Kennedy Center honoree Neil Diamond takes part in an interview...

Kennedy Center honoree Neil Diamond takes part in an interview after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the Kennedy Center Honor gala performance in Washington. (Dec. 4, 2011) Credit: AP

Neil Diamond takes over Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Friday and Sunday.

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NEIL DIAMOND, “Forever in Blue Jeans.” At Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Friday and Sunday.

LANA DEL REY, “Blue Jeans.” At Irving Plaza Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

THE CULT, “Rain.” At Terminal Five Friday.

AGAINST ME, “I Was a Teenage Anarchist.” At Terminal Five Friday.

HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS, “Ohio Is for Lovers.” At Vibe Lounge Saturday.

JIMMY CLIFF, “Many Rivers to Cross.” At Prospect Park Bandshell Tuesday.

GLADYS KNIGHT, “Neither One of Us.” At NYCB Theater at Westbury Saturday.

LIONEL RICHIE, “You Are (ft. Blake Shelton).” At Apollo Theater Monday.

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO, “Anchor.” At Bowery Ballroom Tuesday.

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM, “Trouble.” At B.B. Kings Monday and Tuesday.

GARY US BONDS, “Quarter to Three.” At B.B. Kings Saturday.

THE CRIBS, “Come On, Be a No-One.” At Irving Plaza Wednesday.

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