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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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Buffalo's historic center piece Buffalo = Music

My wife and I truly enjoyed our visit. The staff were excellent and very informative. Buffalo has... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Toronto, Canada
what an eye-opener

great place for short time needed; eye-opener re: bflo's place in the rise of jazz and especially... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Buffalo, New York
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145 Broadway St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1629
+1 716-855-9383
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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+

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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

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
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Our visit began by arriving at 8:00 for the 8:00 jam session of the Carol McLaughlin band. We got to the building and everything was dark. The doors were locked and we almost left. But the first floor is the museum and it was closed....More

3  Thank Chileice
Reviewed 30 March 2013

We read about The Colored Musicians Club in "Buffalo on Foot", a self-guided walking tour of Buffalo, and decided to pay it a visit. We weren't there when any live music was going on, but there is a museum with lots of interesting information about...More

2  Thank nickelcitygirl
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