Skip to main content

Directions & Parking

Buffalo Iron Works is located at 49 Illinois Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 in the Historic Cobblestone District of Downtown Buffalo, right next to the KeyBank Center. Parking is available throughout the neighborhood on any of the Cobblestone roads within metered areas, as well as the large surface lot off of Perry St and Mississippi St.

Here are some options for parking when attending a show at Buffalo Iron Works.

  • KeyBank Center surface lot off of Perry Street, it is free unless there is an event at the KeyBank Center, once parked walk around the block towards the arena to find us.
  • On-street parking on Illinois St or Mississippi St, metered Monday through Saturday 4pm – 10pm. Little birdie says, they rarely ticket on non-arena event days, don’t quote us on that! The Buffalo Roam App Zones are zone 26 for Mississippi St and zone 29 for Illinois St.
  • Uber, Lyfe or other rideshare services can drop you off right at our front door at 49 Illinois Street. Our box office is located through our front door and tickets to upcoming events may be purchased at the bar during our normal operation houses

Note: Please be aware that the lot directly next to our building is not owned or operated by us and that you may be towed by the owner of the lot should you park there. 

Stage & Technical Specifications

Buffalo Iron Works is equipped with a professional-grade stage and audio-visual setup, ideal for a wide range of events, from live music performances to corporate presentations. The stage measures 20 feet wide by 16 feet deep, and includes a set of stairs for easy access. Audio is delivered through a high-quality MIDAS M32 console, supported by a JBL main speaker system and a brand new RCF subwoofer system equipped with RCF amplifiers, guaranteeing crystal-clear sound throughout the venue.

For lighting and effects, the venue features an ADJ WOLFMIX WMX1 lighting console, complemented by CHAUVET static washes downstage and CHAUVET washes and spots upstage, creating the perfect ambiance for any event. A comprehensive range of microphones, including multiple Shure and Sennheiser models, along with a variety of snakes and cabling, ensures that every audio need is met. This technical infrastructure signifies Buffalo Iron Works’ commitment to providing a top-notch experience for both performers and audiences alike.

Come Visit

49 Illinois St
Buffalo, NY

Contact Us


Stay in the loop with our newsletter.