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Hot Spots Weekend Watch for 1/6-1/8: Bruce Springsteen and U2 cover bands perform in Huntington & many other live performances happening this weekend

Written by Hannah M.  |  06. January 2012

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6TH, 2012

 

WHO/WHAT: It’s Not Night: It’s Space, Exemption, and Optic
INFO:
Three progressive Long Island bands take to the stage at Mr. Beery’s in Bethpage.
PRICE: $5
TIME:  9pm
WHERE: Mr. Beery’s
4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage
(516) 579-7049 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 21+ show.

 

WHO/WHAT: The Soft Parade
INFO: Doors tribute band, The Soft Parade, said to be an exact replica, plays at Ollie’s Point with openers, Inner Situation, Medicine Fish, Black Dawn and Captain to Copilot.
PRICE: $15
TIME:  Doors at 7:30pm, Show begins at 8pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point
140 Merrick Road, Amityville
(631) 264-7712 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18+ show. Mention “Inner Situation” are the door and the cover charge will be reduced to $10.

 

WHO/WHAT: Kid is Qual
INFO: Kid is Qual is a dance-rock band that features ex-members of Jack’s Mannequin. They headline the night with Waking Heroes, Broken Promises, The Epitome, and We Take Fire.
PRICE: $10 advance/$12 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 5:30pm
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre
(516) 208-6590 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: All ages.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7TH, 2012

 

WHO/WHAT: Butterscotch Stanley, Family Lumber, Liars, etc., and Great American Thunder Bison
INFO: Four bands grace the ears of Mr. Beery patrons with their noise/punk sound including Long Island’s own Family Lumber who is gaining notable press.
PRICE: $5
TIME:  7pm
WHERE: Mr. Beery’s
4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage
(516) 579-7049 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 21+ show.

 

WHO/WHAT: B-Street Band and 2U
INFO: Bruce Springsteen and U2 cover bands rock the stage at The Paramount in Huntington Village.
PRICE: $15-$30
TIME:  Doors at 6pm, Show beings at 8pm
WHERE: The Paramount
370 New York Avenue, Huntington
(631) 673-7300 / website

 

WHO/WHAT: Comedy Night
INFO: The very best of Long Island’s comics perform at Sertino’s Café in Smithtown.
PRICE: FREE!
TIME:  9pm
WHERE: Sertino’s Café
133 West Main Street, Smithtown
ADDITIONAL INFO: Limited seating available, come early!

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8TH, 2012

 

WHO/WHAT: Nghbrs
INFO: Progressive/Vibe-rock band, Nghbrs, headlines show with opening rock/indie acts Waking Lights, The Walking Tree, Burning Buildings, Butterfly Convict and Pindhurst
Farms
PRICE: $10 advance/$12 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 5pm, Show begins at 5:30pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point
140 Merrick Road, Amityville              
(631) 264-7712 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 16+ w/ ID.

 

REOCCURING WEEKEND EVENTS

FRIDAY

WHAT: Open Mic NIght

WHEN: 7:30pm
WHERE: Roast Coffee & Tea Trading Company
41 Main Street, Patchogue
(631) 627-3966 / website
 

WHAT: Free Buffet & Happy Hour
WHEN: 5pm-9pm
WHERE: Brickhouse Brewery
67 West Main Street, Patchogue
(631) 447-2337 / website

 

WHAT: Live Music & Karaoke
THIS WEEK: The Glazzies at 8pm, Karaoke at 10pm
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: The Stephen Talkhouse
161 Main Street, Amagansett
(631) 267-3117 / website

 

SATURDAY

 

WHAT: KARMA – Top 40s Dance Party
WHEN: Open bar between 11pm-Midnight
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre
(516) 208-6590 / website

              

WHAT: Live Rock Music
WHEN: N/A
WHERE: Gunther’s Tap Room
84 Main Street, Northport
(631) 754-4156

 

WHAT: Live Music
THIS WEEK: Lady Laura and Dat Band
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Micky Mo’s Café & Lounge
428 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
(516) 280-4723 / website

 

SUNDAY

 

WHAT: Live Music
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: The Velvet Lounge
10 Woods Corner Road, East Setauket
(631) 751-7575 / website

 

WHAT: Free Bar Buffet
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Page One Restaurant
90 School Street, Glen Cove
(516) 676-2800 / website

 

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