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

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

Brewer & Shipley
Friday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m.

Brewer & Shipley were always at their best as live performers. Whether with a small backing band, or more often by themselves with just their two acoustic guitars, the duo was constantly touring from 1969 to 1979. They played all over the country including in such notable venues as Carnegie Hall, The Bottom Line, The Troubadour, The Roxy, Keil Opera House, and of course, My Father’s Place.

Where: My Father’s Place, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn
Info & Tickets: 516-413-3535 or

A Journey to Africa
Saturday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m.

A Journey To Africa will feature African music from Nigeria, and will be exploring the evolution of Nigerian music and culture from the Pre-colonial era till date. Nigeria happens to be a multi-ethnic and linguistically diversified nation with many tribes and cultures as well as languages.

Where: Landmark on Main Street,
232 Main St., Port Washington
Info & Tickets: 877-849-5327 or

Saturday Night Summer Fever Festival 2019
Saturday, Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m.

Starring THE NEW YORK BEE GEES performing the Saturday Night Fever Album, 45RPM performing the C’Mon Get Happy Show with Kyle Vincent former lead singer of the Bay City Rollers, That 70’s Band performing a special Donna Summer Tribute, also starring The Legends of Disco, France Joli, The Trammps, Musique, Lime, Evelyn Champagne King, Blue Magic, and Carol Douglas.

Where: Long Island Community Hospital
Amphitheater at Bald Hill, 1 Ski Run Ln., Farmingville
Info & Tickets: 631-676-7500 or

Classic Albums Live Presents: Pink Floyd’s “The Wall”
Saturday, Aug 24, doors: 6:30 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

The tribute band Classic Albums Live, dedicated to playing classic albums – live – is hitting the road this summer and taking the show to the Paramount on Saturday, Aug. 24. During the band’s show, they will play Pink Floyd’s “The Wall.”

Where: The Paramount,
370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: 631-673-7300 or

Saturday, Aug. 24, doors: 7 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

The band Zebra formed in early 1975 in New Orleans, La. In 2010 Zebra was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and is acknowledged as Louisiana’s #1 Rock and Roll band by the Louisiana Music Commission. On October 18, 2012 Zebra was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Where: The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury
Info & Tickets: 516-283-5566 or

Santana, Doobie Brothers
Sunday, Aug. 25, gates: 6 p.m., show: 7 p.m.

Santana has announced the Supernatural Now tour will be heading to Jones Beach on Sunday, Aug. 25 with supporting act, the Doobie Brothers. This year, Santana is celebrating the 20tth anniversary of Grammy Award-winning Supernatural and the 50th anniversary of the band’s performance at the 1969 Woodstock music festival.

Where: Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh
Info & Tickets: 866-558-8468 or

Daughtry with special guest

Sunday, Aug. 25, 8 p.m.

After finishing as one of the top finalists from “American Idol’s” fifth season, Chris Daughtry has continued to find success following his time on the show. He’s put out five studio albums since his 2006 appearance on the show, with his most recent one, “Cage to Rattle,” released last year. Chris Daughtry’s musical influences include Creed, Bush, Live, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Journey, Bon Jovi, and Fuel.

Where: Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury
Info & Tickets: 516-247-5200 or

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