LI Concert Notes #21 10/1/07

“Kingdom come their will was done, and now the earth is far away from any kind of heaven.   Hallowed be these frozen fields, and every single one of us still left in want of mercy,  take us home
” – The Wailin’ Jennys

Here’s some great Live Music on LI.
Venue addresses/phones/URLs at end of all listings.  Please scroll down.
For more information about great live music on LI and elsewhere
Please visit Michael Kornfeld and Glen Roethel’s excellent website

Day     Date     Time     Artist     Venue
Wed     10/3     8:00     Brian Sharpe     Acoustic LI, Deepwells Mansion, St. James
Tue     10/4     7:30     Glen Roethel     Fiddleheads Grill, 62 South St, Oyster Bay
Fri     10/5     8:00     Joe Jenks     Garden Stage, UUC in Garden City
Fri     10/5     8:00     James Cotton     Boulton Center, Bay Shore
Fri     10/5     7:30     Island Songwriter’s Showcase Open Mic     Borders Books, Jericho Tpke, Syosset
Fri     10/5     7:30     Phil Minissale     Spoon Coffeehouse, 125A Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst
Sat     10/6     7:30     Melanie     FMSH, Congregational Church, Centerport
Sat     10/6     8:00     Howard Jones     Boulton Center, Bay Shore
Sat     10/6     8:00     Kenny Rankin     Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Ctr
Sun     10/7     2:00     Devon Sproule     University Café, Stony Brook
Sun     10/7     8:00     Keb’ Mo’     Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Ctr

Wed     10/10     8:00     TBA     Acoustic LI, Deepwells Mansion, St. James
Fri     10/12     8:00     Martha Trachtenberg & Tom Griffith     UU Fellowship, Nichols Rd, Stony Brook
Sat     10/13     7:30     Beaucoup Blue     Eclectic Café, Bay Shore
Sat     10/13     9:30     Fourteen Feet     Cherrywood Café, 1148 Wantagh Av, Wantagh
Wed     10/17     8:00     TBA     Acoustic LI, Deepwells Mansion, St. James
Thu     10/18     8:30     Susan Cohen, Kevin Mahoney,       Valerie Griggs, Barbara Brunette     Pisces Café
Thu     10/18     7:00     Cathy Kreger     Starfish Rest., 2045 Merrick Rd, Merrick
Thu     10/18     7:30     Glen Roethel     Fiddleheads Grill, 62 South St, Oyster Bay
Fri     10/19     8:00     Greg Greenway     Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Fri     10/19     7:30     Open Mic Night     Huntington Library, Main St, Huntington
Sat     10/20     7:30     Marjorie Thompson / Bonnie Lee Panda     FMSH, Congregational Church, Centerport
Sun     10/21     2:00     Aztec Two-Step     University Café, Stony Brook
Sun     10/21     2:00     Dee Harris, Cathy Kreger, James O’Malley, Little Toby Walker          (Hosted by WFUV’s John Platt)     Port Washington Library, Port Washington
Thu     10/25     7:00     Cathy Kreger     Starfish Rest., 2045 Merrick Rd, Merrick
Fri     10/26           Jonathan Byrd     Finch Mountain House Concert, Babylon
Fri     10/26     9:00     Fourteen Feet     DJ Riders, 3297 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside
Sat     10/27     8:00     Jack’s Waterfall / Josh Joffen     Song Box, Seaford
Sat     10/27     8:00     Olabelle / Susan Werner     Landmark on Main St, Port Washington
Sat     10/27     7:30     Red Molly     Last Licks Café, Huntington
Sat     11/3     7:30     Patty Larkin     FMSH, Congregational Church, Centerport
Fri     11/16     8:00     Zoe Lewis     Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Sat     11/17     7:30     Patti DeRosa / The Well     FMSH, Congregational Church, Centerport

Corrections and Comments are welcome.
Support Live Music on Long Island.
Gary Schoenberger


FMSH (Folk Music Society of Huntington) First Saturday Concerts and Hard Luck Café.  Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Dr., Centerport.  For info: 631-425-2925  Most concerts are preceded by a one-hour open mic.

Eclectic Café.  The Eclectic Café is held on the second Saturday of each month, September through May.  The Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk – 28 Brentwood Road Bay Shore  631-968-0667.  Parking is available along Brentwood Road. We ask that you please AVOID parking in the medical offices’ parking lots south of the church or in the parking lot across the street. The open mic starts at 7:30pm. Performers wishing to participate should sign up by 7:30. The featured artists begin at about 8:30pm.  Admission is $10 for non-members ($5 for High School students with ID), and $8 for members. Membership is $12 a year. You can become a member at any time and your membership will be for a full calendar year, starting that month. Family memberships are also available. Ask at the ticket table for details. Refreshments are available.  We would also appreciate a donation of canned or dry food for local charity.
The Eclectic Café is an all-volunteer, non-profit committee of the UUSSS

University Café, Stony Brook. Tickets are $20.00 with a student rate of $15.00. Ticket information/reservations may be made by email to or by calling 631-632-1093. Please visit the website at The University Café (a not-for-profit organization) is located in the Stony Brook Union, near the LaValle Stadium Parking Lot, at Stony Brook University. Press contact: Charlie Backfish at 631-632-1093 or via e mail:

Garden Stage.  All shows are at 8:00 p.m.  Doors open at 7:15 PM Tickets $15.  Garden Stage is a an all- volunteer, non-profit, committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau.  Indulge in delicious homemade desserts in the Malette Gallery while enjoying the work of local artists during the intermission.  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau.  223 Stewart Avenue. Garden City.  516-248-8855   1/2 Block North of the Long Island Railroad, Nassau Boulevard Station.

Acoustic LI at Deepwells Mansion (25A) St. James.

Soul Growth. Open Mic.  50 W Montauk Hwy. Lindenhurst 631 957 4692 1 block west of Wellwood Ave on the North side of Montauk Hwy.  Between 1st and 2nd ST next to Roma pizza (yummy).  7:15 Open Mic sign in. 8:00-9:30 First Open Mic.  9:45-10:30 Featured Artist 10:45-12:00 Second Open Mic.  A $10 donation will be collected at the door.  Peace and light.
David and Patty

The Pisces Cafe Unplugged (14 Railroad Avenue, Babylon) on the third Thursday of each month.  Four acoustic original performers/groups, 30 minute sets. For booking, and further information,

Last Licks Café, 109 Brown’s Road (UU Fellowship), Huntington.  Open mike at 8:00 p.m. Concert at 8:30 p.m. Refreshments available. $10 all.  631-427-9547. .

Dr. Finley’s.   Kevin Barry, singer/songwriter, has an informal Celtic Night Every Wednesday evening at 8 PM Dr. Finley’s of 43 Greene St., Huntington Village,  Free admission, $2.50 pints, full buffet, hosted by yours truly.  It’s a great out of the way place to take in some cheer.  All are welcome.

Tennessee Jack’s BBQ  148 Carleton Ave., E. Islip   (631)581-9657

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts  Tickets $20.00   71 East Main Street Patchogue   (6731) 207-1313  Also, LIVE IN THE LOBBY is a series of concerts for small audiences held in the lobby of the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, on the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM. These concerts feature artists from the Long Island area playing a wide variety of mostly original music in an intimate setting. The PTPA bar will be open; there will be chairs set up for sitting, and room around the bar for standing. All ages are welcome but proof of age 21 is required for service at the bar.  Showtime 7:30 PM – Tickets at the PTPA box office or at the door.

Boulton Center for the Performing Arts  Main St, Bay Shore  Tickets $20  631-969-1101

Songbox. Please make advance reservations by sending an email to  You will be sent a confirmation and directions via return email.  If you have no email call 516-579-5365 for reservations.

Eastenders Coffee House – 40 Main Street, Riverhead – Free Admission

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