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Ok, if anyone asks you to leave the peninsula for a date or family affair, unleash your Rockaway Groan! It’s summer, and you have a good excuse. With the beaches and concessions open, plus a sizzling lineup of live music, theater and arts—you better let folks know— ain’t no reason to leave the peninsula—the Rock is the place to be!

 

LIVE MUSIC:

Thursday, July 18

7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Get ready to be jammin’ to Linda Lorenzo Duo’s dazzling lineup of blues, classic rock and soul at RBQ.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Thursday, July 18

8:30 p.m.

Bobby Butler Thursdays devours at Bungalow Bar. Tonight, get ready for an epic jammin’ session with Danny Mulvanerty of Indaculture fame. Need we say more?

377 Beach 92nd Street

 

Friday, July 19

6 p.m to 10 p.m.

Wine With Sue is on to Round Two at Low Tide Bar! Get home from work, throw on some flops, and bike on down to the boards for some ice-cold beers and sweet tunes by this hometown favorite.

Low Tide Bar, Beach 97th Concession

 

Friday, July 19

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

It’s all Latin beats and house tonight with DJ Rick Bogota at La Barracuda. So come on down and get your dance on! Bailamos mi gente!

Corner of Beach 97th & Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Friday, July 19

8 p.m. to Midnight

Acoustic duo, The Russo Brothers are back at Bungalow Bar! Come on in and find out why these guys gets the house packed with summer revelers thirsting for some hot bayside love with a beat. 

377 Beach 92nd Street

 

Friday, July 19

9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

RBQ is always a hot ticket on a Friday night, and with Blac Rabbit pumpin’ out your favorite Beatles’ songs and original music—head to the Boulevard for an epic rockin’ feast!

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Friday, July 19

9 p.m.

Famous rocker, turned country music crooner, RJ Scouton, brings his infectious country swagger to Rogers. If artists like Neil Young, Willie Nelson and Eddie Vedder are on your list of all-time favorites, gear up to stomp the night away to Scouton’s addictive bluegrass, country, and rock n’ roll.

203 Beach 116th Street

 

Saturday, July 20

6 p.m to 10 p.m.

Need some Solshyne in your life? Well they’re back on the boardwalk at Low Tide—get ready for a much-needed dose of their classic psychedelic rock!

Low Tide Bar, Beach 97th Concession

 

Saturday, July 20

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Salsondria and Proud Yuma bring their hot floating Cubano dance party to La Barracuda. With their sizzling mix of salsa, rumba y mucho mas— you’ll be swinging your hips and spinning on the dance floor all night long!

Corner of Beach 97th & Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Saturday, July 20

8 p.m.

Lookin’ for a small classic rock and blues band with a BIG sound? Well, look no further than the BayHouse as Friends in Sound rocks your favorite classics! Plus with lavish libations and food on the menu—Breezy is the place to be!

500 Bayside Drive, Breezy Point

 

Saturday, July 20

9 p.m.

Get ready for a wild dance party at Rogers with Lunatix Live playing your fave unadulterated classic rock from the 60s, 70s, and 80s.

203 Beach 116th Street

 

Saturday, July 20

9 p.m.

Rocking for the last time is 3 Sheets To The Wind at RBQ. Wow, this local legendary band is having a hard time finally bidding farewell, but this may be the last time, so come out and show true Rockaway love!

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Sunday, July 21

2 p.m.

Lock in a lively start to your afternoon with Harry McDonald and the Locals Rule Trio as they rule Bungalow Bar’s always bayside chill Sundays with your favorite classic rock and oldies.

377 Beach 92nd Street

 

Sunday, July 21

4 p.m.

It’s Sunday—so why not grab your best buds, and head to Rogers for a classic rock feast with Mike & Miley, playing your favorites from the 60s and 70s.

203 Beach 116th Street

 

Sunday, July 21

4 p.m.

Breezy’s GrassLighters light up the Sugar Bowl with their rich, unabashedly proud Americana roots music—fusing rock, folk, bluegrass and R&B.

15 Bedford Avenue, Breezy Point

 

Sunday, July 21

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

It’s SUNDAY FUNDAY at RBQ—and there’s a saying, “Life needs more beer and barbecue,” and at RBQ, you’ll find plenty of both, and this Sunday, get ready for an added treat—another kind of Bair, as in Gerald Bair, who will move you with his powerful voice and storytelling.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Sunday, July 21

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebrate sweet Rockaway Beach life at La Barracuda with the Rock-A-Wades playing all your favorite rock classics— get ready to kick off your weekend on a Barracuda FUN-tabulous note!

Beach 97th Street & Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Sunday, July 21

5 p.m.

Get your Irish swag on with band Fools Night Out at Breezy’s BayHouse. From classic rock, country, R&B, an Irish tune or two, and more—everyone will be jiggin’ on the dance floor.

500 Bayside Drive, Breezy Point

 

Tuesdays

8 p.m. to Midnight

Looking for a fun open mike night in The Rock? Well, Connolly’s is a local favorite and with Professa Squid as host, grab the chance to jam with Rockaway’s finest!

155 Beach 95th 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. First-come, first-served or 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 Mike Severino, Simon Chardiet and special guests.

97-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

THEATER

Starting this Friday!

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Newsies is coming to the Rockaway Theatre Company’s Post Theatre with performances from July 19 through August 4. You don’t want to miss this musical. Grab your tickets today at www.rockawaytheatrecompany.org. For preview, see story on page 8.

Post Theatre, Fort Tilden

 

ARTS

Saturday & Sundays

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Rockaway Artists Alliance showcases their exhibit, Beach Elements V featuring a bevy of multi-faceted artists each expressing their appreciation of the visual and healing beauty of the beach. This exhibit is ongoing until August 15.

sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden,

 

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