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  Paul Thorn, Mon, Aug 25, 7 PM, Sportsmen's Tavern

$25 cover charge More info:  http://sportsmenstavern.net/

 

 


 
 

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Created by  Don Rutter 7/9/2014 5:48:36 PM 


  Blues Beach Party, Thurs. Aug 28, 6 PM, Woodlawn Beach

 

BLUES BEACH PARTY!! kick off the long labor day weekend on THURSDAY AUG 28TH on the beach with Food ..a bonfire..a sunset and 2 killer bands!!! ..This is the rain date..LETS DO IT!

Extra $2 discount if a card carrying blues society member.  

 

 


 
 

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Created by  Don Rutter 8/18/2014 4:32:03 PM 


  Jimmy Calire & the Take No Prisoners Band with Tommy Z, Jerry Livingston, Ron Davis and Damone Jackson, Fri, Aug 29, 9:30 PM, Sportsmen's Tavern

$12 Advance / $15 Door more info:  http://sportsmenstavern.net/event/jimmy-calire/

 

 


 
 

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  Pat Travers, Sat Aug 30, 9 PM, Bogne Creek Ampitheatre, Rushford, NY


August 30 is a free show gates open at 12:00 noon. Come see national recording artist Pat Travers. Yes, there will be blues in the mix.

Also, donations will be accepted for Homecare and Hospice.

 


 
 

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Created by  Don Rutter 8/14/2014 1:57:05 PM 


  Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown, Fri, Sept 5, 7:30-11 PM, Sportsmen's Tavern

 

$25 Advance / $30 Door more info:  http://sportsmenstavern.net/event/kim-simmonds/

 


 
 

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  Eric Jerardi, Sat Sept 20, 2014, Bogne Creek Ampitheater, Rushford, NY


The Eric Jerardi Band one of the most powerful blues rock trios around. Jerardi's seasoned style and powerful vocals have reached their apex.
Eric will start his performance at 7:00PM


 

 


 
 

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Created by  Don Rutter 8/14/2014 2:22:02 PM 


  The Nighthawks, Saturday, October 11, 9 PM, Sportsmen's Tavern

Sportsmen's Tavern
326 Amherst St.
Buffalo NY 14207
716-874-7734

 

 

Saturday October 11 @ 9pm

$20 cover

 

 

 


 
 

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  Maria Muldaur, Sunday October 19, 7 PM, Sportsmen's Tavern

 

Sportsmen's Tavern
326 Amherst St., Buffalo NY 14207
716-874-7734


Sunday October 19 @ 7pm

Maria Muldaur
"Way Past Midnight"
$20 adv. $25 door

www.mariamuldaur.com

Maria has created a multi-media retrospective Way Past Midnight , which chronicles her 50 year journey “to the Oasis and Beyond”. This special presentation features all her hits and fan faves from every stage of her career, as well as fascinating, entertaining, (often humorous!) stories of her personal encounters, friendships, and collaborations with many of the greatest names in music

 


 
 

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Created by  Don Rutter 8/18/2014 2:07:43 PM 


  Blues, Bikes, & BBQ!


Every Tuesday - Blues Bikes and BBQ!

Music Starts at 6:30 

Come for some great beers, and great BBQ!


 


 
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Created by  Staff 5/23/2014 4:10:49 PM 


  Playing With Others

 

Your Blues Society Supports

AM JAM

(Suspended for the summer, we will resume October, 2014)

Arguably one of the finest traditions of our Blues Society, AmJam gives aspiring musicians the chance to get on stage and play!  

 


 
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Created by  Sharon Schneider 3/26/2013 2:06:56 PM 


  The Son Of A Bluesman - Lucky Peterson

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Created by  Sharon Schneider 6/14/2014 3:41:43 AM 


   
  Thank You! Minimize
 

I am truly astounded. A small group of very hard working friends came up with a dream, and made the dream a reality. The dream was to create a blues festival – the first Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival. The reality was that the festival was a great success. 
 
I am truly honored to have worked with these extraordinary people over the past year. I cannot begin to describe the trials, pitfalls, hurdles, and obstacles that fall in the path of such an endeavor, but it is even harder to describe the dedication of the team that overcame each and every one of these challenges. 
 
The festival was an enormous success, and when the numbers are tallied, I believe we will have raised enough money to increase our Blues in the Schools budget, do more to promote local blues acts and venues, plan for next year’s event, and perhaps plan for additional events. I sincerely hope that we have accomplished a goal far more important and more valuable that funds raised – awareness of what we do and how valuable the people that help us are. We need to grow the ranks of people involved with our organization far more that we need to raise money.
 
Having said that, I want to thank everyone on our committee –Kim Alessi, Nancy Remington, Kathy Miehs, and Daria Sterner. Most importantly, I need to thank our Festival Chair, Chuck Laedke. His experience with this type of event, and his boundless energy and enthusiasm are the reason this event was possible. Without Chuck, we would not have had a festival. The Blues Society and the blues community in Western New York owe him an enormous debt of gratitude.
 
I’d also like to thank Adrienne Thompson, Karl Reifschneider, Anita West, Stan Levine, Sandra Verge, Shelley Lewandowski, Joanne and Dan Drodzak Fran Denk, Sid Alfasso, Cecil Davis, Sharon Schneider, Sue Sherman, Diane Decker, Meg Covert, Kathy Hall-Zientek and John Calderella, and of course the countless volunteers that all worked so hard. 
 
We also need to thank the people in our community that believed and trusted us enough to invest in our dream – our sponsors. Most notably the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation and Arts Services Initiatives,  whose grants allowed us to proceed with a free concert. Also our major sponsor Armor Inn Entertainment, and our exclusive Media Sponsor WBFO 88.7, as well as the Seneca Casinos, Georgetown Capital, Northtown Automotive, and Buffalo River History Tours. 
 
Thanks – and we’ll see ya next year!
 
Jack McArdle
President, Blues Society of Western New York


 

 

   
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