Masonic Music with Michael Mazzaraco

Michael Mazzaraco (aka Mike Maz).

Update: Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, all March concerts of the Wamponamon Masonic Music Series (, which take place upstairs at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, are canceled

Known primarily for his behind the scenes work as a sound technician on thousands of musical performances on the East End, Michael Mazzaraco (aka Mike Maz) occasionally gets to perform on stage himself. On Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m. Maz and friends will perform as part of the Wamponamon Masonic Music Series.

After decades of friendship and countless musical endeavors, Maz (vocals and guitar) will be joined by Joe Haines on bass and Bopa King on drums as the three performers unite for the first time to present a night of original and cover songs that blend a range of blues, rock, and reggae. As a guitar player, Maz has backed up many local bands, including Black and Sparrow, Hopefully Forgiven, The Nancy Atlas Project, Little Head Thinks, Winston Irie, Jettykoon, and others. He recently became a regular member of Booga Sugar.

Admission to the show is $20.The Masonic Temple is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor above the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum with plenty of parking to the rear of the building. For more information visit

In addition to this show, on Friday, March 27, at 8 p.m., Maz will join Dawnette Darden and Marvin Joshua of the Hoo Doo Loungers, Mike DiMeo, Kevin Santacroce, and Joe Haines on the stage of Bay Street Theater for “Kissed by a Prince,” a new Prince tribute project.