THE GO-GO'S Be advised: It's the Ladies Gone Wild Tour.
WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Tuesday, NYCB Theatre at Westbury
INFO $39.50; 516-334-0800, livenation.com
THE GET UP KIDS / SAVES THE DAY Emo is not dead!
WHEN | WHERE 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Crazy Donkey, 1058 Rte. 110, Farmingdale
INFO $24 advance, $27 day of; 631-753-1975, clubloaded.com
KGB It's that time of year again -- the Live in the Lobby season comes to a close.
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WHEN | WHERE 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St.
INFO $10; 631-207-1300, patchoguetheatre.com
ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO Hey! He just played Port Washington. Welcome back, stay awhile.
INFO $45-$50; 631-969-1101, boultoncenter.org
DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES And yes, it's that time of year again (take two): the opening of the Jones Beach concert season. With Chris Isaak. See Friday's Explore LI for more on Hall & Oates.
WHEN | WHERE 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
INFO $25-$154.50; 800-745-3000, livenation.com
Daniel Lanois' Black Dub
WHEN | WHERE June 19, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
INFO $30-$60; 631-288-1500, whbpac.org
WHEN | WHERE Aug. 6-7, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
INFO $35-$69 beginning 10 a.m. Saturday via 800-745- 3000, livenation.com
WHEN | WHERE Aug. 31, The Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn
INFO $35; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
GARY U.S. BONDS Maybe you'll dance till a quarter to three (if they keep the place open that long). This is part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival.
WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St.
INFO $30; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
NATASHA BEDINGFIELD The dance-pop princess is also taking part in a Black Eyed Peas benefit Thursday. But you can enjoy her all by herself Friday.
WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m., Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place
INFO $20; 800-745- 3000, livenation.com
* Tedeschi Trucks Band's "Revelator" (Sony Masterworks)
* All Time Low's "Dirty Work" (Interscope)
* Peter Murphy's "Ninth" (Nettwerk)
* Battles' "Gloss Drop" (Warp)
After a couple of misfires to promote her upcoming album, "4," Beyoncé pulls out the big guns for her new single "Best Thing I Never Had" (Columbia). Written by Babyface, "Best Thing" is the latest in B's run of wronged-but-triumphant midtempo R&B ballads and, like its predecessors, it will soon be omnipresent on radio. It's not quite "Irreplaceable," but it does feature some big vocals and sassy lines, including the proper use of "good looking out" and "Thank God, I found the good in goodbye."
-- Glenn Gamboa