2-7th – South by South Shore
Various Venues, Patchogue
Giving Austin a run for its money, this roving music festival features local talent at venues all over downtown Patchogue. Details at southbysouthshore.org.
4th – New Life Crisis
Long Island Alehouse, Medford
For a different musical experience than the usual, check out this electronic mashup band.
12-14th – 3rd Annual Folk-2-Funk Festival
Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach
“Musicians’ musicians” Danny Kean and Donny Celenza kick off this three-day, free music festival in Long Beach.
20th – Retrofest 34
The Blue Parrot, Massapequa
Local bands come together in a tribute to the Monterey Pop Festival to raise money for charity.
27th – Connie Rae Aldrich, Jillian Rae & Debra Lynne
New Light Sanctuary, Sayville
Female singer-songwriters light up this new listening space.