Music

Slocan Ramblers Strike a Balance Between Foundation and Fearlessness

The same week Adrian Gross bought a mandolin, he met a beautiful woman. Almost 11 years later, they’ve both stuck around — she as his wife, and the mandolin as his sound in the now wildly popular bluegrass quartet, Slocan Ramblers.

Points East Kicks Off Fifth Annual ‘Songwriters Share’

On Friday, January 4, the North Fork-based band will share the inspiration behind their alternative, folk, “newgrass” music, while also sharing the proceeds of the concert with a local charity of their choice.

Nancy Atlas To Light the Fire Again at Bay Street

Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and her band of Journeymen will kick off with Henry Haid and George Cortez on Saturday, January 5, at 8 p.m. at Bay Street Theater.

For One Night, “A Christmas Carol” Comes to Bay Street

Paul Hecht, Harris Yulin, Amanda Kristin Nichols and John Kroft will embody every side of Scrooge, and the colorful characters who cross his path, during a free reading of “A Christmas Carol,” followed by a sing-along, on Thursday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

Sarah Conway Taps into the Spiritual Side of the Season

For some, Sarah Conway’s annual “Revel in Your Spirit” show at Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett has become a tradition. She taps into the holiday spirit with carefully selected songs from the traditional holiday canon as well as hidden gems.

Bits: Paintings To Stony Brook, Holiday Jazz, Tulla Booth Show, PechaKucha at Parrish

There is a contribution to civilization that art gives, and the Reboli Center in Stony Brook is celebrating just that. So is Miriam “Molly” Dougenis.

Taylor Barton Finds her ‘House of Light’ on the East End

On the heels of “House of Light,” her tenth album, Taylor Barton is owning her own voice in a way she never did before.

Art from Rizzie and Cash Combine in ‘Bird on a Blade’

“Bird on a Blade" features 50 pairs of RosanneCash’s lyrics and Dan Rizzie’s images that amplify one another, speaking to the experiences of love and loss, fear and faith, and everyday hope.

The Weight Band and a ‘World Gone Mad’ at Westhampton Beach PAC

The Weight, a five-piece ensemble named for and dedicated to The Band’s songs, will perform off its debut album, “World Gone Mad,” on Saturday, November 23, at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.

Music Masters Welcomes Eli Yamin for Intensive Full-Scholarship Program

Apply now for the Music Masters 2019 Mentorship Program with jazz pianist and singer Eli Yamin, to be held in January at the East End Arts School

‘Entretejiendo’ Comes Alive with Music

Throughout history, singers have woven melodic texts with the harmonies and punteados of lyres, harps, lutes, vihuelas and guitars to express humankind’s deepest feelings — from celebration to despair.

Salon Series: Where Piano and Song Collide

Vocal music serves as the inspiration behind Nadejda Vlaeva’s upcoming performance on Friday, October 19, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, as part of its Salon Series concerts.

Bits & Banter: EagleMania, Auditions for ‘Reasons,’ Beatles Get Latin Twist

There is the unmistakable sound of vocal harmonies as only the Eagles do — but EagleMania comes pretty close.

‘Sixties Show’ Is a Living, Breathing Time Machine

Take a trip back to another time and place, where an AM radio is blasting music from a convertible on a warm, fall, starlit Saturday night on Main Street, USA.

Music Festival Packs Sag Harbor with Dancing in the Streets

With perfect weather conditions setting the stage for the eithth annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival, event organizers said it was the most successful festival to date.

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Bits: Enlsaved Autobiographer, New Leadership at Parrish, Tickets for ‘Long Island Grown’

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