The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

Grace McQuade

1 Get the Led Out: Led Zeppelin Tribute

Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m.

Rock classics, including “Rock and Roll,” “Ramble On,” “The Rain Song” and more, will be performed at these tribute shows by a group of professional musicians who are passionate about the music of Led Zeppelin. 

Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: 631-673-7300

2 Jones Beach Bandshell Free Summer Concert Series

Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m. (ongoing through Aug. 31)

The Jones Beach Bandshell free summer concert series gets underway with Street Fighter and Chris Ruben performing a tribute to the Rolling Stones on Friday night, and Last Exit and Lee Diamond playing the music of Pearl Jam on Saturday night. Visit the venue website to see the full summer concert schedule.

Where: Jones Beach Bandshell, Field 4, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
Info: 866-558-8468 •

3 Laughing Out Loud! The Art League of Long Island’s 7th Annual Photography Exhibition

Saturday, June 29 through Aug. 4 (check venue website for daily hours)

What’s better than a little laughter? The Art League of Long Island intends to lift everyone’s spirits this summer with a photography exhibit that’s filled with whimsical images sure to inspire laughs and smiles.

Where: Art League of Long Island, 107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
Info: 631 462-5400 •

4 Fourth of July Fireworks

Saturday, June 29 at 4 p.m. and Thursday, July 4 at 9:30 p.m. 

The TD Bank Fireworks Display Show and Concert at Eisenhower Park will take place at sunset on Saturday, and the July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at Jones Beach will wow beachgoers on Thursday night.  The fireworks shows are free, but parking fees may apply.

Where: Harry Chapin Theatre, Eisenhower Park, Merrick and Stewart Avenues, East Meadow
Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh •

5 Life Will Be the Death of Me: Chelsea Handler’s Sit-Down Comedy Tour

Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m.

Comedian, television host, producer and bestselling author Chelsea Handler will discuss her latest book, “Life Will Be the Death of Me… and You, Too!,” the funny and super-honest story of her year of self-discovery

Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info & Tickets: 516-247-5211

6 New Kids on the Block: The Mix Tape Tour

Sunday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m.

The vocal group known for the pop hits “You Got It (The Right Stuff),” “Step by Step,” “I’ll Be Loving You,” and “Summertime,” NKOTB will return to Nassau Coliseum for their Mix Tape tour, performing with special guests Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, and Naughty by Nature.

Where: NYCB Live, Home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale / Info & Tickets: 516-231-4848 or 800-745-3000 •

7 Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Monday, July 1 at 8 p.m.

Mojo magazine called the Chris Robinson Brotherhood “masterful players on a Grail-like search for the cosmic heart of California.” The blues rock band formed by Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson is currently on tour for their latest studio album, Barefoot in the Head. 

Where: Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theatre, 232 Main St., Port Washington / Info & Tickets: 516-767-1384

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