Musical Places/Events in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County of Western New York
The Village of Ellicottville heats up January 17-18 during Winter Blues Weekend. Old Man Winter got you down? Ready to come out of hibernation to hear some great music? Ellicottville's many area venues and establishments will have some of the hottest blues musicians to help you climb out of that January funk.
Take a break from the winter weather and spend a relaxing evening in Allegany State Park. Join us on Saturday, January 18th for a “By the Fireside” series concert. This month’s featured performance is by Tyler Calkins.
Come see the area’s best Grateful Dead cover band in a setting like no other. The rustic chalet at HoliMont SKi Club will make the perfect backdrop for all you spinning hippies. Raffle to win a sweet pair of Grateful Dead skis from Atomic and the City Garage ski shop. Tickets cost $20 and are available on the Holimont website.
The fifth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is sure to get you moving and up out of your seats. Welcome Slavic Soul Party!
Chaka Khan is a bona fide music superstar, and one of the most gifted and celebrated musicians in the world. With 22 albums, ten Number One songs, and ten Grammy Awards, she has been creating timeless music for more than 40 years, bringing together the sounds of R&B, Pop, Rock, Gospel, Country and world music into an all-world, one-of-a-kind musical presence.
The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for their upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put them on your calendar! Season 17 is titled "The Magic of Music" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience.
Mountain Ski Fest is a day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for skiers or riders (age 21+) on Friday, February 7th, 2020 from 8AM – 5:00PM. Ski Fest includes ski and snowboard demo equipment from local shops, recreational racing, breakfast, lunch and beer and wine and tastings.
The audience and press all agree – “This is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” ABBA: The Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life. Now you can see them live at Seneca Allegany Event Center. Performing together for more than a decade, the group continues to be the top ABBA tribute in the world.
As winter keeps on wintering, take a moment to make your season a little brighter by spending a relaxing evening in the lobby of the Red House Administration Building in Allegany State Park. Join us on Saturday February 15th for “By the Fireside.”
The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce another year of their music festival, Winter Music Jam. No other community can boast 16 musical acts in a four-block footprint in only two days. If you’re here for winter sports or just looking for a great weekend of shopping, dining, and entertainment, Ellicottville is the place to be.
The sixth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Duo Jalal viola - percussion.
Save the Date for a great concert and fundraising event at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater. The Strictly Hip will perform on February 29th! Tickets will be $15 General Admission and available at door. Tickets are also on sale at the following locations: Honk's Grape and GrainJesse's Home & Gifts
Aaron Lewis is bringing his "Acoustic Songs & Stories" show to the Seneca Allegany Event Center indoor stage on March 14th, 2020! Aaron Lewis is one of the most compelling performers and story tellers in music today.
The seventh performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friends of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Invoke String Quartet. They were the winner of the 2018 Concert Artists' Guild International Competition.
The eighth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friends of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Philip Edward Fisher and his piano recital: "Beethoven at 250".
The final performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friends of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Kenneth Overton, a baritone singer, accompanied by Kevin Miller on piano.
Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change,
Onofest 2020 is sure to be 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!
Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African-American culture held from December 26 to January 1, culminating in gift-giving and a feast of faith.&
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2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.