Best of Upstate 2014: The Venues

In our 2014 Best of Upstate series, we have so far looked at the Best Albums and Best Festivals of 2014. Today we look at the music venues throughout Upstate NY. The region is blessed with incredible clubs, theatres and arena throughout the state, all bringing in a wide range of musical acts for the population living in Upstate New York, and drawing in music fans from outside our region.

Best Club

The Hollow Bar & Kitchen

Honorable Mentions

Upstate Concert Hall

Brooklyn Bowl

Buffalo Iron Works

Garcia’s

Putnam Den

Best Theatre

The Capitol Theatre

Honorable Mentions

The Palace Theatre

The State Theatre

Town Ballroom

Best Arena/Amphitheater

SPAC

Photo by Jim ‘JT’ Gilbert

Honorable Mentions

CMAC

Ntelos Wireless Pavilion

NYS Fairgrounds

Artpark

Bethel Woods