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Get Ready for Another Summer of Incredible Music

Welcome to summer in the City of Glen Cove! Every Friday in July & August, you are invited to join us in Village Square for hot music, cool restaurants and a sizzling good time. Bring your lawn chair so you can kick back and look up at the stars.

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THE MARTY NAPOLEON QUARTET
featuring BRIA SKONBERG

JULY 5th

In the 16-year history of Glen Cove’s Downtown Sounds Concert Series, retro artists have been well received and it’s easy to understand why this is the case. The music of a retro act can serve as a time machine that transports listeners to a long-lost era and this will be the case when this year’s series opens with a retro act like no other.

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Paul Helou

JULY 5th

With a masters in literature and a background as an award-winning freelance writer for The New York Times, Paul is a musician, songwriter, theatrical improviser and actor who has performed in venues across the country, including various camps, schools, libraries, hospitals, concert halls, coffee houses, and special events. He has recently won the 2006 Children's Music Web Awards...

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JIMMY WEBB WITH SPECIAL GUEST PETER CALO

JULY 12

To say that Jimmy Webb is one of the last of a breed would imply that there is or ever was anyone quite like him.    The man who gave the world what has been called “the first existential country song” (“The Highwayman”) and confounded generations of radio listeners with the brilliance of a lyric about a cake left out in the rain (“MacArthur Park”); who has topped the country, disco and pop music charts with a list of artists astounding in its diversity;

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Lee Knight

JULY 12

Is your child stagestruck, always singing, dancing and acting?
Here's their chance to be part of the action! You can watch a video of the children interacting at www.Lee-Knight.com Lee is a performer who has written over 100 songs for children up to the 6th

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MAMBO LOCO

JULY 19TH

Formed in 2005, Mambo Loco has become synonymous with the classic music of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican origin. During the past several years Larry, Bill, Wayne and Alfredo have been bringing the best of "Old School" Latin and Latin Jazz music to the Long Island, NY area. Lead vocalist and conguero Larry Belford has been performing since he was a child growing up on New York's Long Island. As an adult he has performed in or with many of the best Latin groups in NY including the Bad Street Boys, Charlie Rodriguez, Johnny Pacheco, Roberto Torres and Celia Cruz.

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ANTIGONE RISING

JULY 26

ANTIGONE RISING exploded onto the spotlight in 2005 becoming the first band on Starbuck's Hear Music (Lava Records) with their best selling debut LP. A lineup change brought Nini Camps to the band, whose excellent musicianship and voice blends perfectly with the signature style soaring three part harmonies of founding sisters Kristen Henderson (bass /vocals), Cathy Henderson (lead guitar /vocals) and Dena Tauriello (drums), that ANTIGONE RISING has become known and loved for.

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QUICKDRAW

AUGUST 2

QUICKDRAW’s s band members have played as EDDIE MONEY's backing band, playing hits "TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE",  "BABY HOLD ON TO ME", "I WANNA GO BACK" to name a few.  QD’s Steve Ronsen is Eddie Money's Musical Director for Eddie’s play "TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE”

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RICHIE CANNATA

AUGUST 9


 Richie Cannata has worked with Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, the Beach Boys, Bernie   Williams and the list goes on. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, then Long Island, Richie studied classical piano in his youth, along with clarinet, flute, keyboards and sax, with...

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Strawberry fields

AUGUST 16

In 1964, the first US arrival of four lads from Liverpool changed the course of music history, as well as world history - forever! Their mere presence in a room made adolescent hearts throb and traffic jam for hours in every major city they toured. We are talking about none other than The Beatles, whose contribution to music defined an era. They affected every area of life including fashion, hairstyles, politics, protests, war, religion, and yes, peace and love.

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ANDY ALEDORT AND CHRIS KINNEAR WITH THE GROOVE KINGS

AUGUST 23

It was fate that brought two great guitar players to join forces to create Rock and Roll magic! It all happened one night in Sea Cliff, when Andy Aledort and the Groove Kings were performing and Andy requested that Chris Kinnear sit in.  After sitting in on each other’s gigs, Chris and Andy decided to take it to the next level and do some shows together. They discovered that they had great chemistry as collaborators, and the response from their audience was overwhelming! Whenever their schedules permit, this duo teams up to play each other’s original songs and inspired covers.

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TIMES TEN

AUGUST 23

Times Ten is a band which covers many genres of music with a high energy Rock twist. The band's biggest influences are Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, and Van Halen. You can hear it in their music stylings. The range of music they cover is from the Blues all the way through to Modern Alternative Rock!!
 

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Soul Sound Revue

AUGUST 30

Soul Sound Revue, by far the hottest Motown show this side of Detroit, performs the greatest hits in the true “Motown Tradition”.   Soul Sound review recreates the dynamic vocal harmonies and musical styling of classical Motown groups of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s: The Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and many more.
 

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2013 Schedule

July 5
The Marty Napoleon Quartet featuring Bria Skonberg

On our Second Stage: Paul Helou

July 12
Jimmy Webb with special guest Peter Calo

July 19
Mambo Loco

July 26
Antigone Rising

August 2
Quickdraw

On Our Second Stage: Paul Helou 7:30 Lou Coppola 8:30

August 9
Richie Cannata

On Our Second Stage: Lee Knight Books Alive! 7:30

August 16
Strawberry Fields

On Our Second Stage: Mariana Iranzi 7:30

August 23
Andy Aledort and Chris Kinnear with The Groove Kings
Times Ten

On Our Second Stage: Funky Town Playground 7:30

August 30
Soul Sound Revue

Downtown Sounds 2013 Host Joe Manfredi

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