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

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

Brad Paisley with Chris Lane and Riley Green
Friday, Aug. 30, gates: 6:30 p.m., show: 7:30 p.m.

Brad Paisley is an American country music musician and songwriter. Starting with his 1999 debut album, “Who Needs Pictures,” he has released ten studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label, with all of his albums certified Gold or higher by the RIAA. He has scored 32 top 10 singles on the US Billboard Country Airplay chart, 19 of which have reached No. 1. He set a new record in 2009 for most consecutive singles (ten) reaching the top spot on that chart.

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

Martin Sexton
Friday, Aug. 30, 8 p.m.

Martin Sexton is an American singer-songwriter and producer from Syracuse, NY. He is the 10th of 12 children from his family and picked up his first guitar at age 14. He has released nine studio albums blending soul, gospel, country, rock, blues, and R&B sounds together.

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

The Edwards Twins Celebrity Impersonators
Friday, Aug. 30, Saturday, Aug. 31, 8 p.m.

Remember all the wonderful Variety shows you grew up on in the 70s and 80s? Now is your chance to see them live and re-created by Las Vegas’ number one impersonators of all time. All your favorite legendary superstars come alive in “An Evening with The Stars.” Sonny and Cher, Billy Joel, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, Tom Jones, and many many more hosted by the Edwards Twins from Las Vegas.

Where: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
Info & Tickets: 631-928-9202 or

Shinnecock Indian Powwow
Friday, Aug. 30 to Monday, Sept. 2

The Shinnecock Indian Powwow is one of the largest Native American Gatherings on the East Coast. The Powwow hosts 100 Native American arts, crafts and food vendors from all over the Americas. Cultural enrichment and the opportunity for cultural education abounds as Native American representatives from every region are available to demonstrate and share their stories to all who ask.

Where: Shinnecock Reservation
1 West Church St., Southampton
Info: 631-283-6143 or

First Multicultural Festival
Saturday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Port Washington is hosting its first multicultura festival on Saturday, Aug. 31. The eight-hour event includes live music, an art gallery and crafts, a gastronomy pavillion, and a special performance by Roberto Poveda, “El Trovador de Brooklyn.”

Where: North Hempstead Beach Park
175 West Shore Rd., Port Washington
Info: Email [email protected].

Umphrey’s McGee Summer Tour 2019
Saturday, Aug 31, doors: 5:30 p.m., show: 7 p.m.

Umphrey’s McGee is an American rock band originally from South Bend, Ind. Formed by students at the University of Notre Dame in 1997, UM has continued to add members. The band experiments with many musical styles, including rock, metal, funk, jazz, blues, reggae, electronic, bluegrass, and folk. They have toured regularly and released 12 studio albums, including their most recent two, “It’s not us,” and “It’s you” in 2018. They will be joined by special guest, Big Something.

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

The Cast of Beatlemania
Saturday, Aug. 31, 8 p.m.

The Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts’ yearly Beatles tribute is back. Enjoy a night with John, Paul, George and Ringo as they sing all the classics.

Where: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts 2 East Main St., Smithtown
Info & Tickets: 631-724-3700 or

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