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Harmony Vineyards Presents Rocking L.I. Photo Show to Benefit L.I. Music Hall of Fame

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On June 22nd Long Island’s first waterfront winery, Harmony Vineyards, hosted a day of great music, art and literature to celebrate the best in rock culture while benefiting the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.  The event highlight was the debut of a new photo exhibition: “Rocking L.I. – The Rock and Roll Photography of Mark Weiss,” featuring portraits of famed rockers who were born in or live on Long Island, including Joan Jett, Cyndi Lauper, Dee Snider, and Gary U.S. Bonds on display through July 18th.  Guests sipped on some of the area’s most praised wines all while enjoying the stunning Stony Brook Harbor views. As an added treat, Bonds, known for the legendary classic Quarter to Three, toasted to and signed copies of his new autobiography, That’s My Story along with co-author Stephen Cooper.

PHOTO CREDIT: Bettina Cataldi

IMAGE 1: (L-R) David Acker, Owner, Harmony Vineyards; Mark Weiss, Rock Photographer

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IMAGE 2: Photographs by Mark Weiss in Harmony Vineyards Tasting Room

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IMAGE 3: (L-R) Mark Weiss, Rock Photographer; Gary U.S. Bonds

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IMAGE 4: (L-R) Mark Weiss, Rock Photographer; Gary U.S. Bonds; David Acker, Owner, Harmony Vineyards

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IMAGE 5: (L-R) Gary U.S. Bonds; Stephen Cooper, That’s My Story co-author

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IMAGE 6: Gary U.S. Bonds poses with a painting by David Banegas of his portrait shot by rock photographer Mark Weiss

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IMAGE 7: Guest, Bettina Cataldi, enjoys some of the 30+ photos by rock photographer Mark Weiss at new exhibit at Stony Brook’s Harmony Vineyards

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IMAGE 8: (L-R) Kevin O’Callaghan, Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) Board Member;  Jill Russell, LIMHoF Board Member; Mark Weiss, Rock Photographer; Tom Needham, LIMHoF Board Member; Gary U.S. Bonds; David Acker, Owner, Harmony Vineyards; Paule Pachter, LIMHoF Board Member; Amy Tuttle, LIMHoF Board Member; Lisa Seckler-Roode; Barry Fisch, LIMHoF Board Member

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