Free Family Fun Concerts All Summer Long
Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the summer concert lineup at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. Performances will be free of charge, begin at 7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted), and include genres that range from disco to classical and oldies to musical theatre, providing entertainment to a variety of music lovers.
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theater located within Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Conveniently located near parking fields 6 and 6A, the theatre provides a venue for a full schedule of entertainment events during the summer. In addition to the popular International Music Nights Concert Series, the summer concert schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, July 24th Noontime Concert Series: Randy and the Rainbows – Sponsored by WHLI
Friday, July 26th Dr. K’s Motown Revue and Disco Unlimited
Saturday, July 27th Fresh 102.7 FM Presents: Fresh in the Park, featuring Plain White T’s –
Wednesday, July 31st Noontime Concert Series: Golden Tone Orchestra – Sponsored by WHLI
Friday, August 2nd Creole Family Night
Saturday, August 3rd Salute to Veterans Starring Tony Orlando and the USO Liberty Bells (6:45 p.m.)
Wednesday, August 7th Noontime Concert Series: My Way – Tribute to Sinatra – Sponsored by WHLI
Friday, August 9th “Ladies of Disco: Starring Maxine Nightingale and Bonnie Pointer – Honoring The Red Hats
Saturday, August 10th Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway. Honoring Lions Club International
Wednesday, August 14th Noontime Concert Series: Six Gun – Sponsored by WHLI
Saturday, August 17th Huey Lewis and the News – Sponsored by WCBSFM 101.1
Wednesday, August 21st Gospel Night
Friday, August 23rd “In the Still of the Night” Featuring Fred Parris & The Five Satins, Frankie Lymon’s Teenagers, and Cool Change – Honoring The Knights of Columbus
Saturday, September 7th David Cassidy
Sunday, September 22nd Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Saturday, September 28th 4th Annual Cruise to the Show Parade and Car Show –
Car Auction; Eddie Money on the Lakeside Stage at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 29th 4th Annual Cruise to the Show Parade and Car Show – Parade and Car Show at 9:00 a.m.
Much of the programming at the Lakeside Theatre is made possible through the Nassau County Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which are proceeds from taxes on hotel and motel rooms in Nassau County. Since 2006, Nassau County has received more than ten million dollars from the Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which also has assisted in historic building restoration and other cultural enhancements.
About Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Lakeside Theatre is a venue with no formal seating. Concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets. Special accommodations are available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms and a convenient reserved location on the hill. Assistive hearing devices are also available upon request for the hearing impaired.
About Eisenhower Park
Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow, with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue. As one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area, Eisenhower Park offers a full range of athletic and family activities, including one of the finest swimming facilities in the U.S., three world-class golf courses, dozens of athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, fitness trails and more. For further information, contact the Parks Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.