Life on Long Island
As it did in 2013, SPARKBOOM will once again host an afternoon street fair, giving all who attended a fresh opportunity to experience the sort of locally sourced art and music that the Huntington-based arts collective strives to nourish.
Created via the collaboration of nonprofit organizations (such as the Huntington Arts Council, Fotofoto Gallery, the Art League of Long Island and the Heckscher...Read more »
For Long Islanders who consider dance music a key to nightlife, some good news: LOVE will be back.
The Carle Place nightclub, known for its event calendar loaded with appearances by superstar DJs, had closed at the end of May – which isn't unusual, as landlocked nightspots are occasionally known to cease operations between spring and fall in anticipation of LI’s late-night fun-seekers annual...Read more »
When contemplating which local public venues and event spaces are the most techno-friendly, Cedar Creek Park in Seaford might not immediately come to mind – but it has certainly proven to be a worthy spot for finding some of the hardest beats spun anywhere this year on Long Island.
Back in July, the bucolic waterside common welcomed the “Drum and Bass BBQ,” an all-day happening featuring a...Read more »
If you were a Long Island nightlife regular during the 1990’s, it is highly likely that you remember Caffeine.
More than just a weekly party at a local club, Caffeine was a destination that at times could draw hundreds of people to its doors and dance floors for years before transforming into a brand associated with fashion and music. It may no longer exist as a venue, but for those that remember...Read more »
It may currently spin most frequently on FM radio as part of an “oldies” format, but even the youngest fan of current dance can relate to at least some of what disco did for current culture.
There were places to go dancing before records even existed — and many styles of music have served as a draw for those looking to boogie in public — but today’s typical DJ-driven dance party is just the...Read more »
Looks like Traviswild made quite the impression in the Hamptons last year, as his signature soiree will be returning to the East End for three major holiday happenings this coming summer.
A West Coast-based DJ, Traviswild (aka Travis Peitz) has made a name for himself as the host and selector of an event known as the Animal Party. Usually based in San Francisco, it’s a jungle-themed affair...Read more »
If you've been waiting for a chance to break out your best '80s club clothes, there’s a plum party coming soon that should be a match for your classic duds.
Anyone who remembers local nightlife in the 1980s can tell you the decade was a club-crazy time on Long Island -- when it was the norm to head out into the evening wearing trendy attire and to be supremely well-coiffed -- unlike today’s...Read more »
If it’s been a while since you've really cut loose on a dance floor – but were just waiting for the right opportunity – you may want to get yourself to LOVE on Friday, March 21 as Laidback Luke will be spinning at the Carle Place club starting after 11:30 p.m.
Also known as Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen, he was born in Manila and raised in The Netherlands – but his global experiences continue...Read more »
Although the big pubs and nightclubs still count on standard stuff, underground sounds can be found on Long Island.
For the most part, LI venues that feature DJs still tend to stick to mainstream styles of music, (hip-hop, pop remixes, mash-ups and classic beats) but nights where the more unusual sorts of EDM spin (techno, dubstep, deep house and hard trance) exist as well – albeit with less...Read more »
Think of it as a “dining and disco” sort of doing as Coral House in Baldwin is hosting a bash that will provide both a sizable meal and a thorough dose of classic grooves.
Scheduled for Friday, Feb. 28, it’s being called “Decades of Dance,” and will feature four hours of live music (8 p.m.-midnight) from cover bands Disco Unlimited and Something Fresh, which should make for a solid evening...Read more »