Long Island Concerts & Events May 19-21


Broadcast Blues
Last month, after a 10-year battle, Sue Wilson won her lawsuit demanding public accountability from news media. She succeeded in removing the FCC license from her local radio station—as well as the media conglomerate that owns it. She will appear as a special guest of the Long Island Media Task Force for a Q&A session following the presentation of her award-winning documentary, Broadcast Blues. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau, 223 Stewart Ave., Garden City. limediataskforce.org Free. 6:45 p.m. May 19.

The Godfather in Concert
The Godfather LIVE brings Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece film to life on stage! Music performed LIVE by the Long Island Concert Orchestra while the film is simultaneously shown in HD on the big screen. LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville. tillescenter.org $49.50-$200. 7:30 p.m. May 19.

Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot
This is the only Billy Joel tribute band featuring musicians, namely Mike DelGuidice, who still share a stage with the most famous Long Island pop star, The Piano Man, himself. Big Shot schedules tour dates around Billy Joel’s monthly Madison Square Garden concerts. A true fan, DelGuidice guarantees a proper homage to his idol—and the performances are absolutely stellar! The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20-$50. 8 p.m. May 19.

The Secret Sisters
There’s a mythical pull to music that kept sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers moving forward after the folk duo lost their label and went bankrupt. They’re touring to promote their third album, You Don’t Own Me Anymore, which will be released nexct month. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $25-$30. 8 p.m. May 19.

Spuyten Duyvil
The six-piece powerhouse band performs its infectious blend of American roots and alternative folk rock. This past year, their CD “The Social Music Hour Vol. 1” received an International Folk Music Awards Album of the Year nomination, and their new single “The Warmth of Other Suns” is an International Folk DJ Top 20 single. Our Times Coffeehouse, 38 Old Country Rd., Garden City. www.ourtimescoffeehouse.org $15-$20. 8 p.m. May 19.

Blu Mojo
Five integral pieces combine to form this musical masterpiece: Paul Curcio on vocals and harmonica, Chuck Russell on guitar, John Giordano on bass, Mike Drums on drums, and Vic Delgado on saxophone. This band loves the blues with a rock infusion and it shows as they put a personal spin on songs from the ’40s and ’50s right up through today’s current artists. Known for an upbeat, funky presentation, and an absolutely brilliant live show, this band delivers. Treme – Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St., Islip. tremeislip.com $10. 8 p.m. May 19.

Long Island Dog Show
Local dogs and their owners will get the chance to strut their stuff at the annual all-breed dog shows, obedience and AKC Rally® trials. In addition to watching more than 800 dogs entered to compete in a variety of dog sports, visitors and their purebred or all-American dogs can get in on the action at AKC’s My Dog Can Do That, where participants try out Agility, a fun and fast-paced obstacle course.  They can also test their water skills at Dock Diving in the 25,000-gallon tank as part of this three-day celebration.Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay. $10 per person, $20 per carload. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 19-21.

Students of Long Island Maker Expo (SLIME)
From recyclables to robotics, celebrating 21st century learning for all Long Island students. SLIME is an interactive day of making for family and educators from all across Long Island. Hands-on learning activities from recyclables to robotics promote critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary for our children to participate in the global community. We anticipate over 100 activities, demonstrations, presentations and speakers. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City.  cradleofaviation.org $5. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 20.

Mike Birbiglia
You may recently know him as corporate tool Danny Pearson in season three of hit series of Orange Is The New Black, but Mike Birbiglia is also a comedic powerhouse not to be reckoned with. The actor, author and panelist for NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! muses about jokes themselves, all while explaining why he once got arrested in New Jersey and why he was reamed out by a renowned director. Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown. govs.govs.com 7:30, 10 p.m. May 19; 7, 9:30 p.m. May 20.

Asian-American Festival
The celebration includes live performances from around the world, food from local restaurants, and cultural activities. There will be food and fun from China, India, Japan, Pakistan, Korea and more. North Hempstead Beach Park. $10 parking. 12 p.m. May 20.

Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band
Led by one of the best trombonists making jazz albums, fans will be treated to he and his band’s thrill-seeking take on multiple jazz traditions all at once. The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook. thejazzloft.org $10-$20. 7 p.m. May 20.

Streetlight Manifesto
The New Jersey-based ska/punk band will play their sophomore effort, Somewhere in the Between, in its entirety to celebrate a decade since that fan favorite record dropped. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20-$40. 8 p.m. May 20.

Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
This globetrotting contemporary jazz duo will thrill the audience with their wide range of influences. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $50-$55. 8 p.m. May 20.

Spring Festival
Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Cool Science Experiments, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Inflatables, Carnival Games, Field Games, Vendors & Food Trucks. Thomas School of Horsemanship, 250 Round Swamp Rd., Melville. Free. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 21.

Robert Zeller
This local author teaches three different methods of figure drawing, using his own work and the work of contemporary masters to illustrate techniques. He also uses famous classical artwork to give the reader historical context to the art of figure drawing and painting and will hold a talk and signing for his new book, The Figurative Artist’s Handbook. The Teaching Studio of Art, 115 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. Free. 2 p.m. May 21.

11th Annual First Exposure Student Film Festival
Curated by professional filmmakers from the Suffolk County Film Commission, this is an hour-long exhibition of the “best of the best” high school short narrative, documentary, and animated films from the Long Island Media Arts Showcase at Five Towns College in Dix Hills. Hundreds compete, but only a handful make the cut. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org Free. 2 p.m. May 21.

Dick Fox’s Spring Doo Wop Extravaganza
Find out who put the bop in the bop shoo bop shoo bop when The Duprees, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Vogues, Brian Hyland and The Toys & The Eternals take the stage. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49-$100. 6 p.m. May 21.

Bad Mary
This local high-energy pop-punk band will get the crowd dancing with opening acts Crisis Crayons, Megaweapon, Bending Backwards and more. Revolution Bar and Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. revolutionliny.com $10-$13. 6 p.m. May 21.

Judy Collins
Send in the Clowns, Both Sides Now, Amazing Grace- and countless other hits from one of the great voices of any generation – Ms. Judy Collins. Suffolk Theatre, 118 Main St., Riverhead. suffolktheater.com $50-$75. 7 p.m. May 21.

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