The top seven events for the coming week

The top seven events for the coming week

1.  ZZ Top with Special Guest Govt Mule
Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. Four of their studio albums have been certified as gold records, three as platinum records, and two as multi-platinum.
Where: Jones Beach, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
Info: 516-221-1000 •
2.  Celtic Thunder
Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.
A show rather than a group, Celtic Thunder was conceived by Sharon Browne and written and arranged by Phil Coulter and designed as a contemporary exploration of Celtic music, which means it falls to the pop-dance side of the spectrum more than it does to the traditional side.Celtic Thunder, the singing group from Ireland, perform both solo and ensemble numbers.
Where: 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info: (516) 247-5200
3.  The Robert Cray Band
Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.
Growing up in the Northwest, Robert Cray listened to the gospel of the Five Blind Boys of Mississippi, Bobby Bland’s soul, Jimi Hendrix’s rock guitar and the Beatles pop sounds. He would bring all of the influences into play throughout his career, but his teenage band was captivated by Southern Soul and the blues.
Where: 370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info: (631) 673-7300 ext. 303 •
4.  Bill Burr
Wed., Sept. 7 at  7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Bill Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation achieving success in TV and film as well as the live stage.  Selling out theaters internationally, Bill is a regular with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon and his Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes.
Where: 370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info: (631) 673-7300 ext. 303
5.  KTFO Live MMA
Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.
The Northeast US is the hotbed for MMA talent and KTFO has the best up and coming MMA talent in the world. Join us at The Space at Westbury.
Where: 250 Post Ave., Westbury
Info: (516) 283.5566 •
6.  Kevin Downey Jr.
Friday, Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. and
Saturday, September 3 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Comedian, columnist Kevin Downey, Jr. has been recently labeled, “refreshingly bizarre” by fellow comedian Joe Mulligan. Kevin headlined small rooms all over the U.S. and enjoyed a “cult” following, until his frequent and on-going bookings at the Comedy Stop at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, which has brought him to a new level of notoriety.
Where: 90 Division Ave. Levittown
Info: (516) 731-3358 •
7.  My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy
Wednesdays through Sundays until Sept. 4
As one of the longest running one-man shows in New York theater history, Steve Solomon’s smash hit comedy is inspired by his hilarious family & all the people in his life whose sole purpose is to drive him into therapy. One part lasagna, one part kreplach, & two parts Prozac, you don’t have to be Italian or Jewish to love this show. All you need is to know what it feels like to leave a family dinner with heartburn & a headache!
Where: 232 Main Street, Port Washington
Info: (516) 767-6444 •
Celtic Thunder
Kevin Downey Jr.
Bill Burr

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