02/13/14 10:00am
Photo by Katharine Schroeder

Photo by Katharine Schroeder

Southold based singer-songwriter, Robert Bruey, has created his own musical path in the North Fork with a style that he says is “honest and real, raw and meaningful and gritty.” With musical influences such as Dave Matthews, Johnny Cash, Damien Rice and Waylon Jennings, Bruey admits his music process is mysterious, even to him. (more…)

02/12/14 8:00am
Photo by Cristina Razzano

Photo by Cristina Razzano

Nina Et cetera lives by the idea, “necessity is the mother of invention.” As a Long Island-based musician, Nina is more than just a singer-songwriter. Along with performing, she also spends her time booking, composing, recording, mastering, and collecting and restoring vintage gear.  (more…)

02/05/14 8:00am
Photo by Carrie Miller

Photo by Carrie Miller

A Long Island based singer and songwriter, Bryan Gallo’s words and melodies stick with his audiences long after his performances. His music is often inspired by the pressures and consequences of living life romantically and it reflects the sounds of both alternative country-rock and thoughtful pop music.  (more…)

01/27/14 8:00pm
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | Mambo Loco lead vocalist and conguero Larry Belford at the Live on the Vine kickoff last week at the Suffolk Theater in downtown Riverhead.

GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | Mambo Loco lead vocalist and conguero Larry Belford at the Live on the Vine kickoff last week at the Suffolk Theater in downtown Riverhead.

An increase in the number of venues and musical genres isn’t the only thing new about Live on the Vine: The Long Island Winterfest this year. Wine enthusiasts will also have additional ticketing options to choose from when planning their weekend visits. (more…)

01/16/14 9:00am
Photo by Daniel Gonzalez

Photo by Daniel Gonzalez

Gene Casey, a mainstay on the North Fork music scene, is in his 25th year fronting his band, The Lone Sharks. As a North Fork local since the late 1980s, Gene and his band have played at a large variety of bars and venues from Manhattan to Montauk and have produced five CDs of original songs.

And he’ll be playing Friday night as part of the Winterfest 2014 kickoff at The Suffolk Theater in downtown Riverhead. (Buy tickets).

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