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RAC Live Music Coffeehouse Series This Thursday, on Purchase Street

Continuing its series of live music, the Rye Arts Center is holding another another night of live music in downtown Rye, this Thursday, Nov 10th, from 7-10pm.

RAC coffee house 1

The coffeehouse series will be held again at Le Pain Quotidien (30 Purchase St.) in Rye. The event showcases three singer/songwriter/performers. One cover charge ($10 advance/$12 at the door) buys you the whole night. LPQ will have artisanal sandwiches, salads, cheeses, pastries, organic wines and craft beer for purchase. 

Date: Thursday, Nov 10th, 7-10 PM. Doors open at 6:30 for food and beverage service, and best seats. (The first 25 people in the door can receive a free mini-brownie from LPQ with the purchase of an entree.)

Location: Le Pain Quotidien, 30 Purchase St, Rye. There is plenty of free parking in the area, or take Metro North – it's a 7 minute walk from the Rye station.

For advance tickets (save $2 per person) please visit the RAC

The featured artists on Thursday are:

November 10 Performance:


John Pray is a vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist from New Rochelle. After attending the Westchester Conservatory of Music, he proceeded with a long and diverse musical life. Along with live concert performances and studio work, he has been a partner in recording, songwriting, and production with Steve Katz of Blood, Sweat, and Tears, the Grammy and Emmy nominee Peter Denenberg, and the Grammy winner Rory Young. His more than a decade of volunteering time and musical talent led him to write, produce, record, and then donate a collection of songs to hospice organizations entitled Behind Sacred Walls.


Odane Whilby is a singer songwriter from New Rochelle. His brand of acoustic soul is a blend of stirring lyrics and gospel-infused rock. He is founder and curator of the Bronx-based artist showcases The Ology & The Bronx Music Project.


Sal Casabianca is a singer songwriter and guitar player. His music is an eclectic blend of rock, folk, jazz, and blues. He has been playing and writing music for over 30 years, from playing bars in Queens to his band being signed to Columbia Records, from playing the Mall of America, to playing guitar for a couple of drag queens. Following this varied history, Sal decided that it would be best to go solo and be self-produced. He enjoys wearing the many hats in this process and believes it’s all about the journey. Sal can be found performing in local venues, including his duties in hosting an enduring regional singer songwriter night in the New York City area.



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