Music

Vanessa Williams Brings Voice to PAC

Critically acclaimed in film, television, recordings and the Broadway stage — not to mention having sold millions of records worldwide — Williams will give a concert on Saturday, August 4, at 8 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, located at 76 Main Street in Westhampton Beach.

A Summer of Sound with Music for Montauk

Each Music for Montauk concert is timed to end just before sunset — a trio of location, light and sound that creates an atmosphere the summer music festival is known for, starting off on Tuesday, August 7, at 8 p.m. with the Pedro Giraudo Jazz Ensemble at Solé East in Montauk.

Trevor Hall Joins “Portraits” Series at Guild Hall

A serendipitous move during this phase led him to the book, “The Fruitful Darkness” by Joan Halifax Roshi — three words that best described his current state of being, he said, and the only logical title for his latest effort, which he will pull from and discuss during a concert on Friday, July 27, as part of G. E. Smith’s “Portraits” series at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival is a Celebration of Immigrants

On the brink of the 35th anniversary of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Marya Martin found herself taking stock.

Grub on Local Fare to Live Tunes

The Clam Bar at Napeague is hosting live music every Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. — next up, Joe Haines on July 25 — at the Amagansett restaurant, located at 2025 Montauk Highway.

Edgar Winter To Play Suffolk Theater

On Sunday, July 22, Winter and his band — Doug Rappoport on guitar, Koko Powell on bass and Jason Carpenter on drums, with the frontman on saxophone, keyboards, percussion and vocals — will perform at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead.

I AM Pairs ‘Water Musings’ with the East End

Following their trajectory of non-traditional performance settings, the group will come to The White Room Gallery for the first of a series of live art happenings: “Water Musings,” an ode to the artists’ profound fascination with the fluidity and power of water, on Saturday, July 21, at the Bridgehampton gallery.

Hampton Ballet Theatre School Takes On ‘Peter and the Wolf’

The ballet, the music, the costumes, the voice. “Peter and the Wolf” is an audience favorite and, in collaboration with the Hampton Festival Orchestra and a surprise guest narrator, the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will bring it to life.

Rolston String Quartet Pops Up at Hampton Library

Shortly after the Maureen Sherry author event, the Rolston String Quartet will perform a free pop-up concert on Friday, July 20, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Hampton Library, located at 2478 Main Street in Bridgehampton, as part of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival.

Pianofest Continues in Southampton

The immersive, Bridgehampton-based piano school and summer-long concert series is unlike any other in the United States, founded three decades ago by Paul Schenly, head of the Cleveland Institute of Music piano department, who has seen nearly 500 pianists pass through his front door.

Get Up and Dance!

For the eponymous multi-cultural and multi-ethnic performance company, that means dance and drumming — which they will perform during “African Rhythm Tap,” a rhythm conversation between a tap dancer and a drummer, on Thursday, July 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum, located at 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill.

Creekside Concerts: Eaton, Atlas and Casey

Inda Eaton, Nancy Atlas and Gene Casey. This is the ultimate triple play of local legends — and Sylvester Manor is bringing them to one stage, for one night only. On Sunday, July 15, the musicians will join the Creekside Concert series at the Shelter Island farm, located at 80 North Ferry Road, kicking off at 5 p.m.

Samite Explores “Lessons of Humanity”

Samite’s stories are inherently dramatic — filled with humor and insight inspired by his grandfather’s wisdom and the people he meets.

Guitar Masters Come to the East End

There is such a thing as too much guitar in the house, according to Badi Assad. Too much rehearsal, too much classical music, “too much everything,” she said.

SWIM Finds East End Audience

South by Southwest concertgoers may recognize the band members of SWIM from the music festival stage when they perform on Wednesday, July 11, at the Stephen Talkhouse.

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