Music

Doctorow Brings New Life to Folk Traditions

Caroline Doctorow’s childhood home was once filled with the music, melodies and messages of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and Richard and Mimi Fariña. And she never minded.

‘Wet Clutch’ Pushes Boundaries

Billed as an “immersive drive-in dance experience,” the site-specific performance installation by The Dance Cartel will merge into a physical exchange that culminates with a live set by DJ Average Jo on Saturday, August 25, at the Southampton Arts Center.

‘Music Mondays’ Closes on a High Note

Composer and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda has called Mandy Gonzalez “one of the greatest singers on earth.”

Westhampton Beach Serves Up ‘Cocktail Hour,’ With a Twist

The Mai Tai, Martini and Manhattan are more than just drinks. For Ballets with a Twist, they’re choreography.

For Long Island Native, Concert is a Homecoming

Homegrown artist Raphael Odell Shapiro will return to the East End to share a set of original Americana tunes on Monday, August 27, at 8 p.m. at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.

Rufus Wainwright Returns to WHBPAC

The New York-born, Montreal-raised singer-songwriter — who will play the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, located at 76 Main Street, on Saturday, August 18, at 8 p.m. — has established himself as one of the leading male vocalists, composers and writers of his generation, with eight studio albums, three DVDs and three live albums, including the Grammy-nominated “Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall.”

Choir!Choir!Choir! Will Engage the Audience at Guild Hall

Since the start, they have called it Choir!Choir!Choir!, which will make a stop at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Friday, August 18.

Young Musicians Unite for Gun Sanity

At 8 p.m., the event moves into the John Drew Theater for live performances by local bands The Sectionals, Big Karma and Earthreal.

Kumalo and Friends Bring ‘Nations United’ to Southampton Arts Center

Bakithi Kumalo was working as a mechanic when he got the call. “Hey, listen, there’s a guy by the name of Paul Simon from America....

Drummers Take Over ‘Jazz on the Terrace’ Series

While the Philippe Lemm Trio performs originals and creatively re-imagined jazz standards, Richie Siegler’s quintet pays tribute to The Jazz Messengers — but both will perform at the Parrish Art Museum.

Josh Ritter Returns to Westhampton Beach

A songwriter, musician, New York Times best-selling author, painter and performer, Josh Ritter seems to do it all. He is unafraid of growing, changing and challenging earlier versions of himself — as well as past performances.

Up Next: Charles Busch at ‘Music Mondays’

Tony nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner Charles Busch employs his skills as performer and playwright in a new show that gets to the essence of this legendary entertainer.

Flatt Lonesome Brings the Bluegrass Heat

The Sylvester Manor Educational Farm will wrap up this summer’s concert series in style, with a performance by Flatt Lonesome on Sunday, August 12, up on the Creekside stage.

Béla Fleck to Perform at Guild Hall

To his generations of fans, the New York native is simply Béla Fleck, who is now striking out solo, illuminating the possibilities of the five-string banjo with new music and old tunes from his 40-year career.

Get Ready to Rock — For Free!

The Sag Harbor Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will kick off a series of free concerts in Marine Park with The Realm on Thursday, August 2, at the Sag Harbor Park, located on Bay Street and Marine Park Drive.

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

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