Long Island Sounds August 2019

Celebrating the  diversity of the Long Island Music Scene


1st - Nancy Atlas  Good Ground Park  Hampton Bays, NY

Nancy Atlas and her band of Journeymen have been dominating the East End Music scene for quite some time. Known best for her raw, live performances and stellar songwriting Nancy and her band, have opened for almost everyone under the sun.  Showtime: 7 pm - 9 pm.

1st - Dan Nelson & The Contention  WXYZ Bar  East Elmhurst, NY

Dan Nelson & his eclectic cohorts perform at the WXYZ Bar, a cool watering hole located at 100-15 Ditmars Boulevard in East Elmhurst, NY.  Showtime: 7 pm - 9 pm.

1st - The WellDiggers  Nautical Mile @ The Esplanade  Freeport, NY

The WellDiggers bring their Americana vibe to The Freeport Arts Council's Summer Concert Series @ The Espanade on the Nautical Mile.  Expect some tasty Steve Wellner original tunes as parlayed by Wellner and his collective of seasoned players.  Showtime: 7 pm.

1st - He Bird She Bird  Oceanside Library  Oceanside, NY

Join this eclectic trio for a summer evening of song! He Bird She Bird will also be joined by Zach Swanson on upright acoustic bass. This will be an outdoor concert -- bring a blanket or lawn chair! In the event of rain, the program will be moved indoors.  Showtime: 7 pm - 8:30 pm.

1st - Bryan Gallo  Suhru Wines  Cutchogue, NY

Enjoy live music by Long Island singer and songwriter Bryan Gallo as part of this venue's Summer Tacos & Tunes series, Thursday nights in August!  Showtime: 5 pm - 7:30 pm.

1st - Visco & McNeill  Flo's Luncheonette  Blue Point, NY

This lively duo that features Chris Visco (6 string acoustic guitar, dobro, harmony)  and Pete McNeill (6 string acoustic guitar, harmonica, lead vocals) performs an evening of  Acoustic originals and classics.  Showtime: 5 pm - 8 pm.

1st - The 4 Amigos  Beau's Bar  Greenlawn, NY

The 4 Amigos Ride Again!  It's all happening at Beau's, a laid back Deadhead venue that is the perfect backdrop for these veteran music makers.  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

1st - Soapbox Messiah  The Rail  Smithtown, NY

Soapbox Messiah: where Soul Train meets Don Kirshner's Rock Concert!  Showtime: 8 pm - Midnight.

1st - Rusty String Band  Blue Point Brewpub  Patchogue, NY

Rusty String Band has been performing in the Tri-State area for over 22 years at such top nightspots as The Wetlands Preserve, B.B. Kings Blues Club, Tribeca Blues, Mexicali Blues, Still Partners, Beau's and 89 North. They have been featured performers at the Long Island Folk and Fiddle Festival in Stony Brook and at the Long Island Apple Festival in Setauket. Past performances by the Rusty String Band have featured special guests Buddy Cage from the New Riders of the Purple Sage on pedal steel guitar, legendary fiddle player Vassar Clements, and guitarist Michael Falzarano of Hot Tuna. RSB has opened for national acts including Zero, Merl Saunders and The Rainforest Band and The Zen Tricksters. They have performed for live radio broadcasts on WUSB and WPKN. After a "brief" hiatus, RSB is back and has been playing around Long Island once again. For four years running, they have been featured performers at the Sea Cliff Beach Summer Music Series, Sunset Serenade, Jerry Jam, and they play frequently at many North Shore L.I. nightspots.  Be sure to catch them at this cool Brewpub!  Showtime: 4 pm - 8 pm.

2nd - Harmonica Bill & Marked Deck  Bobbique  Patchogue, NY

Harmonica Bill & Marked Deck return to Bobbique along with a number of special guests who will be adding fuel to the fire; Ed Bowe on upright bass, Scott Micciche will be sitting in on harmonica, and... PIANO MATT behind the keys for the whole night! Plus the amazing Michaela Gomez on guitar!  Don't miss this great evening of lowdown Chicago Blues!   Showtime:  9 pm - Midnight

2nd - Allen Santoriello  Happenings On Main Street  Northport, NY

Allen Santoriello, who many of you know from his popular solo shows and his time with the Little Wilson Band and Cadillac Moon, performs an evening of pop, rock and blues material on the Patio at the Dock as part of this wonderful summer series in Northport.  Bring Chairs, Blankets & Friends (not necessarily in that order).  Showtime: 7 pm.

2nd - Caroline Doctorow  Hecksher Museum of Art  Huntington, NY

Be sure to catch The Great American Folk Song Revival featuring Caroline Doctorow.  Doctorow will present music of the early '60s, including American songwriters and performers including Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Donovan, Joan Baez, Richard and Mim Farina, and others. Doctorow will also perform her own original songs, and discuss the songwriting process, and what it was like growing up with her later father, world-renowned author E.L. Doctorow. For more information about the artist, visit her Website.  Showtime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

3rd - Mighty Ramon & The Phantoms of Soul  Charlotte's Speakeasy  Farmingdale, NY

This vintage soul powerhouse always brings down the house!  Mighty Ramon & The Phantoms of Soul will be pulling out all the stops @ Charlotte's Speakeasy, an actual speakeasy from the Prohibition era that has been refurbished into a fantastic club with a great vibe. Prior to going to the show, make sure you get their weekly PASSWORD on their website (you have to tell the person at the door the password, just like in the old days, eh?)  Showtime: 8 pm - 11:59 pm..

2nd - Kerry Kearney Band Concert Series @ Long Beach  Smithtown, NY

The Kerry Kearney Band, a popular LI combo with a career spanning over 30 years, performs an evening of blues music as part of the Town of Smithtown's Summer Concert Series.  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

2nd - Sons of Sanford  Beach Pub  Centerport, NY

From the Sons of Sanford Facebook Page: "We didn't create Rock n' Roll but we sure give it a PIMP SLAP!! If you like all kinds of muzak played in a funky style and groove, then don't hesitate to check us out!"  Showtime: 8 pm - Midnight.

2nd - Supergenius  89 North  Patchogue, NY

The spectacle returns! For the first time in ___ years, it's the return of Long Island's Supergenius!Don't miss this show (because who knows when/if it will ever happen again)!  So many questions to be answered. Will Gina wear Saran Wrap? Will Craig bring back the fishnet shirt (or even wear one)? Will Chris destroy his bass? Will Steve remember to pack a shirt on his way up from Florida? Find out the answers to all these questions and more!  Showtime: 8 pm.

3rd - Project Vibe  Claudio's Waterfront  Greenport, NY

Project Vibe returns to the legendary Claudio's Waterfront in Greenport!  Dig those reggae sounds!  Showtime: 1:30 pm - 6 pm.

3rd - The Statin Brothers Band  Rudi's Bar & Grill  Patchogue, NY

The Statin Brothers Band performs an evening of classic rock favorites straight from the heart of rock and roll. Showtime: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm.

3rd - Southbound  Pace's Dockside  Mattituck, NY

Join SouthBound at Pace’s Dockside at Pace's Dockside for a evening of Country and Classic Rock.  Showtime: 8 pm.

3rd & 4th - Jerry Jam 13  Cathedral Pines County Park  Middle Island, NY

Woo Hoo!  This 2 day music festival features all things Jerry.  On hand will be a host of popular Dead-centric local players!  Showtime: The fun starts @ 10 am Aug. 3rd!

4th - Danny Kean  Otto's Sea Grill  Freeport, NY

Danny Kean and Phil Bloom will be laying down some sweet & funky sounds at this seafood eatery on Freeport's Nautical Mile.  Showtime: 1 pm.

4th - Breakaway  Thai Rock  Rockaway Beach, NY

Breakaway, a combo that is known for their tasty originals, bring their blues groove to Thai Rock.  Along with the sounds, be sure to try the excellent eats that are available.  Showtime: 9 pm.

4th - Alex Meixner Band  Plattduetsche Park  Franklin Square, NY

Alex Meixner's delightfully quirky style has made him a sought-after performer whose shows mix a wide variety of musical styles into the exuberant Central European party music that’s family tradition, letting die-hard polka fans to enjoy and embrace the evolutions and letting the hipsters discover all there is to love in the underappreciated, innately fun genre.  Showtime: 1 pm - 5 pm.

4th - Downport  The Sloppy Tuna  Montauk, NY

Downport, a combo known for playing a live eclectic mix of classic alternative music, gets down at The Sloppy Tuna.  Showtime: 2 pm - 6 pm.

5th - Mary Lamont Band  Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell  Wantagh, NY

Mary Lamont and her crew of tasty players returns to the Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell for their 22nd year!  Showtime: 8 pm.

6th - Johnny Mac Band  East Quoge Village Green  Southampton, NY

Enjoy a night of blues music under the stars. with the Johnny Mac Band!  Showtime: 7 pm - 8:30 pm.

7th - Quarter Horse  Port Jeff Brewing Co  Port Jefferson, NY

Swing on by the Port Jeff Brewing Co. for a night of cold brews & cool tunes with Quarter Horse, a combo that is known for their 3-part vocal harmonies, guitar solos and improvisation.  The group’s eclectic Americana sound includes elements of rock, folk, alternative, country, blues and jazz.  Showtime: 7 pm.

7th - The Bobcats  Northport VA Medical Center  Northport, NY

The Bobcats play early American style rock 'n' roll, from 1954 to the present in an authentic style based on their appreciation of the music, including both popular and more obscure songs.  Showtime: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.  Note: This is a public event, located at Monsky Field close to building 92, park in parking lot I walk towards Bldg 92 (which is the nursing home CLC1 & 2) walk past the building and past the glass tunnel and the field will be on the left. If it rains or the weather is too hot the concert will move inside building 5 (across from the little white chapel) in the auditorium.

8th - The Warren Vache Trio  Art League of Long Island  Dix Hills, NY

Jazz in the Gallery! The Art League Meets the Jazz Loft.  Enjoy the sounds of Cornetist Warren Vaché and Friends in the Art League's Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery!  Showtime: 7 pm.  You can purchase tickets HERE  

8th - Carrie McQuade  Katch @ Venetian Shores  Lindenhurst, NY

Carrie McQuade is a tour de force chanteuse who is best known for having strength, soul and style in both her original writing and her performing.  Showtime: 6:30 pm.

8th - The Brother Pluckers  Treme  Islip, NY

The Brother Pluckers have been playing together since the Summer of 2011. Sharing a love for both acoustic music and live performance, the Pluckers bring to the stage a refreshing mix of favorites by The Grateful Dead, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Wilco, and many others. No Cover  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

8th - Fishing With Fredo  Bayou Jones  Merrick, NY

This sparkling duo is comprised of two veteran players from the local scene aka Jim Treutlein and Joseph Perricone.  Head on down and catch them performing an evening of Americana Blues Meets Hoo-Hah A La Mode at this new South Shore eatery that has taken up residence at the former location of RS Jones.  Showtime: 7 pm.

8th - Wondrous Stories  Salt Shack  Babylon, NY

Wondrous Stories...you never know what you're going to hear, because they never know what they're going to play!  Catch them  at this amazing location right on the beach !!  Showtime: 6:30 pm - 10 pm.

8th - The Backyard Birds  Beau's Bar  Greenlawn, NY

The Backyard Birds will be performing a rare Thursday night show at Beau’s Bar and you can start your weekend early while kicking back and enjoying an evening of songs by the Stones, Bob Dylan, the Band, the Beatles, Van (the Man ) Morrison, the Yardbirds, Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Neil Young...and, yes, Mungo Jerry!  "Say what?!"  Showtime: 8 pm.

9th - Ska Reggae Rudeboy Bash  Revolution  Amityville, NY

If you're a fan of reggae music, don't miss this Ska Reggae Rudeboy Bash featuring The Scofflaws; a legendary ska/reggae outfit that's celebrating over 30 years of bringing ska music to LI.  Showtime: 7:30 pm.

9th - Sarah Lewis & Joe Perricone  Michael Braceland Art Gallery  East Patchogue, NY

Local Songwriters Sarah Lewis and Joe Perricone will be trading tunes as they share the stage at the intimate Michael Braceland Art Gallery,, $10 suggested donation, however nobody is turned away for lack of funds.  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

9th - Shot Glass Nickel  Finley's of Green Street  Huntington, NY

Shot Glass Nickel brings their earthy mix of blues based classic rock to this Huntington watering hole.  From the band's Facebook Page: "We are the Music Makers and We are the Dreamers of Dreams. We just want to play some music for you."  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm

9th - Foster Europe Band  East On Main  Mattituck, NY

The Foster Europe Band performs an evening of eclectic music @ East On Main in Mattituck.  Expect an inventive and unique mixture of original blues, slide, rock, jazz and classical sounds!  Showtime: 8:30 pm - 11:59 pm

9th - 4 Amigos  Fadeley's Deli Pub  Patchogue, NY

Lord have mercy!  The 4 Amigos, featuring the always inimitable Russ Seeger, John Mercurio, Lee Shonik and Jeff Goldstein, return to the " House of Love "!  You can expect a night of Great Music and Great Beer...not necessarily in that order!  Showtime: 9 pm - 1 am.

9th - Wm. Brian Little Concert  Bridgehampton, NY

What came first...the composition or the film? In this celebration of music from the movies, you’ll hear both cultural touchstones that inspired film makers as well as inspirational music written specifically for the screen as performed by the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Society. We think you’ll agree that it sounds best with delicious wine and hors d’oeuvres in the incomparable surroundings of the Channing Sculpture Garden at our annual Wm. Brian Little Concert. Join us for what has become one of the Hamptons’ most beloved summer traditions.  Showtime: 6 pm - 8 pm.

9th - Live Source Long Island  East Islip Lanes  East Islip, NY

Live Source Long Island + East Islip Lanes Present: American Slobs, Your Pop Punk Playlist, Sunrise Network, SP_CE, Half Earth and All Things End.  Soul Revival System Dance Party in the bar area!  Spinning all kinds of vinyl records!  All Ages  $14 Admission Includes Unlimited Bowling And Free Shoe Rental!  Showtime: 7 pm - 11:59 pm.

9th - The Lords of 52nd Street  Suffolk Theater  Riverhead, NY

Scenes from An Italian Restaurant, Moving Out, Only The Good Die Young, and so many classics were recorded by one band with Billy Joel - that band was Richie Cannata, Liberty DeVitto, Russell Javors -- THE LORDS OF 52nd STREET! The actual band that recorded The Stranger, Turnstiles, 52nd Street, Glass Houses, and so many more... here to make your summer on the East End complete With a show featuring all of your favorite Billy Joel songs - EXACTLY as you heard them at Nassau Coliseum or as you heard them on your favorite album - because they are ALL played by the actual band that recorded and toured them. Featuring David Clark on Keyboard and lead vocals, Suffolk Theater is honored to welcome back THE LORDS OF 52nd STREET!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.  Purchase Tickets HERE  

9th - Woodstock Tribute Night  Grounds & Sounds Cafe  East Setauket, NY

All aboard for the Woodstock Revival show, a special 50th Anniversary Woodstock evening of music featuring Christine Sweeney, Toby Tobias, Rich Lanahan, and The Claudia Jacobs Band doing their favorite songs from the greatest musical festival ever!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

9th / 10th / 11th - Sayville Summerfest 2019  Sayville, NY

Along with kid-friendly rides and food trucks there's some excellent local music to be enjoyed at this cool summer festival.

Common Ground Stage

6-8pm – Buoy 34 
8:30-10:30pm – Willets Creek Band 

9:20am-12pm – Visco & McNeil (4 mile run) 
12:30pm-2:30pm – Pete Mancini & the Hillside Airmen 
3pm-4pm – Norman Bates Project 
4:30pm-6pm – The Hideaways 
6:30-8pm – Bill Shuren & the Cavalry 
8:30pm- 10:30pm – Soundswell 

11:30am-1pm – Visco & McNeil 
1:30 pm-2:30pm – Shecky and The Twangtones 
3pm-4:30pm – Nick Russell and Friends 
5pm-6:30pm – Melting Pots 
7pm-8pm – Funkin A

Main Stage 

6pm -7:45 pm – Friday’s 
8:15pm-10pm – Chantilly Whiskey 

11:30-1pm – Sayville Musician Spotlight 
1:30-2:30pm – Mick Mags (Kids Entertainment) 
3pm-4pm – Mike Meehan and The Lucky Ones 
4:30pm-5:30pm – Steve Welner and The Well Diggers 
6pm-7:30pm – Christine Sweeney & The Dirty Stay-outs 
8pm -10pm – The Other Shoe 

11am – 11:45am – Gary Lorentzon (Opera) 
12pm-1pm – Monsoon Groove 
1:30-2:30pm – Lisa Polizzi Band 
3pm-5pm – Joe Rock & The All Stars 
5:30-7pm – Bill Shuren & The Cavalry 
7:30-8:30pm – Gene Casey and The Lone Sharks

Street Bands

1-2pm – Astronomically Loud – Candee/ Main 
2-3pm – Misspending Youth (Kids Rock) – Candee/Main 
1-3pm – Ted Carney Chase Bank 

12-2:30pm – Mike Kelly – Candee/Main 
3pm-4:30pm – TBA 
11am-5pm – DJ night train – Sparrow Park: Main and Main Street


10th - Peter Kanelous & Friends  The 3rd Rail Bar & Grill  Bellmore, NY

Kanelous, known for his tasty acoustic guitar work and his original material, is joined by his usual crew; Jeff Goldstein, Rob Simone and Bill Palumbo, for an evening of lively Americana music.  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

10th - The Hideaways  Charlotte's Speakeasy  Farmingdale, NY

The Hideaways, who have been making some waves with their new album The Lost Tapes Vol 1, return to this 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!.  Doors open at 7 pm, and it is suggested to come early; the place is small and they only let 125 people in at a time.  Showtime: 8 pm - Midnight

10th - Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot  Performing Arts Center  Westhampton, NY

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy award-winner Brian Setzer is credited for taking two forgotten genres, rockabilly and swing, adding his own blend of gunpowder and rockin’ style. Along the way he has sold 13 million records as founder/leader of The Stray Cats, as well as his 19-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra, and as a solo artist. He is consistently cited as one of the world’s greatest living guitarists and is continually taking chances with innovative and daring musical styles. You’re not going to want to miss this show!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.  Purchase Tickets HERE  

10th - Shecky & The Twangtones  Laurel Bar  East Northport, NY

Shecky & The Twangtones bring their unique blend of retro surf,reggae & soul jam music to this popular Northport bar.  Expect a spacey visit to the world of Twangtonia!  Showtime:  9 pm - 12:30 am.

10th - Pamela Betti Band  The Shack  Atlantique @ Fire Island, NY

Pamela Betti and her crackerjack band bring their blues groove to Fire Island.  Showtime: 3 pm - 6 pm.

10th - Rorie Kelly  The Fifth Season  Port Jefferson, NY

Locavore is an American eatery with a changing seasonal menu, warm dining room that has harbor views. It's the perfect setting to enjoy the sweet sounds of Rorie Kelly!  Showtime: 7 pm.

11th - Professor Louie & The Crowmatix  Hecksher Park  Huntington, NY

Closing Night of the Huntington Summer Arts Festival features A Salute to Woodstock’s 50th!  Professor Louie & The Crowmatix and the Woodstock Brass began as the studio backing band for Aaron "Professor Louie's" musical productions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, The Band. Rick Danko christened him Professor Louie due to his work and friendship with The Band. Professor Louie & The Crowmatix repertoire is steeped in Rock 'n' Roll, Blues, Gospel and American Roots music. They have 13 studio CD's on The Woodstock Records label. Their 2017 recording Crowin' The Blues was on The National Contemporary Blues Music Reports Charts in the top 20 for the first quarter. Their CD Music From Hurley Mountain voted best concept record & group by Radio Crystal Blue in 2016. PL&C have been inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame, New York Chapter and hold a permanent place in the Canada South Blues Museum. This Grammy-Nominated Woodstock, NY group play 150 shows a year in the US and worldwide. Admission is Free!  Showtime: 8 pm - 10 pm.

12th - Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks  Montauk Village Green Gazebo  Montauk, NY

LI's favorite rockabilly combo performs  under the stars.  Montauk Gazebo concerts are great fun for the entire family!  Showtime: 6 pm - 8 pm.

13th - The Como Brothers  Corey Creek  Southold, NY

The Como Brothers, Matt and Andrew Como, are musicians (singers, songwriters and performers) from Long Island who are passionate about their music, heartfelt lyrics, and original music which combines a pop and rock easy listening sound with a blues vibe.  Showtime: 5 pm.

14th - Marci Geller  Harborfront Park  Port Jefferson, NY

Marci Geller performs as part of the popular Sunset Concert Series in Harborfront Park.  Geller's songwriting often captures and surprises even the most casual listener. Whether it is her words, her voice, her melodies, or the way she plays her piano or guitar, hers is a passionate experience that stays with you long after the music's over.  Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a picnic supper and their own blankets or lawn chairs. This is a terrific way to connect with neighbors and make new friends, all while enjoying delightful music and spectacular sunsets over Port Jefferson Harbor. There are some terrific food establishments in the area – pick up something to go, and come on down to the Park!  Showtime: 7 pm.

14th - Andy Del & The Courageous Cats  Katch @ Venetian Shores  Lindenhurst, NY

Andy Del & THe Courageous Cats bring their tasty mix of Blues, Jazz, Reggae and Soul to this outdoor summer venue.  Showtime: 6 pm - 9 pm.

15th - Chris James & Jim Treutlein  Big Daddy's  Massapequa, NY

Chris James and Jim Treutlein, aka The Rodeo Clowns, perform an evening of Americana rock & roll.  In addition to the fine music, you can expect a heady mix of hijinks and professional hoop-dee-doo storytelling.  Showtime: 7 pm.

15th - Pete Mancini  The Loading Dock @ Patchogue Theater  Patchogue, NY

Does anyone out there remember Patchogue Theatre's critically acclaimed Live in the Lobby series? Part of what the Patchogue Theatre does at The Loading Dock is to continue the Live in the Lobby tradition of showcasing local songwriters and bands on Long Island.  Pete Mancini, who's been drawing rave reviews for Flying First Class, his latest album on Diversion Records, performs at this venerable theater in Patchogue.  “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.”  (NPR)  Opening the show is Joe Ladanza & His Beautiful Band!  Showtime: 8 p[m - 11 pm.

15th - Chills 'N" Fever Presents Deke Dickerson w/ Bloodshot Bill  Gran Torino  Brooklyn, NY

Shazam! Journey into Brooklyn for a real slice of Rockabilly & Surf sounds!  Headlining the show is legendary Deke Dickerson with Bloodshot Bill (10 pm), the middle slot is the pride of the LI music scene...BLUE VELVO (8 pm) and opening the festivities is Lulu In THe Woo Hoo (9 pm), a Japanese All-Girl Surf band....Zowie!  Doors open at 7:30 pm.  Be there or be square!

15th - Revel In Dimes  Stephen Talkhouse  Amagansett, NY

“The sound of Revel In Dimes is pure American, a little Mississippi blues crossed with a little Chicago blues, pushed by driving bass and drums.” (Baylis Geen, East Magazine}  Showtime: 10 pm.

16th - Dogs in a Pile  Beau's Bar  Greenlawn, NY

Woof!  Woof! Don't Miss Dogs in a Pile's debut at Beau's Bar!  Expect A Night Of Psychedelic Improvisational Badassery!  Phew!  Showtime: 10 pm - Midnight.

16th - The Charlie Martine Blues Band  Ziggy's Corner Pub  Massapequa, NY

Come enjoy some old school blues and boogie at Ziggy’s in Massapequa. Low-down greasy grooves that’ll make you shake your money maker!  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight.

17th - The Hideaways  Velvet Lounge  Setauket, NY

The Hideaways, whose Lost Tapes Vol. 1 album release is lighting things up on the LI music scene, bring their blues-you-can-use groove to this hip cocktail lounge in Setauket.  Showtime: 10 pm - 2 am.

17th -  Long Island Bluegrass Festival  Tanner Park  Copiague, NY

This year marks the 17th anniversary of the annual Long Island Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival! The festival brings together local and touring acts in a day-long celebration of all things Bluegrass.  There is music throughout the day, culminating with the headlining act in the evening. Tents will be set up around the grounds of the park featuring workshops and chances for festival-goers to play with each other to hone their skills.  With children's activities, food and craft vendors, and music-related booths adding to the day's interest, there is something for everyone!  Showtime: Noon - 7 pm

17th - Mark Newman Band  Still Partners  Sea Cliff, NY

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 him as he performs an evening of Roots music at this eclectic tavern with his band.  Newman's combo features Naomi Margolin (guitar, vocals ), Guy Valic (guitar, vocals), Tony Montalbo (bass), Dan Roth (drums) and Ray Hauck (percussion).  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

17th - Woodstock @ Deepwells  Deepwells Mansion  St. James, NY

Celebrate Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary right here on Long Island at the Woodstock at Deepwells concert at Deepwells Farm County Park in St. James on Saturday, August 17th from 3pm to 7pm with a pre-show at 2:30pm. You'll be enjoying some of Long Island's best tribute bands including The Janis Joplin Experience featuring Lisa Polizzi, The Kerry Kearney Band playing the music of Jimi Hendrix and Jefferson Airplane, Reckoning playing the music of the Grateful Dead, and Dear Prudence playing the music of Woodstock and the Beatles. To end our show, the infamous Randy Jackson of Long Island's hit band, Zebra, will be performing Zebra hits as well as some interpretations of Woodstock favorites. You won't want to miss this concert!!Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy food and refreshments on site. Tickets $20 in advance or $30 at the gate. Get your advance tickets at www.deepwells.org. 100% of the proceeds from this concerts will go to benefit the Deepwells Farm Historical Society which hosts community events throughout the year at the historical Deepwells Mansion. Rain date is August 18th.  Showtime: 2:30 pm - 8 pm.  Purchase Tickets HERE  

17th - The Nubs  Katie's of Smithtown  Smithtown, NY

Going to a Nubs show is like stepping into a time machine and emerging in a dance club in the 80s, and people old enough to remember the 80s get to jump into the memory pool while the younger folks will see what they missed by being born too late!  Showtime: 9 pm - Midnight.

17th - Suburban Bob  Riverhead Cider House  Calverton, NY

Suburban Bob will be playing solo acoustic guitar and singing at this very cool family friendly venue with 24 taps of beers and ciders and a laid back atmosphere.  Showtime: 5 pm - 8 pm.

17th - Route 48 Band  Greenport Harbor Brewing Company  Southold, NY

The Route 48 Band performs at this local Brewing company in celebration of the anniversary of the Woodstock Festival.  Showtime: 3 pm - 5 pm.

18th - South Shore Jazz  Big Daddy's  Massapequa, NY

If jazz is your thing, be sure to catch this remarkable classic jazz combo that features some of LI’s tastiest players—Gene Linefsky (drums), Richard Greenberg (sax/flute), Rich Albertson (bass) and Lou Corrollo (guitar). Their repertoire consists of sparkling jazz standards by such greats as Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Charlie “Yardbird” Parker.  Show Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm

18th - Mr. Beery's Chili Cook Off  Mr. Beerys  Bethpage, NY

This one is not to be missed! A wild Chili contest, with prizes, and two of LI's spiciest bands on Long Island -- Blue Velvo & Kerry Kearney Band -- who will be rocking the day away!  Showtime: 2 pm - 11:59 pm.

18th - Free Grass Union  Fadeley's Deli Pub  Patchogue, NY

2 sets of live music by Free Grass Union at one of the Island's most relaxed venues!  Showtime: 5 pm - 8 pm.

18th - Carrie & The Cats  Gosman's Dock  Montauk, NY

Carrie & The Cats return to bring their big pop rock sound to the outdoor stage At Gosman's Dock. It's getting very near the end of the summer season so don't miss this amazing free show!  Showtime: 6 pm - 8 pm.

18th - Mind Open  Thai Rock  Rockaway Beach, NY

One of the freshest, most exciting, and unique sounding bands on the scene today is the very talented Mind Open. Instrumental and jazz based, with a touch of rock, Brazilian, and psychedelic grooves, the Mind Open experience is one you have to see to believe. The bulk of the material the band plays is contributed by Vibist Chris Covais. The rest? Rare grooves from obscure groovy jazz-funk, rock, and psych genres.  Showtime: 7:30

19th - Jay Reilly  The Bellmore Bean  Bellmore, NY

Jay Reilly, a local songwriter whose material deals with the day-to-day elements of modern life, performs in a relaxed coffee house setting.  Showtime: 8 pm.

19th - Jim Turner  John Jermain Memorial Library  Sag Harbor, NY

Jim Turner is an acclaimed guitar and harmonica player who has shared the stage with such greats as Paul McCartney, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Dave Mason, Taj Mahal, Nell Carter and G.E. Smith, among others over the past 25 years. Enjoy his solo performance including a repertoire of rock’n’roll, blues, folk, jazz, reggae.  Bring a beach chair and a picnic dinner to relax, soak up the last rays of the long summer daylight, and dance (or sit,if you prefer) to music in our beautiful garden plaza.  Showtime: 5:30 pm.

20th - Nina Et Cetera  George's Lighthouse Cafe  Montauk Point, NY

Kick back and enjoy the sounds of Nina Et Cetera, an experimental folk rock combo which is highlighted by Nina's powerful vocals.  Showtime: 5 pm - 8 pm.

21st - The Stollers  My Father's Place @ Roslyn Hotel  Roslyn, NY

Here's a great double bill of local artists that you should check out:  The Stoller Brothers have been playing together for a long time. Their musical journey began in Greenwich Village, took them to Woodstock (the town not the festival) and of course back here to Roslyn.   The Stollers meet at the corner of Mind Street and Heart Blvd where high meets low. They will rock and roll you, consume and console you.   Their recent album is STATIONARY SUN.  Also on the bill is White Collar Crime; a melodic guitar oriented, singer/songwriter band known for playing hook laden alt-americana pop.  Showtime: 8 pm.

21st - Oogee Wawa  Flo's Luncheonette Blue Point, NY

Oogee Wawa appears at Flo's Luncheonette, a down home eatery in Blue Point.  Expect some tasty acoustic music!  Showtime: 5 pm - 8 pm.

21st - Dave Christian Project  Harborfront Park  Port Jefferson, NY

The Dave Christian Project, currently in the process of recording Paradigms (a project that's intended to be the band's first full-length release), performs 2 sets of originals and covers as part of the popular Summer Concert Series in Harborfront Park in Port Jefferson.  Showtime: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm.

21st - Reckoning  Port Jeff Brewing Company  Port Jefferson, NY

Reckoning brings their Grateful Dead vibe to this cool brewery in Port Jefferson.  Showtime: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

22nd - Lazy Bunny Ukulele Band  Bayport Memorial Park  Bayport, NY

This unique combo is known far and wide for their bang bang mix of Psycho Psycheldia, Rockabilly, Proto Punk, Country, and Billboard Top 100 songs.  Their musical influences include Ramones, Johnny Cash, Rancid, NOFX, Cars, Sublime and The Clash.  Showtime: 6 pm - 8 pm

22nd - Taylor Ackley Project / Buddy Merriam  Jazz Loft  Stony Brook, NY

Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.  Purchase Tickets HERE  

22nd - Dead Ringers  The Warehouse  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!  Showtime: 8 pm.

22nd - The Roger Silverberg Trio  Michael Braceland Art Gallery  East Patchogue, NY

Prepare to be surprised as The Roger Silverberg Trio presents a tuneful evening of Heart, Soul, and Groove in a vibey alternative performance space. Seating is limited. Suggested donation $10.  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 10 pm.

22nd - Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet  Brightwaters Public Library  Brightwaters, NY

The Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet offers a dynamic, eclectic and entertaining repertoire which includes jazz, blues, ragtime, swing, classical, and popular music.  Showtime: 7 pm - 8 pm.

23rd - The Other Shoe  Still Partners  Sea Cliff, NY

If you’re looking for a night out that features an inspired mix of folk, rock, country, reggae, and blues, be sure to catch this combo, which is fronted by Joseph Perricone, one of Long Island’s most notable songwriters.  As soon as you enter this laid back venue, you’ll feel like you’ve stumble upon a band of gypsies that go from town to town spreading joy with the sounds they make.  Among the merrymakers, you’ll find slide guitar wizard Dave Filloramo (who also performs with The Almost Bros. and the Biscuit Kings) and the band’s secret weapons; female vocalists Maag Stanley and Janet Montalbo.  Showtime: 8 pm.

23rd - Young Rebel Goombas  Drift 82  Patchogue, NY

Young Rebel Goombas, a combo that features the talents of Emmy winning composers Richie Saccente & Cosmo Mallardi, is known for their unique sound which has been classified as "trop-rock" aka a blend of rock, blues and tropical rhythms.  Hula skirts are optional.  Showtime: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm.

23rd - Julia King  Touch of Venice  Cutchogue, NY

American singer-songwriter Julia King has carved out her own path forward focusing on her songwriting and artistry can integrate the divide and combine influences to create something wholly new and original.  Showtime: 6:30 pm.

23rd - Porch Groove  Swept Away  Bay Shore, NY

Gary and Natasha get Groovy at the wonderful Swept Away Bar and Restaurant in Bay Shore!  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

24th - Zebra  The Space @ Westbury  Westbury, NY

Don't miss the Return of Zebra!  Doors open @ 6 pm.  Showtime: 8 pm. Ticket Prices: $29 General Admission; $49 Reserved Loge; $39 Reserved Balcony // +$5 Day of Show // Please note that General Admission (GA) is Standing Only, No Seats!  Purchase Tickets HERE  

26th - Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks  Greenport Village  Greenport, NY

Gene Casey & The Lonesharks (Maximum Rhythm & Twang) perform an evening of rockabilly music as part of Greenport's Monday Night Dancing In The Park concert series.  Bring a chair & a blanket and enjoy the music! Free to attend.  Showtime: 7:30 pm - 9::30 pm.

26th - JD Leonard & Friends  Katch @ Venetian Shores  Lindenhurst, NY

Combining ultra sleek showmanship, genre-crossing arrangements and hauntingly familiar hooks, JD 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: 6 pm - 9 pm

27th - Hoodoo Loungers / Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks  My Father's Place  Roslyn, NY

The Hoodoo Loungers music has been synonymous with a swinging good time and this night is guaranteed to get you on your feet with Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks on the bill!  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

28th - Stanton Anderson Band  Common Ground @ Rotary Park  Sayville,NY

The Stanton Anderson Band bring their tasty blend of rock , Blues, R&B and Soul to The Common Ground at Rotary Park in Sayville.  Showtime: 7 pm - 8:30 pm.

28th - Bobby Nathan Summer Jam  Bobbique  Patchogue, NY

Join bluesman Bobby Nathan for his popular Summer Jam that takes place every Wednesday night at this great BBQ joint in Patchogue. Different weekly Special Guests to be announced.  All musicians, bands and music lovers welcome!  Showtime: 8 pm.

28th - 45 RPM  Medford Memorial Park  Medford, NY

45 RPM, a popular combo that always brings "the cheese", performs their "Great Hits From The Days of Vinyl" show @ Medford Memorial Park.  Admission is free!  Bring a blanket or a beach chair and then get ready for some good time music!  Showtime: 7 pm - 9 pm.

28th - Jellyband  Port Jeff Brewing Company  Port Jefferson, NY

Take a mixture of rock, soul, jazz and funk. Shake well. Add a liberal dose of jam band improvisation and adventurousness. Serve to an audience ready to party and dance and suddenly everything is Jellylicious!  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

29th - Squirrels From Hell  Shrine World Music Venue  NYC

 Widely known as "The Band That New York City Couldn't Kill", this hard-driving art punk combo makes an appearance as part of KJ Farrell’s Tuesday night Original music series.  From the band’s Facebook page: "Squirrels From Hell, underground, unusual, original, rock, music that spans multiple styles, but always with honesty, energy, and lyrics that reach for the true depiction of life in 21st century America."  Showtime: 8 pm.

29th - Cassandra House  Suhru Wines  Cutchogue, NY

Enjoy live music by Long Island singer and songwriter Cassandra House as part of this vineyard's Summer Tacos & Tunes series.  Showtime: 5 pm - 7:30 pm.

29th - Miles To Dayton  Raynor Park  Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

Catch Miles To Dayton as they perform in the pastoral setting of Raynor Park.  Expect an evening of four-part vocal harmony, clever songwriting, improvisational violin and cello, and an infectious rhythm section that stirs up the creative stew.  Showtime: 7 pm.

29th - Gary Sellers Band  Popei's Clam Bar  Coram, NY

The Gary Sellers band, a blues, funk and soul combo, shakes things up at Popei's Clam Bar.  Showtime: 8 pm.

29th - Interplay Jazz Orchestra  The Jazz Loft  Stony Brook, NY

Jazz is alive in Long Island!  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.

30th - Mambo Loco  Treme  Islip, NY

It's Latin Night @ Treme!  Mambo Loco brings that voodoo that they do to this cool blues/jazz venue.  Showtime: 8 pm - 11:59 pm.

30th - Inda Eaton  Parrish Art Museum  Water Mill, NY

Inda Eaton, singer-songwriter-story teller performs originals songs from Shelter In Place, her current Americana roots rock album.  Showtime: 6 pm - 7:30 pm.

30th - Trapped In Static  Shagwong Tavern  Montauk, NY

Trapped In Static, an Alternative / Indie rock combo, returns to  The Shagwong Tavern by popular demand.  "We're all trying to escape the static that surrounds us".  Showtime: 8 pm - 11 pm.

30th  Sceneless Scene  89 North  Patchogue, NY

What is Sceneless Scene Showcase? Presented by Planet of Sound Promotions, Sceneless Scene is a musical festival meets art show meets flea market extravaganza, dedicated to showcasing local Long Island crafts, goods & talent!  Plus face and body painting and tarot readings!  This event is 18 + Over.  Age 18+ $15, Age 21+ $12.  Showtime: 6:30 pm.

30th / 31st - Vegas 58' Today: A Tribute to Keely Smith  The Jazz Loft  Stony Brook, NY

Don't miss this exciting tribute the legendary vocalist, Keely Smith, featuring grammy nominated vocalist Nicole Zuraitis!  Showtime: 7 pm - 10 pm.  Purchase tickets HERE  

31st - The Almost Brothers  Plattduetsche Park  Franklin Square, NY

The Allmost Brothers, a tribute band dedicated to the music of the Allman Brothers, brings their show to this authentic German beer garden in Franklin Square.  What to expect: a night of rocking out while you enjoy their large selection of BEER!  Showtime: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

31st - Gnarly Karma  Westlake Fish House  Montauk, NY

This LI Alternative/Indie Rock band is widely known for their eclectic blend of genres and spirited live performances.  Showtime: 8 pm

Aug 31st -- Sept 1st  Bradstock XXVI  Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck  Center Moriches, NY

LI Sounds Show of The Month Award!

Bradstock is one of the best homegrown music festivals in Long Island. Now in its 26th year, Bradstock was founded in order to raise money in support of local charitable efforts.  This organization's motto is: "A good time for a good cause."  I second that emotion! 

From the Bradstock website: "Thanks to the generosity of the many friends of Bradstock, in the past twenty one years we have donated over $200,000,  to Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck $42,000 and additional gifts to the Long Island Maritime Museum, Friends of Connetquot River State Park, the Sayville Kiwanis Club, the U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association, G.R.O.W., WUSB, They Often Cry Out, the Unbroken Chain Foundation, the Sayville Village Improvement Society, the Bayport and West Sayville Civic Associations and the Peconic Baykeeper, amongst others. In addition, the Bradstock organization has donated a mountain of food and ongoing monetary contributions to Island Harvest to help those less fortunate than ourselves.  You may be surprised to learn that Bradstock is a year round event. Stop by the festival entrance and make sure you are on the email list and let us know if you want to help."




Mon August 5, 2019 at 3 PM – 5 PM

WUSB 90.1 FM

Check Out The Psychedelic, Alternative Reggae & Progressive Rock Sounds Of A Band In Ship!  Live Performance & Interview On Say Whats Radio With WUSB DJ Maxwell Peters! 



7 pm - 9 pm

Huntington, NY

Alan Paul and Long Island guitarist Andy Aledort speak about their new Stevie Ray Vaughan biography, Texas Flood, and will perform a few SRV tunes.  A Book signing will follow the music.  

About the book: The first definitive biography of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, with an epilogue by Jimmie Vaughan, foreword by drummer Chris Layton, and afterword by bassist Tommy Shannon.  The Texas Flood book will provide the unadulterated facts about Stevie Ray Vaughan from those who were with him throughout every stage of his life and career and who knew him best: his brother Jimmie, his Double Trouble bandmates Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton and Reese Wynans, and many other close friends, girlfriends, fellow musicians, crew members and managers. 

Please note that all books signed at Book Revue events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchase the book prior to the event please save your Book Revue receipt. If you have purchased the book from somewhere else you can still get your book signed, we just ask that you make a purchase in our store of equal or greater value to that of the book. Though the event end time states 9PM, the event is over once the author has signed the last book, which may be before OR after the time mentioned. If you are coming late to an event, please call our store to get updated information regarding the approximate end time of the event. 631-271-1442

One September evening in 2006, four guys calling themselves The Hideaways (Chris James - Vocals, Guitar & Organ , Sean O'Neill - Bass , "Boom Boom" Johnson - Drums and Scotty Micciche - Blues Harp & Vocals) walked into a studio in Deer Park, New York and created this 2-track live recording called The Lost Tracks Vol. 1.  Mind Smoke Records is delighted to take part in the release of this remastered blues gem that captures the raw energy of The Hideaways!


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