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A New Kind of Music Company

Curated BY Buffalo musicians—FOR Buffalo musicians.

Connect with professional Buffalo artists for music lessons, workshops, performances, and pro music services.

Concert Production

Curated Shows for Buffalo Events by Buffalo Musicians.

Buffalo Music Club partners with organizations and individuals throughout Western New York to produce concerts of the highest caliber, working to provide affordable and quality services for everything your event needs—on the stage and behind the scenes.

Whether it’s a wedding, a house party, a corporate event, or anything in between, we will work with you to make the music that makes your moment.

Music Lessons with Buffalo’s Pro Musicians

A new kind of music teacher.

The artists at Buffalo Music Club have dedicated their lives to writing, recording, and performing just about every style of music there is on every instrument imaginable, right here in Buffalo and beyond. And they’re ready to provide instruction and music life mentoring across a wide variety of instruments, pursuits, and styles. All you have to do is pick something to explore.

Find YOUR music lessons and learn what YOU want to learn.

Music Workshops with Buffalo’s Pro Musicians

Learn what YOU want to learn.

Many of our artists frequently host music workshops, curated for all age groups and skill levels, and covering a wide range of topics. Come take a look at what’s coming up, including featured guests, group lessons, and recurring workshop series.

Find YOUR music workshops and learn what YOU want to learn.

Featured Music Workshops

  • MY FAVORITE THINGS TO TEACH
    Pursuits: Composition & Arranging, Music Software
    MUSIC SOFTWARE (Noteflight, Sibelius, Guitar Pro, Soundslice) • COMPOSITION & ARRANGING
    Learn the basic features of industry-standard music notation software, including Noteflight, Sibelius, Guitar Pro, Soundslice, and more.
    Jared Tinkham is an award-winning pro guitarist and music educator (Director of Guitar Program, Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts).
    Pursuits: Composition & Arranging, Music Software
    Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
    Monthly (Third Sundays)
    5:00pm–6:00pm
    $10.00
  • MY FAVORITE THINGS TO TEACH
    Instruments: Drums & Percussion
    Pursuits: Improvisation, Performance
    Styles: Traditional, World Music
    DRUMS & PERCUSSION • PERFORMANCE • WORLD MUSIC • TRADITIONAL
    Take a deep dive into rhythms from Africa and the art of drumming through guided instruction and exercises that are designed to deepen your sense of rhythm and develop intermediate and advanced techniques.
    Griffin Brady is a pro percussionist & touring performer (SAAKUMU Dance Troupe, Mohamed Diaby and Manding Foli Kan Don, Brian Marsalis, DJ Logic), music educator (founder of Slyboots School of Music), and executive director of Bernard Woma Dagara Music Center USA.
    Instruments: Drums & Percussion
    Pursuits: Improvisation, Performance
    Styles: Traditional, World Music
    Skill Levels: Intermediate, Advanced
    Weekly ( Mondays)
    6:00pm–8:00pm
    $40.00
  • MY FAVORITE THINGS TO TEACH
    Pursuits: ["Songwriting"]
    SONGWRITING • MUSIC THEORY
    Shine some light on what's hiding behind the "Music & Lyrics" during this presentation and discussion on a variety of topics, including song forms, harmonic progressions, song analysis, separating "the song" from "the recording," and how to tap into your three sources of inspiration.
    David Cloyd is an award-winning indie singer/songwriter & recording artist (ECR Music Group, NYC), founder of Hook & Ladder Records, actor, creator, writer, scoring composer, and producer with PizzaDog Studios (including the new web series Cloyd), and co-founder of Buffalo Music Club.
    Pursuits: ["Songwriting"]
    Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate
    Monthly (First Saturdays)
    4:00pm–5:00pm
    $10.00
  • MY FAVORITE THINGS TO TEACH
    Pursuits: Performance, Songwriting
    SONGWRITING • PERFORMANCE
    What have you been working on this month? A new cover song? An original song? A cosmic rock opera? Whatever it is, find out how it's going (and shake off those performance jitters) within a supportive and constructive environment.
    David Cloyd is an award-winning indie singer/songwriter & recording artist (ECR Music Group, NYC), founder of Hook & Ladder Records, actor, creator, writer, scoring composer, and producer with PizzaDog Studios (including the new web series Cloyd), and co-founder of Buffalo Music Club.
    Pursuits: Performance, Songwriting
    Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
    Monthly (Third Sundays)
    1:00pm–2:00pm
    $10.00

Performances from Buffalo’s Pro Artists

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Due to COVID-19, all Buffalo Music Club activities will be conducted following CDC guidelines.

All of our artists are prepared and willing to work virtually.

Support the Artists of Today. Create the Artists of Tomorrow.

About Buffalo Music Club

Founded in 2020 by David Cloyd and Eric Crittenden, Buffalo Music Club seeks to create and foster a vibrant and sustainable local music scene by providing a reliable and curated touchpoint between professional Buffalo musicians, aspiring musicians of all levels, and the audience—supporting the artists of today while helping to create the artists of the future.

Meet Our Artists

Buffalo Music Club showcases a diverse group of talented local musicians, each of whom draw on their own personal experience as a professional working artist to provide multi-disciplinary instruction and guidance, special music performances, and pro music services to people of all ages in the city of Buffalo and the surrounding area.

Buffalo Music Club Featured in Buffalo Rising

In “Buffalo Music Club: Keeping Music Alive” (November 25, 2020), Judith Frizlen interviews David Cloyd and Eric Crittenden and gets the inside scoop about the origins and aspirations of this new kind of music company.