5th Annual Folk 2 Funk Festival Artists in Partnership, Inc., a not-for-profit arts organization providing cultural arts programs to the community for over 15 years, and the Long Beach Public Library present the 5th Annual Folk-2-Funk Festival, an eclectic mix of Folk, Americana, Funk and Blues, Friday March 27th, through Sunday, March 29th at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY.
All events are FREE, but please bring non-perishable foods to be distributed to local food pantries. Please consider joining Artists in Partnership, Inc. either online at www.aip-arts.org or sign up at the event.
7:30- Steve Adelson Trio
8:30- Funky Folks: featuring Broadway World Award winner for Best Female Vocalist, Pamela Lewis, joined by John Hurley, Sean & Donna Gillen of “Code Bleu”
** Come down to LOLA’s-right after the Library show- Have a cocktail and enjoy the funky music of “The Sweet Soul Music Band” at 9:30. No Cover
1:00 – Children’s Art and Music Workshop- Kids and their families participate in a music/movement program featuring Robin Greenstein and then make instruments from recycled materials that they can take home.
3:00 – Suzanne Sheridan Band: featuring the music of Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell
7:00 – Robin Greenstein- concert “Images of Women in Folk Music”.
7:45 – Feral Matt Foster- Brooklyn’s own “Roots n’ Ruckus” singer/songwriter
8:30 – Fred Thomas Band- Former James Brown Bass Man delivers Funk and Soul
** Come down to LOLA’s-right after the Library show- Have a cocktail and enjoy the music of the reunited “Li’l Cliff and the Cliffhangers” at 9:30. No Cover
1:30 – Scott Barkan Trio- Indie/Folk/Blues/Roots/
2:30 – The Kennedys- The Super Duo of Maura and Pete Kennedy
3:45 – M Shanghai- Brooklyn based folk/Americana collective
VISIT www.aip-arts.org for information about AIP and performers.
All programs Subject to Change. Seating limited to 200.
** LOLA’s is located across the street from the Library at 180 West Park Ave.
(516)442-1090- Full Delicious Menu