Hard Luck Café: Christine & Company -and- The String Sisters
December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Huntington’s own Christine & Company and The String Sisters will take the stage during the monthly Hard Luck Café concert series co-presented by the Folk Music Society of Huntington and the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue, Huntington) in the Cinema’s Sky Room on Wednesday, December 20, from 7pm-10pm.
An open mic, for which sign-up is at 6:30pm, precedes the concert. Tickets are $20 ($15 for Cinema Arts Centre/FMSH members) and can be purchased online at https://cinemaartscentre.org or at the box office now through the evening of the event.
Joanne Ambrosini (L), Christine Ambrosini, and John Ambrosini (R) of Christine & Company
Christine & Company (christineambrosini.com) is a new musical adventure for Huntington-based singer-songwriter Christine (Kellar) Ambrosini, known to Long Island audiences for her earlier work as a member of acoustic trio He-Bird, She-Bird. Christine & Company showcases Christine’s lyrically-rich, harmony-driven original songs, and features Christine on vocals and guitar, joined by Joanne Ambrosini on backup vocals, John Ambrosini (johnambrosini.com) on backup vocals, guitar, and keyboard, and Zachary Swanson (zacharyswansonmusic.com) on bass guitar.
Annie Mark (L) and Maria Fairchild (R) of The String Sisters
The String Sisters, featuring Annie Mark (anniemarkmusic.com)and Maria Fairchild (mariafairchild.com), perform a mix of classic country, blues, old-time, and original songs. Their original songs explore life’s journey, struggles and triumphs — with wit and wisdom. Both sing, while their sound features guitar, banjo and mandolin. Both Annie and Maria are known locally as solo artists and for their performances with others. Between the two of them, they’ve played from Florida and Nashville to Ireland, and British Columbia, Canada to London, England.