- The Hamptons summer season kicked off with parties and celebrity spottings throughout the various Hampton villages.
Grammy-nominated Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will perform at the Stephen Talkhouse on Monday. (Courtesy Photo)
Singer Katy Perry
was dancing to the beats of Chris Lake
at South Pointe
in Southampton during the early hours of Sunday morning. Perry was accompanied by a large group of friends and nightlife veteran Jonathan Schwartz
who moved from the relaxing outdoor cabanas indoors, to a table attached to the DJ booth. She requested songs by Jay Z and Rihanna
. The drinks of choice for the "Fireworks" star were Veuve Cliquot, redbull and beers. She went incognito wearing a large beach hat, sunglasses and a long, concealing dress.
In Southampton The Capri hotel
debuted The Girls of Summer DJ Series on Saturday with music by DJ Harley Viera-Newton
celebrated the beginning of the Hamptons summer season with its annual BBQ and pool party on Saturday. Kicking off the long weekend with a splash, the local landmark hosted guests for a sunny afternoon of poolside fun with delicious food and drinks. The bash also marked the summer opening of OSO
, the Inn's casual-chic restaurant, and its recently updated adjacent outdoor dining area. Guests had the chance to sit back, relax, and enjoy traditional barbeque fare, prepared by OSO Restaurant's new chef, Kurt Haiquitz.
Also in Southampton DJ Cassidy
spun at new Greek restaurant Nammos
during the Haute Living
and Bertaud Belieu
party to mark the opening of the new lounge run by Alex Julian
and Eric Marx
In Amagansett Banzai Burger
kicked off their season Saturday with a kickoff party where guests enjoyed music by DJ PJ Monte while sipping cocktails by Russian Standard Vodka and dining on sliders and sushi. Sunday strarted Reggae Sundays at Banzai Burger where guests enjoyed music by DJ Vibe
followed by a performance by Project Vibe
kicked-off Memorial Day Weekend with a performance by The Drums
Also in Montauk on Saturday Gurneys Inn
Resort held the Day & Night
Memorial Day Weekend Grand Opening with performances by Party dBerrie and The Chainsmokers
Ladies enjoy "Beau Brunch" at Beaumarchais East Hampton. (Photo: Rob Rich)
's Real Sports host Bryant Gumbel
was spotted shopping at Christopher Fischer
East Hampton boutique where he purchased an orange cashmere zip up and a dress for his wife, Hilary Quinlan
• After a recent split from long-time girlfriend Sofia Vergara
, The Onion Crunch owner, Nick Loeb
, indulged at Beaumarchais
East Hampton on Saturday. Loeb celebrated the holiday weekend with a crew of his closest buddies and had a bros "Beau Brunch" ordering bottles of Rosé and plenty of their ever popular tuna tartar. Loeb was also spotted dining at Southampton Social Club
on Sunday night.
• Russell Simmons
was spotted with Andre Harrell
, former President/CEO of Motown Records
at SL East
while DJ Jesse Marco
was spinning on Sunday night.
• Bobby Flay
was spotted eating alone at the bar at the new Osteria Salina
on Saturday night noshing on the crudo of striped bass, grilled octopus and pesce spada. He enjoyed it so much he came back two more times over the weekend.
• On Sunday, artist Peter Marcelle
also dined at Osteria Salina after his Bridgehampton gallery opening.
• Nick Mangold
, NY Jets
football player, was spotted hanging with his family at Rowdy Hall
Sunday night, eating a Rowdy Burger and enjoying a beer.
• Nick & Toni's
was a celebrity hot spot Memorial Day Weekend. Friday night the piano man Billy Joel
sat on the porch with his current squeeze. On Saturday night model Christy Turlington
had a girls night out with three girlfriends.
Head to Muse in the Harbor
to enjoy live music while dining. Steve Frederick
plays every Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. and catch Jim Turner
Sundays at 6 p.m.
The Backyard Restaurant at Sole East
will have live music all weekend starting on Thursday with Reggae icon Winston Irie
. On Friday Jetty Koon
will perform beginning at 8 p.m. Bossa nova duo Ludmilla
and Marcello Pimenta
will perform on Sunday during the Jazz and Bosso Nova Brunch starting at 11:30 a.m.
Relax while sipping on Diplomatico
Rum punches Sunday while listening to live reggae music at the East Hampton Point
beginning at 6 p.m. or at The Stephen Talkhouse
beginning at 10 p.m. who also have specials on Diplomatico cocktails.
On Monday, at the Stephen Talkhouse Grammy-nominated Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
perform at 8 p.m. and Diplomatico cocktails will be flowing at the bar during the show.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com