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  • November 18, 2018
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    East Meadow Library
    1886 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554 (516) 794-2570
    East Meadow, NY 11554
    USA
    516-794-2570
  • 2 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • One of my favorite Libraries to play at. I WILL be there this year friends, that's a promise!

  • November 16, 2018
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    South Country Library
    22 Station Rd
    Bellport, NY 11713
    USA
    631-286-0818
  • 7 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • It will be fine to return to the South Country Library, my ols stompin' grounds

  • October 7, 2018
  • Buddy's Birthday Bash at the Grey Horse Tavern
    Buddy's 66th Birthday Bash at the Grey Horse Tavern
    Bayport Ave
    Bayport, NY
    usa
  • 4-6 PM
  • details+-
  • It's my 66th Birthday Bash at the Grey Horse Tavern!

  • September 18, 2018
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ the Long Island Fair
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • Our annual show for the Long Islnd Fair

  • September 17, 2018
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ the Long Island Fair
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • Our annual show for the Long Island Fair

  • September 9, 2018
  • Grape Stomp Party
    Martha Clara Vineyards
    6025 Sound Ave.
    Jamesport, NY 11947
  • 1-4 PM
  • details+-
  • Our annual show at Martha Clara Vineyards for the Grape Stomp Party

    www.marthaclaravineyards.com

  • September 2, 2018
  • Bluegrass in Amagansett
    Private Party
    Amagansett, NY
    usa
  • 5 PM
  • details+-
  • Our yearly Labor Day party in Amagansett

  • August 1, 2018
  • Mandolin Experience
    Connetquot Library
    760 Ocean Ave
    Bohemia, NY 11716
    USA
    631-567-5079
  • 6-8 PM
  • Free
  • details+-
  • It will be fine to return to the Library for a show of (mostly) original mandolin music

  • July 22, 2018
  • Bluegrass & Mandolin Music at Bayard Cutting Arboretum
    Bayard Cutting Arboretum
    440 Montauk Highway
    Great River, NY 11739
    631-581-1002
  • 2 PM
  • Free, parking charge
  • details+-
  • It will be fine to return to the beautiful Bayard Cutting Arboretum for my friends the Islip Arts Council.

  • July 14, 2018
  • Bluegrass in Southampton
    Southampton Arts Center
    Jobs Lane
    Southampton, NY
    USA
  • 7PM
  • Free
  • June 9, 2018
  • The Belmont Stakes
    The Belmont Stakes
    Belmont Race Track
    Elmont, NY
    USA
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • We're back at Belmont Racetrack for the Belmont Stakes, Justify going for the Triple Crown!

  • February 3, 2018
  • Andy Falco & Buddy Merriam revive "The Duo"
    291 Bayport Ave
    Bayport, NY 11705
    631-472-1868
  • 10 pm
  • $10 in advance $15 at the door
  • details+-
  • Andy & I played many duo shows together back before he made it big with the Infamous Stringdusters. It's going to be a mighty show, I hope you can make it

  • January 21, 2018
  • Bluegrass & Mandolin Music Concert
    Sachem Public Library
    150 Holbrook Rd
    Holbrook, NY 11741
    USA
    (631) 588-5024
  • 2 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • Come out for a Sunday afternoon of mandolin & bluegrass music.

  • November 26, 2017
  • Buddy Merriam Back Roads
    East Meadow Library
    1886 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554 (516) 794-2570
    East Meadow, NY 11554
    USA
    516-794-2570
  • 2 pm
  • November 5, 2017
  • Back Roads Trio
    Port Jefferson Library
    100 Thompson St
    Port Jefferson, NY 11777
  • 2 pm
  • details+-
  • 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

  • October 29, 2017
  • Garden of Eve Oktoberfest
    Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • 3 Hours LIVE BLUEGRASS w/ Back Roads with Buddy Merriam on Mandolin!

  • September 23, 2017
  • Bluegrass & mandolin music at the Long Island Fair
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • 2-4 PM
  • details+-
  • 175 LI Fair at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration

  • September 17, 2017
  • Bluegrass & Mandolin music at the Garlic Festival
    Annual Garlic Festival
    Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    USA
    631) 722-8777
  • 12-3 PM
  • details+-
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads return to the Garlic Festival at the Garden of Eve Farm

  • September 16, 2017
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads at the Great Eastern Music Festival
    Great Eastern Music Festival
    Montauk Lighthouse
    Montauk, NY
    USA
  • 10 AM
  • details+-
  • The first year for this fine music festival in Montauk with Sarah Jarosz

  • September 10, 2017
  • Buddy & Friends
    benefit for wusb at Katie's of Smithtown
    Main St
    Smithtown, NY
    usa
  • tba
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • August 29, 2017
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover charge
  • details+-
  • Original Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island. A wonderful way to spend a summers eve.

  • August 19, 2017
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads at LI Bluegrass Festival
    Tanner Park
    Copaigue, NY
  • 3 pm
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • August 15, 2017
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover charge
  • details+-
  • Bluegrass & Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island. A wonderful way to spend a summers eve.

  • August 1, 2017
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover charge
  • details+-
  • Original Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island. A wonderful way to spend a summers eve.

  • July 26, 2017
  • The Shoppes at East Wind Concert Series
    Back Roads trio @ the Shoppes at East Wind
    5720 Rt 25A (& Sound Ave)
    Wading River, NY
    usa
  • 6:30-8 PM
  • n/c
  • July 23, 2017
  • Back Roads Trio at Bayard Cutting Arboretum
    Bayard Cutting Arboretum
    440 Montauk Highway
    Great River, NY 11739
    631-581-1002
  • 2 pm
  • n/c but parking charge
  • details+-
  • We're back at the Arboretum for the Islip Arts Council, a beautiful location for a show!

  • July 18, 2017
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover charge
  • details+-
  • Bluegrass & Mandolin music, great food & drinks & the best sunsets on Long Island

  • July 11, 2017
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover charge
  • details+-
  • Original mandolin music on the beach!

  • June 27, 2017
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover charge
  • details+-
  • Bluegrass & Mandolin music, great food & drinks and the best sunsets around-a fine way to spend a summers eve

  • June 25, 2017
  • WUSB 40th year Celebration
    Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 11 AM
  • details+-
  • 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

  • June 25, 2017
  • WUSB's 40th year celebration
    WUSB 40th year Celebration
    NY
  • 12:00 noon
  • details+-
  • Buddy will be playing some of his mandolin at the start of the event

  • June 11, 2017
  • Back Roads Trio
    Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve Concert
    25 Lloyd Harbor Rd
    Huntington, NY 11743
    USA
    (631) 423-1770
  • 5 PM
  • n/c
  • details+-
  • A beautiful park for a concert!

  • June 10, 2017
  • The Belmont Stakes
    Elmont, NY
  • 9:30 AM-3:30 PM
  • details+-
  • Our annual appearance at the Belmont Stakes, it's our first show with new fiddle player Eamonn O'Rourke!

  • June 4, 2017
  • Concert in St Marks Chapel
    St Marks Church
    754 Main St
    Islip, NY 11751
    USA
    (631) 581-4950
  • 2 pm
  • $10
  • details+-
  • An intimate concert in a wonderful sounding room, wine & cheese reception included

  • April 22, 2017
  • Hope Walk For Addiction
    Hope Walk For Addiction
    Cedar Beach
    Mt. Sinai, NY 11766
    USA
  • 10:30-2 pm
  • public event
  • details+-
  •  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 

  • March 26, 2017
  • Mandolin & Bluegrass Concert
    Huntington Public Library
    338 Main St
    Huntington, NY 11743
    usa
    631-421-5053
  • 2 PM
  • No Charge
  • February 5, 2017
  • Andy Falco & Buddy Merriam revive "The Duo"
    291 Bayport Ave
    Bayport, NY 11705
    631-472-1868
  • 10 pm
  • $10 in advance $15 at the door
  • details+-
  • Andy & I payed many shows together before he made it big with the Infamous Stringdusters. It's going to be a mighty night of guitar and mandolin music. I hope you'll join us.

  • January 22, 2017
  • BUddy Merriam & Back Roads at the North Shore Library
    250 Rte. 25A
    Shoreham, NY 11786
    631.929.4488
  • 2 PM
  • No Charge
  • October 30, 2016
  • Garden of Eve Oktoberfest/benefit for wusb
    Oktoberfest. benefit for wusb
    Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    USA
  • 2:30-5:30 PM
  • details+-
  • 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

  • September 25, 2016
  • Bluegrass at the Vineyard
    Martha Clara Vineyards
    6025 Sound Ave.
    Jamesport, NY 11947
  • 1-4
  • see venue website
  • details+-
  • It's our first time playing at this fine winery. www.MarthaClaraVineyards.com

  • September 18, 2016
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Annual Garlic Festival
    Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    USA
    631) 722-8777
  • 12-3 PM
  • September 6, 2016
  • The Mandolin Experience
    The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd at the County Park
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • August 23, 2016
  • The Mandolin Experience
    The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd at the County Park
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • August 14, 2016
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Islip Arts Festival
    The Grange
    Sayville, NY
  • 12 noon
  • details+-
  • An afternoon of fine music at the Grange

  • August 6, 2016
  • BUddy Merriam & Back Roads at Jerry Jam
    Jerry Jam
    Cathedral of Pines Park
    Middle Island, NY
    usa
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • A new location for this 3 day festival celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia

  • July 31, 2016
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Bayard Cutting Arboretum
    440 Montauk Highway
    Great River, NY 11739
    631-581-1002
  • 2 PM
  • N/C but there is a parking fee
  • details+-
  • It's great to be back at the Arboretum for another afternoon show for my friends at the Islip Arts Council

  • July 28, 2016
  • The Mandolin Experience
    The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd at the County Park
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • July 19, 2016
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd at the County Park
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Original Mandolin Music with double mandolins in harmony, guitar, fiddle and string bass

  • July 14, 2016
  • BUddy & Kathy at Suffolk County Farm
    Buddy & Kathy at Suffolk County Farm
    Yapank, NY
    uas
  • 6 PM
  • July 12, 2016
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Buddy Merriam & Back Roads @ Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd at the County Park
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • June 28, 2016
  • The Mandolin Experience
    The Mandolin Experience at the Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd at the County Park
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • June 12, 2016
  • Traveling Man Bluegrass Festival
    Traveling Man Bluegrass Music Festival
    at the German Masonic Park 89 Western Highway
    Tappan, NY 10983
    USA
  • 1PM we hit at 3 PM
  • $10 advance $15 at the gate chil
  • details+-
  • 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

  • June 11, 2016
  • The Belmont Stakes
    The Belmont Stakes
    Belmont Race Track
    Elmont, NY
    USA
  • details+-
  • It's great to be returning to this horse race, one of the Triple Crown. Horse racing & bluegrass, a match made in heaven!

  • April 17, 2016
  • Spirituality of Bluegrass
    Spirituality of Bluegrass
    Congregational Cuurch of Patchogue
    Patchogue, NY
    USA
  • 7 PM
  • $10 (but no one turned away for
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • November 14, 2015
  • Blue Grass Time at Mick's
    Nov 14
    Manorville, NY
    USA
  • 8 PM
  • $15
  • details+-
  • 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)

  • November 8, 2015
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    Bethpage Public Library
    47 Powell Ave
    Bethpage, NY 11714
    USA
    (516) 931-3907
  • 2 PM
  • no charge
  • details+-
  • This show is part of the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series.

  • November 7, 2015
  • Square Dance
    St. William's Church Square Dance
    2000 Jackson Ave
    Seaford, NY 11783
    USA
    516-679-8532
  • 8 PM
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • October 24, 2015
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Garden of Eve Octoberfest
    4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    USA
    631-722-8777
  • 3 - 6 PM
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • September 27, 2015
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • 3:30 PM
  • details+-
  • It's "Blue Grass Time" at Old Bethpage Village Restoration for the Long Island Fair-bring friends and family

  • September 26, 2015
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • 3:30 PM
  • details+-
  • WE are back for another year at this family friendly event.

  • September 19, 2015
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Garden of Eve Garlic Festival
    4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY 11901
    usa
    (631) 722-8777
  • 3:30 PM
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • September 13, 2015
  • Fiddle & Folk Festival
    Benners Farm, Gnarled Hollow Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • TBA
  • September 8, 2015
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30 -9:30 PM
  • No Admission Charge, buy Food &
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • September 6, 2015
  • Private Party
    Amagansett, NY
  • 5PM
  • details+-
  • The annual Labor Day Party for our friends in Amagansett

  • September 6, 2015
  • Private Party
    Amagansett, NY
  • 5 pm
  • August 25, 2015
  • The Mando Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
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  • August 23, 2015
  • Bluegrass on the Bay
    2nd Annual Meschutt Beach Bluegrass Festival
    1 Canal Rd., Hampton Bays, NY on the Bay
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 2-9 PM
  • No Admission Charge, buy Food &
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • August 18, 2015
  • Bay Shore Band Shell
    Dr. King Park, Main St
    Bay Shore, NY
    USA
  • 12;30 pm
  • free
  • August 11, 2015
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • no cover
  • August 8, 2015
  • Jerry Jam
    Fireman's Park
    Patchogue, NY
  • afternoon TBA
  • details+-
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  • July 28, 2015
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
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  • July 26, 2015
  • Bayard Cutting Arboretum
    440 Montauk Highway
    Great River, NY 11739
    631-581-1002
  • 2 pm
  • free but paid parking
  • details+-
  • bring a lawn chair

  • July 18, 2015
  • Private Party
    Miller Place, NY
  • 7 pm
  • July 16, 2015
  • Garden City Summer Concert
    Stewart Ave
    Garden City, NY
    USA
  • 7 :15
  • free
  • details+-
  • Bring a lawn chair 

  • July 14, 2015
  • The Madolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • no cover
  • June 30, 2015
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5;30-9;30
  • no cover
  • June 20, 2015
  • Private Party
    Quogue, NY
  • 7 pm
  • June 14, 2015
  • Traveling Man Bluegrass Music Festival
    at the German Masonic Park 89 Western Highway
    Tappan, NY 10983
    USA
  • afternoon show TBA
  • details+-
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  • March 29, 2015
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    Shannon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • our monthly residence at Shandon Court

  • March 15, 2015
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    Winterfest 2015
    Bedell Cellars, 36225 Main Road
    Cutchogue, NY
    USA
    (631) 734-7537
  • 1-3 PM
  • details+-
  • 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

  • February 22, 2015
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • January 25, 2015
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Starting our 2nd year at this fine Irish Restaurant & bar. Good food, friendly staff and Live Bluegrass music

  • January 11, 2015
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    250 Rte. 25A
    Shoreham, NY 11786
    631.929.4488
  • 2 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • December 28, 2014
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • November 30, 2014
  • Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • November 21, 2014
  • Square Dance with Back Roads, Maria Fairchild caller
    St William the Abbot Church
    2000 Jackson Ave
    Seaford, NY
    USA
    (516) 785-1266
  • 8 PM
  • details+-
  • 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

  • October 26, 2014
  • It's Blue Grass Time
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • October 25, 2014
  • Benefit for WUSB 90.1 fm
    Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY 11901
  • 12 & 2 Pm
  • $15.00
  • details+-
  • 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

  • September 28, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • 3:30-5:00 PM
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • September 27, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • 3:30-5:00 PM
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • September 21, 2014
  • Buddy Merriams Back Roads Trio with special guests
    Blue Grass Time at Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    USA
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • September 21, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Annual Garlic Festival
    Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    USA
    631) 722-8777
  • 12-3 PM
  • details+-
  • 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

  • September 20, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Annual Garlic Festival
    Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    USA
    631) 722-8777
  • 3-6 pm
  • details+-
  • 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

  • September 14, 2014
  • 1st Annual Meschutt Beach Hut Bluegrass festival
    Meschutt Beach Hut Bluegrass Festival
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
  • 2-9:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • September 14, 2014
  • Wondrous Sounds Festival
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 2-9:30 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
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  • September 2, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Our final Mandolin Experience of the summer

  • August 24, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Shannon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    USA
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • August 19, 2014
  • Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Mandolin Music on the beach

  • August 15, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Riverhead Townscape concert
    Grangebel Park , Peconic Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    Usa
  • 7 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • 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.

  • August 5, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • It's :Blue Grass Time" at Meschutt, we'll be playing grass all night out on the beach!

  • July 27, 2014
  • Back Roads Trio original bluegrass & mandolin music
    Shannon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • It's our monthly "Blue Grass Time" at our home away from home Shandon Court. Bob (banjo) & Ward (Bass) setting in!

  • July 27, 2014
  • Back Roads Trio
    Bayard Cutting Arboretum
    440 Montauk Highway
    Great River, NY 11739
    631-581-1002
  • 2 PM
  • details+-
  • 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

  • July 22, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Our every other week Mandolin Experience right on the Bay in Hampton Bays but tonight it's "Blue Grass Time" on the beach!

  • July 18, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    East Meadow Library
    1886 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554 (516) 794-2570
    East Meadow, NY 11554
    USA
    516-794-2570
  • 7 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • 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)

  • July 8, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin Experience
    Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut, 1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY
    USA
    631-728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • It's the Mandolin Experience every other Tues. night-sunset, dinner & drinks and mandolin music-yes sir!

  • June 29, 2014
  • Monthly Blue Grass Time
    Shannon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • June 24, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    1 Canal Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • 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!

  • June 8, 2014
  • BUddy Merriam & Back Roads WUSB Benefit
    WUSB Bebefit Concert at 89 North
    89 North Ocean Ave
    Patchogue, NY
    (631) 730-8992 (wusb 631-632-6901)
  • we are on at 7
  • details+-
  • All kinds of bands playing to benefit our favorite non commercial radio station WUSB 90.1FM

  • June 8, 2014
  • Buddy Merriams Back Roads Trio
    Long Beach Library
    111 W Park Ave
    Long Beach, NY
    (516) 432-7200
  • 2 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • The Trio plays Long Beach Library, our first time  playing here, come on out!

  • June 1, 2014
  • Monthly Blue Grass Time
    Shannon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Come out for a nice dinner or just adult beverages- Bob & Ward setting in for the last 2 sets!

  • April 27, 2014
  • Bluegrass & Mandolin Music
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30
  • No cover
  • details+-
  • It's our monthly blue grass time at Shandon with special guests setting in. Come out for dinner or a couple adult beverages.

  • April 6, 2014
  • Andy Falco & Buddy Merriam-Together Again!
    291 Bayport Ave
    Bayport, NY 11705
    631-472-1868
  • 7 PM
  • $10
  • details+-
  • Andy & Buddy together again in concert upstairs at the Grey Horse Tavern. A very intimate room to see two old friends playing in a duo format just like the good old days. I am very proud of Andy and what he has done with his guitar playing and music and it will be a Mighty Time at the Grey Horse Upstairs.

  • April 6, 2014
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Locust Valley Library-The Mandolin Experience
    170 Buckram Rd, Locust Valley, NY
    Locust Valley, NY 11560
    USA
    (516) 671-1837
  • 2-4 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • All original mandolin music with Buddy & Greg Butler playing mandolins, Matt Riley-guitar, Brian Chabza Fiddle and Carlos Cordero- bass.

  • March 23, 2014
  • Back Roads Trio original bluegrass & mandolin music
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Join us for our monthly Blue Grass Time with my Back Roads Trio(Buddy-mandolin, Matt Riley-guitar/vocals & Brian Chabza-fiddle). Come out for an early dinner or just a few adult beverages at the bar.

    Special guests setting will make it an Extra Special night!

  • March 23, 2014
  • Back Roads Trio
    36225 Main Road
    Cutchogue, NY 11935
    (631) 734-7537
  • 1:30 --3:30 PM
  • details+-
  • The Winterfest Live on the Vine continues for another afternoon of Bluegrass & Mandolin Music. I'll be playing mandolin joined by Matt Riley on guitar & vocals and Brain Chabza on fiddle.

    The staff is wonderful and we had a great time playing the last 2 dates at Bedell Cellars, come on out & we'll play Extra Special for you.

  • February 23, 2014
  • Live on the Vine Concert Series
    36225 Main Road
    Cutchogue, NY 11935
    (631) 734-7537
  • 1:30 PM
  • details+-
  • My 2nd show at Bedell Cellars as part of the East End Arts Council's "Live on the Vine" concert series.

  • February 23, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads Bluegrass & Mandolin Music Concert
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Our monthly show at Shandon Court, come out for dinner or just some adult beverages-we'll play extra special for you!

  • February 16, 2014
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Connetquot Library
    760 Ocean Ave
    Bohemia, NY 11716
    USA
    631-567-5079
  • 2:00 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • Original mandolin music with double mandolins, acoustic guitar and bass. Influences include bluegrass, swing jazz, classical, new acoustic, with waltzes and even a polka. There are even a couple rockin numbers, as rocking as a sixty year mandolin player can get!

    Connetquot Library is a fine room to play music in & I'm looking forward to coming back to perform with my Mandolin Experience. Come out to see what the mandolin can do,

  • February 15, 2014
  • Live on the Vine Concert Series
    36225 Main Road
    Cutchogue, NY 11935
    (631) 734-7537
  • 2:30 PM
  • details+-
  • I am proud to be a part of this years "Live on the Vine" Concert Series produced by the East End Arts Council. It will be Blue Grass Time at Bedell Cellars on Feb. 15 & 23rd. I hope you will turn out to support this live music series. We'll play extra special for you!

  • January 26, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads Bluegrass & Mandolin Music Concert
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • No Cover Charge
  • details+-
  • Shandon Court is a fine Irish Restaurant & Bar located on E. Main St. in East Islip. Come our for dinner or just some adult beverages. We had a great time playing there last time, the folks were there to see & hear some music and a lot of fun to play to

     

    www.shandoncourt.com!

  • January 10, 2014
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads Bluegrass & Mandolin Music Concert
    South Country Library
    22 Station Rd
    Bellport, NY 11713
    USA
    631-286-0818
  • 7:00 PM
  • No Charge
  • details+-
  • This is the first show of my 34th year leading Back Roads. I'm very proud of this seasons lineup and AI hope you'll come out for a night of original mandolin music & Bluegrass!

    I grew up in East Patchogue & graduated from Bellport High School, maybe see some classmates?

     

    Library is located just North of South Country Rd on Station Rd.

  • December 8, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Shandon Court
    115 East Main St.
    East Islip, NY
    (631) 581-5678
  • 5:30-8:30
  • No Cover
  • details+-
  • This is our first show of what I hope will be a monthly show at Shannon Court. They have fantastic food and a friendly staff. Buddy, Matt & Brian look forward to seeing you there, we'll play extra special for you!

  • December 7, 2013
  • BUddy Merriam Trio
    Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-11 PM
  • No Cover
  • details+-
  • Buddy mandolin, Matt Riley Guitar/vocals & Brian Chabza fiddle

  • November 22, 2013
  • Square Dance & Bluegrass Music
    St. William the Abbot Church
    2000 Jackson Ave.
    Seaford, NY
  • 8-11 PM
  • $15.00
  • details+-
  • Price includes coffee, pop & cake BYOB

  • November 2, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-10
  • no cover
  • October 26, 2013
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Syosset Library
    Syosset, NY
  • TBA
  • September 27, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-10
  • September 21, 2013
  • The Garlic Festival
    The Garden of Eve Organic Farm
    Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
  • TBA
  • September 13, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-10
  • September 7, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-11 pm
  • no cover
  • August 24, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-11 pm
  • no cover
  • August 17, 2013
  • LI Bluegrass Festival
    Tanner Park
    Copaigue, NY
  • noon-7 pm
  • $15
  • details+-
  • More details to come.

  • August 14, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-9 pm
  • no cover
  • July 27, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-11 pm
  • July 10, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-9 pm
  • no cover
  • July 3, 2013
  • Private Party
    Wading River, NY
  • 7:30-9 pm
  • July 2, 2013
  • The Mandolin Experiemce
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • June 29, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-11 pm
  • no cover
  • June 25, 2013
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • June 18, 2013
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Meschutt Beach Hut
    Peconic Beach Rd
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946
    USA
    (631) 728-2988
  • 5:30-9:30
  • details+-

  • Summer Fun Tues. Night Bluegrass Series
  • June 12, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-9 pm
  • no cover
  • June 8, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio at Belmont Stakes
    Elmont, NY
  • 8:30 am-2:30 pm
  • details+-
  • The stakes are on-the grass is Blue! Come one, come all and relax in the park!

  • May 25, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-11 pm
  • no cover
  • May 8, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-9 pm
  • no cover
  • May 4, 2013
  • Bluegrass at Belmont Park
    NY
  • noon-4
  • details+-
  • What could be better than Buddy Merriam & Back Roads all afternoon at Belmont Park?

  • April 20, 2013
  • BeInn's Earthday Festival to benefit WUSB Radiothon
    Fadeley's Deli Pub
    422 West Main Street
    Patchogue, NY 11772
    (631) 758-8882
  • 3-11 pm
  • donation at the door
  • details+-
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads will be hitting the stage around 8 pm. Please stop down and support local radio! Buddy Merriam's Blue Grass Time has been running 20 years every Wednesday night 6-8 pm! Long Islands ONLY Bluegrass Radio Show!

    The band has been working up a big set of new tunes and this is sure to be a treat!

  • March 16, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-10 pm
  • March 6, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • New time for you ealy birds out there. featuring Buddy Merriam on mandolin, Brian Chabza on fiddle and Matt Riley on guitar and vocals.

    casual attire, bar menu no cover

  • February 13, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-9 pm
  • February 7, 2013
  • Live in the Lobby!
    71 East Main Street
    Patchogue, NY 11772
    (631) 207-1300
  • 7:30
  • $10
  • details+-
  • Music with the mandolin master Buddy Merriam & his Mandolin Experience AND his blue grass band Back Roads!
     
    Tickets are $10.00 and include a complimentary beverage at the bar. 

    Our venue is a combination of seating and standing room.  

    SEATING IS LIMITED.  Doors open at 7:00. 

    Buy tickets at the box office or reserve your tickets by calling 631-207-1313.

  • February 2, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-11 pm
  • no cover
  • January 18, 2013
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9 pm-midnite
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Come see the Back Roads Trio

    with

    Buddy Merriam ~mandolin

    Brian Chabza ~fiddle

    Kathy DeVine ~ songs, guitar

  • December 29, 2012
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9 pm-12
  • no cover
  • December 21, 2012
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9 pm-12
  • details+-
  • Casual attire. Plan a holiday gathering

  • December 14, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam Trio
    Northport Arts Coalition
    Bru na Bo 33 Scudder Ave
    Northport, NY
  • 8 pm
  • $10 at the door
  • details+-
  • Bru na Bo
    33 Scudder Avenue
    Northport, NY  11768
    ph. 631.239.6763

  • December 14, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Starlite Concert Series
    Northport, NY
  • 8 pm
  • $10 donation
  • details+-
  • More to come!!

  • November 18, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Comsewogue Public Library
    Terryville Rd
    Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
  • 2 pm
  • free concert
  • details+-
  • A special presentation of Back Roads in full band and perhaps one of our last shows of the year in this area. Come on out. Bring the family, friends and neighbors.

  • November 16, 2012
  • PRIVATE SQUARE DANCE
    Seaford, NY
  • pm
  • November 9, 2012
  • Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9pm-midnight
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Warm up inside the historic Three Village Inn's Mirabelle Tavern with Buddy Merriam & his fabulous Trio!

     

  • November 4, 2012
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Bayport-Bluepoint Library
    Bluepoint, NY
  • 2 pm
  • free
  • October 19, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9-11 pm
  • no cover
  • September 21, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9-11 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Another great night at the tavern!

  • September 8, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Benner's Farm Fiddle and Folk Festival
    56 Gnarled Hollow Road
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 11-5 pm
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • MOre info to come. www.BennersFarm.com

  • August 25, 2012
  • Private Party
    Stony Brook, NY
  • 4-6:30
  • August 18, 2012
  • 10th Long Island Bluegrass Festival!!
    Tanner Park
    Copaigue, NY
  • 12 noon-8 pm
  • $15
  • details+-
  • This year:

    Bobby Osborn, Buddy Merriam & Back Roads, workshops, childrens activities and more!!!

  • August 10, 2012
  • LIVE BLUEGRASS!
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9-11
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • We're Back! Fine food and a great bar/drinks, Bar menu available. Casual attire.

  • July 8, 2012
  • The Mandolin Experience
    PRIVATE PARTY
    NYC, NY
  • 3:30-6:30 pm
  • July 6, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Benner's Farm Back Porch Concert
    56 Gnarled Hollow Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
    USA
  • 5:30 pm 2 sets
  • details+-
  • Live Bluegrass on the beautiful new Back Porch at Benner's Farm.

    Bring the family and a lawn chair!

  • June 24, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Private Party
    Oyster Bay, NY
  • 1-4 pm
  • June 16, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Riverhead Blues Festival
    16 Peconic Ave.
    Riverhead, NY 11901
  • 8 pm
  • details+-
  • This is our first appearance at the Riverhead Blues Festival at The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall. Come out and show the Blues festival that you love BLUEGRASS!

  • June 10, 2012
  • Patchogue Congregational Church
    Main St.
    Patchogue, NY
  • 10 am
  • donation
  • June 9, 2012
  • Bluegrass in the Park!
    2150 Hempstead Tpk
    Elmont, NY
    USA
  • details+-
  • See NYRA website for more info

  • May 1, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads with Kerry & Maria!
    89 North
    89 North Ocean Ave
    Patchogue, NY
    631-730-8992
  • TBA
  • $5.00
  • details+-
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads w/ Kerry Kearney & Maria Fairchild!
    89 North a wonderful new music club in Patchogue.
    The 1st Tues. of the month is Bluegrass night! $5.00 cover
  • April 22, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Great Neck Library
    159 Bayview Ave
    Great Neck, NY 11023
    USA
  • 2:30
  • free
  • details+-
  • A whole NEW show of live bluegrass! Bring the family for this wonderful afternoon show. A MIGHTY TIME for all!

  • April 21, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    The BrickHouse Brewery
    67 West Main Street
    Patchogue, NY 11772
    USA
    631-447-2337
  • 10 pm
  • details+-
  • Bluegrass comes to the BrickHouse!
    If you're looking for great food, fun  people, and the best beer in Long Island, you're in  the right place.  The BrickHouse Brewery building at the  corner of Havens Avenue and Main Street is the oldest  commercial building in Patchogue.  It's also where  Long Islanders go when they deserve a great beer and a  great time.

  • April 21, 2012
  • Mandolin Experience
    Fadeley's Deli Pub
    422 W Main Street, Pathchogue, NY
    USA
  • starts @ 4 pm
  • $8
  • details+-
  • Join the Be-In Festival at Mr. Fadeley's House of Love. Celebrate 7 years of Acoustic Earth Day Fests at Fade's! Here's our spectacular Earth Day 2012 Musical Line-up:
     
    Buddy Merriam & The Mandolin Experience
    Kerry Kearney & The Dollar Store Angels
    Unbroken Chain (Grateful Dead Tribute!)
    Rorie Kelly
    Ken "The Rocket" Korb & The Red River Ramblers & others
     All this plus a deejay, radio personalities, your favorite emcees, guest speakers, poets, Art Lab, raffles and more! Also, we'll be kicking off our annual food & clothing drive for the Congregational Church of Patchogue's Food Pantry. 8 Bands for 8 Bucks continues Be-In style, and there's $1 off with food & clothing donations, as usual: 21 & over.

  • April 14, 2012
  • Private Party
    Deer Park
  • 7 pm
  • March 17, 2012
  • LIVE Bluegrass!
    Maggies Irish Bar
    2474 Montauk Hwy
    Brookhaven, NY
    USA
  • 6:30-9:30 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Free corned beef and cabbage or Sheperds Pie!

    Buddy Merriam~ mandolin master

    Kathy DeVine~ the Irish Songbird

    Brian Chabza~ fiddle

    Put on your dancing shoes and come out for a big night of fun!

  • March 14, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Live Bluegrass, casual attire at the historic Three Village Inn. Wine specials, bar menu

  • March 9, 2012
  • The Mandolin Experience
    BACCA Performing Arts Center
    149 North Welwood Ave
    Lindenhurst, NY
    USA
    631-587-3696
  • 8 pm
  • $15. at door
  • details+-
  • Call for reservations. 631-587-3696

  • February 8, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • LIVE Bluegrass, casual attire in this beautiful historic tavern at the Three Village Inn. Fine food, bar menu, wine specials.

  • January 8, 2012
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Live bluegrass with our friends at the historic Three Village Inn. Casual attire, wine specials, bar menu.

  • December 14, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE! BLuegrass in the Tavern.

    Plan and "Extra-Special" Holiday Party at  Mirabelle Tavern with live bluegrass! Tis the season for to be jolly. Come out and make merry with some live bluegrass, great food and drink in an exceptional atmosphere!

  • December 6, 2011
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-midnight
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Come out and make merry. A great Gathering place for your friends and a great start to the holiday season!

  • November 9, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam with the Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10pm
  • no cover
  • November 5, 2011
  • Lightning Strikes Twice!!! 31st Anniversary Show
    291 Bayport Ave
    Bayport, NY 11705
    631-472-1868
  • 8 pm
  • $15 reserved seating
  • details+-
  • Please join us for 2 BIG sets to celebrate 31 years of live bluegrass with Buddy Merriam & Back Roads AND Buddy's newest creation The Mandolin Experience. Special guests for a special night to remember!

  • November 3, 2011
  • PRIVATE PARTY
    Stony Brook, NY
  • November 1, 2011
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-midnight
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • LIVE MUSIC to take the chill off! One of our favorite hometown places. Thanks to Dave for supporting live music all these years! Great brews and relaxed atmosphere.

  • October 27, 2011
  • BACCA AWARDS
    Babylon, NY
  • PRIVATE party
  • October 12, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam with the Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • October 9, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Jamesport Vineyards
    1216 Main Rd. Rte 25
    Jamesport, NY 11947
    USA
    631-722-5256
  • 1-5 pm
  • $10 for admission includes glass
  • details+-
  • Please see website for details

  • October 8, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience at Mirabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9-11pm
  • no cover
  • October 4, 2011
  • The Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-midnight
  • No Cover
  • details+-
  • Come on out for a fun night with Buddy Merriam and his Mandolin Experience!!!

  • September 24, 2011
  • Long Island Garlic Festival
    Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
  • 10 a.m.-12 noon
  • see website for info
  • details+-
  • Back Roads Trio!

    Rain date: Sunday Sept 25 10 a.m.-12 noon

  • September 24, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    1303 Round Swamp Road
    Old Bethpage, NY
    USA
    516-572-8400
  • 2:30-4:00 but come early for a fun filled day!
  • donation requested :The Agricult
  • details+-
  • Bring The Family!! Live music, Contra dancing, childrens activities and goodl old fashioned races, exhibitions: flowers, domestic arts, hobbies, culinary, Corn Husking,Cross Cut Sawing, 

    See the Rough Riders near the Williams Farm; Teddy Roosevelt on the Fairgrounds; our mime; and traditional craftsmen in the Village – Decoy carving behind the Conklin House and Blacksmithing south of the crossroads, Games of Skill Clown Knockdown and Ring Toss, Puppet Show, magic show

    Livestock, Building and Horse Sheds
    Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Horses, Poultry, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Farmer-for-a-Day - Children's activity on Saturday and Sunday

     Old Time Baseball - Noon, Saturday and Sunday

    Guess the weight of the Giant Pumpkin - Agricultural Building
    Prize - $100

    Guess the number of Beans (Agricultural Building)
    Prize - $25

     

     



     

  • September 23, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    250 Rte. 25A
    Shoreham, NY 11786
    631.929.4488
  • 7 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • Discover the sounds and experience of two mandolins, guitar & bass playing original compositions by Long Island Bluegrass Legend & composer Buddy Merriam.

  • September 22, 2011
  • Discover Bluegrass with Buddy Merriam
    East Islip Public Library, 381 Montauk Hwy
    East Islip, NY
    USA
    631-224-5420
  • 7 pm
  • free
  • September 14, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam with the Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • September 10, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Jamesport Vineyards
    1216 Main Rd. Rte 25
    Jamesport, NY 11947
    USA
    631-722-5256
  • 1-5 pm
  • $10 includes a glass of wine
  • details+-
  • Please visit thier website for more info!

  • September 10, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience at Mirabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9-11pm
  • no cover
  • September 6, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-midnite
  • no cover
  • August 14, 2011
  • Buddy merriam & his Back Roads Band
    Jamesport Vineyards
    1216 Main Rd. Rte 25
    Jamesport, NY 11947
    USA
    631-722-5256
  • details+-
  • TODAY's SHOW has been cancelled due to the rain

  • August 13, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience at Mirabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9-11 pm
  • no cover
  • August 12, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Riverhead Summer Concerts in the Park
    Waterfront Park (behind Main Street-just west of Atlantis Marine World)
    Riverhead, NY
  • 7 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • The debut of the Mandolin Experience at the Riverhead Townscape series!!!

  • August 10, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam with the Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • August 2, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-midnite
  • no cover
  • July 21, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Islip Arts at The Grange
    Broadway & Montauk Hwy
    Sayville, NY
    USA
  • 7:30
  • free
  • details+-
  • Concert location:  on the corner of Montauk Hwy and Broadway Ave., 1 mile east of train trestle in Sayville.  In Case of Rain location: concert will move to The Theatre at Town Hall West, 401 Main Street. Islip

  • July 20, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Agawam Park
    Southampton, NY
  • 6:30 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • Back Roads is back this year for a show in beautiful Agawam Park! Bring a lawn chair/picnic and get ready for a great night of bluegrass! 2 sets starting @ 6:30

  • July 17, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Jamesport Vineyards
    1216 Main Rd. Rte 25
    Jamesport, NY 11947
    USA
    631-722-5256
  • 1-5 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Spacious backyard with tables and chairs that are available on a first come, first serve basis. We are dog friendly with discretion. Dogs must be on leashes at all times. Live music starts at 1PM

    Coolers, picnic baskets, shopping bags, grocery bags and other outside food and drink is prohibited. We have cheese, crackers, cured meats, and non-alcoholic beverages available to buy in our tasting room. We also offer a raw bar every weekend serving the freshest local oysters and clams.

  • July 16, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Private Party
    Huntington, NY
  • evening
  • July 15, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 7-10 pm
  • $50 UNlimited BBQ & Beer (childr
  • details+-
  • Rain or Shine! 6-11 pm.

    Unliimited BBQ & Bluepoint Brewing Company Beer $50/adults

    kids 12 &  under $15 includes BBQ, lawn games & S'Mores pit!

    Reservations 751-0555

  • July 13, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam with the Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • July 9, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience at Mirabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9-11
  • no cover
  • July 8, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Riverhead Summer Concerts in the Park
    Waterfront Park (behind Main Street-just west of Atlantis Marine World)
    Riverhead, NY
  • 7 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • Bring an lawn chair, picnic dinner and sit back or dance toBLUEGRASS with Buddy Merriam & Back Roads

  • July 5, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30 pm-midnite
  • no cover
  • June 19, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Jamesport Vineyards Wine, Beer & Oyster Festival
    1216 Main Rd. Rte 25
    Jamesport, NY 11947
    USA
    631-722-5256
  • 12 Noon -6 pm
  • $10
  • details+-
  •  With Special Guests

    Kevin Griffin & Jimmy Fleming

     Bluepoint Brewing Company

    Rain or Shine 

     No coolers or food allowed in. You may bring chairs & lawn blankets

    http://jamesportwines.com/PDFs/BeerFestival2011.pdf

     

  • June 11, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9pm-midnite
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Fine Bluegrass, dining, bar and selction of wines with your hosts Mariah, Chef Guy & the Davids

  • June 11, 2011
  • Bellmont Stakes
    2150 Hempstead Tpk
    Elmont, NY
    USA
  • 8:30-2:30
  • free ($10 parking fee that day)
  • details+-
  • Bluegrass in a time honored tradition strolling in the park. A great day of excitement at Bellmont Race Track

  • June 8, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam with Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • FINE bluegrass in a FINE atmosphere. Casual attire, fine dining, wines & bar

  • June 7, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-midnite
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • INside/outside seating bar with that real home town feel.

  • May 30, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    2150 Hempstead Tpk
    Elmont, NY
    USA
  • 12 noon-4 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • LIVE Bluegrass in the park. Bring a picnic or food available. Watch the races, playground for the kids.

  • May 27, 2011
  • Are YOU Experienced??
    Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience at Mirabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9 pm-midnight
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Live the EXPERIENCE-the Mandolin Experience.

  • May 11, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam With the Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Fine bluegrass in a historical setting. Fine wines, bar & food

  • May 3, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-midnite
  • no cover
  • April 23, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience
    Fadeley's Deli Pub
    422 W Main Street, Pathchogue, NY
    USA
  • 3-11:30 pm Buddy & Greg on around 8
  • $8 donation 21 and older
  • details+-
  • An Acoustic Jam and Poetry Slam!

    Featuring the Music of...
    ...

    Jack's Waterfall!
    The Acoustix (The Electrix!)!

    Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience (Buddy & Greg!)

    P'fesser Rubadub (KC!) and The Lovedrops!
    Sweet Suzi and John Puglisi!
    Rorie Kelly!
    Yellow Birds!
    Mosaica (feat. Mike O'Rourke!)!


    All this plus a 50/50 Raffle and a food and clothing drive for The Congregational Church of Patchogue's Food Pantry. Our low admission prices continue into 2011: $8.00 - 21 & over, and get $1.00 off with a food or clothing donation! We hope to see you down there supporting The Be-In Festival, Fadeley's and great charities like the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee or JDC ("The Joint" is the world's leading Jewish humanitarian aid organization. Among all charity organizations, they were 1st on the ground in Japan with a 24-hr. turnaround) and The Congregational Church of Patchogue's Food Pantry.


  • April 13, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam with the Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • April 5, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    The Checkmate Inn
    North Country Road
    Setauket, NY 11733
    USA
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • March 12, 2011
  • Buddy Merriasm's Mandolin Experience
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8 pm-12
  • No Cover
  • March 9, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's Back Roads Trio
    Mirabelle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • NO cover
  • February 12, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam's NEW! Mandolin Experience
    Buddy Merriam's Mandolin Experience at Mirabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 9pm-12
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Buddy's got a new show featuring his original tunes with double mandolins with Greg Butler (Free Grass Union). New grooves & never before heard rendiditons of his classics. A memorable night of music!

  • February 9, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Get out of the cold into the warm and inviting historic Mirabelle Tavern at the old Three Village Inn in Stony Brook Village. Lots of comfortable seating for you and your friends. A great place to meet! Call and find out about thier wine special that night.

  • January 15, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    South Huntington Library
    145 Pidgeon Hill Rd
    Huntington Station, NY 11746
    USA
    631-549-4411
  • 7 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • Come on in out of the cold and get ready to get rid of the winter blues with some hard driving bluegrass! Bring the family!

  • January 12, 2011
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Mirablle Tavern at the Three Village Inn
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • We'll be playing every month on the 2nd Wednesday! Mark your calendars. Fine food & bar in a casual atmosphere

  • December 10, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads & Gold Heart!
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    914-698-3045
  • 8 pm
  • call for tickets
  • details+-
  • Buddy Merriam will return once again to the Emelin Theater for tickets & info, with newly emerging artists & family band Gold Heart: http://goldheartbluegrass.com

  • December 7, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Our last show of 2010 at our favorite Home town place!! Special guests & plenty of picking!!

  • November 2, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30 pm
  • no cover
  • October 16, 2010
  • 30th Anniversary Extravaganza!
    Berkner Hall
    Upton, NY
    USA
  • 8 pm
  • $20
  • October 11, 2010
  • Private Party
    Brookhaven, NY
  • September 26, 2010
  • Arts Harvest Southampton
    Arts Harvest Southampton
    Southampton, New York
    USA
  • 5:15-6:30
  • open to public
  • details+-
  • www.artsharvestsouthampton.org

    arts harvest banner
       
    arts harvest quick linksarts harvest events
    paint the village
    farm to table
    music
      information  
     
  • September 26, 2010
  • 7th Annual Ling Isalnd Garlic Festival!
    Garen of Eve Organic Farm & Market
    4558 Sound Ave
    Riverhead, NY
    USA
    631-722-8777
  • 12-3:30
  • $3 (children under 6 free)
  • details+-
  • Long Island's only Garlic Festival, a two-day celebration of the wonders of "Garliciana," organic foods and local agriculture, with  festival vendors featuring a wide variety of garlic inspired foods, crafts, live  music, and just plain garlic. Admission just $3 per person, children under 6 
    free. Farm tours and hayrides will be offered throughout the day so that
    visitors can learn about organic farming, and our "organic village" will 
    feature information on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), renewable 
    energy, recycling and composting, Long Island's environmental 
    organizations, and more! Proceeds from the cookoff will benefit the Citizens Campaign for  the Environment, a NY state nonprofit working to protect our air and water
    resources.   www.GardenofEveFarm.com

  • September 7, 2010
  • Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • September 5, 2010
  • Budyy Merriam & Back Roads
    West Ave
    W. Sayville, NY 11796
  • 12 noon-10 pm
  • $40 includes beer!!
  • details+-
  • Come one, come all to this all day event at the Maritime Museum. Proceeds go to the museum and other LI charities. Bring a non-perishable food for Long Island Harvest to help feed LI's needy! Live music all day. visit www.Bradstock.org for more info and lineup!!!

  • August 21, 2010
  • Tanner Park
    Copaigue, NY
  • 12 noon-8 pm
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • MOre info to come on this annual festival on the beautiful Great South Bay at Tanner Park!

    Featuring Buddy Merriam & Back Roads & more to come!

  • August 18, 2010
  • Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8-10 pm
  • NO cover
  • details+-
  • We're Back! Great sound in this old tavern now home to MIrabelle-fine cuisine & selction of fine wines and beer.!

  • August 13, 2010
  • Bellport Summer Concert Series
    Bellport Summer Concert
    Bellport Bandshell @ the water
    Bellport Village, NY
    USA
  • 8:00
  • free
  • details+-
  • Bring the family, bring a lawn chair and enjoy a great night of bluegrass under the stars!

  • August 6, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam's Blue Midnight Quartet
    Riverhead Summer Concerts in the Park
    Waterfront Park (behind Main Street)
    Riverhead, NY
  • 7 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • Join us for an evening with Buddy Merriam on mandolin and his band swinging & strumming songs from the old days in a new way PLus many of his own original compositions. A treat for the whole family!

  • August 2, 2010
  • Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • July 29, 2010
  • Port Jefferson Harborside Concert
    Harborside Showmobile (across from Town Hall Rt25A)
    Port Jefferson, NY 11777
    USA
  • 8-10 pm
  • free
  • July 28, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads!!
    Sayville Common Ground
    Sayville Common Ground Park (South of Main Street)
    Sayville, New York
    USA
  • 7:30 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • Bring a lawn chair & relax under the stars listening to live bluegrass!

    Buddy will have his new CD and NEW! Canvas Tote Bags!!! available for purchase.

    Keep it green! (All except for the music, that is.....we prefer our grass blue)

    If it rains the show will take place at Islip Town Hall 655 Main Street, Islip, NY

  • July 15, 2010
  • IBMA's EVENT of the Year 2009!
    1 Poultney Road
    Oak Hill, NY 12460
  • TBA
  • July 15-18, 2010
  • details+-
  • Make your plans now to be at the #1 Summer Bluegrass Extravaganza in the Northeast.

    Join Buddy later that day for a workshop " stories & tunes of and about Bill Monroe"
  • July 9, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Riverhead Summer Concerts in the Park
    Waterfront Park (behind Main Street-just west of Atlantis Marine World)
    Riverhead, NY
  • 7 pm
  • free
  • details+-
  • Bring your favorite lawn chair and a picnic for a wonderful evening on the grounds of the East End Arts Council. Plenty of bluegrass to enjoy for all ages!

    This event will Cancel if rain

  • July 8, 2010
  • Garden City Summer Concert
    Stewart Ave
    Garden City, NY
    USA
  • 7:15
  • free
  • details+-
  • Bring a lawn chair & the kids!

  • July 6, 2010
  • We're BACK!!!
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Sit down and have a brew and stay for a set or two!

  • June 5, 2010
  • The Belmont Stakes
    NY
  • TBA
  • Free admission into park
  • details+-
  • Bring the family for a beautiful day in beauitiful Belmont Park!

  • June 1, 2010
  • FIRST TUESDAY!
    The Checkmate Inn
    North Country Road
    Setauket, NY 11733
    USA
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Stop on by for a shake & howdy, a cold beer & fun night of bluegrass at our favorite hometown spot!

    We've got  some new tunes & a whole lot of bluegrass to play

  • May 31, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    NY
  • 12 Noon-4 pm
  • no admission-
  • details+-
  • Join us for an afternoon of bluegrass and races at beautiful Belmont Park! Bring a picnic,. food/drink vendors, playground for kids, TV screens so you can watch the races and relax in the park

    Please see website for more
  • May 4, 2010
  • The Checkmate Inn
    Setauket, NY
  • 9:30 pm
  • details+-
  • Join us for a great night of bluegrass and get ready to ring in Cinco de Mayo

  • May 1, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    The Congregational Church of Huntington
    Centerport, NY 11721
    631-425-2925
  • 8:30
  • $15 members-$ 20 public
  • April 24, 2010
  • Hoe Down Productions
    Private Party
    Pound Ridge, CT
  • not open to the public
  • details+-
  • Bluegrass & Square dance

  • April 11, 2010
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads Trio
    Hillside Public Library
    155 Lakeview Rd
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
  • 1:30 pm
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Please join us for a fun afternoon of bluegrass!

  • April 9, 2010
  • Private Party
    Flushing, NY
  • April 6, 2010
  • The Checkmate Inn
    Setauket, NY
  • 9:30 pm
  • details+-
  • down home hospitality, live bluegrass & your favorite brew
  • March 2, 2010
  • The Checkmate Inn
    Setauket, NY
  • 9:30 pm
  • details+-
  • Join us as we return for our first show of 2010 at our favorite hometown place! no cover
  • February 13, 2010
  • Songs & Stories of Bill Monroe
    Framingham, MA
  • TBA
  • details+-
  • This intimate workshop features Buddy as he tells stories about his experiences with the Father of Blue Grass, Bill Monroe; featuring tunes Bill wrote and gave to Buddy and tunes Buddy wrote about Bill.

    http://www.bbu.org/jvhome.htm

  • December 12, 2009
  • Private Party
    Giorgios
    Baiting Hollow, NY
  • 6-7 pm
  • December 1, 2009
  • Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • OUr last show of the year 2009 at the Checkmate Inn. Come in and start your holiday celebration with Buddy Merriam & Back Roads over a warm fire and your favorite cold brew.

  • November 20, 2009
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads in Concert!
    Eastport American Legion Hall
    478 Montauk Highway
    Eastport, NY
    Contact Ron Michne 631-325-1976
  • 7-10 p.m.
  • $20
  • details+-
  • Please call to reserve your ticket-limited seating for this big show!

    We will feature a preview of our new season-new songs and tunes from Buddy's new CD.

    We appreciate your support through out the years! Please join us for this special night!

  • November 11, 2009
  • Private Party
    Smithtown, NY
  • November 6, 2009
  • Bluegrass & Square Dance
    PRIVATE PARTY
    Boston, MA
  • 7-9 pm
  • November 3, 2009
  • Buddy Merriam & Back Roads
    Checkmate Inn
    North Country Rd
    Setauket, NY 11733
  • 9:30-12
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • First Tuesday of the Month!

  • October 21, 2009
  • Back Roads Trio
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Join us for a final night of the season at this historic landmark venue. Fine wines, food.

  • October 7, 2009
  • Mirabelle Tavern
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • It's Buddy's birthday-shhhh! come on down and celebrate with us!

  • October 6, 2009
  • Buddy Merriem & Back Roads
    Checkmate Inn
    Norht Country Road
    Setauket, NY 11733
    USA
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Buddy Merriam on mandolin Ernie, Ernie, Ernie Sykes on bass and awesome lead vocals/harmonies Jerry Oland, "The Putnam Valley Flash!" on banjo "The Sound Beach Songbird", Kathy DeVine on rythm guitar & vocal/harmonies "Beau" (Beaumont Tamchin) on lead guitar.
  • September 30, 2009
  • Room 104
    Nashville Convention Center
    Nashville, TN
    USA
  • 12 midinight
  • September 29, 2009
  • DC Bluegrass Union
    Nashville Convention Center Room 102
    Nashville, TN
    USA
  • 11:15pm
  • September 26, 2009
  • Private Party
    Mount Sinai, NY 11766
  • 3 pm
  • September 23, 2009
  • Mirabelle Tavern
    MIrabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    751-0555
  • 8:30-11
  • no cover
  • details+-

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  • September 16, 2009
  • Back Roads Trio
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    USA
    751-0555
  • 8:30
  • no cover
  • September 16, 2009
  • Back Road sTrio
    150 Main Street
    Stoney Brook, NY 11790
    USA
    751-0555
  • 8:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • fine dining. Casual attire ok
  • September 12, 2009
  • Broadlawn Festival
    Amityville, NY
    USA
  • 2:00
  • September 6, 2009
  • Maritime Museum
    West Sayville, NY
    USA
  • 5 pm
  • $30 in advance/$40 at door
  • details+-
  • Join us for the XVI Bradstock. Starts at noon. Go to the website for full details. Admission includes beer. Food/vendors availble
  • September 2, 2009
  • Back Roads Trio
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    USA
    751-0555
  • 8:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • fine dining. Casual attire ok.
  • September 1, 2009
  • Checkmate Inn
    North Country Road
    Setauket, NY 11733
    USA
    631-751-9240
  • 9:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • Intimate local tavern. great selection of beer. Live bluegrass starts @ 9:30
  • August 19, 2009
  • Mirabelle Tavern
    150 Main Street
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    USA
    751-0555
  • 8:30
  • no cover
  • details+-
  • The new Mirabelle Tavern at the Old Three Village Inn makes for an elegant, yet casual scene for some live music featuring the Back Roads Trio. Casual attire ok. http://www.lessings.com/UNI_venues.asp?ui=TAV&ven=r
  • August 15, 2009
  • Long Island Bluegrass Festival
    Tanner Park
    Copaigue, NY 11702
    USA
    631-587-3696
  • 12-8 pm
  • $10 12 years & older
  • details+-
  • Josh Williams, Buddy Merriam & Back Roads, James Reams and the Barnstormers and more. Family fun, workshops, square dance, vendors. Bring you bluegrass instruments for workshops/jam