Summer marks the season to get out and catch some live music on Long Island.
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Here on the North Fork, Dances in the Park is tops for live music. The weekly Monday night concert series has become almost synonymous with summertime in Greenport for its rocking bands and stunning waterfront backdrop.
But the North Fork isn’t the only corner of Long Island with live outdoor music series’ come summer. From Montauk to Jones Beach, here are a few series’ to check out.(more…)
Photographer Estefany Molina captured scenes from last year’s Dances in the Park.
*Editor’s Note: Due to rain, the Monday, July 22 concert with The Mo Town Band was rescheduled for Monday, Sept. 9
Grab your dancing shoes! The lineup for this summer’s Dances in the Park has been announced. The popular Monday night concert series in Mitchell Park features a different musical performance each week from July 8 through Aug. 26. (more…)
The Rites of Spring Music Festival is back with a series of performances showcasing the beauty and history of the East End.
Now in its fourth year, Italian-born pianist Paolo Bartolani founded the Rites of Spring music festival as a way for people of all ages to enjoy classical contemporary music through immersive concerts at non-traditional venues.
Tucked away under the streets of downtown Greenport sits cocktail lounge Brix & Rye. On chilly Thursday nights, sounds of live music welcome guests into the cozy bar for classic Manhattans or to just listen to live music. (more…)
Saturday, Oct. 13, 5-6:30 p.m.: ‘Serenade Under the Stars’ at Custer Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Flutist Michelle LaPorte and guitarist Gerry Saulter perform contemporary works by composersfrom Brazil, Argentina and Spain, such as classics by Heitor Villa-Lobos and Enrique Granados, original arrangements of works by Astor Piazzolla and more. Stargazing follows at nightfall, weather permitting. Admission: $20; $15 members. custerobservatory.org.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 3 p.m.: ‘Bach to the Future’ at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Alexander Wu presents a classical and jazz piano concert. Works from Bach, Debussy, Ellington, Gershwin and Brubeck. Free. Information: peconiclanding.org.