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Local Live: 5 great concerts to see on LI

Josh Ritter plays YMCA Boulton Center for the

Josh Ritter plays YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts in Bay Shore on May 9. Credit: Getty Images/Erika Goldring

Long Island has such a wide variety of concerts available that it can get tough to decide. Here’s a look at five of this week’s must-see shows:

OOGEE WAWA

Long Island’s reggae rockers will warm things up for Cinco de Mayo, along with The Burbs and Vana Liya.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, Revolution Bar & Music Hall, Amityville

INFO $15; 877-987-6487, ticketfly.com

ABBIE GARDNER & JESSIE TERRY

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Dobro player Abbie Gardner, who collaborated with Chris Stapleton on her new album, will co-headline the bill with Connecticut singer-songwriter Jesse Terry.

WHEN | WHERE 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6, Long Island Museum, Stony Brook

INFO $22; 631-751-0066, sundaystreet.org 

THE YARDBIRDS

With founding member Jim McCarty on drums, this version of the Yardbirds keep the band’s music alive, just “For Your Love.”

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Sunday, May 6, NYCB Theatre at Westbury

INFO $35-$79.50; 516-247-5200, livenation.com

JOSH RITTER

The singer-songwriter, who has teamed up with everyone from the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir to violinist Hilary Hahn, is going solo and acoustic on this tour.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, Bay Shore

INFO $60; 631-969-1101, boultoncenter.org

NONPOINT & BUTCHER BABIES

The hard-rocking Nonpoint and Butcher Babies will bring their “Kings and Queens” tour to Westbury, with Nonpoint ready to try out new material.

WHEN | WHERE 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, The Space at Westbury

INFO $22.50-$42.50; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

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