The Town of Oyster Bay 2013-2014 Distinguished Artists Concert series continues in March with a number of performances at various libraries throughout the Town, Councilman Chris Coschignano announced.
“The Distinguished Artists Concert series has proven time and again to be one of the Town’s most popular programs. Performances run through May 2014 and feature a diverse collection of musical acts and dance programs,” Councilman Coschignano stated. “These concerts, all free of charge, help illustrate how truly varied the interests of our residents here in the Town are, and these concerts provide them with the finest cultural and performing arts entertainment in the comfort and convenience of their local library.”
Councilman Coschignano noted that for the month of March, six performances are scheduled:
-On Sunday, March 2, at 2:00 p.m. at the Jericho Public Library, located at 1 Merry Lane in Jericho, residents are invited to ‘The Irish Show,’ a delightful performance of popular Irish songs by musician Jimmy Moore.
-On Sunday, March 9, at 2:00 p.m., at the Hicksville Public Library, located at 169 Jerusalem Ave, in Hicksville, residents will have the chance to enjoy a salute to legendary divas, in a performance entitled ‘Sister Act”.
-On Saturday, March 15, at 8:00 p.m., The Long Island Brass Guild will perform American Music in a performance titled “From Rags to Renaissance” at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, located at 999 Old Country Road, Plainview.
-On Sunday, March 16, at 2:00 p.m., classical pianist, Vladmir Zaitsev will perform popular classic and pop arrangements in a concert titled “From Baroque to Beatles”. This performance will take place at the Farmingdale Public Library, located at 116 Merritts Rd, in Farmingdale.
-On Sunday, March 23, at 2:00 p.m., Banjo Rascals will perform a variety show of songs ranging from Scott Rags to the contemporary music of Van Morrison at the Bethpage Library located on 47 Powell Ave, Bethpage.
-On Sunday, March 30 at 2:00 p.m., Mambo Loco will bring their unique Latin music sound to the Jericho Public Library, located at 1 Merry Lane, in Jericho.
Councilman Coschignano noted that for the performances that take place at the Jericho Public Library, residents should call ahead to acquire free tickets for the concerts, due to the limited seating of the venue. This applies to the March 2nd performance of ‘The Irish Show’ and the March 30th performance of Mambo Loco. The Jericho Public Library can be reached at 516-935-6790.
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. Anyone looking for more information should call 797-7900.