Several of the New York area’s finest roots musicians will take the stage on Saturday, April 5, at 8 p.m. as part of a benefit roots music festival at the Levitas Center for the Arts at the Southampton Cultural Center.
Frank Carillo and The Bandoleros, Little Toby Walker and Caroline Doctorow will be appearing; the evening has been organized as a benefit for the Sag Harbor Food Pantry.
Mr. Carillo’s 2006 release “Bad Out There” reached number one on the Roots Music Report Roots Rock Airplay. He has played with Tom Petty, Peter Frampton, Tim Hardin and spent last year touring with John Hammond, with whom he played guitar and did backing vocals. He has written songs with Carly Simon and Europe’s Golden Earring, among others.
Mr. Walker is winner of the prestigious International Blues Challenge Award in Memphis and is fast becoming well known in both the United States and Europe. A consumate bluesman, Walker has appeared on the main stage at the renowned Philadelphia Folk Festival and has toured England and Europe.
Ms. Doctorow’s recordings have charted on both the Americana and Fok Radio airplay charts and her music was featured in a PBS history special hosted by Katie Couric. She is about to release her sixth album, “Hummingbird.” She has garnered national attention for her songwriting.
Reserved tickets are $20 each for general seating and may be obtained by calling the Southampton Cultural Center at 631-287-4377. Reservations are advised, as seating is limited. Tickets will be sold at the door for $25, if available.
The Levitas Center for the Arts at the Southampton Cultural Center is located at 2 Pond Lane in Southampton. The evening will benefit the Sag Harbor Food Pantry.