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Recording Broadway: An afternoon with Thomas Z. Shepard

Join us in welcoming Thomas Z. Shepard as he brings his great program, Recording Broadway to the East Hampton Library. Recording Broadway offers audiences a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway and the men and women who have made it an American institution. Talking about the shows he’s recorded and the people he’s worked with – everyone from Leonard Bernstein, Sheldon Harnick, Jerry Herman, Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim to Julie Andrews, Yul Brynner, Barbara Cook, Placido Domingo, Danny Kaye, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Debbie Reynolds, Angela Lansbury, Chita Rivera and Barbra Streisand – Shepard opens a window onto the shows that made Broadway.

SAT 12/15

1-2:30 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/recording-broadway-an-afternoon-with-thomas-z-shepard-tickets-50460614055

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Author Discussion – Sinatra!

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome author and music critic, Will Friedwald, as he discusses and signs copies of the latest edition of his book, Sinatra! The Song Is You: A Singer’s Art. He has written for newspapers that include the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Village Voice, Newsday, New York Observer, and New York Sun. Mr. Friedwald will be interviewed by Bill Boggs. Boggs was host of Midday Live on WNEW-TV (now WNYW) from 1975 to 1986, as well as ‘Saturday Morning Live’ on WNEW TV. Mr. Boggs will facilitate his talk by interviewing him and interacting with his own insights into Frank Sinatra.

Sat, July 28, 2018

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-discussion-sinatra-tickets-47387730979

Karaoke Night (for Adults)

Join us for our first ever after hours karaoke night for adults!
Be prepared to belt out your favorite tunes!

6/1

6-8 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/karaoke-night-for-adults-tickets-45317876990

Movie – The Greatest Showman

Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

5/15

5-7 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-the-greatest-showman-tickets-44856512035

Mostly Motown, Rhonda Denet live in concert

Join the East Hampton Library in welcoming  Rhonda Denet as she performs the music showcase, Mostly Motown. Songs from the 60s and 70s — MOSTLY MOTOWN is a review of classic rhythm & blues and soul celebrating a time when this primarily African-American genre crossed over to mainstream audiences.

Sat, June 9, 2018

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mostly-motown-tickets-44039551484

Tennessee Walt’s Hanks A Lot!

Tennessee Walt’s Hanks A Lot! is a one-man concert featuring plenty of songs by Hank Williams, of course, but also both classics and underappreciated rarities by the likes of Hank Snow, Hank Thompson, Hank Locklin, Hank Garland, Hank Cochran and even Hank Williams Jr. and Hank Williams III arranged by Tennessee Walt for voice and piano. It’s a musical celebration of 95 years of Hanks (Hank Williams, the first and still the greatest Hank, would have been 95 this year), filled with great songs and also with intriguing , thought-provoking background information on the classic songs and the great Hanks who made them.

Saturday, April 14, 2018,

1 – 3 pm

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-walts-hanks-a-lot-tickets-43036796216

Tennessee Walt’s Hanks A Lot!

Tennessee Walt’s Hanks A Lot! is a one-man concert featuring plenty of songs by Hank Williams, of course, but also both classics and underappreciated rarities by the likes of Hank Snow, Hank Thompson, Hank Locklin, Hank Garland, Hank Cochran and even Hank Williams Jr. and Hank Williams III arranged by Tennessee Walt for voice and piano. It’s a musical celebration of 95 years of Hanks (Hank Williams, the first and still the greatest Hank, would have been 95 this year), filled with great songs and also with intriguing , thought-provoking background information on the classic songs and the great Hanks who made them.

Saturday, April 14, 2018,

1 – 3 pm

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-walts-hanks-a-lot-tickets-43036796216

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Bristol Sessions, also known as “the Big Bang of Country Music.”  No less an authority than Johnny Cash wrote, “These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music.”  To mark the anniversary, Tennessee Walt returns with “Bristol & Beyond: The Birth of Country Music,” a lecture/concert exploring the Sessions and their legacy, featuring live performances of songs by Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and many more.

Sat
4/8
1-3 PM

Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, register at the Adult Reference Desk, or at the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-walts-bristol-beyond-the-roots-of-country-music-tickets-32621255052

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Bristol Sessions, also known as “the Big Bang of Country Music.”  No less an authority than Johnny Cash wrote, “These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music.”  To mark the anniversary, Tennessee Walt returns with “Bristol & Beyond: The Birth of Country Music,” a lecture/concert exploring the Sessions and their legacy, featuring live performances of songs by Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and many more.

Sat
4/8
1-3 PM

Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, register at the Adult Reference Desk, or at the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-walts-bristol-beyond-the-roots-of-country-music-tickets-32621255052

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