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Lady Gaga pictured here during her Monster Ball

Lady Gaga pictured here during her Monster Ball Tour at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. HBO's concert event "LADY GAGA PRESENTS THE MONSTER BALL TOUR: AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN" was filmed on February 21 and February 22, 2011 to air on May 7, 2011 on HBO Television. Photo Credit: HBO Photo

MIKE HERRERA The MxPx singer goes out on his own.

WHEN | WHERE 6 p.m. Thursday, Ollie's Point, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville

INFO $12; 631-264-7712, clubloaded.com


FUNK FILHARMONIK Come wish these bold and brassy guys a happy 25.5 years together.

WHEN | WHERE 6:30 p.m. Friday, The Crazy Donkey, 1058 Rte. 110, Farmingdale

INFO $25 advance, $30 day of; 631-753-1975, clubloaded .com


L.A.M.F. It's time once again for the Loaded Art, Music and Fashion fest with cool bands, local artists, a fashion show and much more.

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WHEN | WHERE 4 p.m. Saturday, The Crazy Donkey, 1058 Rte. 110, Farmingdale

INFO $10; 631-753-1975, clubloaded.com


LADY GAGA Are you ready Little Monsters? Your patron saint is almost here! See Thursday's Explore LI for a look at Ga's biggest L.I. fans.

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Saturday, Nassau Coliseum

INFO $65.75-$194.55; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com


JESSE COLIN YOUNG & JONATHAN EDWARDS The former Youngblood and Mr. "Sunshine."

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Saturday, YMCA Boulton Center, 37 W. Main St., Bay Shore

INFO $50 (sold out, but check for last-minute availability); 631-969-1101, boultoncenter.org

 

HOT TIX

 

 

Jennifer Hudson

 

WHEN | WHERE July 6, Beacon Theatre, Manhattan

INFO $73.35-$121.45 beginning 10 a.m. Friday via 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

 

Goo Goo Dolls

 

WHEN | WHERE July 24, Nikon at Jones Beach

INFO $40-$116.65; 800-745-3000, livenation.com

 

Reggae Revival with Ali Campbell's UB40, Maxi Priest and more

 

WHEN | WHERE Aug. 5, NYCB Theatre at

Westbury

INFO $28.50-$84.25; 800-745-3000, livenation.com

 

NYC SOUNDS

 

 

Tuesday night

 

BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE Wow. This is going to be so B.A.D. it's good: Mick Jones has reunited the band.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m., Roseland Ballroom, 239 W. 52nd St.

INFO $74-$84.25; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

 

Sunday & Monday

 

NEIL YOUNG He'll play songs from his latest, "Le Noise," as well as those chestnuts we all love so much.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m., Avery Fisher Hall, 132 W. 65th St.

INFO $150; 212-875- 5030, lincolncenter.org

 

IN STORES

 

The Head and the Heart's "The Head and the Heart" (Sub Pop)

Gorillaz's "The Fall" (Virgin)

Lenka's "Two" (Epic)

tUnE-YaRdS' "w h o k i l l" (4AD)

Brian Setzer's "Setzer Goes Instru-MENTAL" (Surfdog)

 

HOT SONG

 

Foster the People's infectious "Pumped Up Kicks" (Columbia/Star Time) has summer indie anthem written all over it. Part Peter, Bjorn and John's "Young Folks," part Vampire Weekend, with the vocal distortion from Beck's "Loser" thrown in, "Pumped Up Kicks" keeps getting better with every listen, as you try to figure out what's going on. The odd chorus is a great sing-along, but it's the loping groove that's the real inescapable hook.

-- Glenn Gamboa

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