Tornado Alley 7/31/, 7/26 & 8/30/08

Harmony-based Americana
631462 3300 Tornado Alley Info

Tomorrow, Wednesday 07/23/08 7/31/08, 8pm At The Common Ground at Rotary Park, Sayville N.Y. Free! Located between Gillette Avenue and Candee Avenue in Sayville, NY

This Saturday 7/26 At Soul Growth 50 W Montauk Hwy. Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Open mic starts @ 8:00 Tornado Alley will go on @ 9:30
Followed by a 2nd open mic @ 10:45, $10

CD will be out in two weeks!Free concert at Gardiner’s County Park
Saturday August 30, 2008 at 6:00 PM

This year, the Islip Arts Council celebrates its milestone 32nd season of presenting fine music in its Free Concert Series. On August 30th, 2008 at 6:00 PM, the roots and Americana band Tornado Alley will be performing in the Music at Twilight Series at Gardiner’s County Park , Montauk Highway, West Bay Shore .The concert area is handicapped accessible, and concertgoers should bring their own chairs. You can find out more about Tornado Alley by visiting RAIN LOCATION: 401 Main Street , Islip (old Town Hall).

As a wonderful bonus, Gardiner County Park is pet-friendly, has a terrific playground and nature trail to the Great South Bay and picnickers are welcome!

This five piece acoustic band features multi-voice harmony, and the band members often switch instruments during their performance. The band features four of Long Island’s acclaimed singer/songwriters and a respected session drummer who all have been playing the local scene for some time: Sonny Speed, (Director of Island Songwriters Showcase and who played with the band that became Orleans ) is featured on mandolin, guitars, melodica and vocals. On guitar, mandolin, bass and vocals, Vinny Crici was chosen as ‘Country Star of Tomorrow’ by Country Music Magazine. On guitar, bass and vocals, Tim Huss has performed at Westbury Music Fair, and one of Tim’s songs was featured on a national wildlife TV program on the Fox network. On fiddle and vocals, Lora Kendall can also be found playing classical music as a violinist in the Sound Symphony.

Session drummer Rob Langley is featured on percussion and vocals. He’s even done work for producer Shadow Morton. That’s Robert drumming on the Shangri-Las’ “Leader of the Pack.” He even got to rev that iconic motorcycle!

Tornado Alley enjoys blending many acoustic sounds from across America , writing fresh new songs that feel as if you already know them.

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