Hot Spots: Doo Wop, Billy Joel Tribute, Jimmy Buffet and More Entertainment in the Latest Weekly Watch

Get ready for some great music entertainment this week on Long Island! Check out the hot spots here!

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Enjoy music entertainment all week long running from classic Doo Wop tunes, music that pays tribute to Billy Joel, Jimmy Buffet’s performance at Jones Beach Theater, gospel music and much more! There’s also comedy entertainment and a Greek festival running this week. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – AUGUST 19, 2013

Who: The Doo Wop Project At John Drew Theater At Guild Hall
Info: Enjoy classic Doo Wop music performed by the cast members from the Broadway musical “Jersey Boys.”
Cost: $38 to $65
Time & Place: 8PM at John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton, 158 Main Street, Eash Hampton – (631) 324-0806  

Who: Comedy Club Presents Paula Poundstone At Bay Street Theatre
Info: Paula Poundstone brings razor-sharp wit and spontaneity in her comedy. Poundstone started out at comedy clubs and has moved to performing arts centers and theatres for comedy acts with interaction with the audience.
Cost: $62 to $69
Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theatre, Corner of Bay and Main Streets, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500


Who: Big Shot, The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band At St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church
Info: As part of the Downtown Rocky Point Summer Concert Series, the Big Shot performs, paying tribute to Billy Joel. Attendees are asked to bring nonperishable food items for donation to Long Island Cares, The Harry Chapin Food Bank.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, 614 Route 25A, Rocky Point – (631) 854-1600

Who: Jimmy Buffet At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Jimmy Buffet’s folk-rock style is here to entertain! He’s had music hits like ‘Margaritaville,’ ‘Fins’ and ‘Cheeseburger in Paradise.’
Cost: $56 to $156
Time & Place: 8PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000


Who: Gospel Night At Eisenhower Park
Info: As part of Nassau County’s summer entertainment schedule, enjoy a night of gospel music at the park.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at Eisenhower Park, Parking Fields 6 and 6A, Hempstead Turnpike and Stewart Avenue, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200 

Who:  Regeneration Tour 2014 With Erasure’s Andy Bell & Howard Jones At The Paramount
Info: It’s a performance featuring pioneers of 1980s synth pop and electronica. Andy Bell’s latest release is ‘Non-Stop,’ playing off of classic 1980’s dance-pop and post-punk icons like Ladytron, M and Claudia Bruken. Howard Jones’ songs include ‘Things Can Only Get Better,’ ‘Everlasting Love’ and ‘No One Is To Blame.’
Cost: $49.50 to $79.50
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300


Who: Greek Festival At Greek Orthodox Church Of The Assumption
Info: Come out to enjoy a Greek festival that continues to run through August 25th. On Friday and Saturday, it’ll also have a fireworks show. Enjoy homemade food, live music, dancing, vendors, children’s activities and more. Free parking and shuttle service is available from Ward Melville High School.
Cost: $2
Time & Place: 5PM to 10PM at Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, 430 Sheep Pasture Road, Port Jefferson – (631) 473-0829

Who: The Pontillo and McGuinness Comedy Spectacular At Governors Brokerage in Bellmore
Info:  Enjoy a fun-filled night of comedy with Comedy Central’s Brian McGuiness and talented comedian Joe Pontillo. Must be 18 years and older. There’s a two beverage per person minimum at tables.

Cost: $14
Time & Place: 6:30 PM Doors Open, 8PM Show at Brokerage Comedy Club, 2797 Merrick Road, Bellmore – (516) 785-8655

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