The Weekender: 7 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend
A FAREWELL FIRE
A Farewell Fire will be releasing their newest album Villain with a party that features supporting acts. 89 North Music Venue, 89 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue, 89northmusic.com. 6:30 p.m. July 29.
This actor and stand-up comedian of Insomniac With Dave Attell on Comedy Central fame will leave the audience in stitches. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org. $100-120. 8 p.m. July 29.
A comedian who built up his impressive career over the course of more than three decades, Brain Regan’s resume includes a long list of late night talk show performances. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $35-$75. 8 p.m. July 29, 7 p.m. July 30.
RACE TO SAVE THE SEA TURTLES
This canoe and kayak race on the Peconic River will support sea turtles by raising money for the New York Marine Rescue Center. Donations will help to support and preserve the marine environment through conservation efforts. Peconic River Front, 40 McDermott Ave., Riverhead, elitefeats.com $85. 9:15 a.m. July 30.
Eddie B. established himself as a voice for teachers across the globe and will be bringing his comedy routine called “Teachers Only” to Long Islanders. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org. $35-65. 8 p.m. July 30.
John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band has been performing for more than 40 years and has released hit songs such as “On the Dark Side” and “C-I-T-Y.” Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead, suffolktheater.com. $59-69. 8 p.m. July 30.
Incubus alongside Sublime with Rome and The Aquadolls are bringing the alternative sound to the beach. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com. $29-99. 6:30 p.m. July 31.
The Week Ahead on Long Island
VFW POST 414 BLOOD DRIVE
By donating one pint of blood, you have the ability to save three lives. The blood supply is low, so every donation helps. moricheschamber.org 437 Main St., Center Moriches. Free. 2-8 p.m. Aug. 1.
LONG ISLAND FIGHT FOR CHARITY BOXER MATCHUP ANNOUNCEMENT
Long Island Fight for Charity supports multiple charities, such as the Long Island Community Chest, Genesis School, and the National Foundation for Human Potential (FREE). Be there when the volunteer boxers find out who they will be going up against in the main event on Sept. 15. lifightforcharity.org The Mansion at Oyster Bay, One South Woods Rd., Woodbury. $20+. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2.
FIVE FOR FIGHTING
This singer-songwriter and pianist is best known for his soft rock ballads “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” “100 Years,” and “The Riddle.” Opening is The Verve Pipe. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$55. 8 p.m. Aug. 2.
Ever since their 1993 hit single “Shine,” these alt-rockers continue to define the genre. With special guests Switchfoot and Jade Jackson. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $35-$99.50. 8 p.m. Aug. 3.
This pop country singer and songwriter is best known for his hit “Fancy Like.” Opening is Caitlyn Smith. Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill, 1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, licommunityhospitalamp.com $35-$55. 8 p.m. Aug. 4.
Playing Browngrass — it’s like Bluegrass, but dirtier — is this up-and-coming Austin group. Warming up the crowd is Chelsea Takami. The Warehouse, 203 Broadway, Amityville, thewarehouseli.com $10. 6 p.m. Aug. 4.