Hot Spots: Weekday Watch for April 16 through April 19

If live music is your thing then you will find no shortage of live music events this week including a musical jam for Autism awareness featuring the talents of Dee Snider, Debbie Gibson, Randy Jackson ...

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If live music is your thing then you will find no shortage of live music events this week including a musical jam for Autism awareness featuring the talents of Dee Snider, Debbie Gibson, Randy Jackson and many more.

MONDAY – APRIL 16, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Rocky Loves Emily
INFO: Indie pop-rock band Rocky Loves Emily headlines at The Vibe Louge with opening acts Phone Calls From Home and Taylor Thrash.
PRICE: $12
TIME: 5pm
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
    60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre - (516) 208-6590
ADDITIONAL INFO: All ages.

WHO/WHAT: Book Signing with Jim Abbott
INFO: Former Yankee and author Jim Abbott reads from his book, Imperfect: An Improbable Life, and signs copies.
PRICE: FREE
TIME: 7pm
WHERE: Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington - (631) 271-1442
ADDITIONAL INFO: All books signed at Book Revue author events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchased the book prior to the event please save your receipt and present it at signing.

WHO/WHAT: Long Island Café Raw Vegan Class
INFO: Join Chef Okima from Live Island Cafe, the popular Huntington eatery, for a class focused on raw vegan foods. Learn some of Okima’s secrets to never compromise good taste when transitioning to a raw vegan diet.
PRICE: FREE
TIME: 6:30pm
WHERE: Whole Foods
    120 New Moriches Road, Lake Grove
ADDITIONAL INFO: (631) 588-1466

TUESDAY – APRIL 17, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Ricki Lake
INFO: Teen actress,  talk-show host and media personality speaks about and signs copies of her memoir, Never Say Never: Finding A Life that Fits.
PRICE: FREE
TIME: 6pm
WHERE: Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington - (631) 271-1442
ADDITIONAL INFO: All books signed at Book Revue author events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchased the book prior to the event please save your receipt and present it at signing.

WHO/WHAT: Free Comedy Show at Simply Fondue
INFO: This is a completely free weekly stand-up comedy show (no cover charge or drink minimum) that regularly features professional comics from tv, radio and top area clubs! Past acts have had their own specials on Comedy Central and Showtime, appeared on talk shows including 'Conan' and 'Chelsea Lately' and have headlined clubs such as Carolines on Broadway!
PRICE: FREE
TIME: 8pm-9:30pm
WHERE: Simply Fondue
    24 Great Neck Road, Great Neck – (516) 466-4900

WHO/WHAT: Guster & Jeff Garlin
INFO: Guster & Jeff Garlin present a night of acoustic music & comedy presented by WFUV FM Radio
PRICE: $35-$47
TIME: 7pm
WHERE: The Paramount
    370 New York Avenue, Huntington - (631) 673-7300

WEDNESDAY – APRIL 18, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Set It Off, Giants At Large and Divided By Friday
INFO: with opening bands Mayve, Nothing to Lose and Maori
PRICE: $14
TIME: 5pm
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
    60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre - (516) 208-6590
ADDITIONAL INFO: All ages.

WHO/WHAT: Earth Yoga With Amy Hess
INFO: Connect with the earth and connect with yourself -- mind, body and spirit -- during a one-hour yoga class in the main room of the nature center.
PRICE: $12-$32
TIME: 9am-10am
WHERE: Quogue Wildlife Refuge
    3 Old Country Road, Quoge – (631) 653-4771

THURSDAY– APRIL 19, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Defeater
INFO: Massachusetts based band Defeater headlines at Ollie’s Point with Touche Amore, Doe Orange Kids, and Birds in Row.
PRICE: $12
TIME: 6pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point Bar & Grill
140 Merrick Road, Amityville - (631) 264-7712
ADDITIONAL INFO: 16+ w/ ID to enter.

WHO/WHAT: Dee Snider and Friends Jam For Autism
INFO: Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider joins with other musicians such as Debbie Gibson and Randy Jackson to support Sid Jacobson JCC programs serving children, teens and adults with autism spectrum disorders.
PRICE: $60-$250
TIME: 8pm
WHERE: Westbury Music Fair - NYCB Theater at Westbury
    960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury - (516) 334-0800

WHO/WHAT: Ludacris
INFO: Hip-hop artist Ludacris performs at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.
PRICE: $15-$50
TIME: 8pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
    720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville – (516) 299-3100
 

 

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