Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County Parks’ International Music Nights Concert Series will kick off this year on Sunday, June 2nd at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. The International Music Nights Concert Series provides residents an opportunity to experience the broad range of cultures that Nassau County has to offer.
“The International Music Nights Concert Series is a great Nassau County tradition with twenty dedicated to music and culture that honor a range of ethnic groups,” said County Executive Mangano. “Come enjoy the park, music and culture all summer long.”
The International Music Nights Summer Concert Series is presented by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums in recognition of Nassau County’s unique ethnic diversity. Through a sponsorship from Canon USA Inc., the International Music Nights are presented at the Lakeside Theatre, free of charge.
The summer concert schedule is as follows:
Sunday, June 2nd Indian American Night Friday, July 12th Polish American Night
Sunday, June 9th Israeli American Night Sunday, July 14th Latino American Night
Sunday, June 16th Armenian American Night Sunday, July 21st Punjabi American Night
Sunday, June 23rd Ukrainian American Night Sunday, August 4th Chinese American Night
Monday, June 24th Italian American Night Monday, August 5th Irish American Night
Thursday, June 27th Russian American Night Sunday, August 11th Pacoli Night
Friday, June 28th Greek American Night Monday, August 12th Scandinavian American Night
Sunday, June 30th African American Night Friday, August 16th Korean American Night
Sunday, July 7th South Asian American Night Sunday, August 18th Bangladeshi American Night
Monday, July 8th German American Night Sunday, August 25th Pakistani American Night
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theatre that hosts a full schedule of entertainment events during the summer, from concerts to movies and is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. There is no formal seating, so concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs. Special accommodations are also available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms, and a convenient reserved location on the hill. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and if doubtful weather conditions arise, call (516) 572-0355 after 7:00 p.m. for updated performance information.
Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike at East Meadow Avenue and at the intersection of Stewart and Merrick Avenues. For additional information, call the Public Information Office at 516-572-0200 weekdays during business hours, the recorded Special Events Line at 516-572-0223 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.