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
Dave Armitage, President 585-343-1727
Charles Kesterson, Vice President (716-772-1006) firstname.lastname@example.org
Barb Dieter, Secretary/treasurer (585)-205-0036
Bernie Cezna, Director email@example.com
Bruce Clark, Director 585-535-7476 firstname.lastname@example.org
Phil Banazak, Director email@example.com
Billie Jo Frost, Director 716-465-1710 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ray Ladd, Director 585-343-9211
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