NYS SLA Ban On Advertising Music Ruled Unconstitutional By NYS Supreme Court

In a significant win for venues across New York State, Justice Frank Sedita ruled in favor of the plaintiff’s contesting the state’s ban that live music cannot be advertised and ticketed. In an effort led by Dwane Hall of Sportsmen Tavern and attorney Paul Cambria, the previous “incidental music” definition and guideline originated in a […]

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Music Leads Way To Black Rock Community Revitalization

Thirty-five years ago, Dwayne Hall put his roots in the ground on Amherst Street near Grant Street in the Black Rock community.  The establishment of the Sportsmen Tavern was born.  Both inside and outside the walls of the fabled tavern, Hall has seen and overseen changes in the community.  Some perhaps unwelcomed during the years […]

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