Groove along with Peter White when he visits the area on his current concert tour.He’ll perform tunes from his latest CD, “Groovin’,” his third collection of classic songs from the ‘60s and ‘70s. The endearing acoustic jazz guitarist remains one of the most versatile and prolific guitarist on the jazz landscape. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical guitar to create a sound that is singular and at the same time accessible to everyone.
Saturday, April 22, 8 p.m. $40-$95. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. (516) 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.
The great Les Paul is honored with a special tribute at this year’s New York Guitar Show. The annual showcase of new and used instruments, vintage guitars, accessories and memorabilia celebrates the legacy of this icon of the music world. Curated by Paul’s longtime friend Jim Wysocki, several guitars and inventions from Paul’s actual collection will be on display. Visitors can take photographs and those who are so inclined can also do a bit of impromptu playing on of Paul’s own guitars. The exhibit will also have one of the first reel to reel tape machines from Paul’s 8-track machines.
Saturday April 22, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday April 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd, Freeport. (516) 435-8382 or www.nyguitarexpo.com.
NCMA’s Family Day
Enjoy some spring inspiration at Nassau County Museum of Art, indoors and out. Converse, collaborate and create together during a museum outing, which features an exploration of new art materials and ideas with a museum educator. Take the kids on a docent-led walk-through of the current exhibition, “Halston Style,” the first comprehensive retrospective of the iconic designer’s career. Family art projects will draw inspiration from his garments and documentation. Also, spend some time in the sculpture park, which features over 50 works, many of the monumental in size. For more outdoor fun, traverse a nature trail among the museum’s 145 acres, ideal for family hikes.Sunday, April 23, 1 p.m. Free with museum admission. $12, $8 seniors 62 and older, $4 children. One Museum Dr. (off Northern Blvd.), Roslyn Harbor. (516) 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.