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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for April 6 through April 8

There is no short supply of live music to check out this weekend. Visit Mr. Beery's, Ollie's Point or The Vibe Lounge to catch a great show. And don't forget about Easter Sunday Brunch specials.

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FRIDAY – APRIL 6, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Spiral Architects
INFO: Black Sabbath cover band Spiral Architects play all night long with Primus tribute band, Pudding Time.
TIME: 8pm
WHERE: Mr. Beery’s
    4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage - (516) 579-7049

WHO/WHAT: In Other Words
INFO: Post-hardcore band In Other Words headlines a massive show with opening bands Once My Way, Forever, We Were, Made In March, Wargrave, They All Float, The Shipman Inquiry
PRICE: $12
TIME: 5pm
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
    60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre - (516) 208-6590


WHO/WHAT: Massive Hard Rock & Tribute Show
INFO: Rocking bands Enemy Remains and Livesay play with Rage For Order (Queensryche tribute), Neon Knights (Dio Tribute), Snakes and Arrows (Rush Tribute) and Awaken.
PRICE: $12
TIME: 6:30pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point Bar & Grill
140 Merrick Road, Amityville - (631) 264-7712

WHO/WHAT: Don Audio Showcase
INFO: with AfroDJMac, Sarcasmo, Argotec, Neorev, Nezitiq Mute
TIME: 10pm
WHERE: Brickhouse Brewery
    67 West Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 447-2337

SUNDAY – APRIL 8, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Egg-streme Adventure! 8th Annual Penguin Egg Hunt & Brunch
INFO: Kids will have a blast at the 8th Annual Penguin Egg Hunt & Brunch while searching for eggs and chances to win a free birthday party, Family Fun Center vouchers, tour boat tickets and rides on the Discovery Tower and Submarine Simulator.
PRICE: $20-$35
TIME: 10am-1pm
WHERE: Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
431 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 208-9200

WHO/WHAT: Easter Brunch
INFO:  12 breakfast and lunch entrees, omlelet  & carving stations, a large desert table and much more. And Easter Egg Hunt will be held for the kids.
PRICE: $27 for adults, $15.95 for children 3-11
TIME: 10:30am & 1pm
WHERE: Shandon Court
115 East Main Street, East Islip – (631) 581-5678



WHAT: Open Mic NIght
WHEN: 7:30pm
WHERE: Roast Coffee & Tea Trading Company
    41 Main Street, Patchogue - (631) 627-3966

WHAT: Happy Hour (discounted drinks and ½ price appetizers) + Live Music
WHEN: Happy Hour is 3-6
WHERE: O’Reilly’s Restaurant & Pub
    927 Montauk Highway, Oakdale – (631) 472-4200


WHAT: Saturday Night Dance Party
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Nutty Irishman – Farmingdale
    323 Main Street, Farmingdale -     (516) 293-9700

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


WHAT: Bowl Your Brains Out
INFO: Unlimited bowling for $10-$15 with draft and well drink specials.
WHEN: 6pm-11pm
WHERE: 300 Long Island
    895 Walt Whitman Road, Melville - (631) 271-1180