BBQ & Blues Bash in Buffalo, NY


Join us on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 5 p.m. on Illinois Street in Buffalo’s Historic Cobblestone District as we party in the street! Enjoy live blues, barbecue food, beer, and good company while supporting the children and families served by Gateway Longview!

Jordan Williams from WIVB News 4 Wake Up! and Lauren Hall, Multimedia Journalist at Pegula Sports Entertainment, will emcee the event, which features an all-star, all-Buffalo lineup, including top local blues bands, Buffalo’s best barbecue, and unique desserts.

Featuring Buffalo’s best blues bands:
– Tommy Z Band
– Hayden Fogle Band
– CDR Trio
– Dirty Smile (After-Party)

Local BBQ favorites:
– Fat Bob’s Smokehouse
– BW’s Smokin’ Barrels Barbecue
– Big Belly BBQ

Plus desserts from:
– Sweet Melody’s Gelato
– Wheatberry Bake Shop

The party doesn’t stop! Join us for the official after-party at Buffalo Iron Works at 9:30 p.m.

Ticket price includes a star-studded, 4-hour concert, refreshments from Labatt and others, and parking in the First Niagara Center ramp. Food tickets are available at the event for a $2 donation.

– Pig Roast by BW’s Smokin’ Barrels BBQ
– Community Art Project by our friends from Pinot’s Palette
– Group Photos in the Beer Garden
– #GatewayLongview Sunglasses!

Don’t forget! Share your event photos using #BBQBB

Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs for our lawn chair seating area (first come, first serve).

Individuals must be age 21 or over to attend. Photo ID will be required.

Questions? Please contact the Gateway Longview Foundation at (716) 783-3220.


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