For more than 75 years, Buffalo's Colored Musicians Club has offered members a place to practice, perform and listen to the music they love. It is the only club of its kind continually operating to this day, drawing visitors from across the world.
They are magnificent and complex musical instruments with a long history. One antique instrument made by an important Buffalo organ builder continues to be heard. Take a musical history tour of local church organs.
For more than 50 years, Dewey Michael's Palace Burlesk was a rollicking entertainment venue. A look at the last of Buffalo's big promoters and his legacy.
Ann Montgomery's Michigan Avenue landmark was the meeting place for generations of Buffalonians seeking grand entertainment, fine food and a convivial atmosphere.
Zing! went the strings of mandolins from 1880 to 1920 as the music captivated the area.
Special to WNY Heritage, from our Washington correspondent, Mark Russell.
Harold Arlen created an extraordinary number of hit songs that have become a part of the American scene. Sadly, this Buffalo native remains largely unknown in his hometown.
From inside the shelter of a privileged life, she started to help people anonymously. Now the foundation she started has taken on a life of its own.