16 Mar Winterfest 2015 | Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks
We are counting down the final weeks of Long Island Winterfest 2015, but the performances keep coming! That includes an old favorite, Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks! On Saturday, March 21, come see the band rock out at the Hotel Indigo Ballroom. From 7 pm to 11 pm, this rockabilly band will have you dancing. So make sure you don’t miss out on one of the best shows of Winterfest 2015!
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks
In 1988, Gene Casey moved to the East End of Long Island after living and performing in Manhattan. Casey played shows at classic NYC venues, like CBGB’s, Mudd Club and more during the new wave punk musical movement. Casey formed the Lone Sharks, which quickly became a staple in the music scene of the Hamptons. While the band grew in the 1990s, they were a regular at The Wild Rose Café in Bridgehampton. Their roots rock and swing genre sold out the café on the weekends. They even released several albums with original songs.
Along with vocalist Gene Casey, the Lone Sharks are comprised of talented musicians. Chris Ripley plays drums; Paul Scher plays saxophone; and Tony Palumbo plays upright bass.
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks have played with plenty of artists including, Tiny Tim, Wanda Jackson, Elvis Costello, The Who’s John Entwistle, NRBQ, Sleepy LaBeef and more.
Their most recent album is titled, “Untrained,” which includes 12 songs written by Casey and the sharks. The album pays tribute to the roots of contemporary Americana with a mix of rock and roll, 1960s pop and classic country and western music.
Winterfest 2015 is Long Island’s best music festival, with over 120 performances in venues across the East End. It’s a celebration of everything Long Island from the talented musicians to the locally grown food and island made libations!
Spend the night at Hotel Indigo with friends and loved ones for a great party. Our ballroom features atmospheric elements that create a perfect setting for an amazing performance. The Bistro 72 Chefs have crafted a 4 four course prix fixe dinner menu for the event, and the Bartenders will be serving an impressive array of draughts, wine and spirits to make the night even more fun!
So, come by for a rockabilly night to remember. Spend the weekend with us to see more amazing Winterfest 2015 performances! For room rates and reservations, please call the hotel directly at 631.369.2200. We hope to see you there!