Hard Luck Café Concert at Cinema Arts Centre Features Carolann Solebello + Rich Lanahan & Gerry McKeveny
Singer-Songwriters Carolann Solebello and Rich Lanahan & Gerry McKeveny share the bill during the monthly Hard Luck Café series at the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue, Huntington) on Thursday, Dec. 21. The 8:30 p.m. concert in the Cinema’s Sky Room will be preceded by an open mic at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 ($10 for Cinema Arts Centre and Folk Music Society of Huntington members) and will be available at the door. Visit www.fmsh.org or call (631) 425-2925 for more information.
An award-winning, New York City-born and bred performing songwriter, Carolann Solebello is best known to folk audiences as a founding member of the Americana trio Red Molly. She now tours as both a solo artist and with the modern folk quartet No Fuss and Feathers. Rich Lanahan is a Long Island-based folk-rock and Americana style singer-songwriter who also has played lead guitar for other performing songwriters and for various alt-country bands – including Fourteen Feet and The WellDiggers. Gerry McKeveny is an acoustic singer-songwriter and guitarist who has also been part of the popular Long Island-based folk harmony trio Gathering Time for the past five years. Rosanne Cash once commented on the “beautiful, emotionally potent lyricism” of his work.
Established in 1973, Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre (www.cinemaartscentre.org) seeks to bring the best of cinematic artistry to Long Island and use the power of film to expand the awareness and consciousness of our community. LI’s only not-for-profit, viewer-supported, independent cinema presents a wide array of films that are often accompanied by discussions and guest speakers.
The Folk Music Society of Huntington (www.fmsh.org) presents two monthly concert series, a monthly folk jam, and an annual folk festival in conjunction with the Huntington Arts Council. Its First Saturday Concerts at the Congregational Church of Huntington in Centerport continue on January 6 with The Slambovian Circus of Dreams.