Long Island Sounds January 2020

Celebrating the Diversity of the Local Music Scene!

January 2020

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1st - Gerald Bair

Free Songs!

Jameson's Pub

Rockaway Beach, NY

Gerald Bair, a longtime player on the LI Music scene, delivers the first Free Songs show of 2020 at this jpopular pub in Rockaway Beach.  I first met Gerald back in the 70's when he was playig with a great combo called Amaranth....the musical magic is still there to be enjoyed by one and all!  Showtime: 3 pm - 6:30 pm.

1st - Sly Geralds Trio Jam


Islip, NY

The experience of seeing a live performance of the Sly Geralds Band borders somewhere between a rock show, dance party, Mardi Gras parade and tent revival. He has spent the last several years recording and sharing the stage with musical giants such as: Maceo Parker, Al Green, Levon Helm, Richie Havens and Bob Dylan to name a few.  Showtime: 7 pm

2nd – Harmonica Bill & Marked Deck 

First Thursday of Every Month Residency 

Big Daddy’s

Massapequa, NY 

First Thursday of every month is "lowdown Chicago Blues night" with Harmonica Bill & Marked Deck!  Harmonica Bill & Marked Deck will be playing two sets of greasy Chicago Blues with the blues harp out front (where it darn well should be!).  Come get the cure for your blues with Bill, Rich, Junior, and Ray.  Showtime: 6:30 pm. 

2nd - Mambo Meets Jazz!

Ed's Lobster Bar

Sag Harbor, NY

The Jam Session Inc proudly presents... 

Afro/Caribbean Jazz 2020 Edition 

Felipe Lamoglia - saxophone 
Bill O'Connell - piano 
Gabriel Vivas - bass 
Claes Brondal - drums/mc 

Special Guests 

Drink & Food Specials: 
$35 Prix Fixe 
$5 Drafts - $10 Cocktails 

Free Admission 

Supported in part by Keyed Up and

The Jazz Foundation of America

Showtime: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd - JD Leonard

The Warehouse

Amityville, NY

A long established "go-to" songwriter, JD Leonard is quickly tearing into the American country music landscape. Combining ultra sleek showmanship, genre-crossing arrangements and hauntingly familiar hooks, Leonard is country/rock in both it's purest dose and it's untapped potential. His songs are a passenger on the road to the human experience.  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

2nd - Jim Weider  Project Percolator

The Iridium

1650 Broadway


Project Percolator is a new musical direction for Jim, with big guitars with modern grooves! A powerful show that's both exciting and mesmerizing! Jim blends rock & blues with funk & jazz grooves, combining modern drum loops and samples, to playing beautiful melodic ballads. The band's amazing improvisation and chemistry from worldwide touring experiences makes for a definite crowd-pleasing show. 

Jim received great acclaim during his long tenure (1985-1999) as lead guitarist (replacing Robbie Robertson)for Rock in Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Band. During 15 years of international touring with original members Levon Helm, Garth Hudson and Rick Danko,Jim was featured on numerous albums, films, videos and television appearances. Highlights included a 1990 performance with The Band and Ronnie Hawkins at The Berlin Wall concert produced by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd; several cable TV specials (notably "The Bob Dylan Tribute" at Madison Square Garden; "The Road," a 1994 pay-per-view concert telecast from the Woodstock '94 Festival; and a 1995 appearance on the A&E Biography documentary "The Authorized Video Biography The Band" and most recently as a regular band member with The Levon Helm Band at Levon’s Midnight Rambles in Woodstock. 

JIM WEIDER, former member of the legendary group "THE BAND"and current member of "LEVON HELM"s Midnight Ramble BAND" and THE WEIGHT BAND is a Master of classic Telecaster Guitar. PRoJECT PERCoLAToR represents Jim's newest musical venture into a powerful groove & atmospheric guitar driven band.  Showtime: 8 pm - 10 pm.


2nd - Rorie Kelly 

Gerardi's Bar & Grill 

Hauppauge, NY

Stay cozy in the cold of winter at this elegant and warm Bar & Grill, while enjoying good food, great libations and lively music from Rorie Kelly, your favorite ladybeast!  Showtime: 6 pm.

3rd - New Year Jam

Frondelli, Falco & Toth

The Orignal Lineup of BOOM!

Michael Braceland Art Gallery

East Patchogue, NY

Don't miss this New Yer Jam featuring three seasoned jazz players...Frondelli, Falco & Toth...the original lineup of BOOM! reunites for one show only!  Showtime: 7 pm - 8:30 pm.

3rd - Screamer of the Week!

The Warehouse

Amityville, NY

Let your freak flag fly and Party Out of Bounds with Screamer of the Week, paying tribute to the legendary WLIR/WDRE radio station – performing new wave, new romantic and post modern pop from the late 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s.  Showtime: 10 pm - 1 am.

3rd - 4 Amigos

Beau's Bar

Greenlawn, NY

The Four Amigos is an Americana combo comprised of seasoned LI veteran players who lay down a relaxed repertoire of Dylan, the Dead, assorted country tunes as well as some well written original material.  The band features Russ Seeger, John Mecurio, Lee Shonik and Jeff “Shadow Groove” Goldstein.  Be sure to catch them at this lively Dead Head enclave.  Showtime: 9:30 pm.

3rd - The Nubs 

40th Anniversary Celebration 

Katie's of Smithtown 

Smithtown, NY

The Nubs are celebrating their 40th Anniversary in 2020! Join them at Katie's for the first show of this momentous year!  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight

3rd - We-Ga-Chew


Islip, NY

We-Ga-Chew, aka Jim moran Michael Green Ed the Hat amd Annabell, perform an evening of classic rock blues funk and R&B at Treme; a venue where there's always a great time to be had!  Showtime: 8 pm - Midnight.

3rd - Gissel Garcia Band

Margarita's Cafe

Long Beach, NY

The Gissel Garcia Band is fronted by the powerful vocals of Gissel Garcia, who composes her lyrics in English and Spanish, and also plays rhythm guitar. On lead guitar, the tasty licks of Michael Ernst. The rhythm section is composed by the funky beats of Andy Witt. On bass, Jerry Mcdonald, who not only plays the electric bass but also the upright, giving the band a very refined sound with his Jazzy style. This combo's music is influenced by genres like Rock, Reggae, Latin Music, Funk and Pop. The Mexican roots of Gissel, in combination with the native New Yorkers influence, make for a musical fusion that hasn’t been heard before.  Showtime: 8 pm.

3rd - Modern Justice 

89 North 

Patchogue, NY

Modern Justice is a rock and groove power house. The members of Modern Justice are serious musicians who perform serious music from the world's greatest rock bands. We have a diverse and lengthy song-list which ranges from The Beatles to Alice In Chains.  Doors Open @ 7:30 pm.  $10 Day of Show 21 + Over  Showtime: 8:30 pm.

3rd & 4th - LSE 20th Anniversary Show!

Revolution Bar & Music Hall

Amityville, NY

Liquid Shadows Entertainment & Barnstorm Booking Present: 

FRIDAY 1/3: 
- Burn Your Bridges 
- Tallah 
- Toothless 
- Monolith Zero 
- Letter of Marque 
- Suburban Zombie 
- Indiana Homes 
- John Paul Louis 

- The Unpermitted 
- Rob Balducci 
- A Band In Ship 
- Ad Astra 
- Nick & Rich as Tenacious D 
- Ubiquitous Twist 
- Rich Olson & Co. 
- Devoted Fusion 
- Static Nerves 
- Downsides 
- A Place to Hide 
- Scared20 
- Remora 

All Ages.  Tickets are $10 a day in advance. $20 for both days.

Ticket prices will vary at the door. 

Showtime: Jan 3, 2020 at 12 pm – Jan 4, 2020 at 11:55 pm

4th - 45 RPM / The Mystic / Mean Machine

The Warehouse

Amityville, NY

Yes it's true!  You're seeing triple!!! The Warehouse has THREE incredible acts for you on Sat Jan 4th!!! 45 RPM, The Mystic AND Mean Machine!!! 
Email whtable@gmail.com for reservations.  Showtime: 6 pm - 1 am.

4th - Tiger Rose

The Nutty Irishman

Farmingdale, NY

Tiger Rose Band, known for  performing 2 Full Jerry Garcia Band Setlists Every Night, including a mix of Reggae, Motown, R&B, Blues and Good Old Grateful Dead Nuggets That Jerry Loved To Play.  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10 pm.

4th - The League of Naughty Cubists 

Red River inn 

Yaphank, NY

The League of Naughty Cubist, featuring the fabulous talents of Steve Kaplan, Roger Murdock and the inimitable Russ Seeger, make their debut at The Red River Inn, a local bar with a genuine down home feel and a tasty comfort food menu,.  Showtime: 9 pm.

4th - Free Grass Union

JTs Farmhouse

Bayport, NY

Free Grass Union is a progressive string band, stemming from New York. They are known for their exciting and imaginative spin on traditional bluegrass music. Their genre-defying music has spread throughout the East Coast of the United States and continues to spark the attention of audiences every time they play.  Showtime: 7 pm - 11 pm.

4th - Gunshot Brandy

Finnbar Pub

340 Rt 25A

Mount Sinai, NY

Gunshot Brandy is a local Long Island band that plays original music! The band started playing a few years ago and they are thrilled to have found each other.  Come on out and support original music in Long Island!  Showtime: 8 pm.

4th - Blue Roots

Still Partners

Sea Cliff, NY

Heads up Blues-aholics!.. Blue Roots deliver an evening of sweet Rhythm & Blues at this intimate venue in Sea Cliff!  Showtime: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm.

4th - Dead Rekerds Presents 5 Cool Bands!


Holbrook, NY

Dead Broke Rekerds Presents 5 Cool Bands!  Adult Magic, Too Many Voices, Notches (new lp on dead broke), Special Moves and Victory Garden.  Door: $8  21+  Showtime: 8 pm.

4th - Cintron, Parrett & Hopping

Acoustic Show

Diggers Ales N' Eats

Riverheard, NY

Catch an evening of tasty acoustic music at Diggers Ales N' Eats; a laid back joint that serves up music & brews into the wee hours of the night!  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight.

4th - Richie Bobby & Rob 

Katie's of Smithtown 

Smithtown, NY

Three of the best rock players in the LI area will be raising the roof @ Katies...plus surprise guests!  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight.

4th – Punk Rock New Year Party 

Mr. Beerys 

Bethpage, NY 

Don’t miss this Punk Rock New Year Party @ Mr. Beerys!  Featured performers:  Harbor Seals, Shirt Club, Sharp Violet and Crisis Crayons!  Showtime: 8 pm – 2 am. 

4th – Kerry Kearney  

Thai Rock  

Rockaway Beach, NY 

Kerry Kearney, a slide guitar master, plays and works his instrument to limits that amaze even the most seasoned musician or cultured music fan.  Kerry Kearney’s style, music from the “Psychedelta”, is his own brand containing an upbeat mix of American Blues & Roots, created from writing and performing on the circuit for over 40 years. Along with his band, he has continued to experience an overwhelming and positive response over the airwaves and especially when performing live.  Showtime: 9 pm

4th – The Almost Brothers Band  

Annual Holiday Jam

KJ Farrells  

Bellmore, NY 

The Allmost Brothers Band, a progressive tribute act honoring the tradition of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, always deliver a high level of musicianship, authentic improvisational interplay and dedication to the high-octane performance.  Showtime:7 pm - 10 pm.

4th - Zanti Misfits


Islip, NY

The Zanti Misfits perform an eclectic blend of musical genres that include Classic rock,Blues, Cajun, Zydeco,Calypso, Ska, Reggae,New Orleans Funk...just to name a few!  Showtime: 8 pm - Midnight.

4th - Rob Balducci Band 

Revolutions Bar & Music Hall 

Amityville, NY

A native of New York, Rob Balducci has defined himself as a guitarist, musician, composer and one of the most sought after instructors in New York. Balducci’s music is drenched in layers of sonic colors, each representing a tangible emotion, desire, depth, feeling, thought and mood.  Showtime: 9 pm.

4th - Alea 4

The Country Corner 

East Setauket, NY

Catch Alea 4 performing 2 sets of mind blowing, gluten free original funk and blues inspired music!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

4th - Gene Casey & THe Lone Sharks

Swing The Teapot

Floral Park, NY

Don't mis this return engagement at Swing the Teapot in lovely Floral Park, NY featuring the original and classic music of Gene Casey, on guitar, with Peter Crugnale on upright bass fiddle.  Showtime: 9 pm - 11:59 pm.

5th - Stanton Anderson Band

17th Annual WBAB Cold Finger Run

Stereo Garden

Patchogue, NY

The legendary Stanton Anderson Band is eady to rock the stage at the 17th Annual WBAB Cold Finger Run on 01/05/20 at the Stereo Garden in Patchogue!  Event Time: 10 am - 2 pm.

5th - Bryan Gallo

JT's Farmhouse

Bayport, NY

Bryan Gallo performs an acoustic solo show at at JT’s Farmhouse in Bayport, NY. Along with the music, there will be delicious “farm style” offerings on the menu, and a diverse selection of tap beers and spirits!  Showtime: 4 pm - 8 pm.

5th - Craig Privett & Friends

Beau's Bar

Greenlawn, NY

Craig Privett has gotten together this very talented group of musicians that are going to bring you some awesome music and great times! This is most likely a one time thing, so don't miss it !! Here's the stellar lineup that will be playing this gig: Craig Privett, Kevin Griffin, Tom Circosta, Joe Chirco and Mike Katzman.  Showtime: 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

5th - South Shore Jazz 

Thai Roxck 

Rokaway Beach, NY

Come on down and join South Shore Jazz for their debut performance at Thai Rock!  This hot combo will be playing Classic Jazz, spanning Ellington to Miles, Coltrane to Corea, Brubeck to Monk.Thai Rock has some of the best Thai Food in the country, so come out for a great night of food and music !  South Shore Jazz--- Rich Albertson - bass, Lou Carrollo - guitar, Gene Linefsky - drums and Barry Titone - sax.  Showtime: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

5th - Jim Moran's Sunday Funday Open Jam 

Station Pub 

Sayville, NY

Jim Moran, a longtime veteran player on the LI music scene, hosts a lively open jam EVERY SUNDAY at the Station Pub in Sayville.  Expect the unexpected!  Showtime: 3 pm.

5th - Alan Semerdjian

Art Poems & Music!

Michael Braceland Art Gallery

East Patchogue, NY

Alan Semerdjian, an eclectic artist / musician, present an evening of his Art along with performing some music in this cool gallery.  If you're looking for something a little different, this just might fit the bill.  Showtime: 6 pm - 9 pm.

5th - Singer Songwriter Showcase

North Fork Brewing Co.

Riverhead, NY

From the North Fork Brewing Co.: "Sing, write or love music? You’re invited to The Showcase, hosted by Long Island singer-songwriter Ronnie Gross Jr. On the first Sunday of every month, this event will offer singers and songwriters the opportunity to perform their creative works in front of peers and music fans, as well as showcase a new artist each month with an extended set.  Bring your instruments and your friends. All ages are welcome. Come, listen, perform and network, or be serenaded and entertained! We hope to support one another as the music community that we are. Our January event will shine a singer-songwriter spotlight at 7:30pm on Frankie Matos, who recently released his EP, "Unglorious," this past May. Come and support Frankie along with all of Long Island's talented singers and musicians.  Sign-up at 5pm. Music starts at 5:30pm. 2 song limit."

5th - Sunday Street: 25th Anniversary show 

The Kennedys' "River of Fallen Stars"

The Long Island Museum

Stony Brook, NY

Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of" River of Fallen Stars", The Kennedys debut release! Sunday, January 5th at 3 P.M. Produced by Sunday Street and host, Charlie Backfish. For the first set, The Kennedys will play their entire debut album live in order from start to finish! In the second set, we'll take your requests! Pete and Maura Kennedy return to begin 2020. More than any other performers, The Kennedys are the “musical soul” of the Sunday Street Series, having played the very first show in our fourteen year history, returning for frequent Kennedys’ shows, as well as being an integral part of our annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration. These shows typically sell out, and that's sure to be the case for this special anniversary show. Save five bucks and get your tickets early: Advance sale tickets are $25 at www.sundaystreet.org through Friday, January 3rd with tickets at the door for $30 (cash only)

5th - Johnny Mac & Dave Ice 

Giacomo Jack's 

Amityville, NY

Get in your Holiday Blues Groove at Giacomo Jack's!  Johnny and Dave will be taking requests!  Showtime: 5 pm - 8 pm.

6th - Toby Tobias Ensemble 

Finleys of Green Street 

Huntington, NY

Be sure to catch the Toby Tobias Ensemble, a quartet known for their lively original material. Their musical mission is to keep original music alive in right here in Long Island. The revolution has started!  Showtime: 8 pm - 10:30 pm.

6th - Kane Daily (Solo Show) 

Bacaros  Tavern

Massapequa Park, NY

Blues artist, Kane Daily, goes O Solo Mio at Bacaros Tavern.  Along with the cool sounds, make sure you try some of the tasty Italian eats coming out of the kitchen!  Showtime: 6:30 pm.

6th - Groupo Sabrosura

The Warehouse

Amityville, NY

Salsa, Latin Jazz, y mas! Definitely bring your dancing shoes for this special Monday performance with Grupo Sabrosura at The Warehouse!  Showtime: 6 pm - 10 pm.

7th - Open Jam / Open Mic

Hosted by Brother Dave

Cafe Al Dente

Oyster Bay, NY

Starting Tuesday, January 7th, Brother Dave will be hosting an Open Mic/Jam at Cafe Al Dente in Oyster Bay. Come on down to sing/play/chat/eat/watch and enjoy!!  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

7th - NSAI Songwriter Meeting

Five Towns College Performing Arts Center

Dix Hills, NY

From the Nashville Songwriters Association LI Branch: "Calling all Songwwriters!  Be sure to join the NSAI Long Island at Five Towns College (room 217) for our monthly meeting. Please come and we can share our ideas and songs with each other & get inspired! Songwriters (not only country writers) are invited to play a song they've written on CD, guitar (must bring your own) or piano, along with at least 10 lyric sheets. The group will give constructive critiques for you to consider so that you can improve your song. This will be a very fun meeting, please come and feel free to invite anyone you'd like.:"  Event Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

8th - 3 Women's Musical Journeys

Hosted by  Linda Susman Music

East Northport Public Library

Northport, NY

Presented by The Northport Arts Coalition in Cooperation with the Northport/East Northport Library: songwriters Janice Buckner, Annie Mark, and Linda Sussman will interweave their hearts and voices in this special program!  Imagine the magic created by three gifted songwriters as they share their experiences, dreams and insight on their paths as performers.  Showtime: 7 pm - 9 pm.

8th - Sailin Shoes 

Little Feat Tribute

The Brooklyn Bowl 

61 Wythe Ave 

Brooklyn, NY

Sailin’ Shoes is a Little Feat tribute band that covers not just the early years of Little Feat but also each incarnation.  The Members of Sailin’ Shoes have played all over the world performing with some of Rock n Roll’s greats such as: Willie Deville,John Oates, Sam the Sham, Donna Jean Godchaux, Bob Weir, Levon Helm, Maceo Parker, the Wailers, Todd Rundgren, Sam Moore, Stanley Jordan, Richie Havens, Robert Randolph, Pete Francis (Dispatch), Sting, Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Rick Derringer and more..  Showtime: 8:00 pm.


9th - Blues Craft Presents 

Xavier / Gammage / Kershaw 


300 West 116th Street 


Blues Craft, a live music series in NYC that is focused on musicians who perform blues, country, rockabilly, blue grass, swing, and other American roots music styles, kick off the new year of their unique shows with a a great lineup of blues, alt country, soul, and Americana. NO cover charge at Silvana. Kid Friendly. 

8pm: Sean Kershaw Trio 
9pm: Phil Gammage Quartet 
10pm: Jahn Xavier & the Bowerytones

9th - Shecky & The Twangtones (Acoustic Trio) 

Great South Bar 

Patchogue, NY

Shecky & The Twangtones, performing as an acoustic trio this time around, will be bringing their unique musical vibe to the Great South Bar in Patchogue.  Expect a rousing night of retro surf,reggae & soul jam music for all!  Showtime: 7:15 pm - 10:15 pm.

9th – bluerace & Molotov Cocktails 

My Father’s Place @ The Roslyn Hotel 

Roslyn, NY 

bluerace is a four-piece contemporary music ensemble from New York.  If you've never heard them, their music is pop-rock based, but arises out of an amalgam of influences and an eclectic approach to songwriting. In fact, they describe themselves, first-and-foremost, as a small factory or laboratory of songwriters. Their songs run the gamut from jangly guitars and Beatles-esque melodies to crunchy guitar-based music that gives Roger, the lead guitarist, a chance to show off his wares, and from ballads to feedback and noise.  The Molotov Cocktails is the brainchild of songwriter John Rullo. Their first and upcoming CD, Wake Up Call, is a collection of songs for a sleeping nation.  Showtime: 8 pm – 11 pm. 


10th - Jay Reilly

Bellmore Bean

Bellmore, NY

Local singer-songwriter, Jay Reilly is known for performing dark original songs that have a humorous quality along the lines of Randy Newman and Tom Lehrer.  Showtime: 8 pm.

10th - Leslie West

YMCA Boulton Center

Bay Shore, NY

Leslie West has gained fame the world over during his 30-plus year career as one of the most innovative and influential musicians in the history of rock music. He is most noted for his role as leader of the explosive hard rock trio, Mountain, which was named by VH-1 as one of the Top 100 Hard Rock Groups of all time. With Mountain, he climbed the heights of rock stardom on the strength of a unique, signature guitar sound and classic songs such as “Mississippi Queen”, “Never In My Life” and “Theme From An Imaginary Western”,and Nantucket Sleighride which are still staples of rock radio to this day. Leslie has earned the admiration of a long list of famous peers. During his career, he has recorded or played with a litany of rock icons including Billy Joel, Van Halen, The Who, Mick Jagger and Jimi Hendrix, to name just a few. In fact, Eddie Van Halen, Michael Schenker and Richie Sambora have all cited Leslie as an important influence on their own music.  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

10th - 4 Amigos  Fadeley's Deli Pub  Patchogue, NY

The Four Amigos is an Americana combo comprised of seasoned LI veteran players who lay down a relaxed repertoire of Dylan, the Dead, assorted country tunes as well as some well written original material.  The band features Russ Seeger, John Mecurio, Lee Shonik and Jeff “Shadow Groove” Goldstein.  Be sure to catch them at this laid back bar in Patchogue.  Showtime: 9 pm.

10th - Wicked Games

Lily Flanagan's Pub

Babylon, NY

Wicked Games is a fun unpredictable classic rock / rock , pop,alternative and whatever else flows out band. You just never know what they’ll playing next.  Showtime: 6:30 pm.

10th - The League of Naughty Cubists

The Cornerstone Irish American Bar & Grill

Mineola, NY

This wild and loose trio brings thier heady mix of Americana-meets- Bluesiana sounds to this warm Irish American Bar and Grill.  Showtime: 7:30 pm.

10th - The AM FM Show

45 RPM & Wonderous Stories

Mulcahy's Pub & Concert Hall

Wantagh, NY

The amazing AM/FM Show returns to Mulcahy's! 45rpm and Wonderous Stories join forces once again to bring the very best of both the AM and FM radio dial. You never know what is going to happen at these special shows!  Showtime: 8 pm.


10th - Confidence Machine & Dee Harris

Bartini Bar

Babylon, NY

A fantastic double bill: the multi-genre prog-rock of Coincidence Machine, and the multi-genre blues of Dee Harris!  Cover:$5  Showtime: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm.

11th - Nancy Atlas

The Fireside Sessions

Bay Street Theater

Sag Harbor, NY

Rock out with Nancy Atlas and her merry band of cohorts aka The Nancy Atlas Project and enjoy some of the hottest music on the East End. Nancy sets the theater ablaze with her band and some massively talented special guests.  This time around the featured guest artists are New Orleans Piano Funk with Brian Mitchell and Clark Gayton on Trombone.  Showtime: 8 pm.

11th - 2020 Punk Show!

Ram's Pub

Holbrook, NY

2020 begins with some of your favorite local punk bands! Featured performers: Dead on a Friday, Adam's Atoms, The Holy Hell and The Avoiders!  Showtime: 7 pm - 1 am.

11th - Pete Mancini & the Hillside Airmen Trio  

Fork & Fiddle 

Port Jefferson, NY

Pete Mancini will be kicking up some dust with The Hillside Airmen Trio at this laid back eatery in Port Jefferson. From an NPR Pete Mancini review: "Just as Roger McGuinn, Gram Parsons and company had done decades earlier, Mancini’s crew crafts a warm, organic sound bearing deep country roots, but still informed by rock ‘n’ roll.”  Showtime: 7 pm.

11th - Danny Kean & Don Celenza 

Swing The Teapot 

Floral Park, NY

Danny Kean and ace guitarist Don Celenza stir things up at this intimate venue in Floral Park.  Along with the cool sounds, be sure to check out the excellent food coming out of the kitchen.  Showtime: 9 pm.

11th - The Reign

The Village Pub

Lindenhurst, NY

The Reign Returns to The Village Pub Of Lindenhurst Long Island & They are Bringing special Guests Bad Habits the Premere Thin Lizzy Tribute Band so come enjoy A night Of Thin Lizzy & Original Power Pop Rock!  Showtime: 11 pm.

11th - A Band In Ship & Your Pop Punk Playlist

The Well

272 Meserole St

Brooklyn, NY

Head on into the Big Town to catch a night of rowdy sounds at The Well, a massive beer hall in Brooklyn, featuring A Band In Ship and Your Pop Punk Playlist.  Showtime: 6:30 pm - 11:59 pm.

11th - Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet 

Amityville Public Library 

Amityville, NY

Serious talent, musical training, inventiveness, friendship, and a dash of humor all come together in the music of the Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet, offering a tight, disciplined, beautifully harmonized, and delightful presentation. Please join us as we experience four types of saxophones in concert together performing standards and compositions guaranteed to delight one and all!  Showtime: 2 pm - 3 pm.

11th – The Blue Dahlia 

Rockwood Music Hall 

Stage 1 

196 Allen St. 


The Blue Dahlia, an eclectic combo that hails from Brooklyn, NY, channels a heady mix of Tex-Mex border sounds, French-fusion world reggae, with a love for accordion styles from across the globe.  Showtime: 5 pm.

11th - Roger Silverberg

A Different Kind of Show

Michael Braceleand Art Gallery

East Patchogue, NY

Last August, Roger Silverberg performed a particularly special show with his Trio at the Michael Braceland Art Gallery. That was proof once again that when playing to a listening audience, many more things are possible. For this return engagement (and first show of 2020) Silverberg will stray a bit further from the blueprint by "going deep" across two sets. Seating is limited. Suggested donation $10.  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10 pm.

11th - Free Grass Union

20th Anniversary Party

Fadeley's Deli Pub

Patchogue, NY

Long Island’s Premier 21st Century String Band delivers an evening of psychedelic bluegrass music!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

11th - Goodheart

Barmani's Kitchen & Bar

Huntington, NY

Goodheart is a cover and original power duo with Clem Goodheart on guitar and vocals and Johnny Mandelino on drums.  Catch them at their first gig of the new decade!  Showtime: 8:30 pm - Midnight.

11th - Crescent Moon 

Still Partners 

Sea Cliff, NY

Dave Dreiwitz's Crescent Moon is a bass and drum rock duo fronted by JRad and Ween bassist Dave  Dreiwitz Currently joined by Sound of Urchin's Chris "tomato" Harfenist on drums and vocals.  The duo pay homage to the music Dreiwitz created in his previous rock duo, Instant Death with the late great drummer Scott Byrne. Byrne and Dreiwitz started Instant Death in 1991 writing all-original rock classics including “Hammer to the Skull” and “The Enabler”. Showtime: 8 pm.

11th - Take 3 Rockin Blues

Gunther's Tap Room

Northport, NY

From the Take 3 Rockin Blues Facebook Page: "Enjoy some fun songs, some popular some contemporary blues also some random things we like to play!"  Alrighty then!  Showtime: 9:30 pm - 1 am.

12th - Dead Ringers

Beau's Bar

Greenlawn, NY

This inspired jamband combo is always moving in new directions with inspired jamming to capture the true essence of straight ahead rock and blues!  Showtime: 5 pm.

12th - Studio B & Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks 

The Warehouse  Amityville, NY

This cool double bill offers up some tasty Country Western Swing & Rockabilly after The Blues...Studio B followed by Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks!  Sing, Dance, and have some fun with 2 bands in a really cool place! $10 Admission. Plenty of Parking!!  Showtime: Gene Casey @ 4 pm...Studio B @ 5:30 pm.

12th – The Road to Memphis Continues… 

Long Island Blues Society Event! 

The Warehouse 

Amityville, NY 

The Long Island Blues Society's final "Road to Memphis" fundraiser and sendoff party for The Pamela Betti Band and Felix Slim, who are headed to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN in January 2019!  Featured performers include Blue Roots, Kerry Kearney Band, Stanton Anderson Band and Pamela Betti Band.  If you have a weekend job, put in for time off NOW. If you need a babysitter, lock 'em in right away! This is going to be an absolutely kickass show!  Showtime: 1 pm

12th - Toby Tobias Ensemble 

Thai Rock 

Rockaway Beach, NY

The Toby Tobias Ensemble performs an evening of tasty original music at this eclectic Thai eatery in Rockaway Beach.  Showtime: 6 pm.

13th - Mark Newman Band

The Bitter End

147 Bleeker St.


Be sure to Check out Mark Newman's new album

Empirical Truth

Mark Newman is an accomplished local songwriter and musician who has worked with such artists as John Oates, Sam Moore, Sting, Willy DeVille, Elvis Costello, Sam The Sham, Travis Tritt, David Bromberg, Sam Bush, The Edge, Gloria Gaynor and Valerie Simpson (to name a few).  Be sure to catch Newman and his band at this legendary venue as he performs an evening of Roots music which will include all of the songs from his latest album.   Showtime: 8 pm.

14th - Emily Duff Band

11th St Bar

510 East 11th St


Called the ‘perfectly cool combo of Lucinda Williams meets Patti Smith,’ Emily Duff’s street-smart poetry and vocal style conjures moods & images that seduce the listener to willingly visit emotional vistas that entice and beguile.  “Emily Duff is a great artist! Every time I see her play live I can’t help thinking how much Keith Richards would dig it if he were there. She’s the real thing!” - Willie Nile (Singer/Songwriter).  Showtime: 8:30 pm - 11 pm.

14th - KJ Farrells Original Music Showcase!

Toby Tobias Ensemble

Dave Diamond Band

Tom San Fillipo Band

KJ Farrells

Bellmore, NY

Kudos to KJ Farrells for supporting Original Music in Long Island!  This time around features the many talents of the Toby Tobias Ensemble, Dave Diamond Band and the Tom San Fillipo Band.  Showtime: 8 pm.

14th - Orly & The Mona Dahls

Rockwood Music Hall

Stage 3

196 Allen St


Orly Bendavid is a New York City- based songwriter and poet whose music has been described as reflective, dramatic, and rich. The lyrical repertoire hangs on elusively simple words, and cryptic stories centered around addiction, romantic entanglements, and the human experience.  Also on the bill are Blue Plate Special and Jesse Ruben.  Showtime: 7 pm.


15th - Cecilia Kirkland

Hosted by Toby Tobias

North Shore Original Open Mike Series 

Finley's On Green Street 

Huntington, NY

Singer-Songwriter Cecilia Kirkland  will be the featured performer at Northshore Original Open Mic series aka NOOM.  Kudos to the folks @ NOOM for providing an opportunity for all of the great local songwriters to have their original songs heard.  From Cecilia Kirkland's website: "With the best singer-songwriters, there is always some element of those who have gone before, combined with elements so innovative, the result is clearly their own. Cecilia Kirtland’s latest release, Heart Like a Buick, proves her to be such an artist, (for those who didn’t already know!) Her previous solo release, Small Comfort, and a duo holiday album Songs of the Season with Robin Greenstein, garnered critical acclaim, as well as local and global airplay."  Showtime: 9:30 pm.

15th - Mambo Loco 


Hampton Bays, NY

Mambo Loco bring their spicey Latin vibes to Guava Tropical Restaurant in Hampton Bays.  Expect to suddenly find yourself dancing the night away!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

16th - Jim Treutlein & Chris James aka "The Rodeo Clowns" 

Big Daddy's 

Massapequa, NY

Jim Treutlein & Chris James, AKA The Rodeo Clowns, perform an evening of Americana rock & roll the third Thursday of each month at this BBQ eatery in Massapequa.  In addition to the fine music, you can expect a heady mix of hijinks and professional hoop-dee-doo storytelling.  Their motto is "We'd rather be drinking beers than roping steers!"  Showtime: 7 pm.

16th - Hank Stone & Josie Bello

Hard Luck Cafe

Cinema Arts Centre

Huntington, NY

Come on out and support the Huntington Folk Music Society's efforts to bring genuine acoustic music made by singer-songwriters to Long Island music fans.  This time around, enjoy the sounds of Josie Bello and Hank Stone.  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

16th - Shecky & The Twangtones (Acoustic Trio)


Patchogue, NY

Shecky & the Twantones perform as an acoutic trio at this popular BBQ joint in Patchogue.  Tasty music and genuine BBQ treats!  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm.  Note: Shecky & his gang will be back here on January 23rd.

16th - Dead Ringers 

The Warehoiuse 

Amityville, NY

Originally put together as a random group of musicians for a Sunday afternoon jam September of 2015, it quickly became apparent to band and audience alike that there was something special going on. Coming up on 4 years together the band is always moving in new directions from Dead and bluegrass inspired jamming to straight ahead rock and blues! This band is quickly catching on as a New York favorite!  The Dead Ringers are:  Jimmy Fleming - Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocals / John Mercurio - Guitar, Vocals / Jeff Goldstein - Bass and Lee Shonik - Drums.  Showtime: 8 pm.

16th - Hell or HIgh Wter Band

Paddy Reilly's Music Bar

519 2nd Ave


The Hell or High Water Band is a classic NYC bar combo that has played "all the gin joints…" East side-west side---uptown-downtown!  Come join the "boy's of I wish it was summer" for another chapter in the continuing adventures!  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

16th - Open Mic Night @ Green Hill (upstairs) 

Green Hill Kitchen 

Greenport, NY

$1-$10 snakes from Chef Matty Boudreau, $5 draft beers, and $3 Miller High Life. Full bands and solo acts are welcome!  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

17th - Big Frank Mirra & Mike Smith

Acoustic Blues Revue

Thai Rock

Rockaway Beach, NY

Big Frank & Mike Smith bring their Acoustic Blues Revue to Thai Rock, a Thai restaurant and live music venue located on beautiful Jamaica Bay in Rockaway Beach, New York.--good times, great live music, and excellent Thai cuisine.  SHowtime: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm.

17th - Johnny Mac Band

Still Partners

Sea Cliff, NY

This veteran blues outfit, 2015 & 2016 winners of the Long Island Blues Challenge, brings a taste of their down & dirty mix of  blues, r&b and funk to Still Partners in Sea Cliff.  Aong with the cool sounds, be sure to check out this venue's menu.  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

17th - EQ Presents 

Monkeybite, Aqua Cherry, Aron Street & Maisons 

Katie's of Smithtown 

Smithtown, NY

Equilibrium Booking & Monkeybite Presents a night of music & art at Katie's of Smithtown for our first show of 2020!  It's all taking place January 17th $10, $21+  Live Music Performances from: Monkeybite, Aqua Cherry, Aron Street & Maisons!  Also be sure to check out our Visual Artists: Nick Torres Spray Paint.  Showtime: 8:30 pm - 1:30 am.

17th - GE Smith / Jim Weider 

My Father's Place @ The Roslyn Hotel 

Roslyn, NY

GE Smith & JIM Weider bring their MASTERS OF THE TELECASTER show to My Father's Place @ The Roslyn Hotel!  Expect sparks to be flying off their guitars!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.


17th - The League of Naughty Cubists

The Lion's Den

West Islip, NY

Come one down and catch The League of the Naughty Cubists as they seduce the music patrons @ The Lion's Den in West Islip.  Showtime: 8 pm

17th - Crucial Experiment

Mr. Beerys

Bethpage, NY

Crucial Experiment, an alternative-jam-classic rock combo, is a 5-10 piece band that hails from different parts of NYC & Long Island. They have been performing for nearly 20 years and have developed a sonic blend of original music and classic covers. Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm..

17th - The Amazing Smokin' J's

Gunther's Pub

Northport, NY

The Amazing Smokin' J's, a classic rock combo, brings their bag of sonic goodies to Gunther's Pub, a legendary watering hole in Northport.  Showtime: 10 pm.

17th - Dirty Vice Band 

89 North 

Patchogue, NY

The Dirty Vice Band is a high-energy collective of musicians from the salty south shore of Long Island. Each member of the band brings a wide variety of influences, producing a unique original sound ranging from rock to funk to soul and mixing in pop hooks and improvisational jamming.  Doors Open 7:30 jpm   $5 Day of Show  21 + Over  Showtime: 8:30 pm.

17th - Grand Folk Railroad 

Country Corner 

East Setauket, NY

Grand Folk Railroad brings on the fun with an eclectic/eccentric mix of folk-rock-flavored, flower-powered forgotten favorites, 60's pop gems, one hit wonders, and the inspiring songwriting of lead singer Susan Schwartz-Christian. There's no place quite like The Country Corner, a legendary gathering spot where the tap selection is outstanding and the kitchen turns out the best bar food around.  Showtime: 

18th - Mighty Ramon & The Phantoms of Soul 

Charlotte's Speakeasy 

Farmingdale, NY

Mighty Ramon & The Phantoms of Soul, a powerhouse combo that channels authentic soul music, performs at Charlotte's Speakeasy,a  historic venue that was once an actual speakeasy during the Prohibition era.  For those who are not familiar with Charlotte’s Speakeasy: In keeping with the old-timey Speakeasy tradition, in order to get into the club, you will need to grab the “password of the week” which is available on the venue's website...ooh la la!.  Showtime: 8 pm.

18th - The Reptiles

Headliner Bar & Grill

Hicksville, NY

The Reptiles, an alternative rock combo based in Stony Brook, brings their musical mojo to The Headliner Bar & Grill, a unique cocktail lounge / restaurant in Hicksville.  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

18th - Steve Beeerys Big 60th Birthday Palusa!

LI Sounds Show Of The Month!

Mr. Beery's 

Bethpage, NY

Needless to say, this is a show you don't wanna miss folks! Come on down to Mr. Beey's in Bethpage to celebrate Steve Beery, the man responsible for so many of all of our good times over the years!  This will be a day to remember, as many of the acts from the bars earliest days in the 90's come back to rock the house once more!

Featured Players for this show:

10 in the Afternoon 
Cheshire Cat 
The Kerry Kearney Band 
Finally Balanced 
Sunburst Jalopy 
Brother Stump 
And some very special guests

18th - Wes Houston Trio

Swing The Teapot

Floral Park,NY

Wes Houston has been one of the bright lights on the LI music scene since the 1960’s.  I’m sure that many of you remember his outstanding 1970’s combo, The All-Star Space Band, which played a heady mix of country, jazz and rock.  These days, Wes performs in a trio setting which channels a warm Americana roots vibe.  Don’t miss this special show at Swing The Teapot an intimate venue with a great menu.  Showtime: 9 pm.

18th - Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks 

The Winter Sessions 

Green Hill Kitchen 

Greenport, NY

Green Hill Kitchen presents Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks who will be appearing monthly upstairs in the fabulous lounge/bar!  Plenty of dancing and great grooves will be on hand!  Showtime: 8 pm.

18th - The Statin Brothers

The Dunton Inn

701 S Country Road

East Patchogue NY

The Statin Brothers, a combo that features Steve "Stent" Gerraputa, Bob "Lipi" Knips, John "Les" Coppola, Eugene "Zoco" Wood, Danny "Hi" Tichio, Paul Resnik, brings their classic rock groove to The Dunton Inn.  Showtime: 8 pm.

18th - Wonderous Stories

KJ Farrells

Bellmore, NY

Wonderous Stories continues their popular Wednesday night residency at KJ Farrells!  You never know what you’re going to hear, because they never know what they’re going to play!  Showtime 8 pm - Midnight.

18th - Laila Kay Band 

Michael Braceland Art Gallery 

East Patchogue, NY

The Laila Kay Band performs upbeat easy listening orignals and cover tunes, performs at this eclectic art gallery in East Patchogue.  Showtime: 7 pm - 9:30 pm.

18th - Hopefully Forgiven 

Stephen Talkhouse 

Amagansett, NY

Hopefully Forgiven is a combo best known for playing rock & roll with a twang that is augmented by what best described as a harmony-soaked roller coaster cocktail of 100 years of American music and spirits.  Showtime: 8 pm.


18th – The Como Bros 

Jason’s Vineyard 

1785 Main Road 

Jamesport, NY 

Combining a pop and rock easy listening sound with a blues vibe, The Como Brothers, Matt and Andrew Como, are musicians (singers, songwriters and performers) from Long Island who are passionate about their songwriting, heartfelt lyrics, and original music.  Showtime: 1 pm

18th - 5 Band Rock & Roll Show!

Hosted by Mugz and Lamar


Valley Stream, NY

It’s an American Roots Music Extravaganza hosted by Mugz and Lamar featuring: 

6:30 County Line Road 
7:30 The Lucky Ones 
8:30 Roy Wilson and the Buzzards 
9:30 Mugz and Lamar 
10:30 Strange But Surf

19th - The Warehoue Presents

Winter Jamboree 2020

Half Step, The Electrix, Jellyband

Tiger Rose, The Brother Pluckers

The Warehoue

Amityville, NY

From The Warehouse events page: "We have brought back this event that was such a success and enjoyed by so many last year !! Same spectacular lineup: Half Step, The Electrix, Jellyband, Tiger Rose and The Brother Pluckers.  GA Tickets available in advance and at gate $30/$35.  VIP Tickets $50.  Showtime: 1:30 pm.


19th - Joe Piket & The Storm 

My Father's Place @ The Roslyn Hotel 

Roslyn, NY

Queens and Long Island Native Joe Piket creates and expresses a unique sound that compels you to take notice and listen to his songs.  Expect a gratifying mix of progressive pop rock, insightful lyrics and creative arrangements combine to form a unique sound.  Opening the show are The Vizitors.  Showtime: 3 pm - 8 pm.


19th - The Jambaritos

Beau's Bar

Greenlawn, NY

This Grateful Dead/Steely Dan cover band conjures up a very enjoyable mix of 2 polar opposites of rock, the jams of the dead and the precision of steely dan with solid vocal sand instrumentation Bringing in the first rock and roll afternoon of 2020 at the legendary Beau's of Greenlaw!  Showtime: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm.

21st - Jazz Night!

John Restrepro Quartet

Tap & Barrel

Smthtown, NY

Tuesday's Jazz Night at Tap and Barrel!  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight

Vincent Loccisano-Paino 
Motoki Mihara-Bass 
Chris Covais-Drums 
John Maurice Restrepo-Sax

23rd – Squirrels From Hell 


300 West 116th St NYC 

The Squirrels From Hell aka "The Band New York City Couldn't Kill." is an intense underground garage combo that has spent decades in obscurity but is constantly driven by an artistic inspiration that will not release them.  Catch them as they deliver the goods @ Silvana in NYC.  Showtime: 9 pm – 10 pm 

23rd - Phil Gammage Quartet / Jim Petrie Band

11th St Bar

510 East 11th St


Phil Gammage is the consummate live performer, lyricist, singer, guitarist, and harmonica player who brings a unique depth and drama to music, playing original blues/americana. His latest album is the critically acclaimed “It's All Real Good”. He brings his full Quartet out for this 2-set gig of killer blues, soul, and swing music.   Jim Petrie has been serving up platefuls of music with his band of Dirty Dishes since 2013. A simmering blend of styles - country, folk, rock and blues - infused with creativity, musicianship and the stuff of songs delivers a delicious meal of music bound to satisfy. Get your plate dirty. Visit his website or Facebook / Instagram page or get on his email list. Better yet, go see him perform and help support live music. (Jim Petrie: songwriter, guitar, vocals; Stephen Benson: lead guitar; Ray Grappone: drums; Randall Klitz: bass guitar; Bill Ferns: harmonica)

Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

23rd - Singer Songwriter is Back!  

Huntington Arts Council 

213 Main St 

Huntington, NY

Singer-Songwriter Night is a community-based opportunity for people to create and perform in a supportive, all-inclusive environment. 

Original music only! 

No backline. 
Sign-up begins at 7:00pm 
Mic opens at 7:30pm 
Performances end at 10:00pm 
No pre-registration required 
First-come-first serve with 14 slots available. 
2 songs or 8 minutes per performer, whichever comes first. 
$10 donation to perform, $5 suggested for all others 

Dates: Sept. 26, 2019; Oct. 24, 2019; Nov. 21, 2019; Dec. 19, 2019; 
Jan. 23, 2020; Feb. 27, 2020; March 26, 2020; April 23, 2020; May 28, 2020. 

Questions? Contact Kieran Johnson via businessmanager@huntingtonarts.org

or 631-271-8423, Ext.12.

24th - Gerde's Folk CIty @ 60

The iridium

1650 Broadway


Folk City was the epicenter of the Washington Square Folk and Blues revival and known for being the first paying gig for a constellation of Folk and Rock legends. Gerde’s became the premiere showcase for America's most critically acclaimed singer-songwriters, Bluesmen and traditional Folk artists from around the country. Folk City ultimately hosted acts as far and wide as Gospel matinees on Sunday in 1960 to Sonic Youth in the ‘80s. Hear songs from the vast music catalogue of Greenwich Village come to life. Our All Star house band will pay tribute to the anthems of American music history. 

Featuring solo performances by: 

Texas Songbird Carolyn Hester. Folk City’s first ever Act! 

Multi dimensional song craftsman James Maddock! 

Terre Roche of the Folk Rock pioneers, The Roches! 

Worldwide Mod Rocker Willie Nile. 
The New Yorker called Willie Nile, “One of the most brilliant singer songwriters of the past thirty years”. Uncut Magazine said he’s “the unofficial poet laureate of NYC”. Willie played Folk City many times and is very happy to be a part of the celebration! 

Bandleader extraordinaire, Rolling and Rockin’ Rob Stoner!  Hosted by Richard Barone of The Bongos & Bob Porco, original proprietor Mike Porco’s grandson!


24th - Allen Santoriello & The Phantoms

The Cornerstone

Mineola, NY

When this band of seasoned veteran players from the LI scene brings their tasy grooves to The Cornerstone Irish American Grill in Mineola....anything can happen!  Showtime: 7:30 pm.

24th - The Brother Pluckers

The Fork & Fiddle

Port Jefferson, NY

Hear ye!  Hear ye!  The Brother Pluckers would like you to join them for a pluckin good time at the Fork & Fille...and bring your forking appetite!  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

24th - Carrie McQuade Trio

Bayou Jones

Merrick, NY

This lively trio which consists of DeFlorio, McQuade, and Ponella will be performing an evening of Americana music.  Come on down and enjoy the warm vibes!  Showtime: 7 pm

24th - Kenny Harris Project & Funkin' A

East End Undergound

LTV Media Center

75 Industrial Rd

Wainscott, NY

Funkin' A is an original horn-driven JAM band from Long Island, NY.  As their name suggests, they play funk music-but with a few twists.  Their original music contains many diverse elements, as they draw on a vast spectrum of influences. Every show is unique. 

Kenny Harris is a bassist/vocalist who has performed on many stages throughout the world. He has performed, toured and recorded with National artists covering multiple genres of music from Folk, Rock, Soul, R&B, and Jazz. Now he is expressing his own style of groove with The Kenny Harris Project.

Showtime: 7 pm


25th - Andy Aledort & The Groove Kings 

Stephen Talkhouse 

Amagansett, NY

Aledort, an LI home grown guitar king who has been a member of the Dickie Betts Band, rounds up his Groove Kings and brings the heat to the Stephen Talkhouse.  Expect a night of earthy blues and rock sounds!  Showtime: 10 pm.


25th - Back On Bourbon Street 

Charlotte's Speakeasy 


Back on Bourbon Street brings their spicy New Orleans groove to Charlotte's Speakeasy,a  historic venue that was once an actual speakeasy during the Prohibition era.  For those who are not familiar with Charlotte’s Speakeasy: In keeping with the old-timey Speakeasy tradition, in order to get into the club, you will need to grab the password of the week which is available on the venue's website...ooh la la!  Expect some second line mojo and a few "yeah, you rite's!"  Showtime: 8 pm.

25th - Nancy Atlas 

The Fireside Sessions 

The Choir Show featuring Danny Kean!

Bay Street Theater 

Sag Harbor, NY

Rock out with Nancy Atlas and The Nancy Atlas Project and enjoy some of the hottest music on the East End! Nancy sets the theater ablaze with her band and the special guest for this Fireside Session will be The Choir Show featuring local favorite Danny Kean!  SHowtime: 8 pm.


25th - Mike Barry Band 

Swing The Teapot 

Floral Park, NY

The Mike Barry Band, hot off the heels of a fabulous appearance at My Father's Place, continues their 9-year monthly residency at Swing The Teapot!  Along with the cool sounds, be sure to try some of the tasty items that come out of the kitchen.  Note: this venue gets filled up quickly so get there early!  Showtime: 9 pm.

25th - Let It Bleed

Mr. Beerys

Bethpage, NY

Let It Bleed, a newly minted Rolling Stones tribute combo, has been making some waves on the local music scene.  Be sure to check them out @ Mr. Beery's.  Expect some dirty rock & roll baby!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11:30 pm.

25th - Groove Juice 

Sip This

Valley Stream, NY

Groove Juice, a Grateful Dead-inspired band that channels Rock/Jazz/Blues and Improv, will be kicking off the New Year at Sip This!  Come join the band for some hot music and warm beverages!  Showtime: 8pm.

25th - Gnarly Karma 

Nags Head Ale Houise 

Huntington, NY

Tickets only 5 bucks for Gnarly Karma in a hot party zone in the heart of our hometown Huntington Village. As DMX says over the Loudspeaker at Madison Square Garden “Let’s get it on!”  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight.

25th - Twang!

Indian Music On The String Bass

Michael Braceland Art Gllery

East Patchogue, NY

Jimi Durso aka Twang! performs his first full concert of

North Indian Classical music, played on acoustic bass.

Joined by Satya Maraj on tabla and Robyn Bellospirito on tanpura.

The program will include some of the following raags: 

Showtime: 7 pm - 9 pm


25th – Breakaway  

Thai Rock  

Rockaway Beach, NY 

Breakaway, a veteran blues rock combo, welcomes back the great Al Cannon on drums as they return to the groovy environs of Thai Rock!  Showtime: 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm. 

25th - Blu Mojo

The Sea Breeze

Babylon, NY

Blu Mojo is a premiere Long Island band covering the best of blues, rock, soul and other crowd favorites.  Showtime: 9 pm - 1 am.

25th - Bad Sandwich 

Bacaro Italian Tavern 

Massapequa, NY

Bad Sandwich is a 3 piece classic rock/blues band from Long Island, NY bringing blistering bad ass music to the world at large!  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 11 pm.

25th - Shecky & The Twangtones

Hotel Fish & Lounge

87 North Rd

Hampton Bays, NY

Shecky & The Twangtones bring their super cool retro surf tie-dyed jamband groove to this lively roadside venue thaat always has a friendly vibe to go along with the great bar they have there.  Caution: Out of control Dance Party Ahead!  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

26th - Sunrise Jazz Trio

Big Daddy's 

Massapequa, NY

The Sunrise Jazz Trio, featuring the tasty talents of Ray Matuza (Guitar), Chuck Alder (Bass) and Gene Linefsky (Drums), continues their monthly residency at Big Daddy’s. Come enjoy their conversational interpretations of a disparate jazz repertoire. It's the perfect way to spend a Sunday.  Showtime: Noon - 3 pm.

26th - Zen Tricksters

Brooklyn Bowl

61 Wythe Ave

Brooklyn, NY

The Zen Tricksters can do it all. They are a superbly talented Rock/Jam band who play in both electric and acoustic formats and as of January, 2004, they are once again touring as a four-piece electric band. The Tricksters have a huge working repertoire that ranges from their tuneful and well-crafted original pieces to traditional bluegrass and hillbilly jazz classics, to Grateful Dead, Dylan, Neil Young, and inventive interpretations of any and all songs that catch their fancy. Winners of the Relix Magazine Jam Off (one of ten winners chosen from over 200 band entries), The Zen Tricksters are not only renowned for the trademark jamming ability they have displayed for over two decades, but also for their inspired songwriting. This band will rock you, psychedelicize you, make you cry, and pick it with the best of them!  Showtime: 8 pm.


26th - Post Holiday Blues

Hosted by Folkie Fest

Moriches COmmunity Center

Center Moriches, NY

Folkie Fest offers up ongoing concert series with local acoustic artists in the spirit of folk music as envisioned by the late Pete Seeger.  Their latest event is called Post-Holiday Blues featuring a group of local players: Kerry Kearney, Rob Europe, Shari Yeomans, Don Bracken, Casey Baron aka The Cigar Box Kid and Tom Fitzgerald.  Showtime: 2 pm - 5 pm.


26th - Confidence Machine

Open Jam Session

Sip This

Valley Stream, NY

Coincidence Machine invites anyone to jam w/ us (and along w/ other who show up). Instrument and genre are unimportant, but if you're a drummer you should bring your own cymbals, sticks, and snare.  Showtime: 1 pm - 4 pm.

28th - E3 

A Night of Original Music 

KJ Farrells  Bellmore, NY

E3 brings their own brand of music to the stage at this Venerable long island Hot Spot!  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

30th - The Up Yonder Band 

Still Partners 

Sea Cliff, NY

Catch this combo that features a gaggle of veteran players from the LI music scene:  Michael  Leuci, Dave Fillaramo, jim Treutlein, Rich Hefner, Chris James and Steve Kaplan.  These guys only play out once or twice a year so catch them while you can, eh?  Expect the unexpected!  Showtime: 8 pm.

30th - Jack McGuire, King of Nowhere & Tiny Gun

Arlene's Grocery

95 Stanton Street


Jack McGuire is a singer songwriter who makes experimental dream pop influenced by his Dad’s stories of seeing Pink Floyd live, an education in classical and electronic music, and by working at some of New York City’s most progressive music venues...Brooklyn-based power trio King of Nowhere finds home in a deeply personal corner of DIY experimental rock. Layering the quiet, expressive vocals of songwriter Jesse French with the heavy bass textures of Dylan LaPointe and the controlled chaos of drummer Vicente Hansen Atria, the band moves its sound readily between moments of hushed, pent up intimacy and storms of flying emotion...Tiny Gun  Mad-Sad Hard Rock!  Advance Price:$10 | Day Of Show Price: $12  21+ w/ ID  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

30th – Cassandra House 

The Loading Dock @ The Patchogue Theatre 

Patchogue, NY 

Cassandra House is an Indie-Folk singer & songwriter hailing from Long Island, NY.  Her passionate instrumentation and introspective lyrics have been a crowd favorite for fans of original music on the island & across the U.S.  Her newest album, 'The Roam' is available on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, CD Baby & on the 'STORE' link on Cassandra House website.


31st - The Leauge of Naughty Cubists

Big Daddy's

Massapequa, NY

The Leauge of Naughty Cubists make their maiden voyage debut at this Southern BBQ joint in Massapequa.  Expect some sonic fireworks!  Showtime: 8 pm.

31st - Paveway Records Presents

Musical Manifestation #2

JW Dowds Pub

Hicksville, NY

Paveway Records conjures up a heady mix of local music and art!

Featured Musicians

Don't Call Me Don 
Too early to tell 
The reptiles 
Ronnie gross jr 
So long and goodnight (mcr cover band!) 

Featured Artists 
Gaias ajna 
Remy lexington 


Tori Uruburu

$12 cover.  Showtime: 7 pm

31st - The Electrix

Beau's Bar

Greenlawn, NY

The Electrix are known as one of the leading jam bands in New York, covering all of Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, NYC and more, performing their renditions of the Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers classics, other related genres of music, and original compositions.  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight.


1st Saturday Record Connection

Hosted by: Long Island Record Connection

585 Broadhollow Road (rt 110)

Melville, NY

If vinyl records are your passion be sure to check out this Records CDs and memorabilia show every first Saturday in of the month that is hosted by the folks at Long Island Record Connection.  Event Time: 8 am.


Our Latest Releases

The New M.C. Osso single is out now!

All proceeds will be donated to

Sweet Relief: The Musician's Cancer Fund


New Freelance Vandals album

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