Music

Hampton Bays Singer Christiaan Padavan Releases New Single

In early December, Hampton Bays resident Christiaan Padavan and his band, Away For The Day, released “Moonlight,” the final single for the band as its members begin transitioning to new, independent musical adventures. It’s been a good ride, as they say.

Jazz with the Arts Center at Duck Creek

While most of the live programming at the Arts Center at Duck Creek in Springs comes in the warmer weather, Peter Watrous, the center’s music director, has found a way to provide programming to get audiences through the winter. This month, Duck Creek is collaborating with Keyed Up and Bar Bayeux in support of a series of online jazz concerts.

The Watermill Center’s Winter Viewpoints Series Continues

On Wednesdays in January, The Watermill Center is hosting the 2021 Winter Viewpoints series, a digital continuation of its annual Viewpoints: Nights @ The Round Table series, which began in 2018 and featured intimate conversations with local artists and community organizers, as well as center staff, alumni and community fellows.

The Watermill Center’s Winter Viewpoints Series

On Wednesdays in January, The Watermill Center will host its 2021 Winter Viewpoints series. The conversation series, offered online via Zoom, will begin in the new year on January 6, at 5:30 p.m. with The Daxophone Consort, composed of Watermill alum Daniel Fishkin, Cleek Schrey and Ron Shalom.

Melissa Ericco Sings Her Way into the Holiday Spirit

Broadway star Melissa Errico, accompanied by jazz pianist Tedd Firth — is a natural storyteller, and in a virtual concert, she will spin a few tales on the Bay Street Stage, from why the greatest Christmas songs are recorded in July, and the reason they’re almost exclusively penned by Jewish-American songwriters, to how the winter holidays continue to unite, even in the most difficult of times.

In Concert With Norm Lewis

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the premiere of “Norm Lewis in Concert,” presented by Feinstein’s/54 Below on Thursday, December 17, at 8 p.m. Lewis and his holiday shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below have become a New York City tradition over the past five years and this year will be no different as Broadway’s charming and acclaimed leading man returns to perform a very special concert this year, albeit online.

Baroque Music Offered Virtually through St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

On Wednesday, December 9, at 5:30 p.m., join St. Luke's Episcopal Church in East Hampton for a virtual evening of baroque music featuring the English Concert in America (TECA) Fellows.

Salon Series Livestreamed Piano Concerts from The Parrish

alon Series, the Parrish Art Museum’s concert program featuring multi-award winning, world-class artists, is returning for its eighth year with live-stream performances from the Lichtenstein Theater, featuring Konstantin Soukhovetski and Karén Hakobyan on Friday, December 4 and 11, respectively.

That Motown Band Holiday Show Livestreamed

This holiday season, relive the magic of Motown with a livestream concert by That Motown Band presented by the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC). On Thursday, December 17, at 8 p.m., the band will perform its famous soul, blues and dance classics with remarkable style, energy, and harmony from the WHBPAC mainstage.

Fall Winds Chamber Music

Winter is creeping up on us, and though concert venues are still closed to in-person programming, that doesn't mean the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival (BCMF) is throwing in the towel and going into hibernation. Instead, the BCMF created “Autumn Series at Home,” a three-concert season of concerts. The last of the three online programs, “Fall Winds,” is coming up on Saturday, December 5, at 5 p.m.

Concert and Conversation with “The Sand Man”

In recent weeks Lonnie Holley, a sculptor/outsider artist/musician/filmmaker/musician known as “The Sand Man,” has been the artist-in-residence at the Elaine de Kooning House in East Hampton. Holley’s residency will culminate with a conversation/performance that will run virtually via Guild Hall on Sunday, November 22, at 6 p.m.

A Holiday Concert with Melissa Errico 

Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor is pleased to announce the virtual holiday concert, “Season For Joy,” starring Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico. The concert premieres online Thursday, December 10, at 8 p.m.

Jazz At St. Luke’s

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton, as part of its outreach and community enrichment program, has inaugurated a series of jazz concerts. The first concert for the fall, on Saturday, November 21, at 4 p.m. will be a virtual performance of The Simón Willson trio.

Nancy Atlas Brings the Friday Night Hustle Back to The Stephen Talkhouse — Virtually...

Since March, among the many cultural casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic on the East End has been live music. The ability to gather in an intimate club to hear our favorite jams played by our favorite local bands is now just a distant memory. The musicians aren’t too happy about this either, which is why one of their own, Nancy Atlas is doing something about it.

BCMF’s Music for Fall — Part II

Autumn is here, and concert venues are still closed to in-person programs. But that doesn’t mean the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival (BCMF) is throwing in the towel and going into hibernation. Instead, the BCMF has created “Fall Series at Home,” a three-concert season of concerts.

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