Christine Ohlman and Liberty Devitto LIVE at Bayway Arts

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Mark your calendars for September 28 at 8 pm and head to the Bayway Arts Center (East Islip,NY)  for “The Queen Meets The Kings” – an unforgettable evening where the essence of Rock and Soul will reign supreme. Liberty Devitto the legendary drummer behind Billy Joel brings The Slim Kings to share the stage with Christine Ohlman the powerhouse vocalist known as “The Beehive Queen” and her band Rebel Montez. Witness musical royalty as Devitto and Ohlman fresh from her #1 hit on the Billboard Blues chart set the stage ablaze at the Bayway Arts Center. The evening will showcase a blend of classic and new featuring tracks from Ohlman’s anticipated 2024 release “The Grown-Up Thing” and The Slim Kings’ latest homage to The Rascals “Better Than This” from their forthcoming album. Christine Ohlman affectionately dubbed “The Beehive Queen” for her iconic hairdo is a powerhouse vocalist with NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” Band. Her blend of Americana and classic soul delivered with electrifying energy and narrative flair makes her performances with Rebel Montez and the exceptional talents of Lorne Entress (drums) Chris Bickley(guitar) and Michael Colbath (bass) unforgettable. Ohlman’s discography includes six albums like the lauded “The Deep End” and “The Grown-Up Thing. A versatile artist Ohlman has shared the stage with music royalty such as Bonnie Raitt and Bruce Springsteen and graced venues from the Paris Conservatory to Carnegie Hall. Her presence in the industry is marked by her induction into the National Blues Hall of Fame. Liberty DeVitto has made a name for himself as the dynamic drummer behind Billy Joel contributing to the global sales of 150 million records. Beyond his collaboration with Joel DeVitto’s rhythmic expertise has been sought after by music legends including Paul McCartney Carly Simon Phoebe Snow Karen Carpenter Stevie Nicks and Meat Loaf showcasing his versatility and impact on the music industry. DeVitto formed The Slim Kings in 2013 with singer/guitarist Michael Sackler-Berner (known for over forty primetime TV placements) and bassist Andy Attanasio (Joey Badass Black Thought Diddy). The Slim Kings released three albums and have toured with ZZ Top and Los Lonely Boys. Their music has been featured on shows like “Nurse Jackie” and “Chicago Fire.” The Slim Kings and BeehIve Queen will share the stage each playing a fiery set before meeting up on stage for an incendiary encore! Get ready for an unforgettable night of high-octane rockin’ blues! Bayway Arts Center is located at 265 E. Main Street East Islip LI. Secure your spot at or by calling 631-581-2700. Don’t miss this explosive blend of rock and soul – it’s a concert that promises to be as legendary as the artists themselves!

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Bayway Arts Center
East Islip, NY 11730


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