In October of 1991, Terry unexpectedly found himself on stage with a local band, launching what has rapidly grown to be a professionally greater accomplishment than he could have ever imagined.
More than ten thousand scarves later, he has sold over 50,000 CDs and has “opened up” for national acts such as Lee Greenwood, Diamond Rio, Montgomery Gentry, Rick Springfield, Jim Brickman, Sixpence None the Richer, Johnny Rivers, Grassroots and the Charlie Daniels Band, to name a few. Terry has performed for such celebrity functions as:
– Variety Kids Telethon
– Ryan Miller’s Steadfast Foundation
– Post Production Party for Disney’s 2005 CBS Elvis Mini-Series
– Emmy Award Cast Party for the TV show, Ally McBeal and The Practice in Hollywood, CA
– WNY Make a Wish Foundation’s “An Evening With the Stars,” hosted by Kathy Lee Gifford
– NYS Governor Pataki’s New Years Eve Ball
– Former Buffalo Bills Quarterback, Jim Kelly’s NFL/ESPN Retirement Party
– New York City and Boston Marathon post-race parties
– Alan Thicke Celebrity Classic
– Anheuser-Busch Summer Tour
– NFL Superbowl Parties
– NHL All-Star Benefits
These performances have taken Terry to many major cities in the United States and Canada, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Hollywood, New York City and Toronto. He has also performed in countries as far away as Japan, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
Terry’s national television appearances include: Your Big Break, a Dick Clark production; Doc, a PAZ TV hit sitcom starring Billy Ray Cyrus; U’s Place, a Fox 29 children’s show: Variety Club Telethons, of which he is a national cast member, and Mr. Food’s Test Kitchen on WKBW.
Locally, Terry’s concerts and appearances are broadcast frequently on TV stations in upstate New York and western Pennsylvania. Recently he was the subject of a three part ABC Special on Buffalo’s Channel 7 News. He is also a spokesman, guest DJ and entertainer for Buffalo radio stations, Classic 104, 97 Rock, Star 102.5, WYRK 106.5, and Kiss 98.5. Frequently, area listeners hear him on commercials and voice-overs.
Terry takes part in volunteer work, charities, fundraisers and awareness events for organizations such as Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Make A Wish Foundation, Children’s Miracle Network, United Cerebral Palsy, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Muscular Dystrophy Association, AIDS Rochester, Hospice and Food Bank of Western New York.
Terry has recorded four CDs on the Rhapsody Music Recording Label which have hit the shelves of 13 Walmart stores, Sam’s Club, Media Play, Borders and Barnes and Noble. He is the first local artist to ever sell CDs in Walmart Stores. He has sold over 50,000 of his CDs: TCB, Big Hunk O’ Love, Home for Christmas and Good Rockin’ then and now. In 2011, Terry released his fifth CD, Anything Like Me on his own recording label Terry Buchwald Entertainment, Inc. Terry is proud to announce the release of his 6th CD Terry Buchwald The Lost Recordings.
Terry is honored to be a Buffalo Music Award winner for best show band for years 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009!
In 2010, Terry was one of the first to be inducted into the Buffalo Music Awards Hall of Achievement and in 2011 he was awarded the Night-Life Life Time Achievement Award from the Buffalo Night-Life Music and Club Awards. In 2012, Depew High School (Terry’s alma mater) honored Terry for his work in the community and with local charities and was one of the first to be honored on the Depew High School Alumni Wall of Fame.
In 2017 Terry was inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame. He was recognized by Senator Patrick Gallivan and Assemblywoman Monica Wallace for his accomplishments and induction into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame. In the same year, he was given the key to his hometown of Lancaster, NY and November 26th was named Terry Buchwald day by the mayor of Lancaster, Bill Schroeder.