Music on the North Fork: Local artists worth checking out

Local family band Points East is among the North Fork artists we profiled for our special music feature. (Credit: David Benthal)

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If back roads and rows of cornfields have you believing the North Fork music scene is all country covers in dim-lit honky-tonks, we’re happy to report it’s so much more than that.

Music has long been a part of the North Fork way of life and in recent years a slew of talented solo artists and bands have emerged with their own brands of soulful blues, folk Americana and good old-fashioned rock n’ roll played in unique settings.

These are artists who are often hired to perform in the background of local venues, but quickly become the center of attention.

The sound of the North Fork