The Listening Bar

7th Patchogue Folk Festival
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts

If you’re looking to slide into the springtime groove, don’t miss the 6th Patchogue Folk Festival. This year’s fest features a diverse collection of local songwriters including the Hank Stone Band, He-Bird She-Bird, Grand Folk Railroad, Anne Crean, Leah Kay, Bill Shuren, Chris Carlozzo, EVT Band and Sim Urivetzky.

13th The Last Hombres
Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett

Long Island’s premier Americana band performs at this historic venue on the East End.

15th Marshall Tucker Band
Paramount, Huntington

The legendary Southern rockers celebrate 44 years on the road when they roll into Long Island on this leg of their 2015 Searchin’ for a Rainbow Tour. After all this time, they’re still searching.

20th Smoking Gun Band
XO Wine & Chocolate Lounge, Huntington

Be sure to catch this veteran bar band as they deliver a rousing evening of meat & potatoes rock ‘n’ roll.

Liner Notes: Michael Meehan (bassist, The Last Hombres)
Long Island Pulse: The Last Hombres are currently touring in support of the recently released Odd Fellows Rest album. How have the shows been going?
Michael Meehan: We just returned from Louisiana after doing six gigs in five days. Our next stop on the tour will be the Talkhouse where we’ve had some amazing nights.

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.