03/03/17 10:16am

Summer on the North Fork means trips to the beach, wine tasting, farmers markets and fresh strawberries.

But if you’re a fan of great local music, summer may also be synonymous with dancing the night away to East End rock and roll legends Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks at local bars and restaurants. (more…)

08/30/16 9:23am
Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos

Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos

Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks drew a huge crowd to Greenport’s Mitchell Park Monday night, wrapping up another successful season of Dances in the Park.

Hundreds of people relaxed on the lawn and watched as many took to the stage, dancing to the wildly popular band.

The free concerts are held on Monday nights through the summer.

See our photos below. See you next year! (more…)

08/06/15 10:17am

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Hours after his Tuesday night show in Bay Shore wrapped up, Gene Casey pulled into his driveway at his one-acre Southold property, weary from the road.

He’d driven for more than an hour after the latest performance of his ubiquitous band, Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks. Now, after a quick run to the store for a bottle of white wine, he was ready for home.

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05/28/14 9:00am
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks will perform at the Suffolk Theater on Thursday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Gene Casey (pictured above) and the Lone Sharks will perform at the Suffolk Theater on Thursday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Calling all cash-strapped North Forkers, grab your dancing shoes. Local rock band Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks will perform at a free dance party at the Suffolk Theater on Thursday night.

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01/18/14 8:16am
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | Lone Sharks frontman Gene Casey, left, performs with Mambo Loco and Bakithi Kumalo during an encore Friday night.

GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | Lone Sharks frontman Gene Casey, left, performs with Mambo Loco and Bakithi Kumalo during an encore Friday night.

Friday night’s lineup for the Live on the Vine Long Island Winterfest kickoff event brought a top-notch collection of local musical talent to a jam-packed Suffolk Theater.  (more…)