Over the last decade, The Historic Cobblestone district has become a breeding ground for live music and entertainment. Cobblestone Live is a single neighborhood of bars, restaurants, and venues coming together to put on a two-day festival which which will continue to grow to a national sized festival in the years to come.
- Over 30 artists/bands across 5 stages
- Festival games and activities for all ages.
- Local food trucks and vendors.
- Beer, wine, cider, & beverage tents.
- VIP tickets including exclusive VIP areas and additional perks.
- Festival drink menu from Lockhouse Distillery & Bar and Buffalo Iron Works.
- Promoting The Child Advocacy Center’s regional impact and raising funds for its programs.
Helping Kids Heal. A portion of the proceeds from the Cobblestone Live Music & Arts Festival will go to the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) which provides treatment and support to children in Erie County who have been sexually or physically abused. The CAC, a program of BestSelf Behavioral Health, provided approximately 1,100 forensic Interviews and more than 500 forensic medical examinations in 2017.
What is the Child Advocacy Center? The Child Advocacy Center is a one-of-a-kind service in Erie County which brings together local law enforcement agencies, mental health services, child protection, medical services, and the District Attorney's Office under one roof to investigate, treat and support victims of child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse. The Child Advocacy Center ensures that these young victims and their caregivers receive immediate, effective and sensitive support. Nationally, Child Advocacy Centers, and their multidisciplinary teams, have improved conviction rates for perpetrators of child abuse by up to 94%.
Who is BestSelf Behavioral Health? BestSelf Behavioral Health is the largest community-based behavioral health organization serving children and adults of all ages in Western New York. We provide people with easy access to a full continuum of high-quality behavioral health treatment and recovery services, which they can utilize without fear of stigma or discrimination.