The two day event is scheduled for Thursday & Friday, March 5 & 6, 2020.
Thursday, March 5, 2020, the SAMMYS Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place Upstairs @ the Dino. The SAMMYS Award Show will be Friday, March 6, 2020, at the Palace Theatre on James Street in Syracuse.
The 2020 SAMMYS 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 recordings. Commercially available recordings released between January
1 – December 31, 2019, are eligible.
Recorded Submissions will be reviewed by the SAMMYS Panel of judges.
Judges are comprised of a team of Music Industry Professionals from across the country. Official submission form and instructions will be available online December 1, 2019, at:
Submission deadline is Monday, January 6, 2020.
2020 SAMMYS Press Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, 10 am, February 4, 2020, at the Palace Theatre. At that time, the nominees from 2019 recorded music submissions will be announced in their category, in addition to the 2020 Hall of Fame inductees.
The 2020 SAMMYS People’s Choice online open public submission phase begins January 1, 2020. The public is encouraged to Nominate your favorite venue to see live music, your favorite local artists, your favorite music series or festival. This year we are adding a 4th category to include Live, Local Academic or Musical Organizations.
Online voting begins January 14, 2020.
Follow the “Syracuse Area Music Awards” on Facebook or Twitter @sammyawards and Instagram.
Tickets to both events will go on sale February 4, 2020.
The SAMMYS is proud to recognize our 2020 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.
For more information contact: Liz Nowak | 2020 SAMMYS Chairperson |
315-727-5693 [email protected]