Northwell Health at the Jones Beach Theater has resumed operations. After a shortened season last year, the waterfront Wantagh site is launching a full slate of shows beginning June 2 with Nick Cannon Presents MTV’s comedy Wild N’Out and continuing through in mid-September. (Other opening week shows include Tim McGraw on June 3 and Lynyrd Skynyrd on June 4.)
But first there is a bit of housekeeping to do. Here are a variety of details that ticket holders should be aware of before taking their seat.
What are the current COVID protocols at the site?
Due to the constant fluidity of the pandemic, ticket holders are advised to ensure that before arriving at the venue, it is essential that they check the specific event page for the latest terms and conditions. of entry. Live Nation’s website states, “Ticket buyers will also receive direct emails with important pre-show information. Please note that venue requirements and protocols (such as masking, testing and vaccination) are subject to change, so be sure to check back closer to your event date for the latest information.
Are bags allowed in? If so, what kind?
Yes, bags are allowed, but only certain specific bags such as plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bags no larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12″ and/or small pouches (4.5″ x 6.5″). Those with other types will be asked to put them back in their cars.
Am I allowed to bring a camera, food or water?
One gallon of water per person in a factory sealed or empty bottle is allowed and all food must be in a one gallon clear ziplock bag. As for cameras, only non-professional cameras without a removable lens are eligible.
What time does the theater open before each show?
The venue’s main plaza and VIP club will open 90 minutes prior to the event’s posted start time. All hours of operation are subject to change and updates will be posted on the Live Nation website.
In what form do the tickets have to be?
The Live Nation website notes, “All events will be mobile entry. This means that your mobile device will be used to access the event. Tickets will not be emailed or available for printing (for previously scheduled shows where you have selected print-at-home or mail-in, your tickets will be honored accordingly). Tip: make sure to charge your phone before you arrive at the gate.
Is it possible to buy tickets for a show on the evening of a performance?
The hall box office is open from noon to 9 p.m., for the day of the show and future ticket sales, subject to availability.
Is there public transport to the site? If yes, what is it?
“NICE and Live Nation will be operating non-stop concert buses from Freeport LIRR station to East Bathhouse starting 90 minutes before showtime,” said Adam Citron of Live Nation, general manager of concerts at Northwell Health. at the Jones Beach Theatre. “The service will depart from East Bathhouse and head for Freeport station for 90 minutes after the show.”
What food concessions will be available this year?
“Customers will have the opportunity to purchase and sample some of the best celebrity chef offerings this summer, such as Voltaggio Burger, Jon & Vinny’s Pizza, Questlove’s Cheesesteak (plant-based option), Art Bird Chicken, Tim Love’s BBQ, Trejo’s Tacos, Dog Haus and our VIP Club will be offering freshly shucked local oysters at select shows,” says Citron. “We will also be offering music-themed food and drinks at select events.”
Are alcoholic beverages for sale inside the theatre?
Those 21 and older with proper ID can raise a glass and enjoy cocktails, craft beers, hard sodas and local wine at several locations in the theater, such as the Lighthouse Pub, Beachcomber Bar, Sea Side Bar, Rockin’ The Mike and Taste NY Bar. .
Do ticket holders need cash or can they use other payment methods?
“All outlets will only accept credit or debit. The Venue Box Office accepts cash for ticket transactions,” Citron explains. “For customer convenience, the venue offers a reverse ATM kiosk. Customers can insert cash at this reverse ATM, and the kiosk will dispense a Visa Gift Card that can be used at all outlets.Guests can use this Visa Gift Card anywhere Visa is accepted, s ‘they don’t use all the funds when attending an event.
Do you offer a specific dress code?
“We recommend that guests take into account local forecasted weather conditions and bring appropriate attire if the weather does not cooperate with us,” says Citron. “There is the possibility of cool conditions at times since we are in such close proximity to ocean waters.”
Are all the shows rain or shine?
“Guests will be able to view event status through our social pages, which are updated to ensure we provide our guests with the most up-to-date information regarding events,” Citron explains.
Are there any special offers or discounts on shows at Jones Beach? If so, where and how to access it?
Check livenation.com for event discounts and upgrades. Sometimes when you attend a concert at the Jones Beach Theater, special offers for future shows in the season are sold in the front courtyard.
For more information, call 516-221-1000 or visit livenation.com.