Jul 14, 2018 | 12:00 PM | Saturday

Event Location

Silo City

100 Silo City Row,, Buffalo, NY 14203

Neighborhood: South Buffalo

Description

FEATURING: Grammy-nominated David Bromberg Quintet John Nemeth, American electric blues and soul harmonica player Tom Hambridge Review will be playing with our 6-piece WNY Blues Band playing all the hits Tom has written.


Start on : July 14, 2018 12:00 PM Saturday
End on : July 14, 2018 10:30 PM Saturday

Event Details

2018 International Blues Challenge (IBC) 1st place winner, Keesha Pratt Band from Houston, TX
Reverend Raven and the Chain Smoking Altar Boys, featuring West Side Andy on harp
Josh Paxton will be playing solo piano boogie-woogie in the New Orleans Professor Longhair style
 

Separate Education Stage featuring Young Musicians & Workshops
Food & Merchandise Vendors
Bring or Rent a Chair
Parking available On Site or Shuttle from Fuhrmann Blvd.

 
This is the society’s primary annual fundraiser. Proceeds support the Blues Society of WNY’s Blues in the Schools (BITS) programming for K-12 students and also other community outreach programs including Nursn' Blues, a music therapy program for those suffering from chemical dependency, provided in conjunction with Horizon Village and Kids Escaping Drugs. Other programs being funded include Youth Mentoring, where up-and-coming musicians get a chance to be coached by professionals, and the Amateur Jam (AMJAM) program which provides amateur musicians of any age a chance to play with a full band.
The Blues in the Schools stage will entertain between sets with youth performers from WNY schools and colleges.
New for this year, a limited number of “Preferred Seating area” tickets will be sold at a premium; separate ticket type. Also new, we will be thanking our U.S. military veterans by matching the first 100 tickets sold and will donate those tickets to veterans, to be distributed via Pathfinders for Vets.
Significant MEMBER DISCOUNT on tickets.

FAQs
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This event is family-friendly.  Under 16 is free.
 
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is available for a fee.
 
What can I bring into the event?
You can bring a chair or rent a chair.
No food,cans,bottles or coolers.
 
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
buffblues714@gmail.com
 
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Proof of payment is necessary. either printed ticket or

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