With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.
Mind Open grooves Treme Blues and Jazz Club; Mike Birbiglia cracks up Governor’s Comedy Club; Brian Setzer Orchestra & Jim Gaffigan rip up NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Jim Breuer and The Loud and Rowdy slay Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall; Ebi mesmerizes The Space at Westbury; Battlecross destroys Amityville Music Hall; & so much more!
10,000 Maniacs rock YMCA Boulton Center; Chris Robinson Brotherhood hits The Space at Westbury; Carlos Mencia, Dillinger Escape Plan, Kansas, Scott Stapp & Evanescence destroy The Paramount; Tower of Power & Joe Bonamassa wow NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Ion Dissonance & Less Than Jake slay Revolution Bar & Music Hall; Kerry Kearney grooves Treme Blues & Jazz Club; The Brooklyn Bridge serenade Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts; Vanilla Fudge hits YMCA Boulton Center; Badfinger amazes Suffolk Theater; Carcass & Deafheaven level The Emporium; & so much more!
Besides a host of haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, Halloween season sparks loads of frightfully fun festivities across Long Island, from prize-winning costume contests to spooky parades and much more spine-tingling sensations to raise the spirits. Here's your guide to the dozens of spooky fun events taking place across Long Island this Halloween season.
The Doobie Bros., Switchfoot & Squeeze rock The Paramount; Sergio Mendes, Engelbert Humperdinck, Charlie Puth, Les Brers & Peter Frampton wow NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Dope levels Revolution Bar & Grill; 'Shadows of Liberty,' 'Madman' & The Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival screen at Cinema Arts Centre; Vetstock invades The Emporium; Lucy Kaplansky serenades YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts; Jo Dee Messina grooves at Patchogue Theatre; Gilbert Gottfried cracks up Governor's; Kenny Loggins shares stories at Book Revue; annual Oyster Festival rolls into Theodore Roosevelt Park; inaugural Queens Beer Festival taps Long Island City; & so much more!
Gov't Mule & ZZ Top rock Nikon at Jones Beach, bilingual poetry mesmerizes Walt Whitman Birthplace, Everlast "jumps around" at Revolution Bar & Grill, documentary "Generation Found" brings attention to the devastating heroin epidemic at Cinema Arts Centre & so much more!
Rascal Flatts & Kelsea Ballerini rock Nikon at Jones Beach, Julie Lyon serenades The Space at Westbury, Howard Jones grooves The Paramount, The English Beat invades The Stephen Talkhouse, Monica wows The Emporium, Sweet Suzi Blues jazzes up Treme Blues & Jazz Club, Memphis Crawl rips up 89 North & so many more concerts and events!
Eclectic folk goddess Suzanne Vega serenades Sands Point Preserve, '80s legends Culture Club rock NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefers play Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!