Seven events happening on Long Island next week


John Edward

Friday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m.













Purported psychic medium John Edward will be putting on a show at the Marriott in Melville. Attendees may get the chance to ask Edward to contact friends or loved ones who’ve since passed away. Regular admission tickets are $100. VIP tickets are $175 and include early admission and getting the opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session with Edward. Additionally, VIP ticket-holders will get the chance to get their pictures taken with Edward.

Where: Melville Marriott Long Island, 1350 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747

Info: 631-423-1600, or


RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m.













Rent National Tour will be performing Jonathon Larsen’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, “RENT,” at the Tilles Center. The rock musical attempts to give audience members the message of joy and hope when faced with fear. Regular ticket prices for the play are $89, $69, $59 and $49, depending on seating, plus a facility fee.

Where: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548

Info: 516-299-3100 or


Tacos + Tequilla Festival

Sunday, Feb. 16, 4 p.m.














Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall will have tacos from Dirty Taco, Avo Taco, DJs Clam Shack, El Mercadito, CaraCara, Beginnings, Thom Thom, Mattitaco and Mesita Grill available for attendees to enjoy. Additionally, more than a dozen blanco, reposado and anejo tequillas will be there for people to sample. Booths will be set up in the area for people to go shopping. Corona specials will be available throughout the night. Live music will be provided by artists like Jahstix and DJ Savage, among others. Tickets are $49 per person.

Where: Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793

Info: 516-783-7500 or


Arcade Exhibit

Monday, Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m.








The Cradle of Aviation Museum will be bringing back its popular arcade exhibit. More than 50 classic arcade games will be available for people to play as they explore the history of video games. Some notable cabinets expected to be part of the exhibit include “Ms. Pac Man,” “Donkey Kong,” “Galaga,” “Space Invaders” and “Centipede.” Tickets are $10 per person. Whether it’s playing some of your favorite arcade games that you grew up with, or introducing said games to the next generation, this exhibit could be fun for the whole family.

Where: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, NY 11530

Info: 516-572-4111 or



Fitz and the Tantrums

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 8 p.m.











Fitz and the Tantrums may be best known for songs like The Walker and HandClap. As part of their tour to celebrate the release of their fourth studio album, All the Feels, the group will be performing at the Paramount. This latest album, released in Sep. 2019, is their longest album, containing 17 songs, including 123456, All the Feels and I Need Help. Standard ticket prices range from $27.50 to $190 each.

Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, NY 11743

Info: 631-673-7300 or


Post Malone

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 8 p.m.









Rap star Post Malone will be performing at Nassau Coliseum. As of Nov. 2019, the rapper has sold more than 65 million records in the United States. He’s won three American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award and an MTV Video Music Award. Additionally, he’s received six Grammy Award nominations: four in 2019 and two in 2020. Ticket prices for the concert range from $117 to $854.50.

Where: 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale, NY 11553

Info: 516-231-4848 or


Music and Astronomy Night

Thursday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m.










Students from Adelphi University will be on hand to provide live music with scientifically accurate visuals at the Jet Blue Sky Theater Planetarium. The music will include originals, covers and improvised pieces, set to eight original movies meant to highlight the beauty of the universe and mankind’s goal of further exploring it. Tickets to the event are $15. Seniors, students and museum members can get admission for $12 if they provide identification.

Where: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, NY 11530

Info: 516-572-4111 or


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