WNY BG Assoc Newsletter

Hi Folks,

The WNY Old Time Music and Bluegrass Association holds monthly jam sessions every 2nd Sunday of the month beginning at 2:00pm.  The jam session is held at Bennington Lanes Bar and Grove, located at 1374 Clinton St. (just off Route 77), Bennington, NY 14011.  ph 585-591-2314. The restaurant provides a great place to jam in various places throughout the restaurant and/or simply listen to various artists in the dining room/stage area.  We encourage all levels of musicianship.

This month, December 13th, will be our annual Christmas Party.  Weather should be nice this weekend.  Hope to see you all.

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Upcoming Local events and information:

1) Bluegrass Festival January 15 – 17, 2016 ~ Days Inn, 18360 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville PA

This great event includes tons of incredible entertainment, 50/50 drawing, raffle, jam sessions and more than 20 bands including local musicians. Donations are accepted to benefit the local Hospice.

More Information: Call 814-337-4264 or visit www.daysinnmeadville.com

 2)Buffalo Bluegrass.Com http://buffalobluegrass.blogspot.com/  Mark Panfil provides this service to our buffalo area bluegrass community. This site has a lot of additional information about what is happing around the WNY area.  A big thank you Mark!

3)  WXRL radio, 1300am, every Tuesday night at 9-12pm, “Into the Blue” Bluegrass out of Nashville.                     4)    Local Live Bluegrass Hotline  Dial (716) 777-3275     Spread the word to friends that don’t use internet!       5)  Visit Monaco’s Violin Shop  http://www.monacosviolinshop.com/Home.php

6)    The String Shoppe Est. 1966 http://www.thestringshoppe.com/

7)   Buffalo Bluegrass Youth Ensemble meets every 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday of the month from 7-8:30PM at

        Wayside  Presbyterian Church on the corner of Rt. 5 and Amsdell Rd. in Hamburg.  Contact Mark Panfil 716-867-4012.

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8)  FOR SALE:  Beautiful, excellent condition, 1969 Conn D-28 Style Guitar. $300.00  Solid spruce top, rosewood back and sides, nice action, great sounding in a jam season.  Contact Bill Donahue 716-745-3409

Officers:

Dave Armitage, President 585-343-1727

Charles Kesterson, Vice President  (716-772-1006)   ctkesterson@gmail.com

Barb Dieter, Secretary/treasurer  (585)-205-0036

Bernie Cezna, Director  fiddled@aol.com

Bruce Clark, Director 585-535-7476  bclark@rochester.rr.com

Phil Banazak, Director cityfiddle@earthlink.net

Billie Jo Frost, Director 716-465-1710 frostyacres119@yahoo.com

Ray Ladd, Director  585-343-9211

If you would like to be added to our email list or have any events you would like mentioned please contact Charlie Kesterson or Barb Dieter.