The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

Happy Hour Live Music

Friday, May 25, 5 to 8 p.m.

Kick off the holiday weekend with live music that takes place every Friday night at The Clubhouse.  This evening features singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Abby Kenna, with the Fivestone Trio, Whiskey Burnt Radio, the Hambones, His Boy Elroy Trio, and Jimmy Gallagher scheduled for the month of June. 

Where: The Clubhouse at the Spring Rock Golf Center, 377 Denton Ave., New Hyde Park / Info: (516) 873-1110 •

2 Curtains: The Musical Comedy Whodunit

Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26 at 8 p.m. (ongoing performances through June 23)

From the creators of “Cabaret” and “Chicago” comes this musical whodunit set in Boston in 1959 as sleuth Lieutenant Frank Cioffi investigates the murder of a Broadway-bound theater company’s tremendously untalented star on opening night. “Curtains” will have you laughing on the edge of your seat.

Where: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
Info & Tickets: (631) 928-9100 •

15th Annual Bethpage Air Show

Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Among the many aerial acts at this year’s event will be two jet teams, the legendary U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, who will perform more than 50 different formations and maneuvers for fans. The show is free to the public, but there is a standard $10 vehicle use fee.     

Where: Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway, Wantaugh
Info: (631) 321-3510 •

4 Free Concert in the Park: Tom Petty Tribute

Saturday, May 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to hear the band Acoustically Correct play a tribute to the late, great Tom Petty.   

Where: Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay
Info: (516) 922-8678 •

Don Diamont at Barnes and Noble

Tuesday, May 29 at 7 p.m.

Soap opera fans are in for a treat as “The Bold and the Beautiful” and former “The Young and the Restless” star Don Diamont heads to Long Island to sign his book, “My Seven Sons and How We Raised Each Other: (They Only Drive Me Crazy 30% of the Time).”     

Where: Barnes and Noble, 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
Info: (516) 741-9850 •

6 David Clark’s “Songs in the Attic: The Music of Billy Joel”

Tuesday, May 29 at 8 p.m. 

Enjoy the music of Long Island’s Piano Man as David Clark presents an evening of Billy Joel’s hits and audience requests. 

Where: Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theatre, 232 Main St., Port Washington / Info & Tickets: (516) 767-1384 •

Kendrick Lamar: TDE Presents The Championship Tour

Wednesday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Jones Beach launches its summer concert series with rapper and songwriter Kendrick Lamar. This year, Lamar’s “Damn” became the first non-classical and non-jazz album to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music.  

Where: Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Ocean Parkway, Wantaugh
Info & Tickets: (866) 558-8468 •

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