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From “the Rock and Roll Capital of the World,” comes this Cleveland-based industrial rock quintet who will play their ’90s hits, including “Hey Man Nice Shot” and “Take a Picture,” while they tour to promote their seventh studio album, Crazy Eyes, which dropped earlier this month. Warming up the crowd will be Orgy, Vampires Everywhere, Death Valley High and Lubricoma. Revolution Bar and Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionli.com $25. 6:30 p.m. April 28.

Kansas
With more than 40 years of revolutionary rock n’ roll success, Kansas stores more hardware on their wall than Home Depot with eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums, one Platinum live album and a million-selling gold single. Their inescapable hits like “Dust in the Wind” and “Carry On Wayward Son” blare through radio waves daily, solidifying Kansas’ undeniable staying power. Opening the show is The Edgar Winter Band, and he’s no slouch, either. Together, you can plan on rocking your socks off. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $39.50-$79.50. 8 p.m. April 28.

Gnarly Karma
Hailing from Huntington is this up-and-coming lyrical jam band playing DMB-esque ditties. Opening the show will be Nectar & The Gray. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $10. 8 p.m. April 28.

Kissed By a Prince
Dawnette Darden, Marvin Joshua, Mike Maz, Kevin Santacruz and Joe Haines take the stage for an evening celebrating the life and music of the late great Prince. The rain will be plainly purple, whether inside or out. The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amagansett. stephentalkhouse.com $10. 8 p.m. April 28.

The Congressman
Exploring the meaning of patriotism is this independent film written and co-directed by Robert Mrazek, a former Long Island Congressman. It takes one to know one, doesn’t it? He’s crafted an inspiring story about a group of people living in an island off the coast of Maine who band together to do what must be done to save their way of life. Preceding the screening will be a Q&A with Mrazek and Treat Williams, who stars as the Representative spiraling out of control in the film until he finds his life’s purpose. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $15 members, $20 public. 7 p.m. April 29.

Robby Krieger
One of Rolling Stone‘s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, songwriter and guitar-maestro Robby Krieger comes to Long Island to awe, entertain and strum. This former Doors musician is credited with co-writing some of the most iconic tunes of all time, including “Light My Fire,” “Love Me Two Times” and “Love Her Madly.” Break on through to the Paramount to catch this amazing performance.  Opening the show is Mountain’s Leslie West, who makes a Gibson look like a ukelele in his hands when he bends the strings. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $19.50-$59.50. 8 p.m. April 29.

Martin Short
Moviegoers of a certain age might recall this Canadian comic and SNL alum’s role as Ned Nederlander in the 1986 classic, Three Amigos! Members of the Netflix generation may recognize him from his many cameos, including one of his latest as Dr. Grant in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. If fans are lucky, Jiminy Glick will also make an appearance. Be warned: you may bust a gut because you’ll be laughing so hard it will hurt. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $54.50-$84.50. 8 p.m. April 29.

Gospel Health Fest
Come to see and hear some of the nation’s best gospel choirs, dance ministries and musical groups. Stay for health testimonials, screenings and pressentations. Refreshments will be served. Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus, 533 College Rd., Selden. suffolkcountyny.gov Free. 3 p.m. April 30.

Howard Massey
You want to know what goes on behind stage? How about an inside look at the exploits of the greatest living band in the world? This journalist and author will be speaking and signing copies of his new book, Roadie, a tale of rock and roll redemption inspired by The Rolling Stones. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Price of book. 7 p.m. April 30.

Kool & the Gang
This Jersey City-based R&B group with disco roots will take fans on a trip down memory lane when they belt out hits such as “Jungle Boogie,” “Funky Stuff,” “Celebration” and “Hollywood Swinging.” Supporting acts include Morris Day and The Time. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49.50-$99.50. 8 p.m. April 30.

Slam Allen
Masterfully blending blues and soul is this upstate Monticello-based saltan of the six string who channels the spirits of B.B. King, Otis Redding and James Brown. That’s a soulfoul combination that can’t be beat. Saturday night will be rocking with spirit. Treme Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St., Islip. tremeislip.com $20. 8 p.m. April 30.

Chubby Checker
His ’60s classics topped the Billboard charts and got the nation on the dance floor. And even today, they inspire jubilant gyrations whenever they’re played. Twist your hips and shake it, don’t break it, as you join a new generation of fans of the great Chubby Checker. All you got to do is move your feet, and the rest will follow. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead. suffolktheater.com $60. 8 p.m. April 30.

Long Island Marathon
Festivities kick off Friday, April 29, with a fitness expo at the Mitchell Athletic Complex in a the weekend-long run-up to Sunday’s 26-mile race, half-marathon and 10k. A 5k, 1-mile run and Kids Fun Run are scheduled for Saturday and a festival follows the marathon on Sunday. Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale. run-li.com 8 a.m. May 1.

Christine Reilly
This talented author will discuss and sign copies of her debut novel, Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday, billed as a music-infused family saga, whose title is a nod to the Beatles’ “Lady Madonna.” Glen Cove Public Library, 246 Glen St., Glen Cove. Free. 1 p.m. May 1.

Under the Streetlamp
Bringing classic rock ‘n’ roll and Doo-Wop songs to life with their lively performances is this national touring quartet taking audiences back to the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com  $39.50-$54.50. 7 p.m. May 1.

The First Grader
This inspiring documentary tells the true story of an 84-year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. Larry Hohler, founder of Hope Children’s Home, will discuss the film. Handmade crafts from Kenya will be available for purchase. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $10 members, $15 public. 7 p.m. May 4.

 

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