Tag: The Paramount
Alternative hip hop artist Aesop Rock, who ranks as having the largest vocabulary of all major rappers, returns to his Long Island roots when he plays The Paramount in Huntington on Saturday.
Long Islanders may not give tourism here much thought—unless they want someone to blame for summer traffic on the South Fork—but it plays a vital part in our regional economy. People in the hospitality industry fervently want it to have a bigger role here year-round. Creating a great destination miles from the Manhattan skyline in a place not universally known for having great hotels, luxury resorts or secluded getaways is a daunting proposition, but dozens have unarguably succeeded on the Island despite the challenges. Their stories reveal a lot about the possibilities and the pitfalls of hosting travelers here.
With Swallow, Chef James Tchinnis has successfully combined high-quality fare and vibrant pizzazz to create an extraordinary restaurant perfect for an elaborate feast with the whole family or simply an unforgettable meal with friends or a special someone before heading out to enjoy Huntington’s lively downtown nightlife, or a concert at The Paramount, located just a door down.
After years of success in the 1960s and early '70s with the legendary classic rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford regrouped as Creedence Clearwater Revisited 21 years ago. After touring the world their next stop will be The Paramount theater in Huntington on June 26, when they'll play original CCR hits such as "Born on the Bayou," "Bad Moon Rising" and "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" Ahead of the show, Cook sat down with the Press to talk about his inspiration, favorite album.
Australian comedian Jim Jefferies is internationally known for his funny twist on trending topics, insult style of humor and his short-live TV series, Legit, which last two seasons on FX. His seventh comedy special, FreeDumb, is slated to debut on Nextflix July 1 and in the run up to that release, he’s taken his act back on the road, stopping at The Paramount in Huntington Friday, May 20. In advance of that show, Jefferies talked with the Press about why he’ll never sing again, his love of hate mail and how crushed he was when his Legit was canceled.
Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder—and the same can be said for most forms of art. Walk into any museum...
The English indie pop-punk rockers took the Paramount in Huntington by storm, delivering a fiery, emotional set to a sold-out sea of rabid fans.
The pop star played singles from her debut album, Hello My Name Is... and songs from her upcoming sophomore effort.
Stellar performances and moving speeches wowed a sold-out crowd.