LI Concert Notes #42 4/16/09

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
Fri 4/17 8:00 Tom Chapin & Christine Lavin UUC of Shelter Rock, 48 Shelter Rock Rd, Manhasset
Fri 4/17 8:00 Joe Jencks Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Fri 4/17 10:00 Rhythm Kings The Bench, Stony Brook
Fri 4/17 8:00 Colin Hay Boulton Center, Bay Shore
Fri 4/17 8:00 Pat Killian Grounds & Sounds Café, UU Stony Brook
Sat 4/18 7:30 Claudia Jacobs & Christine Havrilla FMSH, Congregation Church, Centerport
Sat 4/18 8:00 Grand Folk Railroad Perk Place Café, Levittown
Sat 4/18 8:00 Roger Silverberg The Spoon, Lindenhurst
Sat 4/18 8:30 Gail Storm Bennett’s Wine & Chees Lounge, Locust Valley
Sat 4/18 7:30 Sarah Aroeste Band Custer Observatory, Southold
Sat 4/18 9:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Grey Horse Tavern, Bayport
Sun 4/19 2:00 Susan Werner University Café, Stony Brook
Fri 4/24 8:00 Gathering Time Pagan Place House Concerts, So.Huntington
Sat 4/25 8:00 Phil Minissale & Chuck E. Costa Song Box, Seaford
Sat 4/25 7:30 Nashville Songwriter’s Assn Showcase Martha Trachtenberg, Steve Farella, Pete Colombo, Jerry Silverstein Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead
Sat 4/25 8:00 Jim Frazitta The Folk-Groovin’ Café, Dix Hills
Sat 4/25 8:00 Tom Rush Landmark on Main St, Port Washington
Sat 4/25 8:00 Two Man Gentlemen Band Last Licks Café, UU Huntington
Sat 4/25 8:00 Hank Stone – Woodstock Festival Tribute Who-ville Bar & Grill, Bethpage

Fri 5/1 8:00 Joe Iadanza & Jenee Halstead Garden Stage, Garden City
Fri 5/1 9:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Popei’s, Coram
Fri 5/1 8:00 Jack’s Waterfall Boulton Center, Bay Shore
Sat 5/2 7:30 Pete Seeger Tribute w/ Work O’ The Weavers FMSH, Congregation Church, Centerport
Sat 5/2 8:00 Grand Folk Railroad In A Little Café, St. James
Sat 5/2 8:00 Chad & Jeremy Landmark on Main St, Port Washington
Sat 5/2 8:00 Richie Havens IMAC, Huntington
Sat 5/2 8:00 Janice Ian Boulton Center, Bay Shore
Sun 5/3 4:00 Rhythm Kings Popei’s, Coram
Wed 5/6 8:00 LI Finger-Style Guitar Club Open Mic Friends Mtg House, 550 Post Av, Westbury
Sat 5/9 7:30 Abi Tapia & The Red River Ramblers Eclectic Café, Bay Shore
Wed 5/13 8:00 Toby Walker @ LIFSGC Friends Mtg House, 550 Post Av, Westbury
Wed 5/13 10:00 Last Charge of the Light Horse Brickhouse Brewery, Patchogue
Fri 5/15 8:00 Mad Agnes Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Sun 5/17 1:00 Hank Stone Grey Horse Tavern, Bayport
Wed 5/20 10:00 Last Charge of the Light Horse Brickhouse Brewery, Patchogue
Sat 5/23 7:30 Bob Dylan 68th Birthday Party The Kennedys, Rod MacDonald, Caroline Doctorow, Russ Seeger University Café, Stony Brook
Wed 5/27 10:00 Last Charge of the Light Horse Brickhouse Brewery, Patchogue
Fri 5/29 9:00 Mary Lamont Band JC’s Bar & Grill, Pine Hills Golf & Country Club, Manorville
Sat 5/30 8:00 Grand Folk Railroad The Spoon, Lindenhurst
Fri 6/5 8:00 Red Molly Garden Stage, Garden City
Sat 6/6 7:30 John Gorka FMSH, Congregation Church, Centerport
Sun 6/7 7:00 Antje Duvekot & Kizanne Knott University Café, Stony Brook
Fri 6/12 8:00 Dave Rowe Trio Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Sat 6/13 8:00 Claudia Jacobs RealMusik House Concerts, E. Setauket
Sun 6/20 7:30 Music of Ray Davies & The Kinks w/Caroline Doctorow, Gene Casey,& The Lone Sharks University Café, Stony Brook
Sat 8/1 7:30 Peter Rowan (Chris & Lorin Rowan opening) – Folk Festival Hecksher Park, Huntington
Sat 8/14 8:00 Grand Folk Railroad The Cup, Wantagh
Mon 8/31 7:00 Harry Chapin Tribute Eisenhower Park, East Meadow

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

631-969-1101 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 houseAdvanced reservations requiredCall Jack and Karen Finkenberg – 631-661-1278 ————————————————————— Babylon Village Arts Council’s2nd Thursday Concertsat Astoria Federal Savings Bank180 W. Main Street, BabylonAdmission and refreshments are freefor more inormation call 631-669-1810 ———————————————————————— Fiddlehead’s Crazy fun ’til about Midnight – every time! 62 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771 – Ph: 516.922.2999 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; 631-765-2626——————————————————————————————————Millhouse Inn, 284 Mill Rd, Yaphank—————————————————————————————————–Brentwood Libary, Second Avenue, Brentwood—————————————————————————————————UU Fellowship, Bellport51 Browns Ln, Bellport———————————————————————————————–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 —————————————————————————————————– Grey Horse Tavern, 291 Bayport Av, Bayport—————————————————————————————————Dix Hills Performing Arts Center at Five Towns College305 North Service Road, Dix Hills (between exits 50-51 – LIE)————————————————————————————————–Bennetts Wine & Cheese, 23 Birch Rd, Locust Valley————————————————————————————————-In A Little Cafe, 529 Lake Av, St. James————————————————————————————————Perk Place Cafe, 2945 Hempstead Tpke, Levittown———————————————————————————————–The Spoon Cafe, 125a Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst———————————————————————————————–The Cup, 3268 Railroad Av, Wantagh ———————————————————————————————-Who-ville Bar & Grill, 339 Broadway, Bethpage———————————————————————————————Village Pub, 923 N Broadway Massapequa——————————————————————————————–LIFGC (Long Island Fingerstyle Guitar Club)Monthly meetings on Wednesday nights at 8 PMFriends Meeting House, 550 Post Av,

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