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Acoustic Apple opens at Starlight

In mid-December, 2017 Acoustic Apple had the opportunity to open for Robinson Treacher and Alice Howe at the Starlight Concert Series in Northport.  Icy road conditions made the trip to Northport (normally about 45 minutes) a 2-hour white-knuckle driving experience…

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Acoustic Apple at NERFA

Acoustic Apple attended the NorthEast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) music conference in Stamford, CT November 9-12.  This conference (aka "party") featured 700+ Musicians, Folk DJs, Venue managers, Agents, Promoters, and others involved in the business of Folk Music.  We got…

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Summer is almost gone

Summer ends on Friday, September 22.  While this summer has been very good for Acoustic Apple (gigs, festivals, street busking at Jones Beach, East Meadow Farm, Merrick Street Fair and NYC's Washington Square Park), it has not been kind to…

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Home from Falcon Ridge

Falcon Ridge was a mixed bag of good and bad for Acoustic Apple this year.  Gary's first grand child was born on the day he planned to travel to the festival.  Everything went well at the hospital.  Mother and baby…

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Acoustic Apple heads to Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Steve and Gary will head to the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in early August for our annual mega-dose of friends, folk music and fun.  Several days of jamming and enjoying multiple stage of music with thousands of like-minded friends in…

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Acoustic Apple at Harry Chapin Tribute

Steve and Gary attended the Harry Chapin Tribute at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Monday, July 17 and participated in the Grand Finale "All My Life's a Circle" in front of a large crowd at the band shell.  Maybe…

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Acoustic Apple at Brooklyn Academy of Music

On Wednesday, June 21 Steve and Gary carried our guitars on the LIRR and headed to The Brooklyn Academy of Music for our first corporate gig.  Acoustic Apple was selected by Starbucks as one of the performers at their big…

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Acoustic Apple at Northport Farmers Market

If the weather cooperates, we will be performing our first morning gig outdoors at the Northport Farmers Market on Saturday, June 17.  Then we pack our guitars and head to South Salem, NY for a private "Bluegrass Pickin' Party" at…

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Three Gigs in Three Days (again!)

In February we managed to book three gigs in a row (Thursday night, Friday night & Saturday night) for the first time, and we just did it again in March.  All three gigs were completed as scheduled, and we managed…
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Acoustic Apple Heads to Massachusetts

After performing to a full house at the Starving Artist Café last night, Steve and Gary are packing up our instruments and heading to the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival in Framingham, Massachusetts next week.  We will be joining many of…
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Three Gigs In Three Days

Three gigs in three days was a first for Acoustic Apple.  Last Thursday night we performed at Spinnakers (a very nice restaurant in Oyster Bay).  We had previously been a "featured performer" at the weekly open mic, but this was…
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Acoustic Apple Is In A Groove

Acoustic Apple is in a nice groove.  We have expanded our repertoire of songs and have been gigging at least 2 or 3 times each month (pretty good for two guys with full-time day jobs).  We have 12 gigs lined…