The Thursday night Ilegal Mezcal Music Series at Montauk Beach House (55 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk, 631-668-2112, thembh.com) will feature City of the Sun at 7 p.m. Don’t miss a John Varvatos Rock & Roll DJ Session with Jack Luber on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. On Saturday, it’s a “triple-knock out dj set from Jasmine Solano’s trio of hotness, Sauce – blending house, soul, R&B, electronic, funk and a ton of fun” from 1 to 6 p.m. Items from RVCA, NIXON watches, and REEF will be featured in a sample sale on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Paella Sundays will include sets from Jason Eldredge and Spiky Phil from 1 to 6 p.m.
M. Ward, with Opening Act Chris Campion, is kicking off Thursday at Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com) at 8 p.m. The Hackensack Men & The Trenton Horns will follow at 10 p.m. Friday brings a set from Marshall Crenshaw at 7 p.m., The Tangiers Blues Band with Chris Scianni at 9 p.m. and Rubix Kube at 11 p.m. Saturday showcases Marcia Ball at 7 p.m., Waiting For Henry at 9 p.m. and Hot Lava at 11 p.m. Catch LHT on Sunday at 8 p.m. and Reggae Night with Winston Irie at 11 p.m. Jeff LeBlanc will open on Monday at 8 p.m., and amateur hour (A.K.A. Outrageous Open Mic Night) kicks off at 10 p.m. On Tuesday, it’s Lonesome Dan & The Curmudgeons, followed by Martini Garden at 8 p.m. and Strecker Band at 10 p.m. Enjoy The London Souls on Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Karaoke with Helen “The Diva” McGuire at 10 p.m.
On Friday from 3 to 5 p.m., head to East Hampton for Shop at Sunset in support of The Retreat (www.theretreatinc.org). Participating Shop at Sunset retailers will provide gifts with purchase, sips and snacks, music and more, and a portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to The Retreat.
Listen to rhythm and blues from Mamalee Rose on Friday at Wolffer Wine Stand (3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack, 631-537-5106, www.wolffer.com) and roots, rock and soul from The Jealous Fates on Saturday. Both shows begin at 5 p.m.
The Surf Lodge (183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, 631-483-5037, thesurflodge.com) will welcome Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue on Friday at 6 p.m., followed by Jonny Lennon Presents Far Out at 7 p.m. Saturday showcases sounds by Nothing But Thieves and on Sunday, it’s Bob Moses.
Richie Hosein, Zach Erdem and John Paul Praino will present 50 Cent’s Effen Hamptons Party on Friday at A.M. Southampton (125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton, [email protected]). The evening will feature sounds by DJ Shortkutz. On Saturday, world famous Dutch DJ R3hab will spin during the official after party for the Starkey Hearing Foundation Hamptons benefit during A.M. Southampton’s Celebrity Saturdays. DJ Blake will provide the opening set.
Swallow East’s (474 West Lake Drive, Montauk, 631-668-8344, www.swalloweastrestaurant.com) Friday Outdoor Movie Night will showcase Cocktail. The Tom Cruise film will begin at 9:30 p.m. Catch Pure Cane Sugar on Saturday at 10 p.m. and Reggae with URI: Under The Rasta on Sunday at 8 p.m.
The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East Resort (90 Second House Road, Montauk, 631-668-2105, www.soleeast.com) will have music from DJ Narkata on Friday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., a poolside set on Saturday from 12 to 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., and their weekly Bossa Nova Brunch on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join Beach Bar Hamptons (58 Foster Ave, Hampton Bays, 631-723-3100, beachbarhamptons.com) on Friday for their 24th Anniversary Party Weekend. They will celebrate 24 years of East End summertime fun with a free champagne toast at midnight and DJ Fresh will spin during the “House Party.”
Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) is hosting the 3rd annual DIFFA Hamptons Design Auction at the west | out east showroom (25 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, diffa.org) on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Attendees will enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction highlighting extraordinary home décor, which will support the fight against AIDS.
Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival is hosting its Annual Benefit on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. A Virtuoso Evening will take place at Atlantic Golf Club (1040 Scuttle Hole Road, Bridgehampton, www.bcmf.org) and feature a sparkling concerto, cocktails, dinner and more.