Music, running, and beer: a seemingly unlikely combination. However, The Brew Hop, a brand new event coming to NYC next weekend, has managed to seamlessly fuse the three elements into one stacked day. Beginning with a 5K race and concluding with music provided by the High and Mighty Brass Band and Argonaut&Wasp, along with craft beer from more than a dozen local breweries included in the ticket price, this is sure to be a unique and exciting event. The Brew Hop will take place on Sunday, September 18th at Randall’s Island. Tickets are available here.The day kicks off strong with a 5K race, which attendees are welcome to either run or walk. Following the race, patrons will be rewarded for their hard work with unlimited beer, along with a medal, a souvenir pint glass, a beer koozie, and access to the festival for the rest of the day.Brass favorites the High and Mighty Brass Band will provide high-energy, New Orleans-style funk, while Brooklyn-based Argonaut&Wasp will kick the party into gear with a DJ set.The event’s featured breweries include Brooklyn Brewery, Sixpoint Brewery, SingleCut Beersmiths, Third Rail Beer, Bronx Brewery, Gun Hill Brewing Company, Rockaway Brewing, KelSo Beer Company, Alphabet City Brewing, Blue Point Brewing Company, Great South Bay Brewery, Captain Lawrence Brewing Company and more TBA. The festival will also feature food provided by Bareburger, Ponti Rossi, and Blossom Ice Cream, as well as live music, lawn games, a photobooth, art installations, lounge areas, and more.A portion of proceeds will go towards benefitting City Harvest, a great organization that helps feed more than one million New Yorkers facing hunger each year. There will also be a food drive on-site for attendees who wish to bring nonperishable food items to donate.Get tickets to the inaugural Brew Hop on Sunday, 9/18 here, or enter to win them below.
Much of the Blue Ridge is enjoying mild temperatures and some rain; apparently, August is coming in like a lamb.Thankfully, Trail Mix is coming in like a lion.This is a huge month for Trail Mix. We have over thirty tracks to offer you, and the mix includes some of the biggest name in roots music – Tedeschi & Trucks, John Scofield, Guy Clark, Jason Isbell, The Greencards, and even Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell.Also check out tunes from some fantastic up and coming artists – The Tillers, The Wild Rumpus, Cale Tyson, Burning River Ramblers, and Gregory Alan Isakov.Download it often and play it loud. Tell a friend. Tell a random stranger. And, most importantly, seek out some of these records and buy them. Show your appreciation and give back to these artists that give to Trail Mix. Buy a record or two – you can never have enough music. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Part of MeAlice Gerrard – Tell Me Their StoryBurning River Ramblers – CoyoteCale Tyson – Long Gone GirlDarden Smith – Seven WondersDeadfields – Let It RainEmmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell – That’s All It TookGravelRoad – Bring Me BackGregory Alan Isakov – O City LightsGuy Clark – The Death Of Sis DraperJason Isbell & John Paul White – Old FlameJohn Scofield – Boogie StupidKevin Presbrey – Always With MeLucy Schwartz – Captain SunshineMike Mangione & The Union – Cold Cold GroundMike Stinson – I May Have To Do ItNew Country Rehab – Rollin’Rob Nance – Warn The BlueSara Petite – Circus Comes To TownSlim Wray – Long Long WayThe Coalmen – StuckThe Greencards – Black, Black WaterThe Pixies – BagboyThe Tillers – Old WestsideThe Wild Rumpus – Ramblin’ NowTim Easton – Don’t LieTodd Clouser – Man With No CountryTommy Keane – Out Of The BlueTruth & Salvage Co. – Appalachian HilltopVincent Cross – A Town Called NormalWillie Sugarcapps – Gypsy TrainYellowbirds – Mean Maybe
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Sandcastle Contests“Castles made of sand melt into the sea, eventually,” as Jimi Hendrix soulfully sang. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enter our sand castles into contests before the waves wash them away. Sculptors may use sand, water and any other natural materials native to the beach. Prizes are awarded for the best sculptors and castles in several categories. Hither Hills State Park, 164 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk. nysparks.com/parks/122 Free. 9:30-10:30 a.m. registration June 26 and every Thursday through Aug. 28Iron & Wine with The Secret SistersThe secret’s out: Laura and Lydia Rogers are real-life sisters from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, a legendary locale of down-home music, and they’ve been harmonizing with a special blend of country and Americana ever since they learned to sing. They open for the evocative Iron & Wine, featuring singer/songwriter Sam Beam, whose lush, golden tones recreate a late 1960s vibe with other influences that range far and wide from other times. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $35-$65. 8 p.m. June 26Huntington Arts FestivalThe 49th season of this 40-night run of outdoor performances kicks off this weekend with some fabulous crooning Huntington Men’s Chorus on Thursday. Then rock ’n’ roll legend Garland Jeffreys brings down the house on Friday. He’s followed by the great singer/songwriter Jimmy Webb on Saturday and the innovative Ethiopian/Israeli vocalist Ester Rada on Sunday. Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park, Huntington. huntingtonarts.org. Free. 8:30 p.m. June 26-29The English BeatSoulful, ska-inspired fusion of reggae and punk. Lyrics that touch upon romance and politics—all handled to perfection by iconic lead singer Dave Wakeling, the humble king of rock-steady royalty. This Beat you can dance to. The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amaganset. stephentalkhouse.com $80. 8 p.m. June 27Joseph Reboli ExhibitOn the 10th anniversary of his death comes an exhibition celebrating the life of the late North Shore-based painter who embraced the Long Island landscape. His work features balance, harmony and an unflinching eye for detail inform his iconic paintings as he captured the beauty and nature of the local historic area without sentimentality. Exhibit on display through July 14. Opening reception precedes Wet Paint Festival held every year in Reboli’s honor at Avalon Park and Preserve, Stony Brook and Harmony Vineyard, Head of the Harbor, July 11-13. Gallery North, 90 North Country Rd., East Setauket. gallerynorth.org Free. 5-7 p.m. June 27Texas Chainsaw MassacreThis grizzly classic horror flick will have you hiding beneath your covers for the entire summer, wishing you’d never seen such frightening, gruesome and disturbing cinematography. All the reasons to spend your Friday night here, witnessing such bone-chilling insanity in all its freaky glory, up on the big screen, preferably with a loved one. You’re welcome. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $6 Members/$11 Public. 11 p.m. June 27Artist DiscussionThe Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) will host a panel discussion on the Role of the Artist before an opening reception for an exhibit that launched June 21 and runs through July 27. Moderated by Robert Storr, in conversation with Tina Barney, Lynda Benglis, Chuck Close, Joel Shapiro and Carrie Mae Weems. Panel at 3 p.m., reception at 4 p.m. Museum at Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton. guildhall.org Free. 3-6 p.m. June 28Shinnecock PowwowNative-American arts & crafts, music and heritage. First powwow to promote the legacy of St. Priest Paul Cuffee. Shinnecock-Sewanaka Society, 304 Station Rd., Bellport. shinnecocksewanakasociety.org $5. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 28, 29Drive-By TruckersAtlanta-based alt-country rockers touring to promote their 10th album, English Oceans. With Brooklyn’s The Hold Steady. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $30 8 p.m. June 28Styx / Foreigner / Don FelderClassic rock fans get ready to rock out to Foreigner, who’ll be playing their hit classics, such as “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold as Ice” and “Urgent,” with supporting acts Styx and Eagles’ guitarist Don Felder on their Soundtrack of Summer tour. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $37.15-$99.85. 7 p.m. June 28Long Island Music ConferenceGet down to business and bust a move as DJ Decoy spins all night. With the Gia, Kulture Shock, Kevlar & Corvaa. Hosted by Suicide Girls & Big Ang. The Emporium, 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue. theemporiumny.com $15, $20 DOS. 10 p.m. June 28CaffeineThis 20-year reunion revives the sometimes trippy, other times dark fun at since-shuttered Deer Park nightclub of the same name from the ‘90s. Leave the Jncos, take the glow sticks. Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. $15, $20 DOS. revolutionli.com 9:30 p.m, June 28Big Bad Voodoo DaddySwing on down to the beach to see these Big Band Revival performers best known for the hits “Go-Daddy-O,” “Mr. Pinstripe Suit” and “I Wanna Be Like You.” Includes car show, food stand, fireworks display and tribute to veterans. Point Lookout Town Park, 1300 Lido Blvd., Point Lookout. toh.li. Free. 7:30 p.m. June 28OneRepublic / The Script / American AuthorsOneRepublic, known for their Hip-Hop-influenced sound, is coming together with The Script, an Irish rock trio with true Celtic soul and American Authors, a Brooklyn-based indie pop-rock group, for OneRepublic’s Native Summer Tour. Together, the three bands have come out with successful singles like “Counting Stars,” “Hall of Fame” and “Best Day of My Life.” This unique collection of sounds will please any listener. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. jonesbeach.com. $69-$134.86. 6:30 p.m. June 29Boston / Cheap TrickBoston—the band, not the city—is on the road for its Heaven on Earth tour, and the band is bringing along fellow rockers Cheap Trick. Both bands have gained acclaim over the past four decades. Fans will recognize Boston’s hits like “Peace of Mind,” “More Than a Feeling” and “Amanda.” They’’ also enjoy Cheap Trick’s performances of classics “Surrender” and “The Flame.” It’s sure to be a high-energy show. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. jonesbeach.com.$37.50-$112.50. 7:30 p.m. July 1Bill MaherThe Host of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher is bringing his biting commentary to Long Island. Almost nothing is safe from the ire of this satirical stand-up comedian who famously tackles religion and politics (and political correctness) in intellectual take-downs of the right wing that will leave you in stitches—and with food for thought. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49.50-$96. 8 p.m. June 29The SkatalitesSimmer down! The legendary Jamaican band has backed such icons as Bob Marley, Toots Hibbert and Peter Tosh over the past half century, but remain a musical force of their own, even if there have been a few lineup changes. Wear your dancing shoes. The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amaganset. stephentalkhouse.com $20-$40. 8 p.m. July 2—Compiled by Arielle Martinez, Jamie Franchi, Spencer Rumsey, Timothy Bolger & Peter Chin.
Mirco Mueller injury update: Devils defenseman stretchered off ice after scary fall It started before the game when the Leafs were out on the rink for warmups.The boo birds are out early for John Tavares in warm-ups pic.twitter.com/lCY6Yhh6Fk— SNY (@SNYtv) February 28, 2019It continued as a fan threw a Tavares jersey onto the ice during the pregame skate. Related News Islanders fans weren’t happy with center John Tavares in July when he left the team to join the Maple Leafs and it looks like nothing has changed.Tavares was booed mercilessly on Thursday in his return to Nassau Memorial Coliseum. He said he knew he was going to be in a hostile environment, but expressed excitement for Thursday’s matchup between two potential playoff teams.”It’s hard to believe we’re back here for an NHL hockey game, a game that has a lot of meaning,” he said, via TSN. “Certainly, the set-up is a little different, but it’s a special building. I love this place.” A fan threw a sweater at John Tavares when he exited the ice after warmups.— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) February 28, 2019And the jeers kept going when he was announced during pregame introductions. Some fans went as far as to chant “We don’t need you” from the stands.”We don’t need you” is the chant near the Toronto tunnel as Leafs prepare to come out for warm-up— Mark Masters (@markhmasters) February 28, 2019Fans booed even louder during a video tribute the Islanders played during the first period.Well, they showed a tribute video for John Tavares. Here’s how the crowd reacted. #Isles pic.twitter.com/lQf3lZ7aDX— Newsday Sports (@NewsdaySports) March 1, 2019Tavares left the Islanders to sign a seven-year, $77 million contract with the Maple Leafs this offseason.