Path to the Presidency
An opening reception will be held for this art exhibit featuring unique campaign textiles such as, ceramics, flags, posters, parade lanterns, torches, games, stickers to provide tangible insight into how and why our leaders became our leaders. The exhibition underlines the historically powerful role of mass-market campaign advertising in American elections from George Washington to Donald Trump. Runs through Oct. 2. The Bridgehampton Museum, 2368 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton. bhmuseum.org $5. 7:30 p.m. June 2.
Stephanie Mills & The Whispers
This NY-based soul singer and Broadway star will sing her many hits, including “Home,” “I Have Learned to Respect the Power of Love,” “I Feel Good All Over,” “(You’re Puttin’) A Rush on Me” and “Something in the Way (You Make Me Feel).” Mills’ 1980 song “Never Knew Love Like This Before” NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Broadhollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49-$200. 8 p.m. June 2.
Easing the mind and freeing the soul with their reggae grooves is this four-piece local band that has played in venues from Amagansett to Manhattan, spreading their passion for music everywhere they go. Their EP, The Power Inside, presents the group’s reggae roots, but also shows their desire to explore other musical landscapes. Their mission is to share their love for music to ease pain in the world. Treme – Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St., Islip. tremeislip.com $10. 8 p.m. June 2.
Chanel West Coast
This California-based rapper and singer will perform her latest hit single, “Countin’,” when she hits the East Coast. Warming up the crowd are Sarkazm, Lindsey Jenningz, iDeal2Times and JBARR. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd, Amityville. revolutionliny.com $20-$25. 8 p.m. June 2.
Nautical Mile and Blues Festival
Thousands of visitors are expected to enjoy the great weather and flock this weekend to Freeport for the festival’s specialty foods, rides and live music, including performances by Steel Drum bands, as well as regional and nationally acclaimed Blues musicians. Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport. 12 p.m. June 3.
Born This Way
The Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival kicks off Gay Pride Month with a celebration of queer arts culture with visual art and performances including music, dance, new burlesque, spoken word, opera, Drag performers, DJs and more. Activities include a 1 p.m. reception for an LGBT art exhibit curated by Anu Annam and Rebecca Canese, 2 p.m. performances by New Burlesque performer Sarah Tonin, Opera performer Danielle Davis and more followed by a screening of My Own Private Idaho preceded by performance by Lady Labelle, a drag artiste. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $5. 1 p.m. June 3.
The Jones Beach summer concert series kicks off with Miley Cyrus, Fifth Harmony, Nicky Jam, Jason Derulo, Shaggy, Craig David and Starley. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $25-$125. 7 p.m. June 3.
Douglas Brunt and Nelson DeMille
These two bestselling authors will be speaking and signing copies of Brunt’s new novel, Trophy Son. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., HUntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. June 3.
After being signed by Columbia records in 1958, Johnny’s Greatest Hits, a combination of funky jazz and harmonic pop, went on the Billboard Top Albums Chart and remained there for almost 10 years. He’s worked with Ray Charles, and has been awarded his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The artist has received five Grammy nominations throughout his career, his latest in 2014 for “Sending You a Little Christmas” for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Broadhollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $80-$321. 8 p.m. June 3.
The Temptations Revue
This R&B and soul group is led by by Nate Evans, hand-picked by original Temptations lead singers Eddie Kendricks, David Ruffin, and Dennis Edwards to join the group and continue the legacy. They’ll perform the original group’s hits, including “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” “Just My Imagination” and more. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead. suffolktheater.com $49-$55. 8 p.m. June. 3.
Priscilla Queen of The Desert
This heartwarming, uplifting musical adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. The hit parade of dance-floor favorites includes “It’s Raining Men”, “I Will Survive”, “Hot Stuff”, “Finally”, “Boogie Wonderland”, “Go West”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and “I Love The Nightlife.” The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale. cmpac.com $16-$40. Times vary. June 3-July 8.
The Atlantic Wind Symphony: The Sound of Long Island
Featuring music by Long Island Composers, and music written about Long Island and New York. The concert will also feature some of Long Island’s finest high school musicians in concert with the Atlantic Wind Symphony and the winner of our Solo Competition. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St, Patchogue. patchoguetheatre.org $7. 3 p.m. June 4.
Clippers Go To War
An opening reception will be held for a new exhibit bringing to life the journey of the famed Pan Am Clipper flying boats — their many aviation accomplishments, distinguished service during World War II and the dedicated heroic people who made aviation history. Cradle of Aviation, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City. cradleofaviation.org $75. 5 p.m. June 4.
This chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band is looking sharper than ever with their latest release, Matching Sweaters. The new album mixes traditional Irish music with modern influences, creating a sound that’s as wide-ranging as the band’s own audience. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $35-$40. 7 p.m. June 4.
This singer is an alchemist of American music, having continuously crossed genre lines like no musician since Ray Charles. Weaving herself into the very fabric of gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock, and hip hop over the last 60 years, this iconic singer has seen and sung through so many changes. Now in her seventh decade, with the release of her new album Livin’ on a High Note, she is only gaining momentum. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Suite 1, Port Washington. landmarkonmainstreet.org $54-$69. 7 p.m. June 4.
The country rocker will perform with Chris Young, Kane Brown and Dee Jay Silver. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $46.50-$71.75. 7:30 p.m. June 4.
This Indiana-based internet personality, actor and rapper who starred in the Netflix reality series Chasing Cameron will hold a meet and greet with fans. Amityville Music Hall, 198 Broadway, Amityville. $20-$25. 4 p.m. June 7.