- WWE Raw @ Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale.
- Jeff Lorber Fusion @ B.B. King Blues Club, Manhattan.
- Take This Waltz @ Great Neck Arts Center
- Ivy League of Comedy @ Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor.
- Punjabi-American Night @ Eisenhower Park, East Meadow.
- Manhattan Transfer @ B.B. King Blues Club, Manhattan.
- The Tallest Man On Earth @ Town Hall, Manhattan. Swedish singer songwriter Kristian Matsson, better known as The Tallest Man on Earth, will play through his discography, which is composed of two full-length records and two EPs. Praised by critics and fans alike, Matsson offers musical styling’s reminiscent of Dylan era folk.
- Prodigy (Mobb Deep) @ Irving Plaza, Manhattan.
- Balkan-American Night @ Eisenhower Park, East Meadow.
- Ani DiFranco @ Webster Hall, Manhattan.
- Diego Garcia @ City Winery, Manhattan.
- Vertical Horizon @ The Paramount, Huntington.
- Delphic Sibyl/York Factory Complaint/Kama Rupa @ St. Vitus, Brooklyn.
- Sinatra Through the Ears & Eyes of a Songwriter @ LIU Hutton House, Greenvale.
LONG ISLAND WEEKLY PARTIES: SUMMER NIGHTLIFE 2012
- Comedy Central: Indecision in the Park w/The Daily Show @ Central Park SummerStage, Manhattan.
- Bill Thieben @ YMCA Boulton Center, Bay Shore.
- Hard Times: Lost on Long Island @ Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington.
- Crosby, Stills & Nash @ NYCB Theatre @ Westbury, Also 6.21.
- Bonnie Raitt @ Beacon Theatre, Manhattan. Also 6.21.
- US Air Guitar Championships 2012 Regional Competition @ Bowery Ballroom, Manhattan.
- Deer Tick @ Red Hook Park, Brooklyn Rhode Island’s alt-country ensemble Deer Tick, along with Jonny Corndawg, hit the stage with an impressive catalogue that spans four full lengths and five EPs and memorable tracks are far from being in short supply. Garnishing comparisons to top folk/indie acts like Bright Eyes and Modest Mouse, Deer Tick is sure to satisfy Brooklyn’s hip crowd.
- Ki-Mani Marley @ B.B. King Blues Club, Manhattan.
- Marshall Crenshaw @ City Winery, Manhattan.
- After Prom Comedy Show @ Governor’s, Levittown.
- Designer Drugs @ Revolution, Amityville.
- Ronnie Mund Block Party @ McGuire’s, Bohemia.
- Eli “Paperboy” Reed/Lily & the Parlour Tricks/Zongo Junction @ Bell House, Brooklyn.
- LI Comedy Fest @ Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead.
LONG ISLAND STREET FAIRS & FESTIVALS SUMMER 2012
LONG BEACH SURFING SCHEDULE: SUMMER 2012
LONG ISLAND ART EXHIBIT CALENDAR: SUMMER 2012
- Kenny Chesney @ Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan.
- Art Show @ Fire Island Lighthouse, Through 7.15.
- Ringo Starr & His All Star Band @ Nikon @ Jones Beach Theater
- Joey Coco Diaz @ Governor’s, Levittown.
- Evan Weiss’ Really Really Big Show @ McGuire’s, Bohemia.
- Lobster Palooza @ LI Maritime Museum, Sayville.
- The Hives @ Terminal 5, The Swedish garage rock band most famous for their early 2000s hit “Hate to Say I Told You So” has been refining their sound and integrating new aspects at every turn. With their latest record, Lex Hives, due out this June, The Hives look to cement themselves in the public’s eye. Rounding out supporting slots for this date are FIDLAR and Flesh Lights.
- Landmine Marathon @ Revolution, Amityville.
- Rebirth Brass Band @ YMCA Boulton Center, Bay Shore.
- Kathy Arnold’s One Night Stand/Carole Montgomery @ Brokerage, Bellmore.
- Volbeat @ The Paramount, Huntington.
- Supreme Court: Year in Review @ LIU Hutton House, Greenvale.
- Free Family Fishing Statewide
- The Governor’s Ball @ Randall’s Island, This two-day festival is not merely a musical festival, although it boasts a number of bands from various genres. The Governor’s Ball plays host to events, games, and activities, as well as some of NY’s best food trucks. This year’s festival includes Beck, Kid Cudi, Modest Mouse, Fiona Apple & more. Also 6.24.
- Tony Lucca (The Voice) @ Tanger Outlets at the Arches, Deer Park
- Midsummer at the Gardens @ Old Westbury Gardens
- Coney Island Mermaid Parade @ Surf Avenue, Coney Island
- Caribbean-American Night @ Eisenhower Park, East Meadow.
- Cuba Gooding & the Main Ingredient @ Heckscher Park, Huntington.
- Weatherman Bill Evans @ BookHampton, Southampton.
- Magic of Amore @ Hempstead Lake Park, Lakeview.
- Ministry @ Best Buy Theater, Manhattan.
- 10 Feet Under/Jax @ Revolution, Amityville.
- ClarkeDuke 4 @ The Paramount, Huntington.
- Flamingo Road @ YMCA Boulton Center, Bay Shore.
- Happy Together Tour @ NYCB Theatre @ Westbury
- Ultimate Doo-Wop Show @ Beacon Theatre, Manhattan.
- Robert Cray Band @ Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center