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The 2013 SAMMY Awards

We find out what's in store for this year's event...
This morning at the Redhouse Cafe, nominations for the 2013 Syracuse Area Music Awards were announced.  The mission of the Syracuse Area Music Awards is to honor the musicians who work hard to influence the local music scene with their artistry.  Bridge Street's Tim Fox chatted with Liz Nowak, President of the Syracuse Area Music Awards, and Skip Murphy, one of the Hall of Fame Award Inductees.

In addition to performances from five bands, awards will be presented in 11 categories during the show.  There will also be People's Choice awards for Best Band and Best Venue to see live music. 

The Syracuse Area Music Awards are proud to present the following Hall of Fame Award inductees:
  • Skip Murphy
  • Scott Sterling
  • John Dancks
  • Willie "Taters" Mavins
  • The Seven
The Music Educator of the year is Jim Spadafore.

The Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient is Jimmy Van Heusen.


The SAMMY Hall of Fame Induction
  • Thursday, March 7th
  • Upstairs at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
  • 7 - 11 p.m.
  • Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance by calling Debbie Foley at 315-247-1718 or dfoley442@aol.com
The SAMMY Awards
  • Friday, March 8th
  • Palace Theater in Eastwood
  • Tickets are available at SyracuseAreaMusic.com

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