Co-creator of “The Lockhorns” cartoon strip about Leroy and Loretta Lockhorn’s contentious relationship, Bunny Hoest will be speaking and signing copies of her new book, The Trouble With You Is That You Judge Food Too Much By Its Taste. She began the iconic couple’s comic bickering by collaborating with her own husband, Bill Hoest, in 1968. These days Bunny still writes the dialogue while John Reiner does the drawing. Known as the Cartoon Lady, she’s been making people laugh for years. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. June 16.
Don Rickles & Regis Philbin
Don Rickles has lived an extraordinary life. After serving in the US Navy during World War II he negotiated the all-too common Hollywood pitfalls before embarking on a successful career in comedy, his bread and butter, as it turned out. Rickles’ 60-plus year career as the quintessential “angry” comedian and actor includes dozens of television shows, feature films, and comedic performances. He even had a memorable performance as the voice of Mr. Potato Head in Pixar’s venerable “Toy Story” films. Rickles has been known to hit audiences with verbal barbs from time-to-time. Stay on your toes, folks. What more do we need to say about Regis? You don’t even need to hear his last name to know who we mean. The man is a living legend. Our mornings have never been the same without him holding court on daytime TV. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $59.50-$74.50. 8 p.m. June 16.
Salsa and Latin jazz band Sabori was founded in 2012 and consists of native New Yorkers John Berdeguer, Henry Cabrera, Arturo Millan and Dan Luciano. The group uses percussion, various wind instruments, piano and guitar to invoke the rhythms and air of Latin and salsa music. Treme Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St., Islip. Tremeislip.com Free. 8 p.m. June 16.
Jason Aldean / Thomas Rhett / A Thousand Horses / We Were Here
This year’s ACM “Entertainer of the Year,” Jason Aldean, will serenade Jones Beach with songs off his newest album, Old Boots, New Dirt, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Country Albums Chart. Thomas Rhett, who has previously toured with Lady Antebellum and Florida Georgia Line (a band that will play later in the season at the theater), takes the stage with A Thousand Horses, the low-country, powerful rock band that originated in Nashville. Opening the show will be We Were Here. Nikon at Jones Beach, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $40.25-$65.50. 7:30 p.m. June 17.
Rockin’ Fights 24
Esteemed boxer Joe DeGuardia presents an exciting exhibition headlining Cletus “the Hebrew Hammer” Seldin, who is coming off two straight knockout bouts to battle Jesus Selig. This boxing exhibition with also feature local prospects like Danny Gonzalez (Woodhaven), Curtis Morton (Myrtle Beach), as well as multiple Elmont fighters going up against other undefeated New York boxers. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $50-$200. 7:30 p.m. June 17.
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
Long regarded as the Godfather of the Jersey Shore Sound, John Lyon, better known by his stage name Southside Johnny, is an American original. Growing up in Ocean Grove and graduating from Neptune High, he followed in Bruce Springsteen’s shoes running down the boardwalk, hitting the high notes and laying it low with that bluesy soulfulness that only he can croon. It helped that Steven Van Zandt, the Boss’s compadre, penned Southside Johnny’s signature song, “I Don’t Want to Go Home.” And yes, that’s Southside and the Jukes performing as a bar band at the frat party in that action-packed classic “Adventures in Babysitting.” The guy’s been doing it right and working his ass off for years, and we’re lucky to have him around keeping it real. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. whbpac.org $45-$65. 8 p.m. June 17.
Greg Greenway and Pat Wictor
This duo celebrates the amazing power of two-part male harmonies, singing contemporary folk with touches of gospel, blues, jazz and pop. Greenway is an internationally known artist who has been described as “one of the strongest and finest voices in folk music.” Wictor made his mark as a singer/songwriter, penning lean and poetic songs that incorporate—and subvert—rural blues and gospel traditions. Our Times Coffeehouse, 38 Old Country Rd., Garden City. ourtimescoffeehouse.org $20. 8 p.m. June 17.
Peter Max Exhibit
You’ve all seen his colorful creations even if you didn’t know who did it. This popular pop artist, Peter Max, defined a generation’s hopes and dreams, doing album covers, posters and more, starting in the 1960s when he befriended the Beatles. He’s still prolific, drawing every day he can. The range of his work over the years will be featured in a retrospective exhibit. After the opening reception, the legendary artist is scheduled to appear twice at the gallery: 6-8 p.m. June 25, 2-4 p.m. June 26. RSVP via 631-754-8414 or [email protected] Lamantia Gallery, 127 Main St., Northport. lamantiagallery.com Free. June 17, 18.
This is All Now
Long Island natives This is All Now are a collaboration of longtime friends and previous bandmates. Their varied musical backgrounds allow the influence of different perspectives, which has resulted in mega-success. The pop/rock band has created a sound that stands out, providing energetic live performances and professionalism at the same time. With supporting acts Goodbye Friday, VISTA, The Running Lights, Jay Watts, Trick The Riddle, Cheap Shots and Oliver Then. Revolution Bar and Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionli.com 2:30 p.m. June 18.
Long Island’s Largest Bingo Game
Attendees can play 10 games for a chance to win over $30,000 in prizes, including a two-year lease on a 2015 Honda CR-Z EX CVT, a $10,500 Deluxe Spa Package, a Stone Fire Pit, a photo Package, a Trip to Sandals, a Diamond Ring, carpeting/flooring, a Ping Pong Table, and a Golf Getaway in Killington, Vt. Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. Free. BingoLI.com 4-7 p.m. June 18.
Taste of Chaos
Kings of punk and emo, Dashboard Confessional and Long Island’s own Taking Back Sunday headline the “Rockstar Energy Drink Taste of Chaos” tour this summer. Dashboard Confessional’s lead singer, Chris Carrabba, is credited with writing “Vindicated,” “Hands Down,” and “Screaming Infidelities.” Taking Back Sunday, who released their most recent album in March of 2014, is regarded as the quintessential emo band from the US–and they started right in our backyard, or rather our basement. Pop-punk bands Saosin, The Early November, and Motion City Soundtrack also join in the fun. Nikon at Jones Beach, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $26-$75. 5:30 p.m. June 18.
The actor who played Uncle Paulie in the first five Rocky movies will hold a Q&A with fans during a screening of the original Sylvester Stallone fight film to mark the 40th anniversary of its release. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main Street, Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $30-$125. 7 p.m. June 18.
Sophie B. Hawkins
The legendary artist Sophie B. Hawkins returns to the East Coast to perform her new album, The Crossing. The New York City native has touched fans for decades with her stories of romance and heartbreak retold through her music. She is a modern day sultry siren with her raw emotional pop rock sound. In 1992, she debuted her album Tongues and Tails, which earned her a Grammy nomination the following year. Some of her hit singles throughout the years include “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover,” “As I Lay Me Down,” and “Right Beside You.” The critically acclaimed artist now shares her new soulful soundtrack, which will evoke emotion, but lead to empowerment, with songs like “I’m Better Off Without You” and “Consume Me In Your Fire.” The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amagansett. stephentalkhouse.com $25. 7 p.m. June 18.
Long Island natives, The Scofflaws, will be bringing something new to calypso and reggae, with their own can’t-stop-skankin’-it-just-feels-too-damn-good ska vibes. Their tunes just absolutely suck you in, and before you know it, it’s 2 a.m., you’re covered in sweat, and you’ve just been dancin’ and groovin’ alongside complete strangers for the past four hours. That’s because ska has traditional Jamaican roots mixed with American rhythm and blues. The Scofflaws are known for their irresistible songs “Nude Beach,” “Spider On My Bed” and “Backdoor Open,” among so many others. with All New Episode, Melting Pots and Short Notice. Mr. Beery’s, 4019 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage. mrbeerys.com 7:30 p.m. June 18.
Appetite for Destruction
Appetite for Destruction, the only full-time Guns N’ Roses cover band whose name was inspired by Guns N’ Roses’ 1987 album of the same title – is hard to differentiate from their idols. And why bother? Just appreciate their authenticity because Appetite is unlike any other tribute band in terms of their hard rock sound and their attire. They bear indescribable resemblance to Slash, Axl Rose and the original Guns guys. If you want all the pleasure and enthusiasm of a live version of “Welcome to the Jungle” without the expense and hassle of trying to see the real ’80s metal-heads, you found the right crew. Appetite for Destruction will leave even the staunchest GNR fan astonished at the quality of their music. Opening the show is Wildside. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $10-$35. 8 p.m. June 18
Happy Together Tour
Featuring a legendary lineup of iconic ’60s bands, the show’s headlining act will be Flo and Eddie of The Turtles, known for their smash hit, “Happy Together.” The tour will also feature Chuck Negron, Mark Lindsay, Gary Puckett, The Cowsills and the Spencer Davis Group. At one time you couldn’t turn on your car radio without catching a top tune from one of these legendary groups. Thanks to this tour you don’t have to touch the dial to dig them all to your heart’s delight. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49.50-$84.50. 8 p.m. June 18.
A local performance of this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by playwright A.R. Gurney debuts this weekend for a special one-night-only show to raise funds for the Northport-East Northport Community Theater’s summer camp. The play, billed as an amusing, heartwarming and poignant two-person performance, stars local actors, Dr. Larry Palevsky of the Northport Wellness Center and Stephanie Sultana, as the star-crossed lovers. Proceeds from the performance will help pay for the theater’s camp in which local students in grades 2 to 12 produce and perform in their own musicals in July and August. This summer, they’ll put on Grease and The Lion King. After the event, there will be live music and a silent auction with prizes worth up to $300.. St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 270 Main St., Northport. $25. northportcommunitytheater.org 8 p.m. June 18.
Former tight-end for Boston College and finalist on “NBC’s Last Comic Standing,” Gary Gulman takes the stage. He has performed on shows like The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Conan, and John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show. Gulman is known for his own brand of observational comedy. The comedian has had two comedy central specials and is now the host of NESN’s Comedy All-stars. The Brokerage Comedy Club, 2797 Merrick Rd., Bellmore. brokerage.govs.com $25. 7:30, 10 p.m. June 18.
Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men are, arguably, the greatest R&B group of all time. In addition to winning four Grammy awards, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman created one of the best-selling R&B albums of all time: Their album, II, sold over 60 million copies worldwide. Known for their intimate soul harmonies, you might remember their hits “I’ll Make Love To You,” and “One Sweet Day.” Billboard magazine named Boyz II Men the fourth most successful music group of the 1990s. The Boyz released their most recent album, Collide, in 2014. Boyz II Men redefined their genre. They definitely aren’t something to miss. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49.50 -$139.50. 8 p.m. June 19.
Drummer, songwriter and now author Carmine Appice will be speaking and signing copies of his new book, Stick it: My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock ‘n’ Roll. And what a life it’s been since he first broke through our eardrums with that amazing psychedelic band Vanilla Fudge. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. June 20.
The Steel Trap
Stuck-in-a-rut bank manager Joseph Cotten gives in to his long-suppressed urges and returns home from work one Friday with $1 million in loot. But he can’t shake his sense of middle class propriety, which complicates his efforts to surprise his wife Teresa Wright with a trip to Brazil (and its conveniently flawed extradition treaty). He wants to keep his ill-gotten gains secret. And so they embark on an ill-fated transcontinental flight from justice. Screening includes a reception and a book signing by Foster Hirsch, a professor at Brooklyn College, pioneer in the development of film studies and author of more than a score of books ranging from Woody Allen, the Actors Studio and American theater, to his magisterial biography, Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $10 members, $15 public. 7:30 p.m. June 20.
Dave Matthews Band
In celebration of their 25th anniversary making great music together, the Dave Matthews Band returns to Long Island to perform for their legions of fans here. The acoustic rock superstars have sold over 30 million records and consistently tour around the world. They are known for featuring jazzy improvisational reworkings of their songs, so every show sounds unique. Nikon at Jones Beach, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $75-$85. 8 p.m. June 21.
–-Compiled by Kate Nalepinski, Leo Capobianco, Ana Borruto, Ellie Schoeffel and Timothy Bolger