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Get Your Groovy On — The Sixties Show is Back!

The 1960s was a decade like no other. Social and political unrest, experimentation with drugs, and the fight for rights reigned supreme — so did the music, which changed drastically throughout the ’60s as it reflected what was going on. Add on Friday, November 1, Bay Street Theater will bring The Sixties Show back to Sag Harbor to relive the most memorable music of the era.

Steve Earle Reconnects With GE SmIth In His ‘Portraits’ Series

Through their 30-year friendship, iconic musicians Steve Earle and G.E. Smith have seen it all — from countless back stages and hotel rooms to guitar shops where they had long and impactful conversations during the ups and downs of their own careers, and their individual journeys toward sobriety.

Meet the Very Models Of A Modern Major-General

In terms of enduring appeal, the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan rank second only to Shakespeare in the history of English-language theater. But...
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Graham Nash on a Winter in Sag Harbor and the Passions of Youth

If you happened to be plugged into the rock music scene of the late 1960s, you knew that California was the place to be. Across the country politics were heated, war in Vietnam was raging, and the youth of America was rising up. All this strife made for fertile ground, musically speaking, and British singer and songwriter Graham Nash was among those who joined the wave.

Judy Carmichael Reflects on her Swinging Career

Though Judy Carmichael travels the globe performing for audiences of all ages and sizes, when she takes the stage at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater on October 4, it will be like coming home.

Jane Monheit Brings A Love For Jazz Back To Her Native Long Island

The cool-toned chanteuse is headlining the Sag Harbor American Music Festival on Friday night at the coveted Old Whalers’ Church — a venue fit for a jazz revolution, she said.

Get Swinging with Judy Carmichael at Bay Street

Pianist. Singer. Raconteuse. Judy Carmichael is 100 percent proof that you can take an infectious style of music (and an equally infectious personality) anywhere — from a posh nightclub in London or Carnegie Hall, to a stage in front of 10,000 Brazilians, or even a drafty castle in Scotland at the behest of a fan.

David Bouchier Offers a Taste of The Real South of France

WSHU FM’s weekly essayist and Long Island resident David Bouchier will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Thursday, September 19, at 1 p.m. to give a talk entitled, “The Real South of France.”

September Songs Comes to Guild Hall in East Hampton

On Sunday, September 8, at 3 p.m. Opera & Broadway of the Hamptons returns to Guild Hall to continue a 30-year tradition of bringing...

A Performance Series for Pianists on the Verge of Greatness

Seventeen years ago when Liliane Questel pulled into the Avram Theater parking lot at what was then Southampton College for a Pianofest concert, she was struck by how many cars there were. That observation led Questel, who is, herself, a pianist, to create the Rising Stars Piano Series at the Southampton Cultural Center.

The Complete Unknowns Come to Bay Street in Sag Harbor

Going to Bay Street Theater to hear The Complete Unknowns, the East End’s favorite Bob Dylan tribute band, has become something of a tradition...

PubSci at the Parrish Where Sculpture, Sound and Simulation Collide

Science and art merge at the Parrish Art Museum when a Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) scientist, a Stony Brook University music professor, and an interdisciplinary...

Mames Babegenush: Where Eastern European Ecstacy Meets Nordic Funk

On its surface, it would appear to be a rather unlikely musical mash up. But this six-piece Danish klezmer band, has actually gained quite a reputation among a diverse range of fans since forming in Copenhagen in 2004.

Judy Collins Looks at Life From Both Sides Now

It’s hard to fathom the impact singer/songwriter Judy Collins had on the music scene back in the 1960s and early ’70s. Not only is...

“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.

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Mueth Brings Acting Classes to Hampton Ballet Theatre School

This fall, Bridgehampton’s Hampton Ballet Theatre School has added a new program to their roster. In addition to contemporary dance, ballet, tap, hip-hop, and pointe, the school is now offering acting for two different age groups. The eight-week course began during the first week of November. The first course of 2020 begins the week of January 20.

Pierson High School Students Prepare For Opening Night Next Week

On Thursday, Pierson High School students were going over their lines as the play’s producer, Melissa Luppi, looked over the set to make sure everything was in place, as they prepared for their opening night, next Thursday, November 21.

Clavin and Keith share the Story of Eugene Bullard

Two world wars, the Jazz Age, the Civil Rights Movement, and one exceptional man who connects them all. Meet Eugene Bullard, the most interesting historical figure you’ve never heard of.