Events 2017-10-17T14:21:01+00:00

GIVE FOR GREATNESS EVENTS

All of these events raise funds for Give for Greatness (a program of Arts Services Initiative), which then turn into general operating grants for non-profit arts and cultural organizations in the five counties of WNY.

BATTLE OF THE CORPORATE BANDS 2018

Saturday, March 24 at Buffalo Iron Works

…Have a bunch of co-workers and want to jam out and show another company ‘Who’s boss?” Enter the 2018 Battle of the Corporate Bands!

This event will help us raise funds for Music is Art, and for dozens of small and emerging cultural organizations in five counties through ASI’s Give for Greatness program.

Click here to see how you can enter!

Battle of the Band Highlights:

  • Bands from local corporations will take the Buffalo Ironworks stage to battle.
  • Battle for a chance to perform at the Music is Art Festival or Buffalo Iron Works!
  • Every participating band will receive photos and a video of their Battle of the Corporate
    Bands performance!
  • Audience Favorite will perform at Buffalo Iron Works!
Battle of the Corporate Bands 2018

LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS 2017

presented by Dansa & D’Arata LLP, Hodgson Russ LLP and Key Bank

February 25, 2017 at the Tralf Music Hall

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED AND SUPPORTED THE EVENT!!  Photos by Glenn Murray

The 6th Annual Lawyers for the Arts Event is a time when lawyers from the region trade in their briefcases and suits for guitars, drum kits, and microphones all in support of the Western New York arts and cultural community.

Will you join us next year?

6TH ANNIVERSARY LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS SPONSORS

BATTLE OF THE CORPORATE BANDS 2016

Saturday, November 5 at the Town Ballroom

…THANK YOU TO ALL THE PARTICIPATING BANDS.

This great event helped us raise funds for Music is Art, and for dozens of small and emerging cultural organizations in five counties through ASI’s Give for Greatness program.

Mouse Pad – 360 PSG
Methane – National Fuel Gas
Not THAT Moog – Moog Inc.
Curb Appeal – Curbell
Mouse Pad – 360 PSG
Jess Chizuk – Mouse Pad (360 PSG)

BATTLE OF THE CORPORATE BANDS 2015

November 21, 2015

Several bands got together at Buffalo Iron Works to see who was the best corporate band in Western New York, all in support of Give for Greatness.  Bands were made up of co-workers at several local companies competing to be named the ultimate winner.

Pavlov’s Cat – University of Buffalo
BROAK – Ingram Micro
Curb Appeal – Curbell, Inc.

LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS 2016

February 20, 2016

The 5th Annual Lawyers for the Arts Event was another great success.   Lawyers from the region traded in their briefcases and suits for guitars, drum kits, and microphones all in support of the Western New York arts and cultural community.

Thank you to our Event Chair, Sandy Cassidy, the Lawyers for the Arts Committee, and all of the performers, sponsors, and supporters!

Lawyers for the arts flyer

THE BEST OF BROADWAY

September 20, 2015

The grand finale of Curtain Up Weekend 2015.  Together with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, top regional theater actors performed songs from well-known musicals including CandideChicago, and West Side Story.

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