Oyster Bay Town Councilman Thomas Hand announced that the Distinguished Artists Concert Series will make its triumphant return for the first time since the pandemic with performances from October to May at local libraries throughout the Town.
“The Distinguished Artists Concert Series provides free musical and dance programs for the enjoyment of our residents,” said Councilman Hand. “I encourage residents to take advantage of these wonderful performances offered by the Town for free at local libraries.”
Scheduled performances for October and November include:
- The New Vintage Orchestra on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Hicksville Public Library – Performing “Hits of a Lifetime”.
- Gathering Time on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 4:00 pm at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library – Performing “Tribute to the Artists of Woodstock”.
- The Golden Chords on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Jericho Public Library – Performing “A Half Century of Bob Dylan Songs”. All welcome/free tickets required, tickets available at library on August 30th. For more information call Jericho Public Library (516) 935-6790
- The Evolution of Salsa on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Locust Valley Public Library – Salsa interspersed with music and ending with a dance lesson.
- The Paul Effman Band on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Bethpage Public Library – Performing “From Gershwin to The Beatles”.
- Lee Glantz on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 1:00 pm at the Syosset Public Library – Performing the music of Billy Joel. Registration is free and required, visit: syosset.librarycalendar.com/events/month select the date of the concert and register. Registration starts October 7th.
- Guthrie Brothers on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Bethpage Public Library – Performing “Scarborough Fair: The music of Simon & Garfunkel”.
- Sasha Papernik & Our Band on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Jericho Public Library – Beautiful harmonies and soulful takes on everything from rustic folk to American songbook, retro pop, and classical. All welcome/free tickets required, tickets available at library on October 31st. For more information call Jericho Public Library (516) 935-6790.
- Nina Et Cetera on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Locust Valley Public Library – Performing “Hotter Than A Pepper Sprout: America’s Music”.
- Gemini Journey on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Locust Valley Public Library – Performing “Shall We Dance? The Art of the Dance Form in Music”.
The Distinguished Artists Concert Series is sponsored by the Cultural and Performing Arts (CAPA) Division of the Town of Oyster Bay’s Department of Community & Youth Services. For the full concert schedule and further information, call (516) 797-7925 or visit www.oysterbaytown.com.