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Episode 26:

Season 3 – Sally Schaefer

Released: September 9, 2023

About This Episode:

This week’s guest In the Flamingo Lounge, Sally Schaefer, a multi-instrumentalist with classical background in piano and violin and a master’s degree in ethnomusicology. She visited the Lounge on Monday, August 21, 2023 for a great talk about music and a live recorded tune.

Sally Schaefer performing at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library – Central Library as part of the Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation’s Music @ the Library Series.

Sally is best known for her work as a Buffalo-based violinist in genres as diverse as Americana, Celtic music, rock, hip hop, polka, and punk. She plays with an array of Buffalo-based bands including the Buffalo Bluegrass Allstars, Creek Bend, McCarthyizm, Bill Ward & Friends, Rust Belt Brigade, Celtic Spirit Pipe Band, and Over & Out, and collaborates regularly with indie artists Chuckie Campbell, Stress Dolls, Koko Neetz, Christina Stock and polka-folk band Captain Tom & the Hooligans.

Sally joined 10,000 Maniacs, Leigh Bingham Nash & Matt Slocum of Sixpence None the Richer in the Fall of 2023. Sally toured with 10,000 maniacs and started in Jamestown’s Scharmann Theater, Wed Sept 20, 2023. You could spot Sally upstage on fiddle, guitar, and backing vocals.

You can find more information on Sally at her website: sallyanndra.com or you can find her on YouTube or Facebook.

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