Hip-hop art, house beats, a hoedown and the Hampton Bays garden party are all on the East End this weekend.
ALTERNATIVE ICONS With their singular, psychedelic sound, The Flaming Lips is one of modern music's most beloved offbeat bands. The Grammy-winning group is scheduled to make a Sunday, June 7, appearance at Surf Lodge in Montauk (183 Edgemere St., 631-483-5037; 7 p.m.) and it should be one of the season's biggest events. Admission is free -- so get there very early or try for a dinner reservation.
ART MC Hip-hop's MC Yung Jake ("Datamosh," "E.m-bed.de/d,") is exhibiting a different kind of work in East Hampton: a solo show, "Twisted Metal III," featuring his artwork at Tripoli Gallerythrough June 21. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Mondays (87 Newtown Lane, 631-324-0149, tripoligallery.com).See alsoYour guide to 110 LI beaches
HAMPTONS DO-SI-DO The Parrish Art Museum hosts a barn dance at 6 p.m. Friday, June 5, on its covered terrace in Water Mill as part of the museum's ongoing "Sounds of Summer" concert series. Music is by local bluegrass band Dunegrass -- admission is $10 and includes access to the museum (631-283-2118, parrishart.org).
HARBOR NIGHTS DJ Twilo spins 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights at the inner bar at Harlow East in Sag Harbor. Getting in is a sure thing -- there's no cover charge and no guest list (1 Long Wharf, 631-725-5858).
BACK TO THE GARDEN The Hampton Bays Beautification Association throws its annual Garden Party fundraiser and pick-a-prize auction, 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6, and this year it's taking place at Cowfish in Hampton Bays. Admission is $45 and includes a four-hour open bar and buffet (258 W. Montauk Hwy., 631-728-1672, hbba.net).