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DJ Showcase - NERFA Conference 2021

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The 2021 NERFA Conference will be held online due to COVID concerns.

The annual NERFA (North East Regional Folk Alliance) Conference is a three-day long annual folk music industry event that includes workshops, seminars & performances. The DJ Showcase is an invitational event, and Josie will be introduced by John Platt of WFUV-FM. Tickets to watch showcase performances are available at NERFA2021.com.

$20

Songwriters of Long Island Showcase

Country Corner, 270 Main Street, Setauket, NY

Josie & Frank will take the stage at 6pm to perform a 30 minute set of Josie's original songs. Several other singer-songwriters will perform as part of this showcase presented by the Songwriters of Long Island.

FarWest Artist Showcase on FaceBook Live

FarWest (Folk Alliance Region West) a division of Folk Alliance International-- in conjunction with KC Cafe Radio --presents this curated singer-songwriter showcase. Livestream on YouTube, and replay available any time you wish to view.

Huntington Folk Festival

Hecksher Park, Huntington Village, Long Island, NY

The Folk Music Society of Huntington and the Huntington Arts Council co-present the 15th annual Huntington Folk Festival in Hecksher Park located in the heart of Huntington Village, Long Island, NY. Josie Bello along with her husband Frank Bello, will perform Josie's original music as part of the artist showcase at 2:45pm. The showcase will be located in a tent overlooking the Chapin Stage.

Folkie Fest: Celebrating Earth Day!

Facebook Livestream

Along with co-conspirators Frank Bello on bass and Shawn Cullinane on guitar, me and my accordion will be performing a set of my original music, sharing a bill with a number of great local singer-songwriters at Long Island's favorite folk music destination -- "Folkie Fest" -- held online until things normalize! Please join us on FaceBook for a folk-music Celebration of Earth Day! No pre-registration required.

"Walking With Whitman: Live Poetry & Music"

Facebook Livestream

I will be performing 5 of my original songs live as part of this poetry reading sponsored by the Walt Whitman Birthplace, live from Zoom and broadcast on FaceBook! Pre-registration required for this very popular monthly event. For details go to WaltWhitman.org.

John Platt's "On Your Radar"

YouTubeLive & Facebook Live (simultaneously)

John Platt's "On Your Radar" presents three singer-songwriters simultaneously broadcast on FB and YouTube the second Tuesday of every month. On Dec 8, 2020, I will be "On Your Radar" along with The Early Risers and Mike Glick. Use any of the 3 links below to watch live: Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/JohnPlattsOnYourRadar/ Facebook Group : https://www.facebook.com/groups/onyourradar/ YouTube Page : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9CxA1v5KyYK6y8S0jTxqmA

Sunday Morning "SongBreak" with Linda Sussman & Josie Bello

Facebook Livestream

Every Sunday morning at 11am, I team up with fellow Singer-Songwriter Linda Sussman for a brief FB livestream to start the week off with a smile and a tune. We trade one original song each on FB live. Sometimes we introduce newly written unreleased material, and sometimes we perform one of our established tunes! It's always a surprise! We stream live on Linda's FB page. Immediately following the livestream recorded show can be viewed on either Linda's or my own FB page @ https://www.facebook.com/josie.bello.98

Sunday Morning "SongBreak" with Linda Sussman & Josie Bello

Facebook Livestream

Every Sunday morning at 11am, I team up with fellow Singer-Songwriter Linda Sussman for a brief FB livestream to start the week off with a smile and a tune. We trade one original song each on FB live. Sometimes we introduce newly written unreleased material, and sometimes we perform one of our established tunes! It's always a surprise! We stream live on Linda's FB page. Immediately following the livestream recorded show can be viewed on either Linda's or my own FB page @ https://www.facebook.com/josie.bello.98

Jon Goldstein's "Regular Show"

Jon Goldsteins Regular Show Facebook Page

Josie will be one of three singer-songwriters including Toby Tobias and Matthew Ponsot, who will each play songs from their repertoire that are "old, new, borrowed and blue" ... Jon Goldstein is a talented singer-songwriter himself, and a very entertaining host, and his show will air on fB live every Friday evening at 8pm.

Josie Bello FB Livestream Event

Livestream with Josie Bello

This 45 minute Livestream will be on the Northshore Original Open Mic Facebook Page and will feature Josie's music. Josie will be joined on bass by her husband Frank Bello, and by their dog Jake, live from the Kit House living room for a pleasant evening of original music. Josie will be asking viewers to donate to Long Island Cares,founded in 1980 by Harry Chapin to end food insecurity on Long Island. Donations can be made at https://www.licares.org/make-a-difference/ways-to-give/donate/ and for viewers who need assistance obtaining food, contact Long Island Cares at 631-582-FOOD.

Virtual Concert @ NYC Hope Lodge

Hope Lodge, West 32nd Street, New York City, NY

We were asked to contribute a video performance of one of my songs to a virtual concert on 4/4/20 at Hope Lodge in NYC. Hope Lodge is a beautiful hotel owned by the American Cancer Society and supported by donations, corporate sponsorship and extreme volunteerism and fundraising. The Lodge is located near MSG in NYC and usually provides free lodging to out-of-town cancer patients undergoing treatment. At the time of this concert, Hope Lodge was also housing front-line health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Featured artist at NOOM (North Shore Original Open Mic)

Finley's of Green Street, 43 Green Street, Huntington, NY 11743

Josie Bello is the featured artist at 9pm for a 40 min set at Toby Tobias' weekly NOOM show! Josie will introduce some new tunes from her upcoming album "Have Purpose, Live Long" due to be out mid-April 2020! Original open mic starts at 8pm and continues after the feature spot.

Josie Bello & The Kit House Band

Shandon Court, 115 East Main Street, East Islip, NY 11730

Josie Bello & The Kit House Band play one set at this multi-act night of fun and musical fellowship at a special OOMPA edition of Gil McClean's Monday night Open Mic. OOMPA is the Organization of Open Mic Performing Artists, and each member of The Kit House Band is actively involved in OOMPA.

Coffee Shop Open Mic

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Urban Coffee, 101 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY 11740

This cozy coffee shop welcomes our open mic every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. $1 cover to play (helps with overhead). Popular open mic that fills up early, so arrive by 7pm to be guaranteed a spot to play! Small stage area perfect for solo and duo acts, no room for drum kits or full bands.

Hootenanny Cafe Mini Concert on WTBQ 93.5 FM

WTBQ 93.5 FM , 179 Sandfordville Road, Warwick, NY 10990

Josie Bello is in the spotlight for the “Mini Concert” on the Hootenanny Café Radio Show hosted by Jon Stein on WTBQ 93.5 FM (you can stream it live online). Jon will play most of Josie’s first album Can’t Go Home during the "Mini Concert" segment of the show.