Long Beach native Joan Jett will be joined by the...

Long Beach native Joan Jett will be joined by the Blackhearts when "The Stadium Tour" comes to Citi Field on June 24. Credit: Getty Images/Jason Kempin

Summer is on the horizon and that means concert season is in session. However, there are so many to choose from. Here is a guide highlighting a dozen local shows not to be missed.

DEBBIE GIBSON

Merrick girl Debbie Gibson stops at The Paramount in Huntington...

Merrick girl Debbie Gibson stops at The Paramount in Huntington on June 11. Credit: Nick Spanos

Long Island’s pop princess plays the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts on June 11 after a three-year absence. The 51-year-old singer, who grew up in Merrick, is touring behind “The Body Remembers,” her first studio album of original material in 20 years.

INFO $51-$81; 631-207-1313, patchoguetheatre.org

THE FAB FAUX

If you need a Beatles fix, The Fab Faux will perform music from every era of the Liverpool lads' career at The Paramount in Huntington on June 18. The band re-creates each song precisely with the help of the Hogshead Horns and the Crème Tangerine Strings.

INFO $69.50-$225; 631-673-7300, paramountny.com

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS

Patrick Simmons and John McFee of The Doobie Brothers perform...

Patrick Simmons and John McFee of The Doobie Brothers perform at Bridgestone Arena on October 25, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee.  Credit: Getty Images/Jason Kempin

Long Islanders have been waiting since 2020 to see Michael McDonald come back into the Doobie Brothers' fold for the band’s 50th anniversary tour. That wait finally comes to an end June 21 at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater.

INFO $29-$349.50; 516-221-1000, livenation.com

THE STADIUM TOUR

Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars of...

Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars of Motley Crue together with Alice Cooper attend the last ever European press conference for Motley Crue at Law Society in London, England. Credit: Getty Images/Ian Gavan

Call it hair band heaven as Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison and Long Island’s own Joan Jett & the Blackhearts take over Citi Field on June 24 for a show that’s been delayed multiple times due to the pandemic.

INFO $80-$510; 718-507-8499, ticketmaster.com

THE CHICKS

The Grammy-winning country group The Chicks.

The Grammy-winning country group The Chicks. Credit: Gus Ruelas/Star Tribune/TNS/Star Tribune

This country trio may have changed its name to The Chicks, but the harmonies remain the same as “The Gaslighter Tour” hits Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on July 2. Don’t miss opener Patty Griffin.

INFO $55-$251.50; 516-221-1000, livenation.com

GREAT SOUTH BAY MUSIC FESTIVAL

After a three-year absence, Long Island’s four-day outdoor music festival returns to Shorefront Park in Patchogue on July 7-10 featuring 55 bands performing across three different stages. This year’s roster will include national acts (Grouplove, Manchester Orchestra, Los Lobos, Tedeschi Trucks Band) as well as local bands (Bayside, Oogee Wawa, the Montauk Project, Quarter Horse).

INFO $59.99-$64.99; 631-331-0808; greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com

THIRD EYE BLIND AND TAKING BACK SUNDAY

Taking Back Sunday comes to Northwell Health at Jones Beach...

Taking Back Sunday comes to Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on July 17. Credit: Dave Kotinsky

Catch the pairing of late ’90s band Third Eye Blind with early 2000s group Taking Back Sunday from Long Island for the “Summer Gods Tour” at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on July 17. Both bands are celebrating anniversaries of their debut albums — the 25th anniversary of 3EB’s 1997 self-titled record and the 20th anniversary of TBS’ “Tell All Your Friends” from 2002.

INFO $25-$262; 516-221-1000, livenation.com

CHRIS ROCK AND KEVIN HART

Chris Rock waits backstage during the 94th Oscars at the...

Chris Rock waits backstage during the 94th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 27, 2022.  Credit: AFP via Getty Images/AL SEIB

Two of stand-up comedy’s biggest names — Rock from the East Coast and Hart from the West — join forces for a limited tour dubbed “Rock Hart: Only Headliners Allowed,” which will kick off at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on July 21. Expect high energy and maximum hilarity.

INFO $79.50-$887.50; 516-221-1000, livenation.com

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rap metal band Rage Against the Machine co-headlined the jubilee's...

Rap metal band Rage Against the Machine co-headlined the jubilee's second day with rock band Tool. Credit: TNS/Gina Ferazzi

After several years apart, guitarist Tom Morello, singer Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk have reunited as Rage Against the Machine for the “Public Service Announcement Tour,” which comes to Madison Square Garden for a five-night stand: Aug. 8, 9, 11, 12 and 14.

INFO $125-$651; 212-465-6000, ticketmaster.com

JIMMY BUFFETT

No Long Island summer is complete without experiencing Buffett’s annual show at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. Come early to the Aug. 9 concert to party in the parking lot with the Parrotheads for the preshow tailgate.

INFO $56-$652.50; 516-221-1000, livenation.com

DURAN DURAN

The new wave fashionistas from Britain are back, celebrating their 40th anniversary and playing cuts off their latest album, “Future Past," as well as a cavalcade of hits at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 25.

INFO $89.50-$981; 212-465-6000, ticketmaster.com

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE

New Jersey emo band My Chemical Romance, which broke up in 2013, reunites for a summer tour that stops at UBS Arena at Belmont Park in Elmont on Aug. 27. The Bouncing Souls and GHÖSH will serve as special guests.

INFO $93.50-$349.50; 516-517-0640, ubsarena.com

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