Hot Hamptons Events This Weekend: Max Gomez, Mavis Staples, Jorma Kaukonen, Open Mic

Max Gomez.
Max Gomez. Photo credit: Paul Moore

This weekend in the Hamptons, take in a play—or two—and see a concert—or a few. Find more events and list your own at

All Weekend

August: Osage County
Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County runs through April 6, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton. Admission is $22, or $12 for students under 21 with ID. Group rates are available. Call 631-287-4377 or visit Read Dan’s Papers’ review.

The Foreigner
Hampton Theatre Company’s production of Larry Shue’s “outrageously funny” comedy The Foreigner comes to a close this weekend. Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Quogue Community Hall. General admission is $25. Visit to order.

Hamptons Restaurant Week
Hamptons Restaurant Week comes to a close on Sunday. Get a list of participating restaurants here.

Saturday, March 29


Snowday performs at the People Say NY open mic in December. Photo credit: Daniel Gonzalez
Snowday performs at the People Say NY open mic in December.
Photo credit: Daniel Gonzalez

People Say NY Open Mic
People Say NY hosts its monthly open mic event with music, poetry and comedy. The venue is at the Water Mill Shoppes,  760 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. Admission is $10. 18+. Visit for more information.

Max Gomez Concert
Max Gomez, a young singer-songwriter who performs his original blues and folk as well as classic America songs comes to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call 631-288-1500 or visit Read Dan’s Papers interview with Max Gomez.

Mavis Staples performs with Sheryl Crow, Yusuf Islam and John Legend at the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on the National Mall on October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC.
Mavis Staples performs with Sheryl Crow, Yusuf Islam and John Legend.
Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images News/Thinkstock

Mavis Staples Concert
Gospel icon and soul queen Mavis Staples performs at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead at 8 p.m. Admission is $50. For tickets, call 631-727-4343, or visit Read Dan’s Papers’ interview with Mavis Staples.

Sunday, March 31

Choral Society Concert
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will present “Viva Vivaldi!,” a joyous concert to welcome spring, featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria”, Cantata 71, “Gott ist mein König” by J.S. Bach, and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Five Mystical Songs”. Guest conductor Walter Klauss will lead the singers, joined by soloists Mary Hubbell, soprano, Barbara Fusco, mezzo-soprano, Nathan Siler, tenor, Michael Maliakel, baritone, and the South Fork Chamber Ensemble. The show at East Hampton Presbyterian Church begins at 5 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $75. Visit

Jorma Kaukonen Concert
Jefferson Airplane’s Jorma Kaukonen will perform an acoustic set at Suffolk Theater. Tickets are $45. Doors open at 6:30 and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 631-727-4343, or visit

The Vagina Monologues
To benefit The Retreat, The Vagina Monologues will be presented at Incarnation Lutheran Church in Water Mill at 3 p.m. Admission is $25. Contact Lisa Votino-Tarrant at [email protected] to reserve a spot or call 631-383-1066.

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