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AcousticMusicScene.com Editor’s Choices for the Weekend

Although the upcoming weekend features lots of good live music, here are my picks for acoustic concerts not to be missed:

On Friday night, Sept. 19, Joe Crookston returns to Long Island to kick-off the 2008-2009 season for the Our Times Coffeehouse. A gifted singer-songwriter and guitarist, energetic and thoroughly engaging live performer, Joe was among the artists voted “Most Wanted to Return” during the 2007 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.  His latest album Able Baker Charlie & Dog, (a collection of songs inspired by stories ordinary New Yorkers from the Finger Lakes region related to him during his year-long travels under a songwriting grant from The Rockefeller Foundation) deservedly reached the top of the folk/acoustic radio charts this spring, while his previous release, Fall Down Like The Rain was a Performing Songwriter Magazine Top-12 DIY independent recording.  Along with his own lyrically compelling oirginals, Joe does an amazing solo acoustic version of Supertramp‘s “The Logical Song.”  If there’s any logic in the music world, Joe Crookston’s musical future should be bright.  If you’re smart, you’ll catch him at the  Ethical Humanist Society building, 38 Old Country Road, Garden City. Showtime is 8 p.m., and admission is $15.

On Saturday, Sept. 20, I’m delighted to be introducing Friction Farm, a very talented contemporary folk duo, at the Folk Music Society of Huntington’s first Hard Luck Cafe of the season.  Husband and wife Aidan Quinn (guitar & vocals) and Christine Stay (bass and vocals) will perform a blend of contemporary folk and pop originals that are pleasing to the ears. I first heard Friction Farm at the Susquehana Music & Arts Festival in Maryland this spring and was so impressed that I suggested them to the Hard Luck Cafe committee. Come hear them as they share a bill with gifted LI-based guitarist and multi-stringed instrumentalist Dee Harris at the Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Drive (just off Route 25A), Centerport. The 8:30 p.m. concert is preceded by an hour-long open mic at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10; $7 for FMSH members.

More information on these and other concerts and live music happenings this month can be found in the AcoustiCalendar section of AcousticMusicScene.com.

Mike Kornfeld

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