LI Concert Notes #69 1/24/11

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Here’s some great Live Music on Long Island. Venue addresses/phones/URLs at end of all listings. Please scroll down.  The Folk Music Society of Huntington (FMSH) is posting this list on:  or go to and click on “LI Concert Notes” Corrections and Comments are welcome.   Support Live Music on Long Island.

Gary Schoenberger


Day Date Time Artist Venue

Wed 1/26 2/9 7:30 *New* Open Mic Night at the “River-Edge Café” Temple Beth Shalom – (River Rd & Edgewood Av,) Smithtown [Postponed due to weather]

Wed 1/26 2/9 8:00 Jay Scott / Rorie Kelly Cinema Arts Center, Huntington

Fri 1/28 7:30 Grand Folk Railroad/Gary Schoenberger BACCA, Lindenhurst

Sat 1/29 7:30 Phil Minissale, Joe Iadanza, Michael Korb, Six Gun, The Corduroy Sky Pathogue Theatre, Patchogue

Sat 1/29 8:30 Vitamin D, Big Daddy & other bands Kapplers, Patchogue

Sat 1/29 8:00 Gail Storm Bistro 72-Hotel Indigo, Riverhead

Sat 1/29 8:00 Mary Lamont and others (Elvis tribute) Boulton Center, Bay Shore

Sun 1/30 2:00 Gail Storm-Multi-media presentation North Bellmore Library

Thu 2/3 7:30 Claudia Jacobs & Rough Folk Live in the Lobby, Patchogue Theater

Fri. 2/4/11 PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse @ 8pm: “Ideas of Love” featuring Charlotte Koons: A Hildegard Homily, Music: Gary Ivan, Open Mic: Please bring your favorite poems or songs about love

Fri 2/4 7:30 Pat Wictor, Joe Jencks & Greg Greenway (Brother Son Trio) Garden Stage (UUCCN), Garden City

Sat 2/5 7:30 Brooklyn in da House: AJ Roach, Carolann Solebello, Nels Andrews, Rebecca Pronsky FMSH,Congregational Church,Centerport

Sat 2/5 8:00 Neko Case Westhampton Beach PAC

Thu 2/10 7:30 Lois Morton (Piaf Remembered) Astoria Federal Bank, Babylon

Fri 2/11 8:00 Phil Minissale Grounds & Sounds Café, Stony Brook

Sat 2/12 8:00 Shawn Colvin Landmark on Main St, Port Washington

Sat 2/12 7:30 Hillary Foxsong, Martha Trachtenberg, Judith Zweiman Eclectic Café, Bayshore

Sat 2/12 8:00 Butchers Blind, Rich Broillet, Stella Betty Davie Homegrown Music Café, Port Jefferson Station

Sun 2/13 2:00 Rod MacDonald/Caroline Doctorow University Café, Stony Brook

Fri 2/18 8:00 Burning Bridget Cleary Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Fri 2/18 7:30 Lois Morton Huntington Library, Main Street, Huntington

Sat 2/19 7:30 Kaydi Johnson & Newland and Miller FMSH,Congregational Church,Centerport

Sat 2/19 8:00 Toby Walker Boulton Center, Bay Shore

Fri 2/25 7:30 Gathering Time – California Sounds of the ’70s Dix Hills Performing Arts Center

Sat 2/26 7:30 Jacqueline Schwab Last Licks Café, Huntington

Sat 2/26 9:00 Jay Scott and BIG SUGA Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett

Sun 2/27 2:00 The Pines University Café, Stony Brook

Fri 3/4 7:30 Gathering Time Garden Stage (UUCCN), Garden City

Sat 3/5 7:30 John McCutcheon FMSH,Congregational Church,Centerport

Sat 3/5 8:00 Loudon Wainwright III Landmark on Main St, Port Washington

Sat 3/5 7:30 Copper Rose (Tom Ryan, Johnny Phillips, Maggie Ryan) Spoon Café, Lindenhurst

Sun 3/6 6:00 Tom Ryan, Michael Wells, Alan Short Folk Groovin’ Café at Conklin Barn, Huntington

Thu 3/10 7:30 Cassandra House, James O’Malley, Frank Giacchietto, Jeff LeBlanc Live in the Lobby, Patchogue Theater

Sat 3/12 2:00 Gathering Time, Chris Cauley, Alan Semerdjian, Mike Bonti, Suzanne Ernst, Butchers Blind, Dave March, Larrin Gerard, Jay Scott Live in the Lobby, Patchogue Theater

Sat 3/12 7:00 Richie Havens, Susan Werner, John Gorka – Patchogue Folk Festival Patchogue Theater, Patchogue

Sat 3/12 7:30 KJ Denhert Eclectic Café, Bayshore

Fri 3/18 8:00 Nick Annis Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Sat 3/19 7:30 Island Songwriters Showcase FMSH,Congregational Church,Centerport

Sun 3/20 2:00 Lois Morton (As I See It) Sachem Library, Holbrook

Wed 3/23 1:30 Lois Morton (Piaf Remembered) Glen Cove Senior Center

Fri 3/25 8:00 Special Jazz Shabbat Service with Cantor Jerry Korobow and an all-star jazz ensemble Temple Am Echad, 1 Saperstein Plaza, Lynbrook (near LIRR station)

Fri 4/1 7:30 Beatles Jamboree – John Redgate (of Beatlemania) & Glen Roethel Garden Stage (UUCCN), Garden City

Sat 4/2 7:30 The Kennedys FMSH,Congregational Church,Centerport

Sat 4/2 8:00 Red Molly Boulton Center, Bay Shore

Sat 4/9 8:00 The Smithereens Landmark on Main St, Port Washington

Sun 4/10 3:00 Lois Morton (Piaf Remembered) Sid Jacobson JCC, Roslyn

Fri 4/15 8:00 Mad Agnes Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Fri 4/15 7:30 Lois Morton (Piaf Remembered) Port Washington Library

Sat 4/30 7:30 The Defibrillators Last Licks Café, Huntington

Fri 5/6 7:30 Sloan Wainwright Garden Stage (UUCCN), Garden City

Sat 5/7 7:30 RUNA FMSH,Congregational Church,Centerport

Sat 5/14 8:00 The Roches Landmark on Main St, Port Washington

Fri 5/20 8:00 Eric Anderson Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Fri 5/20 7:15 Special Folk Shabbat Service with Gathering Time & Cantor Jerry Korobow (Open Folk Jam following service) Temple Am Echad, 1 Saperstein Plaza, Lynbrook (near LIRR station)

Fri 6/3 7:30 Rod MacDonald Garden Stage (UUCCN), Garden City

Sat 6/4 7:30 John Flynn & John Wort Hannam FMSH,Congregational Church,Centerport

Fri 6/17 8:00 Spuyten Duyvil Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Fri 9/16 8:00 Burns Sisters Band Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Sun 9/25 2:00 The Kennedys Courthouse Concerts, Merrick

Fri 10/21 8:00 Brother Sun Trio (Joe Jencks, Pat Wictor, Greg Greenway) Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Fri 11/18 8:00 Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Open Stages and Jams



Open Stage hosted by Kenn Machin

Village Lanterne

143 North Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst

8:30 PM

Open Stage hosted by Ken Forgione

KJ Farrell’s Bar and Grill

242 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore

9:30 PM

Open Stage hosted by Dave Drew

Bartini Bar

124 North Carll Avenue, Babylon

9:00 PM


Open Stage hosted by Hank Stone

Roast Coffee and Tea Trading Company

41 East Main Street, Patchogue

7:30 to 10:00 PM

Open Stage

The Nutty Irishman

60 E Main St, Bay Shore

8:00 PM


Open Stage hosted by Chelsea Sweeney

The Cup

3268 Railroad Av, Wantagh

9:00 PM

Open Stage

Spoon Coffee House

125A S Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst

8:00 PM


Open Stage hosted by Bob K

Kelle’s Canyon/Steack & Wing House

280-P Middle Country Rd, Selden

7:30 to 11 PM

Open Stage

Mr Beerys

4019 Hempstead Tpke, Bethpage

8:30 PM

Open Stage

Irish Cottage

1010 Park Blvd, Massapequa

8:30 PM





Open Stage hosted by Lisa and Dan Doll

Long Island Fingerstyle Guitar Club

Generally 1st Wednesday of each month (see website for schedule)

Westbury Friends Community Center

550 Post Avenue, Westbury

8:00 to 10:00 PM

Bluegrass Jam (acoustic-no amps) hosted by LI Bluegrass Club

Generally 1st Sunday of each month (see website for schedule)

Frank Brush Barn

211 East Main Street (25), Smithtown

2:00 to 7:00 PM

Bluegrass Jam (acoustic-no amps) at Bellport Community Center

Twice Monthly on 1st and 3rd Friday Nights (see website for schedule)

4 Bell Street, Bellport

7:00 to 10:00 PM

Folk Jam hosted by Folk Music Society of Huntington

Acoustic Song Circle (no amps)

2nd Sunday of each month

Huntington Library – Main Street, Huntington

1:00 to 4:30 PM

Electric-Eclectic Jam hosted by BACCA

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts

Generally 3rd Sunday of each month

147 North Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst

1:00 to 5:00 PM


Name Location WWW.

*FMSH(Folk Music Society of Huntington) Congregational Church of Huntington – 30 Washington Dr, Centerport

Acoustic Long Island Deepwells Mansion – 25A, St. James

Amarelle 2028 North Country Rd, Wading River

Babylon Village Arts Council – 2nd Thursday Concerts Astoria Federal Savings Bank – 180 W Main St, Babylon

BACCA(Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts) – 3rd Sunday Song Swap & Jam 149 N Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst

BACCA(Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts) – 4th Friday Concert 149 N Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst

Bartini Bar 124 North Carll Av, Babylon

Bennetts Wine & Cheese 23 Birch Rd, Locust Valley

Big Daddy’s 1 Park Ln, Massapequa

Bistro M 70 Glen Head Rd, Glen Head

Bobbique 70 W Main St, Patchogue

Body Awareness 50 W Montauk Hwy, Lindenhurst

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

CMNY Café 2945 Hempstead Tpke, Levittown

Conklin Barn Corner of New York Av & High St, Huntington

Custer Observatory 1115 Main Bayview Rd, Southold

DHPAC(Dix Hills Performing Arts Center) Five Towns College – 305 North Service Rd, Dix Hills

Dockside Café 301 Bergen Av, West Bablylon

Downtown Café 4 School St, Glen Cove

Eastenders Coffee House Best Western East End, 1830 Route 25, Riverhead

Eclectic Café UU Society of South Suffolk – 28 Brentwood Rd, Bay Shore

Fadeley’s Deli-Pub 422 W Main St, Patchogue

Fatty Beltbuckles 49 Route 25A, Rocky Point

Finch Mountain House Concerts Private residence, Babylon 631-661-1278 or email

Folk-Groovin’ Café St. Lawrence of Canterbury Church – 665 Old Country Rd, Dix Hills 631-368-1920

Garden Stage UU Congregation of Central Nassau – 223 Stewart Av, Garden City

Grasso’s Restaurant 134 Main St, Cold Spring Harbor

Grey Horse Tavern 291 Bayport Av, Bayport

Grillfire (Long Beach) 152 West Park Ave, Long Beach 516-889-3366

Grounds and Sounds Café UU Fellowship of Stony Brook – 380 Nichols Rd, Stony Brook

Handlebar 21-23 Rt 25A, Mt. Sinai

Homegrown Music Café St. Gerard Majella Church – 300 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station

In A Little Café 529 Lake Av, St. James 631-686-5690

J Farrell’s Tavern 139 Merrick Av, Merrick 516-867-9061

Jack Halyard’s 62 South Street, Oyster Bay

Jessie’s Roadhouse 1810 Merrick Rd, Merrick

Kapplers 80 Division St, Patchogue 631-654-9554

KJ Farrell’s Bar 242 Petit Av, Bellmore

Landmark on Main Street 232 Main St, Port Washington

Last Licks Café UU Fellowship – 109 Brown’s Rd, Huntington

LIFGC(Long Island Fingerstyle Guitar Club) Friends Meeting House, 550 Post Av, Westbury

Lola’s 180 West Park Ave, Long Beach 516-442-1090

Long Beach Public Library 111 West Park Av, Long Beach 516-432-7201

Lulu’s Village Pub 1509 Main St, Port Jefferson

Maples 10 Ryerson Avenue, Manorville

Millhouse Inn 284 Mill Rd, Yaphank 631-345-0361

Mirelle’s Restaurant 170 Post Av, Westbury

Molly Malone’s Bar 124 Maple Av, Bay Shore

Monterey Restaurant 20 West Park Av, Long Beach 516-208-8992

Mr. Beerys 4019 Hempstead Tpke, Bethpage

Once All For All 8 E Main St, Patchogue

Our Times Coffeehouse 38 Old Country Rd, Garden City

Peacesmiths 25 Broadway Av (110),Amityville

PTPA(Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts) 71 E Main St, Patchogue

RARE 650 650 Jericho Tpke, Syosset

Reese’s 1900 Pub 70 N Ocean Av, Patchogue

RS Jones Restaurant 153 Merrick Av, Merrick

Songbox (house concerts) Private residence, Seaford 516-579-5365 or email

Soul Growth Body Awareness – 50 Montauk Hwy, Lindenhurst 631-957-4692

Strawberry’s Bakery Bar & Grill 279 Main St, Huntington

Sugarloaf Café 141 S. Country Rd, Bellport 631-286-5652

The Brickhouse 67 W Main St, Patchogue

The Cup 3268 Railroad Av, Wantagh

The Spoon Café 125A Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst

The Village Lanterne Restaurant 143 N Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst

Tuscan Grill 42 East Park Av, Long Beach 516-432-2690

University Café Stony Brook University Student Union, Nichols Rd, Stony Brook

UU Fellowship of Bellport 51 Browns Ln, Bellport

Vail Leavitt Music Hall 18 Peconic Av, Riverhead

Village Pub 923 N Broadway, Massapequa 516-798-9699

Waterfront Center – Sea Chantey Sing 1 West End Av, Oyster Bay

Westbury Friends Meeting House 550 Post Av, Westbury

Who-ville Bar 339 Broadway, Bethpage

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