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LI Folk Music Calendar 7/16/11

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Dear Folk Music Fans,

Sat July 16 Harry Chapin tribute concerts. Entitled “Harry Chapin: A Celebration in

 Song” features Tom ChapinJen Chapin (Harry’s daughter), The Chapin Sisters (Tom’s daughters) and members of Harry’s band 8:30pm and co-presented by theFolk Music Society of Huntington, the Huntington Arts Council, Long Island Cares and the Town of Huntingtonbring food donation, perhaps money donation 46th Huntington Summer Arts Festival: Huntington Arts Councilwww.HuntingtonArts.org Chapin Rainbow Stage. Hecksher Park, Huntington + Lots of Music during summer  The free event  atHeckscher Park, Main Street (Route 25A) and Prime Avenue, in Huntington, New York.

+ Mon July 18 Harry Chapin Tribute All your favorite Regional Performers MC Stewart Markus 7:30pm  Eisenhower Park’s Lakeside Theatre, bring food donation & money donation! Nassau County Parkswww.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks near parking fields 6 and 6A 516-572-0355 + Lots of Music during summer

I have included other listings at the end of the Email.  Thank you for your support of Long Island Folk Musicthe ArtistsOur Times Coffeehouse, and The Song Box.
Yours truly,
Richard de Bruin
To receive  Song Box & LI Folk Music Email rdebruin@suffolk.lib.ny.us or RdeBruin@OptonLine.net 

+ Fri July 22 NY Funk Exchange Fourth Friday Concert + Third Sun Third Sunday Song Swap Featured performers 1pm, + Folk Jam 2pm The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts www.babylonArts.com BACCA Arts Center, 149 N. Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst, NY (North of the LIRR) + Fri June 24 Tripping Lily  + Fri Sept 23 Cathy Kreger

Fri Aug 5 Toby Walker  7pm Hauppauge Public Library www.HauppaugeLibrary.org 601 Veterans Highway, Hauppauge, hauplib@suffolk.lib.ny.us 631-979-1600 +

Sat Aug 6 Folk Music Society of Huntington’s www.FMSHNY.org Huntington Folk Music Festival co-presented withThe Huntington Arts Council  – opens with an hour-long open mic at 11 a.m. and will feature unplugged showcases and song swaps near tents hosted by Acoustic Live! and AcousticMusicScene.com between noon and 6:30 p.m. Aztec Two-Step headlines on theChapin Rainbow Stage at 8:30 p.m

AcousticMusicScene.com (Hosted by Michael Kornfeld) 11am Open Mic 12 noom Island Songwriters Showcase: Dave Anthony, Vin Crici, Tim Dillon, Suzanne Ernst, Cathy Kreger & Denise Romas; 1pm Josh Joffen, Carolann Solebello; 1:30pm Arlon Bennett, Roger Silverberg, Wool & Grant; 2pm All Keyed-Up: Jeffrey Paul Bobrick, Anna Dagmar, Marci Geller & Allison Tartalia; 2:45pm Kath Buckell; 3pm Mark Allen Berube, Honor Finnegan; 3:30pmJerry DeMeo, Patti DeRosa; 4pm Meg Braun, Jason Myles Goss; 4:30pm Strike the Bell (Stuart Markus & Judith Zweiman); 4:45pm The Whispering Tree 5:pm Mara Levine, Elaine Romanelli, The Folk Goddesses (Hillary Foxsong, Martha Trachtenberg & Judith Zweiman) 5:45pm Old-Time Jam with The Solid Citizens (featuring members of Spuyten Duyvil and special guests) 6:25pm Closing Song: Harry Chapin’s “Circle”

Acoustic Live! (Hosted by Richard Cuccaro) 1pm Chasing June; 1:15pm Meg Braun; 1:30pm The Solid Citizens 2pmPaul Sachs; 2:15pm Mark Allen Berube; 2:30pm Carolann Solebello; 2:45pm Wool & Grant; 3pm Marci Geller; 3:15pmAnn Dagmar; 3:30pm The Levins (Ira & Julia); 3:45pm Free Thought (Kate and Jen Vanderlyn); 4pm Kath Buckell; 4:15pm Patti DeRosa; 4:30pm Josh Joffen; 4:45pm My Dad’s Truck 5pm Robin Greenstein; 5:15pm Jason Myles Goss5:30pm Cathy Kreger; 5:45pm Honor Finnegan 

46th Huntington Summer Arts Festival: Huntington Arts Council www.HuntingtonArts.org Chapin Rainbow Stage. Hecksher Park, Huntington Bring lawn chairs or blankets and to consider bringing a picnic supper or venturing into nearby Huntington Village for dinner. The free event will extend from 11 a.m. into the late evening at Heckscher Park, Main Street (Route 25A) and Prime Avenue, in Huntington, New York.  (End Huntington Folk Music Festival Info)

+ Sat Aug 6 Outdoor Summer ConcertRupert Wates; Caroline Doctorow; Jeff Jacobs; & The Parise Project 6:30pm Usually Second Sat 8pm Homegrown Music Cafe www.homegrownmusiccafe.com  St Gerard Majella Church, 300 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station NY Just South of Rt 347

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

+ Various Wed, Thurs 8pm + Locations + Special The Long Island Finger Style Guitar Club www.lifgc.com Westbury Friends Community Center Post Ave & Jericho Tpke + Workshops at The Music Emporium, 2641 Jerusalem Avenue, N. Bellmore 8pm + Thurs 9/21 Ragtime/Blues Workshop with Woody Mann + . + LIFGC Open Mics are held at the Westbury Friends Community Center +Wed 08/10 + Wed 09/14 + Wed 10/12 + Wed 11/09 + Sun 10/02 Fourth Annual PKD Fundraiser, 12 noon-6pm + Wed 12/14/11 LIFGC 4th Annual Holiday Party; Open Mic 8pm

+ Sat Aug 20 Noon Ninth Annual LI Bluegrass FestivalSpecial Consensus; Buddy Merriam & Back Roads; Nate Leath & Good Company; Maria Fairchild; Free Grass Union; Foggy Mountain Hilton; Mile Burns; and a special tribute to Bill Monroe! LITMA Workshop: Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar, Old-Time Banjo. Children’s Stage: Katie’s Puppets, Mike Soloway; Jack Licitra Food Court; Craft Vendors; Family Fun Tanner ParkCopiague at the Great South Bay BabylonCitizens Council on the Arts, BCCA www.BabylonArts.com 631-587-3696

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

+ Fall 2011 Our Times Coffeehouse www.OurTimesCoffeehouse.org  + Third Fri Sept 16 Burns Sisters Bandwww.burnssisters.com + Third Fri Oct 21 Brother Sun (Joe Jencks, Greg Greenway, & Pat Wictorwww.joejencks.com,www.greggreenway.com, & www.patwictor.com) + Nov 18 Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen http://dirtykitchenband.com/  Ethical Humanist Society, 38 Old Country Road, Garden City

+ Our fine Fall 2011 Song Box Performers!+ Fourth Sat Sept 24 The Return of the Godi: The Folk Goddesses (Judith Zweiman, Martha Trachtenberg; & Hillary Foxsong) www.thefolkgoddesses.com + Fourth Sat Oct 22 Beaucoup Bluewww.beaucoupblue.com + Fourth Sat Nov 26 The Kennedys  The Song Box Concert reservations & George’s The Song Box Emailings (With color pictures) songbox@optonline.net 516-579-5365 Seaford

For information on other events (Copy links into Browser, if required, since some may not function) (Many venues take the summer or holiday seasons off) You should always check with the venue for changes, my mistakes and weather

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

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

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

Many 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  RdeBruin@OptonLine.net

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