Cross the Pond 2019! 

Following a hugely successful event last year, The Dady Brothers, Crikwater, and The Brothers Blue return once again to Sportsmens Tavern for "Cross the Pond: A Celebration of Irish and Appalachian Music!" 

Join us as we explore the common roots of these two traditions in a celebration of the culture and spirit of folk music. What a great way to get the St. Paddy's season started! 

Show at 8:00, doors at 7:00 


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Friendsgiving 2018! 

We hope you can join us for our annual gathering of gratefulness! All proceeds go to folks in our community who are experiencing homelessness and hunger.  

Cross the Pond 

Start the St. Patrick's Day season the right way at Buffalo's Sportsmens Tavern on Saturday, March 3rd! We'll be joined by our good friends, The Dady Brothers and Matt and Charlie's Buffalo based Irish folk group, Crikwater. It will be an incredible night of music and friendship that we hope you'll share! Doors at 7:00 $10 at the door

SAMF Presents Buffalo's "The Last Waltz" Live 

We are THRILLED to be a part of Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation's "SAMF Presents Buffalo's The Last Waltz Live" at Asbury Hall on Friday, 11/17/17! If you're a fan of The Band, you won't want to miss this very special reenactment of their 1976 epic final concert. We are among a line up of some of Buffalo's best musicians including: Doug Yeomans, Jim Whitford, Ron Davis, Pete Holquin and Jim Ehinger. 

Tickets: $35 advance, $40 day of show at Ticketweb, Babeville Box Office (M-F 10a-5p), Sportsmen’s Tavern, or charge by phone 866-777-8932 

7pm Doors 8pm Show

The Brothers Blue at the 2017 Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival! 

We are excited to announce that are on the bill at the 2017 Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival! We will perform on the "Creekside Stage" the morning of Thursday, July 13th opening day (Time: TBA) as a part of their Emerging Artists Showcase. We are totally honored to be performing at this amazing festival and the 2017 lineup looks incredible! 

We hope you'll join us for this weekend of singing and dancing. Order your tickets today at

New Album coming in 2017! 

The Brothers Blue have returned to the studio to work on their next album, Big Eyed Rabbit; a collection of some of the band's favorite oldtime fiddle tunes and traditional songs. The record slotted for release in spring of 2017 also features guest musician, Aaron Lipp on guitar and fiddle! Stay tuned to or for updates.

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Previous events

Cross the Pond w/ The Dady Brothers & Crikwater

Sportsmens Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY

Following a hugely successful event last year, The Dady Brothers, Crikwater, and The Brothers Blue return once again to Sportsmens Tavern for "Cross the Pond: A Celebration of Irish and Appalachian Music!"

Join us as we explore the common roots of these two traditions in a celebration of the culture and spirit of folk music. What a great way to get the St. Paddy's season started!

Show at 8:00, doors at 7:00


Tickets available at

To learn more about the bands, please visit:


Concert in the Gallery featuring The Brothers Blue

The Rockwell Museum, 111 Cedar St, Corning, NY

The Rockwell’s Concert in the Gallery series features Americana music groups in the intimate, seated setting of the Visions of America gallery. Enjoy refreshments included with your ticket at the pre-concert reception.


"Stay Gold" at Burchfield Penney!

Burchfield Penney Arts Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY

SPECIAL EVENT | STAY GOLD: DECEMBER M&T SECOND FRIDAY Friday, December 14, 2018, 10 am–11 pm

Join us for Stay Gold and Decmeber M&T Second Friday!

Join the Burchfield Penney for an evening of art, music and the unexpected!

On the Second Friday of every month, thanks to the support of M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney hosts something great! From openings and happy hours, programs, concerts, screenings or other special events, visitors experience the best of the Burchfield Penney.

The galleries are open from 10 am - 9 pm and are free all day! Special programs begin at 5:30 pm.

This event is free and open to the public.


Reception Area: 5:30 Frontstreet Men 6:30 Curtis Lovell 7:30 The Brothers Blue

East Gallery: 6:00 Kokoneetz (Andrew Kothen) 7:00 Hop Hop 8:00 Space Cubs

Art Installations:

Markenzy Cesar Debra Eck Bianca McGraw Jose Rodriguez Siegel/Sonnenberg Darya Warner Joshua With Xiao Yang Angelina Matteliano Brian Milbrand and Holly Johnson The Rickus’ lighting-duo

Friendsgiving w/ The Brothers Blue!

Abilene Bar and Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester, NY

The Brothers Blue presents Friendsgiving - A Benefit for the Homeless

Abilene Bar and Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester, NY Saturday, November 17. Doors @7, Music @8. $10 at the door, or $5 with a donation of new socks, undies, or toiletries.

All Sock Donations will go to WNY Coalition for the Homeless All Proceeds and Monetary Donations will go to Foodlink

Hosted by Dan Gross: Music & Journalism and featuring The Brothers Blue with their friends The Crooked North, Zack Rabbet Futt, Jungle Steve, Rayce and Alyssa Rodriguez Fiddle Irish Duo, and more to come! Beard Contest!

Finger Food provided.


The Last Waltz Live... SOLD OUT!!

Asbury Hall @ Babeville, 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Friday, November 16th

Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation and Babeville present Buffalo's 'The Last Waltz' live in Asbury Hall

Tickets: $35 for SAMF members at SAMF office, $40 for non-members on sale Monday June 25th at, Babeville Box Office (M-F 11a-5p), or charge by phone 866-777-8932

6:30pm Doors 8pm Show

The Sportsmen’s Americana Music Foundation and Babeville are presenting an encore reenactment of “The Last Waltz” featuring talent from the Buffalo area, the cast is as follows:

Doug Yeomans is Robbie Robertson, the band leader for the concert. The rest of The Band are: Jim Whitford as Rick Danko, Pete Holquin as Levon Helm, Ron Davis-Garth Hudson and Jim Ehinger-Richard Manuel.

Special guests for the evening will include Buck Quigley, Tom Makar, Dan Delano, Jerry Hall, Sharon Bailey, Rod Nickson, Joyce Wilson Nixon, Erin Benning, Michael McGuire, Leah Zicari, Ted Cacciatore, Eric Crittenden, Frank Grizanti, Joelle Labert, Mark Norris, Kevin Cox, Bill Smith, Matt Harris, Joe Parisi, Al Jaenecki, Harry Fackelman, Phil Knoerzer and The Brothers Blue; Charlie Coughlin, Matt Sperber and Ben Haravitch.


Private Event

Livestock Music Festival

Cherry Hill Campground, 1516 Sumner Rd, Darien Center, NY

The 2nd annual Livestock Music Festival!!!

Sponsors: Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation, Shianne Waxing Studio, Dan Gailey, Lavender Haze Collective, 42 North Brewing Company, CB Craft Brewers, Mom's Home Booking, Allentown Music...

We are honored and excited to annouce our headliner: Dom Flemons "The American Songster" Co-founder of the Grammy winning Carolina Chocolate Drops!

Performances throughout the weekend by Folkfaces, Dirty Blanket, Feral Foster, DiTrani Brothers and the Hammer of Spring, Brian & Scott of The Honey Smugglers acoustic Phish tribute, Shine Delphi, Matt O'Brian, Chris James & Mama G., The Brothers Blue, Bone Orchard Butchers reunion, Pine Fever, The Observers, Black Rock Zydeco, Jackson Cavalier Music, The Ithaca Bottom Boys, Haewa, Ramblers Home, Uncle Ben's Remedy, Leroy Townes, Tough Old Bird, The Stinky Boots String Band, The Tenants, Bitter Bells, James Ford of The Blind Owl Band, KidBess, Mosswalk, The Healing Committee, Jackie Rae Daniels Music, Will Blanda Band, The Buffalo Brass Machine, Tom Stahl And The Dangerfields, Tom Makar, The Incantations, Daniel Byrd Music, Fiddler at Large: Brendan Gosson, Twenty Thousand Strongmen, The Duo+, Zach Rabbet Futt, Darb Jansen, Fakaui, The Forest Dwellers, Her Dad's Banjo, Rich Kronert & Carly Jane, Greg Barresi, Old World Warblers, Randy Lee, Jungle Steve...

Workshops: Guitar with Mark Grover Banjo with Ben Haravitch and Joe Hayward African Drumming with Griffin Brady

Yoga with Kelly Burnham

Tickets available at $45 Presale $55 at the gate $25 daypass

Poster Art: Sadie May's Art and Design


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Vendors contact: Colleen Bielemeier

Questions, concerns, comments, band submissions & volunteers contact: Tyler Westcott 585-689-5656

October 11-14th 2018 Cherry Hill Campground 1516 Sumner Rd, Darien Center, NY 14040 (Across the street from Darien Lake)


CB's Fall Opener w/ The Brothers Blue!

CB Craft Brewers, 300 Village Square Blvd., Honeoye Falls, NY

Fall is here and our 20th Annual Autumn Festival of Ales is right around the corner!

Help us celebrate with fall brews, authentic German beer brats, & LIVE MUSIC from The Brothers Blue on the Barnyard Bandstand!

Featured Fall Beers (Amongst 26 rotating taps, wine, & cider) - Mammoser's Oktoberfest - Buffalo Tap Room Oktoberfest - Lock 32 Erie Canal Pumpkin - Twisted Rail Twisted Gourd Pumpkin - Pine Island Pumpkin - CB Random Company Marshmallow Sweet Potato Ale


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4th Annual Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation Festival

River Fest Park, 249 Ohio Street, Buffalo, NY

The Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation has announced that its biggest fundraiser of the year will be held at River Fest Park, along the Buffalo River. The music showcase festival will feature live music including country, bluegrass, R&B, folk, rock, pop, rockabilly, jazz funk, soul, honky-tonk, swing, Celtic, Cajun, and Americana.

The 2018 festival will feature beer, food, artists, vendors, and a whole lot of brilliant live music, including:

The Brothers Blue – Country/Bluegrass/Cajun/Celtic Copper & Gin Band – Americana Alt/Bluegrass Tom Stahl and the Dangerfields – R&B/Folk/Rock/Pop/Rockabilly/Country Critt’s Juke Joint – Jazz Funk/Soul/R&B The Steam Donkeys – Country/Rock/Honky-tonk/Swing McCarthyizm – Celtic Rock/Pop Rockers The festival is family friendly – kids under 12 years of age get in for free. This is a rain of shine event. The proceeds will benefit The Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation, which is in place to promote American music in Buffalo, as well as music in general.

4th Annual Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation Festival

2 PM – 10 PM

Presale $7 /Gate $10/ Kids under 12 Free