Harry Chapin Tribute 8/31/09 & much more

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Harry Chapin

Update: Video of Harry Chapin event: here and at bottom of this post.

Other listings start below at *******’s.

Monday August 31 Harry Chapin Tribute MC Stuart Markus 7pm Eisenhower Park, East Meadow Nassau County Parks Department www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks End of Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theatre Free Summer Entertainment Schedule.

Bring canned food & money to donate for Island Harvest www.islandharvest.org & World Hunger Year www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks/2009SummerSchedule.html

The line-up for the Chapin Tribute show Monday August 31 (in no particular order): MC Stuart Markus www.gatheringtimetrio.com www.MySpace.com/GatheringTime

Gathering Time (Cat’s in the Cradle); Doug Kwartler (Up on the Shelf); SpoonWalk (Shooting Star); Robin Eve (with Frank Walker)–(Mr Tanner); Sonny Meadows/Defibs/Tornado Alley (Dance Band on the Titanic); Josh Joffen (Story of a Life); Lucky 13 (Remember When the Music); Cecelia Kirtland (Short Stories); Debra Lynne (Tangled Up Puppet); Judith Zweiman (I Wonder What Would Happen); Doc Butler & JC Cob (Taxi); Christine Solimeno (You Are the Only Song); Lisa Itts (I want to learn a love song); Media Crime (The Rock)

There is no formal seating at Lakeside Theatre, so concertgoers should bring chairs & blankets. If weather appears threatening, call 516-572-0355 after 7pm to confirm programs.  The Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park is located near parking fields No 6 and 6A. For more information, call Nassau County Parks at 516-572-0200 or the Special Events Line at 516-572-0223. Nassau County Parks Department www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks

Thank you for your support of Long Island Folk Music, the Artists, Our Times Coffeehouse, and The Song Box.

Yours truly,

Richard de Bruin

rdebruin@suffolk.lib.ny.us or RdeBruin@OptonLine.net

To receive or stop Song Box & LI Folk Music Email rdebruin@suffolk.lib.ny.us or rdebruin@optonline.net

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The correct date for the Season Opening Our Times Coffee House www.OurTimesCoffeehouse.org is on the Third Friday September 18 with Gathering Time (Glen Roethel, Stuart Markus & Hillary Foxsong) www.gatheringtimetrio.com and LUCKY 13 (Marci Geller, Cathy Kreger & Susan DeVita) www.lucky13.fm; then on the Third Friday October 16 Guy Mendilow Band; the Third Friday November 20 Greg Greenway; and the Third Friday January 15, 2010 Bill Staines. 8pm Our Times Coffeehouse, Ethical Humanist Society, 38 Old Country Road, Garden City, NY 2 miles West of Meadow Brook Parkway, Past Franklin (Mineola Blvd), South (Left) Side next to water tower. About ¼ mi East of end of Old Country Rd (turns North & becomes Herricks Rd & goes under the railroad, Rockaway Ave goes South) Suggested Donations: Adults $15; Seniors (65 & Up) & Students (w/school I.D.) $12: Children (under 12) $6. (very young children are free)

the Third Friday September 18 ‘A Harmonic Convergence’ featuring Lucky 13 and Gathering Time

On the eve of the Jewish New Year, two of Long Island’s fastest-rising harmony trios will appear together, singing songs of personal renewal, growth and reflection, hope, freedom, and healing. Folk veterans Cathy Kreger, Marci Geller & Susan Devita (Lucky 13) and Stuart Markus, Glen Roethel & Hillary Foxsong (Gathering Time) blend their voices into a choir that’ll be almost heavenly!

The Season Opening Song Box is the Fourth Saturday September 26 with Return to the Dream (Martha Trachtenberg; Tom Griffith; Diane Garisto; & Andy Huenerberg) www.ReturntotheDream.com and on the Fourth Saturday October 23 with Caroline Doctorow & Russ Seeger. 8pm Reservations & Information SongBox@OptonLine.net or if no Email 516-579-5365.  Held in a recording studio at a private residence in Seaford, Long Island (South Shore Nassau County). Donation $10 for performer plus voluntary optional donation for Song Box expenses plus Canned goods for needy.  A pot-luck buffet is served during the break between performers – bring something if you’re feeling creative

To receive or stop Song Box & LI Folk Music Email rdebruin@suffolk.lib.ny.us or rdebruin@optonline.net

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For information on other events (Copy links into Browser, if required, since some do not function) Many venues take the summer off)

Fordham U WFUV 90.7FM www.WFUV.org

Stony Brook U WUSB 90.1FM www.WUSB.org www.WUSB.FM

WSHU 91.1FM or 91.3FM + others www.WSHU.org

WPKN 89.5FM www.WPKN.org

Gary’s LIConcertNotes@optonline.net frequent and quite inclusive LI Listings! If you do not receive Long Island Concert Notes you should send your Email address to Gary.

Updated Listings & Info! Includes Lots of Long Island listings Mike & Glen’s www.AcousticMusicScene.com

Some LI listings + NYC + the region Acoustic Live www.AcousticLive.com

To receive or stop The Song Box & LI Folk Music Email RdeBruin@Suffolk.lib.ny.us

You should always check with the venue for changes, my mistakes and weather

Now Every Wed cts 8p Acoustic Long Island at Deepwells Mansion www.AcousticLongIsland.com Open Mike + August 12 Jacqueline Stem + Aug 19 Christian Cuff + outdoor Summer Concert!

Check First Fri Island Songwriters Showcase Syosset Showcase www.IslandSongWriters.org w/ open mic 8pm Borders Books Syosset Hosts Bill Ryan & Vinny Crici

First Fri Peacesmiths Coffehouse www.peacesmiths.org First United Methodist Church of Amityville, 25 Broadway/rt110 (Southmost end near Merrick Rd/Montauk hwy)  (631) 798-0778 w/ open mic +

Sat Sept 12 PeaceSmiths Annual Fundraising Concert, First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway(Route110), Amityville, NY. Mark Yodice; Ken “The Rocket” Korb & Lora Kendal; Jeff Curtis; Rich Stein’s “The Counterclockwise Ensemble” and “Easy Anthems” Sonny Meadows hosting. Music and dinner for $25 donation. Doors open 4pm for dinner. Vegetarian food, including Sonny Meadows’ vegetarian chili with home-grown habaneros and jalapenos. Music begins 5pm www.PeaceSmiths.org (631) 798-0778

First Sat 7:30p First Saturday Concert, Folk Music Society of Huntington www.FMSHNY.org 631-425-2925 (usually w/ open mic) Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Dr, Centerport  Oct 3 Beppe Gambetta + Nov 7 David Jacobs-Strain & Joe Iadanza & His Beautiful Band + Dec 5 Jug Addicts + outdoor Free Summer Concert/Festival Huntington’s Heckscher Park (Church Collects Food)

Usually Sun afternoons 2p The University Café www.UniversityCafe.org Stony Brook Union Building, Stony Brook University 631-632-1093 Host Charlie Backfish, Sunday Street Radio Sunday morning 9-11:30am WUSB FM90.1 www.wusb.fm + Sun Sept 27 DaisyCutter (Sara Milonovich & Greg Anderson & Friends) 2pm + Sun Oct 4 Buskin & Batteau in a special concert for Homecoming Weekend 2pm + Sun Oct 18 Willie Nile 2pm + Sun Nov 1 Co-bill: Rod Picott with Amanda Shires/Ana Egge 2pm + Sun Nov 8 John Wesley Harding 2pm + Special Fri Nov 20 Dala (Amanda Walther & Sheila Carabine) 8pm + Sun Nov 29 Ellis Paul 2pm + Sun Dec 6 An afternoon with Elliott Murphy 2pm

Second Thurs 7:30pm Second Thursday Concert Series, Babylon Village Arts Council, Astoria Federal Savings Bank, 180 West Main Street , Babylon 631- 661-1278 free

Second Fri 8pm The Grounds & Sounds Café http://groundsandsounds.uufsb.org Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook, 380 Nicolls Rd, Setauket 631-751-0297 (North of Rt 347 Near Stony Brook U ) w/ open mic +

Usually First Fri Garden Stage Concerts www.gardenstage.com Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau www.uuccn.org 223 Stewart Ave @N/W Corner Nassau Blvd, Garden City, NY 516-248-8855 + Special Fri Sept 11 Sloan Wainwright + Fri Oct 2 Milton with Julia Joseph

Second Sat 7:30pm Eclectic Café www.EclecticCafe.org 631- 661-1278 w/ open mic The Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk, 28 Brentwood Rd, Bay Shore + Sat Sept 12 David Goldman & Marci Geller + Oct 10 Lizanne Knott & Jean Rohe

Usually First Thurs 7:30 pm Live in the Lobby at the Patchogue Theatre www.liveinthelobby.org 71 East Main Street, Patchogue + Thurs Sept 17 The Defibrillators and Lonesome Dan & The Curmudgeons: Two groups who define themselves as middle aged rockers playing original rock and blues.+ Oct 8 Lennon in the Lobby Long Island musicians celebrate John’s 69th birthday by playing his songs in a benefit for the Live in the Lobby Concert Series Featuring Iridesense, Easy Chief, Reckoning, The Forensics, Rorie Kelly, Ed Travers, KGB, Caitlyn Amanda , Howie Seal, Henry Diaz and Kristy Diaz, Mike Bonti, Leah Kay, Michele Sivori and more. + Special Sun Nov 1 Katie Pearlman Band CD Release Party 7pm + Nov 5— Free Grass Union with special guest The Reinharts. An evening of folk and bluegrass music from two talented local groups. + Sun Nov 8 the Patchogue Autumn Arts Festival 1 pm Live in The Lobby and The Patchogue Arts council present a day of Art, Poetry and Music—featuring Long Island Uncovered, Long Island singer-songwriters playing songs by other Long Island singer-songwriters. + Nov 21 starting at 12 Noon the Second Patchogue Folk Festival Live in the Lobby: Caroline Doctorow, Johnnie Lee Jordan, Claudia Jacobs, James O’Malley, Hank Stone, Nina Et Cetera, Jay Scott, Johnny Cuomo and Miles to Dayton in a FREE special edition of Live in the Lobby sponsored by Blue Point Brewery. Then, come back for featuring Judy Collins, Susan Werner and John Gorka Live on the Main Stage at 7p0m (tickets on sale now) + Dec 10 Love in the Lobby The John Brzoza Band in Concert featuring Jessie Haynes & Friends 6th Annual Toys for Tots Join The John Brzoza Band, Jessie Haynes, Jordan Hope, Satchel Boogie and more in an evening of local original music for a great cause!

Third Fri 8p Our Times Coffeehouse www.ourtimescoffeehouse.org Ethical Humanist Society, 38 Old Country Road, Garden City, NY 516-541-1066   (Collects Food) + Third Fri Sept 18 Gathering Time (Glen Roethel, Stuart Markus & Hillary Foxsong) www.gatheringtimetrio.com & LUCKY 13 (Marci Geller, Cathy Kreger & Susan DeVita) www.lucky13.fm + Third Fri Oct 16 Guy Mendilow Band + Third Fri Nov 20 Greg Greenway + Third Fri  Jan 15, 2010 Bill Staines

Third Sat 8p Hard Luck Café, Folk Music Society of Huntington www.FMSHNY.org 631- 661-1278 w/ open mic Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Dr, Centerport  (Church Collects Food)  + Sat Oct 17 Jenee Halstead & James O’Malley + Nov 21 Angelo M & Meg Braun + Dec 19 Caroline Doctorow & Susan Kane

Fourth Sat 8p The Song Box Concert reservations & George’s The Song Box Emailings (With color pictures) songbox@optonline.net 516-579-5365 Seaford    (Collects Food) + Fourth Sat Sept 26 Return to the Dream (Martha Trachtenberg; Tom Griffith; Diane Garisto; & Andy Huenerberg) www.ReturntotheDream.com + Fourth Sat Oct 23 Caroline Doctorow & Russ Seeger + Fourth Sat Nov 28

Usually Fourth/Last Sat 8p.Soul Growth 4soulgrowth@gmail.com w/ open mic. Body Awareness Studio, 50 W Montauk Hwy, Lindenhurst 631-957-4692

Fourth/Last Sat The Last Licks Café www.lastlickscafe.org w/ open mic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington, 109 Browns Road, Huntington Advance tickets http://brownpapertickets.com/

Usually? Brookhaven National Laboratory Music Club 631-344-3846. www.ticketweb.com or at door, Photo ID, William Floyd Parkway (County Rd 46), one-and-a-half miles North of Exit 68 LIE +

Fri & Sat every weekend 8p Samantha’s Lil Bit Of Heaven 287 Larkfield Road, East Northport Check Christian music type, comedy  www.SamanthasLilBitofHeavenorg 631-262-1212

To receive or stop The Song Box & LI Folk Music Email RdeBruin@OptonLine.net RdeBruin@Suffolk.lib.ny.us

Long Island Traditional Music Association, LITMA www.LITMA.org Ocassional Concerts + frequent Contradance, English Country Dance, Family Dance, Shape Note Singing, LITMA Orchestra + Lots more

Finch Mountain House Concert 631-661-1278 FinchConcert@yahoo.com Reservations, Babylon + Sometimes Sun 2-pm Pot Luck Supper 3pm Concert or Fri Evening Pot luck supper 7pm. Please bring something to share, Concert 8pm

Various Sun Folk Jams, Sing Alongs, Folk Music Society of Huntington www.FMSHNY.org Check www.groups.yahoo.com/group/LIfolkies Larry Lewitt LLewitt@yahoo.com 1-5pm At the Huntington Library, Main St, just East of Woodbury Rd, Closing Weather info Huntington Library 631-427-5165

Court House Concerts www.courthouseconcerts.com courthouseconcerts@yahoo.com Reservations

Folk Music Society of Huntington www.FMSHNY.org Special House Concert:bring your instrument/voice for after + Fri Oct 30 Danny Schmidt 7pm Space limited: reserve thru Brown Paper Tickets event 63887

Fourth Fri Pagan Place Concerts, South Huntington 8pm 631-470-4317

Huntington Arts Council www.HuntingtonArts.org 631-271-8423  & Town of Huntington + Annual Summer Arts Festival + Annual Long Island Fall Festival + other events with music

Mon Aug 31 Harry Chapin Tribute MC Stuart Markus 7pm Eisenhower Park, East Meadow Nassau County Parks Department www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks Part of Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theatre Free Summer Entertainment Schedule, Evening Concerts Free, Bring canned food & money to donate for Island Harvest www.islandharvest.org & World Hunger Year www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks/2009SummerSchedule.html

Gathering Time (Cat’s in the Cradle); Doug Kwartler (Up on the Shelf); SpoonWalk (Shooting Star); Robin Eve (with Frank Walker)–(Mr Tanner); Sonny Meadows/Defibs/Tornado Alley (Dance Band on the Titanic); Josh Joffen (Story of a Life); Lucky 13 (Remember When the Music); Cecelia Kirtland (Short Stories); Debra Lynne (Tangled Up Puppet); Judith Zweiman (I Wonder What Would Happen); Doc Butler & JC Cob (Taxi); Christine Solimeno (You Are the Only Song); Lisa Itts (I want to learn a love song); & Media Crime (The Rock)

2009 Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theatre Free Summer Concert & Movie Schedule All Lakeside Theatre programs are free and begin at 7:30pm, unless otherwise indicated; movies begin at dusk. There is no formal seating at Lakeside Theatre, so concertgoers should bring chairs & blankets. If weather appears threatening, call 516-572-0355 after 7pm to confirm programs.  The Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park is located near parking fields No. 6 and 6A. For more information, call Nassau County Parks at 516-572-0200 or the Special Events Line at 516-572-0223.  Noontime concerts require Nassau County Leisure Pass for parking

+ Mon Aug 31 Tribute to Harry Chapin The Great Folk-Rock Revival Show! All of your favorate local and regional  performers Stuart Markus Host

End 2009 Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theatre Free Summer Concert & Movie Schedule All Lakeside Theatre

To receive or stop The Song Box & LI Folk Music Email RdeBruin@Suffolk.lib.ny.us

Special new Weekly Wed The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council a new concert series, the Picnic Supper Harborside Park on the water next to the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson. FREE. Concertgoers bring a picnic supper and their own blankets or lawn chairs. enjoying wonderful music and spectacular sunsets over Port Jefferson Harbor.. A delightful small playground is adjacent to the concert area, so parents can enjoy the music while amusing the little ones who cannot sit still. Soaring vocal harmonies, sing-a-long favorites of the Sixties, pre-War and ragtime jazz, rockabilly, country-flavored pop tunes, and delightful originals by these talented songwriters are all featured in this series.

All concerts begin at 6:30pm & end at 8pm. Rain dates is Wed Sept 2. Please contact GPJAC at 631.473.5220 or check our website for updates.

End The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council’s concert series, the Picnic Supper Harborside Park

Northport Arts Coalition www.NorthportArts.org + NAC 2nd Wednesdays is a collaborative venture with the Northport Library + various Fri Do-Ing Music Concert: 7:30pm Northport Library, 151 Laurel Ave. Northport + Every Summer  ? Fri Happenings On Main Street + Happenings On Main Street 7pm (outdoors) Northport Harbor, Northport, NY 11768 Free

?One Fri per month The Northport East Northport Public Library in Cooperation with The Northport Arts Coalition proudly presents: Do-Ing Music 7:30pm Northport Library 151 Laurel Ave.

+ Every Fri +  Special Sun Happenings on Main Street, Eleventh Year! Northport Village Park

+ Fri Sept 4 Glen Baldwin & Freinds of Jazz A true Jazz Fest of Guest Artists

Produced by Susan & Richtberg, Artistic Directors Sandy & Steve Edwards Northport Food Pantry donations accepted at each event

End Happenings on Main Street,Northport Village Park

Wed 6:30 – 8pm Picnic Supper Concerts Harborside Park, (outdoors) Port Jefferson Village, near the harbor Free 631.473.5220  www.gpjac.org

“Blue Grass Time” Buddy Merriam every Wed. night from 6-8 on WUSB 90.1FM or live www.WUSB.fm www.BackRoadsBluegrass.com www.myspace.com/BuddyMerriamBackRoads

To receive or stop The Song Box & LI Folk Music Email RdeBruin@Suffolk.lib.ny.us

The Islip Arts Council www.IslipArtsCouncil.org 631-224-5420  info@IslipArtsCouncil.org www.IslipArtsCouncil.org/music.html + Outdoor & indoor events

Brentwood Public Library Free Concert Series 7pm 34 Second Avenue Brentwood, NY Co-Sponsored by the Islip Arts Council and the Brentwood Public Library + Fri Aug 7 at 7pm Mambo Loco.

End Islip Arts Council www.IslipArtsCouncil.org info@IslipArtsCouncilorg Free Concerts (631) 224-5420

The Jean Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street www.LandmarkonMainStreet.org 516-767-6444 at 232 Main St, Port Washington +  Sat Sept 26 Jonathan Kruk’s Centennial Tales, Community + Sat Oct 10 Martin Sexton, Landmark Specials + Sun Oct 11 Christine Lavin, Fabulous Folk Series + Wed Oct 14 Future of the Arts, Conversations From Main Street + Fri Oct 23 Rickie Lee Jones, Landmark Specials + Sat Nov 7 Spotlight Gala ’09 – Kelli O’Hara Gala Concert + Thurs Nov 12 An Evening with Ron Darling. Conversations From Main Street + Sat Nov 14 Jane Monheit, Main Stage + Sat Nov 21 Paper Bag Players’ ” The Great Mummy Adventure ” Children’s Series + Sat Dec 5 Taylor 2 Dance Company, Dance Series + Sat Dec 12 The Klezmatics World Beat  WFUV 90.7FM City Folk Sunday Breakfast (Sunday 8-11am) DJ John Platt hosts Fabulous Folk Series!

Wed Sept 2 Babylon Green Gathering folk legend Bob Westcott 7pm Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231) www.piscescafe.net Come hungry! For directions to the Babylon Green Gathering, call 631-422-4702 or email ian.wilder@yahoo.com Children are welcome. All gatherings are free of charge, and open to the public. + Wed December 2 Gathering Hank Stone for the annual Green Party Holiday Party.

Sun Sept 13 Jack Hardy Hosts Lucky 13 Sonic Underground Presents House Concert in Stony Brook  www.Lucky13.fm Open Mic 3pm Potluck so bring something fun to eat or drink www.lucky13.fm/SUHouseConcertInfo.htm Reservation confirmation and directions

Barb’s The Long Island Poetry Calendar & some music events www.poetz.com/longisland/index.htm

My Long Island Folk Music Emails have sometimes been posted on Kimberly & Ian’s www.onthewilderside.net or www.www.onthewilderside.com

and also posted by Bill Herman at Paradiddle Records www.paradiddlerecords.com

The Song Box reservations & George’s The Song Box Emailings SongBox@optonline.net (With color pictures)

To receive or stop The Song Box & LI Folk Music Email RdeBruin@Suffolk.lib.ny.us

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