Amy’s Music Listings 3/29 – 4/4/06

Hi, all-

A whisper of colors other than gray. Claves in quadruple time: the woodpeckers are back.

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

                                                                                   Wes Houston Presents: every Wednesday at 8:30PM on Woodbury Cablevision Channel 20 &Queens Channel 34

                                                                          Wednesday, March 29th at 9PM: GLENN PETTIT 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

Thursday, March 30th from 7PM to midnight: 'A Race for Life'' benefit concert for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society featuring Caitlyn Amanda, Miles to Dayton and the Blue Scene at the University Cafe. $5 donation.  Call  631 632-6027 or for info and reservations.

Friday, March 31st at 8PM: Long Island's Own  featuring BUDDY MERRIAM & Backroads and the MARY LAMONT Band at IMAC in Huntington tickets are $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.

Saturday, April 1st at 8:30PM: ELIZA GILKYSON at The Folk Music Society of Huntington No whiny girly here: Eliza sings like a real woman, edgy, poetic, a little tough, elegant and funny, and is most definitely what you'd call a veteran of the acoustic scene. She's the other link in the trio of Iain Matthews and Ad Vanderveen, if you saw the two of them at the UCafe last year. The open mic starts at 7:30PM. The concert will be held at the usual FMSH spot, the Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Dr, Centerport (wheelchair accessible). $20 at the door. Call  631 425-2925 for info, or go to

Saturday, April 1st from 8 to 11PM:  Music4Peace project Alan Semerjian and Chris Greiner at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St, Huntington. $5 donation. Info:

Saturday April 1st at 8PM: The SOUND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA featuring tenor Karim Sulimanat William Floyd HS Mastic Rd, Mastic Beach $10 and kids under 12 get in free. 

also on Saturday at 9PM: DENISE ROMAS at SoulGrowth (inside Body Awareness Exercise/Yoga studio) 101 N. Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst, 957-4692. Open mic precedes.

Sunday, April 2nd at 2PM: DAVID OLNEY at the University Cafe with Caroline Doctorow opening Songwriter David has written some modern alt-country classics like ''Deeper Well'' which was covered by Emmylou, and his others have been covered by Johnny Cash, Steve Earle and Del McCoury. Songwriter Caroline's new CD is so great that  – mark my words – pretty soon other people are going to be covering her songs.  $20/$15 students.  Call  631 632-6027 or for info and reservations.

also on Sunday at 2PM: PATRICIA SHIH  at the Deer Park Public Library. Free. 

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

Save the date:

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

Fri April 7@8:30PM- Jorge Renderos, Hank Stone and Karen Euler at Peacesmiths. $7. 631 798-0778

Saturday 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.

Sat April 8@8PM- JIM FRAZITTA in concert at St. Lawrence of Canterbury, 655 Old Co. Rd, Dix Hills. $7. 631 368-1920

Sat April 15@8PM- GLEN ROETHEL and WALTER SARGENT at the Hard Luck Cafe. $7. or 631 661-1278

Tickets on sale now for:

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: 

April 2@2PM-TOM RUSSELL at University Cafe. $20/$15 students. Call  631 632-6027 or for info and reservations.

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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