Paramount Director of Marketing Adam Ellis announced on Feb. 8 in an exclusive interview with New York Concert Examiner Eric Holden that the Taj Mahal Trio and Robert Randolph presenting the Slide Brothers show scheduled for Feb. 8 at Huntington's Paramount has been postponed due to inclement weather.
"Due to inclement weather, tonight's concert with 'The Taj Mahal Trio & Robert Randolph presenting The Slide Brothers' has been postponed until further notice," Paramount officials stated. "Once a rescheduled date has been confirmed, a notice will be sent to all ticket buyers of the new show date. Refunds can be obtained through your point of purchase, if you are unable to attend the rescheduled date. For questions, please contact The Paramount at 1-631-673-7300."
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for all of Long Island, including Huntington, from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon.
The nor'easter expected to hit Long Island will likely bring upwards of 10-15 inches of snow to the area, with locally higher amounts totaling 16 to 18 inches.
Wind gusts associated with this classic New England nor'easter will range from 30 to 40 miles per hour, with occasional gusts hitting 60 miles per hour.
Downed trees, tree limbs and flying debris could also be part of the equation and winds will also cause whiteout conditions and possibly down power lines, creating power outages.
If the Taj Mahal Trio show would have gone on, it's likely that many guests would have opted to stay home rather than brave the snowy conditions. Props to the Paramount for taking the steps to ensure customer safety by postponing the show.