This Virginia-based thrash band is touring to promote their latest album, Crossover Ministry. Warming up the crowd is Carcosa, Mutual Assured Destruction and Absence of Salvation. Revolution Bar and Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionliny.com $15, $18 DOS. 7 p.m. May 15.
The WorldWired 2017 Tour supports Metallica’s new album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, and marks the band’s first North American tour since 2009. Danish heavy metal band, Volbeat, is the main support act for the show. NYCB Live at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. ncyblive.com $114-$916. 7:30 p.m. May 17.
This pop punk band from Maryland are coming to town on their “Youth Authority Tour” with Berlin After Midnight, Like Pacific, Crown The Empire and Less Than Jake. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $25-$45. 7:30 p.m. May 17.
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
Director John Scheinfeld hosts a Q&A and Reggie Workman, the bassist in The John Coltrane Quartet, will appear in person for a recption for this documentary, with proceeds benefitting The John and Alice Coltrane Home, a museum to the jazz great being built at his former Dix Hills home. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $25-$35. 7:30 p.m. May 17.
The Crucial BBQ Tour is headlined by NYC hardcore legends Murphy’s Law with supporting acts playing rock, reggae and electronica, such as Perra Bravo, Suspect, Wings of the Whale, Hazmat Bay and Ancient Tongue. Mulcahys Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. muls.com $20. 6 p.m. May 18.
Known as the “King of R&B” best known for his hit “I Believe I Can Fly,” Kelly uses tender ballads and provocative styles as he transforms musical influences and reinvents ranges through the history of classic soul. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $64.50-$249.50. 8 p.m. May 18.
This Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer will play solo material and maybe even some hits from his time with The Byrds as well as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $51-$96. 8 p.m. May 18.
David Bromberg Quintet
The Godfather of Americana mixes blues, bluegrass, gospel, folk, Irish fiddle tunes, pop and English drinking songs until they’re happily coexisting as they can only on a Bromberg album. Newcomers will be introduced to an astonishing performer whose range and musical depth have delighted audiences for more than 40 years. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $19.50-$59.50. 8 p.m. May 18.