NOLA FEST is a fundraiser for Arts Services Initiative of WNY and NOLA Pay It Forward.

Friday, September 22
5 PM – 8PM
Flying Bison Brewery
840 Seneca Street, Buffalo

The event is FREE with $5 beer and food tickets available upon arrival.

  • Cajun style food buffet
  • Music by Buffalo Brass Machine
  • Soda by Saranac Brewery
  • Day one of Buffalo Beer Week!

Since 2011, ASI has served local arts and cultural organizations, artists, and musicians through funding opportunities, free professional development workshops, collaboration, and advocacy efforts.

While planning this fundraiser, Hurricane Harvey hit portions of Texas and Louisiana. As a result, Arts Services Initiative of WNY (ASI) will be donating a portion of their proceeds to NOLA Pay It Forward Fund, which supports organizations assisting with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. More information about this fund can be found at