5 Places to Listen to Live Music on Long Island this February

5th Todd Rundren
NYCB Theatre at Westbury

The always unpredictable wizard of pop is currently touring in support of his latest album, the electronica infused Global. Expect something a little different as Rundgren will be joined onstage by two female Zumba dancing vocalists and DJ DaM-FunK.

5th Blue Roots
Shandon Court, East Islip

Don’t miss the chance to catch this versatile rhythm and soul combo, which features Long Island’s most authentic blues vocalist, the remarkable Chrissie O’Dell.

13th Noam Pikelny
Bolton Center, Bay Shore

This banjoist and founding member of the virtuosic string ensemble, Punch Brothers, performs an evening of imaginative bluegrass music.

19th Cathy Kreger
Our Times Coffeehouse, Garden City

Kreger, one of the bright lights of the local singer- songwriter scene, presents an evening of adult contemporary folk music and old blues. Also appearing on the bill is the evocative Kirsten Maxwell.

19th Long Island Winterfest, Live on the Vine Concert Series
Various Venues, Riverhead

The coldest month of the year heats up with the launch of this annual mid-winter music festival that takes place in Long Island’s unique vineyard tasting rooms and hotels on the East End. The series will run from February 19 to March 20 and feature a wide variety of musical acts.

Liner Notes: Cathy Kreger
Long Island Pulse: A lot of local music fans are looking forward to your show at the Our Times Coffeehouse. Do you have any new musical projects planned for 2016?
Cathy Kreger: I always look forward to performing at this intimate venue because the audience is diverse and very responsive. The coming year for me involves the development of a podcast with The Hickory Bench Playhouse.

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.