art center has presented national and world-renowned dancers, actors, musicians, storytellers, special concerts and multimedia events for the entire family since 1987.Past presentations in the 850-seat auditorium have included a Winter Solstice Concert, Alleyway Theater's A Christmas Carol, and Celtic fiddler Natalie McMaster.Show dates, times and admission fees vary according to performance so call in advance for tickets and information.
1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza Buffalo, NY 14203 +1 716 855 4100
This second-level cousin of the Harbor Club 100, situated within the HSBC Arena, offers an open market-style dining experience where you can watch chefs preparing meals before your eyes. A series of "menu stations"-from the Char-Grille to the Chinese Wok-allows you to choose your own menu. The room also boasts a sports bar where you can watch the game on one of several TV monitors.The room is reserved for members during Buffalo Sabres games but is open to the public during other events.
350 Masten Avenue in the African American Cultural Center Buffalo, NY 14209 +1 716 884 2013
Named after one of the seminal figures in 20th century African-American history and situated within the African American Culture Center, this theater is the oldest of its kind in Western NY. The theater holds 130 people and features African-American performing artists.The theater is also home to a children's workshop for 6-12 year olds and a workshop ensemble for 16 and up. Aspiring performers are taught the basics of theater within the context of the African-American experience.
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