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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Oldies Spectacular Show, Tribute Concerts & Festivals

Find plenty of music entertainment on Long Island this Friday and the weekend! There are also activities to enjoy like paddle boating and potato contests!

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If you’ve been out and about on Long Island this summer, you know there are plenty of music concerts and shows to enjoy on Friday’s and the weekend. This particular weekend, get out there to enjoy the Long Island Philharmonic, Richie Cannata, a tribute band for The Four Seasons, a concert paying tribute to Neil Diamond and others touching on blues and oldies music. There are also other events to enjoy, including the Long Island Potato Festival, a rock and roll car show and a paddle boat tour along the Peconic River. Check out all the hot spots on Long Island here!

FRIDAY – AUGUST 8, 2014
Who: Long Island Philharmonic At Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
Info: Enjoy quality music as the Long Island Philharmonic performs at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.
Cost: Free Event

Time & Place: 7PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

Who: Richie Cannata Concert At Glen Cove Village Square
Info:  Richie Cannata is performing in the Downtown Sounds open air concert presented by the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District and the City of Glen Cove.

Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Glen Cove Village Square, Glen Street and School Street, Glen Cove – (516) 759-6570

Who: The Four Seasons Tribute Band - The Jersey Four At Theatre Three
Info: Enjoy a journey from the very beginning of The Four Seasons’ number one hit to present day through a tribute band concert!
Cost: $40

Time & Place: 8PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100

SATURDAY – AUGUST 9, 2014
Who: Long Island Blues Festival At Cow Meadow Park And Preserve
Info: This blues music festival is hosted by the Long Island Blues Relief Fund. The fundraiser event goes to benefit Long Islanders that are still in disarray from Hurricane Sandy. The lineup of performances include The King Cobras, Two Finger Jake, Breakaway, Guitar Pete, Tony O with Little Mike & Sheba, Pamela Betti Band, Vince Johnson & the Plantation All Stars and Popa Chubby.
Cost: $35
Time & Place: 1PM to 10PM at Cow Meadow Park and Preserve, South Main Street (Southern Most End), Freeport – (631) 393-6878

Who: 12th Annual Oldies Spectacular At Southampton High School
Info:  This oldies spectacular is presented by The Southampton Lions Club and 92.' FM. The master of ceremonies is Cool Bobby B – Host of WLNG’s “The Doowop Stop” oldies show.
Donation: $50

Time & Place: 7PM at Southampton High School, Auditorium, 141 Narrow Lane, Southampton – (631) 587-3565

Who: Super Diamond Neil Diamond Tribute Concert At Harry Chapink Lakeside Theatre
Info: Are you a fan of Neil Diamond? Then you don’t want to miss this tribute concert with Super Diamond!
Cost: Free Event

Time & Place: 7PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

SUNDAY – AUGUST 10, 2014
Who: Rock And Roll Car Show At Smithtown Historical Society
Info: This judged show hosted by the Fabulous 50s and 60s Nostalgia Car features 13 classes. Come by as a spectator or enter your car in the show.
Cost: $5 For Spectators; $15 For Advanced Car Entry; $20 For Car Entry Day Of Show
Time & Place: 9AM to 4PM at Smithtown Historical Society, 239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown – (631) 654-0904

Who: Long Island Potato Festival At Peconic Bay Winery
Info: Celebrate Long Island’s long standing heritage of potatoe growers, farms, products and more. The festival includes contests, such as the Potato Recipe Contest and a Potato Peeling Contest as well as activities like hot potato, potato sack races, potato cornhole and potato and spoon races.
Cost: $20; Free For Children 12 and Under
Time & Place: 11AM to 5PM at Peconic Bay Winery, 31320 Main Road, Cutchogue – (631) 940-7290

Who: Moonlight Paddle Tour At Tresure Cove Resort Marina
Info: This is an experience of a lifetime to watch the sun set and the moon rise as you paddle along the Peconic River.

Cost: $45 Per Person
Time & Place: 8PM to 9PM at Treasure Cove Resort Marina, 469 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-8386

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!