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Join the very happy odd couple as they celebrate 40 great years of music!
August 19th @8pm. Mirelle’s 170 Post Avenue, Westbury.
Meet all your WLIR and MFP friends and enjoy a great band… Direct from Scotland a rare performance by “APB” – a 4 time Screamer Of the Week.
Eat, drink and party with your favorite radio personalities. So far, confirmed guests include Malibu Sue, Larry The Duck, Andre… many more to come. Plus “special guests.”
See you all then and there!
An Exclusive, Executive Networking Event - June 15th
Experience a different approach in meeting other executives, decision-makers, business owners and other top professionals. Connect with familiar faces and make new high-level connections. Eppy will speak about the value of branding and share inside stories about My Father’s Place, Roslyn’s historic “vanished venue. John Kominicki, publisher of Long Island Business News moderates what will be an exciting, funny and informative kick-off to the summer networking series.
Book signing, memorabilia auction and surprise guests!
$30 Admission Includes Great Food, Premium Open Bar & Live Entertainment. Call 516.224.818 or visit The Chateau Caterers.
Eppy’s on Television!
He chats about Aerosmith, Billy Joel, the Stones and how he built the legendary night club. Nice plug for The Good Rats show at Mirelle’s June 1th at 8pm and his speaking engagement with Long Island business leaders on June 15th.
Plus, more kind words for our book Fun & Dangerous!
What are you doing June 15 after work?
Maybe you’ll want to join Steve Rosenfield and me celebrating My Father’s Place 40th anniversary outside at The Chateau, in Carle Place!
Steve and I will be talking about building and resuscitating the My Father’s Place brand – that something special something that made MFP mean so much to so many – and why it still matters to us today. We’ll be signing copies of our book, Fun + Dangerous and I’m auctioning some memorabilia to benefit Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Tickets are $30 and that includes open top-shelf bar, light buffet and live music.
Check it out online at chateaubriandcaterers.com/events/sunset-networking-in-the-oasis-launch-party/
We’ll see you there
Vanished Venues is a hugely respected program on NYC’s flagship public radio station. This Friday, My Father’s Place is being recognized alongside esteemed clubs like the Fillmore East, The Bottom Line and Max’s Kansas City. Tune into 93.9 FM or Sirius 205 May 13th at 2pm for John Schaffer’s award-winning show. Eppy, Dennis MacNamara former Program Director of WLIR- FM and Steve Rosenfield, co-author of “Fun & Dangerous” will talk about what made MFP one of the most beloved clubs of all time. Call in’s are strongly encouraged – so share your memories with the largest public radio audience in the nation!
Relive the most vibrant, diverse and exciting time in the history of New York music. After Woodstock, new sounds erupted, clubs became podiums for social statements and NY was the epicenter for a constellation of musical genres.
See 50+ images from iconic photographers and hear the sounds and stories of a classic era.
Special Opening Event
May 22 from 3- 6pm. Live Concert – Aric Lee and the Razors Plus, local radio personality Dennis Elsas chats with Eppy, the owner of My Father’s Place and rock house photographer Steve Rosenfield – the co- authors of Fun & Dangerous: Untold Tales, Unseen Photos and Unearthed Music From My Father’s Place 1975-1980.
Plus, a interview and exhibition of the artwork of legendary artist and musician Commander Cody.
A portion of the proceeds from book and image sales will be donated to the Rye Arts Center – Westchester’s largest non-profit art center.
For more information, call Rye Arts Center 914 967-0700 x 33.
Gary Bettman reminisces about the summer of 1973 when he and his future wife visited My Father’s Place to witness Bruce & The E Street Band. The accompanying video clip from 1975 of “Saint In the City” is purported to be from London and worth a listen.
Steve Rosenfield was interviewed by Richard Solomon on WCWP (88.1 FM on Long Island) about the book. Broadcast from the CW Post University radio studio, the conversation re-lives many of the memories surrounding MFP including the iconic photo of Meatloaf kissing Karla DeVito at the climax of “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” (in the book) and why Tuborg was the most popular beer at MFP Download and listen to some rock-and-roll history.