The New Orleans R&B and blues sound has long defined the music of The HooDoo Loungers, an East End nine-piece band that knows how to get fans out of their seats and up on their feet. Now on the heels of a very busy summer season filled with gigs around the region, this Saturday, November 13, The HooDoo Loungers hit Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett for a release party to celebrate the launch of their newest CD, “So Beautiful.”
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will be in the groove on Saturday, December 4, at 8 p.m. when pianist and vocalist Judy Carmichael presents “Swing! I Go For That,” a live and in-person concert with special guests. The evening marks Carmichael’s first concert live at Bay Street in two years, showcasing her signature blend of swinging music, sassy humor, and sultry vocals — think Fats Wallers meets Peggy Lee meets Paula Poundstone.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will host a live performance of The Beatles’ “White Album” by local favorites The Moondogs on Saturday, December 11, at 8 p.m. This is The Moondogs first time performing at the theater since the cancellation of its March 2020 concert, bringing with them the entirety of the “White Album.”
Salon Series, the Parrish Art Museum’s classical music program featuring world-class artists, continues with Bulgarian-born pianist Nadejda Vlaeva on Friday, November 12, at 6 p.m. The program includes piano sonatas by Beethoven and Scriabin as well as several other works, and can be experienced in-person or online.
On Friday, November 12, at 8 p.m., the Sag Harbor Masonic Music Series welcomes newcomers Dreaming In The Shadows, a band that includes Wayne Jacobs on vocals and guitar, Hudson Turlow on vocals and bass, and Jason Rivera on drums. This newly formed band plays late ’60s psychedelic, rock, new wave and more.
Roomful of Blues, the world-renowned, horn-powered, house-rocking blues band, will perform live at The Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on Sunday, November 21, at 8 p.m.
When South Fork Performing Arts (SFPA) put on its debut performance — a production of “Antigone Now” in 2018 — Amaia Astorr was in the audience. She was there to support two of her friends, who were performing in the play, but it became a transformative experience for her. A year later, she was no longer content being a spectator.
As of late, pianist Gilles Vonsattel has had two sonatas in his fingers. The first is a technically challenging exploration of radiance with a glowing sound, and the second is its opposite — a dark, passionate and compact piece, rife with a sense of doom.
On Saturday, November 6, at 7 p.m., The Church in Sag Harbor hosts a piano concert by John Kamitsuka, who will perform the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, including “Inventions” and “Sinfonia,” and Ludwig Von Beethoven’s “Sonata Op. 27 #2.”
The Shelter Island Friends of Music will return with a live music performance on Saturday, November 6, at 7 p.m., at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Featured musicians are the Merz Trio, first-prize winners of the 2021 Naumburg Chamber Music Competition.
Salon Series, the Parrish Art Museum’s classical music program guest curated by Louis K. Meisel, presents world-class artists performing in an intimate, casual setting that evokes the salons of Paris. The fall schedule opens with pianist Solomon Eichner on Friday, November 5, at 6 p.m.
Continuing its momentum from a successful summer festival of in-person performances, Bridgehampton Chamber Music inaugurates its first fall series, BCM Autumn, that continues the 37-year-old organization’s expansion beyond its summer festival (a BCM spring mini-series began in 2015).
The Sag Harbor Masonic Club welcomes Sag Harbor’s own Chase Allardice for its next concert on Friday, October 22, at 9 p.m. is a singer/songwriter who has played all across the East Coast backing up various pop and rock artists.
On Saturday, October 23, at 8 p.m., Dr. K’s Motown Review comes to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor with 12 talented and energetic performers showcasing favorite hits of the 1960s Motown era.
Bay Street Theater is presenting The Complete Unknowns performing a tribute to the lengdary Bob Dylan on Saturday, October 16, at 8 p.m.