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Friday, May 4th: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths May Coffeehouse

Friday, May 4


George Mann, singer/songwriter
Classic folks and labor songs


Frank Imburgio and Porchlight,
(First time at PeaceSmiths!)

Open Mic!
(Maybe you?)
We will collect vegetarian non-perishable food stuff for L.I. Food not Bombs aka Community Solidarity.
$7 at the door. More if possible, less if necessary.
First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway, Amityville, New York 11701 (The “last church on the left” going south on Rte 110)
PeaceSmiths is dedicated to peace, justice, and the environment. 
About the performers:
George Mann
Activist, original songwriter. Guitarist and singer of classic folk and labor songs of struggle. George has worked in the labor movement and tours Australia and the west coast each year, as well as many appearances on his home coast. His set will be part concert, party history lesson and plenty of sing-a-longs.
Frank Imburgio and Porchlight
First time we are having Frank at our Coffee House. Frank is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter. Frank devotes his talent to causes such as food, coat, and toy drives. His CD “Life Stories” will be available. He will be accompanied by Porchlight bass and violin

April 19, 2018 at 10:58 am Leave a comment

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Fri 5/5/17 on LI

PeaceSmiths, a Long Island group dedicated to peace, justice, and the environment will host our monthly coffeehouse on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8pm.

Continue Reading May 1, 2017 at 8:26 pm Leave a comment

Fri. April 1st: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse with George Mann

PeaceSmiths Long Island Coffeehouse
Friday, April 1, 2016
at 8pm

The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse presents…

George Mann: George Mann is making his Long Island appearance at the Coffeehouse. George is a political/social troubadour. A dying breed. He is an amazing songwriter. His show is part concert, rally, and history lesson. He writes songs of peace and labor and is back from his Australian tour. George has released many CDs, and his latest “Portraits” is very good.

Chris Connolly: Chis J. Connolly is a singer-songwriter from Staffordshire, England, who now lives on Long Island. (more…)

March 26, 2016 at 9:17 am Leave a comment

May 2014 Peacesmiths Coffeehouse, Fri May 2nd Amityville- Dedicated to Pete Seeger (updated)

UPDATED – Peacesmiths May Coffeehouse Friday, May 2, 2014 8pm

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, 

Poetry,and Whatever Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths May Coffeehouse
  Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 8pm  

Dedicated to Pete Seeger

George Mann Folk singer/songwriter, musician, and activist

Patti Tana, Local poet, former Professor of English at Nassau Community College.

Ken Krumenacker, L I Folk Singer and singer/songwriter

Open Mic: Maybe You?

What an amazing line-up! A real Power Punch! And, while George, Patti and the Ken are the only scheduled performers, old PeaceSmithies know there are lots of surprises in store at the Open Mic after the show. We have had modern dance, satirical trios, and the recitation of eloquent manifestos. What can you share?

Held at:The First United Methodist Church (3rd floor) in Amityville
$7 suggested donation
More if possible, less if necessary
includes coffee, tea and snacks
More info or directions, see below, or leave a message at:
(631)798-0778 or

Directions and Performer Notes:

More extended notes:

PS May Coffeehouse: Fri. May 2nd 2014  8pm

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse
PeaceSmiths is held at the First United Methodist Church in Amityville.
We call it “The last church on the left.”
Address: 25 Broadway Ave, Amityville, NY
(Broadway is actually the southmost end of RT 110
near Merrick Road/Montauk Highway.)
PeaceSmiths, Inc., community organizing for peace, justice and the environment. Please bring literature to share about: Peace, Justice, Environment, Occupy, etc!
PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse happens the first Friday of the month, from October to June!

More about the performers:

George Mann – Folk singer/songwriter ,musician and activist. George is extremely well-known for his original songs as well as all the old folk songs. He has followed the trail of the Almanac singers recently and he has many cds for sale. His new cd is coming out in August. He used to sing with his partner Julius, whom we all dearly miss.

Patti Tana –Local poet who grew up on the Hudson River in Peekskill, New York, and since 1968 she has made her home on Long Island. She is Professor Emerita of English at Nassau Community College (SUNY) and the Associate Editor of the Long Island Quarterly since it was founded in 1990. In 2009 Patti was selected as Poet Of The Year by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association.Patti is the author of eight books of poetry and is the editor of an anthology of 119 poems by 63 poets.

Ken Krumenacker – LI Folk Singer, writes all his own material. He played a his song about Maine Fisherman at our last open mic. 

Open Mic: Maybe You?




Activist Hotline: (631) 798-0778
Photos, archives and more at the web-site:

April 6, 2014 at 3:46 pm Leave a comment

PS March 1st Coffeehouse: George Mann & Becca Hasselbrook

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse
in Long Island, NY presents:

Friday, March 1, 2013
8pm to 11pm

George Mann
and Becca Hasselbrook

$7 at the door
(more if possible, less if necessary) (more…)

February 20, 2013 at 9:27 pm Leave a comment

CANCELED! PS Nov Coffeehouse will not happen tonight!

Canceled due to electricity and gas issue from Hurricane Sandy!
Will do our best to re-book soon!



PeaceSmiths November 2012 Coffeehouse:

Dedicated to Miriam Goodman.
We will hold a celebration for Miriam at an upcoming coffeehouse.

Musician and PeaceSmiths favorite: George Mann
Singer/Songwriter: Rorie Kelly
Your favorite campaign lit and discussion

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse
Friday, November 2, 2012
8pm-11pm (more…)

October 27, 2012 at 8:22 pm Leave a comment

PS Feb Coffeehouse w/ George Mann

Friday, February 3rd at 8pm

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

Featured performers:

Music by George Mann

Open Mic: Maybe You

More info and directions: (more…)

January 27, 2012 at 9:52 am Leave a comment

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PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse
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Travis McKevney
Open Mic! Maybe you?
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Fri. June 7, 2019
PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse
Last of the season!

The PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse is the first Friday of the month, from October to June.

Public Access TV

PeaceSmiths Monthly Coffeehouse and Monthly Forum can sometimes be seen on Public Access TV on the Woodbury Cable system channel 20 on the following shows:

Church of Comedy

Harmony Rising

Banner Photo

The banner photo is PeaceSmiths friends and banner in Washington, D.C. for a peace march on January 27, 2007. Susan is waving on the left, above the "e". Photo copyright Merly Thinanyi of Thihanyi Photography in Valley Stream.