After the brutal winter we had in the Northeast, we’re sure everyone is ready for the start of the Hamptons season. Luckily for us, it comes a week earlier than normal.
East Coast’s New Orleans-style party band, The Hoodoo Loungers is kicking off Sounds Of Summer at Parrish Art Museum (279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, 631-283-2118, parrishart.org) on Friday, May 22nd from 6 to 8 p.m.
Wolffer Estate Wine Stand (3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack, 631-537-5106, www.wolffer.com) will have a sunset set from Certain Moves on Friday and Clinton Curtis on Saturday.
Cowfish Hampton Bays (258 East Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, 631-594-3868, cowfishrestaurant.com) will have a performance from Satchel Boogie on Friday from 8 to 10 p.m., and Guitar Virtuoso Andy Aledort on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Southampton Social Club (256 Elm Street, Southampton, 631-287-1400, www.southamptonsocialclub.com) will have DJ Matt Heckman on Friday night, DJ Steven Paul on Saturday and DJ Matt Heckman is back on Sunday.
The Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com) has live music all weekend long. On Friday, Celtic Cross is performing at 8 p.m., followed by Booga Sugar at 10:30 p.m. Saturday features Lez Zeppelin at 8 p.m. and Hello Brooklyn at 10 p.m. Sunday’s line-up includes 10,000 Maniacs at 8 p.m. and Hot Lava at 10 p.m. The Talkhouse is taking Memorial Day off, but Tuesday is the Industry Night Kick-Off Party with Phoenix Chapter at 10 p.m. Catch Matt Coss & Friends sing the “American Songbook” on Wednesday at 8 p.m.
Harbor Nights at Harlow East (1 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor, 631-725-5858, harlownyc.com) will feature Twilo, their resident DJ, who will spin Friday and Saturday nights from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Beach Bar Hamptons (58 Foster Ave, Hampton Bays, 631-723-3100, beachbarhamptons.com) debuts on Friday with a Cabo Wabo Summer Kickoff Party featuring DJ Doug.
The Drift Inn is back at Beach Bar (58 Foster Ave, Hampton Bays, www.thedriftinn.com) in Hampton Bays this summer. Drift will be open Saturday and Sunday night over Memorial Day weekend.
Conscience Point Promotions is presenting May Fest at 230 Down (230 Elm Street, Southampton, 631-377-3900, 230elm.com) on Saturday. Starting at 8 p.m., enjoy sets from Spiritual Rez, Dale and the ZDubs, TreeHouse, Earthreal, and GreenEggsAnCam.