Do This: Long Island Events September 18-24

Fifth Harmony
Fifth Harmony is coming to Long Island.

Chris D’Elia
This Los Angeles-based stand-up comic, actor, writer and rapper may be best known for his role as Alex Miller on the NBC sitcom Whitney. Not bad for a kid who was born in New Jersey. As he put it, “Once I started doing stand-up, everything fell into place.” He’s done a Comedy Central special called White Male, Black Comic and bared it all—figuratively—on Showtime’s Live Nude Comedy. On his parody rap album he embodies the snarky MC “Chank Smith.” His edgy brand of social satire makes some people laugh so hard they bleed, others get in their cars unconsciously and drive to Vegas. Check out his “Under No Influence Tour” and catch the funny man in the flesh. Warming up the crowd will be Dino Archer. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $29. 8 p.m. September 18

Bubbles and Oysters
Champagne and oysters go together like celebrities and the Hamptons. For those looking to bone up on the basics, this classy event features an oyster specialist demonstrating oyster shucking techniques, doling out tastings and offering tips for ordering—not to mention live music and Hors d’oeuvres. Sparking wine brand ambassadors will be on hand from Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, Col de’ Salici, Michelle and Miguel Torres. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $45.50-$60. 6 p.m. September 18

Miles to Dayton
This harmonizing local folk band features a husband-wife singing duet, incorporates classical and funk, as well as improvising violin and cello players—the latter of which also rocks the guitar, accordion and trumpet. They were invited back to the Hard Luck Café folk music series by popular demand. Also performing will be award-winning pianist Anna Dangmar of New York City and her string accompaniment. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave, Huntington. CinemaArtsCentre.org $10 members, $15 public. 8:30 p.m. September 18

Long Beach Jazz Festival
More than a dozen performers will jam out in the City by the Sea during this 12th annual four-day Jazz fest, starring both local acts and international musicians. Bostonian pianist Rachel Z and her band are joined by Swiss harmonica player Gregoire Maret in kicking off the show Thursday. Long Island’s own brass-based Uppercut band take the stage Friday. And guitar virtuoso Ben Lacey joins drummer Alan McKenzie for two weekend sets. Locations and times vary. Long Beach. longbeachjazzfest.com Free. September 18-21

John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers
How important has John Mayall been to rock and roll history? What a bloody silly question! Without this quintessential British bluesman, where would Eric Clapton, Peter Green and Mick Taylor have perfected their licks? It was in Mayall’s Bluesbreakers that these brilliant guitarists came to the forefront, and once they were established with a firm foundation, they went on their way. Mayall has always given his musicians room to move. So here is Mayall in person, still blowing a mean harp, still wailing like a midnight express coming on down the line. And whether he’s on keyboards or at the microphone, he’s channeling all the great roots music that’s gone on before because it’s buried deep in his bones. The man’s a living legend, and that ain’t no lie. The Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $55-$60. 8 p.m. September 19

Joy Behar
For 16 years, this funny lady dished the dirt and more from her perch on The View couch with Barbara Walters and a great group of gals, some she saw eye to eye with, some she did not. As Joy would say, “So what? Who cares!” One of the award-winning daytime show’s original hosts, she never let loose with all she knew about what went on behind the scenes—but now she can, in her unabashed comedy tour where nothing—and no one—is sacred. Not too long ago she took on Gov. Chris Christie, telling him to his face at a New Jersey function that he was “toast” and recently she called out new Fox & Friends’  Elisabeth Hasselbeck for dissing Rosie O’Donnell’s politics. Joy’s also written a book of humorous essays called, Joy Stick—Or What Is the Existential Vacuum and Does It Come with Attachments? This East Hampton celebrity has come a long way since she taught English to high school students in Lindenhurst. She’ll be sure to connect with her Long Island audience at the NYCB Theatre in Westbury. She won’t let them get away with a thing. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $39.50-$74. 8 p.m. September 19

Rockin’ Fights 15
Joe DeGuardia’s STAR Boxing presents undefeated Jr. Welterweight Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin of Shirley taking on battle-tested Ramesis Gil of the Dominican Reupiblic in the 10-round main event. Also scheduled to appear in supporting bouts are undefeated Lightweight Alan Gotay of Huntington taking on Hector Marengo of Puerto Rico in an eight-round contest, among others. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $50-$200. 7:30 p.m. September 19

Billy Bragg
This British punk rocker/folk singer hopes to change the world through music. Part protest/part party, this singer/songwriter/political activist will swing by Riverhead this week on The Tooth and Nail Tour where you’ll be sure to hear songs from his newly released Fight Songs album as well as get an earful about Scotland’s proposed succession from England. Will Bragg preform his classic anthemic “New England”? Only one way to find out. Will the house erupt into a massive sing-a-long during the chorus if he does? Definitely. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead. suffolktheater.com $45. 8 p.m. September 19

Harpeth Rising
Harpeth Rising from left: Rebecca Reed-Lunn, Jordana Greenberg and Maria Di Meglio.

Harpeth Rising
This harmonizing female folk trio made up of a violinist, cellist and banjo player named their band after a river in Tennessee because water is both dynamic and powerful, just like them. Uniquely fusing folk, newgrass, rock and classical, the three are known for high-energy performances and soulful lyrics sung in expansive three-part harmonies. The show is billed as their first on LI. Our Times Coffeehouse, 38 Old Country Rd., Garden City. ourtimescoffeehouse.org $15, $6 kids under 12. 8 p.m. September 19

The East End Music & Arts Festival
This inaugural Hamptons festival features performances by pedal steel guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph, rock band Tonic, American Idol alum Paul McDonald, singer-songwriter Toby Lightman and Hurrah! A Bolt of Light. The art of Ringo Starr will also be among the works displayed for sale. Events for kids include meeting Commander Michael “LA” Lopez-Alegria, NASA record holder for most spacewalks and longest spaceflight. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. theeastendmusicandartsfestival.com $50. September 19 & 20

Maritime Festival
An oyster schucking contest, kayak derby and a “Little Merfolk” pageant are just some of the nautical events slated for this three-day seaport festival. Of course, it will also include standard festival fare such as live music, raffles and arts and crafts. The whole shebang is a fundraiser to support the restoration of the Long Beach Bar “Bug” Lighthouse. The East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation. 234 Carpenter St., Greenport. eastendseaport.org Free. 6-9 p.m. September 19; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. September 20; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. September 21

This R&B singer from Chicago will titillate the Saturday Night dance party crowd when he performs his hits, including “Birthday Sex,” “Down on Me” and “Don’t Tell ‘Em.” Opening the show is Smooth City. The Emporium, 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue. theemporiumny.com $10 women, $15 men. 10 p.m. September 20

Doo Wop Extravaganza
Who did put the bop in the bop-she-bop-she-bop? This Saturday, Jay Siegel and the Tokens, The Tymes, The Harptones, Little Peggy March, and The Eternals try to get to the bottom of this, amid sing-along hits from the Fifties and Sixties that will have you up on your feet and dancing in the aisles. Don’t even try not to “a-weem-awop” when the Tokens break out “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.” That’s what you’re there for. You’ll hear hits like “Life is But a Dream,” “So Much in Love” and “I Will Follow Him.” NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $39.50-$49.50. 7 p.m. September 20

Nine Days
It’ll be a ‘90s alternative rock trifecta when hometown heroes Nine Days, best known for their hit “Absolutely (Story of a Girl)” take the stage along with Dishwalla, a California act whose claim to fame is “Counting Blue Cars.” Opening the show is Stroke 9. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $25-$50. 8 p.m. September 20

Edwin McCain
When crooner Edwin McCain takes the stage, the audience is captivated by his truly heartfelt singing voice. With monumental hist like “I’ll Be” and “I Could Not Ask for More,” this singer/songwriter/guitarist blasts out ballads that dominated Top 40 radio throughout the early 2000s. He hits the Hamptons this weekend with his acoustic trio. This is date-night worthy and 3256 Foundation Benefit Concert. The West Hampton Beach Performing Arts Center. 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. whbpac.org $38-$58. 7 p.m. September 20

“The Boy from Oz”
“My songs are my biography …” —Peter Allen THEATRE THREE presents the Long Island premiere of “THE BOY FROM OZ,” the funny and heartbreaking true story of Australian entertainer Peter Allen from his humble beginnings through meteoric rise to international fame and celebrity. With a book by award-winning playwright Martin Sherman, “THE BOY FROM OZ” features many of Allen’s extraordinary hit songs, including “I Go to Rio,” “I Honestly Love You” and the Academy Award-winning “Arthur’s Theme.” THEATRE THREE’s very own Steve McCoy stars in this icon’s musical biography. Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson. theatrethree.com $15-$30. 8 p.m. September 20

Johnny A.
Johnny A.

Johnny A.
Touring to promote his third solo album, Driven, guitarist and songwriter Johnny A. considers the release this summer a departure from his previous work, reflecting his diversity crossing and blending the genres of rock, blues, jazz and funk. Aside from 10 original songs, it includes a rendition of the Bee Gees’ classic, “To Love Somebody.” The Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $35-$40. 8 p.m. September 20

Long Island Brain Tumor Walk
Walk, don’t’ run to join this National Brain Tumor Society fundraiser for brain tumor research and to raise awareness about brain tumors. The events connects brain tumor survivors, patients, family members, caregivers and friends for an inspiring, family-friendly day. Participants can choose to walk as individuals, create a new team, or join an existing team. Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Pkwy, Wantagh. braintumor.com 8 a.m. September 20

“Menopause The Musical”
More than 11 million people worldwide have seen this hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, according to the show’s official website. “It’s not ‘The Silent Passage anymore,’ reads the tag line. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue. patchoguetheatre.com $50-$65. 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sept. 20; 2 p.m. September 21

Fortunate Youth
These purveyors of Roots Dub Reggae from California are jamming their way across the country on their Fall With Friends tour, featuring likeminded performers including New Kingston, Ease Up, Maui Waui, Indaze and Soul Junkies. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionli.com $15, $17 DOS. 6:30 p.m. September 21

Yoga Festival
The third annual One Love Long Island Yoga Festival will unite 16 local yoga studio communities, offering an open level yoga practice as well as a multitude of yogic-minded activities and vendors including Ayurveda, Thai Massage and nutrition booths, live music and local artisans and special high-profile guests. Proceeds will be donated to charities such as Puresa Humanitarian, an organization dedicated to eradicating human trafficking. Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point. onelovelongisland.org $10 parking. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. September 21

Code Black
Dr. Ryan McGarry pulls the curtain back on America’s busiest Emergency Department at LA County Hospital’s legendary Trauma Bay, home to C-Booth, which is considered the birthplace of Emergency Medicine. The film follows a team of dedicated, young doctors-in-training as they wrestle with both their ideals and the realities of saving lives in a complex and over burdened system, offering a tense, doctor’s-eye view, right into the heart of the health care debate. Theater Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson. portjeffdocumentaryseries.com $7. 7 p.m. September 22

Fifth Harmony
This up-and-coming all-girl quintet formed on The X Factor will perform singles from their debut album, Reflection, which is slated to be released in November, including such hits as “Bo$$.” With special guest Meghan Trainor. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $29.50-$49.50. 7 p.m. September 23

—Compiled by Spencer Rumsey, Jamie Franchi and Timothy Bolger.