The Finger Files 

Watch – Happy 70th Birthday Sammy Hagar

  • 5:50 pm Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 by fingers13

Hagar’s birthday was October 13th. It was a 4 day celebration and it’s coming to a theater near you  “Red Til I’m Dead: Sammy Hagar’s Rock-N-Roll Birthday Party” 

Watch all these rocker wish Sammy a Happy Birthday and then get the details on the film coming to theaters showing all the antics featuring Long Island’s own Eddie Money, Bob Weir, Toby Keith and others. – Fingers

Long Island Club Daze Roundtable (NSFW)

  • 6:07 pm Monday, November 27th, 2017 by fingers13

On December 1st & 2nd Zebra, the classic Rat Race Choir lineup, White Fire and Vixen will play Mulcahy’s in Wantagh. It’s the 40th anniversary of Zebra hitting the Island scene. Playing their debut in its entirety and some ZEP plus a special set from the classic Rat Race Choir lineup along with club favorites White Fire (Friday) & Vixen (Saturday).

I grew up with these bands and eventually worked for and with them. White Fire gave me the name Fingers when I was hired as their light man. This is the late 70’s and early 80’s music atmosphere on Long Island [More]

Holy Flashback Batman! My Fathers Place is Returning!!

  • 3:22 pm Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 by fingers13

Back in the day Long Island was home to many rocking nightclubs. Speaks, Hammerheads, Beggars Opera, MadHatter, OBI, Rum Bottoms, Rum Runners, and Sunance to name a few.

One of the crowns jewels was My Fathers Place. I remember many a gig there as well as attending great shows. Well it’s coming back this Spring. Read more in the following press release that hit today. – Fingers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017

MY FATHER’S PLACE TO REOPEN IN ROSLYN, LI

AT THE ROSLYN HOTEL IN THE SPRING OF 2018
Roslyn, NY – My Father’s Place, the legendary rock club that during the 70’s and [More]

Watch Skid Row’s Snake Sabo & Fingers

  • 2:59 pm Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 by fingers13

Back in the day Fingers Metal Shop had the honor to play many up and coming bands. Some of those bands went on to huge success. Skid Row is one of them. In this interview we talk about our moms and their musical influence along with the trials and tribulations of this wonderfully crazy biz we live for. Snake also shares about the early Bon Jovi connection and Sebastian Bach. Grab a beverage and check it out ahead of this Thursdays show at the Paramount. Enjoy! – Fingers

U2 Returns to Long Island with THE eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour

  • 5:36 pm Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 by fingers13

I was working at Beggars Opera in Queens as house DJ when a record rep handed me a copy of U2’s debut “Boy” I immediately was a fan playing “I will Follow ” right away and the reaction from the crowd was “Who is this?” That was 1980.

Now a days everyone knows U2. With over 170 million records sold and a new one, “Song’s of Experience” on the way, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 and their human rights and philanthropic en devours they are truly a force to be reckoned with. I [More]