FYI: Batavia Downs Has A Lot More Going On Than Just Gaming

Live Music


Written by SOB Creative

Published on June 5, 2018

Photo courtesy of Batavia Downs

Did you know? Gaming isn’t the only attraction at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel.

Rockin’ the Downs is bringing 8 nights of talent to Batavia this summer and the lineup is solid if you like your summer concert series to have a good mix of music and space to chill in a lawn chair. #wedo

Tell your Buffalo friends. Tell your Rochester friends. Because Batavia Downs is the ideal mid-way meetup point between these two cities. Choose your fave? Fortune’s Italian Restaurant, Thurman’s 34 Rush Sports Bar, Homestretch Grill, and Clubhouse and Rail Bar all have menus worth trying. We won’t judge you if you try them all during your stay.

Crashing here is definitely encouraged if you plan on drinking. Plus, we always support a staycation. This hotel offers a luxury experience with a few suites overlooking the race track. Naturally, these rooms book quickly. Pro Tip: If you book a room for the night, you get two VIP tickets for free. Planning ahead pays off because there is limited availability on concert days. Hotel sold out?  Batavia offers many hotel options and Batavia Downs has a free shuttle on concert nights to get you to and from whichever hotel you stay at.

Photo courtesy of Batavia Downs

The 2018 Lineup:

  • June 22: Eddie Money
  • June 29: Grand Funk Railroad
  • July 6: Blue Oyster Cult
  • July 13: Rik Emmett & Carl Dixon
  • July 20: ASIA (Featuring John Payne) & Rumours (National Fleetwood Mac Tribute)
  • July 27: Puddle of Mudd
  • August 3: Three Dog Night
  • August 10: Lee Ann Womack

FYI- this is a rain or shine concert series.

General admission tickets are $10 each, and you’ll need to bring your own chair. VIP tickets are $25 each. Ready to rock all summer long? Just $60 gets you access to all 8 concerts this summer. Upgrading to VIP experience costs $150 for the summer. A season pass totally pays for itself if you plan to attend multiple concerts.

Luxury accommodations + four restaurants + over 800 games + horse racing + live music = lots of reasons to check Batavia Downs out this summer.


Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel

8315 Park Road, Batavia

(585) 343-3750

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