LI Concert Notes 8/17/08

LI Concert Notes #35

Here’s some great Live Music on Long Island. Venue addresses/phones/URLs at end of all listings. Please scroll down.  Corrections and Comments are welcome.  Support Live Music on Long Island. For more information about great live music on LI and elsewhere Please also visit Michael Kornfeld and Glen Roethel’s excellent website:

Gary Schoenberger

Day Date Time Artist Venue
Sun 8/17 4:00 Red River Ramblers Sunset Harbor Tiki Bar, East Patchogue
Sun 8/17 4:00 Rhythm Kings Popei’s Clam Bar, Coram
Sun 8/17 7:00 Johnnie Lee Jordan UU Fellowship, Bellport
Sun 8/17 7:00 Corduroy Sky UU Fellowship, Bellport
Sun 8/17 8:30 Campbell Brothers Hecksher Park, Huntington
Wed 8/20 8:00 Ben Taylor Acoustic LI, Deepwells Mansion, St. James
Thu 8/21 7:00 Phil Minissale Bobbique, Patchogue
Thu 8/21 8:00 Johnny Cuomo Molly Malone’s, Bay Shore
Thu 8/21 7:00 Black Limo Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Riverhead
Sat 8/23 8:00 Jeanine Cullen Custer Observatory, Southold
Sat 8/23 7:00 Cathy Kreger Elijah Churchill’s, Fort Salonga
Sun 8/24 2:00 Defibrillators Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Oakdale
Tue 8/26 12:30 Gail Storm Bay Shore Bandshell, Main St, Bay Shore
Wed 8/26 Noon Road House Eisenhower Park – East Meadow
Wed 8/27 7:30 Harry Chapin Tribute (organized by Stuart Markus) (Tom Griffin & Martha Trachtenberg, Judith Zweiman, members of Defibrillators & Tornado Alley, Frank Walker, Robin Eve, Terry Winchell, Doc Butler & JC Cob, Josh Joffen, Folk Fiction, Wonderous Stories, Cathy Kreger, MediaCrime, Debra Lynne, Doug Kwartler, Seth Davis, Ed Ryan, Glen Roethel, World Hunger Year Executive Director Bill Ayres) Eisenhower Park – East Meadow (Please bring donation of non-perishable food)
Thu 8/28 12:30 Terry Winchell & Suzanne Mueller Bay Shore Bandshell, Main St, Bay Shore
Thu 8/28 8:00 Johnny Cuomo Molly Malone’s, Bay Shore
Thu 8/28 8:00 Jay Scott & Grand Case Scenario, The Sun Gets Down, Rorie Kelly & More of the Mess Lefty’s Candlelight Bar & Grill, Lindenhurst
Fri 8/29 7:00 Glenn Baldwin & Friends of Jazz Northport Village Park
Sat 8/30 6:00 Tornado Alley Gardiner’s County Park-27A, West Bay Shore
Sun 8/31 2:00 Lil’ Cliff & the Cliffhangers Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Oakdale
Wed 9/3 7:00 Bob Westcott Pisces Café, Babylon (Green Party)
Sun 9/7 noon Homegrown String Band Brookhaven County Fair, Longwood Estate, Ridge
Mon 9/8 noon Homegrown String Band Brookhaven County Fair, Longwood Estate, Ridge
Fri 9/12 8:00 Sloan Wainwright Garden Stage, UUC, Garden City
Thu 9/18 8:00 Lucky 13 (Cathy Kreger, Marci Geller, Susan DeVita) + Jack’s Waterfall IMAC, Huntington
Fri 9/19 8:00 Joe Crookston Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Sat 9/20 7:30 Friction Farm / Dee Harris FMSH, Congregation Church, Centerport
Thu 9/25 7:30 The Point, The Forensics, Free Grass Union Live in the Lobby, Patchogue Theatre, Patchogue
Fri 9/26 8:00 The Subdudes IMAC, Huntington


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 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
631-661-1278. Parking is available along Brentwood Road. We ask that you please AVOID parking in the medical offices’ parking lots south of the church or in the parking lot across the street. 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

University Café, Stony Brook. Tickets are $20.00 with a student rate of $15.00. Ticket information/reservations may be made by email to or by calling 631-632-1093. Please visit the website at

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:

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 1/2 Block North of the Long Island Railroad, Nassau Boulevard Station.

Acoustic LI at Deepwells Mansion (25A) St. James.
Wednesdays – Open mic at 8 pm followed by performer.
Deepwells is on the south side of 25A just west of Moriches Road

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

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. .

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts

Tickets $20.00 71 East Main Street
(6731) 207-1313

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 age 21 proof is required for service at the bar.

Showtime 7:30 PM – Tickets at the PTPA box office or at the door.

Boulton Center for the Performing Arts 37 W. Main St, Bay Shore

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

Finch Mountain House Concerts, Babylon
Good friends and great music in an old Victorian house
Advanced reservations required
Call Jack and Karen Finkenberg – 631-661-1278


Babylon Village Arts Council’s
2nd Thursday Concerts
at Astoria Federal Savings Bank
180 W. Main Street, Babylon
Admission and refreshments are free
for more inormation call 631-669-1810


Crazy fun ’til about Midnight – every time!
62 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771 – Ph: 516.922.2999
(Please call first, before making a long trip. Thanks!)

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

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

Grounds and Sounds Cafe. UU Fellowship. 380 Nicholls Rd (just north of Rt. 347)
Stony Brook
Custer Observatory
1115 Main Bayview Road (South of Route 25), P.O. Box 1204, Southold, New York 11971;
Millhouse Inn, 284 Mill Rd, Yaphank
Brentwood Libary, Second Avenue, Brentwood
UU Fellowship, Bellport
51 Browns Ln, Bellport
Munchaba Lounge, 58 Gardiners Av (behind King Kullen), Levittown
Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Peconic Av, Riverhead
Once And For All, 8 East Main St, Patchogue
Fadeley’s Deli-Pub 422 West Main Street Patchogue
Bartini, North Carlls Av, Babylon (under west end of Babylon LIRR Station)
Sugarloaf Cafe, S. Country Road, Bellport
Molly Malone’s, 124 Maple Av, Bay Shore
KJ Farrell’s – 242 Petit Av, Bellmore
Canvas Gallery, 51 Gibson Av, Huntington

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