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
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
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