Hot Spots: Summer Concerts, Comedy and a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride in the Latest Weekly Watch

Check out the summer concerts available throughout Long Island and other great hot spots for entertainment this week!

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There’s no summer on Long Island without the many summer concerts. This week, come out to enjoy music featuring a tribute to The Jersey Boys and performances by the Smithtown Community Band, Swingtime Big Band, Five Towns College Pops with Dan Karahalis and country music singer Lee Brice. The week is also complete with entertainment like a comedy performance with Dom Irrera, a showcase of hot rides at Pennysaver Amphitheater and a horse-drawn carriage ride at Stony Brook Village. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – JULY 8, 2013

Who: Dom Irrera At Bay Street Theatre
Info: HBO’s star Dom Irrera will bring a night of laughter to Long Island tonight. Irrera has been nominated six times for an American Comedy Award. He’s also performed on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Night Show with David Letterman,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and others.
Cost: $69
Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theatre, The Long Wharf, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500

Who: Hot Ride Mondays At Pennysaver Amphitheater
Info: Come check out some of the hottest rides this Monday or if you have a hot ride of your own, bring it over to show.
Cost: $5
Time & Place: 6PM to Dusk at Pennysaver Amphitheater, 55 South Bicycle Path, Farmingville – (631) 648-2500

TUESDAY – JULY 9, 2013

Who: Tribute to The Jersey Boys At Grant Park
Info: Come out to enjoy live music featuring a tribute to The Jersey Boys. The event is held by the pond.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at Grant Park (by the pond) at Broadway and Sheridan Avenue, Hewlett – (516) 572-0200

Who: Concert Under The Stars At Smithtown Historical Society’s Frank Brush Barn
Info: Come out to enjoy this summer program with concert performance with the Smithtown Community Band. Just bring a beach chair, blanket, and nonperishable food and sit back and relax.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 8PM at Smithtown Historical Society’s Frank Brush Barn, 211 Middle Country Road, Smithtown – (631) 265-6703


Who: Swingtime Big Band At Eisenhower Park
Info: Enjoy noontime concerts at Eisenhower Park each Wednesday in July. This week, Swingtime Big Band performs.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 12PM to 2PM at Eisenhower Park (by shady area by Parking Field #6), Merrick and Stewart Avenues, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

Who:  Five Towns College Pops with Dean Karahalis At Chelsea Mansion
Info: As part of the Chelsea Evening Concerts program, Five Towns College Pops with Dan Karahalis will perform. It’s night to enjoy a free concert of great music!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Chelsea Mansion, Muttontown Preserve, 34 Muttontown, East Norwich – (516) 571-8551

THURSDAY – JULY 11, 2013

Who: Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides At Stony Brook Village
Info: Each Thursday evening in July and August is an opportunity to ride in a horse-drawn carriage at Stony Brook Village. Enjoy a ride through Stony Brook Harbor and back. In the event of rain or excessive heat, rides will be cancelled.
Cost: $3 Per Person
Time & Place: 6PM to Dusk at Stony Brook Village Center (adjacent to Robinson’s Tea Room behind Inner Court), Main Street on the Harbor, Stony Brook – (631) 751-2244

Who: Lee Brice At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Get your ticket to enjoy a performance with Lee Brice, American country music singer. Some of his songs include “A Woman Like You” and “Love Like Crazy.”
Cost: $29.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 334-0800

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