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


Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience
Saturday, Sept. 14, gates: 7 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

Winter is coming to Jones Beach with the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience featuring Ramin Djawadi, composer of the music from HBO’s hit TV show. Enjoy the sounds of Westeros at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre. Songs you can expect to be performed include “The Rains of Castamere,” “The Night King,” the show’s theme song, “Winter is Here,” and “The Army of the Dead.”
Where: Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh
Info & Tickets: 866-558-8468 or

Anjelah Johnson: Technically Not Stalking tour
Friday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m.

is an American actress, comedian, and former NFL cheerleader. Johnson was a cast member on the series MADtv during its 13th season, her characters included a Vietnamese nail salon employee named My Linh/Tammy and a rude fast food employee turned music star named Bon Qui Qui. Johnson will be taking her “Technically Not Stalking” tour to Westbury on Sept. 13.
Where: The Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury
Info: 516-247-5200 or

Jethro Tull
Saturday, Sept. 14, doors: 5:30 p.m., show: 7 p.m.
Jethro Tull is taking its 50th anniversary tour to Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 14. After a lengthy career, Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull have released 30 studio and live albums, selling more than 60 million copies since the band first performed at London’s famous Marquee Club in February 1968.
Where: Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills
Info & Tickets: 888-929-7849 or

RAEL – The Music of Genesis
Friday, Sept. 13, doors: 7 p.m., show: 8 p.m.
RAEL-The Music of Genesis is a New York City area based tribute band that recaptures the energy and originality of the “early years” live stage performances by Genesis. RAEL pays homage to the most groundbreaking and influential band in the progressive rock genre by incorporating the musical excellence, lyrical storytelling, and theatricality that brought Genesis to a position of prominence in the rock world.

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

Back In Time & BonJourney
Friday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.
BonJourney, a tribute band dedicated to covering Journey and Bon Jovi songs, and Back In Time, which covers Huey Lewis and the News, will be taking the stage at Stereo Garden in Patchogue on Friday, Sept. 13.
Where: Stereo Garden, 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue Info & Tickets: 631-714-4486 or

PnB Rock ‘Trapstar Turnt Pop Star’ Tour
Sunday, Sept. 15, doors: 7 p.m., show: 8 p.m.

Rakim “PnB Rock” Allen got his moniker from Pastorius and Baynton Streets in his hometown of Philadelphia. He debuted in 2014 with the mixtape RnB, its title referencing Rock’s blend of R&B and rap. Catch These Vibes, Rock’s actual debut studio full-length, appeared in November 2017, and hit the Top 20 of the Billboard 200.
Where: The Paramount,
370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: 631-673-7300 or


Marianas Trench
Sunday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Multi-double platinum selling, progressive pop band, Marianas Trench announced their Suspending Gravity tour. The tour will be held at venues that will give the fans more of an up-close-and personal live experience, and feature the powerhouse Vancouver quartet’s signature high-energy performance, while showcasing material from their new studio album “Phantoms” in addition to hits from their previous double platinum and gold-selling albums. Opening support act: The Unlikely Candidates.

Where: Tilles Center, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
Info & Tickets: 516-299-3100 or

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