Long Island has countless concert venue options. From wild beach front venues to quiet amphitheaters there are options to please everyones music tastes.
2018: Long Islanders Voted Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater Best Concert Venue!
Jones Beach Theater (Nat’l Winner)
Get thee to the beach and visit Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, one of the most beautiful concert venues in the country. Located on Zachs Bay in Wantagh, NY, this 15,000-person Amphitheatre has undergone an extensive renovation, adding a second level and increasing the seat capacity. It used to have a strict no-alcohol policy, but now certain shows do allow it. Frequent performers include Aerosmith and Jimmy Buffet. This coming season includes Poison, Cheap Trick, Foreigner, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dave Matthews Band and Ozzy Osbourne. Don’t miss your chance to experience an awesome show at Jones Beach. Sing along with sand in your toes!
2018: Long Islanders Voted 89 North Best Concert Venue on Long Island!
89 North – Patchogue
Let’s face it, Long Islanders Love to Rock! Frustrated with what was passing for a so-called music scene on Long Island, the founders of 89 North created a friendly space with an intimate atmosphere and the state-of-the-art equipment necessary to put on a premium rock concert. 89 North is located just steps away from Main Street in Patchogue, and a short walk from the LIRR station. Music lovers come over to check out this great venue. The VIP room will make every act feel like rock royalty, but 89 North is really all about the music with great sound, and high-tech lighting equipment.
2017: Long Islanders Voted Adelphi University Performing Arts Center – Garden City Best Concert Venue on Long Island
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center – Garden City 1 South Ave., Garden City. 516-877-4000. aupac.adelphi.edu It may come as a surprise that a college claimed the prize for Best Concert Venue on Long Island, but that’s only if you’ve never stepped foot inside the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center. First opened in 2008, it hosts a wide array of events, including musicals, plays, concerts and even student-run performances. This eclectic mix of shows gives Long Islanders plenty of reason to return to the campus venue for more extraordinary shows and events throughout the year! Best of all, Adelphi has demonstrated a true commitment to the performing arts—and that is something we all support!
2016: Long Islanders Voted The Paramount Best Concert Venue on Long Island
The Paramount 370 New York Ave., Huntington. 631-673-7300. paramountny.com If you’ve never been to The Paramount, well, you simply haven’t experienced live music at its very best. Opened in 2011 and quickly made a lasting impression on concert-goers, The Paramount has hosted countless local and national acts since then, ranging from The Pixies, Jewel, Ed Sheeran, Melissa Etheridge and Pitbull, to Long Island’s own Billy Joel! Hosting approximately 200 events each year, The Paramount ranks not only locally, but nationally! This venue is truly incredible, the talent is out of this world, and the atmosphere is something you just have to experience to understand. It’s easy to see why Long Islanders resoundingly declare The Paramount as The Best! National Winner: Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. 516-221-1000. jonesbeach.com Going to a concert isn’t just about the artists who take the stage, it’s about the venue. Without an incredible setting to match the spectacular performances, you might as well just stay home. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater exceeds any concert-goer’s expectations, making every show a memorable one. Right on the water hosting gigs from countless artists, such as Darius Rucker, Josh Groban, Neil Young, and Janet Jackson, to name just a few, this amphitheater is the ideal place for Long Islanders to spend their summer nights, which is the reason it consistently ranks at the top of this competitive category year after year!
2015: Long Islanders Voted Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Best Concert Venue on Long Island!
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. 516-221-1001. jonesbeach.com Seeing a concert at Jones Beach is enough to make you feel sorry for anyone who is not a Long Islander, whose concert venues are limited to the indoors, the non-beach, in unsalted air. This outdoor arena might just be the most perfect place to spend a summer night. With world-class lineups and star-studded performances, the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater is one of the best reasons why we are lucky to call Long Island home!
2014: Long Islanders Voted Paramount in Huntington Best Concert Venue on Long Island!
1. Paramount 370 New York Ave., Huntington. 631-673-7300. paramountny.com 2. NYCB Theater at Westbury 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. 516-334-0800. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com 3. 89 North 89 N. Ocean Ave., Patchogue. 631-730-8992. 89northmusic.com NATIONAL Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. 516-221-1001. jonesbeach.com
2013: Long Islanders Voted Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh Best Concert Venue on Long Island!
2012: Long Islanders Voted Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh Best Concert Venue on Long Island!
1. Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 1 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. 516-221-1000. www.jonesbeach.com 2. The Paramount 370 New York Ave., Huntington. 631-673-7300. www.paramountny.com 3. NYCB Theatre at Westbury 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. 516- 334-0800. www.thetheatreatwestbury.com