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Concert Venues

Concert Venues

* - Volunteer opportunities exist with these organizations.

0-2 miles from campus

Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
1300 Elmwood Avenue
(0.0 miles)
(716) 878-3005
856-seat theater featuring new and established artists; and classical, choral, and dance programs by Buffalo State students and community groups. Student discounts. Many free performances.

Sportsmen's Tavern
326 Amherst Street
(0.9 miles)
(716) 874-7734
Live country, blues, jazz and rock shows.

Xtreme Wheels Indoor Skate Park
356 Hertel Avenue
(1.64 miles)
(716) 871-9361
Live shows with punk, hardcore, and pop/rock. Also features ramps and rails for inline skating, skateboarding, and bmx bikes. Rock climbing, a retail center, game room, and concessions also available.
Open Monday thru Friday 4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Sundays noon-9:00 p.m.
Prices: $8/Monday-Thursday, $10/Friday, $12/Saturday and Sunday, $7/Sundays after 7:00 p.m.

2-10 miles from campus

First Niagara Center
One Seymour H. Knox III Plaza (foot of Main Street at South Park Avenue)
(7.23 miles)
Box Office: 1-888-223-6000/Events Hotline: (716) 855-4170
Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
State-of-the art venue seats 20,000+. Major concerts with nationally and internationally known acts.

Kleinhans Music Hall*
3 Symphony Circle
(2.42 miles)
(716) 883-3560/ Box Office: (716) 885-5000
Experience the symphony, pops, and more, as performed by the renowned Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and major guest performers in one of the world's finest auditoriums.

248 Allen Street
(2.85 miles)
(716) 886-8539
Live music seven nights, with something for everyone: rock, jazz, reggae, acoustic folk; music from Buffalo and beyond. Open mic and Songwriter Showcases on Monday.

Town Ballroom
681 Main Street
(3.1 miles)
Box Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, noon-5:00 p.m.
(716) 852-3900 or 888-223-6000
Concert venue for major touring acts; Saturday night dance club. Age 18+

The Tralf
100 Theater Place (622 Main Street)
(3.32 miles)
Box Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
(716) 852-2860
Diverse music and comedy for young and old. Special events. Some 18-and-over and 16-and-over shows.

The Waiting Room
334 Delaware Ave.
(3.28 miles)
(716) 849-1000

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