Your Guide to Summer Concerts


Summer and concerts go together like sand and sea. Lucky for Long Islanders, there are plenty of places and opportunities to catch a concert in every genre this year.

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

July 29: Opening Night at Bridgehampton Museum
Aug. 1: Bridgehampton Music Festival Annual Benefit at Atlantic Golf Club
Aug. 2: Bach and Mendelssohn at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
Aug. 5: Beethoven’s “Archduke” at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
Aug. 9: Precise Passion at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
Aug. 10: Deep Rivers at Lichtenstein Theater, Parrish Art Museum
Aug. 14: Wm. Brian Little Concert: Roger Waters in A Soldier’s Tale at Channing Sculpture Garden
Aug. 16: Schubert’s “Trout” at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
Aug. 19: Innocence Lost at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
Aug. 22: Saturday Soiree: An Evening of Solo Bach at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
Aug. 23: A Starry Night at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Guild Hall

July 3: The Beach Boys
July 5: A Sondeim Evening with Ted Sperling, Musical Director
July 15: Swingin’ in the Hamptons with Cole Rumbough and Molly Ryan
July 19: Jarrod Spector: A Little Help From My Friends
July 24: Eroica Trio with Eric Fischl
July 28: Guild Hall’s Songbook Salon Series: Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano HELLUVA TOWN: A New York Soundtrack (Note: Performance is at Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Ln, Southampton, NY 11968)
Aug. 23: Guild Hall’s Songbook Salon Series: You Made Me Love You — Celebrating 100 Years of the Great American Songbook starring Jennifer Sheehan  (Note: Performance is at Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Ln, Southampton, NY 11968)

Montauk Monday Night Concerts on the Green

June 29: Joe Delia and Friends
July 6: The Blue Collar Band
July 13: Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks
July 20: Bucky, Bruce and Brandon
July 27: Ray Red
Aug. 3: Feinberg Bros.
Aug. 10: Nancy Atlas
Aug. 17: Mike and Friends
Aug. 24: Job Potter & Friends
Aug. 31: Free family fun concert

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

May 20: The Who
June 20: New Kids on the Block with Nelly and TLC
July 1: Shania Twain
Aug. 4: Billy Joel

Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre

May 29: Lady Antebellum with Hunter Hayes and Sam Smith
May 31: 103.5 KTU’s KTUphoria 2015
June 9: Dave Matthews Band
June 11: Tim McGraw
June 13: WBLI Summer Jam Fest
June 14: Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional
June 20: Widespread  Panic
June 24: Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa with Hoodie Allen
June 30: Brian Wilson with Rodriguez
July 11: Vans Warped Tour
July 12: Darius Rucker
July 21: Neil Young Puss N Boots
July 23: Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla
July 31: The Smashing Pumpkins with Marilyn Manson
Aug. 1: Slipknot with Lamb of God and Bullet for my Valentine
Aug. 5: Incubus with Deftones
Aug. 14: Nickelback
Aug. 18: Jimmy Buffet
Aug. 19: Van Halen
Aug. 29: Laid Back Festival featuring The Gregg Allman Band and the Doobie Brothers
Sept. 1: 5 Seconds of Summer
Sept. 2: 5 Seconds of Summer

NYCB Threatre at Westbury

May 28: Lynyrd Skynyrd
June 5: Gladys Knight
June 13: Peter Cetera
June 19: The Midtown Men
June 26: Merle Haggard
June 27: Whitesnake
July 11: Dion
July 24: Josh Turner
Aug. 8: Air Supply
Aug. 14: George Benson
Aug. 15: Neil Sedaka
Aug. 22: Hippiefest
Aug. 29: The Monkees


May 23: The Bogmen
May 29: Phantogram
June 11: Graham Parker and The Rumour
June 15: Less Than Jake and Reel Big Flash with special guest Ballyhoo!
June 16: Slayer
June 17: Slayer
June 18: Melissa Etheridge
June 21: The Gaslight Anthem with Matthew Ryan and the Northern Wires
July 10: Gin Blossoms
July 25: Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam
Aug. 12: Graham Nash LIVE
Aug. 20: Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Aug. 22: Aaron Lewis LIVE
Aug. 24: Under the Sun Tour 2015 featuring Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker and Eve 6
Sept. 4: The Paramount

Shorefront Park

July 16: Colbie Callat and Christina Perri

The Space at Westbury

June 12: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
June 16: Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Jonny Lang
July 24: Motion City Soundtrack with The Spill Canvas

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Beth Ann Clyde is a Digital Editor of Long Island Pulse. Have a story idea or just want to say hello? Email or reach out on Twitter @BAClyde.