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LI Concert Notes # 18: 8/9/07

My church and my country could use a little mercy now. As they sink into a poison pit that’s going to take forever to climb out…” – Mary Gauthier

Here’s some great Live Music on LI.
Venue addresses/phones/URLs at end of all listings.
For more information about great live music on LI and elsewhere
Please visit Michael Kornfeld and Glen Roethel’s excellent website

www.acousticmusicscene.com

Sat 8/11 5:00 Folk-rock singer-songwriter STEVE FORBERT with opening act at 8:30pm Father-son roots & blues duo BEAUCOUP BLUE
5:00 pm — Long Island Acoustic Artists Ken Korb & Bruce MacDonald Steve Robinson Glen Roethel Denise Romas
6:00 pm — From the Boroughs & Beyond Meg Braun Anthony da Costa Lara Herscovitch Paul Sachs
7:00 pm — Emerging & Experienced Artists Phil Minissale Danielle Miraglia, with Tom Bianchi James O’Malley www.fmshny.org FMSH Folk Festival, Hecksher Park , Huntington
Sat 8/11 The Folk-Groovin’ Café with Jim Frazzitta 655 Old Country Road, Dix Hills, New York $7.00 http://www.myspace.com/jimfrazzitta
Sat 8/11 8:00 Open Mic Soul Growth, Lindenhurst
Sat 8/11 9:00 Ahmad Ali Port Jazz Rt 112
Sun 8/12 7:00 Lora Kendall & Patrick O’Rourke Village Green, Stony Brook
Sun 8/12 7:30 Stu Markus/Judith Zweiman/Glen Roethel Friedberg JCC, Oceanside
Mon 8/13 8:00 Mary Lamont Band Jones Beach Bandshell, Wantagh
Wed 8/15 1:30 Mary Lamont Band Lido Beach Town Park
Wed 8/15 7:30 Mary Lamont Band North Merrick Public Library
Thu 8/16 8:30 Farewell Redemption / Corrientes / Self-Proclaimed Saints / Matthew Cutillo Pisces Café, Babylon www.piscescafe.net
Thu 8/16 8:00 Super Blue Nova Speno Park , East Meadow
Thu 8/16 7:30 Lora Kendall & Patrick O’Rourke Village Green, Westhampton Beach

Sat 8/18 Noon Bluegrass Festival-Ricky Skaggs/KY Thunder Tanner Park, Copiague-www.babylonarts.com
Sun 8/19 1:00 BACCA Members Jam Babylon Town Hall Annex, Babylon
Wed 8/22 7:30 Indigo Girls / Girlyman Planting Fields, Old Westbury
Wed 8/22 8:00 Wonderous Stories Merrick Road Park , Merrick
Sat 8/25 6:00 Ahmad Ali Solar Café, Brentwood Rd , Brentwood
Sun 8/26 Noon LI Fiddle Festival April Verch, Jay Unger, Molly Mason Museum at Stony Brook
Mon 8/27 7:30 Harry Chapin Tribute Eisenhower Park , East Meadow

Corrections and Comments are welcome.
Support Live Music on Long Island .
Gary Schoenberger
liconcertnotes@optonline.net

FMSH (Folk Music Society of Huntington ) First Saturday Concerts and Hard Luck Café. Congregational Church of Huntington , 30 Washington Dr. , Centerport. For info: 631-425-2925 www.fmshny.org. Most concerts are preceded by a one-hour open mic.

Eclectic Café. The Eclectic Café is held on the second Saturday of each month, September through May. The Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk – 28 Brentwood Road Bay Shore 631-968-0667. Parking is available along Brentwood Road and in the Sinai Reform Temple parking lot across the street. We ask that you please avoid parking in the medical offices’ parking lots south of the church. The open mic starts at 7:30pm. Performers wishing to participate should sign up by 7:30. The featured artists begin at about 8:30pm. Admission is $10 for non-members ($5 for High School students with ID), and $8 for members. Membership is $12 a year. You can become a member at any time and your membership will be for a full calendar year, starting that month. Family memberships are also available. Ask at the ticket table for details. Refreshments are available. We would also appreciate a donation of canned or dry food for local charity. The Eclectic Café is an all-volunteer, non-profit committee of the UUSSS www.eclecticcafe.org/

University Café, Stony Brook. Tickets are $25.00 with a student rate of $20.00. Ticket information/reservations may be made by email to SundayStreetWUSB@aol.com or by calling 631-632-1093. Please visit the website at www.universitycafe.org. The University Café (a not-for-profit organization) is located in the Stony Brook Union, near the LaValle Stadium Parking Lot, at Stony Brook University . Press contact: Charlie Backfish at 631-632-1093 or via e mail: CBackfish@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

Garden Stage. All shows are at 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 PM Tickets $15. Garden Stage is a an all- volunteer, non-profit, committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau. Indulge in delicious homemade desserts in the Malette Gallery while enjoying the work of local artists during the intermission. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau . 223 Stewart Avenue . Garden City. 516-248-8855 www.uuccn.org calendar@uuccn.org 1/2 Block North of the Long Island Railroad, Nassau Boulevard Station.

Acoustic LI at CoolBeanz. (in the Green Hills Shopping Center ) 556 N. Country Road (25A) St. James. 631-862-4111

Soul Growth Open Mic. 50 W Montauk Hwy. Lindenhurst 631 957 4692
1 block west of Wellwood Ave on the North side of Montauk Hwy.
Between 1st and 2nd ST next to Roma pizza (yummy). 7:15 Open Mic sign in. 8:00-9:30 First Open Mic. 9:45-10:30 Featured Artist 10:45-12:00 Second Open Mic. A $10 donation will be collected at the door. Peace and light. David and Patty

The Pisces Cafe Unplugged (14 Railroad Avenue, Babylon ) on the third Thursday of each month. Four acoustic original performers/groups, 30 minute sets. For booking, and further information, www.doloresloebl.comwww.piscescafe.net

Last Licks Café, 109 Brown’s Road (UU Fellowship), Huntington. Open mike at 8:00 p.m. Concert at 8:30 p.m. Refreshments available. $10 all. 631-427-9547. www.lastlickscafe.org .

Dr. Finley’s. Kevin Barry, singer/songwriter, has an informal Celtic Night
Every Wednesday evening at 8 PM Dr. Finley’s of 43 Greene St. , Huntington Village,
Free admission, $2.50 pints, full buffet, hosted by yours truly.
It’s a great out of the way place to take in some cheer. All are welcome.

Tennessee Jack’s BBQ 148 Carleton Ave. , E. Islip (631)581-9657

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts Tickets $20.00 71 East Main Street Patchogue (6731) 207-1313 www.PatchogueTheatre.com Also, LIVE IN THE LOBBY is a series of concerts for small audiences held in the lobby of the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, on the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM. These concerts feature artists from the Long Island area playing a wide variety of mostly original music in an intimate setting. The PTPA bar will be open; there will be chairs set up for sitting, and room around the bar for standing. All ages are welcome but proof of age 21 is required for service at the bar. Visit Live in the Lobby in My Space: www.myspace.com/liveinthelobbyatptpa Showtime 7:30 PM – Tickets at the PTPA box office or at the door.

Boulton Center for the Performing Arts Main St , Bay Shore Tickets $20 631-969-1101 www.boultoncenter.com

Songbox. Please make advance reservations by sending an email to songbox@optonline.net. You will be sent a confirmation and directions via return email. If you have no email call 516-579-5365 for reservations.

The Folk-Groovin’ Café at St. Lawrence of Canterbury Church
655 Old Country Road , Dix Hills – 3/10 mile West of Deer Park Rd. (Rt. 231)Admission-$7 Coffee, Tea, and light refreshments served
For more information, please call 631-368-1920 http://www.myspace.com/jimfrazzitta

Eastenders Coffee House – 40 Main Street , Riverhead – Free Admission

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