The Listening Bar February 2013

7th/21st – The Muse Exchange
The Velvet Lounge, East Setauket

Catch this bi-monthly extravaganza and enjoy drink specials and a train car art gallery along with featured music and poetry acts and an open mic.

9th – Songwriters in the Round
Homegrown Music Café, Port Jefferson

Three songwriters, Jon Preddice (Miles to Dayton), Aaron Palmadessa (The Corduroy Sky) and Jean-Paul Vest (Last Charge of the Light Horse), in a stripped down listening room.

16th – Sweet Suzi & Sugafixx’s Valentine’s Bash
Bobbique, Patchogue

If Valentine’s Day gives you the blues, you’re not alone. Sweet Suzi’s got ‘em too, and she’s got a set of pipes to sing out your sorrows. If you’re bringing a date, try not to gloat too much.

21st – Cathy Kreger & Steve Robinson
The Hard Luck Café, Huntington

Inside the Cinema Arts Centre’s Sky Room Café, the Folk Music Society of Huntington presents The Hard Luck Café. This month features two Long Island favorites who know how to infuse folk songwriting with bluesy licks that speak to the soul.

23rd – The Folk Goddesses
Last Licks Cafe, Huntington

Self-described as “three snarky middle-aged women on a mission,” the Folk Goddesses Martha Trachtenberg, Judith Zweiman and Hilary Foxsong will make you laugh, cry or both, depending on their mood that night.

rorie kelly

Rorie Kelly is a singer/songwriter from various parts of Long Island. She recently released her debut CD called "Wish Upon a Bottlecap." Rorie and her band play regularly in NYC and on the island. Please visit for more information and pretty songs.