It’s a three-day holiday weekend for many with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day being Monday. Need some ideas for entertainment on the Island? You’ll find it all here from music entertainment, comedy entertainment, theater entertainment to nightlife dancing fun! Enjoy shows like Back to the Eighties with Jessie’s Girl at The Paramount, a benefit show featuring the best of Broadway and more and the Wild Women of Comedy at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, a comedy performance of Moon Over Buffalo at North Fork Community Theatre and more! Find the events to stay entertained all weekend long right here with Hot Spots: Weekend Watch!
FRIDAY – JANUARY 16, 2015
Who: Back To The Eighties Show With Jessie’s Girl At The Paramount
Info: Come out and enjoy a performance by the world’s hottest ‘80s tribute band!
Cost: $20 to $30
Time & Place: 7PM Doors Open, 8PM Performance at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
Who: The Best Of Broadway & More Benefit Show At Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: Come enjoy this benefit show of the best of Broadway and more! The show supports FTC Theater students travel to the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Dix Hillls Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills – (631) 656-2148
Who: Mom, It’s My Wedding At Southampton Cultural Center
Info: This comedy by Ilene Beckerman and Michael Disher addresses many conflicts between mothers and daughters during the planning phases of a wedding.
Cost: $22, $20 For Seniors On Friday’s Only, $12 For Students Under 21 With ID
Time & Place: 8PM at Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton – (631) 287-4377
SATURDAY – JANUARY 17, 2015
Who: Latkes And Laughs At Ben’s Kosher Restaurant
Info: Enjoy dinner followed by a comedy show starring comedians John Ziegler, John Shea and John Santo! Call in your reservation.
Cost: $40 Includes Dinner and Show
Time & Place: 7PM Dinner at Ben’s Kosher Restaurant, 140 Wheatley Plaza, Greenvale – (516) 621-3340
Who: The Wild Women Of Comedy At Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: Enjoy a showcase of female comedians! Kit Stewart is a seasoned comic having performed at places like Caroline’s, Gotham, Catch a Rising Star and The Improv. Anne LiPuma has been producing shows and taking her comedy talents to stages throughout New York City.
Cost: $25 to $30
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills – (631) 656-2148
Who: Bay Street Theater Presents Legend Of Rock & Roll Vol. 6
Info: Joe Lauro returns to Bay Street with an all new film, including rare footage of music legends like The Rolling Stones, Bob Dyland, and Jimi Hendrix.
Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theater, One Bay Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500
SUNDAY – JANUARY 18, 2015
Who: Moon Over Buffalo At North Fork Community Theatre
Info: This comedy performance is set in Buffalo, New York in 1953. Watch as an over-the-hill thespian couples waits for a big break as they are in the midst of bungling an opportunity to star in a major motion picture.
Time & Place: 2:30PM at North Fork Community Theatre, 12700 Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck – (631) 298-6328
Who: Time Stands Still At Quogue Community Hall
Info: Enjoy this Pulitzer Prize-winner of Donald Margulies’ drama about a photojournalist trying to find peace but wrestles with the effects of her experiences on the front lines of the world’s conflicts.
Cost: $25, $23 For Seniors, $10 For Students Under 21
Time & Place: 2:30PM at Quogue Community Hall, 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue – (631) 653-8955
Who: Dark Electro Dance At Revolution
Info: For this Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend come out for a fun night of music and dancing with DJs all night and 2-for-1 drink specials between 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The night features special guests, including Detour, Resurrection, Leather & Lace, Metasin, Cruel Summer, WLIR, and others! Admission for 18 years of age and older.
Cost: $10 Admission
Time & Place: 8PM to 3AM at Revolution, 140 Merrick Road, Amityville – (631) 833-5159
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!
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