Last Tuesday, Buffalo’s Sportsmen’s Tavern was awarded the Ameripolitan Award, held annually in Memphis, Tenn. The Ameripolitan honors Americana music with an emphasis on Outlaw, Honky Tonk, Rockabilly, and Western Swing. There were 10 venues selected by the Ameripolitan in the “Best Venue” category. Clubs in Nashville, Kentucky, Brooklyn, Minneapolis and Little Rock were in competition. The Sportsmen Tavern is located in the Black Rock area of Buffalo, New York. It is operated by Dwane Hall.