Hey blues fans, come out and play. THere's a standing jam every Monday at the Local Tavern, 357 Wantagh Ave. in Levittown. Fun starts at 9 and goes til we're done. Can't do a Monday? Friday's might work. The Blues Society is working with our sponsor All Music in Plainview for a drop in jam. at 100 Terminal Drive (just off the LIE) . This one starts at 5 and runs through whenever. Its a monthly thing and we start Fri. Dec 6.
Wanna jam? We've got you. Come down to Brody McKay's Tavern, 742 Middle Country Road, Selden, for the Annual Turkey Jam running Saturday Nov. 30 from 4-8 p.m. Gobble up some good food and - you know if we're involved there's gonna be some blues on the menu.
And since it is the season, we're gonna double your fun. The next day (Dec. 1), NY Sportscene Children's Foundation and the Long Island Blues Society present the first annual "Toys for Autism" Toy Drive at 89 North Music Venue, 89 North Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, from 2-6 p.m. An unwrapped toy or 20 bucks gets you in to see 4 hot Long Island Blues Bands.
Join the Long Island Blues Society for a day of live music at the Warehouse in Amityville. The show is part of the society's effort to send our local winners, The Pamela Betti Band and Felix Slim, to Memphis to represent Long Island in the annual International Blues Challenge.
The show starts at 1 p.m and throughout the day there will be chances to win some great prizes, including a signed resonator guitars and a cigar box guitar, plus music merchandise donated by All Music in Plainview, one of our sponsors.
Winning the Long Island Blues Challenge was only step one. Getting a band - that's members, instruments other equipment, merch, and whatever else - all the way to Tennessee ain't cheap.
Look for the button below to see how you can help.
"Emperical Truth" moves on to represent the Long Island Blues Society in the International Blues Challenge’s Self-Produced CD Contest.
All Music in Plainview is our newest sponsor. As part of the sponsorship, Long Island Blues Society members will receive a 10 percent discount so head down to the store at 397 South Oyster Bay Road. The helpful, knowledgeable staff can set you right for all of your music needs, from a brand new guitar (an incredible selection) to a new set of strings.
They, along with our other sponsors, are supporting our mission and we should be supporting them!