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    Violin Femmes Starring Bella Strings

    Featuring the music of AC/DC, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, Metallica & More! Bella Electric Strings, led by rock violinist and arranger Nina DiGregorio, has rocked audiences worldwide with […]

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    Dar Williams

    Every new album from Dar Williams represents her thoughts and feelings about both her own life and larger forces in the world. But her ninth studio record, Emerald, marks a […]

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    Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown

    Legendary…a blues/rock institution…true innovators. These are just a few of the ways Savoy Brown has been described over the past forty years by music critics and fans. One of the […]

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    Denny Laine – The Complete “Band on the Run”

    Denny Laine celebrates the 40th anniversary of the “Wings Over America” tour with a live on stage performance of their greatest album, “Band on the Run” –complete and unabridged! Within a year of […]

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    Zeppelin Complete

    ZEPPELIN COMPLETE, the brainchild of an international touring group, Hammer of the Gods; The Led Zeppelin Experience–come together for a new show which faithfully presents Led Zeppelin’s legendary studio catalog with nuance, power […]

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    Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket

      Glen Phillips was born in Santa Barbara, California, and began making music at age 14. He grew up in a household where Reform Judaism was practiced and Eastern Religion […]

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    Lisa Loeb

    Lisa Loeb is a touring artist, author and philanthropist who started her career with the platinum-selling Number 1 hit song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the film Reality Bites. A […]

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    Larry Kirwan Ireland-A history in song

    Ireland – a history in song ,is a new and exciting one-man show by Larry Kirwan that combines his 25 years’ experience leading black 47 with his parallel careers as […]

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    Kerry Kearney – 20th Anniversary Performance Special PRE-SHOW Q&A Interview with Kerry

          7PM Q&A / 8PM performance start Long Islands own Kerry Kearney (pronounced “Car-Nee”), a slide guitar master, plays and works his instrument to limits that amaze even […]

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    Big Laughs in Bay Shore

    Join us as we welcome 3 of the Tri-States funniest comedians to our stage for an evening That promises lots of laughs.

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    Richard Shindell

    An expatriate New Yorker now living in Argentina, Richard Shindell is a meticulous craftsman of song whose recordings have been revered by critics and fans alike.Shindell is currently on tour […]

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    Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones With special guest Carolyn Wonderland

    Dave Alvin, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and self-described “barroom guitarist,” is widely considered to be one of the pivotal founders of the current Americana music scene. A fourth generation Californian, […]

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    Marc Cohn

    After winning a GRAMMY for his soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant […]

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    CandleBox – Acoustic Duo

    Candlebox, the influential, multi-platinum rock band from the powerful 90’s Seattle music movement, returns with their long-overdue sixth album Disappearing in Airports on April 22. The new album showcases the […]

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    Willie Nile

      The New York Times called Buffalo, NY born Willie Nile “one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years.” Uncut Magazine called him […]

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    Vanessa Carlton

    Carlton began writing in the summer of 2012, beginning with “Unlock The Lock,” an evocative piano-driven track that set the tone for the songs to come. She’d recently finished touring […]

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    Rockapella

    They’ve become one of the world’s most sophisticated, lasting, and imitated vocal groups around today. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more influential group out there in this new era […]

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    Alejandro Escovedo

        There are songwriters who sing their songs, and then there are songs who sing their writers.Alejandro Escovedo is one with his muse and his music. Over a lifetime […]

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    Anders Osborne

    Between the potency of his richly detailed songwriting, his intensely emotional, soulful vocals and his piercing, expert guitar work, New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is a true musical treasure. He is […]

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    Spyro Gyra

    As Spyro Gyra contemplates upcoming milestones to its storied career, it’s tempting to fall back on the Grateful Dead lyric, “What a long strange trip it’s been” to describe it. […]

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    Amy Helm

    Personally charged, organically soulful, Didn’t It Rain is her first release under her own name, Amy Helm has been making music for most of her life.  She’s already won widespread […]

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    Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

    Multi-instrumentalist-vocalist Larry Campbell and singer-guitarist Teresa Williams have rocked many a venue, as both center stage performers and invaluable assets to world class acts. A shortlist of artists who’ve benefited from their talents, live […]

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    Buster Poindexter

    Buster Poindexter was the pseudonym rock singer David Johansen adopted in the mid-’80s for a semi-comic nightclub singer act he began to perform. Eschewing his hard rock solo career — […]

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The YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts is part of the Great South Bay YMCA. Located in downtown Bay Shore, the Y Boulton Center is a premier cultural institution on Long Island.  Our mission is to provide high quality arts programming that entertains, educates and inspires the culturally, racially and economically diverse population of Long Island. A wide range of programs and classes are offered across the arts spectrum including music, dance, film and spoken word. Particular emphasis is placed on education and outreach.