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The Weekender: Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

Weekender

Things to do on Long Island this weekend include concerts, comedy shows, and more.

The Weekender: Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

RUCKUS

Ruckus is a critically-acclaimed early music band with a fresh, visceral approach to baroque music. They will be performing with special guests Tigers Jaw, Webbed Wing and Paerish to create an unforgettable musical night! The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25–$55. 7:30 p.m. April 12. 

MARILYN MCCOO & BILLY DAVIS JR.

The duo are known for hits like “Up, Up, and Away,” their medley of “Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In,” “Stoned Soul Picnic.” Opening is Darlene Love. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $79-$139. 8 p.m. April 12.

KILLING KASZTNER

Rezso Kasztner, known as the Jewish Schindler, negotiated face to face with Adolf Eichmann, rescuing 1700 Jews on a train to Switzerland, and may have saved thousands more lives. Yet Kasztner was condemned as a traitor in his adopted country of Israel. With post-film discussion with director Gaylen Ross in-person. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, cinemaartscentre.org $10-$16. 4 p.m. April 13.

JUSTIN WILLMAN

Willman presents his mind blowing but hilarious comedy and magic show. Justin is a magician and comedian who’s mastered the art of turning cynics into believers (or at least getting them to laugh). He’s best known as the star and creator of the hit Netflix series, Magic for Humans and has also made many television appearances. Many have said his performances leave them wondering while still being able to make them laugh. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$59.50. 7 p.m. April 13.

MIRROR

Don’t miss their Feel The Passion tour! UBS Arena, Belmont Park, 2400 Hempstead Tpke. ubsarena.com $161-$475. 8 p.m. April 13.

HONEY BXBY

Hot 97’s Funk Flex presents Spring Fling 24 with this R&B singer Mike Green. Stereo Garden, 9  Railroad Ave., Patchogue, stereogardenli.com $69.45.8 p.m. April 13.

COLIN HAY

The frontman for Men at Work is known for multi-platinum hits that include “Down Under,” “Who Can It Be Now,” and “Overkill,” among many others. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $59-$89. 8 p.m. April 13.

THE DWARVES

This American punk rock band will be offering a high-energy performance. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25. 9 p.m. April 13.

MACHEL MONTANO

Get ready to dance all night at this epic Caribbean concert. UBS Arena, Belmont Park, 2400 Hempstead Tpke. ubsarena.com $128-$189. 7 p.m. April 14.

BUDDY GUY

This master of the blues from Louisiana began in 1953 at the age of 17. Eight Grammy Awards and 37 Blues Music Awards later, including 2014’s B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award, Buddy has become one of the most well-recognized performers overall. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com $42-$151. 8 p.m. April 14.

The Week Ahead

DWIGHT GOODEN

An evening with the NY Mets legend celebrating his jersey retirement at Citi Field. Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, madisontheatreny.org $30-$55. 7 p.m. April 16.

THE WALLFLOWERS

The Wallflowers are back on tour, with special guest Adam Ezra Group. This rock band is ready to perform a show full of great music and covers of classic songs.​ The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$75. 8 p.m. April 17.

AFGHAN DREAMERS

Five years ago, a group of high school girls in Afghanistan had a dream: to show the world what women could accomplish with education and opportunity. They were given the chance to join the fledgling Afghan Girls Robotics team. Against the odds and in the face of their country’s unyielding, fundamentalist culture, they soaked up the knowledge and skills required to build robots and traveled the world, winning competitions and international recognition. With Director David Greenwald in-person. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, cinemaartscentre.org $10-$16. 7:30 p.m. April 18.

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