NYC weekend events: Things to do across the tri-state area

Here are some events happening this weekend across the New York City area:


  • Billy Joel takes the stage at Madison Square Garden for his 141st lifetime performance at the world’s most famous arena – on his journey to 150 shows at MSG!


  • On Long Island, comedian Dane Cook brings his "Perfectly Shattered Tour" to The Paramount in Huntington!


  • In Brooklyn, Depeche Mode takes over Barclays Center!
  • The smooth strumming sounds of John Mayer SOLO will echo through UBS Arena on Long Island.
  • At the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Tito Nieves & friends perform!


  • Support one of the biggest battle rappers in world – Goodz! He’s hosting a Sip and Shop brunch from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring Goodz’ own merch, shoes, and cologne line at 728 Lafayette Ave. in Hawthorne, New Jersey.
  • Celebrate spooky season at Treats in the Streets – a Halloween party in the meatpacking district from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tarot card readings, trick or treating and a doggie costume contest!
  • At The Capitol Theatre in Portchester, George Thorogood and The Destroyers prove they're still, Bad to the Bone!

All weekend long

  • The first ever "Rytoberfest" will take place at Clinton Hall in Williamsburg. At least 150 "Ryan's" from around the country will meet up to party.