LI Concert Notes #43 4/29/09

Here’s some great Live Music on Long Island. Venue addresses/phones/URLs at end of all listings. Please scroll down. Corrections and Comments are welcome. Support Live Music on Long Island. For more information about great live music on LI and elsewhere, Please also visit Michael Kornfeld and Glen Roethel’s excellent website:

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Hank Stone

Day     Date    Time    Artist    Venue

Fri 5/1 8:00 Joe Iadanza & Jenee Halstead Garden Stage, Garden City
Fri 5/1 7:30 Hank Stone ISS Borders Books, Syosset
Fri 5/1 9:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Popei’s, Coram
Fri 5/1 8:00 Jack’s Waterfall Boulton Center, Bay Shore
Sat 5/2 7:30 Pete Seeger Tribute w/ Work O’ The Weavers FMSH, Congregation Church, Centerport
Sat 5/2 7:30 Grand Folk Railroad In A Little Café, St. James
Sat 5/2 8:00 Chad & Jeremy Landmark on Main St, Port Washington
Sat 5/2 8:00 Richie Havens IMAC, Huntington
Sat 5/2 8:00 Janice Ian Boulton Center, Bay Shore
Sat 5/2 ? Vitamin D Kapplers Hotel Bar & Grill, Patchogue
Sun 5/3 4:00 Rhythm Kings Popei’s, Coram
Wed 5/6 8:00 LI Finger-Style Guitar Club Open Mic Friends Mtg House, 550 Post Av, Westbury
Sat 5/9 7:30 Abi Tapia & The Red River Ramblers Eclectic Café, Bay Shore
Sat 5/9 8:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Harbor Crab Co, Patchogue
Wed 5/13 8:00 Toby Walker @ LIFSGC Friends Mtg House, 550 Post Av, Westbury
Wed 5/13 10:00 Last Charge of the Light Horse Brickhouse Brewery, Patchogue
Fri 5/15 8:00 Mad Agnes Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Fri 5/15 8:00 Grand Folk Railroad The Lanterne Restaurant, Lindenhurst
Fri 5/15 10:00 Rhythm Kings The Bench in Stony Brook
Sat 5/16 9:00 Rhythm Kings Grey Horse Tavern, Bayport
Sun 5/17 noon Hank Stone Brentwood Music Fair, Ross Memorial Pak, Brentwood
Sun 5/17 4:00 Rhythm Kings Popei’s, Coram
Wed 5/20 10:00 Last Charge of the Light Horse Brickhouse Brewery, Patchogue
Fri 5/22 7:00 Hank Stone with special guest Todd Evans Pagan Place House Concerts, S Huntington for reservations
Sat 5/23 7:30 Bob Dylan 68th Birthday Party The Kennedys, Rod MacDonald, Caroline Doctorow, Russ Seeger University Café, Stony Brook
Sat 5/23 7:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Fatfish, Bay Shore
Wed 5/27 10:00 Last Charge of the Light Horse Brickhouse Brewery, Patchogue

Fri 5/29 9:00 Mary Lamont Band JC’s Bar & Grill, Pine Hills Golf & Country Club, Manorville
Sat 5/30 8:00 Grand Folk Railroad The Spoon, Lindenhurst
Sun 5/31 4:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Harbor Crab Co, Patchogue
Wed 6/3 7:00 Stephanie Carlin Pisces Café, Babylon

Fri 6/5 8:00 Red Molly Garden Stage, Garden City
Fri 6/5 9:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Popei’s, Coram
Sat 6/6 7:30 John Gorka FMSH, Congregation Church, Centerport
Sun 6/7 7:00 Antje Duvekot & Lizanne Knott University Café, Stony Brook
Sun 6/7 4:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Popei’s, Coram
Thu 6/11 8:00 Gathering Time, Joe Iadanza, Steve Robinson, Phil Minissale IMAC, Huntington
Fri 6/12 8:00 Dave Rowe Trio Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City
Fri 6/12 ? Steve Robinson, Kelleigh McKensie House Concert – 631-544-1071
Sat 6/13 8:00 Claudia Jacobs RealMusik House Concerts, E. Setauket
Sat 6/13 7:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Fatfish, Bay Shore
Sun 6/14 4:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Harbor Crab Co, Patchogue
Fri 6/19 10:00 Rhythm Kings The Bench in Stony Brook
Sat 6/20 7:30 Music of Ray Davies & The Kinks w/Caroline Doctorow, Gene Casey,& The Lone Sharks University Café, Stony Brook
Sat 6/20 8:00 East End Brass Ensemble Custer Observatory, Southold
Sat 6/20 9:00 Rhythm Kings Duo Grey Horse Tavern, Bayport
Sat 7/18 7:00 Celan String Quartet Custer Observatory, Southold
Sat 8/1 7:30 Peter Rowan (Chris & Lorin Rowan opening) – Folk Festival Hecksher Park, Huntington
Sat 8/1 7:00 Liza Coppola Custer Observatory, Southold
Sat 8/14 8:00 Grand Folk Railroad The Cup, Wantagh
Sat 8/22 7:00 Becca Hasselbrook Custer Observatory, Southold
Mon 8/31 7:00 Harry Chapin Tribute Eisenhower Park, East Meadow


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
631-661-1278. 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 $15-20. 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.
Wednesdays – Open mic at 8 pm followed by performer.
Deepwells is on the south side of 25A just west of Moriches Road

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

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. .

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts

Tickets $20.00 71 East Main Street
(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 age 21 proof 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 37 W. Main St, Bay Shore

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.

Finch Mountain House Concerts, Babylon
Good friends and great music in an old Victorian house
Advanced reservations required
Call Jack and Karen Finkenberg – 631-661-1278


Babylon Village Arts Council’s
2nd Thursday Concerts
at Astoria Federal Savings Bank
180 W. Main Street, Babylon
Admission and refreshments are free
for more inormation call 631-669-1810


Crazy fun ’til about Midnight – every time!
62 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771 – Ph: 516.922.2999
(Please call first, before making a long trip. Thanks!)

The Folk-Groovin’ Café at St. Lawrence of Canterbury Church
655 Old Country Road, Dix Hills – 3/10 mile West of Deer Park Rd. (Rt. 231)
Admission-$7 Coffee, Tea, and light refreshments served
For more information, please call 631-368-1920

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

Grounds and Sounds Cafe. UU Fellowship. 380 Nicholls Rd (just north of Rt. 347)
Stony Brook
Custer Observatory
1115 Main Bayview Road (South of Route 25)
P.O. Box 1204, Southold, New York 11971
Suggested donation for concerts: $15 non-members, $13 members
Open Mic first Friday of every month from 7-10 PM
Hosted by Liza Coppola
Millhouse Inn, 284 Mill Rd, Yaphank
Brentwood Libary, Second Avenue, Brentwood
UU Fellowship, Bellport
51 Browns Ln, Bellport
Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Peconic Av, Riverhead
Once And For All, 8 East Main St, Patchogue
Fadeley’s Deli-Pub 422 West Main Street Patchogue
Bartini, North Carlls Av, Babylon (under west end of Babylon LIRR Station)
Sugarloaf Cafe, S. Country Road, Bellport
Molly Malone’s, 124 Maple Av, Bay Shore
KJ Farrell’s – 242 Petit Av, Bellmore
Canvas Gallery, 51 Gibson Av, Huntington
Grey Horse Tavern, 291 Bayport Av, Bayport
Dix Hills Performing Arts Center at Five Towns College
305 North Service Road, Dix Hills (between exits 50-51 – LIE)
Bennetts Wine & Cheese, 23 Birch Rd, Locust Valley
In A Little Cafe, 529 Lake Av, St. James
The Spoon Cafe, 125a Wellwood Av, Lindenhurst
The Cup, 3268 Railroad Av, Wantagh
Who-ville Bar & Grill, 339 Broadway, Bethpage
Village Pub, 923 N Broadway Massapequa
LIFGC (Long Island Fingerstyle Guitar Club)
Monthly meetings on Wednesday nights at 8 PM
Friends Meeting House, 550 Post Av, Westbury
Pisces Cafe, 14A Railroad Av, Babylon, 631-321-1231

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