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 “Losing Sleep” country star plans to work some holiday music into his Long Island set.
WHEN | WHERE 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale
INFO $52-$75; 516-231-4848, nycblive.com
The rockers may say “Erase Me,” but they are back to writing post-hardcore anthems after a hiatus.
WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, The Paramount, Huntington
INFO $24.50-$49.50; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
Gary U.S. Bonds
Dance until a quarter to three.
WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, My Father’s Place at The Roslyn Hotel, Roslyn
INFO $50; 516-413-3535, myfathersplace.com
I Am the Avalanche
Hey Wolverines, the Long Island hardcore scene heroes are back together.
WHEN | WHERE 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, Amityville Music Hall, Amityville
INFO $17; 877-987-6487, ticketfly.com
Soweto Gospel Choir
The Grammy-winning South African singers will perform “Songs of the Free,” celebrating Nelson Mandela, as well as some holiday classics.
WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook
INFO $44; 631-632-2787, stallercenter.com