Hot Spots: Tribute Performances, Theater, Comedy and More in the Latest Weekend Watch

Looking for entertainment this Friday and the weekend? Check out the tribute performances. concerts at Jones Beach Theater and much more!

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Don’t miss out on performances offering a tribute to The Beatles and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons! There are also comedy performances, a paintball shoot out event and much more to enjoy this Friday and the weekend on Long Island. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – AUGUST 16, 2013

Who: Annie Jr. At Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts
Info: The performance is presented by Ovations Dance Repertory and it is based on the classic “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip. The musical performance tells the story of a spirited redhead who was abandoned as a baby at the orphanage of the cruel Miss Hannigan. Through the help of a friendly dog named Sandy, she sets out to find her parents, but ends up finding a new home and family with billionaire Oliver Warbucks.
Cost: $12 to $15
Time & Place: 11AM at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 207-1300

Who: Paul Reiser At Governor’s Comedy Club
Info: Seasoned entertainer Paul Reiser will bring comedy and laughter to you. Reiser co-created and stars in the NBC series, ‘Mad About You.’
Cost: $30 For Show, $60 For Show and Dinner
Time & Place: 6PM Doors Open, 8PM and 10:30PM Show at Governor’s of Levittown, 90 Division Avenue, Levittown – (516) 731-3358

Who: Ragdoll: The Music Of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons At The Suffolk Theater
Info: Enjoy an evening of explosive sound and entertainment with harmonies second to none and the falsetto of lead singer, Eddy Rezzonico in this tribute performance.
Cost: $30 For Advance Ticket, $35 For Ticket At the Door
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343


Who: Matchbox Twenty At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Come out for a night of great music. Matchbox Twenty was one of the hottest groups in the late 90s with their debut ‘Yourself or Someone Like You.’ The band has sold over 39 million albums worldwide.
Cost: $25 to $115
Time & Place: 7PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000

Who: Beatlemania Now, A Tribute To The Beatles At Theatre Three
Info: Four seasoned musicians capture the spirit, look and sound of the Beatles. Enjoy as many as 35 renditions of songs from the Beatles era.
Cost: $45
Time & Place: 8PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100

Who: Bobby Collins! Comedy! At The Suffolk Theater
Info: As part of the Summer Saturday Supper club series, enjoy a special menu and laughs with Bobby Collins. Dinner seating begins at 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Cost: $40, Advance Ticket For Show Only, $45 For Ticket At The Door For Show Only, $80 For Show and Supper Package
Time & Place: 8:30PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

SUNDAY – AUGUST 18, 2013

Who: Polish Town Street Fair And Polka Festival
Info: Get a taste of Polish culture with Polish food, arts and crafts. There’s also the re-enactment of an old-fashioned Polish wedding and polka bands.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at Polonaise Park, Lincoln and Osborn Avenues, Riverhead – (631) 369-1616

Who: Paintball Shootout At Cedar Creek Park
Info: Enjoy a day of fun with planes in the sky, food, raffles and paintball shooting. The Meroke Radio Control Club will fly RC aircrafts while participants are given the opportunity to shoot them with paint ball guns.
Cost: Free Event, $5 For 10 Shots, $20 For 50 Shots
Time & Place: 11AM to 2PM at Cedar Creek Park, 3340 Merrick Road, Seaford

Who: Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: This annual touring concert features some of the top hard rock/metal bands around. This year’s list include Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, New Politics, Middle Class Rut and Walking Papers.
Cost: $29.75 to $109.75
Time & Place: 2PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000

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