Do This – Long Island Events July 2013



Outside the Jam
A new series of photography from international contemporary artist Rick Odell bringing his view of the fastest growing women’s sport in America, Roller Derby! Ripe Art Gallery, 67A Broadway, Greenlawn. www.ripeartgal.com. Through July 13

Alex Katz: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art
Landscapes and collages from early in Katz’s career and through the 1960s and beyond with his hallmark paintings— enormous, brilliantly colored portraits of his family and friends. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. www.nassaumuseum.com.Through October 13

Punk: Chaos to Couture
Punk garments from the mid-1970s juxtaposed with recent, directional fashion to illustrate how haute couture and ready-to-wear have borrowed punk’s visual symbols, with paillettes being replaced with safety pins, and feathers with razor blades. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., Manhattan. www.metmuseum.org. Through August 14

From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boat Yards of Westchester and Long Island
A major exhibition on the traditional occupational and recreational culture of boat builders and boatyards in the region.  The exhibit will include special profiles of builders and yards after Superstorm Sandy in the South Shore communities of East Rockaway, Amityville and Babylon. For full schedule visit www.longislandtraditions.org. Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson. www.portjeff.com. Through September 2

South Pacific
Based on the book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan adapted from Tales of South Pacific by James A. Michener and winner of more than 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, South Pacific weaves together two love stories with themes of prejudice, war, death and love, featuring classic songs like “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair”  and “Some Enchanted Evening.” John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, 250 Main St., Northport. 631-261-2900. www.johnwengemantheater.com. Through July 14

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July 6

Christopher Roach
Ronkonkoma native Chris Roach is a fast-rising comedian/actor known for his work on television commercials, Comedy Central and as Rodney the loveable mental patient on ABC’s One Life to Live. The Brokerage, 2797 Merrick Rd., Bellmore. www.brokeragecomedy.com.

phishJuly 12

The jam band rereleased Lawn Boy, the band’s second full-length studio album, as a Limited Edition Deluxe 2-LP vinyl set on Record Store Day, the first time the album has been available on vinyl in more than a decade. Now the band brings their 25-date festival experience to the beach. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. www.jonesbeach.com.

Melissa Etheridge
NYCB Theatre at Westbury,
960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. 877-598-8694.

July 13

Hawthorne Heights
A special acoustic performance and signing of the band’s new album Zero. Must pre-order Zero from Looney Tunes for wristband. Zero, a dystopian concept album, is the 2013 Vans Warped Tour headliners’ fifth full-length album, produced by Brian Virtue (30 Seconds To Mars, Chevelle, Audioslave). Looney Tunes, 31 Brookvale Ave., West Babylon. www.looneytunescds.com.

Gin Wigmore
Nassau Coliseum,
Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale. www.nassaucoliseum.com.

Hot Chelle Rae
Nashville-based pop band Hot Chelle Rae takes the Arches stage at 6PM to perform their hit “Tonight Tonight” along with “I Like It Like That” and their newly released “Hung Up” from their current album WHATEVER. Tanger Outlets at the Arches, 152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park. www.tangeroutlet.com/deerpark.

HomePage_BestDayEverVans Warped Tour
Bringing the “Best Day Ever” to Long Island, Vans Warped Tour brings Reel Big Fish, Big D & The Kids Table, Hawthorne Heights, Memphis May Fire, Gin Wigmore, Set It Off, Sleeping With Sirens, Black Dahlia Murder, The Used, We Came As Romans and more. New to the tour this summer is the Spotify Stage, which will showcase such EDM and hip-hop artists as Crizzly, Outasight, Wallpaper. and Stephan Jacobs, to name a few. For the full list of confirmed artists and dates they are playing, visit www.vanswarpedtour.com/bands. Nassau Coliseum, Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale. www.nassaucoliseum.com.

July 14

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater,
1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. www.jonesbeach.com.

mammaJuly 15

June “Mamma” Shannon (Here Comes Honey Boo Boo)
Barnes & Noble,
East 54th Street, Manhattan, www.bn.com.

July 17-25

LI International Film Fest
A week of screenings, panel discussions and events which hosts filmmakers, dignitaries and an arsenal of short and feature-length independent films from all over the globe. Showing 146 films from around the world, LIIFE will showcase movies from 18 countries, with 36 of the films having Long Island ties and 35 more hailing from New York in general. This year’s honorees include William Sadler (Iron Man 3) and Ally Sheedy (Breakfast Club). Presenters include Federico Castellucio (The Sopranos) and Robert Clohessy (Blue Bloods) with more signing on daily. Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore. 516-783-7200.

July 17

Corey Taylor (Slipknot)
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor will sign his new book, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics. In this book, Corey Taylor undertakes something never before attempted in the history of rock superstardom: he takes you with him as he journeys undercover through various ghostbusting groups who do their best to gather information and evidence about the existence of spirits. But that’s not all, folks. Taylor once again gives you a behind-the-scenes tour of his crazy life and the many beyond-the-grave events he’s encountered. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. www.bookrevue.com.

July 18

The Specials
The Paramount,
370 New York Ave., Huntington. www.paramountny.com.

July 19

America’s Most Wanted Tour: Lil Wayne/T.I./2 Chainz
After being hospitalized for seizures earlier this year, Lil Wayne has recovered and takes the stage with T.I. and 2 Chainz. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. www.jonesbeach.com.

jt_press_photo_2013_-5153ebJuly 19 & 20

Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z
Yankee Stadium,
East 161st Street & River Avenue, Bronx.

July 19-21

Great South Bay Music Festival 
The largest three-day, “American-Themed” music, art & cultural family event on Long Island. Featuring more than 50 musical artists on four stages, and presenting top-name, as well as local emerging artists in contemporary & classic rock, jazz, jam-band, country, folk, zydeco, funk and all types of American music, the festival also has kids’ entertainment and an artisan market. With The Doobie Brothers, Electric Hot Tuna, Dark Star Orchestra, Antigone Rising, Patent Pending and dozens more. Shorefront Park, DeWitt Avenue, Patchogue. 631-289-3444.

July 21

Blake Shelton
The country star hits the road with Mercury Recording artist Jana Kramer. Meet-and-greet opportunities available to Blake’s BS’er Fan Club members via www.blakeshelton.com/bsers. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. www.jonesbeach.com.

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teganandsaraJuly 22 & 23

Tegan & Sara/Fun.
Twin sister duo Tegan & Sara join Fun. For the Most Nights Summer Tour, playing their new record, Heartthrob, along with their classics. A portion of the ticket sales from the tour will benefit The Ally Coalition, a partnership started by Fun. and designer Rachel Antonoff, devoted to encouraging and inspiring the music, fashion, and entertainment communities to take action in support of LGBTQ equality. Each tour stop will showcase the Equality Village, featuring The Ally Coalition as well as other local and national LGBTQ equality organizations. Hudson River Park, Battery Place and West 59th Street, Manhattan.

July 26

The Montauk Project & the Hidden Secrets of the Romanian Sphinx
Author Peter Moon forged an association with scientist Preston Nichols, one of the world’s foremost experts in the world on electromagnetic phenomena who had been involved in strange experiments at the Montauk Air Force Station/Camp Hero on Long Island which included the manipulation of time. Peter has also continued his own investigation into the occult forces behind the Montauk Project and has also collaborated with Dr. David Anderson of the former Time Travel Research Center. Eyes of Learning, Hicksville, www.eyesoflearning.org.

gaslightanthemJuly 26 & 28

The Gaslight Anthem & The Bouncing Souls
Hudson River Park,
Battery Place and West 59th Street, Manhattan.

July 27

Buster Poindexter
Stephen Talkhouse
, 61 Main St., Amagansett. www.stephentalkhouse.com.

Americanarama Festival feat. Bob Dylan/Wilco/Beck
The iconic singer/songwriter teams up with Wilco and Beck for this 26-city tour. Dylan recently released Tempest, his 35th studio set, which peaked at No. 3 on The Billboard 200. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. www.jonesbeach.com.

July 30

Sugar Ray/Smashmouth
Under The Sun Tour with Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon and Fastball. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. www.paramountny.com.

July 31

This tour marks the first time since 1973 that Yes—bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White, keyboardist Geoff Downes and singer Jon Davison—have performed an album onstage in its entirety. The Yes Album is widely considered to be the multi-platinum progressive rock band’s breakthrough album. Certified platinum, it features such signature songs as “Yours Is No Disgrace” and “I’ve Seen All Good People.” NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. 877-598-8694.

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