The two day event is scheduled for Thursday & Friday, March 7 & 8, 2019. Thursday, March 7, 2019, the SAMMY Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place Upstairs @ the Dino. The SAMMY Award Show will be Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Palace Theater on James Street in Syracuse.
The 2018 SAMMY Induction Ceremony & Awards Show celebrate and recognize the outstanding talent of local musicians, as well as, the achievements of industry professionals with Syracuse roots.
Local Musicians, Bands, and Artists are encouraged to submit their commercially available recordings; released between January 1 – December 31, 2018. Official submission form and instructions will be available online December 1, 2018, at: http://syracuseareamusic.com/submissions
Submission deadline is January 5, 2019.
2019 SAMMY Press Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, 10 am, February 5, 2019 at the Palace Theater. At that time, the nominees from 2018 recorded music submissions will be announced in their category, in addition to the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees.
2019 People’s Choice online open submission phase begins January 1, 2019. The public is encouraged to Nominate your favorite venue to see live music, your favorite local artist, and your favorite music series or festival. Online voting begins January 15, 2019. http://www.syracuseareamusic.com/peopleschoice/
Follow the “Syracuse Area Music Awards” on Facebook or Twitter @sammyawards and Instagram.
Tickets to both events will go on sale February 5, 2019.
The SAMMYS is proud to recognize our 2019 Title Sponsor, Ish Guitars, and supporting sponsors: NewsChannel9 & Bridge Street, The Rebel 105.9, 95X, 93Q, 92.1 The WOLF, Joshua Johnson Design, KMase Productions, SubCat Music Studios, Dinosaur BBQ, NYS Music, cnyalive.com, Jack O Bocchino, Skinner & Associates Realty.
Liz Nowak, Chairperson