07/15/19 6:00am

Points East at their Northforker July photo shoot at Treiber Farms in Peconic. (Credit: David Benthal)

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Family band Points East — which is made up of brother/sister duo Brian and Heather Cummings and their dad Keith — developed its own brand of Americana meets Indie folk sound organically over the years. From casual jam sessions at family gatherings to widely seen performances at local vineyards, restaurants and festivals, the trio continues to gain recognition.   (more…)

06/27/19 6:00am

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. (more…)

09/18/14 11:00am
Keith Cummings (from left), son Brian and daughter Heather perform at Lenz Winery in Peconic late last month. Their Southold band, Points East, formed in 2010 and is a regular on the North Fork music scene. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Keith Cummings (from left), son Brian and daughter Heather perform at Lenz Winery in Peconic late last month. Their Southold band, Points East, formed in 2010 and is a regular on the North Fork music scene. (Credit: Rachel Young)

It’s an irresistible comparison to make. But beyond the fact that all its members are related, Southold band Points East is decidedly nothing like “The Partridge Family.”  (more…)