Catchy rock songs often have a blazing guitar riff, a sing-along chorus, and subliminal messages about getting out of your small town. Get hooked with this GrouponLive deal.
- One ticket to a rock concert or comedy show
- Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury
- Door time: one hour before showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.
- View the seating charts for [Ted Nugent, Todd Rundgren, and for [Cheech & Chong](http://concerts.livenation.com/seatingchart/141/44861).
- $20 for section C and F, rows Q–V to Ted Nugent on Friday, August 9, at 8 p.m. (up to a $52 value)
- $20 for section D and E Mezzanine, rows ZZ–FF to Todd Rundgren on Sunday, August 11, at 8 p.m. (up to a $52 value)
- $30 for section C and D, rows N–V to Cheech and Chong on Wednesday, August 14, at 8 p.m. (up to a $62.50 value)
As of August 7, the Tuesday, August 13 show has been canceled.
- Full name: Theodore Nugent
- Also known as: Motor City Madman, The Nuge
- Known for: being a guitar hero and frenzied live performer; a big-game hunter; a conservationist; a political advocate; and a wearer of cool hats
- Early hit: "Journey to the Center of the Mind" with Amboy Dukes
- Timeless hits: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Stranglehold", "Wango Tango"
- Gonzo Meat Biltong: The Nuge's own brand of jerky
- Years in the music game: over 40
- Talents: guitar wizard, trippy lyricist, fabled record producer
- Essential Rundgren album for any collection: Something/Anything?
- Essential Rundgren song for any sports arena: "Bang the Drum All Day"
- Classic rock staples produced by Todd: Meatloaf's Bat Out of Hell, The Band's Stage Fright, Grand Funk Railroad's We're an American Band
- Latest album: State, a record loaded with prog-rock meditations and electronica
- Most unexpected inspiration for State: YouTube videos
Hippiefest – canceled
- Who you'll hear: Edgar Winter, Ten Years After, Canned Heat, Rick Derringer, and Pat Travers
- Edgar Winter's legacy: blurring boundaries of rock, blue-eyed soul, jazz, and blues since the '70s
- A few of the instruments Winter plays: piano, saxophone, guitar, vocal cords, and marimba
- Number of albums Ten Years After has had on the Billboard 200: 12 since 1960
- How Canned Heat got their name: a 1928 Tommy Johnson song
- How Rick Derringer got his name: as a guitarist, a collaborator with Edgar and Johnny Winter, and a member of The McCoys
- Derringer's biggest hit as a member of The McCoys: "Hang On Sloopy," an ode to zip lines
- How Pat Travers put Canada on the hard rock map: with bluesy guitar technique
Cheech and Chong
- The year Cheech and Chong started their act: 1971
- Numbers since then: 9 hit albums, 8 hit movies, and the suspicion of countless K-9 units
- Movie that launched them to fame: Up in Smoke
- What their live show contains: new material mixed with classic routines such as “Where’s Dave” and “Let’s Make a Dope Deal"
- Bits from Up in Smoke you might see live: the "Maui Waui by way of Labrador" scene, the pink tutu rendition of "Earache My Eye"
- Tower of Power's power: R&B with funky horns and syncopated beats
- Genres fused by War: rock, funk, Latin, R&B, jazz, and reggae
- Songs that War and Cheech and Chong might play together: "Mexican Americans," "Born in East LA," and "Earache My Eye"