Whether you're from out of town looking to hear some blues during your visit or live in Western New York and want to have a quick look at where your favorite blues band's playing, this is your first stop. 

Venues Promoting the Blues

What's Happenin' in and around Buffalo, NY

Check the venues website for times and dates.

Am Jams/Open Mics

Alphabetical listing


Abbey Square

Corner of Union and Wehrle, Williamsville

8:30 - 9:30 pm Guest Artist

9:30 - 10:30 pm  AmJam


The Cove

Transit Road, Depew

Hosted by Speedy Parker

7:00 pm 

Club 861

861 Military Road, Buffalo

Hosted by Paul Iannello, Speedy Parker,

Tommy Rauen, and Dan Shurtleff



The Cove

Transit Rd, Depew

Hosted by Speedy Parker

and his Blues Crew

2:00 pm

Rafferty's  - Resumes 10/20/18

Third Saturday of every month
16 Ellicott Place, Depew
Hosted by the WNY Blues Society
2:00pm - 5:00pm

12 Gates Brewery


Check their calendar

Abbey Square

784 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville

Every Monday night and some Saturday's throughout the year - check our calendar.

Armor Inn

Armor-Duells Road, Hamburg

Check their calendar

Balloons Restaurant

20 Monroe St, Ellicottville

National and Regional Blues Acts - check their calendar

The Broadway Hotel

​158 Main Street, North Tonawanda

Saturdays 4-7pm and 9-midnight

California Road Music Hall

3646 California Road, Orchard Park NY

Check their calendar

Central Park Grill

2519 Main Street, Buffalo

Check our calendar page - bands throughout the week.

Club 861

861 Military Road, Buffalo

Check our calendar page

The Cove

4701 Transit Rd, Depew

Wednesday nights and Saturday afternoons

Fanatics Pub

7281 West Main Street

Lima, NY 

Check their calendar


Colvin Ave, Tonawanda

Check their calendar

Hot Mama's Canteen

Military Road, Buffalo

Friday nights all year

Lebro's Restaurant

Campbell Blvd, Getzville

Saturday nights at 8:30pm -Check our calendar

The Music Room

609 Oakwood Ave, East Aurora

Check their website for calendar of events

Marvin's Bar & Grill

7675 Goodrich Road, Clarence

Some Saturday nights - Check our calendar

Old Man River

Niagara St, Tonawanda

Wednesday night Blues night June - Sept.

Some Fridays and Saturdays - Check our calendar.


16 Ellicott Place, Depew

WNY Blues Society AmJam

Third Saturday of the month - Oct - April

The Pizza Plant

7770 Transit Rd, Williamsville

Saturday nights at 7:30pm

Talty's Tavern

South Park Av, Buffalo

Thursday nights at 9:00pm

The Tralf

622 Main Street, Buffalo

National and Regional Blues Acts

Check their website.

The Tudor Lounge

Franklin Street, Buffalo

Friday nights, Saturday afternoons, and Sunday afternoons.

Vizzi's Restaurant

967 Kenmore Ave, Buffalo

Every Friday night at 10pm