Amy’s music info 2/16 – 2/21

Hi, all-

Here’s a worthy cause, and an innovative use for something that American musicians throw away:

www.secondstringsproject.org


On that note, here is this week’s listing:

Wes Houston Presents:

every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 9PM, and every Tuesday at noon on Woodbury Cablevision Channel 20 Pat Wictor will be on Feb 21st at 9PM

Friday, February 17th at 8PM: Concert with soprano Helene Williams. First United Methodist Church, Amityville.  $8 suggested donation. For more information contact the PeaceSmiths hotline at (631) 798-0778.

Saturday Feb 18th at 8PM:TORNADO ALLEY and GERRY McKEVENY All-original American Roots Music band Tornado Alley is two of our favorite Defibs with two of our favorite ISS solo songwriters, keeping it uptempo and harmonious. And the sublime fingerstylist Gerry McKeveny is just swell! Roseanne Cash likes him, and so will you. Gerry, a request: will you please play ”Leo Rising” from your latest CD?

The concert will be held at the usual FMSH spot, the Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Dr, Centerport (wheelchair accessible). $8 at the door. Call (631)661-1278 for info, or go to www.fmshny.org

also on Saturday at 8PM:BIG DADDY & the Bulldogs in a benefit for the Lighthouse Mission in Patchogue. www.bigdaddyonline.com

Sunday February 19th at 2PM: STRIKE The BELL at the East Islip Public Library 381 Main Street (Montauk Highway) East Islip just west of the Heckscher Parkway overpass on the north side of the street. Presented by the Islip Arts Council. The concert is free, but seating is really limited to first come: beginning at 1:00PM, tickets will be given out. Handicapped accessible. The listing for the all of the Winter Sunday Free Concerts is at www.islipartscouncil.org Call 631 224-5420 or email IACouncil@aol.com for info.

Save the date:

Sat Feb 25@8PM- GINA FORSYTH and RUSS SEEGER at the Songbox in Seaford. $10 goes to the musicians. Email songbox@optonline.net for reservations and directions.

Sat Feb 25@8PM- NYLON & STEEL at St. Lawrence of Canterbury, Dix Hills. $7/ $2 kids. 631 368-1920

Sun Feb 26@2PM- Australian violinist Asmira Woodward-Page at East Islip Public Library. Free. 631 224-5420 or IACouncil@aol.com

Tickets on sale now for:

Saturday Feb 25@7:30PM- Gathering of the Slides at BNL w/DEE HARRIS, KANE DAILY and KERRY KEARNEY. $15. Log onto ticketweb.com or call 631 344-3846

Sun Mar 5@2PM- JACK HARDY w/ Antje Duvekot opening at University Cafe. $20/$15 students. Call 631 632-6027 or gpalaia@notes.cc.sunysb.edu for info and reservations. www.universitycafe.org

Saturday March 11-‘Blues in the Wind’ LIBS dinnerdance fundraiser at Eastwinds, Rte 25A, Wading River. Buffet, raffles, etc, and music by Tommy Keys, the Defibrillators and a special guest. $75 or $70 for LIBS members/ group rates available. www.liblues.org or www.ticketweb.com

Friday March 31@8PM-Long Island’s Own at IMAC, Huntington, featuring BUDDY MERRIAM & Backroads and MARY LAMONT Band. $27.50, but IMAC, LI BLues Society and Folk Music Society of Hunting members get 25% off the ticket price, which brings it down to $21. http://www.imactheater.org/lamontmerriam.html

Sat May 20@8PM-TOBY WALKER and TOMMY KEYS at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Peconic Avenue, Riverhead. $15. Rescheduled from 2/11. Info: www.littletobywalker.com tickets: 631 467-4156 or log onto www.ticketweb.com

Stay Tuned,

Amy

concertnotes@optonline.net

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