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The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo

145 Broadway St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1629
+1 716-855-9383
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Be ready for some great music

Fun place to visit. Very small, cozy venue where you can have an up front and personal experience... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nancy W
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Buffalo, New York
Where the best of the best played

This is the place where for decades the greatest of jazz musicians, and others, have performed.One... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jdchopin1969
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Buffalo, New York
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145 Broadway St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1629
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun place to visit. Very small, cozy venue where you can have an up front and personal experience with great local musicians. They do have a full bar with limited seating at tables and some bagged snacks. If you are lucky, you might catch a...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place where for decades the greatest of jazz musicians, and others, have performed.One walks into music history and not much more needs to be said. Past, Present, future.. it a great spot.

Thank jdchopin1969
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I truly enjoyed our visit. The staff were excellent and very informative. Buffalo has strong Musical Roots that need to be experienced. A+

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 25 February 2017

great place for short time needed; eye-opener re: bflo's place in the rise of jazz and especially the black musicians who were local and toured throughout the country; as well as those jazz luminaries who came through bflo; great do-it-yourself mixing boards to interact w/...More

Thank sbbinder49
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The museum, at 145 Broadway, is small but packed with lots of information, pictures and interactive exhibits. The staff at the Museum are enthusiastic, welcoming and informative. Open Wednesday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and discounted tickets for...More

2  Thank Dudley K
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This building is full of stories from legendary musicians and entertainers. The Colored Musicians club is a gem bursting with history. You name the artist, chance are they played here. Rumor even has it that Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin stopped in looking for Sammy...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 30 April 2016

As part of a tour of African American historical sited, this was probably the most interesting place we visited. Somewhat small, the downstairs museum provide a good overview of the music history of Buffalo's colored musicians and their union. The director/guide provided extensive detail about...More

Thank wewhynot
Reviewed 7 January 2016

this is not to say that things were better then, but this does recall an easier, more pleasant time and the name says it all except there are an awful lot of whites groovin' here, too... great museum and check out the playing times, there's...More

Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is an amazing historical gem in my own backyard. I took a group of teenage girls to visit the Museum, it has amazing artifacts and hands on educational pieces in regards to Buffalo's music history. The landmark has been beautifully restored and definitely a...More

1  Thank 14,216
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Great museum featuring noted musicians from the area and the history of jazz. Many interactive displays. I was there at a private event so there were no performances, however they do feature jazz on certain evenings.

1  Thank Mathilda73
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