Long Island Concerts & Events May 26-28

Audra McDonaldphoto by Rob Rich © 2011 robwayne1@aol.com 516-676-3939
Audra McDonald photo by Rob Rich © 2011 [email protected] 516-676-3939

Anchor: A Whale of a Show
An opening reception will be held for this nautical-themed exhibit curated by Susan Lazarus-Reimen & Dan Rizzie. Exhibit runs through June 12. Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum, 200 Main St., Sag Harbor. sagharborwhalingmuseum.org 6 p.m. May 26.

The N.Y. Bee Gees
This groovy night of full-on disco fever featuring The New York Bee Gees will be sure to get the crowd dancing the double-bump. They’ll bring the music, you bring the moves! Can you dig it? Of course, you can! The dance floor beckons. Also performing will be Raniere Martin, A Tribute to Donna Summer and Dancing Dream, an ABBA Tribute Band. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20- $35. 8 p.m. May 26.

Kiefer Sutherland
The actor best known as playing Jack Bower on 24 is touring to promote his debut album, Down in a Hole, which he co-produced with his friend, Jude Cole. w/ Opening Act Rick Brantley. The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amagansett. stephentalkhouse.com $50. 8 p.m. May 26.

Stop Kiss
Diana Son’s critically acclaimed first full-length play is the story of Callie and Sara, two women who unexpectedly fall in love. Their first kiss provokes an attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. landmarkonmainstreet.org Free. 7:30 p.m. May 26-28.

Memorial Day Weekend Show on the Green
This art festival turns the Montauk Village Green into an outdoor gallery of exquisite original, handmade art by artisans from across America and overseas. Through their extraordinary vision, talent and skills the artisans weave a tapestry of art from remarkable creations in painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, glass and ceramics to mixed media, woodworking and more. Meet the artists that create the works. Montauk village green, Montauk. Free. 12-6 p.m. May 26, 27; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 28.

Raid New York
This Marine and Navy Helicopter Landing is a part of the Fleet Week 2017 activities in New York City. The U.S. Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs will perform an aerial parachute demonstration showcasing the skills of the Naval Special Warfare Team at 10 a.m. Then the CH-53 Sea Stallion, MV-22 Osprey and AH-1W Cobras will perform an area sweep and transport a Marine Raid Force to the landing zone at 12:30 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow. nassaucountyny.gov/parks Free. 10 a.m. May 27.

Portraits of Honor, Dignity, and Respect -The Patriot Guard Riders
An opening reception will be held for an exhibit by award-winning portrait photogrpaher Rick Wenner. Exhibit runs through June 10. RIPE Art Gallery, 1028 Park Ave., Huntington. ripeartgal.com 6 p.m. May 27.

Memorial Day Fireworks Extravaganza
Musical entertainment from both Desert Highway, an Eagles tribute band, and DJ Kev Dee, who will be playing popular songs from today and yesterday, plus students from New Hyde Park Memorial High School singing the National Anthem. North Hempstead Beach Park. Free, plus $10 parking. 6 p.m. May 27.

John Scofield’s “Country For Old Men”
Featuring Vincent Archer, Sullivan Fortner, & Bill Stewart. The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook. thejazzloft.org 7 p.m. May 27.

Little Feat & The Midnight Ramble Horns
This American rock band will take fans back to the 1970s with songs from all 35 albums. Although members of the band have changed throughout the years, the quality of music hasn’t. Get ready for some “Dixie Chicken” and brush up on your air guitar, because this show is sure to rock! The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $29.50-$79.50. 8 p.m. May 27.

Colin Quinn
The star of the critically acclaimed one-man show on Broadway “Long Story Short,” the off-Broadway hit “Unconstitutional” and the upcoming one-man show “The New York Story” is bringing his act to Long Island. The Brooklyn native went from stand-up comic to TV host and a stint on Saturday Night Live before embarking on his latest projects. Bay Street Theater, c/o Bay St. & Main St., Sag Harbor. baystreet.org $65-$75. 8 p.m. May 27.

Audra McDonald
Blessed with a luminous soprano, she is as much at home on Broadway and opera stages as she is in roles in film and television. In addition to her theatrical work, she maintains a major career as a concert and recording artist, regularly appearing on the great stages of the world. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. whbpac.org $100-$175. 8 p.m. May 27.

10,000 Maniacs
Touring on the 30th anniversary of their critically acclaimed, break-out album, In My Tribethey, this band helped define “college rock” and the first wave of “alternative rock” bands with their pop-conscious, literate and lush aesthetic. The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amagansett. stephentalkhouse.com $100-$115. 8 p.m. May 27.

Decoration Day Celebration
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. This annual celebration offers a look at the region’s past, culminating with the village’s commemoration of Decoration Day, as it was observed in the early years of this holiday. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. nassaucountyny.gov $8-$12. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 27, 28.

Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach
The Thunderbirds, a squadron of F-16 fighter pilots, headline the biggest annual event on Long Island with more than 400,000 spectators kicking off Memorial Day weekend. Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh. airshow.jonesbeach.com $10 parking. 12-5 p.m. May 27, 28.

Disaster! The Musical
What begins as a night of disco fever on a floating casino quickly changes to panic as the ship succumbs to multiple disasters, such as earthquakes, tidal waves and infernos. As the night turns into day, everyone struggles to survive and, quite possibly, repair the love that they’ve lost… or at least escape the killer rats. The Richie Applebaum Theater, 1021-1 Portion Rd., Ronkonkoma. DisasterMusical.com $18-$22. Times vary. May 27-June 11.

Jonathan Morse
This photographer will be signing copies of his new catelogue, Face to Face, in advance of an exhibit of his work opening next month. Sylvester & Co, 103 Main St., Sag Harbor. 5 p.m. May 28.