Donate TodayThe Vail-Leavitt Music Hall is downstate New York's oldest theater - operated for community benefit by a 501(c)3 charitable corporation. Its long,rich history includes early experiments in talking films by Thomas Edison, and currently serves as both a rental venue and a presenting venue for the performing arts.
Riverhead Blues & Music Festival – Returning in September of 2016!!
We are happy to report that the Riverhead Blues and Music Festival will be returning to the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall beginning on Friday, September 16th. Be prepared for a mix of new and diverse performers and a few local favorites, too. FAIR WARNING: due to the limited capacity of the Music Hall, tickets will be on a strictly first-come, first-served basis!
Check back and stay posted!!
Watch this space for more information on upcoming events at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall – Long Island’s oldest theater. We’re home to UNIQUE entertainment you won’t find anywhere else!! The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall is located at 18 Peconic Avenue in downtown Riverhead (parking and handicap access behind the building).
Music & Arts and Vail-Leavitt’s “You can Uke” program downtown
In September, the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall will resume ukulele (Yes, ukulele!!) lessons for all levels of players on the 1st and 3rd Thursday nights of each month at 7 PM in the downstairs cafe. The class will be taught by Bob Barta. A musician and educator dubbed “a Long Island treasure” by Dan’s Papers, Mr. Barta has performed across the country with numerous groups and has been a featured workshop presenter at many fretted instrument shows.
Lessons will be given in a group/ensemble format. A donation to the Music Hall of $15 per student is suggested to help the Music Hall continue its mission of bringing unique cultural and musical experiences to downtown Riverhead.