LI Music Hall’s Class Of ’14 To Be Enshrined

LI Music Hall’s Class Of ’14 To Be Enshrined

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is set to induct its next class of stars - which will include the likes of pop star Debbie Gibson, Billy Joel band drummer Liberty Devitto, and Broadway actress Patti LuPone - next Thursday!

Read on to learn how these stars are reflecting on their upcoming induction, and how their Long Island roots have shaped who they are today!

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‘A Bronx Tale’ In Huntington

‘A Bronx Tale’ In Huntington

A simple Internet search of Chazz Palminteri yields a career that includes film credits, appearances on television shows “Modern Family” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and voice-over work in films such as “Stuart Little” and “Hoodwinked!”

On Oct. 10 and 11, Palminteri will now take to the live stage at The Paramount to perform his one-man show, “A Bronx Tale” – a show in which Palminteri himself plays 18 different characters and has served as the basis for a 1993 film version directed by Robert De Niro.

Read on for the full scoop on both Palminteri's fascinating career and his upcoming Paramount performance!

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Kooks To Bring Eclectic Sounds To Huntington

Kooks To Bring Eclectic Sounds To Huntington

The Kooks, a British band of pop-rockers celebrating 10 years on the music scene this year, will take the Paramount stage next Thursday, Oct. 9, as part of a world tour to promote their latest record, “Listen.”

The band’s newest album, which debuted at no. 16 on the UK charts after a Sept. 8 release, incorporates elements of jazz, gospel and R&B into their sound and is said to be "exuberant" and "bristling with character."

Read on for the full scoop on the band, their new album, and all of the details about their upcoming performance!

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Irish Twist On Rock And Roll

Irish Twist On Rock And Roll

Dublin-born singer/songwriter Imelda May would prefer that that those who attend her shows leave looking worse than they did when they arrived.

“I like when people sweat; people let down their guard when they sweat,” she said. “They forget how they look… You don’t care anymore and you have a great time.”

The 40-year-old singer will perform at The Paramount for the first time on Sunday, Sept. 28.

Read on to learn the full story on Imelda May's unique performance style, as well as for the full details on her upcoming performance!

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Commack Native Bringing Home The Laughs

Commack Native Bringing Home The Laughs

Once the girl beneath the bright red tresses, and now the girl beneath the bubble gum pink strands - Commack native Carly Aquilino will take the stage of The Paramount on Sept. 26, marking the stand-up comic's first-ever Long Island performance!

From Commack High School, to New York City, to upward and onward, Aquilino has taken a fascinating journey to get where she is now. Read on to learn her story, along with all details about what will undoubtedly be a hysterical upcoming performance! 

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Many Parts, One Voice

Many Parts, One Voice

Before she was a world-traveling girl-group member, Texas native Ally Brooke Hernandez was preparing for high school graduation, “heavily involved” in her church and living a “simple” life.

Today, she and four others are known as “Fifth Harmony” – a group of female singers, aggregated by producer Simon Cowell during season two of “The X Factor” in 2012.

On Sept. 23, the group will take the stage of The Paramount in Huntington alongside singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor (known for her hit single “All About That Bass”)!

Read on for our exclusive interview with Hernandez, along with the full details on Fifth Harmony's upcoming Paramount performance!

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Dishwalla ‘Counting Blue Cars’

Dishwalla ‘Counting Blue Cars’

If you ask George Pendergast – drummer for alternative rock band Dishwalla – what’s keeping ’90s music prospering today, oddly enough he’ll tell you that it’s the generation too young to even remember the decade. These new fans research the hits and keep the genre thriving. 

This truth extends to Dishwalla's hits as well - the ones that made Dishwalla a platinum-selling and award-winning band through the ’90s, such as the ’96 chart-topper, “Counting Blue Cars.”

Read our exclusive interview with Pendergast, as well as the full details on Dishwalla's upcoming performance at The Paramount on 9/20! 

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Colbie Caillat Returns To Paramount Stage

Colbie Caillat Returns To Paramount Stage

On Sept. 3, musician Colbie Caillat, lover of donuts and dubstep, will take the stage of The Paramount in Huntington.

Joined by opening act Alex and Sierra, as well as special guest Andy Grammer, this will not be Caillat’s first visit to The Paramount – she most recently played the Huntington venue in May 2013. But this time will be different, she said: “Bigger,” with a “massive TV screen,” “amazing lighting” and “shiny things dangling from the stage.”

“I have all new stage production,” said Caillat, 29. “We went to the next level with this one; I’ve never had a tour this size.”

Check out our exclusive interview with Caillat to find out more about both the songstress and her upcoming performance!

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Jessie Bridges To Share Spotlight With Father

Jessie Bridges To Share Spotlight With Father

Jessie Bridges - singer/songwriter and daughter of famed actor and musician Jeff Bridges - will take the Paramount stage on Aug. 29!

“I grew up loving music, and feeling really connected to it...my dad taught me how to play when I was a teenager,” said the 31-year-old. “It had always been something that brought me a lot of joy and that I was extremely passionate about.”

Though she began to play the guitar in her early teens, Bridges only recently began performing professionally.

To learn about both her and her upcoming performance, read on for more!

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Guided By Voices Keeps Coming Back

Guided By Voices Keeps Coming Back

If your college had a radio station in the ’90s, you know Guided By Voices. The Ohio-based, rock indie band got extensive airplay on the college circuit and was a favorite of DJs on internet radio, a precursor to today’s satellite radio.

For the rest of us, it’s likely we've had at least a brush with a Guided By Voices song. There are, after all, hundreds of them. The band has spit out songs and albums at a prolific rate during a 20-year run, and - even after disbanding in 2004 - they have come out with 6 additional reunion albums.

A cult-like following has filled concert halls on reunion tours - the most recent of which brings Guided By Voices to The Paramount in Huntington on Friday, Aug. 22.

Read on for the full details about both the band, and their upcoming performance!

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Southern Rock Passing Through The Paramount

Southern Rock Passing Through The Paramount

Known best for their time touring with bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top, the southern rock band Blackberry Smoke is used to touring the world as a supporting act.

However, now signed onto record label Southern Ground – of Zac Brown Band-fame – Blackberry Smoke will take to the spotlight of The Paramount on Aug. 7 as they headline a one-night only show!

Read on for more information!

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Reminiscing ‘Under The Sun’

Reminiscing ‘Under The Sun’

“Follow Me” to “Run Around” and “Someday” you’ll be an “All Star.”

Chances are – whether a fan or not – over the last two decades, one of these addicting rock anthems have been stuck in your head.

If not, then the Under the Sun tour hopes to refresh your memory at The Paramount on July 29 when Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Travelers and Uncle Kracker gather for a night of nostalgia!

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Go Back To The '80s With Jessie's Girl

Go Back To The '80s With Jessie's Girl

Throw on your neon-colored best, spray your hair in place, and head to The Paramount, because it’s time to party like its 1989.

The Huntington village theater will be taking a trip back to the ’80s next week with one of the hottest bands paying tribute to the decade. The band Jessie’s Girl takes the stage for an unforgettable performance on July 11 that will leave you believing that you’ve just been teleported back in time.

Tickets are $15-$25 and can be purchased at www.paramountny.com or visit the box office at 370 New York Ave. in Huntington. 

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The Go-Go's Bring Back The Beat

The Go-Go's Bring Back The Beat

For one night only, music lovers can expect the sweet sound of Belinda Carlisle’s voice, the infectious melodies of songs like “We Got The Beat,” and maybe even some surprises – yes, The Go-Go’s must be coming to town.

The band returns to The Paramount this Thursday, July 3. Tickets are $45-$75. For more information, visit www.paramountny.com or visit the box office at 370 New York Ave. Laura Stevenson opens the show.

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Everclear Leads '90s Revival Show

Everclear Leads '90s Revival Show

The ’90s almost seem too recent for there to be a revival show, but that’s how Art Alexakis, lead singer and guitarist of the alternative rock band Everclear, is billing the four-group Summerland Tour he’ll headline.

The hits are ready to roll as the tour stops at The Paramount this Sunday night, June 22. With a four-band lineup, the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32, $35, $40 and $55 at the box office, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, or got to paramountny.com.

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