Stepping Out

Garland Jeffreys' farewell tour

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In Concert

Garland Jeffreys

The acclaimed singer-songwriter performs on Long Island for a final time. After more than 50 years of treading the boards, Jeffreys has decided to retire from the concert stage. Though he’ll continue to write and record, this is one of the last opportunities to see him live. Jeffreys has been making provocative, personally charged urban rock and roll since the late 1960s. The “Brooklyn-born, socially conscious singer-songwriter” (New York Times) has never been easy to pigeonhole but has always carried cultural significance well beyond his name recognition. From proto-punk to rock to folk to blues to reggae (Bob Marley once said he was the best interpreter of reggae in the U.S.) Jeffreys has long held the respect of his peers and fans. According to NPR, “Jeffreys is one of the few performers who came of commercial age in the era of Bruce Springsteen who can still make that guitar-based, myth-making impulse work as intimate art.”

Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m. $40. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. (516) 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

On Stage

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live

The popular show, based on the acclaimed PBS Kids TV series, brings its new adventure, “King for a Day, to the stage. Daniel and his crew — O the Owl, Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, and Mom and Dad Tiger — invite their fans on an interactive musical journey as they explore the world of their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe. The pint-sized Daniel, in the iconic red sweater, is actually the son of the original Daniel the Tiger who appeared on the beloved ‘60s show “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.” Daniel and the gang are ready to captivate families with new songs to sing along to, all sorts of enjoyable moments and even surprise guests along the way — as Daniel learns just what it takes to be King. In this tale, kindness and friendship rule the day, as Daniel finds out that there’s more to being king than being powerful.

Sunday, May 5, 2 p.m. $78 (VIP), $48, $38, $28. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.