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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Music, Wrestling and Festivals

Find a variety of music performances to enjoy on Long Island at the end of this week! There's also WWE Live at Nassau Coliseum and fun festivals going on this weekend.

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From rock and roll to country and folk band music, you’re getting it all on Long Island the end of this week! Enjoy performances from Hot Tuna, Leon Russell, The Turtles, Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, Mark Farner, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Gary Lewis, The Mavericks, The Backstreet Boys and Avril Lavigne, to name a few. This weekend there’s also celebrations for the anniversary of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, festivals and wrestling with WWE Live. Come out to enjoy it all!

FRIDAY – JUNE 20, 2014
Who: The Mavericks At The Space At Westbury
Info: Enjoy a live performance with country and folk band The Mavericks! Some hits include “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down," "Here Comes The Rain," and "Dance The Night Away."
Cost: $35 to $65
Time & Place: 7PM at The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Avenue, Westbury – (800) 745-3000

Who: Comedy – An Evening with Sandra Bernhard At Guild Hall
Info: Enjoy a one-of-a-kind live show blending theatre, rock-n-roll, and stand-up with a little burlesque and cabaret with performer Sandra Bernhard!
Cost: $45
Time & Place: 8PM at The John Drew Theater in the Dina Merrill Pavilion at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton – (631) 324-4050

Who: Hot Tuna With Leon Russell At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Two legendary artists are coming together for one show, providing a night of entertainment with rock and roll!
Cost: $39.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (800) 745-3000

SATURDAY – JUNE 21, 2014
Who: Beer Field Craft Beer & Music Festival At Pennysaver Amphitheater
Info:  This festival kicks off with the summer concert series, featuring a performance by MATISYAHU.
Cost: $35
Time & Place: 4PM at Pennysaver Amphitheater, 55 South Bicycle Path, Farmingdale – (631) 648-2500

Who: WWE Live At The Nassau Coliseum
Info: Enjoy an evening of wrestling entertainment with WWE Live!
Cost: $30 to $95
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale

Who: Happy Together Tour 2014 At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: The tour features The Turtles, Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, Mark Farner, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Gary Lewis and the Playboys. Get ready for an outrageously entertaining performance as the greatest pop-rock bands of the 60’s and 70’s get together!
Cost: $39.50 to $69.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (800) 745-3000

SUNDAY – JUNE 22, 2014
Who: Heckscher Outdoor Festival
Info: Come enjoy the outdoors with kayaking, building a bird feeder, taking a bird walk, participating in a fly fishing clinic, and more outdoor entertainment! Children also get to enjoy a rock wall, an inflatable slide (weather permitting), touch boxes, balloon animals and animal shows.
Cost: $8 Per Vehicle; Free for those with Empire Passport
Time & Place: 11AM to 4PM at Heckscher State Park, Parking Field 4, One Heckscher Parkway, East Islip – (631) 581-1072

Who: 75th Anniversary Concert Of The US Coast Guard Auxilliary At Northport Park
Info: To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the United States Coast Guard Auxilliary Band will perform in a concert. The Band will perform an assortment of nautical, military and patriotic tunes.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM to 4PM at Northport Park, Main Street and Bayview Avenue, Northport – (631) 617-1412

Who: Backstreet Boys And Avril Lavigne At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Come out to Jones Beach for a great lineup of live performances, including the Backstreet Boys for their In A World Like This tour and Avril Lavigne!
Cost: $39.50 to $99.50
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (800) 745-3000

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the 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!