Councilman Pinto Announces 2017 Distinguished Artists Concert Performances for January

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The Town of Oyster Bay 2017 Distinguished Artists Concert series kicks off the new year this January with more fantastic performances scheduled at various libraries throughout the Town according to Councilman Joseph G. Pinto.

“The diverse arrangement of culture and talent featured in each performance has made the Distinguished Artists concert series one of the most popular programs offered by the Town of Oyster Bay,” Councilman Pinto stated. “Each concert is free of charge and provides residents with the opportunity to witness some of the finest cultural and performing arts entertainment at various local libraries.”

Councilman Pinto noted that there are five performances scheduled for January:

-On Sunday, January 8, at 2:00 p.m. there will be a performance by the band Rave On, who will perform the music of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and other rock legends at the Jericho Public Library, 1 Merry Lane, Jericho. All are welcome to attend but this performance requires a ticket. To receive a ticket, please call the Jericho Public Library at 516-935-6790, ext. 19.

-On Saturday, January 14, at 8:00 p.m., Alexander Wu & the Serendip Piano Trio will perform “The JFK Whitehouse Concerts 1961-1963” at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, 999 Old Country Road, Plainview.

-On Sunday, January 15, at 1:00 p.m., musician Dave Ruch will perform traditional and historical songs of New York State at the Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Lane, Massapequa.

-On Sunday, January 22, at 1:00 p.m., singer Micheal Castaldo will perform “From Italy with Love-Classical Crossover Tenor” at the Syosset Public Library, 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset.

-On Sunday, January 29, at 2:00 p.m., residents are invited to see Just Sixties-The Stories! The Songs! A music and retrospective narrative of the 60’s era that will be held at the Locust Valley Library, 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley.

The “Distinguished Artists” concert series is sponsored by the Town of Oyster Bay’s Department of Community & Youth Services. Anyone looking for more information should call 797-7900 or visit