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Upcoming Dates

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Bluegrass & mandolin music at the Long Island Fair - 2-4 PM

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

175 LI Fair at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration


Sunday, September 24th, 2017

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Bluegrass & mandolin music at the Long Island Fair - 2-4 PM

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

175th Long Island Fair


Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Garden of Eve Organic Farm

Garden of Eve Oktoberfest - TBA

Sound Ave
Riverhead New York [map]

3 Hours LIVE BLUEGRASS w/ Back Roads with Buddy Merriam on Mandolin!


Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Port Jefferson Library

Back Roads Trio - 2 pm

100 Thompson St
Port Jefferson New York 11777
[map]

Join us for an afternoon concert of LIVE BLUEGRASS with Buddy Merriam on Mandolin.

Please be sure to call and reserve a seat. THIS is an RSVP event 631-473-0022


Sunday, November 26th, 2017

East Meadow Library

Buddy Merriam Back Roads - 2 pm

1886 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554 (516) 794-2570
East Meadow New York 11554
USA 516-794-2570 [map]

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Grey Horse Tavern

The Sunday Scene - 4-6 pm

291 Bayport Ave
Bayport New York 11705
US 631-472-1868 [map]

Past Dates

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Annual Garlic Festival

Bluegrass & Mandolin music at the Garlic Festival - 12-3 PM

Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead New York USA 631) 722-8777 [map]

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads return to the Garlic Festival at the Garden of Eve Farm


Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Great Eastern Music Festival

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads at the Great Eastern Music Festival - 10 AM

Montauk Lighthouse
Montauk New York USA [map]

The first year for this fine music festival in Montauk with Sarah Jarosz


Sunday, September 10th, 2017

benefit for wusb at Katie's of Smithtown

Buddy & Friends - tba

Main St
Smithtown New York usa [map]

A benefit for wusb 90.1 fm- I've been hosting "Blue Grass Time" for 26 years Wed. nights 6-8 PM & streaming live at www.wusb.fm

Lots of great talent, the benefit runs from 12 noon on Sat & Sunday!


Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover charge

Original Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island. A wonderful way to spend a summers eve.


Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Long Island Bluegrass Festival

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads at LI Bluegrass Festival - 3 pm

Tanner Park
Copaigue New York US [map]

We're back at the Long Island Bluegrass festival after a few years off. Buddy will be hosting another Monroe Style Mandolin Workshop at 1 PM and hitting the Main Stage at 3- A great line up headlined by Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Molly Tuttle, East Bound Freight and others.


Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut - 5:30-9:30

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover charge

Bluegrass & Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island. A wonderful way to spend a summers eve.


Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover charge

Original Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island. A wonderful way to spend a summers eve.


Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Back Roads trio @ the Shoppes at East Wind

The Shoppes at East Wind Concert Series - 6:30-8 PM

5720 Rt 25A (& Sound Ave)
Wading River New York usa [map]
Price: n/c

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Back Roads Trio at Bayard Cutting Arboretum - 2 pm

440 Montauk Highway
Great River New York 11739
US 631-581-1002 [map]
Price: n/c but parking charge

We're back at the Arboretum for the Islip Arts Council, a beautiful location for a show!


Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut - 5:30-9:30

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover charge

Bluegrass & Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island


Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover charge

Original mandolin music on the beach!


Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut - 5:30-9:30

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover charge

Bluegrass & Mandolin music, great food & drinks and the best sunsets around-a fine way to spend a summers eve


Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn

WUSB 40th year Celebration - 11 AM

150 Main Street
Stony Brook New York 11790
US 751-0555 [map]

I'll be playing a set with Beaumont Tamchin at the opening of the reception for the 40th year Celebration Reception for WUSB! I've hosted "Blue Grass Time" for 26 years every Wed. 6-8 PM

Go to www.wusb.fm for more info


Sunday, June 25th, 2017

WUSB 40th year Celebration

WUSB's 40th year celebration - 12:00 noon

New York [map]

Buddy will be playing some of his mandolin at the start of the event


Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve Concert

Back Roads Trio - 5 PM

25 Lloyd Harbor Rd
Huntington New York 11743
USA (631) 423-1770 [map]
Price: n/c

A beautiful park for a concert!


Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Belmont Race Track

The Belmont Stakes - 9:30 AM-3:30 PM

Elmont New York US [map]

Our annual appearance at the Belmont Stakes, it's our first show with new fiddle player Eamonn O'Rourke!


Sunday, June 4th, 2017

St Marks Church

Concert in St Marks Chapel - 2 pm

754 Main St
Islip New York 11751
USA (631) 581-4950 [map]
Price: $10

An intimate concert in a wonderful sounding room, wine & cheese reception included


Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Hope Walk For Addiction

Hope Walk For Addiction - 10:30-2 pm

Cedar Beach
Mt. Sinai New York 11766
USA [map]
Price: public event

 A special day in memory of Billy Reitzig and so many others. We join together to walk, talk and celebrate life with those whom have lost loved ones to drug addiction. Back Roads will perform. Time to be announced. You can register online-it's free at

www.hopewalkforaddiction.org 


Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Huntington Public Library

Mandolin & Bluegrass Concert - 2 PM

338 Main St
Huntington New York 11743
usa 631-421-5053 [map]
Price: No Charge

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

North Shore Public Library

BUddy Merriam & Back Roads at the North Shore Library - 2 PM

250 Rte. 25A
Shoreham New York 11786
US 631.929.4488 [map]
Price: No Charge

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Oktoberfest. benefit for wusb

Garden of Eve Oktoberfest/benefit for wusb - 2:30-5:30 PM

Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead New York USA [map]

This is the 3rd Annual Oktoberfest at the Garden of Eve Organic Farm and also a benefit for wusb! The festival starts Sat. with entertainment including The Welldiggers. On Sunday Mary Lamont band sings some country and then the Trio hits at 2:30.

 

Lots of stuff for the whole family. See you out there


Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads at LI Fair - 12 noon

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Martha Clara Vineyards

Bluegrass at the Vineyard - 1-4

6025 Sound Ave.
Jamesport New York 11947
US [map]
Price: see venue website

It's our first time playing at this fine winery. www.MarthaClaraVineyards.com


Saturday, September 24th, 2016

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads at LI Fair - 12 noon

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Annual Garlic Festival

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 12-3 PM

Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead New York USA 631) 722-8777 [map]

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd at the County Park
Hampton Bays New York USA [map]
Price: no cover

Original mandolin music & bluegrass at this wonderful venue to spend a summer evening on the beach. Great food & drink specials, dancing if you'd like, maybe a swim and the finest sunsets around.


Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd at the County Park
Hampton Bays New York USA [map]
Price: no cover

Original mandolin music & bluegrass at this wonderful venue to spend a summer evening on the beach. Great food & drink specials, dancing if you'd like, maybe a swim and the finest sunsets around.


Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Islip Arts Festival

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 12 noon

The Grange
Sayville New York [map]

An afternoon of fine music at the Grange


Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Jerry Jam

BUddy Merriam & Back Roads at Jerry Jam - TBA

Cathedral of Pines Park
Middle Island New York usa [map]

A new location for this 3 day festival celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia


Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 2 PM

440 Montauk Highway
Great River New York 11739
US 631-581-1002 [map]
Price: N/C but there is a parking fee

It's great to be back at the Arboretum for another afternoon show for my friends at the Islip Arts Council


Thursday, July 28th, 2016

The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd at the County Park
Hampton Bays New York USA [map]
Price: no cover

Original mandolin music & bluegrass at this wonderful venue to spend a summer evening on the beach. Great food & drink specials, dancing if you'd like, maybe a swim and the finest sunsets around.


Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd at the County Park
Hampton Bays New York USA [map]
Price: no cover

Original Mandolin Music with double mandolins in harmony, guitar, fiddle and string bass


Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Buddy & Kathy at Suffolk County Farm

BUddy & Kathy at Suffolk County Farm - 6 PM

Yapank New York uas [map]

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd at the County Park
Hampton Bays New York USA [map]

Original mandolin music & bluegrass at this wonderful venue to spend a summer evening on the beach. Great food & drink specials, dancing if you'd like, maybe a swim and the finest sunsets around.


Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd at the County Park
Hampton Bays New York USA [map]
Price: no cover

Original mandolin music & bluegrass at this wonderful venue to spend a summer evening on the beach. Great food & drink specials, dancing if you'd like, maybe a swim and the finest sunsets around.


Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Traveling Man Bluegrass Music Festival

Traveling Man Bluegrass Festival - 1PM we hit at 3 PM

at the German Masonic Park 89 Western Highway
Tappan New York 10983
USA [map]
Price: $10 advance $15 at the gate chil

Traveling Man Bluegrass Festival

German Masonic Park
89 Western Highway
Tappan, NY 10983

 

The Lineup

RJ Storm & Old School
Dubl Handi
Buckeye Rooster
No Brakes
Buddy Merriam & Back Roads

 

 

www.Travelingmanfestival.com


Saturday, June 11th, 2016

The Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes

Belmont Race Track
Elmont New York USA [map]

It's great to be returning to this horse race, one of the Triple Crown. Horse racing & bluegrass, a match made in heaven!


Sunday, April 17th, 2016

Spirituality of Bluegrass

Spirituality of Bluegrass - 7 PM

Congregational Cuurch of Patchogue
Patchogue New York USA [map]
Price: $10 (but no one turned away for

This should be a cool concert at the Congregational Church of Patchogue held right in the sanctuary. We'll be joined by The New Students, a wonderful young band who I had the pleasure of seeing & playing with last summer.

Part of the proceeds will go toward all the good things the Church does.

 

The Church is located at 95 East Main St. in Patchogue.


Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Nov 14

Blue Grass Time at Mick's - 8 PM

Manorville New York USA [map]
Price: $15

Live @ The LSRR: House …
Manorville, NY, US | 8:00pm
A monthly House Concert series at the Lantern Sound Recording Rig, recorded and videotaped before a live audience, featuring area/regional artists.

 

Bring a dish to pass around and BYOB (bring your own bottle is ok)


Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Bethpage Public Library

It's Blue Grass Time - 2 PM

47 Powell Ave
Bethpage New York 11714
USA (516) 931-3907 [map]
Price: no charge

This show is part of the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series.


Saturday, November 7th, 2015

St. William's Church Square Dance

Square Dance - 8 PM

2000 Jackson Ave
Seaford New York 11783
USA 516-679-8532 [map]

Our annual square dance with Chart Guthrie doing the calling. You don't need any experience, he'll walk you through the steps. The St. William's folks are a lot of fun, coffee, soda and cake served.

Come out for a night of dancing, we'll also be playing some bluegrass!


Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Garden of Eve Octoberfest

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 3 - 6 PM

4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead New York USA 631-722-8777 [map]

This is part of a weekend benefit for WUSB 90.1 fm- Blue Grass Time every Wed. 6-8 PM for 24 years and streaming live at www.wusb.fm.

Lots of great entertainment all weekend at the organic farm, food/beer/vendors and all supporting wusb!


Sunday, September 27th, 2015

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 3:30 PM

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

It's "Blue Grass Time" at Old Bethpage Village Restoration for the Long Island Fair-bring friends and family


Saturday, September 26th, 2015

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 3:30 PM

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

WE are back for another year at this family friendly event.


Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Garden of Eve Garlic Festival

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 3:30 PM

4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead New York 11901
usa (631) 722-8777 [map]

This is one of my favorite places to play on Long Island-everything you can imagine garlic, fresh organic produce, live music, crafts and things for the kids. A big time had by all.


Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Fiddle & Folk Festival

TBA

Benners Farm, Gnarled Hollow Rd
Setauket New York 11733
[map]

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 5:30 -9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: No Admission Charge, buy Food &

It's "Blue Grass Time" at the beach for our final show of the season. The weather is fine, catch a sunset, have dinner & drinks and listen to some original mandolin & bluegrass music right on the beach.

If you haven't made it out to the Meschutt Beach Hut this is our last show of the year out there, why not gather up your friends and family and come on out. We'll pick "Extra Special" for you!


After 3 long sets go on home!

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Private Party

5PM

Amagansett New York [map]

The annual Labor Day Party for our friends in Amagansett


Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Private Party

5 pm

Amagansett New York [map]

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mando Experience - 5:30-9:30

Peconic Beach Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover

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Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

2nd Annual Meschutt Beach Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass on the Bay - 2-9 PM

1 Canal Rd., Hampton Bays, NY on the Bay
Hampton Bays New York USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: No Admission Charge, buy Food &

I'm looking forward to performing at the 2nd Annual Meschutt Beach Bluegrass Festival with Back Roads & The Mandolin Experience along with good friends Free Grass Union & for the first time the Brewflies.

This is  a wonderful location for a festival right on the beach (Bay side) next to the Shinnecock Canal- 4 groups playing all day, food & drink specials, take a swim & relax on the beach or under the large tent, get some vittles & drinks and the best sunsets on Long Island.

We are looking to make this a big year for this festival, please share with your family, friends and bluegrass/newgrass and mandolin lovers.


It will be a long day at the beach, lets have fun & then go home & get some sleep!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Bay Shore Band Shell

12;30 pm

Dr. King Park, Main St
Bay Shore New York USA [map]
Price: free

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience

Peconic Beach Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Jerry Jam

afternoon TBA

Fireman's Park
Patchogue New York [map]

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30

Peconic Beach Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover

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Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

2 pm

440 Montauk Highway
Great River New York 11739
US 631-581-1002 [map]
Price: free but paid parking

bring a lawn chair


Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Private Party

7 pm

Miller Place New York [map]

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Garden City Summer Concert

7 :15

Stewart Ave
Garden City New York USA [map]
Price: free

Bring a lawn chair 


Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Madolin Experience - 5:30-9:30

Peconic Beach Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Meschutt Beach Hut

The Mandolin Experience - 5;30-9;30

Peconic Beach Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Private Party

7 pm

Quogue New York [map]

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Traveling Man Bluegrass Music Festival

afternoon show TBA

at the German Masonic Park 89 Western Highway
Tappan New York 10983
USA [map]

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Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Shannon Court

It's Blue Grass Time - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

our monthly residence at Shandon Court


Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Winterfest 2015

It's Blue Grass Time - 1-3 PM

Bedell Cellars, 36225 Main Road
Cutchogue New York USA (631) 734-7537 [map]

I'm proud to once again be a part of the Winterfest 2015 and performing for our friends at Bedell Cellars.

WINTERFEST IS A SERIES OF EXCEPTIONAL MUSICAL PERFORMANCES OVER SIX WEEKENDS IN FEBRUARY & MARCH.
WE HOST THE ACTS HERE AT BEDELL  CELLARS IN A PROMOTIONAL PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EAST END ARTS COUNCIL. PLEASE BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY AS PERFORMANCES SELL OUT EVERY YEAR. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU.

CHECK OUT OUR WINTERFEST PAGE FOR A FULL SCHEDULE & TICKET PURCHASES

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.bedellcellars.com or 631.734.7537

or for info on the entire series www.liwinterfest.com


Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Shandon Court

It's Blue Grass Time - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Come out & help me celebrate my 35th year with Back Roads at my monthly residence at Shandon Court-a great place to end the weekend with a nice dinner or just some adult beverages and LIVE BLUEGRASS.

I'll be joined with Brian Chabza playing 5 string fiddle, Kathy DeVine on guitar & vocals & Ward Cloughen on string bass & vocals.

 

It will be more special if you are there!


Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Shandon Court

It's Blue Grass Time - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Starting our 2nd year at this fine Irish Restaurant & bar. Good food, friendly staff and Live Bluegrass music


Sunday, January 11th, 2015

North Shore Public Library

It's Blue Grass Time - 2 PM

250 Rte. 25A
Shoreham New York 11786
US 631.929.4488 [map]
Price: No Charge

It will be fine to return to the North Shore Public Library again, it's the first show of my 35th year with Back Roads. I'll be playing many of my mandolin tunes and songs from the new "The Farm" CD.


Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Shandon Court

It's Blue Grass Time - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

It's our monthly residence at Shandon Court, a fine place to end the weekend with a early dinner or just come out for some adult beverages and most important LIVE BLUEGRASS.  We will be celebrating our 1st year at Shandon!


Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Shandon Court

5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

It's our monthly residence at Shandon, a fine place to end the weekend with a wonderful dinner or just some adult beverages. It's LIVE BLUEGRASS!


Friday, November 21st, 2014

St William the Abbot Church

Square Dance with Back Roads, Maria Fairchild caller - 8 PM

2000 Jackson Ave
Seaford New York USA (516) 785-1266 [map]

Our yearly square dance at St. Williams- do se do, promenade and VA Reel, come out for a wonderful night of dancing & bluegrass, bring the family


Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Shandon Court

It's Blue Grass Time - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Our monthly residence at Shandon Court, our home away from home. It's a great way to end the weekend with some dinner or just a few adult beverages. We'll play extra special for you!


Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Garden of Eve Organic Farm

Benefit for WUSB 90.1 fm - 12 & 2 Pm

Sound Ave
Riverhead New York 11901
[map]
Price: $15.00

A Benefit for wusb at the Garden of Eve Organic Farm's Octoberfest- live music all weekend from 12-6 each day- wine, beer, food, vendors, children's activities all to benefit our favorite non commercial radio station.

 

Other acts include Gene Casey, The Welldiggers, Hypnosmoothie, Ahamad Ali, Robert Bruey and many more. This is a fun way to support the station!

"Blue Grass Time" has been on every Wed. night 6-8 PM since 1991


Sunday, September 28th, 2014

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 3:30-5:00 PM

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

2 Days of Bluegrass at the LI Fair again. Bring the family out & spend the day with us- lots of things to do & see ending with LIVE BLUEGRASS at 3:30

I'll have the new "The Farm" CD available for sale.


Saturday, September 27th, 2014

The Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 3:30-5:00 PM

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage New York USA 516-572-8400 [map]

2 Days of Bluegrass at the LI Fair again. Bring the family out & spend the day with us- lots of things to do & see ending with LIVE BLUEGRASS at 3:30

I'll have the new "The Farm" CD available for sale.


Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Blue Grass Time at Shandon Court

Buddy Merriams Back Roads Trio with special guests - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York USA (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

It's our monthly residence at Shandon Court, a great way to end the weekend with a fine dinner, some adult beverages and LIVE BLUEGRASS!  We'll have plenty of copies of our new CD "The Farm" with us for sale.

Why not come on out, have a shake & howdy and pick up a copy.


Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Annual Garlic Festival

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 12-3 PM

Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead New York USA 631) 722-8777 [map]

It is day 2 of the Annual Garlic Festival, organic produce, craft beers, arts & crafts and LIVE BLUEGRASS!

Pick up a copy of our new "The Farm" CD

www.gardenofevefarm.com


Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Annual Garlic Festival

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 3-6 pm

Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead New York USA 631) 722-8777 [map]

Everything Garlic, even ice cream, local brewers, organic produce- it's my kind of place and my kind of people!

LIVE BLUEGRASS

Pick up a copy of our new "The Farm" CD

www.gardenofevefarm.com


Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Meschutt Beach Hut Bluegrass Festival

1st Annual Meschutt Beach Hut Bluegrass festival - 2-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York USA [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

All three of the groups who have preformed at the Tues. night Bluegrass Series at Meschutt Beach Hut get together for a cool one day festival. Buddy Merriam & Back Roads, Free Grass Union & The Mandolin Experience playing on the beautiful Peconic Bay just east of the Shinnecock Canal.

Food & Drink specials and a Mighty Time

*There is no admission charge for this festival but No outside food / beverages allowed as the promoter has to sell food & drinks to pay for this event.

Lets get the first year off to a great start!


Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Meschutt Beach Hut

Wondrous Sounds Festival - 2-9:30 pm

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: no cover

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Our final Mandolin Experience of the summer


Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Shannon Court

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York USA (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

It's our monthly Blue Grass Time at our home away from home Shandon Court. Come on out for an early Sunday dinner, just some adult beverages and some LIVE BLUEGRASS!


Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Meschutt Beach Hut

5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Mandolin Music on the beach


Friday, August 15th, 2014

Riverhead Townscape concert

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 7 PM

Grangebel Park , Peconic Ave
Riverhead New York Usa [map]
Price: No Charge

Our yearly concert for Riverhead Townscape, once again at Grangebel Park bring lawn chairs,blankets, picnic dinner and come out & enjoy the free concert in the park.


Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

It's :Blue Grass Time" at Meschutt, we'll be playing grass all night out on the beach!


Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Shannon Court

Back Roads Trio original bluegrass & mandolin music - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

It's our monthly "Blue Grass Time" at our home away from home Shandon Court. Bob (banjo) & Ward (Bass) setting in!


Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Back Roads Trio - 2 PM

440 Montauk Highway
Great River New York 11739
US 631-581-1002 [map]

Concert for the Islip Arts Council at the beautiful Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Great River- bring the family and come on out for the Bluegrass! Why not follow us over to Shandon Court in East Islip for some dinner after and MORE BLUEGRASS


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Our every other week Mandolin Experience right on the Bay in Hampton Bays but tonight it's "Blue Grass Time" on the beach!


Friday, July 18th, 2014

East Meadow Library

Buddy Merriam & Back Roads - 7 PM

1886 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554 (516) 794-2570
East Meadow New York 11554
USA 516-794-2570 [map]
Price: No Charge

A rare library show for our friends at the East Meadow Library, it's the complete new band joining Buddy on mandolin, Matt Riley guitar/vocals, Brian Chabza 5 string fiddle, Ward Cloughen bass/vocals, and Bob Sehy 5 string banjo/vocals. It's "Blue Grass Time" in East Meadow (Nassau County)


Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin experience

Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

Meschutt Beach Hut, 1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York USA 631-728-2988 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

It's the Mandolin Experience every other Tues. night-sunset, dinner & drinks and mandolin music-yes sir!


Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Shannon Court

Monthly Blue Grass Time - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Our monthly Blue Grass Time at Shandon-come out for a nice dinner or just some adult beverages- Bob & Ward setting in- great audience and friendly staff!


Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Meschutt Beach Hut

Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin Experience - 5:30-9:30 PM

1 Canal Rd
Hampton Bays New York 11946
USA (631) 728-2988 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

I'm excited to be back at Meschutt Beach Hut again this summer, playing my mandolin music at this fine summer venue- how does a nice sunset, maybe a swim, dinner & drinks on the beach and Mandolin Music!


Sunday, June 8th, 2014

WUSB Bebefit Concert at 89 North

BUddy Merriam & Back Roads WUSB Benefit - we are on at 7

89 North Ocean Ave
Patchogue New York (631) 730-8992 (wusb 631-632-6901) [map]

All kinds of bands playing to benefit our favorite non commercial radio station WUSB 90.1FM


Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Long Beach Library

Buddy Merriams Back Roads Trio - 2 PM

111 W Park Ave
Long Beach New York (516) 432-7200 [map]
Price: No Charge

The Trio plays Long Beach Library, our first time  playing here, come on out!


Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Shannon Court

Monthly Blue Grass Time - 5:30-8:30 PM

115 East Main St.
East Islip New York (631) 581-5678 [map]
Price: No Cover Charge

Come out for a nice dinner or just adult beverages- Bob & Ward setting in for the last 2 sets!


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