The Listening Bar October 2013

Barnaby Bye

YMCA Boulton Center, Bay Shore

Enjoy brightly crafted pop songs from this recent Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductee. A mainstay of the Long Island music scene for several decades, the band features former members of the Alessi Brothers and the Blues Magoos.


Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett

Calling all fans of classic jam-based music: Head on over to the Talkhouse to catch this high-energy combo that’s composed of teachers, poets, artists and free spirits.

“We Will Survive: Strong Island” The First Annual Long Island Music Festival

The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow

Live music on three stages celebrates LI’s enduring post-Sandy spirit. Artists include Gloria Gaynor, Wonderous Stories, Southbound, Rattlesnake Dawn, Minute By Minute and That 70’s Band.

Tommy Keys

Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, Calverton

A feisty blues pianist, Keys’ unique keyboard work incorporates elements of New Orleans jazz, blues, funk and boogie-woogie. A warm musical backdrop for an autumn afternoon at a local vineyard.

johnny pierre

Local legend Johnny Pierre is a singer/songwriter from Lindenhurst. He performs around Long island with the Americana Blues band the Biscuit Kings. Visit to check out his music.