Music

Village Board Calls for Standards Before Waiving Licensing Fees for Non-Profits

The Sag Harbor mayor and trustees voted 5-0 on August 13 to have their attorney draft a proposed code amendment “to clarify our standards” for exemptions from licensing fees, as Trustee James Larocca put it in his motion. The exemption would not apply to reimbursements for the village’s police and other personnel costs.

G.E. Smith’s PORTRAITS series brings Tommy Emmanuel and Amy Helm to Guild Hall

On Tuesday, August 13, at 8 p.m., G.E. Smith presents his next PORTRAITS show at Guild Hall with featured artists Australian guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel and Americana musician Amy Helm.

Pianofest Students Make Themselves at Home

One house, four weeks, 11 pianos, 12 musicians. The result is a limitless level of talent, energy and camaraderie. Welcome to Pianofest in the Hamptons.

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.

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Pierson High School Students Prepare For Opening Night Next Week

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