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Local live: 5 great shows to see on LI this week

JoJo Siwa performs onstage during day two of

JoJo Siwa performs onstage during day two of Nickelodeon's Second Annual SlimeFest on June 9 in Chicago. Credit: Getty Images for Nickelodeon/Timothy Hiatt

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:

JoJo Siwa

The 16-year-old “Boomerang” singer is living the D.R.E.A.M. on this arena tour.

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale

INFO $38-$68; 516-231-4848,

Huntington Folk Festival

Loudon Wainwright III headlines this year’s gathering, with daughter Lucy Wainwright Roche as his opener, capping a day of folk music.

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WHEN | WHERE 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, Heckscher Park, Huntington

INFO Free; 631-425-2925,

The Sidekicks

The Cleveland power-popsters offer “Happiness Hours” with charming rockers like “Mix for a Rainy Day.”

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27, Amityville Music Hall, Amityville

INFO $12; 866-468-3399,

Chris Isaak

Thirty years later and “Wicked Game” wisdom still rings true: Nobody loves no one.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Sunday, July 28, The Paramount, Huntington
INFO $39.50-$110; 800-745-3000,

Nelly, TLC & Flo Rida

It’s been hot in herre so long, waterfall-chasing is understandable.

WHEN|WHERE 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh

INFO $35-$125; 800-745-3000,

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