Long Island has such a wide variety of concerts available it can get tough to decide. Here’s a look at five of this week’s must-see shows:
The name of the singer-songwriter’s label, Kitchen Table Records, describes his warm, personal music perfectly.
WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, My Father’s Place at The Roslyn Hotel, Roslyn
INFO $60; 516-413-3535, myfathersplace.com
Don’t you want somebody to love? Don’t you need somebody to love?
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WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, Suffolk Theater, Riverhead
INFO $65; 631-727-4343, suffolktheater.com
The country superstar will bring an “American Saturday Night” a day early.
WHEN | WHERE 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh
INFO $39.50-$111.50; 800-745-3000, livenation.com
Chief Big Way
Anthrax’s Joey Belladonna’s classic rock covers band will head up a metal-filled night.
WHEN | WHERE 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, Revolution Bar & Music Hall, Amityville
INFO $20; 631-264-7712, revolutionliny.com
Brandon “Taz” Niederauer
The teenage guitar phenom, best known from the “School of Rock” musical, will show off his shredding skills.
WHEN | WHERE 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett
INFO $40; 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com