We Asked, You Answered: Best Entertainment Venues Western New York
Interested in a show or musical entertainment? Look no further than these below for the communities best entertainment venues in Western New York.
In 1926 Michael Shea created Shea's Performing Arts Center which started out as a movie theatre! Today, they are a campus that consists of three theaters in the Buffalo Theatre District. Together, they focus on bringing the best live performances in Western New York.
Kleinhans Music Hall
October 12, 1940 was a very memorable moment for both Kleinhans Music Hall and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Why? Because this was both Kleinhans grand opening as well as the first time the PBO performed in the hall. In 1989 this hall was designated a National Historic Landmark, the highest designation of significance a site or structure can receive. This music hall is still today considered one of the most acoustically perfect halls in the world, and that perfection has not diminished throughout the years.
Aa National Historic Trademark Theatre and Organ, The Riviera Theatre and Organ Preservation Society, Inc. is dedicated to restoring, maintaining and utilizing this theatre and its Mighty WurliTzer theatre organ since 1926. This theatre is a popular spot for regular performing live music, performing arts and more.
Originally opened under the name The Bellevue Theatre in 1921, this was originally a movie theatre and vaudeville stage, complete with a grand balcony and domed ceiling. In December of 2009 this theatre reopened with the name of Rapids Theatre; restored to its original beauty. With a marble and tile vestibule, this theatre is desired not only by couples for their wedding, but others for their events and concerts alike!
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