Jill & Amanda Madenberg
This college counselor and her daughter will be speaking as well as signing copies of their guide book, Love the Journey to College. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with price of book. 7 p.m. Aug. 14.
Marlene Dietrich: The Camera and Public Loved Her
Trace the incredible career of this Hollywood legend, who performed well into her 70s, with film historian Glenn Andreiev. Learn about her “battle” with Adolf Hitler. It’s a fun, fact-filled evening about a woman who took the word “actress” to higher levels. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $11-$16. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14.
Lil Uzi Vert
This Philly-based rapper known for his break-out single “Money Longer” and appearance on Migos’ “Bad and Boujee” is coming to town on his Do What I Want Tour. Opening the show is Kodie Shane. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com$35-$75. 8 p.m. Aug. 14, 15.
The actor and co-executive producer of the Evil Dead will be speaking and signing his new memoir, Hail to The Chin: Further Confessions of a B-Movie Actor. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with price of book. 7 p.m. Aug. 15.
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band
The musician best known for his paradise-themed songs is a perfect performer for a summer concert at Jones Beach. Perhaps what’s more popular than seeing the godliness of Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefers themselves is the pre-show Parrothead tailgate, where Buffet fans unite and celebrate the season, which fans spend months preparing in advance. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $56-$498. 8 p.m. Aug. 15.
The quintessential singer/songwriter has an edgy voice that sounds like a soft snarl filtered through a rusty screen door of a ramshackle Delta farmhouse on a hot summer night. Her material rides the border between alt-country and hard rock, but always reverberates with raw emotion and a hint of something deeper going on. Her career has been quixotic over the years, but she’s finally getting the acclaim she deserves. “Passionate Kisses” anyone? Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. whbpac.org $85-$135. 8 p.m. Aug. 15.
It’s a trifecta of ‘70s and ‘80s rock masters with Styx, REO Speedwagon and Eagles’ guitarist Don Felder. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $20-$252. 7 p.m. Aug. 16.
The London Souls
This band’s celebrated sound and spirit draws significant influence from the driving force of British rock pioneers Cream and Led Zeppelin to billowing and bouncing funk and soul, to the layered harmonies and memorable hooks of The Beatles and The Hollies, to the contemporary psychedelia of My Morning Jacket among many more. Opening the show is Wake The Sun and Gnarly Karma. 89 North Music Venue, 89 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue. 89northmusic.com $10-$20. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16.
The wild, no-holds-barred rocking master of the “shut up ’n’ jam” heats up Huntington for a night with The Nuge his fans may never forget. This American guitar hero from Detroit has been blasting away for years at convention and he won’t stop kickin’ ass until hell freezes over—or they stop making Gibsons that look like Old Glory with strings. Want to catch some “Cat Scratch Fever”? Go for it, guys. Opening the show is Derek Day. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com$24.50-$64.50. 8 p.m. Aug. 16.
This bestselling author will speak about and sign copies of her new novel, Kiss Carlo, an exhilarating epic novel of love, loyalty and creativity—the story of an Italian-American family on the cusp of change. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with price of book. 7 p.m. Aug. 17.
Groupo Los Sabrosura
This Salsa Latin jazz band will get fans dancing and even treat them to some Merengue. Treme – Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St. Islip. tremeislip.com Free. 8 p.m. Aug. 17.