It might be too toasty for an ugly Xmas sweater, but Christmas inspired attire is highly recommended for these Christmas In July bashes.
Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa's (290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, www.gurneysmontauk.com
) will have live music from Certain Moves Trio at the Fire Pit on Thursday, July 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., followed by Rick Wonder at the Fire Pit from 9 p.m. to close. Nicole Leone kicks things off on Friday at the Beach Club from 12:30 to 6 p.m. and then it's live music by Samara Brown & Manhattan Funk at the Fire Pit from 6 to 9 p.m. and Chris Bachman is spinning at the Fire Pit from 9 p.m. to close. On Saturday, Cole Ramstad will be at the Beach Club from 12:30 to 6 p.m. and catch Alley Ensemble at the Fire Pit from 2 to 6 p.m. The Rakiem Walker Project is performing at the Fire Pit from 6 to 9 p.m. and Stef Nava will close out the evening at the Fire Pit from 9 p.m. to close. End the weekend with a live set by Anastasi Boo at the Beach Club from 12:30 to 6 p.m. or live music by Jamie Hartmann & Empire Sound at the Fire Pit from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Montauk Beach House (55 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk, thembh.com
) will kick off the weekend with AfroFunk Fridays, hosted by Ilegal Mezcal, with DJ Mickey Palms from 7 to 11 p.m. There will be a Punch Pedal House Fit Class from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the weekly Saturday Pool Party from 1 to 7 p.m. The MBH's Sunday Brunch Party will be held from 12 to 6 p.m. There will also be Cotton Style House Collection pop-up event from Friday through Sunday.
Swallow East (474 West Lake Drive, Montauk, www.swalloweastrestaurant.com
) will have performances from Kate Usher & The Sturdy Souls on Friday from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Nicolls Road on Saturday 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Royal Khaoz on Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m., and Kathleen Fee on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Clam and Chowder House at Salivar's Dock (470 Westlake Drive, Montauk, www.clamandchowderhouse.com
) will have live music from Little Head Thinks on Friday and Mean Machine on Saturday.
Sustainable swimwear brand, Fair Harbor, will be hosting a beach clean-up at Gin Beach in Montauk on Saturday at 2 p.m. As a thank-you to those that lent a hand, a Happy Hour - with Montauk Brewing Company and Dr. Brew Kombucha - will follow at WhaleBone's Boneyard (541 East Lake Drive, Montauk).
George's Lighthouse Café (1999 Montauk Point State Parkway, Montauk, georgeslighthousecafe.com
) will host Svedka Rosé Presents: Pre-game to Electric Zoo with DJ Kittens on Saturday, starting at 4 p.m.
NY Pilates Summer House x ChillHouse x Ketel One Botanical are partnering for Let's Chill Out East, an evening of Ketel One Spritzes, snacks, tie-dye fun, and express mani + pedis at NY Pilates Summer House (649 Montauk Highway, Montauk), on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.
The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East
Resort (90 Second House Road, Montauk, www.soleeast.com
) is hosting a free concert by Whitney on Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m.
The Surf Lodge
(183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, www.thesurflodge.com
) will have a DJ set from St Vicious on Saturday and a performance from special guest Lupe Fiasco on Sunday. Music begins at 6 p.m.
Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street, Amagansett, stephentalkhouse.com
) will welcome Denizen (at 8 p.m.) and Empire Beats (at 10 p.m.) on Thursday, Friday will feature Mosie at 8 p.m. and Rubix Kube
at 11 p.m. Saturday's jam-packed line-up starts with local favorite The Nancy Atlas
Project at 7 p.m., then Renzo's Fault at 9 p.m. and finally Saved by the 90's Party! with Bayside Tigers at 11 p.m. Sunday showcases Joan Osborne
at 8 p.m. and then it's time for Reggae Night with Gary Nesta Pine and Love Generation Band at 10 p.m. Monday will feature The Potter-Tekulsky Band at 8 p.m. and the always amusing Outrageous Open Mic Night at 10 p.m. Thus kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. and this week's Industry Night will highlight Big Karma at 10 p.m.
Indian Wells Tavern
(117 Main Street, Amagansett, www.indianwellstavern.com
) will have beats by DJ James Ryan on Friday from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Clubhouse (174 Daniel's Hole Road, East Hampton, www.ehitclubhouse.com
) will have live music from Josh Brussell on Thursday, Glass Bottom Soul on Friday, Lynn Blue Band on Saturday, and Dan Bailey Tribe on Sunday. Tunes can be heard from 6 to 9 p.m.
Project MOST is hosting a Big 80s Summer Party on Saturday at The Spur (44 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, www.projectmost.org
). From 7 to 10 p.m., attendees will enjoy a Big 80s Costume Contest, DJ, delicious hors d'oeuvres, Polaroid snaps, an amazing silent auction and more.
Moby's (95 Three Mile Harbor Hog Creek Road, East Hampton, www.mobysny.com
) will have live reggae music on Sunday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Twilight Thursdays at Wolffer
Tasting Room (139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack) will feature music from Julie Bluestone, while sunset sets at the Wolffer Wine Stand (3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack, 631-537-5106, www.wolffer.com
) will showcase George Howard featuring The Elisa Sunshine Trio on Friday and George Howard featuring The Bobby Nathan Band on Saturday.
's (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack, www.townlinebbq.com
) Bands, Brews and BBQ on Friday will feature Jake Lear from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Greek Riviera returns to Calissa (1020 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, www.calissahamptons.com
) on Saturday at 9 p.m. with disco, house, and European tunes from DJ Stef.
Southampton Social Club
(256 Elm Street, Southampton, www.southamptonsocialclub.com
) will have beats from resident DJ Loki on Thursday, DJ Martial is spinning on Friday, which will also feature music by Peter Valera, and on Saturday, there will be tunes from DJ Drazen and Johan.
As per usual, Thursday at Union Cantina (40 Bowden Square, Southampton, www.unioncantina.net
) will bring the Jazz Jam Session at 7 p.m. Friday will feature live music from 6 to 9 p.m. and Dave Christian Band will headline on Saturday from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Don't Tell Fridays at Hedge Club (125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton, hedgeclubsh.com
) will feature music by DJ Bizzy, while Good Life Saturdays will feature an appearance from Kirill Was Here, with music by Klutch and Nick Guginsky.
AM Southampton (136 Main Street, Southampton, www.amsouthampton.com
) will have a special performance from Francis Mercier on Friday, as well as sets from Dxvid Jxmes and Alex Talarico.
(58 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays, beachbarhamptons.com
) and Drift Inn (who's taken up a summer residency at Beach Bar) are hosting a double dose of Christmas in July fun on Friday and Saturday. Make sure to wear your Santacon best, as Santa will be visiting to give out toys for those on the nice list, and maybe even those on the naughty list. DJ Doug and Johnny Budz will bring the beats.
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