Black Eye Affair is an Americana and alternative music act with pop sensibilities, based in Southern California's Antelope Valley. As the musical vehicle for singer-songwriter Jimmy Long, Black Eye Affair features acoustic guitar driven songs with clever lyrics and catchy melodies. The debut album, Bridges Burned & Other Such Disasters, is available now for digital download or streaming, and on CD and vinyl. Watch here and sign up for the email list to get exclusive previews and show notifications. 

Where Do You Stream? 

If you're like most of the civilized world, you listen to music on a streaming platform mare than any other source. Which do you use? Do you have a favorite? You can find Black Eye Affair on most major streaming services; including Apple Music, and Spotify. The algorithms of these services depend on people liking, sharing, and saving tracks to playlists to determine what music is worth putting in front of new listeners. If you enjoy Bridges Burned and Other Such Disasters, take a moment to show it on these streaming services. Follow or subscribe to Black Eye Affair, then make sure you click "like" on your favorite track. If you take a moment to add a track to a playlist or share it with others, you would be helping build momentum for music that you enjoy and supporting Black Eye Affair in a meaningful way!

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Previous events

Neilstock 2019

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Antelope Valley Harley Davidson, W Ave J-12, Lancaster

Neilstock is a day-long festival filled with music, art, food, and fun! Come spend the day and see all 39 musical performances, while supporting a great cause, Grace Resources. The event is open to all ages. Tickets are $10 each and available on my website.

Bravery Brewing & Sagebrush Cafe Art Show

Bravery Brewing, 8th St W, Lancaster

To celebrate their collaboration, Bravery Brewing and Sagebrush Cafe are hosting a day of art and live music. There will be works on display from local artists, and open mic, and feature performances from My Sistine Chapel and Black Eye Affair. The event is open to all ages and admission is free. Come show your support for the arts, and soak in some sound and suds at the same time!


Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival

Marie Kerr Park, W Rancho Vista Blvd., Palmdale, CA

City of Palmdale's annuel art & music festival. Black Eye Affair will be playing solo acoustic sets at 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the Mosaic Stage. Free parking. Free entry. All ages. Lots of art to see and create!

Music In The Parks

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Domenic Massari Park, 55th St E, Palmdale, CA

The City of Palmdale has invited us to bring some live music to Dominic Massari Park! Bring a blanket or chairs and a nice picnic dinner, and come show your support for local arts and culture!


Black Eye Affair

Birdies, 10th St. W, Palmdale, CA

Solo-acoustic music along with some great American diner cuisine. It's all-ages and free. Come hang out and support a business that is trying out live music!


Black Eye Affair

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The Rock Inn, Elizabeth Lake Rd. , Lake Hughes, CA

After a long absence, I will be back on stage at the historic Rock Inn in Lake Hughes! Coolest vibe around, scenic drive to the venue, killer food...I can't wait!


Black Eye Affair - solo acoustic

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Bravery Brewing , 8th St. W, Lancaster

Little known fact: bad luck cannot follow you into the tasting room of a brewery. It's true. So do the only safe thing and hide out with me on Friday the 13th at Bravery Brewing! I'll sing you a bunch of songs, and they'll serve you some of the finest drink around. Guaranteed to be 100% free of black cats!


Black Eye Affair

Bravery Brewing Company, 8th St W, Lancaster

Kick off Halloween weekend with some solo acoustic guitar goodness at a killer local brewery! Free for all-ages! Grub available from a fantastic food-truck - come share a taco and a beer, and sing along with me!


Tax Day with Black Eye Affair

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Bravery Brewing Company, 8th St W, Lancaster, CA

Once you've licked you last stamp and affixed it to the envelope containing your taxes, come hang out with me at Bravery! Let the suds of fine craft beverages ease the weight of your tax burden, while I sing songs to make you smile. Free to get in, so even if you had to cut a check to the IRS, you can come party with us!