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Venues - Syracuse/ Utica / Watertown


Al's Wine and Whiskey
Probably one of the nicest looking bars around with a great selection of wine, whiskey and craft beer.  Along with this they offer up some great music to go along with the atmosphere.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Limited Menu
Parking: Street

Address: 321 S Clinton St - Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: (315) 703-4773
Website: www.alswineandwhiskey.com


The Badlands
A community space that hosts music amongst other community activities.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: No Alcohol
Food: No
Parking: Street Parking

Address: 1007 E Fayette Street - Syracuse, NY
Website: badlandsdiy.com


Bull & Bear Pub
A great pub atmosphere offering up a good amount of live music.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity:
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Street

Address: 125 E Water St, Syracuse, NY 13202
Website: http://www.bullandbearpub.com/


Syracuse Carrier Dome
Home for the Syracuse University sporting events it is also the big house in the Syracuse Music scene. If your looking for the arena style shows this is the place.

Location: Downtown Syracuse
Capacity: 49,262
Bar: Beer & Wine
Food: Concessions
Parking: Pay lots

Address: 900 Irving Ave - Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: (315) 443-4221
Website: www.carrierdome.com


The Chevy Court
The Chevy Court located at the New York State Fair grounds is the location for the free music during the fair.  In addition the Chevy Court will host other shows through the year.
For more info on shows during the State Fair, take a look at our Syacuse Festivals Section.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: Beer
Food: Concessions Available
Parking: Pay parking lots

Address: 581 State Fair Blvd. - Syracuse, New York 13209
Website: www.nysfair.org


Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
The original Dinosaur where it all started, the perfect blend of barbeque and music.  Mainly serving up blues/ rock style music.  Chances are if they bands not playing here, their eating here as most bands got to get Dinosaur.

Location: Downtown Syracuse
Capacity: 175
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Street

Address: 246 W. Willow St., Syracuse NY 13202
Phone: (315) 476-4937
Website: www.dinosaurbarbque.com


F Shed
The F Shed, located at the market, doesn't necessarily have the history that other venues have but it does offer up some heavy duty music.

Location: Syracuse Market
Capacity: 2,500
Bar: Bar Available
Food: ?
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 2100 Park St. - Syracuse, New York 13208
Website: www.thefshed.com


Funk n Waffles
The combination of eclectic food and music is what makes Funk n Waffles a must stop for the music lover.  Mainly focusing on local acts.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity:  200
Bar: No Alcohol
Food: Full Menu
Parking:

Address: 727 S Crouse Ave, Suite 8 - Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: (315) 477-9700
Website: funknwaffles2.blogspot.com


The Landmark Theatre
Built in the 1920's, the Landmark Theatre is primarily focused on Broadway style touring shows but does offer up some national touring bands.

Location: Downtown Syracuse
Capacity:  3,000
Bar: ?
Food: ?
Parking: Pay Parking Lots and Street

Address: 362 South Salina Street - Syracuse, New York 13202
Phone: (315) 475-7980
Website: www.landmarktheatre.org


The Lost Horizon
The Lost Horizon is a staple of the music Syracuse music scene and has hosted some of the best touring bands.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: Full Bar
Food: No
Parking: A small lot with the venue plus other unofficial parking lots and some street parking

Address: 5863 Thompson Road, Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone: (315) 446-1934
Website: www.thelosthorizon.com


Mac's Bad Art Bar
Mac's offers up a great selection of music offering up a selection of local music open mic nights and national acts.

Location: Mattydale
Capacity: ?
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Burgers & Wraps
Parking: Parking lot

Address: 1799 Brewerton Road - Mattydale, NY 13211
Phone: (315) 455-7223
Website:www.macsbadartbar.com


Moniraes
Moniraes offers up a restaurant but also some of the best local music and national touring artists.

Location: Pennellville
Capacity: 500
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 688 Co Rt 10 - Pennellville, New York 13132
Phone: (315) 668-1248
Website: moniraes.com


Nelson Odeon
A renovated Grange Hall Nelson Odeon is a small venue located out in the country near Syracuse.  They feature local/ regional music along with national acts.

Location: Cazenovia / Nelson
Capacity: 110
Bar: No Alcohol
Food: Concessions
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 4035 Nelson Road - Nelson, New York 13035
Phone: (315) 655-9193
Website: nelsonodeon.com


Old City Hall
An actual converted city hall is the setting for this music venue along with the Water Street Cafe.

Location: Oswego
Capacity: 400
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 159 Water St - Oswego, NY, 13126
Phone: (315) 207-1550
Website: www.facebook.com/oldcity.hall


The OnCenter
The OnCenter is made up of 3 different venues a Convention Center, Theater and an Arena.  With the different venues this allows them to host a wide variety of events.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: Convention Center 95,000Sq ft
              Arena: 7,000
              Theater: 2,100
Bar: Beer
Food: Concessions Available
Parking: Parking Garage onsite

Address: 800 South State St. - Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: (315) 435.8000
Website: www.oncenter.org


The Palace Theater
Originally built in 1922 as a movie theater, the Palace Theater has great history.  Currently the Palace Theater offers up movies, comedy, shows and music.

Location: Downtown Syracuse
Capacity: 700
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Food Available
Parking: Small parking lot behind building plus street parking

Address: 2384 James St. - Syracuse, New York 13206
Phone: (315) 463-9240
Website: palaceonjames.com


Paper Mill Island
An island located in Baldwinsville on the Seneca River, Paper Mill Island offers up some great music through the summer.

Location: Baldwinsville
Capacity: ?
Bar: Beer
Food: Consessions
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: Spensieri Ave. - Baldwinsville, NY 13027
Website: http://www.facebook.com/PaperMillIsland


Revolutions
Located in Destiny USA, Revolutions is a chain that offers you a bar, bowling and Rock n' Roll.

Location: Destiny USA - Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Parking lot

Address: 9090 Destiny USA Drive - Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: (315) 313-6307
Website: revolutionsentertainment.com


Savory Downtown
Featuring live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Also a stop for some national touring music acts

Location: Watertown, NY
Capacity:
Bar: Full Bar
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 300 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 788-0272


Stein's
One of the newest spots for music in the Syracuse area it looks to be off to a good start!

Location: Camillus
Capacity: ?
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 5600 Newport Road - Camillus, New York 13031
Phone: (315) 672-FOOD[3663]
Website:www.facebook.com/steinsentertainment


Three Fat Guys
An Irish Pub that serves up it's share of good music.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 3898 New Court Ave - Syracuse, New York 13206
Phone: (315) 437-3300
Website: threefatguysbar.com


Trace's
A smaller venue but packs a punch with a heavy does of music.  Also offering up a mix of different types of food, tea and beer.

Location: Rome
Capacity: 100
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 1109 Oneida St. - Rome, New York 13440
Phone: 315 533 6214
Website:www.facebook.com/tracesrome


The State Fair Grandstand
The State Fair Grandstand offers large national touring acts during the New York State Fair.
For more information on the State Fair at The Grandstand, check out our Syracuse Festivals Section.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: Beer
Food: Concessions Available
Parking: Pay parking lots

Address: 581 State Fair Blvd. - Syracuse, New York 13209
Website: www.nysfair.org


Turning Stone Casino
Located near in Verona (near Rome, NY) they offer up a couple of different venues in the Casino that host national acts.

Location: Verona/ Rome
Capacity: The Showroom - 800
Event Center - 5,000
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Restaurants onsite at Casino
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 5218 Patrick Rd - Verona, NY 13478
Phone: (315) 361-7711
Website: turningstone.com


Wescott Theater
The Wescott Theater was converted from a movie theater to a music venue in 2008.  They now host some of the best acts both local and national acts.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: 700
Bar: Full Bar
Food: ?
Parking: Parking Lots>
Address: 524 Westcott Street - Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: (315) 299 - 8886
Website: www.thewestcotttheater.com


World Of Beer
Live music and beer, what else could you want? A newer venue in Syracuse the World of Beer offers up music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Location: Destiny USA - Syracuse
Capacity: ?
Bar: Full Bar
Food: Full Menu
Parking: Parking Lot

Address: 10347 Destiny USA Drive - Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: (315)422-2330
Website: wpbusa.com/locations/Syracuse


Westcott Community Center
A community center offering a space for music along with other community activities.

Location: Syracuse
Capacity: 100
Bar: No Alcohol
Food: No
Parking: Street

Address: 826 Euclid Avenue - Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: (315) 703-6848
Website: www.westcottcc.org


Radio Stations

  • KROCK 106.7/ 100.9
    Krock sponsors a good amount of shows throughout the year but they are best known for the DFB (Dysfunctional Family Barbeque) and Krock-a-thon.  Find more details on these shows on the festival section of EntScape.
    syracuse.krock.com

  • 95X
    95X also sponsors a large amount of Alternative music including a good amount of local bands along with national touring acts.  They also sponsor a summer music festival, 95x- fest, details will be on the EntScape festival section.
    www.95x.com

  • 93Q
    93Q, one of the pop stations in Syracuse that hosts the typical Jingle Jam around Christmas and the Summer Jam concerts during the summer. More info on the Festival section of EntScape.com
    www.93q.com

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