Directions: 100 Silo City Row or 92 Childs Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

From the 190 North: Exit on the Exit 5 for Hamburg St. Turn right on Hamburg St.  Turn right onto South Park Avenue. Turn left onto Louisiana Street.  Make a slight left onto Ohio Street.  Turn left onto Childs Street/Silo City Row.

From the 190 South: Exit onto Louisiana Street.  Turn left onto Childs St/Silo City Row.

From Route 5: Head East on Route 5, exit onto Ohio Street.  Turn right to stay on Ohio St.  Turn right at Childs St/Silo City Row.

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Limited parking is available on a first come, first serve basis at Silo City.  Additional parking and the "Blues Shuttle" is available starting at 3pm the day of the event from Furhmann Blvd. at the Outer Harbor which will transport festival attendees to/from the festival grounds at Silo City.  


Pre-sale tickets are available up to the day before the show at buffaloniagarabluesfestival.eventbrite.com for $12.50 for non-members of the Blues Society of WNY and $5.00 for members.  To obtain your member discount at the time of purchase, enter your membership number into the promo code area (limit of 2 tickets per member).  If you are unsure of your membership number, please contact support@wnylues.org.  To become and member and support Blues education programs visit https://wnyblues.org/blues-store/my-blues-store/categoryid/3

Tickets are also available at the gate the day of the show for $20.00 per person or $10.00 for members of the Blues Society of WNY.

What can I bring in?
You can bring your own chairs or rent ours.  Bottles, cans or coolers are not allowed.  All attendees will pass through a security checkpoint.

Artists Meet and Greet:
Artists merchandise will be available at the Meet and Greet tent area near the stage.  Artists will be available after their sets to sign purchased merchandise.

Education Tent:

The Blues Society of WNY's Education Committee will host and Education tent to include a Vocal workshop at 12pm with Blues Artist Marsha McWilson (free with admissions ticket) and young musicians that will perform during main stage intermissions.


The Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival is the Blues Society of WNY's largest fundraising event to support Blues education and community outreach programs hosted throughout the year including "Blues in the Schools" and Nurs'n Blues.  50/50 tickets will be available for sale.  

Guitar Raffle:

Thank you to Yox Designs for their generous donation of a custom guitar valued at $8000.00  Guitar raffle tickets are available for sale for $10.00 and proceeds benefit the Blues Society of WNY programs.  

1st Place - Custom Guitar by Yox Designs (valued at $8000.00)

2nd Place - Commemorative Wall Hanging Guitar by Art Guy

3rd Place - Original Painting of James Cotton by Willie May

Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased online by CLICKING HERE and will be available at the Raffle Tent the day of the festival.

All winners will be drawn near the end of the festival and announced via the main stage and posted on our web site and social media.

Merchandise, Vendors, Food and Beer:

Merchandise and food vendors will be present on the festival grounds with a variety of goods for purchase.  The beer tent will sell beer and wine to attendees with proof of age 21 and over.

Membership/Merchandise:  Memberships will be available to purchase as well as Blues Society merchandise including shirts the day of the event.