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The Weekender: 12 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

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The Backstreet Boys will return to Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on July 16.
Photo by Angela Gutschwager

The Weekender: 12 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL

The story of Ren McCormack, which has been told on Broadway and in film, is making its way to Babylon. The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village, 34 West Main St., Babylon, argyletheatre.com. $48-82. July 14-31.

ON YOUR FEET

This former Broadway performance is based on the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport, engemantheater.com. $75. July 14-31.

HAMPTONS YOUTH TRIATHLON

This triathlon includes a 300-yard swim, a 60-mile bike ride, and a 1.5-mile run. The proceeds from the event will go to benefit i-tri, a community-based program that fosters self-respect, positive body image, and self-confidence for young girls. Foster Memorial Beach, 1000 Noyack Long Beach Rd., Sag Harbor. Elitefeats.com $40. 7:30 a.m. July 16.

CHICAGO

Chicago the band has just released their 37th album and their 4th-holiday album. They will be performing alongside  Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, and Blondie Chaplin. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com. $27-130. 6 p.m. July 15. 

ALL THE COOL KIDS

AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys & DJ Lux will be performing as part of the Loaded Concerts Presents series. Stereo Garden, 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue, stereogardenli.com. $20-39. 7 p.m. July 15.

BACKSTREET BOYS

The Backstreet Boys are coming back again after releasing hits such as “Millennium” and “DNA” for nearly 30 years. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com. $175-674. 7:30 p.m. July 16.

KEB’ MO’

Five-time Grammy winner Keb’ Mo’ is bringing more than 40 years of Blues music to Westhampton Beach. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org. $75-120. 8 p.m. July 16.

11TH ANNUAL CHARITY CAR SHOW

This fundraiser show offers a viewing of over 100 restored classic and high-performance cars. Money raised from the fundraiser goes directly to families affected by autism as this fundraiser supports the Nassau-Suffolk chapter of the Autism Society of America. David Lerner Associates, 477 Jericho Tpke., Syosset, allevents.in 9 a.m. July 17.

THIRD EYE BLIND

Third Eye Blind is celebrating 25 years as a band. They will be performing alongside Taking Back Sunday and special guest Australian rock band Hockey Dad. A part of the proceeds will go to SeaTrees, an organization that helps restore the kelp ecosystem off the coast of California. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $25-125. 6 p.m. July. 17. 

HOWARD JONES

British musician Howard Jones, best known for hit songs such as “New Song” and “What is Love?” will perform alongside Midge Ure in one of the final American stops of his tour. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org. $29-59. 7 p.m. July 17.

ALBERT CUMMINGS

Cummings has been in the Blues rock game for more than 20 years and brings his legendary guitar talent to Long Island. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead, suffolktheater.com. $25-35. 7 p.m. July 17.

KELLI O’HARA

As one of Broadway’s leading ladies, O’Hara has made a name for herself on both stage and screen across more than three dozen roles. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org. $95-140. 8 p.m. July 17.

The Week Ahead on Long Island

ONEREPUBLIC

Best known for hits such as “Counting Stars” and “Apologize,” OneRepublic will be teaming up with Needtobreathe as part of their Never Ending Summer Tour. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com. $30-95. 7 p.m. July 20.

EVERCLEAR 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

As a leading alternative rock band, Everclear will be celebrating 30 years of success as part of their anniversary tour with special guests Fastball and The Nixons. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org. $50-70. 8 p.m. July 21.

CHRIS ROCK AND KEVIN HART

The two legendary comedians will be taking Jones Beach by storm with their comedy special “Rock Hart: Only Headliners Allowed.” Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com. $108-200. 8 p.m. July 21.

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