December 2017 Newsletter

The Sportsmen’s Americana Music Foundation wishes you peace, love, happiness and good health during this holiday season. Thank you so much for your love and support. Please stop by our store for your holiday shopping. Along with our merchandise, we’re selling memberships to the Foundation. They make a great gift! The store will be open […]

November 2017 Newsletter

BUFFALO BOB SEZ BUFFALO’S THE LAST WALTZ On Friday, November 17, 2017, the legendary final concert by The Band on Thanksgiving Day in 1976 in San Francisco will be reenacted by an all-star cast of Buffalo and Western New York’s greatest musicians and performers. This theatrical performance will include all the music and the special […]

October 2017 Newsletter

BUFFALO BOB SEZ THE LAST WALTZ Were you able to go to San Francisco to see The Band’s final concert, The Last Waltz, in 1976? Were you even born yet? Now is your chance to see this concert, which is considered one of the greatest rock concert movies ever made. Several generations of music fans […]

September 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to Autumn – We’re so very fortunate to have the beauty of four seasons and maybe only a blizzard. Our hearts go out to all those who have lost so much caused by natural disasters. Our membership totals hover at about 400 Active Members. Each month I send out emails to those whose membership […]

August 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to the August 2017 JAM! This month’s issue is full of exciting stuff. Read below what Bob Sez (including our ticket giveaways), Beave Sorenson’s article, Paul Todaro’s testimony, an interview with Mr. Conrad, a great article about Doug Yeomans, pictures from Helen Butler-Ceppaglia’s workshop with children, Tim Franzak’s CD party and Twang Gang at […]

July 2017 Newsletter

Upcoming SAMF Events at a Glance July 17th 7 pm – Buffalo Jazz Collective, Floyd Fried Memorial Scholarship Award of $1000 given by SAMF at Sportsmen’s Tavern August 1st 6 pm – Foundation night at the Sportsmen’s Tavern August 9th 5 pm – Twang Gang and SAM Foundation at Larkinville August 18th 5:30 pm – […]

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 […]

April 2017 Newsletter

Dear Members: I have a request. I’d like to start a member forum in our newsletter. We want to hear from you about your ever-so-great experiences being a member of The SAM Foundation. It could be a picture or just a little blurb. Smart ideas on how we could improve would be considered! How about […]

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 […]