CalendarFrom Bay Street’s Beatles Weekend to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Return of Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks — HRES Plans The Agenda
Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers Concerts:
April 5, 8 pmOne of the most recognized and sought-after saxophonists, this two-time GRAMMY nominee has been electrifying audiences with her dynamic live performances and sax prowess since her debut. No one since Junior Walker has brought saxophone and vocals in one package to the forefront of modern music, with a raucous tone and abandon. She’s garnered ten #1 radio hits, six Top 5 solo records and two #1 spots on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz album chart.
BEATLES WEEKEND! THE BEATLES ’69: LET IT BE & ABBEY ROAD
March 15, 8 pm and March 16, 8 pmThe fifth annual Bay Street Beatles night will be a special one indeed. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles final year of recording the entire classic albums LET IT BE and ABBEY ROAD will be performed. The Moondogs (Dan Koontz, Jeff Levitt, Michael Schiano, Mick Hargreaves, Dave Giacone, Howie Silverman, Fred Gilde and Joe Lauro) will return to offer letter-perfect interpretations of those all-time classic recordings.Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.orgW
CONCERTS: Orion Weiss and Shai Wosner, Piano Duo
March 23, 5 pmBridgehampton Chamber Music Festival’s 2019 Spring Season kicks off with two titans of the piano, Orion Weiss and Shai Wosner. Both have appeared separately with BCMF in the past, but the duo has teamed up for a stunningly glorious program that pairs intimate gems by David Lang with masterpieces by Schubert and Brahms. Performing at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, www.bcmf.org
THAWFEST WEEKEND: FOREIGNERS JOURNEY
March 23, 8 pmBringing together the incredible sounds of two of rocks greatest arena bands of the 80’s – Foreigner & Journey. Experience the rock ballads Faithfully & Open Arms, along with rock classics Cold As Ice, Urgent, Hot Blooded, Feels Like The First Time, Jukebox Hero, Separate Ways, Don’t Stop Believin’, Anyway You Want It … and so much more! All performed as the originals were, in their original key and pitch! The music and energy of two legendary stadium rock bands come together in one electrifying show!Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org
Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks
March 30, 8 pmThe Long Island Legend Returns…Long Island’s king of Rock-a-Boogie returns for another unforgettable evening of foot stomping, rock, swing, twang and all his signature rootsy charm. Joined by the Lone Sharks, an all-star line-up handpicked by the man himself, and some very special surprise guests, if you are looking for an unbeatable night of great music, look no further. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org
GREASE 40TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT CELEBRATION!
April 6, 8 pmOn June 16, 1978 the world forever fell in love with Danny Zuko, Sandy Olsson and the music of Grease. 40 years later, New York City’s top ’80s band has revived the music, giving the audiences an opportunity to relive and interact with the music they love. The Grease 40th Anniversary Celebration is not just a concert, but an interactive experience with the audience that includes trivia, singalongs and much, much more!Bay Street Theater, www.baystreet.org
Talk & Book Signing: Bastienne Schmidt, Grids and Threads
March 29, 6 pmJoin artist Bastienne Schmidt in conversation with Parrish Director Terrie Sultan about Schmidt’s new monograph, Grids and Threads, followed by a book signing.
German born, Bridgehampton and New York based multimedia artist Bastienne Schmidt explores concepts of identity and place through photography and painting. Her work has been featured in over one hundred exhibitions around the world and she was selected for Artist-in-Residence programs at the Parrish Art Museum and The Watermill Center. Cost: $12 | Free for Members, Children, and Students.Parrish Art Museum, www.parrishart.org