BeatsA benefit concert for Young Audiences WNY

with supporting performances by
FUNKBELLY with Eric Crittenden

  • DATE: Saturday, March 24, 2012
  • TIME: 8:30 start. Featured performances and events from 8:30-10pm, with supporting performances from 10:30pm – 12:30am
  • LOCATION: Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Ameherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14207
  • TICKETS: General admission, $20 in advance / $25 at the door


ABOUT: World-class entertainers Taylor Made Jazz will serve up the perfect blend of cool jazz and R&B as they headline Beats & Brews, a musically delicious FUNdraiser benefiting Young Audiences WNY.  Featured performances and raffles will take place from 8:30-10pm, after which, the party continues with musical powerhouse – FunkBelly. Featuring all-star performers Eric Crittenden, Zuri Appleby, Deshawn “D Ray” Jackson, and Dale Toliver, FunkBelly is a Buffalo-bred jazz, soul and funk ensemble sure to get you off your feet. At Beats & Brews the dress code is casual and the celebration is lively!

Your ticket purchase supports Young Audiences WNY’s mission of making the arts a part of young people’s lives in order to enhance their development as creative and productive human beings.

Performers featured at this event work with Young Audiences to engage children in creative learning in the arts.