Dance clubs seem to be on every corner in Buffalo, New York, but the majority of them are open only to those over age 21. However, there are quite a few dance clubs in Buffalo and the surrounding suburbs open to patrons under the age of 21.
Club 101 is part of the Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel complex, and entry is free. Club 101 offers live music nearly every night from a diverse array of genres. The lounge area features video poker, plasma televisions and a fun atmosphere in the center of the casino. This elevated section provides a view of all the action.
Club 101 Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel 310 4th Street Buffalo, New York 716-299-1100 senecaniagaracasino.com
Club Diablo describes itself as "the only true place for people to gather that want something different." As such, it has an "alternative" vibe, with plenty of alternative rock and metal bands passing through. Friday nights offer music from the 1970s to today, and Saturday is "Righteous Rock Night."
Club Diablo 517 Washington St Buffalo, New York 14203 716-842-0666 clubdiablo.com
Club Marcella is Buffalo's largest gay bar and is also consistently named the top dance club in Buffalo by "Artvoice" magazine. Club Marcella features a massive dance floor as well as an outdoor patio. The music tends to be techno, trance and other dance-friendly genres. Club Marcella often hosts drag shows and theme parties.
Club Marcella 622 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14201 716-847-6850 marcellashowclub.com
Club Infinity is located within a half-hour drive of Buffalo in the town of Clarence. The club hosts concerts about three days per week (usually Friday, Saturday and Sunday), and has WYRK Country Night every Thursday. Club Infinity showcases local as well as national acts and offers a large dance floor and full bar.
Infinity 8166 Main St. Clarence, New York 14221 716-270-4990 infinityconcerts.com
Pure is a trendy, hip club that hosts college night every Thursday and has DJs from radio station Kiss 98.5 most Saturdays, unless a concert or event is scheduled. Pure offers four different areas of entertainment: the main room (DJs, dance floor), the Wet lounge (upscale, 21+), the Dirty lounge (pre-booked) and the Twilight Patio (beach-themed).
Pure Nightclub 75 West Chippewa Street Buffalo, NY 14202 716-853-5555 purebuffalo.net
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