Independence Day falls on a Wednesday this year, which means you have two weekends to celebrate the Fourth of July.
The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East Resort (90 Second House Road, Montauk, www.soleeast.com) is presenting Amy Duryea on Wednesday, June 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday will showcase DJ Nes from 1 to 6 p.m. and DJ Oliver from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., while Sunday brings Solé’s weekly brunch featuring Marcello and Ludmilla from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ruschmeyer’s (161 2nd House Road, Montauk, www.ruschmeyers.com) will have its weekly Industry Thursdays and weekend brunches hosted by Freehold of Brooklyn.
George’s Lighthouse Café (2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, www.georgeslighthousecafe.com) will host Annie (from 2 to 4 p.m.) and Nancy Atlas (from 5:30 to 8 p.m.) on Friday, Kate Usher and The Sturdy Souls (from 1 to 4 p.m.) and Dave Higgins (from 5 to 8 p.m.) on Saturday, and Jetty Koon from (1 to 5 p.m.) on Sunday.
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa (290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, www.gurneysmontauk.com) will have beats by Stef Nava on Friday at The Firepit at 5 p.m., music by Wilki at The Beach Club on Saturday at noon, followed by sets from Rakiem Walker Project at The Firepit at 6 p.m. and Questlove at The Firepit at 10 p.m. Sunday will feature Anthony Batista at The Beach Club at 12 p.m.
The Surf Lodge’s (183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, thesurflodge.com) Summer Concert Series will bring The Naked and Famous on Saturday and White Denim on Sunday. Shows start at 7 p.m.
The Montauk Beach House’s (55 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk, thembh.com) original Montauk Saturday Pool Party will feature beats by Elle Dee and Adam Lipson. The festivities will kick-off at 1 p.m. Additionally, The MBH will host The Billionaires Club Party – for “High rollin’ ballers and their cute toys” – from 7 to 11 p.m.
Big Karma kicks Wednesday off at Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street, Amagansett, stephentalkhouse.com) at 8 p.m., with the always amusing Karaoke with Helen “The Diva” McGuire to follow at 10 p.m. The Talkhouse will have an Album Release Party for the East End’s Inda Eaton on Thursday at 8 p.m. Patrick & Swayzees will follow at 10 p.m. Friday will feature Loudon Wainwright III at 7 p.m. and The Suyat Band at 10 p.m. On Saturday, another hometown favorite Nancy Atlas gets things started at 8 p.m. and Hello Brooklyn – who are also Talkhouse vets – return at 10 p.m. Sunday Reggae Night will feature Inner Roots at 10 p.m. On Monday, it’s an “All Star Tribute to George Harrison” – performed by a stellar group of local musicians at 8 p.m. and Revel In Dimes at 10 p.m. Tuesday brings another Hamptons staple, The Sturdy Souls, at 8 p.m. and Rubix Kube at 10 p.m.
The 324 (44 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, www.the324events.com) is hosting a venue showcase on Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The Lounge will be open Thursday through Saturday, with doors opening at 8 p.m.
Twilight Thursdays at Wolffer Tasting Room (139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack) will feature Alfredo Merat, while sunset sets at the Wolffer Wine Stand (3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack, 631-537-5106, www.wolffer.com) will bring Lynn Blue on Friday. Sets begin around 5 p.m.
Townline BBQ’s (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack, www.townlinebbq.com) Friday The Bands, Brews & BBQ concert will feature Tom & Lisa Music, who will take the stage at 6 p.m.
Calissa (1020 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, www.calissahamptons.com) invites you to join them and “emulate the Summer of Love” during their Saturday Love Generation Party with music Gary Pine and DJ Chris Bachmann. The soiree starts at 9 p.m. On Sunday, Calissa is hosting a yoga + tequila brunch, presented by Partida Tequila that starts with a Soulga Yoga class at 12:30 p.m.
Southampton Social Club (256 Elm Street, Southampton, www.southamptonsocialclub.com) is presenting a Pop Country Night on Thursday, complete with live music from Southbound and line dancing, with an appearance from My Country 96.1 Radio Station. The festivities start at 5 p.m. and after Southbound is done, DJ Milli will take over the music. Friday will feature beats by Adriano, while Saturday will bring Loki. Then, it’s a flashback to the 80’s during Social Club’s annual Miami Vice Night on Monday. DJ Bachmann is spinning and make sure to embrace the theme as the attendee with most impressive outfit will walk away with a $300 gift card.
Union Cantina (40 Bowden Square, Southampton, www.unioncantina.net) will have music from Chris Barczynski of Breeze on Thursday and Friday, and back to back sets from the John Schmitt Band on Saturday. Music begins around 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 8 p.m. on Saturday.
AM Southampton (125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton, www.amsouthampton.com) is introducing its first ever Industry Night on Thursday. Friday will bring Kirill was Here, Saturday will feature AM’s All American Beach Party with DJ Shortcutz, and wrap up the weekend with a Sunday set from 3LAU.
Nikki Beach is popping up at The Capri Hotel (281 County Road 39A, Southampton, www.nikkibeach.com) from Friday through Independence Day. The pop up will encompass Nikki Beach x 305 Fitness (a 45-minute Miami-inspired dance cardio class), Nikki Beach’s famous Rosé Saturdays and Amazing Sundays – its epic Sunday bash, which is “globally recognized as a feast for all the senses” with brunch, of course, live music and signature table-dancing saxophonists. On the Fourth of July, a Nikki Beach-style celebration will take place showcasing international dishes, Americana décor, eye-catching champagne deliveries with sparklers, live music and entertainment – including a saxophonist and trombone player.
Jue Lan Club (268 Elm Street, Southampton, www.juelanclub.com) is hosting a “Day Dream Brunch” on Sunday from 3 to 8 p.m. The pre-Fourth of July PARTY brunch will feature music by DJ Rick Wonder.
Maison Vivienne (136 Main Street, Southampton, maisonvivi.com) will kick-off the summer with a special St. Tropez Brunch Fête on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Hosted by DJ Twilo, the festive affair will celebrate guest of honor Sir Ivan, known for his top ten Billboard singles Hare Krishna and La La Land. The afternoon will also feature a Maison Vivienne pop up shop showcasing Soixante Neuf Jewels, Marina St. Barth clothing and Elaine Kim Studio.
Beach Bar (58 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays, beachbarhamptons.com) will have a Coors Light 4th of July Blowout on Friday with DJ Doug and DJ Unique in the booth. Drift Inn’s (58 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays) 4th of July Weekend Celebration will take place on Saturday and again on Tuesday, with a special Stars and Stripes edition.