SAMMYS Hall of Fame and Awards Ceremony to Take Place Thursday and Friday

The Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMY) Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 3 Upstairs at the Dino on Willow Street in Syracuse. This event is now sold out.  A free live stream of the Hall of Fame induction will be available at the SAMMYS Facebook page beginning at 8:00 p.m.

The awards ceremony will take place at the OnCenter Crouse Hinds Theater on Friday, March 4. Tickets for this event are available at the SAMMYS website here, the OnCenter box office on Montgomery Street, or at the door Friday night. Doors to the theater open at 6:00 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m.

On Thursday night, the SAMMYS 2022 Hall of Fame will induct: 

Robert “Bobby T” Tousignant 

Russ Tarby 

Los Blancos 

Music Educator: J. Avery Head 

Lifetime Achievement: Tom Kenny of SpongeBob SquarePants 

On Friday, March 4, the SAMMY Awards will announce:

Winning local musicians, bands, and artists who submitted their 2021 recordings. 

Winners of the People’s Choice categories. This year the general public cast over 168,000 online votes. 

Founder’s Award: The Blacklites

The Jack O. Bocchino Spirit of the SAMMYS Award: Brian Cornish


Jon Rogalia & The Swamp Boys 


The Real Raw Breed 

Tom Kenny & The Hi-Seas 

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