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Santana with The Doobie Brothers at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

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Santana with the Doobie Brothers The Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater The Supernatural Tour Wantagh, NY August 25, 2019 Carlos Santana is a 10-time Grammy Award-winning musical legend. The Mexican-American guitarist and songwriter formed his eponymously named band in San Francisco in 1966. Over the years, the band has undergone numerous lineup changes. Carlos Santana is the only constant member. Success came early to Santana. The guitarist and band cemented its place in ...

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JJ Grey & Mofro, Jonny Lang and The North Mississippi Allstars at The Paramount

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JJ Grey & Mofro, Jonny Lang and The North Mississippi Allstars The Paramount Huntington, NY July 16, 2015 On a warm July evening, just prior to the summer's first “real" heat wave, JJ Grey & Mofro, Jonny Lang and the North Mississippi Allstars touched down in Huntington, NY for a triple-headlining performance at the Paramount. Though the venue was not sold-out, the three bands played full sets to a loud, fervent and ...

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Kiefer Sutherland at Irving Plaza

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Kiefer Sutherland Irving Plaza New York, NY June 25, 2019 Kiefer Sutherland is best known as an actor, voice actor, producer and director. He is known for his role as Jack Bauer in the FOX drama series 24. Sutherland won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Satellite Awards for his work in the iconic series. Sutherland also starred on television in the ABC/NETFLIX political drama series Designated ...

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Michael McDonald with Chaka Khan at The NYCB Theatre at Westbury

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Michael McDonald with Chaka Khan The NYCB Theatre at Westbury Westbury, NY June 28, 2019 Most musicians would dream about having the type of career that Michael McDonald has enjoyed. McDonald's career had been long and storied. In the early '70s he was a member of Steely Dan's touring group. As time marched on, he became one of the many adjunct members of the band, working on the classic ABC Records releases ...

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Keb' Mo' with Jontavious Willis at The Space at Westbury

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Keb' Mo' with Jontavious Willis The Space at Westbury The Solo Tour Westbury, NY June 19, 2019 Keb' Mo' was born Kevin Roosevelt Moore to parents who were from California and Texas and fans of both the blues and gospel music. Their influences are readily apparent in his music. The four-time Grammy Award winner currently lives in the musical hotbed of Nashville, TN and has been described as “a living link to the seminal ...

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Los Lonely Boys And The Gary Douglas Band At The Space at Westbury

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Los Lonely Boys and the Gary Douglas Band The Space at Westbury Westbury, NY April 20, 2019 Classic rock power trio Los Lonely Boys calls their musical gumbo “Texican rock 'n' roll." Hailing from San Angelo, Texas, the Grammy-winning band's melange of styles combines old-fashioned rock, Texas blues, Americana, R&B, brown-eyed soul, country, power pop and Tejano. The three members of the band— brothers Henry Garza (vocals and guitar), Jojo Garza (vocals and bass) and ...

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Dave Davies at The Space at Westbury

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Dave Davies The Space at Westbury Westbury, NY April 14, 2019 Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Dave Davies is best known as the co-founder and lead guitarist of the Kinks. Davies founded the Kinks with bassist Pete Quaife in 1963. Davies' brother, Ray, joined soon after as the rhythm guitarist. The band's original line-up was completed when drummer Mick Avory was added. Ray Davies soon became the band's acknowledged leader, chief songwriter and lead ...

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The Bizarre World of Frank Zappa Tour at The Paramount

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The Bizarre World of Frank Zappa Tour The Paramount Huntington, NY April 24, 2019 Frank Zappa was one of the most eclectic and influential musicians for the 20th Century. The musician, composer, activist and filmmaker's work and career exemplifies nonconformity, improvisational musical themes, sound experiments and technical musical virtuosity. Satire of the American experience and culture played a huge part in Zappa's oeuvre. Zappa's career was lengthy, lasting over 30 years. He composed and released ...

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Jamey Johnson, with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee, at The Paramount

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Jamey Johnson with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee The Paramount Huntington, NY April 7, 2019 Jamey Johnson is a guitarist and songwriter who personifies the Americana musical genre. His music is a powerful mélange of blues, folk, pop, southern rock and, of course, country. Simply put: it is Americana, with Johnson practically the definition of Outlaw Country and/or Alt-Country. Johnson also has quite the pedigree. During the course of his career he ...

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Pat Metheny at The Space at Westbury

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Pat Metheny The Space at Westbury Westbury, NY April 4, 2019 Pat Metheny is considered as one of the greatest and most influential guitarists in jazz history. His musical canon is extensive. His playing fuses elements of modern, progressive, Latin jazz, blues, swing, improv and, of course, jazz fusion. Metheny counts Wes Montgomery, Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, Weather Report, the Beatles, Steve Reich, James Taylor, Bruce Hornsby, Cheap Trick, and Joni Mitchell among his influences. ...

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Michael Dorf Presents The Music of Van Morrison at Carnegie Hall

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Michael Dorf Presents The Music of Van Morrison Carnegie Hall New York, NY March 21, 2019 “I know he doesn't like this version, but I'm thanking him anyway," so stated a sly Patti Smith at New York City's Carnegie hall before launching into her classic version of Van Morrison's anthem “Gloria" at the tribute concert to Belfast's favorite son on a cool rain-soaked late March evening. The founder of City Winery, Michael Dorf, ...

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The Music & Legacy of Jimi Hendrix: Experience Hendrix at NYCB Theatre at Westbury

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The Music & Legacy of Jimi Hendrix: Experience Hendrix NYCB Theatre at Westbury Westbury, NY March 28, 2019 Many describe Jimi Hendrix as the “GOAT" of the electric guitar--the greatest of all-time; the greatest and most influential guitarist who ever lived. James Marshall “Jimi" Hendrix was born Johnny Allen Hendrix in 1942. The rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter's mainstream/solo career was short-- from 1967 until his untimely passing in September 1970.


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