The Ultimate Guide to 2016 Long Island Summer Concerts

Toes and sand, ice cream and cones, margaritas and pool-front lounging…concerts and summer on Long Island. Some things were just made for each other. Count on Pulse to touch on the first three all summer long, but for now prepare to get out there and enjoy the fantastic music Long Island summer concerts will offer.

Barclays Center
June 11: 32nd New York Salsa Festival
July 22: One Africa Music Fest
August 11, 13: Barbra Streisand
August 15: Janet Jackson
August 17: Blink-182

Madison Square Garden
June 13: Dixie Chicks
June 17: Billy Joel
June 21: Ellie Goulding
June 27: Sting & Peter Gabriel
June 30: The Stone Roses
July 14: Brand New & Modest Mouse
July 18, 19: Justin Bieber
July 20: Billy Joel
July 26, 27: Radiohead
August 9: Billy Joel
September 14: AC/DC
September 19–26: Adele

Theatre at Westbury
June 9: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.
June 10: Johnny Mathis
June 12: Jackson Browne
June 19: Boyz II Men
June 24: The Temptations & The Four Tops
July 7: Lee Brice
July 29: Dion
August 5: Legends of Rock
August 15: Bonnie Raitt
August 25: Dave Koz & David Sanborn: Side by Side
September 10: Doo Wop Extravaganza

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival
July 31 & August 1: Mozart: A Portrait in Music and Words
August 3: Free Outdoor Concert Summer Winds
August 6: Annual Benefit – A Virtuoso Evening
August 7: Beethoven’s Septet
August 10: Bach/Shostakovich/Mendelssohn
August 14: Romantic Adventure
August 15: BCMF at the Parrish: Unfinished Business
August 19: Wm. Brian Little Concert: Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos
August: 21: Profound Virtuosity
August 24: Bolcom/Boccherini/Brahms
August 27: Baroque Saturday – Lully’s Legacy, From the Court of the Sun King
August 28: Festive Finale

Guild Hall
July 3: CHARLES BUSCH: THE LADY AT THE MIC, accompanied on the piano by Tom Judson
July 10: Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett, This is Dedicated: Music’s Greatest Marriages
July 14: The Complete Unknowns – The Thin Wild Mercury Sound
July 15, 16: Musicians from the New York Philharmonic
July 21: Around the World in 80 Minutes starring Cole Rumbough and Molly Ryan
July 22: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
July 23: Chita: A Legendary Celebration
July 24: Boogie Stomp
August 14: Echoes of Etta – A Tribute to Etta James
August 18: Mama Lee Rose & Friends and The HooDoo Loungers with special guest Lilly-Anne Merat
September 3: Suzanne Vega
September 4: The Doo Wop Project

8th Annual Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival
June 17: Irving Louis Latin, Gail Storm
June 18: Benoir’s Blues, John Earlwalker band, Sweet Suzi Blues Band, Soloman Hicks Trio, Pamela Betti Band

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
June 17: Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, A Thousand Horses
June 18: Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Saosin & The Early November, Motion City Sound Track
June 21: Dave Matthews Band
June 24: Sting & Peter Gabriel
June 27: Journey & The Doobie Brothers, Dave Mason
July 10: Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, Tesla
July 13: Yanni
July 22: Josh Groban & Sarah McLachlan
July 23: Laid Back Festival: Gregg Allman, Jason Isbell, America, The Marshall Tucker Band, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Devon Allman, Gabriel Kelley, Levon & More
July 24: Darius Rucker, Dan + Shay & Michael Ray
July 31: Counting Crows / Rob Thomas / K Phillips
August 4: Brad Paisley, Tyler Farr & Maddie And Tae
August 12: Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul, Tribe Society
August 13: Blink-182, All Time Low, A Day To Remember
August 20, 21: billboard HOT 100 Music Festival
August 25: Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefers
September 1: Rascal Flats & Kelsea Ballerini
September 9: ZZ Top & Gov’t Mule

The Paramount
June 18: Appetite for Destruction–The Ultimate Guns & Roses Experience
June 24: Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot–Celebrating the music of Billy Joel
June 28: Soul Asylum & The English Beat
June 29: LeAnn Rimes
July 1, 2: Get The Led Out–The American Led Zeppelin
July 8: Lettuce
July 9: Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
July 10: Dweezil Zappa Plays Frank Zappa
July 21: Gin Blossoms
July 22: Summerland Tour 2016 Starring Sugar Ray, Everclear, Sponge, and Lit
July 23: Purple Xperience: Prince Tribute
July 28: “Summer Southern Jam” with Tributes to The Allman Bros. & Lynyrd Skynyrd, featuring The Allmost Brothers Band and Freebird
July 29: GRATEFUL OVERKILL: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead, featuring Half Step and The Rumble
August 2: Chevelle
August 11: The Rising–A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen
August 19: The Bangles
August 20: Rusted Root with Toad the Wet Sprocket
August 26: A Decade of Soul: Classic Soul & Motown Revue, featuring Prentiss McNeil of The Drifters

Montauk Monday Night Concerts on the Green
June 27: Job Potter & Friends
July 11: Ray Red Band
July 18: Inda Eaton
July 25: Nancy Atlas
August 1: The 3 B’s
August 8: Mike Rusinsky and Friends
August 15: Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks
August 22: Joe Delia & The Thieves
August 29: Ray Red

Great South Bay Music Festival
July 14: Third Eye Blind, Manchester Orchestra, Minus The Bear, Kevin Devine
July 15: Country Blendz DJ DEUCE, Joe Bayer Band, JT Hodges, Lonestar, Jamey Johnson, Joe Nichols
July 16: Spuyten Duyvil, Miles to Dayton, The Main Squeeze, Dopapod, Blues Traveler, Umphrey’s McGee
July 17: The Laurie Berkner Band, Cassandra House, John Sebastian, NRBQ, Colin Hay, Railroad Earth, Graham Nash

The Space at Westbury
June 10: Mary Chapin Carpenter
June 15: Guster
June 30: Los Lonely Boys
July 30: Parachute
August 5: Hot Tuna
August 19: The Fast Lane
August 26: Rael: The Sting Tribute Show
August 31: Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers