Venerable jazz and rock fusion group Steely Dan will play their first Long Island concert in years with a show on July 5 at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. Steve Winwood opens.
Tickets for the general public go on sale on Saturday, January 25 at 10 a.m. on LiveNation.com.
Now led solely by Donald Fagan after the death in 2017 of collaborator Walter Becker, Steely Dan formed almost five decades ago and entered the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. The band, which played in what was then Westbury Music Fair and the original Nassau Coliseum in 1973, was largely conceived as a project in the studio and did not tour 1975 to 1992. His last known Long Island show was in September 2014 at the Paramount Theater in Huntington .
English singer and songwriter and keyboardist Winwood became legendary as a teenager with Spencer Davis Group (“Gimme Some Lovin ‘”), Traffic, with whom he was included in the Rock Hall in 2004, and with fellow bandmates Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, the seminal supergroup Blind Faith. His trio of concerts with Clapton at Madison Square Garden in February 2008 formed the basis of a live album the following year.
Winwood previously played at the Wantagh venue in 2017 as part of the Laid Back Festival. He also played The Space at Westbury Theater that year and in 2015.
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