The Sound of the North Fork, northforker, June 2019, by Cyndi Zaweski GENE CASEY Genre: Blues-based rock, swing and rockabilly For more 30 years fronting the Lone Sharks, songwriter and guitarist Gene Casey has been performing from Montauk to Manhattan, accumulating a myriad of accolades along the way. A local legend with a self-described “rough-hewn and honest” [...]
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Saturday March 30, 2019, 8pm You are cordially invited to the THIRD ANNUAL very special evening with GENE CASEY and the LONE SHARKS! Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Westhampton Beach, NY. BOX OFFICE: 631 288 1500 https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pesptpm/10357792/853 “They're back!" reads the copy on the website promoting March 30, 2019’s concert at the Westhampton Beach Performing [...]
Over the course of many years being the busiest band on Long Island’s East End, perennial “Best of the Best” favorites, Gene and the group have released several full-length CDs consisting of primarily original material, several tunes that have ended up being used on the soundtrack to TV and movie features. These songs will be [...]
In early March an event was held honoring the leading members of the North Fork business and cultural community by the Suffolk Time Review folks. It was a humbling delight for Gene and his mates to be named 2016's "People of the Year" by the Northforker.com, the on-line arm of the Times. It has been [...]