PHOTOS BY SCOTT FEIERSTEIN OF RED SWEATSHIRT PHOTOGRAPHY | From left, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes on fiddle, mandolin player David Benedict, bass player Nate Sabat, guitarist and singer Evan Murphy, and Catherine “BB” Bowness on banjo.
A quintet of talented musicians traveled to Shelter Island from Massachussets last weekend to perform in Sylvester Manor’s annual bluegrass concert. The January concert is a long-standing Island tradition and it takes place each year in the school auditorium. Tom Hashagen, who organizes the concerts for Sylvester Manor, has developed a knack for finding the hottest young bluegrass bands on the circuit today — and Saturday’s concert was no exception.
COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve bluegrass band plays at Shelter Island School on January 13.
MUSIC MAKING BY MILE TWELVE
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm kicks off its 2018 concert series with a performance by Mile Twelve, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2017 Momentum Award-winning band. Happily hosting this annual post-holiday tradition will be Tom and Lisa and Friends. The concert is Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shelter Island School Auditorium. (more…)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11
Art exhibit, works in colored pencil by Bernie Gillespie. Library gallery through January. (631) 749-0042.
Igloo fortresses, a workshop for kids. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.
Winter Reading Club, for kids of all ages. Runs through March 14. Sign up at the library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Perlman Music Program alum pianist Weiyin Chen performs a solo recital in the Clark Arts Center on Friday, September 1.
A WEEKEND OF MUSIC
This Labor Day weekend, Perlman Music Program hosts two musical events in the Clark Arts Center as part of its Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series. On Friday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m., pianist Weiyin Chen performs a solo recital of Brahms, Schubert, and Schumann. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Barefoot Movement will perform on the lawn at Sylvester Manor on Sunday, August 13 at 6 p.m
The Sylvester Manor Educational Farm continues its summer concert series with one of the most promising young bands on the Americana scene, The Barefoot Movement, on Sunday August 13 at 6 p.m. (more…)