Amy’s Music Listings 5/3 – 5/9

Hi, all-

Glow of dogwood, bright blue surprise of forget-me-not.

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

Wednesday at 8:30PM: Wes Houston Presents: on Woodbury Cablevision Channel 20 – Pat Wictor and Queens Channel 34 – Martha Trachtenberg

 Wednesday, May 3rd at 9PM:

     MILLER'S CROSSING Acoustic Long Island at Cool Beanz, St. James 556 North Country Rd. (Rte 25A) 1/4 mile east of Lake Ave. opposite Hitherbrook Nursery. 

No cover, no minimum, open mic beforehand.  631 862-4111 They also podcast on

 Thursday, May 4th at 7PM: 

 The LONESOME TRAVELER at West Islip Public Library. Free.


 Friday, May 5th at 8PM:


 at the University Cafe

Call  631 632-6027 or for info and reservations.

also on Friday the 5th at 8PM:

 ISS Open Mic Night 

at Borders Books and Music

Jericho Tpke in Syosset

also on Friday the 5th at 8PM: 

 CATHY KREGER and What It Iz 

at Berkner Hall, BNL. $15.

also on Friday the 5th at 8:30PM: 

Cinco de Mayo celebration with 


at Stephen Talkhouse.

                                                                                Saturday, May 6th at 8PM:


        Quite possibly the best living acoustic blues woman around. Seriously excellent Delta Blues Master, no kidding. She learned from Son House and Mississippi John Hurt; you can't get better than that! It's gonna be packed that night.                                                                                                                    The open mic starts at 7:30PM. The concert will be held at the usual FMSH spot, the Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Dr, Centerport (wheelchair accessible). $20 at the door. Call  631 425-2925 for info, or go to                               

also on Saturday the 6th at 7PM:


at the Family Day Celebration, Custer Institute, Southold.


Sunday, May 7th from noon to 4:30PM:


Dee Harris, Ken Holly and Ken Korb

  APSB does 1920s -40s String Band and Jug Band songs

at Benner's Farm May Day Festival

 at Old Town Road and Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket

 Sunday, May 7th from noon to 4PM:

    Duck Pond Day


North Country Road, Wading River. Free.

 ongoing until June 3rd:

 The Forgotten Garden

 New Paintings by Keetae Kim

The Second Avenue Firehouse Gallery and Performance Space, 17 Second Avenue, Bay Shore  516 643-2179

Gallery Hours: Sundays noon – 4PM

 Opening Reception:  Sunday, May 21st  3 – 6PM


Save the date:

Sat May 13@8PM- MALA WALDON Quartet at Second Ave Firehouse, Bay Shore. $15. 

Sat May 20@8PM-LARRY & MARY and ANDREW McKNIGHT at the Hard Luck. $8. 631 661-1278 or

Sat May 27@8PM- WILLOW at Last Licks. UUFH, 109 Browns Rd., Huntington. $10. Open mic at 8. Info: 631 427-9547

Fri June 9@7PM- DIRTY WATER DOGS at East Meadow Town Square. Free.

Sat June 3@8PM-FMSH Members' Concert. or 631 425-2925.

Sun June 4@2PM- New York's Most Dangerous Big Band at Bayard Cutting Arboretum. Free concert /$6 per carload to park. 631 224-5420 or

Sun June 11@2PM-FAIRPORT CONVENTION at UCafe. $20/ or $15/ students. Call  631 632-6027 or for info and reservations.

Sat June 24@7PM- Gardeners and 'Gators/ zydeco band T'bazco Road benefit concert for Sophia Garden Learning Center and the New Orleans Musicians Clinic. At Sophia garden. $25. Info: 516 842-6000 x 307

Sun June 25@8PM- CAROLINE DOCTOROW /CD release party, Stephen Talkhouse. 631 267-3117

Tickets on sale now for:

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

Sat June 17@8PM- JOHN ABERCROMBIE and STEVE SALERNO /jazz guitarists at the Second Avenue Firehouse, Second Avenue between Union and Main St., Bay Shore. $15.                                                          

Stay Tuned,


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