2008-08-22 / Entertainment/Lifestyles

Four Shows At Capitol One Bank Theatre Next Week

Live Nation proudly presents four shows you can't miss at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury during the week of August 25:

August 25 -- Huey Lewis and the News, with special guest Paul Thorn

August 26 - Beach Boys

August 29 - Chris Isaak with special guest James Hunter

August 30 - Hot Tuna with special guest David Lindley

Huey Lewis & the News is a Grammy-winning rock band who was one of the most popular music acts of the 1980's. Combining a rock backing with soul and doo wop-influenced harmony vocals and Lewis's voice, they group reached enormous success and had numerous hit songs during the 1980s and early 1990s. Currently, Huey Lewis can be heard singing the theme song for the movie Pineapple Express. Some of their greatest alltime hits are "The Power of Love," "Stuck With You," "Hips To Be Square" and "Jacob's Ladder." Appearing with Huey Lewis & the News will be special guest Paul Thorn, whose current album, A Long Way From Tupelo, reached the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Thorn has toured as an opening act for Sting, John Prine, Marianne Faithful, Mark Knopfler of Dire Straights, Robert Cray and legendary guitarist Jeff Back among others.

Led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, the Beach Boys are a legendary rock and roll band who gained popularity for their close vocal harmonies and lyrics reflecting a California youth culture of surfing, girls, and cars. Some of their many hits include "Surfin' Safari," "California Girls," "I Get Around," "Be True To Your School," "Help Me Ronda," "and "Surfin' USA."

Rock musician, Chris Isaak, released his first album, Silvertone, in 1984. The album featured the tracks "Gone Ridin'" and "Livin' for Your Lover," which were also featured in David Lynch's cult classic Blue Velvet. Isaak's stylized take on '50s and '60s rock & roll made him into a star in the early '90s. Isaak is best known for his hits "Don't Make Me Dream About You," "Wicked Game," "Can't Do A Thing (To Stop Me)" and "Somebody's Crying."

Performing with Chris Isaak will be special guest James Hunter whose 2006 breakthrough album, People Gonna Talk, was nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album of the Year at the 2006 Grammys. Hunter's current album is called The Hard Way.

Hot Tuna is a blues-rock band who plays acoustic and electric versions of original and traditional blues songs.

Begun as an acoustic spin-off of the Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna eventually became the full-time focus of founding members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen, emerging as a popular touring act of the 1970s. Some of the band's most known songs include "Hesitation Blues," "Keep On Truckin'" and "Water Song." Appear-ing with Hot Tuna will be multi-instrumentalist David Lindley. Lindley is wellknown as a high dollar session musician particularly for rock musicians, having played with Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, Linda Rondstadt, Curtis Mayfield, James Taylor, David Crosby, Terry Reid, Graham Nash, Bob Dylan, and Rod Stewart.

For more detailed information on any of these shows, please contact Michelle Iadanza at 516-247-5206 or michelle.iadanza@livenation.com.

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