Rod Stewart / Cyndi Lauper
Two of music’s most acclaimed artists and powerhouse live performers will tour together this summer when Rod Stewart is joined by special guest Cyndi Lauper. Stewart and Lauper have been awarded nearly every industry award and honor for their incomparable catalog of hits and activism. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $30-$420. 7:30 p.m. July 18.
Who’s Afraid of Edward Albee?
His award winning plays are thrilling, provocative and uniquely Albee. He insisted that our most primitive instincts keep asserting themselves in the most civilized settings. His life was as dramatic as his plays! The program will include scenes from his plays performed by Ms. Shirley Romaine, who will appear in person for a reception. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $11-$16. 7:30 p.m. July 18.
Considered one of the most popular alternative-metal bands of all time, Incubus pride themselves on evolving their music throughout their storied career. Opening the show is Jimmy Eat World and Judah & The Lion. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $25-$237. 6:45 p.m. July 19.
The band best known for hits “Cold as Ice,” “Juke Box Hero” and “I Wanna Know What Love Is” joins forces with Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $25-$221. 7 p.m. July 20.
Originating from Minneapolis, this Grammy-winning alternative rock band is bringing their “The Fly Over Tour” to Long Island. Soul Asylum has been topping the charts since 1990 with their hits “Runaway Train,” “Somebody to Shove,” “Black Gold,” “Misery” and many more. Will they play fan favorites “Without A Trace,” “99%” and “The Sun Maid”? Why not? Opening the show isCracker. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $25-$35. 8 p.m. July 20.
Empire State Fair
The 11-day event will feature live stage shows, including a variety of family-fun activities and entertainment. The fair will have everything from thrilling rides and attractions to delicious food and spectacular shows. NYCB LIVE, home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. EmpireStateFiar.com $12. 12-6 p.m. weekdays, 12-4 p.m. weekends. July 20-30.