Friday, July 5 – L.I. Spotlight Hoo Doo Loungers (NOLA style Jazz, Funk & R&B) The HooDoo Loungers are a nine piece East Coast based band performing music inspired by the rhythms, sounds, history and spirit of New Orleans. The band’s sound encompasses traditional New Orleans Jazz, Swing, Gospel classic R&B and Soul- a blend of original music and re-arranged New Orleans classics. Their second album of original music HEAD & HEART & HIPS released in late 2018 has won the BEST CD OF THE YEAR award from the L.I. BLUES SOCIETY and went on to be nominated by the national BLUES FOUNDATION as “Best Self Produced CD of the Year.” Since its formation in 2008, the HooDoo’s have performed at numerous East Coast music festivals and concerts as well as top venues such as the Paramount Theater (Huntington), The Stephen Talkhouse (The Hamptons) and B.B. Kings Blues Club (NYC), Patchogue Theater (NY).