Stepping Out

Dio rocks on in hologram tour

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On Stage

Dio Returns

Metal legend Ronnie James Dio appears alongside his bandmates in the highly anticipated hologram tour. Guitarist Craig Goldy, drummer Simon Write, and keyboardist Scott Warren are all involved, along with newer Dio member bassist Bjorn Englen. Guest vocalists include Tim “Ripper” Owens and Lynch Mob’s Oni Logan. The show is a 90-minute setlist of music from Dio’s career — including hits such as “Holy Diver,” “King of Rock N’ Roll,” and “We Rock — combined with audio of Dio’s live performances. This concert experience takes fans on a Dio journey from Rainbow to Black Sabbath, to his own Dio material — with the legend himself. It features stunning Eyellusion hologram technology portraying the live likeness of late heavy metal icon appearing with his original his Dio bandmates of 17 years and special friends. The concert, which debuted in August 2016 in Germany, has garnered much buzz throughout Europe. Producers anticipate the same reaction for the show’s U.S. tour.

Sunday, June 9, 8 p.m. $77.50, $47.50, $37.50, $27.50.The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.pararmountny.com.

Sounds of the ‘60s

Woodstock Revival Festival

The classic rock scene on Long Island keeps on surging, and this phenomenon has fueled a growing popularity among the many tribute bands that breathe new life into this music. Kick off summer with a salute to the social harmony and music the defined a generation at Long Island’s annual Woodstock-themed music festival. The event, produced by Rich Rivkin, features a lively lineup of popular tribute bands: Wonderous Stories, Half Step, Milagro, Jellyband, Kerry Kearney Band, Dave Diamond and Friends, Uppercut, and The Electrix, among others. They will recreate the music of The Who, the Grateful Dead, Santana, Sly & The Family Stone, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Blood, Sweat & Tears, CSNY and many others. Along with all the tie-dyed regalia and musical remembrances, the event includes live painting and sculpture exhibits by dozens of artists and wearable art plus kids’ activities, yoga, massage and refreshments.

Saturday, June 8, 12-8:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 9, 12-7 p.m. $36 in advance, $40 at the gate. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. (516) 572-8400 or www.woodstockli.com.