April 2018 Newsletter

 Welcome Members! Despite the slow coming Spring weather, we hope we made your days brighter by bringing you music, education and fun this past month. Read on to see all the happenings since our last newsletter and all of the cool events and opportunities you can look forward to. Below you will read about our […]

March 2018 Newsletter

Letter from our Founding Chairman of the Board, Dwane Hall Hello Members of the SAM Foundation, Five years ago, we started an historic journey to embrace Americana music and bring it to the attention of our area here in WNY. We have succeeded above and beyond. It’s with great pleasure for me to step aside […]

February 2018 Newsletter

BIG THANKS TO 2 NEW CORPORATE SPONSORS!! THANK YOU IAN WELLSBY OF VAPE E’S, LTD AND SEAMUS GALLIVAN OF THE RECONNECTOR Read below for our monthly ticket giveaways, updates on our education programs, new music to listen to, a review on Ray Scott, who performed at the Sportsmen’s Tavern, and a closing statement on our […]

January 2018 Newsletter

Sportsmen’s Americana Music Foundation Educational Program Update We are very pleased to report that 2017 saw the significant expansion of The Foundation’s educational activities. Launching Six multi-session youth workshops and one half day youth workshop, The Foundation provided young Western New Yorkers with close to 1,000 hours of musical instrument and vocal lessons (on an […]

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 – […]