Looking for something different to do? How about an evening of swing under the stars with a patriotic theme?

The West Point Jazz Knights Military Band is holding a free outdoor concert sponsored by the Long Island State Veterans Home on Tuesday. The Jazz Knights, a mainstay of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for more than 40 years, play a wide range of musical styles, including big-band favorites, swing music and recent popular songs, including the music of Billy Joel.

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The concert is outside the State Veterans Home headquarters on the campus of Stony Brook University Hospital, 100 Patriots Rd. In addition to the performance, there will be a patriotic laser light show.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m., rain or shine. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. For more information, call 631-444-8606.