Our music picks this month tell us that as the winter weather gets colder, the local music scene starts heating up!
8th–Peter Kanelous & Friends
RS Jones, Merrick
Kanelous, a virtuoso guitarist, presents an evening of folk-based Americana music at this popular Southwestern BBQ restaurant. The show always includes a cast of players such as Bill Palumbo, Rob Simone and one of the top bass players on the Island, Jeff “Shadow Groove” Goldstein.
12th–Shecky & The Twangtones
Beau’s Bar, Greenlawn
Journey down to this laid-back venue to catch a performance of “Twang Meets Grass” featuring Shecky & The Twangtones, an eclectic rock outfit, and the experimental bluegrass combo, Free Grass Union. Expect some fireworks during the show’s third set when both bands come together for a wild jam session.
The Bayou, Bellmore
Enjoy an evening of earthy New Orleans music at a raucous Mardi Gras Kick-Off Party as played by this veteran blues artist who will be appearing with guitarist Joe Vicino.
Rachel’s Waterside Grill, Freeport
Fat Tuesday is upon us! If you’re looking for a New Orleans vibe be sure to catch The Zone at one of the best eateries on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. This combo is a funky outfit that is so adept at creating a Mardi Gras groove that you just might think you’re partying down on Bourbon Street!