The Folk Music Society of Huntington has been presenting concerts since 1970. Below you can find a listing and information about our past events.
In Aug 2012, we changed the way we store and display events to match the tecnhnology of our new site. For information about events prior to August 2012, please visit the archive from our old site by clicking here.
Lara Herscovitch is an engaging contemporary singer-songwriter with a voice “clear and smooth, like expensive liquor” (Northeast Performer). Her music blends acoustic folk with pop, jazz, blues and Latin influences. Hailed as “a remarkable performer” on WSHU’s Profiles in Folk, Lara has showcased at the International Folk Alliance Conference, served as the official Connecticut State Troubadour (2010-2012), and performed on A Prairie Home Companion and in John Platt’s “On Your Radar” series in NYC. Trained as a policy social worker, Lara has worked on behalf of disadvantaged populations in Asia, Latin America and the U.S. Small wonder, then, that echoes of the global themes of equity and social justice resonate throughout her music. Lara has recorded five studio albums, including her most recent release – Four Wise Monkeys.
Josh Joffen is a Long Island-based singer-songwriter whose songs are, by turns, rousing, funny, poetic and insightful -- blending modern and traditional folk and jazz influences with a rich palette of guitar voicings and open tunings. Josh is a two-time winner of the prestigious Kerrville New Folk Competition and a 2011 winner in the Great American Song Contest His songs have appeared in Fast Folk Musical Magazine and Sing Out! and have been recorded by such artists as Gathering Time and Mike Agranoff. With his warm, welcoming stage presence, Josh is equally at home before large and intimate audiences. He has performed at numerous clubs, coffeehouses and festivals. His most recent album, Postcard From Antigua, is a lyrical travelogue with songs set in locales from the Caribbean and the Middle East to his native New York.
David Moss is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and a 2011 winner of the prestigious Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition. Moss hails from Peoria, IL and began his musical journey playing cello and singing in various formats at a very young age. After earning a degree in cello performance from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), he moved to Austin, TX in 2007 and immersed himself in the music scene there for a number of years before relocating to New York. Besides performing as a solo artist and with his twin brother, Adam, he continues his cello career playing and composing with The Blue Hit, Ana Egge, Moishe Circus and Satellite Ballet, among others. Moss’ song “Jerusalem,” penned in 2010, was featured on “Democracy Now” in 2014 – the same year that he released an album entitled Songs for Willoughby. (www.mosssongs.com)