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Get Ready for Another Summer of Incredible Music

Welcome to summer in the City of Glen Cove! We are thrilled to announce that Downtown Sounds 2021 will be returning to live in-person concerts! The concerts will still be livestreamed through Facebook Live, and all are invited to enjoy the concerts on large screen TVs while dining outdoors at downtown restaurants.
 

Featured Artists All Bands

 

Rusty Spur Band

July 2nd

Rusty Spur is a unique country band blending both modern country songs with unique country classics.

Based out of New York City, the band features seasones musicians and is fronted by female sensation Nicole Case and the dynamic and powerful voice of Pete Francescon. Rusty Spur is a seven-piece band providing a high-energy show, awesome harmonies and a guarantee to have audiences dancing in the aisles. The band is a must-see.

 

 

The John Fogerty Tribute Project

July 9th

A tribute to John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival.


The band prides itself in delivering the bluesy swampy sound John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival as authentically as possible. The shows are a true representation of the Creedence years and John Fogerty's solo career.

With a long standing love for the music, the band memebers decided to collaborate on a tribute act for the music they grew up with and played throughout their musical careers. Being in bands and playing the circuit of rock, country, blues, and pop, they wanted to find something they could devote their hearts to as a team of professional musicians.


 

 

A Decade of Soul

July 16th

A Decade of Soul is a compelling Classic Soul and Motown Tribute.

A Decade of Soul is a Motown tribute to the greatest classic soul acts of all time. Performing hits from the Four Tops, Gladys Knight, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, The Supremes, James Brown, Otis Redding, Jackie Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Jackson Five, Ike N Tina and Al Green. It's a must-see show that has been on broadway in Times Square for more than 10 years running.

The doobie others

July 23rd

A Doobie Brothers tribute band.

Inspired by the Doobie Brothers superior songwriting, the Doobie Others deliver powerful harmonies and a fun-filled high-energy performance over a catalog of hits spanning the Johnston and McDonald eras. Seven of Long Island's top professional musicians have pooled their talents, years of performance experience, and love of the Doobies to become the very best Doobies tribute show in the country today.


 

Lord's of 52nd street

July 30th

 

 The Lords of 52nd Street are the legendary Billy Joel Band, who recorded and toured the world for many years with the "Piano Man" Mr. Billy Joel. The backbone to Billy Joel's lyrics, and provided the music to the songs we all know and love. The briliant band is led by, Richie Canatta on tenor saxophone and keyboards, Liberty Devitto on drums and percussion, and Russell Javors on rhythm guitar. From starting at the bottom playing local venues in Long Island, to moving up to colleges and universities across the nation, and eventually cirumventig the entire planet.

From New York, to London, to Tokyo, the Lord's of 52nd Street never cease to amaze the fans, and continue to be peerless. They have worked with famous and talented musicians such as, Ray Charles, Karen Carpentar, Celine Dion and even World Series Champion Bernie Williams of the New York Yankees. The Lords aren't afraid of changing history, and were the first American Band welcomed to play in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1987. Their efforts helped change the path of history, and their dedication and devotion to music enshrined them in the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2014 and they have continued to tour successfully for the last 6 years. You know all the songs, these are the guys who were there during the birth and growth of all those classics, playing them in the studio and on the road. Their trademark sound is so unmistakable on each recording with Billy and that sound is there every night with The Lords of 52ns Street.

Therapi Band

aUGUST 6TH

 The band leader, Keet Styla has been in the music industry for over 35 years and created Therapi Band in 1998. After years of performing for other professional wedding bands and musical groups, he wanted to create a band with a little more magic, to perform music with a little more soul...

Keet Styla returns with a groovy mix of desire and energy on " Ah Want More". His band "Therapi", lays down the pulsing rhythm underneath Keet's smooth & sweet vocals. Therapi band features the steel drum with vocals in a five piece ensemble, they cover Reggae, Calypso/ Soca, Caribbean and other world music anthems of the past and present.

Their professional demeanor, talent, and energy has granted them several consistent annual, monthly, and weekly performances for many years. They have performed in NY from Mnahattan to Montauk, but have also traveled all over the US for special performances as well.

lA SoNORA 495

aUGUST 13TH

La Sonora plays the best of salsa and Afro-Cuban music.

In the 1960s and 70s a new sound was emerging from the streets of NY. It became known as "Salsa". La Sonora 495 strives to bring the swing and energy of that original sound to their audiences. The band is comprised of professional musicians from Long Island, NY. Our repertoire consists of both classic salsa songs and original music with a focus on quality arranging and production.


Head over Heels

August 20th

 

Eddie Sarkis is the founder and manager of the Head Over Heels band. Originally, Head Over Heels was a southern and classic rock band with Ed as lead guitarist and vocalist in 1982. He has now deleveloped to a 9 piece band that performs all of our favorite top 40's.

Eddie got his start playing guitar in local high schools and colleges in New York, as well as performing solo in many of the local Bay Ridge and New York City bars and clubs.

Head over Heels grew to perform in places such as Club Med for over six years, and beach resorts throughout the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico. Head Over Heels has also played at Hunter Mountain and the Hamptons, and continues to cover the NY Tri-state area, the Jersey Shore and Atlantic City Circuit.


Nikki Torres and Girl's of Summer

August 27th

A spectacular tribute to the Queen of Disco Donna Summer

Nikki Torres' love for music started early in life and became a preformer at the age of 10. As she grew older she began to develop an extensive musical career by signing a record deal with Profile Records, touring the world as a background singer for Tony Records Diana King, and recording with various artists such as Maxi Priest, Diana King, and Foreigner. In 1999 she signed with Sony Records with her R&B girl group Sarah Parker. She carried on to build her impressive fan base which lead her to take her passions and experience to the next level by creating her Gloria Estefan tribute band. Now she is back with her next big hit, a phenonminal tribute to the Queen of Disco, Donna Summer, in a tribute band called the Nikki Torres Experience's Girls of Summer - tribute to Donna Summer.

 




 

 

                                       


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