Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities on Long Island in February

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities on Long Island in February

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Music lovers, have fun with local kid-friendly concerts and musical activities for kids on Long Island this February.

Drumming Classes FREE
WHEN: Jan. 17 - Feb. 7, Wednesdays, 6:30pm
WHERE: Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT:

Learn to play the drums and jam with drum professor David Elliot. Bring your own drum or borrow one from the library. Registration required.


WANT TO GO? 631-288-3335. westhamptonlibrary.net.

Miss Riley's Melodies FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 1, 10:30-11:15am
WHERE: East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: A fun musical experience for little ones including movement, instrument play, and learning. Sign up required.
WANT TO GO? 631-324-0222. easthamptonlibrary.org.

Baby Jam Music Class
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 2, 10:30am
WHERE: Mineola Public Library, 195 Marcellus, Mineola, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Join Andrea Morale as she leads the class on guitar singing songs, shaking instruments, and marching to the beat in this fun musical storytime.
WANT TO GO? $5. 516-746-8488. mineolalibrary.info.

The History of Rock and Roll Salutes Motown starring The Contours, The Original Vandellas, and Bobby Brooks Wilson
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 3, 8pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: A Motown extravaganza with The Contours, Martha and the Vandellas, and Jackie Wilson's son, Bobby Brooks Wilson.
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

Fela! The Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 3, 8pm
WHERE: Staller Center - Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: The 10-piece Afrobeat band and the singers and dancers of Fela! The Concert show how music, images, song, and dance promote freedom and champion traditional African culture.
WANT TO GO? $42. 631-632-6000. stallercenter.com.

The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 3, 8pm
WHERE: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: This highly theatrical, eye-popping production incorporates 23 songs.
WANT TO GO? $25 and up. 631-288-1500. whbpac.org.

Frank Sinatra Tribute: Jerry Cardone and Company FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 4, 2pm
WHERE: Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy this duo’s musical tribute to Frank Sinatra, featuring renowned artist Jerry Cardone.
WANT TO GO? 516-676-2130. glencovelibrary.org.

Frances England
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 4, 11:30am and 2pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Frances England frames her music in ways both children and parents can appreciate and her sparkly, acoustic pop sound is both catchy and heartfelt.
WANT TO GO? $4 with museum admission: $13; free for children younger than 1. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Classic Soul Music: 1950s-1970s
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 7:30pm
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Bill Shelley of Shelley Archives Inc. presents this restrospective of Soul Music, an integral part of the fight for Civil Rights and equality in the arts. Included in this program will be examples of artists from record labels such as Chess, Motown, and Stax.
WANT TO GO? $16 . 631-423-7611. cinemaartscentre.org.

Barry White Valentine Tribute
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 10, 8pm
WHERE: Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main St., Riverhead, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: In this tribute to Barry White, Jourdan Carroll delights audiences with his voice, charisma, and stage presence.
WANT TO GO? $45-$49. 631-727-4343. suffolktheater.com.

A Fine Romance: A Swingtime Big Band Valentine
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 11, 3pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: Adult
WHAT: The 20-piece house band directed by Steve Shaiman will delight the audience with swingin’ toe-tappers and heartfelt ballads to set a romantic mood.
WANT TO GO? $35. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

Gathering Time: Great Folk Rock Festival FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 11, 2pm
WHERE: Hicksville Public Library, 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Gathering Time is a head-turning folk-rock harmony trio that plays tribute to the great acts of the ‘60s and ‘70s that influenced their song writing and shaped their sound.
WANT TO GO? 516-931-1417. hicksvillelibrary.org.

Family Night Performance and Workshop: Recycled Remix with Bash the Trash
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 16, 6-8pm
WHERE: Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Hwy., Watermill, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how the band builds, performs, and educates with musical instruments made from repurposed material, and make your own recycled instrument. The program culminates in a musical parade, where participants are invited to join the band. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? $12; free for students and children. 631-283-2118. parrishart.org.

Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 16, 8pm
WHERE: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Not Dark Yet is the first collaboration for these sisters providing a potent look at their individual and collective artistry.
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 631-288-1500. whbpac.org.

John Pizzarelli in Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 17, 8pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: John Pizzarelli is a world-renowned guitarist and singer. A portion of each ticket will be donated directly to raise funds for H.E.L.P. School in Uganda.
WANT TO GO? $45 and up. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe: The Art of Jazz
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 18, 7:30pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: The finest musicians in New York, with new arrangements featuring the music of David Bowie, The Police and Steely Dan, as well as fresh treatments of iconic compositions by Charlie Parker, Chick Corea, and Herbie Hancock.
WANT TO GO? 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

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