Credited by: Hard Times Magazine
When you need an escape to the music.... blues for a great cause certainly fits the bill, doesn't it?? Following a successful inaugural season that raised or $10,000 for the WNY Veterans Housing Coalition, the producers at Buffalo Blues Benefits for Veterans scheduled a follow-up album to be released on October 21st, when they launch "Season Two" at the Sportsmens Tavern of Buffalo.
Blues, roots & Americana songs are focus
Like the 2016 benefit album (HOME: Buffalo Blues benefit for Veterans, Buffalo Rock Hall Records, released 11/16/16), the new record, titled “Mission Bell”, features a range of top WNY career blues and roots original bands.
Buffalo Blues Benefit for Veterans (BBBV) has officially announced that it is moving forward with the implementation of a highly anticipated Season II. After raising over $10,000 in Season I, organizers behind BBBV have stated that they are preparing to double that amount in Season II.
A century-old apartment building on West Utica will be getting an $11 million rehabilitation, updating the building's mechanical technology and making more units ready for the changing veteran population.
On Saturday October 26th, staff members from Buffalo's Channel 2 news team volunteered their time to help give the Stratford Arms lobby and courtyard a facelift-- including the installation of a brand new big screen television for our veterans to enjoy!