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ROCKAWAY  GOOD  TIMES

Rockaway is officially on the map as NYC’s summer ultimate destination. So, plan your local crawl with the ultimate to-go-to guide—The RT’s Good Times’ page!

 

LIVE MUSIC

Thursday, August 25

6 p.m.

It’s no secret that good music goes with good food, so tonight—indulge in a big serving of both at The Rockaway Hotel’s Rooftop Dinner & A Band series! Smack your lips at local guest chef, Happy Jack’s jaw-dropping burgers, and rock your hips with the groovy GrayTrippers. $20 admission includes one drink, plus one plate. For tickets, visit: www.therockawayhotel.com/happenings/dinner-and-a-band

108-10 Rockaway Beach Drive

Thursday, August 25

6 p.m.

If you’re Sure Happy It’s Thursday, join Wine With Sue for an early weekend kickoff at Jameson’s.

421 Beach 129th Street

Friday, August 26

4 p.m. / 9 p.m.

Kickoff your weekend with a double-header at Rogers! First up at 4 p.m., Mike & Miley. Next at 9 p.m., Walker & the Brotherhood of the Grape steps it up with original music—straight, no chaser.

203 Beach 116th Street

Friday, August 26

5 p.m.

Any hour spent with the Rock-A-Wades is a happy hour at Healy’s.

1080-07 Rockaway Beach Drive

Friday, August 26

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

It’s that time again! DJ Mugsy Mugs’ Annual Summer Dance Party at Caracas!

Caracas, Beach 106th Concession

Friday, August 26

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Head to Callie’s for music, coupled with a barrel of laughs from Dueling Pianos.

410 Beach 129th Street

Friday, August 26

7:30 p.m.

Tonight, Bar Marseille hosts the perfect wine pairing—blues with Kerry Kearney.

190 Beach 69th Street

 

Friday, August 26

8 p.m.

It’s about that time! Wine o’clock and Squid Trio at Sayra’s!

91-11 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Friday, August 26

8 p.m.

Tonight, The Locals Rule Band rules RBQ with classic rock.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Friday, August 26

9 p.m.

Interboro brings your favorite classic and alternative rock hits to the bay at The Wharf.

416 Beach 116th Street

Saturday, August 27

6 p.m.

Catch the Saturday night dance fever with Big Squid at Caracas.

Caracas, Beach 106th Concession

Saturday, August 27

8 p.m.

It’s Saturday, so have a Fool’s Night Out in view of the city skyline at The Wharf.

416 Beach 116th Street

Sunday, August 28

5 p.m.

Celtic singer-songwriter Kevin McCormack pours the bawdiest of Irish drinking songs at Rogers.

203 Beach 116th Street

Tuesday, August 30

7 p.m.

Last Tuesday left for Dueling Pianos’ high octane, part rock/part comedy show at Bungie! Reservations a must. Call (718) 945-2100.

377 Beach 92nd Street

ONGOING LIVE MUSIC

Tunesday Tuesdays

8 p.m.

Calling all performing artists! Strut what you’ve got at Rockaway’s hottest open mike night—Connolly’s. 7 p.m. sign up.

155 Beach 95th Street

Thirsty Thursdays

7 p.m.

Tonight at Whit’s, magician extraordinaire Adam Cardone will have tongues wagging, while DJ Combat keeps booties bumpin’.

97-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd

8 p.m.

Bask in an evening of rhythmic storytelling with Irish-born folk songsmith, Niall Connolly at Sayra’s.

91-11 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

SPECIAL MUSIC MENTIONS

2ND ANNUAL ROCKAWAY BEACH SURF MUSIC FESTIVAL

Friday, August 26 to Sunday,
Au
gust 28

5 p.m. daily

This year’s free Surf Music Festival features nine epic surf bands hailing from five states, jamming for three straight days starting at 5 p.m. at Beach 97th Street concession. For band lineup and more info, visit Facebook page: Rockaway Beach Surf Music Festival.

Sand Shark, Beach 97th Street Bazaar

 

BHYC 2022 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Get your weekend partay poppin’ at the Belle Harbor Yacht’s Club Foggy Wharf Deck’s 2022 Summer Concert Series (533 Beach 126th Street). This week’s lineup:

Thursday, August 25

7 p.m.

Irish pride + good company + good food + good music = an epic night with Jim “Wolfie” McGrath!

 

Friday, August 26

7 p.m.

Don’t be the few not here full of cheer and pints of beer, partyin’ with Wine With Sue! Plus, “BHYC Big Ticket” raffle drawing.

 

CULTURE & ARTS

BEST DRESSED MAN IN
ROCKAWAY BOOK SIGNING

Friday, August 26

Join the Best Dressed Man in Rockaway for the book signing of his coming-of-age novel, “The Brooklyn Prep Years” at Knights of Columbus. Plus, dance the night away with Fools Night Out Trio. Books available for $20. Eighty percent of book proceeds go towards Tunnel to Towers Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Graybeards and Ministry of Hope, so bring cash!

333 Beach 90th Street

 

SKETCH A STOREFRONT WITH SKETCHROCKAWAY

Saturday, August 27

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join sketchRockaway for a creative Saturday morning sketching your favorite storefronts in the vicinity of Rockaway Beach Blvd. and the Beach 90s. Meet at Queens Public Library-Peninsula. Bring a stool, sketchbook, art materials, and appetite for a good time. For more info, visit sketchRockaway on Facebook/Instagram.

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

QUEENS CARNIVAL 2022

Saturday, August 27

11 a.m.

Sen. James Sanders, Jr. beckons all to the ultimate Rockaway fete of the year, Queens Carnival 2022! (See article on page 11). The all-day family fun event features a massive parade of Carnival masqueraders, mojo jumbies, live music, Caribbean cuisine, sandcastle building contest, fireworks display and more! Day’s lineup: 11 a.m. Carnival Parade, kicks off at Mott Avenue and Beach 21st Street; 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sandcastle Building Contest, and fireworks display at sundown, both on Beach 17th Street boardwalk. For more info, contact Sanders’ office at 718-523-3069, email: LisaGeorgeCarnival@gmail.com or visit: https://linktr.ee/queenscarnival2022

Mott Avenue and Beach 21st Street, ending at Beach 17th Street boardwalk

 

ROCKAWAY BEACH AUTISM FAMILIES END-OF-SUMMER BBQ FUNDRAISER

Sunday, August 28

2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join RBAF at their 2nd Annual Barbecue Social/Fundraiser at Knights of Columbus’ outdoor patio. Besides delish food ($15 entree incl. two sides/take-out or dine-in), attendees will enjoy a sensory table, arts and crafts, water dunk tank & more! Plus, every child goes home with a back-to-school gift! For more info, incl. donating towards RBAF’s back-to-school drive, call 718-450-5359 or visit: RockawayBeachAutismFamilies on Facebook/Instagram.

333 Beach 90th Street

 

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT

THE ROCKAWAY HOTEL
POOLSIDE MOVIE NIGHT

Tuesday, August 30

8 p.m.

Ooh la la! Enjoy a movie poolside under the stars at The Rockaway Hotel. Tonight’s feature: rom-com, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” $30 admission includes: access to the pool and popcorn! Cash bar. For more info, visit: https://www.therockawayhotel.com/happenings

108-10 Rockaway Beach Drive

Got info. on local live music, arts and more? Email: editor@rockawaytimes.com

By Kami-Leigh Agard

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