Rise up to the occasion for nightlife fun on Long Island! There are endless options for your Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. This Friday, you can enjoy an outdoor concert with Dec8dia, karaoke at Innuendo Bar & Restaurant or head over to Babylon Bean Coffee House for live music by local musicians and entertainers as well as tarot card reading. Come Saturday, check out the extraordinary show Tango Lovers, get a laugh from Paradise Diner with its stand-up comics or enjoy an outdoor summer concert with the young rock and roll band Youth Be Told. As you approach the completion of the week, head over to Westbury for its 102nd Annual Feast of the Assumption event, stop by Governor’s of Levittown for the stand-up comedy act by Sebastian Maniscalco and finish off the night with psychedelic drinks at Napper Tandy’s Northport on Sunday. Check out the details below!
FRIDAY – AUGUST 17, 2012
Who: Dec8dia Outdoor Concert
Info: The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District and the City of Glen Clove is running an outdoor concert series every Friday night, which has been going since July. This Friday, participants get to enjoy the sounds of Dec8dia. Bring a lawn chair to enjoy the free music from the 80’s.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Glen Cove Village Square, between Glen and Bridge Streets, Glen Cove – (516) 759-6970. The rain location is at Wunsch Arts Center-R.M. Finley Middle School, 1 Forest Avenue, Glen Cove.
Who: Karaoke at Innuendo Bar & Restaurant
Info: It’s karaoke night at Innuedo Bar & Restaurant. Join in the fun with Ray & Doreen & Gold Coast Karaoke. The restaurant’s kitchen also stays open until 3AM.
Cost: Free Karaoke
Time & Place: 10PM to 1AM at Innuendo Bar & Restaurant, 75 Main Street, Port Washington – (631) 462-0543
Who: Live Music and Tarot Card Reading at Babylon Bean Coffee House
Info: Babylon Bean Coffee House brings in live performances by renowned local musicians and entertainers. Stop by to enjoy live music while also having your future told through tarot card reading.
Cost: Free Entertainment
Time & Place: 8PM to 11PM at Babylon Bean Coffee House, 17 Fire Island Avenue, Babylon – (631) 587-7729
SATURDAY – AUGUST 18, 2012
Who: Tango Lovers at Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street
Info: Tango Lovers (Enamorados del Tango): Tango, Passion and Sensuality will feature guest star, Mora Godoy. Godoy has been known as the Queen of Tango. Join to watch the extraordinary show as it ignites the stage.
Cost: $35 and up
Time & Place: 9PM to 11PM at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main Street, Port Washington – (305) 910-6646
Who: Stand-Up Comedy Show at Paradise Diner
Info: Enjoy a stand-up comedy show featuring Harry Mandel, Joey G and Robyn Schall. Guests are served a 4-course dinner, which is followed by the comedy show. The show is presented by Wilshire Comedy Group.
Time & Place: 7PM at Paradise Diner, 579 Vets Highway, Hauppauge – (631) 724-1778
Who: Summer Concert at Tanger Outlets
Info: As part of Tanger Outlets summer concert season, Youth Be Told will be presenting on stage at the Arches Fountain. This young group of talent plays rock and roll music.
Time & Place: 6PM to 8PM at Tanger Outlets At The Arches, 152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park – (631) 667-0600
SUNDAY – AUGUST 19, 2012
Who: Annual Feast of the Assumption in Westbury
Info: This is the mark of the Annual Feast of the Assumption event’s 102nd year. The event features Italian food, entertainment, rides, games, vendors and fireworks to light up the summer night’s sky. The event is presented by the Maria SS. Dell’Assunta Society.
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at St. Brigid’s School Parking Field on Maple Avenue, Westbury – firstname.lastname@example.org
Who: Stand-Up Comedy with Sebastian Maniscalco at Governor’s of Levittown
Info: Governor’s of Levittown will host a special event with Sebastian Maniscalco. The stand-up comic has a show that airs on Showtime called “What’s Wrong With People?” It offers a look into the Italian-American Old World and today’s contemporary world – showing the absurdities of everyday life.
Cost: $25 to $55
Time & Place: 7PM at Governor’s of Levittown, 90 Division Avenue, Levittown – (516) 731-3358
Who: Psychedelic Drink Specials at Napper Tandy’s Northport
Info: This Irish Pub will have drink specials throughout the night. It’s what’s called Psychedelic Sunday’s at Napper Tandy’s – drinks will be infused with various colors.
Cost: Free Entrance
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Napper Tandy’s Northport, 229 Laurel Avenue, Northport – (631) 757-4141
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