Music

Music Festival May Have More Luck This Time with Bid for a Fee Waiver

There were signs last week that the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, under a new mayor, may be open to waiving the licensing fees it charges the non-profit Sag Harbor American Music Festival to use public facilities.

Music Festival Asks Once More for a Break on Sag Harbor’s Fees for Events

There were signs last week that the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, under a new mayor, may be open to waiving the licensing fees it charges the non-profit Sag Harbor American Music Festival to use public facilities.

Abelita Mateus Takes Piano to ‘The Terrace’

Abelita Mateus is a singer, songwriter and pianist, part of the new generation of great Brazilian musicians.

Dawn Beyer Comes Home

For Dawn Beyer, her story has always been about family. Family is how she got her first guitar.

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Celebrates the Classical Female Voice

When we recall the names of the world’s greatest composers, it is generally the male names that come to mind — Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms. But what of the women?

Reinventing Cuban Musical Traditions

Maria Bacardi still recalls the scene in vivid detail — her mother, family and friends sitting around the kitchen table at their home in Madrid singing boleros, the emotionally-laden songs of old Cuba.

Choral Society of the Hamptons Embraces Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is best known for his symphonies, concertos and operas, especially those written in Vienna.

Benatar, Giraldo Helm ‘Romeo & Juliet Project’

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have formed one of the most successful partnerships in music history.

Jill Eikenberry Takes a Chance on Love

The theme “taking a chance on love” has been on Jill Eikenberry’s mind.

John Sebastian Looks Back at Woodstock and Life in Sag Harbor

One of the musicians who performed at Woodstock in the long-ago summer of 1969 was John Sebastian, legendary front man for the Lovin’ Spoonful.

Pianofest: Up Close and Personal at Summer Concerts

Not many have access to the old manse in East Hampton, its 11 grand pianos, and the new group of international students who have...

Wainwright’s Songs Are For, and With, His Father

Wainwright never wanted to be his father, the esteemed Life magazine columnist Loudon Wainwright Jr. Well, at first he did.

Swinging Under the Influence of Django

Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt is widely regarded as the first real jazz talent to emerge from Europe. Keeping his legacy alive are the Django Festival Allstars.

Bits & Banter: Unreliable Narrators, ‘Liminal Highway’, Artful Home, HTC Launches ‘Lights Up, Miyatake...

Artists Barbara Friedman, Melora Griffis and Judith Simonian all blur the line between abstraction and representation, fantasy and reality, fact and fiction.

Asian Spring Festival Unites Through the Arts

Asians and non-Asians alike turned out for the performing arts festival featuring live music, visual art and dance from various regions in Asia.

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“Romeo and Juliet” Redux, Courtesy of Benatar and Giraldo

Rock superstar Pat Benatar and her husband, Neil Giraldo, after 40 years together, still identify strongly with “Romeo and Juliet.” So much so, in fact, that they’re developing a musical based on the play.

Artist’s Creativity Goes Beyond The Box For East End Hospice

Historically, the Sag Harbor-based painter has conceptualized and executed his annual creation for the East End Hospice “Box Art Auction” months ahead of schedule. Until this year, that is.

Surf’s Up: Photographer Brings Old Techniques To Modern Sports

Joni Sternbach is willing to do what it takes to get the photo. And, in the mid-1990s, that meant hauling her large-format camera to the edge of a bluff in Montauk — over and over, unabashedly trespassing, for the sake of her art.