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A Look At Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Entertaining 2016 Summer Lineup

Sydney A. Braat

Gladys Knight performed at Apollo in The Hamptons "A Night Of Legends" in 2014. (Photo: Nicholas Hunt/PatrickMcMullan.com)

The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC) has organized a fantastic summer lineup for the 2016 season. Comedians, singers, a golf tournament, cocktail party and casino night are just a few of the events that will be featured this summer.

"Have you looked at our summer line up? Why wouldn't you be eager to come to the PAC!?," remarked Erin Young, Assistant to the Executive Director at the WHBPAC. "Sebastian Maniscalco, Sarah McLachlan, Alan Cumming, Gladys Knight, and Peter Cetera are just a few of the stars we have gracing our stage this summer - there is something for everyone!"

Enjoy an intimate performance with Sarah McLachlan. (Photo: www.facebook.com)

Tracy Morgan's show, Picking Up The Pieces, on Saturday, May 28th is already sold out. His outrageous and unpredictable performance is surely a great way to start the summer.

In June, the WHBPAC welcomes singer Richard Thompson on Friday, June 3rd at 8 p.m., comedian Jim Norton on Saturday, June 11th at 8 p.m., singers Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes on Friday, June 17th at 8 p.m., the 14th annual Golf Tournament & Cocktail Party on Monday, June 20th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Westhampton Country Club (35 Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach), singer Ziggy Marley on Friday, June 24th at 8 p.m., and a cappella group The Pitchforks on Saturday, June 25th at 8 p.m.

Singer Ziggy Marley is the oldest son of reggae music legend Bob Marley. (Photo: www.facebook.com)

In July, the WHBPAC will host comedian and actor Mario Cantone on Saturday, July 2nd at 8 p.m., singer Melissa Etheridge on Sunday, July 3rd at 10 p.m., singer Alan Cumming on Saturday July 9th at 8 p.m., singers The Fab Faux on Saturday, July 16th at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., singer Dianne Reeves on Sunday, July 17th at 8 p.m., Casino Night to support the WHBPAC on Friday, July 22nd at 8 p.m., Teen Club Dance Fundraiser on Saturday, July 23rd at 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., singer and actress Sutton Foster on Saturday, July 23rd at 8 p.m., dog trainer Cesar Millan (with his four-legged companion, Junior) on Sunday, July 24th at 7:30 p.m., a House & Garden Tour on Friday, July 29th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., SNL comedian Colin Jost on Saturday, July 30th at 8 p.m., and singer Paul Anka on Sunday, July 31st at 8 p.m.

Enjoy This is M.E. Solo with Melissa Etheridge. (Photo: www.facebook.com)

Finishing out the summer season, the PAC will present singer Sarah McLachlan on Friday, August 5th at 8 p.m., comedian Sebastian Maniscalco on Saturday, August 6th at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., singer Angelique Kidjo on Sunday, August 7th at 8 p.m., singer Gregory Porter on Saturday, August 13th at 8 p.m., dancers BODYTRAFFIC on Sunday, August 14th at 8 p.m., singer Gladys Knight on Saturday, August 20th at 8 p.m., singer Peter Cetera on Sunday, August 21st at 8 p.m., Colin Quinn on Friday, August 26th at 8 p.m., guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli on Saturday, August 27th at 8 p.m., and singers Felix Cavaliere's Rascals on Sunday, August 28th at 8 p.m.

Colin Quinn at the "Cop Show" Premiere Party. (Photo: Sean Zanni/PatrickMcMullan.com)

Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams will wrap up the series on Friday, September 2nd at 8 p.m.

The WHBPAC is located at 76 Main Street in Westhampton Beach. For more information, call the Box Office at 631-288-1500 or visit www.whbpac.org.

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