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The brother trio continues to take on the pop music scene since their ‘90s mega-hit “MMMBop,” now touring in support of their sixth studio album, Anthem. More mature, though retaining their upbeat and dance-oriented vibe, Isaac, Taylor and Zac’s latest tracks will be sure to have audience members bopping along all night. With singer-songwriter Paul McDonald, of American Idol fame.
The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. Paramountny.com $30-$50. 8 p.m. September 1
The singer-songwriter showcases her vocal talents as well as her gifted mandolin and drum playing in diverse mixture of musical genres, including traditional gospel songs, folk music, blues standards and her own original compositions. Helm’s musical experiences include performing with five-piece blues band Ollabelle, as well as Warren Haynes, The Wood Brothers, Donald Fagen, Mercury Rev and Marc Cohn. She also helped her father, legendary The Band drummer Levon Helm, shape and perfect 2004’s Midnight Rambles and co-produced 2007’s Grammy-winning Dirt Farmer.
Stephen Talkhouse, 61 Main St., Amagansett. www.stephentalkhouse.com $30, $45. 7 p.m. September 1
The photographer passed away in June 2006, but his images continue to garner praise. A pioneer of “Environmental Portraiture,” a photography technique in which the setting of an image is carefully controlled to try and capture the essence of a person’s life and work, Newman’s subjects include John F. Kennedy, Harry S. Truman, Pablo Picasso, Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, Ronald Reagan, Mickey Mantle and Audrey Hepburn, among others. Many will be showcased at this exhibit, titled Arnold Newman: Luminaries of the Twentieth Century in Art, Politics and Culture. Free reception Sept. 10 4-6 p.m.
Hofstra University, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hempstead. www.hofstra.edu Free. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 1-4 p.m. – September 3 through December 13
The Grammy-winning country/folk singer-songwriter will be performing hits from his more than 40-year career and will be joined onstage by Roseanne Cash and her partner/musical collaborator John Leventhal.
Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, Manhattan. www.beacontheatre.com $45-$79.50. 8 p.m. September 6
Over the course of her 18-year-long career, Paula Cole has produced six solo albums and received Grammy recognition for a number of her works. With a background in jazz music studies, she has boldly gone above and beyond genre boundaries, creating a unique sound that sets her apart. “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone” is perhaps her most popular song from 2006’s This Fire, the record which earned her the title of first woman in history to produce her own album and consequently receive the Grammy nomination for Best Producer.
YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 W. Main St., Bay Shore. Boultoncenter.org $40-$50. 8 p.m. September 6
The Allman Brothers Band
This will be the legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famers’ fourth appearance down at Jones Beach. With Grace Potter & the Nocturnals.
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. www.jonesbeach.com $25-$120. 7 p.m. September 7
Fall Out Boy/Panic! At The Disco
These two powerful pop-rock forces share the stage as part of an arena-focused tour that will last only until the end of the month. Fall Out Boy will be showcasing songs from their latest, Save Rock And Roll, and attendees will surely be treated to Panic!’s recent single, “Miss Jackson.” With schizoid pop duo Twenty One Pilots.
Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. www.barclayscenter.com $35-$45. 7:30 p.m. September 7
Depeche Mode/Bat For Lashes
The electronic music stalwarts join forces with indie darling Bat For Lashes (a.k.a. Natasha Khan) for a night of dance and emotional upheaval, part of DM’s “Delta Machine World Tour”—a refreshing break from normalcy.
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. www.jonesbeach.com $25-$120. 7 p.m. September 8
The Rides is a new collaboration of three really big names in blues rock: Stephen Stills (Crosby, Stills & Nash), Kenny Wayne Shepard (Kenny Wayne Shepard Band) and Barry Goldberg (Electric Flag). Stills, Al Kooper and Mike Bloomfield’s 1968 classic collaboration Super Session was the inspiration. Touring in support of their August debut album Can’t Get Enough, The Rides’ gigs throughout the month will feature L.A.-based blues rocker Beth Hart as opener.
NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. www.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49.50. 7 p.m. September 8
Grateful Fest 2
This festival features paintings by 50 different artists and performances from Grateful Dead tribute bands Half Step, The Electrix, Unbroken Chain and Reflections.
Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. www.vanderbiltmuseum.org $15 adults, $5 kids. 12-7 p.m. September 8
Second Annual Fiddle & Folk Festival
This year’s folk, blues, bluegrass and traditional music extravaganza includes Brother Sun, The Stray Birds, Toby Walker on the back porch and jam sessions, sing-a-longs, a kids corner, Contra Dancing and “the creative vortex”—a participatory art workshop.
Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., Setauket. www.bennersfarm.com $15 adults, $6 kids. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. September 8
Stone Temple Pilots/Filter
Linkin Park/Dead By Sunrise vocalist Chester Bennington replaces ousted longtime frontman Scott Weiland, and the gig will undoubtedly feature a mix of classic STP hits along with new material from their new EP, due out this fall.
The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. Paramountny.com $75-$150. 8 p.m. September 10
The bubblegum pop-punk rockers will be ripping through their hits to benefit charities ranging from burn treatment centers and cancer research to diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. With New Beat Fund and DIIV.
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. 6th St., Brooklyn. www.musichallofwilliamsburg.com $35. 8 p.m. September 11
A Conversation with Izzy Paskowitz & Daniel Paisner
World champion longboarder and leading autism advocate Paskowitz joins Port Washington resident Daniel Paisner in a discussion about their book “Scratching the Horizon: A Surfing Life,” which chronicles Paskowitz’s life from childhood through adulthood and onto international surfing stardom. Paskowitz will also be sharing insights about family loyalty and support. He married the woman of his dreams, Danielle, and inspired by the effect of surfing on his autistic son Isaiah, founded the nonprofit Surfers Healing, which has touched the lives of thousands of children and families affected by autism.
Landmark On Main Street, 232 Main St., Suite 1, Port Washington. www.landmarkonmainstreet.org Free. 7:30 p.m. September 11
NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. www.thetheatreatwestbury.com – $39.30-$59.50. 9 p.m. September 13
“The Buddy Holly Story”
Showcasing Holly’s hit songs including “Every Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “Oh Boy,” “Maybe Baby,” “That’ll Be The Day,” “Raining in my Heart” and “Rave On,” among others, this musical chronicles the life and career of a young Buddy Holly on the road to rock ‘n’ roll glory.
Gateway Playhouse, 215 S. Country Rd., Bellport. www.gatewayplayhouse.com $25-$65. Call 631-286-1133 for show times. Through September 14
Jason Mraz/Ed Sheeran/Bridgit Mendler/Austin Mahone
These singer-songwriters will be performing in recognition of the 14th Annual T. J. Martell Foundation Family Day, supporting the nonprofit in its fight against leukemia, cancer and AIDS. Hosted by Mendler, star of Disney Channel’s Good Luck Charlie. Ticket costs cover admission, food, drink and unlimited Family Day activities.
Roseland Ballroom, 239 W. 52nd St., Manhattan. www.roselandballroom.com $150 adults, $100 kids. 12-5 p.m. September 15
41st Annual Irish Feis and Festival
Traditional dance, piping competition and Irish marketplace, presented by the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
Hofstra University, South Campus, Hempstead. www.hofstra.edu $10 adults, Free for kids under 16. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. September 15
The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter will be signing her newest children’s book “Sweet Dreams;” then Long Island’s own New York Times-bestselling author Nelson DeMille will be signing his new book “The Quest.”
Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. www.bookrevue.com Jewel: 5 p.m., September 17; DeMille: 7 p.m., September 18
Asylum Theatre’s production of Kimberly Akimbo, a play about a teenager with a rare condition that causes her body to age quicker than normal, is both funny and deeply moving, dealing with hard-hitting concepts such as difficult family dynamics, psychiatric illness, alcoholism, deceit, mortality and first love. Written by David Lindsay-Abaire; directed by Valeri Lantz-Gefroh.
Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook. www.stallercenter.com $28. 8 p.m. & 2 p.m. September 19-22 & 26-29
An exciting tribute to the legendary rock supergroup, this presentation incorporates television footage, concert and promotional films, documentary selections, footage of Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins, and rare fan footage (such as Gabriel’s “flying” routine) from the 1970s through 1980s. Songs showcased include “Dancing With the Moonlit Knight,” “The Musical Box,” “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway,” “Earl of Mar,” “Your Own Special Way,” “Against All Odds,” “One More Night,” “Take Me Home” and more. With guest speaker Bill Shelley.
Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. www.cinemaartscentre.org $10 members, $15 public. 7:30 p.m. September 17
Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering tear through the alt-rock pioneers’ unparalleled arsenal minus founding bassist Kim Deal (though her longtime bandmates say she always has a place in the band). Hopefully these sets will include “Where Is My Mind?” “Wave of Mutilation” “Gouge Away” and “Motorway to Roswell.” Please!? With ReignWolf (and Parquet Courts on September 20).
The Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St., Manhattan. www.boweryballroom.com $45. 8 p.m. September 17, 18 & 20
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
New York City indie trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs will perform new songs from their latest album Mosquito, which peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, and hopefully sprinkle in a few numbers from 2003’s Fever to Tell. (An editor here at the Press says it’s worth making the trip to Brooklyn just to see them perform Mosquito’s devastatingly crushing-beautiful “Despair,” for which they shot a music video atop the Empire State Building. They’re the only rock band in history to do so.)
Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. www.barclayscenter.com $39. 8 p.m. September 19
The four horsemen of metal rock Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater just a week before the debut of their upcoming 3D IMAX movie “Through The Never,” which includes live concert footage from multiple gigs. The band is also teaming up with Sirius XM Radio to bring back Mandatory Metallica, 24/7 commercial-free music, beginning September 13 and airing until October 6 via satellite channel 40.
The Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St., Harlem. www.apollotheater.org Win tickets at www.siriusxm.com/MetallicaLive. 9 p.m. September 21
The legendary singer-songwriter is a two-time inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has also been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Much of his solo repertoire includes music from his 1971 album Songs for Beginners.
NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. www.thetheatreatwestbury.com $40. 8 p.m. September 22
The New York City indie rockers make their debut at the future home of the New York Islanders in support of their latest, Modern Vampires of the City. With Solange and Sky Ferreira.
Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. www.barclayscenter.com $35-$60. 8 p.m. September 21
This is a full day of live art and music, with 50 artists painting while Miles to Dayton, The Electrix, Abraxa, Ken Talve Trio and soloist Elana Rivkin paint a psychedelic canvas of their own.
Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. www.vanderbiltmuseum.org $15 adults, $5 kids ages 5-12, Free under 5. 12-7 p.m. September 29