My wife always fires back the same wisecrack each time I make a joke about her joining a concert band. For example, we walked past the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts during Tuesday’s Fourth of July parade, where a concert band had assembled in front to fill the morning air with patriotic tunes as the fire trucks and dancers and Boy Scouts marched by. READ
William Roslak began learning the pipe organ when he was just 11 years old.
It was a unique hobby his friends at Southold High School supported, but as he got older,
Mr. Roslak, now 25, rarely got the chance to meet other young adults who also played the imposing instrument. READ
Lately, Hugh Prestwood has spent a lot of time in the personal studio above the garage at his Greenport home.
A member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Mr. Prestwood gets great pleasure from writing music. And he’s good at it: Three of the songs he’s written for other artists during his nearly 40-year career have earned him Grammy nominations. READ
“Hey, hey, we’re The Monkees. And people say we monkey around.”
If you’ve been anywhere near a television set in the past 50 years, you’ve probably heard the theme song from “The Monkees,” a series that first aired in the 1960s and enjoyed syndication for decades. READ
Find yourself rocking out to music from The Monkees during your drive to work? Or maybe you’ve been caught belting Cheap Trick songs in the shower? If so, an upcoming fundraiser for East End Kids is the event is for you. READ
They crammed into every square inch of the bar at Outerbanks Restaurant, singing, celebrating and cheering on a night that felt like New Year’s Eve combined with a jovial karaoke party. Some came to witness history, some to cheer a friend, others to support a cause. READ