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Local Live: Port Jeff and Woodlands fests

Singer-songwriter Maria Muldaur will headline the Woodlands Folk

Singer-songwriter Maria Muldaur will headline the Woodlands Folk Festival in East Setauket on Sept. 24, 2011. Photo Credit: Alan Mercer Photo/

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM He's still going his own way.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Westhampton Beach Performing Art Center, 76 Main St.

INFO $85-$135; 631-288-1500, whbpac.org


ROGER DALTREY He'll perform "Tommy" and other classics. Read more in Thursday's Explore LI

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Nassau Coliseum

INFO $55.50-$121; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com


PORT JEFFERSON AMERICAN MUSIC FEST There will be mostly free music in the village, beginning Friday night with Gary U.S. Bonds on Wynn Lane near Ruvo Restaurant East and Pace's Steakhouse.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday and Sunday, around Port Jefferson Village

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INFO Check the calendar at portjeffmusicfest.com


WOODLANDS FOLK FESTIVAL Featuring Maria Muldaur, along with Miles to Dayton, Claudia Jacobs Band and more.

WHEN | WHERE 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook, 380 Nicolls Rd.

INFO $20, $15 advance, woodlandsfolkfest.org


KEB' MO' He's doing his part to keep the blues alive.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Saturday, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

INFO $60-$100, whbpac.org


GANG GREEN CLASSIC You remember these guys as most of the band Push Play.

WHEN | WHERE 4 p.m. Saturday, Ollie's Point, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville

INFO $10 advance, $12 day of; 631-264-7712, clubloaded.com


MEN WITHOUT HATS Remember to do the "Safety Dance," y'all.

WHEN | WHERE 6 p.m. Sunday, Ollie's Point

INFO $16 advance, $18 day of

 

HOT TIX

 

 

Anthrax and Testament with Death Angel

 

WHEN | WHERE Nov. 13, The Paramount, Huntington

INFO $29.50-$59.50 beginning 10 a.m. Friday via 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

 

Judas Priest

 

WHEN | WHERE Nov. 18, Izod Center, East Rutherford, N.J.

INFO $61.50-$81.50; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

 

WHEN | WHERE Dec. 21, Nassau Coliseum

INFO $29-$67;800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

 

NYC SOUNDS

 

 

Tuesday and Wednesday

 

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK Yeah, "If You Leave" from the "Pretty in Pink" soundtrack was fine, but for some real synth-driven New Wave, you need to go back to "Electricity."

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m., Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Plaza, Manhattan

INFO $30; 800-745-3000, livenation.com.

 

Monday

 

ADRIAN BELEW The legendary guitarist joins the Tony Levin Duo and the Les Paul Trio. How many top-notch musicians does that make?

WHEN | WHERE 8 and 10 p.m., The Iridium, 1650 Broadway

INFO $35; 212-582- 2121, theiridium.com

 

IN STORES

 

* Pearl Jam's "Pearl Jam Twenty" (Columbia)

* Demi Lovato's "Unbroken" (Hollywood)

* Gavin DeGraw's "Sweeter" (RCA)

* Tori Amos' "Night of Hunters" (Deutsche Grammophon)

* Thrice's "Major/Minor" (Vagrant)

* Dev's "The Night the Sun Came Up" (Universal Republic)

 

HOT SONG

 

The weirdest thing about Blake Shelton's version of "Footloose" (Atlantic), from the upcoming remake of the '80s movie smash, is that he did it at all. Shelton, in the middle of a breakthrough year between "The Voice" and his "Red River Blue" album, seemed too smart to get caught in this no-win situation. Instead, he offers a faithful, if twangier, version of the Kenny Loggins original that yields nothing new aside from the way he says, "evabody cut, evabody cut." Is that really a reason?

-- Glenn Gamboa

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