With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.
Mind Open grooves Treme Blues and Jazz Club; Mike Birbiglia cracks up Governor’s Comedy Club; Brian Setzer Orchestra & Jim Gaffigan rip up NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Jim Breuer and The Loud and Rowdy slay Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall; Ebi mesmerizes The Space at Westbury; Battlecross destroys Amityville Music Hall; & so much more!
10,000 Maniacs rock YMCA Boulton Center; Chris Robinson Brotherhood hits The Space at Westbury; Carlos Mencia, Dillinger Escape Plan, Kansas, Scott Stapp & Evanescence destroy The Paramount; Tower of Power & Joe Bonamassa wow NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Ion Dissonance & Less Than Jake slay Revolution Bar & Music Hall; Kerry Kearney grooves Treme Blues & Jazz Club; The Brooklyn Bridge serenade Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts; Vanilla Fudge hits YMCA Boulton Center; Badfinger amazes Suffolk Theater; Carcass & Deafheaven level The Emporium; & so much more!
Long Islanders should be wary of any slick presentation that promises an all-in-one answer to suburbia’s woes.
Justina Valentine, Oogee Wawa & That of a Lion wow Revolution Bar & Music Hall; Toni Braxton floors NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Eric Paslay rocks The Emporium; Yellowcard, Sleeping With Sirens, Sublime with Rome & Fitz & The Tantrums slay The Paramount; Three Dog Night & Steve Vai destroy The Space at Westbury; 'Undocumented' & 'Warrior: The Life of Leonard Peltier' screen at Cinema Arts Centre; Ani DiFranco mesmerizes Landmark on Main Street; Dave Mason amazes Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center; Livingston Taylor grooves YMCA Boulton Center; 'The Buddy Holly Story' captivates Suffolk Theater; & so much more!
Samantha Fish, Aztec Two Step & Brewer & Shipley rock YMCA Boulton Center; Indigo Girls groove The Space at Westbury; Big Gigantic, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Death from Above 1979 & the Long Island Music Hall of Fame Induction Awards Gala wow The Paramount; Gold Coast International Film Festival amazes movie lovers; Robert Klein, Rita Rudner & Brian Regan crack up NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Fight Night: USA Boxing – NY Metro Championships strike Suffolk Theater; Jake Johannsen floors Goveror's; Wild ‘ N Out Live Comedy Show hits The Emporium; & so much more!
The Pietasters Maybe they haven't released an EP in nearly a decade, but this brassy D.C.-based octet is still touring to keep the '90s third-wave...
The Weekend Riot & Latterman rock Revolution Bar & Grill; Rice, Jessie's Girl & Colbie Caillat wow The Paramount; Martin Barre, Kevin Griffin & Rumer Willis floors YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts; Blue Roots grooves Treme Blues and Jazz Club; Young M.A. destroys The Emporium; Lisa Lampanelli cracks up NYCB Theatre at Westbury; among so many more amazing concerts & events all this week!
Besides a host of haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, Halloween season sparks loads of frightfully fun festivities across Long Island, from prize-winning costume contests to spooky parades and much more spine-tingling sensations to raise the spirits. Here's your guide to the dozens of spooky fun events taking place across Long Island this Halloween season.
The Doobie Bros., Switchfoot & Squeeze rock The Paramount; Sergio Mendes, Engelbert Humperdinck, Charlie Puth, Les Brers & Peter Frampton wow NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Dope levels Revolution Bar & Grill; 'Shadows of Liberty,' 'Madman' & The Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival screen at Cinema Arts Centre; Vetstock invades The Emporium; Lucy Kaplansky serenades YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts; Jo Dee Messina grooves at Patchogue Theatre; Gilbert Gottfried cracks up Governor's; Kenny Loggins shares stories at Book Revue; annual Oyster Festival rolls into Theodore Roosevelt Park; inaugural Queens Beer Festival taps Long Island City; & so much more!