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Sidemen: Long Road to Glory

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Co-Sponsors Screening of Sidemen: Long Road to Glory on October 30 at Long Island Museum in Stony Brook

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame will co-sponsor a Scott Sharrard concert, a screening of Sidemen: Long Road to Glory, and a Q & A on Monday, October 30 at The Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY – October 21, 2017 –  The Port Jefferson Documentary Series’ presentation of Sidemen: Long Road to Glory is an intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy […]

Holiday Concert

Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Family Holiday Concert

Celebrating the Music of Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau & Suffolk A Benefit for Music Education Programs Long Island’s finest high school bands and orchestras including Great Neck Orchestra & Chorus, Oyster Bay Wind Ensemble, Herricks Jazz Ensemble and Uniondale Show Choir will be performing with Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductees including Richie Cannata from Billy Joel’s original band, Albert Bouchard, founding member of Blue Oyster Cult, and some very special surprise guests! November 19th at 2PM – NYCB Theater […]

Nominations Sought for Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Music Educator of Note 2017

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame Music Educator of Note Award nomination period for 2017 is now open. Created in 2007 and sponsored by the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, the Music Educator of Note Award is open to any music educator (public or private) who demonstrates an exceptional and long-term commitment to music education in geographic Long Island (Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau or Suffolk counties). Any colleague, current or former student may nominate an educator for consideration. Click […]

The Sounds of Film

Long Island Music Legends, Elliott Murphy and Garland Jeffreys, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Elliott Murphy, who is featured in the Stony Brook Film Festival’s documentary, The Second Act of Elliott Murphy, will be Tom Needham’s special guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film. Also on the program, is Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductee, Garland Jeffreys.

Music Notes

2017 Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Scholarship Winners Announced

LONG ISLAND MUSIC HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED June 27, 2017 (MELVILLE, NY) – Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 LIMHoF Scholarship Program. Each year, LIMHoF grants thousands of dollars in music scholarships to students graduating in Long Island, Brooklyn and/or Queens who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in music. This year, four scholarships were awarded. “Every year we become more impressed with the scholarship applications […]

Long Island Composers Alliance, In Association with Long Island Music Hall of Fame, Presents Music by and For Students Concert on June 11

Long Island Composers Alliance, In Association with Long Island Music Hall of Fame, Presents Music by and For Students Concert on June 11

The Long Island Composers Alliance and Long Island Music Hall of Fame are partnering for the 44th annual Music By And For Students concert. The concert, presented on Sunday, June 11 @ 2:30 PM at Hofstra University’s Helene Fortunoff Concert Hall on California Avenue in Hempstead, will feature new compositions written specifically for students by LICA composers and original compositions written and performed by Long Island students. This celebration of young players and composers has become the model for State-Wide […]

Long Island Music Hall Of Fame Adds Former Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal To Honorary Education Board

May 18, 2017 (MELVILLE, NY) – The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce that Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, solo artist, producer, and former lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses, has been added to their Honorary Education Board. The LIMHoF Education Advisory Board’s goal is to help carry out the Long Island Music Hall of Fame’s education mission. Lending star power and educational expertise to the Education Board, Bumblefoot joins a growing list of celebrities and educators […]

LIMHOF Scholarship Application Now Available

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Application Now Available for Graduating Seniors

May 9, 2017 (MELVILLE, NY) – Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce that it is officially accepting applications for its 2017 LIMHoF Scholarship Program. Each year, LIMHoF grants thousands of dollars in music scholarships to students who are graduating from high school in Long Island, Brooklyn and/or Queens, and who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in music. This year, four $500 scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students. “Long Island Music Hall […]

High School Music Department Recognition Program Concert

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is proud to announce the recipients of their first High School Music Department Recognition Program. Seven Long Island High School music programs will be honored at a ceremony at: Northport High School 7:30pm on Monday, April 3, 2017 The schools receiving this prestigious recognition include: Freeport High School Great Neck North High School Herricks High School Huntington High School Long Island High School of the Arts Northport High School Uniondale High School Northport […]

A Message from the Chairman on the passing of Tony Martell

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame mourns the loss of music industry veteran Tony Martell. In addition to working with dozens of prominent artists from the 1960’s through the 1990s as A&R director, record label vice president, and record label head, primarily with CBS Records (now Sony entertainment) and its subsidiaries, Martell worked with musicians who covered a wide range of musical styles including rock, soul, jazz, pop, blues, and heavy metal, including several in the Long Island Music Hall of […]