Rob Europe at his Northforker July photo shoot at Treiber Farms in Peconic. (Credit: David Benthal)
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Southold native Rob Europe has been playing guitar since he was 14, guided by local teacher Raymond Penney, who encouraged his unusually talented student to kindly mention his name when interviewed by guitar magazines. Though Rolling Stone has not yet come knocking, Europe has no doubt made his mark as a singer, songwriter and guitarist, since he began playing locally five years ago at the age of 23.
Photo by Cyndi Murray | Performers Chris Hurley (left) and Rob Europe are regulars at MEET’s open mic night.
Driving down Main Street in Greenport Village, you feel a crisp breeze coming through the windows. The clock has just struck 7 p.m., and it’s dark outside, cool and quiet. But if you listen a little closer you’ll hear the faint sound of warm, soulful music coming from a dimly lit storefront. (more…)