WNY Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association

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.

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Information and links

WXRL radio, 1300am, every Tuesday night at 9-12pm, “Into the Blue” Bluegrass out of Nashville.

Visit Monaco’s Violin Shop for instrument needs in the Buffalo area  http://www.monacosviolinshop.com/Home.php

Bernunzio’s and Stutzman’s Guitars are bluegrass music stores in Rochester NY

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. Open to all young string musicians grades 6-12

WNY Bluegrass Ass’n 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

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.