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


Florida Georgia Line: Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour
Saturday, July 20, gates: 6 p.m., show: 7 p.m.

The duo’s Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour is Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley and comes after releasing their fourth studio album, Can’t Say I Ain’t Country, on Feb. 15. Dan + Shay and FGL’s “Up Down” collaborator Morgan Wallen will join them on the road as support acts.

Where: Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, 895 Bay Parkway, Wantagh
Info & Tickets: 866-558-8468 or 516-785-1600,

“Weird Al” Yankovic
Saturday, July 20, doors: 5:30 p.m., show: 7 p.m.

“Weird Al” Yankovic is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history, earning four Grammys and 15 career nominations. Yankovic is stopping at Forest Hills Stadium as part of his Strings Attached tour, joined by the Queens Symphony Orchestra.

Where: Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills
Info & Tickets: 888-929-7849,

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing presents “Rockin’ Fights XXXV”
Friday, July 19, doors: 7 p.m., show: 7:30 p.m.

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing “Rockin’ Fights” series at The Paramount has developed some of Long Island and Star Boxing’s biggest stars, such as former world champion Chris Algieri, light heavyweight star Joe Smith Jr. and junior welterweight knockout artist Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin. The “Rockin’ Fights” series at The Paramount offers an affordable and extremely entertaining night out, that is guaranteed to see action packed professional fighting.

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

Mike DelGuidice – Performing the music of Billy Joel and much more
Saturday, July 20, doors: 6:30 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

Mike DelGuidice and the band all currently are touring members of Billy Joel’s band, and when they are not performing at the groundbreaking residency at MSG, they are performing at their Long Island home – The Paramount. Welcoming them back for their 24th sold-out show – Mike and the band never disappoint with a high energy, crowd-pleasing performance – playing all the major hits.

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

Take Flight: Bats & Taps – Nature and Brews Night
Friday,  July 19, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

A bat biologist chats bat conservation on a twilight gardens walk. Later, sample beers from featured brewery Barrier Brewing Company as sourced by Hicksville Beer and Soda and handmade cheese from Goodale Farms. 21+ only.

Where: Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
Info & Tickets: 516-333-0048,

Electric Mud/5Dead X’s
Wednesday, July 24 at 8 p.m.

The two bands will be performing on Wednesday, July 24 at My Father’s Place. Electric Mud was started by brothers Marc and Matty in Staten Island back in 2008, while 5Dead X’s was founded by Chris Kinnear in late 2018, with Jason Liebman, Chris Crosby, and Joe Pess.

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

50+ Comedy Tour
Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m.

The 50+ Comedy Tour returns to the Gold Coast Arts Center with a new lineup of comedians over 50. The lineup features Scott Schendlinger, Rob Falcone, David Weiss, plus a surprise guest.

Where: Gold Coast Arts Center
113 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck
Info & Tickets: 516-829-2570,


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