Below are sample videos of Sally's solo work, performances with local bands, and studio recordings for hired projects as well as her own bands. For samples of wedding ceremony and cocktail hour music, please visit the Wedding Music page.
Buffalo-based folk duo Sally Schaefer and Tyler Bagwell breath fiery new life into old folk songs, bluegrass standards, classic country hits, and popular Americana numbers. Tyler is a historian, songwriter, and brewer with a vast repertoire of songs and stories, including original pieces that reflect a fervent interest in local history.
Selections: Church Street Blues (Norman Blake, Tony Rice), Out of Love (John Prine), House of the Rising Sun (traditional, Doc Watson), Matchbox Blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson), Badlands (Bruce Springsteen)
"Church Street Blues," originally written by folk singer-songwriter Norman Blake, then adapted by bluegrass guitarist Tony Rice and many others.
Classic 70s pop by Hall & Oates!
The Buffalo Bluegrass Allstars perform a cover of Gordon Lightfoot's iconic maritime ballad, "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." The Allstars are Sally Schaefer, Rich Schaefer, Doug Yeomans, and Mark Panfil
"Curves & Edges" by Stress Dolls, featuring Sally Schaefer on violin. Submission for Tiny Desk Contest 2020. Filmed at Hi Fi Hits in Buffalo, NY.
"Better Days" by MYQ Farrow, featuring Sally Schaefer on violin. Submission for Gems on VHS Gems in the Rough 2022. Filmed in Buffalo, NY.
A playlist of tracks on which Sally has recorded for various Buffalo-based bands, including Dreambeaches, Orations, Rust Belt Brigade, Voice of Dissent, Surrender the Hope, Anxious Kids Make Good People, Wyatt Coin, and Stress Dolls.
A playlist of recordings from Sally's indie folk punk band, Over & Out.