Memorial Day weekend marks the debut of EMM Group’s FINALE East (44 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, 212-627-1235, emmgrp.com), who will start their Hamptons summer season with the #IHEARTSATURDAYS featuring Dalton on Saturday, May 24, 2014, and A-Trak on Sunday night.
Also in East Hampton, Philippe Olivier Bondon and Greg Guillebaut along with The Dual Groupe Family are hosting their annual Day & Night Hamptons White Party on Saturday. This year, the event will take place at Sienna Restaurant & Ultralounge (44 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, 631-604-6060 siennahamptons.com). Enjoy the St. Tropez style brunch party with music by DJ Carl Kennedy from 1 to 6 p.m. On Sunday night, things are getting wild at Sienna with The Animal Party hosted by TRAVISWILD.
In Wainscott, Georgica Restaurant & Lounge (108 Stone Road, Wainscott, 631-537-6255, georgicarestaurant.com) is officially reopening on Friday, with a launch party featuring DJ Theory. During the reopening party, the Wainscott spot is unveiling their new Eclectic-American menu created by Executive Chef Greg Grossman and his Culinaria Group. LDV Hospitality’s No. 8 Brand is hosting a pop up event at Georgica on Saturday with DJ Sinatra. On Sunday, DKNY and Hannah Bronfman are co-hosting a charity dinner for Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
It’s all about the music in Amagansett. The Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com) will host an open mic night on Thursday, at 8 p.m., followed by Mash Up!! at 10 p.m. Friday features Luka Bloom, with opening act Alfredo Meret, at 8 p.m., and late night music from The Nancy Atlas Project at 10 p.m. Saturday starts with Taj Mahal at 8 p.m., and Rubix Kube at 10:30 p.m. On Sunday, Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools will play at 8 p.m. and Booga Sugar will take the stage at 10 p.m. Tuesday is Industry Night hosted by Three Olives, starting at 10 p.m.
Also in Amagansett, stop by Indian Wells Tavern (177 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-0400, www.indianwellstavern.com) for drink specials and music from a DJ on Saturdays from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Nothing says summer like relaxing with an ice cold tropical concoction. Known for their BBC’s, Bailey’s Banana Colada, Cyril’s Fish House (2167 Napeague Stretch, Amagansett, 631-267-7993, cyrilsfishhouse.com) reopens for the season on Friday. Make a pit stop at the roadside restaurant Memorial Day weekend for your summer 2014 inaugural frozen cocktail.