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Red Boots, Red Hat ... Red Robin: 'Tis the season for “yum” (as they sing on their commercials) at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers And Brews; area locations include Carle Place, Bellmore, Commack, Babylon, and West Babylon. The restaurant chain known as “The Gourmet Burger Authority” is lighting up its menu with new additions and limited-time offerings for the holidays. Red Robin guests can savor The Master Cheese, a new Black Angus burger with a duo of melted extra-sharp Cheddar and Provolone cheeses, Bistro Sauce, dill pickle planks, shredded romaine, and tomatoes on a toasted brioche bun and served with “Bottomless Steak Fries,” which means free refills. Red Robin is also unwrapping a fire-grilled Haystack Tavern Double burger. The newest everyday value offering is topped with American cheese, Campfire Sauce, and onion straws, along with a side of Bottomless Steak Fries, all for $6.99. "We're excited to unwrap a new lineup of seasonal flavors and innovations this holiday season," said Dana Benfield, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Red Robin. "From the savory Haystack Tavern Double and The Master Cheese to the decadent Peppermint Swirl Finest Shake, there's something craveable for every

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Red Robin’s The Master Cheese

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guest's wish list at Red Robin." Beyond Red Robin's featured Haystack Tavern Double and The Master Cheese burgers, the casual dining restaurant chain is also introducing Garlic Parmesan Pretzel Bites for a limited time. Now through January 5, guests can pair any of their favorite entrées with this new appetizer featuring bear claw pretzel bites tossed in a garlic-Parmesan sauce, topped with grated Parmesan cheese and a side of roasted garlic aioli for dipping. Other festive offerings available at Red Robin throughout the holiday season include: • Apple Harvest Iced Tea – brewed black tea blended with caramel apple butter and honey syrups and garnished with a lemon wedge • Peppermint Swirl Finest Shake – vanilla soft serve blended with peppermint candies, marbled with white chocolate sauce and topped with whipped cream and crushed peppermints • Dreamy Creamy Cake – vanilla sponge cake that is moistened with three types of milk, and topped with each individual guests' choice from two available toppings: rich caramel or sweet strawberry sauce For more information about the new editions and limited-time offerings, or to find your nearest Red Robin restaurant location in Long Island, Queens, or Brooklyn, visit the company’s official website, redrobin.com. To sign up for the Red Robin Royalty loyalty rewards program, visit redrobin.com/royalty.


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The Big Apple Depression Glass Club presents its “All American Glass & Pottery Show & Sale” on Sunday, November 18 from 11 am to 5 pm at VFW Post 5253 in Albertson. Information: (516) 476-0155. Dealers from the east coast will display American-made glassware and pottery from the depression era for sale, including Cambridge, FireKing, Roseville, McCoy, Fiesta, Kitchenware, Heisey, Fostoria, and more. Attractions include free glass identifying and an opportunity to win door prizes.

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Hot Wax: The Long Island Music Lover's Expo Is Back

The Long Island Parrot Society's next monthly meetings are November 21 and December 19 at its regular location: American Legion Post in Babylon. More info: (631) 957-1100 and liparrots.co. The Society is the area's largest exotic bird club. Members and guests enjoy monthly speakers, an award-winning magazine, a lending library, avian adoption referrals, expert bird care advice, special events, member discounts, and more. Meetings give owners a chance to network with bird care experts and other pet bird owners; also on site are bird toy, food, and "Parrotphenalia" vendors.

Get a new stylus for the turntable, because it's back: The next Long Island Music Lover's Expo is Sunday, November 18 from 10 am to 3 pm at The American Legion in Massapequa; for info: (973) 209-6067 and showsandexpos.com. Records, CD, DVD, and memorabilia dealers will participate, carrying a large selection new, used, and rare CDs, records, tapes, and 45s in all music formats – as well as posters and memorabilia from all types of music under the sun. From cut-outs to true rarities, these shows are treats for music fans.

Hot History: The Native American Feast Returns To Glen Cove

The 2018 Native American Feast takes place on November 17 and 18 from 10 am to 4 pm at Garvies Point Museum & Preserve in Glen Cove; more information: (516) 571-8010 and garviespointmuseum.com. This celebration of Northeastern Native American culture has been held the weekend before Thanksgiving for more than 35 years. Demonstrations and hands-on activities will be offered, including pottery making, authentic native food displays with sampling, medicinal plant displays, Native American tools and artifacts, corn-grinding, natural face painting, films, and more attractions and educational to capture the imaginations of both children and adults.


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Leslie West Boulton Center, Bay Shore November 11 boultoncenter.org (631) 969-1101 There is no bigger guitarist in the history of rock: West has gained fame the world over during his 30-plus year career, and is most noted for his role as leader of the hard rock trio Mountain – named by VH1 as one of the Top 100 Hard Rock Groups ever, as well as the authors of a slew of FM hits that have stood the test of time.

The Weight Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center November 23 whbpac.org (631) 288-1500 The parting wish of Levon Helm was for the music of The Band to continue to live on, and that wish was and continually is fulfilled by The Weight Band, featuring former Band compatriots Jim Weider, Randy Ciarlante, Brian Mitchell, Marty Grebb, and Albert Rogers. This is the most authentic presentation of The Band that the world is ever going to get; expect all the classics on this night. Vixen The Space At Westbury Theater November 10 thespaceatwestbury.com (800) 745-3000 Rock's female hard rockers are back, and “Not A Minute Too Soon”: These MTV stars were on of the biggest bands of the 1980s, seeling more one million albums, scoring six #1 videos, and placing four songs on Billboard’s Top 100. It’s a night of beauty and big beats when these legends perform.

Hot Tips: Queens

... & A Bit Of Brooklyn & Manhattan, Too

Don Your Thinking Cap: Trivia Nights At Neir's Trivia Nights, hosted by The NYC Trivia League, are back at Neir's Tavern in Woodhaven each Tuesday night at 8 pm; learn more by calling (718) 296-0600 or by

logging on to nyctrivialeague.com. All are welcome to take part in this unique free weekly event, with prizes awarded to the top teams. NYC Trivia League allows teams to compete in a season format against not only the teams competing at their home venue, but also against all league teams playing across the 60-bar network.

Go On & Jump At Launch Trampoline Park Hop to it as Launch Trampoline Park in Howard Beach; complete information is at launchqueensny.com and (718) 593-4204. Attractions at this unique playland for all ages

Queens Cutups: 'Comedy Bites' Invades Jamaica It's the hottest new night of comedy in Queens, and the price is certainly right: “Comedy Bites” is the new (and free) Monday night attraction at El Rey Restaurant in Jamaica; call (917) 744-3485 for info or to RSVP (seating is at 8 pm, with show time at 8 pm). Comedians from Comedy Central, HBO, MTV, and more take the stage for these nights of comedy, hosted by standup stars Tara Cannistraci (pictured above) and Davian Velez; a live deejay adds to the fun and frolic.

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are many: wall-to-wall trampolines; extreme dodgeball; Launch 'n Dunk (yes, a trampoline basketball court); Battle Beam; a Ninja course; a packed arcade; a café; and the popular “Launch Pad” – fly through the air to land in a giant air bag. Birthday parties and more are available.


The Biggest Events At Area Performing Arts Centers & Theaters Photos courtesy respective venues & artists; Frida Libre by Isabel Toj

Willie Nile James Maddock Landmark On Main Street, Port Washington November 10 landmarkonmainstreet.org (516) 767-6444 A pair of influential singer/songwriters: Nile, a real area favorite, has toured across the U.S. with The Who, and has performed with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; Maddock has released a string of albums for the past 19 years, emerging as one of the best of the new breed of Americana perfomers. Roots, rock, and whimsy – this is a pair that can rock a house. Toto Tilles Center, Greenvale November 16 tillescenter.org (516) 299-2752 Finished with this year's Ringo Starr All-Starr Band tour, guitarist Steve Lukather and Toto are now on the national “40 Trips Around The Sun” tour – which will make a stop at this beautiful showplace. The hits: “Hold The Line,” “Africa,” “Rosanna,” and more.

Frida Libre Queens Theatre, Flushing November 8 through 18 queentheatre.org (718) 760-0064 After last year's successful run, Flora Martinez returns with an expanded version of her exploration of the life and work of Frida Kahlo. This show presents a unique look at the world of one of the most influential women in Latin American history. Unlike anything else in the area, this show offers both history and riveting entertainment, presented in the intimate environs of Queens Theater.

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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone won 100 games as a rookie manager in 2018, but many “Bronx Bombers” fans likely consider his first year a flop because he had the misfortune of being in the same division as The Boston Red Sox, who won

SportsBeat With Lloyd Carroll

108 games (and eventually the World Series) under rookie manager Alex Cora. Yes, Boone had too much faith in starting pitchers Luis Severino and C.C. Sabathia during the American League Division Series, but Boston was clearly the better team. The New York Mets have moved their AAA team from Las Vegas to far closer Syracuse. The team can now bring up players much quicker because they’ll only be a one-hour flight away. This will also help New York State summer tourism, as Mets Alex fans will have an excuse to Cora visit the Finger Lakes region. The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is near the area as well. My thanks to SiriusXM NFL radio host and Jets Confidential editor-in-chief Dan Leberfeld for quoting me on how New York Jets running back Isaiah Crowell should report the fine he received from the NFL on his tax return for pantomiming

rubbing his derriere with a football after he scored a touchdown against the Browns in Cleveland during the third week of the season. Crowell received an endorsement deal from Dude Wipes, a toilet paper startup, for his actions. One of the owners of Dude Products, its parent corporation, is Dallas Mavericks CEO Mark Cuban, who learned about the company while appearing on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” At halftime during its game with The Indianapolis Colts three weeks ago, the Jets honored surviving members of the 1968 squad that won the only Super Bowl in the team’s history, which ranks one of the great upsets in sports history. Joe Namath, the QB who guaranteed the win, and Hall of Fame wide receiver Don Maynard were present. Missing was star running back Matt Snell, who has been estranged from the team by his own volition for mysterious reasons since he retired. Get ready for spring pro football: At the 2018 Sports Business Journal NeuLion Sports & Media Technology Conference spoke former NFL QB and executive Oliver Luck (yes, father of Colts QB Andrew Luck), now the CEO of the revived XFL that will begin play in February 2020. He indicated that the new XFL will differ markedly from the 2001 version: “Vince McMahon conceded that the quality of play on the football field left something to be desired, and that it will be more family friendly.” this event: Scratch division, shot on the 39-foot Don Carter oil pattern: 1st Harris Mirza, 2nd Aaron Rice, 3rd Matt Schultz, 4th Nicole Lettich, 5th Tom Burns. Handicap division: 1st JoJo Dolezal, 2nd Brian Lunetto, 3rd Liana Lucchese,4th Brian McLean, 5th C.J. Stuart. Get more information on the LIYBT – and find

Luck said that there are enough quality football players who may not have been good enough to make an NFL roster, but still deserve a chance to play. He also said that the XFL will have less dead game time, as timeouts and the play clock will be

Dana White shorter – and yes, each player will have his own surname on the back of the jersey instead of bizarre nicknames such as “He Hate Me,” which was the case during the original XFL. There will be another spring pro football league

first prize. “Bowling on two different conditions in the finals it was important to go with ball choices that I felt the most confident in and commit to those choices,” the 37-year-old Williams said. “I was fortunate that I was able to stay with the same balls and game plan for all four matches and that really confirmed I made the right decisions. “On the longer condition I wanted to LIYBT Action throw At Herrill Lanes: Scratch slower and use a release where my hand (left) & came more around the ball. For the shorter Handicap condition, I concentrated on keeping my ball Winners speed up and getting the ball to roll more end over end.” The win was William’s first title since winning the 2012 PBA Viper Open. This season he has had best finishes of second in the WBT/PBA World Bowling Tour Thailand and fourth in the Brunswick Euro Challenge. “It’s nice to get another win here in the States,” Williams said. “It almost seems worse having one title than none. There’s a kind of validation when you win your out how to get your children involved – log on to second title, especially when you win in a liybt.org or find them on Facebook; iPhone users, tournament as difficult as this one is. It gets kind of get the LIYBT app. frustrating when people say ‘your time will come’ Rich, Rewarding Stu: Stuart Williams of and you’re still hanging there with one win.” England won all four matches and averaged 251 Stuart in the stepladder finals to win The FloBowling Williams PBA Tulsa Open on October 20, the pinnacle event of the FloBowling PBA Fall Swing at The Lanes at Coffee Creek. In a stepladder final that featured a dual lane condition pattern – PBA 39-foot Bear condition on the left lane and 33-foot Wolf condition on the right lane – Williams beat two-time Go Bowling! PBA Tour winner and finals top qualifier Andrew Anderson, 237-215, in the title match for his second career title and the $30,000 Photos: LIYBT winners courtesy LIYBT; LIYBT action by Bob Smith; Ray Edwards, Stuart Williams courtesy PBA, LLC; Ed Ziemak courtesy Herrill Lanes

Bowling With Bob Smith

Pursuit Of Perfection: Now that the 2018/2019 bowling season has kicked into high gear, here's a look at local bowlers who have rolled 300 games in recent weeks: AMF Babylon Lanes: Kyle Markowitz; AMF Commack Lanes: Ray Edwards (left), Dean Perkowski; AMF East Meadow Lanes: Louie Franzese; AMF Garden City Lanes: Dan DiGirolamo; AMF Sheridan Lanes: Chris Laube; AMF Syosset Lanes: Thomas Foley; AMF Wantagh Lanes: Ralph Ehrlich; Bowl Long Island At Patchogue: Jared Vollaro, Rob Eggert; East Islip Lanes: Jay Bell, John Mazzarone; Herrill Lanes: Ed Ziemak (right), Owel Ocampo, Terrence Taylor. Port Jeff Bowl: Ray Edwards, Jack Castellano; Rockville Centre Lanes: Anthony Cassonetto, Mark DeLuca; South Levittown Lanes: Toni Kaufman, Sal Dibenedetto, Keith Hengel; Whitestone Lanes: Miguel Carrion. Bowlers and league officials throughout the region are invited to contact Good Times to get their honor scores both in print and in our online digital edition at issuu.com/goodtimesmag. To contact us: GoodTimesMagBowling@gmail.com, or call (516) 280-2100. LIYBT Winners: A huge turnout of youth bowlers filled Herrill Lanes in New Hyde Park on October 21 as the early season of this popular organization is now underway. Winners from

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Photos: Dana White by Justin Moore (CC); Alex Cora by Keith Allison (CC); Marshall Plumlee by Bryan Horowitz (CC)

launching before The XF: The Alliance Of American Football, an eight-team league, will begin play on February 9. There are no teams in the northeast, with most of them being in second-tier warm weather markets as such Orlando, San Diego, Memphis, and Birmingham. Before writing off the AAF as a schlock operation, note that it has signed

“tailgating” event at The PlayStation Theater on Knicks bench two years ago. He’s the younger November 9. brother of former Brooklyn Nets center, the much UFC founder Dana White stated at The SBJ hyped Mason Plumlee, now in his seventh year in Sports Media & Technology Conference that he the NBA playing for The Denver Nuggets. was depressed when he sold his mixed martial arts After cutting their sports staff to the bone, the league to William Morris Endeavor for $4 billion. New York Daily News smartly reversed course and That may seem like a strange statement, but the added writer Wallace Matthews, always a fun read who never talks down to his readers by UFC was his baby, and he did not want to just regurgitating the obvious, consistently beating up sit in a mansion counting his money. WME Marshall the usual suspects, or protecting sacred cows. has wisely agreed to let him continue to run Plumlee UFC, and White is certainly not coasting; he told the conference Joe attendees that his latest project is Namath to create a line of UFC-branded gyms where someone can learn all of the facets of mixed martial arts, or just work out as they would in any other facility. Even if New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley proves to be a modern day Jim Brown, some fans and media are still going to insist that GM Dave Gettleman should have drafted a QB with the second pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Barkley and Giants QB Eli Manning recently took part in a financial literacy seminar at MetLife Stadium geared towards high school such former NFL coaches as Mike Martz, Mike students. Singletary, Dennis Erickson, and Steve Spurrier. Can anybody recall the last time The Longtime NFL executive Bill Polian will be acting as Brooklyn Nets won a season opener? de facto commissioner. The games will be televised The Long Island Nets have opened its on cable’s CBS Sports Network. NBA G-League season, and will once Speaking of CBS Sports, its “NFL On CBS” again play home games at NYCB Live anchor team – Boomer Esiason, Phil Simms, at Nassau Coliseum. Joining the team James Brown, Bill Cowher, and Nate Burleson – at the center position is Marshall will host a meet and greet dinner and drinks Plumlee, who rode the New York

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Arts Announcements

live action, and more. Special events surround the show, including a pre-show experience where guests can enjoy a cosplay contest, prize giveaways, and interactive game demos.

Linda Fairstein

David Clark's Songs In The Attic: The Music of Billy Joel Landmark On Main Street, Port Washington November 9 at 8 pm; landmarkonmainstreet.org; (516) 767-6444 An evening of Billy Joel’s hits. Books Linda Fairstein Book Revue, Huntington November 17 at 7 pm; (631) 271-1442; bookrevue.com The multi-faceted author (above) speaks and signs copies of her new children’s book, Secrets From the Deep, the latest edition of The Devlin Quick Mysteries. Comedy Friday Night Face-Off Theatre Three, Port Jefferson Most Fridays at 10:30 pm; theatrethree.org; David (631) 928-9202 Clark Long Island's longest-running improv show rolls on with new laughs each week. Call or log on for schedules. Bob Nelson Theatre Three, Port Jefferson November 15 at 8 pm; theatrethree.org; (631) 928-9202 The popular, totally whacked comedian performs in the second show of this residency at Theatre Three. Concerts/Performances The Savoy Swing Band St. Sylvester's Church, Medford Third Saturday of each month at 7 pm; (631) 567-1790 This popular music and dance regular event returns to the renovated hall. Video Games Live Madison Theater at Molloy College, Rockville Centre November 17 & 18; (516) 323-4444; madisontheatreny.org This is an immersive concert event featuring music popular video games. Top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, electronic percussion,

Film All The Money In The World Molloy College, Rockville Centre November 9 at 5 pm; (516) 323-2260 Free, with no reservations requires: This story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III is part of the Molloy College Film Festival. Gremlins/ Black Christmas Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington November 23 at 10 pm; cinemaartscentre.org; (631) 423-FILM Retro Picture Shows presents a doublefeature of campy horror classics – both presented in 35mm prints. Hobbies Long Island Auto Replica Society Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center, Centereach Third Thursday of each month at 7 pm; (516) 884-2270; (631) 946-6335 L.I.A.R.S. meetings are open to anyone with an interest in building scale models of automobiles. Call for more information and meeting dates. Theater Annie Noel S. Ruiz Theatre At CM Performing Arts Center, Oakdale November 17 through December 23; (631) 218-2100; cmpac.com Here comes the little red-haired girl, her dog, Sandy, and a lot of action.

Bob Nelson

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Mamma Mia BroadHollow Theater, Elmont Through November 11; 516) 775-4420; broadhollow.org BroadHollow Theatre: The Abba musical moves from BayWay Arts Center to Elmont for this extended engagement. Camelot BayWay Arts Center, East Islip Through November 18; (641) 581-2700; broadhollow.org BroadHollow Theatre: The Lerner and Lowe classic musical is revived.

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Elf: The Musical John W. Engeman Theatre At Northport November 15 through December 30; (631) 261-2900; engemantheater.com Engeman Theater: The new holiday classic is revived in musical form by this top area theater.

Gremlins

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame Argyle Theatre, Babylon Through December 30; argyletheatre.com; (844) 631-LIVE (5483) The fourth Equity theater production from this new performance venue.

(631) 226-8400; studiotheatreli.com Arthur Miller’s masterpiece is revived.

Irving Berlin's White Christmas: The Musical Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts November 10 through December 30; smithtownpac.org; (631) 724-3700 The musical with so many classic songs that the title tune will be only one of the many you'll remember. The Great Gatsby Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor Through November 25; baystreet.org; (631) 725-9500 Literature Live presents F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic jazz age novel.

Gypsy Westbury Manor Through November 14 at noon plazatheatrical.com; (516) 599-6870 Plaza Theatrical Productions: These popular “lunch and a show” events return in Westbury (reservations required by calling the number above). A Christmas Carol Theatre Three, Port Jefferson November 17 through December 30; theatrethree.org; (631) 928-9202 This production has become a Theatre Three (as well as a true Long Island) tradition: Jeffrey Sanzel (who also adapted the play) returns as Ebenezer Scrooge in one of the most memorable performances in area theater history. All My Sons Studio Theatre, Lindenhurst Through November 25;

Video Games Live

Emmanuel: The Folk, Blues, Good News Musical Sayville Congregational Church November 10 at 7:30 pm and November 11 at 3 pm Sayvilleucc.com; (631) 363-6696. This show, featguring words and music by Dorothy Davison Hausske, celebrates 40 years of bringing people together.


FILM

Reviews and previews by Cody Bell; photos courtesy respective film companies

The Blockbusters Of Fall

Bohemian Rhapsody Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello Directed by Bryan Singer Written by Anthony McCarten 20 th Century Fox Now In Theaters Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindewald Starring Johnny Depp, Ezra Miller, Jude Law, Carmen Ejogo, Katherine Waterston, Zoe Kravitz Directed by David Yates Written by J.K. Rowling Warner Bros. Pictures Opens November 16 Creed II Starring Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jorda Directed by Steven Caple Jr. Written by Sylvester Stallone Opens November 22 Here come some of the biggest films of the holiday season, and it’s a mixed bag: Bohemian Rhapsody does a great job of making its actors look like the real Queen

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindewald; Bohemian Rhapsody (Inset) (particularly in concert scenes), yet it all adds up to an unsatisfying and shockingly dull biopic ... Director David Yates also worked on the Harry Potter series, so this second installment of the Fantastic Beasts series should be every big as satisfying ... There will be a lot of blockbusters, but we have no doubt that Creed II will be among the biggest hits this year. It’s got all the elements: Rocky’s back with his young champion and the son of his friend; the kid

is going to box Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago (Dolph Lungren), who remains one of Rocky’s most intense rivals; and the aging Rocky Balboa continues to churn out life advice like no one else can. Sure, it’s a formula, but the Rocky series’ blend of humanity, root-for-the-underdog action, pathos, and fantastic fight sequences is a hearty stew that never gets old no matter how many times you reheat it. Ring the bell so fans can line up at the theater.

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BEER & SPIRITS

Calendar Top photo courtesy Starfish Junction

Quite A Foamy Expo: The Long Island Great Beer Expo returns on Saturday, November 10 from 12:30 pm to 10 pm to NYCB Live At Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Wantagh. Admission is $45; event info at GreatBeerExpo.com/nassau. This is a 21+ event. This expansive autumn beer festival will showcase more than 60 local, national, and international breweries, offering more than 100 beers for sampling. The biggest names in brewing are excited to be joining in on the festivities. This beer-tasting extravaganza will showcase favorite breweries from around the corner, around the country, and around the globe, and will highlight some of the newest to hit the craft brew scene. The pay-one-price general admission ticket includes all beer sampling and a souvenir tasting cup. This event will also help raise funds and awareness for the veteran-focused charity, Suffolk County Homefront. Kombucha Klearly Kan: Kombucha lovers, this is for you: Continuing to redefine Kombucha and disrupt the beverage industry, Wild Tonic, the 100 percent woman-owned brewery, announces the newest family member: Wild Tonic 7.6% ABV Hard Jun Kombucha. An entirely new category within the realm of alcohol, Dancing Naked, Mind Spank, and Wild Love represent the highest ABV Hard Jun Kombucha sold on a national level. Las Vegas, Phoenix and Seattle are among the first cities to debut these newest ferments, with a bigger rollout expected in the coming months. To learn more about the Wild Tonic brand, visit wildtonic.com. A ‘Beer’ For Everyone – Even The Kids: Reed's Inc., makers of all-natural Reed's Ginger Beer and Virgil's Handcrafted Sodas, has unveiled a new package design for its flagship line of ginger beers. The brand refresh for Reed's, unveiled last month at the Fall 2018 Sidoti Investor Conference, follows in the footsteps of the company's overhaul of its Virgil's soda line earlier this year. The new look for Reed's will be available nationwide in over 30,000 retail locations in early 2019. The new design puts the Reed's name front and center, more clearly highlighting the levels of ginger intensity in each of the three varieties (Original, Extra and Strongest), while maintaining the bold, islandinspired theme that helped establish the brand. Also new for Reed's will be the addition of 12ounced cans that will facilitate the brand's expansion into new channels of distribution, including on-premise, club, drug and convenience stores. And following the successful launch of its new Virgil's Zero Sugar line, Reed's is adding Zero Sugar Ginger Beer versions, utilizing the same all-natural sweetener blend and avoiding the artificial sweeteners found in most diet ginger beers. More: ReedsInc.com. 10 • Good Times Magazine - November 6 - 19, 2018

Tuesday, November 6

Nassau Dawg Pound (Levittown) Open Jam With Brother Dave & The Brave K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Original Music Showcase Junction (Long Beach) Open Mic With Dave Kellan Nutty Irishman (Farmingdale) UnWined Spinnakers (Oyster Bay) Open Mic With Mike Dorio Suffolk Amityville Music Hall Cursive BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Vinyl Night With Looney Tunes Brody McKay's Tavern (Selden) Open Mic Night Sound Cellar (Huntington) Jazz Jam Tap & Barrel (Smithtown) Jazz Jam NYC/Brooklyn/Queens City Vineyard (NYC) Jill Hennessy City Winery Loft (NYC) Sarah Dash (Aretha Franklin Tribute) Village Green (Whitestone) Open Jam With Lisa Miller

Wednesday, November 7

Nassau Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza (Carle Place) Bryce Larsen Big Daddy's (Massapequa) Porch Groove Don Lorenzo's Restaurant & Lounge (Glen Cove) Jerry Costanzo & His Trio Front Street Pub (Massapequa Park) Open Mic & Jam With The Johnny Mac Band Half Moon Bar & Grill (Long Beach) Blues Jam With The Mo Betta Blues Band K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Wonderous Stories Mickey Malone's (Floral Park) Midweek Jam: Don Celenza & Friends R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music Suite 1828 (Merrick) Open Jam With Mike & The Outlaws Sunset Grill (Seaford) Blues At Sunset: Open Jam With The Sunset Boyz Suffolk 89 North (Patchogue) Southbound Amityville Music Hall Jounce Bobbique (Patchogue) Jam Night With Super Electric BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Open Mic Night Butterfield's (Hauppauge) Live Music Emma S. Clark Memorial Library (Setauket) Tennessee Walt's Hanks A Lot! (Hank Williams Tribute) Finley's Of Green Street (Huntington) Open Mic With Toby Tobias Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Wayne Sabella Jazz Loft (Stony Brook) Fundraiser Concert for The Jazz Loft Outreach Trip To Haiti: The Jazz Loft Ambassadors Lily Flanagan's (Babylon) Country Night Oar (Patchogue) Robert E. Hansen Paramount (Huntington) Iron and Wine / OHMME Pine Grove Inn (East Patchogue) Open Mic Night With The Godfather Rail (Smithtown) Open Mic Acoustic Rock & Comedy Jam With Russel Pzutto Staller Center (Stony Brook University) Wind Ensemble: Fiddler On The Roof Treme (Islip) Bakhiti Kumlo NYC/Queens/Brooklyn City Winery Loft (NYC) Les Stroud Jazz Standard (NYC) The Gilad Hekselman Trio Joe’s Garage (Astoria) Open Mic Wednedays

Thursday, November 8

Nassau Bellmore Bean Open Mic Night Big Daddy's (Massapequa) The Dee Harris Experience Corner Galley Restaurant (Massapequa) Trivia Night With DJ Greg E.B. Elliot’s (Freeport) Open Jam Half Moon Bar & Grill (Long Beach) Ladies On The Mic: Live Music K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Ladies Night & Live Band Karaoke / FM (Steely Dan Tribute) Memories 2 (Williston Park) Open Jam

Your Guide To Local Events Mr. Beery's (Bethpage) Open Mic My Father's Place At The Roslyn Hotel Jill Hennessy Paradise Studios Open Jam & Networking Session

Jill Hennessy

My Father’s Place At The Roslyn Hotel

Nov. 8

Plum Tomatoes (Mineola) Acoustic Open Mic With Frank Walker R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music Space At Westbury Theater Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony: Jimmy Webb / Melanie / Taking Back Sunday / EPMD / Good Times' Richard Branciforte / John “Bowser” Bauman / Michael Lang / Seymour Stein / Bruce “Cousin Brucie” Morrow / Artie Kornfeld Sunset Grill (Seaford) Sing Off: Flounder Warehouse / Sam Miller / Devin / Astrya / Brianna Sirlin / Julianna Ryan / Avant Gardner / Chris Patruno / Israfelis Fire Suffolk 89 North (Patchogue) Monkey Grip / Sunless Daze / Sonic Bliss / Kab Amityville Music Hall Davey Mulse & The Sons Of Zero Bobbique (Patchogue) Live Music BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Live Music Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Jen & Larry Paramount (Huntington) Lucia Micarelli Rail (Smithtown) Thursday Night Open Mic Jam Featuring The Rail House Band: Rob Noxious, Russ Pzutto, Joe Sansone, & Tony Pappas Revolution (Amityville) It Lives, It Breathes / Awake At Last / Downsides / Sons Of Sound Treme (Islip) La Elegancia de la salsa Warehouse LI (Amityvile) The Grateful Girls NYC/Queens/Brooklyn City Vineyard (NYC) Taylor Barton & G.E. Smith City Winery (NYC) Kevin Griffin Jazz Standard (NYC) The James Francies Band

Friday, November 9

Nassau Bellmore Bean (Bellmore) Anne O'Rourke Brokerage Comedy (Bellmore) Teddy Smith Cabana (Long Beach) Live Music Campagne House (Bethpage) Chelsea Takami Corner Galley Restaurant (Massapequa) Brian Duggan Gatsby's Landing (Roslyn) Al Cardillo & Friends Governor’s Comedy (Levittown) Kevin Downey Jr. Half Moon Bar & Grill (Long Beach) Live Music Junction (Long Beach) Live Music K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Screamer Of The Week / Streetfighter (Rolling Stones Tribute) Landmark On Main Street (Port Washington) David Clark's Songs In The Attic (Billy Joel Tribute) Lounge At The Space At Westbury Rick & Tara Of Iridesense Memories 2 (Williston Park) FiveStone Mr. Beery's (Bethpage) Mr. GT Mulcahy's (Wantagh) Disco Unlimited My Father's Place At The Roslyn Hotel Melanie / Elliott Murphy Nutty Irishman (Farmingdale) The Benderz / Half Step Plattduetsche Biergarten (Franklin Square) Peat Moss & The Fertilizers R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music Space At Westbury Theater I'm With Her Still Partners (Sea Cliff) Shecky & The Twangtones Sunset Grill (Seaford) The Legendary Murphys Swing The Teapot (Floral Park) The Mercurys That Meetball Place (Farmingdale) Live Music Theater 294 (Farmingdale) Poetry & Music


Calendar Open Mic Tilles Center (Brookville) Dorrance Dance Turning Point (Farmingdale) Tom San Filippo Suffolk 89 North Music Venue (Patchogue) The Mystic / Any Way You Want It (Journey Tribute) Amityville Music Hall Map It Out Bobbique (Patchogue) Live Music Boulton Center (Bay Shore) Les Stroud BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Live Music Brody McKay’s Tavern (Selden) The Lou Saxon Band / Acoustic Hand & Jeanette Brush Barn (Smithtown) Smithtown Contradance Butterfield's (Hauppauge) Live Music Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Mala Waldron Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) Jellyband Jazz Loft (Stony Brook) Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble Lily Flanagan's (Babylon) Live Music Mary Dowling's (Islip) Live Music Napper Tandy's (Bay Shore) Live Music Oar Steak & Seafood Grill (Patchogue) Eric McCormack Off Key Tikki (Patchogue) Southern Guns Pace's Steakhouse (Hauppauge) Danny Kean Painters Restaurant (Brookhaven) O El Amor Paramount (Huntington) Yacht Rock Revue Patchogue Theatre Lonesome Traveler: The Concert Featuring Peter Yarrow Revolution (Amityville) U Blue, Dyne Side, Voices In Vain, Big Damn Octopus, Hold Fast Hope, Karma Versa Sophia Italian Bistro (Amityville) Brian McGeough Staller Center (Stony Brook University) Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Suffolk Theater (Riverhead) Joplin's Pearl Featuring Amber Ferrari Treme (Islip) Annabelle The Band NYC/Brooklyn/Queens City Vineyard (NYC) Jennifer Knapp City Winery (NYC) Wesley Stace's Cabinet Of

Your Guide To Local Events Suburban Zombie Nov. 11 Amityville Music Hall

Wonders City Winery Loft (NYC) Burlesque / Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey Jazz Standard (NYC) The James Francies Band Le Poisson Rouge (NYC) Fresh Kids Of Belair Leif (Brooklyn) The Electrix Thai Rock (Rockaway Beach) Mike Tedesco Village Green (Whitestone) Karaoke Night

Saturday, November 10

Nassau Bellmore Bean (Bellmore) The Backyard Birds Brokerage Comedy (Bellmore) Teddy Smith Elliot’s (Freeport) Live Music Half Moon Bar & Grill (Long Beach) Live Music Junction (Long Beach) Live Music K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) 45 RPM Landmark On Main Street (Port Washington) Willie Nile & James Maddock Lighthouse Waterfront Café (Glen Cove) Live Music Lounge At The Space At Westbury The Chris Ruben Band Madison Theatre At Molloy College (Rockville Centre) Jazz All Stars: Nick Colionne / Brian Simpson / Steve Cole Memories 2 (Williston Park) Generations Mr. Beery's (Bethpage) The Rebellion Lost Mulcahy’s Pub & Concert Hall (Wantagh) Almost Queen (Queen Tribute) My Father's Place At The Roslyn Hotel The Kerry Kearney Band Nutty Irishman (Farmingdale) Desperado /

Peat Moss & The Fertilizers Plattduetsche Park Restaurant (Franklin Square) (Afternoon) TKO Strong Fundraiser / (Evening) Disco Unlimited / The Touch R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music Space At Westbury Theater Vixen Still Partners (Sea Cliff) Stella Blues

Band Sunset Grill (Seaford) The Generators Swing The Teapot (Floral Park) Hell Or High Water That Meetball Place (Farmingdale) Live Music Tilles Center (Brookville) The Roy Orbison Hologram Tour Turning Point (Farmingale) Jimmy Gallagher

Acoustic Afternoon Open Mic Oar Steak & Seafood Grill (Patchogue) Erich Glaubitz Off Key Tikki (Patchogue) Ninjas Need Money Painters Restaurant (Brookhaven) The Ronald Reagans Paramount (Huntington) Skid Row Revolution (Amityville) Neon Knights (Dio) / Show No Mercy (Slayer) / Bad Habits (Thin Lizzy) / Metal Gods (Judas Priest) Shandon Court (East Islip) The Cara Band Staller Center (Stony Brook University) Follies: London's National Theatre Theatre Three (Port Jefferson) Beatlemania Now! Treme (Islip) The Hoo Doo Loungers Unitarian Society (Bay Shore) Jack Licitra / Open Mic

Suffolk 89 North Music Venue (Patchogue) Salute To Veterans: Toby Lightman Face To Face / Rubix Cube Amityville Music Hall (Evening Show) Older Than Oceans/ Approaching Troy / Maybe Later / Scared20 / No Defeat / (Late Night Show) Emo Night Brooklyn Bar Louie (Commack) Live Music 11/13 Bartini Bar (Babylon) Live Music City Beau's Bar (Greenlawn) Live Music Bobbique (Patchogue) Live Vanderbilt Planetarium (Centerport) Music Led Zeppelin Laser Light Show Boulton Center (Bay Shore) Leslie West Warehouse LI (Amityville) Mother Shuckers BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Live Music Brody McKay’s (Selden) Shot Glass Nickel NYC/Queens/Brooklyn Butterfield's (Hauppauge) Live Music City Vineyard (NYC) Jeffrey Gaines Eleanor's Lounge (Bohemia) City Winery (NYC) Martha Wainwright Annabelle The Band City Winery Loft (NYC) A Musical Salute To Giacomo Jack's (Amityville) Live Music The Golden Age Of '30s & '40s Jazz & Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Swing: The New York Nightingales & The Ayako Shirasaki & Noriko Ueda New Retro Orchestra Brunch Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) Casey & Allegue Le Poisson Rouge (NYC) Jessie's Girl Jazz Loft (Stony Brook) Jazz Standard (NYC) The Tim Hagens Quartet Marcus Strickland's Twi-Life Mills Pond Gallery (Saint James)

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Your Guide To Local Events With Dave McKeon & Mary Noecker Jazz Standard (NYC) Marcus Strickland's Twi-Life Thai Rock (Rockaway Beach) Deep Pockets

Joe’s Garage (Astoria) The Peter Morely Band Passage Irish Bar & Kitchen (Astoria) James Avatar & The Blacklist Saint Vitus (NYC) Amigo The Devil Silvana (NYC) Squirrels From Hell Thai Rock (Rockaway Beach) The Legal Limit Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Howie Mandel

Monday, November 12

Nassau Bellmore Bean Open Mic Comedy Night K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Open Mic & Jam Hosted By Kenny Forgione Landing At Jones Beach (Wantagh) Industry Night Nassau Coliseum (Uniondale) Peace Starts With Me: Healing America

Sunday, November 11

Nassau Big Daddy's (Massapequa) King Cobras / The Welldiggers Corner Galley Restaurant (Massapequa) Kenny Hendricks Gatsby's Landing (Roslyn) Al Cardillo & Friends Governor’s Comedy Club (Levittown) Sunday Night Funnies: Live Standup Comedy K.J. Farrell’s (Bellmore) Curt Arnel & Friends Open Jam Tilles Center (Brookville) The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra Of New York: Suffolk Orchestras / The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York: Suffolk Choirs Suffolk 89 North Music Venue (Patchogue) Calculating A Reverie Amityville Music Hall Suburban Zombie / Until Tonight / New Horizon / Waffle Mishap Boulton Center (Bay Shore) Renaissance Comiskey Park (St. James) Open Mic & Jam Presented By Edgar Guitars Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Gail Storm / Danny Marx Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) Annie Mac Lily Flanagan's (Babylon) Live Acoustic Music Monarch Lounge (Farmingville) Cool Hand Lou & The Downtown Daddy-Os Off Key Tikki (Patchogue) Next Level Patchogue Theatre The Atlantic Wind Symphonic Band: A Sousa Salute To Our

Kellie Nicole: Hits Of The ’60s & ’70s November 14 Landmark On Main Street

Armed Forces Red River Inn (Yaphank) Sunday Jam Revolution (Amityville) Danny Worsnop / Richard Olson / Emo Knievel Shandon Court (East Islip) Tommy Mulvihill Suffolk Theater (Riverhead) 45 RPM's Tribute To David Cassidy Treme (Islip) Interplay Jazz Orchestra Village Pub (Lindenhurst) Live Music NYC/Queens/Brooklyn City Vineyard (NYC) René Lopez Irish Whiskey Bar (Astoria) Bluegrass Jam

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Suffolk Amityville Music Hall Brigades / Happy Bartini Bar (Babylon) Open Mic With Dave Drew BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Acoustic Open Mic Cinema Arts Centre (Huntington) Cinque Terre Restaurant (Huntington) Monday Night Live Jazz: Frank Bellucci / Al Cardillo Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Robert LePley Featuring Rahsaan Jamal Cruise Katie's Of Smithtown Blues Jam With Cuttin' Cotton La Scala Ristorante (Commack) Phyllis Tagg Little Nook Café (West Sayville) Open Mic With Justin & Eva Nags Head Ale House (Huntington) Open Mic Rail (Smithtown) Vox Populi Open Mic Hosted by Michael Perlmutter Shandon Court (East Islip) Musicians Night Hosted by Gil McLean Staller Center (Stony Brook University) Stony Brook Premieres Trifecta Lounge (Copiague) The Swing Sessions Hosted By Dud Music Village Lanterne (Lindenhurst) Open Mic Night

With Kenn NYC/Queens/Brooklyn City Winery (NYC) Mary Gauthier El Rey Restaurant (Jamaica) Live Standup Comedy

Tuesday, November 13

Nassau Dawg Pound (Levittown) Open Jam With Brother Dave & The Brave Junction (Long Beach) Open Mic With Dave Kellan K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Original Music Showcase Nutty Irishman (Farmingdale) Stagecoach Spinnakers (Oyster Bay) Open Mic With Mike Dorio Turning Point (Farmingdale) Live Music

Suffolk 50 Yard Line (West Babylon) Acoustic Open Mic Nite With David Jon Paisley BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Vinyl Night With Looney Tunes Comiskey Park Bar (Saint James) Open Mic Dek's American Restaurant (Rocky Point) Open Mic & Jam With The Johnny Mac Band Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) The People's Open Mic House Of Brews (Port Jefferson) Open Jam With Jeff Regan Katie's of Smithtown Jam Night With George Cintron & Rob DeMartino Paramount (Huntington) Puddle's Pity Party Shandon Court (East Islip) Ward Cloughen Staller Center (Stony Brook University) University Orchestra Tap & Barrel (Smithtown) Jazz Jam With The John Restrepo Quartet Tasting Notes Jazz Club at Harmony Vineyards (Head Of The Harbor) Ray Anderson & Steve


Calendar Salerno Velvet Lounge (East Setauket) Open Mic NYC/Queens/Brooklyn Blue Note (NYC) Live Jazz City Vineyard (NYC) Toby Lightman City Winery (NYC) JusticeAid Celebrates New Orleans @ 300 Benefit Concert: Dr. Michael White's Liberty Jazz Band / Topsy Chapman City Winery Loft (NYC) Obie Bermúdez Highline Ballroom (NYC) Military Benefit Concert: Big Shot (Billy Joel Tribute) Jazz Standard (NYC) Amina Figavora Sextet Village Green (Whitestone) Jam With Lisa Miller

Wednesday, November 14

Nassau Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (Garden City) Student Recital Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza (Carle Place) Bryce Larsen Big Daddy's (Massapequa) Steve Dale Corner Galley Restaurant (Massapequa) Karaoke Night With DJ Greg Don Lorenzo's Restaurant & Lounge (Glen Cove) Jerry Costanzo & His Trio Front Street Pub (Massapequa Park) Open Mic Homestead (Oyster Bay) Open Mic with "Big Daddy" John Struck Jetty Bar & Grill (Long Beach) Country Music Originals Night K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) The Joni Project (Joni Mitchell Tribute) Landmark On Main Street (Port Washington) Kelli Nicole & Jon Price: Hits Of The 1960s & 1970s Lounge At The Space At Westbury The Zebulonites Mickey Malone's (Floral Park) Midweek Jam With Don Celenza & Friends R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music Space At Westbury Theater Stephen Marley /

Your Guide To Local Events The Black Feathers November 16

Mystic Marley Suffolk 89 North Music Venue (Patchogue) Country Night Babylon Beanery Open Mic Night Beau's Bar (Greenlawn) Open Mic Hosted By Steve Urban Bobbique (Patchogue) Jam Night BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Open Mic Butterfield's (Hauppauge) Live Music Cinema Arts Centre (Huntington) Board Game Night Finley's Of Green Street (Huntington) Open Mic With Toby Tobias Front Street Pub (Massapequa Park) Open Mic & Jam With The Johnny Mac Band Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Wayne Sabella Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) Gabrielle Loturco Finley’s Of Green Street Open Mic Jazz Loft (Stony Brook) (Afternoon Show) Young At Heart: Jazz Songs About Food Featuring The Jazz Loft Trio / (Evening) Jam Session – The Art Of Jazz & Poetry: The Jazz Loft Trio Lily Flanagan's (Babylon) Country Night M.J. Dowling's Steahouse & Tavern (Sag Harbor) Open Mic Pine Grove Inn (East Patchogue) Open Mic Night With The Godfather

(Smithtown) Ethical Rail Open Mic Acoustic Humanist Rock & Comedy Society Jam With Russel (Garden Pzutto City) Revolution (Amityville)

Halcyon Way Quogue East Pub (East Quogue) Open Mic With Johnny B. Smithtown Social Open Mic Toomey’s Tavern On The Crik (Amityville) Acoustic Open Mic With Tom Treme (Islip) Harmonica Bill & Marked Deck Trifecta Lounge (Copiague) Danny Kean

NYC/Queens/Brooklyn City Vineyard (NYC) Anya Marina City Winery Loft (NYC) Eric Lindell Jazz Standard (NYC) Amina Figavora Sextet Joe’s Garage (Astoria) Open Mic Wednedays

Thursday, November 15

Nassau Bellmore Bean Open Mic Night Big Daddy's (Massapequa) Jim Treutlein Corner Galley Restaurant (Massapequa) Trivia Night With DJ Greg Half Moon Bar & Grill (Long Beach) Ladies On The Mic Holiday Inn (Carle Place) Salsa Night K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Ladies Night & Live Band Karaoke / Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder Tribute) Memories 2 (Williston Park) Jam Night Mesita (Rockville Centre) Latin Pulse Thursdays Montana Brothers (Freeport) Open Mic With Pep & The Soul Explosion Band

Mr. Beery's (Bethpage) Open Mic NYCB Theatre At Westbury Collective Soul Paradise Studios (Massapequa) Open Jam & Networking Session Plum Tomatoes (Mineola) Acoustic Open Mic With Frank Walker R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music That Meetball Place (Farmingdale) Chelsea Takami Suffolk Amityville Music Hall In Good Nature / Real Talk Blue Point Brewery (Patchouge) Jon & Anthony's Acoustic Jam Bobbique (Patchogue) Live Music Butterfield's (Hauppauge) Live Music Cinema Arts Centre (Huntington) Folk Music Society Of Huntington's Hard Luck Café: Jessie Terry / Rachael Kilgour / Open Mic Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Jen & Larry Jazz Loft (Stony Brook) Rich Iacona's Bad Little Big Band Patchogue Theatre Queen Of Soul – A Tribute To Aretha Franklin: Danyel Fulton / Darius De Haas / The Late Show's Gospel Choir / The HooDoo Loungers Rail (Smithtown) Thursday Night Open Mic Jam Featuring The Rail House Band: Rob Noxious, Russ Pzutto, Joe Sansone, & Tony Pappas Revolution (Amityville) Bobaflex Suffolk Theater (Riverhead) The Butterfly Effect Fundraiser: Ryan Shaw / La La Brooks / The Motown Band / Garfield Fleming Theatre Three (Port Jefferson) Bob Nelson Treme (Islip) Latinology NYC/Queens City Vineyard (NYC) Brian Dunne City Winery Loft (NYC) Sophie B. Hawkins Jazz Standard (NYC) The Sean Jones Quartet

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Friday, November 16

Nassau Bellmore Bean Rob Roth Big Daddy's (Massapequa) The Wall Street Jumpers / Steve Dale Brixx & Barley (Long Beach) Live Music Brokerage Comedy Club (Bellmore) Dom Irrera Corner Galley Restaurant (Massapequa) Porch Groove Elliot's On The Mile (Freeport) Live Standup Comedy Gatsby's Landing (Roslyn) Al Cardillo & Friends Governor's Comedy (Levittown) Lynne Koplitz Junction (Long Beach) Live Music K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Wonderous Stories Landmark On Main Street (Port Washington) Max Weinberg's Jukebox Memories 2 (Williston Park) SoundChaser Mesita (Rockville Centre) Live Latin Music Mr. Beery's (Bethpage) Live Music Mulcahy's Pub & Concert Hall (Wantagh) The Pop 2000 Tour Hosted By Lance Bass: Ryan Cabrera / Larger Than Life (Boy Band Tribute) / O-Town My Father's Place At The Roslyn Hotel Brandon "Taz" Neiderauer Nutty Irishman (Farmingdale) My Hero Zero / The Legendary Murphys NYCB Theatre At Westbury Lewis Black Our Times Coffeehouse At Ethical Humanist Society (Garden City) The Black Feathers Plattduetsche Park (Franklin Square) Jimmy Kenny & The Pirate Beach Band R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music Space At Westbury Theater The Wizards Of Winter Speakeasy (Long Beach) Live Music Suffolk Theatre (Riverhead) Foghat Sunset Grill (Seafort) Wonderland Swing The Teapot (Floral Park) The Mike

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City Winery (NYC) Hot Rize City Winery Loft (NYC) Lisa St. Lou Flushing Town Hall NEA Jazz Masters: Slide Hampton / Barry Harris / Jimmy Cobb / Jimmy Heath / Jimmy Owens With Paul West Jazz Standard (NYC) The Sean Jones Quartet Le Poisson Rouge (NYC) Fresh Kidz Of Bel-Air / TRL 00s Thai Rock (Rockaway Beach) Breakaway

Saturday, November 17

Barry Band Tilles Center (Brookville) Toto Turning Point (Farmingdale) T-Bird & The Buzzards Suffolk 89 North Music Venue (Patchogue) Petty Rumours (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers & Stevie Nicks Tribute) / Mean Machine Amityville Music Hall VISTA, Eithermore, From States Away, All Out!, Laughing Without Smiling, The Shubies Barito Tacos & Cocktails (Port Jefferson) Live Music Bar Louie (Commack) Live Music Bobbique (Patchogue) Live Music Boulton Center (Bay Shore) Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Beautiful Band BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Live Music Brody McKay’s Tavern (Selden) Yankee Rebels / Danny (Acoustic) Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Camille Thurman Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) Robert Bruey Katie's Of Smithtown Live Music Lily Flanagan's (Babylon) Live Music Mary Dowling’s (Islip) Live Music

Oar Steak & Seafood Grill (Patchogue) Sweet Tea Acoustics Off Key Tikki (Patchogue) 3: A Tribute To Trios Pace's Steakhouse (Hauppauge) Danny Kean Painters Restaurant (Brookhaven) Hi Def Paramount (Huntington) Kansas Patchogue Theatre GiGi Playhouse Fundraiser: Wanted DOA (Bon Jovi Tribute) Port Jefferson Village Center Elliott Murphy Sophia Italian Bistro (Amityville) Brian McGeough Southside Bar & Restaurant (Bay Shore) Tommy Duck Staller Center (Stony Brook University) Stony Brook Opera Scenes Suffolk Theater (Riverhead) Foghat Treme (Islip) Atomic Red Hots Vanderbilt Planetarium (Centerport) Led Zeppelin Laser Light Show Warehouse LI (Amityville) Vinyl Revival / 45 RPM Wild Rose Bar & Grill (Farmingdale) Karaoke NYC/Queens/Brooklyn City Vineyard (NYC) Bonomo

Annabelle The Band Treme, Islip November 9 tremeislip.com (631) 277-2008 Leave it to the good folks at Treme to continue to present the most innovative area artists: Annabelle & The Band performs classic music from the great female performers, and includes a band roster full of time-tested area musicians, all of whom can perform in a variety of genres. The Joni Project K.J. Farrell's, Bellmore November 14 kjfarrells.com (516) 804-9925 This vibrant group, fronted by multiple-instrumentalist Katie Pearlman, brings fresh interpretation to Joni Mitchell’s canon. The group also includes jazz and jam band mainstays Dave Berg on guitar, Joe Gallant on bass, Alan Lerner on drums, and Mark Mancini on keyboards. 14 • Good Times Magazine - November 6 - 19, 2018

Nassau Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (Garden City) Adelphi Opera Theatre Bar Louie (Massapequa) Live Music Bellmore Bean Siamese Connection Broadway 247 (Hicksville) Live Music Brokerage Comedy Club (Bellmore) Drew Fraser / Dean Edwards / Drew Kelly / Jamie Roberts Escorza's Mexican Restaurant (Wantagh) The Gissel Garcia Band Governor's (Levittown) Dom Irrera Junction (Long Beach) Live Music K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) The 60s Invasion / Sons Of Skynyrd (Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute) Lighthouse Waterfront Café (Glen Cove) Live Music Madison Theater At Molloy College (Rockville Centre) Video Games Live Memories 2 (Williston Park) Backbeat Mr. Beery's (Bethpage) Jones Crusher My Father's Place At The Roslyn Hotel Russell Thompkins Jr. & The New Stylistics Nutty Irishman (Farmingdale) Flowers For Taco / The Touch NYCB Theatre At Westbury Lewis Black Plattduetsche Park (Franklin Square) The Legendary Murphys R.S. Jones (Merrick) Live Music Space At Westbury Theater The wellRED

Photo: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer by Alx Bear Photography

Shot Glass Nickel Brody McKay's Tavern, Selden November 10 brodymckays.com (631) 451-2385 After blowing the roof off at Brody's on October 6, this kicking quartet – Jeff Michaels, Allson Paris, Joe Crocilla, and Kevin Malone – returns for another night of blues-based classic rock. Brandon "Taz" Niederauer My Father's Place At The Roslyn Hotel November 16 myfathersplace.com (516) 413-3535 “Just a kid who loves playing music”: This teenager, nicknamed “Taz” for his ferocious guitar playing, has already performed in some of the most legendary venues in America with many of the most prominent musicians of our time (even Lady Gaga). Be ready to be shocked by one of the hottest young musicians on the planet.


Calendar Comedy Tour Sunset Grill (Seaford) The Johnny Sinatra Band Swing The Teapot (Floral Park) Tooty & The Mother Plucker Turning Point (Farmingdale) Live Music Uncle Tony's (Farmingdale) Danny Kean

Your Guide To Local Events Photo: Chelsea Takami by Gregg Overton

Patchogue Theatre Island Symphony Orchestra Red River Inn (Yaphank) Sunday Jam Revolution (Amityville) FirstBourne / Flight Of Fire Sachem Public Library Tennessee Walt's The Other Great American Songbook Shandon Court (East Islip) Tommy Mulvihill Staller Center (Stony Brook University) Inside Song: A Staller Center Outreach Event Treme (Islip) Mala Waldron Village Pub (Lindenhurst) Live Music Village Idiot Pub (Patchogue) Live Music

Suffolk 78 Foster (Hampton Bays) Karaoke With Rob & Robb 89 North Music Venue (Patchogue) 45 RPM / Decadia Amityville Music Hall Tim Barry Bar Louie (Commack) Joe Coss Bartini Bar (Babylon) Live Music Bobbique (Patchogue) Live Music BrickHouse Brewery (Patchogue) Live Music NYC/Queens/Brooklyn Brody McKay’s Tavern (Selden) Ventura Blvd City Winery Loft (NYC) Cliff Eberhardt / Dang BBQ (Islip) The Suburban Brothers The Edna Project Band Giacomo Jack's (Amityville) Live Music Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Great Chelsea Noriko Ueda & Ayako Shirasaki South George Martin's Strip Steak (Great River) Takami Bay Chelsea Takami Brewery Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) Squid Squin Nov. Katie's Of Smithtown Live Music 18 Lily Flanagan's (Babylon) Live Music Mills Pond Gallery (Saint James) Acoustic Afternoon Open Mic Napper Tandy's (Smithtown) Live Music Oar (Patchogue) Tom Pryor Painters Restaurant (Brookhaven) Mean Machine Paramount (Huntington) Jim Breuer Patchogue Theatre Lou Christie / Manhattan Skyline / Jay Siegel's Tokens / Barbara Harris & The Toys / The Capris Recipe 7 (Miller Place) Hard Drive Revolution (Amityville) Tribute Wars: Ozzmosis (Tribute Ro Ozzy Osbourne) Vs. Get Your Guns (Tribute To Guns 'N Roses) Shandon Court (East Islip) The Cara Band Staller Center (Stony Brook University) Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Treme (Islip) New Life Crisis Trifecta Lounge (Copiague) Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen Tribute) Vanderbilt Planetarium (Centerport) Led Zeppelin Laser Light Show City Winery (NYC) Chicago Plays The Stones: Ronnie Baker Brooks & Billy Branch NYC/Queens/Brooklyn Irish Whiskey Bar (Astoria) Bluegrass Jam City Vineyard (NYC) Williams Honor With Dave McKeon & Mary Noecker Jazz Standard (NYC) The Sean Jones Quartet Jazz Standard (NYC) The Sean Jones Quartet Joe’s Garage (Astoria) Papajack Sony Hall (NYC) Burton Cummings Le Poisson Rogue (NYC) Jessie's Girl Thai Rock (Rockaway Beach) Mike Tedesco Passage Irish Bar & Kitchen (Astoria) James Avatar & The Blacklist Thai Rock (Rockaway Beach) Retro 69 Monday, November 19

Sunday, November 18

Nassau Big Daddy's (Massapequa) South Shore Jazz / Little Wilson Corner Galley Restaurant (Massapequa) Kenny Hendricks Gatsby's Landing (Roslyn) Al Cardillo & Friends K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Curt Arnel & Friends Open Jam Madison Theater At Molloy College (Rockville Centre) Video Games Live Tilles Center (Brookville) Steve Martin & Martin Short Suffolk 89 North Music Venue (Patchogue) Literacy Suffolk 40th Anniversary: Penny Lane Amityville Music Hall The Moms Bethany Presbyterian Church (Huntington Station) Long Island Traditional Music Association: Shape Note Sing Comiskey Park Bar (Saint James) Open Mic Drift 82 (Patchogue) James Lahey Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Danny Marx / Joe Trachina Great South Bay Brewery (Bay Shore) Chelsea Takami Grey Horse Tavern (Bayport) Ronnie Gross Lily Flanagan's (Babylon) Live Acoustic Music Katie's Of Smithtown Jazz Jam

Nassau Allegria Hotel (Long Beach) Industry Night Bellmore Bean Open Mic Comedy Night Cinque Terra Restaurant (Huntington) Monday Night Live Jazz: Frank Bellucci / Al Cardillo K.J. Farrell's (Bellmore) Open Mic & Jam Hosted By Kenny Forgione

Suffolk Brickhouse Brewery (Patchogue) Vinyl Night Cinque Terre Restaurant (Huntington Station) Jazz Jam Grasso's (Cold Spring Harbor) Robert Lepley Featuring Madeline Kole Katie's Of Smithtown Blues Jam With Cuttin' Cotton Little Nook Café (West Sayville) Open Mic Hosted By Justin Odiogn & Eva Marie Nags Head Ale House (Huntington) Open Mic Paramount (Huntington) The Alan Parsons Live Project Rail (Smithtown) Vox Populi Open Mic Hosted by Michael Perlmutter Sea Cove (Center Moriches) Open Mic Shandon Court (East Islip) Musicians Night Hosted By Gil McLean Tap And Barrel (Smithtown) Blues Jam Trifecta Lounge (Copiague) The Swing Sessions Hosted By Dudley Music

Casinos & Resorts

Mohegan Sun (CT): If you rediscovered Jon “Bowzer” Bauman during his induction at The Long Island Music Hall Of Fame, here's how to get more: Bowzer and his doo-wop family return to Mohegan Sun to perform hits from the '50s and '60s. The latest installment of “Bowzer’s Rock ‘N’ Doo – Wop Party Volume XVIII” is slated for Mohegan Bowser Sun Arena on Sunday, January 20 at 3 pm. Tickets are $35 and $25, and available now through Ticketmaster. For more information, call (800) 745-3000. A stacked lineup of veteran artists is set to take the stage for this special event featuring classic and legendary rock & roll, including Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame artists Little Anthony & The Imperials (“Tears On My Pillow,” “Going Out Of My Head”); Charlie Thomas’ Drifters (“Under The Boardwalk,” “Up On The Roof”); Jay Siegel’s Tokens (“The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” “Tonight I Fell In Love”); Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon (“Palisades Park,” “Tallahassee Lassie”); The Chiffons (“One Fine Day,” “He’s So Fine”); The Harptones (“Sunday Kind Of Love,” “Life Is But A Dream”); Kathy Young (“A Thousand Stars,” “Happy Birthday Blues”); Johnny Contardo, formerly of Sha Na Na (“Those Magic Changes”); and Bowzer & The Stingrays; the show is hosted by the ultimate greaser, Bowser himself. Also on the bill: Rocky & The Rollers and a special guest in New York

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Little Anthony & The Imperials

City 9/11 hero firefighter Frank Pizarro. Resorts World New York (Queens): The biggest grossing casino in the area continues to roll on with a wealth of dining, entertainment, and gaming choices. Resorts World also continues to book a wealth of local talent to perform in its lavish Bar 360, with live shows virtually every day of the week. For dining, there's everything from a succulent steakhouse to a Starbucks inside. Learn more at rwnewyork.com, or call (888) 888-8801. Tropicana (AC): A host of a major celebrities continue to grace the stages of this Atlantic City jewel; coming up in the coming days are classic rock titans Toto featuring guitarist Steve Lukather, who bring their “40 Trips Around The Sun” tour to the big stage on November 9; the 2018 version of The Guess Who (featuring one original member in drummer Garry Peterson) on November 17; R&B legends War on New Year's Eve; and Sarah Brightman on February 2. Call (800) THE-TROP to learn more, and to get info about restaurants and lodging as well.

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STUDIO NEWS

Need A Sound System?: A new area service helmed by a professional sound engineer has two quality sound systems for rent; bands or clubs needing such services can fill in an important need with a simple phone call. Also offered are video and audio recordings done on site, and a new line of private label guitars are all part of the new services being provided by Steven Meinster. For more information, call (347) 368-4884.

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S uu bbm S m ii tt rr ee cc oo rr dd ii nn gg ss tt uu dd ii oo nn ee w w ss tt oo ggtt m maa gg@ @ oo pp tt oo nn ll ii nn ee .. nn ee tt The Phase That Pays: The emerging area band Joe Coss & Liquid Phase continues to rock Long Island with an array of performances that includes a live TV taping. The group consists of Coss on vocals and guitar, Jamie Grubb on keyboards, Dan Zellan on guitar and voals, Dan Collins on bass, and Steve Collins on drums; in October, Coss peformed on PATV's “The Brick Wall” in Lake Success, and he'll perform acoustic on November 17 at Bar Louie in Commack. Learn more at LiquidPhaseMusic.com. A Studio With A Difference: Audio Workstations in Islandia is doing something unique in the area music studio scene: It offers memberships for area audio engineers and music producers, allowing them weekly studio access, as well as for the music pros to set their own session rates. The list of professionals utilizing Audio Workstations includes Steve Stacks of Stacks Music; Mike Mavz of Mavz Media; Matt Slider of Slider Audio; Third Eye Productions; hip hop maven Mr. Melee; and many more music experts. To learn more about Audio Workstations, call (516) 448-2066 or log on toAudioWorkstationsInc.com.

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Stars At Sabella: The stars continue to align at Sabella Studios in Roslyn Heights; nationally released in September was the new EP by Chris Pepe, Star Bizzare, which features a wealth of top area musicians, including guitarist and singer/songwriter Pepe, Will Harris, the studio's Jim Sabella, Matt Godfrey, and Jake Navabro. The new effort is now available via iTunes. Look for info on a huge concert project that Pepe is part of in December … Also working at Sabella in recent weeks is guitarist Joe Seher (below), whose bluesy and rich sound has found him working with the cream of area roots musicians in recent times. Learn more about Sabella Studios – and its legendary Neve 8068 board that's produced hit after hit – by calling (516) 484-0862.

Billboard Reaches The Sun: One of the area's busiest 1970s cover bands, Billboard Live, has been working at Beneath The Sun Rehearsal & Recording Studios in Hicksville. The group – Rodney James Tucciarone, John “Doom” Davis, John Golden, Steve Stewart, and Brian Connolly – worked with BTS's producer, Mick James in laying down some rocking tracks. Others at BTS in recent weeks have included Barry Rock, 25 th Mission, and many more area artists. Learn more about this lavish rehearsal and recording complex by calling (631) 882-1327.

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PLEASE NOTE: Classifieds are for individuals only (looking for a musician, etc), not commercial businesses. Display ads showcase your business, get results – and they're cheap! EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Huge Amp Blowout – amps by Vox, Marshall, Randall and more. All reduced to ridiculously low prices! Call Murphy’s Music today! (631) 549-4510. (TFN). Yamaha Clavinover electric piano, Rogue Beatle bass guitar, Yamaha 8 channel board, Carvin LM15 speakers, Mirage spotlight 1000, 2 LED par 64 lights with board, Samson wireless presentation mic & headset. All priced to sell. (516) 785-4234. (1225) TO SHAREble Furnished Furnished Room for rent; share kitchen, bath. Kings Park; $700/month. No pets, no tobacco, no drama. References, security, interview required. Responsible applicants only. (631) 544-0620. (1258) HELP WANTED

Line Cook needed. 40-hour work week; must have at least five years experience. Hourly wage based on experience. Must be able to read and speak English. Must have clean appearance. Please forward resume with references. No drunks, addicts, or dealers need apply. Job duties include purchasing, food prepping, cooking, managing kitchen, cleaning, checking inventory, helping the staff, and assorted miscellaneous duties. Phat Daddy’s Pub, 316 South Long Beach Road, Oceanside NY 11572. Call Mike at (516) 551-0171. (1186) Mulcahy’s Pub & Music Hall seeks bartenders, barmaids, kitchen help, and security personnel for Long Island’s top club. Stop by at 3232 Railroad Avenue in Wantagh to fill out an application. (1183)

The Bench in Stony Brook is now hiring ALL front of house positions! Call (631) 675-1474 or stop in to 1095 Route 25A Stony Brook. (1183) Entry Level Sales positions available with Renewal By Andersen. Health insurance including vision and dental for full-time employees. 401K. Work with a company that has a proven career path. Contract Chris at (631) 843-1713, extension 2213, or write to chriswilliamson@realongisland.com. (1242) Wanted: Woodwind teacher. Flute, sax, clarinet; college degree preferred. Flexible hours. Murphy’s Music (631) 549-4510. (TFN) MUSICIANS AVAILABLE

Bass Player seeks established, working club date band. Strong vocalist, doubles on keys. Call Tommy Z (516) 807-2029. (1261) MUSICIANS WANTED

Drummer Sought for Cream-style jams in studio. 50+. Contact Mike (631) 462-5987. (1259) Hard Rock band "Dewers Rocks" is looking for a lead singer/front man. You can hear our CD at YouTube: Dewer's Rocks. If you think you are a good fit for us, call Joe at (516) 739-5072. (1259) Singer/Songstress seeks band. Serious male or female, (mature 20s or 30s) bass, guitar, keys, violin. Background vocals a plus. Influences include Fiona Apple, Damian Rice, and Halsey. Rehearsal space located on Suffolk/Nassau border. Must have car, be willing to rehearse three

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times per week. NYC showcases in September. Email: giantsizeent @gmail.com (TFN) Here’s An Idea, Eh: Starting new tribute to Canadian rock band, covering the music of The Guess Who, BTO, Neil Young, Rush, Anne Murray (just kidding). Write to eddiephluff@gmail.com. (TFN) FOR SALE

For Sale: Book - The Art Of Bob Dylan by Michael Gray. Near mint; $15 plus $5 handling. Call (516) 233-9916 or write to scroogerecords@optonline.net. (TFN) 10 Bose jewel cubes; two three-driver 400-watt powered Bose subwoofers; I-Max whole house multi-DVD projection TV (Panasonic); PTAE4000 32” Panasonic TV. Also hundreds of DVD movies. Two 6,000 BTU and one 12,000 BTU new Frigidare remote air conditioners. Must sell. (516) 884-3800 and (516) 587-2222. (1264) For Sale: Miller High Life clock; 1970s. Light working. $99. (516) 233-9916. Also: Vintage movie posters. Scrooge Collectibles (516) 233-9916.

For Sale: 1936 Rockola Jukebox. Art deco design, a rare find. Needs minor repair. Best offer over $5,000. (516) 233-9916, or write to scroogerecords@optonline.net. (TFN) For Sale: March 1973 issue of Crawdaddy Magazine. Loggins & Messina cover; first interview anywhere with Bruce Springsteen (eight pages); good condition. $45 plus $5 handling. Call us at (516) 233-9916 or write to scroogerecords@ optonline.net. (TFN) For Sale: Ozzy Osbourne: Prince Of Darkness, four-disc CD set. Mint. $35 plus $5 handling. Call (516) 233-9916 or write to scroogerecords@ optonline.net. (TFN)

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Make Your Plans Now For These Huge Events Lucia Micarelli The Paramount, Huntington November 8 paramountny.com (631) 673-7300 A Queens native, Micarelli has become a worldwide sensation by adding modern flair to classical violin. A former member of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, she's completed the recording of her third studio album, a journey through her many musical influences – from classical to jazz to traditional fiddle music and Americana – all bound together by her own brand of emotional vulnerability and technical wizardry.

Lewis Black NYCB Theatre At Westbury November 16 & 17 thetheatreatwestbury.com (516) 334-0800 Returning to one of his professed favorite venues, Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. Demand to see this comic master return to this theater in the round is so strong that a second show was added to the schedule.

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yHowie Mandel Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center November 10 whbpac.org (631) 288-1500 Author, actor, host, comic… there’s countless words to describe an “A-lister” who needs no introduction. A constant force in show business and a mainstay in the American comedy scene (as well as the host of the long-running game show “Deal Or No Deal”), Mandel returns to the area with an allnew show that will reveal to newer fans a certainty: Standup comedy is Mandel’s forté.

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City, where The Peridance Capezio Center is located.

Rhythm Tracking With Jimi LaLumia

Drake Versus The Beatles: There's much bragging about Drake beating The Beatles in terms of how many songs he has on the charts in a given period of time, which eclipses “The Fab Four's” previous record. I understand the industry’s attempt to drum up hype and excitement over current artists and releases, but the info is deceitful and the purpose is obvious: It's an effort to present the corpse that is the current music business as a living, breathing entity. The Beatles tallies are based on a time when people opened their wallets, purchased products like 45 RPM singles, full albums, magazines, and other merch; comparisons to purchasing products versus streaming a tune off a site is a case of apples versus acorns – there is no comparison. Chart statistics that have emerged in the streaming era should be confined to the streaming era and not compared to purchased, brought-home product; it's akin to comparing the pyramids in Egypt to a Home Depot shed in your backyard. Give it up, music industry; nobody's buying ... literally. The AMAs: The American Music Awards ran, as it does every year, on ABC TV, with Tracee Ellis Ross returning as hostess. As always, she

did an outstanding job – but the ratings, as it turned out, were not so outstanding when compared to the AMAs in years gone by. People neglect to mention that in years past,

people tuned in to see Guns ‘N Roses and Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson, Elton John and The Eagles, David Bowie and Tracee's mom, Diana Ross. The devolution of the pop music scene has led to a parade of “American Idol”-looking young people performing their songs with high school glee club enthusiasm, then fading back into the woodwork

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from which they emerged. Perhaps if the producers of the AMAs had talked Lady Gaga into making an appearance to tie in with A Star Is Born, things would have turned out differently. Taylor Swift did appear – the one real highlight of the program – but that was three hours in, at the very end of the broadcast. This isn’t a knock at young performers; they grew up in an “American Idol” world, and that is how they’ve been taught that pop music is supposed to work. In the true definition of the last six decades of pop music culture, that is not how it works, but here we are. Get ‘Under’: Remember when there used to be "The Underground"? Submerged beneath all those fab pop stars were these creatures, looking like Satan gave them the weekend off to visit our safe and sanitary mainstream world. By 1970, I had become one of those creatures, so I was pleased to get a copy of a fab new book, The Downtown Pop Underground, which details how this scene, solidly based in New York City in the 1960s, went on to infect and contaminate the docile bubble gum pop world and still carries weight in the pop culture that surrounds us daily. Written by the highly acclaimed Kembrew McLeod, ths book will be a perfect holiday gift for your favorite weirdo (or weirdo wannabe) ... or maybe that's you!

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Mark Newman Rocks NYC With McClinton Jazz All-Stars: Pete Mancini: A Stellar Triple Treat At Madison A Year Brings A NewTheatre Single

Photo by Michael Wilson

night of smooth Pete Mancini's new single, "Pine Box Derby," Awas recently released; sounds – “Jazz All label, it's now available through iTunes and also directly from his new Nick Diversion Records. The new song is a gentle Stars,” alt-folk featring portrait of Colionne, Brian childhood victories and vivid memories. Simpson, andhad Steve Mancini has a Cole2018, – is the lastest on banner appearing nightInofNashville,” music slated “Today has on November 10 at been featured on NPR,8 at The Madison andpm touring both locally and Theatre at MolloyThe across the country. College in Rockville Centre. Info and tickets: artist got his start as the Madisontheatreny.com or (516) 323-4444. frontman and primary Three artists, three stars: Guitarist Colionne (above) has blazed songwriter of Butchers a trail to the top by combining jazz, Blind; his debut solo R&B, blues, and funk to create an album, Foothill Freeway, unmistakable sound and vibe. explores the Americana Keyboardist, composer, prolific influences that were a hallstudio musician, and producer Brian mark of his work with his Simpson (right) is a music master; his former band. Mancini's eloquent to playing, songs have approach received glowing reviews and radio airplay around the sophisticated harmonics sense, bluesy world, and they continue to win over hearts and minds. In 2018, he overtones, R&B released a live EP, Alive In Patchogue and is currently touring and keen sense of how to craftMancini a nationally with his band, flavor, The Hillside Airmen. Over the years, has opened for Blues song that stands the test of time have Traveler, Gin Blossoms, made him the go-to man for many top artists, including Janet Jackson, Teena Pure Prairie League, Marie, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Robbie Fulks, James Maddock, Marah, Steve and Dave Koz. Saxophonist Steve Cole (left) is a star of Forbert, Kevin Gordon, contemporary jazz who exploded onto the and Iain Matthews. Find Mancini all over scene in 1998 with the album Stay Awhile. The disc scored two #1 hits, and earned social media, as well Cole The Oasis Smooth Jazz Award for as on his website, Best New Artist. petemancini.com. Veteran folk troubadours Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers are in the midst of

Honey River: Peace, Love & New Sounds

With an upcoming album release on the way, country trio Honey River is already spreading “Peace, Love” – its new single – to listeners nationwide. Honey River, still a new act, was formed in 2017 by area artist Joey Sykes, inspired by his many years of Nashville writing trips, and a love for The Eagles, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, and more. Recent additions Jay Mags and Chris Vincent add their vocal and guitar talents to complete the Honey River sound. Sykes has a catalog of new songs in addition to “Peace, Love,” including “Nobody Like Me”, “I Miss America,” and more that are to be part of their debut album. “The idea of Honey River from day one was to have three guys who can all sing, write, play different instruments, and who will share lead vocals during the set,” said Sykes. “It’s kind of a modern-day Eagles/Tom Petty/CSNY fusion. There will also be plenty of harmony during the verses. I love lyrics, harmonies, melodies, and cool stringed instruments.” Hear “Peace, Love” via Spotify or listen at Google Play; learn more at HoneyRiverMusic.com or find them on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter by using “HoneyRiverMusic” as the tag.

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Mark NewmanJazz Rocks NYC With McClinton All-Stars: A Triple Treat At Madison Theatre

A night of smooth sounds – “Jazz All Stars,” featring Nick Colionne, Brian Simpson, and Steve Cole – is the lastest night of music slated on November 10 at 8 pm at The Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre. Info and tickets: Madisontheatreny.com or (516) 323-4444. Three artists, three stars: Guitarist Colionne (above) has blazed a trail to the top by combining jazz, R&B, blues, and funk to create an unmistakable sound and vibe. Keyboardist, composer, prolific studio musician, and producer Brian Simpson (right) is a music master; his eloquent approach to playing, sophisticated harmonics sense, bluesy overtones, R&B flavor, and keen sense of how to craft a song that stands the test of time have made him the go-to man for many top artists, including Janet Jackson, Teena Marie, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, and Dave Koz. Saxophonist Steve Cole (left) is a star of contemporary jazz who exploded onto the scene in 1998 with the album Stay Awhile. The disc scored two #1 hits, and earned Cole The Oasis Smooth Jazz Award for Best New Artist.

Photo by David Godichaud

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New Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductee Elliott Murphy, joined by Olivier Durand, headlines the latest instalment of the popular Sunday Street Series at a special time and place: Friday, November 16 at 7 pm at The Sail Loft Room of The Port Jefferson Village Center. Advance sale tickets are $22 through November 15 at sundaystreet.org, with tickets at the door $27 (cash only). Info: (631) 632-1093. Photo by Daniel Roberts

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Takes The Stage at Staller Center

Ballet-inspired movement, theatrical inspiration, music, and athletic grace are all ingredients in The Peridance Contemporary Dance Company’s performance coming to Staller Center on Saturday, November 17 at 8 pm. Tickets are $44; visit stallercenter.com for tickets and information or call (631) 632-ARTS [2787]. Staller Center provides discounts on tickets for children, students, and seniors. Peridance consists of dancers from all over the world, creating a multi-cultural troupe. The skill, energy, and enthusiasm of The Peridance Contemporary Dance Company promises to entertain newcomers to dance as well as seasoned dance enthusiasts. Leader Igal Perry has choreographed more than 50 works, with performances at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), The Joyce Theater, and City Center. He serves as guest faculty/ choreographer at The Jacob’s Pillow Festival, The Ailey School, Marymount Manhattan College, and The Juilliard School. Peridance Contemporary Dance Company is based in New York City, where The Peridance Capezio Center is located. Photo by Michael Wilson Good Times Magazine • November 6 - 19, 2018 • 21


Brooke Moriber: Finally, A Full-Length

Area singer/ songwriter Brooke Moriber has announced her debut album, Cry Like A Girl, now available for pre-order from Bandtwango. The album was recorded in Nashville with producer Fred Mollin (Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Shawn Colvin) and was mixed by Grammy winner Chris Lord-Alge (Carrie Underwood, Of Mice And Men, Bruce Springsteen). “I named the album after one of the lead tracks because that particular song has such a clear message that embodies the collection as a whole,” said Moriber, a Broadway veteran. “It’s a statement about self-discovery and the strength that comes with embracing your emotions and allowing yourself to heal and grow. Human beings are resilient and I believe music can be the best reminder of that.” For the album: BandTwango.com; find Moriber on social media and at brookemoriber.com.

Rachael Kilgour & Jesse Terry

Photos: Rachael Kilgour by Darial Sneed; Jesse Terry by Matthew Starling

Their ‘Hard Luck’ At Cinema Arts Centre

Snger/songwriters Rachael Kilgour and Jesse Terry headline as part of the monthly “Hard Luck Café” series on Thursday, November 15 at 8:30 pm at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. The concert will be preceded by an open mic at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 ($10 for Cinema Arts Centre and Folk Music Society of Huntington members), and will be available at the door. Kilgour (right) is a Bostonbased performing artist whose songs merge the personal and political. Her lyric-driven work has been called both brave and humane. A 2015 grand-prize winner of The New Song Music Performance & Songwriting Competition and a winner of the Kerrville New Folk Competition in 2017, she has performed at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the ASCAP Music Café during The Sundance Film Festival. A musical journeyman, Terry (left) has made it his mission to share his love of music. By his own definition, Terry has never been a cautious individual but one who finds inspiration in making music which he can impart to others both through his recordings (five albums and an EP to date) and in his live performances.

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Jazz & Blues

15 Years Of Winter Jazzfest: The initial list of artists has been announced for the 15th annual NYC Winter Jazzfest, to take place from January 4 through 12; visit WinterJazzFest.com for more details, or find the Festival on Facebook, Roxy Twitter, Instagram, Coss Tumblr, and YouTube. The Festival will prsent nine consecutive nights, offering standalone concerts; a "Half Marathon" showcase on January 5 to coincide with the annual APAP conference in seven venues; the returning PRS Foundation / BBC Music Introducing British Jazz showcase hosted by Gilles Peterson, featuring rising UK talent Ezra Collective, EmmaJean Thackray, Yazmin Lacey and Yussef Dayes (of Yussef Kamaal); and five other single night events leading up to a two-night marathon on Friday, January 11 and Saturday, January 12 in 11 venues around Greenwich Village to close the event. This year, singer/songwriter, bassist, producer, and genre-defying artist Meshell Ndegeocello Joel will sereve as the Artist-InRoss Residence, and will appear as a leader and collaborator in various projects, including an opening night event, "Meshell Ndegeocello Plays The Music of Prince." Ndegeocello will also participate in at least one Winter Jazzfest Talks, this year helmed by journalist Nate Chinen. Other highlights: The Festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of ECM Records with a listening session with founder Manfred Eicher sharing the stage with performances by ECM artists David Virelles and Larry Grenadier. ECM will once again host a showcase stage featuring the new trio of Michael Formanek/Mary Halvorson/Tim Berne, The Shai Maestro Trio, The Ralph Alessi Quintet featureing Ravi Coltrane, Vijay Iyer/Craig Taborn, Mathias Eick, and The Billy Hart Quartet. It’s already an expansive lineup; in addition to Ndegeocello and the artists listed above, other notables appearing Bria Skonberg will include Joel Ross, The Roxy Coss Quintet, Bria Skonberg (who will also lead Sisterhood Of Swing), Maria Grand, The Donny McCaslin Group, Spencer Zahn, Akenya, Alfredo Rodriguez & Pedrito Martinez, Allison Miller & Carmen Staaf – Science Fair; and dozens more.

Photos: Roxy Coss by Desmond White


BITS & PIECES

Morgan James: Her Take On The 'White Album' Throughout her career, Morgan James has taken on songs to give them her unique perspective and make them her own. She rocked the stage as Christ in an all-femaleversion of Jesus Christ Superstar, took on a acoustic cover of D'Angelo's Black Messiah, and covered Joni Mitchell's Blue album. James has set her sights on one of the world's most iconic records: The Beatles' White Album; her White Album is now in stores. "We wanted to pay homage to this incredible double album by stepping into their shoes, and diving deep," James said of the White Album project. "I think it's a side of me that fans haven't seen before, which is exciting." Fans can now see James on her tour across Europe, Canada, and the U.S.

Lauren Morrow: From 'Whiskey' To Solo

Photos courtesy respective labels and artists; Morgan Jamesby Akshay Bhoan

Lauren Morrow has released an EP which marks her debut as a solo artist after over a decade as the centerpiece of popular Americana band The Whiskey Gentry. The self-titled four-song EP is filled with stories; some real, some fiction, all universal yet personal. Founded on a collaborative mentality, Morrow and her husband, guitarist, and co-producer Jason, recruited an all-star lineup of Nashville’s most notable players for the new project. The album is available at iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.

Kelly Moran: From LI To ‘Ultraviolet”

Another Long Island native has broken big on a national level: Kelly Moran has released a new single, “In Parallel,” from her debut album, Ultraviolet. The song, accompanied by a visual inspired by her upcoming live solo shows, is a taste of the psychedelia on display throughout the album, that touches on an array of influences from classical composition and black metal, prepared piano and synthed-out electronic, jazz and minimalism. The first track, “Helix,” has garnered widespread acclaim. Moran is a composer and pianist originally from Long Island; her 2017 LP, Bloodroot, received glowing reviews and was included on year-end lists across the classical, experimental, avant-garde, and metal genres. She is also a frequent collaborator of Oneohtrix Point Never, playing in his MYRIAD ensemble, while also having previously composed alongside fellow pianist and longterm John Cage collaborator Margaret Leng-Tan (confirming Moran’s direct connection to the New York scene), The Manhattan Choral Ensemble, and the esteemed percussion quartet Yarn/Wire. See Moran perform in Brooklyn on November 8 at Future Space.

Lindsay Stirling: See & Hear Her At The Same Time With New Picture Disc

The top jazz label Concord Records and Lindsey Stirling have teamed up to celebrate 2018’s Record Store Day Black Friday (which lands this year on November 23) with the release of a limited edition seven-inch holiday picture disc featuring “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Dance Of Fhe Sugar Plum Fairy.” The electronic violinist has also released the expanded version of last year’s holiday album, Warmer In The Winter (Deluxe Edition), via Concord Records/Lindseystomp Music. This year’s release will feature five bonus tracks, including the holiday classics “Main Title From Home Alone (Somewhere In My Memory),” “Santa Baby,” and “I Wonder As I Wander.” Head to recordstoreday.com to find the record store nearest you. Catch her live: The always upbeat Stirling will appear in concert on December 12 at The Beacon Theatre in New York City.

Benjamin Orr Of The Cars: The Story Of A Rock Legend Writer Joe Milliken’s biography about the Benjamin Orr of The Cars, titled Let’s Go! Benjamin Orr And The Cars, will be released November 15. Orr was, prior to becoming a rock star with The Cars, a teen star as a house band musician for the TV show Upbeat. A few years later, Orr met Ric Ocasek, and by 1976 their quest for the perfect blend of songs, bandmates, and musical landscape finally materialized as The Cars. They would go on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide, resulting in 15 hit singles. Learn more at facebook.com/BenOrrBook; Let’s Go is available for pre-sale at Rowman & Littlefield’s website, rowman.com.

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