Adding to the night Buffalo is the new downtown casino that lights up the night sky in an area that is being redeveloped by the city of Buffalo in conjunction with the Seneca Indian tribe. Plans are in the works to build an even bigger casino along with a luxury hotel that will surely add some sparkle to the night life in Buffalo, NY. For now Buffalo is home to some of the more classic theaters in the Northeastern United States. Shea’s Buffalo is a landmark in the city and offers Broadway caliber entertainment all year long and they also show movies at Christmas time. You can see the latest traveling Broadway show or the more popular off-Broadway productions at Shea’s and the theater itself is worth the price of admission as it is a reconditioned theater almost 100 years old. It is a beautiful piece of architecture in downtown Buffalo. Other theaters such as Studio Arena Theater offer more Broadway caliber entertainment and wonderful stage productions. The theater scene is alive and well at night in Buffalo, NY. Then there is the granddaddy of all Buffalo theaters, HSBC Arena.
HSBC Arena is the home to the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres along with other Buffalo sports teams like the college basketball teams from Canisus and Niagara University and the world champion indoor lacrosse team the Bandits. HSBC Arena is also home to major concert attractions that come to the area as well as other attractions such as the circus and the world famous Harlem Globetrotters. The other major sports attraction is the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League and when the Bills play a night game all of downtown Buffalo comes to a stop.
Buffalo also has a healthy music scene going with many large and beautiful nightclubs that feature live music from local and national acts as well as some of the most exciting dance clubs in the northeast. All you need to do is take a look at any music listing each and every week to know that there is always something to do at night in Buffalo, NY. New nightclubs are springing up all around the Buffalo area and many of the club owners are making it their personal quest to bring as much attention to Buffalo through quality music as they possibly can. Considering the rising quality in the acts coming through Buffalo it seems like the idea is working very well.