Jones Beach Theater Events
Jones Beach Theater offers an interesting variety of entertainment. Mostly it’s big-name concerts, like Dave Matthews Band, Godsmack or The Smashing Pumpkins. Sometimes there’ll be comedy shows, the occasional orchestral presentation or children’s theater performances like Kidz Bop. Anyone living in Wantagh will tell you how great the city is for live entertainment. The Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in particular is renowned for being one of the cities best live entertainment venues. Jones Beach Theater draws in crowds from all across New York.
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Situated near Wantagh, Long Island, NY, this family-friendly venue is right on the beach at Zach’s Bay. This makes it a terrific location for outdoor concerts, and a highlight of Long Island summer holidays. You might enjoy an evening with Jimmy Buffet, some great country music from Toby Keith or big rock bands like Foreigner and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Whenever you’re up for a great night out, cast your eye over the Jones Beach Theater Schedule to see what’s on offer.
What to expect at a Jones Beach Theater concert
When you go to Jones Beach Theater concerts, you’ll be in a purpose-built waterside stadium facing the ocean. Visitors from all over come to enjoy Jones Beach Theater concerts, as part of the Long Island summer experience. It’s a favorite with New Yorkers, too, as it’s so easy to get to from NYC.
The amphitheater is currently having a makeover, with more user-friendly facilities to encourage community visits. A new open gate security screening system is being installed. This should make entrance lines shorter, because you won’t have to empty your pockets. The main plaza area has also been expanded, so you can hang out before the show. Adirondack lounge chairs are provided on the lawn, and you can listen to a live DJ or browse the artistes’ merch.
Jones Beach Theater can hold about 15,000 enthusiastic concert-goers. Its fan-shaped amphitheater layout offers good views of the stage from any seat, though the sound quality can be patchy as it’s outside. You’ll also see large video screens flanking the stage, so everyone can see close-ups of the performers.
You’ll be able to take a 1-liter or smaller bottle of water inside, and a small amount of food in a clear Ziplock bag, sized 1 gallon or less. You’ll also see plenty of cafes and food and beverage outlets around the arena.
Famous performers at the Jones Beach Theater
Some of the music world’s biggest names have performed at Jones Beach Theater. When it was first built, it was a showcase for the dance-band leader, Guy Lombardo.
These days, Jimmy Buffet gives an annual performance, and James Taylor is here almost as often. You might have seen reggae hit-maker Shaggy, or British popsters Howard Jones and Rod Stewart. Country fans will have sung along with Brad Paisley or Dierks Bentley here, and there are the big rockers like Aerosmith, Def Leppard and Counting Crows.