The Weekender: 7 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend – Long Island Press
Canadian comedian Howie Mandel is bringing his stand-up to Long Island. This current judge for America’s Got Talent spent years hosting Deal or No Deal. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com $40.82-$129.50. 8 p.m. Sept. 9.
Gardot started her career with a life-threatening accident, but she didn’t let it stop her. She uses her experience to convey hope and joy through her blues- and jazz-styled music. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org $101-$136. 8 p.m. Sept. 9.
MIKE CAMPBELL & THE DIRTY KNOBS
This Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who was a member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers has gone solo with his own band. Opening is Alvin Youngblood Hart. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$65. 8 p.m. Sept. 9.
Previous host of the decade-long Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, this diverse comedian is bringing his Emmy Award-winning comedy to Westhampton. It’s a guaranteed laugh fest. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org $81-$111. 8 p.m. Sept. 10.
Nordic countries are known for having great metal bands, and Ghost is no exception. Join the Swedish heavy metal band on their Imperatour tour. UBS Arena, 2400 Hempstead Tpke., ubsarena.com $33.50-$103.75. 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
Known for her semi-autobiographical Netflix series Lady Dynamite, Maria Bamford brings her experimental comedy to Port Washington this Sept.. With three comedy specials under her belt, plus prolific voiceover work in comedies such as Bob’s Burgers and Big Mouth, her show will guarantee laughter throughout. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, landmarkonmainstreet.org $39. 8 p.m. Sept. 10.
This British hard rock band makes a local stop on their Across The Pond Tour with special guest The Haunt. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$65. 8 p.m. Sept. 11.
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
Las Vegas-based heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch is making its way to Jones Beach to promote their upcoming album AfterLife. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $26-$1,263. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12.
THE FRONT BOTTOMS
With their new EP “Theresa” out Sept. 2, this New Jersey rock band kicks their tour off in Wantagh. Attendees must be 18 and older. Mulcahy’s Pub & Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh, muls.com $29.50. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14.
This Finnish symphonic metal band is touring to promote their ninth album, Cell-O, featuring Franky Perez. Warming up the crowd is. Leprous & Wheel. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $25-$55. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14.
DAWES AND BAHAMAS
Two for the price of one! Dawes is a Los Angeles-based alt-rocker and Bahamas is a Canadian-born Grammy-nominated rock artist. Both artists will give collaborative live sets, each backing the other during their respective performances. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $49-$79. 8 p.m. Sept. 14.
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
This romantic musical set in Paris tells the story of an American soldier and French girl in the wake of World War II. Inspired by the 1951 Academy Award-winning film. The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village, 34 West Main St., Babylon, argyletheatre.com $48-$82. Various times, Sept. 15 – Oct. 23.
This jukebox musical is based on the 1988 film of the same name which starred Julia Roberts. Songs include 80s and 90s pop songs “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and “Take My Breath Away.” John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport, engemantheater.com $80-$85. Various times, Sept. 15 – Oct. 30.
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