Past Events

Music Industry students will get involved on campus and within our community. The events you see below are some of the fundraisers, social gatherings and concerts that our students have put together over the years.


    The members of Hail! Fredonia Records hosted our second dog walk event “Lend a Paw for Autism”, with this year’s theme being “Star Paws” inspired by the Star Wars series. Last year, with help from our sponsors, we were able to raise over $4,000 for the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College.

    “Lend a Paw for Autism: Star Paws” was a large-scale dog walk around the SUNY Fredonia campus followed by games, crafts, food and live music.

    Hail! Fredonia hosts its Third Annual Parti Gras in the Spring of 2018. Jazz music was played throughout the night by none other than Fredonia musicians. Artists included Merlin Trio, Fredonia Jazz Ensemble, and the Fredonia Big Band.

    Hope for the Holidays helped raise money for victims of the 2017 Puerto Rico Hurricane. A pasta dinner was served and Anna and Elsa from Frozen made an appearance!

    Graveyard Smashed was Hail! Fredonia Records 2017 Halloween Event. The event was at EBC West. With a contest for costumes, and performances by Filthy Gorgeous, Elemantra , and 42 Eagle.

    The Music Industry Program promoted the For Our Daughters Gala, an educational and communicative support group to improve the status of modern women's health. Fredonia Music Industry students utilized social, print and electronic media, including a press conference with all Buffalo news stations, impacting the largest public awareness and attendance in the history of the For Our Daughters Gala.

    In association with Not So Different, an event put on by Hail! Fredonia, the Record Theatre Meet and Greet with Mary Ramsey, Cassandra Kubinski, and John Rzeznik, was a day of promotion for the release of the Not So Different single in support of the Canisius Center For Autism Research.

    Hail! Fredonia Records hosts our first dog walk event “Lend a Paw for Autism”. With help from our sponsors, we were able to raise over $4,000 for the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College. Hail! Fredonia Records hopes to make this an annual event, see Lend a Paw for Autism: Star Paws in 2018.

    Not So Different was an event hosted at Fredonia in the William’s Center to help spread awareness of Autism and in conjunction with “Not So Different” by Ladies First and John Rzeznik. The program included ASD Social Clinics, Music, Activities, and Raffles. All proceeds went to the Institute of Autism Research at Canisius College.

    Denny Laine (Moody Blues, Wings) and John Lombardo & Mary Ramsey (10,000 Maniacs), perform at Songwriter’s Night. Songwriter’s night was a personal performance where questions were welcomed on the songwriting process. Many favorite songs were played as well as unreleased songs!

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