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Harmonic Highlights & Timeless Tunes: New York's Concert Spectacle, August 2023

New York – the city that never sleeps, where skyscrapers reach for the stars and dreams become reality. This vibrant metropolis isn't just a global hub for business and fashion; it's also a thriving hot spot for live music. Summer in the Big Apple brings a sonic boom, as the concert scene lights up with a spectacular lineup of performances in August 2023. Buckle up for a heady blend of rock, pop, and hip-hop!

Foreigner's Epic Farewell - Reflecting on a Historic Legacy

Brace yourself for a bittersweet melody as the iconic band Foreigner embarks on its Historic Farewell Tour in 2023. The tour will kick off on July 6 in Alpharetta, Ga., and spans 32 U.S. dates, concluding on September 3 in Holmdel, N.J. Joining them will be Loverboy as the opening act, with other domestic and overseas legs planned through the end of 2024.

"Foreigner is a completely revitalized band with a whole new energy that has won the hearts of our fans worldwide, and I want to go out while the band is still at the top of its game,” expressed the band's founder, Mick Jones. The decision to end the touring journey wasn’t easy, particularly for Kelly Hansen, the band's frontman since 2005. He emphasized the rigorous demands of performing the band's catalog, especially maintaining the level of vocal performance that their iconic songs deserve.

The Big Night Out Tour: Goo Goo Dolls and O.A.R. Light Up Jones Beach

The multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have unveiled details for their anticipated 'The Big Night Out Tour' with fellow rockers O.A.R. This electrifying tour will bring them to Jones Beach on Saturday, August 5, 2023, offering fans an unforgettable summer evening filled with sensational rock tunes. The highly-anticipated tour is set to kick off on July 24, 2023, in Tampa, FL at Coachman Park and sweep through major outdoor venues across the nation, finally wrapping up on September 7, 2023, in Highland, CA at the Yaamava’ Theater.

Rock Titans Unite: Bonamassa, Styx & Don Felder to Electrify Jones Beach

The highly celebrated and three-time GRAMMY-nominated guitarist, Joe Bonamassa, returns this summer with the most anticipated rock & roll event, "Keeping the Blues Alive presents: Joe Bonamassa & Friends." Bonamassa teams up with legendary rock bands Styx and Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles, to set Jones Beach ablaze on Saturday, August 12, 2023. This special two-night performance promises full performances from each act, culminating in a spellbinding encore featuring all three bands' members.

The Lumineers Bring their Folk-Rock Magic to Jones Beach

Let the stomping and clapping commence as the indie folk-rock band, The Lumineers, brings their captivating sound to Jones Beach on Friday, August 18, 2023. Famous for their chart-topping hits like "Ho Hey," "Stubborn Love," and "Ophelia," The Lumineers will be joined on stage by the soulful English singer-songwriter, James Bay, promising an unforgettable evening of music under the stars.

As a band committed to making a positive impact, The Lumineers have partnered with the environmental nonprofit Reverb to reduce their tour's carbon footprint and fund a "climate project portfolio." The Jones Beach performance guarantees not only an auditory delight but a night dedicated to a greener future.

DISTURBED Announces 'Take Back Your Life' Tour with a Stop at Jones Beach

Fans of the rock and metal scene, brace yourselves. DISTURBED is back and ready to reclaim the stage with their "Take Back Your Life" tour. The tour will be hitting the sands of Jones Beach on August 19, 2023, marking DISTURBED's first full tour since 2018. They will be sharing the stage with special guests BREAKING BENJAMIN and JINJER, promising an electrifying evening of rock music.

In a recent interview, DISTURBED guitarist Dan Donegan and drummer Mike Wengren emphasized the key to the band's long-standing success and unity — respect. Despite each member living in different states, their strong bond, mutual respect, and commitment to what's best for the band and the song have kept them intact all these years.

The "Take Back Your Life" tour symbolizes a triumphant return for DISTURBED, and the Jones Beach performance promises to be a powerful testament to the band's enduring legacy in rock music.

Surf the Soundwaves: Slightly Stoopid and Sublime with Rome Bring an Epic Summer Bash to Jones Beach

Get ready to ride the wave of music as Slightly Stoopid, Sublime with Rome, Atmosphere, and The Movement are set to take over the Jones Beach stage on August 26, 2023. This performance marks a 25-year musical brotherhood, stemming from the relationship between Slightly Stoopid and Sublime's original frontman, Bradley Nowell, who signed the former to his indie label Skunk Records and produced their debut album. This historical event celebrates the pioneering influence these bands have had on a genre of music and lifestyle.

The pioneering hip-hop duo, Atmosphere, is joining the line-up, marking their first tour with Slightly Stoopid in 10 years. Known for their unique blend of rock, reggae, blues, hip-hop, funk, and more, Slightly Stoopid remains unwavering in their principles of independence, honoring their diverse influences, and furthering their Southern California sound. On the other hand, Sublime with Rome, known for hits like “Wrong Way” and “Santeria,” promises an immersive sing-along experience. With Slightly Stoopid’s latest studio album, "Everyday Life, Everyday People", and Sublime With Rome's album "Blessings", the night will be a showcase of classic hits and new music, bringing an epic summer of madness to all music enthusiasts.

An Alternative Utopia: Smashing Pumpkins' 'The World Is a Vampire' Tour Lands at Jones Beach

The Smashing Pumpkins, one of the quintessential rock bands of the '90s, is set to electrify the Jones Beach stage with their "The World Is a Vampire Tour". Led by the legendary Billy Corgan, the band promises a concert experience that recalls the essence of community and belonging that defined the alternative music scene. Their upcoming tour draws its name from the lyric of their iconic 1995 hit, "Bullet with Butterfly Wings", underscoring their commitment to rekindle that nostalgic sense of unity. The band's lineup includes classic members James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin, along with newer additions like Jeff Schroeder. The concert will coincide with the release of the final installment of their 12th studio album, the three-part rock opera "Atum". As a sequel to their diamond-certified double album, "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness", "Atum" carries forward the legacy of the band's grandiose soundscapes.

Summer Carnival Extravaganza: P!nk Set to Ignite Citi Field with Her Signature Showmanship

P!nk, the Grammy-winning pop-rock dynamo, is ready to transform Citi Field into a spectacular summer carnival on August 3rd, offering more than just a concert—it's a grand showcase of showmanship! Since her debut in the early 2000s, P!nk has consistently pushed boundaries with her music and live performances, merging high-energy pop, rock, and R&B with confessional lyrics that resonate deeply with fans worldwide. Her concerts are legendary, featuring a blend of theatrical spectacle, acrobatic prowess, and raw vocal power.

She's renowned for her gravity-defying aerial stunts, often soaring above the crowd while belting out her chart-topping hits, turning each concert into a breathtaking blend of circus, rock concert, and emotional journey. From high-energy anthems like "So What" and "Raise Your Glass" to deeply emotional ballads like "Just Give Me a Reason" and "Try", expect P!nk to serve up an eclectic mix of music that keeps the energy high and emotions raw.

Yankee Stadium Hosts a Summer Music Feast: From Hip-Hop Legends to Pop Sensations

This summer, Yankee Stadium promises to be the epicenter of music, delivering an eclectic mix of performances that are sure to make for unforgettable experiences. First up on August 10th is the highly anticipated Hip-Hop 50 concert. This star-studded event will bring together some of the most influential figures in the genre, taking fans on a nostalgic journey through the roots and evolution of hip-hop. From old school pioneers to contemporary hitmakers, it's an occasion that promises to deliver thrilling performances, impressive lyricism, and irresistible beats that will have the entire stadium busting a move.

Following the rap spectacle, on August 16th, pop icons Jonas Brothers are set to take the stage, promising an electrifying concert that matches their infectious energy and charisma. After their comeback in 2019, the trio has been unstoppable, continuing to charm fans old and new with their catchy tunes, heartfelt lyrics, and dynamic live performances. Known for hits like "Sucker", "Cool", and "Only Human", the Jonas Brothers' concert promises to be a high-energy event, perfect for summer. Their shows are a blend of pop exuberance, heartwarming nostalgia, and pure unadulterated fun, creating an atmosphere that encourages everyone in the crowd to sing along and jump to the beat.

The Perfect Finale with Islip Limo

After the applause dies down and the encores are over, there's one more act that's sure to impress. Providing the highest quality ground transportation services in the city, Islip Limo promises to cap off your concert night in style.

Be it the rocking performances at Jones Beach Theater, the lively carnival at Citi Field, or the groovy beats at Yankee Stadium, our fleet of luxury sedans, SUVs, and limousines are always ready to whisk you away. Committed, knowledgeable, and dedicated, our team at Islip Limo ensures your journey is as smooth and enjoyable as the concert itself. Whether you need a solo ride or a group shuttle, give us a call.

So, as the concert season in New York heats up this August, remember that your perfect concert experience is just a ride away with Islip Limo. Let us take the wheel, so you can just sit back, relax, and let the rhythm of the night guide you home.

Posted on Jul 03 2023

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