Tag: Jones Beach

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 21–27

Gwen Stefani & Eve and Josh Groban & Sarah McLachlan hit Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, the Gin Blossoms, Sugar Ray, Everclear, Sponge & Lit rock The Paramount, Stephanie Mills serenades NYCB Theatre at Westbury, David Bromberg Quintet jazzes up The Stephen Talkhouse, and John Coltrane Day grooves Heckscher Park, among so many more gigs and events across Long Island this week!

11 Questions With Adam Duritz of Counting Crows

Counting Crows, the indie-rock band from San Franciso bay area, most notable for their hits, “Mr. Jones,” and, “Accidentally in Love,” are still going strong after 25 years. The Press spoke with Adam Duritz, the frontman of Counting Crows, in preparation for their upcoming performance at Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre on Sunday, July 31. In the 30-minute session, Duritz discussed his love of music radio, “making it” in the music scene, tiny cardigans, Van Gogh and the hipster agenda.

7 Jones Beach Fireworks Show Tips

The July 4th Fireworks show at Jones Beach is back for another year—and organizers are urging Long Islanders to arrive early for the dazzling Independence Day celebration. The fireworks show begins at 9:30 p.m. but Independence Day revelers should plan to get to Jones Beach several hours earlier.

8 Long Island Music Festivals on Long Island This Summer

From punk to bluegrass, pop to classical, music festivals celebrating specific genres and local artists alike can be seen and heard across Long Island virtually every weekend this summer through Labor Day. Here are eight upcoming music festivals coming to LI this summer:

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events June 16–22

Dave Matthews Band plays Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Don Rickles cracks up NYCB Theatre at Westbury, The Scofflaws get Mr. Beery's dancing and so many more great concerts and events to see and do this week on Long Island!

WBLI Summer Jam: Uplifting Songs & Vibes Drown Out Heavy Rains...

About two hours into the show, menacing clouds moved in over the open-air amphitheater and with almost no time to run for cover, lightning struck, thunder rumbled, and torrential rain poured down over the audience in the theater and those on the much-too-long lines for food. Then, the show went on.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events June 9–15

Mary Chapin Carpenter serenades The Space at Westbury, Long Island Pridefest returns to Huntington, Johnny Mathis takes the stage at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, BLI Summer Jam gets Nikon at Jones Beach Theater dancing, Eternal Con invades The Cradle of Aviation and Silent Majority rocks Revolution Bar & Music Hall, plus so much more to do this week on Long Island!

KTUphoria Kicks Off Nikon at Jones Beach Summer Concert Series

KTUphoria, the annual festival of dance and pop music, kicked off the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 2016 summer concert calendar Saturday with a star-studded lineup of current acts and comeback kids. This year, KTUphoria featured Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, the Backstreet Boys, The Chainsmokers, Mike Posner, Nile Rodgers and Bebe Rexha.

Mobility Mats Can Transform Long Island’s Shores

Some Long Island communities are already transforming the landscape of their shores with mobility mats. More should follow suit.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events June 2–8

The Victory Challenge Empire State Games hit Nassau Community College; Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Frampton & KTUphoria rip up Jones Beach, Cowboy Mouth & Voyage rock The Paramount, Richard Thompson shreds Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center; Peter Cetera & Saturday Night Summer Fever hits NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Remy Ma dishes at The Emporium; and so much more!
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