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


Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl
Friday, July 26, doors: 6:30 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

Hundreds of fans singing at the top of their lungs and having the time of their lives as the top-notch musicians and vocal performers from Jessie’s Girl blow them away with stunning renditions of the world’s most vibrant songs, while dressed up as the unforgettable characters of the 80s.

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

Half Step (Grateful Dead tribute)
Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m.

Half Step is a group of dedicated fans & students of the Grateful Dead, capturing the spirit, improvisation, sound & complexity of Grateful Dead music. Established in 2004 on Long Island, Half Step has been mastering their craft while winning over crowds of veteran Deadheads, newcomers and non-Dead fans

Where: Mulcahy’s Pub & Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave, Wantagh
Info & Tickets: 516-783-7500 •

Iron Maiden
‘Legacy of the Beast’ Tour

Friday, July 26 & Saturday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.

The Legacy of the Beast World Tour is an ongoing concert tour by Iron Maiden, named after the comic and mobile game released by the band in 2017. This is the band’s first tour of North America since its “Book of Souls” tour in 2017.

Where: Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn
Info & Tickets: 917-618-6100 •

One Hot Night – The ultimate Neil Diamond tribute
Saturday,  July 27, 8 p.m.

One Hot Night, is a 10-piece band from New York that replicates Neil Diamond’s career from start to today. Tommy Lynn reproduces Neil’s many styles and vocal changes from the start of his career to the present day.

Where: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
Info & Tickets: 631-928-9100 •

Stand-Up Comedy with Vic DiBitetto
Saturday,  July 27, 8 p.m.

His pace is frenetic. He holds no hostages. He says what you are thinking but are afraid to say out loud. The bottom line is this: Wear adult diapers if you are going to see Vic DiBitetto perform live.

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

Nelly, TLC, and Flo Rida
Thursday, Aug. 1, gates: 6 p.m., show: 7 p.m.

Nelly is a Grammy-winning rapper best known for 2000s hits like “Ride Wit Me,” “Country Grammar” and “Hot in Herre.” TLC features original members Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, who dominated the charts in the ’90s and Flo Rida first hit the scene in 2007 with “Low” and follow-up single “In the Ayer.” The Florida-based rapper’s hits also include “Wild Ones,” “Right Round,” “Club Can’t Handle Me,” “Good Feeling,” “G.D.F.R.” and “My House.”

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

The Rolling Stones ‘No Filter’ Tour
Thursday, Aug. 1,  8 p.m.

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood can’t wait to get back out on the road again bringing the ‘No Filter’ show for the very first time to American and Canadian fans. There will be classic hits such as ‘Sympathy For The Devil’, ‘Paint It Black’, ‘Brown Sugar’, ‘Miss You’, ‘It’s Only Rock N Roll’, and others.

Where: MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford, NJ
Info & Tickets: 201-559-1300 •


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