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Claudia Jacobs and the Say Hey Crew – 7/12

Photo of historic library with large green lawn. Overlay photo of woman singing. Text at the top says "Concert on the lawn."

Concert on the Library Lawn – Claudia Jacobs and the Say Hey Crew

Bring a blanket, chair, or even a picnic and enjoy a relaxing summer evening in Setauket. We’re hosting an outdoor concert on the library lawn on Friday, July 12, 2024 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Claudia Jacobs and the Say Hey Crew will play an eclectic performance of original, traditional, and deep covers, blended with blues, soul and jazz, served up with verve.

This concert is open to the public, and there is no registration. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled.  Call the library for updates at 631.941.4080.

Heartbreaking one moment, rambunctiously disarming the next, Claudia Jacobs is a rare combination of soulful singer, heartfelt poet and spirited entertainer; “few performers can fill a stage as completely.” Part Folk Singer, part Bluesy Mama; she writes and sings songs about the human experience simply and honestly; addressing joy, pain, injustice, loneliness and hope with sass and humor.

Born in a proverbial “trunk” and raised in historically creative Northport, NY, she honed her performance and writing skills in NY’s Fast Folk Greenwich Village of the 80’s making the famed Speakeasy, her musical home for a time where she embraced the rich singer-songwriter folk music tradition she was raised in ,while adding her unique mixture of genres to create a sound all her own; drawing inspiration from the multiple styles inherent in Americana, spreading into R&B, soul and Jazz particularly in vocal style.

Awarded the title “Long Island’s Favorite Soul Singer” by the Long Island Press, “A Hard-Core Angel” by a fan and “One of the New York areas finest female singer-songwriters…” by WFUV’s John Platt; she has shared the stage with many folk favorites and is winning new fans everyday from Maine to Minnesota.

Claudia Jacobs’ photo: Jim Marchese.

Questions? Email askus@emmaclark.org