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The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo

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United with music

The Colored Musicians Club & Museum was organized in 1918 and chartered in 1935. It seems that they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
A must visit for live jazz (and soul and blues and more)

I’m working in Buffalo for 10 weeks, and I’ve been to CMC a dozen times, including for their... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Steven K
Los Angeles, California
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145 Broadway St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1629
+1 716-855-9383
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Colored Musicians Club & Museum was organized in 1918 and chartered in 1935. It seems that they work on Jazz and Blues especially. However, I was never able to enter it. I was curious. It was closed every time I passed. Still the building...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I’m working in Buffalo for 10 weeks, and I’ve been to CMC a dozen times, including for their weeklong Jazz Fest (held at CMC and other locations around town). Don’t expect fancy drinks (they have cold beer from the fridge, mediocre wine and a full...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A very important attraction, but it is hard to find information on hours of operation and the cost to used the facility. For things like family reunions, it is unclear how to arrange for tours or if it is really worth it. The website gives...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I visited the club for the first time while attending a group event. I was very impressed by the well-designed museum on the first floor that covered the impact and history of the club. My walk through the museum culminated with one of the best...More

Thank HollyWNY
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Recently I brought a group of 20 customers to tour the museum and meet with George the Executive Director. He conducted a thorough site tour and the attendees got a huge kick out of the headsets and dialing in entertainers and their music. Great group...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 10 July 2017

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 26 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

1  Thank sbbinder49
Reviewed 20 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

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145 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14203