The SAMMYS Committee is excited to announce that plans are in the works for the 2016 Syracuse Area Music Awards show Presented by the World of Beer. The two day event is slated for Thursday, March 3, 2016 (Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Upstairs at the Dino), and Friday, March 4, 2016 (SAMMYS Award Show at The Palace Theater on James Street in Syracuse, NY). Last year’s SAMMYS Award Show & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony were both SOLD OUT, with musicians and supporters of local music in attendance. Tickets to both 2016 events will be on sale in February 2016.
2016 Performers to Include:
- Carolyn Kelly
- Ohne-Ka and the Burning River
- Jam Factory
- Joe Driscoll
- Savoy Brown
Nominees to be Announced February 2, 2016
The SAMMYS Press Conference to announce Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement, Educator of the Year and Submitted Recording Nominees will be held 10 am, Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Palace Theater.
SAMMYS “People’s Choice” Online Voting Starts January 12, 2016
The very popular SAMMYS People’s Choice competition returns for 2016. This is the chance for the public is encouraged to support & nominate their favorites in three categories:
- Local Music Artists
- Live Music Venue
- Festival or Live Music Series
The nomination period is January 1st-10th, and the weekly online voting for SAMMYS People’s Choice finalists begins January 12th, 2016 at syracuseareamusic.com/peopleschoice/.
The SAMMYS Committee is proud to announce the World of Beer as the 2015 Title Sponsor, as well as recognize the support of NewsChannel 9 WSYR & Bridge Street, 105.9 The Rebel, 93Q, 95X, New Country-WOLF 105.1, SubCat Music Studios, StudioDOG Pro, K Mase Productions, BoomBox Video, and The Post Standard | Syracuse.com.
For More Information:
Liz Nowak, SAMMYS Chairperson