Where to Listen to Live Music This January

This month’s live music picks kick off the New Year with some cool Long Island sounds!

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6th–Memphis Crawl
Revolution, Amityville

The powerhouse Delta blues rock quartet brings their energetic show to this popular watering hole in Amityville. Expect some fireworks from charismatic frontman, Matty O’Brien.

21st–Andy Aledort & The Groove Kings
Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett

A longtime member of the Dicky Betts touring band, Aledort continues to be one of the most versatile guitarists on the Long Island scene. Make a point of catching him at this comfortable venue with his tight ensemble, The Groove Kings.

27th–Pamela Betti Band
Shandon Court, East Islip

For the past 20 years, Betti and her crackerjack band have been providing a fresh take on the blues genre. Besides digging the sounds the band is putting down, be sure to check out some of the tasty comfort food items on the menu.

28th–Jay Reilly
The Cup, Wantagh

This local singer-songwriter, originally part of the popular acoustic duo Spunky and Tadpole, is known for performing original songs that have a dark humorous quality along the lines of Randy Newman and Tom Lehrer.

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.