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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Beer Expo, Tribute Concerts, Magic Show & More

Written by Wendy L  |  06. November 2014

The cooler weather this weekend may have you wanting to keep to indoor activities, and that’s perfectly fine with all the indoor events happening on Long Island! Head over to tribute band performances for The Eagles and Neil Diamond, a beer expo featuring many breweries and beer, a magic and illusion show with the great Mike Super, a ballet performance, musical and much more. Find the events to stay entertained all weekend long right here with Hot Spots: Weekend Watch!

FRIDAY – NOVEMBER 7, 2014
Who: The Fast Lane – The Eagles Tribute Band At Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: Come enjoy an authentic sounding Eagles tribute band perform a recreation of the Eagles’ “Farewell Tour 1”! It’ll feature hits like Take it Easy, Hotel California, Desperado and more.
Cost: $25 to $35
Time & Place: 7:30PM to 9:30PM at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills – (631) 656-2148

Who: The Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra At John W. Engeman Theater At Northport
Info: Specializing in performing music from all of the Americas, the Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra’s core is jazz with rhythms like mambo, rumba, cha-cha, danzon, samba, festejo, and cumbia. Get ready for an unforgettable experience!
Cost: From $45

Time & Place: 8PM at John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, 250 Main Street, Northport – (631) 261-2900

Who: Lou Gramm At The Space At Westbury
Info: Come enjoy a live performance with American rock vocalist and songwriter Lou Gramm! Gramm is best known for his lead in rock band Foreigner and has also had a successful solo career.
Cost: $45 to $80
Time & Place: 8PM at The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Avenue, Westbury – (800) 745-3000

SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 8, 2014
Who: International Great Beer Expo At Belmont Park Race Track
Info: This indoor beer tasting expo features over 50 breweries and over 100 beers. Must be 21 and older to attend.
Cost: $45 For Advance Ticket, $60 At The Door; $12 For Designated Driver

Time & Place: 12:30PM to 4PM or 5:30PM to 9PM at Belmont Park Rack Track, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont – (631) 940-7290

Who: The Neil Diamond Tribute With Diamond One Hot Night At Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: This 10-piece tribute band will offer excitement, energy and color to Neil Diamond’s career as they perform to his hits like Sweet Caroline, America, Song Sung Blue and all The Best of Neil Diamond.
Cost: $25 to $35
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills – (631) 656-2148

Who: Jay Leno At Tilles Center Gala
Info: Come out for an evening of laughter and joy with the long-time Tonight Show host Jay Leno in a dazzling setting at the Tilles Center Gala! Michael T. Keenan, Regional Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank will be honored.
Cost: $70 to $250
Time & Place: 8:30PM at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville – (516) 299-3100

SUNDAY – NOVEMBER 9, 2014
Who: Moulin Rouge The Ballet At The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center
Info: This ballet performance is a story of love, ambition and heartbreak, set in turn-of-the-century Paris.
Cost: $20

Time & Place: 2PM at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, One South Avenue, Garden City – (516) 877-4000

Who: Jekyll And Hyde The Musical At Star Playhouse
Info: Come out to enjoy this double barreled musical thriller! It’s a timeless story of good and evil.
Cost: $24, $21 For Y Members, $19 For Seniors and Students, $17 For Y Member Seniors and Students
Time & Place: 2PM at Star Playhouse at Suffolk Y JCC, 74 Hauppauge Road, Commack – (631) 462-9800 x136

Who: Mike Super – Magic And Illusion At Staller Center For The Arts In Stony Brook
Info: This murder-mystery adventure will be reminiscent of the game of “Clue,” with illusion and magic. Mike Super is a master of illusion and magic and a winner of NBC’s hit TV show “Phenomenon.” This show is for all ages.

Cost: $15
Time & Place: 4PM at Staller Center For The Arts In Stony Brook, Nicolls Road, Stony Brook – (631) 631-2787

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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