Hot Spots: Music Performances That Take You Back in Time and More in the Latest Weekend Watch

Looking for some good old entertainment? This weekend, you can catch some great music performances that play on the 80's, the Swing era, and more! Check out the details here!

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Many of this weekend’s entertainment hot spots will bring you back in time. Think Elvis, the 80’s, Patti LaBelle, and the Swing era. Long Island is complete with great musical performance entertainment and much more! Check out all the details here!


Who: Owl Prowl! At Nassau County Museum Of Art
Info: It’s an opportunity for an encounter with the owls! Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and the Nassau County Museum of Art present a program for a night hike through the sanctuary listening for the calls of native owls. Attendees are advised to bring a flashlight and to dress for the weather as well as wear comfortable shoes. There’s a limit of 30 participants, ages 8 and up, so signed up fast!
Cost: $8 ($5 For Members)
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 8:30PM at Nassau County Museum of Art, One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor – (516) 484-9338

Who: Chris MacDonald’s Memories Of Elvis In Concert At Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts
Info: It’s a tribute to an all-American legend in a truly dynamic performance complete with costumes, dancers and a high-energy concert band.  
Cost: $25 to $65
Time & Place: 8PM, Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 207-1300

Who: 80’s Night At The Long Island Ale House
Info: Long Island’s favorite 80’s tribute band Guilty Pleasure will perform so break out your spandex and aquanet for the night. It’s an evening filled with 80’s music fun, including Madonna, AC/DC and more! There are also amazing food and drink specials.
Cost: Free Entertainment
Time & Place: 8:30PM to 1AM at Long Island Ale House, 2016 Route 112, Medford  


Who: Stinky Kids The Musical At Studio Theatre
Info:  It’s a story about Britt, a girl that’s not the type to get in trouble and who loves to make others happy. But one day when she gets a wad of gum in her hair, she needs to rely on her friends to help her get the gum out before her parents find out.
Cost: $10 Advance Ticket, $12 At The Door
Time & Place: 2PM at Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst – (631) 226-8400

Who: Patti LaBelle At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: She’s been in the music business for more than 40 years and is an enduring figure in R&B music. Enjoy her perform live!
Cost: $59.50 to $69.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200

Who: Parachute/Plain White T’s At The Space At Westbury
Info: The Virginia band Parachute mixes “full-throttle rock with dollops of blue-eyed soul, vintage R&B and melodic pop radio anthems in-the-making.”
Cost: $25 For Advance Ticket, $30 Day Of Show
Time & Place: 8PM at the Space at Westbury, 250 Post Avenue, Westbury – (516) 283-5566


Who: Veterans Day Concert with Swingtime Big Band At East Meadow Library
Info: Enjoy music of the Swing Era as Swingtime Big Band offers a special concert to honor our veterans and those in military service.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at East Meadow Library, 1886 Front Street, East Meadow – (516) 794-2570

Who: Lumiere Ballet – The Nutcracker At Vanderbilt Museum And Planetarium
Info: Enjoy the scenes from Tchaikovsky’s holiday ballet along with a video imagery on the planetarium dome. There will be live dancers performing excerpts.
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 6PM at Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport – (631) 854-5579

Who: Buddy Valastro – The Cake Boss At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: If you’re a fan of The Cake Boss or Buddy Valastro, the Italian American celebrity chef, don’t miss him here!
Cost: $39.75 to $49.75
Time & Place: 3PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (800) 745-3000

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