We Banjo 3
The grassroots crossover sensation has emerged as fast-rising touring darlings in the country that two of the members now call home since their 2012 debut. The Galway, Ireland, and Nashville-based quartet — comprised of two sets of brothers, Enda and Fergal Scahill and Martin and David Howley — continually push musical boundaries while maintaining an unwavering devotion to the essential audience experience. WB3 seamlessly converge the shared and varied traditions of Americana, bluegrass, and Celtic music with pop-sensible songcraft to create a unique signature sound. Their lively instruments — banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, and percussion — effortlessly elevate lead singer Howley’s propulsive voice. WB3 deliver their music with rapport, stunning precision and infectious energy as the bandmates find common ground between old world tradition and authentic Americana.
Sunday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m. $39, $36 and $28. Landmark on Main Street, Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington. (516) 767-6444 or
Dinosaur World Live
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of the dinosaur age in an interactive family spectacle. Join an intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a prehistoric world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favorite flesh-eating giant the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, and Segnosaurus, among other dinos. The creatures come to life through the talents of puppet maker Max Humphries, who designed the dinosaurs. Each of the dino puppets can make movements like blinking and opening their mouths. All of those movements are powered by people — there aren’t any electronics to be seen. The dinosaurs have “skeletons” made out of metal. Then comes a “muscle” layer of lightweight foam and finally, the “skin” which is either cloth or treated fur for feathers. A meet-and-greet after the performance offers the audience a chance to get up close with these life-like creatures. Take part in a prehistoric archeological dig, in the lounge, prior to the show, at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m. $55, $45, $39, $29. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, Route 25A, Brookville. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.