Musical Places/Events in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County of Western New York

Music Events

Say Goodbye to Winter with some Music by the Fireside

Will Lowry
Sat, 03/18/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

We’re almost there. Just a little ways to go and we can put winter behind us. One of the best ways to spend one of these remaining chilly evenings is to come warm yourself by fireside at Allegany State Park while listening to some great music! This month’s “By the Fireside” performance is the final one of the season, and features local musician Will Lowry.


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Bluesman Terry Bellamy at the African American Center for Cultural Development

Terrry Bellamy at the African American Center for Cultural Development
Sun, 03/19/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Bluesman Terry Bellamy will give a presentation on the Blues and it's history and influences Sunday, March 19th, 3:00 PM at the African American Center for Cultural Development's Café Afrique.  Come and be enlightened by this young and talented musician's vast knowledge of a very important part of American culture.  Cookies and coffee.  

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Hinsdale Central School presents The Addams Family - A New Musical

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 7:00pm - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 9:00pm

Join us for a creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky night you won’t forget!

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino present Tony Orlando

Tony Orlando
Sat, 04/08/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

One of the enduring showmen of popular music, Tony Orlando first hit the charts when he was just 16, with songs like “Halfway to Paradise” and “Bless You.” In the early 1970s, Orlando shot to superstar status on the strength of smash hits “Candida,” “Knock Three Times,” and the iconic “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree.” In the ensuing 40 years, he has been a fixture on television and

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Friends of Good Music presents Madrigalia

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Now in its 41st concert season, Madrigalia, A Rochester-based vocal ensemble,  delights audiences of all ages with diverse choral repertoire spanning the centuries and exploring many styles.

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Dueling Pianos at Good Times of Olean

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Enjoy the sounds of Paul Hoefler and Todd Cutshaw and sing along with some cutting edge adult comedy at Good Times Olean.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino present Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Named one of Rolling Stone’s Greatest Singers of All Time, multi-Grammy Award winner Steve Winwood is ready to bring his musical talents to the Seneca Allegany Events Center. 

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Jazz Concert Series presents Sal Andolina and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Big Band

jazz series
Sun, 04/30/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The performance by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Big Band at St. Bonaventure University, postponed because of a March snowstorm, has been rescheduled.  The concert will be held at 7 pm on Sunday, April 30, in Rigas Family Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on campus.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino present Paul Anka

Paul Anka photo
Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Treat your Mom to Las Vegas legend, Paul Anka!

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Gowanda's Hollywood Happening 2017 - A Motorcycle Event

photo from previous Hollywood Happening
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 6:00pm - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 6:00pm

Join in on one of the area's largest 3 day motorcycle events with a stunt show, Tattoo Contest and Charity Ride! The 19th annual Hollywood Happening has live bands, contests, motorcycle related vendors and fun!  

Schedule and more information forthcoming.

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2017 Church Festival At Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels

Aerial View of the Church Festival at St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, NY
Fri, 06/09/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 6:00pm

3 big days! Church Festival at Basilica of St. Mary's of the Angels - A traditional street festival in Olean, NY on W. Henley and N. Union. 

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Boz Scaggs

Boz Scaggs
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Since his start with the Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs has been recognized as one of America’s most talented musicians.

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2017

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:00pm

Saturday, July 1, to Sunday, July 2 – For the best bang for your summer buck, mark your calendars for Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival on the scenic slopes of Holiday Valley Resort.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Hank Williams, Jr.

Hank Williams Jr.
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The hills of Salamanca will rock when the legendary Hank Williams, Jr. performs a special outdoor concert on Saturday, July 1st at 7pm!

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Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

On the Beach
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to the Allegany State Park Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Also starting at 4:00 p.m. and running until 6:00 p.m.

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2017 "Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

previous year
Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

It’s a Friday in July. Oh what to do? Head to Allegany State Park for “Rock the Park” celebrating its 6th year! This year’s event takes place on July 21st at its new home at the Quaker Beach area.

Schedule and more information forthcoming.


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OnoFest 2017

vendors at OnoFest
Vendors and pavilion at 2010 OnoFest
Woman relaxing by the water at Onoville Marina during OnoFest
View inland from the shore of Onoville Marina
Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:00pm - 9:30pm

Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and Boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $10 a car load- so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!

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Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit, hosted by MAJ Patrick Miller

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 2:00pm

All money raised at this event will be donated to Wounded Warriors and Homeless Veterans.

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Rally in the Valley 2017

Dice Run at previous Rally
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:00pm - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:00pm

The Bikes are back in town!  Gowanda Harley Davidson, and the "Enchanted Mountain Motorcycle Enthusiasts" will be hosting the 15th Annual Rally in the Valley Aug. 16-20 in Allegany's Firemans Park.  Proceeds from the event benefit a host of community charities.  

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Only East West Route that connects Canada with Mexico

Rt. 62 is the only east-west route that connects Canada with Mexico.

With its origin at Niagara Falls and end at El Paso, Texas, parts of the road follow the Ozark Trail.

Rt. 62 begins in Cattaraugus County in the Village of Gowanda and travels south through Dayton, Leon and Conewango (through Amish country) before heading west into Chautauqua County.

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