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The Weekender: 7 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

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The Weekender: 7 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

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The band was at the forefront of a swing revival, blending a vibrant fusion of jazz, swing, and Dixieland, with the energy and spirit of contemporary culture. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead, suffolktheater.com $45-$59. 8 p.m. June 24.

DINO SKATEPARK
This six-piece local alt-rock band with strong progressive and ska roots hosts a release show for its new album Artifacts. Opening are Playing Heroes, Sunhaven, and Pathmaker. 89 North Music Venue, 89 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue, 89northmusic.com $15-$20. 7:30 p.m. June 24.

PAUL ANKA
Celebrating 60 years of hits, some of Anka’s classics include “Lonely Boy,” “Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” “My Way,” and “This Is It.” NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com $44-$289. 8 p.m. June 24.

IRENE BREMIS
Bremis has been featured in numerous comedy festivals, tru tv, Netflix and more. Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown, govs.com $22-$61. 8 p.m. June 24, 7 p.m. June 25.

TEARS FOR FEARS
This English new wave band best known for their 1980s hits “Shout” and “Everybody Wants to Rule The World” bring their The Tipping Point tour to the beach in support of their first new album in 17 years. Garbage is the special guest. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $26-$1,217. 6 p.m. June 25.

NEHA KAKKAR
The dance songstress, Bollywood singer and Indian Idol star serenades her fans along with Nihal Tauro and Nachiket Lele. UBS Arena, Belmont Park, 2400 Hempstead Tpke. ubsarena.com $63-$244. 7:30 p.m. June 25.

CARS AND COFFEE
This flashy car meet is gathering at PCARMARKET with coffee, pastries, and various raffles. Proceeds from the auction house meet will raise money for the La Salle Military Academy Alumni Association. PCARMARKET 85 Pine Hollow Rd., Oyster Bay. eventbrite.com 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 26.

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DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
These acoustic rock superstars are known for featuring jazzy improvisational reworkings of their songs, so every show sounds unique. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $77-$2,041. 7:30 p.m. June 28.

STEELY DAN
These Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famers best known for their hits “Do It Again,” “My Old School” and “Show Biz Kids” perform with co-founder Donald Fagen and supporting acts Snarky Puppy and Aimee Mann. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $21-$3,232. 7:30 p.m June 29.  

VIOLINS OF HOPE
The first-ever appearance on Long Island of the world famous instruments originally played by victims of the Nazi concentration camps, finally gathered together and restored for inspired music making once again. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $104-$204. 7:30 p.m. June 29.

STARSET
These Ohio-based prog rockers are continuing their Horizons 2022 tour hyping their fourth album that dropped last fall with special guests RED and ONI. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$165. 8 p.m. June 29.

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
Audiences can get excited all over again to hear their favorite boy band’s throwbacks like “Block Party” and “My Favorite Girl,” but also sing along to their newer jams. UBS Arena, Belmont Park, 2400 Hempstead Tpke. ubsarena.com $19-$408. 7:30 p.m. June 30.

THE SECRET SOCIETY OF THE ODD

This gathering of a bizarre band of misadventurers dives further and further into the minds of madness with an immersive experience combining the worlds of burlesque, cirque, magic, and music with a decadent twist. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $20. 8 p.m. June 30.

PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO
This four-time Grammy-winning singer, 1980s pop icon, and repeat Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame nominee — any year now, people! — is known for her top 10 hits “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” “Love Is a Battlefield,” “We Belong,” and “Invincible.” The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $49.50-$550. 8 p.m. June 30.

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