What to Hear, Play and See This June

4TH LIVE IN THE LOBBY
Patchogue Theater

The popular Live in the Lobby series closes out this year’s season with an evening of eclectic unplugged music featuring Rorie Kelly, Chris J. Connolly, Christine Sweeney and Jay Scott.

13TH MOTU
Treme, Islip

If you’re a fan of delta blues music, make a point of catching Motu, a two- time Billboard Music Award winner, as he returns to Treme with his legendary 10-piece electric blues band.

14TH ACT 1 BLOCK FEST
Michael E. Reilly Memorial Park, Patchogue

Don’t miss an outstanding night of down and dirty blues featuring a collective of local favorites: Kerry Kearney, the Stanton Anderson Band and Sweet Suzi & Sugafixx.

27TH LOS STRAIGHTJACKETS
Bolton Center, Bay Shore

This premier instrumental combo, known far and wide for donning Mexican wrestling masks as they display their mastery of surf guitar music, brings their sonic magic to one of the area’s most intimate venues.

LINER NOTES: Sweet Suzi(Lead Vocalist, Sweet Suzi & Sugafixx)
Pulse:
Your singing always reflects a genuine love of deep blues music. Which vocalist had the most influence on your style? I was definitely influenced by a lot of the music that my dad, who was an amazing musician in his own right, listened to and played around the house when I was growing up. Beyond that, some of my biggest influences have been Elvis Presley, Janis

Sweet Suzie: I was definitely influenced by a lot of the music that my dad, who was an amazing musician in his own right, listened to and played around the house when I was growing up. Beyond that, some of my biggest influences have been Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin and Koko Taylor. I was definitely influenced by a lot of the music that my dad, who was an amazing musician in his own right, listened to and played around the house when I was growing up. Beyond that, some of my biggest influences have been Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin and Koko Taylor.

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 johnnypierre.com to check out his music.