Last Licks Café ~ Monthly Coffeehouse
On the fourth Saturday of each month from September through May, the UUFH hosts its Last Licks Café coffeehouse fundraiser, featuring a diverse array of musical talent, mostly from Long Island. Open mic time gives individuals a chance to share their varied talents, and the featured acts have ranged from singer-songwriters to instrumental jazz to vocal ensemble to chamber music. There’s a modest admission fee and tasty refreshments are on sale. (Fresh strawberries are the signature dessert.)
Last Licks 2017-2018 Season
All shows start with open mic at 7:30 pm, followed promptly by the featured performers.
September 23, 2017 The Queazles
One of Long Island’s finest rock bands playing excellent renditions of classic songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s.
October 28, 2017 The Michael Amendola Fourtet **
Jazz music at its finest, direct from NYC, with composer-arranger Michael Amendola on Sax, Carlo DeRosa on bass, Tom Guarna on Guitar and Scott Neumann on Drums. The Fourtet plays originals as well as arrangements of classic jazz material.
January 27, 2018 Oompah.* Open mic artists
An evening of eclectic music featuring more than a dozen artists who are veterans of the Long Island Open Mic Circuit.
February 24, 2018 Comedy Night. Improv group
Seen in various clubs around Long Island, a talented group of performers create an evening of antic improvisation under the direction of local legend John Dorcic.
March 24, 2018 Hickory Bench Playhouse
One of Last Licks most popular acts, the Hickory Bench presents an evening of original songs, comic skits and bogus commercials, all done in the style of an old-time radio show. Directed by Rick Cashman.
April 28,2018 He-Bird, She-Bird and
Annie Mark & Chris James
An evening of original music by some of the best singer-songwriters around. He-Bird, She-Bird, namely Todd Evans, Christine Kellar and Terri Hall, has been playing venues all over the Island and gathering a following. Mainstays of NYRMA, Annie Mark’s amazing vocals and Chris James legendary guitar work have graced every local stage.
Admission for all performances are $15/$13 seniors-students w/ID unless otherwise noted.
*Special $5 admission. **Children under 12 free admission.