Never has the South Fork been so alive with the sounds of jazz. The continuing Hamptons Jazz Fest welcomes the Yacouba Sissoko World Collective Thursday night from 6:30 to 8 at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. From Mali, Mr. Sissoko was born to a djeli family, traditional musicians and poet-storytellers of the past. Their traditional instrument is the kora.
Also Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Andrew Renfroe-Luke Sellick Duo is at the Gig Shack in Montauk.
The trumpeter Baron Lewis leads his duo on the steps at the Southampton Arts Center on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m., and on Wednesday night from 7 to 8:30 the Peter Martin Weiss-Jane Hastay Ensemble alights at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton.
Sunset in Sagg
The HooDoo Loungers are Friday's Sunset Friday performer at Wolffer Estate in Sagaponack, bringing the soul and swing of New Orleans starting at 5 p.m.
Just up Sagg Road, Hopefully Forgiven will be at the Sagaponack Farm Distillery on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. Weather permitting, the band is also at Salt on Shelter Island on Sundays from 4 to sunset.
At the Clubhouse
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks play rockabilly and western swing tonight and every Thursday at the Clubhouse in East Hampton. Winston Irie and Friends bring reggae on Sundays, and there's live music on Mondays, too, all from 6 to 9 p.m.
Highlights at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett include Brett Dennen Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., followed Thursday by Black Tie Brass at 10, and Friday night by Booga Sugar at 10:30. The singer-songwriter Judy Collins returns to the venue on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Steve Earle and the Dukes play on Tuesday at 8 p.m., and Ruthie Foster takes the stage on Wednesday, same time. Next Thursday, Brandon (Taz) Niederauer, the 18-year-old guitar phenom of "School of Rock -- The Musical" fame, performs at 8 p.m., before Conga Cartel takes over at 10.
Ticketing information is on the Talkhouse website. Patrons must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination.
What's Up in Montauk
Kate Usher and the Sturdy Souls will entertain at the Montauket in Montauk from 6 to 9 Saturday night, and they're at the Surf Lodge out that way on Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Rock 'n' roll? The Nancy Atlas Project plays Gosman's Dock on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Lynn Blue Band is the musical act tonight and next Thursday starting at 6:30 at Salivar's.