Amy’s Music Listing 3/21 -3/28/06

Hi, all-


Equinox, cold breath of windswept light, just a little warm around the edges.


On that note, here is this week’s listing:

Wednesday, March 22th at 9PM:


Acoustic Cafe at Cool Beanz, St. James

556 North Country Rd. (Rte 25A) 1/4 mile east of Lake Ave. opposite Hitherbrook Nursery. 

No cover, no minimum, open mic beforehand.  631 862-4111 They also podcast on

Friday, March 24th at 8PM:


with Steve Chizmadia opening

Finch Mountain House Concerts

Seamless harmonies from the husband/wife Laws (there is probably any number of in-law puns there but I will resist), and you should remember that I opened up my second ”Six String Island” with ”New York Moon” by Steve Chizmadia. Should be a great night. Potluck supper at 7PM in a lovely victorian house in Babylon. 

$15 goes to the artists. Reservations only: 631 661-1278 or


                                                                       Saturday, March 25th at 7PM:


 featuring Kerry Kearney 

 with guest host comedian Bob Nelson

 Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council 20th Anniversary Celebration. 

Lombardi’s on the Sound, Port Jefferson. Tickets $120. Call 631 473-5220 for reservations. 


                                                                              Saturday, March 25th at 8:30PM: 

Times Three Tour in Concert 

at Last Licks Café. 

Original songs by Ray Neal, Chris Buskey and Frank Critelli in alt-country, folk and rock styles.

Unitarian Fellowship, Browns Rd., Huntington. 

Open Mic at 8PM. $10/ $8 seniors, students. 631 427-9547 or                                                                             


Saturday, March 25th at 8PM:


Dave Isaacs is back in town, and he’ll be kicking it up with Jim Treutlein, Al SpeedDeb Novak and Mike Smith.

The Irish Cottage, 1010 Park Blvd., Massapequa 516 798-2196 . No cover.                                  

Saturday, March 25th at 8PM:

the BNL Music Club presents                            

Progressive rock band


at Berkner Hall, Brookhaven Nat’l Lab, Wm. Floyd Parkway, Upton

I tell ya, you don’t hear that much nowadays. Worth it to bring the youngsters so they can see what they missed…

$15. Info: or log onto or call 631 344-3846 


                                                                     Saturday, March 25th at 8PM:


at the Songbox in Seaford. 

Fast Folk refugee Josh has won songwriting awards at Kerrville, and the other Fast Folk refugee Judith has written some pretty cool stuff covered by the likes of Shawn Colvin. And a couple of guitar whizzes to boot!

$10 goes to the musicians. Bring some food to share at the break and something for the local food pantry. 

Email for reservations and directions.

                                                                     Sunday, March 26th at 2PM:

Israeli cellist  AMIT PELED

with pianist Eun-Jung Shon       

at the East Islip Public Library, 381 Main Street (Montauk Highway) East Islip just west of the Heckscher Parkway overpass on the north side of the street.      

Presented by the Islip Arts Council. The concert is free, but seating is really limited to first come: beginning at 1:00PM, tickets will be given out. Handicapped accessible. The listing for the all of the Winter Sunday Free Concerts is at Call  631 224-5420 or email for info.

Wes Houston Presents:

every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 9PM, and every Tuesday at noon 

on Woodbury Cablevision Channel 20



Save the date:


March 30 from 7 to midnight-”A Race for Life” benefit concert for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society w/ Caitlyn Amanda, Miles to Dayton and the Blue Scene. $5 donation. UCafe. Call  631 632-6027 or for info and reservations.

April 2@2PM- PATRICIA SHIH at the Deer Park Public Library. Free.


April 2@2PM-DAVID OLNEY w/ Caroline Doctorow opening at University Cafe. $20/$15 students. Call  631 632-6027 or for info and reservations.

April 2@7PM- Music4Peace project w/ Buddy Merriam, Sonny Meadows, Clauda Jacobs, and more. $5. UUFH, Nicholls Rd, Stony Brook. Info: 631 689-2788


Fri April 7@8PM- RICHARD SHINDELL at IMAC. LI Music Hall of Fame will be presenting him with a LI Sound Award.


April 8- GAIL STORM -live CD recording ”Blazz” at the Vail Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead: quintet featuring Adam Rapa on trumpet (star of “Blast”) and special guest Joe Vicino. Tickets on sale at East Enders Coffee House and Tweeds in Riverhead or Soundtracks, 365 NY Ave, Huntington, cash only: $20 or $25 day of show. Credit card sales: East End Arts Council- 631 727-0900.


Tickets on sale now for:


Friday March 31@8PM-Long Island’s Own at IMAC, Huntington, featuring BUDDY MERRIAM & Backroads and MARY LAMONT Band. $27.50, but IMAC, LI BLues Society and Folk Music Society of Huntington members get 25% off the ticket price, which brings it down to $21.

Sunday Apr 23@4PM-Gift of Life Organ Concert, St. Peter’s by the Sea, 500 S. Country Rd, Bay Shore. $20/$15 seniors & students/$10 kids under 13. All proceeds to help a Latin American child travel to Stony Brook University Hospital for open heart surgery. Info: 


Fri April 28@8PM- An Evening of Healing Music with JACK’S WATERFALL, Boulton Center, Bay Shore. $15. Drum Circle at 7PM. 631 969-1101 or 


Sat May 20@8PM-TOBY WALKER and TOMMY KEYS at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Peconic Avenue, Riverhead. $15. Rescheduled from 2/11.  Info:  tickets: 631 467-4156 or log onto


Stay Tuned,



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