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Who cares if Labor Day has come and gone? Summer ain’t over! The heat is still on and the Rockaway Groan still rules. There’s so much to enjoy as local hot spots are forever hopping with fabulous live music, theater and arts, plus the concessions are open for another glorious week. So stick around—the Rock is the place to be!

 

LIVE MUSIC:

Thursday, September 5

7 p.m.

Tonight at Uma’s—It’s a special evening as Squid Trio featuring Chris Tedesco, Karen Buff and El Profesor Squid with guest, Nicole Cicero, belts out a hefty treat of squidalicious acoustic blues, roots and Americana.

92-07 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Thursday, September 5

8:30 p.m.

Tonight is the last night of Bungalow Bar’s summertime series, Thursdays with Bobby Butler and Friends. So, you definitely don’t want to miss The Butler jammin’ with Joe Kenel and Friends.

377 Beach 92nd Street

 

Friday, September 6

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Calling all classic rock lovers! Head to the boardwalk ‘cause The Jack of Clubs will be making their grand debut at Caracas! If Deep Purple, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin and more are on your playlist, this is one boardwalk jam you won’t want to miss!

Caracas, Beach 106th Boardwalk Concession

 

Friday, September 6

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Put your dancing shoes and head to La Barracuda for Linda Lorenzo Duo’s dazzling lineup of blues, class rock and soul. Plus the outdoor food garden offers sumptuous Columbian beach fare cuisine, gourmet fries from Fry So Fine and divine bbq from Beach Bum Barbecue.

Corner of Beach 97th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Friday, September 6

8 p.m.

Uma’s is all about the blues as BBQ Bob, JJ Murphy and Rockaway’s musicmeister, Simon Chardiet, step in pumping a different heat that’ll make you sweat in revelry.

92-07 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Friday, September 6

8:30 p.m.

Whether you’re looking to dance or just vibe to timeless music—Decades will have something for everyone of all generations at Thai Rock. This 5-piece band will woo you as they perform your favorite classics from the 90s, 80s, 70s, 60s and 50s.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Friday, September 6

9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Head to RBQ on RBB for an unforgettable evening with Celtic-American singer/songwriter, Jeff Conlon, as he delivers his original lineup of rock, folk and Irish music, plus your cherished classic rock covers.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Saturday, September 7

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

In a dancing mood? Well, head to La Barracuda as DJ Rhythm Selector spins all your fave old school 70s, 80s, 90s RB&, reggae, house, rap and latin beats.

Corner of Beach 97th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Saturday, September 7

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

This Saturday afternoon, RBQ is not just dishing up their always finger-lickin’ barbecue, but also Blac Rabbit, performing Beatles classics masterfully colored with their own compositions.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Saturday, September 7

4 p.m.

DredSurfer hosts "GAG ORDER" On The Rocks Weekend Caribbean Beach Party jam. Come on down and vibe to live Caribbean entertainment, food, beer and wine. Free!

DredSurfer Beach 17th Street Concession

 

Saturday, September 7

6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Last Supertones show of the season! So, head to Rippers and let these surfriding dudes drop in on your senses with surf rock tubular beats and guitar riffs.

Rippers, Beach 86th Boardwalk Concession

 

Saturday, September 7

8:30 p.m.

Head to Thai Rock as JJ’s Funky Groove takes you down memory lane performing Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours" album in its entirety, as well as other timeless rock favorites.

375 Beach 92nd Street

 

Saturday, September 7

8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Get ready folks! Soshyne is making their grand debut at RBQ! Just one warning. Get there early. ‘Cause fans will be packing in looking for a dose of the popular band’s classic and psychedelic rock!

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Saturday, September 7

9 p.m.

Tonight Rogers will be sizzling with the Midnight Ramblers cooking up a high energy hybrid of rockabilly and jump blues!

203 Beach 116th Street

 

Sunday, September 8

4 p.m.

Head to the heart of Rockaway Beach for a squidalicious serving of acoustic blues, roots and Americana by master music chefs, Squid Trio. Where? None other than outdoor Rockaway Beach food oasis, La Barracuda.

Corner of Beach 97th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Sunday, September 8

5 p.m.

Forgot tomorrow is Monday! Head to the BayHouse for a frolicking afternoon with great food, bay views and live entertainment from the Soccer Dads.

500 Bayside Drive, Breezy Point

 

Sunday, September 8

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebrate SUNDAY KNIGHTS with the Knights of Columbus. For just $25, this event knights you with live music from The Rock-A-Wades, light fare, beer and wine. Plus 50/50s and more!

333 Beach 90th Street

 

Fridays

5 p.m.

Join Riis’ famous Friday night rosé flowing lobster jam with DJ Shirine Saad. $30 lobster dinner includes 1 1/2 lb. lobster and sides, corn and potatoes. Reserve at lobster-jam.eventbrite.com.

Bay 9 Riis Beach Park Bazaar

 

Sundays

3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Head to Whit’s for a hoppin’ jazz/beebop lunch featuring the Mike Severino Trio.

97-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

SPECIAL MENTIONS

3 ON 3 BY THE SEA
TOURNAMENT

Saturday, September 7

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Join family, friends and fans in remembering the life of local basketball trailblazer and cancer warrior, Clare Droesch at the annual 3 on 3 By The Sea basketball tournament. Free youth clinic for grades 10 and under at 9 a.m., followed by grades 3 to 4 from 10 to 11:30 p.m., 5 to 8, 12p.m. to 12:30 p.m. and high school and open division from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. $50 per player. For non-players, $10 for adults, $5 for ages 13 and under, and children under 6—free! Registration open up to 30 minutes before game time. Plus DJs, raffles and apparel will be for sale. Cash and checks accepted. Checks should be made out to The Graybeards. All proceeds benefit the Clare Droesch Scholarship Fund.

St. Francis de Sales Courts

 

ARTS

Saturday, September 15

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join the Rockaway Artists Alliance at the opening reception of ArtSplash 2018. Attendees will get the opportunity to celebrate local artists’ work in all media including photography, paint, sculpture, etc. The exhibit will be open Saturdays and Sundays, from September 14 through November 10.

For more info, visit:rockawayartistsalliance.org

sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden

 

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