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


P!NK ‘Beautiful Trauma’ Tour
Friday, Aug. 16, doors: 7 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

Following the release of her eighth studio album in April, titled “Hurts 2B Human,” the Pennsylvania-born singer P!NK is taking her “Beautiful Trauma” tour to Long Island at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Friday, Aug. 16. Since her debut in 2000, P!NK has sold over 40 million albums, 65 million singles, over 1 million DVDs worldwide and has had 14 singles in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Where: NYCB Live, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead
Info & Tickets: 516-231-4848 or


Tributes to U2 & Coldplay: Featuring
Unforgettable Fire & Fix You

Friday, Aug 16, doors: 6:30 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

Unforgettable Fire, or “UF”, was born on New Year’s Day in 1995 as one of the very first U2 tribute bands to ever perform in America. UF has formed a reputation among many to be one of the closest experiences to being at an actual live U2 show. Fix You is the ultimate tribute to the music and style of Coldplay, bringing all the sounds, sights, and energy you would expect from Coldplay themselves.

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


The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular
Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m.

Featuring Ryan Pelton, The Fabulous Ambassadors, Long Island’s own Steve Mitchell and, “the closest thing to the King in concert,” Shawn Klush. The show will pay tribute to the “King of Rock & Roll,” Elvis Presley.

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

Sugar Mountain: Celebrating The
Genius of Neil Young

Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m.

Sugar Mountain brings together an ensemble of veteran musicians from the New Jersey music scene who faithfully replicate the songs of one of our era’s most prolific and beloved singer/songwriters, Neil Young. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of the album, “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere,” they will be performing that album in its entirety plus other Neil Young hits at My Father’s Place.

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

Beck & Cage the Elephant
Saturday, Aug. 17, doors: 4 p.m., show: 5 p.m.

The American singer-songwriter Beck comes to Forest Hills Stadium on Aug. 17 following his new single released in April, co-produced with Pharrell Williams, titled “Saw Lightning.” In April, Beck announced his new album, “Hyperspace,” would release this summer. Cage the Elephant will be joining Beck on tour following the April release of their newest album, “Social Cues,” which features Beck on the track “Night Running.”

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

Joe Gatto’s Traffic Cam – LIVE!
Saturday, Aug. 17, doors: 7 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

Joe Gatto’s exciting and spontaneous live stream is coming to the stage in traffic cam – live! Everything you know and love from Joe’s hilarious car rides will be on-stage to enjoy.

Where: The Space at Westbury,
250 Post Ave., Westbury
Info & Tickets: 516-283-5566 or

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m.

Fittingly named the “End of the Road” Tour, KISS will be taking their farewell tour to Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Tuesday, Aug. 20 after calling it a career after 45 years of rock and roll. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide.

Where: Barclays Center,
620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn
Info & Tickets: 917-618.6100 or


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