Classical Music Concert
The Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island will have its Stired-Stark Alumni recital series on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, pianist Weiyin Chen performs, and on Saturday violinist Gloria Schmidt will take the stage. Concerts are at the Clark Arts Center in Shelter Island, and will begin at 7:30 PM. For further information visit www.perlmanmusicprogram.org.
Portraits with Billy Squier
Guild Hall in East Hampton will host GE Smith presenting Portraits with Billy Squier on Friday at 8 PM. Hear the sound of two fiery musicians playing the iconic singer's works stripped down. For more information about the performance, and tickets visit www.guildhall.org or call 631-324-4050.
Sugar Hill Gang & DJ Richard Scotti
This Saturday don't miss the Sugar Hill Gang as they perform with DJ Richard Scotti of Studio 54 Vegas at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. The duo will be performing hits such as "Rappers Delight," "Apache (Jump On It)," "8th Wonder," and other classic dance music. Doors, bar, and restaurant will open at 6:30 PM and the show will start at 8 PM. For more information, and to buy tickets visit www.suffolktheater.com.
A Little Night Music
The Transition Saxophone Quartet will perform Saturday at the Custer Observatory on Southold. This performance will feature music inspired by nightfall spanning multiple genres and composers. Stargazing will follow the concert, which begins at 6 PM. For further information visit www.custerobservatory.org.
Rising Stars Piano Series
The Southampton Cultural Center will host the Rising Stars Piano Series presenting Bryan Wallick. The award-winning pianist will take the stage Saturday at 7 PM, and for more information and tickets visit www.scc-arts.org.
Bluegrass And BBQ
The Parrish Art Museum will have a bluegrass concert by the Edith & Bennett Band followed by a family barbeque on Friday at 6 PM. The event is free for members, children, and seniors, and for more information go to www.parrishart.org.
Doo Wop Project
Tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sounds on a street corner, to the biggest hits on the radio. Guild Hall will host the Doo Wop Project as they bring unparalleled authenticity to some of the greatest music in American pop and rock history. The show will take place Saturday at 7 PM and 9:30 PM, and for tickets and information visit www.guildhall.org.
Every week the Talkhouse is loaded with live performances, and this week is no different. Tonight at 11 PM there will be karaoke with Helen "The Diva" McGuire. Thursday at 8 PM Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real takes the stage, and at 10 PM Hot Lava will be in the house. On Friday at 7:30 PM The Nancy Atlas Project will kick off the weekend followed by Hot Date Band at 10 PM. Saturday see Lez Zeppelin at 8 PM, and Hello Brooklyn at 10 PM. Sunday brings Miss Velvet and The Blue Wolf at 9 PM and Rubix Kube at 11 PM. Visit www.stephentalkhouse.com or call 631-267-3117 to purchase tickets or for more info.
The Shelter Island Friends of Music is celebrating its 40th season with Double Delight: Piano Four-Hands on Sunday. Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky will be performing piano duets by Schubert, Brahms, Barber and more. The show will be at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church at 8 PM, and for more information visit www.facebook.com/SIFMconcerts.
Every weekend at 6 PM The Surf Lodge in Montauk will have live music. San Fermin will be in the house on Friday, followed by Muna on Saturday. Sunday brings Oh Wonder to wrap up the weekend. On Monday Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires take the stage at 6 PM, followed by Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf at 6:30PM. All concerts are free to attend and admission is on a first come, first serve basis. Visit www.thesurflodge.com for more information.
Join the Southampton Arts Center on their lawn as the HooDoo Loungers perform to wrap up summer. The New Orleans styled concert will have you dancing like you are on Bourbon Street. The concert will happen Saturday at 6:30 PM, and is free.
Smokin' Hot Tunes
Townline BBQ continues live music every Friday from 6 PM to 9 PM. Happy hour specials will be available on Fridays from 4 to 7 PM including $8 fresh lime margaritas, $6 cocktails on tap, and $4 12 ounce cans of beer.
Wednesday Night Live
Ray Red and Mike Rusinsky host "Wednesday Night Live," a weekly open mic at MJ Dowling's in Sag Harbor from 8 to 11 PM. Performers include musicians, poets, comedians, and singers. Sign up starts at 7 PM. Performers get a free soft drink or tap beverage. Every Friday, it's karaoke night beginning at 10 PM.
The Underground Railroad
BookHampton in East Hampton will host Colson Whitehead for a reading and signing of his novel The Underground Railroad. A national award winner in Oprah's book club and New York Times number one bestseller, Whitehead's novel tells the story of a young African slave who is being hunted while trying to escape through the underground railroad. The reading will take place Saturday at 5 PM, and for more information visit www.bookhampton.com.
The Hamptons International Film Festival will present Jaws on Friday at 8:30 PM. Directed by Steven Spielberg, Jaws continues to shock audiences with its tale of three men who become allies in a battle against one of nature's supreme killers. The film will take place at the Southampton Arts Center and is outdoors and free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks to enjoy this classic summer tale.
Movie at Pollock Krasner House
In conjunction with their exhibit "Abstract Expressionism Behind the Iron Curtain," this year's Pollock Krasner House film series centers around Eastern European filmmakers during the 1950s and 1960s. Under Communism, cinema was among the most important instruments for social criticism and ideological debate. This week kicks off the series with Roman Polanski's Avant-Garde student short films. The films will be held Fridays at 7 PM at the Pollock Krasner House in Springs. For more information call 631-324-4929.
The Hamptons International Film Festival will present Pollock today at Guild Hall in East Hampton. A panel discussion will follow the film, which will take place at 8 PM. For tickets and information call the box office at 631-324-4050.
As You Like It
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor presents As You Like It, a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz. The show will run through Sunday. For tickets call the Box Office at 631-725- 9500 or visit www.baystreet.org.