Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Cheap Trick, Heart, & Counting Crows rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Meek Mill hits The Emporium, Donavon Frankenreiter grooves at The Stephen Talkhouse, Chevelle & Grateful Overkill invade The Paramount, French Cookin' Blues Band jazzes up Treme Blues & Jazz Club, the Long Beach International Film Festival returns, and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!
Five inmates died since 2011 at Nassau County jail as a result of inadequate medical care, the New York State Commission on Correction alleged in documents obtained by the Press. The accusations sparked New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to file a lawsuit against the jail’s medical provider, Florida-based Armor Correctional Health Medical Services, seeking fines, an independent monitor over health care at the jail and barring the company from bidding on contracts in the state. This case was announced Tuesday—a week after the fifth death at the jail this year and the 12th since 2011, officials said.
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!
Guitar hero Joe Satriani rocks Tilles Center, Patti LaBelle serenades NYCB Theatre at Westbury, The Cult returns to The Paramount and much more to do on LI this week!
Meatloaf, Mayday Parade, The Maine, The Marshall Tucker Band & Big Bad Voodoo Daddy rock The Paramount, Jefferson Starship invades Suffolk Theater, Martin Sexton sizzles at Landmark On Main Street, & John Mayall grooves at YMCA Boulton Center, among so much more!
Howie Mandel cracks up NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Piff The Magic Dragon, Tracy Morgan & Meatloaf rip up The Paramount, Paula Poundstone floors The Landmark Theatre, Chris Janson rocks The Emporium, & Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver & Kristin Cavallari jazz up Book Revue, among so much more!
Beyond the obvious issues that everyone complains about–taxes, traffic, cost of living, the way we tawk–there are some seriously twisted things about this place we call home. Here are a few we take for granted that boggle the minds of interlopers who happen upon our fair Island. Did somebody say "Cheese Fries"!?
Jim Breuer returns to his roots on Long Island. Expect to see spot-on impressions of the rock legends he loves, including James Hetfield of Metallica and ACDC’s Angus Young. Prepare to be schooled by the ultimate “marriage warrior” and, if we’re lucky, his notorious Saturday Night Live character, Goat Boy, just might make an appearance.