June 2017 Newsletter

The Sportsmens Americana Foundation, along with the generous sponsorship of Silo City, GoBike Buffalo, Flying Bison Brewery and Buffalo’s Best Grill, is proud to present Silo City Alive: an afternoon of art and music in one of the city’s most iconic spaces on Sunday, July 2nd from 2 to 8pm. The grain silos along the […]

May 2017 Newsletter

Dear Members: Thanks to Beave Sorenson for his heartwarming article, Jim Whitford for his tribute to Susan Tanner, Willie Schoellkopf for his contribution to Americana Music representing our hometown and Kevin Cox for reviewing the Dave Alvin show at the Sportsmen’s Tavern. And have you heard about the new Americanarama Buffalo Online Radio Station? Elmer […]

February/March 2017 Newsletter

Letter from our Chairman, Dwane Hall Hello Members of the SAM Foundation, This is the first time I’m addressing the membership as your Chairman of this amazing musical journey. Right now, I’m on American Airlines coming back from the Ameripolitan Awards in Austin Texas representing Americana roots music from Buffalo. I would like to take […]

Bobby Lebel’s Acoustic Guitar Workshop for (Adult!) Beginners!

Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar but could never find the time; kids, career, life, just kept getting in the way? Well here’s your chance to finally unleashed that Jimi Hendricks, Bonnie Raitt or Stevie Ray that’s been bottled up inside for far too long!   The workshop will be headed up […]

Live From Black Rock Pilot Episode

Here’s the debut of The Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation’s production of Live From Black Rock! This is the pilot episode featuring Leroy Townes Band and The Skiffle Minstrels. Filmed live at Sportsmens Tavern in Buffalo, NY.  

Free Admission to Sportsmen’s Tavern

The list of benefits for Sportsmen’s Americana Music Foundation members just keeps growing… The first Tuesday of every month, SAMF member get free admission to Sportsmen’s Tavern!

Sportsmen’s Americana Music Foundation Receives Give For Greatness Grant Award

Arts Services Initiative Announces 2015 Give for Greatness Grant Awards 30 cultural organizations in 5 counties funded through program Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) announced today the recipients of the 2015 Give for Greatness grants. Thirty grants providing general operating support in the amount of $1,000 each were awarded to cultural organizations […]