Sportsmen’s Tavern presents

Classic Vinyl Live with Jeff Miers: “Dead Set”

Classic Vinyl Live! with Jeff Miers is a new monthly series at Sportsmen’s. Kicking it off is a discussion and performance of the classic album, Grateful Dead’s “Dead Set.” The band this month will be Dave Ruch, Corey Kertzie and Joe Bellanti of Organ Fairchild, with Aaron Ziolkowski (guitar/vocals) and Jeff Miers (bass). Pre-performance conversation and Q&A will be with the one and only Dave Ruch and special guest Jennifer Brazill.

Monday, June 3, 2024
$15 ($18.05 w/online fee)

“Dead Set” album giveaway, crowd participation and more!


Sportsmen’s Americana Music Foundation and Hallwalls

Bobby Previte’s Improvisation Workshop

The Cave • Jeff Miers • Ray Wawrzyniak

RUSH 716 Master Class & Tribute

August 3, 2023

The Cave

71 Military Rd, Buffalo New York

Concert 7pm $15ad/$20door

Buffalo Rush fans, unite!

The Rush 716 event will feature a master class with music journalist/musician/Rush maniac Jeff Miers and Rush historian, archivist and author Ray Wawrzyniak, in a discussion of the pivotal period in Rush history represented by the albums Permanent Waves(1980), Moving Pictures (1981), and Signals (1982). Following the master class, Rush tribute band Bravado (Jeff Miers, Ryan Nogle, Lucy Bell, Erin Ward, Nate Kalnitz, Mark Marinaccio) will perform a set composed of songs from Permanent Waves, Moving Pictures and Signals.

Attendees will have the opportunity to register to win a variety of Rush merch (including deluxe box sets), enjoy Rush Golden Ale, view a Rush slideshow, and participate in a Rush trivia contest. A veritable paradise for Rush nerds in the 716!

A portion of proceeds will benefit Grapes for Humanity.