Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events December 1–7

The Ataris Revolution
The Ataris rock Revolution Bar & Music Hall on Dec. 4! (Photo: The Ataris official Facebook profile)

John Edward
This is set to be a night absolutely full of unbelievable communications from loved ones who’ve crossed over to the other side, transcendental revelations and intense, passionate emotions, all around. Edward has a gift for delving deep into the afterlife and bringing forth messages from family members, lovers and friends who have “Crossed Over” to the next realm of existence. His psychic abilities are bound to amaze, excite and inspire. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com  $69-$89. 7 p.m. Dec. 1.

Andy Grammer
“Honey I’m Good” and “Back Home” hit-maker Andy Grammer is known for his pop/soul/country style, earning top spots on the Billboard charts and multi-platinum certifications for his big hits. Claiming inspiration from “guitar guys” like Jason Mraz and John Mayer, piano influences like Coldplay, and hip-hop word complexity a la Jay-Z and Kanye, Grammer’s other hits include “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fine By Me” and “Crazy Beautiful.” Opening the show is Oak & Ash and Sir Cadian Rhythm. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $19.50-$44.50. 8 p.m. Dec. 1.

Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival
Four full days of “All Docs, All Day,” with Q&As and an Audience Award. Docs to be screened include A Moment in Time: Hamptons’ Artists, Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future, In Search of Israeli Cuisine and Unlocking the Cage, among others. Wow. Bay Street Theater, Corner of Bay St. and Main St., Sag Harbor. baystreet.org $13-$150. Times vary. Dec. 1-4.

From the Arcade to the Living Room
An opening reception will be held for this exhibit exploring the evolution of video game technology from the early ’70s black-and-white tennis games to the fully immersive 3D environments of the late ’90s. Patrons can play hundreds of games on more than 60 consoles on old-school TVs, plus dozens of arcade classics such as Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Street Fighter and more. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City. cradleofaviation.org $8-$15. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 2.

Lords of 52nd Street
Long Island’s best musicians—Liberty DeVitto, Richie Cannata, and Russell Javors—whom Billy Joel hand selected to help create his classic hits and unforgettable tours, reunite on stage once again as The Lords of 52nd Street! Expect a groovin’ and eclectic mix of tunes from the Piano Man’s music catalog including hits and rarities with the same energy and passion as you’ve always known because, the band recorded, toured and performed extensively with Joel during his prominence in the 1970s and ’80s. The Lords aided in the creation of hit records with Joel including “The Stranger,” “52nd Street” and “Glass Houses.” Suffolk Theater, 18 East Main St., Riverhead. suffolktheater.com $39-$45. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

Pamela Betti Band
This local songstress and Blues Hall of Famer has toured the world and shared stages with the likes of Dave Mason, Poppa Chubby and the Soul Brothers in her 20 years of singing her signature style of blues. Rounding out her eponymous band is guitarist John Haseth, drummer Sal DeVitto and bassist Robert Jack. Check out their album, Pamdemonium, and groove, groove, groove the night away! Treme Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St., Islip. tremeislip.com $10. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

Pamela Betti
Local songstress and Blues Hall of Famer Pamela Betti wows Islip’s Treme Blues and Jazz Club!

Vocal harmonies and light acoustic folk sound are highlights of this popular 1970s band’s performance. Gaining Grammy Awards, a spot in the Vocal Hall of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the group is known for hits like “Tin Man,” “Lonely People,” “You Can Do Magic” and “Ventura Highway.” On the year of their 46th anniversary, founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell will continue their quest to travel and make music with their bandmates. Not to be missed! The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $65-$95. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

Italian pop band Pooh formed in 1966 in Bologna, have sold over 100 million records, and continue to maintain a large international fanbase. Their top hits include “Noi due nel mondo e nell’anima” and “Tanta Voglia de Lei,” and their current 50-year anniversary sparked the 2016 production and release of Pooh 50: L’Ultima Notte Insieme, which hit number one on the Italian charts after its September release. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $110-$185. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

The New York Bee Gees
This groovy night of full-on disco featuring The New York Bee Gees will be sure to get the crowd dancing. They’ll bring the music, you bring the moves! Can you dig it? Of course you can! Also performing will be Raniere Martin: A Tribute to Donna Summer and 45 RPM. Get ready to dance, dance, dance! The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20-$35. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

Brother Joscephus and The Love Revolution
Calling themselves a “12-Piece Explosion Of Love,” band Brother Joscephus and The Love Revolution incorporates elements of soul, funk, classic rock, and feel good gospel to spread their message of the necessity of world righteousness. Founded in Brooklyn, New York in 2007, the band has released infectious hits including “Revolution of Love,” “A Child Shall Lead” and “I Won’t Be That Man,” pushing listeners toward a world full of love and acceptance. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $20-$25. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

The Boeing 314: An Extraordinary Story
The legendary B-314 Flying Boats are those fabled and fascinating seaplanes that pioneered trans-oceanic flying. The Clippers, as all Pan Am aircraft were called, took off from the Pan Am Hangar located on Manhasset Bay in Port Washington, Long Island, first flying to Bermuda, and later to England, Portugal and France via the Azores. Only 12 of these extraordinary flying boats were built, and nine were operated by Pan American. Now, one of them is returning to LI! Whoa. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City. cradleofaviation.org $8-$15. 9:30 a.m. Dec. 3.

The Italian Chicks
Variety Show is a passionate blend of comedy, characters, music, song parodies, improv and Italian-American culture. When these four dynamic, multi-talented women hit the stage, they will make you remember things you paid your shrink to forget.
It’s a celebration of food, family, memories and Italian tradition. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. landmarkonmainstreet.org $35. 7:45 p.m. Dec. 3.

Daughtry Acoustic Trio
Come along for the ride as Chris Daughtry and his band debut songs from their new album Baptized, which represents a shift in the band’s previous style–softer, yet less serious, more playful and fun, but with the soul you fell in love with watching him on the fifth season of American Idol. On a hot streak since 2006–when his debut album Daughtry became the fastest-selling debut rock album in Soundscan history–Daughtry is ready to stretch their wings and see where inspiration takes them. Will they play their brand new single “Waiting for Superman”? Only one way to find out! The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $39.50-$99.50. 8 p.m. Dec. 3.

Jingle Bell Bottom Ball
The third annual disco-themed holiday show lights up the opening nights of this festive season. Groove out to performances from Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, The Trammps, France Joli, Bonnie Pointer, Odyssey, Carl Carlton, Lime, MacHine, Disco Unlimited and Melba Moore. All guaranteed to score a little holiday cheer! NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49.50-$69.50. 8 p.m. Dec. 3.

Eileen Ivers “An Nollaig” An Irish Christmas
Experience An Nollaig, “An Irish Christmas,” the way you should: surrounded by friends and loved ones, enjoying great traditional Irish songs, and of course, doing the jig! Jiggity jig jig-jig! YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $40, $45. 8 p.m. Dec. 3.

Bob Nelson
The rubber-faced funnyman from Massapequa will unquestionably leave all those in attendance in absolute stitches, yet the question remains: Who will assist Nelson at this special evening of bring-down-the-house hilarity!? Jiffy Jeff? Eppy Epperman? Perhaps Wilby Stuckerson and Mr. Pingyeh? If Jacques-Yves Cousteau shows up, or Nelson unleashes his infamous “Football Act” (YouTube it!), then the laughs will linger long after this gig, for sure. Get ready to laugh, laugh, laugh, uncontrollably! Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown. govs.govs.com $25. 7, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 3.

Young Thug
Young Thug’s music doesn’t just push the envelope—it tears it up and sets the pieces on fire! Describing his eccentric flow, Fader Magazine said, “He slurs, shouts, whines and sings, feverishly contorting his voice into a series of odd timbres like a beautifully played, but broken, wind instrument.” Still, no words can define what Young Thug does on the mic. His set is sure to include favorites from his three-volume mixtape series I Came From Nothing, as well as “Best Friend,” from his mixtape Slime Season. Get ready for this hot, new hip-hop artist to blow the roof off! Also performing is DJ Wavy. The Emporium, 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue. theemporiumny.com $30, $35 DOS. 10 p.m. Dec. 3.

Charles Dickens Festival
The Adventures of Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, A Christmas Carol—the list of literary classics authored by genius wordsmith Charles Dickens goes on and on. Come celebrate these masterpieces and their imaginative creator with many of his most famous characters, including Scrooge, Father Christmas and even the chimney sweeps, as they roam the Dickensian streets of a transformed Port Jefferson and revel in holiday delight! Among many other festivities will be parades, cookie walks, plenty of delicious food, an a cappella performance by harmony groups and choirs, ice skating, magic shows, and performances of Nutcracker! This year’s Dickens spectacular will also feature Theater Three’s 33rd Annual production of A Christmas Carol! Wow. No Bah Humbug here! Open to the public. Most events are Free. Friday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Check out portjeff.com/dickens-festival for map and full schedule. Dec. 2, 3 & 4.

How The Big Duck Saved Christmas
The story of how the East End’s own Big Duck saved Christmas from a group of French fry-loving Canadian Elves! Told by Santa with original background illustrations drawn by Frosty The Snowman’s original animator DON DUGA! Photos with Santa! Tell the jolly ole fella you want to send a massive Greek smorgasbord to the Press crew! Yeah! Suffolk Theater, 18 East Main St., Riverhead. suffolktheater.com $10-$15. 1 p.m. Dec. 4.

Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite
Beloved bunnies Max and Ruby from the bestselling children’s books by Rosemary Wells are whisked off into a Christmas fantasy land accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. With original choreography by professional ballerina Patti Caplette (who has danced in over 100 Nutcracker performances), and dancing, singing, and delicious treats, Max and Ruby’s antics bring a new feel to the classic Christmas performance. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $39.50-$59.50. 12:30, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4.

The Ataris
Indiana rock band The Ataris have released five studio albums, and are perhaps best known for their infectious hit cover of “The Boys of Summer.” Dabbling in punk rock, emo, and skate punk, the Ataris have been going strong for 20 years and continue to do what they love, performing songs like “In This Diary,” “The Saddest Song” and “Unopened Letter to the World.” Opening the show is Me The Enemy and All New Episode. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionli.com $15. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4.

Flatbush Zombies
Composed of rappers Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice, and Eric Arc Elliot, this hip-hop group originates in the Flatbush (hence their name) section of Brooklyn and are part of the East Coast hip-hop movement “The Beast Coast.” With a release of their debut solo album 3001: A Laced Odyssey this year, this group’s popularity is just exploding, with hits like “Palm Trees,” “New Phone, Who Dis” and “This Is It.” The group has also performed at Coachella, Lollapalooza, Pemberton,The Afropunk Festival, and the Hudson Project. With very special guest Kirk Knight. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20-$45. 8 p.m. Dec. 4.

Blood On The Dance Floor
This electronic music duo, consisting of Dahvie Vanity and Jayy Von Monroe, has released eight studio albums and plans to disband at the end of 2016. Controversy has surrounded the group’s sexually graphic lyrics, performance style, and vocals, however the pair maintain a large and loyal fanbase, who encouraged their release of recent single “Safe Word.” These months are the last chance to see them perform hits like “Bewitched,” “Scream for my Icecream” and “Call Me Master.” Warming up the crowd are Tear Out The Heart, Vanity Strikes and Justin Symbol. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionli.com $12, $15 DOS. 6 p.m. Dec. 5.

Sebastian Bach
Frontman of heavy metal hellraisers Skid Row, actor and author, will be signing copies of his new book 18 and Life on Skid Row. Ask him about his heydays back when metal ruled the airwaves, his inspiration for the “Youth Gone Wild” and phenomenally infectious ballad “I remember You.” Bach rocks! Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. Dec. 5.

Jerrod Carmichael
This comedian, actor and writer is known for his creation and presence on NBC series The Carmichael Show, role in hit movie Neighbors, and HBO stand-up comedy special filmed by Spike Lee, Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store. With a recent wrap of season two of his show, and upcoming appearance alongside Mark Wahlberg in Transformers 5: The Last Night and Lorene Scafaria’s The Meddler, Carmichael is adding to his success by writing a feature for himself and spreading his vivacious personality and irresistible comedy. Get ready to laugh, laugh, laugh! Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown. govs.govs.com $22. 8 p.m. Dec. 5.

Main Art: The Ataris rock Revolution Bar & Music Hall on Dec. 4! (Photo: The Ataris official Facebook profile)

-Compiled by Ellie Schoeffel, Timothy Bolger & Zachary B. Tirana III